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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 58 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 71 106 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 4.87% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 10.61% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 68 104 78
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
898 999 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.76% 45.87% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 770 925 707
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 122 (74.39%) HTML
2 117 (71.34%) JavaScript
2 117 (71.34%) MySQL
2 117 (71.34%) CSS
3 71 (43.29%) Zend
4 63 (38.41%) jQuery
5 49 (29.88%) Web Development
6 46 (28.05%) Symfony
7 38 (23.17%) Backbone.js
8 37 (22.56%) Magento
8 37 (22.56%) MVC
9 36 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
10 35 (21.34%) AngularJS
10 35 (21.34%) Ember.js
10 35 (21.34%) Apache
11 33 (20.12%) CMS
11 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
12 32 (19.51%) WordPress
13 31 (18.90%) Linux
14 28 (17.07%) Open Source
15 27 (16.46%) HTML5
15 27 (16.46%) SQL
15 27 (16.46%) Subversion
16 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
17 23 (14.02%) OOP
17 23 (14.02%) OO
17 23 (14.02%) SEO
17 23 (14.02%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (12.80%) Drupal
19 20 (12.20%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (21.34%) Apache
2 33 (20.12%) CMS
3 32 (19.51%) WordPress
4 21 (12.80%) Drupal
5 15 (9.15%) Joomla!
6 8 (4.88%) Node.js
7 7 (4.27%) IIS
8 6 (3.66%) nginx
9 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.05%) MTS
10 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.61%) FileNet
11 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Magento
2 11 (6.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) SaaS
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.83%) ElastiCache
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) LDAP
1 7 (4.27%) DNS
2 5 (3.05%) SSL
2 5 (3.05%) SNMP
3 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (71.34%) MySQL
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.22%) DB2
7 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) UniData
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.46%) Subversion
3 6 (3.66%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (9.15%) Marketing
2 10 (6.10%) Retail
3 7 (4.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.22%) Finance
4 2 (1.22%) Law
4 2 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 149 (90.85%) Developer
2 59 (35.98%) PHP Developer
3 53 (32.32%) Web Developer
4 23 (14.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (13.41%) Applications Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Junior
6 14 (8.54%) Junior Developer
6 14 (8.54%) PHP Web Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Web Applications Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Graduate
8 8 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Junior Web Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Applications Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Graduate Web Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Administrator
11 5 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (74.39%) HTML
2 117 (71.34%) CSS
3 63 (38.41%) jQuery
4 46 (28.05%) Symfony
5 38 (23.17%) Backbone.js
6 36 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
7 35 (21.34%) Ember.js
7 35 (21.34%) AngularJS
8 27 (16.46%) HTML5
9 20 (12.20%) .NET
9 20 (12.20%) CSS3
10 19 (11.59%) JSON
11 18 (10.98%) REST
12 17 (10.37%) Web Services
13 16 (9.76%) Zend Framework
14 15 (9.15%) Underscore.js
15 11 (6.71%) XHTML
16 9 (5.49%) XML
17 8 (4.88%) LAMP
17 8 (4.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Open Source
2 23 (14.02%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.15%) Social Media
4 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Blog
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Social Network
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.90%) Linux
2 15 (9.15%) Ubuntu
3 12 (7.32%) Windows
4 8 (4.88%) Android
4 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.22%) AIX
7 2 (1.22%) Solaris
7 2 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.88%) Web Development
2 37 (22.56%) MVC
3 23 (14.02%) SEO
3 23 (14.02%) OOP
3 23 (14.02%) OO
4 15 (9.15%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.54%) OOD
5 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.71%) Unit Testing
6 11 (6.71%) User Experience Design
7 10 (6.10%) CRM
8 8 (4.88%) Analytics
8 8 (4.88%) OO PHP
9 7 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (4.27%) TDD
9 7 (4.27%) Content Management
10 6 (3.66%) Web Design
10 6 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 117 (71.34%) JavaScript
2 27 (16.46%) SQL
3 20 (12.20%) Java
4 19 (11.59%) C#
5 17 (10.37%) PHP5
6 11 (6.71%) Ruby
7 10 (6.10%) Python
7 10 (6.10%) Perl
8 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.66%) ActionScript
10 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.05%) C++
11 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.22%) PowerHouse
12 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.22%) C
12 2 (1.22%) VB
13 1 (0.61%) VBA
13 1 (0.61%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) MCSE
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 71 (43.29%) Zend
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.88%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) Apple
5 4 (2.44%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.44%) Sencha
6 3 (1.83%) Facebook
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) EMC
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) Kofax
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