The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 52 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 26 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.65% 3.62% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 6.05% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 15
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
519 397 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.79% 59.88% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 405 340 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

PHP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

PHP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +3 8 £30,000 +25.00%
Lichfield -3 8 £30,000 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent +5 5 £35,000 +48.93%
Cannock -3 1 £40,000 +60.00%
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 47 (63.51%) HTML
1 47 (63.51%) JavaScript
1 47 (63.51%) jQuery
2 42 (56.76%) CSS
3 35 (47.30%) MySQL
4 27 (36.49%) .NET
4 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (33.78%) Subversion
5 25 (33.78%) Linux
6 23 (31.08%) OO
6 23 (31.08%) TDD
7 21 (28.38%) MVC
7 21 (28.38%) OOP
7 21 (28.38%) REST
8 20 (27.03%) Java
9 19 (25.68%) C#
10 16 (21.62%) Photoshop
10 16 (21.62%) SOA
11 15 (20.27%) SOAP
11 15 (20.27%) Web Services
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
12 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.92%) Adobe
12 14 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (18.92%) Degree
12 14 (18.92%) Sass
12 14 (18.92%) LESS
13 13 (17.57%) Backbone.js
13 13 (17.57%) Phing
13 13 (17.57%) Ant

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (10.81%) Node.js
2 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
3 4 (5.41%) WordPress
4 3 (4.05%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.70%) Drupal
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Photoshop
2 14 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (8.11%) ElastiCache
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.35%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Broadband
3 2 (2.70%) PBX
3 2 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) MySQL
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Subversion
2 13 (17.57%) Ant
2 13 (17.57%) Phing
3 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Moq
7 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
7 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Automotive
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (85.14%) Developer
2 42 (56.76%) PHP Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Web Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Junior
5 11 (14.86%) Junior Developer
6 9 (12.16%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Junior PHP Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Graduate
7 8 (10.81%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Web Programmer
9 6 (8.11%) Programmer
10 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Trainee Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Trainee Tester
11 3 (4.05%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (63.51%) HTML
1 47 (63.51%) jQuery
2 42 (56.76%) CSS
3 27 (36.49%) .NET
4 21 (28.38%) REST
5 15 (20.27%) SOAP
5 15 (20.27%) Web Services
6 14 (18.92%) Sass
6 14 (18.92%) LESS
7 13 (17.57%) Backbone.js
8 12 (16.22%) DOM
9 11 (14.86%) HTML5
10 8 (10.81%) XML
10 8 (10.81%) LAMP
10 8 (10.81%) Symfony
11 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.11%) CSS3
13 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
14 4 (5.41%) Dojo
14 4 (5.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Social Media
2 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.05%) Open Source
3 3 (4.05%) EPoS
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) CentOS
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) TDD
2 23 (31.08%) OO
3 21 (28.38%) OOP
3 21 (28.38%) MVC
4 16 (21.62%) SOA
5 10 (13.51%) SEO
6 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.46%) Web Development
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.05%) Data Security
11 3 (4.05%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.70%) ITIL
12 2 (2.70%) CRM
12 2 (2.70%) Web Design
13 1 (1.35%) Website Architecture
13 1 (1.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.03%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) C#
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 10 (13.51%) PHP5
6 9 (12.16%) C++
7 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.41%) VB6
8 4 (5.41%) VB
8 4 (5.41%) C
9 1 (1.35%) VBScript
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.70%) MCSD
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Adobe
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Zend
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