Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 259 222
Rank change year-on-year +49 -37 +32
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 129 81 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 0.78% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.58% 4.40% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 138 73 127
South West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +3.17%
10th Percentile £23,025 £24,200 £21,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% 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 1,504 1,843 2,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 17.80% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,234 1,526 2,039
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,188 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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

WordPress
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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the South West

WordPress
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 17 November 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 +19 48 £30,000 - 11
Bristol +18 35 £40,000 +18.52% 11
Cornwall +19 22 £24,500 -4.85% 5
Somerset +33 10 £30,000 -25.00% 16
Gloucestershire +16 7 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Devon +12 5 £35,000 -1.41% 3
Wiltshire -10 2 £34,000 -15.00% 3
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 115 (89.15%) PHP
2 93 (72.09%) JavaScript
3 74 (57.36%) jQuery
4 69 (53.49%) HTML
5 62 (48.06%) CSS
6 57 (44.19%) CMS
7 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
8 46 (35.66%) Web Development
9 40 (31.01%) MVC
9 40 (31.01%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (22.48%) GitHub
11 27 (20.93%) Front End Development
12 26 (20.16%) MySQL
13 25 (19.38%) Open Source
13 25 (19.38%) Node.js
14 24 (18.60%) Sass
15 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (17.83%) OO
16 22 (17.05%) Web Design
16 22 (17.05%) Laravel
17 21 (16.28%) REST
17 21 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (16.28%) Drupal
18 20 (15.50%) Ajax
18 20 (15.50%) LAMP
18 20 (15.50%) Microservices
18 20 (15.50%) LESS
18 20 (15.50%) Greenfield Project
19 19 (14.73%) User Experience
19 19 (14.73%) OO PHP

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 57 (44.19%) CMS
2 21 (16.28%) Drupal
3 17 (13.18%) eZ Publish
4 7 (5.43%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.65%) EPiServer
6 5 (3.88%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) concrete5
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.78%) Moodle
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.78%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Magento
1 5 (3.88%) Shopify
2 4 (3.10%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.48%) GitHub
2 19 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (13.18%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (13.18%) Serverless
4 6 (4.65%) npm
5 4 (3.10%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.55%) Runscope
7 1 (0.78%) G Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) MySQL
2 7 (5.43%) FileMaker
2 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.65%) MariaDB
3 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 51 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.18%) Bitbucket
3 12 (9.30%) webpack
4 10 (7.75%) gulp
5 8 (6.20%) GitLab
5 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.43%) Subversion
7 6 (4.65%) Babel
7 6 (4.65%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.10%) Firebug
8 4 (3.10%) Selenium
9 3 (2.33%) Grunt
10 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.55%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.55%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.55%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.75%) Marketing
2 6 (4.65%) Legal
2 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (96.90%) Developer
2 55 (42.64%) PHP Developer
3 33 (25.58%) Web Developer
4 23 (17.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (16.28%) WordPress Developer
6 20 (15.50%) Junior
6 20 (15.50%) Junior Developer
6 20 (15.50%) Junior PHP Developer
6 20 (15.50%) Software Developer
7 14 (10.85%) LAMP Developer
7 14 (10.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Designer
12 5 (3.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 5 (3.88%) PHP Web Developer
13 4 (3.10%) HTML CSS Developer
13 4 (3.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (57.36%) jQuery
2 69 (53.49%) HTML
3 62 (48.06%) CSS
4 25 (19.38%) Node.js
5 24 (18.60%) Sass
6 22 (17.05%) Laravel
7 21 (16.28%) REST
7 21 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (15.50%) Ajax
8 20 (15.50%) LAMP
8 20 (15.50%) LESS
9 18 (13.95%) CSS3
9 18 (13.95%) HTML5
10 17 (13.18%) MEAN Stack
11 14 (10.85%) React
12 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
12 13 (10.08%) Symfony
13 12 (9.30%) Vue.js
14 8 (6.20%) Redux
15 7 (5.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.01%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (15.50%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (14.73%) User Experience
4 11 (8.53%) Graphic Design
5 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.65%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Windows
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Unix
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Web Development
2 40 (31.01%) MVC
3 27 (20.93%) Front End Development
4 25 (19.38%) Open Source
5 23 (17.83%) OO
5 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (17.05%) Web Design
7 20 (15.50%) Microservices
8 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.73%) OO PHP
8 19 (14.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (13.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.53%) Project Management
12 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.20%) ERP
12 8 (6.20%) SEO
13 7 (5.43%) CRM
13 7 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (5.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (89.15%) PHP
2 93 (72.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.40%) ES6
4 10 (7.75%) Java
5 8 (6.20%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.65%) C#
6 6 (4.65%) C++
6 6 (4.65%) SQL
7 3 (2.33%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.33%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Adobe
2 6 (4.65%) Google
2 6 (4.65%) WooCommerce
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) Hotjar
4 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.78%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.78%) Twitter