Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 145 163
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 15 56 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.42% 1.46% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.90% 9.81% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 47
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £19,100 £23,750 £22,800
90th Percentile £35,500 £33,250 £50,500
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% +3.64%

WordPress is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 517 571 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.45% 14.90% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 428 481 610
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £39,324
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +7.44% -1.69%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £24,349
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) CMS
4 7 (46.67%) Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) SEO
5 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) User Experience
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (20.00%) Content Management
7 3 (20.00%) Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) GitHub
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) Laravel
7 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (13.33%) Email Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Social Media
8 2 (13.33%) Magento
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) Sass
8 2 (13.33%) LESS
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics

WordPress
Co-occurring 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 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) HubL
6 1 (6.67%) React
6 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) SEO
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Content Writing
5 2 (13.33%) Copywriting
5 2 (13.33%) Email Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) HubSpot
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Zend