Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 32 56
Rank change year-on-year -40 +24 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 430 262 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.04% 6.53% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.14% 12.17% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 321 226 481
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £48,438 £43,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4,703 2,152 5,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.20% 53.67% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,591 1,801 4,660
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,500 £53,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -8 312 £47,500 +18.75% 97
East Midlands -58 118 £41,000 +9.33% 55
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 301 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 240 (55.81%) HTML
3 238 (55.35%) CSS
4 186 (43.26%) MySQL
5 118 (27.44%) Linux
6 109 (25.35%) Laravel
7 101 (23.49%) SQL
8 99 (23.02%) MVC
9 96 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (21.86%) Web Development
10 94 (21.86%) Git (software)
11 91 (21.16%) Social Skills
12 84 (19.53%) AWS
13 82 (19.07%) E-Commerce
14 79 (18.37%) jQuery
15 77 (17.91%) React
16 73 (16.98%) Full Stack Development
17 65 (15.12%) Docker
18 63 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
19 61 (14.19%) Python
20 60 (13.95%) WordPress
21 56 (13.02%) AngularJS
21 56 (13.02%) Azure
22 53 (12.33%) HTML5
22 53 (12.33%) C#
23 52 (12.09%) REST
24 50 (11.63%) CMS
25 49 (11.40%) Marketing
25 49 (11.40%) NoSQL
25 49 (11.40%) Greenfield Project

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 60 (13.95%) WordPress
2 50 (11.63%) CMS
3 31 (7.21%) nginx
4 28 (6.51%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (6.05%) Apache
6 17 (3.95%) Confluence
6 17 (3.95%) Umbraco
7 11 (2.56%) Drupal
7 11 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.33%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.09%) IIS
10 7 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.70%) Gunicorn
11 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.23%) Appian
13 1 (0.23%) FileNet
13 1 (0.23%) Moodle
13 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.40%) InDesign
6 4 (0.93%) Sketch
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) Figma
Business Applications
1 28 (6.51%) Magento
2 20 (4.65%) Shopify
3 8 (1.86%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (1.16%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (19.53%) AWS
2 56 (13.02%) Azure
3 46 (10.70%) SaaS
4 38 (8.84%) GitHub
5 15 (3.49%) GCP
5 15 (3.49%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (2.33%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 9 (2.09%) Pulumi
8 8 (1.86%) Azure App Service
9 7 (1.63%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.63%) AWS CodeCommit
9 7 (1.63%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (1.63%) Azure Pipelines
9 7 (1.63%) IaaS
9 7 (1.63%) PaaS
9 7 (1.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.35%) DNS
2 21 (4.88%) HTTP
3 16 (3.72%) Internet
4 9 (2.09%) FTP
4 9 (2.09%) SMTP
4 9 (2.09%) SSH
5 8 (1.86%) DHCP
5 8 (1.86%) Firewall
5 8 (1.86%) IPv6
6 7 (1.63%) IPv4
6 7 (1.63%) LAN
6 7 (1.63%) WAN
7 3 (0.70%) ASN.1
7 3 (0.70%) MQTT
7 3 (0.70%) SSL
8 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (43.26%) MySQL
2 49 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (6.51%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.19%) Redis
7 17 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.33%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.86%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.40%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.40%) Power BI
12 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.70%) Big Data
13 3 (0.70%) MS Access
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 94 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.37%) Bitbucket
3 33 (7.67%) JIRA
4 29 (6.74%) PHPUnit
5 19 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.72%) GitLab
7 10 (2.33%) gulp
8 9 (2.09%) Selenium
8 9 (2.09%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.86%) ERwin
9 8 (1.86%) webpack
10 6 (1.40%) Cactus
11 5 (1.16%) Subversion
12 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.70%) Cypress.io
13 3 (0.70%) ProC
14 2 (0.47%) Grunt
14 2 (0.47%) Mocha
14 2 (0.47%) PuPHPet
General
1 91 (21.16%) Social Skills
2 49 (11.40%) Marketing
3 32 (7.44%) Retail
4 28 (6.51%) Finance
5 20 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.42%) Games
7 17 (3.95%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) Automotive
10 3 (0.70%) Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.47%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 335 (77.91%) Developer
2 200 (46.51%) PHP Developer
3 53 (12.33%) Web Developer
4 41 (9.53%) Software Developer
5 35 (8.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 32 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.98%) Lead Developer
8 23 (5.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 20 (4.65%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.42%) PHP Web Developer
11 17 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (3.49%) React Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Backend Developer
14 14 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.26%) Junior
15 13 (3.02%) Junior Developer
15 13 (3.02%) PHP Laravel Developer
16 12 (2.79%) Azure Engineer
16 12 (2.79%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (55.81%) HTML
2 238 (55.35%) CSS
3 109 (25.35%) Laravel
4 79 (18.37%) jQuery
5 77 (17.91%) React
6 56 (13.02%) AngularJS
7 53 (12.33%) HTML5
8 52 (12.09%) REST
9 45 (10.47%) Symfony
10 41 (9.53%) .NET
11 37 (8.60%) ASP.NET
12 36 (8.37%) Node.js
13 35 (8.14%) RESTful
14 34 (7.91%) Sass
15 31 (7.21%) Vue.js
16 29 (6.74%) JSON
16 29 (6.74%) LAMP
17 27 (6.28%) LESS
18 25 (5.81%) XML
19 23 (5.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.40%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (10.23%) Mobile App
3 38 (8.84%) User Experience
4 29 (6.74%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.72%) Virtual Team
6 15 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.26%) e-Learning
8 12 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (2.09%) Social Media
10 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.63%) Blog
11 7 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.63%) Legacy Code
11 7 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.40%) Legacy Systems
13 5 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (1.16%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.93%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 118 (27.44%) Linux
2 36 (8.37%) Windows
3 23 (5.35%) Ubuntu
4 19 (4.42%) Unix
5 8 (1.86%) Solaris
5 8 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.63%) Android
6 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Debian
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.02%) MVC
2 96 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (21.86%) Web Development
4 82 (19.07%) E-Commerce
5 73 (16.98%) Full Stack Development
6 63 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (11.16%) Software Engineering
8 46 (10.70%) Fintech
8 46 (10.70%) Unit Testing
9 41 (9.53%) DevOps
9 41 (9.53%) Front End Development
10 40 (9.30%) Scrum
11 37 (8.60%) OOP
12 36 (8.37%) OO
13 34 (7.91%) Clean Code
14 30 (6.98%) OO PHP
15 28 (6.51%) TDD
16 27 (6.28%) Technology Roadmap
17 24 (5.58%) Machine Learning
18 23 (5.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 301 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 101 (23.49%) SQL
3 61 (14.19%) Python
4 53 (12.33%) C#
5 41 (9.53%) Go
6 38 (8.84%) Java
7 24 (5.58%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 23 (5.35%) Ruby
9 21 (4.88%) C++
10 20 (4.65%) PHP 7
11 14 (3.26%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.02%) Dart
13 12 (2.79%) Perl
14 10 (2.33%) C
15 7 (1.63%) VB
16 5 (1.16%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.16%) VBA
17 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.56%) Degree
2 5 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.72%) Accessibility
2 11 (2.56%) QA
3 6 (1.40%) COBIT
4 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (15.12%) Docker
2 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.23%) iptables
4 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (8.14%) Kubernetes
2 28 (6.51%) Terraform
3 17 (3.95%) Ansible
4 14 (3.26%) Puppet
5 13 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.33%) Grafana
6 10 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.86%) Rancher
8 7 (1.63%) SCCM
9 3 (0.70%) Plesk
10 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (6.98%) Google
2 26 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.58%) Adobe
3 24 (5.58%) Oracle
4 18 (4.19%) Zend
5 17 (3.95%) Xamarin
6 16 (3.72%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.02%) WooCommerce
8 10 (2.33%) New Relic
9 8 (1.86%) IBM
10 7 (1.63%) Alibaba
11 5 (1.16%) Facebook
11 5 (1.16%) HubSpot
12 4 (0.93%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.93%) Spotify
13 3 (0.70%) Sybase
14 2 (0.47%) Apple
14 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.47%) SAP