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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 118 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 11 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 1.13% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% 5.23% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 17
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.74%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
415 421 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.52% 21.59% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 343 382 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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 29 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 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) PHP
2 14 (66.67%) HTML5
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) MySQL
4 11 (52.38%) jQuery
5 10 (47.62%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
6 9 (42.86%) CMS
7 8 (38.10%) Marketing
8 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 4 (19.05%) SEO
9 4 (19.05%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (14.29%) LESS
10 3 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (14.29%) Magento
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) OOP
10 3 (14.29%) XHTML
10 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 3 (14.29%) Blog
10 3 (14.29%) Subversion

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
2 1 (4.76%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Silverpop
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 8 (38.10%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Web Developer
3 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) WordPress Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Junior
6 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 14 (66.67%) HTML5
3 11 (52.38%) jQuery
4 10 (47.62%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (14.29%) LESS
6 3 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) Zend Framework
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) Flash
8 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
8 1 (4.76%) Laravel
8 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blog
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) SEO
2 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
4 2 (9.52%) B2C
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) PHP
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
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