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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 69 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 70 122 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.95% 5.94% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.15% 13.16% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 119 47
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,800 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
979 927 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.22% 45.11% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 873 857 599
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 21 October 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 124 (80.52%) HTML
2 119 (77.27%) CSS
3 117 (75.97%) JavaScript
4 102 (66.23%) MySQL
5 68 (44.16%) jQuery
6 60 (38.96%) Zend
7 44 (28.57%) Symfony
8 42 (27.27%) Linux
9 41 (26.62%) Backbone.js
10 40 (25.97%) Web Development
11 35 (22.73%) MVC
12 34 (22.08%) Apache
13 33 (21.43%) Open Source
14 32 (20.78%) KnockoutJS
14 32 (20.78%) Ember.js
14 32 (20.78%) AngularJS
15 31 (20.13%) Magento
15 31 (20.13%) CMS
16 30 (19.48%) OO
16 30 (19.48%) WordPress
17 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
18 28 (18.18%) HTML5
19 27 (17.53%) OOP
19 27 (17.53%) Subversion
20 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
21 24 (15.58%) C#
21 24 (15.58%) SEO
22 23 (14.94%) SQL
23 22 (14.29%) .NET
24 21 (13.64%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (22.08%) Apache
2 31 (20.13%) CMS
3 30 (19.48%) WordPress
4 19 (12.34%) Drupal
5 13 (8.44%) Joomla!
6 7 (4.55%) IIS
7 5 (3.25%) MTS
7 5 (3.25%) nginx
7 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.65%) FileNet
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Magento
2 11 (7.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) DNS
1 7 (4.55%) LDAP
2 5 (3.25%) SSL
2 5 (3.25%) SNMP
3 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (66.23%) MySQL
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.25%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.30%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) UniData
8 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.53%) Subversion
3 6 (3.90%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.30%) Yeoman
6 2 (1.30%) Grunt
6 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (11.69%) Marketing
2 7 (4.55%) Legal
3 6 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.30%) German Language
4 2 (1.30%) Advertising
4 2 (1.30%) Publishing
4 2 (1.30%) Finance
4 2 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (89.61%) Developer
2 52 (33.77%) Web Developer
3 49 (31.82%) PHP Developer
4 20 (12.99%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Applications Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Junior Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Junior
5 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Junior Web Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
8 13 (8.44%) Web Applications Developer
9 10 (6.49%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (5.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Graduate
11 8 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Senior Web Applications Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Senior Applications Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (80.52%) HTML
2 119 (77.27%) CSS
3 68 (44.16%) jQuery
4 44 (28.57%) Symfony
5 41 (26.62%) Backbone.js
6 32 (20.78%) KnockoutJS
6 32 (20.78%) Ember.js
6 32 (20.78%) AngularJS
7 28 (18.18%) HTML5
8 22 (14.29%) .NET
9 21 (13.64%) Underscore.js
10 19 (12.34%) JSON
11 17 (11.04%) Zend Framework
11 17 (11.04%) REST
12 15 (9.74%) Web Services
12 15 (9.74%) Ajax
13 14 (9.09%) CSS3
14 12 (7.79%) Yii
14 12 (7.79%) XHTML
15 9 (5.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.43%) Open Source
2 21 (13.64%) User Experience
3 20 (12.99%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.79%) Social Media
4 12 (7.79%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.19%) Blog
6 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) W3C
9 1 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Linux
2 21 (13.64%) Ubuntu
3 14 (9.09%) Windows
4 7 (4.55%) Android
4 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) AIX
6 2 (1.30%) Solaris
6 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) Web Development
2 35 (22.73%) MVC
3 30 (19.48%) OO
4 27 (17.53%) OOP
5 24 (15.58%) SEO
6 17 (11.04%) OOD
7 16 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.14%) UX Design
8 11 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.49%) TDD
9 10 (6.49%) Scrum
10 9 (5.84%) Project Management
10 9 (5.84%) CRM
10 9 (5.84%) OO PHP
11 7 (4.55%) Content Management
11 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.90%) Analytics
12 6 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (3.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 117 (75.97%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.58%) C#
3 23 (14.94%) SQL
4 21 (13.64%) Java
5 13 (8.44%) PHP5
6 12 (7.79%) Ruby
6 12 (7.79%) Python
7 9 (5.84%) Perl
8 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.25%) C++
8 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.95%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.30%) VB
11 2 (1.30%) C
11 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.30%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCSE
3 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.30%) XenApp
2 2 (1.30%) vSphere
2 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (38.96%) Zend
2 25 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.25%) Apple
4 5 (3.25%) VMware
5 4 (2.60%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.60%) Sencha
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco
7 2 (1.30%) Facebook
7 2 (1.30%) HP
7 2 (1.30%) Dell
7 2 (1.30%) EMC
7 2 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Sage
8 1 (0.65%) Kofax
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £20,000 per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
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Mobile Fun
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago