Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 95 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31 +22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 20 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.27% 0.94% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.02% 5.16% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 11
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.38% +1.92% +15.56%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,172 £37,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year +21.43% +21.74% +15.00%

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 285 252 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.05% 18.31% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 257 241 388
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £50,075
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in South Wales

WordPress
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for WordPress in South Wales

WordPress
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in South Wales

WordPress
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Cardiff -15 19 £42,500 +60.38% 1
WordPress
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 15 (75.00%) PHP
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (65.00%) MySQL
3 12 (60.00%) Subversion
3 12 (60.00%) High Availability
4 11 (55.00%) Content Management
5 10 (50.00%) CMS
6 9 (45.00%) Web Development
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) LAMP
8 7 (35.00%) Clustering
8 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Python
8 7 (35.00%) LAN
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (35.00%) Varnish
8 7 (35.00%) Puppet
8 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (35.00%) ZABBIX
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
1 2 (10.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.00%) npm
2 1 (5.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) webpack
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Writer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) LAMP
3 5 (25.00%) CSS3
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) Mustache
3 5 (25.00%) Smarty
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) Laravel
4 3 (15.00%) React
4 3 (15.00%) Vue.js
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
1 7 (35.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (25.00%) Social Media
3 4 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 11 (55.00%) Content Management
3 9 (45.00%) Web Development
4 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile First
5 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) B2B
6 4 (20.00%) Content Writing
6 4 (20.00%) SEO
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Server Management
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) ZABBIX