The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 33 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 308 261 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.73% 4.70% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.72% 9.92% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 279 241 243
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2627 2632 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.89% 47.40% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 2328 2298
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Birmingham -11 83 £28,500 -6.55% 7
Warwickshire +5 59 £30,000 +20.00% 6
Staffordshire +15 40 £30,000 - 3
Coventry +14 31 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Wolverhampton +6 30 £29,000 -21.62% 1
Worcestershire -6 25 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Solihull -9 7 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Shropshire 0 5 £31,500 -10.00%
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £28,000 -10.40%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 360 (65.10%) HTML
2 356 (64.38%) MySQL
3 341 (61.66%) JavaScript
4 334 (60.40%) CSS
5 241 (43.58%) jQuery
6 175 (31.65%) Linux
7 155 (28.03%) MVC
8 133 (24.05%) SQL
9 119 (21.52%) WordPress
9 119 (21.52%) HTML5
10 116 (20.98%) Zend
10 116 (20.98%) Java
11 113 (20.43%) OO
12 107 (19.35%) Apache
13 105 (18.99%) Git (software)
14 101 (18.26%) CMS
15 94 (17.00%) CSS3
16 91 (16.46%) Web Development
17 89 (16.09%) PHP5
18 88 (15.91%) Web Services
19 84 (15.19%) Degree
20 80 (14.47%) SQL Server
21 79 (14.29%) OOP
22 78 (14.10%) SEO
22 78 (14.10%) Magento
23 77 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
24 76 (13.74%) .NET
25 75 (13.56%) Subversion
26 74 (13.38%) LAMP
27 65 (11.75%) Microsoft

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 119 (21.52%) WordPress
2 107 (19.35%) Apache
3 101 (18.26%) CMS
4 37 (6.69%) Drupal
5 33 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 32 (5.79%) Node.js
7 24 (4.34%) Joomla!
8 20 (3.62%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.62%) Moodle
9 19 (3.44%) IIS
10 12 (2.17%) nginx
11 8 (1.45%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.90%) MTS
12 5 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.36%) FileNet
14 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 46 (8.32%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (2.89%) MS Office
5 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) MS Project
8 1 (0.18%) GIMP
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (14.10%) Magento
2 15 (2.71%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.18%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.62%) SaaS
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.17%) ElastiCache
3 2 (0.36%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.95%) DNS
2 28 (5.06%) SSL
3 17 (3.07%) SSH
4 14 (2.53%) Internet
4 14 (2.53%) HTTP
5 12 (2.17%) VLAN
6 11 (1.99%) SAN
7 10 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.45%) VoIP
8 8 (1.45%) DHCP
8 8 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
9 7 (1.27%) LDAP
10 6 (1.08%) Broadband
10 6 (1.08%) Extranet
11 5 (0.90%) Network Security
11 5 (0.90%) Intranet
11 5 (0.90%) SNMP
12 4 (0.72%) PBX
13 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
14 1 (0.18%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (64.38%) MySQL
2 80 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.27%) DB2
9 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 3 (0.54%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (0.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 105 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 75 (13.56%) Subversion
3 24 (4.34%) Selenium
3 24 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.16%) Hudson
5 17 (3.07%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.17%) JBehave
6 12 (2.17%) Maven
7 10 (1.81%) Ant
7 10 (1.81%) Phing
8 9 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.45%) PHPUnit
9 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.08%) JIRA
10 6 (1.08%) Zend Studio
10 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.08%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.90%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (9.40%) Marketing
2 32 (5.79%) Retail
3 16 (2.89%) Finance
4 13 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.99%) Publishing
6 8 (1.45%) Games
6 8 (1.45%) Legal
7 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.72%) Automotive
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Law
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 441 (79.75%) Developer
2 232 (41.95%) PHP Developer
3 138 (24.95%) Web Developer
4 56 (10.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 42 (7.59%) PHP Web Developer
6 38 (6.87%) Junior
7 36 (6.51%) Junior Developer
8 34 (6.15%) Graduate
9 31 (5.61%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.42%) Analyst
11 27 (4.88%) Java Developer
12 22 (3.98%) Applications Developer
13 21 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.80%) Junior PHP Developer
14 20 (3.62%) Programmer
14 20 (3.62%) Graduate Developer
15 19 (3.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 17 (3.07%) Senior PHP Developer
16 17 (3.07%) Test Engineer
17 15 (2.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (65.10%) HTML
2 334 (60.40%) CSS
3 241 (43.58%) jQuery
4 119 (21.52%) HTML5
5 94 (17.00%) CSS3
6 88 (15.91%) Web Services
7 76 (13.74%) .NET
8 74 (13.38%) LAMP
9 64 (11.57%) Symfony
10 55 (9.95%) Backbone.js
10 55 (9.95%) REST
11 43 (7.78%) AngularJS
12 42 (7.59%) SOAP
13 41 (7.41%) XHTML
14 37 (6.69%) XML
15 36 (6.51%) Ajax
16 30 (5.42%) KnockoutJS
17 29 (5.24%) Ember.js
18 27 (4.88%) Sass
18 27 (4.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.67%) Open Source
2 34 (6.15%) Social Media
3 27 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.81%) VLE
8 5 (0.90%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.90%) Replication
8 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.90%) Xbox
8 5 (0.90%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.54%) EPoS
10 3 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.54%) Wiki
10 3 (0.54%) Blog
10 3 (0.54%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.54%) FMCG
10 3 (0.54%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 175 (31.65%) Linux
2 58 (10.49%) Windows
3 45 (8.14%) UNIX
4 25 (4.52%) CentOS
5 21 (3.80%) Android
5 21 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.63%) Solaris
7 8 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.08%) Fedora
9 5 (0.90%) Debian
9 5 (0.90%) SELinux
10 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.03%) MVC
2 113 (20.43%) OO
3 91 (16.46%) Web Development
4 79 (14.29%) OOP
5 78 (14.10%) SEO
6 77 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (9.22%) E-Commerce
8 36 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.97%) Content Management
9 33 (5.97%) TDD
10 29 (5.24%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.24%) Unit Testing
11 28 (5.06%) CRM
11 28 (5.06%) OO PHP
12 25 (4.52%) Web Design
13 20 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (3.07%) SOA
14 17 (3.07%) Automated Testing
15 16 (2.89%) Change Control
15 16 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 341 (61.66%) JavaScript
2 133 (24.05%) SQL
3 116 (20.98%) Java
4 89 (16.09%) PHP5
5 61 (11.03%) C#
6 55 (9.95%) Python
7 48 (8.68%) Perl
8 31 (5.61%) C++
9 29 (5.24%) Bash Shell
10 28 (5.06%) Ruby
11 23 (4.16%) ActionScript
12 19 (3.44%) VB.NET
13 18 (3.25%) C
14 16 (2.89%) ActionScript 3.0
15 12 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.81%) VB
16 10 (1.81%) CoffeeScript
17 8 (1.45%) Groovy
18 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (15.19%) Degree
2 4 (0.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.45%) vSphere
3 8 (1.45%) Shibboleth
4 6 (1.08%) Squid
5 5 (0.90%) Varnish
5 5 (0.90%) Postfix
5 5 (0.90%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.99%) WSUS
3 5 (0.90%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (20.98%) Zend
2 65 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 53 (9.58%) Oracle
4 28 (5.06%) Adobe
5 18 (3.25%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.53%) Google
7 12 (2.17%) Altiris
7 12 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.17%) Cisco
8 11 (1.99%) VMware
9 8 (1.45%) Sage
9 8 (1.45%) JBoss
10 7 (1.27%) Sybase
10 7 (1.27%) IBM
10 7 (1.27%) Progress
11 5 (0.90%) NetApp
11 5 (0.90%) Apple
11 5 (0.90%) Sun
11 5 (0.90%) Dell
11 5 (0.90%) Cognos
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + pension, good training!
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidderminster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago