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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 340 403 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.67% 6.61% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.29% 15.43% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 303 364 333
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,972 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 2766 2612 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.28% 42.85% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2171 2472
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 125 £32,500 +7.43% 14
Staffordshire +29 69 £35,000 +12.90% 10
Warwickshire -2 45 £27,500 - 14
Worcestershire -8 32 £25,500 -8.92% 9
Coventry -23 18 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Solihull -6 17 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Herefordshire -10 17 £25,000 -9.09%
Halesowen - 10 £32,500 - 3
Shropshire -14 8 £30,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +10 6 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Walsall - 3 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £22,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 512 (75.29%) JavaScript
2 490 (72.06%) HTML
3 470 (69.12%) CSS
4 413 (60.74%) MySQL
5 333 (48.97%) jQuery
6 275 (40.44%) Web Development
7 247 (36.32%) HTML5
8 214 (31.47%) Git (software)
9 197 (28.97%) AngularJS
10 191 (28.09%) MVC
11 183 (26.91%) Linux
12 146 (21.47%) Laravel
13 145 (21.32%) LAMP
14 136 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 127 (18.68%) Marketing
16 126 (18.53%) E-Commerce
17 120 (17.65%) OO
17 120 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 117 (17.21%) OOP
19 112 (16.47%) SQL
20 110 (16.18%) React
21 109 (16.03%) Sass
22 100 (14.71%) REST
23 98 (14.41%) WordPress
24 91 (13.38%) CSS3
25 89 (13.09%) Apple iOS
26 88 (12.94%) Front End Development
27 85 (12.50%) gulp
28 84 (12.35%) Mobile App
28 84 (12.35%) Symfony

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 98 (14.41%) WordPress
2 72 (10.59%) Apache
3 61 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (8.24%) nginx
5 54 (7.94%) CMS
6 29 (4.26%) Drupal
7 17 (2.50%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.74%) JBoss
9 4 (0.59%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.59%) Moodle
10 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.29%) Mule
12 1 (0.15%) Confluence
12 1 (0.15%) Jetty
12 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (6.62%) Photoshop
2 33 (4.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 71 (10.44%) Magento
2 10 (1.47%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.59%) Shopify
4 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.15%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.68%) GitHub
2 47 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (6.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 36 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (5.29%) Amazon S3
5 16 (2.35%) SaaS
6 11 (1.62%) Google Analytics
7 9 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
8 7 (1.03%) Heroku
9 6 (0.88%) AdWords
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.74%) Internet
2 12 (1.76%) DNS
3 9 (1.32%) Intranet
4 6 (0.88%) Firewall
4 6 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (0.74%) DHCP
5 5 (0.74%) VPN
6 3 (0.44%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
7 1 (0.15%) IMAP
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (60.74%) MySQL
2 71 (10.44%) MongoDB
3 67 (9.85%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 36 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.65%) Redis
8 14 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.32%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.18%) GIS
12 6 (0.88%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.59%) DB2
14 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.15%) Big Data
15 1 (0.15%) Qlik Sense
15 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 214 (31.47%) Git (software)
2 85 (12.50%) gulp
3 62 (9.12%) webpack
4 49 (7.21%) GitLab
5 36 (5.29%) PhantomJS
6 30 (4.41%) Subversion
7 25 (3.68%) Xcode
8 22 (3.24%) PHPUnit
9 21 (3.09%) Grunt
9 21 (3.09%) JSUnit
10 20 (2.94%) Jenkins
10 20 (2.94%) Mocha
11 16 (2.35%) Vagrant
12 15 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.03%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.03%) Xdebug
14 6 (0.88%) Selenium
15 5 (0.74%) Babel
16 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
17 3 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 127 (18.68%) Marketing
2 50 (7.35%) Retail
3 46 (6.76%) Games
4 42 (6.18%) Electronics
5 31 (4.56%) Automotive
5 31 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.65%) Advertising
8 13 (1.91%) Back Office
8 13 (1.91%) Music Industry
9 11 (1.62%) Finance
10 9 (1.32%) Publishing
11 5 (0.74%) Billing
12 4 (0.59%) Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 630 (92.65%) Developer
2 405 (59.56%) PHP Developer
3 156 (22.94%) Web Developer
4 139 (20.44%) HTML Developer
5 135 (19.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 134 (19.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 108 (15.88%) Senior Developer
8 107 (15.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 107 (15.74%) PHP Web Developer
9 91 (13.38%) MySQL Developer
9 91 (13.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 83 (12.21%) Junior
10 83 (12.21%) Junior Developer
11 72 (10.59%) Senior PHP Developer
12 60 (8.82%) Software Developer
13 40 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
13 40 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 35 (5.15%) Magento Developer
15 34 (5.00%) Junior JavaScript Developer
15 34 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (72.06%) HTML
2 470 (69.12%) CSS
3 333 (48.97%) jQuery
4 247 (36.32%) HTML5
5 197 (28.97%) AngularJS
6 146 (21.47%) Laravel
7 145 (21.32%) LAMP
8 120 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 110 (16.18%) React
10 109 (16.03%) Sass
11 100 (14.71%) REST
12 91 (13.38%) CSS3
13 84 (12.35%) Symfony
14 74 (10.88%) SOAP
15 73 (10.74%) Backbone.js
16 68 (10.00%) Node.js
17 66 (9.71%) .NET
18 65 (9.56%) CodeIgniter
19 59 (8.68%) Web Services
20 56 (8.24%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 64 (9.41%) Social Media
3 39 (5.74%) User Experience
4 30 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
5 26 (3.82%) Data Structures
6 25 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.94%) Graphic Design
8 14 (2.06%) BBC
8 14 (2.06%) NHS
9 13 (1.91%) Online Games
10 12 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.62%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.47%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.03%) Animation
13 7 (1.03%) W3C
14 5 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.59%) iPad
16 3 (0.44%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 183 (26.91%) Linux
2 89 (13.09%) Apple iOS
3 73 (10.74%) Android
4 38 (5.59%) Windows
5 16 (2.35%) Ubuntu
5 16 (2.35%) Unix
6 12 (1.76%) Debian
7 8 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.59%) CentOS
8 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (40.44%) Web Development
2 191 (28.09%) MVC
3 136 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (18.53%) E-Commerce
5 120 (17.65%) OO
6 117 (17.21%) OOP
7 88 (12.94%) Front End Development
8 76 (11.18%) iOS Development
9 62 (9.12%) Scrum
10 59 (8.68%) Android Development
11 58 (8.53%) Open Source
12 54 (7.94%) SEO
12 54 (7.94%) Web Design
13 50 (7.35%) API Integration
14 49 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 47 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (6.76%) OO PHP
17 44 (6.47%) Mobile Application Development
18 39 (5.74%) Software Engineering
19 38 (5.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 512 (75.29%) JavaScript
2 112 (16.47%) SQL
3 65 (9.56%) Java
4 53 (7.79%) PHP 7
5 48 (7.06%) C#
6 42 (6.18%) Ruby
7 34 (5.00%) C
7 34 (5.00%) XPath
8 26 (3.82%) Objective-C
9 23 (3.38%) Python
10 16 (2.35%) C++
11 14 (2.06%) PHP 5
12 8 (1.18%) ES6
13 7 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.88%) Scala
14 6 (0.88%) VB
14 6 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (7.94%) Degree
2 16 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.29%) ISEB
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.15%) CSQA
4 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.15%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.15%) MISRA
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.62%) Docker
2 5 (0.74%) KVM
2 5 (0.74%) pfSense
2 5 (0.74%) Samba
2 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.35%) Ansible
3 5 (0.74%) Puppet
3 5 (0.74%) Salt
4 4 (0.59%) Cacti
4 4 (0.59%) Icinga
4 4 (0.59%) Nagios
5 2 (0.29%) cPanel
5 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (7.50%) Zend
2 29 (4.26%) Adobe
3 26 (3.82%) Apple
4 25 (3.68%) Google
5 20 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 12 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.03%) Twitter
8 6 (0.88%) Facebook
8 6 (0.88%) Oracle
9 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.59%) IBM
11 3 (0.44%) Blackboard
11 3 (0.44%) Telerik
11 3 (0.44%) T-Plan
11 3 (0.44%) VMware
12 2 (0.29%) Crimson Hexagon
12 2 (0.29%) Veeam
13 1 (0.15%) Avaya
13 1 (0.15%) PayPal
13 1 (0.15%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus / equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 2 days remote working, 28 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Remote working available, Excellen
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: To £25,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cradley Heath, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Early finish Friday + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + great pension and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 6 days ago