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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.83% 4.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 11.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
36 70 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 33.03% 38.89% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 19
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
3 11 (78.57%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (78.57%) Adobe
3 11 (78.57%) SEO
3 11 (78.57%) Workflow
3 11 (78.57%) Advertising
3 11 (78.57%) CMS
3 11 (78.57%) InDesign
3 11 (78.57%) Web Design
3 11 (78.57%) Flash
3 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
3 11 (78.57%) Content Management
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
3 11 (78.57%) Photography
3 11 (78.57%) Statistics
3 11 (78.57%) Marketing
3 11 (78.57%) Web Development
3 11 (78.57%) Umbraco
3 11 (78.57%) WordPress
3 11 (78.57%) Magento
3 11 (78.57%) Social Media
3 11 (78.57%) Analytics
3 11 (78.57%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (78.57%) CMS
1 11 (78.57%) Umbraco
1 11 (78.57%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Photoshop
1 11 (78.57%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (78.57%) Advertising
1 11 (78.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Statistics
1 11 (78.57%) Photography
1 11 (78.57%) Social Media
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
1 11 (78.57%) SEO
1 11 (78.57%) Workflow
1 11 (78.57%) Web Design
1 11 (78.57%) Content Management
1 11 (78.57%) Web Development
1 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Adobe