Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 132 136
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 21 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.10% 0.48% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 2.84% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 20
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.72% +29.09% +26.44%
10th Percentile £25,250 £21,850 £20,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,080 £48,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.26%

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 342 352 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.87% 16.75% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 268 315 416
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £59,975 £52,500 £50,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Wales

WordPress
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Wales

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Wales over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 21 £42,500 +18.06% 1
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 16 (76.19%) PHP
1 16 (76.19%) Content Management
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (71.43%) MySQL
3 14 (66.67%) Subversion
4 13 (61.90%) High Availability
5 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (57.14%) DevOps
5 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (57.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
5 12 (57.14%) ZABBIX
5 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 12 (57.14%) Varnish
5 12 (57.14%) Puppet
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (57.14%) DNS
5 12 (57.14%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
5 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 12 (57.14%) Clustering
5 12 (57.14%) LAMP
6 11 (52.38%) CMS
7 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (28.57%) Marketing

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 11 (52.38%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
1 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.76%) npm
2 1 (4.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (66.67%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) webpack
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Lead DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 5 (23.81%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Writer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) LAMP
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) Laravel
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) Vue.js
5 1 (4.76%) Ajax
5 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Mustache
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) Smarty
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 7 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (23.81%) Social Media
4 4 (19.05%) Blog
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Content Management
2 13 (61.90%) High Availability
3 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) People Management
4 5 (23.81%) SEO
5 4 (19.05%) B2B
5 4 (19.05%) Content Writing
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) PHP
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 12 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
1 12 (57.14%) ZABBIX