Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1211 1129 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.84% 6.25% 4.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.69% 13.02% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1100 944
Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8245 8673 9085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.38% 48.01% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7119 7272 7951
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +4 837 £32,500 - 40
East Midlands +25 375 £35,000 - 33
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 904 (74.65%) JavaScript
2 822 (67.88%) HTML
3 760 (62.76%) CSS
4 734 (60.61%) MySQL
5 441 (36.42%) Web Development
6 438 (36.17%) jQuery
7 342 (28.24%) AngularJS
8 334 (27.58%) HTML5
9 331 (27.33%) MVC
10 298 (24.61%) Git (software)
11 286 (23.62%) Laravel
12 284 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
13 249 (20.56%) Linux
14 223 (18.41%) LAMP
15 208 (17.18%) Symfony
16 207 (17.09%) Java
17 204 (16.85%) SQL
18 199 (16.43%) Node.js
19 193 (15.94%) Front End Development
20 189 (15.61%) OO
21 179 (14.78%) CSS3
22 164 (13.54%) Marketing
23 150 (12.39%) Sass
24 148 (12.22%) WordPress
24 148 (12.22%) E-Commerce
25 144 (11.89%) Retail
25 144 (11.89%) CMS
26 141 (11.64%) OOP
27 139 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 138 (11.40%) Amazon AWS

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 148 (12.22%) WordPress
2 144 (11.89%) CMS
3 74 (6.11%) Drupal
4 66 (5.45%) Apache
5 30 (2.48%) nginx
6 25 (2.06%) Confluence
7 22 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.99%) Joomla!
9 11 (0.91%) IIS
10 10 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.83%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.33%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.25%) JBoss
13 3 (0.25%) Mule
13 3 (0.25%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (4.38%) Photoshop
2 42 (3.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.74%) Moqups
5 6 (0.50%) InDesign
6 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 106 (8.75%) Magento
2 16 (1.32%) OpenCart
3 9 (0.74%) Shopify
4 8 (0.66%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.083%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 138 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (5.37%) GitHub
3 42 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.97%) npm
5 21 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 18 (1.49%) SaaS
7 15 (1.24%) Google Analytics
8 13 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.66%) AdWords
10 7 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.58%) Datadog
11 5 (0.41%) Asana
11 5 (0.41%) Office 365
12 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.25%) Serverless
14 2 (0.17%) Linode
14 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.29%) Internet
2 26 (2.15%) DNS
3 18 (1.49%) Firewall
4 16 (1.32%) SSH
5 14 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.99%) VPN
7 9 (0.74%) DHCP
7 9 (0.74%) HTTP
8 7 (0.58%) FTP
9 6 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (0.50%) MPLS
9 6 (0.50%) SMS
10 5 (0.41%) CTI
10 5 (0.41%) SMTP
10 5 (0.41%) SNMP
11 3 (0.25%) SSL
12 2 (0.17%) ATM
12 2 (0.17%) Network Security
13 1 (0.083%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.083%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (60.61%) MySQL
2 125 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 72 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 65 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 30 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.73%) MariaDB
8 20 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (1.49%) Big Data
10 15 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
12 12 (0.99%) Redis
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.33%) EDRMS
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.25%) QlikView
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 298 (24.61%) Git (software)
2 65 (5.37%) JIRA
3 57 (4.71%) gulp
4 47 (3.88%) Subversion
5 38 (3.14%) PHPUnit
6 32 (2.64%) webpack
7 31 (2.56%) GitLab
8 28 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 26 (2.15%) Jenkins
9 26 (2.15%) JUnit
10 25 (2.06%) Maven
10 25 (2.06%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.65%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.40%) Grunt
14 15 (1.24%) Mockito
15 13 (1.07%) jMock
15 13 (1.07%) Mocha
16 12 (0.99%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 164 (13.54%) Marketing
2 144 (11.89%) Retail
3 111 (9.17%) Advertising
4 85 (7.02%) Games
5 84 (6.94%) Finance
6 73 (6.03%) Electronics
7 61 (5.04%) Telecoms
8 60 (4.95%) Manufacturing
9 52 (4.29%) Automotive
10 25 (2.06%) Banking
11 21 (1.73%) Back Office
12 6 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.17%) Legal
13 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.083%) Billing
14 1 (0.083%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.083%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1024 (84.56%) Developer
2 661 (54.58%) PHP Developer
