The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.15% 1.13% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 1.59% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £33,750 £23,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.61% -69.67%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 189 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.37% 71.05% 69.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122 163 125
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

PHP Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) CentOS
8 5 (22.73%) Node.js
8 5 (22.73%) OOP
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) SEO
9 4 (18.18%) VB6
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) VB
9 4 (18.18%) Social Media
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (13.64%) Laravel
10 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WordPress
4 1 (4.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (13.64%) ElastiCache
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (13.64%) Broadband
3 2 (9.09%) PBX
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.55%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) Laravel
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) OOP
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) SEO
2 3 (13.64%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) E-business
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) VB6
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) C
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat