The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.26% 2.66% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 5.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -22.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
146 136 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 52.90% 45.18% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 129 113 106
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

PHP
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

PHP Salary Trend in Solihull

PHP
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Solihull

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) MySQL
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) WordPress
5 7 (53.85%) SEO
5 7 (53.85%) Magento
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) C
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) Solaris
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (53.85%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Magento
2 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) Yii
5 1 (7.69%) Laravel
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SEO
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase
1 1 (7.69%) Progress
1 1 (7.69%) Sage
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.69%) Capita