Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 82 66
Rank change year-on-year -92 -16 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 112 339 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.41% 3.44% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 3.56% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 98 323 407
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,579 9,516 9,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.55% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,759 7,440 7,841
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.32% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
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 PHP Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -54 44 £35,000 - 19
Worcestershire -28 23 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Staffordshire -29 10 £27,500 - 9
Shropshire -21 9 £31,500 +5.00% 8
Solihull -24 9 £36,000 +4.35% 4
Sutton Coldfield -3 6 £35,000 -3.45% 1
Coventry +25 5 £40,000 +16.56% 6
Wolverhampton +24 2 £35,000 +20.69% 4
Warwickshire -22 2 £33,000 -5.71% 6
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (73.21%) HTML
2 82 (73.21%) JavaScript
3 78 (69.64%) CSS
4 71 (63.39%) Laravel
5 56 (50.00%) MySQL
6 53 (47.32%) MVC
7 38 (33.93%) Git (software)
8 37 (33.04%) jQuery
9 34 (30.36%) Web Development
10 30 (26.79%) Linux
11 29 (25.89%) OO
12 23 (20.54%) E-Commerce
12 23 (20.54%) Zend
13 21 (18.75%) OOP
14 20 (17.86%) SQL
14 20 (17.86%) Symfony
14 20 (17.86%) HTML5
15 19 (16.96%) WordPress
16 18 (16.07%) Degree
16 18 (16.07%) Docker
17 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (14.29%) Vue.js
18 16 (14.29%) OO PHP
18 16 (14.29%) Spring
19 15 (13.39%) JSON
19 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (12.50%) CSS3
20 14 (12.50%) LAMP
20 14 (12.50%) React

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 19 (16.96%) WordPress
2 11 (9.82%) Drupal
3 7 (6.25%) Apache
3 7 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Magento
2 5 (4.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) npm
2 7 (6.25%) SaaS
3 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.46%) Sage Pay
4 4 (3.57%) GitHub
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Skype
2 2 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.00%) MySQL
2 10 (8.93%) Redis
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.46%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (4.46%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (33.93%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.71%) PHPUnit
3 10 (8.93%) Bower
4 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.89%) git-flow
5 1 (0.89%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.93%) Marketing
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (73.21%) HTML
2 78 (69.64%) CSS
3 71 (63.39%) Laravel
4 37 (33.04%) jQuery
5 20 (17.86%) HTML5
5 20 (17.86%) Symfony
6 16 (14.29%) Spring
6 16 (14.29%) Vue.js
7 15 (13.39%) JSON
7 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (12.50%) CSS3
8 14 (12.50%) LAMP
8 14 (12.50%) React
9 13 (11.61%) Sass
10 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.14%) Node.js
12 6 (5.36%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (5.36%) XML
13 5 (4.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) FMCG
5 2 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Android
2 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) MVC
2 34 (30.36%) Web Development
3 29 (25.89%) OO
4 23 (20.54%) E-Commerce
5 21 (18.75%) OOP
6 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (14.29%) OO PHP
8 10 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (8.93%) Information Governance
8 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.04%) OOD
9 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.14%) TDD
11 6 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.36%) Front End Development
12 5 (4.46%) Database Optimisation
12 5 (4.46%) Open Source
12 5 (4.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (73.21%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) ES6
5 2 (1.79%) ES7
5 2 (1.79%) ES8
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Ruby
5 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.89%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Docker
2 5 (4.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) cPanel
1 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Zend
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) Twitter