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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.26% 4.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 11.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 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 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
35 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 28.23% 36.98% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 61 19
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 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 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) Advertising
4 12 (75.00%) Marketing
5 11 (68.75%) Web Development
5 11 (68.75%) Content Management
5 11 (68.75%) CMS
5 11 (68.75%) SEO
5 11 (68.75%) Workflow
5 11 (68.75%) InDesign
5 11 (68.75%) Web Design
5 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
5 11 (68.75%) Flash
5 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
5 11 (68.75%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (68.75%) Adobe
5 11 (68.75%) Statistics
5 11 (68.75%) Degree
5 11 (68.75%) Photography
5 11 (68.75%) Umbraco
5 11 (68.75%) WordPress
5 11 (68.75%) Social Media
5 11 (68.75%) Magento
5 11 (68.75%) Analytics
5 11 (68.75%) User Experience
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (68.75%) CMS
1 11 (68.75%) Umbraco
1 11 (68.75%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
1 11 (68.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (81.25%) Advertising
2 12 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Flash
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 2 (12.50%) Underscore.js
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) Smarty
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
1 11 (68.75%) Photography
1 11 (68.75%) Social Media
1 11 (68.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
1 11 (68.75%) SEO
1 11 (68.75%) Workflow
1 11 (68.75%) Web Design
1 11 (68.75%) Content Management
1 11 (68.75%) Web Development
1 11 (68.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Adobe