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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 127 128 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.14% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.42% 0.77% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
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
414 389 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.74% 18.31% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 342 354 270
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £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 31 October 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 28 (93.33%) PHP
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 27 (90.00%) HTML
3 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 25 (83.33%) MySQL
5 24 (80.00%) CMS
6 23 (76.67%) Magento
7 19 (63.33%) jQuery
8 18 (60.00%) Open Source
8 18 (60.00%) SEO
9 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
10 13 (43.33%) Joomla!
10 13 (43.33%) Photoshop
11 12 (40.00%) User Experience
12 10 (33.33%) Web Development
12 10 (33.33%) UX Design
12 10 (33.33%) WebTrends
13 8 (26.67%) MVC
13 8 (26.67%) Zend
14 7 (23.33%) Drupal
14 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
14 7 (23.33%) OO
15 6 (20.00%) Linux
15 6 (20.00%) HTML5
16 5 (16.67%) CSS3
16 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
16 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (16.67%) Zend Framework
16 5 (16.67%) Blog
16 5 (16.67%) Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (80.00%) CMS
2 13 (43.33%) Joomla!
3 7 (23.33%) Drupal
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Magento
2 10 (33.33%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 12 (40.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (33.33%) Junior
4 10 (33.33%) Junior Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior PHP Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Magento Developer
9 1 (3.33%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate
9 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
2 27 (90.00%) HTML
3 19 (63.33%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 5 (16.67%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) XHTML
6 4 (13.33%) LAMP
7 3 (10.00%) Yii
7 3 (10.00%) Laravel
8 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) Django
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) Flash
9 1 (3.33%) Ajax
9 1 (3.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Open Source
2 12 (40.00%) User Experience
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.67%) Blog
4 4 (13.33%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) SEO
2 10 (33.33%) Web Development
2 10 (33.33%) UX Design
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.67%) OOD
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) OOP
5 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) PHP
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Zend
2 2 (6.67%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago