Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 139 172 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.61% 3.63% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.77% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 164 121
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 109 (78.42%) JavaScript
3 100 (71.94%) MySQL
4 97 (69.78%) HTML
5 90 (64.75%) CSS
6 70 (50.36%) Laravel
7 62 (44.60%) Web Development
8 59 (42.45%) MVC
9 54 (38.85%) jQuery
10 43 (30.94%) AngularJS
11 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
12 39 (28.06%) Node.js
13 38 (27.34%) HTML5
13 38 (27.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 37 (26.62%) LAMP
15 36 (25.90%) Linux
16 35 (25.18%) Symfony
17 32 (23.02%) Front End Development
18 31 (22.30%) CMS
19 30 (21.58%) SQL
19 30 (21.58%) NoSQL
20 27 (19.42%) CodeIgniter
21 24 (17.27%) E-Commerce
22 22 (15.83%) Apple iOS
22 22 (15.83%) Apache
22 22 (15.83%) Android
23 21 (15.11%) Content Management
23 21 (15.11%) OO
24 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
24 19 (13.67%) WordPress

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 31 (22.30%) CMS
2 22 (15.83%) Apache
3 19 (13.67%) WordPress
4 17 (12.23%) Drupal
5 10 (7.19%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (7.19%) nginx
6 2 (1.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.72%) Mule
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Shopify
2 6 (4.32%) WebTrends
3 4 (2.88%) Magento
4 1 (0.72%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.63%) GitHub
3 10 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.19%) Amazon S3
3 10 (7.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 10 (7.19%) npm
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (71.94%) MySQL
2 30 (21.58%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.19%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.60%) Big Data
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) JUnit
3 13 (9.35%) gulp
4 11 (7.91%) PHPUnit
5 10 (7.19%) GitLab
5 10 (7.19%) PhantomJS
5 10 (7.19%) webpack
6 5 (3.60%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) Grunt
7 4 (2.88%) jMock
7 4 (2.88%) Mockito
8 3 (2.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (10.79%) Marketing
2 10 (7.19%) Electronics
2 10 (7.19%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.04%) Advertising
4 4 (2.88%) Finance
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (69.78%) HTML
2 90 (64.75%) CSS
3 70 (50.36%) Laravel
4 54 (38.85%) jQuery
5 43 (30.94%) AngularJS
6 39 (28.06%) Node.js
7 38 (27.34%) HTML5
7 38 (27.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 37 (26.62%) LAMP
9 35 (25.18%) Symfony
10 27 (19.42%) CodeIgniter
11 14 (10.07%) REST
11 14 (10.07%) Sass
12 13 (9.35%) CSS3
12 13 (9.35%) React
12 13 (9.35%) RESTful
12 13 (9.35%) SOAP
13 12 (8.63%) Silex
14 11 (7.91%) PhoneGap
15 10 (7.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.88%) Social Network
4 3 (2.16%) Online Games
5 2 (1.44%) Blog
5 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.44%) FMCG
5 2 (1.44%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.72%) BBC
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.90%) Linux
2 22 (15.83%) Android
2 22 (15.83%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.16%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Web Development
2 59 (42.45%) MVC
3 32 (23.02%) Front End Development
4 24 (17.27%) E-Commerce
5 21 (15.11%) Content Management
5 21 (15.11%) OO
6 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (12.95%) Mobile Development
7 18 (12.95%) OOP
8 17 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (12.23%) OO PHP
8 17 (12.23%) TDD
9 16 (11.51%) API Integration
9 16 (11.51%) Scrum
9 16 (11.51%) SDLC
10 13 (9.35%) Project Management
11 12 (8.63%) Kanban
12 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
13 10 (7.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 109 (78.42%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.58%) SQL
4 17 (12.23%) C
5 10 (7.19%) PHP 7
5 10 (7.19%) XPath
6 7 (5.04%) C++
7 6 (4.32%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.88%) Java
9 3 (2.16%) Python
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) Elixir
10 1 (0.72%) Go
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.16%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Zend
2 2 (1.44%) NEC
2 2 (1.44%) WooCommerce
3 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.72%) Facebook
3 1 (0.72%) Google
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore