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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 161 160 175
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 54 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 5.12% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 19
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £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
1054 918 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.35% 18.50% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 955 761 839
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire +21 32 £40,000 +66.66% 4
Birmingham -15 5 £30,000 +21.21% 1
Shropshire -3 4 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Solihull - 3 £19,999 -
Coventry -24 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Staffordshire -5 1 £30,500 +35.55%
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 103 (91.96%) CSS
2 101 (90.18%) HTML
3 100 (89.29%) PHP
4 92 (82.14%) JavaScript
5 82 (73.21%) jQuery
6 68 (60.71%) MVC
7 63 (56.25%) HTML5
8 62 (55.36%) Git (software)
9 56 (50.00%) CSS3
10 55 (49.11%) OO
11 54 (48.21%) MySQL
12 49 (43.75%) CMS
13 45 (40.18%) Symfony
13 45 (40.18%) TDD
14 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (39.29%) Zend
14 44 (39.29%) OO PHP
15 43 (38.39%) Subversion
16 42 (37.50%) Scrum
17 40 (35.71%) Yii
18 27 (24.11%) SEO
19 23 (20.54%) Magento
20 22 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (18.75%) Open Source
22 20 (17.86%) Marketing
23 19 (16.96%) BDD
24 16 (14.29%) PHP5
24 16 (14.29%) Behat
25 15 (13.39%) PHPUnit
25 15 (13.39%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (43.75%) CMS
2 13 (11.61%) Joomla!
3 10 (8.93%) Drupal
4 5 (4.46%) concrete5
5 4 (3.57%) Node.js
6 2 (1.79%) Apache
6 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.79%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.89%) InDesign
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (20.54%) Magento
2 4 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) Trello
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (5.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (48.21%) MySQL
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (55.36%) Git (software)
2 43 (38.39%) Subversion
3 16 (14.29%) Behat
4 15 (13.39%) PHPUnit
5 14 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.71%) Hudson
7 11 (9.82%) JIRA
8 4 (3.57%) JUnit
8 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.79%) Selenium
9 2 (1.79%) Grunt
10 1 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 20 (17.86%) Marketing
2 5 (4.46%) Advertising
3 2 (1.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (85.71%) Developer
2 60 (53.57%) Web Developer
3 28 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Junior
4 13 (11.61%) Junior Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Junior Web Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Web Programmer
9 5 (4.46%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Web Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Programmer
9 5 (4.46%) Graduate
10 4 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Tester
11 3 (2.68%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (91.96%) CSS
2 101 (90.18%) HTML
3 82 (73.21%) jQuery
4 63 (56.25%) HTML5
5 56 (50.00%) CSS3
6 45 (40.18%) Symfony
7 40 (35.71%) Yii
8 13 (11.61%) LAMP
9 10 (8.93%) Flash
9 10 (8.93%) RESTful
10 9 (8.04%) Sass
10 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.25%) Laravel
11 7 (6.25%) .NET
12 5 (4.46%) Classic ASP
12 5 (4.46%) XHTML
12 5 (4.46%) Zend Framework
13 4 (3.57%) Backbone.js
13 4 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Open Source
2 10 (8.93%) Social Media
2 10 (8.93%) User Experience
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.46%) Blog
5 5 (4.46%) iPhone
6 3 (2.68%) New Media
7 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.46%) Android
3 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.71%) MVC
2 55 (49.11%) OO
3 45 (40.18%) TDD
4 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (39.29%) OO PHP
5 42 (37.50%) Scrum
6 27 (24.11%) SEO
7 22 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.96%) BDD
9 15 (13.39%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.61%) OOP
11 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.36%) Content Management
13 5 (4.46%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (4.46%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.46%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.46%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.46%) OOD
14 4 (3.57%) CRM
14 4 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 100 (89.29%) PHP
2 92 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.29%) PHP5
4 10 (8.93%) ActionScript
4 10 (8.93%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (2.68%) SQL
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (0.89%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) cPanel
2 5 (4.46%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (39.29%) Zend
2 10 (8.93%) Adobe
3 6 (5.36%) Google
4 4 (3.57%) Twitter
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
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