Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 148 181
Rank change year-on-year -11 +33 -11
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 29 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 1.24% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 8.01% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 34
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,729
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -8.34% +9.10%
10th Percentile £17,000 £24,725 £23,100
90th Percentile £34,750 £33,600 £52,125
West Midlands median annual salary £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.75% +3.64% -5.17%

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 528 587 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.09% 15.45% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 420 484 613
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,825 £23,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 21 (72.41%) PHP
2 20 (68.97%) Web Development
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
5 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 12 (41.38%) User Experience
7 11 (37.93%) MySQL
7 11 (37.93%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (37.93%) Marketing
7 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (34.48%) Degree
9 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 9 (31.03%) Apache
9 9 (31.03%) LAMP
9 9 (31.03%) SEO
10 8 (27.59%) CMS
11 6 (20.69%) Google
11 6 (20.69%) Retail
12 5 (17.24%) Project Management
12 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
12 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
13 4 (13.79%) Analytics
13 4 (13.79%) Content Writing
13 4 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (13.79%) Social Media
13 4 (13.79%) Copywriting
13 4 (13.79%) jQuery
13 4 (13.79%) Time Management
14 3 (10.34%) Computer Science

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 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
1 3 (10.34%) Zapier
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (10.34%) GitLab
3 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (37.93%) Marketing
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Brand Awareness
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Web Developer
3 12 (41.38%) PHP Developer
4 10 (34.48%) WordPress Developer
5 9 (31.03%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (31.03%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
8 3 (10.34%) Web Manager
9 2 (6.90%) Marketing Manager
10 1 (3.45%) Digital Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Junior
10 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) LAMP
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) Sass
5 3 (10.34%) Twig
6 2 (6.90%) LESS
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) HubL
7 1 (3.45%) Laravel
7 1 (3.45%) React
7 1 (3.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Web Development
2 11 (37.93%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (31.03%) SEO
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Content Writing
5 4 (13.79%) Copywriting
5 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Demand Generation
7 2 (6.90%) Logistics
7 2 (6.90%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Telesales
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) PHP
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) HubSpot
2 3 (10.34%) Zuora
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Zend