Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 265 244
Rank change year-on-year +50 -21 -20
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 24 91 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.40% 0.75% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 5.27% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 87 162
Median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 732 1,726 2,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.25% 14.25% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 584 1,327 1,830
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the Midlands

WordPress
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WordPress in the Midlands.

Salary trend for WordPress in the Midlands

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing WordPress in the Midlands over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the Midlands

WordPress
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +42 16 £35,000 +16.67% 10
East Midlands +42 8 £40,000 +23.08% 11
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) PHP
3 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (58.33%) CSS
5 12 (50.00%) CMS
6 10 (41.67%) MySQL
6 10 (41.67%) Laravel
7 9 (37.50%) Web Development
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) Marketing
9 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (25.00%) Vue.js
10 5 (20.83%) npm
10 5 (20.83%) React
10 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5
10 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 4 (16.67%) JIRA
11 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.67%) SEO
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) Azure
11 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (16.67%) User Experience
11 4 (16.67%) PHP 7
11 4 (16.67%) CSS3
12 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (12.50%) OpenCart

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) Jadu
4 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.17%) Kentico
4 1 (4.17%) PrestaShop
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) OpenCart
2 2 (8.33%) Magento
3 1 (4.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) npm
2 4 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (8.33%) AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Azure LUIS
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Google Sheets
3 2 (8.33%) Trello
3 2 (8.33%) Yarn
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) webpack
3 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Xdebug
4 1 (4.17%) Babel
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SEO Executive
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Marketing Director
8 1 (4.17%) React Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UX Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) Laravel
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (25.00%) Vue.js
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) React
6 5 (20.83%) XHTML
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) LAMP
8 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) Sass
8 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 3 (12.50%) Symfony
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.33%) Link Building
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) PHP
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) PHP 7
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Go
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) GoCardless
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore