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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 174 221 164
Rank change year-on-year +47 -57  
Permanent jobs citing OO PHP 32 22 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.36% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.41% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 52
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,600 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

OO PHP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing OO PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in the West Midlands

OO PHP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO PHP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for OO PHP in the West Midlands

OO PHP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO PHP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OO PHP in the West Midlands

OO PHP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO PHP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +25 16 £32,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 7 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 7 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £26,000 -
Warwickshire +22 1 - - 2
Staffordshire +14 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £36,000 - 1
OO PHP
England

OO PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing OO 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 52 (96.30%) OO
3 46 (85.19%) HTML
4 45 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 44 (81.48%) MySQL
6 41 (75.93%) CSS
6 41 (75.93%) jQuery
7 25 (46.30%) HTML5
7 25 (46.30%) CSS3
7 25 (46.30%) Web Development
8 22 (40.74%) Zend
9 21 (38.89%) LAMP
10 20 (37.04%) Web Services
10 20 (37.04%) MVC
10 20 (37.04%) Laravel
11 19 (35.19%) Marketing
12 18 (33.33%) NoSQL
12 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
14 16 (29.63%) RESTful
14 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
15 13 (24.07%) Node.js
15 13 (24.07%) Subversion
16 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (22.22%) Linux
17 11 (20.37%) SEO
17 11 (20.37%) Internet
17 11 (20.37%) Games
17 11 (20.37%) Pay per click
17 11 (20.37%) Zend Framework

OO PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.96%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) nginx
4 4 (7.41%) WordPress
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) AdWords
2 8 (14.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) MySQL
2 18 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (20.37%) Redis
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Subversion
3 11 (20.37%) PHPUnit
4 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (14.81%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.85%) Hudson
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (35.19%) Marketing
2 11 (20.37%) Games
3 10 (18.52%) Back Office
4 8 (14.81%) Banking
4 8 (14.81%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) Developer
2 52 (96.30%) PHP Developer
3 20 (37.04%) MySQL Developer
3 20 (37.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 18 (33.33%) OO PHP Developer
5 16 (29.63%) PHP Web Developer
5 16 (29.63%) Web Developer
6 11 (20.37%) HTML Developer
6 11 (20.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (14.81%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (14.81%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Digital Developer
9 6 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (9.26%) Junior
10 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
10 5 (9.26%) Junior PHP Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (85.19%) HTML
2 41 (75.93%) CSS
2 41 (75.93%) jQuery
3 25 (46.30%) CSS3
3 25 (46.30%) HTML5
4 21 (38.89%) LAMP
5 20 (37.04%) Laravel
5 20 (37.04%) Web Services
6 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 16 (29.63%) RESTful
7 13 (24.07%) Node.js
8 11 (20.37%) Zend Framework
9 10 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (18.52%) React
10 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
10 8 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) XML
12 6 (11.11%) Ajax
12 6 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile Games
1 10 (18.52%) Online Games
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.96%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Social Media
4 3 (5.56%) Social Network
5 2 (3.70%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) BBC
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Debian
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) OO
2 25 (46.30%) Web Development
3 20 (37.04%) MVC
4 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.37%) Pay per click
6 11 (20.37%) SEO
7 10 (18.52%) API Integration
7 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (16.67%) OOP
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Analytics
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (14.81%) Kanban
9 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Mobile Development
10 5 (9.26%) Project Management
11 3 (5.56%) Email Marketing
11 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) PHP 5
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Zend
2 9 (16.67%) Google
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe
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