Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 72 69
Rank change year-on-year -60 -3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 55 145 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.50% 3.80% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 3.95% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 124 180
Birmingham median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £45,125
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 3,542 3,670 4,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.30% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,576 2,965 3,477
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,440
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (76.36%) JavaScript
3 34 (61.82%) HTML
4 32 (58.18%) CSS
5 29 (52.73%) MySQL
6 21 (38.18%) MVC
7 20 (36.36%) Linux
8 19 (34.55%) Laravel
9 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
10 14 (25.45%) LAMP
10 14 (25.45%) Zend
10 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
11 13 (23.64%) Web Development
12 12 (21.82%) Degree
12 12 (21.82%) OOP
12 12 (21.82%) OO
12 12 (21.82%) Apache
12 12 (21.82%) CSS3
12 12 (21.82%) HTML5
12 12 (21.82%) OO PHP
13 11 (20.00%) WordPress
14 10 (18.18%) TDD
15 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
16 8 (14.55%) Symfony
16 8 (14.55%) Sass
16 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (12.73%) Vue.js
17 7 (12.73%) Retail

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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) WordPress
3 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
2 2 (3.64%) Shopify
3 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.64%) Fastly
3 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.82%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
1 2 (3.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.64%) BigQuery
5 2 (3.64%) Bigtable
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Bower
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) HTML
2 32 (58.18%) CSS
3 19 (34.55%) Laravel
4 14 (25.45%) LAMP
5 12 (21.82%) CSS3
5 12 (21.82%) HTML5
6 8 (14.55%) Sass
6 8 (14.55%) Symfony
7 7 (12.73%) jQuery
7 7 (12.73%) Vue.js
8 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) Node.js
8 4 (7.27%) React
9 3 (5.45%) Apache Flex
9 3 (5.45%) CakePHP
9 3 (5.45%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.45%) Yii
10 2 (3.64%) Memcached
10 2 (3.64%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) MVC
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) Web Development
5 12 (21.82%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) OO PHP
5 12 (21.82%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (10.91%) Benchmarking
9 6 (10.91%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (10.91%) Dependency Management
9 6 (10.91%) Microservices
9 6 (10.91%) Process Management
9 6 (10.91%) Prototyping
10 4 (7.27%) CRM
10 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (76.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (3.64%) Go
6 2 (3.64%) Java 8
6 2 (3.64%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) cPanel
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Zend
2 5 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat