Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 75 81
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 127 137 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.48% 3.33% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 3.43% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 111 144 127
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,400 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -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 3,528 3,992 3,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.99% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,608 3,073 3,299
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,975 £65,000 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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.

1 127 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (80.31%) JavaScript
3 101 (79.53%) HTML
4 92 (72.44%) CSS
5 78 (61.42%) MySQL
6 69 (54.33%) MVC
7 59 (46.46%) Web Development
8 54 (42.52%) Laravel
9 45 (35.43%) Linux
10 40 (31.50%) Git (software)
11 37 (29.13%) HTML5
11 37 (29.13%) jQuery
12 35 (27.56%) Symfony
12 35 (27.56%) Front End Development
13 33 (25.98%) SQL
14 32 (25.20%) AngularJS
15 27 (21.26%) Mobile App
16 25 (19.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (19.69%) CMS
16 25 (19.69%) LAMP
16 25 (19.69%) CodeIgniter
17 23 (18.11%) Node.js
18 22 (17.32%) Mobile Application Development
18 22 (17.32%) WordPress
19 19 (14.96%) C
19 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
20 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (13.39%) Android
21 17 (13.39%) Content Management
21 17 (13.39%) Apache

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 25 (19.69%) CMS
2 22 (17.32%) WordPress
3 17 (13.39%) Apache
4 12 (9.45%) Drupal
5 5 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.94%) nginx
6 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Magento
2 7 (5.51%) Shopify
3 3 (2.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.51%) GitHub
2 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.94%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (3.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (61.42%) MySQL
2 16 (12.60%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (31.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.45%) JUnit
3 11 (8.66%) PHPUnit
4 8 (6.30%) gulp
5 5 (3.94%) GitLab
5 5 (3.94%) JIRA
5 5 (3.94%) PhantomJS
5 5 (3.94%) webpack
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.79%) git-flow
7 1 (0.79%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) jMock
7 1 (0.79%) Mockito
7 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.09%) Marketing
2 5 (3.94%) Electronics
2 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Advertising
3 3 (2.36%) Finance
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (79.53%) HTML
2 92 (72.44%) CSS
3 54 (42.52%) Laravel
4 37 (29.13%) HTML5
4 37 (29.13%) jQuery
5 35 (27.56%) Symfony
6 32 (25.20%) AngularJS
7 25 (19.69%) CodeIgniter
7 25 (19.69%) LAMP
7 25 (19.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (18.11%) Node.js
9 15 (11.81%) Sass
10 13 (10.24%) LESS
11 12 (9.45%) CakePHP
11 12 (9.45%) Silex
12 11 (8.66%) Ember.js
12 11 (8.66%) REST
12 11 (8.66%) RESTful
13 8 (6.30%) CSS3
13 8 (6.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Mobile App
2 16 (12.60%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.57%) Blog
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.57%) Social Network
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Linux
2 17 (13.39%) Android
3 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.33%) MVC
2 59 (46.46%) Web Development
3 35 (27.56%) Front End Development
4 22 (17.32%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.39%) Content Management
8 15 (11.81%) SDLC
8 15 (11.81%) TDD
9 13 (10.24%) OOP
9 13 (10.24%) Scrum
10 12 (9.45%) Kanban
11 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.66%) Web Application Development
12 10 (7.87%) Line Management
12 10 (7.87%) Mobile Development
12 10 (7.87%) Project Management
13 8 (6.30%) OO
14 7 (5.51%) API Integration
14 7 (5.51%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (80.31%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.98%) SQL
4 19 (14.96%) C
5 5 (3.94%) PHP 7
5 5 (3.94%) XPath
6 3 (2.36%) C#
7 2 (1.57%) Elixir
7 2 (1.57%) Go
7 2 (1.57%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) ES6
8 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (3.94%) Zend
2 3 (2.36%) SAP
3 2 (1.57%) NEC
3 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.79%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) IFS