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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 301 290 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.03% 6.71% 6.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.62% 13.16% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 285 259 279
Average salary £33,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.54% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,575 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
2385 2203 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.81% 51.00% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 1893 2239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 85 £33,500 +11.66% 20
Warwickshire +6 82 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Coventry -13 40 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Shropshire +2 22 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Staffordshire -10 20 £30,000 +22.44% 3
Wolverhampton -5 10 £28,500 +50.00% 4
Worcestershire -19 10 £21,500 -21.81% 4
Solihull -1 7 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Sutton Coldfield +12 5 £40,000 +100.00% 1
Dudley - 2 £30,875 - 2
Brierley Hill - 2 £25,000 - 1
Walsall -7 1 £24,250 -36.18%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 519 (78.88%) HTML
2 479 (72.80%) JavaScript
3 467 (70.97%) CSS
4 392 (59.57%) jQuery
5 339 (51.52%) MySQL
6 269 (40.88%) MVC
7 235 (35.71%) HTML5
8 225 (34.19%) OO
9 180 (27.36%) CSS3
10 176 (26.75%) Linux
11 160 (24.32%) Git (software)
12 140 (21.28%) SQL
13 136 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
14 129 (19.60%) Zend
15 126 (19.15%) .NET
15 126 (19.15%) OO PHP
16 109 (16.57%) Web Development
17 108 (16.41%) Symfony
18 102 (15.50%) WordPress
19 101 (15.35%) C#
20 100 (15.20%) Subversion
20 100 (15.20%) PHP5
21 99 (15.05%) SQL Server
22 97 (14.74%) Yii
23 89 (13.53%) CMS
24 84 (12.77%) TDD
24 84 (12.77%) OOP
25 81 (12.31%) Java
26 72 (10.94%) Scrum
27 70 (10.64%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 102 (15.50%) WordPress
2 89 (13.53%) CMS
3 59 (8.97%) Apache
4 58 (8.81%) Drupal
5 26 (3.95%) Node.js
6 22 (3.34%) JBoss
7 20 (3.04%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.89%) Joomla!
9 16 (2.43%) Moodle
10 9 (1.37%) IIS
10 9 (1.37%) concrete5
11 5 (0.76%) ColdFusion
11 5 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 35 (5.32%) MS Excel
3 24 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (1.22%) MS Project
6 5 (0.76%) MS Office
7 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.30%) GIMP
8 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.30%) InDesign
9 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (5.17%) Magento
2 17 (2.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.46%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.74%) SaaS
2 10 (1.52%) GitHub
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) Trello
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.74%) Internet
2 15 (2.28%) HTTP
3 13 (1.98%) BIG-IP
4 8 (1.22%) LDAP
5 7 (1.06%) Intranet
6 6 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.76%) WAN
8 4 (0.61%) DNS
8 4 (0.61%) LAN
9 2 (0.30%) GSM
10 1 (0.15%) Firewall
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
10 1 (0.15%) IPsec
10 1 (0.15%) MPLS
10 1 (0.15%) OSPF
10 1 (0.15%) BGP
10 1 (0.15%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.15%) SSL
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (51.52%) MySQL
2 99 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.28%) DB2
9 14 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 11 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
10 11 (1.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 10 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.06%) SQLite
13 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.76%) Redis
15 4 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 160 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 100 (15.20%) Subversion
3 34 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.86%) Hudson
5 31 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 30 (4.56%) JIRA
7 22 (3.34%) PHPUnit
8 20 (3.04%) Ant
9 19 (2.89%) Behat
10 18 (2.74%) Mercurial
11 14 (2.13%) CruiseControl
12 13 (1.98%) Maven
13 12 (1.82%) JUnit
13 12 (1.82%) Artifactory
14 11 (1.67%) Grunt
15 10 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 10 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (1.37%) Yeoman
17 8 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 55 (8.36%) Marketing
2 15 (2.28%) Retail
3 12 (1.82%) Finance
4 11 (1.67%) Advertising
5 8 (1.22%) Games
6 5 (0.76%) Back Office
6 5 (0.76%) Law
7 4 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 515 (78.27%) Developer
