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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 152 142 163
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 75 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.85% 6.49% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 37
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
955 1047 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.80% 19.49% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 803 886 876
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -15 17 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Staffordshire - 11 £30,000 - 1
Birmingham +4 9 £30,000 +27.65% 4
Wolverhampton - 9 £30,000 -
Worcestershire +8 8 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Shropshire - 6 £20,000 -
Solihull +6 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Coventry -11 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 104 (91.23%) CSS
2 103 (90.35%) HTML
3 84 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 83 (72.81%) PHP
5 61 (53.51%) HTML5
6 54 (47.37%) jQuery
7 49 (42.98%) CSS3
8 48 (42.11%) MySQL
9 41 (35.96%) CMS
10 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
11 33 (28.95%) MVC
12 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (27.19%) User Experience
13 26 (22.81%) Web Development
13 26 (22.81%) LAMP
13 26 (22.81%) E-Commerce
14 25 (21.93%) Marketing
14 25 (21.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (20.18%) Symfony
16 22 (19.30%) Photoshop
17 21 (18.42%) SEO
17 21 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (18.42%) Magento
18 20 (17.54%) Sass
19 19 (16.67%) Ajax
19 19 (16.67%) Subversion
19 19 (16.67%) Linux
20 18 (15.79%) OO
20 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
21 17 (14.91%) OOP

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (35.96%) CMS
2 13 (11.40%) Node.js
3 6 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 6 (5.26%) Drupal
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) Kentico
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.75%) GIMP
3 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (2.63%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.75%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Intranet
2 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) FTP
4 2 (1.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.11%) MySQL
2 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.51%) Redis
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Subversion
3 14 (12.28%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.39%) Behat
4 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.51%) Grunt
5 4 (3.51%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.88%) Hudson
6 1 (0.88%) gulp
6 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (21.93%) Marketing
2 10 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.02%) Finance
4 6 (5.26%) Games
5 3 (2.63%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (88.60%) Developer
2 57 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 28 (24.56%) PHP Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Designer
6 9 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Web Applications Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Web Designer
8 6 (5.26%) Digital Designer
9 5 (4.39%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Junior
11 3 (2.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Junior Web Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Support Engineer
12 2 (1.75%) Applications Support
12 2 (1.75%) Applications Support Engineer
12 2 (1.75%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (91.23%) CSS
2 103 (90.35%) HTML
3 61 (53.51%) HTML5
4 54 (47.37%) jQuery
5 49 (42.98%) CSS3
6 26 (22.81%) LAMP
7 25 (21.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (20.18%) Symfony
9 20 (17.54%) Sass
10 19 (16.67%) Ajax
11 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.53%) Yii
12 12 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
12 12 (10.53%) XML
13 11 (9.65%) REST
13 11 (9.65%) Semantic HTML
13 11 (9.65%) Laravel
14 9 (7.89%) LESS
14 9 (7.89%) .NET
15 8 (7.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) User Experience
2 11 (9.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.14%) Physics
4 4 (3.51%) W3C
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Blog
6 2 (1.75%) EPoS
6 2 (1.75%) Social Media
6 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.51%) Debian
3 4 (3.51%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) MVC
2 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.81%) E-Commerce
3 26 (22.81%) Web Development
4 21 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (18.42%) SEO
5 18 (15.79%) OO
6 17 (14.91%) OOP
7 15 (13.16%) Time Management
8 12 (10.53%) OO PHP
9 10 (8.77%) API Integration
9 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.89%) Project Management
10 9 (7.89%) TDD
10 9 (7.89%) API Development
11 8 (7.02%) Scrum
11 8 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.02%) Analytics
12 7 (6.14%) Web Design
13 5 (4.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 83 (72.81%) PHP
3 14 (12.28%) SQL
4 11 (9.65%) Python
5 9 (7.89%) Java
6 7 (6.14%) PHP5
7 4 (3.51%) Ruby
7 4 (3.51%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) cPanel
2 1 (0.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Zend
2 14 (12.28%) Rackspace
3 12 (10.53%) Google
4 10 (8.77%) Twitter
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle
6 5 (4.39%) Facebook
7 4 (3.51%) hybris
7 4 (3.51%) Adobe
8 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.63%) OpenText
8 3 (2.63%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.88%) RedDot
9 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.88%) NEC
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £240000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leominster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leamington Spa
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 20 days ago
Tamworth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago