PHP Developer – Birmingham

£40000 - £45000 per annum 
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Role: PHP Developer

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 + Benefits

Skills: PHP, Laravel, MySQL, Git, RESTful API’s, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/ jQuery

A fantastic innovative Birmingham based FinTech company is continuing their journey of growth and diversification. To continue developing on their exciting journey they are looking for a talented PHP Developer to join their evolving development team.

The role will allow you to work with individuals across the company in a dynamic and well-funded financial service start up. The organisation is a small (though rapidly growing), nimble, non-bureaucratic and very flat in structure. You will be working on several interesting projects in the FinTech industry using the PHP LAMP Stack.


  • Excellent knowledge of the LAMP stack
  • Passionate about modern software engineering best practice
  • Knowledge of OO PHP and MVC
  • Experience of the Laravel framework (or similar)
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • Previous experience developing RESTful web services and both client / server-side components
  • Experience with Version Control – Git, SVN, Mercurial
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of DevOps principles
  • Experience with cloud hosting, such as AWS
  • Experience with unit testing, eg PHPUnit
  • Passion for User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate within all levels of a business
  • Good problem solver with a passion for using the latest technologies
  • Team player, friendly, approachable with a flexible attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to spot errors and question information received
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines


  • DIS 3 x salary
  • PMI (private medical insurance)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Pension
  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays initially, rising with length of service
  • Opportunity to buy or sell holiday
  • Perkbox which gives a range of benefits such as discounts off shopping, discounts off cinema tickets, free coffees, mobile phone insurance etc
  • Start and finish times flexible to suit
  • 37.5 hours per week

If you are looking for your next challenge and you are passionate about being a part of an evolving business, looking to join them on their journey of growth, then please apply now.

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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