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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / West Midlands
Rank 32 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 317 248 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.54% 4.74% 5.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.16% 10.71% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 294 235 282
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,900 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
2239 2316 2389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.22% 44.25% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1973 2163
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 90 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Staffordshire +23 82 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Worcestershire +17 52 £31,500 -3.07% 6
Warwickshire +27 41 £32,500 - 16
Herefordshire - 27 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire +4 18 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Solihull -3 16 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Coventry -9 10 £37,000 +10.44% 5
Walsall +25 4 £42,500 +6.25%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 506 (73.44%) JavaScript
2 484 (70.25%) HTML
3 476 (69.09%) CSS
4 435 (63.13%) MySQL
5 324 (47.02%) jQuery
6 264 (38.32%) HTML5
7 197 (28.59%) MVC
8 192 (27.87%) Web Development
9 160 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (22.79%) Git (software)
11 153 (22.21%) OO
12 152 (22.06%) Linux
13 149 (21.63%) LAMP
14 131 (19.01%) Java
15 128 (18.58%) CSS3
16 124 (18.00%) OOP
17 122 (17.71%) Marketing
18 115 (16.69%) AngularJS
19 107 (15.53%) E-Commerce
20 104 (15.09%) SQL
21 102 (14.80%) Sass
22 90 (13.06%) .NET
23 88 (12.77%) WordPress
24 87 (12.63%) Web Services
25 81 (11.76%) Ajax
26 79 (11.47%) Degree
26 79 (11.47%) RESTful
27 72 (10.45%) C#
28 68 (9.87%) CMS
28 68 (9.87%) Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (12.77%) WordPress
2 68 (9.87%) CMS
3 59 (8.56%) Apache
4 36 (5.22%) nginx
5 28 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.19%) ColdFusion
7 20 (2.90%) Drupal
8 14 (2.03%) lighttpd
9 12 (1.74%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.60%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.16%) JBoss
12 7 (1.02%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.87%) IIS
14 5 (0.73%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.58%) Moodle
15 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
17 2 (0.29%) Tornado
Applications
1 20 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.02%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.29%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Blender
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 58 (8.42%) Magento
2 7 (1.02%) Shopify
3 5 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.29%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.79%) SaaS
3 23 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.76%) GitHub
5 15 (2.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 15 (2.18%) Google Compute Engine
5 15 (2.18%) Heroku
6 11 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.02%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.87%) AdWords
9 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.73%) IaaS
9 5 (0.73%) PaaS
9 5 (0.73%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.29%) Office 365
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.93%) ATM
2 18 (2.61%) HTTP
2 18 (2.61%) Internet
3 10 (1.45%) DNS
3 10 (1.45%) Intranet
4 7 (1.02%) DHCP
5 4 (0.58%) Firewall
6 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.44%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.44%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (63.13%) MySQL
2 58 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 51 (7.40%) SQL Server
4 46 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 41 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (4.06%) Redis
7 21 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (2.61%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (1.16%) MS Access
10 3 (0.44%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) GIS
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.15%) QlikView
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 157 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.55%) Subversion
3 41 (5.95%) PHPUnit
4 39 (5.66%) gulp
5 36 (5.22%) Grunt
6 30 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.92%) Mocha
8 21 (3.05%) Jasmine
9 18 (2.61%) Vagrant
10 16 (2.32%) Selenium
10 16 (2.32%) Xcode
11 13 (1.89%) Protractor
12 11 (1.60%) JSUnit
12 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.45%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (1.02%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.02%) PhpStorm
16 6 (0.87%) Bower
16 6 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 122 (17.71%) Marketing
2 37 (5.37%) Finance
2 37 (5.37%) Games
3 34 (4.93%) Retail
4 26 (3.77%) Publishing
5 19 (2.76%) Advertising
5 19 (2.76%) Banking
6 13 (1.89%) Automotive
7 11 (1.60%) Electronics
8 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.45%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.73%) Back Office
9 5 (0.73%) Billing
10 3 (0.44%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.44%) French Language
10 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 578 (83.89%) Developer
2 384 (55.73%) PHP Developer
3 181 (26.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 156 (22.64%) HTML Developer
5 146 (21.19%) HTML CSS Developer
6 143 (20.75%) MySQL Developer
7 142 (20.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 89 (12.92%) Senior Developer
9 80 (11.61%) Web Developer
10 67 (9.72%) Junior
11 62 (9.00%) Junior Developer
12 60 (8.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 60 (8.71%) Senior PHP Developer
13 52 (7.55%) Lead Developer
14 45 (6.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 40 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
16 39 (5.66%) PHP Web Developer
17 35 (5.08%) Angular Developer
17 35 (5.08%) Senior MySQL Developer
18 33 (4.79%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (70.25%) HTML
2 476 (69.09%) CSS
3 324 (47.02%) jQuery
4 264 (38.32%) HTML5
5 149 (21.63%) LAMP
6 128 (18.58%) CSS3
7 115 (16.69%) AngularJS
8 102 (14.80%) Sass
9 90 (13.06%) .NET
10 87 (12.63%) Web Services
11 81 (11.76%) Ajax
12 79 (11.47%) RESTful
13 65 (9.43%) Node.js
13 65 (9.43%) XML
14 61 (8.85%) JSON
15 57 (8.27%) REST
16 56 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (7.69%) SOAP
18 50 (7.26%) Laravel
19 46 (6.68%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.97%) User Experience
3 37 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.22%) Social Media
5 18 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.60%) iPad
7 9 (1.31%) e-Learning
7 9 (1.31%) EPoS
7 9 (1.31%) W3C
8 8 (1.16%) NHS
8 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.73%) Mobile Games
10 5 (0.73%) Online Games
10 5 (0.73%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.58%) Animation
11 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 152 (22.06%) Linux
2 44 (6.39%) Apple iOS
3 35 (5.08%) Windows
4 34 (4.93%) Android
5 23 (3.34%) Unix
6 17 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.89%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.87%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.73%) Debian
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.44%) Solaris
12 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (28.59%) MVC
2 192 (27.87%) Web Development
3 160 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (22.21%) OO
5 124 (18.00%) OOP
6 107 (15.53%) E-Commerce
7 68 (9.87%) Web Design
8 63 (9.14%) Front End Development
9 56 (8.13%) Open Source
10 53 (7.69%) High Availability
10 53 (7.69%) Scrum
11 50 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 49 (7.11%) TDD
13 38 (5.52%) OO PHP
14 37 (5.37%) Content Management
15 36 (5.22%) SEO
16 32 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
16 32 (4.64%) iOS Development
17 31 (4.50%) Mentoring
17 31 (4.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 506 (73.44%) JavaScript
2 131 (19.01%) Java
3 104 (15.09%) SQL
4 72 (10.45%) C#
5 59 (8.56%) Python
6 34 (4.93%) Ruby
7 24 (3.48%) C
8 20 (2.90%) C++
9 18 (2.61%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.18%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.03%) Go
13 11 (1.60%) PHP 5
13 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.45%) ES6
15 9 (1.31%) Perl
15 9 (1.31%) Scala
16 5 (0.73%) VB
17 3 (0.44%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 79 (11.47%) Degree
2 5 (0.73%) Postgraduate
3 3 (0.44%) CSQA
3 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.29%) CCNA
4 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.03%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.29%) MISRA
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.45%) Docker
3 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.58%) Squid
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) Ceph
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (4.50%) Ansible
2 21 (3.05%) Puppet
3 9 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.73%) vRealize
5 3 (0.44%) cPanel
5 3 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.44%) Plesk
6 2 (0.29%) Graphite
6 2 (0.29%) Salt
6 2 (0.29%) SCCM
7 1 (0.15%) Grafana
7 1 (0.15%) Icinga
7 1 (0.15%) Kibana
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (8.13%) Zend
2 37 (5.37%) Google
3 24 (3.48%) Adobe
4 21 (3.05%) Twitter
5 20 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.32%) VMware
7 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.31%) NetSuite
9 8 (1.16%) Veeam
10 7 (1.02%) Sage
11 5 (0.73%) Apple
11 5 (0.73%) PayPal
11 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.73%) SAP
12 4 (0.58%) Facebook
13 3 (0.44%) IBM
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle
14 2 (0.29%) Cisco
14 2 (0.29%) Epicor
14 2 (0.29%) Sybase
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 13 hours ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + flexible hours + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and great envir
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and great envir
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago