Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 326 371
Rank change year-on-year +100 +45 -71
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 162 100 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.14% 4.12% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 137 75 132
10th Percentile £28,250 " £23,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,500 £63,500
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 1,989 2,426 3,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.92% 13.93% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,957 3,176
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,643
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

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 16 May 2021. 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 56 £35,000 +11.11% 11
East Sussex +36 47 £45,000 +50.00% 12
Thames Valley +46 26 £49,500 +23.75% 18
Surrey +35 19 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Oxfordshire +30 15 £49,500 +52.31% 6
Kent -7 9 £30,500 +22.00% 3
Berkshire +22 8 £52,500 +54.41% 8
West Sussex +16 5 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £27,500 -65.63% 4
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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.

1 116 (71.60%) PHP
2 89 (54.94%) CSS
3 87 (53.70%) HTML
4 79 (48.77%) JavaScript
5 67 (41.36%) Laravel
6 57 (35.19%) Web Development
7 44 (27.16%) CMS
8 43 (26.54%) MySQL
9 39 (24.07%) CodeIgniter
10 37 (22.84%) Drupal
11 36 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 33 (20.37%) Social Skills
13 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
14 30 (18.52%) Vue.js
15 29 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (17.90%) Symfony
15 29 (17.90%) LAMP
16 28 (17.28%) Zend
17 27 (16.67%) User Experience
17 27 (16.67%) Marketing
18 26 (16.05%) React
18 26 (16.05%) Yii
19 23 (14.20%) Unit Testing
20 22 (13.58%) Front End Development
20 22 (13.58%) WooCommerce
20 22 (13.58%) Digital Marketing
20 22 (13.58%) jQuery
21 21 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (12.96%) Magento
22 20 (12.35%) Linux

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 44 (27.16%) CMS
2 37 (22.84%) Drupal
3 16 (9.88%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.62%) concrete5
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Kentico
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Adobe XD
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Magento
2 8 (4.94%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.49%) AWS
1 17 (10.49%) SaaS
2 15 (9.26%) GitHub
3 13 (8.02%) Azure
4 7 (4.32%) Google Tag Manager
5 6 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.70%) Asana
5 6 (3.70%) npm
5 6 (3.70%) Route 53
5 6 (3.70%) Slack
6 5 (3.09%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.47%) AdWords
7 4 (2.47%) GCP
7 4 (2.47%) Google Analytics
7 4 (2.47%) Serverless
8 1 (0.62%) IaaS
8 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) DNS
2 7 (4.32%) HTTP
2 7 (4.32%) Internet
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) Intranet
5 2 (1.23%) Extranet
5 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.23%) OpenScape
5 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.23%) SAN
5 2 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) IPsec
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.54%) MySQL
2 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.88%) gulp
3 14 (8.64%) Grunt
3 14 (8.64%) webpack
4 9 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 9 (5.56%) JIRA
5 3 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (20.37%) Social Skills
2 27 (16.67%) Marketing
3 12 (7.41%) Finance
4 3 (1.85%) Electronics
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (83.95%) Developer
2 50 (30.86%) PHP Developer
3 38 (23.46%) WordPress Developer
4 26 (16.05%) Web Developer
5 23 (14.20%) Backend Developer
6 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
7 18 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 16 (9.88%) Senior PHP Developer
9 14 (8.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (8.02%) Junior
10 13 (8.02%) Junior Developer
11 12 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
12 10 (6.17%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (4.32%) Digital Developer
13 7 (4.32%) Junior PHP Developer
13 7 (4.32%) Junior PHP Web Developer
13 7 (4.32%) Junior Web Developer
14 6 (3.70%) Junior WordPress Developer
14 6 (3.70%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (54.94%) CSS
2 87 (53.70%) HTML
3 67 (41.36%) Laravel
4 39 (24.07%) CodeIgniter
5 36 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 30 (18.52%) Vue.js
7 29 (17.90%) LAMP
7 29 (17.90%) Symfony
8 26 (16.05%) React
8 26 (16.05%) Yii
9 22 (13.58%) jQuery
10 17 (10.49%) Node.js
10 17 (10.49%) Sass
11 15 (9.26%) CSS3
12 14 (8.64%) React Native
13 11 (6.79%) HTML5
14 8 (4.94%) Ajax
15 6 (3.70%) Apache Flex
16 5 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (3.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) User Experience
2 9 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.94%) Social Media
4 6 (3.70%) BYOD
4 6 (3.70%) Xbox
5 5 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.35%) Linux
2 14 (8.64%) Windows
3 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) Android
6 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.23%) Debian
7 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.23%) VMS
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.19%) Web Development
2 29 (17.90%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (14.20%) Unit Testing
4 22 (13.58%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (13.58%) Front End Development
5 21 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.73%) MVC
7 16 (9.88%) Content Management
7 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.41%) Data Privacy
10 11 (6.79%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (6.79%) SEO
10 11 (6.79%) Web Design
10 11 (6.79%) Wireframes
11 10 (6.17%) Project Management
12 9 (5.56%) Secure Coding
12 9 (5.56%) TDD
13 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (71.60%) PHP
2 79 (48.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.94%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.32%) Python
5 6 (3.70%) C
5 6 (3.70%) ES6
6 5 (3.09%) SQL
7 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) Docker
2 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.47%) Terraform
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (17.28%) Zend
2 22 (13.58%) WooCommerce
3 13 (8.02%) Sage
4 12 (7.41%) Adobe
5 10 (6.17%) Google
5 10 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco
6 2 (1.23%) ESET
6 2 (1.23%) HP
6 2 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) Aruba
7 1 (0.62%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.62%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.62%) Sophos
7 1 (0.62%) Veeam
7 1 (0.62%) VMware