Content management systems (CMS) are used by millions of blogs and websites across the Internet. The CMS market is a thriving one with new software constantly being developed and released. WordPress is currently the most popular CMS on the market today and powers over 17 million websites.
WordPress is popular all over the globe and even people who are not familiar with CMS tools have knowledge of WordPress. WordPress is continuing to grow in popularity with no end in sight of slowing down. There is a lot to learn about WordPress and the adjoining infographic highlights interesting facts to shed more light on the popular CMS.
The name of the company that owns the top CMS on the market is Automattic and employs 490 people. The company that produces all of WordPress’s themes and plugins is Envato. Envato is based in australia and has approximately 180 employees in australia and 80 contractors around the globe. In 2015 Envato had a reported revenue of over $400 million.
CMS Developers’ Salaries
The collected data reported that even though WordPress has the highest amount of users, it does not offer the highest salary The CMS tools Drupal and Joomla offer higher salaries to their developers compared to WordPress. Developers at Drupal earn an average annual salary of $84,000, Joomla developers earn approximately $82,000 a year and Developers at WordPress earn on average $79,000 annually.
Top Themes & Plugins
There are thousands of free themes and plugins available on WordPress. The recorded most popular free themes of WordPress users are Responsive, Customizr, Zerif Lite, Vantage and Hueman. The best selling themes on WordPress are Avada, X the Theme, Enfold, Betheme and Bridge. The top selling plugins on WordPress are Visual Composer, Slider Revolution and LayerSlider.
To find more lesser-known facts on wordPress, take a look at the infographic below. This infographic was designed and created by the team at Skilled.co. The data within the infographic was obtained from over 30 reliable and up-to-date sources.