Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 134 350 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.33% 4.43% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 9.76% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 130 380 458
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,225 £23,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 1,930 3,586 4,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.02% 45.44% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,657 2,854 3,741
Median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PHP in the West Midlands

PHP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 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 +11 53 £43,750 +14.73% 19
Worcestershire +3 20 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Solihull +21 18 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Warwickshire +2 10 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Staffordshire -27 10 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Shropshire +10 4 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Coventry +13 2 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Sutton Coldfield +5 2 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Wednesbury -3 2 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Walsall -6 1 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £57,500 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 83 (61.94%) JavaScript
2 72 (53.73%) HTML
2 72 (53.73%) MySQL
3 65 (48.51%) CSS
4 51 (38.06%) Git (software)
5 46 (34.33%) Linux
6 45 (33.58%) Web Development
7 38 (28.36%) Laravel
8 33 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (20.90%) OO
9 28 (20.90%) AWS
10 23 (17.16%) SQL
10 23 (17.16%) MVC
10 23 (17.16%) Docker
11 22 (16.42%) DevOps
12 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
12 19 (14.18%) Magento
12 19 (14.18%) React
13 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 18 (13.43%) Node.js
13 18 (13.43%) HTML5
14 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
14 17 (12.69%) Python
15 16 (11.94%) C++
15 16 (11.94%) TDD
15 16 (11.94%) OO PHP
15 16 (11.94%) Vue.js
16 15 (11.19%) Java
16 15 (11.19%) CSS3
16 15 (11.19%) AngularJS

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 10 (7.46%) WordPress
2 9 (6.72%) CMS
3 3 (2.24%) Drupal
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) Appian
4 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.49%) FileNet
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Jadu
5 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
Business Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Magento
2 6 (4.48%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (3.73%) OpenCart
4 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.49%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.90%) AWS
2 14 (10.45%) Azure
3 9 (6.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (5.97%) PaaS
5 7 (5.22%) IaaS
5 7 (5.22%) SaaS
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (4.48%) Serverless
7 5 (3.73%) GitHub
8 3 (2.24%) npm
9 2 (1.49%) Azure LUIS
10 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Intranet
2 4 (2.99%) Extranet
2 4 (2.99%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) HTTP
4 2 (1.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (53.73%) MySQL
2 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.97%) Redis
5 6 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.24%) Big Data
8 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.49%) MS Access
8 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (38.06%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.96%) JIRA
3 11 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.46%) GitLab
5 7 (5.22%) Mocha
5 7 (5.22%) PHPUnit
6 5 (3.73%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.99%) Postman
8 3 (2.24%) Xdebug
9 2 (1.49%) Subversion
9 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Moq
10 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (8.96%) Digital Economy
2 5 (3.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.24%) Games
3 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 2 (1.49%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Finance
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (78.36%) Developer
2 45 (33.58%) PHP Developer
3 32 (23.88%) Web Developer
4 20 (14.93%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Magento Developer
6 12 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.46%) C++ Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Junior
10 6 (4.48%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.73%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.99%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (53.73%) HTML
2 65 (48.51%) CSS
3 38 (28.36%) Laravel
4 19 (14.18%) React
5 18 (13.43%) HTML5
5 18 (13.43%) Node.js
6 16 (11.94%) Vue.js
7 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
7 15 (11.19%) CSS3
8 14 (10.45%) .NET
9 13 (9.70%) jQuery
9 13 (9.70%) LAMP
10 11 (8.21%) REST
10 11 (8.21%) Symfony
11 10 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (5.97%) OpenCV
12 8 (5.97%) Sass
12 8 (5.97%) XML
13 7 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (5.97%) User Experience
3 7 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.75%) Life Science
7 1 (0.75%) VHDL
7 1 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Unix
3 10 (7.46%) Windows
4 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.73%) Android
6 4 (2.99%) CentOS
7 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.58%) Web Development
2 33 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.90%) OO
4 23 (17.16%) MVC
5 22 (16.42%) DevOps
6 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.94%) OO PHP
8 16 (11.94%) TDD
9 14 (10.45%) OOP
10 13 (9.70%) ERP
11 12 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.21%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
13 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.46%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (7.46%) Scrum
14 9 (6.72%) Microservices
15 8 (5.97%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (17.16%) SQL
3 17 (12.69%) Python
4 16 (11.94%) C++
5 15 (11.19%) Java
6 13 (9.70%) C#
7 10 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.72%) ES6
9 8 (5.97%) C
10 6 (4.48%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.48%) PHP 7
11 4 (2.99%) Ruby
12 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.24%) Go
13 2 (1.49%) Erlang
13 2 (1.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (1.49%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.49%) Pascal
13 2 (1.49%) Scala
13 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) QA
2 12 (8.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (17.16%) Docker
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.99%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) VMware
3 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.49%) Google
4 2 (1.49%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.49%) Pega
4 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) Capita
5 1 (0.75%) hybris