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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 38 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.28% 3.85% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 6.94% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 21
Average salary £30,250 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £32,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
518 346 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.94% 55.54% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 416 278 266
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,300
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 22 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 22 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
Tamworth -1 9 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Lichfield - 8 £38,750 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent 0 7 £29,000 +11.53%
Stafford - 6 £35,000 -
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 66 (84.62%) HTML
2 62 (79.49%) CSS
3 61 (78.21%) JavaScript
4 53 (67.95%) jQuery
5 40 (51.28%) MySQL
6 33 (42.31%) OO
7 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (37.18%) MVC
8 28 (35.90%) HTML5
9 26 (33.33%) Subversion
10 24 (30.77%) OOP
11 20 (25.64%) Photoshop
12 19 (24.36%) .NET
12 19 (24.36%) SOA
12 19 (24.36%) TDD
13 18 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
13 18 (23.08%) Web Development
13 18 (23.08%) Adobe
13 18 (23.08%) C#
14 17 (21.79%) Linux
14 17 (21.79%) REST
14 17 (21.79%) CSS3
14 17 (21.79%) Sass
14 17 (21.79%) LESS
15 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
15 16 (20.51%) Phing
15 16 (20.51%) Ant
16 15 (19.23%) DOM
17 14 (17.95%) XML
18 13 (16.67%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.97%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) ColdFusion
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) WordPress
3 3 (3.85%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.56%) Node.js
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.56%) Drupal
4 2 (2.56%) OpenEdge
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Photoshop
2 18 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
1 3 (3.85%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
1 5 (6.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.56%) Broadband
2 2 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.28%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Subversion
2 16 (20.51%) Phing
2 16 (20.51%) Ant
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.28%) Moq
7 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Automotive
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 24 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 18 (23.08%) Programmer
5 14 (17.95%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.97%) PHP Programmer
7 7 (8.97%) Web Programmer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (6.41%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Junior
10 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (84.62%) HTML
2 62 (79.49%) CSS
3 53 (67.95%) jQuery
4 28 (35.90%) HTML5
5 19 (24.36%) .NET
6 17 (21.79%) REST
6 17 (21.79%) CSS3
6 17 (21.79%) Sass
6 17 (21.79%) LESS
7 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
8 15 (19.23%) DOM
9 14 (17.95%) XML
10 12 (15.38%) Web Services
11 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.26%) LAMP
12 8 (10.26%) SOAP
13 7 (8.97%) iOS SDK
13 7 (8.97%) Android SDK
14 4 (5.13%) Laravel
14 4 (5.13%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.41%) Internet of Things
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) CentOS
3 8 (10.26%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) OO
2 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.18%) MVC
3 24 (30.77%) OOP
4 19 (24.36%) SOA
4 19 (24.36%) TDD
5 18 (23.08%) Web Development
6 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.97%) Web Design
8 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.69%) SEO
9 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.13%) Time Management
9 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.85%) ERP
10 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.85%) People Management
10 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (78.21%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.08%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) PHP5
4 12 (15.38%) Java
5 10 (12.82%) SQL
5 10 (12.82%) VB
6 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) VBA
6 5 (6.41%) VBScript
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) VB6
8 2 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.56%) MCSD
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Adobe
2 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.85%) Epicor
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Zend
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago