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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 46 25
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 353 293 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.37% 4.74% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.25% 10.82% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 329 289 360
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2314 2709 2495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 48.30% 43.84% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 2371 2218
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 121 £33,750 +3.79% 11
Warwickshire +34 59 £31,000 -22.50% 11
Worcestershire +6 54 £29,000 -7.93% 9
Solihull +12 44 £36,000 -10.00% 6
Staffordshire +3 38 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Herefordshire +2 24 £37,500 +36.36%
Shropshire +11 21 £27,000 -18.18% 2
Coventry 0 13 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Wolverhampton +7 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Walsall - 3 £45,000 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 497 (71.31%) HTML
2 494 (70.88%) JavaScript
3 488 (70.01%) CSS
4 426 (61.12%) MySQL
5 353 (50.65%) jQuery
6 266 (38.16%) HTML5
7 255 (36.59%) Web Development
8 214 (30.70%) MVC
9 183 (26.26%) Git (software)
10 179 (25.68%) Linux
11 163 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
12 155 (22.24%) LAMP
12 155 (22.24%) OO
13 146 (20.95%) OOP
14 127 (18.22%) Marketing
15 122 (17.50%) E-Commerce
16 121 (17.36%) AngularJS
17 113 (16.21%) CSS3
18 111 (15.93%) Laravel
19 104 (14.92%) Java
20 96 (13.77%) WordPress
21 95 (13.63%) SQL
22 89 (12.77%) .NET
23 88 (12.63%) Sass
24 86 (12.34%) Web Services
25 85 (12.20%) Ajax
26 83 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 73 (10.47%) SOAP
27 73 (10.47%) React
28 72 (10.33%) REST

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 96 (13.77%) WordPress
2 68 (9.76%) Apache
3 59 (8.46%) CMS
4 50 (7.17%) nginx
5 45 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (3.16%) ColdFusion
7 20 (2.87%) Drupal
8 11 (1.58%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.43%) JBoss
10 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.00%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.00%) lighttpd
12 5 (0.72%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.43%) IIS
13 3 (0.43%) Moodle
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (4.16%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (0.72%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) Blender
Business Applications
1 61 (8.75%) Magento
2 9 (1.29%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.00%) Shopify
4 3 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.29%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.17%) GitHub
3 40 (5.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 34 (4.88%) SaaS
5 25 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (3.59%) Amazon S3
6 21 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (2.15%) Google Compute Engine
7 15 (2.15%) Heroku
8 11 (1.58%) Google Analytics
9 10 (1.43%) AdWords
10 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.44%) Internet
2 20 (2.87%) ATM
3 17 (2.44%) Intranet
4 9 (1.29%) HTTP
5 6 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.72%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) Firewall
8 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.43%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.29%) DHCP
9 2 (0.29%) VPN
10 1 (0.14%) IMAP
10 1 (0.14%) SAN
10 1 (0.14%) SMTP
10 1 (0.14%) SSH
10 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (61.12%) MySQL
2 60 (8.61%) MongoDB
3 55 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 51 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.02%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (4.16%) Redis
8 25 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.15%) GIS
11 5 (0.72%) MS Access
12 4 (0.57%) QlikView
13 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 183 (26.26%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.33%) gulp
3 50 (7.17%) Subversion
4 39 (5.60%) webpack
5 29 (4.16%) GitLab
6 28 (4.02%) Grunt
6 28 (4.02%) PHPUnit
7 24 (3.44%) Jenkins
7 24 (3.44%) Xcode
8 23 (3.30%) PhantomJS
9 17 (2.44%) Mocha
10 14 (2.01%) JSUnit
11 12 (1.72%) Selenium
12 11 (1.58%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.15%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.15%) Xdebug
14 7 (1.00%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 127 (18.22%) Marketing
2 33 (4.73%) Games
3 32 (4.59%) Retail
4 31 (4.45%) Finance
5 23 (3.30%) Advertising
6 20 (2.87%) Publishing
7 18 (2.58%) Banking
7 18 (2.58%) Electronics
8 15 (2.15%) Automotive
9 12 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.43%) Back Office
10 10 (1.43%) Music Industry
11 7 (1.00%) Billing
11 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 603 (86.51%) Developer
2 403 (57.82%) PHP Developer
3 139 (19.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 138 (19.80%) Web Developer
5 125 (17.93%) HTML Developer
6 123 (17.65%) MySQL Developer
7 122 (17.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 116 (16.64%) HTML CSS Developer
9 93 (13.34%) Senior Developer
10 83 (11.91%) PHP Web Developer
11 67 (9.61%) Junior
12 64 (9.18%) Junior Developer
13 57 (8.18%) Senior PHP Developer
14 53 (7.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 47 (6.74%) Software Developer
16 40 (5.74%) LAMP Developer
16 40 (5.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 34 (4.88%) Lead Developer
18 33 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
19 25 (3.59%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (71.31%) HTML
2 488 (70.01%) CSS
3 353 (50.65%) jQuery
4 266 (38.16%) HTML5
5 155 (22.24%) LAMP
6 121 (17.36%) AngularJS
7 113 (16.21%) CSS3
8 111 (15.93%) Laravel
9 89 (12.77%) .NET
10 88 (12.63%) Sass
11 86 (12.34%) Web Services
12 85 (12.20%) Ajax
13 83 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 73 (10.47%) React
14 73 (10.47%) SOAP
15 72 (10.33%) REST
16 70 (10.04%) XML
17 68 (9.76%) JSON
18 58 (8.32%) Symfony
19 57 (8.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 47 (6.74%) User Experience
3 43 (6.17%) Social Media
4 33 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.01%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.58%) W3C
9 10 (1.43%) Mobile Games
9 10 (1.43%) Online Games
10 9 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.15%) EPoS
12 7 (1.00%) Animation
13 6 (0.86%) Graphic Design
13 6 (0.86%) iPad
14 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.57%) NHS
16 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 179 (25.68%) Linux
2 72 (10.33%) Apple iOS
3 59 (8.46%) Android
4 37 (5.31%) Windows
5 17 (2.44%) Unix
6 16 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.29%) Debian
9 8 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (36.59%) Web Development
2 214 (30.70%) MVC
3 163 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (22.24%) OO
5 146 (20.95%) OOP
6 122 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 66 (9.47%) Scrum
8 59 (8.46%) Front End Development
9 58 (8.32%) Software Engineering
10 56 (8.03%) iOS Development
10 56 (8.03%) Web Design
11 53 (7.60%) OO PHP
12 52 (7.46%) Open Source
13 41 (5.88%) Android Development
13 41 (5.88%) SEO
13 41 (5.88%) TDD
14 38 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (5.02%) Content Management
16 34 (4.88%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 494 (70.88%) JavaScript
2 104 (14.92%) Java
3 95 (13.63%) SQL
4 68 (9.76%) C#
5 38 (5.45%) Python
6 34 (4.88%) PHP 7
7 27 (3.87%) Ruby
8 26 (3.73%) Objective-C
9 25 (3.59%) C
10 23 (3.30%) XPath
11 18 (2.58%) C++
12 12 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.86%) PHP 5
14 6 (0.86%) VB
15 5 (0.72%) ES6
16 4 (0.57%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.57%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (8.75%) Degree
2 5 (0.72%) Postgraduate
3 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.43%) CSQA
5 2 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.29%) MISRA
2 2 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (4.88%) Docker
2 8 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Ceph
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.30%) Ansible
3 17 (2.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) cPanel
4 2 (0.29%) Graphite
4 2 (0.29%) Plesk
4 2 (0.29%) Salt
5 1 (0.14%) Grafana
5 1 (0.14%) Icinga
5 1 (0.14%) Kibana
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) logstash
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (8.32%) Zend
2 38 (5.45%) Google
3 30 (4.30%) Adobe
4 26 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.87%) Twitter
6 12 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.29%) Apple
7 9 (1.29%) VMware
8 8 (1.15%) Veeam
9 4 (0.57%) Facebook
9 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.43%) Blackboard
10 3 (0.43%) IBM
10 3 (0.43%) Sage
10 3 (0.43%) T-Plan
11 2 (0.29%) Epicor
11 2 (0.29%) Infor
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle
11 2 (0.29%) SAP
11 2 (0.29%) Sybase
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits inc Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cogent Elliot
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago