The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 111 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 127 153 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 3.02% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.13% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 124 150 156
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 43 £30,000 -2.43% 8
Staffordshire +13 24 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Warwickshire -41 18 £37,500 +10.29%
Solihull +18 14 £36,250 +45.00%
Coventry -23 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton +10 8 £29,250 -18.75%
Shropshire +4 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Worcestershire -6 3 £32,500 -3.70%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 267 (100.00%) PHP
2 189 (70.79%) MySQL
3 184 (68.91%) CSS
4 181 (67.79%) HTML
5 175 (65.54%) JavaScript
6 137 (51.31%) jQuery
7 113 (42.32%) MVC
8 95 (35.58%) OO
9 91 (34.08%) Linux
10 87 (32.58%) LAMP
11 84 (31.46%) HTML5
12 79 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (26.97%) OOP
13 72 (26.97%) Git (software)
14 69 (25.84%) CSS3
15 61 (22.85%) E-Commerce
16 60 (22.47%) REST
17 58 (21.72%) Apache
18 50 (18.73%) Symfony
18 50 (18.73%) Magento
19 49 (18.35%) Zend
20 45 (16.85%) Web Development
20 45 (16.85%) PHP 5
21 42 (15.73%) OO PHP
21 42 (15.73%) XML
22 41 (15.36%) SQL
23 37 (13.86%) Google
23 37 (13.86%) User Experience
24 34 (12.73%) Laravel
24 34 (12.73%) Zend Framework

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (21.72%) Apache
2 30 (11.24%) nginx
3 29 (10.86%) WordPress
4 22 (8.24%) Drupal
5 16 (5.99%) Node.js
6 14 (5.24%) CMS
7 8 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.87%) ColdFusion
8 5 (1.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.75%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.37%) GIMP
2 1 (0.37%) InDesign
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (18.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) GitHub
2 6 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.25%) SaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) Network Security
2 9 (3.37%) Internet
3 5 (1.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (70.79%) MySQL
2 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.50%) Big Data
6 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (26.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.87%) Subversion
3 6 (2.25%) gulp
3 6 (2.25%) PHPUnit
4 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.50%) Grunt
6 3 (1.12%) Hudson
6 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.75%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA
8 1 (0.37%) Phing
8 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (5.99%) Marketing
2 14 (5.24%) Games
3 13 (4.87%) Billing
3 13 (4.87%) Finance
4 11 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.75%) Advertising
6 7 (2.62%) Retail
6 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.50%) Local Government
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (68.91%) CSS
2 181 (67.79%) HTML
3 137 (51.31%) jQuery
4 87 (32.58%) LAMP
5 84 (31.46%) HTML5
6 69 (25.84%) CSS3
7 60 (22.47%) REST
8 50 (18.73%) Symfony
9 42 (15.73%) XML
10 34 (12.73%) Laravel
10 34 (12.73%) Zend Framework
11 33 (12.36%) JSON
12 30 (11.24%) LEMP Stack
12 30 (11.24%) RESTful
13 18 (6.74%) .NET
14 17 (6.37%) Ajax
15 15 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (5.62%) Web Services
16 13 (4.87%) SOAP
17 12 (4.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) User Experience
2 8 (3.00%) Physics
2 8 (3.00%) Smart Energy
3 7 (2.62%) W3C
4 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.75%) EPoS
6 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.37%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.37%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.08%) Linux
2 30 (11.24%) Ubuntu
3 29 (10.86%) Debian
4 9 (3.37%) Unix
5 4 (1.50%) Windows
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.32%) MVC
2 95 (35.58%) OO
3 79 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (26.97%) OOP
5 61 (22.85%) E-Commerce
6 45 (16.85%) Web Development
7 42 (15.73%) OO PHP
8 32 (11.99%) Scrum
9 30 (11.24%) Open Source
9 30 (11.24%) Performance Optimisation
10 29 (10.86%) OOD
11 21 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.49%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (5.62%) Database Security
14 14 (5.24%) OWASP
14 14 (5.24%) TDD
15 13 (4.87%) API Integration
16 10 (3.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 267 (100.00%) PHP
2 175 (65.54%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.85%) PHP 5
4 41 (15.36%) SQL
5 11 (4.12%) C#
6 10 (3.75%) Java
7 5 (1.87%) C++
8 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.12%) Python
9 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.37%) ES6
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (6.37%) Degree
2 15 (5.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (18.35%) Zend
2 37 (13.86%) Google
3 13 (4.87%) Twitter
4 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.50%) Apple
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle
6 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
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