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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 388 274 234
Rank change year-on-year -114 -40 +32
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 670 422 68
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.84% 1.12% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.41% 8.60% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 446 336 64
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,700
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% - -15.79%
75th Percentile £55,000 £50,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £58,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

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 10,457 4,908 1,076
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.11% 13.05% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,154 3,577 903
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,458 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.44% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 4 July 2022.

WordPress salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, WordPress job roles required the following 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.

1 479 (71.49%) PHP
2 441 (65.82%) JavaScript
3 331 (49.40%) React
4 296 (44.18%) HTML
5 277 (41.34%) CSS
6 273 (40.75%) Web Development
7 231 (34.48%) Agile
8 201 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
9 183 (27.31%) Git (software)
10 174 (25.97%) Vue.js
11 169 (25.22%) Laravel
12 167 (24.93%) MySQL
13 158 (23.58%) AngularJS
14 154 (22.99%) CMS
15 150 (22.39%) Google
16 148 (22.09%) Marketing
17 146 (21.79%) User Experience
18 123 (18.36%) Social Skills
19 114 (17.01%) Software Engineering
20 107 (15.97%) SQL
21 104 (15.52%) React Native
22 103 (15.37%) Sass
22 103 (15.37%) SEO
23 100 (14.93%) Greenfield Project
24 97 (14.48%) GitHub
25 89 (13.28%) OO
26 87 (12.99%) WooCommerce
27 86 (12.84%) Degree
28 77 (11.49%) Front End Development
29 76 (11.34%) Mobile App

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
1 154 (22.99%) CMS
2 32 (4.78%) Apache
3 26 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 24 (3.58%) Drupal
5 23 (3.43%) Confluence
6 12 (1.79%) Joomla!
7 10 (1.49%) IIS
8 7 (1.04%) nginx
8 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.90%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.60%) Kentico
11 3 (0.45%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.45%) TYPO3
12 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.30%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.15%) Jadu
Applications
1 27 (4.03%) Sketch
2 21 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 21 (3.13%) InVision
3 9 (1.34%) UserZoom
4 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.75%) Maya
5 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.60%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (5.37%) Magento
2 22 (3.28%) Shopify
3 3 (0.45%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 97 (14.48%) GitHub
2 61 (9.10%) AWS
3 58 (8.66%) npm
4 46 (6.87%) Azure DevOps
4 46 (6.87%) Figma
5 36 (5.37%) Yarn
6 27 (4.03%) GCP
7 25 (3.73%) Azure
8 24 (3.58%) Google Tag Manager
9 22 (3.28%) Slack
10 18 (2.69%) Google Analytics
10 18 (2.69%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (2.24%) Google Workspace
12 11 (1.64%) Google Ads
13 10 (1.49%) Serverless
14 9 (1.34%) GitHub Actions
14 9 (1.34%) SaaS
15 8 (1.19%) MailChimp
16 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.28%) DNS
2 18 (2.69%) SSL
3 9 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (1.34%) DHCP
3 9 (1.34%) Firewall
3 9 (1.34%) IPsec
3 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.34%) VLAN
3 9 (1.34%) VoIP
3 9 (1.34%) VPN
3 9 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.75%) Internet
5 4 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.93%) MySQL
2 63 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (8.81%) Relational Database
4 56 (8.36%) SQL Server
5 41 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.04%) Power BI
8 6 (0.90%) DynamoDB
8 6 (0.90%) GIS
8 6 (0.90%) QGIS
9 4 (0.60%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.60%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.60%) Metabase
9 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.45%) Mixpanel
10 3 (0.45%) Redis
11 2 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 183 (27.31%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.21%) JIRA
3 54 (8.06%) webpack
4 34 (5.07%) Subversion
5 31 (4.63%) gulp
6 26 (3.88%) Grunt
7 25 (3.73%) Cypress.io
8 22 (3.28%) GitLab
9 18 (2.69%) PHPUnit
10 17 (2.54%) Babel
10 17 (2.54%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.24%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.64%) Lerna
13 10 (1.49%) Postman
13 10 (1.49%) Storybook
14 9 (1.34%) Axure RP
14 9 (1.34%) Firebug
15 7 (1.04%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.90%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.90%) PostCSS
General
1 148 (22.09%) Marketing
2 123 (18.36%) Social Skills
3 52 (7.76%) Advertising
4 47 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (6.72%) Publishing
6 39 (5.82%) Finance
7 36 (5.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 26 (3.88%) Manufacturing
9 25 (3.73%) Organisational Skills
10 21 (3.13%) Retail
11 19 (2.84%) Games
12 10 (1.49%) Brand Awareness
13 9 (1.34%) Public Sector
14 7 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (0.90%) Legal
16 5 (0.75%) Electronics
17 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
18 3 (0.45%) Law
18 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 520 (77.61%) Developer
2 168 (25.07%) Full Stack Developer
3 155 (23.13%) PHP Developer
4 71 (10.60%) WordPress Developer
5 56 (8.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 54 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 41 (6.12%) Xamarin Developer
8 30 (4.48%) Designer
8 30 (4.48%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 29 (4.33%) Web Developer
10 25 (3.73%) UX Designer
11 24 (3.58%) .NET Developer
12 16 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (2.09%) Software Engineer
14 13 (1.94%) Junior
14 13 (1.94%) Junior Developer
15 12 (1.79%) Umbraco Developer
16 11 (1.64%) Marketing Executive
17 10 (1.49%) C# Developer
17 10 (1.49%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (49.40%) React
2 296 (44.18%) HTML
3 277 (41.34%) CSS
4 174 (25.97%) Vue.js
5 169 (25.22%) Laravel
6 158 (23.58%) AngularJS
7 104 (15.52%) React Native
8 103 (15.37%) Sass
9 74 (11.04%) .NET
10 60 (8.96%) jQuery
11 55 (8.21%) RESTful
12 52 (7.76%) .NET Core
13 44 (6.57%) Node.js
14 42 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (6.27%) HTML5
15 41 (6.12%) REST
16 31 (4.63%) JSON
17 28 (4.18%) LAMP
17 28 (4.18%) XML
18 27 (4.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (21.79%) User Experience
2 100 (14.93%) Greenfield Project
3 76 (11.34%) Mobile App
4 43 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.18%) BBC
6 22 (3.28%) 3D Printing
6 22 (3.28%) Industry 4.0
7 20 (2.99%) Smartphone
8 12 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.79%) Social Media
9 11 (1.64%) Legacy Code
10 8 (1.19%) Low-Code
10 8 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.04%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.04%) IoT
11 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.04%) NHS
12 6 (0.90%) Blog
12 6 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.10%) Windows
2 52 (7.76%) Linux
3 16 (2.39%) Android
4 15 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.49%) Mac OS
6 9 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (40.75%) Web Development
2 231 (34.48%) Agile
3 201 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
4 114 (17.01%) Software Engineering
5 103 (15.37%) SEO
6 89 (13.28%) OO
7 77 (11.49%) Front End Development
8 75 (11.19%) Analytics
9 69 (10.30%) MVC
10 68 (10.15%) DevOps
10 68 (10.15%) UX Design
11 65 (9.70%) Test Automation
12 57 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (7.91%) E-Commerce
15 50 (7.46%) Mentoring
16 48 (7.16%) B2B
16 48 (7.16%) CI/CD
17 45 (6.72%) Mobile Application Development
18 39 (5.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 479 (71.49%) PHP
2 441 (65.82%) JavaScript
3 107 (15.97%) SQL
4 56 (8.36%) TypeScript
5 55 (8.21%) C#
6 44 (6.57%) Python
7 23 (3.43%) Java
8 12 (1.79%) ES6
8 12 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.75%) Apple Swift
9 5 (0.75%) Dart
9 5 (0.75%) Go
9 5 (0.75%) Ruby
10 3 (0.45%) C
11 2 (0.30%) C++
11 2 (0.30%) Delphi
11 2 (0.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 86 (12.84%) Degree
2 22 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.75%) HND
4 4 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.70%) Accessibility
2 26 (3.88%) QA
3 7 (1.04%) GDPR
3 7 (1.04%) WCAG
4 6 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.60%) WAI
System Software
1 55 (8.21%) Docker
2 9 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.64%) cPanel
3 9 (1.34%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (0.60%) Terraform
5 3 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 150 (22.39%) Google
2 87 (12.99%) WooCommerce
3 56 (8.36%) Apple
4 42 (6.27%) Microsoft
5 41 (6.12%) Xamarin
6 27 (4.03%) Adobe
6 27 (4.03%) SAP
7 23 (3.43%) PayPal
8 15 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.34%) Cisco
9 9 (1.34%) Hotjar
9 9 (1.34%) Meraki
9 9 (1.34%) VMware
10 7 (1.04%) Zend
11 6 (0.90%) Facebook
11 6 (0.90%) HubSpot
11 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.60%) Freshdesk
13 3 (0.45%) HP
13 3 (0.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud