Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Web Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

PHP Web Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 275 216
Rank change year-on-year +89 -59 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 129 40 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.38% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.40% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 121 38 94
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,750 £25,075
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,486 £42,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 9,371 10,101 10,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.89% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,464 8,024 8,488
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Web Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PHP Web Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Web Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Web Developer in the West Midlands

PHP Web 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 Web Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +45 44 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Solihull +21 32 £34,000 -15.00%
Worcestershire +15 18 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +3 12 £32,500 - 1
Shropshire +9 10 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Halesowen - 8 £32,500 -
Dudley - 5 - -
Brierley Hill - 4 - -
PHP Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, PHP Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 129 (100.00%) PHP
2 127 (98.45%) JavaScript
3 125 (96.90%) MySQL
4 124 (96.12%) Web Development
5 103 (79.84%) HTML
6 93 (72.09%) CSS
7 61 (47.29%) Laravel
8 56 (43.41%) jQuery
9 54 (41.86%) MVC
10 52 (40.31%) AngularJS
11 49 (37.98%) LAMP
12 46 (35.66%) Node.js
13 43 (33.33%) Linux
14 41 (31.78%) HTML5
15 38 (29.46%) Symfony
16 36 (27.91%) Front End Development
17 35 (27.13%) SQL
18 33 (25.58%) NoSQL
19 29 (22.48%) Mobile App
19 29 (22.48%) Mobile Application Development
19 29 (22.48%) CMS
20 28 (21.71%) Content Management
20 28 (21.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
21 24 (18.60%) WordPress
22 23 (17.83%) OOP
23 22 (17.05%) Marketing
24 20 (15.50%) Ember.js
25 19 (14.73%) Ruby
25 19 (14.73%) Go

PHP Web 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 29 (22.48%) CMS
2 24 (18.60%) WordPress
3 17 (13.18%) Apache
4 15 (11.63%) Drupal
5 5 (3.88%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) DNS
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
1 2 (1.55%) Internet
1 2 (1.55%) SMTP
2 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (96.90%) MySQL
2 33 (25.58%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.40%) PHPUnit
3 14 (10.85%) JUnit
4 10 (7.75%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.65%) Grunt
5 6 (4.65%) gulp
6 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 22 (17.05%) Marketing
2 13 (10.08%) Games
2 13 (10.08%) Retail
3 10 (7.75%) Back Office
4 7 (5.43%) Automotive
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (79.84%) HTML
2 93 (72.09%) CSS
3 61 (47.29%) Laravel
4 56 (43.41%) jQuery
5 52 (40.31%) AngularJS
6 49 (37.98%) LAMP
7 46 (35.66%) Node.js
8 41 (31.78%) HTML5
9 38 (29.46%) Symfony
10 28 (21.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (15.50%) Ember.js
12 19 (14.73%) CakePHP
12 19 (14.73%) React
13 17 (13.18%) CodeIgniter
14 15 (11.63%) LESS
14 15 (11.63%) Sass
15 14 (10.85%) RESTful
15 14 (10.85%) Silex
16 10 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (6.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Mobile App
2 17 (13.18%) Social Media
3 15 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (8.53%) User Experience
5 10 (7.75%) NHS
6 8 (6.20%) BBC
6 8 (6.20%) Online Games
7 4 (3.10%) iPhone
8 3 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.33%) Linux
2 18 (13.95%) Android
3 14 (10.85%) Apple iOS
4 10 (7.75%) Windows
5 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (96.12%) Web Development
2 54 (41.86%) MVC
3 36 (27.91%) Front End Development
4 29 (22.48%) Mobile Application Development
5 28 (21.71%) Content Management
6 23 (17.83%) OOP
7 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.18%) API Integration
8 16 (12.40%) Line Management
8 16 (12.40%) Project Management
9 15 (11.63%) Web Application Development
10 14 (10.85%) Kanban
10 14 (10.85%) OO
10 14 (10.85%) Scrum
10 14 (10.85%) TDD
10 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.75%) SEO
12 10 (7.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) PHP
2 127 (98.45%) JavaScript
3 35 (27.13%) SQL
4 19 (14.73%) Go
4 19 (14.73%) Ruby
5 14 (10.85%) C
6 11 (8.53%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.75%) ES6
7 10 (7.75%) PHP 7
8 4 (3.10%) Elixir
9 2 (1.55%) Perl
9 2 (1.55%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) Zend
2 7 (5.43%) Google
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe