The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 105 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 11 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 1.08% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 2.24% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 9
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,125
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 982 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.49% 48.23% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 705 891 701
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 £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP5
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

PHP5 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) Zend
3 14 (73.68%) MySQL
4 13 (68.42%) OO
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
6 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
7 10 (52.63%) MVC
8 8 (42.11%) Apache
8 8 (42.11%) Linux
9 7 (36.84%) Subversion
9 7 (36.84%) Symfony
9 7 (36.84%) Magento
9 7 (36.84%) HTML5
9 7 (36.84%) CSS3
10 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
10 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) OOP
10 6 (31.58%) IIS
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (31.58%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) Java
12 4 (21.05%) Perl
12 4 (21.05%) C#
12 4 (21.05%) .NET
12 4 (21.05%) Python

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) Symfony
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) Zend Framework
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (10.53%) Laravel
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP
7 1 (5.26%) Smarty
7 1 (5.26%) WML
7 1 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Xbox
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) PowerHouse
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) PHP4
6 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Zend
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sony