WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS), it is based on PHP and MySQL and is predominantly used to set up blogs; however, more and more websites are wanting to adopt WordPress because of its ease of use for content creation and administration.
Being able to install WordPress on a server and install a theme is not what being a WordPress developer is about. It involves the ability to create custom plugins and modules or developing a theme based on the specific needs of a client.
The average WordPress Developer salary around the world is £40,584. For junior WordPress Developer jobs, the best salaries can be found in Denmark with salaries in the region of 276,397kr. (£32,384) to be expected. Most of our other junior WordPress Developer salaries in Europe surveyed were in between £22-27k, with the lowest salaries being posted in Spain at €17,369 (£15,134). The average junior WordPress Developer salary is £24,695.
Denmark offers the highest salaries to mid-level WordPress developers with 396,155kr (£46,415). The lowest salaries for mid-range WordPress Developers from our data are in the United Kingdom at £32,514. The average mid-range WordPress Developer salary is £39,195.
The lowest senior WordPress Developer salaries from our data are offered in the United Kingdom at £42,529 with the highest senior WordPress Developer salaries coming from Denmark at 660,596kr (£77,398). The average senior WordPress Developer salary is £57,861.
These WordPress Developer salary figures are based on 1,483 data points as part of the annual Pearson Frank Salary Survey.