Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 128 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.59% 0.64% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.41% 3.79% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 19
Wales median annual salary £26,000 £30,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.45% +2.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,200
90th Percentile £45,875 £44,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 352 343 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.26% 16.90% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 303 318 429
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +13.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -9 12 £26,000 -0.95% 4
WordPress
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
3 8 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) XML
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) High Availability
5 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) Mustache
5 5 (41.67%) Smarty
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (41.67%) Mobile First
5 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
6 4 (33.33%) Vue.js
6 4 (33.33%) React
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) Social Media
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Laravel
8 2 (16.67%) Sass

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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 7 (58.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
1 2 (16.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Writer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) Mustache
3 5 (41.67%) Smarty
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) React
4 4 (33.33%) Vue.js
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Laravel
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile First
2 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Writing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
3 2 (16.67%) Server Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft