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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 25 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 128 85 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.36% 5.21% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.49% 11.92% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 83 71
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
776 713 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.62% 43.69% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 696 640 578
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 156 (75.00%) HTML
2 146 (70.19%) JavaScript
3 144 (69.23%) CSS
4 124 (59.62%) MySQL
5 114 (54.81%) jQuery
6 93 (44.71%) Linux
7 63 (30.29%) HTML5
8 61 (29.33%) MVC
9 55 (26.44%) .NET
10 53 (25.48%) C#
11 49 (23.56%) SQL
12 44 (21.15%) OOP
13 41 (19.71%) Java
14 36 (17.31%) OO
14 36 (17.31%) Microsoft
14 36 (17.31%) Git (software)
14 36 (17.31%) Ajax
15 35 (16.83%) CSS3
16 34 (16.35%) Web Development
16 34 (16.35%) Apache
17 31 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (14.90%) Open Source
18 30 (14.42%) UNIX
19 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
20 26 (12.50%) Python
21 25 (12.02%) Software Engineering
21 25 (12.02%) AngularJS
22 24 (11.54%) Marketing
22 24 (11.54%) JSON
23 23 (11.06%) Magento

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (16.35%) Apache
2 21 (10.10%) Drupal
3 15 (7.21%) CMS
4 12 (5.77%) WordPress
5 10 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.81%) JBoss
5 10 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.33%) Node.js
7 4 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.92%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.44%) nginx
8 3 (1.44%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (8.65%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.85%) MS Project
2 8 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (11.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.73%) Internet
2 10 (4.81%) Firewall
3 3 (1.44%) NAS
3 3 (1.44%) 4G
3 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) Extranet
4 1 (0.48%) MPLS
4 1 (0.48%) OSPF
4 1 (0.48%) BGP
4 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.48%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.48%) Wireless
4 1 (0.48%) IPsec
4 1 (0.48%) VLAN
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (59.62%) MySQL
2 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.40%) Redis
5 5 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.92%) Impala
6 4 (1.92%) Big Data
6 4 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.92%) HBase
6 4 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 36 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.21%) Subversion
3 12 (5.77%) JUnit
4 10 (4.81%) JIRA
4 10 (4.81%) Selenium
4 10 (4.81%) Ant
5 8 (3.85%) Grunt
5 8 (3.85%) Yeoman
6 5 (2.40%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.44%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.44%) PEAR
8 3 (1.44%) Trac
9 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.48%) Hudson
10 1 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (11.54%) Marketing
2 9 (4.33%) Games
3 8 (3.85%) Advertising
4 7 (3.37%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (75.48%) Developer
2 88 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 56 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 28 (13.46%) PHP Web Developer
5 25 (12.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Junior
6 15 (7.21%) Junior Developer
7 14 (6.73%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (5.29%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.81%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Consultant
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.85%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Digital Producer
12 8 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (75.00%) HTML
2 144 (69.23%) CSS
3 114 (54.81%) jQuery
4 63 (30.29%) HTML5
5 55 (26.44%) .NET
6 36 (17.31%) Ajax
7 35 (16.83%) CSS3
8 25 (12.02%) AngularJS
9 24 (11.54%) JSON
10 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET
11 19 (9.13%) Symfony
12 16 (7.69%) XML
13 15 (7.21%) LAMP
14 13 (6.25%) Backbone.js
15 12 (5.77%) Underscore.js
16 11 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (5.29%) Yii
17 10 (4.81%) PhoneGap
17 10 (4.81%) Laravel
17 10 (4.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.90%) Open Source
2 19 (9.13%) User Experience
3 12 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.40%) Social Network
6 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.92%) W3C
6 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) VAX
8 2 (0.96%) Derivative
8 2 (0.96%) Blog
9 1 (0.48%) FMCG
9 1 (0.48%) AS400
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
9 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (44.71%) Linux
2 30 (14.42%) UNIX
3 11 (5.29%) CentOS
4 9 (4.33%) Windows
4 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.88%) Android
6 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.33%) MVC
2 44 (21.15%) OOP
3 36 (17.31%) OO
4 34 (16.35%) Web Development
5 31 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (12.02%) Software Engineering
7 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (6.25%) Project Management
10 10 (4.81%) SOA
10 10 (4.81%) Web Application Development
11 9 (4.33%) OO PHP
11 9 (4.33%) Workflow
12 8 (3.85%) Resource Management
13 7 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.37%) Scrum
13 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.37%) CRM
14 6 (2.88%) Web Design
14 6 (2.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 146 (70.19%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.48%) C#
3 49 (23.56%) SQL
4 41 (19.71%) Java
5 26 (12.50%) Python
6 20 (9.62%) Perl
7 19 (9.13%) Ruby
8 14 (6.73%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.77%) PHP5
10 10 (4.81%) VB
11 9 (4.33%) VBScript
12 7 (3.37%) C++
13 3 (1.44%) C
13 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.48%) RPG
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.48%) RHCE
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.48%) CCNP
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.48%) SLA
1 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.92%) vSphere
2 4 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.92%) Docker
3 2 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (1.92%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.44%) Nagios
4 2 (0.96%) Opsview
5 1 (0.48%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.21%) VMware
3 14 (6.73%) Zend
4 7 (3.37%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.37%) HP
5 5 (2.40%) Citrix
5 5 (2.40%) Cisco
5 5 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.92%) Eloqua
6 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.92%) Marketo
6 4 (1.92%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.96%) Adobe
7 2 (0.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.48%) CommVault
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) Sage
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago