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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 176 180 140
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -40
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 65 52 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.91% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.64% 5.43% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 68
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
979 958 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.87% 16.85% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 784 779 888
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire +17 28 £26,250 -43.24% 2
Birmingham -8 14 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire +19 12 £25,000 +5.26% 1
Staffordshire -4 8 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £27,500 -
Solihull +11 1 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Shropshire -19 1 £30,000 +25.00%
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 108 (80.00%) HTML
2 103 (76.30%) CSS
3 78 (57.78%) PHP
4 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 71 (52.59%) Web Development
6 62 (45.93%) CMS
7 55 (40.74%) jQuery
8 49 (36.30%) E-Commerce
9 46 (34.07%) HTML5
10 42 (31.11%) MySQL
11 39 (28.89%) MVC
12 33 (24.44%) CSS3
12 33 (24.44%) User Experience
13 32 (23.70%) Magento
14 30 (22.22%) SEO
15 29 (21.48%) Adobe
15 29 (21.48%) Front End Development
16 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (19.26%) Photoshop
17 26 (19.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (16.30%) Linux
18 22 (16.30%) AngularJS
19 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
20 20 (14.81%) C#
21 19 (14.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 18 (13.33%) OO
22 18 (13.33%) Web Design
22 18 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
23 17 (12.59%) Drupal
23 17 (12.59%) Social Media

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 62 (45.93%) CMS
2 17 (12.59%) Drupal
3 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.19%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.44%) Kentico
5 5 (3.70%) JBoss
5 5 (3.70%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.22%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.48%) Apache
8 2 (1.48%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.48%) IIS
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Photoshop
2 19 (14.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (5.19%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.44%) Fireworks
5 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Magento
2 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) MailChimp
2 8 (5.93%) Google Analytics
3 5 (3.70%) AdWords
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) DAB
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.11%) MySQL
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.96%) Big Data
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.19%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.74%) gulp
3 1 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 15 (11.11%) Marketing
2 13 (9.63%) Retail
3 8 (5.93%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Finance
5 3 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (72.59%) Developer
2 44 (32.59%) Web Developer
3 39 (28.89%) PHP Developer
4 29 (21.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (19.26%) Designer
6 23 (17.04%) HTML Developer
7 21 (15.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (14.81%) HTML CSS Developer
8 20 (14.81%) Web Designer
9 16 (11.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (9.63%) .NET Developer
10 13 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (9.63%) C# Developer
11 12 (8.89%) MySQL Developer
11 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
12 11 (8.15%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
13 9 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
13 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
14 7 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (80.00%) HTML
2 103 (76.30%) CSS
3 55 (40.74%) jQuery
4 46 (34.07%) HTML5
5 33 (24.44%) CSS3
6 26 (19.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (16.30%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
9 16 (11.85%) RESTful
9 16 (11.85%) XHTML
10 15 (11.11%) .NET
11 14 (10.37%) Web Services
12 13 (9.63%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (9.63%) WSDL
13 12 (8.89%) LAMP
14 6 (4.44%) Sass
15 5 (3.70%) UIKit
16 4 (2.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) User Experience
2 17 (12.59%) Social Media
3 8 (5.93%) W3C
4 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.19%) Replication
5 5 (3.70%) EPoS
6 2 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Photography
7 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.59%) Web Development
2 49 (36.30%) E-Commerce
3 39 (28.89%) MVC
4 30 (22.22%) SEO
5 29 (21.48%) Front End Development
6 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.33%) OO
7 18 (13.33%) Web Design
8 16 (11.85%) Analytics
9 14 (10.37%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 12 (8.89%) Open Source
10 12 (8.89%) Pay per click
11 10 (7.41%) Patch Management
12 9 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.67%) OO PHP
12 9 (6.67%) Wireframes
13 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.93%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (5.93%) Prototyping
13 8 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) PHP
2 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.81%) C#
4 6 (4.44%) SQL
5 5 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) MCSA
1 6 (4.44%) MCSE
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.96%) MCDST
2 4 (2.96%) MCTS
3 3 (2.22%) Degree
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) cPanel
2 4 (2.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Adobe
2 13 (9.63%) VMware
3 11 (8.15%) Google
3 11 (8.15%) Zend
4 10 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 10 (7.41%) Veeam
5 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.96%) Facebook
7 1 (0.74%) OpenText
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) RedDot
7 1 (0.74%) Samsung
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
HBS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago