Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 26 36
Rank change year-on-year -50 +10 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 134 303 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.72% 7.82% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 15.93% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 104 265 280
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.14% -5.07% +8.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £56,250 £47,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.84%

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 1,525 1,902 1,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.29% 49.07% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,654 1,569
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 80 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 70 (52.24%) CSS
3 67 (50.00%) HTML
4 48 (35.82%) MySQL
5 41 (30.60%) Software Engineering
6 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (26.12%) Web Development
7 29 (21.64%) Degree
8 27 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (19.40%) SQL
10 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
10 25 (18.66%) CSS3
11 24 (17.91%) Laravel
11 24 (17.91%) HTML5
12 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (15.67%) jQuery
13 21 (15.67%) Java
14 20 (14.93%) C#
14 20 (14.93%) Linux
15 19 (14.18%) MVC
16 18 (13.43%) Python
17 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
17 17 (12.69%) JSON
18 16 (11.94%) Symfony
18 16 (11.94%) OOP
19 15 (11.19%) TDD
19 15 (11.19%) Sass
19 15 (11.19%) Docker
19 15 (11.19%) React
19 15 (11.19%) Computer Science Degree

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 (8.96%) CMS
2 11 (8.21%) WordPress
3 10 (7.46%) Drupal
3 10 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (6.72%) Joomla!
5 8 (5.97%) nginx
6 6 (4.48%) eZ Publish
7 3 (2.24%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Mingle
2 1 (0.75%) Maya
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Magento
2 3 (2.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.97%) npm
5 6 (4.48%) GitHub
6 5 (3.73%) SaaS
7 3 (2.24%) Slack
7 3 (2.24%) Trello
8 2 (1.49%) Fastly
8 2 (1.49%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.49%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.82%) MySQL
2 14 (10.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.46%) Redis
5 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.48%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.73%) Big Data
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.49%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.49%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.46%) JIRA
3 10 (7.46%) PHPUnit
3 10 (7.46%) Selenium
4 8 (5.97%) Bower
5 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) FitNesse
5 6 (4.48%) JUnit
5 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.48%) TestNG
6 4 (2.99%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.99%) Mocha
7 3 (2.24%) Subversion
7 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.75%) JMeter
9 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (4.48%) Retail
2 4 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Finance
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (77.61%) Developer
2 50 (37.31%) PHP Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Web Developer
4 20 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Programmer
10 6 (4.48%) DevOps Developer
10 6 (4.48%) MicroStrategy Developer
10 6 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Perl Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Perl Programmer
12 4 (2.99%) Development Manager
13 3 (2.24%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (52.24%) CSS
2 67 (50.00%) HTML
3 25 (18.66%) CSS3
4 24 (17.91%) HTML5
4 24 (17.91%) Laravel
5 21 (15.67%) jQuery
6 17 (12.69%) JSON
7 16 (11.94%) Symfony
8 15 (11.19%) React
8 15 (11.19%) Sass
9 14 (10.45%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.45%) LAMP
9 14 (10.45%) Node.js
10 9 (6.72%) RESTful
10 9 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (5.97%) REST
12 7 (5.22%) Vue.js
13 6 (4.48%) .NET
13 6 (4.48%) Angular 2
13 6 (4.48%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) User Experience
2 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.48%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.99%) FMCG
6 3 (2.24%) NHS
7 2 (1.49%) Fintech
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.93%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) CentOS
2 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Debian
3 1 (0.75%) Fedora
3 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Software Engineering
2 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.12%) Web Development
3 19 (14.18%) MVC
4 16 (11.94%) OOP
5 15 (11.19%) TDD
6 14 (10.45%) Microservices
6 14 (10.45%) OO
7 11 (8.21%) DevOps
7 11 (8.21%) Front End Development
7 11 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.46%) Content Management
8 10 (7.46%) Scrum
8 10 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.72%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (6.72%) Open Source
9 9 (6.72%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 26 (19.40%) SQL
3 21 (15.67%) Java
4 20 (14.93%) C#
5 18 (13.43%) Python
6 9 (6.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 9 (6.72%) VBScript
7 7 (5.22%) Perl
8 6 (4.48%) Go
8 6 (4.48%) Ruby
8 6 (4.48%) XPath
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) Java 8
10 2 (1.49%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.49%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.49%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (21.64%) Degree
2 15 (11.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Docker
2 7 (5.22%) Varnish
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.49%) Terraform
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) cPanel
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) Zend
3 8 (5.97%) Google
4 7 (5.22%) MuleSoft
4 7 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.48%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.24%) Okta
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.75%) VMware