The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 124 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 20 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.45% 2.43% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 18
Average salary £39,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £24,400 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,125 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
WordPress
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
449 411 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.21% 22.46% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 388 325 294
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WordPress
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Birmingham region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Birmingham

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) CSS
5 11 (39.29%) Web Development
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (39.29%) Veeam
5 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
5 11 (39.29%) HTML5
5 11 (39.29%) Patch Management
6 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) jQuery
8 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) XHTML
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.00%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE
9 7 (25.00%) MCSA
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) SAN
9 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (25.00%) WSDL
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Replication
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (17.86%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) CMS
5 2 (7.14%) Drupal
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.57%) InDesign
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Web Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) HTML Developer
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) HTML5
4 9 (32.14%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) XHTML
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (25.00%) WSDL
7 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) XML
9 1 (3.57%) LAMP
9 1 (3.57%) LESS
9 1 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (3.57%) Sass
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Patch Management
1 11 (39.29%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSA
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCDST
2 5 (17.86%) MCTS
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) SolarWinds
2 11 (39.29%) Veeam
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Facebook
5 1 (3.57%) HubSpot
5 1 (3.57%) Zend
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