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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 157 168 181
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 61 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.86% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.82% 4.52% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 20
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 £25,000 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £30,000
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
1048 996 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.47% 18.99% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 926 847 787
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +29 38 £40,000 +66.66% 6
Birmingham -6 10 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Coventry -18 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Solihull - 2 £19,999 - 1
Stourbridge +3 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire -3 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Staffordshire -9 1 £30,500 +32.60%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 123 (90.44%) CSS
2 121 (88.97%) PHP
3 118 (86.76%) HTML
4 112 (82.35%) JavaScript
5 91 (66.91%) jQuery
6 77 (56.62%) MySQL
7 73 (53.68%) CMS
8 67 (49.26%) MVC
9 62 (45.59%) HTML5
10 61 (44.85%) Git (software)
11 59 (43.38%) CSS3
12 51 (37.50%) OO
13 44 (32.35%) SEO
14 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (30.15%) Zend
16 39 (28.68%) Magento
16 39 (28.68%) TDD
17 36 (26.47%) Subversion
17 36 (26.47%) OO PHP
18 35 (25.74%) Scrum
19 34 (25.00%) Symfony
19 34 (25.00%) Yii
20 31 (22.79%) Marketing
21 30 (22.06%) Open Source
22 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (18.38%) Linux
24 22 (16.18%) DNS
25 21 (15.44%) BDD
26 18 (13.24%) User Experience
26 18 (13.24%) OOP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 73 (53.68%) CMS
2 18 (13.24%) Joomla!
3 15 (11.03%) Drupal
4 8 (5.88%) Apache
5 6 (4.41%) Node.js
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.74%) concrete5
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (28.68%) Magento
2 7 (5.15%) WebTrends
3 5 (3.68%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.47%) Trello
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) DNS
2 9 (6.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (56.62%) MySQL
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (44.85%) Git (software)
2 36 (26.47%) Subversion
3 15 (11.03%) Behat
3 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.29%) PHPUnit
5 13 (9.56%) Hudson
5 13 (9.56%) JIRA
6 4 (2.94%) Selenium
6 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.21%) JUnit
7 3 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.74%) JBehave
General
1 31 (22.79%) Marketing
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (85.29%) Developer
2 70 (51.47%) Web Developer
3 36 (26.47%) PHP Developer
4 15 (11.03%) Junior
4 15 (11.03%) Junior Developer
5 13 (9.56%) Junior Web Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Designer
8 7 (5.15%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Web Designer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (4.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Programmer
10 5 (3.68%) Graduate
10 5 (3.68%) Web Programmer
11 4 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Web Tester
11 4 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (90.44%) CSS
2 118 (86.76%) HTML
3 91 (66.91%) jQuery
4 62 (45.59%) HTML5
5 59 (43.38%) CSS3
6 34 (25.00%) Yii
6 34 (25.00%) Symfony
7 14 (10.29%) LAMP
8 13 (9.56%) RESTful
8 13 (9.56%) Flash
9 12 (8.82%) XHTML
10 11 (8.09%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.62%) Classic ASP
12 8 (5.88%) Sass
13 6 (4.41%) Web Services
13 6 (4.41%) Zend Framework
14 5 (3.68%) Laravel
15 4 (2.94%) Backbone.js
15 4 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (2.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.06%) Open Source
2 18 (13.24%) User Experience
3 11 (8.09%) Social Media
4 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.68%) Blog
7 3 (2.21%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.74%) Animation
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) Linux
2 15 (11.03%) Windows
3 7 (5.15%) Android
3 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.26%) MVC
2 51 (37.50%) OO
3 44 (32.35%) SEO
4 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (28.68%) TDD
6 36 (26.47%) OO PHP
7 35 (25.74%) Scrum
8 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (15.44%) BDD
10 18 (13.24%) OOP
11 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.56%) Web Development
13 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.15%) Web Design
14 7 (5.15%) UX Design
15 6 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
15 6 (4.41%) Analytics
15 6 (4.41%) CRM
16 5 (3.68%) OOD
16 5 (3.68%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (88.97%) PHP
2 112 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.50%) PHP5
4 12 (8.82%) ActionScript
5 10 (7.35%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (2.94%) SQL
7 2 (1.47%) C#
7 2 (1.47%) Java
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (0.74%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) Zend
2 15 (11.03%) Adobe
3 7 (5.15%) Google
4 4 (2.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.47%) Facebook
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Stratospherec
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: From £26,659 to £29,429 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago