Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 62 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 491 218 570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.18% 4.14% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.08% 8.33% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 387 196 520
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £23,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £52,125 £47,500 £45,438
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £55,125
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 4,430 2,618 5,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.73% 49.71% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,423 2,239 4,757
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 +21 323 £40,500 +8.00% 95
East Midlands +6 165 £40,000 - 53
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 365 (74.34%) JavaScript
2 311 (63.34%) CSS
3 305 (62.12%) HTML
4 201 (40.94%) MySQL
5 164 (33.40%) SQL
6 156 (31.77%) Laravel
7 134 (27.29%) Web Development
8 117 (23.83%) Linux
9 114 (23.22%) Git (software)
10 104 (21.18%) Python
10 104 (21.18%) MVC
11 103 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
12 100 (20.37%) E-Commerce
13 94 (19.14%) Full Stack Development
14 92 (18.74%) React
15 82 (16.70%) jQuery
16 80 (16.29%) Social Skills
17 76 (15.48%) Symfony
18 74 (15.07%) HTML5
19 72 (14.66%) Java
20 66 (13.44%) C#
21 65 (13.24%) AWS
22 62 (12.63%) AngularJS
23 60 (12.22%) Vue.js
24 58 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
25 57 (11.61%) REST
26 53 (10.79%) Node.js
27 51 (10.39%) WordPress
28 50 (10.18%) OOP
28 50 (10.18%) Front End Development

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 38 (7.74%) CMS
3 24 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (4.68%) nginx
5 19 (3.87%) Apache
6 17 (3.46%) Confluence
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.02%) Drupal
10 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.61%) Gunicorn
11 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Appian
12 1 (0.20%) FileNet
12 1 (0.20%) IIS
12 1 (0.20%) Moodle
12 1 (0.20%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.22%) InDesign
4 4 (0.81%) Sketch
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.20%) Figma
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (5.91%) Magento
2 20 (4.07%) Shopify
3 10 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.61%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.24%) AWS
2 49 (9.98%) GitHub
3 41 (8.35%) Azure
4 30 (6.11%) SaaS
5 15 (3.05%) GCP
6 9 (1.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 9 (1.83%) Pulumi
7 7 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.43%) AWS CodeCommit
7 7 (1.43%) AWS CodePipeline
7 7 (1.43%) Azure Pipelines
7 7 (1.43%) IaaS
7 7 (1.43%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.43%) PaaS
8 6 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.22%) Cloudflare
9 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.02%) npm
10 4 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.28%) DNS
2 19 (3.87%) Internet
3 17 (3.46%) HTTP
4 14 (2.85%) SSH
5 13 (2.65%) FTP
5 13 (2.65%) SMTP
6 11 (2.24%) Firewall
7 7 (1.43%) IPv4
7 7 (1.43%) LAN
7 7 (1.43%) WAN
8 5 (1.02%) SSL
9 3 (0.61%) ASN.1
9 3 (0.61%) MQTT
9 3 (0.61%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.61%) VPN
10 2 (0.41%) DHCP
10 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.41%) SMS
11 1 (0.20%) PBX
11 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (40.94%) MySQL
2 43 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.24%) Redis
8 10 (2.04%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.81%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.61%) Big Data
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.20%) GIS
13 1 (0.20%) Power BI
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 114 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.55%) JIRA
3 39 (7.94%) Bitbucket
4 25 (5.09%) PHPUnit
5 24 (4.89%) GitLab
5 24 (4.89%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.85%) webpack
7 13 (2.65%) gulp
8 10 (2.04%) Subversion
8 10 (2.04%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.63%) ERwin
10 6 (1.22%) Cactus
11 5 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.81%) Selenium
13 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.61%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.61%) Grunt
13 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.61%) ProC
14 2 (0.41%) Mocha
General
1 80 (16.29%) Social Skills
2 37 (7.54%) Marketing
3 31 (6.31%) Retail
4 29 (5.91%) Finance
5 23 (4.68%) Games
6 21 (4.28%) Manufacturing
