The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 54 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 75 112 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.45% 5.23% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.55% 11.20% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 71 108 80
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
877 1000 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.40% 46.66% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 753 925 698
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

PHP Salary Trend in Birmingham

PHP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 121 (73.78%) HTML
2 117 (71.34%) MySQL
3 116 (70.73%) CSS
4 114 (69.51%) JavaScript
5 71 (43.29%) Zend
6 62 (37.80%) jQuery
7 48 (29.27%) Web Development
8 46 (28.05%) Symfony
9 37 (22.56%) Magento
9 37 (22.56%) Backbone.js
10 36 (21.95%) MVC
10 36 (21.95%) Apache
11 35 (21.34%) KnockoutJS
12 34 (20.73%) AngularJS
12 34 (20.73%) Ember.js
13 33 (20.12%) WordPress
14 32 (19.51%) Git (software)
14 32 (19.51%) CMS
15 31 (18.90%) Linux
16 29 (17.68%) SQL
16 29 (17.68%) Open Source
17 27 (16.46%) Subversion
18 25 (15.24%) OO
18 25 (15.24%) HTML5
19 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
20 23 (14.02%) OOP
20 23 (14.02%) SEO
21 22 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
22 21 (12.80%) Drupal
22 21 (12.80%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (21.95%) Apache
2 33 (20.12%) WordPress
3 32 (19.51%) CMS
4 21 (12.80%) Drupal
5 15 (9.15%) Joomla!
6 8 (4.88%) Node.js
7 7 (4.27%) IIS
8 6 (3.66%) nginx
9 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.05%) MTS
10 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.22%) FileNet
12 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Magento
2 11 (6.71%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.61%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) SaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (1.83%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) LDAP
1 7 (4.27%) DNS
2 5 (3.05%) SSL
2 5 (3.05%) SNMP
3 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) Modbus
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (71.34%) MySQL
2 13 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.22%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.61%) UniData
Development Applications
1 32 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.46%) Subversion
3 6 (3.66%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (8.54%) Marketing
2 10 (6.10%) Retail
3 8 (4.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.22%) Finance
4 2 (1.22%) Law
4 2 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 149 (90.85%) Developer
2 62 (37.80%) PHP Developer
3 51 (31.10%) Web Developer
4 22 (13.41%) Applications Developer
4 22 (13.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.15%) PHP Web Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Web Applications Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.71%) Junior Developer
8 11 (6.71%) Junior
9 8 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Graduate
10 7 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Senior Applications Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Administrator
11 6 (3.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Graduate Web Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (73.78%) HTML
2 116 (70.73%) CSS
3 62 (37.80%) jQuery
4 46 (28.05%) Symfony
5 37 (22.56%) Backbone.js
6 35 (21.34%) KnockoutJS
7 34 (20.73%) AngularJS
7 34 (20.73%) Ember.js
8 25 (15.24%) HTML5
9 21 (12.80%) .NET
10 19 (11.59%) JSON
10 19 (11.59%) CSS3
11 18 (10.98%) REST
11 18 (10.98%) Web Services
12 15 (9.15%) Underscore.js
12 15 (9.15%) Zend Framework
13 12 (7.32%) XML
13 12 (7.32%) XHTML
14 10 (6.10%) LAMP
15 9 (5.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Open Source
2 22 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (9.76%) Social Media
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Blog
6 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Social Network
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Xbox
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Linux
2 13 (7.93%) Ubuntu
2 13 (7.93%) Windows
3 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.88%) Android
4 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.22%) AIX
6 2 (1.22%) Solaris
6 2 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.27%) Web Development
2 36 (21.95%) MVC
3 25 (15.24%) OO
4 23 (14.02%) OOP
4 23 (14.02%) SEO
5 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce
5 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.93%) OOD
7 11 (6.71%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.71%) User Experience Design
8 10 (6.10%) CRM
9 9 (5.49%) OO PHP
9 9 (5.49%) Content Management
10 8 (4.88%) Analytics
11 7 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (3.66%) Web Design
12 6 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (3.05%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (69.51%) JavaScript
2 29 (17.68%) SQL
3 20 (12.20%) Java
4 19 (11.59%) C#
5 18 (10.98%) PHP5
6 10 (6.10%) Perl
6 10 (6.10%) Ruby
7 9 (5.49%) Python
8 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.66%) ActionScript
9 6 (3.66%) C++
10 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.83%) VB
12 3 (1.83%) C
13 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.22%) PowerHouse
13 2 (1.22%) VBA
13 2 (1.22%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) MCSE
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 71 (43.29%) Zend
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.88%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) Apple
5 4 (2.44%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.44%) Sencha
6 3 (1.83%) Facebook
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) Kofax
7 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.22%) EMC
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
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