The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 42 26
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 65 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.65% 5.45% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 8.66% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 45
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £36,742 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% -  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 439 367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.34% 62.98% 59.29%
Number of salaries quoted 253 406 326
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

PHP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for PHP in Staffordshire

PHP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Staffordshire

PHP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +9 33 £33,500 -0.74%
Stoke-on-Trent +21 13 £24,000 -7.69% 6
Lichfield -1 10 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Cannock - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tamworth +7 1 £45,000 +130.76%
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 85 (81.73%) MySQL
2 71 (68.27%) JavaScript
3 56 (53.85%) jQuery
4 43 (41.35%) CSS
5 39 (37.50%) Magento
5 39 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 37 (35.58%) E-Commerce
7 35 (33.65%) HTML
8 26 (25.00%) Retail
8 26 (25.00%) Apple
8 26 (25.00%) Electronics
8 26 (25.00%) Automotive
8 26 (25.00%) Data Structures
9 24 (23.08%) Web Development
10 21 (20.19%) Laravel
11 20 (19.23%) MVC
11 20 (19.23%) Linux
12 17 (16.35%) Open Source
12 17 (16.35%) HTML5
13 16 (15.38%) Google
14 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
14 14 (13.46%) LAMP
14 14 (13.46%) Java
14 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (12.50%) Web Design
15 13 (12.50%) Analytics
16 12 (11.54%) Sass
16 12 (11.54%) XML
16 12 (11.54%) Marketing
16 12 (11.54%) JSON

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 11 (10.58%) WordPress
2 9 (8.65%) CMS
3 8 (7.69%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (6.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 39 (37.50%) Magento
2 8 (7.69%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (4.81%) Google Compute Engine
3 5 (4.81%) Heroku
4 4 (3.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (81.73%) MySQL
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Redis
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.73%) gulp
3 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.96%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (25.00%) Automotive
1 26 (25.00%) Electronics
1 26 (25.00%) Retail
2 12 (11.54%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (89.42%) Developer
2 84 (80.77%) PHP Developer
3 30 (28.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 29 (27.88%) Magento Developer
4 29 (27.88%) PHP Magento Developer
5 28 (26.92%) MySQL Developer
5 28 (26.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 18 (17.31%) Graduate
6 18 (17.31%) Graduate Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Junior
7 15 (14.42%) Junior Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Junior JavaScript Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Junior PHP Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Web Developer
9 9 (8.65%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (8.65%) HTML Developer
9 9 (8.65%) LAMP Developer
9 9 (8.65%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (53.85%) jQuery
2 43 (41.35%) CSS
3 35 (33.65%) HTML
4 21 (20.19%) Laravel
5 17 (16.35%) HTML5
6 14 (13.46%) LAMP
7 12 (11.54%) JSON
7 12 (11.54%) Sass
7 12 (11.54%) XML
8 11 (10.58%) CSS3
9 10 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (6.73%) .NET
10 7 (6.73%) Ajax
10 7 (6.73%) Compass CSS Framework
11 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
11 6 (5.77%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (4.81%) CGI
12 5 (4.81%) MooTools
12 5 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (4.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.81%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.88%) iPad
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) EPoS
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) E-Commerce
2 24 (23.08%) Web Development
3 20 (19.23%) MVC
4 17 (16.35%) Open Source
5 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.50%) Analytics
6 13 (12.50%) Web Design
7 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.62%) Front End Development
8 10 (9.62%) OO
9 8 (7.69%) Online Marketing
9 8 (7.69%) OOP
9 8 (7.69%) SEO
10 7 (6.73%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 7 (6.73%) Mobile First
11 6 (5.77%) Scrum
12 5 (4.81%) Escalation Management
12 5 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.81%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.27%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.46%) Java
3 10 (9.62%) C#
4 7 (6.73%) C++
5 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.77%) SQL
5 6 (5.77%) VB
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) VBA
7 2 (1.92%) Go
7 2 (1.92%) PHP 4
7 2 (1.92%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) ISEB
2 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Apple
2 16 (15.38%) Google
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Twitter
4 4 (3.85%) Zend
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus / equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cradley Heath, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Hideaway Time-lapse Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday & bank holidays
Posted: 14 days ago