Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 210 209
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 52 98 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.03% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 7.36% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 86 114
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £22,900 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,925
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,026 1,331 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.95% 14.03% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1,010 1,239
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,978 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,275 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Coventry +31 21 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Birmingham +1 8 £35,000 +27.27% 10
Worcestershire -15 8 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Staffordshire +8 5 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £37,500 - 1
Solihull -10 1 £30,000 +1.69%
Shropshire -14 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire -21 1 £27,500 +2.80% 1
WordPress
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 44 (84.62%) PHP
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 36 (69.23%) Laravel
4 35 (67.31%) HTML
5 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 22 (42.31%) MySQL
7 21 (40.38%) jQuery
8 18 (34.62%) Magento
8 18 (34.62%) Vue.js
9 17 (32.69%) Sass
9 17 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 14 (26.92%) Drupal
11 14 (26.92%) Node.js
11 14 (26.92%) MVC
12 13 (25.00%) SEO
12 13 (25.00%) CakePHP
13 11 (21.15%) React
13 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 10 (19.23%) Scrum
14 10 (19.23%) Web Development
14 10 (19.23%) HTML5
15 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
15 9 (17.31%) CSS3
15 9 (17.31%) Linux
16 8 (15.38%) Symfony
16 8 (15.38%) LAMP
16 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
16 8 (15.38%) Social Media

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 14 (26.92%) Drupal
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Magento
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.77%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) npm
2 3 (5.77%) Boomi
2 3 (5.77%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.69%) Redis
3 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Power BI
3 3 (5.77%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.92%) gulp
3 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) PHP Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (7.69%) Junior
4 4 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Backend Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Executive
7 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 1 (1.92%) Junior WordPress Developer
7 1 (1.92%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
7 1 (1.92%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 1 (1.92%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) CSS
2 36 (69.23%) Laravel
3 35 (67.31%) HTML
4 21 (40.38%) jQuery
5 18 (34.62%) Vue.js
6 17 (32.69%) Sass
6 17 (32.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (26.92%) Node.js
8 13 (25.00%) CakePHP
9 11 (21.15%) React
10 10 (19.23%) HTML5
11 9 (17.31%) CSS3
12 8 (15.38%) LAMP
12 8 (15.38%) Symfony
13 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 6 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (7.69%) Django
14 4 (7.69%) LESS
14 4 (7.69%) RESTful
14 4 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Social Media
2 4 (7.69%) Life Science
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) SEO
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
5 8 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Data Security
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) Web Design
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Content Management
9 3 (5.77%) ERP
9 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
10 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) PHP
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) ES6
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Zend
2 3 (5.77%) Dell
2 3 (5.77%) hybris
2 3 (5.77%) JD Edwards
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) RedPrairie
2 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter