The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 339 293
Rank change year-on-year +66 -46  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 124 118 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 0.60% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.63% 3.15% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 117 162
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2679 3741 4087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.85% 19.11% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 3281 3422
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in the South East.

Salary trend for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +34 31 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Hampshire +35 30 £37,500 +66.66% 3
East Sussex +23 27 £42,500 +88.88% 4
Berkshire +40 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Surrey +18 10 £22,500 -40.00% 3
West Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Kent -3 6 £36,000 +10.76% 2
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 192 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 176 (69.84%) PHP
3 171 (67.86%) HTML
4 168 (66.67%) CSS
5 108 (42.86%) Web Development
6 105 (41.67%) jQuery
7 79 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (30.95%) MySQL
9 70 (27.78%) HTML5
10 63 (25.00%) Drupal
11 60 (23.81%) CMS
12 53 (21.03%) MVC
13 51 (20.24%) Git (software)
14 50 (19.84%) CSS3
15 49 (19.44%) Mentoring
16 46 (18.25%) OOP
17 44 (17.46%) Ajax
18 41 (16.27%) Data Protection
18 41 (16.27%) .NET
19 38 (15.08%) PRINCE2
19 38 (15.08%) Linux
19 38 (15.08%) Google
19 38 (15.08%) AngularJS
20 37 (14.68%) Zend
20 37 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (13.89%) SQL
21 35 (13.89%) Laravel
22 34 (13.49%) Responsive Web Design
22 34 (13.49%) Java
23 33 (13.10%) SEO

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (25.00%) Drupal
2 60 (23.81%) CMS
3 23 (9.13%) Apache
4 8 (3.17%) Joomla!
5 7 (2.78%) IIS
6 6 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.59%) Marvel
7 4 (1.59%) nginx
7 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.79%) JBoss
8 2 (0.79%) Kentico
8 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.79%) TYPO3
9 1 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.40%) InVision
4 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (13.10%) Magento
2 18 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.59%) Shopify
4 1 (0.40%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.52%) GitHub
2 15 (5.95%) Google Analytics
3 11 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.57%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.19%) AdWords
7 2 (0.79%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) G Suite
8 1 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) 3G
1 4 (1.59%) 4G
1 4 (1.59%) SSL
1 4 (1.59%) VoIP
1 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
2 2 (0.79%) Firewall
2 2 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (30.95%) MySQL
2 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.57%) Big Data
5 9 (3.57%) BigQuery
6 6 (2.38%) SQLite
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.79%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.40%) DTS
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.90%) JIRA
3 20 (7.94%) Subversion
4 14 (5.56%) Grunt
5 13 (5.16%) Bower
6 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.79%) gulp
6 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Firebug
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (11.51%) Finance
2 19 (7.54%) Games
3 16 (6.35%) Legal
4 12 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.76%) Marketing
4 12 (4.76%) Retail
5 11 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.57%) Banking
7 7 (2.78%) Advertising
7 7 (2.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (70.24%) Developer
2 64 (25.40%) PHP Developer
3 63 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 31 (12.30%) WordPress Developer
5 30 (11.90%) Drupal Developer
6 26 (10.32%) Digital Project Manager
6 26 (10.32%) Project Manager
6 26 (10.32%) Web Manager
7 25 (9.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (9.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (8.73%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 19 (7.54%) HTML Developer
11 17 (6.75%) Digital Developer
12 15 (5.95%) Junior
12 15 (5.95%) Web Project Manager
13 12 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (4.76%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Junior Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Lead Project Manager
14 11 (4.37%) Online Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (67.86%) HTML
2 168 (66.67%) CSS
3 105 (41.67%) jQuery
4 70 (27.78%) HTML5
5 50 (19.84%) CSS3
6 44 (17.46%) Ajax
7 41 (16.27%) .NET
8 38 (15.08%) AngularJS
9 35 (13.89%) Laravel
10 33 (13.10%) Symfony
11 32 (12.70%) CodeIgniter
12 23 (9.13%) LAMP
13 22 (8.73%) REST
13 22 (8.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (8.73%) Web Services
14 21 (8.33%) XML
15 20 (7.94%) Sass
16 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET
17 12 (4.76%) EDI
17 12 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.94%) User Experience
2 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.76%) Life Science
3 12 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.57%) Xbox
5 7 (2.78%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.59%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.59%) iPhone
6 4 (1.59%) Replication
6 4 (1.59%) Social Media
7 2 (0.79%) Clustering
7 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.08%) Linux
2 15 (5.95%) Android
2 15 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.56%) Windows
4 8 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.98%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.59%) Unix
6 4 (1.59%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) CentOS
8 2 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.86%) Web Development
2 79 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.03%) MVC
4 49 (19.44%) Mentoring
5 46 (18.25%) OOP
6 41 (16.27%) Data Protection
7 38 (15.08%) PRINCE2
8 37 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (13.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 33 (13.10%) Front End Development
10 33 (13.10%) SEO
11 24 (9.52%) Project Management
12 23 (9.13%) E-Commerce
13 21 (8.33%) B2B
14 20 (7.94%) OO
15 18 (7.14%) Load Testing
16 15 (5.95%) Analytics
17 14 (5.56%) Resource Management
18 13 (5.16%) Content Management
19 12 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 192 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 176 (69.84%) PHP
3 35 (13.89%) SQL
4 34 (13.49%) Java
5 21 (8.33%) C#
5 21 (8.33%) Python
6 14 (5.56%) C++
7 9 (3.57%) Ruby
8 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.19%) VB
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) Perl
10 2 (0.79%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.79%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) ES6
11 1 (0.40%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) cPanel
2 2 (0.79%) Ansible
2 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (15.08%) Google
2 37 (14.68%) Zend
3 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.33%) Perforce
5 15 (5.95%) Adobe
6 9 (3.57%) Tableau
7 7 (2.78%) Facebook
8 6 (2.38%) VMware
9 3 (1.19%) Apple
10 2 (0.79%) Acronis
10 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.79%) Twitter
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle
11 1 (0.40%) PayPal
11 1 (0.40%) Sophos
11 1 (0.40%) Sun
11 1 (0.40%) Veeam
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