Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 28 47
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 116 271 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.53% 7.38% 5.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.41% 16.66% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 93 271 233
Birmingham median annual salary £38,132 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £21,600
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £50,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% +7.69%

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 1,233 1,627 1,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.57% 44.31% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,362 1,488
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.35% +11.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 66 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 64 (55.17%) CSS
3 50 (43.10%) HTML
4 43 (37.07%) MySQL
5 39 (33.62%) Laravel
6 37 (31.90%) Web Development
7 29 (25.00%) SQL
8 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
8 27 (23.28%) jQuery
9 26 (22.41%) CSS3
9 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (21.55%) HTML5
11 24 (20.69%) LAMP
12 21 (18.10%) MVC
12 21 (18.10%) Degree
13 20 (17.24%) Linux
14 19 (16.38%) DevOps
14 19 (16.38%) React
15 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
16 17 (14.66%) Python
16 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
17 16 (13.79%) Java
17 16 (13.79%) C#
17 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
17 16 (13.79%) Redis
17 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
18 14 (12.07%) GitHub
18 14 (12.07%) AngularJS

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 12 (10.34%) Drupal
2 11 (9.48%) CMS
3 10 (8.62%) Joomla!
3 10 (8.62%) WordPress
4 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) nginx
6 4 (3.45%) eZ Publish
7 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.86%) Mule
8 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Mingle
2 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.86%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (12.07%) GitHub
4 10 (8.62%) npm
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.45%) Route 53
6 3 (2.59%) Slack
6 3 (2.59%) Trello
7 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.45%) DNS
2 4 (3.45%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) Skype
4 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.07%) MySQL
2 16 (13.79%) Redis
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.03%) Amazon Aurora
6 6 (5.17%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.21%) Selenium
4 10 (8.62%) Bower
4 10 (8.62%) PHPUnit
5 8 (6.90%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) Mocha
7 4 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.45%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.45%) JUnit
7 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.45%) TestNG
8 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.86%) Grunt
9 1 (0.86%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.86%) Subversion
9 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.90%) Marketing
2 5 (4.31%) Back Office
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Finance
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.86%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (73.28%) Developer
2 44 (37.93%) PHP Developer
3 31 (26.72%) Web Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Lead Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.03%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Lead Web Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.31%) Tester
12 4 (3.45%) Junior
12 4 (3.45%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.17%) CSS
2 50 (43.10%) HTML
3 39 (33.62%) Laravel
4 27 (23.28%) jQuery
5 26 (22.41%) CSS3
6 25 (21.55%) HTML5
7 24 (20.69%) LAMP
8 19 (16.38%) React
9 14 (12.07%) AngularJS
9 14 (12.07%) Node.js
10 13 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (9.48%) JSON
12 10 (8.62%) Symfony
13 9 (7.76%) .NET
13 9 (7.76%) Sass
13 9 (7.76%) Web Services
14 8 (6.90%) Semantic UI
15 6 (5.17%) Vue.js
16 5 (4.31%) LEMP Stack
16 5 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) User Experience
2 8 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.90%) NHS
3 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) FMCG
6 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Linux
2 6 (5.17%) Android
2 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.31%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.72%) Debian
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) Fedora
5 1 (0.86%) Unix
5 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.90%) Web Development
2 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
3 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.10%) MVC
5 19 (16.38%) DevOps
6 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 12 (10.34%) OOP
9 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.62%) Information Governance
11 9 (7.76%) Microservices
11 9 (7.76%) OO
12 8 (6.90%) Business Development
12 8 (6.90%) Content Management
13 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
13 7 (6.03%) IT Strategy
13 7 (6.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 29 (25.00%) SQL
3 17 (14.66%) Python
4 16 (13.79%) C#
4 16 (13.79%) Java
5 7 (6.03%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.31%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 5 (4.31%) Go
6 5 (4.31%) VBScript
7 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.45%) XPath
8 3 (2.59%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.59%) Varnish
4 1 (0.86%) Firmware
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Puppet
2 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.31%) Packer
2 5 (4.31%) Terraform
3 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.45%) Prometheus
3 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Zend
3 3 (2.59%) Okta
3 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.72%) Adobe
4 2 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) ESRI
5 1 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.86%) Samsung
5 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.86%) VMware