The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 16 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 22.86% 32.14% 13.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 37.50% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 9
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% -38.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 48 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 71.43% 85.71% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 46
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Stafford

PHP
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Stafford.

Salary trend for PHP in Stafford

PHP
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Stafford over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for PHP.

1 33 (55.93%) MySQL
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) HTML
3 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 19 (32.20%) ColdFusion
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
5 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
5 16 (27.12%) Laravel
6 15 (25.42%) Magento
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
8 12 (20.34%) C#
8 12 (20.34%) MVC
8 12 (20.34%) Marketing
8 12 (20.34%) Web Development
9 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.95%) SaaS
10 10 (16.95%) LAMP
10 10 (16.95%) Scrum
10 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.25%) Linux
11 9 (15.25%) jQuery
12 8 (13.56%) WordPress
12 8 (13.56%) Apple
12 8 (13.56%) OOD
12 8 (13.56%) Retail
12 8 (13.56%) Automotive
12 8 (13.56%) Electronics
12 8 (13.56%) Ansible

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 19 (32.20%) ColdFusion
2 8 (13.56%) WordPress
3 5 (8.47%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) SaaS
2 4 (6.78%) GitHub
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) CruiseControl
2 4 (6.78%) JSUnit
2 4 (6.78%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (6.78%) Mocha
2 4 (6.78%) PhpStorm
2 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
2 4 (6.78%) Selenium
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) GDB
General
1 12 (20.34%) Marketing
2 8 (13.56%) Automotive
2 8 (13.56%) Electronics
2 8 (13.56%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Development Team Leader
3 10 (16.95%) Magento Developer
3 10 (16.95%) MySQL Developer
3 10 (16.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Team Leader
3 10 (16.95%) Web Developer
4 9 (15.25%) PHP Magento Developer
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Graduate
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) CSS
1 19 (32.20%) HTML
2 16 (27.12%) Laravel
3 13 (22.03%) .NET
4 10 (16.95%) LAMP
5 9 (15.25%) jQuery
6 7 (11.86%) RESTful
7 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.78%) DOM
9 4 (6.78%) LESS
9 4 (6.78%) REST
9 4 (6.78%) Sass
9 4 (6.78%) SOAP
10 3 (5.08%) HTML5
11 2 (3.39%) Apache Flex
11 2 (3.39%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (3.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Structures
2 7 (11.86%) EPoS
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.34%) MVC
3 12 (20.34%) Web Development
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.56%) DevOps
6 8 (13.56%) OOD
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (10.17%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.78%) SOA
10 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.78%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Apple
2 4 (6.78%) Zend
3 2 (3.39%) Google