The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 35 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 300 237 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.62% 4.30% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.41% 8.97% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 271 217 259
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2629 2641 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.23% 47.90% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2344 2364
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
England

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 2014. 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 -3 83 £30,000 - 13
Warwickshire +6 51 £32,500 +30.00% 9
Staffordshire +26 43 £30,000 - 5
Wolverhampton +4 32 £29,000 -21.62% 3
Worcestershire 0 27 £26,000 -15.44% 4
Coventry +7 25 £32,500 +12.06% 7
Solihull -8 6 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Shropshire 0 5 £31,500 -2.32%
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -5 1 £28,000 +12.00% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

1 353 (63.83%) HTML
2 351 (63.47%) MySQL
3 328 (59.31%) JavaScript
4 326 (58.95%) CSS
5 236 (42.68%) jQuery
6 174 (31.46%) Linux
7 149 (26.94%) MVC
8 132 (23.87%) SQL
9 125 (22.60%) HTML5
10 123 (22.24%) Java
11 121 (21.88%) WordPress
12 117 (21.16%) OO
13 112 (20.25%) Zend
14 103 (18.63%) Apache
15 100 (18.08%) CMS
16 99 (17.90%) Git (software)
17 94 (17.00%) CSS3
18 93 (16.82%) Web Services
19 90 (16.27%) PHP5
20 88 (15.91%) Degree
21 83 (15.01%) Web Development
21 83 (15.01%) OOP
22 82 (14.83%) Magento
23 81 (14.65%) SQL Server
24 79 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
25 78 (14.10%) LAMP
25 78 (14.10%) .NET
26 76 (13.74%) SEO
27 64 (11.57%) Subversion
27 64 (11.57%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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
1 121 (21.88%) WordPress
2 103 (18.63%) Apache
3 100 (18.08%) CMS
4 40 (7.23%) Drupal
5 33 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 32 (5.79%) Node.js
7 26 (4.70%) Joomla!
8 20 (3.62%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.62%) Moodle
9 19 (3.44%) IIS
10 12 (2.17%) nginx
11 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.90%) MTS
12 5 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.54%) FileNet
15 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (7.96%) Photoshop
2 19 (3.44%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (2.89%) MS Office
5 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.36%) MS Project
9 1 (0.18%) GIMP
9 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 82 (14.83%) Magento
2 15 (2.71%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.18%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.71%) SaaS
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.17%) ElastiCache
3 2 (0.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.36%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.40%) DNS
2 27 (4.88%) SSL
3 17 (3.07%) SSH
4 15 (2.71%) Internet
5 14 (2.53%) HTTP
6 12 (2.17%) VLAN
7 11 (1.99%) SAN
8 10 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.45%) Intranet
9 8 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (1.27%) LDAP
10 7 (1.27%) VoIP
10 7 (1.27%) DHCP
11 6 (1.08%) Broadband
11 6 (1.08%) Extranet
12 5 (0.90%) Network Security
12 5 (0.90%) SNMP
13 4 (0.72%) PBX
14 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.18%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (63.47%) MySQL
2 81 (14.65%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.54%) DB2
12 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 64 (11.57%) Subversion
3 25 (4.52%) Selenium
4 21 (3.80%) Hudson
4 21 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.07%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.17%) JBehave
6 12 (2.17%) Maven
7 9 (1.63%) Ant
7 9 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.63%) Phing
8 6 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 6 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.08%) JIRA
8 6 (1.08%) Zend Studio
8 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.08%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.54%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.54%) RSpec
General
1 50 (9.04%) Marketing
2 30 (5.42%) Retail
3 15 (2.71%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.71%) Finance
4 11 (1.99%) Publishing
5 9 (1.63%) Legal
6 8 (1.45%) Games
7 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.72%) Advertising
8 4 (0.72%) Automotive
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 443 (80.11%) Developer
2 238 (43.04%) PHP Developer
3 138 (24.95%) Web Developer
4 52 (9.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 45 (8.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 41 (7.41%) Junior
7 39 (7.05%) Junior Developer
8 35 (6.33%) Graduate
9 32 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.06%) Analyst
10 28 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.16%) Junior PHP Developer
12 20 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
12 20 (3.62%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 18 (3.25%) Programmer
13 18 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (3.07%) Senior PHP Developer
14 17 (3.07%) Test Engineer
15 15 (2.71%) Applications Developer
15 15 (2.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (63.83%) HTML
2 326 (58.95%) CSS
3 236 (42.68%) jQuery
4 125 (22.60%) HTML5
5 94 (17.00%) CSS3
6 93 (16.82%) Web Services
7 78 (14.10%) .NET
7 78 (14.10%) LAMP
8 57 (10.31%) Symfony
9 53 (9.58%) REST
10 45 (8.14%) Backbone.js
11 42 (7.59%) SOAP
12 39 (7.05%) XHTML
12 39 (7.05%) XML
13 36 (6.51%) Ajax
14 31 (5.61%) AngularJS
15 27 (4.88%) Zend Framework
16 26 (4.70%) Sass
17 24 (4.34%) CodeIgniter
18 23 (4.16%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.13%) Open Source
2 36 (6.51%) Social Media
3 25 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.81%) VLE
8 5 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.90%) Replication
8 5 (0.90%) Xbox
8 5 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.72%) FMCG
9 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.54%) EPoS
10 3 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.54%) Wiki
10 3 (0.54%) Blog
10 3 (0.54%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.54%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 174 (31.46%) Linux
2 59 (10.67%) Windows
3 45 (8.14%) UNIX
4 22 (3.98%) CentOS
5 21 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.80%) Android
6 13 (2.35%) Solaris
7 5 (0.90%) Debian
7 5 (0.90%) SELinux
7 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.72%) Fedora
8 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (26.94%) MVC
2 117 (21.16%) OO
3 83 (15.01%) OOP
3 83 (15.01%) Web Development
4 79 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (13.74%) SEO
6 55 (9.95%) E-Commerce
7 36 (6.51%) Content Management
8 35 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (5.79%) TDD
9 32 (5.79%) CRM
10 31 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.06%) Unit Testing
11 28 (5.06%) Web Design
12 26 (4.70%) OO PHP
13 23 (4.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (3.44%) Mobile Application Development
15 18 (3.25%) Automated Testing
16 16 (2.89%) Analytics
16 16 (2.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 328 (59.31%) JavaScript
2 132 (23.87%) SQL
3 123 (22.24%) Java
4 90 (16.27%) PHP5
5 64 (11.57%) C#
6 52 (9.40%) Python
7 51 (9.22%) Perl
8 43 (7.78%) C++
9 29 (5.24%) Ruby
10 27 (4.88%) C
11 26 (4.70%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.16%) ActionScript
13 20 (3.62%) VB.NET
14 17 (3.07%) Shell Script
15 16 (2.89%) ActionScript 3.0
16 12 (2.17%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.17%) VB
17 9 (1.63%) Groovy
17 9 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (1.08%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 88 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (0.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.99%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.45%) vSphere
3 8 (1.45%) Shibboleth
4 5 (0.90%) Postfix
4 5 (0.90%) Sendmail
4 5 (0.90%) Varnish
4 5 (0.90%) Squid
5 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.99%) WSUS
3 5 (0.90%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 112 (20.25%) Zend
2 58 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 47 (8.50%) Oracle
4 27 (4.88%) Adobe
5 18 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.71%) Google
7 14 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.17%) Sage
8 12 (2.17%) Altiris
9 11 (1.99%) VMware
9 11 (1.99%) Sybase
9 11 (1.99%) Progress
9 11 (1.99%) Cisco
10 8 (1.45%) JBoss
11 5 (0.90%) NetApp
11 5 (0.90%) Apple
11 5 (0.90%) Sony
11 5 (0.90%) Sun
11 5 (0.90%) Dell
12 4 (0.72%) Capita
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + corporate bens incl healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago