The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 86 107 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.41% 5.29% 7.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.18% 11.10% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 102 115
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
769 964 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.44% 47.65% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 681 873 717
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 123 (72.35%) HTML
2 122 (71.76%) MySQL
3 118 (69.41%) CSS
4 113 (66.47%) JavaScript
5 73 (42.94%) Zend
6 64 (37.65%) jQuery
7 51 (30.00%) Web Development
8 44 (25.88%) Magento
9 40 (23.53%) Symfony
9 40 (23.53%) WordPress
9 40 (23.53%) MVC
10 36 (21.18%) CMS
11 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
12 34 (20.00%) Linux
12 34 (20.00%) Apache
13 30 (17.65%) Backbone.js
14 29 (17.06%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (17.06%) HTML5
14 29 (17.06%) OO
14 29 (17.06%) SQL
15 28 (16.47%) Ember.js
15 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
16 27 (15.88%) Open Source
17 25 (14.71%) SEO
18 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
19 23 (13.53%) Subversion
20 22 (12.94%) CSS3
21 21 (12.35%) Drupal
21 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
21 21 (12.35%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (23.53%) WordPress
2 36 (21.18%) CMS
3 34 (20.00%) Apache
4 21 (12.35%) Drupal
5 16 (9.41%) Joomla!
6 8 (4.71%) Node.js
7 7 (4.12%) IIS
8 6 (3.53%) nginx
9 5 (2.94%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.94%) MTS
10 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.18%) FileNet
12 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (25.88%) Magento
2 11 (6.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.59%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) SaaS
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.76%) ElastiCache
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) LDAP
1 7 (4.12%) DNS
2 5 (2.94%) SSL
2 5 (2.94%) SNMP
3 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (71.76%) MySQL
2 13 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.53%) Subversion
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (7.65%) Marketing
2 9 (5.29%) Retail
3 8 (4.71%) Legal
4 4 (2.35%) Games
5 2 (1.18%) Finance
5 2 (1.18%) Law
5 2 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (89.41%) Developer
2 72 (42.35%) PHP Developer
3 49 (28.82%) Web Developer
4 20 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (10.59%) Applications Developer
6 17 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.06%) Junior
7 12 (7.06%) Junior Developer
8 10 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Graduate
10 6 (3.53%) Administrator
10 6 (3.53%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Applications Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.94%) Junior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (72.35%) HTML
2 118 (69.41%) CSS
3 64 (37.65%) jQuery
4 40 (23.53%) Symfony
5 30 (17.65%) Backbone.js
6 29 (17.06%) KnockoutJS
6 29 (17.06%) HTML5
7 28 (16.47%) Ember.js
7 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
8 22 (12.94%) CSS3
9 19 (11.18%) .NET
10 18 (10.59%) Web Services
11 17 (10.00%) Zend Framework
12 15 (8.82%) JSON
13 14 (8.24%) REST
14 13 (7.65%) XML
14 13 (7.65%) XHTML
15 11 (6.47%) LAMP
15 11 (6.47%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (5.88%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.88%) Open Source
2 20 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (9.41%) Social Media
4 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.35%) Xbox
7 3 (1.76%) Blog
7 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Social Network
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
9 1 (0.59%) NHS
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Linux
2 15 (8.82%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) Android
3 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.71%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.53%) UNIX
5 6 (3.53%) Solaris
6 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.00%) Web Development
2 40 (23.53%) MVC
3 29 (17.06%) OO
4 25 (14.71%) SEO
5 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
6 19 (11.18%) OOP
7 16 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.24%) CRM
9 13 (7.65%) Content Management
10 12 (7.06%) OO PHP
11 11 (6.47%) User Experience Design
12 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.29%) OOD
14 8 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (4.71%) Analytics
15 6 (3.53%) Customer Engagement
15 6 (3.53%) Web Design
16 5 (2.94%) Android Development
16 5 (2.94%) iOS Development
17 4 (2.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (66.47%) JavaScript
2 29 (17.06%) SQL
3 21 (12.35%) Java
4 19 (11.18%) C#
4 19 (11.18%) PHP5
5 13 (7.65%) Perl
6 10 (5.88%) C++
7 9 (5.29%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.29%) Ruby
8 8 (4.71%) Python
9 7 (4.12%) ActionScript
9 7 (4.12%) C
9 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.76%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
13 2 (1.18%) PHP4
13 2 (1.18%) PowerHouse
13 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) MCSE
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 73 (42.94%) Zend
2 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.71%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) Apple
4 5 (2.94%) Sage
5 4 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.35%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.35%) Sencha
5 4 (2.35%) Sybase
5 4 (2.35%) Progress
6 3 (1.76%) Facebook
6 3 (1.76%) Sony
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) Kofax
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) EMC
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco
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