Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 270 194 229
Rank change year-on-year -76 +35 -42
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 285 64 68
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.03% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.11% 6.94% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 213 60 66
10th Percentile £30,095 £27,375 £27,625
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% +10.71%
75th Percentile £51,000 £52,500 £50,938
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,875 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,011 922 1,088
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.56% 14.89% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 818 929
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.99% -1.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £79,125 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WordPress
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

WordPress trend for jobs with a WFH option

WordPress
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing WordPress.

WordPress salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

WordPress
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing WordPress over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

WordPress salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, WordPress job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for WordPress.

1 198 (69.47%) JavaScript
2 173 (60.70%) HTML
3 159 (55.79%) CSS
4 156 (54.74%) PHP
5 116 (40.70%) Web Development
6 104 (36.49%) User Experience
7 97 (34.04%) Git (software)
8 88 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (30.18%) CMS
10 71 (24.91%) Social Skills
11 70 (24.56%) React
12 65 (22.81%) Laravel
13 61 (21.40%) Front End Development
14 59 (20.70%) CSS3
15 58 (20.35%) Sass
16 55 (19.30%) HTML5
17 54 (18.95%) SEO
18 53 (18.60%) Unit Testing
18 53 (18.60%) Marketing
19 52 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
20 50 (17.54%) WooCommerce
21 48 (16.84%) Android
22 47 (16.49%) Apple iOS
22 47 (16.49%) E-Commerce
23 42 (14.74%) Linux
23 42 (14.74%) AWS
23 42 (14.74%) RESTful
24 40 (14.04%) MySQL
25 39 (13.68%) MVC
26 38 (13.33%) jQuery

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 86 (30.18%) CMS
2 35 (12.28%) Apache
3 20 (7.02%) Drupal
4 18 (6.32%) Apache Solr
5 17 (5.96%) MODX
5 17 (5.96%) Umbraco
6 14 (4.91%) Confluence
6 14 (4.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
8 12 (4.21%) IIS
9 7 (2.46%) EPiServer
10 5 (1.75%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.75%) nginx
11 4 (1.40%) Kentico
12 3 (1.05%) DNN
12 3 (1.05%) Gunicorn
13 2 (0.70%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 37 (12.98%) Figma
2 9 (3.16%) Sketch
3 7 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.11%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.70%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.70%) Weka
7 1 (0.35%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (8.07%) Magento
2 12 (4.21%) Shopify
3 11 (3.86%) Sage 200
4 3 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.70%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.35%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.74%) AWS
2 28 (9.82%) SaaS
3 23 (8.07%) GCP
4 22 (7.72%) Azure
5 18 (6.32%) Firebase
5 18 (6.32%) Rackspace Cloud
6 16 (5.61%) PaaS
7 15 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (3.86%) Amazon S3
9 11 (3.86%) IaaS
9 11 (3.86%) Mimecast
9 11 (3.86%) OneDrive
10 9 (3.16%) CloudFront
10 9 (3.16%) GitHub
11 8 (2.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (2.81%) npm
12 7 (2.46%) Google Analytics
13 6 (2.11%) Route 53
14 5 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.28%) Internet
2 29 (10.18%) DNS
3 23 (8.07%) SSL
4 13 (4.56%) VoIP
5 12 (4.21%) DHCP
5 12 (4.21%) Firewall
5 12 (4.21%) IPsec
5 12 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.21%) VLAN
5 12 (4.21%) VPN
6 10 (3.51%) Bluetooth
6 10 (3.51%) IPv4
6 10 (3.51%) IPv6
7 9 (3.16%) Intranet
8 6 (2.11%) HTTP
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.04%) MySQL
2 26 (9.12%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.86%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.05%) Power BI
7 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.70%) Big Data
8 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.70%) HBase
8 2 (0.70%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 97 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.61%) JIRA
2 16 (5.61%) webpack
3 14 (4.91%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.40%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.40%) Selenium
5 4 (1.40%) Subversion
6 3 (1.05%) gulp
7 2 (0.70%) Grunt
7 2 (0.70%) Storybook
8 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 71 (24.91%) Social Skills
2 53 (18.60%) Marketing
3 12 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (3.86%) Finance
5 8 (2.81%) Games
5 8 (2.81%) Retail
6 6 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (81.75%) Developer
2 74 (25.96%) WordPress Developer
3 63 (22.11%) PHP Developer
3 63 (22.11%) Senior Developer
4 58 (20.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (17.19%) Web Developer
6 23 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (6.32%) CMS Developer
8 14 (4.91%) Database Developer
8 14 (4.91%) Junior
8 14 (4.91%) Senior Web Developer
9 13 (4.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 13 (4.56%) Junior Developer
10 12 (4.21%) Backend Developer
10 12 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (3.86%) IT Manager
12 10 (3.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (60.70%) HTML
2 159 (55.79%) CSS
3 70 (24.56%) React
4 65 (22.81%) Laravel
5 59 (20.70%) CSS3
6 58 (20.35%) Sass
7 55 (19.30%) HTML5
8 42 (14.74%) RESTful
9 38 (13.33%) jQuery
10 29 (10.18%) React Native
11 22 (7.72%) Next.js
11 22 (7.72%) Node.js
12 21 (7.37%) Vue.js
13 19 (6.67%) GatsbyJS
13 19 (6.67%) Symfony
14 18 (6.32%) JSON
14 18 (6.32%) XML
15 16 (5.61%) REST
16 14 (4.91%) LAMP
17 12 (4.21%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (36.49%) User Experience
2 34 (11.93%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
5 11 (3.86%) Smartphone
6 10 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.11%) BYOD
8 6 (2.11%) Social Media
9 5 (1.75%) Legacy Applications
9 5 (1.75%) Legacy Systems
10 4 (1.40%) Blog
10 4 (1.40%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.84%) Android
2 47 (16.49%) Apple iOS
3 42 (14.74%) Linux
4 16 (5.61%) Windows
5 14 (4.91%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.21%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (3.51%) CentOS
8 10 (3.51%) Fedora
9 5 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (40.70%) Web Development
2 88 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (21.40%) Front End Development
4 54 (18.95%) SEO
5 53 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 52 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
7 47 (16.49%) E-Commerce
8 39 (13.68%) MVC
9 37 (12.98%) OO
10 36 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (11.93%) Software Engineering
12 33 (11.58%) TDD
12 33 (11.58%) Wireframes
13 32 (11.23%) DevOps
14 31 (10.88%) Time Management
15 28 (9.82%) Project Management
16 27 (9.47%) Content Management
16 27 (9.47%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 27 (9.47%) Web Design
17 23 (8.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 198 (69.47%) JavaScript
2 156 (54.74%) PHP
3 25 (8.77%) SQL
4 21 (7.37%) Python
5 17 (5.96%) TypeScript
6 15 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.91%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.86%) C#
8 11 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.51%) ES6
10 3 (1.05%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.05%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (0.70%) C++
11 2 (0.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.70%) R
11 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.75%) Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.18%) Accessibility
2 15 (5.26%) QA
3 11 (3.86%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (9.12%) Docker
2 12 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.86%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (4.21%) Puppet
2 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.51%) HAProxy
3 10 (3.51%) Icinga
4 1 (0.35%) cPanel
4 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 50 (17.54%) WooCommerce
2 33 (11.58%) Google
3 24 (8.42%) Adobe
4 21 (7.37%) Apple
5 18 (6.32%) Rackspace
5 18 (6.32%) Sage
6 17 (5.96%) Microsoft
7 14 (4.91%) Sitecore
8 12 (4.21%) VMware
9 11 (3.86%) Palo Alto
9 11 (3.86%) Sophos
10 8 (2.81%) Zend
11 5 (1.75%) SAP
12 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.05%) hybris
13 2 (0.70%) comScore
13 2 (0.70%) Facebook
13 2 (0.70%) Hootsuite
14 1 (0.35%) HubSpot
14 1 (0.35%) Meraki