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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 32 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 369 243 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.38% 4.52% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.14% 9.52% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 351 223 310
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,525 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,300 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
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
2610 2552 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.15% 47.42% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 2260 2344
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 147 £36,500 +21.66% 17
Warwickshire +8 75 £32,500 +14.03% 9
Coventry +20 34 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Worcestershire +23 31 £35,000 +18.64% 7
Staffordshire -9 25 £39,000 +30.00% 11
Shropshire -1 22 £32,500 +18.18% 12
Wolverhampton -7 12 £22,500 -26.22% 3
Solihull +16 8 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -7 4 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Walsall 0 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Dudley -5 1 £25,000 -9.09%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 629 (80.03%) JavaScript
2 574 (73.03%) HTML
3 562 (71.50%) CSS
4 496 (63.10%) MySQL
5 390 (49.62%) jQuery
6 292 (37.15%) HTML5
7 256 (32.57%) MVC
8 219 (27.86%) Web Development
9 201 (25.57%) Git (software)
10 176 (22.39%) OO
11 163 (20.74%) SQL
12 155 (19.72%) LAMP
13 154 (19.59%) Linux
14 148 (18.83%) E-Commerce
15 147 (18.70%) CSS3
16 144 (18.32%) AngularJS
17 131 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 128 (16.28%) Java
19 119 (15.14%) Marketing
20 110 (13.99%) Web Design
21 108 (13.74%) OOP
22 107 (13.61%) RESTful
23 104 (13.23%) Front End Development
24 98 (12.47%) Degree
25 95 (12.09%) Zend
25 95 (12.09%) Sass
26 93 (11.83%) CMS
27 87 (11.07%) .NET
28 84 (10.69%) Open Source
29 82 (10.43%) User Experience

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 93 (11.83%) CMS
2 74 (9.41%) WordPress
3 60 (7.63%) Apache
4 38 (4.83%) nginx
5 36 (4.58%) Drupal
6 35 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.89%) ColdFusion
8 7 (0.89%) lighttpd
9 6 (0.76%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.64%) Moodle
11 4 (0.51%) IIS
11 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.51%) Tornado
12 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.38%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (8.27%) Photoshop
2 39 (4.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.51%) MS Office
7 2 (0.25%) Blender
8 1 (0.13%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 69 (8.78%) Magento
2 7 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.83%) SaaS
3 28 (3.56%) GitHub
4 27 (3.44%) Google Analytics
5 19 (2.42%) IaaS
6 17 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (2.04%) AdWords
7 16 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (2.04%) PaaS
8 7 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.89%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Office 365
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.69%) HTTP
1 29 (3.69%) Internet
2 16 (2.04%) Intranet
3 14 (1.78%) ATM
4 7 (0.89%) VoIP
5 6 (0.76%) DNS
6 5 (0.64%) DHCP
6 5 (0.64%) RTP
7 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) Broadband
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.13%) Firewall
10 1 (0.13%) SAN
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (63.10%) MySQL
2 49 (6.23%) MongoDB
3 38 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 21 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.78%) SQLite
7 11 (1.40%) Redis
8 10 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.89%) Big Data
9 7 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.38%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.38%) MS Access
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 201 (25.57%) Git (software)
2 73 (9.29%) Subversion
3 67 (8.52%) gulp
4 66 (8.40%) Grunt
5 61 (7.76%) PHPUnit
6 36 (4.58%) Jasmine
7 34 (4.33%) Mocha
8 27 (3.44%) Protractor
9 24 (3.05%) Vagrant
10 20 (2.54%) Jenkins
11 18 (2.29%) Babel
12 17 (2.16%) webpack
13 11 (1.40%) Bower
14 8 (1.02%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.89%) JIRA
16 6 (0.76%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.76%) Selenium
16 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 119 (15.14%) Marketing
2 52 (6.62%) Manufacturing
3 40 (5.09%) Finance
4 34 (4.33%) Games
5 32 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.44%) Electronics
7 26 (3.31%) Advertising
8 19 (2.42%) Banking
9 14 (1.78%) Retail
10 11 (1.40%) Billing
10 11 (1.40%) Music Industry
11 10 (1.27%) Publishing
12 7 (0.89%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) Arabic Language
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 678 (86.26%) Developer
2 433 (55.09%) PHP Developer
3 274 (34.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 251 (31.93%) HTML Developer
5 240 (30.53%) HTML CSS Developer
6 205 (26.08%) MySQL Developer
7 192 (24.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 128 (16.28%) Senior Developer
9 122 (15.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 90 (11.45%) Web Developer
11 88 (11.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 88 (11.20%) Senior PHP Developer
12 60 (7.63%) Junior
13 58 (7.38%) Junior Developer
13 58 (7.38%) Senior MySQL Developer
14 47 (5.98%) Lead Developer
15 43 (5.47%) Angular Developer
16 42 (5.34%) PHP Web Developer
17 38 (4.83%) Software Developer
18 33 (4.20%) Junior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (73.03%) HTML
2 562 (71.50%) CSS
3 390 (49.62%) jQuery
4 292 (37.15%) HTML5
5 155 (19.72%) LAMP
6 147 (18.70%) CSS3
7 144 (18.32%) AngularJS
8 107 (13.61%) RESTful
9 95 (12.09%) Sass
10 87 (11.07%) .NET
11 81 (10.31%) Symfony
12 80 (10.18%) Node.js
13 72 (9.16%) REST
14 66 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 58 (7.38%) Web Services
16 53 (6.74%) Zend Framework
17 52 (6.62%) ASP.NET
18 46 (5.85%) Laravel
19 41 (5.22%) XML
20 39 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.43%) User Experience
2 76 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.22%) Social Media
4 26 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.54%) iPhone
5 20 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.42%) Graphic Design
7 18 (2.29%) iPad
8 17 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.40%) Web 2.0
11 9 (1.15%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.89%) NHS
12 7 (0.89%) Photography
13 6 (0.76%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.76%) W3C
14 5 (0.64%) Xbox
15 4 (0.51%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 154 (19.59%) Linux
2 28 (3.56%) Android
3 27 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.31%) Windows
5 19 (2.42%) Unix
6 11 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.15%) Debian
9 6 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.38%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (32.57%) MVC
2 219 (27.86%) Web Development
3 176 (22.39%) OO
4 148 (18.83%) E-Commerce
5 131 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (13.99%) Web Design
7 108 (13.74%) OOP
8 104 (13.23%) Front End Development
9 84 (10.69%) Open Source
10 77 (9.80%) TDD
11 74 (9.41%) OO PHP
12 54 (6.87%) SEO
12 54 (6.87%) Unit Testing
13 53 (6.74%) SDLC
14 49 (6.23%) Software Engineering
15 46 (5.85%) Scrum
16 44 (5.60%) Mobile Development
17 41 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (5.09%) Content Management
19 37 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 629 (80.03%) JavaScript
2 163 (20.74%) SQL
3 128 (16.28%) Java
4 77 (9.80%) C#
5 45 (5.73%) PHP 5
6 43 (5.47%) Python
7 29 (3.69%) ES6
8 27 (3.44%) Ruby
9 23 (2.93%) C++
10 18 (2.29%) Go
10 18 (2.29%) VB.NET
11 14 (1.78%) C
12 10 (1.27%) Perl
12 10 (1.27%) VB
13 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
13 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.76%) Scala
15 5 (0.64%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (12.47%) Degree
2 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.25%) CCNA
3 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.13%) CSQA
4 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 24 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.02%) Docker
4 5 (0.64%) OpenSIPS
5 4 (0.51%) Squid
6 3 (0.38%) Firmware
7 2 (0.25%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (2.67%) Ansible
2 16 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 16 (2.04%) vRealize
3 12 (1.53%) cPanel
4 6 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.76%) Puppet
5 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.25%) Nagios
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 95 (12.09%) Zend
2 63 (8.02%) Adobe
3 46 (5.85%) Google
4 25 (3.18%) VMware
5 22 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.78%) Twitter
7 12 (1.53%) Oracle
8 9 (1.15%) Sage
9 7 (0.89%) PayPal
10 6 (0.76%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.76%) Veeam
11 5 (0.64%) Facebook
11 5 (0.64%) Microsoft
12 4 (0.51%) Macromedia
12 4 (0.51%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.38%) Apple
13 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.38%) SAP
14 2 (0.25%) Percona
14 2 (0.25%) Samsung
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago