Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 317 276
Rank change year-on-year +8 -41 +34
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 19 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 35
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £21,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £53,500 £63,500 £42,300
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +10.81% -7.50%

PHP 5 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 5245 5254 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.74% 45.76% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 4398 4569
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Shropshire -5 8 £31,000 +24.00%
Birmingham +29 6 £30,000 -33.67%
Staffordshire +11 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire -5 1 £47,500 +97.92%
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (89.47%) MySQL
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
5 13 (68.42%) HTML
6 12 (63.16%) jQuery
7 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
7 11 (57.89%) Marketing
7 11 (57.89%) CSS
7 11 (57.89%) OO
7 11 (57.89%) HTML5
7 11 (57.89%) Laravel
8 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (52.63%) Internet
8 10 (52.63%) LAMP
8 10 (52.63%) Google
8 10 (52.63%) RESTful
9 9 (47.37%) QA
9 9 (47.37%) Subversion
9 9 (47.37%) Web Services
9 9 (47.37%) CSS3
9 9 (47.37%) OO PHP
10 8 (42.11%) Analytics
10 8 (42.11%) Redis
10 8 (42.11%) PHPUnit
10 8 (42.11%) beanstalkd
10 8 (42.11%) AdWords
10 8 (42.11%) Finance
10 8 (42.11%) Banking
10 8 (42.11%) Google 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 3 (15.79%) WordPress
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) Moodle
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) AdWords
2 8 (42.11%) Google Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 8 (42.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Bigtable
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 8 (42.11%) PHPUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Grunt
5 2 (10.53%) gulp
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 11 (57.89%) Marketing
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) PHP Developer
3 8 (42.11%) MySQL Developer
3 8 (42.11%) OO PHP Developer
3 8 (42.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 8 (42.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 11 (57.89%) HTML5
3 11 (57.89%) Laravel
4 10 (52.63%) LAMP
4 10 (52.63%) RESTful
5 9 (47.37%) CSS3
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) beanstalkd
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
8 3 (15.79%) Sass
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js
9 2 (10.53%) REST
10 1 (5.26%) HATEOAS
10 1 (5.26%) Memcached
10 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
10 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Social Network
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
1 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 9 (47.37%) OO PHP
3 8 (42.11%) Analytics
3 8 (42.11%) Internet Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) API Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Go
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP 4
5 1 (5.26%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) WooCommerce
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter