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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 42 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 29 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.99% 3.85% 4.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 6.98% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 15
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
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
520 344 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.53% 55.13% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 277 261
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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% 1
Tamworth -1 6 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Lichfield -7 6 £30,000 -11.11% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -3 3 £35,000 +47.36%
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 59 (79.73%) HTML
2 54 (72.97%) CSS
3 52 (70.27%) JavaScript
4 47 (63.51%) jQuery
5 34 (45.95%) MySQL
6 31 (41.89%) OO
7 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (37.84%) Subversion
8 25 (33.78%) MVC
9 22 (29.73%) TDD
10 21 (28.38%) HTML5
11 20 (27.03%) REST
11 20 (27.03%) OOP
11 20 (27.03%) Photoshop
11 20 (27.03%) .NET
12 19 (25.68%) C#
12 19 (25.68%) Linux
12 19 (25.68%) SOA
13 18 (24.32%) Adobe
13 18 (24.32%) Adobe Illustrator
14 17 (22.97%) Sass
14 17 (22.97%) LESS
15 16 (21.62%) Backbone.js
15 16 (21.62%) Phing
15 16 (21.62%) Ant
16 15 (20.27%) Java
16 15 (20.27%) DOM
17 14 (18.92%) XML
18 13 (17.57%) Degree
19 12 (16.22%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (9.46%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) 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%) OpenEdge
5 2 (2.70%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Photoshop
2 18 (24.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
2 2 (2.70%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) 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 34 (45.95%) MySQL
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Subversion
2 16 (21.62%) Ant
2 16 (21.62%) Phing
3 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Moq
6 1 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
6 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 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) PHP Developer
3 23 (31.08%) Web Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Programmer
4 13 (17.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Junior
6 7 (9.46%) Web Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Graduate
10 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Tester
10 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (79.73%) HTML
2 54 (72.97%) CSS
3 47 (63.51%) jQuery
4 21 (28.38%) HTML5
5 20 (27.03%) REST
5 20 (27.03%) .NET
6 17 (22.97%) Sass
6 17 (22.97%) LESS
7 16 (21.62%) Backbone.js
8 15 (20.27%) DOM
9 14 (18.92%) XML
10 12 (16.22%) CSS3
11 11 (14.86%) SOAP
11 11 (14.86%) Web Services
12 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
13 8 (10.81%) LAMP
14 4 (5.41%) EDI
14 4 (5.41%) Dojo
14 4 (5.41%) Symfony
14 4 (5.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) EPoS
4 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) CentOS
3 5 (6.76%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) OO
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) MVC
4 22 (29.73%) TDD
5 20 (27.03%) OOP
6 19 (25.68%) SOA
7 11 (14.86%) Web Development
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Time Management
10 4 (5.41%) SEO
10 4 (5.41%) Web Design
11 3 (4.05%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.70%) ERP
12 2 (2.70%) ITIL
12 2 (2.70%) CRM
12 2 (2.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.68%) C#
3 15 (20.27%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) PHP5
5 8 (10.81%) VB
5 8 (10.81%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) VBScript
6 5 (6.76%) C++
6 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.41%) VB6
7 4 (5.41%) C
8 2 (2.70%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) 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
4 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Adobe
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) Epicor
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) Zend
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago