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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 108 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 119 129 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 2.39% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.51% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 115 117 101
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 34 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Birmingham +12 32 £30,000 +9.09% 17
Staffordshire +6 20 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire +2 8 £27,250 -27.33% 1
Coventry -24 8 £27,500 -15.38%
Worcestershire -18 7 £34,750 +26.36% 1
Solihull +1 2 £26,750 -17.69% 2
Wolverhampton -8 2 £36,250 +14.17%
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £27,500 -1.78%
West Bromwich - 1 £26,500 -
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 297 (100.00%) PHP
2 256 (86.20%) CSS
3 253 (85.19%) HTML
4 232 (78.11%) MySQL
5 212 (71.38%) JavaScript
6 189 (63.64%) jQuery
7 140 (47.14%) MVC
8 116 (39.06%) OO
9 105 (35.35%) HTML5
10 100 (33.67%) Linux
11 84 (28.28%) OOP
12 75 (25.25%) Zend
13 72 (24.24%) CSS3
14 62 (20.88%) Git (software)
14 62 (20.88%) OO PHP
15 57 (19.19%) LAMP
16 53 (17.85%) Web Development
17 50 (16.84%) Apache
17 50 (16.84%) SQL
17 50 (16.84%) PHP5
17 50 (16.84%) Laravel
18 47 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (15.49%) Symfony
20 43 (14.48%) CMS
21 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
22 39 (13.13%) Ajax
23 35 (11.78%) Marketing
24 34 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
25 32 (10.77%) Web Services
26 30 (10.10%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (16.84%) Apache
2 43 (14.48%) CMS
3 27 (9.09%) WordPress
4 14 (4.71%) Node.js
5 10 (3.37%) Drupal
6 7 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.02%) IIS
8 5 (1.68%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.01%) nginx
10 2 (0.67%) Moodle
11 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.68%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) DNS
3 3 (1.01%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (78.11%) MySQL
2 40 (13.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.01%) Big Data
7 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.39%) Subversion
3 11 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 5 (1.68%) Hudson
4 5 (1.68%) Behat
5 3 (1.01%) Grunt
6 2 (0.67%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.67%) Bower
6 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) gulp
General
1 35 (11.78%) Marketing
2 14 (4.71%) Retail
3 9 (3.03%) Games
4 8 (2.69%) Finance
5 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (86.20%) CSS
2 253 (85.19%) HTML
3 189 (63.64%) jQuery
4 105 (35.35%) HTML5
5 72 (24.24%) CSS3
6 57 (19.19%) LAMP
7 50 (16.84%) Laravel
8 46 (15.49%) Symfony
9 39 (13.13%) Ajax
10 32 (10.77%) Web Services
11 30 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 27 (9.09%) REST
13 26 (8.75%) Yii
14 25 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (8.08%) RESTful
16 23 (7.74%) CakePHP
17 21 (7.07%) CodeIgniter
18 20 (6.73%) .NET
19 14 (4.71%) SOAP
20 12 (4.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.71%) W3C
3 13 (4.38%) Social Media
3 13 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.03%) User Experience
5 6 (2.02%) Social Network
6 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.35%) NHS
6 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.01%) Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.34%) Online Games
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 100 (33.67%) Linux
2 22 (7.41%) UNIX
3 12 (4.04%) Windows
4 7 (2.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.14%) MVC
2 116 (39.06%) OO
3 84 (28.28%) OOP
4 62 (20.88%) OO PHP
5 53 (17.85%) Web Development
6 47 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 28 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 26 (8.75%) Project Management
11 24 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (7.74%) Web Design
13 21 (7.07%) TDD
14 18 (6.06%) SEO
15 14 (4.71%) Web Accessibility
15 14 (4.71%) Software Engineering
16 11 (3.70%) Waterfall
17 10 (3.37%) Web Application Development
18 9 (3.03%) Mentoring
18 9 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 297 (100.00%) PHP
2 212 (71.38%) JavaScript
3 50 (16.84%) SQL
3 50 (16.84%) PHP5
4 18 (6.06%) Java
5 15 (5.05%) C#
6 9 (3.03%) ActionScript
7 8 (2.69%) Python
8 7 (2.36%) VBScript
9 6 (2.02%) VB
10 5 (1.68%) ActionScript 3.0
10 5 (1.68%) C
10 5 (1.68%) Ruby
11 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.67%) C++
12 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (4.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 75 (25.25%) Zend
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.37%) Adobe
4 6 (2.02%) Google
5 5 (1.68%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.01%) Twitter
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle
6 3 (1.01%) Apple
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Sencha
8 1 (0.34%) HubSpot
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