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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 100 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 22 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.25% 4.43% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 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 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 406 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.49% 20.07% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 380 360 326
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £67,500 £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 25 July 2014.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (95.00%) CSS
3 37 (92.50%) MySQL
3 37 (92.50%) HTML
4 36 (90.00%) JavaScript
5 34 (85.00%) Magento
6 30 (75.00%) CMS
7 26 (65.00%) jQuery
8 20 (50.00%) SEO
9 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
9 17 (42.50%) E-Commerce
10 16 (40.00%) Open Source
10 16 (40.00%) Joomla!
10 16 (40.00%) Web Development
11 14 (35.00%) Photoshop
12 13 (32.50%) Drupal
13 11 (27.50%) OO
13 11 (27.50%) WebTrends
13 11 (27.50%) Zend
13 11 (27.50%) User Experience Design
14 10 (25.00%) XHTML
15 8 (20.00%) CRM
15 8 (20.00%) HTML5
15 8 (20.00%) Social Media
15 8 (20.00%) Marketing
15 8 (20.00%) Analytics
16 7 (17.50%) CSS3
16 7 (17.50%) OO PHP
17 6 (15.00%) MVC
17 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 30 (75.00%) CMS
2 16 (40.00%) Joomla!
3 13 (32.50%) Drupal
4 5 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Magento
2 11 (27.50%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.50%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (92.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 22 (55.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Junior Developer
4 7 (17.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate PHP Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) CSS
2 37 (92.50%) HTML
3 26 (65.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) XHTML
5 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 7 (17.50%) CSS3
7 6 (15.00%) Zend Framework
8 4 (10.00%) LAMP
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) Flash
9 3 (7.50%) SOAP
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) Yii
9 3 (7.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Open Source
2 8 (20.00%) Social Media
3 4 (10.00%) Xbox
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) SEO
2 17 (42.50%) E-Commerce
3 16 (40.00%) Web Development
4 11 (27.50%) OO
4 11 (27.50%) User Experience Design
5 8 (20.00%) CRM
5 8 (20.00%) Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) OO PHP
7 6 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
9 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.50%) OOP
9 1 (2.50%) Web Design
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) PHP5
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Zend
2 3 (7.50%) Facebook
2 3 (7.50%) Sony