Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 267 273 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.95% 5.66% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 16.57% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 253 253 269
Birmingham median annual salary £33,029 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% +6.56% +1.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% +8.33%

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 1919 1648 1707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 49.93% 34.18% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1390 1515
Birmingham median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 180 (67.42%) HTML
2 179 (67.04%) CSS
3 171 (64.04%) JavaScript
4 156 (58.43%) MySQL
5 119 (44.57%) Web Development
6 111 (41.57%) AngularJS
7 110 (41.20%) jQuery
8 92 (34.46%) Git (software)
9 90 (33.71%) HTML5
10 80 (29.96%) Linux
11 78 (29.21%) MVC
12 67 (25.09%) React
13 62 (23.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 61 (22.85%) LAMP
15 53 (19.85%) Laravel
16 50 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (18.73%) Front End Development
17 48 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (17.60%) Node.js
18 47 (17.60%) CSS3
18 47 (17.60%) Sass
19 43 (16.10%) Games
19 43 (16.10%) Marketing
20 41 (15.36%) Mobile App
21 38 (14.23%) OO
21 38 (14.23%) Android
22 37 (13.86%) SQL
22 37 (13.86%) C
22 37 (13.86%) NoSQL
23 35 (13.11%) Apple iOS

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 30 (11.24%) CMS
1 30 (11.24%) WordPress
2 27 (10.11%) Apache
3 25 (9.36%) Drupal
4 17 (6.37%) nginx
5 16 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.87%) JBoss
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.75%) Moodle
8 2 (0.75%) Mule
8 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Magento
2 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.37%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.61%) GitHub
2 21 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.12%) Amazon S3
3 11 (4.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) DNS
2 7 (2.62%) Firewall
2 7 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.25%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (2.25%) DHCP
3 6 (2.25%) VPN
4 5 (1.87%) Internet
5 3 (1.12%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) SSH
7 1 (0.37%) IMAP
7 1 (0.37%) SMS
7 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (58.43%) MySQL
2 37 (13.86%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.73%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (6.37%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (3.75%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.87%) Big Data
9 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.75%) QlikView
10 1 (0.37%) DB2
10 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.37%) phpMyAdmin
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (34.46%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.86%) gulp
3 23 (8.61%) webpack
4 17 (6.37%) JSUnit
5 16 (5.99%) Mocha
6 15 (5.62%) GitLab
7 11 (4.12%) PhantomJS
8 8 (3.00%) Grunt
9 6 (2.25%) Subversion
9 6 (2.25%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.75%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.75%) Maven
10 2 (0.75%) Selenium
10 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.37%) Bower
11 1 (0.37%) PostCSS
11 1 (0.37%) TestNG
11 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (16.10%) Games
1 43 (16.10%) Marketing
2 35 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.24%) Retail
4 20 (7.49%) Manufacturing
5 19 (7.12%) Electronics
6 14 (5.24%) Back Office
7 10 (3.75%) Advertising
8 6 (2.25%) Finance
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (89.89%) Developer
2 138 (51.69%) PHP Developer
3 79 (29.59%) Web Developer
4 77 (28.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 68 (25.47%) HTML Developer
6 65 (24.34%) HTML CSS Developer
7 51 (19.10%) PHP Web Developer
8 43 (16.10%) JavaScript Developer
9 40 (14.98%) Senior Developer
10 28 (10.49%) Senior PHP Developer
11 21 (7.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (7.49%) Angular Developer
13 19 (7.12%) Senior Web Developer
14 17 (6.37%) Applications Developer
14 17 (6.37%) Digital Developer
14 17 (6.37%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 17 (6.37%) MySQL Developer
14 17 (6.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 17 (6.37%) Senior PHP Web Developer
15 16 (5.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (67.42%) HTML
2 179 (67.04%) CSS
3 111 (41.57%) AngularJS
4 110 (41.20%) jQuery
5 90 (33.71%) HTML5
6 67 (25.09%) React
7 62 (23.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 61 (22.85%) LAMP
9 53 (19.85%) Laravel
10 47 (17.60%) CSS3
10 47 (17.60%) Node.js
10 47 (17.60%) Sass
11 31 (11.61%) REST
12 28 (10.49%) .NET
13 25 (9.36%) LESS
14 22 (8.24%) PhoneGap
14 22 (8.24%) Symfony
15 20 (7.49%) Express
16 19 (7.12%) Backbone.js
16 19 (7.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.36%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.49%) Social Media
3 17 (6.37%) NHS
4 14 (5.24%) Online Games
5 11 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (4.12%) Mobile Games
6 9 (3.37%) BBC
7 8 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.00%) User Experience
8 5 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.75%) Blog
10 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.37%) FMCG
11 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.96%) Linux
2 38 (14.23%) Android
3 35 (13.11%) Apple iOS
4 21 (7.87%) Windows
5 13 (4.87%) Unix
6 10 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.62%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.25%) Debian
9 4 (1.50%) CentOS
9 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (44.57%) Web Development
2 78 (29.21%) MVC
3 50 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.73%) Front End Development
4 48 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (14.23%) OO
6 34 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 33 (12.36%) Scrum
8 32 (11.99%) Mobile Development
9 31 (11.61%) Android Development
10 29 (10.86%) iOS Development
11 28 (10.49%) OOP
12 26 (9.74%) API Integration
13 23 (8.61%) OO PHP
14 20 (7.49%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (7.12%) Social Media Monitoring
16 18 (6.74%) Content Management
17 17 (6.37%) Social Commerce
18 16 (5.99%) Data Security
18 16 (5.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 171 (64.04%) JavaScript
2 37 (13.86%) C
2 37 (13.86%) SQL
3 30 (11.24%) Java
4 18 (6.74%) Ruby
5 16 (5.99%) Python
6 10 (3.75%) C++
7 9 (3.37%) PHP 5
7 9 (3.37%) PHP 7
7 9 (3.37%) XPath
8 7 (2.62%) C#
9 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.50%) Perl
12 3 (1.12%) ES6
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (5.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PMO
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.74%) Docker
2 6 (2.25%) KVM
2 6 (2.25%) pfSense
2 6 (2.25%) Samba
2 6 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (2.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.25%) Ansible
2 6 (2.25%) Puppet
2 6 (2.25%) Salt
3 4 (1.50%) Cacti
3 4 (1.50%) Icinga
3 4 (1.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (8.99%) Zend
2 19 (7.12%) Adobe
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.50%) Facebook
4 4 (1.50%) Google
4 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.12%) Telerik
6 2 (0.75%) Crimson Hexagon
6 2 (0.75%) Twitter
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Act Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Pearson Frank
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IGI Ltd
Salary: From 36,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bonus & exc benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago