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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 124 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 8 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.35% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.94% 2.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,200 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
413 407 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.15% 18.88% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 349 366 306
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (93.94%) CSS
3 30 (90.91%) HTML
3 30 (90.91%) MySQL
4 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
5 27 (81.82%) CMS
6 26 (78.79%) Magento
7 20 (60.61%) jQuery
8 19 (57.58%) SEO
9 17 (51.52%) Open Source
10 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
11 14 (42.42%) Photoshop
11 14 (42.42%) Joomla!
12 13 (39.39%) Web Development
13 11 (33.33%) WebTrends
13 11 (33.33%) Drupal
13 11 (33.33%) User Experience Design
13 11 (33.33%) User Experience
14 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
15 9 (27.27%) Marketing
16 8 (24.24%) XHTML
16 8 (24.24%) CRM
16 8 (24.24%) Social Media
16 8 (24.24%) Analytics
17 6 (18.18%) OO
17 6 (18.18%) MVC
17 6 (18.18%) Retail
17 6 (18.18%) Zend
17 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
18 4 (12.12%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (81.82%) CMS
2 14 (42.42%) Joomla!
3 11 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Magento
2 11 (33.33%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (90.91%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 9 (27.27%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Web Developer
3 16 (48.48%) PHP Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Junior
4 9 (27.27%) Junior Developer
5 8 (24.24%) Junior Web Developer
6 6 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Junior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
2 30 (90.91%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) jQuery
4 8 (24.24%) XHTML
5 4 (12.12%) LAMP
5 4 (12.12%) Zend Framework
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) Yii
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) Flash
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Open Source
2 11 (33.33%) User Experience
3 8 (24.24%) Social Media
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.09%) Blog
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) SEO
2 13 (39.39%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) User Experience Design
4 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
5 8 (24.24%) CRM
5 8 (24.24%) Analytics
6 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (18.18%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Zend
2 2 (6.06%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum with Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago