Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 73 23
Rank change year-on-year +18 -50 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 491 482 1,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.45% 3.84% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.53% 8.19% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 461 406 1,147
Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

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 5,151 5,887 8,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.63% 46.87% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,506 4,741 7,101
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 +3 314 £37,500 +7.14% 87
East Midlands +38 177 £35,000 - 76
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 319 (64.97%) JavaScript
2 302 (61.51%) MySQL
3 268 (54.58%) CSS
4 256 (52.14%) HTML
5 157 (31.98%) Laravel
6 150 (30.55%) Git (software)
7 144 (29.33%) Web Development
8 139 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
9 122 (24.85%) MVC
10 120 (24.44%) OO
11 119 (24.24%) AngularJS
12 117 (23.83%) jQuery
13 93 (18.94%) Symfony
14 89 (18.13%) OOP
15 77 (15.68%) Scrum
16 73 (14.87%) HTML5
17 72 (14.66%) Node.js
17 72 (14.66%) OO PHP
18 69 (14.05%) Linux
19 68 (13.85%) LAMP
20 64 (13.03%) C#
21 60 (12.22%) SQL
21 60 (12.22%) React
22 59 (12.02%) TDD
23 58 (11.81%) Python
24 54 (11.00%) Mobile App
25 53 (10.79%) AWS
26 51 (10.39%) WordPress
27 49 (9.98%) CSS3
28 48 (9.78%) Docker

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 51 (10.39%) WordPress
2 36 (7.33%) Apache
3 17 (3.46%) CMS
4 12 (2.44%) Drupal
5 8 (1.63%) Confluence
6 4 (0.81%) PrestaShop
7 2 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) Zope
Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.02%) InVision
3 5 (1.02%) Marvel
3 5 (1.02%) Sketch
4 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.61%) HipChat
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.20%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.65%) Magento
2 6 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.02%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.61%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.61%) Shopify
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.79%) AWS
2 36 (7.33%) SaaS
3 15 (3.05%) npm
4 13 (2.65%) Serverless
5 10 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.43%) GitHub
6 7 (1.43%) Heroku
7 5 (1.02%) Azure
8 4 (0.81%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.61%) Boomi
10 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.41%) GCP
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) SSH
3 3 (0.61%) Extranet
3 3 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) RTMP
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
5 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (61.51%) MySQL
2 28 (5.70%) MongoDB
3 23 (4.68%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.26%) MariaDB
5 14 (2.85%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.63%) GIS
8 7 (1.43%) Redis
9 5 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (0.81%) Power BI
11 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.61%) QlikView
12 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.20%) Big Data
13 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.20%) DataStage
13 1 (0.20%) MS Access
13 1 (0.20%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 150 (30.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.09%) PHPUnit
3 24 (4.89%) JIRA
4 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.65%) webpack
5 12 (2.44%) gulp
6 8 (1.63%) Grunt
7 7 (1.43%) GitLab
7 7 (1.43%) Subversion
7 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.22%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.22%) Selenium
8 6 (1.22%) Xdebug
9 5 (1.02%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (0.61%) Postman
10 3 (0.61%) PuPHPet
10 3 (0.61%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.41%) JUnit
12 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.20%) Firebug
General
1 32 (6.52%) Finance
2 19 (3.87%) Games
2 19 (3.87%) Marketing
3 17 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.05%) Retail
5 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.81%) Banking
6 4 (0.81%) Police
7 3 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 445 (90.63%) Developer
2 286 (58.25%) PHP Developer
3 67 (13.65%) Senior Developer
4 66 (13.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 56 (11.41%) Web Developer
6 31 (6.31%) Senior PHP Developer
7 23 (4.68%) Software Developer
8 22 (4.48%) Junior
9 17 (3.46%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.26%) PHP Web Developer
11 15 (3.05%) Junior Developer
12 14 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (2.65%) Junior PHP Developer
13 13 (2.65%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
14 12 (2.44%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 11 (2.24%) .NET Developer
16 8 (1.63%) JavaScript Developer
17 7 (1.43%) Senior Web Developer
18 6 (1.22%) C# Developer
18 6 (1.22%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (54.58%) CSS
2 256 (52.14%) HTML
3 157 (31.98%) Laravel
4 119 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 117 (23.83%) jQuery
6 93 (18.94%) Symfony
7 73 (14.87%) HTML5
8 72 (14.66%) Node.js
9 68 (13.85%) LAMP
10 60 (12.22%) React
11 49 (9.98%) CSS3
12 41 (8.35%) .NET
13 40 (8.15%) Vue.js
14 38 (7.74%) Sass
14 38 (7.74%) Web Services
15 37 (7.54%) RESTful
16 36 (7.33%) CodeIgniter
17 30 (6.11%) REST
18 27 (5.50%) Spring
18 27 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.00%) Mobile App
2 35 (7.13%) User Experience
3 26 (5.30%) Data Structures
4 24 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.04%) iSeries
7 10 (2.04%) Life Science
7 10 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.83%) AS400
8 9 (1.83%) NHS
9 8 (1.63%) e-Learning
10 7 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.02%) Replication
12 4 (0.81%) Wiki
13 3 (0.61%) Clustering
14 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.05%) Linux
2 13 (2.65%) Unix
3 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.22%) CentOS
5 5 (1.02%) Windows
6 2 (0.41%) Android
6 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.33%) Web Development
2 139 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (24.85%) MVC
4 120 (24.44%) OO
5 89 (18.13%) OOP
6 77 (15.68%) Scrum
7 72 (14.66%) OO PHP
8 59 (12.02%) TDD
9 46 (9.37%) Unit Testing
10 44 (8.96%) DevOps
11 43 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (8.76%) SDLC
12 42 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 38 (7.74%) Front End Development
14 36 (7.33%) Software Engineering
15 30 (6.11%) Mobile Development
16 25 (5.09%) Test Automation
17 23 (4.68%) Microservices
18 22 (4.48%) Mobile Application Development
19 20 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 319 (64.97%) JavaScript
2 64 (13.03%) C#
3 60 (12.22%) SQL
4 58 (11.81%) Python
5 32 (6.52%) Java
6 29 (5.91%) ES6
7 22 (4.48%) PHP 7
8 20 (4.07%) C++
9 18 (3.67%) Ruby
10 15 (3.05%) Kotlin
11 13 (2.65%) C
12 11 (2.24%) PHP 5
13 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.22%) Scala
15 5 (1.02%) Elixir
15 5 (1.02%) Go
15 5 (1.02%) VB
16 4 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.67%) Degree
2 5 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) PMO
3 2 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (9.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.81%) Puppet
2 3 (0.61%) Nagios
3 2 (0.41%) Icinga
4 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (6.72%) Zend
2 25 (5.09%) Atlassian
3 14 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.24%) IBM
5 9 (1.83%) Adobe
5 9 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.63%) Oracle
7 5 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.02%) SAP
8 4 (0.81%) Google
8 4 (0.81%) RedPrairie
8 4 (0.81%) WooCommerce
9 3 (0.61%) Dell
9 3 (0.61%) hybris
9 3 (0.61%) Percona
10 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco
11 1 (0.20%) Plumtree
11 1 (0.20%) Sage
11 1 (0.20%) VMware