The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch 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 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 1.28% 22.81% 21.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 30.23% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 11
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 79.49% 75.44% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 46
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

PHP
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

PHP Salary Trend in Redditch

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Zend
5 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) cPanel
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) Yii
5 1 (14.29%) SSH
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) OOP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
1 4 (57.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Yii
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (14.29%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Zend