Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 75 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 442 426 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.41% 3.72% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 3.87% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 409 426 280
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £22,400 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £42,100 £47,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -4 140 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Staffordshire +61 90 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Warwickshire -15 60 £31,000 -4.62% 3
Worcestershire -10 42 £32,500 - 2
Solihull +10 23 £32,500 -
Coventry +11 22 £32,500 +16.07%
Shropshire -1 22 £31,000 -4.62% 2
Halesowen - 13 £32,500 - 1
Dudley - 6 £29,500 -
Brierley Hill - 4 - -
Walsall +8 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Sutton Coldfield +8 2 £30,000 -11.11%
Herefordshire -25 2 £24,500 -18.33% 1
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 442 (100.00%) PHP
2 377 (85.29%) MySQL
3 371 (83.94%) JavaScript
4 307 (69.46%) HTML
5 300 (67.87%) CSS
6 212 (47.96%) jQuery
7 177 (40.05%) Laravel
8 170 (38.46%) Web Development
9 159 (35.97%) MVC
10 148 (33.48%) Git (software)
11 121 (27.38%) LAMP
11 121 (27.38%) Linux
12 114 (25.79%) HTML5
13 113 (25.57%) AngularJS
14 93 (21.04%) Symfony
15 83 (18.78%) E-Commerce
16 81 (18.33%) OO
17 78 (17.65%) Marketing
18 77 (17.42%) Retail
19 71 (16.06%) Node.js
20 69 (15.61%) SQL
21 67 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
22 62 (14.03%) CMS
22 62 (14.03%) Magento
23 61 (13.80%) OO PHP
24 58 (13.12%) CSS3
24 58 (13.12%) WordPress
25 57 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
26 54 (12.22%) Sass
26 54 (12.22%) Front End Development

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 62 (14.03%) CMS
2 58 (13.12%) WordPress
3 44 (9.95%) Apache
4 20 (4.52%) nginx
5 18 (4.07%) Drupal
6 16 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.04%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.45%) Moodle
9 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
10 1 (0.23%) Mule
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 62 (14.03%) Magento
2 9 (2.04%) OpenCart
3 8 (1.81%) Shopify
4 6 (1.36%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.23%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.39%) Google Analytics
3 13 (2.94%) npm
4 12 (2.71%) GitHub
5 10 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 8 (1.81%) AdWords
7 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.68%) SaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.88%) Internet
2 10 (2.26%) SSH
3 4 (0.90%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.45%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (85.29%) MySQL
2 46 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.98%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.75%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.81%) Redis
9 5 (1.13%) Big Data
10 4 (0.90%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.45%) QlikView
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.23%) Bigtable
13 1 (0.23%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 148 (33.48%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.33%) gulp
3 26 (5.88%) PHPUnit
4 15 (3.39%) JUnit
5 13 (2.94%) Subversion
6 10 (2.26%) GitLab
6 10 (2.26%) PhantomJS
6 10 (2.26%) webpack
7 8 (1.81%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.58%) Grunt
9 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.13%) JIRA
10 4 (0.90%) jMock
10 4 (0.90%) Mockito
11 2 (0.45%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.23%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 78 (17.65%) Marketing
2 77 (17.42%) Retail
3 50 (11.31%) Automotive
4 35 (7.92%) Electronics
5 33 (7.47%) Games
6 25 (5.66%) Manufacturing
7 22 (4.98%) Advertising
8 20 (4.52%) Finance
9 19 (4.30%) Telecoms
10 18 (4.07%) Back Office
11 8 (1.81%) Banking
12 5 (1.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (69.46%) HTML
2 300 (67.87%) CSS
3 212 (47.96%) jQuery
4 177 (40.05%) Laravel
5 121 (27.38%) LAMP
6 114 (25.79%) HTML5
7 113 (25.57%) AngularJS
8 93 (21.04%) Symfony
9 71 (16.06%) Node.js
10 58 (13.12%) CSS3
11 57 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
12 54 (12.22%) Sass
13 51 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (7.69%) React
15 32 (7.24%) RESTful
16 31 (7.01%) CakePHP
17 28 (6.33%) REST
18 25 (5.66%) Backbone.js
18 25 (5.66%) LESS
19 23 (5.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.24%) Social Media
2 30 (6.79%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.66%) Data Structures
3 25 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.98%) User Experience
5 16 (3.62%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.62%) Online Games
6 15 (3.39%) BBC
7 13 (2.94%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.90%) Social Network
9 3 (0.68%) iPad
9 3 (0.68%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.68%) NHS
10 2 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.45%) FMCG
10 2 (0.45%) iPhone
10 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.38%) Linux
2 25 (5.66%) Android
3 23 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.07%) Windows
5 3 (0.68%) Unix
6 2 (0.45%) CentOS
6 2 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (38.46%) Web Development
2 159 (35.97%) MVC
3 83 (18.78%) E-Commerce
4 81 (18.33%) OO
5 67 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (13.80%) OO PHP
7 54 (12.22%) Front End Development
8 49 (11.09%) OOP
9 46 (10.41%) SDLC
10 37 (8.37%) SEO
11 36 (8.14%) Project Management
12 34 (7.69%) API Integration
12 34 (7.69%) Web Design
13 33 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 31 (7.01%) Content Management
15 30 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (6.11%) Open Source
17 24 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
18 22 (4.98%) Mobile Development
19 21 (4.75%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 442 (100.00%) PHP
2 371 (83.94%) JavaScript
3 69 (15.61%) SQL
4 32 (7.24%) C
5 18 (4.07%) Java
5 18 (4.07%) PHP 5
6 17 (3.85%) PHP 7
7 14 (3.17%) Ruby
8 13 (2.94%) Delphi
8 13 (2.94%) MUMPS
9 12 (2.71%) Go
10 11 (2.49%) Python
11 10 (2.26%) XPath
12 9 (2.04%) C++
13 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.13%) Perl
14 4 (0.90%) C#
14 4 (0.90%) ES6
14 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.23%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 6 (1.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 15 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.13%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (9.95%) Zend
2 36 (8.14%) Google
3 26 (5.88%) Apple
4 6 (1.36%) Twitter
5 5 (1.13%) Progress
6 3 (0.68%) Facebook
7 2 (0.45%) NEC
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.45%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore