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 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 Developer
Rank 84 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 163 109 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 2.02% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.14% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 156 99 93
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,400 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Warwickshire +16 51 £35,000 +12.00% 2
Birmingham 0 38 £30,000 - 6
Staffordshire +22 32 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Coventry -4 13 £25,000 -23.07%
Shropshire -3 8 £26,000 -22.96% 8
Worcestershire -17 6 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Solihull +11 4 £28,000 -10.40% 2
Wolverhampton +2 3 £35,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 1 £27,500 -1.78%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 338 (100.00%) PHP
2 272 (80.47%) HTML
3 268 (79.29%) CSS
4 263 (77.81%) MySQL
5 228 (67.46%) JavaScript
6 219 (64.79%) jQuery
7 159 (47.04%) MVC
8 137 (40.53%) OO
9 124 (36.69%) Linux
10 106 (31.36%) HTML5
11 84 (24.85%) OOP
12 82 (24.26%) Git (software)
13 80 (23.67%) Zend
14 72 (21.30%) Apache
14 72 (21.30%) OO PHP
15 68 (20.12%) CSS3
16 66 (19.53%) LAMP
17 61 (18.05%) Symfony
18 57 (16.86%) SQL
19 55 (16.27%) Web Development
19 55 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (15.98%) Laravel
21 45 (13.31%) CMS
22 44 (13.02%) Ajax
22 44 (13.02%) PHP5
23 42 (12.43%) AngularJS
24 37 (10.95%) SQL Server
25 36 (10.65%) Marketing
25 36 (10.65%) Yii
26 33 (9.76%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 72 (21.30%) Apache
2 45 (13.31%) CMS
3 33 (9.76%) WordPress
4 14 (4.14%) Drupal
5 11 (3.25%) Moodle
5 11 (3.25%) Node.js
6 7 (2.07%) IIS
7 6 (1.78%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.89%) nginx
8 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.59%) concrete5
10 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (4.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) Internet
2 6 (1.78%) VoIP
3 4 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) 4G
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (77.81%) MySQL
2 37 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.66%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.07%) Big Data
5 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.18%) Impala
6 4 (1.18%) HBase
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Hive
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 82 (24.26%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.99%) Subversion
3 15 (4.44%) PHPUnit
4 8 (2.37%) JIRA
5 5 (1.48%) Behat
6 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.89%) Trac
7 3 (0.89%) PEAR
7 3 (0.89%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.89%) Hudson
8 2 (0.59%) Grunt
8 2 (0.59%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.59%) Bower
8 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
9 1 (0.30%) Zend Studio
9 1 (0.30%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (10.65%) Marketing
2 13 (3.85%) Games
3 10 (2.96%) Back Office
4 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.78%) Finance
6 3 (0.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (80.47%) HTML
2 268 (79.29%) CSS
3 219 (64.79%) jQuery
4 106 (31.36%) HTML5
5 68 (20.12%) CSS3
6 66 (19.53%) LAMP
7 61 (18.05%) Symfony
8 54 (15.98%) Laravel
9 44 (13.02%) Ajax
10 42 (12.43%) AngularJS
11 36 (10.65%) Yii
12 29 (8.58%) .NET
13 24 (7.10%) Web Services
13 24 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (6.51%) CakePHP
15 20 (5.92%) REST
15 20 (5.92%) RESTful
16 19 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
18 13 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.44%) User Experience
3 12 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.55%) Social Media
4 9 (2.66%) Social Network
5 7 (2.07%) W3C
5 7 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.78%) Clustering
7 4 (1.18%) NHS
7 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.59%) New Media
8 2 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.30%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 124 (36.69%) Linux
2 25 (7.40%) UNIX
3 10 (2.96%) Windows
3 10 (2.96%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.48%) CentOS
5 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (47.04%) MVC
2 137 (40.53%) OO
3 84 (24.85%) OOP
4 72 (21.30%) OO PHP
5 55 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (16.27%) Web Development
6 31 (9.17%) E-Commerce
7 27 (7.99%) Project Management
8 25 (7.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (7.10%) Web Design
10 23 (6.80%) Digital Marketing
10 23 (6.80%) Unit Testing
11 20 (5.92%) SEO
12 18 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 17 (5.03%) TDD
14 14 (4.14%) Web Application Development
15 13 (3.85%) Workflow
16 11 (3.25%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.25%) API Development
17 10 (2.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 338 (100.00%) PHP
2 228 (67.46%) JavaScript
3 57 (16.86%) SQL
4 44 (13.02%) PHP5
5 29 (8.58%) C#
6 26 (7.69%) Java
7 13 (3.85%) VBScript
8 12 (3.55%) VB
9 11 (3.25%) Python
10 10 (2.96%) ActionScript
11 7 (2.07%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.78%) Perl
13 5 (1.48%) C
14 4 (1.18%) Ruby
15 3 (0.89%) C++
16 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (23.67%) Zend
2 20 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.96%) Adobe
4 5 (1.48%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.48%) Twitter
5 4 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.18%) Cloudera
6 3 (0.89%) Apple
7 2 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle
8 1 (0.30%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.30%) Sencha
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