Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -56 +14 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 439 1,220 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.66% 8.22% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 15.27% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 367 1,105 1,041
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 5,579 7,992 8,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.55% 53.85% 49.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,406 6,794 6,866
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -45 313 £35,000 +2.94% 142
East Midlands -69 125 £33,500 -4.29% 74
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 308 (70.16%) JavaScript
2 275 (62.64%) HTML
3 274 (62.41%) CSS
4 216 (49.20%) MySQL
5 155 (35.31%) Web Development
6 153 (34.85%) Laravel
7 115 (26.20%) Linux
8 109 (24.83%) MVC
9 108 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (23.23%) jQuery
11 89 (20.27%) SQL
12 87 (19.82%) AngularJS
13 81 (18.45%) Java
14 78 (17.77%) Git (software)
15 73 (16.63%) OO
16 70 (15.95%) HTML5
17 64 (14.58%) LAMP
18 62 (14.12%) React
19 60 (13.67%) CSS3
19 60 (13.67%) Python
20 59 (13.44%) OOP
20 59 (13.44%) Degree
20 59 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
21 56 (12.76%) Software Engineering
22 54 (12.30%) WordPress
23 52 (11.85%) Symfony
23 52 (11.85%) E-Commerce
24 51 (11.62%) C#
25 49 (11.16%) MongoDB
25 49 (11.16%) Sass

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 54 (12.30%) WordPress
2 32 (7.29%) Drupal
3 29 (6.61%) CMS
4 21 (4.78%) Apache
5 16 (3.64%) Joomla!
6 15 (3.42%) nginx
7 10 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.82%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.14%) Confluence
10 5 (1.14%) eZ Publish
11 2 (0.46%) Moodle
11 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.23%) IIS
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.28%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.37%) Mingle
3 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Maya
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 31 (7.06%) Magento
2 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.46%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (5.47%) SaaS
5 23 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (5.01%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.19%) GitHub
7 14 (3.19%) PaaS
8 13 (2.96%) IaaS
8 13 (2.96%) npm
9 8 (1.82%) Route 53
9 8 (1.82%) Slack
10 7 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.14%) MailChimp
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.68%) Silverpop
13 3 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.42%) DNS
2 5 (1.14%) PPP
3 4 (0.91%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) Intranet
4 2 (0.46%) Skype
4 2 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (49.20%) MySQL
2 49 (11.16%) MongoDB
3 33 (7.52%) SQL Server
4 31 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.38%) Redis
6 25 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.78%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.73%) DB2
10 8 (1.82%) Big Data
11 6 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.91%) Amazon Aurora
14 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.46%) OLTP
16 1 (0.23%) QlikView
16 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.56%) Selenium
3 18 (4.10%) JIRA
3 18 (4.10%) PHPUnit
4 16 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.96%) gulp
7 11 (2.51%) JUnit
8 10 (2.28%) Bower
9 8 (1.82%) FitNesse
9 8 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.82%) webpack
10 7 (1.59%) Grunt
10 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.37%) Mocha
11 6 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.37%) TestNG
12 5 (1.14%) Concordion
12 5 (1.14%) Gradle
12 5 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (6.15%) Marketing
2 24 (5.47%) Retail
3 18 (4.10%) Finance
4 17 (3.87%) Advertising
5 14 (3.19%) Automotive
6 12 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.28%) Back Office
8 8 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 353 (80.41%) Developer
2 165 (37.59%) PHP Developer
3 87 (19.82%) Web Developer
4 49 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 31 (7.06%) Software Developer
6 28 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (5.92%) Senior PHP Developer
8 25 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (5.69%) PHP Web Developer
9 21 (4.78%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.56%) Junior
11 19 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (4.33%) Junior Developer
12 14 (3.19%) Applications Support
13 13 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Applications Support Engineer
14 12 (2.73%) Architect
14 12 (2.73%) Lead Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Senior Web Developer
14 12 (2.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (62.64%) HTML
2 274 (62.41%) CSS
3 153 (34.85%) Laravel
4 102 (23.23%) jQuery
5 87 (19.82%) AngularJS
6 70 (15.95%) HTML5
7 64 (14.58%) LAMP
8 62 (14.12%) React
9 60 (13.67%) CSS3
10 52 (11.85%) Symfony
11 49 (11.16%) Sass
11 49 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 47 (10.71%) Node.js
13 40 (9.11%) Web Services
14 34 (7.74%) Vue.js
15 30 (6.83%) .NET
16 26 (5.92%) XML
17 25 (5.69%) Spring
18 20 (4.56%) JSON
19 16 (3.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.69%) User Experience
2 21 (4.78%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.73%) Replication
6 10 (2.28%) NHS
7 8 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.14%) Fintech
10 4 (0.91%) AS400
10 4 (0.91%) FMCG
10 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Social Media
11 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.68%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.46%) Wiki
13 1 (0.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 115 (26.20%) Linux
2 24 (5.47%) Unix
3 17 (3.87%) Windows
4 6 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.68%) Android
6 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (35.31%) Web Development
2 109 (24.83%) MVC
3 108 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (16.63%) OO
5 59 (13.44%) OOP
6 56 (12.76%) Software Engineering
7 52 (11.85%) E-Commerce
8 48 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (10.48%) TDD
10 38 (8.66%) Front End Development
11 37 (8.43%) DevOps
12 30 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (6.61%) Computer Science
14 28 (6.38%) Scrum
15 27 (6.15%) OO PHP
15 27 (6.15%) Open Source
15 27 (6.15%) SDLC
16 26 (5.92%) Microservices
17 25 (5.69%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 308 (70.16%) JavaScript
2 89 (20.27%) SQL
3 81 (18.45%) Java
4 60 (13.67%) Python
5 51 (11.62%) C#
6 17 (3.87%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.42%) Ruby
8 13 (2.96%) C++
9 9 (2.05%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 9 (2.05%) VBScript
10 8 (1.82%) ES6
10 8 (1.82%) Perl
11 7 (1.59%) Java 8
11 7 (1.59%) XPath
12 6 (1.37%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.68%) C
14 3 (0.68%) Go
14 3 (0.68%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 59 (13.44%) Degree
2 28 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.51%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) GDPR
2 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (10.48%) Docker
2 5 (1.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Varnish
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (6.15%) Puppet
2 26 (5.92%) Ansible
3 23 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.05%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.59%) cPanel
5 7 (1.59%) Terraform
6 5 (1.14%) Packer
7 4 (0.91%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 43 (9.79%) Zend
2 23 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.28%) Google
4 9 (2.05%) Oracle
5 8 (1.82%) Fujitsu
5 8 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.37%) Adobe
7 5 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.68%) Apple
8 3 (0.68%) IBM
8 3 (0.68%) Okta
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.68%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.46%) SAP
9 2 (0.46%) Twitter
9 2 (0.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.46%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.23%) Demandware
10 1 (0.23%) hybris
10 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow