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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 34 73
Rank change year-on-year -68 +39 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 330 489 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.01% 6.12% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 12.72% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 270 432 236
10th Percentile £31,244 £27,500 £25,625
25th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 4,625 3,843 3,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 42.25% 48.11% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,142 3,192 3,123
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% +5.00% +5.88%
75th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for PHP in the Midlands

PHP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -65 210 £55,000 +29.41% 43
East Midlands -56 120 £55,000 +46.67% 26
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 203 (61.52%) JavaScript
2 178 (53.94%) CSS
3 177 (53.64%) HTML
4 135 (40.91%) Laravel
5 125 (37.88%) Agile
6 119 (36.06%) MySQL
7 118 (35.76%) Web Development
8 106 (32.12%) AWS
9 92 (27.88%) Linux
10 91 (27.58%) Git (software)
11 85 (25.76%) MVC
12 80 (24.24%) React
13 79 (23.94%) Full Stack Development
14 78 (23.64%) AngularJS
15 72 (21.82%) Docker
16 69 (20.91%) HTML5
17 67 (20.30%) REST
18 65 (19.70%) SQL
19 61 (18.48%) Kubernetes
20 57 (17.27%) Social Skills
21 56 (16.97%) CSS3
21 56 (16.97%) Sass
22 54 (16.36%) JIRA
23 53 (16.06%) jQuery
24 52 (15.76%) User Experience
25 51 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
25 51 (15.45%) Google
25 51 (15.45%) Software Engineering
26 48 (14.55%) Degree
27 46 (13.94%) Coaching

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 42 (12.73%) CMS
2 18 (5.45%) WordPress
3 12 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.73%) Apache
4 9 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.42%) ColdFusion
6 7 (2.12%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.12%) Confluence
6 7 (2.12%) IIS
7 4 (1.21%) Drupal
7 4 (1.21%) nginx
8 2 (0.61%) PrestaShop
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) Appian
9 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) Kentico
9 1 (0.30%) MODX
Applications
1 27 (8.18%) InVision
1 27 (8.18%) Sketch
2 26 (7.88%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.30%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Magento
2 5 (1.52%) OpenCart
2 5 (1.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 106 (32.12%) AWS
2 44 (13.33%) SaaS
3 31 (9.39%) Azure
4 28 (8.48%) Serverless
5 25 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (6.06%) Google Analytics
7 19 (5.76%) GCP
8 14 (4.24%) Amazon S3
9 13 (3.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (3.64%) GitHub
10 12 (3.64%) Google Tag Manager
11 10 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (2.12%) Cloud Functions
13 7 (2.12%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (2.12%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.82%) Azure App Service
15 5 (1.52%) BrowserStack
15 5 (1.52%) npm
15 5 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.30%) Internet
2 13 (3.94%) DNS
3 11 (3.33%) HTTP
4 6 (1.82%) DHCP
4 6 (1.82%) IPv6
5 4 (1.21%) FTP
5 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.91%) SMTP
6 3 (0.91%) SSH
7 2 (0.61%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (36.06%) MySQL
2 34 (10.30%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.18%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.76%) Redis
6 18 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (3.33%) BigQuery
10 10 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.12%) Flink
11 7 (2.12%) MS Access
12 4 (1.21%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.91%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.30%) GIS
14 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 91 (27.58%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.36%) JIRA
3 34 (10.30%) GitLab
4 18 (5.45%) Gradle
5 14 (4.24%) Subversion
6 11 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 8 (2.42%) Selenium
7 8 (2.42%) webpack
7 8 (2.42%) Xdebug
8 7 (2.12%) Ant
8 7 (2.12%) Maven
9 5 (1.52%) Bazaar
9 5 (1.52%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.21%) ESLint
11 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.61%) Gatling
12 2 (0.61%) Locust
12 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.61%) WiX
General
1 57 (17.27%) Social Skills
2 41 (12.42%) Marketing
3 26 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.45%) Publishing
4 18 (5.45%) Retail
5 12 (3.64%) Games
6 10 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.73%) Finance
7 9 (2.73%) Law
8 6 (1.82%) Advertising
9 5 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (0.91%) Legal
10 3 (0.91%) Tech for Good
11 2 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 256 (77.58%) Developer
2 79 (23.94%) PHP Developer
3 60 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 54 (16.36%) Senior Developer
5 31 (9.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 28 (8.48%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.76%) C# Developer
7 19 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 15 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 14 (4.24%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 14 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (3.64%) Creative Developer
11 11 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 11 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
11 11 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (2.73%) Magento Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (53.94%) CSS
2 177 (53.64%) HTML
3 135 (40.91%) Laravel
4 80 (24.24%) React
5 78 (23.64%) AngularJS
6 69 (20.91%) HTML5
7 67 (20.30%) REST
8 56 (16.97%) CSS3
8 56 (16.97%) Sass
9 53 (16.06%) jQuery
10 39 (11.82%) Node.js
11 38 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (11.21%) Vue.js
13 35 (10.61%) .NET
14 33 (10.00%) Web Services
15 31 (9.39%) ASP.NET
16 27 (8.18%) XML
17 26 (7.88%) JSON
18 20 (6.06%) Ajax
18 20 (6.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.76%) User Experience
2 29 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 26 (7.88%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.55%) W3C
5 13 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.64%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.33%) iPad
7 11 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.73%) Social Media
9 7 (2.12%) Life Science
10 6 (1.82%) EPoS
10 6 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.52%) NHS
12 4 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.91%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.91%) Legacy Applications
13 3 (0.91%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.88%) Linux
2 41 (12.42%) Unix
3 15 (4.55%) Android
3 15 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.12%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.91%) Windows
6 1 (0.30%) Debian
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (37.88%) Agile
2 118 (35.76%) Web Development
3 85 (25.76%) MVC
4 79 (23.94%) Full Stack Development
5 51 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (15.45%) Software Engineering
6 46 (13.94%) Coaching
7 43 (13.03%) Mentoring
7 43 (13.03%) TDD
8 38 (11.52%) Microservices
9 36 (10.91%) CI/CD
10 34 (10.30%) OO
11 29 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 29 (8.79%) OOP
12 27 (8.18%) Analytics
13 24 (7.27%) Data Privacy
13 24 (7.27%) DevOps
14 23 (6.97%) Scrum
14 23 (6.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 203 (61.52%) JavaScript
2 65 (19.70%) SQL
3 40 (12.12%) Python
4 37 (11.21%) Go
5 35 (10.61%) C#
6 34 (10.30%) Java
7 26 (7.88%) Ruby
8 19 (5.76%) TypeScript
9 14 (4.24%) XAML
10 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.64%) C++
11 12 (3.64%) Perl
12 11 (3.33%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.42%) ES6
15 7 (2.12%) VB
15 7 (2.12%) VBA
16 6 (1.82%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.82%) Bash
16 6 (1.82%) Dart
Qualifications
1 48 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.82%) Accessibility
2 3 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (21.82%) Docker
2 8 (2.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 61 (18.48%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.85%) Terraform
3 11 (3.33%) Bugsnag
3 11 (3.33%) Grafana
4 9 (2.73%) Ansible
5 6 (1.82%) Rancher
6 5 (1.52%) Puppet
7 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.30%) Argo
8 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (15.45%) Google
2 24 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.36%) Adobe
4 11 (3.33%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.12%) Oracle
6 5 (1.52%) Facebook
6 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.21%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.61%) Apple
8 2 (0.61%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.61%) Reuters
9 1 (0.30%) DeepCrawl
9 1 (0.30%) ESRI
9 1 (0.30%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.30%) New Relic
9 1 (0.30%) PayPal
9 1 (0.30%) Perforce
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.30%) Zend