Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 258 241
Rank change year-on-year +76 -17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 156 79 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.55% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.81% 4.44% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 69 100
South West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,950 £21,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 1,443 1,781 2,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.31% 17.40% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,442 1,819
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +34 75 £30,000 -3.23% 9
Bristol +27 36 £40,000 - 5
Cornwall +40 19 £25,000 -25.93% 3
Somerset +11 10 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Wiltshire -1 8 £34,000 +4.62% 2
Devon -1 5 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Gloucestershire +1 3 £38,500 -3.75% 4
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 140 (89.74%) PHP
2 108 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 91 (58.33%) jQuery
4 77 (49.36%) Git (software)
5 72 (46.15%) HTML
6 67 (42.95%) Self-Motivation
7 66 (42.31%) CSS
8 58 (37.18%) MVC
9 49 (31.41%) Open Source
10 45 (28.85%) CMS
11 40 (25.64%) Ajax
12 39 (25.00%) Laravel
12 39 (25.00%) Sass
13 36 (23.08%) OO
14 34 (21.79%) LESS
14 34 (21.79%) OO PHP
15 31 (19.87%) Web Development
15 31 (19.87%) Node.js
16 30 (19.23%) Adobe
17 29 (18.59%) User Experience
17 29 (18.59%) Front End Development
18 27 (17.31%) Drupal
19 26 (16.67%) MySQL
20 25 (16.03%) REST
20 25 (16.03%) Microservices
20 25 (16.03%) GitHub
21 24 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
22 22 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
22 22 (14.10%) HTML5
23 21 (13.46%) Project Management

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 45 (28.85%) CMS
2 27 (17.31%) Drupal
3 20 (12.82%) eZ Publish
4 7 (4.49%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.85%) Apache
5 6 (3.85%) EPiServer
6 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.56%) IIS
7 4 (2.56%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Magento
2 5 (3.21%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.28%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.03%) GitHub
2 20 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (12.82%) Serverless
3 8 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 7 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (3.85%) npm
6 4 (2.56%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.13%) FileMaker
3 8 (5.13%) MariaDB
3 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.56%) SQLite
5 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 77 (49.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.54%) Bitbucket
3 14 (8.97%) webpack
4 12 (7.69%) Subversion
5 8 (5.13%) Babel
5 8 (5.13%) GitLab
5 8 (5.13%) gulp
5 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.13%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.28%) Firebug
6 2 (1.28%) git-flow
6 2 (1.28%) Grunt
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.41%) Marketing
2 6 (3.85%) Legal
2 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.28%) Advertising
3 2 (1.28%) French Language
3 2 (1.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.64%) Finance
4 1 (0.64%) Publishing
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (96.15%) Developer
2 75 (48.08%) PHP Developer
3 36 (23.08%) Junior
3 36 (23.08%) Junior Developer
3 36 (23.08%) Junior PHP Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (16.03%) WordPress Developer
5 21 (13.46%) Software Developer
5 21 (13.46%) Web Developer
6 17 (10.90%) LAMP Developer
6 17 (10.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 15 (9.62%) Designer
8 10 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Creative Developer
10 7 (4.49%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Magento Developer
11 6 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.21%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (58.33%) jQuery
2 72 (46.15%) HTML
3 66 (42.31%) CSS
4 40 (25.64%) Ajax
5 39 (25.00%) Laravel
5 39 (25.00%) Sass
6 34 (21.79%) LESS
7 31 (19.87%) Node.js
8 25 (16.03%) REST
9 22 (14.10%) HTML5
10 20 (12.82%) LAMP
10 20 (12.82%) MEAN Stack
11 18 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (10.90%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.90%) React
13 15 (9.62%) Vue.js
14 14 (8.97%) CSS3
15 12 (7.69%) Symfony
16 10 (6.41%) Redux
17 9 (5.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (42.95%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (18.59%) User Experience
3 22 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.13%) Graphic Design
4 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.13%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 10 (6.41%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.85%) Unix
5 4 (2.56%) Android
5 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.18%) MVC
2 49 (31.41%) Open Source
3 36 (23.08%) OO
4 34 (21.79%) OO PHP
5 31 (19.87%) Web Development
6 29 (18.59%) Front End Development
7 25 (16.03%) Microservices
8 24 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 21 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (13.46%) Project Management
10 20 (12.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 18 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (11.54%) Web Design
12 11 (7.05%) CRM
12 11 (7.05%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.13%) Analytics
14 8 (5.13%) ERP
14 8 (5.13%) Lean Software Development
14 8 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 140 (89.74%) PHP
2 108 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 11 (7.05%) ES6
5 8 (5.13%) C++
6 7 (4.49%) SQL
7 5 (3.21%) Java
8 3 (1.92%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.92%) PHP 7
9 2 (1.28%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.28%) C#
9 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (19.23%) Adobe
2 8 (5.13%) Google
3 4 (2.56%) PayPal
3 4 (2.56%) Sage
3 4 (2.56%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.64%) WooCommerce