The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 39 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.43% 3.02% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.44% 4.89% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 18
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 £23,500 £21,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
524 409 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.98% 61.78% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 423 361 261
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
West Midlands

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 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 1 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 +2 14 £26,500 +10.41%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 11 £25,000 +5.26%
Lichfield -7 7 £30,000 - 3
Cannock +5 1 £40,000 +72.04%
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (60.53%) jQuery
2 45 (59.21%) HTML
2 45 (59.21%) JavaScript
3 40 (52.63%) CSS
4 37 (48.68%) MySQL
5 29 (38.16%) .NET
6 25 (32.89%) Linux
6 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (31.58%) Subversion
8 23 (30.26%) OOP
9 22 (28.95%) TDD
10 20 (26.32%) Java
10 20 (26.32%) C#
11 19 (25.00%) OO
11 19 (25.00%) REST
12 17 (22.37%) MVC
13 15 (19.74%) SOAP
13 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.74%) Degree
14 14 (18.42%) PHP5
14 14 (18.42%) SQL
14 14 (18.42%) Photoshop
14 14 (18.42%) SOA
14 14 (18.42%) HTML5
15 13 (17.11%) Web Services
15 13 (17.11%) CentOS
16 12 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
16 12 (15.79%) Adobe
16 12 (15.79%) Sass
16 12 (15.79%) LESS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 8 (10.53%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) WordPress
4 3 (3.95%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Photoshop
2 12 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (7.89%) ElastiCache
2 2 (2.63%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 5 (6.58%) Broadband
3 3 (3.95%) PBX
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Subversion
2 11 (14.47%) Phing
2 11 (14.47%) Ant
3 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.63%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.32%) Moq
General
1 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Automotive
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (84.21%) Developer
2 43 (56.58%) PHP Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Web Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Junior
5 12 (15.79%) Junior Developer
6 10 (13.16%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Junior PHP Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Graduate
8 8 (10.53%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 7 (9.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Programmer
10 6 (7.89%) Web Programmer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Trainee Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Trainee Tester
12 3 (3.95%) Trainee
12 3 (3.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (60.53%) jQuery
2 45 (59.21%) HTML
3 40 (52.63%) CSS
4 29 (38.16%) .NET
5 19 (25.00%) REST
6 15 (19.74%) SOAP
7 14 (18.42%) HTML5
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 12 (15.79%) Sass
9 12 (15.79%) LESS
10 11 (14.47%) Backbone.js
11 10 (13.16%) DOM
11 10 (13.16%) Symfony
12 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
13 7 (9.21%) CSS3
13 7 (9.21%) LAMP
13 7 (9.21%) XML
14 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
15 4 (5.26%) Dojo
16 3 (3.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Social Media
2 5 (6.58%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.95%) EPoS
3 3 (3.95%) Open Source
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) CentOS
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) OOP
3 22 (28.95%) TDD
4 19 (25.00%) OO
5 17 (22.37%) MVC
6 14 (18.42%) SOA
7 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.84%) SEO
8 8 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Web Development
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.95%) Pair Programming
11 3 (3.95%) Data Security
12 2 (2.63%) CRM
12 2 (2.63%) ITIL
12 2 (2.63%) Project Management
12 2 (2.63%) Scrum
12 2 (2.63%) Web Design
13 1 (1.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) JavaScript
2 20 (26.32%) Java
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) PHP5
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) C++
5 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.26%) C
6 4 (5.26%) VB
6 4 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.63%) MCSD
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Adobe
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
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