Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 359 326
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 +10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 655 744 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.83% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.86% 5.19% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 539 629 840
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
UK median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +4.48%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,175 14,345 16,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.24% 15.64% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,699 11,535 13,561
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the UK excluding London

WordPress
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for WordPress in the UK excluding London

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the UK excluding London

WordPress
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 October 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
South East +43 253 £32,500 -7.14% 44
North of England -4 156 £35,000 +16.67% 65
North West +33 100 £35,000 +7.69% 36
Midlands +6 84 £32,500 +14.04% 37
South West -19 76 £37,250 +24.17% 37
West Midlands +5 56 £35,000 +27.27% 24
East of England +38 50 £35,000 - 13
Yorkshire -23 46 £34,000 +13.33% 21
East Midlands +25 28 £30,000 -4.76% 13
Scotland +10 23 £32,500 -5.11% 6
Wales 0 13 £29,500 -30.59% 12
North East +9 10 £31,284 -10.62% 8
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 487 (74.35%) HTML
2 485 (74.05%) PHP
3 478 (72.98%) CSS
4 463 (70.69%) JavaScript
5 287 (43.82%) Web Development
6 271 (41.37%) MySQL
7 218 (33.28%) jQuery
8 213 (32.52%) CMS
9 208 (31.76%) Git (software)
10 160 (24.43%) Magento
11 145 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (19.85%) Laravel
13 122 (18.63%) HTML5
14 119 (18.17%) MVC
15 118 (18.02%) Front End Development
16 116 (17.71%) Marketing
17 110 (16.79%) Drupal
18 108 (16.49%) Sass
19 105 (16.03%) Content Management
20 96 (14.66%) Adobe
21 88 (13.44%) AngularJS
21 88 (13.44%) E-Commerce
22 87 (13.28%) Linux
23 85 (12.98%) CSS3
24 82 (12.52%) SQL
25 78 (11.91%) React
26 75 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 74 (11.30%) OO
28 73 (11.15%) Photoshop
28 73 (11.15%) User Experience

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 213 (32.52%) CMS
2 110 (16.79%) Drupal
3 61 (9.31%) Joomla!
4 27 (4.12%) Apache
4 27 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (3.66%) Umbraco
6 20 (3.05%) Confluence
7 18 (2.75%) SugarCRM
8 15 (2.29%) nginx
9 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.07%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (1.07%) IIS
10 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.07%) TYPO3
11 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.31%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 73 (11.15%) Photoshop
2 50 (7.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 44 (6.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (2.44%) Sketch
5 10 (1.53%) InDesign
6 8 (1.22%) Adobe XD
7 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (0.92%) InVision
9 5 (0.76%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.15%) Marvel
12 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 160 (24.43%) Magento
2 49 (7.48%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (1.83%) Shopify
4 9 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.37%) JDE OneWorld
4 9 (1.37%) SAP ERP
4 9 (1.37%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (1.07%) CiviCRM
6 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.15%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.87%) GitHub
2 30 (4.58%) AWS
3 28 (4.27%) Azure
4 23 (3.51%) Google Analytics
5 21 (3.21%) SaaS
6 19 (2.90%) GCP
6 19 (2.90%) npm
7 12 (1.83%) Slack
8 11 (1.68%) Boomi
9 9 (1.37%) Power Platform
9 9 (1.37%) Yarn
10 8 (1.22%) Asana
11 7 (1.07%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (0.76%) MailChimp
12 5 (0.76%) Serverless
13 4 (0.61%) G Suite
13 4 (0.61%) Trello
14 3 (0.46%) Linode
14 3 (0.46%) Office 365
14 3 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.60%) DNS
2 11 (1.68%) Internet
2 11 (1.68%) Intranet
3 10 (1.53%) SSH
4 5 (0.76%) Skype
5 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) FTP
6 2 (0.31%) IPv4
6 2 (0.31%) IPv6
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) LAN
7 1 (0.15%) NAS
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) WAN
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (41.37%) MySQL
2 33 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.73%) SQL Server
4 27 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.98%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.37%) GIS
7 9 (1.37%) Power BI
7 9 (1.37%) QlikView
8 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.76%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.31%) phpMyAdmin
11 2 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 208 (31.76%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.56%) JIRA
3 29 (4.43%) Subversion
4 28 (4.27%) gulp
5 25 (3.82%) webpack
6 22 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.90%) CircleCI
8 17 (2.60%) Mocha
9 13 (1.98%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.98%) Grunt
10 10 (1.53%) Mercurial
10 10 (1.53%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.37%) GitLab
12 8 (1.22%) Babel
13 6 (0.92%) Maven
14 5 (0.76%) PostCSS
14 5 (0.76%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.61%) git-flow
15 4 (0.61%) JSUnit
15 4 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 116 (17.71%) Marketing
2 23 (3.51%) Finance
3 21 (3.21%) Retail
4 19 (2.90%) Advertising
5 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.22%) Games
7 7 (1.07%) Legal
8 5 (0.76%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) Police
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.15%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 543 (82.90%) Developer
2 222 (33.89%) PHP Developer
3 163 (24.89%) Web Developer
4 93 (14.20%) WordPress Developer
5 77 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 54 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 46 (7.02%) Junior
8 45 (6.87%) Junior Developer
9 40 (6.11%) PHP Web Developer
9 40 (6.11%) Senior Developer
10 30 (4.58%) Designer
11 25 (3.82%) HTML Developer
11 25 (3.82%) PHP WordPress Developer
12 23 (3.51%) Senior PHP Developer
12 23 (3.51%) Web Designer
13 21 (3.21%) HTML CSS Developer
13 21 (3.21%) Junior Web Developer
14 17 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (2.29%) Digital Developer
16 14 (2.14%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (74.35%) HTML
2 478 (72.98%) CSS
3 218 (33.28%) jQuery
4 130 (19.85%) Laravel
5 122 (18.63%) HTML5
6 108 (16.49%) Sass
7 88 (13.44%) AngularJS
8 85 (12.98%) CSS3
9 78 (11.91%) React
10 75 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 68 (10.38%) Vue.js
12 67 (10.23%) Node.js
13 66 (10.08%) .NET
14 64 (9.77%) XML
15 59 (9.01%) LAMP
16 57 (8.70%) JSON
17 54 (8.24%) Ajax
18 47 (7.18%) Symfony
19 38 (5.80%) XHTML
20 27 (4.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.15%) User Experience
2 28 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.44%) Life Science
4 16 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.44%) Social Media
5 14 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.83%) iPad
7 5 (0.76%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.46%) Animation
10 2 (0.31%) Blog
10 2 (0.31%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.31%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.31%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.31%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.15%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.28%) Linux
2 42 (6.41%) Apple iOS
3 39 (5.95%) Android
4 11 (1.68%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.22%) Unix
6 7 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.92%) CentOS
8 5 (0.76%) Windows
9 2 (0.31%) Fedora
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (43.82%) Web Development
2 145 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (18.17%) MVC
4 118 (18.02%) Front End Development
5 105 (16.03%) Content Management
6 88 (13.44%) E-Commerce
7 74 (11.30%) OO
8 70 (10.69%) SEO
9 66 (10.08%) OOP
10 63 (9.62%) TDD
11 58 (8.85%) OO PHP
12 56 (8.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 50 (7.63%) CRM
14 49 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (7.33%) Project Delivery
16 44 (6.72%) Wireframes
17 43 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
18 42 (6.41%) Scrum
18 42 (6.41%) Unit Testing
19 40 (6.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 485 (74.05%) PHP
2 463 (70.69%) JavaScript
3 82 (12.52%) SQL
4 67 (10.23%) C#
5 48 (7.33%) ES6
6 32 (4.89%) Python
7 23 (3.51%) Java
8 19 (2.90%) PHP 5
9 10 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.92%) Kotlin
11 6 (0.92%) Ruby
11 6 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.76%) C++
12 5 (0.76%) PHP 7
12 5 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.31%) Groovy
14 2 (0.31%) Perl
14 2 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (5.04%) Degree
2 14 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCSE
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.31%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (5.04%) Docker
2 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (3.66%) Ansible
2 17 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
2 17 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.60%) Terraform
3 7 (1.07%) cPanel
3 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.31%) Icinga
4 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 96 (14.66%) Adobe
2 48 (7.33%) Google
3 46 (7.02%) Zend
4 30 (4.58%) hybris
5 29 (4.43%) Microsoft
6 27 (4.12%) Sitecore
7 23 (3.51%) WooCommerce
8 19 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.29%) Twitter
10 11 (1.68%) Dell
11 10 (1.53%) Oracle
11 10 (1.53%) Pardot
11 10 (1.53%) SAP
12 9 (1.37%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.37%) RedPrairie
13 8 (1.22%) Marketo
14 4 (0.61%) Screaming Frog
15 3 (0.46%) Facebook
15 3 (0.46%) PayPal
15 3 (0.46%) Sage