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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 201 208
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 3 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 1.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 36 9
Median salary £26,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 2236 2706 2479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.41% 44.16% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2367 2194
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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
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 24 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
Shropshire - 3 £26,000 -
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) Laravel
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Internet Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Redis
4 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (50.00%) beanstalkd

PHP 5
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) AdWords
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Junior
3 4 (66.67%) Junior Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Junior PHP Developer
4 3 (50.00%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) beanstalkd
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Internet Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) API Integration
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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