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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 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 270 230 287
Rank change year-on-year -40 +57 +73
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 244 202 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 1.29% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.32% 9.06% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 149 153 70
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -14.29%
75th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile - £50,750 £68,121
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,617 2,230 1,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.69% 14.29% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,525 1,487
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -3.06%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress in the South East.

Salary trend for WordPress in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the South East

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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 6 months to 30 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hampshire -16 76 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Oxfordshire +18 69 £32,500 -34.34% 1
Thames Valley -11 69 £32,500 -34.34% 6
East Sussex -5 62 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Kent -49 17 £31,500 +3.28%
West Sussex +3 12 £40,000 -3.03%
Surrey -80 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Home Counties - 1 £75,000 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 184 (75.41%) PHP
2 146 (59.84%) JavaScript
3 132 (54.10%) HTML
4 130 (53.28%) CSS
5 107 (43.85%) Web Development
6 103 (42.21%) React
7 101 (41.39%) Agile
8 99 (40.57%) MySQL
9 88 (36.07%) Marketing
10 87 (35.66%) Vue.js
11 83 (34.02%) Laravel
12 81 (33.20%) Git (software)
13 74 (30.33%) Full Stack Development
14 62 (25.41%) Sass
15 59 (24.18%) HTML5
16 58 (23.77%) Drupal
17 56 (22.95%) Project Management
18 54 (22.13%) Accessibility
19 51 (20.90%) CMS
20 50 (20.49%) Software Engineering
20 50 (20.49%) jQuery
21 49 (20.08%) E-Commerce
22 47 (19.26%) CSS3
23 45 (18.44%) AngularJS
24 43 (17.62%) Test Automation
25 40 (16.39%) User Experience
26 38 (15.57%) Magento
27 37 (15.16%) React Native
28 36 (14.75%) Linux
28 36 (14.75%) Ajax

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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 58 (23.77%) Drupal
2 51 (20.90%) CMS
3 25 (10.25%) Apache
4 17 (6.97%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.64%) Kentico
6 4 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.82%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.41%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Moodle
8 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.23%) InDesign
2 2 (0.82%) Adobe XD
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 38 (15.57%) Magento
2 22 (9.02%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.82%) Shopify
4 1 (0.41%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.89%) AWS
2 23 (9.43%) Azure
3 22 (9.02%) Google Analytics
4 15 (6.15%) GCP
5 13 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.28%) Slack
7 6 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (2.46%) Power Automate
7 6 (2.46%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.64%) npm
9 2 (0.82%) Figma
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.41%) Azure DevOps
10 1 (0.41%) GitHub
10 1 (0.41%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.41%) Route 53
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.41%) Twilio
10 1 (0.41%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) DNS
2 7 (2.87%) SSL
3 4 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (40.57%) MySQL
2 20 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.46%) Power BI
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (33.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.43%) Selenium
3 22 (9.02%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.02%) PHPUnit
3 22 (9.02%) Travis CI
4 20 (8.20%) Browser DevTools
4 20 (8.20%) Xdebug
5 11 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.87%) Grunt
6 7 (2.87%) webpack
7 6 (2.46%) Postman
8 3 (1.23%) JIRA
9 2 (0.82%) gulp
9 2 (0.82%) Subversion
10 1 (0.41%) git-flow
10 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (36.07%) Marketing
2 17 (6.97%) Social Skills
3 16 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.28%) Finance
4 8 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (0.82%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (78.28%) Developer
2 58 (23.77%) Full Stack Developer
3 56 (22.95%) PHP Developer
4 37 (15.16%) Web Developer
5 23 (9.43%) Drupal Developer
6 20 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.97%) WordPress Developer
8 16 (6.56%) Magento Developer
9 14 (5.74%) .NET Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Technical Director
11 12 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.92%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.10%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.10%) Umbraco Developer
13 8 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.28%) Full Stack Web Developer
14 5 (2.05%) Junior
14 5 (2.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (54.10%) HTML
2 130 (53.28%) CSS
3 103 (42.21%) React
4 87 (35.66%) Vue.js
5 83 (34.02%) Laravel
6 62 (25.41%) Sass
7 59 (24.18%) HTML5
8 50 (20.49%) jQuery
9 47 (19.26%) CSS3
10 45 (18.44%) AngularJS
11 37 (15.16%) React Native
12 36 (14.75%) Ajax
13 25 (10.25%) LAMP
14 24 (9.84%) Symfony
15 23 (9.43%) Node.js
16 22 (9.02%) Behat
16 22 (9.02%) Express
16 22 (9.02%) LESS
17 16 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (5.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.39%) User Experience
2 31 (12.70%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.64%) Blog
6 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) Animation
7 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.41%) BBC
7 1 (0.41%) SCORM
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.75%) Linux
2 10 (4.10%) Windows
3 4 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.85%) Web Development
2 101 (41.39%) Agile
3 74 (30.33%) Full Stack Development
4 56 (22.95%) Project Management
5 50 (20.49%) Software Engineering
6 49 (20.08%) E-Commerce
7 43 (17.62%) Test Automation
8 34 (13.93%) DevOps
9 33 (13.52%) Secure Coding
9 33 (13.52%) Waterfall
10 31 (12.70%) SEO
11 25 (10.25%) Computer Science
12 24 (9.84%) Analytics
13 23 (9.43%) OO
13 23 (9.43%) UX Design
14 22 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (9.02%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (9.02%) OOP
15 20 (8.20%) Clean Code
15 20 (8.20%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 184 (75.41%) PHP
2 146 (59.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (11.48%) SQL
4 25 (10.25%) ES6
5 15 (6.15%) C#
6 8 (3.28%) Bash
7 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.64%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) Degree
2 22 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (22.13%) Accessibility
2 6 (2.46%) GDPR
2 6 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (10.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) cPanel
2 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (9.84%) Google
2 22 (9.02%) WooCommerce
3 21 (8.61%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.28%) Adobe
5 7 (2.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.05%) HubSpot
7 4 (1.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) Marketo
8 1 (0.41%) Pardot