The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 411 424
Rank change year-on-year +27 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 689 698 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.71% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.29% 3.79% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 620 652 611
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% -1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16045 18426 21550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.73% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22173 26777 32892
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the UK

WordPress
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WordPress in the UK

WordPress
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the UK

WordPress
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +15 638 £35,000 +4.47% 147
UK excluding London +51 499 £32,500 +8.33% 110
North of England +40 168 £31,750 +0.79% 38
London -43 163 £42,500 +6.25% 39
South East +64 151 £35,000 +7.69% 30
Midlands +17 79 £27,500 - 18
South West -28 48 £30,000 -4.00% 19
East of England -9 30 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Scotland +27 15 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Wales -2 7 £45,000 +63.63%
Northern Ireland -2 2 £21,000 -35.38%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1034 (76.71%) HTML
2 994 (73.74%) CSS
3 982 (72.85%) JavaScript
4 962 (71.36%) PHP
5 574 (42.58%) jQuery
6 557 (41.32%) Web Development
7 506 (37.54%) MySQL
8 484 (35.91%) HTML5
9 363 (26.93%) CMS
10 348 (25.82%) Git (software)
11 330 (24.48%) CSS3
12 321 (23.81%) Drupal
13 315 (23.37%) Front End Development
14 306 (22.70%) Sass
15 295 (21.88%) Marketing
16 293 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
17 257 (19.07%) Magento
18 253 (18.77%) AngularJS
19 220 (16.32%) Linux
20 199 (14.76%) E-Commerce
21 197 (14.61%) MVC
22 195 (14.47%) SEO
23 191 (14.17%) Laravel
24 187 (13.87%) LAMP
25 185 (13.72%) User Experience
26 170 (12.61%) Photoshop
27 149 (11.05%) Ajax
27 149 (11.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 140 (10.39%) OO
29 139 (10.31%) OOP

WordPress
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
1 363 (26.93%) CMS
2 321 (23.81%) Drupal
3 128 (9.50%) Apache
4 65 (4.82%) Joomla!
5 45 (3.34%) Umbraco
6 43 (3.19%) nginx
7 23 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.34%) IIS
9 15 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
9 15 (1.11%) Moodle
10 14 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.96%) Confluence
11 13 (0.96%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.67%) Kentico
12 9 (0.67%) Marvel
13 8 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.52%) DNN
15 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 170 (12.61%) Photoshop
2 97 (7.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (1.41%) InDesign
6 9 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.37%) InVision
8 5 (0.37%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.30%) UXPin
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.074%) GIMP
12 1 (0.074%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 257 (19.07%) Magento
2 28 (2.08%) Shopify
3 20 (1.48%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.96%) OpenCart
5 11 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.37%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.22%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.15%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.074%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.074%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (4.45%) Google Analytics
3 50 (3.71%) GitHub
4 26 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.34%) MailChimp
6 12 (0.89%) Cloudflare
7 11 (0.82%) AdWords
8 10 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.67%) Heroku
10 8 (0.59%) Office 365
11 7 (0.52%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.52%) G Suite
12 5 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.30%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.30%) Datadog
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.23%) Internet
2 23 (1.71%) Intranet
3 20 (1.48%) DNS
4 16 (1.19%) SSH
5 10 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.67%) Firewall
7 6 (0.45%) Broadband
7 6 (0.45%) HTTP
8 5 (0.37%) SMTP
9 4 (0.30%) 3G
9 4 (0.30%) 4G
9 4 (0.30%) FTP
9 4 (0.30%) VoIP
9 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.30%) Wireless
10 3 (0.22%) SSL
11 1 (0.074%) LAN
11 1 (0.074%) SAN
11 1 (0.074%) VPN
11 1 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (37.54%) MySQL
2 77 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 12 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.67%) Big Data
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.52%) SQLite
8 6 (0.45%) phpMyAdmin
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.15%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.15%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 348 (25.82%) Git (software)
2 110 (8.16%) Grunt
3 103 (7.64%) gulp
4 68 (5.04%) Subversion
5 48 (3.56%) JIRA
6 27 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.71%) Vagrant
8 20 (1.48%) Bower
9 18 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
12 13 (0.96%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.89%) Axure RP
14 11 (0.82%) PHPUnit
14 11 (0.82%) webpack
15 10 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 7 (0.52%) GitLab
16 7 (0.52%) Xcode
17 6 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 295 (21.88%) Marketing
2 68 (5.04%) Finance
3 59 (4.38%) Retail
4 52 (3.86%) Publishing
5 36 (2.67%) Advertising
5 36 (2.67%) Games
6 23 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.96%) Banking
9 10 (0.74%) Electronics
10 9 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.59%) Legal
12 7 (0.52%) Music Industry
13 6 (0.45%) German Language
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 3 (0.22%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1088 (80.71%) Developer
2 443 (32.86%) PHP Developer
3 325 (24.11%) Web Developer
4 257 (19.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 204 (15.13%) WordPress Developer
6 167 (12.39%) HTML Developer
7 151 (11.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 149 (11.05%) HTML CSS Developer
9 132 (9.79%) PHP Web Developer
10 109 (8.09%) Senior Developer
11 96 (7.12%) Junior
12 93 (6.90%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 92 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
14 82 (6.08%) Junior Developer
15 58 (4.30%) Web Manager
16 51 (3.78%) Digital Developer
17 49 (3.64%) Drupal Developer
18 47 (3.49%) Lead Developer
19 45 (3.34%) Designer
20 44 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (76.71%) HTML
2 994 (73.74%) CSS
3 574 (42.58%) jQuery
4 484 (35.91%) HTML5
5 330 (24.48%) CSS3
6 306 (22.70%) Sass
7 253 (18.77%) AngularJS
8 191 (14.17%) Laravel
9 187 (13.87%) LAMP
10 149 (11.05%) Ajax
10 149 (11.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 137 (10.16%) Symfony
12 126 (9.35%) .NET
13 101 (7.49%) Node.js
14 90 (6.68%) LESS
15 83 (6.16%) React
16 69 (5.12%) ASP.NET
17 67 (4.97%) REST
18 65 (4.82%) Web Services
19 60 (4.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.72%) User Experience
2 107 (7.94%) Social Media
3 100 (7.42%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.23%) Graphic Design
8 23 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 18 (1.34%) Animation
11 17 (1.26%) e-Learning
12 15 (1.11%) W3C
13 13 (0.96%) Fintech
13 13 (0.96%) iPad
14 12 (0.89%) Blog
15 11 (0.82%) iPhone
15 11 (0.82%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.67%) Replication
17 8 (0.59%) Video Editing
18 6 (0.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 220 (16.32%) Linux
2 74 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 63 (4.67%) Android
4 53 (3.93%) Windows
5 24 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.96%) CentOS
7 13 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.74%) Unix
11 6 (0.45%) Debian
11 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (41.32%) Web Development
2 315 (23.37%) Front End Development
3 293 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (14.76%) E-Commerce
5 197 (14.61%) MVC
6 195 (14.47%) SEO
7 140 (10.39%) OO
8 139 (10.31%) OOP
9 117 (8.68%) Digital Marketing
10 109 (8.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 101 (7.49%) Open Source
12 99 (7.34%) Content Management
13 91 (6.75%) Analytics
14 85 (6.31%) Web Design
15 84 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 68 (5.04%) TDD
17 66 (4.90%) Wireframes
18 62 (4.60%) Project Management
19 61 (4.53%) Scrum
20 60 (4.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 982 (72.85%) JavaScript
2 962 (71.36%) PHP
3 127 (9.42%) SQL
4 93 (6.90%) Java
5 86 (6.38%) C#
6 56 (4.15%) Ruby
7 35 (2.60%) Python
8 31 (2.30%) C++
9 23 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.71%) Perl
10 18 (1.34%) ES6
11 14 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 13 (0.96%) PHP 5
13 11 (0.82%) C
13 11 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.74%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.67%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.52%) VB
17 6 (0.45%) XAML
18 5 (0.37%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 109 (8.09%) Degree
2 30 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.30%) MCSD
5 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.074%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.074%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.63%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) GCP
4 4 (0.30%) WAI
5 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) WCAG
7 1 (0.074%) Section 508
System Software
1 21 (1.56%) Docker
2 14 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) Snort
5 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.22%) iptables
6 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.22%) Xen
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.074%) LXC
8 1 (0.074%) Samba
8 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.26%) cPanel
2 11 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.74%) Nagios
4 6 (0.45%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.37%) Puppet
6 4 (0.30%) Pingdom
7 3 (0.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.22%) Cacti
7 3 (0.22%) Salt
7 3 (0.22%) SELinux
7 3 (0.22%) Terraform
8 2 (0.15%) Grafana
8 2 (0.15%) Plesk
8 2 (0.15%) vRealize
9 1 (0.074%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 125 (9.27%) Adobe
2 105 (7.79%) Google
3 98 (7.27%) Zend
4 89 (6.60%) Microsoft
5 24 (1.78%) Twitter
6 18 (1.34%) Facebook
7 17 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.04%) VMware
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle
9 8 (0.59%) Rackspace
10 7 (0.52%) Apple
11 6 (0.45%) Blackboard
11 6 (0.45%) Perforce
11 6 (0.45%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.37%) PayPal
12 5 (0.37%) Sage
12 5 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (0.37%) Tableau
12 5 (0.37%) Xamarin
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Free Laptop, Gym
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Early finish Friday + more!
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £300000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + gym membership
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago