Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 171 172
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 55 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 6.47% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 21
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £33,250 £57,250 £36,750
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% -15.38%

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 583 788 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.00% 16.69% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 489 602 600
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,364 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,625
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 49 (89.09%) HTML
1 49 (89.09%) PHP
2 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
3 43 (78.18%) CSS
4 42 (76.36%) Sass
5 38 (69.09%) Front End Development
6 33 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 32 (58.18%) Mobile App
7 32 (58.18%) Mobile Application Development
8 31 (56.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (54.55%) Git (software)
10 26 (47.27%) HTML5
11 22 (40.00%) Adobe
11 22 (40.00%) Apple iOS
11 22 (40.00%) Android
11 22 (40.00%) PhoneGap
11 22 (40.00%) gulp
12 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 21 (38.18%) GitLab
12 21 (38.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 21 (38.18%) npm
12 21 (38.18%) React
12 21 (38.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (38.18%) webpack
12 21 (38.18%) Android Development
12 21 (38.18%) iOS Development
12 21 (38.18%) Backbone.js
12 21 (38.18%) GitHub
12 21 (38.18%) Apache Cordova
12 21 (38.18%) Electronics

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 20 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Drupal
3 2 (3.64%) Moodle
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.82%) Mule
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.82%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) WebTrends
2 2 (3.64%) Magento
3 1 (1.82%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) GitHub
1 21 (38.18%) npm
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 22 (40.00%) gulp
3 21 (38.18%) GitLab
3 21 (38.18%) webpack
4 2 (3.64%) Grunt
General
1 21 (38.18%) Electronics
1 21 (38.18%) Manufacturing
1 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 29 (52.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (47.27%) HTML Developer
4 22 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 22 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (36.36%) PHP Developer
6 14 (25.45%) Web Developer
7 8 (14.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (7.27%) CMS Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Digital Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Designer
11 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
11 2 (3.64%) IT Support
11 2 (3.64%) IT Support Manager
11 2 (3.64%) MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Support Team Leader
11 2 (3.64%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (89.09%) HTML
2 43 (78.18%) CSS
3 42 (76.36%) Sass
4 33 (60.00%) AngularJS
5 31 (56.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (47.27%) HTML5
7 22 (40.00%) PhoneGap
8 21 (38.18%) Apache Cordova
8 21 (38.18%) Backbone.js
8 21 (38.18%) React
8 21 (38.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 17 (30.91%) LESS
10 11 (20.00%) CakePHP
10 11 (20.00%) Ember.js
10 11 (20.00%) jQuery
11 7 (12.73%) Laravel
12 6 (10.91%) Node.js
13 4 (7.27%) Web Services
14 3 (5.45%) LAMP
15 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Mobile App
2 11 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.27%) Social Network
4 3 (5.45%) Social Media
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.64%) PKI
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 2 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Android
1 22 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Front End Development
2 32 (58.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 21 (38.18%) Android Development
3 21 (38.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (38.18%) iOS Development
4 19 (34.55%) Web Development
5 18 (32.73%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) Content Management
6 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.09%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) OO PHP
9 3 (5.45%) API Integration
9 3 (5.45%) B2B
9 3 (5.45%) B2C
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.64%) Facilities Management
10 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) PHP
2 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) PHP 5
4 2 (3.64%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) Elixir
5 1 (1.82%) Go
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
2 2 (3.64%) Sophos
2 2 (3.64%) Sun
2 2 (3.64%) Veeam
2 2 (3.64%) VMware
2 2 (3.64%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore