The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 129 136
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.47% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.49% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Median salary £25,000 £21,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

PHP 5 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 1038 739 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.69% 31.64% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 898 612 771
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Birmingham

PHP 5
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in Birmingham

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Laravel
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) API Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) PHP 7
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
6 1 (12.50%) Moodle
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) B2C
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

PHP 5
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 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Laravel
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) API Integration
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PHP 7
3 1 (12.50%) C