The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.22% 0.80% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 3.70% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £21,500 £34,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.22% -2.14%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 89 108 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.65% 21.69% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 88
Median salary £32,500 £35,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -15.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

WordPress
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for WordPress in Tyne and Wear

WordPress
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 1 £21,500 -37.22% 3
WordPress
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) SEO
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) B2C
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SEO Executive
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
4 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Sphinx
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago