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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 56 25
Rank change year-on-year +23 -31  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 120 94 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.42% 3.82% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 11.48% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 134
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 888 819 810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 47.51% 33.28% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 758 700 720
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PHP.

1 141 (68.12%) CSS
2 134 (64.73%) HTML
2 134 (64.73%) JavaScript
3 131 (63.29%) MySQL
4 101 (48.79%) Web Development
5 99 (47.83%) jQuery
6 74 (35.75%) MVC
7 64 (30.92%) Linux
8 60 (28.99%) LAMP
9 58 (28.02%) HTML5
9 58 (28.02%) AngularJS
10 49 (23.67%) Git (software)
11 42 (20.29%) Java
12 40 (19.32%) React
13 38 (18.36%) CSS3
14 37 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (17.39%) E-Commerce
16 34 (16.43%) OO
17 33 (15.94%) .NET
18 30 (14.49%) Node.js
18 30 (14.49%) Laravel
19 29 (14.01%) Magento
20 28 (13.53%) Apache
20 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (12.08%) NoSQL
21 25 (12.08%) MongoDB
22 23 (11.11%) Open Source
22 23 (11.11%) Zend
22 23 (11.11%) OOP
22 23 (11.11%) Windows

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 (13.53%) Apache
2 20 (9.66%) WordPress
3 17 (8.21%) nginx
4 15 (7.25%) Drupal
5 11 (5.31%) CMS
5 11 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.86%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.45%) JBoss
7 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Magento
2 9 (4.35%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.45%) Shopify
4 2 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.97%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.35%) GitHub
3 7 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.38%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.90%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) AdWords
5 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) IMAP
3 1 (0.48%) SMTP
3 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (63.29%) MySQL
2 25 (12.08%) MongoDB
2 25 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.48%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.80%) gulp
3 7 (3.38%) Subversion
3 7 (3.38%) webpack
4 6 (2.90%) JSUnit
5 5 (2.42%) Mocha
5 5 (2.42%) PhantomJS
6 4 (1.93%) Grunt
7 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) Hudson
8 2 (0.97%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) Bower
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) GitLab
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 23 (11.11%) Games
2 21 (10.14%) Marketing
3 11 (5.31%) Back Office
4 10 (4.83%) Advertising
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
4 10 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.38%) Electronics
6 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.42%) Finance
7 5 (2.42%) Publishing
8 3 (1.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.97%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 186 (89.86%) Developer
2 124 (59.90%) PHP Developer
3 62 (29.95%) Web Developer
4 42 (20.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 40 (19.32%) Senior Developer
6 29 (14.01%) HTML Developer
6 29 (14.01%) Senior PHP Developer
7 28 (13.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 27 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
8 27 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
9 23 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 22 (10.63%) MySQL Developer
10 22 (10.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 19 (9.18%) Senior Web Developer
12 17 (8.21%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 12 (5.80%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 11 (5.31%) Digital Developer
14 11 (5.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (4.83%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (68.12%) CSS
2 134 (64.73%) HTML
3 99 (47.83%) jQuery
4 60 (28.99%) LAMP
5 58 (28.02%) AngularJS
5 58 (28.02%) HTML5
6 40 (19.32%) React
7 38 (18.36%) CSS3
8 33 (15.94%) .NET
9 30 (14.49%) Laravel
9 30 (14.49%) Node.js
10 22 (10.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (10.14%) Symfony
12 19 (9.18%) Sass
13 17 (8.21%) LEMP Stack
13 17 (8.21%) LESS
14 13 (6.28%) Ajax
14 13 (6.28%) REST
15 11 (5.31%) JSON
16 10 (4.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.21%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.31%) Mobile Games
2 11 (5.31%) Online Games
3 9 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (4.35%) Social Media
4 8 (3.86%) User Experience
5 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) NHS
7 5 (2.42%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.93%) BBC
9 3 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.48%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.92%) Linux
2 23 (11.11%) Windows
3 19 (9.18%) Android
4 17 (8.21%) Unix
5 16 (7.73%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.86%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.86%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (48.79%) Web Development
2 74 (35.75%) MVC
3 37 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 34 (16.43%) OO
6 28 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 23 (11.11%) OOP
7 23 (11.11%) Open Source
8 21 (10.14%) Front End Development
9 20 (9.66%) Mobile Development
10 17 (8.21%) Android Development
10 17 (8.21%) API Integration
10 17 (8.21%) Scrum
11 15 (7.25%) iOS Development
12 14 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (4.83%) Game Development
16 9 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 134 (64.73%) JavaScript
2 42 (20.29%) Java
3 23 (11.11%) C
4 22 (10.63%) SQL
5 12 (5.80%) C#
6 7 (3.38%) Ruby
7 5 (2.42%) PHP 7
7 5 (2.42%) XPath
8 4 (1.93%) C++
9 3 (1.45%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.97%) Python
10 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) Dart
11 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.31%) Docker
2 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Graphite
3 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Zend
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.86%) Adobe
3 8 (3.86%) Veeam
3 8 (3.86%) VMware
4 5 (2.42%) Google
5 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.97%) Crimson Hexagon
6 2 (0.97%) Epicor
6 2 (0.97%) Facebook
6 2 (0.97%) IBM
6 2 (0.97%) Infor
6 2 (0.97%) Sage
6 2 (0.97%) SAP
6 2 (0.97%) Twitter
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) New Relic
7 1 (0.48%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39522.00 - £46422.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi, shares, work@home
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Total Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27519.00 - £38538.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 21 days ago