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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 112 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 13 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 1.19% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.06% 6.36% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 9
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
425 346 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.76% 18.74% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 327 317 306
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 May 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) PHP
3 12 (63.16%) Marketing
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) Magento
6 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 7 (36.84%) jQuery
8 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
9 5 (26.32%) Drupal
9 5 (26.32%) Android
9 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
10 4 (21.05%) Marketo
10 4 (21.05%) HubSpot
10 4 (21.05%) Node.js
10 4 (21.05%) CSS3
10 4 (21.05%) Eloqua
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Python
10 4 (21.05%) CRM
10 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (21.05%) .NET
10 4 (21.05%) SEO
10 4 (21.05%) CMS
11 3 (15.79%) Games
11 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
11 3 (15.79%) Blog

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (26.32%) Drupal
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Magento
2 1 (5.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Silverpop
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (63.16%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Head of Development
3 5 (26.32%) WordPress Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Head of User Experience
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) Flash
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Symfony
5 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) SEO
2 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Email Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) PHP
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (21.05%) Eloqua
1 4 (21.05%) Marketo
1 4 (21.05%) HubSpot
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore