Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 72 80
Rank change year-on-year -71 +8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 46 136 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.39% 3.72% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 3.85% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 121 137
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%

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 3,182 3,537 4,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.69% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,256 2,681 3,130
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,563 £68,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (84.78%) HTML
3 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
4 35 (76.09%) CSS
5 22 (47.83%) HTML5
5 22 (47.83%) CSS3
6 20 (43.48%) Laravel
7 18 (39.13%) MVC
7 18 (39.13%) Degree
8 17 (36.96%) MySQL
9 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) OOP
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) JSON
12 10 (21.74%) Zend
12 10 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (21.74%) PHPUnit
12 10 (21.74%) Information Governance
12 10 (21.74%) Bower
12 10 (21.74%) npm
13 9 (19.57%) Symfony
13 9 (19.57%) Web Development
13 9 (19.57%) jQuery
13 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.57%) OO
14 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 8 (17.39%) Relational Database

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 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (13.04%) WordPress
2 5 (10.87%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Drupal
4 2 (4.35%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) npm
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
1 2 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) MySQL
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Bower
2 10 (21.74%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) HTML
2 35 (76.09%) CSS
3 22 (47.83%) CSS3
3 22 (47.83%) HTML5
4 20 (43.48%) Laravel
5 10 (21.74%) JSON
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 9 (19.57%) Symfony
7 8 (17.39%) Vue.js
8 7 (15.22%) Sass
9 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) Node.js
11 3 (6.52%) React
11 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.35%) Ajax
12 2 (4.35%) Doctrine
12 2 (4.35%) LAMP
13 1 (2.17%) .NET
13 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
13 1 (2.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (23.91%) OOP
4 10 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (21.74%) Information Governance
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) OO
5 9 (19.57%) Web Development
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) Analytics
7 7 (15.22%) OO PHP
7 7 (15.22%) TDD
8 6 (13.04%) Benchmarking
8 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (13.04%) Dependency Management
8 6 (13.04%) Process Management
8 6 (13.04%) Prototyping
8 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 10 (21.74%) Zend
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat