The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 96 59
Rank change year-on-year +47 -37  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 77 41 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.27% 1.74% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.82% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 75 41 62
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1749 2248 1673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.00% 95.50% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1744 1412
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Birmingham

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 140 (100.00%) PHP
2 118 (84.29%) MySQL
3 100 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 95 (67.86%) CSS
5 92 (65.71%) HTML
6 82 (58.57%) jQuery
7 62 (44.29%) Web Development
8 60 (42.86%) MVC
9 48 (34.29%) LAMP
10 41 (29.29%) HTML5
11 35 (25.00%) Linux
12 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
13 29 (20.71%) Laravel
13 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
14 27 (19.29%) OO
15 24 (17.14%) Java
16 23 (16.43%) OO PHP
16 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
17 22 (15.71%) CSS3
17 22 (15.71%) WordPress
18 20 (14.29%) Zend
18 20 (14.29%) Node.js
18 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
19 18 (12.86%) Open Source
19 18 (12.86%) Apache
20 17 (12.14%) Symfony
20 17 (12.14%) Magento
20 17 (12.14%) React
21 16 (11.43%) Degree
21 16 (11.43%) Marketing

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (15.71%) WordPress
2 18 (12.86%) Apache
3 12 (8.57%) nginx
4 8 (5.71%) CMS
4 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.14%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Magento
2 7 (5.00%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.43%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.29%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (4.29%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (84.29%) MySQL
2 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.71%) gulp
3 6 (4.29%) Subversion
3 6 (4.29%) webpack
4 5 (3.57%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.43%) Bower
5 2 (1.43%) Hudson
5 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.71%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.71%) GitLab
6 1 (0.71%) Gradle
6 1 (0.71%) Grunt
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.43%) Marketing
2 13 (9.29%) Games
3 10 (7.14%) Back Office
4 5 (3.57%) Electronics
4 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (67.86%) CSS
2 92 (65.71%) HTML
3 82 (58.57%) jQuery
4 48 (34.29%) LAMP
5 41 (29.29%) HTML5
6 29 (20.71%) Laravel
7 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
8 22 (15.71%) CSS3
9 20 (14.29%) Node.js
10 17 (12.14%) React
10 17 (12.14%) Symfony
11 12 (8.57%) .NET
11 12 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
11 12 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (7.14%) Ajax
13 8 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (5.71%) JSON
14 7 (5.00%) PhoneGap
14 7 (5.00%) RESTful
15 6 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.14%) Mobile Games
2 10 (7.14%) Online Games
3 9 (6.43%) Social Media
4 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.71%) User Experience
5 6 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) iPad
6 3 (2.14%) Social Network
7 2 (1.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (10.71%) Windows
3 11 (7.86%) Unix
4 7 (5.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) Android
6 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.29%) Web Development
2 60 (42.86%) MVC
3 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
4 27 (19.29%) OO
5 23 (16.43%) OO PHP
6 18 (12.86%) Open Source
7 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.71%) API Integration
8 15 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.00%) OOP
10 12 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.71%) TDD
13 7 (5.00%) ERP
13 7 (5.00%) Mobile Development
14 6 (4.29%) Content Management
14 6 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (3.57%) Microservices
15 5 (3.57%) Scrum
16 4 (2.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) PHP
2 100 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.14%) Java
4 10 (7.14%) SQL
5 9 (6.43%) C
6 5 (3.57%) XPath
7 3 (2.14%) C++
7 3 (2.14%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.14%) PHP 7
7 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.43%) Python
8 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) C#
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Plesk
2 2 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (14.29%) Zend
2 10 (7.14%) Adobe
3 7 (5.00%) Veeam
3 7 (5.00%) VMware
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.43%) Google
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