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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 107 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 1.93% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.06% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 27
Average salary £28,000 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +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
2183 1986 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.30% 93.55% 93.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1799 1352
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 56 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (85.71%) HTML
3 47 (83.93%) CSS
4 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 41 (73.21%) MySQL
6 24 (42.86%) MVC
6 24 (42.86%) Zend
7 20 (35.71%) jQuery
8 18 (32.14%) Drupal
9 17 (30.36%) Marketing
9 17 (30.36%) OO
9 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
10 16 (28.57%) WordPress
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
11 15 (26.79%) CMS
11 15 (26.79%) HTML5
12 14 (25.00%) Magento
13 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
13 13 (23.21%) Apache
13 13 (23.21%) Zend Framework
14 12 (21.43%) PHP5
15 10 (17.86%) XHTML
15 10 (17.86%) Web Services
16 9 (16.07%) OOP
16 9 (16.07%) CRM
16 9 (16.07%) Subversion
16 9 (16.07%) Social Media
16 9 (16.07%) Yii
17 8 (14.29%) CSS3
17 8 (14.29%) Analytics

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (32.14%) Drupal
2 16 (28.57%) WordPress
3 15 (26.79%) CMS
4 13 (23.21%) Apache
5 7 (12.50%) IIS
6 4 (7.14%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (73.21%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Subversion
General
1 17 (30.36%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) HTML
2 47 (83.93%) CSS
3 20 (35.71%) jQuery
4 15 (26.79%) HTML5
5 13 (23.21%) Zend Framework
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
6 10 (17.86%) XHTML
7 9 (16.07%) Yii
8 8 (14.29%) CSS3
9 7 (12.50%) Symfony
10 6 (10.71%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (10.71%) LAMP
11 5 (8.93%) REST
12 4 (7.14%) XML
12 4 (7.14%) SOAP
13 3 (5.36%) Ajax
13 3 (5.36%) Laravel
13 3 (5.36%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.36%) Underscore.js
14 2 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Social Media
2 4 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Blog
3 1 (1.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) OO
3 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.07%) CRM
4 9 (16.07%) OOP
5 8 (14.29%) Analytics
6 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) SEO
8 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 5 (8.93%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
10 2 (3.57%) Web Design
10 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.57%) Content Management
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.43%) PHP5
4 3 (5.36%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.57%) PowerHouse
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Zend
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Facebook
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
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