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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 117 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 1.86% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 11
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,600 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
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
370 430 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.96% 19.45% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 324 372 374
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 September 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 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
5 8 (44.44%) Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) CMS
6 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) Games
8 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 3 (16.67%) Subversion
10 3 (16.67%) Google
10 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
10 3 (16.67%) .NET
10 3 (16.67%) XHTML
10 3 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
10 3 (16.67%) Email Marketing
10 3 (16.67%) LESS
10 3 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (16.67%) Analytics

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (38.89%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Silverpop
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Webmaster
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SEO Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) HTML5
3 10 (55.56%) CSS3
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (11.11%) LAMP
7 1 (5.56%) Symfony
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) Flash
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) Yii
7 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.56%) Laravel
7 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blog
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Email Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) B2C
3 2 (11.11%) SEO
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Internet Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) NEC
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