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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 200 161
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -39
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 45 16 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.31% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.36% 1.82% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43 16 56
Median salary £34,000 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
708 879 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.54% 16.88% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 566 688 869
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +15 19 £32,500 -5.79% 1
Worcestershire -4 9 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire +19 6 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Staffordshire -2 6 £35,000 - 2
Coventry +16 2 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Solihull - 2 £29,000 - 2
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 90 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 88 (75.21%) PHP
3 87 (74.36%) HTML
4 85 (72.65%) CSS
5 64 (54.70%) jQuery
6 63 (53.85%) MySQL
7 50 (42.74%) Web Development
8 41 (35.04%) HTML5
9 39 (33.33%) CMS
10 32 (27.35%) Adobe
10 32 (27.35%) CSS3
11 31 (26.50%) RESTful
12 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (23.93%) Magento
14 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
14 27 (23.08%) .NET
15 25 (21.37%) SEO
16 23 (19.66%) MVC
17 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
17 20 (17.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (15.38%) Laravel
19 17 (14.53%) Drupal
19 17 (14.53%) Web Services
19 17 (14.53%) C#
20 16 (13.68%) Photoshop
20 16 (13.68%) Marketing
20 16 (13.68%) LAMP
20 16 (13.68%) Shopify
21 14 (11.97%) User Experience

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 39 (33.33%) CMS
2 17 (14.53%) Drupal
3 9 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (4.27%) ColdFusion
4 5 (4.27%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.42%) Apache
5 4 (3.42%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Moodle
8 1 (0.85%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Photoshop
2 11 (9.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (8.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.71%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.71%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Magento
2 16 (13.68%) Shopify
3 5 (4.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.85%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Basecamp
2 5 (4.27%) AdWords
2 5 (4.27%) Sage Pay
3 3 (2.56%) GitHub
3 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (53.85%) MySQL
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.26%) JIRA
3 8 (6.84%) gulp
3 8 (6.84%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.27%) Grunt
5 4 (3.42%) Bower
5 4 (3.42%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.56%) Babel
6 3 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.56%) Mocha
6 3 (2.56%) QUnit
6 3 (2.56%) Subversion
7 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.71%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (13.68%) Marketing
2 2 (1.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (82.91%) Developer
2 70 (59.83%) PHP Developer
3 33 (28.21%) Web Developer
4 22 (18.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (17.95%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (17.95%) Senior Developer
6 16 (13.68%) HTML Developer
6 16 (13.68%) MySQL Developer
6 16 (13.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Senior PHP Developer
8 13 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Analyst
10 9 (7.69%) Designer
10 9 (7.69%) Junior
10 9 (7.69%) Junior Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Web Designer
11 8 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (6.84%) LAMP Developer
11 8 (6.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (74.36%) HTML
2 85 (72.65%) CSS
3 64 (54.70%) jQuery
4 41 (35.04%) HTML5
5 32 (27.35%) CSS3
6 31 (26.50%) RESTful
7 27 (23.08%) .NET
8 20 (17.09%) ASP.NET
8 20 (17.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (15.38%) Laravel
10 17 (14.53%) Web Services
11 16 (13.68%) LAMP
12 14 (11.97%) CodeIgniter
13 13 (11.11%) Sass
14 12 (10.26%) XHTML
15 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (8.55%) LESS
16 9 (7.69%) Node.js
17 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
17 8 (6.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) User Experience
2 10 (8.55%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Social Network
5 2 (1.71%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.71%) VLE
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Animation
6 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Photography
6 1 (0.85%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Android
2 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.74%) Web Development
2 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.37%) SEO
4 23 (19.66%) MVC
5 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 13 (11.11%) OO
7 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.26%) Web Design
7 12 (10.26%) Wireframes
8 11 (9.40%) Project Management
9 10 (8.55%) B2C
9 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.55%) TDD
10 9 (7.69%) API Development
10 9 (7.69%) BDD
11 8 (6.84%) B2B
11 8 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (5.98%) Open Source
12 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 88 (75.21%) PHP
3 17 (14.53%) C#
4 13 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (5.98%) Java
6 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.42%) PHP 5
7 4 (3.42%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) ES6
9 2 (1.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Plesk
2 2 (1.71%) cPanel
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Adobe
2 9 (7.69%) Google
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) PayPal
3 5 (4.27%) Sage
4 3 (2.56%) Zend
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours + more!
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Solihull
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Bromsgrove
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