The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 5 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 17 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.00% 16.13% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.13% 23.08% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.65% 69.89% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 47
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

PHP
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

PHP Salary Trend in Gatwick

PHP
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Gatwick

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) OO
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) JSUnit
8 5 (26.32%) User Experience
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) OO PHP
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) MySQL
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 2 (10.53%) nginx
11 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (10.53%) CentOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 (26.32%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JSUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.53%) PhpStorm
3 2 (10.53%) Behat
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
4 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) WebLOAD
4 1 (5.26%) Calabash
4 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.26%) Appium
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) PHP Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Junior
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate
8 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) CakePHP
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) OO PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PHP5
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Tcl
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) CSQA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat