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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 86 69 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.74% 3.97% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.42% 9.35% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83 66 79
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
753 738 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.51% 42.44% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 626 564
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (73.41%) HTML
2 121 (69.94%) CSS
3 110 (63.58%) JavaScript
4 102 (58.96%) MySQL
5 66 (38.15%) jQuery
6 60 (34.68%) Zend
7 59 (34.10%) MVC
8 43 (24.86%) Linux
9 42 (24.28%) LAMP
10 39 (22.54%) HTML5
11 36 (20.81%) OO
12 31 (17.92%) OOP
13 30 (17.34%) WordPress
14 29 (16.76%) Web Development
15 28 (16.18%) Degree
15 28 (16.18%) CodeIgniter
15 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (15.61%) Apache
16 27 (15.61%) CSS3
17 26 (15.03%) Magento
17 26 (15.03%) SQL
18 25 (14.45%) E-Commerce
19 24 (13.87%) XML
20 23 (13.29%) Web Services
20 23 (13.29%) .NET
21 22 (12.72%) C++
21 22 (12.72%) PHP5
22 21 (12.14%) OO PHP
22 21 (12.14%) Java
23 20 (11.56%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (17.34%) WordPress
2 27 (15.61%) Apache
3 20 (11.56%) CMS
3 20 (11.56%) Node.js
4 12 (6.94%) Drupal
5 5 (2.89%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.73%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.73%) FileNet
7 1 (0.58%) nginx
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) DHCP
2 1 (0.58%) Modbus
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (58.96%) MySQL
2 20 (11.56%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.09%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.51%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.36%) Subversion
3 3 (1.73%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.16%) Flash Builder
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (2.89%) Marketing
1 5 (2.89%) Games
2 4 (2.31%) Retail
3 3 (1.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 155 (89.60%) Developer
2 89 (51.45%) PHP Developer
3 60 (34.68%) Web Developer
4 18 (10.40%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (8.67%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Web Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.62%) MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Junior
9 7 (4.05%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Graduate
12 4 (2.31%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (73.41%) HTML
2 121 (69.94%) CSS
3 66 (38.15%) jQuery
4 42 (24.28%) LAMP
5 39 (22.54%) HTML5
6 28 (16.18%) CodeIgniter
7 27 (15.61%) CSS3
8 24 (13.87%) XML
9 23 (13.29%) Web Services
9 23 (13.29%) .NET
10 20 (11.56%) Zend Framework
11 17 (9.83%) Symfony
12 15 (8.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (8.09%) Flash
14 13 (7.51%) XHTML
15 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET
15 9 (5.20%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (5.20%) AngularJS
16 8 (4.62%) Ember.js
16 8 (4.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.20%) Social Media
2 9 (5.20%) Open Source
3 5 (2.89%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.31%) Xbox
5 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Blog
7 1 (0.58%) Social Network
7 1 (0.58%) Physics
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.86%) Linux
2 13 (7.51%) Windows
3 12 (6.94%) UNIX
4 10 (5.78%) Solaris
5 9 (5.20%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.31%) Android
7 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.10%) MVC
2 36 (20.81%) OO
3 31 (17.92%) OOP
4 29 (16.76%) Web Development
5 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (14.45%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.14%) OO PHP
8 19 (10.98%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (9.25%) Content Management
10 15 (8.67%) SEO
11 12 (6.94%) CRM
12 10 (5.78%) ITIL
13 9 (5.20%) Migration
13 9 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (4.62%) Data Migration
15 5 (2.89%) Data Analysis
15 5 (2.89%) Data Modelling
16 4 (2.31%) Project Management
16 4 (2.31%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (63.58%) JavaScript
2 26 (15.03%) SQL
3 22 (12.72%) C++
3 22 (12.72%) PHP5
4 21 (12.14%) Java
5 19 (10.98%) C#
6 16 (9.25%) Ruby
6 16 (9.25%) ActionScript
7 15 (8.67%) Perl
8 14 (8.09%) C
9 12 (6.94%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.62%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.89%) Python
12 3 (1.73%) PHP4
12 3 (1.73%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.73%) VBA
12 3 (1.73%) VB
13 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) Scala
14 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 60 (34.68%) Zend
2 13 (7.51%) New Relic
3 10 (5.78%) Sage
3 10 (5.78%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (5.78%) Progress
3 10 (5.78%) Sybase
4 5 (2.89%) Facebook
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.89%) Adobe
5 3 (1.73%) Google
5 3 (1.73%) Sony
5 3 (1.73%) Kofax
5 3 (1.73%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (0.58%) Capita
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
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