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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 141 174 152
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 62 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 1.59% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 42
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2577 2642 2620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.96% 47.58% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2340 2322
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
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% -
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 22 July 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 22 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
Worcestershire +2 13 £26,000 -20.00%
Birmingham -3 13 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Warwickshire +18 10 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Coventry +14 9 £32,500 +30.00%
Staffordshire -4 8 £30,000 -11.11% 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 80 (90.91%) MySQL
3 75 (85.23%) HTML
4 73 (82.95%) CSS
5 66 (75.00%) jQuery
6 64 (72.73%) JavaScript
7 49 (55.68%) HTML5
8 45 (51.14%) MVC
9 43 (48.86%) OO
10 39 (44.32%) Linux
10 39 (44.32%) CSS3
11 38 (43.18%) Zend
12 26 (29.55%) LAMP
13 25 (28.41%) OOP
14 24 (27.27%) Subversion
14 24 (27.27%) Git (software)
15 21 (23.86%) Apache
16 19 (21.59%) Magento
16 19 (21.59%) WordPress
17 18 (20.45%) XHTML
18 15 (17.05%) Marketing
19 14 (15.91%) Zend Framework
19 14 (15.91%) CMS
20 13 (14.77%) Symfony
20 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
20 13 (14.77%) Web Services
21 12 (13.64%) Retail
22 11 (12.50%) DNS
22 11 (12.50%) SEO
23 10 (11.36%) Red Hat

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (23.86%) Apache
2 19 (21.59%) WordPress
3 14 (15.91%) CMS
4 6 (6.82%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (6.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (90.91%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Subversion
1 24 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Behat
3 1 (1.14%) Hudson
3 1 (1.14%) Zend Studio
3 1 (1.14%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) PhpStorm
General
1 15 (17.05%) Marketing
2 12 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (92.05%) Developer
2 73 (82.95%) PHP Developer
3 31 (35.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 16 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 13 (14.77%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Junior Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Junior
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Programmer
9 2 (2.27%) Trainee Programmer
9 2 (2.27%) Trainee
10 1 (1.14%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Graduate
10 1 (1.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (85.23%) HTML
2 73 (82.95%) CSS
3 66 (75.00%) jQuery
4 49 (55.68%) HTML5
5 39 (44.32%) CSS3
6 26 (29.55%) LAMP
7 18 (20.45%) XHTML
8 14 (15.91%) Zend Framework
9 13 (14.77%) Symfony
9 13 (14.77%) Web Services
10 10 (11.36%) XML
11 9 (10.23%) SOAP
12 8 (9.09%) Flash
12 8 (9.09%) Classic ASP
13 7 (7.95%) Ajax
13 7 (7.95%) .NET
14 6 (6.82%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (4.55%) Backbone.js
15 4 (4.55%) Sass
15 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.95%) Open Source
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) CentOS
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (5.68%) Fedora
5 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) MVC
2 43 (48.86%) OO
3 25 (28.41%) OOP
4 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.50%) SEO
6 10 (11.36%) Pay per click
6 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (11.36%) OO PHP
7 6 (6.82%) Content Management
7 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.41%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.27%) TDD
10 2 (2.27%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.27%) Web Design
10 2 (2.27%) Scrum
11 1 (1.14%) Social Media Marketing
11 1 (1.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (1.14%) BDD
11 1 (1.14%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) ActionScript
3 9 (10.23%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (7.95%) C#
6 5 (5.68%) SQL
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
7 4 (4.55%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) Ruby
7 4 (4.55%) PHP4
8 3 (3.41%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Zend
2 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.36%) Google
3 9 (10.23%) Adobe
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Sony
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago