The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Programmer
Rank 234 214 204
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,800 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
PHP Programmer
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
5999 5153 4710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.81% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4777 4370 3935
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PHP Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PHP Programmer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Programmer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

PHP Programmer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP Programmer
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 Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -6 3 £27,500 -11.29%
PHP Programmer
England

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 5 (38.46%) API Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (30.77%) REST
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) LAMP
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) Web Development
8 3 (23.08%) SOAP
8 3 (23.08%) Symfony
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) OO
10 1 (7.69%) HTTP
10 1 (7.69%) CSS
10 1 (7.69%) HTML
10 1 (7.69%) SQL
10 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Symfony
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Laravel
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) API Integration
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (7.69%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared