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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 35 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 45.45% 13.51% 12.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.81% 18.52% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 8
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 54 27 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 70.13% 72.97% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 47
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (85.42%) MySQL
2 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 32 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 31 (64.58%) Magento
4 29 (60.42%) jQuery
5 28 (58.33%) E-Commerce
6 26 (54.17%) Data Structures
6 26 (54.17%) Apple
6 26 (54.17%) Electronics
6 26 (54.17%) Automotive
6 26 (54.17%) Retail
7 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
8 11 (22.92%) Laravel
9 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) Web Development
11 5 (10.42%) Scrum
11 5 (10.42%) CSS
11 5 (10.42%) HTML
11 5 (10.42%) Java
12 4 (8.33%) Linux
12 4 (8.33%) ColdFusion
13 3 (6.25%) MVC
13 3 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (6.25%) OOP
13 3 (6.25%) OO
13 3 (6.25%) OOD
13 3 (6.25%) C#
13 3 (6.25%) LAMP
13 3 (6.25%) Zend

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 4 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 31 (64.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (85.42%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (54.17%) Automotive
1 26 (54.17%) Electronics
1 26 (54.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 41 (85.42%) PHP Developer
3 29 (60.42%) Magento Developer
3 29 (60.42%) PHP Magento Developer
4 28 (58.33%) MySQL Developer
4 28 (58.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 26 (54.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Graduate
6 15 (31.25%) Graduate Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Junior
6 15 (31.25%) Junior Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Junior JavaScript Developer
6 15 (31.25%) Junior PHP Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 5 (10.42%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) jQuery
2 11 (22.92%) Laravel
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Flex
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Web Development
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) OOD
6 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.17%) User Stories
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Apple
2 3 (6.25%) Zend
3 2 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft