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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 142 153 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 62 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.90% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.37% 5.40% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 22
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £28,500 £34,500
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
973 722 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.50% 16.71% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 870 595 870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +18 36 £45,000 +76.47% 1
Shropshire -3 8 £32,500 -14.47%
Solihull - 6 £22,500 - 1
Birmingham -19 5 £45,000 +81.81% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 106 (93.81%) HTML
1 106 (93.81%) CSS
2 102 (90.27%) PHP
3 95 (84.07%) JavaScript
4 78 (69.03%) jQuery
5 69 (61.06%) MVC
6 66 (58.41%) HTML5
7 65 (57.52%) Git (software)
8 63 (55.75%) OO
9 55 (48.67%) CSS3
10 53 (46.90%) Symfony
11 52 (46.02%) Zend
12 51 (45.13%) TDD
13 50 (44.25%) OO PHP
14 49 (43.36%) Subversion
14 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (42.48%) CMS
16 46 (40.71%) Scrum
17 44 (38.94%) Yii
18 40 (35.40%) MySQL
19 24 (21.24%) Open Source
20 23 (20.35%) BDD
21 20 (17.70%) Joomla!
22 19 (16.81%) LAMP
22 19 (16.81%) Behat
23 17 (15.04%) Software Engineering
23 17 (15.04%) Linux
23 17 (15.04%) Drupal
23 17 (15.04%) PHPUnit
24 16 (14.16%) Magento

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (42.48%) CMS
2 20 (17.70%) Joomla!
3 17 (15.04%) Drupal
4 9 (7.96%) concrete5
5 8 (7.08%) Node.js
6 5 (4.42%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.42%) Fireworks
2 5 (4.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) GitHub
2 2 (1.77%) Trello
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.40%) MySQL
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (57.52%) Git (software)
2 49 (43.36%) Subversion
3 19 (16.81%) Behat
4 17 (15.04%) PHPUnit
5 14 (12.39%) Hudson
5 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.62%) JIRA
7 8 (7.08%) JUnit
8 6 (5.31%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (4.42%) Grunt
10 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
10 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.77%) Selenium
11 2 (1.77%) JBehave
General
1 11 (9.73%) Marketing
2 4 (3.54%) Back Office
3 2 (1.77%) Games
3 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (78.76%) Developer
2 56 (49.56%) Web Developer
3 28 (24.78%) PHP Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Junior
4 10 (8.85%) Junior Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Junior Web Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Head of Development
8 5 (4.42%) Designer
8 5 (4.42%) Web Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Web Tester
8 5 (4.42%) Web Programmer
8 5 (4.42%) Programmer
8 5 (4.42%) Tester
8 5 (4.42%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.54%) Head of User Experience
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (93.81%) HTML
1 106 (93.81%) CSS
2 78 (69.03%) jQuery
3 66 (58.41%) HTML5
4 55 (48.67%) CSS3
5 53 (46.90%) Symfony
6 44 (38.94%) Yii
7 19 (16.81%) LAMP
8 13 (11.50%) .NET
9 12 (10.62%) Flash
9 12 (10.62%) RESTful
10 11 (9.73%) Laravel
11 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.42%) Zend Framework
12 5 (4.42%) Sass
13 4 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.54%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.65%) Ajax
14 3 (2.65%) Classic ASP
14 3 (2.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Open Source
2 11 (9.73%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.85%) User Experience
4 9 (7.96%) Social Media
4 9 (7.96%) iPhone
5 8 (7.08%) Digital Media
6 7 (6.19%) New Media
7 5 (4.42%) Blog
7 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Android
3 8 (7.08%) Windows
4 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.06%) MVC
2 63 (55.75%) OO
3 51 (45.13%) TDD
4 50 (44.25%) OO PHP
5 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (40.71%) Scrum
7 23 (20.35%) BDD
8 17 (15.04%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.62%) SEO
11 10 (8.85%) Content Management
12 9 (7.96%) Web Application Development
12 9 (7.96%) iOS Development
13 7 (6.19%) OOP
14 5 (4.42%) Integration Testing
14 5 (4.42%) OOD
14 5 (4.42%) CRM
15 4 (3.54%) Regression Testing
15 4 (3.54%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 102 (90.27%) PHP
2 95 (84.07%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.62%) ActionScript
3 12 (10.62%) ActionScript 3.0
3 12 (10.62%) PHP5
4 4 (3.54%) Python
4 4 (3.54%) SQL
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.88%) Groovy
5 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 52 (46.02%) Zend
2 11 (9.73%) Adobe
3 4 (3.54%) Twitter
3 4 (3.54%) Marketo
3 4 (3.54%) HubSpot
3 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.54%) Eloqua
4 3 (2.65%) Google
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago