Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 22 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 112 120 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.13% 10.70% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.15% 17.12% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 111 137 52
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.93% -4.13%
10th Percentile £19,750 £29,125 £19,875
90th Percentile £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -4.62%

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 653 701 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 59.04% 62.48% 60.30%
Number of salaries quoted 539 605 623
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +34 48 £24,500 -34.67% 8
Stafford -5 36 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Lichfield -8 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Cannock -2 1 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Burntwood - 1 £31,000 - 2
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 83 (74.11%) JavaScript
2 80 (71.43%) MySQL
3 68 (60.71%) HTML
4 67 (59.82%) CSS
5 49 (43.75%) Magento
6 46 (41.07%) Laravel
7 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
7 39 (34.82%) E-Commerce
8 35 (31.25%) jQuery
9 33 (29.46%) MVC
10 32 (28.57%) OO
11 24 (21.43%) Web Development
12 23 (20.54%) Zend
12 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.54%) SDLC
13 22 (19.64%) OO PHP
13 22 (19.64%) CodeIgniter
14 21 (18.75%) Symfony
15 20 (17.86%) Retail
15 20 (17.86%) HTML5
16 19 (16.96%) Apple
17 18 (16.07%) Sass
18 17 (15.18%) Data Structures
19 16 (14.29%) Google
19 16 (14.29%) Electronics
19 16 (14.29%) Automotive
19 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
20 15 (13.39%) WordPress
21 14 (12.50%) Open Source
22 13 (11.61%) Java

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 15 (13.39%) WordPress
2 9 (8.04%) CMS
3 5 (4.46%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.57%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (43.75%) Magento
2 6 (5.36%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Google Analytics
1 5 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
2 3 (2.68%) GitHub
2 3 (2.68%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.79%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.79%) Bigtable
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.36%) gulp
3 1 (0.89%) Grunt
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 20 (17.86%) Retail
2 16 (14.29%) Automotive
2 16 (14.29%) Electronics
3 13 (11.61%) Games
4 12 (10.71%) Marketing
5 9 (8.04%) Advertising
5 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Finance
7 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (96.43%) Developer
2 83 (74.11%) PHP Developer
3 27 (24.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (15.18%) MySQL Developer
4 17 (15.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 16 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
6 15 (13.39%) Junior
6 15 (13.39%) Junior Developer
7 14 (12.50%) Junior PHP Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Web Developer
9 11 (9.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (8.93%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 9 (8.04%) OO PHP Developer
12 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
12 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 7 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
13 6 (5.36%) Graduate PHP Developer
13 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.71%) HTML
2 67 (59.82%) CSS
3 46 (41.07%) Laravel
4 35 (31.25%) jQuery
5 22 (19.64%) CodeIgniter
6 21 (18.75%) Symfony
7 20 (17.86%) HTML5
8 18 (16.07%) Sass
9 11 (9.82%) CakePHP
10 10 (8.93%) LAMP
11 8 (7.14%) Node.js
11 8 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 7 (6.25%) .NET
12 7 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.25%) Doctrine
12 7 (6.25%) React
12 7 (6.25%) Spring
13 6 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.46%) Compass CSS Framework
14 5 (4.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Data Structures
2 11 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.68%) BBC
6 2 (1.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) E-Commerce
2 33 (29.46%) MVC
3 32 (28.57%) OO
4 24 (21.43%) Web Development
5 23 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (20.54%) SDLC
6 22 (19.64%) OO PHP
7 16 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 14 (12.50%) Open Source
9 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.14%) Scrum
11 7 (6.25%) Microservices
12 6 (5.36%) Web Design
13 5 (4.46%) Analytics
13 5 (4.46%) Mobile First
13 5 (4.46%) Online Marketing
13 5 (4.46%) OOP
13 5 (4.46%) SEO
13 5 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (74.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.61%) Java
3 5 (4.46%) C++
4 4 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (2.68%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.68%) SQL
6 2 (1.79%) ES6
6 2 (1.79%) Go
6 2 (1.79%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.89%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Zend
2 19 (16.96%) Apple
3 16 (14.29%) Google
4 7 (6.25%) Twitter