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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
England / West Midlands
Rank 158 196 160
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -36
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 45 37 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.63% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 3.44% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 55
Median salary £30,750 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £43,514 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -

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
656 1076 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.90% 18.42% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 533 867 800
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,100 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Worcestershire -1 13 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Birmingham +13 11 £31,500 -20.25% 3
Warwickshire +26 9 £26,000 -26.76% 5
Wolverhampton +13 4 £26,750 -6.14% 1
Coventry +13 3 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Solihull - 3 £36,000 - 1
Staffordshire -2 1 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 86 (84.31%) HTML
2 85 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 84 (82.35%) PHP
4 82 (80.39%) CSS
5 58 (56.86%) MySQL
6 56 (54.90%) jQuery
7 46 (45.10%) Web Development
8 31 (30.39%) HTML5
9 24 (23.53%) Adobe
10 23 (22.55%) CSS3
11 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 21 (20.59%) RESTful
12 20 (19.61%) SEO
12 20 (19.61%) CMS
13 19 (18.63%) MVC
13 19 (18.63%) .NET
14 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 17 (16.67%) Magento
15 15 (14.71%) Laravel
16 14 (13.73%) User Experience
16 14 (13.73%) Marketing
16 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
16 14 (13.73%) Web Services
17 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
18 12 (11.76%) Front End Development
18 12 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 11 (10.78%) CodeIgniter
19 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
19 11 (10.78%) Photoshop

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 20 (19.61%) CMS
2 7 (6.86%) Drupal
3 6 (5.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.90%) ColdFusion
5 4 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.96%) Apache
7 2 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.96%) Moodle
8 1 (0.98%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Magento
2 8 (7.84%) Shopify
3 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.98%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) AdWords
1 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) GitHub
2 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.98%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.98%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
1 1 (0.98%) Intranet
1 1 (0.98%) LAN
1 1 (0.98%) Skype
1 1 (0.98%) VPN
1 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.86%) MySQL
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.92%) MS Access
5 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) PHPUnit
3 5 (4.90%) gulp
3 5 (4.90%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.92%) Grunt
4 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) Bower
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.98%) Babel
6 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.98%) Mocha
6 1 (0.98%) QUnit
General
1 14 (13.73%) Marketing
2 2 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Law
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (91.18%) Developer
2 67 (65.69%) PHP Developer
3 33 (32.35%) Web Developer
4 22 (21.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 18 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (15.69%) HTML Developer
6 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
7 15 (14.71%) MySQL Developer
7 15 (14.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (13.73%) WordPress Developer
9 12 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
10 9 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (7.84%) Designer
11 8 (7.84%) LAMP Developer
11 8 (7.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 8 (7.84%) Web Designer
12 6 (5.88%) Junior
12 6 (5.88%) Junior Developer
12 6 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (84.31%) HTML
2 82 (80.39%) CSS
3 56 (54.90%) jQuery
4 31 (30.39%) HTML5
5 23 (22.55%) CSS3
6 21 (20.59%) RESTful
7 19 (18.63%) .NET
8 15 (14.71%) Laravel
9 14 (13.73%) Web Services
10 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.78%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (9.80%) LAMP
12 10 (9.80%) Sass
13 9 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (8.82%) XHTML
14 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (7.84%) LESS
15 7 (6.86%) Node.js
16 6 (5.88%) REST
17 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Social Media
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.94%) Social Network
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.98%) Animation
5 1 (0.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Web Development
2 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.61%) SEO
4 19 (18.63%) MVC
5 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 11 (10.78%) OO
9 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.82%) Wireframes
11 8 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.84%) TDD
12 7 (6.86%) API Development
12 7 (6.86%) Open Source
13 6 (5.88%) B2C
13 6 (5.88%) BDD
13 6 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (5.88%) Web Design
14 5 (4.90%) OO PHP
14 5 (4.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 85 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 84 (82.35%) PHP
3 11 (10.78%) SQL
4 9 (8.82%) C#
5 7 (6.86%) Java
6 4 (3.92%) Python
6 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.98%) C
8 1 (0.98%) ES6
8 1 (0.98%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) cPanel
1 2 (1.96%) Plesk
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Adobe
2 6 (5.88%) Google
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) Zend
4 2 (1.96%) Blackboard
4 2 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (0.98%) PayPal
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
5 1 (0.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
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