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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 84 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 34 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.89% 2.75% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.93% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 35
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
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
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) PHP
2 54 (90.00%) HTML
3 53 (88.33%) CSS
4 51 (85.00%) JavaScript
5 40 (66.67%) MySQL
6 34 (56.67%) jQuery
7 26 (43.33%) Linux
8 25 (41.67%) MVC
9 19 (31.67%) OOP
10 18 (30.00%) HTML5
11 16 (26.67%) Drupal
11 16 (26.67%) Yii
12 14 (23.33%) Ajax
13 12 (20.00%) .NET
14 11 (18.33%) C#
14 11 (18.33%) SQL
14 11 (18.33%) OO
15 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 10 (16.67%) User Experience
16 9 (15.00%) LAMP
16 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
17 8 (13.33%) Marketing
17 8 (13.33%) Advertising
18 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
18 7 (11.67%) Java
18 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 7 (11.67%) Web Development
18 7 (11.67%) Symfony
18 7 (11.67%) Zend

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (26.67%) Drupal
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) 4G
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Impala
5 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) HBase
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.33%) Advertising
1 8 (13.33%) Marketing
2 5 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (90.00%) HTML
2 53 (88.33%) CSS
3 34 (56.67%) jQuery
4 18 (30.00%) HTML5
5 16 (26.67%) Yii
6 14 (23.33%) Ajax
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
8 9 (15.00%) LAMP
9 7 (11.67%) Symfony
10 6 (10.00%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) CSS3
11 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
12 4 (6.67%) Laravel
13 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
14 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
14 2 (3.33%) Underscore.js
14 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (3.33%) JSF
14 2 (3.33%) SOAP
15 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.33%) FreeBSD
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) MVC
2 19 (31.67%) OOP
3 11 (18.33%) OO
4 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Web Development
7 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (5.00%) Content Management
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.33%) SIEM
10 2 (3.33%) SEO
10 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.33%) Analytics
10 2 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (85.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) PHP5
5 4 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (3.33%) VBScript
6 2 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.67%) Zend
2 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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