Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 115 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.65% 7.25% 5.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.38% 11.10% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 98 65
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £26,025 £21,600
90th Percentile £42,500 £62,500 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.84% -1.59%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 702 820 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 58.89% 65.34% 61.44%
Number of salaries quoted 576 737 666
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +48 46 £24,500 -38.75% 3
Stafford -4 41 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Lichfield -4 13 £40,000 +14.29%
Cannock -1 2 £36,250 -14.71%
Tamworth -5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Burntwood - 1 £31,000 -
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 96 (83.48%) MySQL
2 88 (76.52%) JavaScript
3 69 (60.00%) CSS
4 68 (59.13%) HTML
5 53 (46.09%) Magento
6 49 (42.61%) Git (software)
7 44 (38.26%) jQuery
7 44 (38.26%) E-Commerce
7 44 (38.26%) Laravel
8 31 (26.96%) MVC
9 29 (25.22%) OO
10 28 (24.35%) Retail
11 26 (22.61%) Apple
12 25 (21.74%) Electronics
12 25 (21.74%) Automotive
12 25 (21.74%) Data Structures
13 24 (20.87%) SDLC
13 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (19.13%) OO PHP
14 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
15 21 (18.26%) Zend
15 21 (18.26%) CodeIgniter
15 21 (18.26%) HTML5
16 20 (17.39%) Web Development
16 20 (17.39%) Symfony
16 20 (17.39%) Sass
17 16 (13.91%) WordPress
18 14 (12.17%) Open Source
18 14 (12.17%) Google
19 13 (11.30%) Marketing

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 16 (13.91%) WordPress
2 12 (10.43%) CMS
3 8 (6.96%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.48%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (6.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (46.09%) Magento
2 9 (7.83%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.35%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (83.48%) MySQL
2 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.87%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.87%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 49 (42.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.96%) gulp
General
1 28 (24.35%) Retail
2 25 (21.74%) Automotive
2 25 (21.74%) Electronics
3 13 (11.30%) Marketing
4 11 (9.57%) Games
5 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (94.78%) Developer
2 92 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 36 (31.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (21.74%) Magento Developer
4 25 (21.74%) MySQL Developer
4 25 (21.74%) PHP Magento Developer
4 25 (21.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 15 (13.04%) Junior
5 15 (13.04%) Junior Developer
6 14 (12.17%) Junior PHP Developer
7 12 (10.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (10.43%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.83%) OO PHP Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Graduate
10 7 (6.09%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Graduate PHP Developer
10 7 (6.09%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (6.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (60.00%) CSS
2 68 (59.13%) HTML
3 44 (38.26%) jQuery
3 44 (38.26%) Laravel
4 21 (18.26%) CodeIgniter
4 21 (18.26%) HTML5
5 20 (17.39%) Sass
5 20 (17.39%) Symfony
6 13 (11.30%) CakePHP
7 9 (7.83%) LAMP
7 9 (7.83%) React
8 8 (6.96%) Compass CSS Framework
9 7 (6.09%) .NET
9 7 (6.09%) Node.js
9 7 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 5 (4.35%) CSS3
12 4 (3.48%) Doctrine
12 4 (3.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.22%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) BBC
6 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Android
2 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) E-Commerce
2 31 (26.96%) MVC
3 29 (25.22%) OO
4 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.87%) SDLC
5 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
5 22 (19.13%) OO PHP
6 20 (17.39%) Web Development
7 14 (12.17%) Open Source
8 11 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.83%) OOP
9 9 (7.83%) Web Design
10 8 (6.96%) Analytics
10 8 (6.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 8 (6.96%) Mobile First
10 8 (6.96%) Online Marketing
10 8 (6.96%) SEO
11 7 (6.09%) Front End Development
11 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (76.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.70%) Java
3 5 (4.35%) C#
3 5 (4.35%) C++
3 5 (4.35%) SQL
4 3 (2.61%) PHP 5
5 2 (1.74%) ES6
5 2 (1.74%) Go
5 2 (1.74%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.87%) PHP 4
6 1 (0.87%) PHP 7
6 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (22.61%) Apple
2 21 (18.26%) Zend
3 14 (12.17%) Google
4 6 (5.22%) Twitter