7 20 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.67%) Multimedia
9 14 (2.85%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.02%) Law
11 4 (0.81%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.61%) Automotive
12 3 (0.61%) Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.41%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.20%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 403 (82.08%) Developer
2 228 (46.44%) PHP Developer
3 77 (15.68%) Web Developer
4 42 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 34 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 25 (5.09%) Senior PHP Developer
8 23 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (4.28%) Lead Developer
10 20 (4.07%) Junior
11 19 (3.87%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 18 (3.67%) Junior Developer
12 18 (3.67%) PHP Web Developer
12 18 (3.67%) Trainee Developer
12 18 (3.67%) Trainee Web Developer
13 16 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 15 (3.05%) Development Manager
15 14 (2.85%) Magento Developer
15 14 (2.85%) React Developer
16 13 (2.65%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (63.34%) CSS
2 305 (62.12%) HTML
3 156 (31.77%) Laravel
4 92 (18.74%) React
5 82 (16.70%) jQuery
6 76 (15.48%) Symfony
7 74 (15.07%) HTML5
8 62 (12.63%) AngularJS
9 60 (12.22%) Vue.js
10 57 (11.61%) REST
11 53 (10.79%) Node.js
12 48 (9.78%) .NET
13 46 (9.37%) CSS3
14 39 (7.94%) Sass
15 38 (7.74%) LAMP
16 34 (6.92%) JSON
17 33 (6.72%) ASP.NET
18 30 (6.11%) XML
19 25 (5.09%) Web Services
20 24 (4.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
1 42 (8.55%) Mobile App
2 26 (5.30%) User Experience
3 25 (5.09%) Algorithms
4 18 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.04%) Blog
6 10 (2.04%) Legacy Code
6 10 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.43%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.43%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.02%) Social Media
10 3 (0.61%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.61%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 117 (23.83%) Linux
2 31 (6.31%) Windows
3 19 (3.87%) Unix
4 17 (3.46%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.63%) Solaris
6 6 (1.22%) CentOS
6 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.02%) Android
7 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.29%) Web Development
2 104 (21.18%) MVC
3 103 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (20.37%) E-Commerce
5 94 (19.14%) Full Stack Development
6 58 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (10.18%) Front End Development
7 50 (10.18%) OOP
8 42 (8.55%) Unit Testing
9 40 (8.15%) DevOps
10 39 (7.94%) OO
11 36 (7.33%) Fintech
12 35 (7.13%) Scrum
13 32 (6.52%) Clean Code
14 31 (6.31%) Software Engineering
15 25 (5.09%) Microservices
16 24 (4.89%) OO PHP
17 23 (4.68%) SOLID
17 23 (4.68%) TDD
18 21 (4.28%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 365 (74.34%) JavaScript
2 164 (33.40%) SQL
3 104 (21.18%) Python
4 72 (14.66%) Java
5 66 (13.44%) C#
6 40 (8.15%) Ruby
7 32 (6.52%) PHP 7
8 31 (6.31%) C++
9 26 (5.30%) Go
10 25 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.44%) C
12 12 (2.44%) Perl
13 11 (2.24%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.43%) VB
15 6 (1.22%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.61%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.61%) ES6
17 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (2.85%) Degree
2 8 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.61%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) Accessibility
2 13 (2.65%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) GDPR
5 2 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (9.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.68%) Terraform
3 13 (2.65%) Prometheus
4 12 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.44%) Puppet
5 10 (2.04%) Grafana
6 9 (1.83%) Ansible
7 7 (1.43%) SCCM
8 3 (0.61%) Graylog
8 3 (0.61%) logstash
8 3 (0.61%) Opsgenie
9 1 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 37 (7.54%) Zend
2 35 (7.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.48%) Google
4 17 (3.46%) Atlassian
4 17 (3.46%) Oracle
5 16 (3.26%) Adobe
6 9 (1.83%) New Relic
6 9 (1.83%) WooCommerce
7 8 (1.63%) IBM
8 7 (1.43%) Alibaba
8 7 (1.43%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.81%) Ariba
9 4 (0.81%) Spotify
10 3 (0.61%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.61%) Sybase
11 2 (0.41%) Facebook
11 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.41%) SAP
11 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow