Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 17 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 71 106 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.66% 11.22% 6.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.98% 19.27% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 119 82
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% -11.43%
10th Percentile £20,850 £19,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,500 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 547 550 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 59.01% 58.20% 61.53%
Number of salaries quoted 474 460 763
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% +5.26% +1.33%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +12 29 £25,000 -6.54% 4
Lichfield +1 21 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Cannock -1 6 £38,750 -3.13% 1
Stafford -17 4 £35,000 - 2
Tamworth +2 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £21,500 - 3
Rugeley - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
2 34 (47.89%) Laravel
3 32 (45.07%) CSS
4 28 (39.44%) HTML
4 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
5 23 (32.39%) Java
5 23 (32.39%) MySQL
6 22 (30.99%) Google
7 20 (28.17%) Python
7 20 (28.17%) Docker
8 19 (26.76%) Go
8 19 (26.76%) Open Source
9 18 (25.35%) Zend
9 18 (25.35%) MVC
9 18 (25.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (23.94%) Kubernetes
10 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
11 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
11 16 (22.54%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (21.13%) Retail
13 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
13 14 (19.72%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (19.72%) PHP 5
13 14 (19.72%) jQuery
13 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
13 14 (19.72%) Integration Testing
13 14 (19.72%) Microservices
13 14 (19.72%) Java 8
14 13 (18.31%) Redis

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 (22.54%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.23%) WordPress
3 2 (2.82%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Blender
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.63%) Fastly
4 4 (5.63%) Stackdriver
5 3 (4.23%) SaaS
6 2 (2.82%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) MySQL
2 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
3 13 (18.31%) Redis
4 12 (16.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (15.49%) BigQuery
5 11 (15.49%) Bigtable
6 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
General
1 15 (21.13%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (97.18%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) PHP Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Backend Developer
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Python Developer
7 6 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Junior
8 5 (7.04%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Backend Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) Laravel
2 32 (45.07%) CSS
3 28 (39.44%) HTML
4 14 (19.72%) CodeIgniter
4 14 (19.72%) jQuery
5 13 (18.31%) Memcached
6 12 (16.90%) Symfony
7 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.27%) TensorFlow
8 6 (8.45%) React
9 5 (7.04%) JSON
9 5 (7.04%) LAMP
9 5 (7.04%) MooTools
9 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.04%) XML
9 5 (7.04%) XSLT
10 4 (5.63%) CSS3
10 4 (5.63%) HTML5
10 4 (5.63%) Node.js
10 4 (5.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) BBC
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (2.82%) Xbox
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Open Source
2 18 (25.35%) MVC
3 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
4 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
5 14 (19.72%) Integration Testing
5 14 (19.72%) Microservices
5 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 11 (15.49%) Web Development
7 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.68%) Scrum
9 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.27%) Kanban
10 7 (9.86%) OO
11 6 (8.45%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (8.45%) OOP
11 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.04%) OO PHP
13 4 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.39%) Java
3 20 (28.17%) Python
4 19 (26.76%) Go
5 14 (19.72%) Java 8
5 14 (19.72%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.23%) PHP 7
6 3 (4.23%) SQL
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
1 5 (7.04%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.04%) Terraform
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Google
2 18 (25.35%) Zend
3 10 (14.08%) Twitter
4 7 (9.86%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft