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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 119 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 10 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 1.00% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.51% 5.70% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 9
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,125 £40,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
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
399 316 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.11% 17.49% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 320 285 282
Average salary £45,000 £42,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.95% +7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 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 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) PHP
3 10 (62.50%) Marketing
4 8 (50.00%) Magento
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Drupal
6 5 (31.25%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (25.00%) Node.js
7 4 (25.00%) Eloqua
7 4 (25.00%) Marketo
7 4 (25.00%) HubSpot
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) SEO
7 4 (25.00%) CMS
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (12.50%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Symfony
9 2 (12.50%) Zend
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
9 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (37.50%) Drupal
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (6.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Head of Development
4 4 (25.00%) Head of User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Junior
6 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
6 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
6 1 (6.25%) Laravel
6 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (6.25%) FuelPHP
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Blog
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
1 4 (25.00%) SEO
2 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Email Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (25.00%) Eloqua
1 4 (25.00%) Marketo
1 4 (25.00%) HubSpot
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe