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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 18 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.82% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 1.52% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £33,250 - £18,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
16 66 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.55% 35.87% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 57 64
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £37,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) CMS
2 9 (81.82%) WordPress
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) OO
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (54.55%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (27.27%) Magento
7 3 (27.27%) OOCSS
7 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
8 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
8 2 (18.18%) Underscore.js
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Advertising
9 1 (9.09%) Ajax
9 1 (9.09%) Marketing
9 1 (9.09%) Web Services
9 1 (9.09%) .NET
9 1 (9.09%) MySQL
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 1 (9.09%) Yii

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) CMS
1 9 (81.82%) WordPress
2 6 (54.55%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Magento Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Sass
3 3 (27.27%) OOCSS
4 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
4 2 (18.18%) Underscore.js
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Smarty
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Yii
5 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (27.27%) OO PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree