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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 163 185 170
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 75 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 0.79% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.91% 3.86% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 75 38 44
Median salary £29,500 £33,875 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.91% +5.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +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
1085 1087 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 20.52% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 888 897 820
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +5 32 £28,750 -39.47% 2
Birmingham -2 20 £30,500 +1.66%
Staffordshire +10 11 £21,500 -39.86% 1
Worcestershire +3 5 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Coventry - 2 £30,000 - 1
Walsall -9 1 £23,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £23,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 86 (76.11%) HTML
2 83 (73.45%) CSS
3 68 (60.18%) Web Development
4 67 (59.29%) PHP
5 64 (56.64%) JavaScript
6 48 (42.48%) CMS
7 47 (41.59%) jQuery
8 37 (32.74%) MVC
9 35 (30.97%) E-Commerce
9 35 (30.97%) HTML5
10 34 (30.09%) MySQL
11 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (22.12%) CSS3
11 25 (22.12%) User Experience
12 23 (20.35%) C#
12 23 (20.35%) Adobe
13 22 (19.47%) SEO
13 22 (19.47%) AngularJS
14 21 (18.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (18.58%) Magento
14 21 (18.58%) Photoshop
15 19 (16.81%) Front End Development
16 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 18 (15.93%) Linux
17 17 (15.04%) Drupal
17 17 (15.04%) Web Design
17 17 (15.04%) OO
17 17 (15.04%) .NET
18 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
18 16 (14.16%) XHTML

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (42.48%) CMS
2 17 (15.04%) Drupal
3 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.31%) Kentico
4 6 (5.31%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.42%) JBoss
5 5 (4.42%) Joomla!
6 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Photoshop
2 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.31%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Magento
2 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.77%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) MailChimp
2 5 (4.42%) AdWords
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) SAN
2 3 (2.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) DAB
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.09%) MySQL
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.88%) gulp
3 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 9 (7.96%) Marketing
1 9 (7.96%) Retail
2 8 (7.08%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (73.45%) Developer
2 44 (38.94%) Web Developer
3 34 (30.09%) PHP Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 18 (15.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Designer
7 14 (12.39%) Web Designer
8 13 (11.50%) .NET Developer
8 13 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.50%) C# Developer
8 13 (11.50%) HTML Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (10.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
10 10 (8.85%) Senior PHP Developer
11 9 (7.96%) .NET Web Developer
11 9 (7.96%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
12 8 (7.08%) MySQL Developer
13 7 (6.19%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (76.11%) HTML
2 83 (73.45%) CSS
3 47 (41.59%) jQuery
4 35 (30.97%) HTML5
5 25 (22.12%) CSS3
6 22 (19.47%) AngularJS
7 21 (18.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (15.04%) .NET
9 16 (14.16%) .NET Framework
9 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
9 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (14.16%) XHTML
10 15 (13.27%) CodeIgniter
11 14 (12.39%) Web Services
12 13 (11.50%) RESTful
12 13 (11.50%) WSDL
13 11 (9.73%) LAMP
14 5 (4.42%) Sass
15 2 (1.77%) LESS
15 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) User Experience
2 10 (8.85%) Social Media
3 8 (7.08%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.08%) W3C
4 7 (6.19%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) EPoS
6 2 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Photography
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) Web Development
2 37 (32.74%) MVC
3 35 (30.97%) E-Commerce
4 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (19.47%) SEO
6 19 (16.81%) Front End Development
7 17 (15.04%) OO
7 17 (15.04%) Web Design
8 11 (9.73%) Patch Management
9 10 (8.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (7.96%) OO PHP
11 8 (7.08%) Analytics
11 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.08%) Open Source
11 8 (7.08%) Pay per click
12 7 (6.19%) People Management
12 7 (6.19%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (5.31%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (5.31%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.29%) PHP
2 64 (56.64%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.35%) C#
4 8 (7.08%) SQL
5 4 (3.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) MCSA
1 7 (6.19%) MCSE
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.42%) MCDST
2 5 (4.42%) MCTS
3 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) cPanel
1 5 (4.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Adobe
2 14 (12.39%) VMware
3 12 (10.62%) Zend
4 11 (9.73%) SolarWinds
4 11 (9.73%) Veeam
5 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.65%) Google
6 3 (2.65%) Twitter
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook
7 1 (0.88%) OpenText
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) RedDot
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + company car, health care, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry University
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + company car, pension, health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago