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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 412 390
Rank change year-on-year +46 -22  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 670 735 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.40% 3.72% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 576 687 728
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15218 19758 21087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.80% 18.89% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12613 16679 17491
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the UK

WordPress
Top 30 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 30 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
England +41 634 £35,000 - 121
London -15 158 £42,500 - 24
South East +66 123 £40,000 +23.07% 20
North West 0 97 £34,000 +6.25% 20
Manchester -10 63 £35,000 +7.69% 13
West Midlands +19 59 £27,500 -21.42% 13
East of England +49 51 £32,500 -10.34% 9
East Midlands +31 51 £29,000 -10.76% 4
Yorkshire +9 47 £29,500 -13.23% 18
West Yorkshire 0 42 £30,000 -11.76% 16
South West +3 40 £32,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +28 32 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Hampshire +31 30 £37,500 +66.66% 3
Leicestershire +17 30 £27,500 -15.38%
Leeds -3 29 £30,000 -11.76% 13
East Sussex +24 27 £42,500 +88.88% 4
Brighton +23 27 £42,500 -17.07% 4
Oxford +26 26 £35,000 +16.66% 2
City of London +34 25 £40,000 - 11
Leicester +3 21 £27,500 -21.42%
Cambridgeshire +27 20 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Lancashire +5 18 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Scotland +26 16 £32,500 -16.66%
Warwickshire +25 16 £26,750 -34.75% 3
Bristol +3 16 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Worcestershire 0 14 £26,000 +23.80% 4
Cheshire 0 14 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Cambridge +13 13 £30,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +11 13 £32,500 +66.66% 2
Berkshire +42 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for WordPress.

1 1006 (76.68%) HTML
2 991 (75.53%) CSS
3 988 (75.30%) JavaScript
4 959 (73.09%) PHP
5 574 (43.75%) Web Development
6 566 (43.14%) jQuery
7 495 (37.73%) MySQL
8 457 (34.83%) HTML5
9 372 (28.35%) Git (software)
10 333 (25.38%) CMS
11 325 (24.77%) CSS3
12 288 (21.95%) Front End Development
13 283 (21.57%) Drupal
14 264 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
15 263 (20.05%) Marketing
16 261 (19.89%) Sass
17 248 (18.90%) Magento
18 239 (18.22%) MVC
19 232 (17.68%) AngularJS
20 224 (17.07%) E-Commerce
21 222 (16.92%) Linux
22 218 (16.62%) Laravel
23 194 (14.79%) SEO
24 184 (14.02%) User Experience
25 180 (13.72%) Photoshop
26 170 (12.96%) OOP
27 166 (12.65%) OO
28 162 (12.35%) LAMP
29 144 (10.98%) .NET
30 139 (10.59%) Ajax

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
1 333 (25.38%) CMS
2 283 (21.57%) Drupal
3 119 (9.07%) Apache
4 60 (4.57%) Joomla!
5 45 (3.43%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.21%) nginx
7 24 (1.83%) Moodle
7 24 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.60%) IIS
9 12 (0.91%) Confluence
10 11 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.38%) ColdFusion
12 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.38%) Marvel
12 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.30%) Kentico
13 4 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 180 (13.72%) Photoshop
2 96 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (4.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (2.52%) MS Excel
5 26 (1.98%) MS Office
6 24 (1.83%) InDesign
7 12 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
9 6 (0.46%) RoboHelp
10 5 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.23%) UXPin
12 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.15%) InVision
13 1 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.076%) GIMP
13 1 (0.076%) MS Project
13 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 248 (18.90%) Magento
2 29 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 29 (2.21%) Shopify
3 14 (1.07%) OpenCart
4 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.46%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.076%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.076%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.03%) GitHub
2 65 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.73%) Google Analytics
4 20 (1.52%) MailChimp
5 17 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.14%) AdWords
7 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 9 (0.69%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.69%) Heroku
10 8 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.61%) Sage Pay
11 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.30%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.30%) Datadog
12 4 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.35%) Internet
2 23 (1.75%) Intranet
3 22 (1.68%) DNS
4 13 (0.99%) Firewall
5 12 (0.91%) SSH
6 9 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.46%) Broadband
7 6 (0.46%) FTP
8 4 (0.30%) 3G
8 4 (0.30%) 4G
8 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.30%) SSL
8 4 (0.30%) VoIP
8 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.23%) HTTP
9 3 (0.23%) SMTP
10 2 (0.15%) VPN
11 1 (0.076%) LAN
11 1 (0.076%) SMS
11 1 (0.076%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (37.73%) MySQL
2 70 (5.34%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 23 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.76%) Big Data
7 9 (0.69%) BigQuery
7 9 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.46%) phpMyAdmin
9 6 (0.46%) SQLite
10 5 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.30%) Redis
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.15%) MS Access
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 372 (28.35%) Git (software)
2 82 (6.25%) Grunt
3 75 (5.72%) gulp
4 69 (5.26%) Subversion
5 47 (3.58%) JIRA
6 24 (1.83%) Bower
7 21 (1.60%) Bitbucket
7 21 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
7 21 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.30%) PHPUnit
9 12 (0.91%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.61%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.61%) Selenium
12 7 (0.53%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.30%) Jasmine
General
1 263 (20.05%) Marketing
2 75 (5.72%) Finance
3 56 (4.27%) Retail
4 46 (3.51%) Publishing
5 45 (3.43%) Advertising
5 45 (3.43%) Games
6 26 (1.98%) Legal
6 26 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.52%) Banking
8 17 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.91%) German Language
9 12 (0.91%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.61%) Automotive
10 8 (0.61%) French Language
11 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.23%) Electronics
12 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.23%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.076%) Military
Job Titles
1 1073 (81.78%) Developer
2 502 (38.26%) PHP Developer
3 360 (27.44%) Web Developer
4 223 (17.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 196 (14.94%) WordPress Developer
6 162 (12.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 138 (10.52%) HTML Developer
8 136 (10.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 125 (9.53%) Senior Developer
10 118 (8.99%) HTML CSS Developer
11 100 (7.62%) PHP WordPress Developer
12 85 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 85 (6.48%) Junior
13 69 (5.26%) Junior Developer
14 57 (4.34%) Designer
15 50 (3.81%) Senior PHP Developer
16 49 (3.73%) Drupal Developer
17 45 (3.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 43 (3.28%) Digital Developer
19 38 (2.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (76.68%) HTML
2 991 (75.53%) CSS
3 566 (43.14%) jQuery
4 457 (34.83%) HTML5
5 325 (24.77%) CSS3
6 261 (19.89%) Sass
7 232 (17.68%) AngularJS
8 218 (16.62%) Laravel
9 162 (12.35%) LAMP
10 144 (10.98%) .NET
11 139 (10.59%) Ajax
12 119 (9.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 118 (8.99%) Symfony
14 99 (7.55%) Node.js
15 98 (7.47%) LESS
16 91 (6.94%) Web Services
17 71 (5.41%) XML
18 70 (5.34%) REST
19 61 (4.65%) CodeIgniter
20 59 (4.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 184 (14.02%) User Experience
2 106 (8.08%) Social Media
3 82 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 51 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
6 43 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.06%) iPad
8 20 (1.52%) iPhone
9 19 (1.45%) e-Learning
10 18 (1.37%) Animation
10 18 (1.37%) Graphic Design
11 15 (1.14%) Blog
12 14 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.91%) Life Science
14 11 (0.84%) Fintech
15 10 (0.76%) W3C
16 9 (0.69%) Xbox
17 8 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
17 8 (0.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 222 (16.92%) Linux
2 46 (3.51%) Android
2 46 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 42 (3.20%) Windows
4 19 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 17 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.76%) CentOS
8 9 (0.69%) Unix
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.23%) Debian
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.076%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (43.75%) Web Development
2 288 (21.95%) Front End Development
3 264 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (18.22%) MVC
5 224 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 194 (14.79%) SEO
7 170 (12.96%) OOP
8 166 (12.65%) OO
9 110 (8.38%) Open Source
10 108 (8.23%) Digital Marketing
11 103 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 91 (6.94%) OO PHP
13 84 (6.40%) Content Management
13 84 (6.40%) Mentoring
14 82 (6.25%) Web Design
15 70 (5.34%) TDD
16 69 (5.26%) Analytics
17 66 (5.03%) Data Protection
18 63 (4.80%) Scrum
19 59 (4.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 988 (75.30%) JavaScript
2 959 (73.09%) PHP
3 114 (8.69%) SQL
4 94 (7.16%) Java
5 77 (5.87%) C#
6 65 (4.95%) Python
7 45 (3.43%) Ruby
8 32 (2.44%) Perl
9 27 (2.06%) C++
10 24 (1.83%) PHP 5
11 17 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.61%) PHP 7
13 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.53%) ES6
14 7 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.53%) XAML
15 6 (0.46%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 100 (7.62%) Degree
2 2 (0.15%) MCSD
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.97%) QA
2 4 (0.30%) GCP
3 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) WAI
4 2 (0.15%) WCAG
5 1 (0.076%) Section 508
System Software
1 12 (0.91%) Docker
2 11 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.38%) Snort
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.23%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.23%) Xen
6 2 (0.15%) Varnish
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.076%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.076%) Samba
7 1 (0.076%) vSphere
7 1 (0.076%) XenApp
7 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.14%) cPanel
2 14 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.84%) Nagios
4 6 (0.46%) Ansible
4 6 (0.46%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.30%) Pingdom
6 4 (0.30%) Plesk
7 3 (0.23%) Cacti
7 3 (0.23%) Puppet
7 3 (0.23%) Salt
8 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.15%) Terraform
9 1 (0.076%) Consul
9 1 (0.076%) Icinga
9 1 (0.076%) Kibana
Vendors
1 133 (10.14%) Adobe
2 108 (8.23%) Google
3 106 (8.08%) Zend
4 79 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 25 (1.91%) Facebook
5 25 (1.91%) Twitter
6 21 (1.60%) Perforce
7 13 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 9 (0.69%) Tableau
8 9 (0.69%) VMware
9 7 (0.53%) Apple
9 7 (0.53%) Hootsuite
10 6 (0.46%) Blackboard
10 6 (0.46%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle
11 5 (0.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.30%) IBM
12 4 (0.30%) Interwoven
12 4 (0.30%) Splunk
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hartlepool, Cleveland
Central Employment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits, including 25 day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension + gym membership
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, Negotiable, Bonusschemes, Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Ruislip, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago