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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 116 116 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 11 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.53% 3.73% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 14
Average salary £23,500 £31,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.19% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,500 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
434 402 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.99% 18.76% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 378 361 329
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
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 22 August 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%) MySQL
3 30 (90.91%) HTML
4 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
5 27 (81.82%) Magento
6 26 (78.79%) CMS
7 20 (60.61%) jQuery
8 17 (51.52%) SEO
8 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
9 15 (45.45%) Joomla!
10 14 (42.42%) Open Source
10 14 (42.42%) Photoshop
11 13 (39.39%) Web Development
12 12 (36.36%) Drupal
13 11 (33.33%) User Experience Design
13 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
13 11 (33.33%) WebTrends
14 9 (27.27%) XHTML
15 8 (24.24%) CRM
15 8 (24.24%) Marketing
15 8 (24.24%) Social Media
15 8 (24.24%) Analytics
16 7 (21.21%) Zend
16 7 (21.21%) OO
17 6 (18.18%) Retail
17 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
18 5 (15.15%) MVC
19 4 (12.12%) LAMP
19 4 (12.12%) XML

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (78.79%) CMS
2 15 (45.45%) Joomla!
3 12 (36.36%) Drupal
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (81.82%) Magento
2 11 (33.33%) WebTrends
3 1 (3.03%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (90.91%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) Web Developer
3 19 (57.58%) PHP Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Junior
4 6 (18.18%) Junior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (12.12%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
7 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 9 (27.27%) XHTML
5 4 (12.12%) LAMP
5 4 (12.12%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) Yii
6 3 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) Zend Framework
6 3 (9.09%) Flash
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Open Source
2 8 (24.24%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) SEO
2 13 (39.39%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) User Experience Design
3 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (24.24%) CRM
4 8 (24.24%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) OO
6 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.03%) TDD
10 1 (3.03%) OOD
10 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Zend
2 3 (9.09%) Facebook
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