Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -36 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 161 285 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.29% 7.39% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.07% 14.31% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 142 257 269
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £33,029 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +4.85% +1.61%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £54,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +1.61%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,599 1,991 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.61% 51.63% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,720 1,431
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Birmingham

PHP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for PHP in Birmingham

PHP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 101 (62.73%) JavaScript
2 84 (52.17%) HTML
3 79 (49.07%) CSS
4 65 (40.37%) MySQL
5 54 (33.54%) Web Development
6 42 (26.09%) Linux
7 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (19.88%) Software Engineering
9 31 (19.25%) SQL
10 30 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (16.77%) Java
12 25 (15.53%) Git (software)
12 25 (15.53%) Degree
13 23 (14.29%) Laravel
14 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
14 22 (13.66%) WordPress
14 22 (13.66%) Python
15 21 (13.04%) MVC
15 21 (13.04%) LAMP
15 21 (13.04%) Front End Development
16 20 (12.42%) Apache
17 19 (11.80%) Symfony
17 19 (11.80%) Sass
18 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (11.18%) Computer Science Degree
19 17 (10.56%) OO
20 16 (9.94%) C#
20 16 (9.94%) Zend
21 15 (9.32%) HTML5
21 15 (9.32%) OO PHP

PHP
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 22 (13.66%) WordPress
2 20 (12.42%) Apache
3 12 (7.45%) CMS
4 11 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (5.59%) Joomla!
6 8 (4.97%) nginx
7 5 (3.11%) Drupal
8 4 (2.48%) eZ Publish
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Mingle
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) Maya
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Shopify
2 4 (2.48%) Magento
3 2 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.48%) SaaS
5 3 (1.86%) Zapier
6 2 (1.24%) Fastly
6 2 (1.24%) GitHub
6 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.24%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.62%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.62%) npm
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) HTTP
2 5 (3.11%) DNS
3 4 (2.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (40.37%) MySQL
2 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.11%) Big Data
4 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.11%) Redis
5 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.24%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.24%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 25 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.73%) JIRA
4 5 (3.11%) PHPUnit
4 5 (3.11%) Subversion
5 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.48%) FitNesse
5 4 (2.48%) JUnit
5 4 (2.48%) Selenium
5 4 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.48%) TestNG
6 3 (1.86%) GitLab
7 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.62%) Bower
7 1 (0.62%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.62%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.62%) Mocha
7 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (7.45%) Retail
2 10 (6.21%) Advertising
3 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 3 (1.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Finance
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (82.61%) Developer
2 61 (37.89%) PHP Developer
3 30 (18.63%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Programmer
7 12 (7.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Perl Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Perl Programmer
9 10 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
10 9 (5.59%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) WordPress Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) MicroStrategy Developer
13 5 (3.11%) Java Developer
14 4 (2.48%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.17%) HTML
2 79 (49.07%) CSS
3 23 (14.29%) Laravel
4 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
5 21 (13.04%) LAMP
6 19 (11.80%) Sass
6 19 (11.80%) Symfony
7 15 (9.32%) HTML5
7 15 (9.32%) React
8 13 (8.07%) CSS3
8 13 (8.07%) jQuery
9 12 (7.45%) Angular 2
9 12 (7.45%) RESTful
10 11 (6.83%) JSON
11 10 (6.21%) Node.js
12 8 (4.97%) REST
12 8 (4.97%) Vue.js
13 7 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (3.73%) CakePHP
14 6 (3.73%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) User Experience
2 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.86%) FMCG
4 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.24%) Fintech
5 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (1.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.24%) CentOS
3 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.62%) Debian
4 1 (0.62%) Fedora
4 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.54%) Web Development
2 39 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.88%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 21 (13.04%) MVC
5 17 (10.56%) OO
6 15 (9.32%) OO PHP
6 15 (9.32%) TDD
7 14 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (8.07%) Microservices
9 12 (7.45%) OOP
10 11 (6.83%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.21%) Scrum
12 9 (5.59%) Analytics
12 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.97%) Content Management
13 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.97%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 101 (62.73%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.25%) SQL
3 27 (16.77%) Java
4 22 (13.66%) Python
5 16 (9.94%) C#
6 13 (8.07%) Perl
6 13 (8.07%) Ruby
7 9 (5.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 9 (5.59%) VBScript
8 6 (3.73%) Go
9 4 (2.48%) C++
9 4 (2.48%) XPath
10 3 (1.86%) PHP 7
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.24%) C
11 2 (1.24%) Java 8
11 2 (1.24%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) Degree
2 18 (11.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (1.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Docker
2 7 (4.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.86%) Puppet
2 3 (1.86%) Terraform
3 2 (1.24%) cPanel
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Zend
2 10 (6.21%) Adobe
2 10 (6.21%) Google
3 7 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 7 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.73%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.86%) Zuora
6 2 (1.24%) HubSpot
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.62%) New Relic
7 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.62%) VMware