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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WordPress
Rank 166 128 156
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 65 92 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.71% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.17% 8.50% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 47
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 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £38,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1054 1082 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.00% 20.14% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 867 920 863
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

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 29 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 29 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
Birmingham -15 11 £30,000 +17.64% 3
Warwickshire -36 10 £31,250 -3.84% 5
Wolverhampton - 8 £30,000 -
Shropshire +2 7 £20,000 -46.66%
Staffordshire +11 6 £34,500 +11.29% 2
Worcestershire -8 5 £23,750 -32.14%
Solihull +6 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Coventry -15 2 £45,000 +20.00%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 97 (87.39%) CSS
2 96 (86.49%) HTML
3 82 (73.87%) PHP
4 81 (72.97%) JavaScript
5 62 (55.86%) jQuery
6 59 (53.15%) HTML5
7 46 (41.44%) CSS3
8 45 (40.54%) CMS
9 39 (35.14%) MySQL
10 34 (30.63%) MVC
11 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
13 26 (23.42%) Symfony
14 24 (21.62%) E-Commerce
14 24 (21.62%) User Experience
15 23 (20.72%) LAMP
15 23 (20.72%) Zend
15 23 (20.72%) Marketing
16 22 (19.82%) OO
17 21 (18.92%) Photoshop
17 21 (18.92%) Web Development
18 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
19 18 (16.22%) Sass
19 18 (16.22%) Magento
19 18 (16.22%) SEO
20 17 (15.32%) Linux
20 17 (15.32%) Yii
21 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 16 (14.41%) OOP
22 15 (13.51%) Subversion

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 45 (40.54%) CMS
2 8 (7.21%) Joomla!
3 7 (6.31%) Drupal
4 4 (3.60%) Kentico
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.90%) concrete5
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.90%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (1.80%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Intranet
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.80%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.14%) MySQL
2 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.51%) Subversion
3 13 (11.71%) PHPUnit
4 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.50%) Behat
6 4 (3.60%) Axure RP
6 4 (3.60%) Grunt
7 3 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.80%) Hudson
8 2 (1.80%) JIRA
9 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.90%) gulp
General
1 23 (20.72%) Marketing
2 6 (5.41%) Back Office
3 4 (3.60%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 99 (89.19%) Developer
2 51 (45.95%) Web Developer
3 32 (28.83%) PHP Developer
4 21 (18.92%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Designer
6 10 (9.01%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Web Designer
7 6 (5.41%) Digital Designer
7 6 (5.41%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Junior
9 2 (1.80%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.80%) Applications Support
9 2 (1.80%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (1.80%) Magento Developer
9 2 (1.80%) Junior Web Developer
10 1 (0.90%) Graphic Designer
10 1 (0.90%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (0.90%) Print Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (87.39%) CSS
2 96 (86.49%) HTML
3 62 (55.86%) jQuery
4 59 (53.15%) HTML5
5 46 (41.44%) CSS3
6 26 (23.42%) Symfony
7 23 (20.72%) LAMP
8 20 (18.02%) AngularJS
9 18 (16.22%) Sass
10 17 (15.32%) Yii
11 16 (14.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (12.61%) Ajax
13 13 (11.71%) Semantic HTML
14 12 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (10.81%) .NET
14 12 (10.81%) XML
15 11 (9.91%) CodeIgniter
15 11 (9.91%) Laravel
15 11 (9.91%) LESS
16 8 (7.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.41%) W3C
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Blog
4 2 (1.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) New Media
5 1 (0.90%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.90%) Photography
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) MVC
2 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.62%) E-Commerce
4 22 (19.82%) OO
5 21 (18.92%) Web Development
6 18 (16.22%) SEO
7 16 (14.41%) OOP
8 15 (13.51%) OO PHP
9 14 (12.61%) Time Management
10 12 (10.81%) TDD
10 12 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (9.91%) Scrum
12 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.01%) API Integration
13 8 (7.21%) API Development
14 7 (6.31%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (5.41%) Information Architecture
15 6 (5.41%) Analytics
15 6 (5.41%) Content Management
16 5 (4.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (73.87%) PHP
2 81 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.91%) SQL
4 6 (5.41%) Java
4 6 (5.41%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) PHP5
5 5 (4.50%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.90%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) cPanel
2 1 (0.90%) Plesk
2 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Zend
2 13 (11.71%) Rackspace
3 7 (6.31%) Google
4 5 (4.50%) Adobe
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (3.60%) hybris
5 4 (3.60%) Facebook
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.70%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.80%) OpenText
7 2 (1.80%) Twitter
8 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.90%) RedDot
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £18k - 20k per year
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
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