The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 207 212
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 11 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.21% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 16
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

PHP 5 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 2780 2639 2724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.90% 42.88% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2185 2453
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 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the West Midlands

PHP 5
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in the West Midlands

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the West Midlands

PHP 5
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 5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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 +11 8 £25,000 +19.04%
Staffordshire +18 2 £50,000 -
Dudley - 1 £22,500 -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) Laravel
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Google
6 5 (35.71%) Marketing
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) Internet Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) Redis
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics

PHP 5
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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) AdWords
2 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) OO PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Laravel
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) LAMP
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) beanstalkd
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Memcached
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
8 1 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) API Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Internet Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP 7
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PHP 4
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Google