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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 184 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +28
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 30 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.17% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 2.39% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
2495 2049 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.95% 48.93% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 1731 2066
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Shropshire -10 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -16 7 £32,500 +4.00%
Birmingham -25 5 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Solihull - 4 £28,500 - 3
Staffordshire -13 3 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Warwickshire -20 2 £31,250 +11.60% 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 95 (96.94%) MySQL
3 91 (92.86%) CSS
3 91 (92.86%) HTML
4 77 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 74 (75.51%) jQuery
6 50 (51.02%) Linux
7 49 (50.00%) MVC
8 47 (47.96%) OO
8 47 (47.96%) HTML5
9 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
10 32 (32.65%) CSS3
11 26 (26.53%) Zend
12 24 (24.49%) UNIX
13 23 (23.47%) OOP
14 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
15 21 (21.43%) SQL
15 21 (21.43%) Apache
16 20 (20.41%) OO PHP
17 19 (19.39%) CMS
18 18 (18.37%) XHTML
18 18 (18.37%) PHP4
18 18 (18.37%) Marketing
18 18 (18.37%) Web Development
19 17 (17.35%) Subversion
20 15 (15.31%) LAMP
20 15 (15.31%) Ajax
20 15 (15.31%) CentOS
20 15 (15.31%) ActionScript 3.0
20 15 (15.31%) Open Source

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (21.43%) Apache
2 19 (19.39%) CMS
3 12 (12.24%) WordPress
4 9 (9.18%) concrete5
4 9 (9.18%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.06%) Drupal
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
1 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (96.94%) MySQL
2 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) SQLite
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (37.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.35%) Subversion
3 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.08%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.06%) PEAR
5 3 (3.06%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.06%) Trac
6 1 (1.02%) MSI
General
1 18 (18.37%) Marketing
2 11 (11.22%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (98.98%) Developer
2 82 (83.67%) PHP Developer
3 43 (43.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Web Developer
5 15 (15.31%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Junior
7 5 (5.10%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Magento Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (2.04%) Software Programmer
9 2 (2.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (92.86%) HTML
1 91 (92.86%) CSS
2 74 (75.51%) jQuery
3 47 (47.96%) HTML5
4 32 (32.65%) CSS3
5 18 (18.37%) XHTML
6 15 (15.31%) LAMP
6 15 (15.31%) Ajax
6 15 (15.31%) Flash
7 14 (14.29%) Symfony
8 11 (11.22%) .NET
8 11 (11.22%) Laravel
9 10 (10.20%) XML
10 6 (6.12%) JSON
11 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.06%) POCO
11 3 (3.06%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.06%) Zend Framework
11 3 (3.06%) CakePHP
11 3 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) W3C
1 15 (15.31%) Open Source
2 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.18%) iPhone
5 7 (7.14%) New Media
6 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.06%) User Experience
7 3 (3.06%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.02%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) UNIX
3 15 (15.31%) CentOS
3 15 (15.31%) Fedora
4 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.08%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) MVC
2 47 (47.96%) OO
3 23 (23.47%) OOP
4 20 (20.41%) OO PHP
5 18 (18.37%) Web Development
6 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 13 (13.27%) iOS Development
8 12 (12.24%) Web Application Development
8 12 (12.24%) Content Management
9 11 (11.22%) Web Accessibility
9 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.10%) People Management
12 5 (5.10%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 77 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.43%) SQL
4 18 (18.37%) PHP4
5 15 (15.31%) ActionScript 3.0
5 15 (15.31%) ActionScript
6 4 (4.08%) C#
7 3 (3.06%) C++
7 3 (3.06%) Java
7 3 (3.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Zend
2 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.12%) Adobe
4 3 (3.06%) Macromedia
4 3 (3.06%) Twitter
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Perforce
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Reftech Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive £35,000 - £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £22,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £25,000 to £37,500, based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Tamworth
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Reftech Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Experience is important.
Posted: 20 days ago