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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 114 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 7 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.87% 5.86% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 12
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £33,600 £40,850
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
374 256 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.74% 17.52% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 325 221 245
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WordPress Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) PHP
3 13 (76.47%) Magento
4 10 (58.82%) MySQL
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (41.18%) SEO
6 7 (41.18%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) Marketing
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 6 (35.29%) Drupal
7 6 (35.29%) jQuery
7 6 (35.29%) Zend
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Zend Framework
8 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Android
8 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
8 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) OOD
8 5 (29.41%) OOP
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) Apache
8 5 (29.41%) Blog
8 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.18%) CMS
2 6 (35.29%) Drupal
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 4 (23.53%) Node.js
5 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Junior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Junior Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Head of Development
3 5 (29.41%) Junior
4 4 (23.53%) Head of User Experience
5 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) Zend Framework
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Laravel
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Django
7 1 (5.88%) Yii
7 1 (5.88%) FuelPHP
7 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Blog
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
2 5 (29.41%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SEO
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
2 4 (23.53%) Eloqua
2 4 (23.53%) Marketo
2 4 (23.53%) HubSpot
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
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