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 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
Rank 60 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 76 118 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.28% 5.56% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.88% 12.02% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 71 115 59
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
965 982 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.68% 46.26% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 836 907 663
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 127 (79.87%) HTML
2 121 (76.10%) CSS
3 117 (73.58%) JavaScript
4 113 (71.07%) MySQL
5 69 (43.40%) Zend
6 60 (37.74%) jQuery
7 49 (30.82%) Symfony
8 43 (27.04%) Web Development
9 40 (25.16%) Backbone.js
10 37 (23.27%) KnockoutJS
10 37 (23.27%) AngularJS
10 37 (23.27%) Ember.js
10 37 (23.27%) Magento
11 34 (21.38%) WordPress
12 33 (20.75%) Git (software)
12 33 (20.75%) Linux
12 33 (20.75%) Apache
13 32 (20.13%) MVC
13 32 (20.13%) CMS
14 31 (19.50%) Open Source
15 28 (17.61%) HTML5
16 25 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (15.72%) SEO
16 25 (15.72%) Subversion
16 25 (15.72%) OOP
16 25 (15.72%) OO
17 24 (15.09%) SQL
18 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
18 21 (13.21%) Drupal
19 20 (12.58%) Ubuntu

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (21.38%) WordPress
2 33 (20.75%) Apache
3 32 (20.13%) CMS
4 21 (13.21%) Drupal
5 14 (8.81%) Joomla!
6 7 (4.40%) IIS
7 5 (3.14%) MTS
7 5 (3.14%) nginx
7 5 (3.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.52%) Node.js
8 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) FileNet
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.40%) MS Office
3 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (23.27%) Magento
2 11 (6.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) LDAP
1 7 (4.40%) DNS
2 5 (3.14%) SSL
2 5 (3.14%) SNMP
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (71.07%) MySQL
2 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.14%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.26%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) UniData
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.72%) Subversion
3 6 (3.77%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (11.32%) Marketing
2 8 (5.03%) Retail
3 7 (4.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.26%) Finance
4 2 (1.26%) Law
4 2 (1.26%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (91.19%) Developer
2 56 (35.22%) Web Developer
2 56 (35.22%) PHP Developer
3 25 (15.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (12.58%) Applications Developer
5 19 (11.95%) Junior
5 19 (11.95%) Junior Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Junior Web Developer
7 13 (8.18%) Web Applications Developer
8 11 (6.92%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Graduate
10 7 (4.40%) Graduate Web Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Administrator
11 6 (3.77%) Senior Applications Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (79.87%) HTML
2 121 (76.10%) CSS
3 60 (37.74%) jQuery
4 49 (30.82%) Symfony
5 40 (25.16%) Backbone.js
6 37 (23.27%) KnockoutJS
6 37 (23.27%) Ember.js
6 37 (23.27%) AngularJS
7 28 (17.61%) HTML5
8 17 (10.69%) Zend Framework
8 17 (10.69%) REST
8 17 (10.69%) CSS3
9 16 (10.06%) .NET
10 15 (9.43%) JSON
10 15 (9.43%) Underscore.js
11 11 (6.92%) XHTML
11 11 (6.92%) Web Services
12 9 (5.66%) Ajax
12 9 (5.66%) Yii
13 8 (5.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.50%) Open Source
2 25 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.43%) User Experience
4 13 (8.18%) Social Media
5 7 (4.40%) Blog
6 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Social Network
8 1 (0.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.75%) Linux
2 20 (12.58%) Ubuntu
3 12 (7.55%) Windows
4 7 (4.40%) Android
4 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.26%) AIX
6 2 (1.26%) Solaris
6 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Web Development
2 32 (20.13%) MVC
3 25 (15.72%) SEO
3 25 (15.72%) OOP
3 25 (15.72%) OO
4 19 (11.95%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.06%) OOD
7 11 (6.92%) CRM
7 11 (6.92%) User Experience Design
7 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.29%) TDD
9 9 (5.66%) Scrum
9 9 (5.66%) OO PHP
10 8 (5.03%) Analytics
11 7 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (3.77%) Content Management
13 5 (3.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (73.58%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.09%) SQL
3 20 (12.58%) C#
4 19 (11.95%) Java
5 16 (10.06%) PHP5
6 12 (7.55%) Python
6 12 (7.55%) Ruby
7 9 (5.66%) Perl
8 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.89%) C++
11 2 (1.26%) C
11 2 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (1.26%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.63%) MCSE
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 69 (43.40%) Zend
2 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.40%) Oracle
4 5 (3.14%) Apple
5 4 (2.52%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.52%) Sencha
6 3 (1.89%) VMware
7 2 (1.26%) Facebook
7 2 (1.26%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) Kofax
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
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