Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -123 +22 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 125 469 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.52% 4.66% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 4.82% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 107 439 383
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £49,250 £43,550 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 7,853 9,729 10,683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,055 7,948 8,473
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,990 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -67 48 £40,000 +14.29% 22
Worcestershire -13 32 £35,000 - 7
Solihull -10 12 £26,000 -23.53% 4
Shropshire -12 11 £31,500 +1.61% 3
Staffordshire -40 8 £30,750 -2.38% 9
Warwickshire -17 6 £33,750 +8.87% 3
Wolverhampton +9 3 £26,000 -10.34%
Herefordshire -3 2 £19,750 -21.00%
Sutton Coldfield -26 1 - - 1
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) PHP
2 103 (82.40%) JavaScript
3 82 (65.60%) HTML
4 78 (62.40%) CSS
5 57 (45.60%) Laravel
6 51 (40.80%) MySQL
7 47 (37.60%) MVC
8 35 (28.00%) Web Development
9 31 (24.80%) Git (software)
10 26 (20.80%) HTML5
10 26 (20.80%) Degree
10 26 (20.80%) Zend
10 26 (20.80%) jQuery
11 25 (20.00%) WordPress
12 24 (19.20%) OOP
13 23 (18.40%) OO
13 23 (18.40%) Linux
13 23 (18.40%) CSS3
14 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (15.20%) TDD
16 18 (14.40%) Sass
17 17 (13.60%) OO PHP
17 17 (13.60%) SQL
18 16 (12.80%) Symfony
19 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
19 15 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
20 14 (11.20%) PHPUnit
21 13 (10.40%) LAMP
22 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
22 12 (9.60%) Drupal

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 25 (20.00%) WordPress
2 12 (9.60%) Drupal
3 9 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.60%) CMS
5 6 (4.80%) Apache
6 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.80%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) npm
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.80%) SaaS
4 4 (3.20%) GitHub
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.40%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.60%) Fastly
6 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.60%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Intranet
1 2 (1.60%) Skype
2 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (40.80%) MySQL
2 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.00%) Redis
5 4 (3.20%) Big Data
6 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.60%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.60%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (24.80%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.20%) PHPUnit
3 10 (8.00%) Bower
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.80%) Grunt
5 1 (0.80%) gulp
5 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.60%) Marketing
1 7 (5.60%) Retail
2 4 (3.20%) Advertising
3 2 (1.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.60%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Automotive
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (65.60%) HTML
2 78 (62.40%) CSS
3 57 (45.60%) Laravel
4 26 (20.80%) HTML5
4 26 (20.80%) jQuery
5 23 (18.40%) CSS3
6 18 (14.40%) Sass
7 16 (12.80%) Symfony
8 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 13 (10.40%) LAMP
10 12 (9.60%) JSON
10 12 (9.60%) React
10 12 (9.60%) Vue.js
11 11 (8.80%) Spring
12 8 (6.40%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.60%) Node.js
13 7 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.20%) RESTful
14 4 (3.20%) Web Services
15 3 (2.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.00%) FMCG
2 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.80%) EPoS
5 1 (0.80%) Fintech
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Android
3 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.60%) MVC
2 35 (28.00%) Web Development
3 24 (19.20%) OOP
4 23 (18.40%) OO
5 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.20%) TDD
7 17 (13.60%) OO PHP
8 15 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.80%) Front End Development
10 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (8.00%) Information Governance
12 9 (7.20%) Analytics
13 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
13 7 (5.60%) OOD
13 7 (5.60%) Open Source
14 6 (4.80%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) PHP
2 103 (82.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.60%) SQL
4 9 (7.20%) ES6
5 3 (2.40%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) PHP 7
5 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.60%) C#
6 2 (1.60%) ES7
6 2 (1.60%) ES8
6 2 (1.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (1.60%) Go
6 2 (1.60%) Java 8
6 2 (1.60%) PHP 5
6 2 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.60%) VBScript
7 1 (0.80%) Clojure
7 1 (0.80%) Elixir
7 1 (0.80%) Erlang
7 1 (0.80%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.40%) cPanel
2 3 (2.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Zend
2 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.20%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.40%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) Apple
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat