The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 13 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 8.77% 13.33% 60.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 40.00% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 21
Average salary £47,500 £21,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.19% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lichfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 64.91% 33.33% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 31
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Lichfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

PHP
Salary Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Lichfield region.

PHP Salary Trend in Lichfield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lichfield region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) PHP5
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) SaaS
4 6 (54.55%) OOP
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 5 (45.45%) CMS
5 5 (45.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (45.45%) People Management
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) CentOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lichfield region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Lead Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) CSS3
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) EDI
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Symfony
5 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) People Management
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Zend