Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 355 310
Rank change year-on-year +78 -45 +91
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 250 196 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 0.68% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.79% 4.26% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 212 184 257
South East median annual salary £35,000 £36,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.68% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%

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 3,682 4,599 5,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.63% 15.99% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,985 3,858 4,507
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +72 105 £30,000 -18.37% 10
Thames Valley +31 62 £44,000 +3.53% 15
Berkshire +41 39 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey +36 25 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Kent +5 25 £32,500 +8.33% 11
East Sussex +5 21 £55,000 +57.14%
Oxfordshire +21 17 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Sussex +1 13 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £27,500 -21.43% 6
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 193 (77.20%) JavaScript
2 180 (72.00%) HTML
3 179 (71.60%) PHP
4 165 (66.00%) CSS
5 129 (51.60%) Web Development
6 116 (46.40%) CMS
7 98 (39.20%) MySQL
8 84 (33.60%) jQuery
9 72 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (22.80%) Git (software)
11 56 (22.40%) Content Management
12 48 (19.20%) TDD
12 48 (19.20%) SQL
13 45 (18.00%) Drupal
14 43 (17.20%) Magento
14 43 (17.20%) Adobe
14 43 (17.20%) Front End Development
15 40 (16.00%) React
16 39 (15.60%) Sass
16 39 (15.60%) Node.js
17 38 (15.20%) C#
17 38 (15.20%) AngularJS
18 36 (14.40%) HTML5
18 36 (14.40%) Marketing
19 35 (14.00%) Joomla!
20 34 (13.60%) DevOps
21 33 (13.20%) User Experience
21 33 (13.20%) E-Commerce
22 32 (12.80%) OOP
22 32 (12.80%) Photoshop

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
1 116 (46.40%) CMS
2 45 (18.00%) Drupal
3 35 (14.00%) Joomla!
4 25 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (7.60%) Confluence
6 18 (7.20%) SugarCRM
7 10 (4.00%) TYPO3
7 10 (4.00%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.80%) Apache
9 5 (2.00%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.20%) nginx
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.40%) Kentico
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (12.80%) Photoshop
2 25 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (6.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (3.60%) Adobe XD
4 9 (3.60%) Sketch
5 6 (2.40%) InVision
6 5 (2.00%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.80%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (17.20%) Magento
2 15 (6.00%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.80%) GitHub
2 18 (7.20%) AWS
3 17 (6.80%) Azure
3 17 (6.80%) GCP
4 13 (5.20%) npm
5 11 (4.40%) SaaS
6 10 (4.00%) Slack
7 9 (3.60%) G Suite
8 7 (2.80%) Google Analytics
9 6 (2.40%) Yarn
10 4 (1.60%) Google Docs
11 3 (1.20%) Boomi
11 3 (1.20%) Linode
11 3 (1.20%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.20%) Serverless
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.80%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.80%) Office 365
12 2 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.00%) Internet
2 9 (3.60%) Firewall
3 6 (2.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (39.20%) MySQL
2 28 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.20%) Power BI
6 3 (1.20%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (22.80%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.60%) JIRA
3 20 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.60%) CircleCI
5 17 (6.80%) Mocha
6 13 (5.20%) gulp
7 12 (4.80%) Subversion
8 11 (4.40%) webpack
9 6 (2.40%) Maven
9 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.00%) Grunt
11 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.20%) PostCSS
11 3 (1.20%) Selenium
11 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.40%) Babel
General
1 36 (14.40%) Marketing
2 15 (6.00%) Finance
3 6 (2.40%) Retail
4 4 (1.60%) Automotive
4 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.20%) Advertising
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Police
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 192 (76.80%) Developer
2 90 (36.00%) Web Developer
3 65 (26.00%) PHP Developer
4 43 (17.20%) WordPress Developer
5 29 (11.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (9.60%) PHP Web Developer
7 23 (9.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (7.60%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.80%) Junior
10 16 (6.40%) Junior Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Junior Web Developer
11 14 (5.60%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Senior PHP Developer
12 12 (4.80%) HTML CSS Developer
12 12 (4.80%) HTML Developer
13 11 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (4.40%) Senior Web Developer
14 10 (4.00%) Product Manager
14 10 (4.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
14 10 (4.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (72.00%) HTML
2 165 (66.00%) CSS
3 84 (33.60%) jQuery
4 40 (16.00%) React
5 39 (15.60%) Node.js
5 39 (15.60%) Sass
6 38 (15.20%) AngularJS
7 36 (14.40%) HTML5
8 30 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (11.20%) .NET
10 26 (10.40%) Laravel
11 24 (9.60%) Vue.js
12 23 (9.20%) LAMP
13 22 (8.80%) CSS3
14 21 (8.40%) JSON
14 21 (8.40%) XML
15 20 (8.00%) Ajax
16 17 (6.80%) Chai
16 17 (6.80%) Enzyme
16 17 (6.80%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) User Experience
2 18 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.80%) iPad
4 9 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.60%) Linux
2 16 (6.40%) Android
2 16 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.60%) Mac OS
3 9 (3.60%) Windows
4 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (51.60%) Web Development
2 72 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.40%) Content Management
4 48 (19.20%) TDD
5 43 (17.20%) Front End Development
6 34 (13.60%) DevOps
7 33 (13.20%) E-Commerce
8 32 (12.80%) OOP
9 30 (12.00%) CRM
10 28 (11.20%) MVC
10 28 (11.20%) Scrum
11 24 (9.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (9.20%) Product Management
13 22 (8.80%) Software Engineering
14 21 (8.40%) B2B
15 20 (8.00%) B2C
15 20 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (8.00%) OO
15 20 (8.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (77.20%) JavaScript
2 179 (71.60%) PHP
3 48 (19.20%) SQL
4 38 (15.20%) C#
5 30 (12.00%) ES6
6 12 (4.80%) PHP 5
7 11 (4.40%) Java
8 9 (3.60%) Python
9 6 (2.40%) Kotlin
9 6 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.20%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.40%) ES7
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (8.00%) Degree
2 10 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (7.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (6.80%) Ansible
1 17 (6.80%) Docker Swarm
1 17 (6.80%) Kubernetes
1 17 (6.80%) Terraform
2 2 (0.80%) cPanel
2 2 (0.80%) Plesk
Vendors
1 43 (17.20%) Adobe
2 27 (10.80%) Google
3 25 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 22 (8.80%) hybris
5 13 (5.20%) Zend
6 12 (4.80%) Twitter
6 12 (4.80%) WooCommerce
7 4 (1.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.20%) Dell
8 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle
8 3 (1.20%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.20%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) Pardot
9 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) Nintex