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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 160 157 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 69 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.21% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.77% 7.81% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 47
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £19,999 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
888 819 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.58% 15.15% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 705 662 836
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Birmingham -1 22 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Warwickshire +4 21 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Worcestershire +21 13 £36,000 +80.00%
Wolverhampton -3 7 £22,500 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £28,250 -5.83% 1
Shropshire -7 2 £45,000 +125.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £27,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 100 (75.19%) HTML
2 98 (73.68%) CSS
3 82 (61.65%) JavaScript
4 74 (55.64%) PHP
5 58 (43.61%) jQuery
6 57 (42.86%) MySQL
7 55 (41.35%) CMS
8 52 (39.10%) Web Development
9 51 (38.35%) HTML5
10 48 (36.09%) Magento
10 48 (36.09%) E-Commerce
11 38 (28.57%) CSS3
12 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
12 37 (27.82%) SEO
13 34 (25.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (24.81%) Front End Development
14 33 (24.81%) Adobe
15 31 (23.31%) MVC
15 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (20.30%) .NET
17 26 (19.55%) Drupal
17 26 (19.55%) RESTful
18 21 (15.79%) C#
18 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
19 19 (14.29%) XHTML
19 19 (14.29%) Photoshop
20 18 (13.53%) Linux
20 18 (13.53%) Web Services
21 17 (12.78%) Web Design
21 17 (12.78%) Open Source

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 55 (41.35%) CMS
2 26 (19.55%) Drupal
3 7 (5.26%) Joomla!
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 3 (2.26%) Apache
5 3 (2.26%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.26%) Moodle
5 3 (2.26%) SilverStripe
6 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 7 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.26%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.75%) MS Office
7 1 (0.75%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 48 (36.09%) Magento
2 16 (12.03%) Shopify
3 7 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Basecamp
2 10 (7.52%) Google Analytics
3 8 (6.02%) MailChimp
4 7 (5.26%) Sage Pay
5 5 (3.76%) AdWords
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) DAB
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
1 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.50%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.28%) JIRA
3 7 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 6 (4.51%) gulp
5 4 (3.01%) Bower
5 4 (3.01%) Subversion
6 3 (2.26%) Babel
6 3 (2.26%) Grunt
6 3 (2.26%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.26%) Mocha
6 3 (2.26%) QUnit
6 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 15 (11.28%) Retail
2 11 (8.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.50%) Finance
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (72.93%) Developer
2 45 (33.83%) PHP Developer
3 34 (25.56%) Web Developer
4 31 (23.31%) HTML Developer
5 29 (21.80%) HTML CSS Developer
6 28 (21.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (19.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (17.29%) Designer
9 20 (15.04%) MySQL Developer
10 16 (12.03%) Analyst
10 16 (12.03%) Senior Developer
10 16 (12.03%) Web Designer
11 13 (9.77%) Junior
11 13 (9.77%) Junior Developer
12 12 (9.02%) PHP Web Developer
13 10 (7.52%) .NET Developer
13 10 (7.52%) Senior PHP Developer
14 9 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (6.77%) C# Developer
14 9 (6.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (75.19%) HTML
2 98 (73.68%) CSS
3 58 (43.61%) jQuery
4 51 (38.35%) HTML5
5 38 (28.57%) CSS3
6 34 (25.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 27 (20.30%) .NET
8 26 (19.55%) RESTful
9 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 19 (14.29%) XHTML
11 18 (13.53%) Web Services
12 15 (11.28%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (10.53%) .NET Framework
13 14 (10.53%) AngularJS
13 14 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (10.53%) WSDL
14 13 (9.77%) LAMP
15 11 (8.27%) Laravel
16 9 (6.77%) CakePHP
16 9 (6.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) User Experience
2 16 (12.03%) Social Media
3 15 (11.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.26%) VLE
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.01%) Android
4 2 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.10%) Web Development
2 48 (36.09%) E-Commerce
3 37 (27.82%) SEO
4 33 (24.81%) Front End Development
5 31 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.31%) MVC
6 17 (12.78%) Open Source
6 17 (12.78%) Web Design
7 16 (12.03%) Analytics
8 15 (11.28%) Project Management
9 14 (10.53%) Wireframes
10 13 (9.77%) Pay per click
11 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
11 11 (8.27%) Test Planning
11 11 (8.27%) Use Case
12 10 (7.52%) OO
12 10 (7.52%) Prototyping
13 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.02%) BDD
14 8 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (61.65%) JavaScript
2 74 (55.64%) PHP
3 21 (15.79%) C#
4 7 (5.26%) SQL
5 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.26%) C
6 3 (2.26%) ES6
6 3 (2.26%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.50%) Java
7 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.50%) Python
8 1 (0.75%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) cPanel
1 1 (0.75%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (24.81%) Adobe
2 15 (11.28%) Google
3 7 (5.26%) PayPal
3 7 (5.26%) Sage
4 5 (3.76%) Zend
5 3 (2.26%) Facebook
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle
6 1 (0.75%) Samsung
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago