Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 210 214
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -35
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 129 141 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.14% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.79% 6.86% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 147 103
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,999
90th Percentile £38,800 £47,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%

WordPress is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1468 2054 2011
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.58% 16.65% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1660 1629
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £62,500 £59,300
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
Warwickshire +8 43 £27,500 - 3
Birmingham +28 38 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Staffordshire +12 15 £26,500 -18.46%
Worcestershire -8 11 £24,500 -10.91% 1
Wolverhampton +22 10 £27,500 +22.22%
Coventry +13 6 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Solihull -13 2 £33,500 +45.65% 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 115 (89.15%) HTML
2 113 (87.60%) JavaScript
3 110 (85.27%) CSS
4 107 (82.95%) PHP
5 66 (51.16%) jQuery
5 66 (51.16%) Sass
6 57 (44.19%) HTML5
7 50 (38.76%) Front End Development
7 50 (38.76%) Marketing
7 50 (38.76%) MySQL
8 49 (37.98%) Web Development
9 46 (35.66%) AngularJS
10 44 (34.11%) SEO
11 40 (31.01%) Open Source
12 37 (28.68%) Photoshop
13 34 (26.36%) Web Design
14 31 (24.03%) CMS
14 31 (24.03%) Adobe Illustrator
14 31 (24.03%) Git (software)
15 30 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (20.93%) Internet
17 25 (19.38%) Social Media
18 24 (18.60%) Symfony
18 24 (18.60%) SQL
19 23 (17.83%) Graphic Design
19 23 (17.83%) Internet Marketing
19 23 (17.83%) gulp
20 22 (17.05%) Django
20 22 (17.05%) REST
20 22 (17.05%) Ruby

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 31 (24.03%) CMS
2 13 (10.08%) Drupal
3 12 (9.30%) Joomla!
4 7 (5.43%) EPiServer
4 7 (5.43%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.65%) IIS
5 6 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.10%) Moodle
7 3 (2.33%) Apache
7 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (28.68%) Photoshop
2 31 (24.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (10.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (14.73%) Magento
2 10 (7.75%) OpenCart
3 4 (3.10%) Shopify
4 2 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) GitHub
2 9 (6.98%) Google Analytics
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) AdWords
4 2 (1.55%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.93%) Internet
2 3 (2.33%) DNS
2 3 (2.33%) Intranet
2 3 (2.33%) SSH
3 2 (1.55%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.55%) SAN
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) IMAP
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (38.76%) MySQL
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.78%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (24.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.83%) gulp
3 12 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (8.53%) GitLab
4 11 (8.53%) webpack
5 3 (2.33%) Grunt
6 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) Bower
7 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 50 (38.76%) Marketing
2 13 (10.08%) Electronics
3 11 (8.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.65%) Retail
5 5 (3.88%) Advertising
5 5 (3.88%) Finance
6 3 (2.33%) Automotive
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (93.02%) Developer
2 58 (44.96%) HTML Developer
3 55 (42.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 54 (41.86%) PHP Developer
5 53 (41.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 45 (34.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (21.71%) Junior
7 28 (21.71%) Junior Developer
7 28 (21.71%) Web Developer
8 22 (17.05%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (17.05%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 17 (13.18%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (6.98%) WordPress Developer
11 7 (5.43%) MySQL Developer
11 7 (5.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Software Developer
12 6 (4.65%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Digital Developer
12 6 (4.65%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (89.15%) HTML
2 110 (85.27%) CSS
3 66 (51.16%) jQuery
3 66 (51.16%) Sass
4 57 (44.19%) HTML5
5 46 (35.66%) AngularJS
6 30 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (18.60%) Symfony
8 22 (17.05%) Django
8 22 (17.05%) REST
8 22 (17.05%) Ruby on Rails
9 19 (14.73%) CSS3
10 13 (10.08%) LAMP
11 12 (9.30%) Laravel
11 12 (9.30%) PhoneGap
11 12 (9.30%) React
12 11 (8.53%) Apache Cordova
12 11 (8.53%) Backbone.js
12 11 (8.53%) LESS
12 11 (8.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Social Media
2 23 (17.83%) Graphic Design
3 17 (13.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.55%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.55%) PKI
6 2 (1.55%) Replication
6 2 (1.55%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.55%) W3C
7 1 (0.78%) Blog
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Android
1 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.76%) Front End Development
2 49 (37.98%) Web Development
3 44 (34.11%) SEO
4 40 (31.01%) Open Source
5 34 (26.36%) Web Design
6 23 (17.83%) Internet Marketing
7 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
9 17 (13.18%) MVC
10 15 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.85%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (8.53%) Analytics
12 11 (8.53%) Android Development
12 11 (8.53%) iOS Development
13 9 (6.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 9 (6.98%) Online Marketing
13 9 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (6.20%) Mobile First
14 8 (6.20%) OOP
15 7 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 113 (87.60%) JavaScript
2 107 (82.95%) PHP
3 24 (18.60%) SQL
4 22 (17.05%) Ruby
5 6 (4.65%) C#
6 3 (2.33%) C
6 3 (2.33%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.78%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) MCSD
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Adobe
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) Google
4 6 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.55%) Blackboard
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Sophos
5 2 (1.55%) Sun
5 2 (1.55%) Veeam
5 2 (1.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) PayPal
6 1 (0.78%) Sage
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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