PHP Developer Jobs in the West Midlands

PHP Developer
England > West Midlands

The median PHP Developer salary in the West Midlands is £42,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 22 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 180 164 268
Rank change year-on-year -16 +104 -150
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 67 70 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.34% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.49% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 14 52
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £33,875
25th Percentile £30,375 £35,813 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £47,750
Median % change year-on-year - -10.99% +24.03%
75th Percentile £50,000 £50,625 £82,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 6,911 4,695 8,270
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 90.08% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,744 3,188 5,375
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2024.

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 22 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -12 18 £37,500 -2.60% 4
Staffordshire -25 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Worcestershire - 12 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire -1 8 £38,750 -
Shropshire - 8 £31,250 -
Coventry +8 4 £45,000 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2024, PHP Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 39 (58.21%) CSS
4 38 (56.72%) HTML
5 34 (50.75%) Laravel
6 32 (47.76%) MySQL
7 24 (35.82%) OO
8 23 (34.33%) Agile
9 21 (31.34%) Marketing
9 21 (31.34%) Git
9 21 (31.34%) Full Stack Development
10 20 (29.85%) OOP
10 20 (29.85%) React
11 19 (28.36%) Web Development
12 17 (25.37%) MVC
12 17 (25.37%) AWS
13 16 (23.88%) Docker
13 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
14 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (20.90%) HTML5
16 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (17.91%) Vue
18 11 (16.42%) Node.js
18 11 (16.42%) User Experience
18 11 (16.42%) WordPress
18 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
18 11 (16.42%) Linux
19 10 (14.93%) Tailwind CSS
20 9 (13.43%) Front End Development
20 9 (13.43%) Mobile App

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.42%) WordPress
2 6 (8.96%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) Headless CMS
3 5 (7.46%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) AWS
2 6 (8.96%) GitHub
2 6 (8.96%) GitHub Actions
3 5 (7.46%) npm
4 4 (5.97%) SaaS
5 1 (1.49%) Figma
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Git
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) webpack
3 2 (2.99%) GitLab
General
1 21 (31.34%) Marketing
2 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) CSS
2 38 (56.72%) HTML
3 34 (50.75%) Laravel
4 20 (29.85%) React
5 14 (20.90%) HTML5
6 12 (17.91%) Vue
7 11 (16.42%) Node.js
8 10 (14.93%) Tailwind CSS
9 9 (13.43%) jQuery
10 7 (10.45%) LAMP
10 7 (10.45%) Sass
11 5 (7.46%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (7.46%) LESS
11 5 (7.46%) RESTful
11 5 (7.46%) Symfony
12 4 (5.97%) GraphQL
12 4 (5.97%) React Native
13 3 (4.48%) CSS3
13 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.48%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) Legacy Code
3 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) VMS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) OO
2 23 (34.33%) Agile
3 21 (31.34%) Full Stack Development
4 20 (29.85%) OOP
5 19 (28.36%) Web Development
6 17 (25.37%) MVC
7 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (19.40%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (16.42%) E-Commerce
9 11 (16.42%) User Experience
10 9 (13.43%) Front End Development
11 8 (11.94%) API Integration
11 8 (11.94%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (11.94%) Containerisation
11 8 (11.94%) TDD
12 6 (8.96%) API Development
12 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (8.96%) IT Strategy
12 6 (8.96%) Technology Strategy
12 6 (8.96%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Terraform
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Zend
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe
2 1 (1.49%) WooCommerce