The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 162 150 190
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 58 53 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.99% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.09% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 17
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
PHP5
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
2742 2539 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.25% 47.28% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2248 2238
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 20 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Warwickshire +2 18 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Coventry +3 15 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £27,500 -18.51% 3
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £24,000 -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 100 (91.74%) HTML
2 100 (91.74%) MySQL
3 94 (86.24%) CSS
4 93 (85.32%) jQuery
5 82 (75.23%) JavaScript
6 68 (62.39%) MVC
7 61 (55.96%) Linux
8 53 (48.62%) HTML5
9 51 (46.79%) OO
10 44 (40.37%) CSS3
11 41 (37.61%) Zend
12 36 (33.03%) Subversion
13 31 (28.44%) Git (software)
14 29 (26.61%) Apache
14 29 (26.61%) XHTML
15 24 (22.02%) LAMP
15 24 (22.02%) Marketing
16 22 (20.18%) CentOS
16 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
17 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
18 18 (16.51%) CMS
18 18 (16.51%) Retail
19 17 (15.60%) OO PHP
19 17 (15.60%) OOP
20 16 (14.68%) Open Source
20 16 (14.68%) WordPress
21 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
21 15 (13.76%) Fedora
22 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (26.61%) Apache
2 18 (16.51%) CMS
3 16 (14.68%) WordPress
4 6 (5.50%) GlassFish
4 6 (5.50%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) DNS
2 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (91.74%) MySQL
2 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (33.03%) Subversion
2 31 (28.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) Hudson
4 1 (0.92%) Behat
General
1 24 (22.02%) Marketing
2 18 (16.51%) Retail
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (93.58%) Developer
2 94 (86.24%) PHP Developer
3 56 (51.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Web Developer
5 18 (16.51%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (7.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Junior
8 3 (2.75%) Programmer
8 3 (2.75%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Trainee Programmer
9 2 (1.83%) Trainee
9 2 (1.83%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (1.83%) Senior Developer
10 1 (0.92%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.92%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (91.74%) HTML
2 94 (86.24%) CSS
3 93 (85.32%) jQuery
4 53 (48.62%) HTML5
5 44 (40.37%) CSS3
6 29 (26.61%) XHTML
7 24 (22.02%) LAMP
8 13 (11.93%) Zend Framework
8 13 (11.93%) SOAP
8 13 (11.93%) Web Services
9 10 (9.17%) XML
10 8 (7.34%) Symfony
10 8 (7.34%) Classic ASP
10 8 (7.34%) Flash
11 7 (6.42%) Ajax
12 6 (5.50%) .NET
12 6 (5.50%) JavaBeans
13 5 (4.59%) Sass
14 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Open Source
2 13 (11.93%) W3C
3 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.09%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.59%) Internet of Things
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) Social Media
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.96%) Linux
2 22 (20.18%) CentOS
3 15 (13.76%) Fedora
4 13 (11.93%) UNIX
5 8 (7.34%) Windows
6 6 (5.50%) Android
6 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.39%) MVC
2 51 (46.79%) OO
3 17 (15.60%) OO PHP
3 17 (15.60%) OOP
4 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.01%) SEO
6 11 (10.09%) Pay per click
6 11 (10.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (8.26%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.50%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.83%) Web Design
11 2 (1.83%) TDD
11 2 (1.83%) B2B
12 1 (0.92%) Project Management
12 1 (0.92%) Process Management
12 1 (0.92%) Scrum
12 1 (0.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (75.23%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.84%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) PHP4
4 9 (8.26%) ActionScript
5 8 (7.34%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (6.42%) Java
7 6 (5.50%) C#
8 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 4 (3.67%) Perl
8 4 (3.67%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) PowerHouse
9 2 (1.83%) VB
9 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Zend
2 22 (20.18%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.09%) Google
4 9 (8.26%) Adobe
5 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromsgrove
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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