The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -13 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 58 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.95% 3.84% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 4.00% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 90 49
Median salary £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  

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 1902 2299 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.03% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1705 1622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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.

1 135 (100.00%) PHP
2 104 (77.04%) MySQL
3 97 (71.85%) JavaScript
4 86 (63.70%) HTML
5 85 (62.96%) CSS
6 73 (54.07%) Web Development
7 63 (46.67%) jQuery
8 60 (44.44%) MVC
9 49 (36.30%) LAMP
10 45 (33.33%) Laravel
11 41 (30.37%) AngularJS
12 34 (25.19%) Linux
13 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
14 32 (23.70%) HTML5
15 29 (21.48%) OO
16 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
17 26 (19.26%) NoSQL
18 24 (17.78%) Zend
18 24 (17.78%) React
19 23 (17.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (17.04%) Java
20 22 (16.30%) OO PHP
21 21 (15.56%) API Integration
22 20 (14.81%) Node.js
22 20 (14.81%) CSS3
22 20 (14.81%) Symfony
23 19 (14.07%) OOP
23 19 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
24 18 (13.33%) Apache
25 17 (12.59%) .NET

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 18 (13.33%) Apache
2 16 (11.85%) CMS
3 14 (10.37%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (9.63%) WordPress
5 12 (8.89%) Drupal
6 10 (7.41%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Magento
2 2 (1.48%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.48%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.74%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 9 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 9 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (77.04%) MySQL
2 26 (19.26%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.89%) gulp
3 9 (6.67%) webpack
4 8 (5.93%) PhantomJS
5 5 (3.70%) Subversion
6 4 (2.96%) GitLab
7 2 (1.48%) Grunt
8 1 (0.74%) Bower
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.11%) Marketing
2 12 (8.89%) Games
3 11 (8.15%) Back Office
4 8 (5.93%) Electronics
4 8 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Finance
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (63.70%) HTML
2 85 (62.96%) CSS
3 63 (46.67%) jQuery
4 49 (36.30%) LAMP
5 45 (33.33%) Laravel
6 41 (30.37%) AngularJS
7 32 (23.70%) HTML5
8 24 (17.78%) React
9 23 (17.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (14.81%) CSS3
10 20 (14.81%) Node.js
10 20 (14.81%) Symfony
11 17 (12.59%) .NET
12 13 (9.63%) PhoneGap
13 10 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
14 9 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
15 8 (5.93%) Sass
15 8 (5.93%) SOAP
16 7 (5.19%) Vue.js
17 6 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Linux Command Line
1 11 (8.15%) Mobile Games
1 11 (8.15%) Online Games
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) BBC
4 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Linux
2 17 (12.59%) Windows
3 14 (10.37%) Unix
4 6 (4.44%) Android
4 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.07%) Web Development
2 60 (44.44%) MVC
3 29 (21.48%) OO
4 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 22 (16.30%) OO PHP
6 21 (15.56%) API Integration
7 19 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (14.07%) OOP
8 14 (10.37%) Mobile Development
9 13 (9.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.89%) Content Management
10 12 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (8.15%) Open Source
12 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.44%) Front End Development
13 6 (4.44%) TDD
14 5 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (2.96%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (2.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) PHP
2 97 (71.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.04%) Java
4 16 (11.85%) C
5 8 (5.93%) PHP 5
5 8 (5.93%) PHP 7
5 8 (5.93%) SQL
5 8 (5.93%) XPath
6 2 (1.48%) C++
6 2 (1.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Zend
2 4 (2.96%) Adobe
3 3 (2.22%) Telerik
4 2 (1.48%) Facebook
4 2 (1.48%) Google
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) Veeam
4 2 (1.48%) VMware
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