Period
to 15 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 +35
Permanent jobs citing PHP 302 257 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.93% 5.59% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.77% 13.83% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 292 244 214
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £25,025 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £51,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -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 1801 1858 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.28% 40.39% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1570 1482
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,625 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%

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 December 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 224 (74.17%) JavaScript
2 218 (72.19%) HTML
3 202 (66.89%) CSS
4 146 (48.34%) MySQL
5 113 (37.42%) Web Development
6 98 (32.45%) MVC
7 88 (29.14%) Git (software)
7 88 (29.14%) HTML5
8 83 (27.48%) AngularJS
9 82 (27.15%) jQuery
10 79 (26.16%) Front End Development
11 73 (24.17%) Laravel
12 72 (23.84%) Node.js
13 68 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 66 (21.85%) SQL
15 65 (21.52%) CMS
16 64 (21.19%) Linux
17 54 (17.88%) Mobile App
18 52 (17.22%) WordPress
19 49 (16.23%) LAMP
20 46 (15.23%) Sass
21 44 (14.57%) React
22 41 (13.58%) Android
23 40 (13.25%) Marketing
24 39 (12.91%) Symfony
24 39 (12.91%) Drupal
24 39 (12.91%) Mobile Application Development
24 39 (12.91%) Apple iOS
25 38 (12.58%) GitHub

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 65 (21.52%) CMS
2 52 (17.22%) WordPress
3 39 (12.91%) Drupal
4 25 (8.28%) Apache
5 12 (3.97%) nginx
6 10 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.65%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.99%) OpenEdge
10 4 (1.32%) IIS
11 2 (0.66%) Moodle
11 2 (0.66%) Mule
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
12 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Magento
2 7 (2.32%) Shopify
2 7 (2.32%) WebTrends
3 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.58%) GitHub
2 26 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.61%) npm
3 16 (5.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 13 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.98%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.32%) Datadog
7 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) CTI
1 5 (1.66%) Firewall
2 4 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 3 (0.99%) SSH
3 3 (0.99%) VPN
4 2 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (0.66%) DHCP
4 2 (0.66%) Network Security
4 2 (0.66%) SMS
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (48.34%) MySQL
2 36 (11.92%) NoSQL
3 24 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.30%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.65%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.66%) Big Data
7 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.66%) QlikView
8 2 (0.66%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (29.14%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.60%) gulp
3 26 (8.61%) GitLab
3 26 (8.61%) webpack
4 20 (6.62%) JUnit
5 13 (4.30%) Vagrant
6 12 (3.97%) PHPUnit
7 9 (2.98%) JIRA
7 9 (2.98%) Mocha
7 9 (2.98%) PhantomJS
8 8 (2.65%) Grunt
9 7 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.32%) Codeship
9 7 (2.32%) GoCD
9 7 (2.32%) Mockito
10 6 (1.99%) git-flow
10 6 (1.99%) jMock
11 5 (1.66%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (13.25%) Marketing
2 35 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.93%) Advertising
4 26 (8.61%) Electronics
4 26 (8.61%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.96%) Retail
6 11 (3.64%) Finance
6 11 (3.64%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 258 (85.43%) Developer
2 145 (48.01%) PHP Developer
3 71 (23.51%) HTML Developer
4 68 (22.52%) Web Developer
5 65 (21.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 60 (19.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 57 (18.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 52 (17.22%) Senior Developer
9 41 (13.58%) PHP Web Developer
10 28 (9.27%) Senior PHP Developer
11 26 (8.61%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (6.95%) Senior Web Developer
13 19 (6.29%) MySQL Developer
13 19 (6.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 17 (5.63%) Architect
15 15 (4.97%) Digital Developer
15 15 (4.97%) LAMP Developer
16 14 (4.64%) Junior
16 14 (4.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 14 (4.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (72.19%) HTML
2 202 (66.89%) CSS
3 88 (29.14%) HTML5
4 83 (27.48%) AngularJS
5 82 (27.15%) jQuery
6 73 (24.17%) Laravel
7 72 (23.84%) Node.js
8 68 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 49 (16.23%) LAMP
10 46 (15.23%) Sass
11 44 (14.57%) React
12 39 (12.91%) Symfony
13 38 (12.58%) .NET
14 35 (11.59%) CodeIgniter
15 32 (10.60%) CSS3
16 29 (9.60%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 28 (9.27%) Apache Cordova
18 26 (8.61%) Backbone.js
18 26 (8.61%) PhoneGap
19 24 (7.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.88%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.63%) Social Media
3 13 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (3.97%) User Experience
5 11 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.66%) Blog
7 5 (1.66%) NHS
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) Social Network
9 3 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) Online Games
10 2 (0.66%) BBC
10 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.66%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.19%) Linux
2 41 (13.58%) Android
3 39 (12.91%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.32%) Windows
5 6 (1.99%) Unix
6 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.99%) Debian
8 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.33%) CentOS
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (37.42%) Web Development
2 98 (32.45%) MVC
3 79 (26.16%) Front End Development
4 68 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (12.91%) Mobile Application Development
6 34 (11.26%) E-Commerce
7 30 (9.93%) Content Management
8 28 (9.27%) Scrum
9 27 (8.94%) OO
9 27 (8.94%) OOP
10 26 (8.61%) TDD
11 24 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (7.62%) Project Management
12 23 (7.62%) Test Automation
13 21 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.95%) SDLC
14 19 (6.29%) Mobile Development
14 19 (6.29%) OO PHP
15 18 (5.96%) Android Development
15 18 (5.96%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 224 (74.17%) JavaScript
2 66 (21.85%) SQL
3 38 (12.58%) C
4 37 (12.25%) Java
5 30 (9.93%) C#
6 26 (8.61%) Python
7 19 (6.29%) C++
8 18 (5.96%) Ruby
9 10 (3.31%) XPath
10 9 (2.98%) PHP 7
11 7 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.99%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.66%) Scala
14 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.32%) OpenEdge ABL
14 4 (1.32%) VB
15 3 (0.99%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.66%) Go
16 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) CISSP
2 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.33%) CISM
4 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.30%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) COBIT
3 3 (0.99%) GPG13
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (7.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) KVM
2 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.66%) pfSense
3 2 (0.66%) Samba
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.32%) Capistrano
2 7 (2.32%) Pingdom
3 4 (1.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.99%) Ansible
5 2 (0.66%) Nagios
5 2 (0.66%) Nessus
5 2 (0.66%) Salt
6 1 (0.33%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 21 (6.95%) Adobe
2 10 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.31%) Zend
3 7 (2.32%) Rackspace
3 7 (2.32%) Sitecore
3 7 (2.32%) Splunk
4 5 (1.66%) Citrix
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle
4 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.66%) Siebel
5 4 (1.32%) Progress
5 4 (1.32%) Telerik
5 4 (1.32%) VMware
6 3 (0.99%) SAP
6 3 (0.99%) WooCommerce
7 2 (0.66%) NEC
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Plumtree