The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 103 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 20 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.83% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.61% 4.19% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 16
Average salary £25,500 £31,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.19%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
434 406 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.56% 19.83% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 391 360 324
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
WordPress
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (94.87%) CSS
3 36 (92.31%) MySQL
3 36 (92.31%) HTML
4 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
5 33 (84.62%) Magento
6 29 (74.36%) CMS
7 26 (66.67%) jQuery
8 20 (51.28%) SEO
9 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
9 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
10 16 (41.03%) Web Development
11 15 (38.46%) Joomla!
11 15 (38.46%) Open Source
12 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
13 12 (30.77%) Drupal
14 11 (28.21%) User Experience Design
14 11 (28.21%) WebTrends
15 10 (25.64%) OO
15 10 (25.64%) Zend
16 9 (23.08%) XHTML
17 8 (20.51%) CRM
17 8 (20.51%) Marketing
17 8 (20.51%) Social Media
17 8 (20.51%) Analytics
18 7 (17.95%) CSS3
18 7 (17.95%) OO PHP
18 7 (17.95%) HTML5
19 6 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
19 6 (15.38%) Zend Framework

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 29 (74.36%) CMS
2 15 (38.46%) Joomla!
3 12 (30.77%) Drupal
4 5 (12.82%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (84.62%) Magento
2 11 (28.21%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.56%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (92.31%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) PHP Developer
3 21 (53.85%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Junior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Junior
5 6 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate
9 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) CSS
2 36 (92.31%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) jQuery
4 9 (23.08%) XHTML
5 7 (17.95%) CSS3
5 7 (17.95%) HTML5
6 6 (15.38%) Zend Framework
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) LAMP
8 3 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (7.69%) Flash
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Open Source
2 8 (20.51%) Social Media
3 4 (10.26%) Xbox
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) SEO
2 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
3 16 (41.03%) Web Development
4 11 (28.21%) User Experience Design
5 10 (25.64%) OO
6 8 (20.51%) CRM
6 8 (20.51%) Analytics
7 7 (17.95%) OO PHP
8 6 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
10 3 (7.69%) Content Management
11 1 (2.56%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) PHP5
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Facebook
2 3 (7.69%) Sony
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