Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 213 200 296
Rank change year-on-year -13 +96 +78
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 253 138 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.36% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.62% 8.68% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 219 106 164
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,563
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +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 2,382 1,590 3,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.14% 15.61% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 1,333 2,779
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,463 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -34 114 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Thames Valley -19 64 £34,000 -31.31% 7
Oxfordshire -5 30 £32,500 -34.34% 4
Berkshire -18 29 £35,000 +11.11% 3
West Sussex +25 17 £40,000 -23.81% 2
East Sussex -46 17 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Kent -44 15 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
Surrey -68 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -48 5 £60,000 +26.32%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 187 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 185 (73.12%) HTML
3 183 (72.33%) CSS
4 174 (68.77%) PHP
5 103 (40.71%) Web Development
6 96 (37.94%) MySQL
7 91 (35.97%) CMS
8 87 (34.39%) E-Commerce
9 84 (33.20%) Full Stack Development
10 83 (32.81%) Front End Development
11 81 (32.02%) User Experience
12 77 (30.43%) Marketing
13 59 (23.32%) WooCommerce
14 56 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (22.13%) SEO
15 55 (21.74%) Adobe
15 55 (21.74%) Magento
15 55 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (21.34%) Google
17 53 (20.95%) Social Skills
18 52 (20.55%) Google Analytics
18 52 (20.55%) Analytics
19 51 (20.16%) Degree
20 45 (17.79%) Git (software)
21 44 (17.39%) Laravel
22 43 (17.00%) LESS
22 43 (17.00%) Computer Science
22 43 (17.00%) Computer Science Degree
23 41 (16.21%) jQuery
24 40 (15.81%) HTML5

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 91 (35.97%) CMS
2 34 (13.44%) Drupal
3 32 (12.65%) Joomla!
4 17 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.32%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.37%) Apache
6 6 (2.37%) Confluence
6 6 (2.37%) IIS
6 6 (2.37%) MODX
6 6 (2.37%) Moodle
6 6 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.98%) PrestaShop
8 3 (1.19%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (4.35%) Sketch
3 7 (2.77%) Adobe XD
4 6 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.40%) InDesign
6 1 (0.40%) InVision
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (21.74%) Magento
2 11 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (2.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.55%) Google Analytics
2 22 (8.70%) Azure
3 21 (8.30%) SaaS
4 19 (7.51%) Figma
5 15 (5.93%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (3.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (3.56%) Power Automate
6 9 (3.56%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.16%) AWS
8 7 (2.77%) IaaS
8 7 (2.77%) PaaS
9 6 (2.37%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.37%) npm
9 6 (2.37%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.98%) GitHub
10 5 (1.98%) Slack
10 5 (1.98%) Trello
11 3 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.28%) DNS
2 7 (2.77%) Firewall
2 7 (2.77%) SSL
2 7 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.37%) DHCP
3 6 (2.37%) IPsec
3 6 (2.37%) VLAN
3 6 (2.37%) VoIP
3 6 (2.37%) VPN
4 4 (1.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) NFC
5 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (37.94%) MySQL
2 9 (3.56%) Power BI
3 6 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.53%) webpack
3 13 (5.14%) gulp
4 11 (4.35%) Grunt
5 9 (3.56%) JIRA
5 9 (3.56%) Postman
6 8 (3.16%) Subversion
7 6 (2.37%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.98%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 77 (30.43%) Marketing
2 53 (20.95%) Social Skills
3 34 (13.44%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.74%) Organisational Skills
5 9 (3.56%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Finance
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 214 (84.58%) Developer
2 64 (25.30%) WordPress Developer
3 60 (23.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (23.72%) PHP Developer
4 34 (13.44%) Magento Developer
5 30 (11.86%) Web Developer
6 18 (7.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.74%) Joomla! Developer
10 10 (3.95%) Digital Developer
11 9 (3.56%) Digital Communications Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Marketing Communications Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Marketing Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Performance Manager
11 9 (3.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.16%) Designer
13 7 (2.77%) Backend Developer
13 7 (2.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (73.12%) HTML
2 183 (72.33%) CSS
3 44 (17.39%) Laravel
4 43 (17.00%) LESS
5 41 (16.21%) jQuery
6 40 (15.81%) HTML5
7 38 (15.02%) CSS3
8 34 (13.44%) KnockoutJS
9 32 (12.65%) Sass
10 30 (11.86%) React
11 22 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (8.30%) JSON
13 20 (7.91%) AngularJS
14 19 (7.51%) XML
15 16 (6.32%) React Native
15 16 (6.32%) RESTful
16 15 (5.93%) REST
17 12 (4.74%) Symfony
17 12 (4.74%) Vue.js
18 11 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (32.02%) User Experience
2 19 (7.51%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.56%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.56%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.98%) Animation
6 5 (1.98%) Legacy Applications
6 5 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.58%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.79%) BBC
9 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.35%) Linux
2 10 (3.95%) Windows
3 6 (2.37%) Android
3 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.37%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.71%) Web Development
2 87 (34.39%) E-Commerce
3 84 (33.20%) Full Stack Development
4 83 (32.81%) Front End Development
5 56 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (22.13%) SEO
6 55 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (20.55%) Analytics
8 43 (17.00%) Computer Science
9 37 (14.62%) MVC
10 34 (13.44%) Artificial Intelligence
10 34 (13.44%) Development Roadmap
10 34 (13.44%) Marketing Intelligence
10 34 (13.44%) Software Testing
11 31 (12.25%) OO
12 26 (10.28%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 25 (9.88%) UX Design
14 24 (9.49%) Unit Testing
14 24 (9.49%) Wireframes
15 23 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 174 (68.77%) PHP
3 15 (5.93%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.74%) SQL
5 3 (1.19%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) Go
6 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 51 (20.16%) Degree
2 43 (17.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) GDPR
1 9 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.77%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Accessibility
System Software
1 11 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.37%) vSphere
3 3 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (23.32%) WooCommerce
2 55 (21.74%) Adobe
3 54 (21.34%) Google
4 19 (7.51%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.35%) Sage
6 6 (2.37%) Palo Alto
6 6 (2.37%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.37%) Sophos
6 6 (2.37%) VMware
7 5 (1.98%) Zend
8 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.79%) Apple
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco
9 2 (0.79%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.40%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.40%) Facebook
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle