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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 181 150 154
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 37 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.17% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 2.39% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 50
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2646 2632 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.99% 49.05% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2223 2288
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +23 17 £30,000 +5.26% 5
Warwickshire -5 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Shropshire -2 4 £25,250 +5.20%
Staffordshire +1 3 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -19 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -25 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Solihull - 1 £26,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (85.29%) MySQL
3 56 (82.35%) HTML
4 55 (80.88%) CSS
5 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 39 (57.35%) OO
7 38 (55.88%) jQuery
8 37 (54.41%) HTML5
9 32 (47.06%) Linux
10 26 (38.24%) OOP
11 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
12 22 (32.35%) CSS3
13 20 (29.41%) Zend
13 20 (29.41%) SQL
14 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
15 16 (23.53%) MVC
16 14 (20.59%) Laravel
17 13 (19.12%) Web Development
17 13 (19.12%) W3C
18 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
19 11 (16.18%) Marketing
19 11 (16.18%) Web Accessibility
19 11 (16.18%) CMS
19 11 (16.18%) Retail
19 11 (16.18%) Web Services
19 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
20 10 (14.71%) Adobe
20 10 (14.71%) Symfony
21 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
22 8 (11.76%) Ajax

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (16.18%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) WordPress
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) Drupal
4 4 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (2.94%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (85.29%) MySQL
2 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 11 (16.18%) Retail
1 11 (16.18%) Marketing
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Developer
2 50 (73.53%) PHP Developer
3 25 (36.76%) Web Developer
4 18 (26.47%) PHP Web Developer
4 18 (26.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Head of Development
6 2 (2.94%) Junior Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Junior PHP Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Junior
6 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Linux Developer
7 1 (1.47%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.47%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.47%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Graduate
7 1 (1.47%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (82.35%) HTML
2 55 (80.88%) CSS
3 38 (55.88%) jQuery
4 37 (54.41%) HTML5
5 22 (32.35%) CSS3
6 14 (20.59%) Laravel
7 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) Symfony
9 8 (11.76%) Ajax
9 8 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.82%) LAMP
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
11 5 (7.35%) Flash
11 5 (7.35%) Classic ASP
12 4 (5.88%) XHTML
12 4 (5.88%) REST
13 3 (4.41%) Yii
13 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) W3C
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) OO
2 26 (38.24%) OOP
3 16 (23.53%) MVC
4 13 (19.12%) Web Development
5 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (16.18%) Web Accessibility
7 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
9 5 (7.35%) OO PHP
9 5 (7.35%) Web Design
9 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.88%) Mobile First
11 3 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) TDD
12 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.94%) Project Management
12 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) ActionScript
4 5 (7.35%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Zend
2 10 (14.71%) Adobe
3 3 (4.41%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) HubSpot
4 2 (2.94%) Facebook
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
PMA Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago