Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 321 222 235
Rank change year-on-year -99 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 254 122 52
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.87% 1.13% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.32% 7.23% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 221 109 49
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,100
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +21.43%
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £67,750
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 4,016 1,687 1,050
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.82% 15.61% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,720 1,438 904
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
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 23 January 2022.

WordPress salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 175 (68.90%) JavaScript
2 166 (65.35%) PHP
3 132 (51.97%) Web Development
4 128 (50.39%) HTML
5 111 (43.70%) CSS
6 88 (34.65%) Laravel
7 81 (31.89%) Full Stack Development
8 78 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (30.31%) React
10 67 (26.38%) User Experience
11 62 (24.41%) Git (software)
12 57 (22.44%) Front End Development
13 56 (22.05%) CMS
14 52 (20.47%) Marketing
15 47 (18.50%) WooCommerce
16 46 (18.11%) JSON
16 46 (18.11%) XML
17 41 (16.14%) CSS3
17 41 (16.14%) HTML5
18 40 (15.75%) OO
18 40 (15.75%) E-Commerce
19 39 (15.35%) Google
20 38 (14.96%) Unit Testing
21 37 (14.57%) SEO
21 37 (14.57%) MVC
21 37 (14.57%) MySQL
22 33 (12.99%) RESTful
23 32 (12.60%) React Native
24 31 (12.20%) UX Design
24 31 (12.20%) Sass

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 56 (22.05%) CMS
2 22 (8.66%) Apache
3 20 (7.87%) Drupal
4 14 (5.51%) Umbraco
5 12 (4.72%) EPiServer
5 12 (4.72%) Joomla!
6 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.94%) Apache Solr
8 8 (3.15%) IIS
9 6 (2.36%) Confluence
9 6 (2.36%) MODX
9 6 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.57%) Headless CMS
10 4 (1.57%) Kentico
11 3 (1.18%) DNN
12 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.79%) PrestaShop
13 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (5.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.57%) Sketch
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 16 (6.30%) Magento
2 6 (2.36%) Sage 200
3 3 (1.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.45%) Figma
2 18 (7.09%) AWS
2 18 (7.09%) SaaS
3 15 (5.91%) GCP
4 13 (5.12%) Microsoft 365
5 12 (4.72%) Azure
5 12 (4.72%) Google Analytics
6 10 (3.94%) Firebase
6 10 (3.94%) GitHub
6 10 (3.94%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (2.36%) IaaS
7 6 (2.36%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.36%) OneDrive
7 6 (2.36%) PaaS
8 5 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.97%) Power Automate
8 5 (1.97%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.91%) Internet
2 14 (5.51%) DNS
2 14 (5.51%) SSL
3 8 (3.15%) DHCP
3 8 (3.15%) Firewall
3 8 (3.15%) IPsec
3 8 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.15%) VLAN
3 8 (3.15%) VoIP
3 8 (3.15%) VPN
4 7 (2.76%) Intranet
4 7 (2.76%) IPv4
4 7 (2.76%) IPv6
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.39%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.57%) MySQL
2 22 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.94%) MariaDB
4 10 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 62 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.72%) JIRA
3 11 (4.33%) webpack
4 10 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.36%) Cypress.io
5 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.97%) GitLab
6 5 (1.97%) Postman
7 3 (1.18%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.79%) gulp
8 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 2 (0.79%) Subversion
8 2 (0.79%) WiX
9 1 (0.39%) Babel
9 1 (0.39%) Grunt
9 1 (0.39%) PostCSS
9 1 (0.39%) Storybook
General
1 52 (20.47%) Marketing
2 29 (11.42%) Social Skills
3 8 (3.15%) Retail
4 7 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.36%) Games
5 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.97%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (1.97%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (1.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.18%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Finance
10 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 216 (85.04%) Developer
2 95 (37.40%) PHP Developer
3 55 (21.65%) WordPress Developer
4 46 (18.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (12.99%) Web Developer
6 30 (11.81%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Joomla! Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.15%) Backend Developer
10 8 (3.15%) CMS Developer
10 8 (3.15%) Database Developer
10 8 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (3.15%) Xamarin Developer
11 7 (2.76%) Linux Scripter
12 6 (2.36%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (50.39%) HTML
2 111 (43.70%) CSS
3 88 (34.65%) Laravel
4 77 (30.31%) React
5 46 (18.11%) JSON
5 46 (18.11%) XML
6 41 (16.14%) CSS3
6 41 (16.14%) HTML5
7 33 (12.99%) RESTful
8 32 (12.60%) React Native
9 31 (12.20%) Sass
10 23 (9.06%) Vue.js
11 17 (6.69%) jQuery
12 13 (5.12%) REST
13 11 (4.33%) .NET
13 11 (4.33%) LAMP
14 10 (3.94%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.94%) Node.js
15 9 (3.54%) Flutter
15 9 (3.54%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.38%) User Experience
2 25 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.72%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.36%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (1.97%) 3D Printing
7 5 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.97%) Industry 4.0
7 5 (1.97%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (1.97%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.97%) NHS
8 2 (0.79%) BBC
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) EPoS
8 2 (0.79%) FMCG
8 2 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.84%) Linux
2 22 (8.66%) Android
3 20 (7.87%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.33%) Windows
5 10 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.15%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.76%) CentOS
7 7 (2.76%) Fedora
8 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (51.97%) Web Development
2 81 (31.89%) Full Stack Development
3 78 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (22.44%) Front End Development
5 40 (15.75%) E-Commerce
5 40 (15.75%) OO
6 38 (14.96%) Unit Testing
7 37 (14.57%) MVC
7 37 (14.57%) SEO
8 31 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.20%) UX Design
9 28 (11.02%) TDD
10 21 (8.27%) Wireframes
11 20 (7.87%) Content Management
12 18 (7.09%) Analytics
12 18 (7.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 18 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (7.09%) Time Management
13 16 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.91%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 175 (68.90%) JavaScript
2 166 (65.35%) PHP
3 18 (7.09%) SQL
4 16 (6.30%) Python
5 11 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.57%) Ruby
8 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) ES6
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.12%) Degree
2 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) Accessibility
2 7 (2.76%) GDPR
3 6 (2.36%) WCAG
4 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 22 (8.66%) Docker
2 13 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.15%) Puppet
3 7 (2.76%) HAProxy
3 7 (2.76%) Icinga
4 5 (1.97%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.79%) cPanel
5 2 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 47 (18.50%) WooCommerce
2 39 (15.35%) Google
3 21 (8.27%) Adobe
4 20 (7.87%) Apple
5 18 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.94%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.15%) Sage
7 8 (3.15%) VMware
7 8 (3.15%) Xamarin
8 6 (2.36%) Palo Alto
8 6 (2.36%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.36%) Sophos
9 4 (1.57%) Cisco
10 3 (1.18%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.79%) Facebook
11 2 (0.79%) HP
11 2 (0.79%) Meraki
11 2 (0.79%) SAP
11 2 (0.79%) Spotify
12 1 (0.39%) DoubleClick