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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 125 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 1.84% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
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
416 380 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.74% 18.42% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 360 341 283
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 25 November 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 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) HTML
3 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (90.48%) PHP
4 18 (85.71%) MySQL
5 17 (80.95%) CMS
6 14 (66.67%) SEO
6 14 (66.67%) jQuery
6 14 (66.67%) Magento
6 14 (66.67%) Open Source
7 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
8 8 (38.10%) Joomla!
8 8 (38.10%) Photoshop
8 8 (38.10%) User Experience
9 7 (33.33%) MVC
9 7 (33.33%) Zend
10 6 (28.57%) Web Development
10 6 (28.57%) UX Design
10 6 (28.57%) WebTrends
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
10 6 (28.57%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) OOP
11 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) TDD
11 5 (23.81%) Scrum
11 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
11 5 (23.81%) OOD
11 5 (23.81%) HTML5
11 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (23.81%) OO PHP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (80.95%) CMS
2 8 (38.10%) Joomla!
3 2 (9.52%) Drupal
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Magento
2 6 (28.57%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Junior
3 7 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Junior Web Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (19.05%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
7 1 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Zend Framework
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) Laravel
6 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) Yii
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) Django
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Open Source
2 8 (38.10%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (23.81%) Blog
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) SEO
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) UX Design
4 5 (23.81%) OO PHP
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
1 19 (90.48%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: From £26,659 to £29,429 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago