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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 25 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 143 88 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.89% 4.88% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.63% 11.75% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 135 85 68
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £46,000
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
811 749 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.73% 41.50% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 725 661 627
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 163 (75.46%) HTML
2 149 (68.98%) CSS
3 147 (68.06%) JavaScript
4 122 (56.48%) MySQL
5 120 (55.56%) jQuery
6 88 (40.74%) Linux
7 67 (31.02%) HTML5
8 61 (28.24%) MVC
9 58 (26.85%) C#
10 57 (26.39%) .NET
11 54 (25.00%) SQL
12 47 (21.76%) OOP
13 45 (20.83%) Java
14 44 (20.37%) Git (software)
15 39 (18.06%) CSS3
16 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
17 35 (16.20%) OO
17 35 (16.20%) Web Development
18 34 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (14.81%) Apache
20 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
20 31 (14.35%) Open Source
21 30 (13.89%) Ajax
21 30 (13.89%) UNIX
22 28 (12.96%) Python
23 27 (12.50%) Software Engineering
23 27 (12.50%) AngularJS
24 26 (12.04%) Marketing
25 23 (10.65%) Magento
25 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (14.81%) Apache
2 19 (8.80%) Drupal
3 14 (6.48%) WordPress
4 13 (6.02%) Node.js
5 12 (5.56%) JBoss
5 12 (5.56%) CMS
5 12 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.39%) nginx
8 3 (1.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.78%) MS Project
2 6 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (10.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.94%) Internet
2 10 (4.63%) Firewall
3 3 (1.39%) NAS
3 3 (1.39%) 4G
3 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.46%) MPLS
4 1 (0.46%) OSPF
4 1 (0.46%) BGP
4 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.46%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) IPsec
4 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (56.48%) MySQL
2 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.02%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.31%) Redis
7 4 (1.85%) Big Data
7 4 (1.85%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.85%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.85%) Impala
7 4 (1.85%) HBase
7 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.93%) DB2
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 44 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.41%) Subversion
3 14 (6.48%) JUnit
4 12 (5.56%) JIRA
4 12 (5.56%) Selenium
4 12 (5.56%) Ant
5 6 (2.78%) Grunt
5 6 (2.78%) Yeoman
6 5 (2.31%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.39%) Trac
8 3 (1.39%) PEAR
8 3 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.39%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.46%) Xcode
10 1 (0.46%) NUnit
10 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.46%) MSTest
10 1 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (12.04%) Marketing
2 10 (4.63%) Games
3 9 (4.17%) Law
4 6 (2.78%) Advertising
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 164 (75.93%) Developer
2 93 (43.06%) PHP Developer
3 60 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 31 (14.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 26 (12.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 17 (7.87%) Junior
6 17 (7.87%) Junior Developer
7 16 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.48%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Junior C# Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Junior PHP Developer
11 9 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (4.17%) Graduate
11 9 (4.17%) Consultant
11 9 (4.17%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (75.46%) HTML
2 149 (68.98%) CSS
3 120 (55.56%) jQuery
4 67 (31.02%) HTML5
5 57 (26.39%) .NET
6 39 (18.06%) CSS3
7 30 (13.89%) Ajax
8 27 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET
10 22 (10.19%) JSON
11 18 (8.33%) XML
12 17 (7.87%) LAMP
12 17 (7.87%) Symfony
13 13 (6.02%) Laravel
14 12 (5.56%) PhoneGap
14 12 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (5.56%) JSF
15 10 (4.63%) REST
16 9 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
17 8 (3.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.35%) Open Source
2 14 (6.48%) User Experience
2 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.70%) Social Network
4 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) VAX
7 2 (0.93%) Derivative
7 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.93%) W3C
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (40.74%) Linux
2 30 (13.89%) UNIX
3 11 (5.09%) CentOS
4 9 (4.17%) Android
5 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.24%) Windows
6 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.24%) MVC
2 47 (21.76%) OOP
3 35 (16.20%) OO
3 35 (16.20%) Web Development
4 34 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 20 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.94%) Mobile Development
8 14 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (5.56%) SOA
10 11 (5.09%) Web Application Development
10 11 (5.09%) OO PHP
11 10 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.17%) Project Management
12 9 (4.17%) Workflow
13 7 (3.24%) Scrum
13 7 (3.24%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.24%) CRM
13 7 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (2.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 58 (26.85%) C#
3 54 (25.00%) SQL
4 45 (20.83%) Java
5 28 (12.96%) Python
6 21 (9.72%) Ruby
7 20 (9.26%) Perl
8 14 (6.48%) PHP5
8 14 (6.48%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.56%) VBScript
9 12 (5.56%) VB
10 5 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.31%) C
10 5 (2.31%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.46%) RPG
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) MCSD
2 1 (0.46%) CCNP
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.46%) RHCE
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.46%) SLA
1 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Puppet
2 4 (1.85%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) Opsview
5 1 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.48%) Zend
3 13 (6.02%) VMware
4 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.31%) HP
5 5 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.85%) Adobe
6 4 (1.85%) Eloqua
6 4 (1.85%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.85%) Marketo
6 4 (1.85%) HubSpot
7 3 (1.39%) Cisco
7 3 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Sage
8 2 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.46%) CommVault
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle
9 1 (0.46%) PayPal
9 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
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