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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 97 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 18 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 3.69% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 8
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
315 352 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.36% 20.24% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 282 286 266
Average salary £43,375 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
3 30 (93.75%) PHP
4 28 (87.50%) MySQL
5 25 (78.13%) jQuery
6 19 (59.38%) Magento
6 19 (59.38%) HTML5
7 14 (43.75%) CSS3
7 14 (43.75%) CMS
7 14 (43.75%) OO
7 14 (43.75%) Apache
8 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
9 12 (37.50%) XHTML
9 12 (37.50%) Web Services
9 12 (37.50%) Zend
10 11 (34.38%) XML
10 11 (34.38%) Photoshop
10 11 (34.38%) SEO
11 10 (31.25%) MVC
11 10 (31.25%) OO PHP
12 9 (28.13%) LAMP
12 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
12 9 (28.13%) ActionScript
12 9 (28.13%) Flash
13 7 (21.88%) Content Management
13 7 (21.88%) Zend Framework
13 7 (21.88%) Drupal
13 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 6 (18.75%) Web Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (43.75%) CMS
1 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Drupal
3 5 (15.63%) Joomla!
4 3 (9.38%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) PHP Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Web Developer
4 7 (21.88%) MySQL Developer
4 7 (21.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) jQuery
3 19 (59.38%) HTML5
4 14 (43.75%) CSS3
5 12 (37.50%) XHTML
5 12 (37.50%) Web Services
6 11 (34.38%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) LAMP
7 9 (28.13%) Flash
8 7 (21.88%) Zend Framework
9 3 (9.38%) Yii
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) RESTful
9 3 (9.38%) .NET
9 3 (9.38%) SOAP
9 3 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.50%) Xbox
2 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Blog
4 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) OO
2 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
3 11 (34.38%) SEO
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) OO PHP
5 7 (21.88%) Content Management
6 6 (18.75%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
10 1 (3.13%) Android Development
10 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
10 1 (3.13%) OOD
10 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
2 30 (93.75%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) ActionScript
4 4 (12.50%) PHP5
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Zend
2 3 (9.38%) Facebook
2 3 (9.38%) Sony
2 3 (9.38%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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