Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 181 200
Rank change year-on-year -51 +19 +18
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 70 155 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.52% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.92% 9.92% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 62 136 140
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.51% +3.64%
10th Percentile £21,300 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,182 1,563 1,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.85% 15.30% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,311 1,509
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in the West Midlands

WordPress
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WordPress in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WordPress in the West Midlands

WordPress
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WordPress in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WordPress in the West Midlands

WordPress
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Worcestershire +17 17 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Birmingham -24 17 £28,000 -6.67% 4
Warwickshire +15 11 £32,500 +18.18% 9
Coventry +1 7 £25,000 -20.63% 2
Staffordshire 0 3 £26,500 +17.78% 6
Shropshire - 3 £28,750 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -30 2 - - 1
Halesowen +44 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Solihull +4 1 £24,000 -31.43% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £18,000 - 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 58 (82.86%) PHP
2 53 (75.71%) JavaScript
3 49 (70.00%) HTML
4 45 (64.29%) CSS
5 34 (48.57%) Web Development
6 25 (35.71%) MySQL
6 25 (35.71%) jQuery
7 23 (32.86%) Laravel
8 22 (31.43%) Marketing
9 19 (27.14%) CMS
10 17 (24.29%) Front End Development
11 16 (22.86%) SEO
12 15 (21.43%) Drupal
12 15 (21.43%) React
13 13 (18.57%) Magento
14 12 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (17.14%) Sass
14 12 (17.14%) MVC
14 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.71%) HTML5
16 10 (14.29%) Analytics
16 10 (14.29%) Linux
16 10 (14.29%) SQL
16 10 (14.29%) LAMP
16 10 (14.29%) Google
17 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (12.86%) Zend
18 8 (11.43%) Social Media
18 8 (11.43%) Vue.js

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 19 (27.14%) CMS
2 15 (21.43%) Drupal
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.71%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (4.29%) AdWords
4 3 (4.29%) GitHub
4 3 (4.29%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.29%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Asana
5 2 (2.86%) G Suite
5 2 (2.86%) Office 365
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Intranet
2 2 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.86%) Grunt
2 2 (2.86%) gulp
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) git-flow
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 22 (31.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (90.00%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Web Developer
3 18 (25.71%) WordPress Developer
4 15 (21.43%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.43%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.29%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.29%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Junior
7 3 (4.29%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 45 (64.29%) CSS
3 25 (35.71%) jQuery
4 23 (32.86%) Laravel
5 15 (21.43%) React
6 12 (17.14%) Sass
7 11 (15.71%) HTML5
8 10 (14.29%) LAMP
9 8 (11.43%) Vue.js
10 7 (10.00%) Symfony
11 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.71%) Node.js
13 3 (4.29%) Ajax
13 3 (4.29%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (4.29%) LESS
13 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.29%) Web Services
14 2 (2.86%) CSS3
15 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
15 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Social Media
2 7 (10.00%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.29%) iPhone
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 2 (2.86%) EPoS
6 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.43%) Blog
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Web Development
2 17 (24.29%) Front End Development
3 16 (22.86%) SEO
4 12 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 12 (17.14%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) Analytics
6 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.57%) Online Marketing
7 6 (8.57%) Web Design
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.14%) Pay per click
8 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.29%) Content Management
10 3 (4.29%) Content Writing
10 3 (4.29%) Email Marketing
10 3 (4.29%) OO
10 3 (4.29%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 58 (82.86%) PHP
2 53 (75.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) ES6
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Google
2 9 (12.86%) Zend
3 6 (8.57%) Adobe
4 3 (4.29%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) Twitter
5 2 (2.86%) Facebook
5 2 (2.86%) HubSpot
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) WooCommerce