Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WordPress
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -
Permanent jobs citing WordPress 8 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.66% 3.91% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.43% 26.32% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 7
Worcestershire median annual salary £23,500 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.86% +75.00% -
10th Percentile £17,950 £30,650 £17,500
90th Percentile £26,500 £47,500 £31,375
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -26.67%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 70 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 14.55% 14.87% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 43
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +2.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,600 £19,600
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +2.63%

WordPress
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing WordPress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for WordPress in Worcestershire

WordPress
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for WordPress in Worcestershire

WordPress
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Worcester +9 8 £23,500 -34.72%
WordPress
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) CMS
1 6 (75.00%) Content Management
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
1 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (75.00%) Sass
1 6 (75.00%) LESS
1 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (25.00%) phpMyAdmin
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Magento

WordPress
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (75.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) phpMyAdmin
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) Ember.js
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) LESS
1 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Content Management
1 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft