Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 226 292
Rank change year-on-year +1 +66 +38
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 270 61 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.08% 5.51% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 200 44 201
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,900 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -11.56%
75th Percentile £43,750 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £80,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,317 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.66% +15.51% +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 2,679 1,108 3,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.42% 13.90% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 944 3,064
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,575 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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

WordPress
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -24 120 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Thames Valley -41 66 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Berkshire -35 43 £35,000 -15.15% 2
East Sussex -12 42 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Buckinghamshire -49 13 £42,500 -46.88% 1
Kent -29 12 £30,500 +10.91% 2
Oxfordshire -24 10 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Surrey -61 10 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £41,250 -
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 213 (78.89%) JavaScript
2 195 (72.22%) PHP
3 174 (64.44%) CSS
4 172 (63.70%) HTML
5 113 (41.85%) Web Development
6 99 (36.67%) User Experience
7 96 (35.56%) CMS
8 95 (35.19%) Front End Development
9 82 (30.37%) MySQL
10 81 (30.00%) Social Skills
11 74 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (25.19%) SEO
13 62 (22.96%) Full Stack Development
14 58 (21.48%) Laravel
15 55 (20.37%) MVC
16 52 (19.26%) E-Commerce
17 51 (18.89%) AngularJS
18 50 (18.52%) WooCommerce
19 49 (18.15%) React
20 47 (17.41%) DNS
20 47 (17.41%) Adobe
20 47 (17.41%) Marketing
21 45 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 45 (16.67%) CSS3
22 42 (15.56%) jQuery
23 41 (15.19%) Unit Testing
23 41 (15.19%) SaaS
24 40 (14.81%) HTML5
25 36 (13.33%) TDD
26 35 (12.96%) OO

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 96 (35.56%) CMS
2 31 (11.48%) Drupal
3 26 (9.63%) Joomla!
4 13 (4.81%) MODX
5 12 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (4.07%) Confluence
6 11 (4.07%) IIS
6 11 (4.07%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.07%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.22%) Moodle
8 2 (0.74%) Apache
9 1 (0.37%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Kentico
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Figma
2 8 (2.96%) Adobe XD
3 3 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.11%) Sketch
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (10.74%) Magento
2 11 (4.07%) Sage 200
3 10 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (2.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.19%) SaaS
2 31 (11.48%) Azure
3 25 (9.26%) AWS
4 13 (4.81%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (4.44%) GitHub
6 11 (4.07%) Amazon S3
6 11 (4.07%) IaaS
6 11 (4.07%) Mimecast
6 11 (4.07%) npm
6 11 (4.07%) OneDrive
6 11 (4.07%) PaaS
7 7 (2.59%) GCP
8 6 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.22%) Route 53
9 5 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.85%) Serverless
9 5 (1.85%) Slack
9 5 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.41%) DNS
2 12 (4.44%) Firewall
2 12 (4.44%) VLAN
2 12 (4.44%) VoIP
3 11 (4.07%) DHCP
3 11 (4.07%) IPsec
3 11 (4.07%) SSL
3 11 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.07%) VPN
4 10 (3.70%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.22%) HTTP
5 6 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.37%) MQTT
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (30.37%) MySQL
2 11 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 45 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.89%) gulp
3 21 (7.78%) Grunt
4 20 (7.41%) webpack
5 12 (4.44%) JIRA
5 12 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.11%) Subversion
8 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.37%) Mocha
9 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 81 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 47 (17.41%) Marketing
3 11 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.22%) Finance
5 3 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (1.11%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.37%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 245 (90.74%) Developer
2 81 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
3 68 (25.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 55 (20.37%) PHP Developer
5 39 (14.44%) Senior Developer
5 39 (14.44%) Web Developer
6 29 (10.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (8.52%) Backend Developer
8 13 (4.81%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 12 (4.44%) IT Manager
10 10 (3.70%) Junior
10 10 (3.70%) Junior Developer
10 10 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 10 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (3.33%) Designer
11 9 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.59%) Junior WordPress Developer
13 6 (2.22%) SQL Developer
14 5 (1.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
14 5 (1.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (64.44%) CSS
2 172 (63.70%) HTML
3 58 (21.48%) Laravel
4 51 (18.89%) AngularJS
5 49 (18.15%) React
6 45 (16.67%) CSS3
7 42 (15.56%) jQuery
8 40 (14.81%) HTML5
9 34 (12.59%) Sass
9 34 (12.59%) Symfony
10 32 (11.85%) CodeIgniter
11 31 (11.48%) Vue.js
12 30 (11.11%) Yii
13 29 (10.74%) React Native
13 29 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (9.26%) LAMP
15 14 (5.19%) Flutter
15 14 (5.19%) REST
16 13 (4.81%) Node.js
17 10 (3.70%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (36.67%) User Experience
2 28 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.22%) BYOD
4 6 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.85%) Animation
6 4 (1.48%) Legacy Applications
6 4 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (1.11%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.78%) Android
1 21 (7.78%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.19%) Windows
3 12 (4.44%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (0.74%) Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (41.85%) Web Development
2 95 (35.19%) Front End Development
3 74 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (25.19%) SEO
5 62 (22.96%) Full Stack Development
6 55 (20.37%) MVC
7 52 (19.26%) E-Commerce
8 41 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 36 (13.33%) TDD
10 35 (12.96%) OO
10 35 (12.96%) Wireframes
11 32 (11.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 27 (10.00%) Data Analysis
13 25 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (7.04%) Project Management
16 18 (6.67%) DevOps
17 17 (6.30%) Open Source
18 16 (5.93%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (78.89%) JavaScript
2 195 (72.22%) PHP
3 14 (5.19%) SQL
4 11 (4.07%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.07%) TypeScript
5 9 (3.33%) C#
6 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.59%) ES6
7 5 (1.85%) Dart
8 1 (0.37%) Java
8 1 (0.37%) JSX
8 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.07%) Docker
2 11 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.07%) vSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (18.52%) WooCommerce
2 47 (17.41%) Adobe
3 28 (10.37%) Zend
4 22 (8.15%) Sage
5 15 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.44%) Sitecore
7 11 (4.07%) Palo Alto
7 11 (4.07%) Sophos
7 11 (4.07%) VMware
8 5 (1.85%) Google
9 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.74%) Cisco
11 1 (0.37%) Aruba
11 1 (0.37%) DoubleClick
11 1 (0.37%) HP
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle
11 1 (0.37%) Veeam