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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 124 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 3.24% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
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
424 339 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.47% 17.92% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 384 296 289
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 18 December 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 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) PHP
4 10 (76.92%) MySQL
5 9 (69.23%) CMS
6 8 (61.54%) jQuery
6 8 (61.54%) Magento
7 7 (53.85%) Open Source
7 7 (53.85%) SEO
8 6 (46.15%) MVC
8 6 (46.15%) Linux
8 6 (46.15%) Zend
9 5 (38.46%) Zend Framework
9 5 (38.46%) Blog
9 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
9 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
9 5 (38.46%) OOP
9 5 (38.46%) OO
9 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
9 5 (38.46%) OOD
9 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
9 5 (38.46%) Scrum
9 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (38.46%) TDD
10 4 (30.77%) HTML5
11 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 3 (23.08%) User Experience

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (69.23%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.69%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Magento
2 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Web Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Junior
3 6 (46.15%) Junior Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Junior Web Developer
5 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
6 2 (15.38%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Zend Framework
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Laravel
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (15.38%) RESTful
7 2 (15.38%) Django
7 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 1 (7.69%) Ajax
8 1 (7.69%) Symfony
8 1 (7.69%) CakePHP
8 1 (7.69%) Yii
8 1 (7.69%) FuelPHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 5 (38.46%) Blog
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SEO
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 11 (84.62%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Zend
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