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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 355 221 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.02% 5.26% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.32% 10.76% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 327 205 237
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,875 £42,500 £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
2479 2054 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.01% 48.92% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1732 2016
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 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 4 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 +2 113 £30,000 - 28
Warwickshire +7 79 £45,000 +18.42% 8
Coventry +4 37 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Staffordshire -5 27 £32,500 +4.83% 17
Shropshire -7 20 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Wolverhampton +8 16 £28,500 +50.00% 1
Worcestershire -20 15 £31,750 +15.45% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £40,000 - 2
Herefordshire -6 5 £30,000 -22.07%
Solihull -10 4 £28,500 +11.76% 3
Dudley - 3 £30,875 - 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £25,000 - 1
Walsall -8 1 £24,250 -28.67% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 553 (78.22%) HTML
2 500 (70.72%) JavaScript
3 487 (68.88%) CSS
4 413 (58.42%) jQuery
5 376 (53.18%) MySQL
6 279 (39.46%) MVC
7 257 (36.35%) HTML5
8 236 (33.38%) OO
9 209 (29.56%) Linux
10 196 (27.72%) CSS3
11 169 (23.90%) Git (software)
12 158 (22.35%) SQL
13 139 (19.66%) .NET
14 137 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
15 127 (17.96%) OO PHP
16 122 (17.26%) Zend
17 118 (16.69%) Web Development
18 116 (16.41%) C#
19 110 (15.56%) SQL Server
20 107 (15.13%) WordPress
21 104 (14.71%) Symfony
22 103 (14.57%) OOP
23 102 (14.43%) Java
24 97 (13.72%) CMS
24 97 (13.72%) PHP5
25 94 (13.30%) Yii
26 93 (13.15%) Apache
27 89 (12.59%) Subversion
28 77 (10.89%) E-Commerce
29 74 (10.47%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 107 (15.13%) WordPress
2 97 (13.72%) CMS
3 93 (13.15%) Apache
4 60 (8.49%) Drupal
5 35 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 28 (3.96%) Node.js
7 26 (3.68%) JBoss
8 21 (2.97%) Moodle
9 19 (2.69%) Joomla!
10 13 (1.84%) GlassFish
11 11 (1.56%) IIS
12 9 (1.27%) concrete5
13 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.99%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.71%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.71%) nginx
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 47 (6.65%) Photoshop
2 32 (4.53%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.13%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.13%) MS Project
5 4 (0.57%) MS Office
6 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.42%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) GIMP
7 2 (0.28%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (5.80%) Magento
2 9 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.12%) SaaS
2 9 (1.27%) GitHub
3 8 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.42%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Joyent
6 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Trello
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.11%) Internet
2 14 (1.98%) HTTP
3 11 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.13%) BIG-IP
4 8 (1.13%) LDAP
4 8 (1.13%) Intranet
5 7 (0.99%) Firewall
6 6 (0.85%) DNS
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
7 5 (0.71%) WAN
8 4 (0.57%) LAN
9 3 (0.42%) 4G
10 2 (0.28%) NAS
10 2 (0.28%) SAN
10 2 (0.28%) GSM
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.14%) DMVPN
11 1 (0.14%) Wireless
11 1 (0.14%) IPsec
11 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (53.18%) MySQL
2 110 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.27%) DB2
9 8 (1.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 8 (1.13%) Cognos Report Studio
9 8 (1.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (0.99%) Redis
10 7 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.99%) SQLite
11 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 169 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 89 (12.59%) Subversion
3 37 (5.23%) JIRA
4 31 (4.38%) Hudson
5 29 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 23 (3.25%) PHPUnit
7 18 (2.55%) Ant
8 17 (2.40%) Behat
9 16 (2.26%) JUnit
10 13 (1.84%) Mercurial
11 12 (1.70%) Selenium
12 11 (1.56%) Grunt
13 9 (1.27%) Yeoman
13 9 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
13 9 (1.27%) Maven
14 8 (1.13%) CruiseControl
14 8 (1.13%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (8.63%) Marketing
2 14 (1.98%) Retail
2 14 (1.98%) Games
3 12 (1.70%) Finance
3 12 (1.70%) Advertising
4 9 (1.27%) Back Office
5 8 (1.13%) Publishing
6 7 (0.99%) Law
7 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.71%) Local Government
8 4 (0.57%) Billing
8 4 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Military
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 566 (80.06%) Developer
2 310 (43.85%) PHP Developer
3 189 (26.73%) Web Developer
4 105 (14.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 64 (9.05%) Senior Developer
6 58 (8.20%) Junior
7 53 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 48 (6.79%) Junior Developer
9 38 (5.37%) Senior PHP Developer
9 38 (5.37%) Programmer
10 37 (5.23%) Front-End Developer
11 34 (4.81%) Software Engineer
12 30 (4.24%) Analyst
13 26 (3.68%) Junior Web Developer
14 25 (3.54%) Lead Developer
15 22 (3.11%) PHP Programmer
16 21 (2.97%) Graduate
17 18 (2.55%) Java Developer
17 18 (2.55%) Software Developer
18 17 (2.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (78.22%) HTML
2 487 (68.88%) CSS
3 413 (58.42%) jQuery
4 257 (36.35%) HTML5
5 196 (27.72%) CSS3
6 139 (19.66%) .NET
7 104 (14.71%) Symfony
8 94 (13.30%) Yii
9 74 (10.47%) LAMP
10 71 (10.04%) Ajax
11 61 (8.63%) AngularJS
12 58 (8.20%) ASP.NET
13 49 (6.93%) Web Services
14 43 (6.08%) JSON
14 43 (6.08%) REST
15 42 (5.94%) XML
16 38 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (4.24%) Laravel
18 29 (4.10%) XHTML
18 29 (4.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.90%) Open Source
2 67 (9.48%) User Experience
3 43 (6.08%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.24%) W3C
5 30 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.55%) iPhone
7 12 (1.70%) New Media
8 10 (1.41%) Social Media
8 10 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.27%) iPad
10 7 (0.99%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.71%) NHS
11 5 (0.71%) Blog
12 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.57%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.57%) Clustering
13 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 209 (29.56%) Linux
2 53 (7.50%) UNIX
3 42 (5.94%) Windows
4 38 (5.37%) Android
5 32 (4.53%) CentOS
6 26 (3.68%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.12%) Fedora
8 13 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (39.46%) MVC
2 236 (33.38%) OO
3 137 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (17.96%) OO PHP
5 118 (16.69%) Web Development
6 103 (14.57%) OOP
7 77 (10.89%) E-Commerce
8 71 (10.04%) TDD
9 65 (9.19%) Scrum
10 56 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 42 (5.94%) Project Management
12 37 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (4.95%) SEO
14 30 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (4.10%) BDD
16 23 (3.25%) Content Management
17 22 (3.11%) DevOps
17 22 (3.11%) Web Application Development
18 19 (2.69%) iOS Development
19 17 (2.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 500 (70.72%) JavaScript
2 158 (22.35%) SQL
3 116 (16.41%) C#
4 102 (14.43%) Java
5 97 (13.72%) PHP5
6 49 (6.93%) Python
7 37 (5.23%) Ruby
8 32 (4.53%) Perl
9 29 (4.10%) VB
10 27 (3.82%) C++
11 23 (3.25%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.11%) ActionScript 3.0
12 22 (3.11%) ActionScript
12 22 (3.11%) VBScript
13 20 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.55%) PHP4
15 13 (1.84%) C
16 11 (1.56%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (8.49%) Degree
2 22 (3.11%) VCP4
3 5 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.28%) HND
4 2 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.14%) HNC
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.14%) CCNP
5 1 (0.14%) RHCE
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.70%) SLA
2 3 (0.42%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (1.70%) vSphere
2 9 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.71%) Docker
4 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.42%) Varnish
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 22 (3.11%) Puppet
2 16 (2.26%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.71%) Nagios
5 3 (0.42%) SELinux
6 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) Opsview
7 1 (0.14%) cPanel
7 1 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 122 (17.26%) Zend
2 65 (9.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.23%) Oracle
4 25 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.39%) Adobe
6 23 (3.25%) VMware
7 12 (1.70%) Twitter
8 9 (1.27%) Cognos
8 9 (1.27%) IBM
8 9 (1.27%) Google
9 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco
10 5 (0.71%) Citrix
11 4 (0.57%) HP
11 4 (0.57%) Progress
11 4 (0.57%) Mitel
11 4 (0.57%) Marketo
11 4 (0.57%) HubSpot
11 4 (0.57%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.57%) Cloudera
Stafford, Staffordshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40500 per annum + Pension Sick Pay Annual Leave
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Pension Sick Pay Annual Leave
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday