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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 55 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 240 324 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.17% 6.52% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 13.41% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 232 303 231
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2494 2417 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.33% 48.61% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 2167 1791
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -10 88 £32,515 +0.04% 25
Staffordshire +13 35 £30,000 - 5
Coventry -17 30 £35,000 - 4
Warwickshire -42 29 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Solihull +25 17 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Worcestershire -4 17 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Wolverhampton +3 13 £29,250 -7.87% 3
Shropshire -5 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Dudley -3 2 £32,250 +4.45%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 340 (66.93%) JavaScript
2 338 (66.54%) HTML
3 316 (62.20%) CSS
4 303 (59.65%) MySQL
5 241 (47.44%) jQuery
6 188 (37.01%) Linux
7 157 (30.91%) LAMP
8 153 (30.12%) MVC
9 150 (29.53%) Git (software)
10 143 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
11 137 (26.97%) HTML5
12 128 (25.20%) Apache
13 120 (23.62%) Web Development
14 115 (22.64%) E-Commerce
15 112 (22.05%) SQL
16 110 (21.65%) OO
17 108 (21.26%) XML
17 108 (21.26%) CSS3
18 102 (20.08%) REST
19 96 (18.90%) Magento
20 87 (17.13%) Symfony
20 87 (17.13%) Zend
21 86 (16.93%) OOP
22 85 (16.73%) Open Source
23 81 (15.94%) .NET
24 79 (15.55%) JSON
25 76 (14.96%) Java
26 73 (14.37%) Degree
26 73 (14.37%) nginx
27 71 (13.98%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 128 (25.20%) Apache
2 73 (14.37%) nginx
3 40 (7.87%) WordPress
4 31 (6.10%) CMS
5 28 (5.51%) Drupal
6 27 (5.31%) Node.js
7 14 (2.76%) IIS
7 14 (2.76%) Umbraco
8 12 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.98%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.59%) JBoss
12 3 (0.59%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.39%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.59%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.20%) GIMP
6 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 96 (18.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (6.89%) CloudFront
4 26 (5.12%) GitHub
5 20 (3.94%) SaaS
6 12 (2.36%) Google Apps
7 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.39%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.20%) Office 365
9 1 (0.20%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.22%) Internet
2 19 (3.74%) DNS
3 17 (3.35%) HTTP
4 15 (2.95%) Network Security
5 14 (2.76%) Firewall
6 8 (1.57%) DHCP
7 7 (1.38%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.59%) Intranet
8 3 (0.59%) PBX
8 3 (0.59%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.20%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (59.65%) MySQL
2 57 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.77%) Pentaho
5 9 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.18%) Big Data
8 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.79%) QlikView
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 150 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.15%) Subversion
3 13 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 11 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.97%) gulp
5 10 (1.97%) Hudson
6 8 (1.57%) Selenium
7 6 (1.18%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.79%) Grunt
8 4 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.59%) JIRA
9 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.39%) Maven
10 2 (0.39%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.20%) Mocha
11 1 (0.20%) PhpStorm
General
1 34 (6.69%) Marketing
2 24 (4.72%) Games
3 21 (4.13%) Finance
4 15 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.76%) Billing
6 12 (2.36%) Retail
7 10 (1.97%) Advertising
8 8 (1.57%) Law
8 8 (1.57%) Local Government
8 8 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.38%) Legal
10 5 (0.98%) Arabic Language
10 5 (0.98%) French Language
10 5 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (0.98%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.59%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 389 (76.57%) Developer
2 264 (51.97%) PHP Developer
3 136 (26.77%) Web Developer
4 100 (19.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 67 (13.19%) HTML Developer
6 56 (11.02%) HTML CSS Developer
7 54 (10.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 54 (10.63%) MySQL Developer
7 54 (10.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 42 (8.27%) Junior
8 42 (8.27%) Junior Developer
9 39 (7.68%) Graduate
10 38 (7.48%) .NET Developer
11 37 (7.28%) Senior Developer
11 37 (7.28%) SQL Developer
12 34 (6.69%) Software Developer
13 33 (6.50%) Graduate Developer
14 31 (6.10%) C# Developer
15 29 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 28 (5.51%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (66.54%) HTML
2 316 (62.20%) CSS
3 241 (47.44%) jQuery
4 157 (30.91%) LAMP
5 137 (26.97%) HTML5
6 108 (21.26%) CSS3
6 108 (21.26%) XML
7 102 (20.08%) REST
8 87 (17.13%) Symfony
9 81 (15.94%) .NET
10 79 (15.55%) JSON
11 70 (13.78%) LEMP Stack
12 65 (12.80%) Web Services
13 50 (9.84%) SOAP
14 44 (8.66%) ASP.NET
14 44 (8.66%) RESTful
15 36 (7.09%) Laravel
15 36 (7.09%) Zend Framework
16 32 (6.30%) AngularJS
17 28 (5.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.45%) User Experience
2 41 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.38%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.38%) iPad
4 7 (1.38%) iPhone
4 7 (1.38%) Linked Data
4 7 (1.38%) Physics
4 7 (1.38%) Semantic Web
4 7 (1.38%) Smart Energy
4 7 (1.38%) W3C
5 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.79%) EPoS
7 3 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 188 (37.01%) Linux
2 40 (7.87%) Ubuntu
3 32 (6.30%) Unix
4 31 (6.10%) Debian
5 25 (4.92%) Android
6 23 (4.53%) Apple iOS
7 20 (3.94%) Windows
8 12 (2.36%) CentOS
9 6 (1.18%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.98%) Solaris
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (30.12%) MVC
2 143 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (23.62%) Web Development
4 115 (22.64%) E-Commerce
5 110 (21.65%) OO
6 86 (16.93%) OOP
7 85 (16.73%) Open Source
8 64 (12.60%) Scrum
9 59 (11.61%) Performance Optimisation
10 43 (8.46%) OO PHP
11 37 (7.28%) Coaching
12 36 (7.09%) DevOps
12 36 (7.09%) Line Management
12 36 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 34 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 34 (6.69%) Web Design
14 30 (5.91%) OOD
14 30 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 29 (5.71%) Front End Development
16 28 (5.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 340 (66.93%) JavaScript
2 112 (22.05%) SQL
3 76 (14.96%) Java
4 71 (13.98%) C#
5 50 (9.84%) PHP 5
6 47 (9.25%) Python
7 36 (7.09%) Ruby
8 30 (5.91%) C++
9 29 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.53%) C
11 22 (4.33%) Perl
12 17 (3.35%) VB
13 14 (2.76%) VBScript
14 13 (2.56%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.97%) VB6
16 6 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.98%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 73 (14.37%) Degree
2 16 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.98%) Squid
3 3 (0.59%) Xen
4 2 (0.39%) Corosync
4 2 (0.39%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.39%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (4.53%) Puppet
2 7 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.98%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Pacemaker
4 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (17.13%) Zend
2 71 (13.98%) Google
3 35 (6.89%) New Relic
4 34 (6.69%) Oracle
5 29 (5.71%) Adobe
6 26 (5.12%) Microsoft
7 18 (3.54%) Twitter
8 9 (1.77%) Jaspersoft
8 9 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.77%) Tableau
9 7 (1.38%) Cisco
9 7 (1.38%) Facebook
10 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.98%) Apple
12 3 (0.59%) Qualys
12 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.39%) Kony
13 2 (0.39%) NetApp
13 2 (0.39%) VMware
14 1 (0.20%) Remedy
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
T.H. Baker
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days A/L + BH per annum, 40 Hrs p
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Salary: From £26,537 to £28,982 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago