Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 15 50
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 132 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.98% 12.73% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 20.75% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 133 67
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,500 £46,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +1.61%

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 459 636 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 55.70% 61.33% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 412 523 729
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -21 13 £22,500 -11.76% 6
Lichfield +15 12 £53,750 +34.38%
Cannock 0 5 £40,000 - 2
Stafford -14 4 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Rugeley - 2 £26,000 -
Tamworth +7 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £21,500 - 2
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 23 (56.10%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) Laravel
6 12 (29.27%) Java
6 12 (29.27%) Docker
7 10 (24.39%) Go
7 10 (24.39%) Python
7 10 (24.39%) Google
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
8 9 (21.95%) Redis
8 9 (21.95%) Memcached
8 9 (21.95%) Open Source
8 9 (21.95%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
9 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Retail
9 8 (19.51%) MySQL
10 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.07%) LAMP
10 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.07%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (17.07%) PHP 5
10 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.07%) Microservices
10 7 (17.07%) Java 8

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 9 (21.95%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Blender
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 4 (9.76%) Fastly
4 4 (9.76%) Stackdriver
5 2 (4.88%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Redis
2 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.20%) BigQuery
4 5 (12.20%) Bigtable
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) Big Data
7 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) PHP Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Junior
3 8 (19.51%) Junior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Graduate
4 7 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Backend Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.32%) React Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) CSS
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 17 (41.46%) Laravel
4 9 (21.95%) Memcached
5 7 (17.07%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (17.07%) LAMP
6 6 (14.63%) HTML5
6 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 6 (14.63%) Symfony
7 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.20%) CSS3
7 5 (12.20%) TensorFlow
8 4 (9.76%) Node.js
8 4 (9.76%) React
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) .NET
9 3 (7.32%) RESTful
9 3 (7.32%) Vue.js
10 2 (4.88%) Three.js
10 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (4.88%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.44%) BBC
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
2 9 (21.95%) Open Source
3 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 7 (17.07%) Microservices
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Kanban
6 5 (12.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 4 (9.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.88%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) Go
3 10 (24.39%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) Java 8
4 7 (17.07%) PHP 5
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) PHP 7
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) ES6
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.20%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) Zend
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter