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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 170 166 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 67 66 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.12% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.83% 6.74% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 70
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,999 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +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
981 979 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.02% 16.57% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 772 786 881
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 28 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Worcestershire +16 14 £26,250 +10.52%
Birmingham -6 14 £30,000 - 4
Staffordshire -2 7 £32,500 -5.79% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton -8 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Solihull +13 1 £23,000 -16.36%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 110 (78.01%) HTML
2 105 (74.47%) CSS
3 82 (58.16%) PHP
4 76 (53.90%) JavaScript
5 73 (51.77%) Web Development
6 66 (46.81%) CMS
7 60 (42.55%) jQuery
8 52 (36.88%) E-Commerce
9 48 (34.04%) HTML5
10 46 (32.62%) MySQL
11 40 (28.37%) Magento
12 37 (26.24%) MVC
13 36 (25.53%) Adobe
14 35 (24.82%) CSS3
15 34 (24.11%) User Experience
15 34 (24.11%) Front End Development
15 34 (24.11%) SEO
16 28 (19.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (19.86%) Photoshop
17 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (18.44%) Git (software)
18 22 (15.60%) C#
18 22 (15.60%) Linux
18 22 (15.60%) Drupal
19 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
20 19 (13.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 19 (13.48%) Web Design
21 18 (12.77%) CodeIgniter
22 17 (12.06%) Social Media
22 17 (12.06%) Analytics

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 66 (46.81%) CMS
2 22 (15.60%) Drupal
3 7 (4.96%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.26%) Kentico
5 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.55%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) Apache
7 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.13%) JBoss
7 3 (2.13%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.42%) IIS
8 2 (1.42%) Moodle
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 28 (19.86%) Photoshop
2 19 (13.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (5.67%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 40 (28.37%) Magento
2 8 (5.67%) Shopify
3 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) MailChimp
2 9 (6.38%) Google Analytics
3 6 (4.26%) Basecamp
4 5 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (3.55%) AdWords
5 2 (1.42%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SAN
2 1 (0.71%) DAB
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.62%) MySQL
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.84%) Big Data
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (4.26%) JIRA
4 2 (1.42%) gulp
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Bower
5 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 15 (10.64%) Marketing
2 14 (9.93%) Retail
3 7 (4.96%) Back Office
4 3 (2.13%) Finance
4 3 (2.13%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (73.05%) Developer
2 46 (32.62%) Web Developer
3 41 (29.08%) PHP Developer
4 31 (21.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 28 (19.86%) HTML Developer
6 26 (18.44%) Designer
7 25 (17.73%) HTML CSS Developer
7 25 (17.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 19 (13.48%) Web Designer
9 16 (11.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (10.64%) MySQL Developer
11 13 (9.22%) .NET Developer
11 13 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
12 11 (7.80%) Analyst
13 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
14 9 (6.38%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (6.38%) C# Web Developer
14 9 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
14 9 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (78.01%) HTML
2 105 (74.47%) CSS
3 60 (42.55%) jQuery
4 48 (34.04%) HTML5
5 35 (24.82%) CSS3
6 28 (19.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
8 18 (12.77%) CodeIgniter
9 17 (12.06%) .NET
10 16 (11.35%) RESTful
10 16 (11.35%) XHTML
11 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
12 14 (9.93%) Web Services
13 13 (9.22%) .NET Framework
13 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (9.22%) WSDL
14 12 (8.51%) LAMP
15 7 (4.96%) Sass
16 6 (4.26%) UIKit
17 4 (2.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) User Experience
2 17 (12.06%) Social Media
3 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.96%) W3C
5 5 (3.55%) EPoS
5 5 (3.55%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.42%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.42%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.42%) VLE
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Photography
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.77%) Web Development
2 52 (36.88%) E-Commerce
3 37 (26.24%) MVC
4 34 (24.11%) Front End Development
4 34 (24.11%) SEO
5 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (13.48%) Web Design
7 17 (12.06%) Analytics
8 16 (11.35%) OO
8 16 (11.35%) Open Source
9 14 (9.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 13 (9.22%) Pay per click
11 12 (8.51%) Wireframes
12 9 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.38%) Prototyping
13 8 (5.67%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.96%) Graceful Degradation
14 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.96%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.16%) PHP
2 76 (53.90%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.60%) C#
4 6 (4.26%) SQL
5 5 (3.55%) Java
6 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.13%) MCSA
1 3 (2.13%) MCSE
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) MCDST
3 1 (0.71%) MCTS
3 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) cPanel
2 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (25.53%) Adobe
2 12 (8.51%) Google
3 11 (7.80%) Zend
4 9 (6.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
5 6 (4.26%) Veeam
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.84%) Facebook
8 2 (1.42%) PayPal
8 2 (1.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.71%) OpenText
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle
9 1 (0.71%) RedDot
9 1 (0.71%) Samsung
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