The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 35 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.50% 2.50% 12.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 4.72% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 29
Average salary £45,000 £28,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.29% -43.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £30,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
PHP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 127 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.75% 52.92% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 102 118 117
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

PHP
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Croydon region.

PHP Salary Trend in Croydon

PHP
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Croydon

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Zend
5 6 (42.86%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) CMS
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (35.71%) Content Management
6 5 (35.71%) Drupal
6 5 (35.71%) Magento
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Bazaar
6 5 (35.71%) GIMP
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Android
7 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 4 (28.57%) Symfony
7 4 (28.57%) CakePHP
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Publishing
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) Android Development
7 4 (28.57%) iOS Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) CMS
1 5 (35.71%) Drupal
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) WordPress
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Bazaar
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) LAMP
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
3 4 (28.57%) CakePHP
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Yii
5 1 (7.14%) Laravel
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Android Development
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft