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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 109 122
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 0 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 1.36% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.58% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 32 1
Median salary - £32,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +51.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  

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 797 893 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.58% 37.90% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 675 778 694
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) API Integration
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) OO

PHP 5
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) API Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree