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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 63 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 63 70 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 3.29% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 8.11% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 67 104
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
859 863 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.89% 40.52% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 778 740 901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 151 (80.75%) HTML
2 138 (73.80%) CSS
3 125 (66.84%) JavaScript
4 114 (60.96%) jQuery
5 90 (48.13%) MySQL
6 80 (42.78%) HTML5
7 58 (31.02%) CSS3
8 57 (30.48%) MVC
9 50 (26.74%) OOP
10 48 (25.67%) Git (software)
11 47 (25.13%) SQL
12 45 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (21.93%) C#
14 39 (20.86%) Linux
15 35 (18.72%) AngularJS
16 34 (18.18%) .NET
17 33 (17.65%) Java
18 32 (17.11%) OO
18 32 (17.11%) Open Source
19 31 (16.58%) Software Engineering
19 31 (16.58%) Web Development
20 30 (16.04%) SQL Server
21 27 (14.44%) Zend
22 26 (13.90%) LAMP
23 25 (13.37%) XML
23 25 (13.37%) Microsoft
23 25 (13.37%) PHP5
24 24 (12.83%) Symfony
24 24 (12.83%) Responsive Web Design
25 23 (12.30%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 17 (9.09%) JBoss
1 17 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.02%) Apache
3 13 (6.95%) WordPress
4 12 (6.42%) Node.js
5 7 (3.74%) CMS
6 4 (2.14%) Drupal
6 4 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.60%) nginx
7 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.60%) IIS
8 2 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Photoshop
1 12 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.53%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.02%) Internet
2 4 (2.14%) Firewall
2 4 (2.14%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) NAS
3 1 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (48.13%) MySQL
2 30 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.07%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.07%) DB2
6 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.07%) MS Access
6 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.63%) Selenium
3 17 (9.09%) JIRA
3 17 (9.09%) Ant
3 17 (9.09%) JUnit
4 14 (7.49%) Subversion
5 4 (2.14%) NUnit
5 4 (2.14%) MSTest
5 4 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.14%) Moq
6 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.07%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) CMake
7 1 (0.53%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 15 (8.02%) Marketing
2 11 (5.88%) Games
2 11 (5.88%) Retail
3 7 (3.74%) Law
4 2 (1.07%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.07%) Finance
4 2 (1.07%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 155 (82.89%) Developer
2 77 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 57 (30.48%) Web Developer
4 28 (14.97%) PHP Web Developer
5 27 (14.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 20 (10.70%) Software Engineer
7 17 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 17 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (8.02%) Junior Developer
8 15 (8.02%) Junior
9 13 (6.95%) Graduate
9 13 (6.95%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (6.42%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Junior C# Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.28%) Junior PHP Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Graduate Web Developer
13 7 (3.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.21%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (80.75%) HTML
2 138 (73.80%) CSS
3 114 (60.96%) jQuery
4 80 (42.78%) HTML5
5 58 (31.02%) CSS3
6 35 (18.72%) AngularJS
7 34 (18.18%) .NET
8 26 (13.90%) LAMP
9 25 (13.37%) XML
10 24 (12.83%) Symfony
11 23 (12.30%) JSON
12 21 (11.23%) ASP.NET
13 17 (9.09%) PhoneGap
14 15 (8.02%) Laravel
14 15 (8.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.88%) RESTful
16 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (4.81%) Ajax
17 8 (4.28%) Zend Framework
17 8 (4.28%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.88%) W3C
3 6 (3.21%) Social Network
4 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.86%) Linux
2 8 (4.28%) Ubuntu
3 7 (3.74%) UNIX
4 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 6 (3.21%) Android
5 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) MVC
2 50 (26.74%) OOP
3 45 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (17.11%) OO
4 32 (17.11%) Open Source
5 31 (16.58%) Software Engineering
5 31 (16.58%) Web Development
6 24 (12.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (10.70%) Mobile Development
7 20 (10.70%) SOA
8 15 (8.02%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.95%) Scrum
10 12 (6.42%) OO PHP
11 11 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (5.88%) TDD
12 9 (4.81%) Web Design
12 9 (4.81%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.81%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.28%) Kanban
14 6 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 125 (66.84%) JavaScript
2 47 (25.13%) SQL
3 41 (21.93%) C#
4 33 (17.65%) Java
5 25 (13.37%) PHP5
6 20 (10.70%) Ruby
7 18 (9.63%) Python
8 9 (4.81%) VBScript
8 9 (4.81%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.74%) VB
10 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.14%) Perl
11 3 (1.60%) C
12 2 (1.07%) C++
13 1 (0.53%) VC++
13 1 (0.53%) PHP4
13 1 (0.53%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (12.30%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) MCSD
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.53%) Samba
Vendors
1 27 (14.44%) Zend
2 25 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.74%) VMware
4 6 (3.21%) Adobe
5 3 (1.60%) HP
5 3 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.07%) Twitter
6 2 (1.07%) Sencha
7 1 (0.53%) Tableau
7 1 (0.53%) Zoho
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.53%) New Relic
7 1 (0.53%) PayPal
7 1 (0.53%) Google
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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PMA Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum We also have a full benefits packag
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Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum
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Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
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