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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 153 172 189
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 63 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.13% 4.09% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 20
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,800
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
1028 979 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.67% 17.89% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 857 865 830
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +33 30 £37,500 +41.50% 4
Birmingham -8 9 £26,750 -13.70% 3
Coventry -5 5 £37,500 +61.29%
Solihull - 4 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +3 1 £28,000 +1.81%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 121 (90.30%) PHP
2 111 (82.84%) CSS
3 105 (78.36%) HTML
4 103 (76.87%) JavaScript
5 97 (72.39%) MySQL
6 81 (60.45%) CMS
7 75 (55.97%) jQuery
8 57 (42.54%) Magento
9 52 (38.81%) SEO
10 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
11 47 (35.07%) MVC
12 40 (29.85%) HTML5
13 39 (29.10%) CSS3
13 39 (29.10%) Marketing
14 34 (25.37%) Open Source
15 33 (24.63%) OO
16 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (19.40%) Linux
17 26 (19.40%) Photoshop
17 26 (19.40%) DNS
18 25 (18.66%) Drupal
19 24 (17.91%) Zend
19 24 (17.91%) LAMP
20 23 (17.16%) OOP
21 22 (16.42%) XHTML
21 22 (16.42%) Joomla!
22 21 (15.67%) Web Development
23 20 (14.93%) TDD
23 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
24 19 (14.18%) User Experience

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 81 (60.45%) CMS
2 25 (18.66%) Drupal
3 22 (16.42%) Joomla!
4 17 (12.69%) Apache
5 6 (4.48%) Node.js
6 5 (3.73%) IIS
6 5 (3.73%) Moodle
7 4 (2.99%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.49%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 57 (42.54%) Magento
2 12 (8.96%) WebTrends
3 5 (3.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) GitHub
1 2 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) DNS
2 13 (9.70%) SSH
3 5 (3.73%) VLAN
3 5 (3.73%) HTTP
3 5 (3.73%) SSL
3 5 (3.73%) SAN
4 4 (2.99%) Intranet
4 4 (2.99%) Extranet
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (72.39%) MySQL
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (37.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.43%) Subversion
3 8 (5.97%) PHPUnit
3 8 (5.97%) Hudson
3 8 (5.97%) Behat
3 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.22%) JIRA
5 3 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (29.10%) Marketing
2 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Multimedia
3 4 (2.99%) Billing
3 4 (2.99%) Publishing
4 3 (2.24%) Finance
4 3 (2.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 116 (86.57%) Developer
2 69 (51.49%) Web Developer
3 46 (34.33%) PHP Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Junior
4 14 (10.45%) Junior Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Junior Web Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.46%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Designer
8 6 (4.48%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Web Designer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Graduate
10 4 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (2.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.24%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (82.84%) CSS
2 105 (78.36%) HTML
3 75 (55.97%) jQuery
4 40 (29.85%) HTML5
5 39 (29.10%) CSS3
6 24 (17.91%) LAMP
7 22 (16.42%) XHTML
8 17 (12.69%) Flash
9 16 (11.94%) Yii
10 14 (10.45%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.70%) Symfony
12 10 (7.46%) REST
13 8 (5.97%) Sass
13 8 (5.97%) Classic ASP
13 8 (5.97%) SOAP
13 8 (5.97%) Web Services
14 7 (5.22%) Ajax
14 7 (5.22%) RESTful
15 5 (3.73%) Zend Framework
15 5 (3.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Open Source
2 19 (14.18%) User Experience
3 16 (11.94%) Social Media
4 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Blog
6 3 (2.24%) FMCG
7 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.75%) Animation
8 1 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.24%) Android
3 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) SEO
2 47 (35.07%) MVC
3 33 (24.63%) OO
4 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (17.16%) OOP
6 21 (15.67%) Web Development
7 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.93%) TDD
8 17 (12.69%) Analytics
8 17 (12.69%) OO PHP
9 16 (11.94%) CRM
10 15 (11.19%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.19%) Scrum
11 14 (10.45%) BDD
12 13 (9.70%) Customer Engagement
13 12 (8.96%) User Experience Design
14 9 (6.72%) Content Management
15 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
16 7 (5.22%) Web Design
17 5 (3.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 121 (90.30%) PHP
2 103 (76.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.69%) PHP5
4 16 (11.94%) ActionScript
5 12 (8.96%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (7.46%) SQL
7 5 (3.73%) Perl
7 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.24%) Ruby
8 3 (2.24%) C#
9 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.75%) Java
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.73%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.99%) vSphere
2 4 (2.99%) Shibboleth
3 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Zend
2 13 (9.70%) Adobe
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) Google
4 5 (3.73%) Altiris
4 5 (3.73%) Cisco
4 5 (3.73%) Dell
4 5 (3.73%) NetApp
5 4 (2.99%) Facebook
6 2 (1.49%) Twitter
6 2 (1.49%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.49%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum with Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago