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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 105 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.32% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.48% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 49 32
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
2035 1977 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.65% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1764 1353
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (75.81%) MySQL
3 46 (74.19%) HTML
3 46 (74.19%) CSS
4 44 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 31 (50.00%) Zend
6 26 (41.94%) MVC
7 24 (38.71%) jQuery
8 20 (32.26%) OO
9 19 (30.65%) Drupal
9 19 (30.65%) WordPress
10 17 (27.42%) CMS
11 16 (25.81%) Linux
11 16 (25.81%) Apache
11 16 (25.81%) Magento
11 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 14 (22.58%) Web Services
12 14 (22.58%) Marketing
12 14 (22.58%) Zend Framework
12 14 (22.58%) PHP5
13 12 (19.35%) XHTML
13 12 (19.35%) HTML5
13 12 (19.35%) Social Media
14 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
14 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (16.13%) Subversion
15 10 (16.13%) CSS3
16 9 (14.52%) OOP
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.52%) SEO

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 19 (30.65%) Drupal
1 19 (30.65%) WordPress
2 17 (27.42%) CMS
3 16 (25.81%) Apache
4 8 (12.90%) Node.js
5 7 (11.29%) IIS
6 3 (4.84%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (4.84%) ElastiCache
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (75.81%) MySQL
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.58%) Marketing
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) HTML
1 46 (74.19%) CSS
2 24 (38.71%) jQuery
3 14 (22.58%) Zend Framework
3 14 (22.58%) Web Services
4 12 (19.35%) XHTML
4 12 (19.35%) HTML5
5 10 (16.13%) CSS3
6 9 (14.52%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (12.90%) XML
7 8 (12.90%) Symfony
7 8 (12.90%) LAMP
8 7 (11.29%) Yii
9 5 (8.06%) REST
9 5 (8.06%) SOAP
10 3 (4.84%) Ajax
10 3 (4.84%) .NET
10 3 (4.84%) Flash
10 3 (4.84%) Laravel
10 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Social Media
2 5 (8.06%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) MVC
2 20 (32.26%) OO
3 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) SEO
4 9 (14.52%) OOP
5 8 (12.90%) CRM
5 8 (12.90%) Analytics
5 8 (12.90%) OO PHP
6 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (8.06%) Web Development
7 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.84%) Content Management
9 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.23%) TDD
9 2 (3.23%) Web Design
10 1 (1.61%) Scrum
10 1 (1.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.58%) PHP5
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.23%) PowerHouse
6 2 (3.23%) PHP4
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Zend
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Facebook
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