3 227 (18.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 216 (17.84%) Web Developer
5 180 (14.86%) HTML Developer
6 166 (13.71%) HTML CSS Developer
7 163 (13.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 131 (10.82%) Junior
8 131 (10.82%) Senior Developer
9 130 (10.73%) PHP Web Developer
10 126 (10.40%) Junior Developer
11 123 (10.16%) MySQL Developer
12 122 (10.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 93 (7.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 90 (7.43%) Senior PHP Developer
15 74 (6.11%) Junior PHP Developer
16 51 (4.21%) Junior JavaScript Developer
17 48 (3.96%) Software Developer
18 44 (3.63%) Architect
19 42 (3.47%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (67.88%) HTML
2 760 (62.76%) CSS
3 438 (36.17%) jQuery
4 342 (28.24%) AngularJS
5 334 (27.58%) HTML5
6 286 (23.62%) Laravel
7 223 (18.41%) LAMP
8 208 (17.18%) Symfony
9 199 (16.43%) Node.js
10 179 (14.78%) CSS3
11 150 (12.39%) Sass
12 139 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 127 (10.49%) .NET
14 123 (10.16%) React
15 88 (7.27%) Web Services
16 87 (7.18%) REST
17 81 (6.69%) CodeIgniter
18 79 (6.52%) RESTful
19 61 (5.04%) SOAP
20 54 (4.46%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.83%) Mobile App
2 90 (7.43%) Social Media
3 69 (5.70%) User Experience
4 58 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (2.73%) Graphic Design
6 29 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.23%) BBC
8 26 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.24%) Mobile Games
11 15 (1.24%) Online Games
12 12 (0.99%) NHS
12 12 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.83%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.74%) Arduino
15 7 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.58%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 249 (20.56%) Linux
2 110 (9.08%) Android
3 97 (8.01%) Apple iOS
4 70 (5.78%) Windows
5 31 (2.56%) Unix
6 13 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.74%) Debian
9 7 (0.58%) CentOS
9 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.083%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (36.42%) Web Development
2 331 (27.33%) MVC
3 284 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (15.94%) Front End Development
5 189 (15.61%) OO
6 148 (12.22%) E-Commerce
7 141 (11.64%) OOP
8 112 (9.25%) SDLC
9 111 (9.17%) OO PHP
10 93 (7.68%) Scrum
11 92 (7.60%) SEO
12 76 (6.28%) Open Source
13 71 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (5.70%) Mobile Application Development
15 68 (5.62%) Web Design
16 66 (5.45%) TDD
17 65 (5.37%) Mentoring
18 59 (4.87%) Mobile Development
18 59 (4.87%) Project Management
19 53 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 904 (74.65%) JavaScript
2 207 (17.09%) Java
3 204 (16.85%) SQL
4 124 (10.24%) Python
5 105 (8.67%) C#
6 94 (7.76%) C++
7 87 (7.18%) C
8 79 (6.52%) Ruby
9 37 (3.06%) Perl
10 31 (2.56%) PHP 7
11 23 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 22 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.73%) PHP 5
14 18 (1.49%) Go
14 18 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.07%) Delphi
15 13 (1.07%) MUMPS
16 12 (0.99%) VB
17 11 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (2.39%) Degree
2 27 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.17%) CISSP
5 2 (0.17%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.083%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.083%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.083%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.17%) COBIT
3 2 (0.17%) GPG13
3 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.083%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (5.86%) Docker
2 15 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.58%) KVM
3 7 (0.58%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.50%) pfSense
4 6 (0.50%) Samba
4 6 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) Gluster
7 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.083%) iptables
7 1 (0.083%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.083%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (4.05%) Ansible
2 47 (3.88%) Puppet
3 31 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.66%) Salt
5 7 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.58%) Nagios
5 7 (0.58%) Pingdom
6 6 (0.50%) cPanel
6 6 (0.50%) Plesk
7 4 (0.33%) Cacti
7 4 (0.33%) Icinga
8 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.17%) Nessus
9 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.083%) Kibana
10 1 (0.083%) logstash
10 1 (0.083%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.083%) systemd
Vendors
1 98 (8.09%) Zend
2 73 (6.03%) Google
3 53 (4.38%) Adobe
4 41 (3.39%) Oracle
5 29 (2.39%) Apple
6 26 (2.15%) Twitter
7 21 (1.73%) VMware
8 18 (1.49%) Facebook
8 18 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.74%) Xero
11 7 (0.58%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.58%) SAP
11 7 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.58%) Splunk
12 6 (0.50%) Citrix
12 6 (0.50%) Progress
12 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.50%) Sencha