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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 57 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 64 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.53% 2.55% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 2.66% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 37
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £37,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,875 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +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
1743 1730 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.14% 95.84% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1504 1383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 17 April 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 83 (89.25%) HTML
2 83 (89.25%) CSS
3 67 (72.04%) MySQL
3 67 (72.04%) jQuery
4 60 (64.52%) JavaScript
5 33 (35.48%) Linux
5 33 (35.48%) HTML5
6 32 (34.41%) MVC
7 26 (27.96%) SQL
8 25 (26.88%) OOP
9 24 (25.81%) C#
10 22 (23.66%) Ajax
11 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
11 20 (21.51%) Java
11 20 (21.51%) .NET
12 19 (20.43%) CSS3
13 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.20%) OO
15 14 (15.05%) LAMP
15 14 (15.05%) Symfony
16 13 (13.98%) Drupal
16 13 (13.98%) Laravel
17 12 (12.90%) Marketing
17 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.83%) VBScript
18 11 (11.83%) VB
18 11 (11.83%) JSF
19 10 (10.75%) Games
19 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (13.98%) Drupal
2 9 (9.68%) Apache
3 8 (8.60%) Node.js
4 5 (5.38%) WordPress
5 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) 4G
2 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (72.04%) MySQL
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.30%) Impala
5 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.30%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.30%) HBase
5 4 (4.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.23%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Subversion
3 5 (5.38%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.23%) Trac
5 3 (3.23%) PEAR
5 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Hudson
7 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 12 (12.90%) Marketing
2 10 (10.75%) Games
3 7 (7.53%) Law
4 6 (6.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (89.25%) HTML
1 83 (89.25%) CSS
2 67 (72.04%) jQuery
3 33 (35.48%) HTML5
4 22 (23.66%) Ajax
5 20 (21.51%) .NET
6 19 (20.43%) CSS3
7 14 (15.05%) LAMP
7 14 (15.05%) Symfony
8 13 (13.98%) Laravel
9 11 (11.83%) JSF
10 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.60%) Yii
11 8 (8.60%) REST
12 5 (5.38%) Zend Framework
13 4 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (4.30%) XML
13 4 (4.30%) CakePHP
14 3 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
14 3 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Social Network
1 8 (8.60%) User Experience
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.30%) Open Source
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Derivative
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) CentOS
2 5 (5.38%) UNIX
3 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.15%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) MVC
2 25 (26.88%) OOP
3 16 (17.20%) OO
4 10 (10.75%) OO PHP
4 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
5 9 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (9.68%) Workflow
6 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.53%) Web Development
7 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Scrum
8 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.30%) SIEM
9 4 (4.30%) DevOps
9 4 (4.30%) Content Management
10 3 (3.23%) Web Design
10 3 (3.23%) CRM
10 3 (3.23%) Cyber Security
11 2 (2.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 60 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.96%) SQL
4 24 (25.81%) C#
5 20 (21.51%) Java
6 11 (11.83%) VBScript
6 11 (11.83%) VB
7 8 (8.60%) PHP5
8 7 (7.53%) Python
9 4 (4.30%) Perl
9 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 3 (3.23%) C
10 3 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Puppet
1 4 (4.30%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Zend
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
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