The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 85 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 43 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 2.21% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 2.29% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 54
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1982 1746 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 96.52% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1577 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 122 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (72.95%) MySQL
3 85 (69.67%) jQuery
4 83 (68.03%) HTML
4 83 (68.03%) CSS
5 80 (65.57%) JavaScript
6 58 (47.54%) OO
6 58 (47.54%) Linux
7 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (39.34%) MVC
9 47 (38.52%) REST
10 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
11 43 (35.25%) PHP 5
12 41 (33.61%) OOP
12 41 (33.61%) E-Commerce
13 39 (31.97%) LAMP
13 39 (31.97%) Magento
14 37 (30.33%) HTML5
15 34 (27.87%) Zend
15 34 (27.87%) Web Development
16 33 (27.05%) CSS3
16 33 (27.05%) Apache
17 32 (26.23%) JSON
17 32 (26.23%) Google
17 32 (26.23%) Zend Framework
18 31 (25.41%) Symfony
18 31 (25.41%) XML
18 31 (25.41%) Scrum
19 29 (23.77%) Debian
19 29 (23.77%) OOD

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (27.05%) Apache
2 29 (23.77%) nginx
3 14 (11.48%) Drupal
4 2 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (31.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) Network Security
2 4 (3.28%) HTTP
2 4 (3.28%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.82%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (72.95%) MySQL
2 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.66%) Billing
1 13 (10.66%) Games
2 10 (8.20%) Advertising
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Finance
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (69.67%) jQuery
2 83 (68.03%) CSS
2 83 (68.03%) HTML
3 47 (38.52%) REST
4 39 (31.97%) LAMP
5 37 (30.33%) HTML5
6 33 (27.05%) CSS3
7 32 (26.23%) JSON
7 32 (26.23%) Zend Framework
8 31 (25.41%) Symfony
8 31 (25.41%) XML
9 29 (23.77%) LEMP Stack
10 21 (17.21%) RESTful
11 18 (14.75%) Laravel
12 12 (9.84%) .NET
13 10 (8.20%) Ajax
14 5 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (1.64%) Google Closure
15 2 (1.64%) RequireJS
15 2 (1.64%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) W3C
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.54%) Linux
2 29 (23.77%) Debian
2 29 (23.77%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) CentOS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) OO
2 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (39.34%) MVC
4 41 (33.61%) E-Commerce
4 41 (33.61%) OOP
5 34 (27.87%) Web Development
6 31 (25.41%) Scrum
7 29 (23.77%) OOD
7 29 (23.77%) Open Source
7 29 (23.77%) Performance Optimisation
8 19 (15.57%) OO PHP
9 17 (13.93%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.30%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (12.30%) Database Security
11 14 (11.48%) OWASP
11 14 (11.48%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.66%) API Integration
13 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) Presales
14 8 (6.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) PHP
2 80 (65.57%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.25%) PHP 5
4 23 (18.85%) SQL
5 2 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Zend
2 32 (26.23%) Google
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe
3 1 (0.82%) HubSpot
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