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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 345 267 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.16% 4.94% 4.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.40% 10.50% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 312 260 203
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
2782 2542 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.65% 47.07% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2256 2250
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Warwickshire +9 119 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Birmingham -26 76 £27,500 -8.33% 9
Coventry +9 42 £32,500 +12.06% 7
Worcestershire +9 33 £30,000 -1.63% 8
Staffordshire -7 26 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Wolverhampton -1 12 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Solihull +1 9 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Dudley - 4 £30,000 -
Shropshire 0 3 £31,500 - 4
Sutton Coldfield +1 2 £36,750 -8.69% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 434 (70.68%) HTML
2 412 (67.10%) JavaScript
3 404 (65.80%) CSS
4 353 (57.49%) MySQL
5 300 (48.86%) jQuery
6 205 (33.39%) MVC
7 170 (27.69%) Linux
8 147 (23.94%) Git (software)
9 144 (23.45%) HTML5
10 138 (22.48%) OO
11 133 (21.66%) SQL
12 131 (21.34%) Zend
13 123 (20.03%) WordPress
14 112 (18.24%) CSS3
15 108 (17.59%) Subversion
16 106 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
17 105 (17.10%) Java
18 104 (16.94%) PHP5
19 103 (16.78%) SQL Server
20 101 (16.45%) Web Development
21 100 (16.29%) Apache
22 98 (15.96%) CMS
23 84 (13.68%) .NET
24 83 (13.52%) Symfony
25 81 (13.19%) C#
26 75 (12.21%) Open Source
27 72 (11.73%) AngularJS
27 72 (11.73%) Microsoft
28 71 (11.56%) SEO
29 70 (11.40%) Backbone.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 123 (20.03%) WordPress
2 100 (16.29%) Apache
3 98 (15.96%) CMS
4 42 (6.84%) Drupal
5 35 (5.70%) Tomcat
6 28 (4.56%) Node.js
7 22 (3.58%) Joomla!
8 14 (2.28%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.95%) IIS
10 11 (1.79%) nginx
10 11 (1.79%) Moodle
11 9 (1.47%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.81%) MTS
12 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 49 (7.98%) Photoshop
2 36 (5.86%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (2.28%) MS Office
5 7 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.65%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.16%) GIMP
9 1 (0.16%) Simulink
9 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 66 (10.75%) Magento
2 22 (3.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (1.95%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.75%) SaaS
2 6 (0.98%) GitHub
3 2 (0.33%) Trello
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.14%) DNS
2 19 (3.09%) SSL
3 18 (2.93%) Internet
4 14 (2.28%) LDAP
4 14 (2.28%) HTTP
5 13 (2.12%) SSH
6 11 (1.79%) SAN
7 10 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.30%) VoIP
9 6 (0.98%) DHCP
9 6 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.81%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.81%) VLAN
10 5 (0.81%) Network Security
10 5 (0.81%) SNMP
11 3 (0.49%) Intranet
12 2 (0.33%) Broadband
12 2 (0.33%) GSM
12 2 (0.33%) PBX
13 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (57.49%) MySQL
2 103 (16.78%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 31 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.58%) DB2
6 22 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.28%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 14 (2.28%) Cognos Report Studio
8 14 (2.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 7 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 147 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 108 (17.59%) Subversion
3 29 (4.72%) Visual Studio
4 23 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.42%) Hudson
6 19 (3.09%) Ant
7 17 (2.77%) JIRA
8 16 (2.61%) PHPUnit
9 15 (2.44%) Phing
10 13 (2.12%) Behat
11 11 (1.79%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 9 (1.47%) Selenium
13 9 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.98%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.98%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.98%) Maven
14 6 (0.98%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
16 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 65 (10.59%) Marketing
2 33 (5.37%) Retail
3 17 (2.77%) Finance
4 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.14%) Legal
5 6 (0.98%) Publishing
6 5 (0.81%) Games
7 4 (0.65%) Automotive
7 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.33%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 474 (77.20%) Developer
2 235 (38.27%) PHP Developer
3 176 (28.66%) Web Developer
4 75 (12.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 48 (7.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 45 (7.33%) Junior
7 41 (6.68%) Junior Developer
8 38 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.21%) Graduate
10 30 (4.89%) Analyst
11 26 (4.23%) Applications Developer
12 25 (4.07%) Programmer
12 25 (4.07%) Junior Web Developer
12 25 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.09%) Administrator
14 19 (3.09%) Senior Web Developer
14 19 (3.09%) Web Applications Developer
15 18 (2.93%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (70.68%) HTML
2 404 (65.80%) CSS
3 300 (48.86%) jQuery
4 144 (23.45%) HTML5
5 112 (18.24%) CSS3
6 84 (13.68%) .NET
7 83 (13.52%) Symfony
8 72 (11.73%) AngularJS
9 70 (11.40%) Backbone.js
10 65 (10.59%) LAMP
11 60 (9.77%) Web Services
12 48 (7.82%) REST
13 47 (7.65%) Yii
14 45 (7.33%) ASP.NET
15 44 (7.17%) XHTML
16 37 (6.03%) Ajax
16 37 (6.03%) KnockoutJS
16 37 (6.03%) Ember.js
17 36 (5.86%) XML
18 32 (5.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.21%) Open Source
2 45 (7.33%) User Experience
3 42 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (4.56%) Social Media
6 18 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.95%) W3C
9 7 (1.14%) Blog
10 5 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.81%) Replication
10 5 (0.81%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.65%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.49%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.49%) VLE
12 3 (0.49%) Motion Graphics
12 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.49%) FMCG
13 2 (0.33%) Xbox
13 2 (0.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 170 (27.69%) Linux
2 57 (9.28%) Windows
3 43 (7.00%) UNIX
4 31 (5.05%) CentOS
5 20 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 20 (3.26%) Android
6 14 (2.28%) Fedora
7 6 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.81%) SELinux
8 5 (0.81%) Debian
9 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) AIX
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (33.39%) MVC
2 138 (22.48%) OO
3 106 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (16.45%) Web Development
5 71 (11.56%) SEO
6 66 (10.75%) OOP
7 65 (10.59%) TDD
8 50 (8.14%) E-Commerce
9 48 (7.82%) OO PHP
10 37 (6.03%) Scrum
11 35 (5.70%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.40%) BDD
14 24 (3.91%) Web Design
15 22 (3.58%) CRM
15 22 (3.58%) ETL
15 22 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (3.26%) SOA
16 20 (3.26%) Content Management
17 19 (3.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 412 (67.10%) JavaScript
2 133 (21.66%) SQL
3 105 (17.10%) Java
4 104 (16.94%) PHP5
5 81 (13.19%) C#
6 57 (9.28%) Python
7 38 (6.19%) Perl
8 29 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 22 (3.58%) Ruby
9 22 (3.58%) T-SQL
10 20 (3.26%) C++
10 20 (3.26%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.44%) ActionScript
12 14 (2.28%) VB
13 13 (2.12%) C
14 12 (1.95%) PHP4
15 11 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
16 10 (1.63%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
17 8 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (11.07%) Degree
2 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.65%) HND
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.33%) MCSD
3 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.58%) SLA
2 5 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (1.47%) vSphere
2 6 (0.98%) Squid
3 5 (0.81%) Postfix
3 5 (0.81%) Sendmail
3 5 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (0.81%) Varnish
3 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.65%) Shibboleth
4 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.79%) Puppet
2 5 (0.81%) Nagios
2 5 (0.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.65%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 131 (21.34%) Zend
2 72 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.77%) Oracle
4 36 (5.86%) Adobe
5 27 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.75%) IBM
7 22 (3.58%) Cognos
8 17 (2.77%) Google
9 15 (2.44%) VMware
10 13 (2.12%) JBoss
11 12 (1.95%) Cisco
12 9 (1.47%) Appcelerator
13 5 (0.81%) Altiris
13 5 (0.81%) NetApp
13 5 (0.81%) Apple
13 5 (0.81%) Sun
13 5 (0.81%) Dell
14 4 (0.65%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.65%) Sencha
15 3 (0.49%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, flexi, Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
SBC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
3dtotal.com Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40K + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago