Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 30 40
Rank change year-on-year -31 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 176 267 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.46% 6.90% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 13.81% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 253 250
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £33,029 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +3.21% +4.92%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% -4.62%

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 1,711 1,934 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.33% 49.95% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,668 1,382
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,675 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £59,995
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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 112 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 100 (56.82%) HTML
3 90 (51.14%) CSS
4 66 (37.50%) MySQL
5 62 (35.23%) Web Development
6 45 (25.57%) Linux
7 44 (25.00%) SQL
8 36 (20.45%) Java
8 36 (20.45%) Front End Development
9 34 (19.32%) AngularJS
10 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (17.05%) Git (software)
12 28 (15.91%) WordPress
12 28 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 26 (14.77%) Laravel
14 25 (14.20%) LAMP
15 23 (13.07%) MVC
15 23 (13.07%) Apache
15 23 (13.07%) Symfony
16 22 (12.50%) Python
17 21 (11.93%) jQuery
17 21 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (10.23%) Sass
18 18 (10.23%) Retail
19 17 (9.66%) HTML5
19 17 (9.66%) Docker
19 17 (9.66%) User Experience
20 16 (9.09%) RESTful
20 16 (9.09%) Zend
20 16 (9.09%) Advertising

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 28 (15.91%) WordPress
2 23 (13.07%) Apache
3 15 (8.52%) CMS
4 8 (4.55%) nginx
5 6 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.70%) Drupal
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) eZ Publish
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Magento
1 7 (3.98%) Shopify
2 3 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (3.41%) Zapier
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.70%) SaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Fastly
6 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) MailChimp
6 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.14%) PaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.57%) npm
7 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) DNS
2 8 (4.55%) HTTP
3 7 (3.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (37.50%) MySQL
2 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.84%) Big Data
3 5 (2.84%) Redis
4 4 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.14%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.14%) Bigtable
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.55%) Subversion
3 6 (3.41%) GitLab
3 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.84%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.14%) gulp
6 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.57%) Bower
6 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.57%) git-flow
6 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.57%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.57%) Mocha
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.57%) TestNG
6 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (10.23%) Retail
2 16 (9.09%) Advertising
3 7 (3.98%) Marketing
4 4 (2.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Finance
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (80.68%) Developer
2 73 (41.48%) PHP Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (14.20%) Web Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.95%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) Perl Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Perl Programmer
8 11 (6.25%) Programmer
8 11 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.68%) PHP WordPress Developer
9 10 (5.68%) WordPress Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Junior
11 8 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (56.82%) HTML
2 90 (51.14%) CSS
3 34 (19.32%) AngularJS
4 26 (14.77%) Laravel
5 25 (14.20%) LAMP
6 23 (13.07%) Symfony
7 21 (11.93%) jQuery
8 18 (10.23%) Sass
9 17 (9.66%) HTML5
10 16 (9.09%) RESTful
11 15 (8.52%) JSON
12 14 (7.95%) Angular 2
12 14 (7.95%) XML
13 10 (5.68%) CodeIgniter
13 10 (5.68%) React
14 8 (4.55%) CakePHP
14 8 (4.55%) Node.js
15 7 (3.98%) Doctrine
15 7 (3.98%) REST
15 7 (3.98%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) User Experience
2 11 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.14%) Fintech
6 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.57%) Linux
2 4 (2.27%) CentOS
2 4 (2.27%) Windows
3 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.14%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Debian
4 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.23%) Web Development
2 36 (20.45%) Front End Development
3 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.07%) MVC
6 14 (7.95%) Microservices
6 14 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (7.39%) TDD
8 12 (6.82%) OO
9 11 (6.25%) OOP
10 10 (5.68%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.68%) SEO
11 9 (5.11%) OO PHP
11 9 (5.11%) Project Management
12 8 (4.55%) Content Management
13 7 (3.98%) Open Source
13 7 (3.98%) PLM
13 7 (3.98%) Scrum
13 7 (3.98%) Web Design
14 6 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 44 (25.00%) SQL
3 36 (20.45%) Java
4 22 (12.50%) Python
5 15 (8.52%) Ruby
6 12 (6.82%) Perl
7 10 (5.68%) C#
8 6 (3.41%) C++
9 5 (2.84%) Scala
10 4 (2.27%) Go
10 4 (2.27%) VB
11 3 (1.70%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.70%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.70%) VBA
12 2 (1.14%) ES6
12 2 (1.14%) Java 8
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.52%) Degree
2 8 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) GCP
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) Docker
2 7 (3.98%) Varnish
3 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.84%) Puppet
2 5 (2.84%) Terraform
3 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) cPanel
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Zend
2 13 (7.39%) Adobe
3 8 (4.55%) Google
4 7 (3.98%) MuleSoft
4 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle
5 6 (3.41%) Zuora
6 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.14%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) IFS
9 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.57%) New Relic
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.57%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore