Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 132 162
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30 +11
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 15 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 1.47% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.96% 9.73% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 47
Birmingham median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -14.29% +23.89%
10th Percentile £24,550 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £37,250 £42,000 £53,500
West Midlands median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% -15.38% +18.18%

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 506 555 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.33% 15.16% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 417 443 491
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,300 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) CMS
6 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Magento
7 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (26.67%) CSS3
8 4 (26.67%) Laravel
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Adobe
9 3 (20.00%) Content Management
9 3 (20.00%) Web Design
9 3 (20.00%) SEO
9 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
10 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (13.33%) Skype
10 2 (13.33%) OOP
10 2 (13.33%) Intranet
10 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure

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%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Magento
2 2 (13.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) NativeScript
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) SEO
4 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Email Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) B2C
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) HubSpot
2 1 (6.67%) Zend