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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 50 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.54% 0.40% 3.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 2.33% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £21,000 £29,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% +38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
58 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.80% 17.34% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 23
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £40,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Website Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree