The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WordPress skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WordPress
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 118 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 12 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.85% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.80% 4.77% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 11
Median salary £30,000 £39,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.05% +31.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 419 340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.32% 17.89% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 158 374 277
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing WordPress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Birmingham

WordPress
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Birmingham

WordPress
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 36 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (87.50%) HTML
3 34 (85.00%) PHP
4 32 (80.00%) CSS
5 29 (72.50%) Web Development
6 24 (60.00%) MySQL
7 22 (55.00%) jQuery
8 13 (32.50%) HTML5
9 12 (30.00%) Adobe
10 9 (22.50%) Marketing
10 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.00%) SEO
11 8 (20.00%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) CSS3
12 7 (17.50%) Magento
12 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.50%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) User Experience
13 6 (15.00%) OO
13 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (15.00%) RESTful
13 6 (15.00%) Laravel
14 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.00%) Web Design

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (7.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (7.50%) CMS
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) Shopify
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
1 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) IMAP
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.50%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) gulp
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.50%) Bower
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (22.50%) HTML Developer
5 9 (22.50%) MySQL Developer
5 9 (22.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 9 (22.50%) WordPress Developer
6 6 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (15.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (15.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Junior
7 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Magento Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Creative Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Junior Web Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Digital Developer
10 2 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) HTML
2 32 (80.00%) CSS
3 22 (55.00%) jQuery
4 13 (32.50%) HTML5
5 8 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 7 (17.50%) Web Services
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.00%) Laravel
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 4 (10.00%) LESS
8 4 (10.00%) Sass
8 4 (10.00%) XHTML
9 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.50%) Node.js
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Social Media
2 3 (7.50%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Web Development
2 8 (20.00%) SEO
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (15.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) Web Design
6 3 (7.50%) Email Marketing
6 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.50%) OO PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Pay per click
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) CQRS
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (85.00%) PHP
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Adobe
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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