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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 410 426
Rank change year-on-year +35 +16  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 690 690 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.28% 3.80% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 613 636 594
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -0.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 16135 18147 21835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.69% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 15440 18115
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 26 June 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 26 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 +11 638 £35,000 +3.70% 148
London -53 161 £40,000 - 41
South East +76 148 £35,000 +7.69% 30
North West -13 88 £33,000 +1.53% 15
Yorkshire +27 84 £30,000 -4.76% 18
West Yorkshire +42 62 £29,750 -5.55% 12
West Midlands +9 59 £27,500 - 14
Manchester -24 53 £33,000 +1.53% 9
South West -28 48 £30,750 -5.38% 18
Brighton +43 41 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East Sussex +38 41 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Leeds +15 41 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire +52 38 £30,000 -8.39% 4
East of England +3 32 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Oxfordshire +32 31 £35,000 - 6
Bristol -11 27 £31,500 +14.54% 2
Warwickshire +10 24 £27,500 - 3
Cheshire -15 24 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Oxford +24 23 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Birmingham +12 19 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Rugby +4 18 £27,500 +10.00% 2
City of London +9 17 £42,500 +6.25% 13
East Midlands +27 16 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Scotland +13 15 £32,500 -16.66% 4
Aldershot - 15 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 12 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Hertfordshire -8 10 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Portsmouth - 9 £35,000 -
Surrey +16 8 £41,500 +38.33% 4

For the 6 months to 26 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 1036 (77.37%) HTML
2 996 (74.38%) CSS
3 981 (73.26%) JavaScript
4 952 (71.10%) PHP
5 575 (42.94%) jQuery
6 555 (41.45%) Web Development
7 505 (37.71%) MySQL
8 484 (36.15%) HTML5
9 362 (27.04%) CMS
10 349 (26.06%) Git (software)
11 334 (24.94%) CSS3
12 321 (23.97%) Drupal
13 315 (23.53%) Front End Development
14 305 (22.78%) Sass
15 291 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
16 290 (21.66%) Marketing
17 258 (19.27%) Magento
18 253 (18.89%) AngularJS
19 219 (16.36%) Linux
20 200 (14.94%) E-Commerce
21 196 (14.64%) MVC
22 192 (14.34%) SEO
23 187 (13.97%) LAMP
23 187 (13.97%) User Experience
23 187 (13.97%) Laravel
24 171 (12.77%) Photoshop
25 150 (11.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 150 (11.20%) Ajax
26 141 (10.53%) OOP
27 137 (10.23%) OO

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
1 362 (27.04%) CMS
2 321 (23.97%) Drupal
3 128 (9.56%) Apache
4 64 (4.78%) Joomla!
5 45 (3.36%) Umbraco
6 42 (3.14%) nginx
7 24 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.27%) IIS
9 15 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
9 15 (1.12%) Moodle
10 14 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.97%) Confluence
11 13 (0.97%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.67%) Kentico
12 9 (0.67%) Marvel
13 8 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.52%) DNN
14 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 171 (12.77%) Photoshop
2 97 (7.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (4.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 29 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (1.42%) InDesign
6 9 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (0.45%) RoboHelp
8 5 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.37%) InVision
9 4 (0.30%) UXPin
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.075%) GIMP
12 1 (0.075%) HipChat
12 1 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 258 (19.27%) Magento
2 28 (2.09%) Shopify
3 20 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.97%) OpenCart
5 12 (0.90%) 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 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.075%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.075%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.56%) Google Analytics
2 60 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.81%) GitHub
4 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.42%) MailChimp
6 12 (0.90%) Cloudflare
7 11 (0.82%) AdWords
8 10 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.67%) Heroku
10 7 (0.52%) CloudFront
10 7 (0.52%) G Suite
10 7 (0.52%) Office 365
11 5 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.30%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.30%) Datadog
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.26%) Internet
2 23 (1.72%) Intranet
3 19 (1.42%) DNS
4 16 (1.19%) SSH
5 10 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.67%) Firewall
7 6 (0.45%) Broadband
8 5 (0.37%) HTTP
9 4 (0.30%) 3G
9 4 (0.30%) 4G
9 4 (0.30%) FTP
9 4 (0.30%) SMTP
9 4 (0.30%) VoIP
9 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.30%) Wireless
10 3 (0.22%) SSL
11 1 (0.075%) Extranet
11 1 (0.075%) SAN
11 1 (0.075%) VPN
11 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (37.71%) MySQL
2 76 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 13 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.67%) Big Data
5 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
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
1 349 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 110 (8.22%) Grunt
3 103 (7.69%) gulp
4 69 (5.15%) Subversion
5 47 (3.51%) JIRA
6 27 (2.02%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.64%) Vagrant
8 20 (1.49%) Bower
9 18 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
11 14 (1.05%) Visual Studio
12 12 (0.90%) Axure RP
12 12 (0.90%) PHPUnit
13 11 (0.82%) webpack
14 10 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (0.52%) GitLab
15 7 (0.52%) Xcode
16 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 290 (21.66%) Marketing
2 72 (5.38%) Finance
3 58 (4.33%) Retail
4 51 (3.81%) Publishing
5 37 (2.76%) Games
6 34 (2.54%) Advertising
7 24 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.97%) Banking
10 9 (0.67%) Electronics
10 9 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.60%) Legal
12 7 (0.52%) German Language
12 7 (0.52%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.30%) Automotive
13 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.30%) French Language
14 3 (0.22%) Back Office
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
14 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1082 (80.81%) Developer
2 435 (32.49%) PHP Developer
3 324 (24.20%) Web Developer
4 259 (19.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 202 (15.09%) WordPress Developer
6 168 (12.55%) HTML Developer
7 154 (11.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 151 (11.28%) HTML CSS Developer
9 131 (9.78%) PHP Web Developer
10 111 (8.29%) Senior Developer
11 96 (7.17%) Junior
12 90 (6.72%) PHP WordPress Developer
13 89 (6.65%) Full Stack Developer
14 81 (6.05%) Junior Developer
15 56 (4.18%) Web Manager
16 50 (3.73%) Drupal Developer
17 49 (3.66%) Digital Developer
18 44 (3.29%) Designer
18 44 (3.29%) Lead Developer
19 43 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1036 (77.37%) HTML
2 996 (74.38%) CSS
3 575 (42.94%) jQuery
4 484 (36.15%) HTML5
5 334 (24.94%) CSS3
6 305 (22.78%) Sass
7 253 (18.89%) AngularJS
8 187 (13.97%) LAMP
8 187 (13.97%) Laravel
9 150 (11.20%) Ajax
9 150 (11.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 134 (10.01%) Symfony
11 128 (9.56%) .NET
12 100 (7.47%) Node.js
13 90 (6.72%) LESS
14 81 (6.05%) React
15 70 (5.23%) ASP.NET
16 69 (5.15%) REST
17 64 (4.78%) Web Services
18 60 (4.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.97%) User Experience
2 105 (7.84%) Social Media
3 98 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 33 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 21 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 21 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (1.34%) Animation
9 18 (1.34%) e-Learning
10 15 (1.12%) W3C
11 14 (1.05%) Fintech
12 13 (0.97%) iPad
13 12 (0.90%) Blog
14 11 (0.82%) iPhone
14 11 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.67%) Replication
15 9 (0.67%) Video Editing
16 7 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 219 (16.36%) Linux
2 73 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 62 (4.63%) Android
4 52 (3.88%) Windows
5 24 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.97%) CentOS
8 12 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.75%) 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 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (41.45%) Web Development
2 315 (23.53%) Front End Development
3 291 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (14.94%) E-Commerce
5 196 (14.64%) MVC
6 192 (14.34%) SEO
7 141 (10.53%) OOP
8 137 (10.23%) OO
9 118 (8.81%) Digital Marketing
10 106 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 99 (7.39%) Open Source
12 98 (7.32%) Content Management
13 92 (6.87%) Analytics
14 84 (6.27%) Web Design
15 83 (6.20%) Mentoring
16 69 (5.15%) TDD
17 66 (4.93%) Wireframes
18 63 (4.71%) Project Management
19 61 (4.56%) Software Engineering
20 60 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 981 (73.26%) JavaScript
2 952 (71.10%) PHP
3 125 (9.34%) SQL
4 91 (6.80%) Java
5 88 (6.57%) C#
6 53 (3.96%) Ruby
7 37 (2.76%) Python
8 28 (2.09%) C++
9 23 (1.72%) Perl
10 22 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.34%) ES6
12 14 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 12 (0.90%) PHP 5
14 10 (0.75%) C
14 10 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.67%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.52%) VB
16 7 (0.52%) XAML
17 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (7.84%) Degree
2 30 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.30%) MCSD
5 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.075%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.79%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) GCP
4 4 (0.30%) WAI
5 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) WCAG
7 1 (0.075%) Section 508
System Software
1 19 (1.42%) Docker
2 14 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) 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 (0.075%) LXC
8 1 (0.075%) Samba
8 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.19%) cPanel
2 10 (0.75%) Nagios
3 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.37%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.30%) Pingdom
6 4 (0.30%) Puppet
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
9 1 (0.075%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.075%) vRealize
Vendors
1 127 (9.48%) Adobe
2 106 (7.92%) Google
3 96 (7.17%) Zend
4 88 (6.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (1.87%) Twitter
6 18 (1.34%) Facebook
7 17 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.05%) VMware
9 8 (0.60%) Oracle
9 8 (0.60%) Rackspace
10 6 (0.45%) Apple
10 6 (0.45%) Blackboard
10 6 (0.45%) Perforce
10 6 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.37%) Sage
11 5 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 5 (0.37%) Tableau
11 5 (0.37%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.30%) Splunk
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £300000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + remote working, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Early finish Friday + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago