Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 254 220
Rank change year-on-year +3 -34 +51
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 93 81 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.89% 0.79% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 4.46% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 86 73 122
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,638
90th Percentile £46,250 £44,750 £39,875
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1,673 1,817 2,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.04% 17.78% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,508 2,106
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,425 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Bristol -11 27 £35,000 +9.38% 19
Dorset -22 26 £30,000 - 8
Cornwall +24 20 £24,000 +4.35% 1
Gloucestershire +17 10 £37,500 - 5
Somerset +38 8 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Wiltshire -15 2 £27,000 -32.50% 3
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 79 (84.95%) JavaScript
2 76 (81.72%) PHP
2 76 (81.72%) HTML
3 74 (79.57%) CSS
4 57 (61.29%) jQuery
5 48 (51.61%) Web Development
6 38 (40.86%) CMS
7 33 (35.48%) Git (software)
8 29 (31.18%) Front End Development
9 28 (30.11%) HTML5
10 27 (29.03%) CSS3
11 26 (27.96%) MySQL
12 24 (25.81%) MVC
13 21 (22.58%) GitHub
14 20 (21.51%) User Experience
15 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
16 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (19.35%) Sass
17 14 (15.05%) LAMP
17 14 (15.05%) SQL
17 14 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (15.05%) ES6
18 13 (13.98%) Self-Motivation
19 12 (12.90%) XML
19 12 (12.90%) SEO
19 12 (12.90%) Web Design
19 12 (12.90%) Project Management
19 12 (12.90%) Adobe
19 12 (12.90%) Marketing
19 12 (12.90%) Drupal

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 38 (40.86%) CMS
2 12 (12.90%) Drupal
3 8 (8.60%) Apache
4 7 (7.53%) EPiServer
4 7 (7.53%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.15%) eZ Publish
5 2 (2.15%) PrestaShop
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.08%) concrete5
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.08%) Moodle
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Magento
2 5 (5.38%) Shopify
3 4 (4.30%) OpenCart
4 2 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) GitHub
2 5 (5.38%) npm
3 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.30%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.15%) Runscope
5 2 (2.15%) Serverless
6 1 (1.08%) G Suite
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) SSH
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.08%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) gulp
3 9 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.45%) webpack
5 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.30%) Selenium
7 3 (3.23%) Grunt
7 3 (3.23%) Subversion
8 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.15%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.15%) Firebug
8 2 (2.15%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) JMeter
8 2 (2.15%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.15%) PhpStorm
8 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (12.90%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (96.77%) Developer
2 36 (38.71%) Web Developer
3 29 (31.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (29.03%) PHP Developer
5 16 (17.20%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (11.83%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Junior
10 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Junior PHP Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Designer
11 4 (4.30%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (4.30%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (81.72%) HTML
2 74 (79.57%) CSS
3 57 (61.29%) jQuery
4 28 (30.11%) HTML5
5 27 (29.03%) CSS3
6 18 (19.35%) Sass
7 14 (15.05%) LAMP
7 14 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (12.90%) XML
9 11 (11.83%) Symfony
10 10 (10.75%) Laravel
11 9 (9.68%) .NET
11 9 (9.68%) Ajax
11 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (8.60%) LESS
13 7 (7.53%) HTML5 Canvas
13 7 (7.53%) SVG
13 7 (7.53%) Web Services
14 6 (6.45%) Apache Flex
14 6 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) User Experience
2 13 (13.98%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.68%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.38%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.30%) Social Media
6 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.08%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) CentOS
4 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Web Development
2 29 (31.18%) Front End Development
3 24 (25.81%) MVC
4 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
5 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.90%) Project Management
6 12 (12.90%) SEO
6 12 (12.90%) Web Design
7 11 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.68%) Open Source
10 8 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (7.53%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (7.53%) OOP
11 7 (7.53%) Scrum
11 7 (7.53%) Server Management
11 7 (7.53%) Task Automation
12 6 (6.45%) API Integration
12 6 (6.45%) OO
13 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (84.95%) JavaScript
2 76 (81.72%) PHP
3 14 (15.05%) ES6
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) C#
5 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.53%) Java
7 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) PHP 5
9 3 (3.23%) PHP 7
9 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Adobe
2 8 (8.60%) Google
2 8 (8.60%) WooCommerce
3 2 (2.15%) Avid
3 2 (2.15%) HubSpot
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.08%) Hotjar
4 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) Twitter