Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 67 97
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 95 137 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.50% 3.64% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.75% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 89 144 108
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% +8.94% +11.82%
10th Percentile £23,300 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%

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 3,683 3,658 4,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.26% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,653 2,953 3,366
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,605
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 95 (100.00%) PHP
2 74 (77.89%) JavaScript
3 67 (70.53%) HTML
4 60 (63.16%) CSS
5 55 (57.89%) MySQL
6 43 (45.26%) Linux
7 38 (40.00%) Web Development
8 37 (38.95%) MVC
9 35 (36.84%) Laravel
10 27 (28.42%) LAMP
11 25 (26.32%) HTML5
12 24 (25.26%) jQuery
12 24 (25.26%) WordPress
13 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
13 21 (22.11%) Apache
13 21 (22.11%) SQL
14 18 (18.95%) Symfony
15 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
15 16 (16.84%) Mobile App
16 15 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
17 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (13.68%) CMS
18 13 (13.68%) OO
19 12 (12.63%) User Experience
19 12 (12.63%) Front End Development
20 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
20 11 (11.58%) Sass
20 11 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
20 11 (11.58%) Magento
21 10 (10.53%) CakePHP

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 24 (25.26%) WordPress
2 21 (22.11%) Apache
3 13 (13.68%) CMS
4 3 (3.16%) Drupal
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Magento
2 5 (5.26%) Shopify
3 3 (3.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.05%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) DNS
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (57.89%) MySQL
2 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.21%) Subversion
4 3 (3.16%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) gulp
6 1 (1.05%) Bower
6 1 (1.05%) git-flow
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.37%) Advertising
1 7 (7.37%) Marketing
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (70.53%) HTML
2 60 (63.16%) CSS
3 35 (36.84%) Laravel
4 27 (28.42%) LAMP
5 25 (26.32%) HTML5
6 24 (25.26%) jQuery
7 18 (18.95%) Symfony
8 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
9 15 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
10 11 (11.58%) Sass
11 10 (10.53%) CakePHP
12 9 (9.47%) CSS3
13 8 (8.42%) Doctrine
13 8 (8.42%) RESTful
14 7 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.32%) LESS
15 6 (6.32%) Node.js
15 6 (6.32%) Web Services
16 5 (5.26%) SOAP
16 5 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.63%) User Experience
3 10 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.11%) Blog
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Android
2 4 (4.21%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Web Development
2 37 (38.95%) MVC
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.68%) OO
5 12 (12.63%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.53%) TDD
8 9 (9.47%) OOP
8 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.42%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (8.42%) OO PHP
10 7 (7.37%) SEO
11 6 (6.32%) Project Management
12 5 (5.26%) Content Management
12 5 (5.26%) Scrum
12 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
13 3 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.16%) Kanban
13 3 (3.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) PHP
2 74 (77.89%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.11%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) C
5 8 (8.42%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) ES6
6 2 (2.11%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.11%) VB
7 1 (1.05%) Elixir
7 1 (1.05%) Go
7 1 (1.05%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.05%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Zend
2 3 (3.16%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Google
3 2 (2.11%) IFS
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Sitecore