Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 220 175
Rank change year-on-year -7 -45 +38
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 39 66 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.77% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 5.67% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 141
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - -5.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,525 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%

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 920 1,165 1,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.59% 13.67% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 772 933 1,307
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -14 14 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Birmingham +39 11 £34,643 +21.55% 11
Solihull -7 6 £35,000 +45.83%
Coventry +4 3 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Staffordshire +4 3 - - 5
Shropshire +11 2 £40,000 +39.13%
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 35 (89.74%) PHP
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (64.10%) HTML
3 25 (64.10%) CSS
4 20 (51.28%) Laravel
5 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 11 (28.21%) Docker
7 10 (25.64%) Sass
7 10 (25.64%) MySQL
8 9 (23.08%) Web Development
8 9 (23.08%) Symfony
8 9 (23.08%) Drupal
9 8 (20.51%) CMS
9 8 (20.51%) CRM
10 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.38%) React
11 6 (15.38%) QA
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (15.38%) CSS3
11 6 (15.38%) Data Security
11 6 (15.38%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) .NET
12 5 (12.82%) C#
12 5 (12.82%) Vue.js
13 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (10.26%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Zend
13 4 (10.26%) CodeIgniter

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 9 (23.08%) Drupal
2 8 (20.51%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.56%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.69%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (7.69%) OpenCart
1 3 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Boomi
1 3 (7.69%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) GIS
2 3 (7.69%) Power BI
2 3 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) GitLab
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) CMS Developer
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.56%) UX Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) CSS
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) Laravel
3 10 (25.64%) Sass
4 9 (23.08%) Symfony
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) CSS3
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
6 6 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (15.38%) React
7 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 5 (12.82%) Vue.js
8 4 (10.26%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.69%) EDI
9 3 (7.69%) XHTML
10 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.13%) DOM
11 1 (2.56%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Life Science
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Web Development
3 8 (20.51%) CRM
4 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.38%) Data Security
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) Business Development
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) PHP
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) ES6
7 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Dell
2 3 (7.69%) hybris
2 3 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) RedPrairie
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) WooCommerce
4 1 (2.56%) Google