Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 215 251
Rank change year-on-year -36 +36 -28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 87 141 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 5.33% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 87 128 111
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1854 2646 2605
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.62% 23.74% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 2232 2203
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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 0 45 £32,500 +16.07% 3
Dorset -9 17 £33,500 -1.47% 6
Wiltshire +7 7 £40,000 +14.29%
Devon -15 6 £24,750 +3.13% 3
Cornwall -4 5 £23,000 +5.75% 2
Somerset -7 5 £42,500 +78.95% 1
Gloucestershire -6 4 £40,000 +23.08%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 74 (85.06%) JavaScript
2 72 (82.76%) PHP
3 69 (79.31%) HTML
3 69 (79.31%) CSS
4 55 (63.22%) MySQL
5 49 (56.32%) Drupal
6 44 (50.57%) Web Development
7 42 (48.28%) Git (software)
8 33 (37.93%) OOP
9 30 (34.48%) Magento
10 29 (33.33%) TDD
11 26 (29.89%) OOD
11 26 (29.89%) BDD
12 24 (27.59%) jQuery
13 22 (25.29%) MVC
14 21 (24.14%) CMS
15 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
15 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (22.99%) REST
16 18 (20.69%) Migration
17 17 (19.54%) RESTful
17 17 (19.54%) HTML5
17 17 (19.54%) Kanban
18 16 (18.39%) Scrum
18 16 (18.39%) Subversion
19 15 (17.24%) Marketing
19 15 (17.24%) CSS3
20 14 (16.09%) Ajax
20 14 (16.09%) Adobe
20 14 (16.09%) Front End Development

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 49 (56.32%) Drupal
2 21 (24.14%) CMS
3 8 (9.20%) Joomla!
4 7 (8.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.30%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.15%) DNN
7 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Magento
2 4 (4.60%) Shopify
3 2 (2.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.15%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (63.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.39%) Subversion
3 5 (5.75%) Axure RP
3 5 (5.75%) Grunt
General
1 15 (17.24%) Marketing
2 8 (9.20%) Games
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 39 (44.83%) PHP Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (25.29%) Web Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Senior Developer
6 13 (14.94%) WordPress Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (9.20%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (8.05%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Designer
11 4 (4.60%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.60%) HTML Developer
11 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Magento Developer
11 4 (4.60%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (4.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.45%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (79.31%) CSS
1 69 (79.31%) HTML
2 24 (27.59%) jQuery
3 20 (22.99%) REST
4 17 (19.54%) HTML5
4 17 (19.54%) RESTful
5 15 (17.24%) CSS3
6 14 (16.09%) Ajax
7 13 (14.94%) Laravel
7 13 (14.94%) Sass
8 8 (9.20%) .NET
9 7 (8.05%) LAMP
9 7 (8.05%) LESS
9 7 (8.05%) Web Services
10 6 (6.90%) CakePHP
10 6 (6.90%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 6 (6.90%) SOAP
10 6 (6.90%) Symfony
10 6 (6.90%) WebSockets
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Social Media
2 10 (11.49%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.45%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Web Development
2 33 (37.93%) OOP
3 29 (33.33%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) BDD
4 26 (29.89%) OOD
5 22 (25.29%) MVC
6 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
7 18 (20.69%) Migration
8 17 (19.54%) Kanban
9 16 (18.39%) Scrum
10 14 (16.09%) Front End Development
11 13 (14.94%) Open Source
12 10 (11.49%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (8.05%) OO
13 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.90%) Content Management
14 6 (6.90%) Wireframes
15 5 (5.75%) OO PHP
16 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (85.06%) JavaScript
2 72 (82.76%) PHP
3 5 (5.75%) C#
4 3 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Adobe
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
Devon
Explore Group
Salary: £14999 - £34999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 35 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimborne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago