The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 169 182 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 23 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.52% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.07% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 44
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.19%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2367 2420 2435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.56% 48.38% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 2108 2210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
PHP5
England

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PHP5
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region.

PHP5 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PHP5
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP5 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PHP5 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 6 £21,500 -49.41% 2
Staffordshire -7 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Warwickshire +7 5 £25,000 +13.63%
Coventry +14 3 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Shropshire +6 3 £30,000 -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 88 (100.00%) PHP
2 75 (85.23%) MySQL
3 66 (75.00%) CSS
4 65 (73.86%) jQuery
5 62 (70.45%) HTML
6 59 (67.05%) JavaScript
7 46 (52.27%) HTML5
8 42 (47.73%) OOP
9 34 (38.64%) OO
10 25 (28.41%) LAMP
10 25 (28.41%) Zend
11 23 (26.14%) CSS3
11 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.73%) Linux
13 16 (18.18%) Magento
14 15 (17.05%) XML
14 15 (17.05%) SQL
14 15 (17.05%) MVC
15 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
15 14 (15.91%) Symfony
15 14 (15.91%) Ajax
16 13 (14.77%) Apache
16 13 (14.77%) Web Services
16 13 (14.77%) OO PHP
17 12 (13.64%) .NET
17 12 (13.64%) Content Management
18 10 (11.36%) CodeIgniter
19 9 (10.23%) Java
19 9 (10.23%) C#
19 9 (10.23%) C++

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.77%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) WordPress
3 7 (7.95%) Drupal
4 5 (5.68%) CMS
5 3 (3.41%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.27%) Moodle
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Intranet
2 6 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (85.23%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.23%) Subversion
3 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.68%) NetBeans
3 5 (5.68%) Zend Studio
3 5 (5.68%) PhpStorm
4 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (10.23%) Marketing
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (98.86%) Developer
2 63 (71.59%) PHP Developer
3 28 (31.82%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.91%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Junior
5 12 (13.64%) Junior Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Junior PHP Developer
8 8 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (7.95%) LAMP Developer
9 7 (7.95%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Graduate
12 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Graduate Web Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Junior Web Developer
13 2 (2.27%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (75.00%) CSS
2 65 (73.86%) jQuery
3 62 (70.45%) HTML
4 46 (52.27%) HTML5
5 25 (28.41%) LAMP
6 23 (26.14%) CSS3
7 15 (17.05%) XML
8 14 (15.91%) Symfony
8 14 (15.91%) Ajax
9 13 (14.77%) Web Services
10 12 (13.64%) .NET
11 10 (11.36%) CodeIgniter
12 9 (10.23%) SOAP
13 7 (7.95%) Zend Framework
14 6 (6.82%) Regular Expression
14 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.82%) JSON
14 6 (6.82%) REST
14 6 (6.82%) SVG
14 6 (6.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Open Source
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) Social Media
3 4 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) CentOS
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) OOP
2 34 (38.64%) OO
3 15 (17.05%) MVC
4 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.77%) OO PHP
6 12 (13.64%) Content Management
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) SEO
7 7 (7.95%) Web Design
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) UML
9 5 (5.68%) B2C
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.68%) Web Development
10 4 (4.55%) Email Marketing
11 3 (3.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.41%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (67.05%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.05%) SQL
4 9 (10.23%) Java
4 9 (10.23%) C#
4 9 (10.23%) C++
5 6 (6.82%) VB
5 6 (6.82%) C
6 4 (4.55%) PHP4
6 4 (4.55%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (4.55%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.41%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Zend
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe
3 4 (4.55%) Macromedia
4 3 (3.41%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Sony
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