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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 63 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 72 83 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.57% 4.12% 5.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 10.41% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 107
Average salary £31,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
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
862 797 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.72% 39.59% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 771 707 892
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 170 (78.70%) HTML
2 156 (72.22%) CSS
3 140 (64.81%) JavaScript
4 128 (59.26%) jQuery
5 111 (51.39%) MySQL
6 78 (36.11%) HTML5
7 67 (31.02%) MVC
8 61 (28.24%) Linux
9 59 (27.31%) SQL
10 57 (26.39%) Git (software)
11 56 (25.93%) CSS3
11 56 (25.93%) OOP
12 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (23.15%) C#
14 43 (19.91%) Java
15 40 (18.52%) .NET
15 40 (18.52%) OO
16 39 (18.06%) AngularJS
17 37 (17.13%) Open Source
18 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 34 (15.74%) Software Engineering
19 34 (15.74%) Web Development
20 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
21 30 (13.89%) Symfony
21 30 (13.89%) Zend
22 29 (13.43%) XML
22 29 (13.43%) Apache
23 27 (12.50%) LAMP
23 27 (12.50%) Degree
23 27 (12.50%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 29 (13.43%) Apache
2 18 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.33%) JBoss
2 18 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.48%) WordPress
3 14 (6.48%) Node.js
4 9 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.24%) CMS
6 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.39%) Drupal
7 3 (1.39%) nginx
7 3 (1.39%) IIS
8 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (6.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.80%) Internet
2 10 (4.63%) Firewall
3 5 (2.31%) SAN
4 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.39%) NAS
5 2 (0.93%) 4G
6 1 (0.46%) Extranet
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (51.39%) MySQL
2 31 (14.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.93%) DB2
6 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.46%) Impala
7 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.80%) Selenium
3 18 (8.33%) JIRA
3 18 (8.33%) Ant
3 18 (8.33%) JUnit
4 17 (7.87%) Subversion
5 4 (1.85%) NUnit
5 4 (1.85%) MSTest
5 4 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.85%) Moq
6 3 (1.39%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.39%) PEAR
6 3 (1.39%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.39%) Hudson
6 3 (1.39%) Trac
7 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
8 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (8.33%) Marketing
2 11 (5.09%) Games
3 10 (4.63%) Retail
4 8 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 177 (81.94%) Developer
2 89 (41.20%) PHP Developer
3 68 (31.48%) Web Developer
4 34 (15.74%) PHP Web Developer
5 30 (13.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 21 (9.72%) Software Engineer
7 19 (8.80%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 18 (8.33%) Junior
9 15 (6.94%) Graduate
9 15 (6.94%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
10 12 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
11 11 (5.09%) Junior PHP Developer
12 10 (4.63%) Graduate Web Developer
12 10 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.63%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (78.70%) HTML
2 156 (72.22%) CSS
3 128 (59.26%) jQuery
4 78 (36.11%) HTML5
5 56 (25.93%) CSS3
6 40 (18.52%) .NET
7 39 (18.06%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.89%) Symfony
9 29 (13.43%) XML
10 27 (12.50%) LAMP
10 27 (12.50%) JSON
11 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET
12 18 (8.33%) PhoneGap
12 18 (8.33%) Laravel
13 16 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (6.48%) Ajax
15 11 (5.09%) JSF
16 10 (4.63%) Zend Framework
17 9 (4.17%) RESTful
17 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.70%) Social Network
3 7 (3.24%) W3C
4 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) VAX
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
7 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 61 (28.24%) Linux
2 12 (5.56%) UNIX
3 9 (4.17%) Windows
3 9 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.24%) CentOS
5 6 (2.78%) Android
6 5 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.02%) MVC
2 56 (25.93%) OOP
3 55 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (18.52%) OO
5 37 (17.13%) Open Source
6 34 (15.74%) Software Engineering
6 34 (15.74%) Web Development
7 22 (10.19%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (9.72%) Mobile Development
9 20 (9.26%) SOA
10 16 (7.41%) Scrum
11 14 (6.48%) OO PHP
12 13 (6.02%) Web Application Development
13 11 (5.09%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (4.63%) Web Design
15 9 (4.17%) TDD
16 8 (3.70%) Kanban
17 7 (3.24%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 140 (64.81%) JavaScript
2 59 (27.31%) SQL
3 50 (23.15%) C#
4 43 (19.91%) Java
5 23 (10.65%) Ruby
6 22 (10.19%) PHP5
6 22 (10.19%) Python
7 12 (5.56%) VBScript
7 12 (5.56%) Perl
8 10 (4.63%) VB
8 10 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.85%) C
10 3 (1.39%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.46%) VC++
12 1 (0.46%) PHP4
12 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (1.85%) MCSD
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Samba
3 1 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Nagios
1 2 (0.93%) Puppet
1 2 (0.93%) Opsview
2 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.89%) Zend
3 14 (6.48%) VMware
4 6 (2.78%) Adobe
5 5 (2.31%) HP
6 4 (1.85%) Cisco
7 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Sencha
8 2 (0.93%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.46%) New Relic
9 1 (0.46%) PayPal
9 1 (0.46%) Tableau
9 1 (0.46%) Zoho
9 1 (0.46%) CommVault
9 1 (0.46%) Sage
9 1 (0.46%) Google
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