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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 311 309 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.31% 5.72% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 11.77% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 281 280 244
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
2768 2626 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 48.63% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2264 2338
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 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 79 £31,500 +10.52% 14
Warwickshire -2 78 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Staffordshire +12 45 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Coventry -23 21 £26,500 -18.46% 5
Shropshire +7 16 £25,000 -20.63% 3
Worcestershire -12 16 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Solihull +24 15 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Wolverhampton -11 13 £30,000 +3.44%
Herefordshire -1 4 £52,500 - 1
Dudley +2 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Sutton Coldfield -1 1 £27,500 -1.78% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 568 (77.70%) HTML
2 532 (72.78%) CSS
3 463 (63.34%) JavaScript
4 427 (58.41%) MySQL
5 379 (51.85%) jQuery
6 255 (34.88%) Linux
7 240 (32.83%) HTML5
8 229 (31.33%) MVC
9 191 (26.13%) OO
10 175 (23.94%) Git (software)
11 174 (23.80%) CSS3
12 161 (22.02%) OOP
13 155 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
14 146 (19.97%) Web Development
15 144 (19.70%) SQL
16 132 (18.06%) Apache
17 119 (16.28%) Zend
18 117 (16.01%) Java
19 102 (13.95%) .NET
20 92 (12.59%) LAMP
21 88 (12.04%) C#
21 88 (12.04%) SQL Server
22 86 (11.76%) Symfony
23 84 (11.49%) Degree
24 82 (11.22%) OO PHP
25 81 (11.08%) AngularJS
26 80 (10.94%) WordPress
27 76 (10.40%) Marketing
27 76 (10.40%) E-Commerce
28 71 (9.71%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 132 (18.06%) Apache
2 80 (10.94%) WordPress
3 71 (9.71%) CMS
4 42 (5.75%) Tomcat
5 40 (5.47%) JBoss
6 31 (4.24%) Node.js
7 20 (2.74%) GlassFish
8 19 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 19 (2.60%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.92%) IIS
10 12 (1.64%) nginx
11 11 (1.50%) Drupal
12 10 (1.37%) Joomla!
12 10 (1.37%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.37%) Moodle
13 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 51 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.55%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (5.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.96%) SaaS
3 7 (0.96%) Joyent
3 7 (0.96%) IaaS
3 7 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.55%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.69%) Internet
2 11 (1.50%) Firewall
2 11 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.50%) DNS
3 9 (1.23%) HTTP
3 9 (1.23%) LDAP
3 9 (1.23%) VoIP
4 7 (0.96%) Intranet
5 6 (0.82%) SAN
6 4 (0.55%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.41%) NAS
8 2 (0.27%) 4G
8 2 (0.27%) Network Security
8 2 (0.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) Extranet
9 1 (0.14%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (58.41%) MySQL
2 88 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.87%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.82%) Redis
6 6 (0.82%) Big Data
7 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.41%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 7
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.27%) DB2
10 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 175 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.16%) Subversion
3 32 (4.38%) JIRA
4 31 (4.24%) Selenium
5 28 (3.83%) PHPUnit
6 20 (2.74%) JUnit
7 19 (2.60%) Ant
8 15 (2.05%) Hudson
9 11 (1.50%) Grunt
10 10 (1.37%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.23%) Xcode
12 6 (0.82%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.82%) Behat
13 5 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.68%) Maven
14 4 (0.55%) NUnit
14 4 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (0.55%) MSTest
14 4 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.55%) Moq
General
1 76 (10.40%) Marketing
2 28 (3.83%) Games
3 17 (2.33%) Retail
4 15 (2.05%) Finance
5 12 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.09%) Billing
6 8 (1.09%) Law
7 7 (0.96%) Automotive
8 6 (0.82%) Back Office
9 5 (0.68%) Advertising
9 5 (0.68%) Local Government
10 4 (0.55%) Publishing
11 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Military
13 1 (0.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 605 (82.76%) Developer
2 332 (45.42%) PHP Developer
3 225 (30.78%) Web Developer
4 104 (14.23%) PHP Web Developer
5 84 (11.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 52 (7.11%) Front-End Developer
7 35 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 33 (4.51%) Junior
9 30 (4.10%) Junior Developer
10 29 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 27 (3.69%) Software Developer
12 26 (3.56%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.28%) Senior PHP Developer
13 24 (3.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 23 (3.15%) Graduate
15 20 (2.74%) Administrator
15 20 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
16 19 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
16 19 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (2.60%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (77.70%) HTML
2 532 (72.78%) CSS
3 379 (51.85%) jQuery
4 240 (32.83%) HTML5
5 174 (23.80%) CSS3
6 102 (13.95%) .NET
7 92 (12.59%) LAMP
8 86 (11.76%) Symfony
9 81 (11.08%) AngularJS
10 69 (9.44%) Laravel
11 68 (9.30%) Ajax
12 64 (8.76%) Web Services
13 60 (8.21%) XML
14 58 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 51 (6.98%) ASP.NET
15 51 (6.98%) Yii
16 48 (6.57%) Sass
17 42 (5.75%) JSON
18 39 (5.34%) RESTful
19 38 (5.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 38 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.79%) User Experience
4 24 (3.28%) Social Media
5 20 (2.74%) NHS
6 15 (2.05%) iPad
7 14 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.64%) iPhone
8 12 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.50%) W3C
10 8 (1.09%) Social Network
11 7 (0.96%) Clustering
11 7 (0.96%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.68%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.55%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.55%) Linked Data
13 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 255 (34.88%) Linux
2 54 (7.39%) UNIX
3 38 (5.20%) Windows
4 26 (3.56%) Android
5 20 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.78%) CentOS
8 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.68%) Debian
11 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (31.33%) MVC
2 191 (26.13%) OO
3 161 (22.02%) OOP
4 155 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (19.97%) Web Development
6 82 (11.22%) OO PHP
7 76 (10.40%) E-Commerce
8 62 (8.48%) Software Engineering
9 53 (7.25%) TDD
10 51 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 48 (6.57%) Open Source
12 39 (5.34%) Web Design
13 35 (4.79%) Digital Marketing
13 35 (4.79%) Mobile Development
14 33 (4.51%) Scrum
15 32 (4.38%) Project Management
16 31 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (3.97%) Unit Testing
18 28 (3.83%) SOA
19 25 (3.42%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 463 (63.34%) JavaScript
2 144 (19.70%) SQL
3 117 (16.01%) Java
4 88 (12.04%) C#
5 69 (9.44%) PHP5
6 58 (7.93%) Python
7 46 (6.29%) Ruby
8 27 (3.69%) Perl
9 25 (3.42%) VB
10 24 (3.28%) C++
11 21 (2.87%) VBScript
12 20 (2.74%) C
13 19 (2.60%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.46%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.92%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.37%) ActionScript
17 9 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
18 8 (1.09%) Apple Swift
19 6 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
19 6 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 84 (11.49%) Degree
2 7 (0.96%) ISEB
3 6 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.55%) MCSD
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.05%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.82%) Docker
4 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.55%) XenApp
4 4 (0.55%) Varnish
5 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Squid
6 1 (0.14%) Xen
6 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (2.05%) Puppet
2 12 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.50%) Vagrant
4 9 (1.23%) cPanel
5 7 (0.96%) Ansible
6 4 (0.55%) SELinux
6 4 (0.55%) Nagios
7 2 (0.27%) Nessus
7 2 (0.27%) Nmap
7 2 (0.27%) Opsview
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 119 (16.28%) Zend
2 57 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.83%) Adobe
3 28 (3.83%) Oracle
4 27 (3.69%) VMware
5 20 (2.74%) Google
5 20 (2.74%) Rackspace
6 16 (2.19%) Twitter
7 13 (1.78%) Apple
8 9 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.96%) Facebook
10 6 (0.82%) Cisco
10 6 (0.82%) Citrix
11 5 (0.68%) HP
12 4 (0.55%) IBM
12 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.55%) Splunk
13 3 (0.41%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.41%) SAP
14 2 (0.27%) Sencha
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Just Checking Ltd
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago