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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 24 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 59 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.10% 6.04% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.22% 8.22% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 16
Average salary £36,500 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.74% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
415 450 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.04% 73.41% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 378 351 258
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 - 18 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +12 17 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Stafford +7 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Lichfield -5 8 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Uttoxeter - 2 £19,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +4 1 £40,000 +100.00%
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 70 (89.74%) HTML
2 59 (75.64%) CSS
3 56 (71.79%) MySQL
3 56 (71.79%) jQuery
4 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.05%) OO
6 24 (30.77%) Linux
7 22 (28.21%) Ajax
8 21 (26.92%) HTML5
9 19 (24.36%) MVC
9 19 (24.36%) LAMP
10 16 (20.51%) Apache
10 16 (20.51%) SQL
11 14 (17.95%) DHTML
11 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.67%) CSS3
13 12 (15.38%) Java
13 12 (15.38%) Degree
14 11 (14.10%) OOP
15 10 (12.82%) PHP5
15 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (11.54%) Yii
16 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.54%) C#
16 9 (11.54%) C++
16 9 (11.54%) Oracle
16 9 (11.54%) Project Management
17 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
17 8 (10.26%) .NET
17 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 16 (20.51%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (1.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (71.79%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Military
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (91.03%) Developer
2 40 (51.28%) PHP Developer
3 17 (21.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Junior
6 7 (8.97%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Graduate
7 6 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Junior Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) GUI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (89.74%) HTML
2 59 (75.64%) CSS
3 56 (71.79%) jQuery
4 22 (28.21%) Ajax
5 21 (26.92%) HTML5
6 19 (24.36%) LAMP
7 14 (17.95%) DHTML
8 13 (16.67%) CSS3
9 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (11.54%) Yii
11 8 (10.26%) .NET
12 7 (8.97%) Ext JS
13 6 (7.69%) XML
14 4 (5.13%) Zend Framework
14 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
14 4 (5.13%) JDBC
14 4 (5.13%) JSP
14 4 (5.13%) Servlets
14 4 (5.13%) Web Services
14 4 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) User Experience
1 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) W3C
3 2 (2.56%) Handset
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 2 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Android
2 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) Debian
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) OO
2 19 (24.36%) MVC
3 11 (14.10%) OOP
4 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.54%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.41%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.13%) Web Development
8 4 (5.13%) Content Management
8 4 (5.13%) Analytics
9 3 (3.85%) Android Development
9 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.85%) OO PHP
9 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.85%) Web Design
9 3 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) Java
4 10 (12.82%) PHP5
5 9 (11.54%) C#
5 9 (11.54%) C++
6 5 (6.41%) VBScript
6 5 (6.41%) VB
6 5 (6.41%) C
6 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.41%) VB6
7 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.13%) Python
7 4 (5.13%) COBOL
7 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.85%) PHP4
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Google
3 5 (6.41%) Zend
4 3 (3.85%) Twitter
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
Cannock, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago