Web Developer Job in Stoke-on-Trent ST4 - StairBox Careers

PHP Web Developer

Job Title PHP Web Developer Job Type Permanent, full time
Salary up to Ā£45,000 DOE
Location: StairBox Head Office, Unit S94,St. Modwen Park Stoke South, Gordon Banks Drive, Trentham Lakes North, STOKE-ON-TRENT, ST4 4TW Reference WEBD

PHP Web Developer

We are a fast-growing staircase manufacturer with a fantastic opportunity available to join our team!

Working alongside our senior Developer, we are looking for a PHP / Laravel developer to support our team on a range of exciting new projects.


Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, eager to learn, and has the ability to quickly pick up new skills. You will be challenged daily in an exciting and ever-changing environment, and will work alongside colleagues in all areas of the business, and will be able to make a real difference to the company.

Key accountabilities

  • Maintain our existing systems, learning from them at the same time
  • Implement design changes and new features
  • Fix bugs
  • Support planned and reactive changes


  • Strong PHP experience & knowledge (PHP 8+, min. 3 years demonstrable commercial experience)
  • Strong experience in using the Laravel PHP framework (versions 9 & 10, other relevant framework experience considered)
  • Experience using frontend JavaScript frameworks such as Vue (other relevant framework experience considered)
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL & HTML
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire to learn new technologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of commercial experience
  • Experience with automated testing & the ability to write testable code
  • Git source control


  • Has worked with and improved legacy code
  • Experience using cloud providers (i.e. Google Cloud Platform, AWS)
  • Experience of the Laravel ecosystem (i.e. Horizon, Forge, Breeze etc.)
  • Ability to demonstrate instances where your code has resolved real-world business problems and improved business processes
  • Ability to show examples of your work (i.e. GitHub profile, live projects, etc.)


  • Enthusiasm for the role and software development in general
  • Hardworking and proactive
  • Thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Resilient and maintains a positive attitude at all times
  • Must be comfortable working on multiple projects at once

Hours of work: 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: up to £45,000 (DOE) per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Stoke-on-Trent: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person, possibility for hybrid work after 6 months and⁄ qualifying period.