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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 45 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 84 109 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.17% 5.32% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.62% 11.13% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 104 100
Average salary £28,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
791 979 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.29% 47.83% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 701 890 698
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 £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 31 July 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 124 (72.94%) HTML
2 123 (72.35%) MySQL
3 119 (70.00%) CSS
4 115 (67.65%) JavaScript
5 73 (42.94%) Zend
6 66 (38.82%) jQuery
7 52 (30.59%) Web Development
8 43 (25.29%) Symfony
8 43 (25.29%) Magento
9 39 (22.94%) WordPress
10 37 (21.76%) MVC
11 36 (21.18%) Apache
12 35 (20.59%) CMS
13 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 33 (19.41%) Backbone.js
15 32 (18.82%) KnockoutJS
15 32 (18.82%) Linux
16 31 (18.24%) Ember.js
16 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
17 30 (17.65%) SQL
18 28 (16.47%) HTML5
18 28 (16.47%) Open Source
19 27 (15.88%) OO
20 25 (14.71%) SEO
20 25 (14.71%) Subversion
21 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
22 22 (12.94%) CSS3
23 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
23 21 (12.35%) Java
23 21 (12.35%) Enterprise Software

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 39 (22.94%) WordPress
2 36 (21.18%) Apache
3 35 (20.59%) CMS
4 20 (11.76%) Drupal
5 15 (8.82%) 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 43 (25.29%) Magento
2 11 (6.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.59%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) SaaS
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.76%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) DNS
1 7 (4.12%) LDAP
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%) Modbus
5 1 (0.59%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (72.35%) MySQL
2 13 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.71%) Subversion
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.94%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
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
1 153 (90.00%) Developer
2 69 (40.59%) PHP Developer
3 49 (28.82%) Web Developer
4 21 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 20 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 15 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (7.65%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Junior
8 12 (7.06%) Junior Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (4.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Graduate
10 6 (3.53%) Administrator
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Applications Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Junior PHP Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (72.94%) HTML
2 119 (70.00%) CSS
3 66 (38.82%) jQuery
4 43 (25.29%) Symfony
5 33 (19.41%) Backbone.js
6 32 (18.82%) KnockoutJS
7 31 (18.24%) Ember.js
7 31 (18.24%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.47%) HTML5
9 22 (12.94%) CSS3
10 20 (11.76%) .NET
11 18 (10.59%) Web Services
12 17 (10.00%) Zend Framework
12 17 (10.00%) JSON
13 16 (9.41%) REST
14 13 (7.65%) XML
15 12 (7.06%) XHTML
15 12 (7.06%) Underscore.js
16 10 (5.88%) LAMP
16 10 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.47%) Open Source
2 21 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (9.41%) Social Media
4 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) Xbox
6 3 (1.76%) Blog
6 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
8 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.59%) CMDB
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Social Network
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.82%) Linux
2 15 (8.82%) Windows
3 10 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.71%) Android
4 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.94%) Solaris
5 5 (2.94%) UNIX
6 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.59%) Web Development
2 37 (21.76%) MVC
3 27 (15.88%) OO
4 25 (14.71%) SEO
5 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
6 20 (11.76%) OOP
7 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.65%) CRM
9 12 (7.06%) Content Management
10 11 (6.47%) User Experience Design
10 11 (6.47%) OOD
10 11 (6.47%) OO PHP
11 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.71%) Analytics
13 7 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.53%) Customer Engagement
15 5 (2.94%) Web Design
16 4 (2.35%) Android Development
16 4 (2.35%) iOS Development
16 4 (2.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 30 (17.65%) SQL
3 21 (12.35%) Java
4 19 (11.18%) PHP5
4 19 (11.18%) C#
5 13 (7.65%) Perl
6 10 (5.88%) Ruby
7 9 (5.29%) Python
7 9 (5.29%) C++
8 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.12%) ActionScript
10 6 (3.53%) C
11 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.76%) VB
14 2 (1.18%) VBA
14 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.18%) PowerHouse
14 2 (1.18%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 14 (8.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) 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
5 4 (2.35%) Sage
5 4 (2.35%) Sencha
5 4 (2.35%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.76%) Facebook
6 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.76%) Sony
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
6 3 (1.76%) Progress
6 3 (1.76%) Sybase
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Kofax
7 2 (1.18%) EMC
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco
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