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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank - 44 41
Permanent jobs citing PHP 0 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 3.39% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.75% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 9
Average salary - £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
96 174 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.24% 58.98% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 80 155 152
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Varnish
4 2 (33.33%) Bazaar
4 2 (33.33%) GIMP
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Magento

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bazaar
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Zend