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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 32 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 43 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.70% 3.43% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.83% 4.74% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 24
Average salary £30,500 £33,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.62% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
397 506 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.84% 72.39% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 350 395 328
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 11 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Stafford -2 11 £30,000 -
Lichfield -4 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Tamworth -10 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £18,000 - 1
Rugeley - 1 £40,000 -
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 79 (81.44%) HTML
2 77 (79.38%) MySQL
3 73 (75.26%) CSS
4 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
5 50 (51.55%) jQuery
6 35 (36.08%) Linux
7 31 (31.96%) OOP
8 30 (30.93%) OO
9 26 (26.80%) Ajax
10 24 (24.74%) Apache
11 22 (22.68%) HTML5
12 19 (19.59%) CSS3
13 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
13 18 (18.56%) Marketing
14 17 (17.53%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.49%) MVC
15 16 (16.49%) LAMP
16 14 (14.43%) SOAP
16 14 (14.43%) Degree
17 13 (13.40%) DHTML
17 13 (13.40%) SQL
17 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
18 12 (12.37%) OO PHP
18 12 (12.37%) Java
18 12 (12.37%) Web Services
19 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
19 11 (11.34%) REST
20 10 (10.31%) PHP5
20 10 (10.31%) PL/SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (24.74%) Apache
2 7 (7.22%) CMS
3 5 (5.15%) WordPress
4 3 (3.09%) Node.js
4 3 (3.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Intranet
2 3 (3.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (79.38%) MySQL
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.09%) Bugzilla
3 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
3 3 (3.09%) FogBugz
4 2 (2.06%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 18 (18.56%) Marketing
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (88.66%) Developer
2 54 (55.67%) PHP Developer
3 28 (28.87%) Web Developer
4 19 (19.59%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (12.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Tester
9 5 (5.15%) Junior
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (81.44%) HTML
2 73 (75.26%) CSS
3 50 (51.55%) jQuery
4 26 (26.80%) Ajax
5 22 (22.68%) HTML5
6 19 (19.59%) CSS3
7 16 (16.49%) LAMP
8 14 (14.43%) SOAP
9 13 (13.40%) DHTML
10 12 (12.37%) Web Services
11 11 (11.34%) REST
12 7 (7.22%) .NET
13 6 (6.19%) RESTful
14 5 (5.15%) WAMP
14 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.12%) Laravel
16 3 (3.09%) li3
16 3 (3.09%) CodeIgniter
16 3 (3.09%) Ext JS
17 2 (2.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.15%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.12%) Social Media
4 4 (4.12%) User Experience
5 3 (3.09%) Clustering
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) EPoS
6 2 (2.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.03%) Handset
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Online Games
7 1 (1.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.03%) Debian
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.03%) UNIX
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) OOP
2 30 (30.93%) OO
3 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
4 17 (17.53%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.49%) MVC
6 12 (12.37%) OO PHP
7 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) TDD
9 7 (7.22%) SDLC
10 6 (6.19%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.19%) Web Development
10 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.15%) Business Development
11 5 (5.15%) Web Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Line Management
12 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.12%) Project Management
13 3 (3.09%) Regression Testing
13 3 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.73%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.40%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) Java
4 10 (10.31%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.31%) VB
4 10 (10.31%) PHP5
5 9 (9.28%) C#
6 7 (7.22%) C++
6 7 (7.22%) C
6 7 (7.22%) VBScript
6 7 (7.22%) VB6
7 3 (3.09%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) ISEB
2 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Google
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Zend
5 2 (2.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
Staffordshire
Mobell Communications Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago