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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 169 119 165
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +46
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 58 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.73% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 8.61% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 50 71 42
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £23,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
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
1064 1080 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.39% 20.14% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 884 915 851
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -32 14 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Birmingham -34 13 £30,000 +17.64% 4
Shropshire -4 6 £22,000 -41.33% 3
Staffordshire +9 3 £39,000 +25.80% 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £30,000 - 1
Solihull +8 2 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Coventry -13 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Worcestershire -14 2 £23,750 -32.14% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 93 (84.55%) CSS
2 91 (82.73%) HTML
3 86 (78.18%) PHP
4 82 (74.55%) JavaScript
5 67 (60.91%) jQuery
6 61 (55.45%) HTML5
7 48 (43.64%) CSS3
8 47 (42.73%) CMS
9 41 (37.27%) MVC
10 36 (32.73%) MySQL
11 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
12 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (29.09%) Zend
13 29 (26.36%) Symfony
14 26 (23.64%) OO
14 26 (23.64%) LAMP
15 22 (20.00%) Yii
16 21 (19.09%) AngularJS
17 20 (18.18%) OO PHP
17 20 (18.18%) User Experience
17 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
17 20 (18.18%) Subversion
17 20 (18.18%) Marketing
18 18 (16.36%) Photoshop
19 17 (15.45%) TDD
20 16 (14.55%) Magento
20 16 (14.55%) Scrum
20 16 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
21 15 (13.64%) SEO
21 15 (13.64%) Linux

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 47 (42.73%) CMS
2 12 (10.91%) Joomla!
2 12 (10.91%) Drupal
3 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 4 (3.64%) Node.js
4 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.73%) Kentico
5 2 (1.82%) concrete5
6 1 (0.91%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) GIMP
4 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (1.82%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Intranet
2 3 (2.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) Network Security
3 2 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) MySQL
2 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.18%) Subversion
3 12 (10.91%) PHPUnit
4 8 (7.27%) Behat
5 6 (5.45%) Hudson
5 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (3.64%) Grunt
7 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.73%) JIRA
7 3 (2.73%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.82%) JUnit
9 1 (0.91%) JBehave
9 1 (0.91%) gulp
General
1 20 (18.18%) Marketing
2 10 (9.09%) Back Office
3 4 (3.64%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.91%) Finance
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (86.36%) Developer
2 50 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 33 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 18 (16.36%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Designer
5 9 (8.18%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (5.45%) WordPress Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Web Designer
8 4 (3.64%) Digital Designer
9 3 (2.73%) Web Tester
9 3 (2.73%) Tester
9 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Junior
10 2 (1.82%) Support Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Applications Support
10 2 (1.82%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Applications Support Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Web Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (84.55%) CSS
2 91 (82.73%) HTML
3 67 (60.91%) jQuery
4 61 (55.45%) HTML5
5 48 (43.64%) CSS3
6 29 (26.36%) Symfony
7 26 (23.64%) LAMP
8 22 (20.00%) Yii
9 21 (19.09%) AngularJS
10 16 (14.55%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (12.73%) Sass
12 11 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (10.00%) Ajax
12 11 (10.00%) .NET
13 10 (9.09%) XML
13 10 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
13 10 (9.09%) LESS
14 9 (8.18%) Laravel
14 9 (8.18%) Web Services
15 8 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) W3C
3 3 (2.73%) Blog
4 2 (1.82%) iPhone
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.91%) Social Media
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.91%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) UNIX
2 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) MVC
2 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.64%) OO
4 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 20 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 17 (15.45%) TDD
6 16 (14.55%) Scrum
7 15 (13.64%) Web Development
7 15 (13.64%) SEO
8 12 (10.91%) OOP
9 9 (8.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.18%) Time Management
10 8 (7.27%) API Integration
11 7 (6.36%) Information Architecture
11 7 (6.36%) Content Management
12 6 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (5.45%) API Development
13 5 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (78.18%) PHP
2 82 (74.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (5.45%) PHP5
5 5 (4.55%) Java
5 5 (4.55%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.64%) Python
7 3 (2.73%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) cPanel
2 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.91%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Zend
2 9 (8.18%) Rackspace
3 7 (6.36%) Adobe
4 5 (4.55%) Google
5 4 (3.64%) HubSpot
5 4 (3.64%) Facebook
6 3 (2.73%) hybris
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.82%) OpenText
7 2 (1.82%) Twitter
8 1 (0.91%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.91%) Marketo
8 1 (0.91%) RedDot
8 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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