2 282 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 167 (25.38%) Web Developer
4 102 (15.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 69 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 55 (8.36%) Junior
7 45 (6.84%) Junior Developer
8 42 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
9 38 (5.78%) Senior PHP Developer
10 35 (5.32%) Programmer
11 34 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
12 32 (4.86%) Software Engineer
13 29 (4.41%) Analyst
14 27 (4.10%) Junior Web Developer
15 22 (3.34%) Senior Web Developer
16 21 (3.19%) PHP Programmer
16 21 (3.19%) MySQL Developer
17 20 (3.04%) Lead Developer
18 17 (2.58%) Graduate
19 16 (2.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (78.88%) HTML
2 467 (70.97%) CSS
3 392 (59.57%) jQuery
4 235 (35.71%) HTML5
5 180 (27.36%) CSS3
6 126 (19.15%) .NET
7 108 (16.41%) Symfony
8 97 (14.74%) Yii
9 69 (10.49%) Ajax
10 68 (10.33%) AngularJS
11 63 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 63 (9.57%) LAMP
12 46 (6.99%) REST
12 46 (6.99%) Web Services
13 41 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 39 (5.93%) JSON
15 37 (5.62%) Backbone.js
15 37 (5.62%) XML
16 34 (5.17%) XHTML
17 28 (4.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.64%) Open Source
2 68 (10.33%) User Experience
3 36 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 35 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 31 (4.71%) W3C
7 13 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.82%) iPhone
8 12 (1.82%) New Media
9 10 (1.52%) Social Media
10 8 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.91%) Blog
11 6 (0.91%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.46%) EPoS
13 3 (0.46%) iPad
13 3 (0.46%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.46%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 176 (26.75%) Linux
2 47 (7.14%) Windows
3 46 (6.99%) UNIX
4 33 (5.02%) Android
5 27 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.95%) CentOS
7 19 (2.89%) Fedora
8 13 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.30%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (40.88%) MVC
2 225 (34.19%) OO
3 136 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (19.15%) OO PHP
5 109 (16.57%) Web Development
6 84 (12.77%) TDD
6 84 (12.77%) OOP
7 72 (10.94%) Scrum
8 65 (9.88%) E-Commerce
9 55 (8.36%) Software Engineering
10 39 (5.93%) Project Management
11 37 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 37 (5.62%) BDD
12 36 (5.47%) SEO
13 26 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (3.65%) DevOps
15 20 (3.04%) OOD
15 20 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (2.89%) Content Management
17 18 (2.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 479 (72.80%) JavaScript
2 140 (21.28%) SQL
3 101 (15.35%) C#
4 100 (15.20%) PHP5
5 81 (12.31%) Java
6 45 (6.84%) Python
7 28 (4.26%) Ruby
8 26 (3.95%) Perl
9 24 (3.65%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.65%) C++
10 23 (3.50%) VB
11 22 (3.34%) PHP4
12 21 (3.19%) ActionScript
12 21 (3.19%) ActionScript 3.0
13 20 (3.04%) VBScript
14 17 (2.58%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.98%) C
16 13 (1.98%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (0.61%) HND
4 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.15%) RHCE
5 1 (0.15%) CCNP
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.15%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.58%) SLA
2 3 (0.46%) WAI
2 3 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 16 (2.43%) vSphere
2 14 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.46%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (3.95%) Puppet
2 13 (1.98%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Cacti
Vendors
1 129 (19.60%) Zend
2 58 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.93%) Oracle
4 27 (4.10%) Adobe
5 24 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.58%) VMware
6 17 (2.58%) Cognos
6 17 (2.58%) IBM
7 11 (1.67%) Twitter
8 9 (1.37%) Appcelerator
9 7 (1.06%) Google
10 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.61%) Marketo
11 4 (0.61%) HubSpot
11 4 (0.61%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.61%) Progress
11 4 (0.61%) Mitel
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco
12 3 (0.46%) Citrix
12 3 (0.46%) Epicor
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + Parking, interesting work, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £22000 per annum + parking, v interesting work, flexibility
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + parking, flexibility - interesting work
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago