Period
to 1 December 2020

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 124 162
Rank change year-on-year +18 +38 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 65 160 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 2.21% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.30% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76 191 143
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,550
90th Percentile £50,625 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2,872 6,969 7,939
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 96.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,299 5,701 6,159
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020. 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 +31 28 £40,000 +3.90% 6
Warwickshire +33 10 £42,500 -5.56%
Worcestershire -4 7 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Staffordshire +3 6 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Shropshire -1 5 £30,000 -4.00%
Coventry +43 4 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Solihull +15 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Herefordshire +29 1 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Halesowen +8 1 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Dudley - 1 £35,000 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 42 (64.62%) CSS
4 40 (61.54%) HTML
5 37 (56.92%) MySQL
6 30 (46.15%) Laravel
7 27 (41.54%) MVC
8 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
9 20 (30.77%) Web Development
10 19 (29.23%) React
11 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 15 (23.08%) Symfony
12 13 (20.00%) jQuery
13 12 (18.46%) SQL
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
13 12 (18.46%) Node.js
13 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
13 12 (18.46%) DevOps
14 11 (16.92%) React Native
14 11 (16.92%) Vue.js
15 10 (15.38%) AWS
15 10 (15.38%) RESTful
15 10 (15.38%) TDD
16 9 (13.85%) OO
16 9 (13.85%) Kotlin
17 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
17 8 (12.31%) SDLC
17 8 (12.31%) Sass
17 8 (12.31%) CSS3
17 8 (12.31%) Mobile App

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 6 (9.23%) WordPress
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) OpenCart
2 3 (4.62%) Magento
3 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) AWS
2 7 (10.77%) npm
3 5 (7.69%) Azure
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
5 2 (3.08%) Yarn
6 1 (1.54%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Grunt
3 3 (4.62%) webpack
4 2 (3.08%) Bower
4 2 (3.08%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.54%) gulp
5 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) CSS
2 40 (61.54%) HTML
3 30 (46.15%) Laravel
4 19 (29.23%) React
5 15 (23.08%) HTML5
5 15 (23.08%) Symfony
6 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
7 12 (18.46%) Node.js
8 11 (16.92%) React Native
8 11 (16.92%) Vue.js
9 10 (15.38%) RESTful
10 8 (12.31%) CSS3
10 8 (12.31%) Sass
11 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.69%) LESS
12 5 (7.69%) XML
13 4 (6.15%) JSON
13 4 (6.15%) SOAP
13 4 (6.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) User Experience
3 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.08%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) MVC
2 20 (30.77%) Web Development
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) TDD
5 9 (13.85%) OO
6 8 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
6 8 (12.31%) SDLC
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 4 (6.15%) API Development
9 4 (6.15%) API Integration
9 4 (6.15%) Data Security
9 4 (6.15%) ERP
9 4 (6.15%) Functional Programming
9 4 (6.15%) OOD
10 3 (4.62%) Migration
11 2 (3.08%) Time Management
11 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.46%) SQL
4 9 (13.85%) Kotlin
5 4 (6.15%) ES6
5 4 (6.15%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.62%) PHP 7
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (3.08%) Pascal
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Packer
1 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Intel
2 2 (3.08%) Zend
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe