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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 46 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 90 94 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.35% 5.20% 5.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.14% 11.99% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 75
Average salary £32,515 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
808 784 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.07% 43.34% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 715 730 641
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (73.09%) JavaScript
2 162 (72.65%) HTML
3 160 (71.75%) CSS
4 153 (68.61%) jQuery
5 147 (65.92%) MySQL
6 112 (50.22%) Linux
7 100 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (44.84%) Git (software)
8 93 (41.70%) Web Development
9 85 (38.12%) E-Commerce
10 82 (36.77%) REST
11 79 (35.43%) LAMP
12 78 (34.98%) Magento
13 77 (34.53%) XML
14 73 (32.74%) Apache
15 70 (31.39%) Zend
16 69 (30.94%) JSON
16 69 (30.94%) MVC
17 68 (30.49%) nginx
17 68 (30.49%) Open Source
17 68 (30.49%) LEMP Stack
18 66 (29.60%) Symfony
19 64 (28.70%) Google
19 64 (28.70%) HTML5
20 61 (27.35%) OO
21 57 (25.56%) Scrum
22 55 (24.66%) Performance Optimisation
23 52 (23.32%) OOP
23 52 (23.32%) CSS3
24 49 (21.97%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 73 (32.74%) Apache
2 68 (30.49%) nginx
3 18 (8.07%) Drupal
4 8 (3.59%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.59%) WordPress
5 5 (2.24%) CMS
5 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.35%) Node.js
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.24%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (34.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
1 35 (15.70%) Amazon EC2
1 35 (15.70%) CloudFront
2 25 (11.21%) GitHub
3 9 (4.04%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.94%) Internet
2 15 (6.73%) Network Security
3 11 (4.93%) Firewall
4 9 (4.04%) DNS
5 7 (3.14%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (2.69%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) SAN
7 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (65.92%) MySQL
2 23 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.04%) Pentaho
5 8 (3.59%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 100 (44.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.38%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.35%) JIRA
5 2 (0.90%) Ant
5 2 (0.90%) JUnit
5 2 (0.90%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) Subversion
5 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.45%) Mocha
6 1 (0.45%) PhpStorm
General
1 19 (8.52%) Games
2 13 (5.83%) Billing
3 12 (5.38%) Marketing
4 10 (4.48%) Advertising
4 10 (4.48%) Finance
5 6 (2.69%) Law
5 6 (2.69%) Legal
5 6 (2.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Local Government
7 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 163 (73.09%) Developer
2 122 (54.71%) PHP Developer
3 60 (26.91%) Web Developer
4 48 (21.52%) PHP Web Developer
5 31 (13.90%) Junior
5 31 (13.90%) Junior Developer
6 25 (11.21%) Magento Developer
6 25 (11.21%) PHP Magento Developer
7 24 (10.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 24 (10.76%) HTML Developer
8 23 (10.31%) Development Manager
9 21 (9.42%) Graduate
9 21 (9.42%) Graduate Developer
9 21 (9.42%) SQL Developer
10 20 (8.97%) .NET Developer
10 20 (8.97%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 19 (8.52%) Junior PHP Developer
11 19 (8.52%) MySQL Developer
11 19 (8.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 17 (7.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (72.65%) HTML
2 160 (71.75%) CSS
3 153 (68.61%) jQuery
4 82 (36.77%) REST
5 79 (35.43%) LAMP
6 77 (34.53%) XML
7 69 (30.94%) JSON
8 68 (30.49%) LEMP Stack
9 66 (29.60%) Symfony
10 64 (28.70%) HTML5
11 52 (23.32%) CSS3
12 40 (17.94%) Web Services
13 39 (17.49%) .NET
14 36 (16.14%) SOAP
15 33 (14.80%) Zend Framework
16 27 (12.11%) RESTful
17 19 (8.52%) ASP.NET
17 19 (8.52%) Laravel
18 16 (7.17%) Ajax
19 10 (4.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.17%) User Experience
3 9 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.24%) W3C
5 3 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (1.35%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.35%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) PMI
7 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (50.22%) Linux
2 38 (17.04%) Ubuntu
3 30 (13.45%) Debian
4 14 (6.28%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.48%) Unix
6 9 (4.04%) Android
7 8 (3.59%) Windows
8 7 (3.14%) CentOS
9 3 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (41.70%) Web Development
3 85 (38.12%) E-Commerce
4 69 (30.94%) MVC
5 68 (30.49%) Open Source
6 61 (27.35%) OO
7 57 (25.56%) Scrum
8 55 (24.66%) Performance Optimisation
9 52 (23.32%) OOP
10 35 (15.70%) Coaching
10 35 (15.70%) Line Management
11 30 (13.45%) DevOps
12 29 (13.00%) OOD
13 26 (11.66%) Database Optimisation
13 26 (11.66%) Refactoring
13 26 (11.66%) Software Testing
13 26 (11.66%) Workflow
14 24 (10.76%) Unit Testing
15 21 (9.42%) Data Protection
16 20 (8.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 163 (73.09%) JavaScript
2 49 (21.97%) SQL
3 47 (21.08%) PHP 5
4 30 (13.45%) C#
5 19 (8.52%) Ruby
6 17 (7.62%) Java
7 15 (6.73%) Python
8 8 (3.59%) C++
9 6 (2.69%) VB
9 6 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.24%) Perl
11 4 (1.79%) C
12 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.90%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (11.66%) Degree
2 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (31.39%) Zend
2 64 (28.70%) Google
3 35 (15.70%) New Relic
4 22 (9.87%) Adobe
5 9 (4.04%) Jaspersoft
5 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.04%) Tableau
6 8 (3.59%) Oracle
7 6 (2.69%) Facebook
7 6 (2.69%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco
8 1 (0.45%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) VMware
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