Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 25 28
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 432 797 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.01% 8.04% 6.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.45% 15.27% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 383 737 773
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,774 5,221 5,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.77% 52.68% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,218 4,553 4,393
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the West Midlands

PHP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PHP in the West Midlands

PHP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in the West Midlands

PHP
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 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 -38 149 £32,750 -2.24% 39
Coventry +11 66 £37,500 - 7
Worcestershire +4 52 £35,000 +40.00% 15
Staffordshire -28 41 £27,500 -21.43% 20
Warwickshire -5 38 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Shropshire +11 29 £30,000 -14.29% 9
Solihull +7 25 £32,000 -1.54% 6
Sutton Coldfield -30 6 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wolverhampton +4 4 £26,000 -35.00% 4
Herefordshire -2 2 £19,750 -21.00% 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 314 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 254 (58.80%) HTML
3 239 (55.32%) CSS
4 187 (43.29%) MySQL
5 131 (30.32%) Web Development
6 113 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (23.61%) Java
8 100 (23.15%) Linux
9 96 (22.22%) Laravel
10 88 (20.37%) Git (software)
10 88 (20.37%) SQL
10 88 (20.37%) MVC
11 83 (19.21%) jQuery
11 83 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
12 82 (18.98%) Python
13 70 (16.20%) LAMP
14 65 (15.05%) WordPress
15 64 (14.81%) AngularJS
16 57 (13.19%) OO
17 56 (12.96%) Software Engineering
18 54 (12.50%) Docker
18 54 (12.50%) React
19 49 (11.34%) HTML5
19 49 (11.34%) Degree
20 48 (11.11%) OOP
20 48 (11.11%) E-Commerce
21 45 (10.42%) Front End Development
22 44 (10.19%) Microservices
23 40 (9.26%) CMS
23 40 (9.26%) Sass

PHP
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 65 (15.05%) WordPress
2 40 (9.26%) CMS
3 39 (9.03%) Apache
4 21 (4.86%) Drupal
5 20 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (4.17%) nginx
7 13 (3.01%) Joomla!
8 11 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.08%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.39%) eZ Publish
11 5 (1.16%) Confluence
12 4 (0.93%) JBoss
13 3 (0.69%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.46%) Moodle
14 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.23%) IIS
15 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.16%) Mingle
3 4 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.46%) Blender
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) InVision
5 1 (0.23%) Maya
Business Applications
1 21 (4.86%) Magento
2 5 (1.16%) Shopify
3 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.46%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (8.80%) SaaS
3 32 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (5.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (5.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (4.17%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.24%) PaaS
8 13 (3.01%) IaaS
9 6 (1.39%) Fastly
9 6 (1.39%) GitHub
9 6 (1.39%) Google Analytics
9 6 (1.39%) Heroku
9 6 (1.39%) Stackdriver
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (0.93%) Route 53
10 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.47%) HTTP
2 11 (2.55%) DNS
3 7 (1.62%) Internet
4 4 (0.93%) Intranet
5 2 (0.46%) Extranet
5 2 (0.46%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.23%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (43.29%) MySQL
2 35 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 28 (6.48%) SQL Server
5 25 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.40%) Redis
8 13 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.78%) DB2
10 11 (2.55%) Big Data
11 8 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.62%) BigQuery
12 7 (1.62%) Bigtable
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
16 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 88 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.17%) Selenium
3 17 (3.94%) JIRA
4 12 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.31%) JUnit
6 8 (1.85%) FitNesse
7 7 (1.62%) gulp
7 7 (1.62%) Maven
7 7 (1.62%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.62%) Subversion
8 6 (1.39%) Concordion
8 6 (1.39%) Grunt
8 6 (1.39%) Mocha
8 6 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.39%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.16%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.16%) TestNG
10 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (6.94%) Retail
2 25 (5.79%) Marketing
3 20 (4.63%) Advertising
4 17 (3.94%) Automotive
5 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.39%) Finance
6 6 (1.39%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 338 (78.24%) Developer
2 173 (40.05%) PHP Developer
3 61 (14.12%) Web Developer
4 41 (9.49%) Software Developer
5 35 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 29 (6.71%) Junior
6 29 (6.71%) PHP Web Developer
7 28 (6.48%) Junior Developer
8 23 (5.32%) WordPress Developer
9 22 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 22 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.86%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.86%) PHP WordPress Developer
10 21 (4.86%) Senior PHP Developer
10 21 (4.86%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.70%) Graduate
12 16 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (3.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (58.80%) HTML
2 239 (55.32%) CSS
3 96 (22.22%) Laravel
4 83 (19.21%) jQuery
5 70 (16.20%) LAMP
6 64 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 54 (12.50%) React
8 49 (11.34%) HTML5
9 40 (9.26%) Sass
10 37 (8.56%) CSS3
11 35 (8.10%) Symfony
12 34 (7.87%) Node.js
13 22 (5.09%) .NET
14 19 (4.40%) CodeIgniter
14 19 (4.40%) JSON
14 19 (4.40%) RESTful
14 19 (4.40%) Spring
14 19 (4.40%) Vue.js
15 18 (4.17%) Angular 2
16 16 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.56%) User Experience
3 20 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.08%) Social Media
9 4 (0.93%) FMCG
9 4 (0.93%) iPhone
9 4 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.69%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.46%) Fintech
11 2 (0.46%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.23%) EPoS
12 1 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.15%) Linux
2 32 (7.41%) Unix
3 8 (1.85%) Android
4 7 (1.62%) Windows
5 4 (0.93%) CentOS
5 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.32%) Web Development
2 113 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (20.37%) MVC
4 57 (13.19%) OO
5 56 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 48 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 48 (11.11%) OOP
7 45 (10.42%) Front End Development
8 44 (10.19%) Microservices
9 39 (9.03%) TDD
10 38 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (7.87%) Scrum
12 33 (7.64%) OO PHP
13 29 (6.71%) Open Source
13 29 (6.71%) Test Automation
14 27 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 26 (6.02%) DevOps
15 26 (6.02%) Kanban
15 26 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (5.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 314 (72.69%) JavaScript
2 102 (23.61%) Java
3 88 (20.37%) SQL
4 82 (18.98%) Python
5 36 (8.33%) C#
6 25 (5.79%) Perl
7 22 (5.09%) Ruby
8 19 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.17%) Java 8
10 16 (3.70%) Go
11 10 (2.31%) ES6
12 9 (2.08%) Elixir
12 9 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 9 (2.08%) PHP 5
12 9 (2.08%) VBScript
13 8 (1.85%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.85%) C++
13 8 (1.85%) PHP 7
14 6 (1.39%) XPath
15 5 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (11.34%) Degree
2 31 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.78%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.23%) LPIC
6 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.17%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (12.50%) Docker
2 8 (1.85%) Varnish
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (6.48%) Ansible
2 27 (6.25%) Puppet
3 25 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.85%) Terraform
6 6 (1.39%) cPanel
7 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.23%) Packer
8 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (7.18%) Google
2 28 (6.48%) Zend
3 19 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.01%) Oracle
5 12 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.55%) Adobe
7 8 (1.85%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.39%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.93%) Apple
9 4 (0.93%) Fujitsu
9 4 (0.93%) Twitter
10 3 (0.69%) IBM
10 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.46%) Facebook
11 2 (0.46%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.46%) SAP
11 2 (0.46%) Wonderware
11 2 (0.46%) WooCommerce
12 1 (0.23%) SaltStack