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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 419 235 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.79% 4.71% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.54% 9.64% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 387 229 175
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
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
2697 2437 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.13% 48.88% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 2102 2118
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +16 144 £27,500 -8.33% 18
Warwickshire +22 102 £36,581 -13.92% 8
Staffordshire +16 57 £36,500 +17.74% 4
Coventry -13 19 £25,000 -33.33% 6
Worcestershire -3 16 £32,500 +41.30% 7
Solihull +13 15 £28,500 -12.30% 4
Wolverhampton +7 10 £34,375 +25.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £38,500 -
Shropshire -19 5 £23,000 -38.66%
Herefordshire +8 4 £30,000 -22.07%
Dudley -9 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Walsall +1 1 £25,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 561 (76.74%) HTML
2 496 (67.85%) CSS
3 468 (64.02%) JavaScript
4 405 (55.40%) MySQL
5 402 (54.99%) jQuery
6 250 (34.20%) Linux
7 248 (33.93%) MVC
8 242 (33.11%) HTML5
9 220 (30.10%) OO
10 170 (23.26%) CSS3
10 170 (23.26%) Git (software)
11 169 (23.12%) SQL
12 130 (17.78%) .NET
13 127 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
14 124 (16.96%) Web Development
15 122 (16.69%) Apache
16 118 (16.14%) Java
17 116 (15.87%) OO PHP
18 113 (15.46%) C#
19 111 (15.18%) OOP
20 110 (15.05%) SQL Server
20 110 (15.05%) Zend
21 101 (13.82%) Symfony
22 93 (12.72%) WordPress
23 83 (11.35%) LAMP
24 81 (11.08%) PHP5
25 78 (10.67%) Ajax
26 75 (10.26%) Yii
27 72 (9.85%) Subversion
28 69 (9.44%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 122 (16.69%) Apache
2 93 (12.72%) WordPress
3 68 (9.30%) CMS
4 46 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 38 (5.20%) Drupal
6 37 (5.06%) JBoss
7 29 (3.97%) Node.js
8 24 (3.28%) Moodle
9 19 (2.60%) Joomla!
10 18 (2.46%) GlassFish
10 18 (2.46%) IIS
11 13 (1.78%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.78%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.23%) concrete5
12 9 (1.23%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.82%) nginx
15 4 (0.55%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
17 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (6.70%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.55%) InDesign
5 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.55%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.55%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 42 (5.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.37%) SaaS
3 7 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.96%) Joyent
3 7 (0.96%) IaaS
3 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.55%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.97%) Internet
2 15 (2.05%) HTTP
3 13 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.50%) Firewall
5 9 (1.23%) DNS
5 9 (1.23%) LDAP
6 8 (1.09%) VoIP
7 6 (0.82%) BIG-IP
8 5 (0.68%) WAN
9 4 (0.55%) SAN
9 4 (0.55%) LAN
10 3 (0.41%) NAS
10 3 (0.41%) 4G
10 3 (0.41%) Wireless
11 2 (0.27%) Intranet
11 2 (0.27%) Network Security
12 1 (0.14%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.14%) VLAN
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (55.40%) MySQL
2 110 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.09%) Big Data
8 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.96%) SQLite
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.68%) Redis
10 4 (0.55%) Impala
10 4 (0.55%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.55%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.55%) HBase
10 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 170 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.85%) Subversion
3 36 (4.92%) JIRA
4 27 (3.69%) Hudson
5 21 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.74%) PHPUnit
6 20 (2.74%) JUnit
7 19 (2.60%) Ant
8 16 (2.19%) Selenium
9 12 (1.64%) Behat
10 11 (1.50%) Grunt
11 10 (1.37%) Maven
12 9 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.09%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.96%) Xcode
15 6 (0.82%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (0.82%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.82%) Yeoman
16 4 (0.55%) MSTest
General
1 63 (8.62%) Marketing
2 25 (3.42%) Games
3 14 (1.92%) Finance
4 12 (1.64%) Law
4 12 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.23%) Advertising
5 9 (1.23%) Back Office
6 8 (1.09%) Billing
7 7 (0.96%) Retail
8 5 (0.68%) Local Government
8 5 (0.68%) Automotive
9 4 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.27%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 590 (80.71%) Developer
2 317 (43.37%) PHP Developer
3 182 (24.90%) Web Developer
4 99 (13.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 61 (8.34%) PHP Web Developer
6 50 (6.84%) Junior
7 48 (6.57%) Front-End Developer
8 45 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 40 (5.47%) Junior Developer
10 29 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 29 (3.97%) Senior PHP Developer
11 27 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 26 (3.56%) Graduate
13 24 (3.28%) Java Developer
14 23 (3.15%) C# Developer
14 23 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 23 (3.15%) Administrator
14 23 (3.15%) Graduate Developer
14 23 (3.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 21 (2.87%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (76.74%) HTML
2 496 (67.85%) CSS
3 402 (54.99%) jQuery
4 242 (33.11%) HTML5
5 170 (23.26%) CSS3
6 130 (17.78%) .NET
7 101 (13.82%) Symfony
8 83 (11.35%) LAMP
9 78 (10.67%) Ajax
10 75 (10.26%) Yii
11 62 (8.48%) AngularJS
12 57 (7.80%) Web Services
13 53 (7.25%) Laravel
14 51 (6.98%) XML
15 48 (6.57%) ASP.NET
16 42 (5.75%) JSON
17 41 (5.61%) REST
18 37 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 33 (4.51%) Sass
20 29 (3.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.39%) User Experience
2 50 (6.84%) Open Source
3 47 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 46 (6.29%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.46%) iPhone
6 17 (2.33%) NHS
7 14 (1.92%) W3C
7 14 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.50%) iPad
9 10 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.23%) Social Network
11 8 (1.09%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.96%) New Media
12 7 (0.96%) Clustering
12 7 (0.96%) Social Media
12 7 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
15 3 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 250 (34.20%) Linux
2 64 (8.76%) UNIX
3 44 (6.02%) Windows
4 31 (4.24%) Android
5 26 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.87%) CentOS
7 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.68%) Fedora
10 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.27%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.93%) MVC
2 220 (30.10%) OO
3 127 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (16.96%) Web Development
5 116 (15.87%) OO PHP
6 111 (15.18%) OOP
7 62 (8.48%) E-Commerce
8 53 (7.25%) TDD
8 53 (7.25%) Scrum
9 50 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 42 (5.75%) Project Management
11 30 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (3.97%) SEO
12 29 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (3.83%) DevOps
14 26 (3.56%) Web Application Development
15 22 (3.01%) Mobile Development
15 22 (3.01%) Content Management
16 21 (2.87%) Web Design
17 20 (2.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 468 (64.02%) JavaScript
2 169 (23.12%) SQL
3 118 (16.14%) Java
4 113 (15.46%) C#
5 81 (11.08%) PHP5
6 49 (6.70%) Python
7 39 (5.34%) Perl
8 35 (4.79%) Ruby
9 28 (3.83%) C++
10 25 (3.42%) VBScript
11 24 (3.28%) VB
12 23 (3.15%) ActionScript
12 23 (3.15%) ActionScript 3.0
12 23 (3.15%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.74%) VB.NET
14 17 (2.33%) C
15 13 (1.78%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.23%) PHP4
18 7 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (9.44%) Degree
2 4 (0.55%) MCSD
2 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.14%) RHCE
4 1 (0.14%) CCNP
4 1 (0.14%) ISEB
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.09%) SLA
1 8 (1.09%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) WAI
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.09%) vSphere
2 7 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.96%) Docker
3 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.55%) Varnish
3 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (3.28%) Puppet
2 22 (3.01%) Vagrant
3 11 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.96%) Ansible
5 6 (0.82%) Nagios
6 4 (0.55%) SELinux
7 2 (0.27%) Opsview
7 2 (0.27%) Nessus
7 2 (0.27%) Nmap
8 1 (0.14%) Cacti
8 1 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 110 (15.05%) Zend
2 66 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.24%) Oracle
4 26 (3.56%) Adobe
4 26 (3.56%) VMware
5 20 (2.74%) Google
6 17 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.05%) Twitter
8 10 (1.37%) Apple
9 8 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.96%) Rackspace
10 7 (0.96%) HubSpot
11 5 (0.68%) HP
12 4 (0.55%) Cisco
12 4 (0.55%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.55%) Marketo
12 4 (0.55%) Splunk
12 4 (0.55%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.41%) Mitel
13 3 (0.41%) Facebook
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago