Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 284 333
Rank change year-on-year +69 +49 -30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 69 248 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.81% 6.63% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 220 207
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,900
90th Percentile £78,743 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +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 1,187 3,743 4,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.70% 14.77% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 2,979 4,026
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
10th Percentile £28,775 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

WordPress
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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 +43 30 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Thames Valley +115 17 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +87 9 £80,000 +166.67% 3
East Sussex +36 9 £30,000 -45.45% 11
Surrey +91 7 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Kent +34 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Berkshire +81 4 £31,500 -42.73%
Oxfordshire +57 4 £55,000 +57.14% 3
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 57 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 52 (75.36%) PHP
2 52 (75.36%) HTML
3 51 (73.91%) CSS
4 45 (65.22%) MySQL
5 43 (62.32%) CMS
6 36 (52.17%) Web Development
7 29 (42.03%) Content Management
8 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (39.13%) jQuery
9 25 (36.23%) Joomla!
10 19 (27.54%) Symfony
10 19 (27.54%) Magento
10 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
11 18 (26.09%) Android
11 18 (26.09%) Apple iOS
12 16 (23.19%) React
13 14 (20.29%) Laravel
13 14 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
13 14 (20.29%) Marketing
14 12 (17.39%) Zend
14 12 (17.39%) Ajax
14 12 (17.39%) OO
15 11 (15.94%) XML
15 11 (15.94%) MVC
15 11 (15.94%) JSON
15 11 (15.94%) Payment Gateway
15 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
15 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving

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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 43 (62.32%) CMS
2 25 (36.23%) Joomla!
3 10 (14.49%) Drupal
4 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.45%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.80%) Figma
Business Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Magento
2 11 (15.94%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (8.70%) Eloqua
4 5 (7.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Azure
2 6 (8.70%) AWS
2 6 (8.70%) SaaS
3 5 (7.25%) GCP
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.45%) npm
4 1 (1.45%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (65.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Android Studio
2 7 (10.14%) Xcode
3 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.25%) gulp
4 5 (7.25%) webpack
5 4 (5.80%) Grunt
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.29%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) PHP Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Senior Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Web Developer
5 13 (18.84%) WordPress Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Android Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (10.14%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (10.14%) iOS Developer
6 7 (10.14%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Head of Development
8 5 (7.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Backend Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Magento Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior WordPress Developer
10 3 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (75.36%) HTML
2 51 (73.91%) CSS
3 27 (39.13%) jQuery
4 19 (27.54%) Symfony
5 16 (23.19%) React
6 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
6 14 (20.29%) Laravel
7 12 (17.39%) Ajax
8 11 (15.94%) JSON
8 11 (15.94%) XML
9 10 (14.49%) Node.js
9 10 (14.49%) Vue.js
10 7 (10.14%) Django
10 7 (10.14%) REST
10 7 (10.14%) Sass
11 6 (8.70%) HTML5
11 6 (8.70%) LAMP
12 5 (7.25%) Express
12 5 (7.25%) RESTful
13 4 (5.80%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.90%) Social Media
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Android
1 18 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Web Development
2 29 (42.03%) Content Management
3 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (17.39%) OO
6 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
6 11 (15.94%) MVC
6 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
7 10 (14.49%) OOP
8 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.14%) Android Development
10 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.14%) Integrated Marketing
10 7 (10.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (10.14%) Time Management
11 6 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 52 (75.36%) PHP
3 7 (10.14%) Apple Swift
3 7 (10.14%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Zend
2 8 (11.59%) HubSpot
3 7 (10.14%) Pardot
4 6 (8.70%) Marketo
5 5 (7.25%) Google
5 5 (7.25%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.35%) WooCommerce
7 2 (2.90%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) Sitecore