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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 6 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 13 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 19.12% 15.91% 22.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.50% 20.00% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
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
40 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 58.82% 79.55% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) MySQL
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) OOP
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 7 (33.33%) LAMP
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) WAMP
8 5 (23.81%) Web 2.0
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) Business Development
8 5 (23.81%) Intranet
8 5 (23.81%) Line Management
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (23.81%) PHP5
9 4 (19.05%) Subversion
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
10 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) CSS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (23.81%) WAMP
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Yii
7 2 (9.52%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) CSS3
8 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Web 2.0
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) OOP
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Business Development
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) PHP5
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter