Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 314 377 316
Rank change year-on-year +63 -61 -2
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 126 150 273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.56% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 3.79% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 103 154 248
Median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,200 £60,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,031 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.05% +0.09% -

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 2,970 3,957 5,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.16% 14.79% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,394 3,294 4,629
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 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 7 April 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 +53 66 £37,500 +2.04% 3
East Sussex +21 22 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Thames Valley -2 21 £35,000 -17.65% 11
Kent +28 15 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Berkshire +24 9 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Oxfordshire +8 9 £35,000 -30.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £29,750 -23.23%
Surrey +29 1 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Sussex +12 1 £27,500 -4.35%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 101 (80.16%) HTML
2 100 (79.37%) CSS
3 92 (73.02%) JavaScript
4 88 (69.84%) PHP
5 60 (47.62%) Web Development
6 58 (46.03%) MySQL
7 57 (45.24%) CMS
8 44 (34.92%) jQuery
9 39 (30.95%) AngularJS
10 38 (30.16%) Sass
10 38 (30.16%) gulp
10 38 (30.16%) Front End Development
11 36 (28.57%) React
12 29 (23.02%) Magento
13 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (20.63%) User Experience
15 24 (19.05%) Laravel
16 23 (18.25%) Node.js
16 23 (18.25%) Joomla!
17 22 (17.46%) Google
17 22 (17.46%) SEO
17 22 (17.46%) Vue.js
18 21 (16.67%) Adobe
19 20 (15.87%) HTML5
20 19 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
20 19 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 18 (14.29%) webpack
21 18 (14.29%) npm
21 18 (14.29%) Yarn
21 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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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 57 (45.24%) CMS
2 23 (18.25%) Joomla!
3 11 (8.73%) Drupal
4 10 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.38%) TYPO3
6 3 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.79%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.17%) Adobe XD
3 2 (1.59%) InVision
3 2 (1.59%) Sketch
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Figma
Business Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Magento
2 9 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.29%) npm
1 18 (14.29%) Yarn
2 13 (10.32%) GitHub
3 9 (7.14%) AWS
4 8 (6.35%) G Suite
5 6 (4.76%) Google Analytics
5 6 (4.76%) Google Docs
6 5 (3.97%) SaaS
7 4 (3.17%) Azure
8 3 (2.38%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (1.59%) GCP
10 1 (0.79%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) DNS
2 8 (6.35%) Firewall
2 8 (6.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (46.03%) MySQL
2 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (30.16%) gulp
2 18 (14.29%) webpack
3 15 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.94%) Grunt
5 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.59%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.59%) JIRA
6 2 (1.59%) Mocha
7 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.79%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Marketing
3 6 (4.76%) Police
4 3 (2.38%) iGaming
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (87.30%) Developer
2 44 (34.92%) WordPress Developer
3 39 (30.95%) Web Developer
4 38 (30.16%) PHP Developer
5 23 (18.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (17.46%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 17 (13.49%) PHP Web Developer
8 16 (12.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (10.32%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (10.32%) HTML Developer
9 13 (10.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.14%) Backend Developer
12 8 (6.35%) AWS Administrator
12 8 (6.35%) Desktop Administrator
12 8 (6.35%) Desktop Support Administrator
12 8 (6.35%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 8 (6.35%) IT Support
12 8 (6.35%) IT Systems Administrator
12 8 (6.35%) Mac Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (80.16%) HTML
2 100 (79.37%) CSS
3 44 (34.92%) jQuery
4 39 (30.95%) AngularJS
5 38 (30.16%) Sass
6 36 (28.57%) React
7 24 (19.05%) Laravel
8 23 (18.25%) Node.js
9 22 (17.46%) Vue.js
10 20 (15.87%) HTML5
11 19 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (13.49%) LAMP
13 16 (12.70%) XML
14 14 (11.11%) Ajax
14 14 (11.11%) CSS3
14 14 (11.11%) Symfony
15 10 (7.94%) JSON
16 9 (7.14%) .NET
16 9 (7.14%) Yii
17 6 (4.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) User Experience
2 15 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.97%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.38%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Linux
2 11 (8.73%) Android
3 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.94%) Windows
4 8 (6.35%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Web Development
2 38 (30.16%) Front End Development
3 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.46%) SEO
5 19 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 17 (13.49%) Content Management
8 12 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 11 (8.73%) DevOps
9 11 (8.73%) Project Delivery
9 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.94%) Project Management
10 10 (7.94%) SDLC
11 9 (7.14%) CRM
12 8 (6.35%) Data Security
12 8 (6.35%) TDD
13 7 (5.56%) Line Management
13 7 (5.56%) MVC
14 6 (4.76%) Analytics
14 6 (4.76%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (73.02%) JavaScript
2 88 (69.84%) PHP
3 16 (12.70%) ES6
3 16 (12.70%) SQL
4 7 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Ansible
1 2 (1.59%) cPanel
1 2 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.59%) Plesk
1 2 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Google
2 21 (16.67%) Adobe
3 9 (7.14%) Zend
4 8 (6.35%) WooCommerce
5 4 (3.17%) HubSpot
5 4 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.38%) Zoho
7 2 (1.59%) hybris
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Xamarin