Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Laravel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Laravel over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Laravel PHP Framework
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 146 238
Rank change year-on-year -20 +92 +57
Permanent jobs citing Laravel 123 200 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.55% 2.03% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 5.58% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 110 218 84
West Midlands median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% -7.14% +29.63%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £45,500 £50,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Laravel is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,362 3,582 3,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.71% 36.32% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,908 2,950 3,240
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Laravel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Laravel in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Laravel in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Laravel in the West Midlands

Laravel
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Birmingham -26 41 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Shropshire -6 20 £31,500 +3.28% 6
Staffordshire -3 18 £27,000 +10.20% 4
Worcestershire -3 18 £28,500 -18.57% 7
Solihull -1 8 £36,000 +2.86% 4
Coventry +20 5 £30,000 -4.76% 3
Wolverhampton +25 2 £35,000 +23.89% 2
Sutton Coldfield -13 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Laravel
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Laravel 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Laravel.

1 123 (100.00%) PHP
2 96 (78.05%) JavaScript
3 95 (77.24%) CSS
4 77 (62.60%) HTML
5 65 (52.85%) Web Development
6 61 (49.59%) MySQL
7 57 (46.34%) MVC
8 36 (29.27%) jQuery
9 32 (26.02%) Git (software)
9 32 (26.02%) SQL
10 28 (22.76%) OO
10 28 (22.76%) React
11 25 (20.33%) Vue.js
11 25 (20.33%) Sass
12 23 (18.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (17.89%) Symfony
14 21 (17.07%) Linux
15 20 (16.26%) OOP
15 20 (16.26%) Zend
16 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (15.45%) WordPress
17 17 (13.82%) OOD
17 17 (13.82%) User Experience
18 16 (13.01%) Node.js
19 15 (12.20%) Redis
19 15 (12.20%) OO PHP
19 15 (12.20%) E-Commerce
19 15 (12.20%) Spring
20 14 (11.38%) HTML5

Laravel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (15.45%) WordPress
2 13 (10.57%) Drupal
3 11 (8.94%) CMS
4 8 (6.50%) Joomla!
5 5 (4.07%) Confluence
6 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.63%) Apache
7 2 (1.63%) Moodle
8 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) GitHub
1 5 (4.07%) Slack
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) SaaS
2 3 (2.44%) Silverpop
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) AdWords
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.81%) npm
4 1 (0.81%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
1 2 (1.63%) Skype
1 2 (1.63%) SSH
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (49.59%) MySQL
2 15 (12.20%) Redis
3 10 (8.13%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) JIRA
2 6 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (1.63%) gulp
4 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.81%) git-flow
4 1 (0.81%) GitLab
4 1 (0.81%) Grunt
4 1 (0.81%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.81%) PhpStorm
4 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
4 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.69%) Marketing
3 6 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Finance
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (92.68%) Developer
2 67 (54.47%) PHP Developer
3 38 (30.89%) Web Developer
4 30 (24.39%) Senior Developer
5 19 (15.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (8.94%) PHP Web Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Senior Web Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Junior
9 8 (6.50%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Systems Tester
10 6 (4.88%) Tester
11 5 (4.07%) Lead Web Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 4 (3.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 3 (2.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 3 (2.44%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (77.24%) CSS
2 77 (62.60%) HTML
3 36 (29.27%) jQuery
4 28 (22.76%) React
5 25 (20.33%) Sass
5 25 (20.33%) Vue.js
6 23 (18.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (17.89%) Symfony
8 16 (13.01%) Node.js
9 15 (12.20%) Spring
10 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
10 14 (11.38%) HTML5
11 13 (10.57%) CSS3
11 13 (10.57%) LAMP
11 13 (10.57%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (7.32%) LESS
13 8 (6.50%) Semantic UI
14 7 (5.69%) Ajax
14 7 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (5.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) User Experience
2 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.88%) NHS
4 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) Android
2 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Debian
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) Web Development
2 57 (46.34%) MVC
3 28 (22.76%) OO
4 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.26%) OOP
6 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (13.82%) OOD
8 15 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 15 (12.20%) OO PHP
9 14 (11.38%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.76%) Front End Development
11 11 (8.94%) TDD
12 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
14 8 (6.50%) Business Development
14 8 (6.50%) Content Management
14 8 (6.50%) Translating Business Requirements
15 7 (5.69%) Open Source
16 6 (4.88%) Line Management
16 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) PHP
2 96 (78.05%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.02%) SQL
4 13 (10.57%) Ruby
5 7 (5.69%) Perl
6 3 (2.44%) ES6
6 3 (2.44%) PHP 7
7 2 (1.63%) ES7
7 2 (1.63%) ES8
8 1 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) ISEB
2 6 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) cPanel
2 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.44%) Puppet
3 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Zend
2 5 (4.07%) Fujitsu
3 3 (2.44%) Google
3 3 (2.44%) IBM
3 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.81%) Twitter