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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 270 316 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.79% 5.89% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 12.01% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 243 289 257
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,100 £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
2646 2632 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.99% 49.05% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2223 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Warwickshire +1 68 £32,500 - 11
Birmingham +1 63 £32,500 +18.18% 28
Staffordshire +19 43 £30,500 +1.66% 6
Worcestershire -15 18 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Coventry -31 17 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Shropshire +7 16 £25,000 -9.90% 2
Wolverhampton -11 16 £30,000 +3.44% 2
Solihull +13 11 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Walsall - 1 £70,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 523 (80.09%) HTML
2 495 (75.80%) CSS
3 426 (65.24%) JavaScript
4 382 (58.50%) MySQL
5 337 (51.61%) jQuery
6 234 (35.83%) HTML5
7 212 (32.47%) MVC
8 205 (31.39%) Linux
9 170 (26.03%) CSS3
10 167 (25.57%) OO
11 157 (24.04%) Git (software)
12 149 (22.82%) OOP
13 136 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 136 (20.83%) Web Development
14 119 (18.22%) SQL
15 104 (15.93%) Zend
16 98 (15.01%) Apache
17 91 (13.94%) LAMP
18 89 (13.63%) Java
19 83 (12.71%) WordPress
20 80 (12.25%) .NET
21 76 (11.64%) Symfony
22 75 (11.49%) AngularJS
22 75 (11.49%) Degree
23 73 (11.18%) SQL Server
24 72 (11.03%) OO PHP
25 69 (10.57%) Marketing
26 68 (10.41%) PHP5
27 67 (10.26%) C#
28 66 (10.11%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (15.01%) Apache
2 83 (12.71%) WordPress
3 65 (9.95%) CMS
4 39 (5.97%) Node.js
5 31 (4.75%) JBoss
6 25 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 17 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.14%) IIS
9 11 (1.68%) Drupal
9 11 (1.68%) nginx
10 10 (1.53%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.38%) Joomla!
12 8 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.92%) Moodle
14 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (7.66%) Photoshop
2 14 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.46%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.31%) InDesign
6 2 (0.31%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 33 (5.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Odoo
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.92%) SaaS
2 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.77%) Joyent
3 5 (0.77%) IaaS
3 5 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.68%) Internet
2 10 (1.53%) DNS
3 8 (1.23%) HTTP
3 8 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.07%) Intranet
5 5 (0.77%) Firewall
5 5 (0.77%) LDAP
5 5 (0.77%) VoIP
5 5 (0.77%) SAN
6 4 (0.61%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.31%) Wireless
7 2 (0.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) NAS
8 1 (0.15%) Extranet
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (58.50%) MySQL
2 73 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 12 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.61%) Redis
9 4 (0.61%) Big Data
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.31%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.31%) DB2
10 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 157 (24.04%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.74%) Subversion
3 31 (4.75%) Selenium
4 25 (3.83%) PHPUnit
5 23 (3.52%) JIRA
6 18 (2.76%) JUnit
7 17 (2.60%) Ant
8 13 (1.99%) Grunt
9 11 (1.68%) Hudson
10 9 (1.38%) Xcode
11 6 (0.92%) Behat
11 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.77%) gulp
13 4 (0.61%) MSTest
13 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (0.61%) Moq
13 4 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.61%) Bower
General
1 69 (10.57%) Marketing
2 27 (4.13%) Games
3 22 (3.37%) Finance
4 21 (3.22%) Retail
5 10 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.07%) Law
8 6 (0.92%) Billing
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Automotive
11 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 546 (83.61%) Developer
2 297 (45.48%) PHP Developer
3 204 (31.24%) Web Developer
4 92 (14.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 74 (11.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 53 (8.12%) Front-End Developer
7 32 (4.90%) Senior Developer
8 27 (4.13%) Junior
9 26 (3.98%) Junior Developer
10 25 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 24 (3.68%) Software Developer
12 23 (3.52%) Applications Developer
13 21 (3.22%) Senior PHP Developer
14 19 (2.91%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 18 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
16 17 (2.60%) Administrator
17 16 (2.45%) Graduate
17 16 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
18 15 (2.30%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (80.09%) HTML
2 495 (75.80%) CSS
3 337 (51.61%) jQuery
4 234 (35.83%) HTML5
5 170 (26.03%) CSS3
6 91 (13.94%) LAMP
7 80 (12.25%) .NET
8 76 (11.64%) Symfony
9 75 (11.49%) AngularJS
10 66 (10.11%) Ajax
11 65 (9.95%) Laravel
12 63 (9.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 62 (9.49%) Web Services
14 53 (8.12%) XML
15 46 (7.04%) ASP.NET
16 45 (6.89%) Sass
17 43 (6.58%) RESTful
18 42 (6.43%) Yii
19 41 (6.28%) JSON
20 37 (5.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.97%) User Experience
3 37 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.68%) Social Media
5 16 (2.45%) NHS
6 13 (1.99%) W3C
7 10 (1.53%) iPad
8 9 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.07%) Physics
9 7 (1.07%) iPhone
9 7 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.92%) Social Network
10 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.77%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.77%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.61%) Clustering
12 4 (0.61%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 205 (31.39%) Linux
2 41 (6.28%) UNIX
3 35 (5.36%) Windows
4 22 (3.37%) Android
5 21 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.14%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.07%) Debian
8 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.61%) CentOS
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (32.47%) MVC
2 167 (25.57%) OO
3 149 (22.82%) OOP
4 136 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (20.83%) Web Development
5 72 (11.03%) OO PHP
6 66 (10.11%) E-Commerce
7 64 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 57 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 50 (7.66%) TDD
10 40 (6.13%) Web Design
11 39 (5.97%) Open Source
12 37 (5.67%) Project Management
13 33 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
13 33 (5.05%) Mobile Development
14 32 (4.90%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (3.98%) Scrum
17 25 (3.83%) SOA
18 24 (3.68%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 426 (65.24%) JavaScript
2 119 (18.22%) SQL
3 89 (13.63%) Java
4 68 (10.41%) PHP5
5 67 (10.26%) C#
6 53 (8.12%) Python
7 40 (6.13%) Ruby
8 22 (3.37%) C++
9 21 (3.22%) VB
10 19 (2.91%) C
11 17 (2.60%) VBScript
12 15 (2.30%) Perl
13 13 (1.99%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.84%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.38%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.38%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
16 8 (1.23%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (11.49%) Degree
2 7 (1.07%) ISEB
3 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.61%) MCSD
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) XenApp
4 3 (0.46%) Varnish
4 3 (0.46%) Docker
5 2 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.15%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.15%) Corosync
6 1 (0.15%) Samba
6 1 (0.15%) Squid
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.38%) Puppet
1 9 (1.38%) cPanel
2 8 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.07%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.77%) Ansible
5 3 (0.46%) SELinux
6 2 (0.31%) Nessus
6 2 (0.31%) Nmap
7 1 (0.15%) Plesk
7 1 (0.15%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (15.93%) Zend
2 39 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.13%) Adobe
4 23 (3.52%) Oracle
4 23 (3.52%) Twitter
5 19 (2.91%) Rackspace
5 19 (2.91%) VMware
5 19 (2.91%) Google
6 13 (1.99%) Apple
7 8 (1.23%) Facebook
8 5 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.77%) Cisco
9 4 (0.61%) IBM
9 4 (0.61%) Citrix
10 3 (0.46%) HP
10 3 (0.46%) SAP
10 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.46%) Splunk
10 3 (0.46%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.31%) Sencha
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE + certifications!
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + good pension, flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pension, Bonus, flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Salary: Parking, Interesting Work, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago