Wordpress Developer

WordPress Developer – Cheltenham

Salary £35,000 – £45,000 

Commutable from; Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Worcester

Are you an experienced PHP Web Developer?

Our client is looking for an experienced PHP Developer to join their team in Cheltenham.

The client is an award-winning digital agency with offices in Cheltenham and London. They are looking for an experienced, forward thinking programmer who is passionate about improving the internet and creating cutting-edge websites.

They are currently a close knit team of 14 who all share a real passion for the internet. All staff like to push the boundaries of what is possible online and are allowed to experiment and develop their talents within a collaborative environment.

Essential technical skills required:

  • 5 years commercial experience of PHP programming
  • Advanced knowledge of PHP and MYSQL
  • CMS integration and customisation expertise (WordPress ideally)
  • Must have coded a variety of bespoke websites and/or plugins
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • API development and consumption
  • Other essential skills would include Git

Desired technical skills:

  • Front end technologies such as SASS , JQuery, Angular and VueJS
  • Knowledge of search engine optimisation
  • Server administration skills

Personal skills:

  • Good standard of communication, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable talking to clients
  • Good project and time management
  • Collaborate and work well within a close-knit team
  • Hands-on, motivated self-starter with ability to take direction and manage tasks with minimal supervision within an energised, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment
  • Innovative and creative, able to champion new ideas and initiatives with attention to detail


  • Developing custom functionality or plugins for WordPress
  • Integrating front-end code with WordPress
  • Optimising website code for search engines

The role is quite flexible so we can mould it to fit your skills and strengths.  


  • NEST Pension scheme 1% of salary
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Flexible working hours


GB Solutions is a market leading specialist recruitment agency. We are based just off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, within easy reach of Bristol, Swindon, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales. Specialists in permanent recruitment we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. As a member of the REC, we are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.

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  • Job Category Tech
  • Job Location Cheltenham
  • Job Salary £35,000 - £45,000
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref 602164

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