The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 205 148 160
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +12
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 27 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 1.25% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 6.24% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 60 34
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £27,675
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
WordPress
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1071 994 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 862 874 598
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WordPress
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the West Midlands region.

WordPress Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WordPress across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

WordPress Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WordPress
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +6 7 £35,000 -4.10% 2
Birmingham -1 7 £42,000 -6.66% 6
Warwickshire -44 7 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
Wednesbury - 1 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £28,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 43 (71.67%) HTML
1 43 (71.67%) CSS
2 40 (66.67%) PHP
3 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (40.00%) CMS
5 22 (36.67%) MySQL
6 21 (35.00%) HTML5
6 21 (35.00%) CSS3
6 21 (35.00%) MVC
7 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) Marketing
9 14 (23.33%) Web Development
9 14 (23.33%) jQuery
9 14 (23.33%) Finance
9 14 (23.33%) User Experience
10 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (21.67%) LAMP
11 12 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (20.00%) Node.js
12 11 (18.33%) Twitter
12 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.33%) Drupal
12 11 (18.33%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (18.33%) SEO
13 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 10 (16.67%) .NET
13 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.67%) C#
14 9 (15.00%) AngularJS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 12 (20.00%) Node.js
3 11 (18.33%) Drupal
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) InDesign
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) AdWords
1 4 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) MySQL
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (25.00%) Marketing
2 14 (23.33%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.00%) Law
4 6 (10.00%) Legal
5 4 (6.67%) Games
6 3 (5.00%) Back Office
7 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 29 (48.33%) PHP Developer
3 27 (45.00%) Web Developer
4 25 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (36.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 22 (36.67%) HTML Developer
6 14 (23.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (18.33%) SQL Developer
8 9 (15.00%) MySQL Developer
8 9 (15.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
9 7 (11.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (11.67%) Applications Developer
9 7 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
9 7 (11.67%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (11.67%) PHP Web Applications Developer
9 7 (11.67%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (11.67%) WordPress Developer
10 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (71.67%) CSS
1 43 (71.67%) HTML
2 21 (35.00%) CSS3
2 21 (35.00%) HTML5
3 14 (23.33%) jQuery
4 13 (21.67%) LAMP
5 12 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (16.67%) .NET
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.67%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (11.67%) RESTful
9 6 (10.00%) Ajax
10 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.67%) Web Services
11 3 (5.00%) REST
11 3 (5.00%) SOAP
12 1 (1.67%) MEAN Stack
12 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Physics
2 7 (11.67%) Smart Energy
3 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.00%) EPoS
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Android
1 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) MVC
2 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (23.33%) Web Development
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (18.33%) SEO
5 8 (13.33%) Web Design
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) Android Development
7 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.33%) Analytics
9 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) OO
9 4 (6.67%) OO PHP
10 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) ITIL
10 3 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) PHP
2 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) VB
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) MCDST
1 4 (6.67%) MCSA
1 4 (6.67%) MCSE
1 4 (6.67%) MCTS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Twitter
2 8 (13.33%) Adobe
2 8 (13.33%) Google
3 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (10.00%) Veeam
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Zend
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Facebook
6 1 (1.67%) FatWire
6 1 (1.67%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.67%) NEC
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus + Discounts
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago