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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 114 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 13 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 1.41% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% 6.87% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 15
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,875 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
437 393 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.43% 20.58% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 348 363 339
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) HTML5
5 11 (50.00%) MySQL
6 10 (45.45%) Marketing
6 10 (45.45%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) CSS3
8 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
8 8 (36.36%) CMS
9 5 (22.73%) Magento
9 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 4 (18.18%) SEO
10 4 (18.18%) Games
10 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (18.18%) Node.js
10 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
11 3 (13.64%) User Experience
11 3 (13.64%) Blog
11 3 (13.64%) Subversion
11 3 (13.64%) Drupal
11 3 (13.64%) Email Marketing
11 3 (13.64%) OOP
11 3 (13.64%) Apache

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) Drupal
4 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Silverpop
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 10 (45.45%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
4 6 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Head of Development
6 2 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Head of User Experience
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) HTML5
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) LESS
6 2 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (9.09%) XHTML
6 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
7 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Flash
7 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.55%) Laravel
7 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) SEO
2 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Email Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 2 (9.09%) B2C
4 2 (9.09%) API Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Eloqua
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) Marketo
2 2 (9.09%) HubSpot
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
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