The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 14 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 13 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.57% 35.16% 16.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 50.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 10
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £37,001
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
65 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 52.85% 70.33% 62.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 43
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

PHP
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

PHP Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 22 (84.62%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 13 (50.00%) Degree
5 12 (46.15%) Android
5 12 (46.15%) Laravel
6 11 (42.31%) Backbone.js
6 11 (42.31%) Mobile App
6 11 (42.31%) iPhone
6 11 (42.31%) iPad
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
7 10 (38.46%) MySQL
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) Symfony
8 8 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (30.77%) Node.js
8 8 (30.77%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) Python
9 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) SaaS
9 7 (26.92%) CoffeeScript
9 7 (26.92%) LESS
9 7 (26.92%) Express
10 6 (23.08%) User Experience
10 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 6 (23.08%) PHPUnit
10 6 (23.08%) HTML5
10 6 (23.08%) MongoDB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) WordPress
3 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) Yeoman
3 2 (7.69%) Bower
4 1 (3.85%) gulp
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Zend Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Web Developer
3 8 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (7.69%) Trainee Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) Laravel
4 11 (42.31%) Backbone.js
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) Symfony
6 8 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (26.92%) LESS
7 7 (26.92%) Express
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
11 2 (7.69%) Phalcon
11 2 (7.69%) React
11 2 (7.69%) Kohana
12 1 (3.85%) REST
12 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
12 1 (3.85%) Sass
12 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
1 11 (42.31%) iPhone
1 11 (42.31%) iPad
1 11 (42.31%) Mobile App
2 6 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Android
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
4 5 (19.23%) API Development
5 4 (15.38%) Android Development
5 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) CoffeeScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) cPanel
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Rackspace
2 3 (11.54%) Zend
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle