The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 111 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 7 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.88% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
PHP5
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
769 745 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.82% 47.73% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 726 669 654
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% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PHP5
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Birmingham region.

PHP5 Salary Trend in Birmingham

PHP5
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

PHP5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP5
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) OOP
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Zend
6 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) FMCG
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Junior
5 2 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Magento Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend