Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 394 355
Rank change year-on-year +91 -39 +30
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 274 200 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 3.09% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 258 175 273
South East median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 5300 6467 8299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.38% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4457 5514 7035
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £25,868
90th Percentile £65,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in the South East.

Salary trend for WordPress in the South East

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +34 74 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Hampshire +53 71 £30,750 -12.14% 6
East Sussex +15 61 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +48 49 £42,500 +19.72% 7
Oxfordshire +23 43 £37,500 -1.96% 4
Berkshire +39 22 £44,250 +26.43% 2
West Sussex -1 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £28,000 -13.85% 1
Kent +17 8 £33,750 +35.00%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 196 (71.53%) HTML
2 191 (69.71%) JavaScript
3 186 (67.88%) PHP
4 176 (64.23%) CSS
5 104 (37.96%) jQuery
6 101 (36.86%) CMS
7 94 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (33.58%) MySQL
9 76 (27.74%) Drupal
10 71 (25.91%) Laravel
11 68 (24.82%) Web Development
12 63 (22.99%) Front End Development
13 61 (22.26%) Marketing
14 55 (20.07%) Magento
15 50 (18.25%) HTML5
16 46 (16.79%) AngularJS
17 45 (16.42%) Joomla!
18 44 (16.06%) CSS3
19 43 (15.69%) Symfony
19 43 (15.69%) Mobile App
20 41 (14.96%) Mentoring
21 38 (13.87%) .NET
22 37 (13.50%) Sass
23 35 (12.77%) Subversion
24 34 (12.41%) Degree
25 33 (12.04%) C#
26 32 (11.68%) JSON
27 31 (11.31%) OOP
27 31 (11.31%) Git (software)
28 30 (10.95%) React

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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
1 101 (36.86%) CMS
2 76 (27.74%) Drupal
3 45 (16.42%) Joomla!
4 13 (4.74%) Apache
4 13 (4.74%) ExpressionEngine
5 11 (4.01%) bbPress
5 11 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.28%) nginx
7 4 (1.46%) Kentico
7 4 (1.46%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.73%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.73%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.73%) MODX
10 1 (0.36%) DNN
10 1 (0.36%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) InDesign
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 55 (20.07%) Magento
2 4 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.09%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.36%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.58%) GitHub
2 15 (5.47%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.19%) npm
4 3 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.73%) AdWords
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) DNS
2 2 (0.73%) SSH
3 1 (0.36%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (33.58%) MySQL
2 29 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 28 (10.22%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (12.77%) Subversion
2 31 (11.31%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.03%) gulp
4 14 (5.11%) JIRA
5 11 (4.01%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.28%) Grunt
7 8 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.19%) webpack
10 4 (1.46%) Babel
11 3 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.73%) ProtoShare
12 2 (0.73%) Selenium
12 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.36%) Bower
13 1 (0.36%) Visual Composer
General
1 61 (22.26%) Marketing
2 8 (2.92%) Advertising
2 8 (2.92%) Finance
3 5 (1.82%) Publishing
4 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (70.44%) Developer
2 109 (39.78%) PHP Developer
3 45 (16.42%) Web Developer
4 36 (13.14%) Lead Developer
5 33 (12.04%) Lead PHP Developer
6 32 (11.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 31 (11.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 31 (11.31%) Web Manager
8 23 (8.39%) WordPress Developer
9 21 (7.66%) Senior Developer
10 20 (7.30%) Account Manager
10 20 (7.30%) Digital Account Manager
10 20 (7.30%) Project Manager
11 18 (6.57%) Digital Project Manager
12 17 (6.20%) Senior PHP Developer
13 13 (4.74%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.74%) Client Services Manager
13 13 (4.74%) Development Manager
13 13 (4.74%) Web Project Manager
14 12 (4.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (71.53%) HTML
2 176 (64.23%) CSS
3 104 (37.96%) jQuery
4 71 (25.91%) Laravel
5 50 (18.25%) HTML5
6 46 (16.79%) AngularJS
7 44 (16.06%) CSS3
8 43 (15.69%) Symfony
9 38 (13.87%) .NET
10 37 (13.50%) Sass
11 32 (11.68%) JSON
12 30 (10.95%) React
12 30 (10.95%) XML
13 28 (10.22%) CodeIgniter
14 23 (8.39%) Node.js
15 22 (8.03%) ASP.NET
16 21 (7.66%) Ajax
17 20 (7.30%) LESS
18 16 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (4.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 29 (10.58%) Social Media
3 24 (8.76%) User Experience
4 13 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.74%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.36%) Blog
6 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.57%) Linux
2 11 (4.01%) Android
2 11 (4.01%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.09%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.82%) Web Development
3 63 (22.99%) Front End Development
4 41 (14.96%) Mentoring
5 31 (11.31%) OOP
6 30 (10.95%) SEO
7 29 (10.58%) E-Commerce
7 29 (10.58%) MVC
8 27 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (8.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.03%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.93%) Content Management
13 17 (6.20%) Analytics
13 17 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (6.20%) OO
14 16 (5.84%) Project Management
15 15 (5.47%) Open Source
16 13 (4.74%) Resource Management
17 12 (4.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 191 (69.71%) JavaScript
2 186 (67.88%) PHP
3 33 (12.04%) C#
4 16 (5.84%) SQL
5 15 (5.47%) C++
6 12 (4.38%) Java
7 10 (3.65%) Ruby
8 6 (2.19%) Python
9 5 (1.82%) ES6
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) CFML
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (12.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) WCAG
2 4 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) WAI
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.57%) Adobe
2 18 (6.57%) Google
3 17 (6.20%) Zend
4 12 (4.38%) WooCommerce
5 11 (4.01%) BuddyPress
6 9 (3.28%) PayPal
7 3 (1.09%) Omniture
8 2 (0.73%) Avid
8 2 (0.73%) Hootsuite
8 2 (0.73%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook
9 1 (0.36%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.36%) SAP