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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England / South West
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 186 195
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 41 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.53% 4.83% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 52
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 906 1386 1312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.28% 24.42% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 751 1191 1098
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 26 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Dorset -2 6 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 3 £33,750 -3.57%
Devon -21 3 £26,500 +10.41%
Cornwall -2 2 £28,500 +35.71% 1
Wiltshire +11 1 £30,000 -14.28%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 77 (93.90%) JavaScript
2 76 (92.68%) HTML
2 76 (92.68%) CSS
3 73 (89.02%) PHP
4 54 (65.85%) MySQL
5 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
6 41 (50.00%) Web Development
6 41 (50.00%) Drupal
7 35 (42.68%) OOP
8 33 (40.24%) jQuery
9 23 (28.05%) TDD
10 22 (26.83%) Laravel
11 21 (25.61%) Magento
11 21 (25.61%) BDD
11 21 (25.61%) OOD
12 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.17%) MVC
13 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
13 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
13 18 (21.95%) REST
13 18 (21.95%) Front End Development
14 16 (19.51%) HTML5
14 16 (19.51%) Kanban
14 16 (19.51%) Migration
15 15 (18.29%) Scrum
15 15 (18.29%) SOAP
15 15 (18.29%) CakePHP
15 15 (18.29%) Sass
16 14 (17.07%) CSS3
16 14 (17.07%) CMS

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 41 (50.00%) Drupal
2 14 (17.07%) CMS
3 10 (12.20%) Apache
4 7 (8.54%) Joomla!
5 4 (4.88%) Moodle
6 2 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.66%) InDesign
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Magento
2 4 (4.88%) Shopify
3 2 (2.44%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.22%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (65.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.41%) Subversion
3 4 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (12.20%) Marketing
2 9 (10.98%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Finance
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (92.68%) Developer
2 44 (53.66%) PHP Developer
3 24 (29.27%) Full Stack Developer
4 20 (24.39%) Web Developer
5 14 (17.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (13.41%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Junior
7 9 (10.98%) Junior Developer
8 8 (9.76%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Designer
9 7 (8.54%) Junior PHP Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (7.32%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (4.88%) UI Designer
12 3 (3.66%) Digital Developer
12 3 (3.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 2 (2.44%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 2 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (92.68%) CSS
1 76 (92.68%) HTML
2 33 (40.24%) jQuery
3 22 (26.83%) Laravel
4 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
4 18 (21.95%) REST
5 16 (19.51%) HTML5
6 15 (18.29%) CakePHP
6 15 (18.29%) Sass
6 15 (18.29%) SOAP
7 14 (17.07%) CSS3
8 13 (15.85%) Ajax
8 13 (15.85%) LAMP
9 12 (14.63%) RESTful
10 7 (8.54%) Node.js
10 7 (8.54%) XML
11 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.32%) Web Services
11 6 (7.32%) WebSockets
11 6 (7.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Social Media
1 13 (15.85%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
1 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Web Development
2 35 (42.68%) OOP
3 23 (28.05%) TDD
4 21 (25.61%) BDD
4 21 (25.61%) OOD
5 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.17%) MVC
6 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
6 18 (21.95%) Front End Development
7 16 (19.51%) Kanban
7 16 (19.51%) Migration
8 15 (18.29%) Scrum
9 11 (13.41%) Open Source
10 9 (10.98%) SEO
11 7 (8.54%) OO
12 6 (7.32%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Network Management
12 6 (7.32%) OO PHP
12 6 (7.32%) Wireframes
13 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 77 (93.90%) JavaScript
2 73 (89.02%) PHP
3 4 (4.88%) SQL
4 3 (3.66%) PHP 5
4 3 (3.66%) PHP 7
5 2 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Adobe
2 5 (6.10%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + DOE + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
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