Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 26 30
Rank change year-on-year -37 +4 +19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 548 1,200 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.15% 7.76% 6.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.66% 14.55% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 473 1,101 1,128
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 6,329 8,249 8,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.93% 53.33% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,211 7,131 7,348
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 -29 392 £32,500 - 129
East Midlands -58 155 £35,000 - 76
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 396 (72.26%) JavaScript
2 343 (62.59%) HTML
3 336 (61.31%) CSS
4 270 (49.27%) MySQL
5 184 (33.58%) Web Development
6 137 (25.00%) Laravel
7 135 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (24.27%) jQuery
9 128 (23.36%) Linux
10 126 (22.99%) MVC
11 107 (19.53%) Git (software)
12 104 (18.98%) AngularJS
12 104 (18.98%) Java
13 97 (17.70%) SQL
14 91 (16.61%) Python
15 88 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
16 84 (15.33%) WordPress
17 83 (15.15%) HTML5
18 76 (13.87%) OO
18 76 (13.87%) Software Engineering
19 75 (13.69%) LAMP
20 70 (12.77%) OOP
20 70 (12.77%) CSS3
21 67 (12.23%) Degree
22 63 (11.50%) React
23 62 (11.31%) E-Commerce
23 62 (11.31%) C#
24 57 (10.40%) Symfony
25 56 (10.22%) TDD
26 55 (10.04%) 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 84 (15.33%) WordPress
2 44 (8.03%) CMS
3 30 (5.47%) Apache
4 27 (4.93%) Drupal
5 21 (3.83%) nginx
6 14 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.37%) Joomla!
8 12 (2.19%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.09%) eZ Publish
11 5 (0.91%) Confluence
12 4 (0.73%) JBoss
12 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.36%) Moodle
13 2 (0.36%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.18%) Liferay
14 1 (0.18%) MODX
Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.09%) Mingle
4 5 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 37 (6.75%) Magento
2 5 (0.91%) Shopify
3 4 (0.73%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.36%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.93%) SaaS
3 33 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (3.65%) Amazon S3
7 16 (2.92%) npm
8 15 (2.74%) PaaS
9 14 (2.55%) IaaS
10 11 (2.01%) GitHub
11 7 (1.28%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.09%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (1.09%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.73%) Fastly
13 4 (0.73%) Route 53
13 4 (0.73%) Stackdriver
13 4 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.37%) Internet
2 12 (2.19%) DNS
2 12 (2.19%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) Intranet
4 2 (0.36%) Skype
4 2 (0.36%) SSH
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.18%) Extranet
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (49.27%) MySQL
2 42 (7.66%) MongoDB
3 40 (7.30%) SQL Server
4 35 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.01%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.28%) Redis
8 15 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.19%) DB2
10 11 (2.01%) Big Data
11 6 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.73%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.73%) Bigtable
14 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 107 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.83%) JIRA
3 19 (3.47%) Selenium
4 18 (3.28%) PHPUnit
5 17 (3.10%) gulp
6 16 (2.92%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.55%) JUnit
8 13 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.19%) Grunt
9 12 (2.19%) Subversion
10 10 (1.82%) Bower
10 10 (1.82%) webpack
11 9 (1.64%) FitNesse
11 9 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.09%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.09%) Concordion
14 6 (1.09%) Mocha
14 6 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 36 (6.57%) Marketing
2 32 (5.84%) Retail
3 21 (3.83%) Advertising
4 16 (2.92%) Automotive
5 15 (2.74%) Finance
6 14 (2.55%) Back Office
7 11 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.73%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 446 (81.39%) Developer
2 228 (41.61%) PHP Developer
3 86 (15.69%) Web Developer
4 54 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.76%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.57%) PHP Web Developer
7 34 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (6.02%) Junior
9 32 (5.84%) Junior Developer
10 30 (5.47%) Senior PHP Developer
11 28 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (4.93%) Software Engineer
13 26 (4.74%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
16 21 (3.83%) Graduate
17 19 (3.47%) Graduate Developer
17 19 (3.47%) WordPress Developer
18 17 (3.10%) PHP WordPress Developer
19 15 (2.74%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (62.59%) HTML
2 336 (61.31%) CSS
3 137 (25.00%) Laravel
4 133 (24.27%) jQuery
5 104 (18.98%) AngularJS
6 83 (15.15%) HTML5
7 75 (13.69%) LAMP
8 70 (12.77%) CSS3
9 63 (11.50%) React
10 57 (10.40%) Symfony
11 54 (9.85%) Sass
12 53 (9.67%) Node.js
13 41 (7.48%) .NET
14 36 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (5.84%) JSON
16 31 (5.66%) Web Services
17 28 (5.11%) XML
18 27 (4.93%) REST
18 27 (4.93%) Spring
18 27 (4.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.29%) User Experience
3 28 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.09%) Social Media
10 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.91%) Fintech
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
10 5 (0.91%) Replication
10 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.73%) FMCG
11 4 (0.73%) iPhone
12 3 (0.55%) AS400
12 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.36%) Linux
2 36 (6.57%) Unix
3 20 (3.65%) Windows
4 9 (1.64%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.46%) Android
6 6 (1.09%) CentOS
6 6 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (33.58%) Web Development
2 135 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (22.99%) MVC
4 76 (13.87%) OO
4 76 (13.87%) Software Engineering
5 70 (12.77%) OOP
6 62 (11.31%) E-Commerce
7 56 (10.22%) TDD
8 55 (10.04%) Front End Development
9 46 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
10 40 (7.30%) Microservices
11 38 (6.93%) Scrum
12 35 (6.39%) OO PHP
13 32 (5.84%) Test Automation
14 30 (5.47%) DevOps
15 29 (5.29%) SDLC
16 27 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.93%) Unit Testing
17 25 (4.56%) Open Source
18 24 (4.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 396 (72.26%) JavaScript
2 104 (18.98%) Java
3 97 (17.70%) SQL
4 91 (16.61%) Python
5 62 (11.31%) C#
6 20 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 19 (3.47%) Java 8
7 19 (3.47%) Perl
8 18 (3.28%) Ruby
9 17 (3.10%) C++
10 15 (2.74%) ES6
11 12 (2.19%) Go
12 9 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 9 (1.64%) VBScript
13 8 (1.46%) PHP 7
13 8 (1.46%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.28%) XPath
15 5 (0.91%) C
15 5 (0.91%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (12.23%) Degree
2 36 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.19%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.18%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.18%) LPIC
5 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.18%) RHCA
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.57%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) WAI
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (9.67%) Docker
2 8 (1.46%) Varnish
3 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (5.11%) Ansible
2 27 (4.93%) Puppet
3 25 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.83%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.46%) cPanel
5 8 (1.46%) Terraform
6 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.18%) Packer
7 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (7.85%) Zend
2 37 (6.75%) Google
3 29 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.47%) Oracle
6 9 (1.64%) Adobe
7 8 (1.46%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.46%) Twitter
8 6 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.73%) Apple
10 4 (0.73%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.55%) IBM
11 3 (0.55%) Okta
11 3 (0.55%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.55%) SAP
11 3 (0.55%) VMware
11 3 (0.55%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.36%) Facebook
12 2 (0.36%) Wonderware