Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 26 124 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.93% 10.51% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 17.32% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 127 106
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.46% -18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17,500 £20,050 £25,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.90%

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 372 716 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 56.28% 60.68% 64.78%
Number of salaries quoted 351 591 677
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.97%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -31 12 £20,500 -16.33% 14
Stafford -8 4 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Rugeley - 3 £25,500 -
Lichfield +10 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Uttoxeter - 2 £38,750 -
Tamworth - 1 £26,500 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £26,500 -
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) Laravel
5 10 (38.46%) Web Development
6 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) SaaS
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (23.08%) User Experience
8 6 (23.08%) LAMP
9 5 (19.23%) Zend
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) Sass
9 5 (19.23%) LESS
9 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Vue.js
10 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
11 3 (11.54%) Magento
11 3 (11.54%) Symfony
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) WAI
11 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
11 3 (11.54%) Ajax
11 3 (11.54%) SEO
11 3 (11.54%) IBM

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 2 (7.69%) ColdFusion
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Silverpop
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) AdWords
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) git-flow
2 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) PHP Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Junior
3 8 (30.77%) Junior Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Graduate
5 6 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (11.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Magento Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Web UI Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) CSS
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) Laravel
3 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 6 (23.08%) LAMP
5 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) LESS
5 5 (19.23%) Sass
5 5 (19.23%) Vue.js
6 3 (11.54%) Ajax
6 3 (11.54%) React
6 3 (11.54%) Symfony
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) D3.js
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (11.54%) SEO
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) ES6
4 2 (7.69%) ES7
4 2 (7.69%) ES8
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) WAI
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft