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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 37 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.62% 6.44% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.92% 10.69% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 33
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

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 248 393 366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 57.81% 60.28% 64.32%
Number of salaries quoted 205 362 328
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Lichfield +20 14 £40,000 +73.91%
Stafford 0 13 £36,250 +11.53%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cannock - 2 £41,250 -
PHP
West Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 84 (66.14%) MySQL
2 53 (41.73%) CSS
3 52 (40.94%) jQuery
4 51 (40.16%) JavaScript
5 46 (36.22%) Linux
6 44 (34.65%) HTML
7 39 (30.71%) MVC
8 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (25.98%) Web Development
9 30 (23.62%) JSON
9 30 (23.62%) XML
10 27 (21.26%) LAMP
11 25 (19.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (18.11%) E-Commerce
13 22 (17.32%) ColdFusion
14 21 (16.54%) Magento
15 20 (15.75%) Sass
15 20 (15.75%) Ajax
16 19 (14.96%) Google
16 19 (14.96%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (14.96%) HTML5
17 18 (14.17%) Laravel
17 18 (14.17%) Ruby
17 18 (14.17%) OO
18 17 (13.39%) Ubuntu
18 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
18 17 (13.39%) CSS3
18 17 (13.39%) Google Cloud Platform
19 16 (12.60%) Elastic Stack
19 16 (12.60%) Analytics

PHP
Top Related 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 22 (17.32%) ColdFusion
2 13 (10.24%) WordPress
3 6 (4.72%) CMS
4 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (16.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (11.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (11.81%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (11.81%) Heroku
3 11 (8.66%) SaaS
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.15%) GitHub
6 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (66.14%) MySQL
2 19 (14.96%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.60%) Redis
4 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.94%) Subversion
3 4 (3.15%) CruiseControl
3 4 (3.15%) JSUnit
3 4 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (3.15%) Mocha
3 4 (3.15%) PhpStorm
3 4 (3.15%) PHPUnit
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.57%) GDB
4 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.79%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.79%) GitLab
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.81%) Publishing
2 14 (11.02%) Marketing
3 7 (5.51%) Automotive
3 7 (5.51%) Electronics
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (70.08%) Developer
2 74 (58.27%) PHP Developer
3 17 (13.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (11.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Web Developer
6 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (8.66%) LAMP Developer
7 11 (8.66%) Magento Developer
7 11 (8.66%) MySQL Developer
7 11 (8.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 11 (8.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (7.87%) PHP Magento Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.30%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.94%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.73%) CSS
2 52 (40.94%) jQuery
3 44 (34.65%) HTML
4 30 (23.62%) JSON
4 30 (23.62%) XML
5 27 (21.26%) LAMP
6 25 (19.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (15.75%) Ajax
7 20 (15.75%) Sass
8 19 (14.96%) HTML5
9 18 (14.17%) Laravel
10 17 (13.39%) CSS3
11 16 (12.60%) .NET
11 16 (12.60%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (11.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (7.87%) MooTools
13 10 (7.87%) XSLT
14 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET
14 9 (7.09%) RESTful
15 7 (5.51%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) EPoS
1 8 (6.30%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (5.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Linux
2 17 (13.39%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) MVC
2 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.98%) Web Development
3 23 (18.11%) E-Commerce
4 18 (14.17%) OO
5 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.60%) Analytics
7 15 (11.81%) DevOps
7 15 (11.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (11.81%) Web Design
8 13 (10.24%) Front End Development
8 13 (10.24%) OOP
8 13 (10.24%) Open Source
9 11 (8.66%) Scrum
10 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.30%) OO PHP
11 8 (6.30%) Project Management
12 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.17%) Ruby
3 16 (12.60%) C#
4 11 (8.66%) SQL
5 10 (7.87%) Java
6 6 (4.72%) Python
7 3 (2.36%) C
7 3 (2.36%) C++
7 3 (2.36%) VB
8 2 (1.57%) Go
8 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Ceph
1 1 (0.79%) KVM
1 1 (0.79%) Varnish
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Ansible
2 8 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Grafana
3 1 (0.79%) Graphite
3 1 (0.79%) Icinga
3 1 (0.79%) Kibana
3 1 (0.79%) logstash
3 1 (0.79%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Google
2 10 (7.87%) Twitter
3 8 (6.30%) Zend
4 7 (5.51%) Apple
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
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