The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank - 45 41
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.44% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.72% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
WordPress
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Application Platforms Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
44 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.99% 25.44% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 48
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress across the Worcestershire region.

WordPress Salary Trend in Worcestershire

WordPress
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Magento
3 4 (66.67%) Social Media
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Marketing
3 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) CMS
3 4 (66.67%) Content Management
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) FMCG
5 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) B2C
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Zend
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend