WordPress Developer
UK

The median WordPress Developer salary in the UK is £40,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 733 975 1012
Rank change year-on-year +242 +37 -264
Permanent jobs requiring a WordPress Developer 112 53 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.047% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.051% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 106 52 117
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £50,000 £50,313 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,875 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,164 104,802 135,666
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,734 65,779 84,694
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%

WordPress Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured WordPress Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress Developer in the UK

WordPress Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress Developer.

Salary trend for WordPress Developer in the UK

WordPress Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress Developer over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for WordPress Developer in the UK

WordPress Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +224 93 £40,000 -11.11% 49
UK excluding London +135 85 £37,500 -16.67% 41
Work from Home +175 55 £45,000 - 35
North of England +121 29 £33,500 -27.57% 10
London +206 22 £65,000 - 13
South West +24 18 £40,000 -15.79% 3
North West +69 14 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Wales +19 13 £40,000 - 5
Midlands +71 12 £36,000 -26.15% 12
Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 5
East of England - 10 £38,750 - 6
West Midlands +76 9 £36,000 -40.00% 4
North East +8 5 £42,500 -19.05% 1
East Midlands +18 3 £31,000 -17.33% 8
Northern Ireland - 3 £33,500 -

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, WordPress Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring WordPress Developer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) WordPress
2 81 (72.32%) PHP
3 76 (67.86%) CSS
4 73 (65.18%) HTML
5 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
6 38 (33.93%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (31.25%) Social Skills
8 34 (30.36%) Git
9 31 (27.68%) Web Development
10 30 (26.79%) WooCommerce
11 28 (25.00%) React
12 26 (23.21%) E-Commerce
13 21 (18.75%) Marketing
14 20 (17.86%) User Experience
14 20 (17.86%) Full Stack Development
15 17 (15.18%) Front End Development
15 17 (15.18%) MySQL
16 16 (14.29%) jQuery
17 15 (13.39%) Agile
17 15 (13.39%) CMS
18 12 (10.71%) Laravel
19 11 (9.82%) SEO
20 10 (8.93%) Sass
20 10 (8.93%) Adobe
21 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
21 9 (8.04%) CSS3
22 8 (7.14%) HTML5
22 8 (7.14%) Degree
22 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
22 8 (7.14%) UX Design

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 112 (100.00%) WordPress
2 15 (13.39%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Shopify
2 1 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) AWS
1 5 (4.46%) GitHub
1 5 (4.46%) npm
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (3.57%) GitHub Actions
2 4 (3.57%) Serverless
3 3 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.68%) DigitalOcean
3 3 (2.68%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (2.68%) Stripe
4 2 (1.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.89%) Figma
5 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) MySQL
2 3 (2.68%) Looker
3 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (30.36%) Git
2 6 (5.36%) webpack
3 4 (3.57%) Browser DevTools
3 4 (3.57%) CircleCI
3 4 (3.57%) JIRA
3 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.89%) gulp
General
1 35 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 21 (18.75%) Marketing
3 7 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (67.86%) CSS
2 73 (65.18%) HTML
3 28 (25.00%) React
4 16 (14.29%) jQuery
5 12 (10.71%) Laravel
6 10 (8.93%) Sass
7 9 (8.04%) CSS3
8 8 (7.14%) HTML5
9 7 (6.25%) Vue
10 5 (4.46%) Node.js
10 5 (4.46%) RESTful
11 4 (3.57%) JSON
11 4 (3.57%) RSS
11 4 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.68%) Next.js
12 3 (2.68%) REST
12 3 (2.68%) Symfony
12 3 (2.68%) Tailwind CSS
12 3 (2.68%) Web Services
13 2 (1.79%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.68%) Photography
3 2 (1.79%) Animation
3 2 (1.79%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.89%) Educational Technology
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) NHS
4 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (27.68%) Web Development
3 26 (23.21%) E-Commerce
4 20 (17.86%) Full Stack Development
4 20 (17.86%) User Experience
5 17 (15.18%) Front End Development
6 15 (13.39%) Agile
7 11 (9.82%) SEO
8 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.14%) Clean Code
9 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.14%) UX Design
10 5 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (3.57%) Content Writing
11 4 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.57%) Generative AI
11 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) PHP
2 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.57%) Bash
3 4 (3.57%) Python
3 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Kibana
2 3 (2.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) WooCommerce
2 10 (8.93%) Adobe
3 6 (5.36%) Google
4 4 (3.57%) Apple
4 4 (3.57%) Facebook
4 4 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (0.89%) HubSpot
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.89%) WorldPay