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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 170 159 165
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 43 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.92% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 5.03% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 30
Average salary £34,000 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.42% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,800 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1069 935 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.27% 18.22% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 881 806 846
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 22 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Birmingham -21 13 £30,000 -2.43%
Staffordshire +7 2 £35,750 +13.49% 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £29,000 -15.32%
Walsall - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (87.13%) CSS
2 86 (85.15%) HTML
3 84 (83.17%) PHP
4 77 (76.24%) JavaScript
5 64 (63.37%) jQuery
6 57 (56.44%) HTML5
7 51 (50.50%) MVC
8 45 (44.55%) Git (software)
9 42 (41.58%) OO
10 38 (37.62%) CMS
10 38 (37.62%) CSS3
11 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (36.63%) Symfony
12 36 (35.64%) Zend
13 29 (28.71%) Yii
13 29 (28.71%) OO PHP
14 28 (27.72%) Subversion
14 28 (27.72%) TDD
15 27 (26.73%) MySQL
16 24 (23.76%) LAMP
16 24 (23.76%) Scrum
17 18 (17.82%) Marketing
18 17 (16.83%) Joomla!
19 16 (15.84%) Photoshop
20 15 (14.85%) Magento
21 14 (13.86%) .NET
22 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
22 13 (12.87%) Drupal
22 13 (12.87%) PHP5
22 13 (12.87%) KnockoutJS

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (37.62%) CMS
2 17 (16.83%) Joomla!
3 13 (12.87%) Drupal
4 8 (7.92%) concrete5
5 7 (6.93%) Apache
6 4 (3.96%) Node.js
7 1 (0.99%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) nginx
7 1 (0.99%) Kentico
7 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.95%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) FTP
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
1 2 (1.98%) Firewall
1 2 (1.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) Extranet
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) Redis
2 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (44.55%) Git (software)
2 28 (27.72%) Subversion
3 10 (9.90%) PHPUnit
3 10 (9.90%) Behat
4 6 (5.94%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (4.95%) Hudson
5 5 (4.95%) Grunt
5 5 (4.95%) JUnit
6 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.97%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.99%) JBehave
General
1 18 (17.82%) Marketing
2 8 (7.92%) Back Office
3 4 (3.96%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (84.16%) Developer
2 48 (47.52%) Web Developer
3 30 (29.70%) PHP Developer
4 14 (13.86%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Designer
6 6 (5.94%) Web Designer
7 5 (4.95%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Head of Development
8 4 (3.96%) Junior
8 4 (3.96%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Head of User Experience
9 3 (2.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Web Tester
9 3 (2.97%) Tester
10 2 (1.98%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Support Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (87.13%) CSS
2 86 (85.15%) HTML
3 64 (63.37%) jQuery
4 57 (56.44%) HTML5
5 38 (37.62%) CSS3
6 37 (36.63%) Symfony
7 29 (28.71%) Yii
8 24 (23.76%) LAMP
9 14 (13.86%) .NET
10 13 (12.87%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (10.89%) Flash
12 10 (9.90%) Sass
12 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.92%) Web Services
13 8 (7.92%) Laravel
14 7 (6.93%) REST
15 6 (5.94%) LESS
16 5 (4.95%) XHTML
17 4 (3.96%) RESTful
18 3 (2.97%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) User Experience
2 8 (7.92%) iPhone
3 7 (6.93%) New Media
4 6 (5.94%) Open Source
4 6 (5.94%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.97%) Blog
6 3 (2.97%) W3C
7 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.99%) Social Media
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Android
3 5 (4.95%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) MVC
2 42 (41.58%) OO
3 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (28.71%) OO PHP
5 28 (27.72%) TDD
6 24 (23.76%) Scrum
7 13 (12.87%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.89%) Content Management
9 8 (7.92%) SEO
9 8 (7.92%) BDD
9 8 (7.92%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.92%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.95%) Web Development
10 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.95%) CRM
11 4 (3.96%) Information Architecture
12 3 (2.97%) Analytics
12 3 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (2.97%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 84 (83.17%) PHP
2 77 (76.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.87%) PHP5
4 9 (8.91%) ActionScript 3.0
4 9 (8.91%) ActionScript
5 8 (7.92%) SQL
6 4 (3.96%) Python
7 2 (1.98%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.98%) cPanel
3 1 (0.99%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Zend
2 7 (6.93%) HubSpot
2 7 (6.93%) Adobe
3 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.96%) Marketo
3 4 (3.96%) Eloqua
4 3 (2.97%) Facebook
4 3 (2.97%) Google
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.99%) Twitter
6 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) hybris
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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