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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 85 82 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.70% 5.41% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.98% 11.33% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 82 78 92
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,325 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
774 724 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.79% 47.79% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 731 649 653
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 132 (83.02%) JavaScript
2 128 (80.50%) HTML
3 120 (75.47%) CSS
4 102 (64.15%) MySQL
5 78 (49.06%) jQuery
6 70 (44.03%) Linux
7 50 (31.45%) HTML5
8 44 (27.67%) MVC
9 40 (25.16%) .NET
10 34 (21.38%) OO
11 33 (20.75%) OOP
12 32 (20.13%) C#
13 29 (18.24%) Web Development
14 27 (16.98%) Ajax
15 26 (16.35%) Zend
15 26 (16.35%) Backbone.js
16 25 (15.72%) SQL
17 24 (15.09%) Java
17 24 (15.09%) CSS3
17 24 (15.09%) User Experience
18 23 (14.47%) AngularJS
18 23 (14.47%) Drupal
19 22 (13.84%) Symfony
19 22 (13.84%) Marketing
20 21 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (13.21%) Open Source
21 20 (12.58%) UNIX
21 20 (12.58%) Apache
21 20 (12.58%) Python
22 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (14.47%) Drupal
2 20 (12.58%) Apache
3 17 (10.69%) CMS
4 13 (8.18%) WordPress
5 5 (3.14%) Node.js
6 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.26%) JBoss
7 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.03%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (5.03%) MS Project
2 8 (5.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) IPsec
2 1 (0.63%) MPLS
2 1 (0.63%) OSPF
2 1 (0.63%) BGP
2 1 (0.63%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.63%) VLAN
2 1 (0.63%) 4G
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.63%) Wireless Security
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.63%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (64.15%) MySQL
2 15 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.89%) Impala
6 3 (1.89%) Redis
6 3 (1.89%) HBase
6 3 (1.89%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.89%) Big Data
7 2 (1.26%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.63%) UniData
Development Applications
1 15 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.92%) Subversion
3 8 (5.03%) Grunt
3 8 (5.03%) Yeoman
4 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.52%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.52%) JUnit
5 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.26%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.26%) Selenium
5 2 (1.26%) JIRA
5 2 (1.26%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (13.84%) Marketing
2 8 (5.03%) Advertising
3 5 (3.14%) Law
4 2 (1.26%) Games
4 2 (1.26%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (77.99%) Developer
2 61 (38.36%) PHP Developer
3 41 (25.79%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.69%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Junior Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Junior
6 15 (9.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 12 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Junior Web Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (6.92%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Digital Producer
10 8 (5.03%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Head of Development
11 7 (4.40%) Magento Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (80.50%) HTML
2 120 (75.47%) CSS
3 78 (49.06%) jQuery
4 50 (31.45%) HTML5
5 40 (25.16%) .NET
6 27 (16.98%) Ajax
7 26 (16.35%) Backbone.js
8 24 (15.09%) CSS3
9 23 (14.47%) AngularJS
10 22 (13.84%) Symfony
11 17 (10.69%) JSON
11 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
11 17 (10.69%) Underscore.js
12 16 (10.06%) Yii
13 13 (8.18%) Ember.js
13 13 (8.18%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (7.55%) LAMP
15 11 (6.92%) Web Services
15 11 (6.92%) REST
16 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.09%) User Experience
2 21 (13.21%) Open Source
3 12 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.92%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.77%) Blog
7 4 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.52%) W3C
8 2 (1.26%) Social Media
8 2 (1.26%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) AS400
9 1 (0.63%) Social Network
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.03%) Linux
2 20 (12.58%) UNIX
3 13 (8.18%) Ubuntu
4 7 (4.40%) Android
5 5 (3.14%) Windows
6 4 (2.52%) CentOS
6 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) MVC
2 34 (21.38%) OO
3 33 (20.75%) OOP
4 29 (18.24%) Web Development
5 21 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.43%) Project Management
8 12 (7.55%) TDD
9 11 (6.92%) Scrum
9 11 (6.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.92%) OO PHP
10 9 (5.66%) OOD
10 9 (5.66%) SEO
11 8 (5.03%) Resource Management
12 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.77%) Integration Testing
13 6 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.77%) Content Management
13 6 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 132 (83.02%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.13%) C#
3 25 (15.72%) SQL
4 24 (15.09%) Java
5 20 (12.58%) Python
6 13 (8.18%) Ruby
6 13 (8.18%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.66%) Perl
8 8 (5.03%) PHP5
9 6 (3.77%) C++
10 3 (1.89%) VB
10 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.26%) C
11 2 (1.26%) VBScript
11 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CCNP
3 1 (0.63%) RHCE
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.89%) vSphere
1 3 (1.89%) Docker
1 3 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.26%) XenApp
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (16.35%) Zend
2 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.52%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.52%) Marketo
3 4 (2.52%) HubSpot
3 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.89%) VMware
4 3 (1.89%) Cisco
4 3 (1.89%) Citrix
4 3 (1.89%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.26%) HP
5 2 (1.26%) Dell
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) Sage
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago