Period
to

The median annual salary for a WordPress Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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

WordPress Developer
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1100 784 842
Rank change year-on-year -316 +58 +138
Permanent jobs requiring a WordPress Developer 103 121 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.14% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 69 114 77
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £23,700
25th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.00% +15.38% -

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 151,120 85,041 89,372
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.58% 92.56% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83,034 65,103 72,549
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,204 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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 -298 85 £37,500 -9.09% 20
Work from Home -297 73 £37,500 -9.09% 12
UK excluding London -192 51 £31,500 -16.00% 14
London -248 38 £40,000 -27.27% 6
South East -121 26 £31,500 -16.00% 3
South West -38 7 £45,000 - 6
Scotland - 7 £47,500 -
Midlands -70 6 £25,000 -24.81% 2
West Midlands -49 5 £25,000 -41.18% 2
North of England -105 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire -51 2 £35,000 +3.70% 1
East Midlands -40 1 £32,500 -2.26%
Wales -42 1 - -
East of England -81 1 - -
North West -92 1 £40,000 +14.29% 3

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, WordPress Developer job roles required the following skills 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.

1 103 (100.00%) WordPress
2 86 (83.50%) HTML
3 85 (82.52%) JavaScript
4 83 (80.58%) PHP
5 77 (74.76%) CSS
6 40 (38.83%) Git (software)
7 38 (36.89%) Marketing
8 34 (33.01%) MySQL
9 32 (31.07%) SEO
9 32 (31.07%) Sass
10 31 (30.10%) Web Development
11 28 (27.18%) Linux
12 26 (25.24%) Full Stack Development
13 23 (22.33%) Google
13 23 (22.33%) HTML5
14 22 (21.36%) LAMP
14 22 (21.36%) CMS
14 22 (21.36%) WooCommerce
14 22 (21.36%) React
15 20 (19.42%) User Experience
16 19 (18.45%) CSS3
17 18 (17.48%) UX Design
17 18 (17.48%) JIRA
18 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
18 17 (16.50%) Twig
19 16 (15.53%) Apache
20 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
20 15 (14.56%) Grunt
20 15 (14.56%) Vue.js
20 15 (14.56%) gulp

WordPress Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 103 (100.00%) WordPress
2 22 (21.36%) CMS
3 16 (15.53%) Apache
4 5 (4.85%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 3 (2.91%) Headless CMS
6 2 (1.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.91%) Sketch
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Magento
2 4 (3.88%) Shopify
3 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) npm
2 11 (10.68%) Figma
3 9 (8.74%) SaaS
4 7 (6.80%) Google Tag Manager
5 6 (5.83%) GitHub
6 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.97%) AWS
8 1 (0.97%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.97%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.97%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.97%) Redis
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (38.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) JIRA
3 15 (14.56%) Grunt
3 15 (14.56%) gulp
4 5 (4.85%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.88%) webpack
6 2 (1.94%) Babel
6 2 (1.94%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.94%) PostCSS
6 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.97%) Sourcetree
General
1 38 (36.89%) Marketing
2 15 (14.56%) Social Skills
3 14 (13.59%) Advertising
4 8 (7.77%) Finance
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (83.50%) HTML
2 77 (74.76%) CSS
3 32 (31.07%) Sass
4 23 (22.33%) HTML5
5 22 (21.36%) LAMP
5 22 (21.36%) React
6 19 (18.45%) CSS3
7 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
7 17 (16.50%) Twig
8 15 (14.56%) Vue.js
9 12 (11.65%) Laravel
10 11 (10.68%) jQuery
11 9 (8.74%) Node.js
12 6 (5.83%) Tailwind CSS
13 4 (3.88%) CakePHP
13 4 (3.88%) REST
13 4 (3.88%) Svelte
13 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.88%) Web Services
14 3 (2.91%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) IoT
3 6 (5.83%) NHS
3 6 (5.83%) Podcast
4 5 (4.85%) Blockchain
4 5 (4.85%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) BBC
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) SEO
2 31 (30.10%) Web Development
3 26 (25.24%) Full Stack Development
4 18 (17.48%) UX Design
5 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
5 15 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (13.59%) DevOps
7 12 (11.65%) Coaching
8 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
8 11 (10.68%) Monetization
8 11 (10.68%) Project Management
9 9 (8.74%) Fintech
9 9 (8.74%) OOP
10 8 (7.77%) Analytics
11 7 (6.80%) OO
12 6 (5.83%) Agile
12 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.83%) Web Analytics
12 6 (5.83%) Web Design
13 5 (4.85%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 85 (82.52%) JavaScript
2 83 (80.58%) PHP
3 12 (11.65%) TypeScript
4 8 (7.77%) SQL
5 1 (0.97%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.97%) GDPR
3 1 (0.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) cPanel
1 1 (0.97%) Plesk
1 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Google
2 22 (21.36%) WooCommerce
3 10 (9.71%) Adobe
4 4 (3.88%) Facebook
5 2 (1.94%) Sage
5 2 (1.94%) Spotify
6 1 (0.97%) Cadence
6 1 (0.97%) Mercator
6 1 (0.97%) PayPal
6 1 (0.97%) Talend
6 1 (0.97%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.97%) Zend