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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 385 236 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.56% 5.31% 4.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.31% 10.98% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 359 228 228
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2514 2150 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.35% 48.38% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 1830 2039
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 128 £27,500 -15.38% 14
Warwickshire +13 90 £37,500 -9.09% 13
Staffordshire +1 43 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Coventry -16 21 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Worcestershire -1 15 £32,500 +34.02% 3
Wolverhampton +8 14 £33,750 +77.63% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 13 £38,500 -
Shropshire -16 12 £27,000 -18.18% 5
Solihull -1 10 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Herefordshire +2 5 £30,000 -22.07%
Dudley - 2 £37,500 - 1
Walsall -1 1 £25,000 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 545 (78.19%) HTML
2 479 (68.72%) CSS
3 478 (68.58%) JavaScript
4 399 (57.25%) jQuery
5 392 (56.24%) MySQL
6 255 (36.59%) MVC
7 250 (35.87%) HTML5
8 230 (33.00%) Linux
9 224 (32.14%) OO
10 179 (25.68%) CSS3
11 159 (22.81%) Git (software)
12 156 (22.38%) SQL
13 127 (18.22%) .NET
14 125 (17.93%) Web Development
15 121 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
16 117 (16.79%) OO PHP
17 114 (16.36%) Apache
18 111 (15.93%) C#
19 107 (15.35%) Java
19 107 (15.35%) OOP
20 106 (15.21%) Zend
21 101 (14.49%) SQL Server
22 98 (14.06%) Symfony
23 92 (13.20%) WordPress
24 87 (12.48%) CMS
25 85 (12.20%) Ajax
26 83 (11.91%) PHP5
27 81 (11.62%) Yii
28 78 (11.19%) Subversion
29 77 (11.05%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 114 (16.36%) Apache
2 92 (13.20%) WordPress
3 87 (12.48%) CMS
4 52 (7.46%) Drupal
5 42 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 34 (4.88%) JBoss
7 23 (3.30%) Moodle
7 23 (3.30%) Node.js
8 21 (3.01%) Joomla!
9 16 (2.30%) GlassFish
10 15 (2.15%) IIS
11 10 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.29%) concrete5
13 7 (1.00%) nginx
14 6 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.57%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (6.74%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.15%) MS Project
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.43%) InDesign
5 3 (0.43%) MS Office
5 3 (0.43%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.29%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 42 (6.03%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.15%) SaaS
2 10 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.57%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.57%) GitHub
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.43%) IaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.43%) Joyent
5 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.87%) Internet
2 14 (2.01%) HTTP
3 13 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.43%) Firewall
5 8 (1.15%) LDAP
5 8 (1.15%) BIG-IP
6 7 (1.00%) VoIP
6 7 (1.00%) DNS
7 5 (0.72%) WAN
8 4 (0.57%) LAN
8 4 (0.57%) Intranet
9 3 (0.43%) SAN
9 3 (0.43%) NAS
9 3 (0.43%) 4G
10 2 (0.29%) Wireless
11 1 (0.14%) IPsec
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
11 1 (0.14%) Extranet
11 1 (0.14%) MPLS
11 1 (0.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (56.24%) MySQL
2 101 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 16 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.00%) SQLite
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.86%) Redis
8 6 (0.86%) Big Data
9 4 (0.57%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.57%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.57%) Impala
9 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.57%) HBase
9 4 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 159 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 78 (11.19%) Subversion
3 36 (5.16%) JIRA
4 28 (4.02%) Hudson
5 24 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.58%) PHPUnit
6 18 (2.58%) Ant
7 17 (2.44%) JUnit
8 15 (2.15%) Selenium
9 13 (1.87%) Grunt
10 11 (1.58%) Mercurial
10 11 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.43%) Maven
11 10 (1.43%) Yeoman
12 9 (1.29%) Behat
12 9 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
13 8 (1.15%) CruiseControl
13 8 (1.15%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 64 (9.18%) Marketing
2 21 (3.01%) Games
3 14 (2.01%) Finance
4 12 (1.72%) Advertising
5 11 (1.58%) Retail
6 9 (1.29%) Back Office
7 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.00%) Law
7 7 (1.00%) Billing
8 6 (0.86%) Publishing
9 5 (0.72%) Automotive
9 5 (0.72%) Local Government
10 2 (0.29%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 567 (81.35%) Developer
2 308 (44.19%) PHP Developer
3 176 (25.25%) Web Developer
4 102 (14.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 55 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 52 (7.46%) Junior
7 51 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 43 (6.17%) Front-End Developer
9 42 (6.03%) Junior Developer
10 31 (4.45%) Software Engineer
10 31 (4.45%) Senior PHP Developer
11 28 (4.02%) Programmer
11 28 (4.02%) Lead Developer
12 26 (3.73%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.16%) Analyst
14 21 (3.01%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.87%) Graduate
16 19 (2.73%) Administrator
17 18 (2.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 17 (2.44%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (78.19%) HTML
2 479 (68.72%) CSS
3 399 (57.25%) jQuery
4 250 (35.87%) HTML5
5 179 (25.68%) CSS3
6 127 (18.22%) .NET
7 98 (14.06%) Symfony
8 85 (12.20%) Ajax
9 81 (11.62%) Yii
10 77 (11.05%) LAMP
11 53 (7.60%) AngularJS
12 47 (6.74%) ASP.NET
13 46 (6.60%) Web Services
13 46 (6.60%) JSON
14 45 (6.46%) XML
15 42 (6.03%) Laravel
16 40 (5.74%) REST
17 30 (4.30%) Flash
18 29 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (3.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.61%) User Experience
2 58 (8.32%) Open Source
3 44 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 38 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.87%) W3C
6 18 (2.58%) iPhone
7 11 (1.58%) iPad
7 11 (1.58%) NHS
8 10 (1.43%) New Media
9 9 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.86%) Clustering
12 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.72%) Social Media
12 5 (0.72%) Social Network
13 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.57%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.43%) EPoS
14 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 230 (33.00%) Linux
2 62 (8.90%) UNIX
3 39 (5.60%) Windows
4 33 (4.73%) Android
5 28 (4.02%) CentOS
6 25 (3.59%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.58%) Fedora
9 10 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (36.59%) MVC
2 224 (32.14%) OO
3 125 (17.93%) Web Development
4 121 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (16.79%) OO PHP
6 107 (15.35%) OOP
7 66 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 51 (7.32%) TDD
9 50 (7.17%) Scrum
10 49 (7.03%) Software Engineering
11 46 (6.60%) Project Management
12 36 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (4.30%) SEO
14 25 (3.59%) DevOps
15 23 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.01%) Content Management
16 21 (3.01%) Web Application Development
17 19 (2.73%) iOS Development
18 18 (2.58%) Web Design
19 16 (2.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 478 (68.58%) JavaScript
2 156 (22.38%) SQL
3 111 (15.93%) C#
4 107 (15.35%) Java
5 83 (11.91%) PHP5
6 48 (6.89%) Python
7 37 (5.31%) Perl
8 33 (4.73%) Ruby
9 30 (4.30%) C++
10 29 (4.16%) VB
11 24 (3.44%) VBScript
12 23 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.16%) ActionScript 3.0
13 22 (3.16%) ActionScript
14 18 (2.58%) VB.NET
15 14 (2.01%) PHP4
16 12 (1.72%) C
17 11 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (8.46%) Degree
2 5 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.14%) RHCE
4 1 (0.14%) CCNP
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.57%) SLA
2 3 (0.43%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.72%) vSphere
2 9 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.72%) Docker
6 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.57%) Varnish
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 20 (2.87%) Puppet
2 18 (2.58%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.86%) Nagios
5 4 (0.57%) SELinux
6 3 (0.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.29%) Opsview
8 1 (0.14%) cPanel
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) Nmap
8 1 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 106 (15.21%) Zend
2 60 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.45%) Oracle
4 28 (4.02%) VMware
5 23 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 22 (3.16%) Adobe
7 14 (2.01%) Google
8 12 (1.72%) Twitter
9 8 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.00%) HP
10 7 (1.00%) HubSpot
11 6 (0.86%) Apple
12 5 (0.72%) Cisco
12 5 (0.72%) Citrix
13 4 (0.57%) Progress
13 4 (0.57%) Mitel
13 4 (0.57%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.57%) Marketo
13 4 (0.57%) Splunk
13 4 (0.57%) Eloqua
Warwick, Warwickshire
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits - opps to progress
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 25k to 26k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago