Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 367 296 297
Rank change year-on-year -71 +1 +95
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 157 276 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.91% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 5.28% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 144 233 241
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,463 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 3,906 5,223 5,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.83% 17.24% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,134 4,427 4,506
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,740 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -30 54 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Thames Valley +3 45 £38,250 -4.38% 11
Berkshire +9 21 £44,000 +10.00% 7
West Sussex -6 21 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Oxfordshire +35 15 £48,750 +14.71% 4
Surrey +27 15 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Kent +17 14 £32,500 +20.37% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £32,500 -13.33%
East Sussex -25 8 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 125 (79.62%) CSS
2 123 (78.34%) JavaScript
3 116 (73.89%) HTML
4 108 (68.79%) PHP
5 77 (49.04%) Web Development
6 72 (45.86%) jQuery
7 61 (38.85%) MySQL
8 45 (28.66%) CMS
9 42 (26.75%) Magento
10 32 (20.38%) Drupal
10 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (19.11%) XML
11 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
12 29 (18.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (17.83%) Front End Development
14 27 (17.20%) Joomla!
14 27 (17.20%) SQL
15 24 (15.29%) HTML5
16 23 (14.65%) Sass
17 22 (14.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (14.01%) Apple iOS
17 22 (14.01%) JSON
17 22 (14.01%) Content Management
17 22 (14.01%) Ajax
18 21 (13.38%) MVC
18 21 (13.38%) OOP
19 20 (12.74%) Marketing
20 19 (12.10%) Laravel
21 18 (11.46%) CSS3
22 17 (10.83%) Android

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 45 (28.66%) CMS
2 32 (20.38%) Drupal
3 27 (17.20%) Joomla!
4 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.01%) IIS
6 10 (6.37%) Apache
7 6 (3.82%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.64%) Kentico
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (4.46%) InDesign
5 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.91%) Adobe XD
7 2 (1.27%) Sketch
8 1 (0.64%) InVision
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 42 (26.75%) Magento
2 17 (10.83%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.55%) Shopify
4 2 (1.27%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.64%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.64%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.19%) GitHub
2 8 (5.10%) SaaS
3 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.55%) MailChimp
3 4 (2.55%) Sage Pay
4 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.27%) Google Docs
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) Office 365
4 2 (1.27%) Serverless
4 2 (1.27%) SurveyMonkey
5 1 (0.64%) Boomi
5 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) FTP
2 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.85%) MySQL
2 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.73%) SQLite
5 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) Power BI
7 1 (0.64%) QlikView
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.55%) Subversion
3 10 (6.37%) Bitbucket
4 5 (3.18%) gulp
4 5 (3.18%) webpack
5 4 (2.55%) Grunt
6 3 (1.91%) JIRA
6 3 (1.91%) Mocha
7 2 (1.27%) Gitweb
7 2 (1.27%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (12.74%) Marketing
2 12 (7.64%) Finance
3 5 (3.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) French Language
5 1 (0.64%) German Language
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (84.08%) Developer
2 61 (38.85%) PHP Developer
3 48 (30.57%) Web Developer
4 22 (14.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (11.46%) WordPress Developer
6 14 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (7.64%) PHP Web Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (5.10%) Junior
11 7 (4.46%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.46%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Magento Developer
12 6 (3.82%) PHP Magento Developer
13 5 (3.18%) PHP WordPress Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Administrator
14 4 (2.55%) Analyst
14 4 (2.55%) Senior PHP Developer
15 3 (1.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (79.62%) CSS
2 116 (73.89%) HTML
3 72 (45.86%) jQuery
4 30 (19.11%) XML
5 24 (15.29%) HTML5
6 23 (14.65%) Sass
7 22 (14.01%) Ajax
7 22 (14.01%) JSON
7 22 (14.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (12.10%) Laravel
9 18 (11.46%) CSS3
10 16 (10.19%) Vue.js
11 15 (9.55%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.37%) Behat
12 10 (6.37%) XHTML
13 9 (5.73%) .NET
14 8 (5.10%) LAMP
14 8 (5.10%) Node.js
15 7 (4.46%) Spring
16 6 (3.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) User Experience
2 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.27%) Animation
3 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Life Science
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.64%) Social Media
4 1 (0.64%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.01%) Apple iOS
2 17 (10.83%) Android
3 11 (7.01%) Linux
4 7 (4.46%) Windows
5 4 (2.55%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.04%) Web Development
2 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (17.83%) Front End Development
5 22 (14.01%) Content Management
6 21 (13.38%) MVC
6 21 (13.38%) OOP
7 16 (10.19%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.19%) TDD
8 15 (9.55%) OO
9 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
9 13 (8.28%) CRM
10 11 (7.01%) OO PHP
10 11 (7.01%) Web Design
11 10 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (6.37%) SEO
11 10 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.10%) Project Management
13 6 (3.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 123 (78.34%) JavaScript
2 108 (68.79%) PHP
3 27 (17.20%) SQL
4 10 (6.37%) PHP 5
5 9 (5.73%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) Java
6 8 (5.10%) ES6
7 6 (3.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.91%) Python
9 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.64%) CCSP
3 1 (0.64%) CEH
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) CISM
3 1 (0.64%) CISSP
3 1 (0.64%) MCSE
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) SANS
3 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) SLA
1 3 (1.91%) WCAG
2 1 (0.64%) NIST
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Ansible
1 1 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Adobe
2 10 (6.37%) Twitter
2 10 (6.37%) Zend
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.18%) WooCommerce
4 4 (2.55%) Google
4 4 (2.55%) PayPal
4 4 (2.55%) Sage
4 4 (2.55%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) Dell
6 1 (0.64%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.64%) hybris
6 1 (0.64%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.64%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.64%) Tableau