Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 235 232
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3 -35
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 71 102 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.99% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.04% 4.63% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 98 113
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £24,075 £21,500 £21,575
90th Percentile £47,250 £38,000 £43,750
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,759 2,204 2,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.46% 21.37% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,872 2,121
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.88%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the South West

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Dorset -32 24 £30,000 -4.00% 12
Bristol -8 20 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Gloucestershire +36 8 £40,000 +30.61% 4
Somerset -16 7 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Devon +2 5 £30,000 - 6
Cornwall - 4 £29,750 - 4
Wiltshire -2 3 £32,500 -7.14% 5
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 56 (78.87%) JavaScript
1 56 (78.87%) PHP
2 55 (77.46%) HTML
2 55 (77.46%) CSS
3 41 (57.75%) Web Development
4 31 (43.66%) Git (software)
5 26 (36.62%) MySQL
6 21 (29.58%) jQuery
7 20 (28.17%) Front End Development
8 19 (26.76%) Laravel
8 19 (26.76%) CMS
9 18 (25.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (23.94%) OOP
11 16 (22.54%) Drupal
11 16 (22.54%) Sass
12 15 (21.13%) MVC
12 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (19.72%) React
14 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
15 12 (16.90%) HTML5
16 11 (15.49%) Magento
16 11 (15.49%) TDD
16 11 (15.49%) Linux
16 11 (15.49%) User Experience
17 10 (14.08%) CSS3
17 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.08%) Adobe
17 10 (14.08%) Java
17 10 (14.08%) LAMP
17 10 (14.08%) Open Source

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (26.76%) CMS
2 16 (22.54%) Drupal
3 5 (7.04%) Joomla!
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) concrete5
6 1 (1.41%) DNN
6 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.41%) Magnolia
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (43.66%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Grunt
3 4 (5.63%) gulp
4 3 (4.23%) webpack
5 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.68%) Advertising
2 7 (9.86%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Billing
4 3 (4.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 31 (43.66%) PHP Developer
3 26 (36.62%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (14.08%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.27%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (9.86%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.63%) Junior
10 4 (5.63%) Junior Developer
10 4 (5.63%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Network Manager
10 4 (5.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (77.46%) CSS
1 55 (77.46%) HTML
2 21 (29.58%) jQuery
3 19 (26.76%) Laravel
4 18 (25.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (22.54%) Sass
6 14 (19.72%) React
7 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
8 12 (16.90%) HTML5
9 10 (14.08%) CSS3
9 10 (14.08%) LAMP
10 9 (12.68%) LESS
11 7 (9.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 6 (8.45%) .NET
12 6 (8.45%) RESTful
13 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
13 5 (7.04%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (7.04%) REST
13 5 (7.04%) Web Services
14 4 (5.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) User Experience
2 6 (8.45%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Fintech
4 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Web Development
2 20 (28.17%) Front End Development
3 17 (23.94%) OOP
4 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.13%) MVC
5 11 (15.49%) TDD
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.08%) Open Source
7 8 (11.27%) OOD
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) SEO
8 7 (9.86%) BDD
8 7 (9.86%) OO
9 6 (8.45%) Web Design
9 6 (8.45%) Wireframes
10 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (7.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) MVVM
10 5 (7.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) JavaScript
1 56 (78.87%) PHP
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Adobe
2 4 (5.63%) Google
2 4 (5.63%) Ubiquiti
3 2 (2.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.41%) Lotus
4 1 (1.41%) Zend