Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 160 185
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 40 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.01% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.29% 6.67% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 37
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £31,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.70% -20.25% +31.67%
10th Percentile £17,000 £21,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £36,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -

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 549 525 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.88% 13.73% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 403 434 700
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,725 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 32 (80.00%) CSS
3 31 (77.50%) PHP
4 29 (72.50%) Web Development
5 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
6 17 (42.50%) MySQL
7 16 (40.00%) Marketing
7 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) CMS
10 13 (32.50%) LAMP
10 13 (32.50%) SEO
11 12 (30.00%) Degree
12 11 (27.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (27.50%) Sass
12 11 (27.50%) User Experience
13 10 (25.00%) Apache
14 9 (22.50%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (22.50%) Retail
15 8 (20.00%) DNS
15 8 (20.00%) jQuery
16 7 (17.50%) Social Media
16 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
16 7 (17.50%) MVC
17 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
17 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
17 6 (15.00%) SQL
17 6 (15.00%) B2B
17 6 (15.00%) SSL
17 6 (15.00%) GitLab

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 14 (35.00%) CMS
2 10 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) HipChat
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (2.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Zapier
2 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) MailChimp
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) GitLab
2 4 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) gulp
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (40.00%) Marketing
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 18 (45.00%) PHP Developer
4 12 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (27.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (25.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 10 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
7 6 (15.00%) Web Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Account Executive
9 2 (5.00%) Digital Executive
9 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 32 (80.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) LAMP
4 11 (27.50%) Sass
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) Twig
7 4 (10.00%) Laravel
7 4 (10.00%) LESS
7 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 2 (5.00%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (5.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) Social Media
3 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Web Development
2 16 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 13 (32.50%) SEO
4 11 (27.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (22.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 6 (15.00%) B2B
8 5 (12.50%) B2C
9 4 (10.00%) Content Writing
9 4 (10.00%) Copywriting
9 4 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Time Management
10 3 (7.50%) Facilities Management
11 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.00%) Content Management
11 2 (5.00%) Logistics
11 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) PHP
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zuora
2 5 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) HubSpot
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter