Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -54 -2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 67 136 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.73% 3.46% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 3.59% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 63 125 153
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% +6.35% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,459
% change year-on-year - +6.70% +1.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,739 3,788 4,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.46% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,726 3,122 3,394
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,525 £24,349
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Birmingham

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Birmingham

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (76.12%) JavaScript
3 38 (56.72%) MySQL
3 38 (56.72%) HTML
4 35 (52.24%) CSS
5 32 (47.76%) Linux
6 24 (35.82%) Laravel
7 22 (32.84%) LAMP
8 20 (29.85%) Web Development
8 20 (29.85%) Apache
8 20 (29.85%) MVC
9 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (23.88%) OO
11 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
11 15 (22.39%) WordPress
11 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.90%) HTML5
12 14 (20.90%) Zend
12 14 (20.90%) OO PHP
13 13 (19.40%) SQL
14 12 (17.91%) TDD
14 12 (17.91%) User Experience
14 12 (17.91%) jQuery
15 11 (16.42%) Symfony
15 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (14.93%) Java
16 10 (14.93%) OOP
16 10 (14.93%) CSS3
17 9 (13.43%) Degree
18 8 (11.94%) Retail

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (29.85%) Apache
2 15 (22.39%) WordPress
3 7 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.46%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Magento
2 3 (4.48%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.99%) Fastly
3 2 (2.99%) MailChimp
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.49%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.49%) npm
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) MySQL
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.99%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.99%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Redis
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Bower
4 1 (1.49%) git-flow
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (11.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) HTML
2 35 (52.24%) CSS
3 24 (35.82%) Laravel
4 22 (32.84%) LAMP
5 14 (20.90%) HTML5
6 12 (17.91%) jQuery
7 11 (16.42%) Symfony
8 10 (14.93%) CSS3
9 8 (11.94%) Sass
10 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.45%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (10.45%) Vue.js
11 5 (7.46%) CakePHP
11 5 (7.46%) RESTful
11 5 (7.46%) Yii
12 4 (5.97%) Doctrine
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
13 3 (4.48%) Ajax
13 3 (4.48%) React
13 3 (4.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) FMCG
3 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) MVC
1 20 (29.85%) Web Development
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) OO
4 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
5 14 (20.90%) OO PHP
6 12 (17.91%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (14.93%) OOP
9 7 (10.45%) Microservices
9 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Analytics
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
11 4 (5.97%) Benchmarking
11 4 (5.97%) CRM
11 4 (5.97%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (5.97%) Dependency Management
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) Process Management
11 4 (5.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (76.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.40%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) PHP 7
5 3 (4.48%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Go
6 2 (2.99%) Java 8
6 2 (2.99%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) cPanel
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Zend
2 5 (7.46%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Capita
4 1 (1.49%) IFS