The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 32 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 354 285 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.13% 5.25% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.78% 10.58% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 327 260 196
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2769 2695 2649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.96% 49.61% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2490 2337 2332
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PHP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PHP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 100 £31,000 +3.33% 15
Warwickshire +8 97 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Staffordshire +13 45 £35,000 +18.64% 8
Coventry -3 27 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Worcestershire -17 19 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Solihull +23 17 £30,000 +12.14% 4
Shropshire -3 9 £25,000 -33.33% 9
Wolverhampton -7 9 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Herefordshire -3 4 £52,500 -
Dudley +3 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Sutton Coldfield 0 1 £27,500 -1.78%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 577 (76.83%) HTML
2 526 (70.04%) CSS
3 472 (62.85%) JavaScript
4 434 (57.79%) MySQL
5 405 (53.93%) jQuery
6 256 (34.09%) Linux
7 247 (32.89%) MVC
8 242 (32.22%) HTML5
9 201 (26.76%) OO
10 185 (24.63%) Git (software)
11 174 (23.17%) CSS3
12 156 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
13 149 (19.84%) SQL
14 143 (19.04%) OOP
15 138 (18.38%) Apache
16 135 (17.98%) Web Development
17 132 (17.58%) Java
18 124 (16.51%) Zend
19 115 (15.31%) .NET
20 100 (13.32%) C#
21 98 (13.05%) Symfony
22 95 (12.65%) OO PHP
23 92 (12.25%) SQL Server
24 91 (12.12%) LAMP
25 89 (11.85%) WordPress
26 88 (11.72%) AngularJS
27 78 (10.39%) Degree
28 77 (10.25%) CMS
29 74 (9.85%) E-Commerce
30 73 (9.72%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 138 (18.38%) Apache
2 89 (11.85%) WordPress
3 77 (10.25%) CMS
4 48 (6.39%) Tomcat
5 44 (5.86%) JBoss
6 31 (4.13%) Node.js
7 20 (2.66%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 20 (2.66%) Drupal
8 19 (2.53%) GlassFish
9 18 (2.40%) Moodle
10 15 (2.00%) Joomla!
10 15 (2.00%) IIS
11 12 (1.60%) nginx
12 10 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.40%) concrete5
16 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 52 (6.92%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.80%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.27%) InDesign
6 2 (0.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 39 (5.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.93%) Joyent
3 7 (0.93%) IaaS
3 7 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.13%) Internet
2 12 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.46%) Firewall
4 10 (1.33%) DNS
4 10 (1.33%) HTTP
5 9 (1.20%) LDAP
5 9 (1.20%) VoIP
6 5 (0.67%) SAN
7 4 (0.53%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.40%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.40%) NAS
8 3 (0.40%) 4G
9 2 (0.27%) Network Security
9 2 (0.27%) Wireless
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) WAN
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) Broadband
10 1 (0.13%) LAN
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (57.79%) MySQL
2 92 (12.25%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.07%) Big Data
8 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.67%) Redis
11 4 (0.53%) HBase
11 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.53%) Impala
11 4 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 185 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.72%) Subversion
3 39 (5.19%) JIRA
4 31 (4.13%) Selenium
5 28 (3.73%) PHPUnit
6 26 (3.46%) JUnit
7 23 (3.06%) Hudson
7 23 (3.06%) Ant
8 17 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.33%) Behat
10 9 (1.20%) Xcode
11 8 (1.07%) Maven
11 8 (1.07%) Grunt
12 7 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.67%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.67%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.53%) MSTest
15 4 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
15 4 (0.53%) Moq
General
1 73 (9.72%) Marketing
2 29 (3.86%) Games
3 13 (1.73%) Finance
4 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.33%) Retail
5 10 (1.33%) Back Office
6 8 (1.07%) Law
6 8 (1.07%) Billing
7 7 (0.93%) Automotive
8 5 (0.67%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Local Government
9 4 (0.53%) Publishing
10 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 618 (82.29%) Developer
2 337 (44.87%) PHP Developer
3 207 (27.56%) Web Developer
4 90 (11.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 88 (11.72%) PHP Web Developer
6 52 (6.92%) Front-End Developer
7 42 (5.59%) Junior
8 40 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.79%) Junior Developer
10 34 (4.53%) Software Developer
11 31 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 31 (4.13%) Java Developer
12 26 (3.46%) Senior PHP Developer
13 25 (3.33%) Graduate
14 24 (3.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 23 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
16 22 (2.93%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.80%) Administrator
17 21 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
18 19 (2.53%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (76.83%) HTML
2 526 (70.04%) CSS
3 405 (53.93%) jQuery
4 242 (32.22%) HTML5
5 174 (23.17%) CSS3
6 115 (15.31%) .NET
7 98 (13.05%) Symfony
8 91 (12.12%) LAMP
9 88 (11.72%) AngularJS
10 68 (9.05%) Ajax
11 66 (8.79%) Laravel
12 63 (8.39%) Yii
12 63 (8.39%) Web Services
13 61 (8.12%) XML
14 53 (7.06%) ASP.NET
15 51 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (5.73%) JSON
16 43 (5.73%) Sass
17 38 (5.06%) REST
18 33 (4.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.73%) User Experience
3 41 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.66%) Social Media
4 20 (2.66%) NHS
5 15 (2.00%) iPad
6 14 (1.86%) iPhone
7 12 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.20%) W3C
8 9 (1.20%) Social Network
9 7 (0.93%) Clustering
9 7 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.53%) Linked Data
11 4 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 256 (34.09%) Linux
2 54 (7.19%) UNIX
3 39 (5.19%) Windows
4 30 (3.99%) Android
5 22 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.00%) CentOS
6 15 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (32.89%) MVC
2 201 (26.76%) OO
3 156 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (19.04%) OOP
5 135 (17.98%) Web Development
6 95 (12.65%) OO PHP
7 74 (9.85%) E-Commerce
8 65 (8.66%) Software Engineering
9 56 (7.46%) TDD
10 51 (6.79%) Open Source
11 42 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 40 (5.33%) Scrum
13 38 (5.06%) Mobile Development
14 35 (4.66%) Web Design
15 34 (4.53%) Project Management
16 33 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
18 28 (3.73%) SEO
19 26 (3.46%) SOA
19 26 (3.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 472 (62.85%) JavaScript
2 149 (19.84%) SQL
3 132 (17.58%) Java
4 100 (13.32%) C#
5 65 (8.66%) PHP5
6 62 (8.26%) Python
7 45 (5.99%) Ruby
8 32 (4.26%) Perl
9 25 (3.33%) VBScript
9 25 (3.33%) VB
10 23 (3.06%) C++
11 22 (2.93%) Bash Shell
12 21 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.40%) C
14 16 (2.13%) ActionScript
15 14 (1.86%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.73%) ActionScript 3.0
17 8 (1.07%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (0.80%) ISEB
3 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.53%) MCSD
4 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.73%) QA
2 8 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.07%) Docker
3 7 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.53%) XenApp
4 4 (0.53%) vSphere
4 4 (0.53%) Varnish
4 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) Samba
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (2.66%) Puppet
2 16 (2.13%) Vagrant
3 14 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.93%) Ansible
5 6 (0.80%) cPanel
6 5 (0.67%) Nagios
7 4 (0.53%) SELinux
8 2 (0.27%) Opsview
8 2 (0.27%) Nessus
8 2 (0.27%) Nmap
9 1 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 124 (16.51%) Zend
2 60 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.13%) Oracle
4 28 (3.73%) Adobe
4 28 (3.73%) VMware
5 19 (2.53%) Google
6 16 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 13 (1.73%) Twitter
7 13 (1.73%) Apple
8 11 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.93%) Citrix
10 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.67%) Facebook
11 5 (0.67%) HubSpot
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco
11 5 (0.67%) HP
12 4 (0.53%) IBM
12 4 (0.53%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.53%) Splunk
13 3 (0.40%) SAP
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Circa £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus scheme and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32515.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension+Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago