The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 10 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 14 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 27.45% 1.30% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 1.92% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 1
Average salary £31,250 £20,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Stafford region.

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 78.43% 67.53% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 39
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

PHP
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

PHP Salary Trend in Stafford

PHP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CMS
3 7 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 7 (50.00%) WordPress
3 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Laravel
5 5 (35.71%) Marketing
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Symfony
5 5 (35.71%) Zend
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) ColdFusion
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) EPoS
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 7 (50.00%) CMS
1 7 (50.00%) WordPress
2 5 (35.71%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) Laravel
3 5 (35.71%) Symfony
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EPoS
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Zend