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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.08% 4.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 13.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.63% 32.61% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PHP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

PHP Salary Trend in the Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) Flash
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (41.67%) Analytics
6 5 (41.67%) Social Media
6 5 (41.67%) User Experience
6 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
6 5 (41.67%) WordPress
6 5 (41.67%) Magento
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) Content Management
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Photography
6 5 (41.67%) InDesign
6 5 (41.67%) Web Design
6 5 (41.67%) SEO
6 5 (41.67%) Workflow
6 5 (41.67%) Advertising
6 5 (41.67%) CMS
6 5 (41.67%) Statistics
6 5 (41.67%) Marketing
6 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
1 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
1 5 (41.67%) WordPress
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
1 5 (41.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Liquibase
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Advertising
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) Flash
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Statistics
1 5 (41.67%) Photography
1 5 (41.67%) Social Media
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Web Design
3 5 (41.67%) SEO
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Content Management
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe