Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 273 330 314
Rank change year-on-year +57 -16 -27
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 71 193 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.73% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 5.01% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 168 227
Median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,488 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,857 £55,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +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 1,509 3,856 5,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.30% 14.67% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 3,092 4,324
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% +5.26%

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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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +36 29 £30,000 - 3
East Sussex +57 21 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Thames Valley +82 13 £67,500 +63.64% 6
Buckinghamshire +62 8 £80,000 +146.15% 2
Surrey +84 4 £37,000 -12.94%
Kent +35 4 £23,750 -26.92% 3
Oxfordshire +28 3 £55,000 +41.94% 3
Berkshire +68 2 £51,000 +2.00% 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 60 (84.51%) HTML
1 60 (84.51%) CSS
2 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
3 52 (73.24%) PHP
4 37 (52.11%) MySQL
5 35 (49.30%) jQuery
6 34 (47.89%) CMS
7 28 (39.44%) AngularJS
8 24 (33.80%) Web Development
9 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (30.99%) Sass
10 21 (29.58%) gulp
11 20 (28.17%) Content Management
12 19 (26.76%) React
13 17 (23.94%) Front End Development
13 17 (23.94%) Joomla!
13 17 (23.94%) Symfony
14 16 (22.54%) Node.js
14 16 (22.54%) Magento
14 16 (22.54%) Vue.js
14 16 (22.54%) webpack
15 14 (19.72%) XML
15 14 (19.72%) Android
15 14 (19.72%) npm
15 14 (19.72%) Yarn
16 13 (18.31%) Apple iOS
16 13 (18.31%) Zend
17 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
17 12 (16.90%) Laravel
17 12 (16.90%) User Experience

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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 34 (47.89%) CMS
2 17 (23.94%) Joomla!
3 8 (11.27%) Drupal
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Figma
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Magento
2 8 (11.27%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (8.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) npm
1 14 (19.72%) Yarn
2 5 (7.04%) Google Docs
3 3 (4.23%) Azure
4 2 (2.82%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) gulp
2 16 (22.54%) webpack
3 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.86%) Grunt
5 5 (7.04%) Android Studio
5 5 (7.04%) Xcode
6 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) PHP Developer
3 16 (22.54%) WordPress Developer
4 15 (21.13%) Web Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Backend Developer
7 7 (9.86%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (9.86%) HTML Developer
7 7 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (9.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (9.86%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Head of Development
9 5 (7.04%) Android Developer
9 5 (7.04%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (7.04%) iOS Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior WordPress Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Drupal Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.82%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (84.51%) CSS
1 60 (84.51%) HTML
2 35 (49.30%) jQuery
3 28 (39.44%) AngularJS
4 22 (30.99%) Sass
5 19 (26.76%) React
6 17 (23.94%) Symfony
7 16 (22.54%) Node.js
7 16 (22.54%) Vue.js
8 14 (19.72%) XML
9 12 (16.90%) Laravel
10 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (12.68%) Ajax
12 8 (11.27%) JSON
13 7 (9.86%) Yii
14 6 (8.45%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (8.45%) LAMP
15 4 (5.63%) .NET
15 4 (5.63%) HTML5
16 2 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (7.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Android
2 13 (18.31%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Web Development
2 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Content Management
4 17 (23.94%) Front End Development
5 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.68%) SEO
8 8 (11.27%) MVC
8 8 (11.27%) OO
8 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (11.27%) Project Delivery
9 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (9.86%) OOP
9 7 (9.86%) SDLC
10 6 (8.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.45%) Integrated Marketing
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) JavaScript
2 52 (73.24%) PHP
3 7 (9.86%) ES6
4 5 (7.04%) Apple Swift
4 5 (7.04%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Zend
2 8 (11.27%) HubSpot
3 7 (9.86%) Adobe
3 7 (9.86%) Pardot
4 6 (8.45%) Marketo
4 6 (8.45%) WooCommerce
5 5 (7.04%) Google
6 4 (5.63%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com