The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 24 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 23 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.88% 10.97% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.62% 16.83% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 35
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,350 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Suffolk

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

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 208 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 67.81% 65.20% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 156 197 239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

PHP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

PHP Salary Trend in Ipswich

PHP
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Ipswich

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 26 (63.41%) MySQL
4 24 (58.54%) CSS
5 23 (56.10%) jQuery
6 16 (39.02%) Drupal
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 14 (34.15%) HTML5
9 13 (31.71%) C#
9 13 (31.71%) OO
9 13 (31.71%) CMS
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (24.39%) WordPress
11 9 (21.95%) Java
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.95%) Symfony
12 8 (19.51%) Apache
12 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
12 8 (19.51%) Joomla!
12 8 (19.51%) Zend
12 8 (19.51%) Open Source
12 8 (19.51%) CSS3
12 8 (19.51%) Laravel
12 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
12 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (17.07%) Line Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 16 (39.02%) Drupal
2 13 (31.71%) CMS
3 10 (24.39%) WordPress
4 8 (19.51%) Joomla!
4 8 (19.51%) Apache
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.32%) Node.js
6 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Grunt
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Web Developer
3 9 (21.95%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) jQuery
4 14 (34.15%) HTML5
5 9 (21.95%) Symfony
6 8 (19.51%) CSS3
6 8 (19.51%) Laravel
7 6 (14.63%) REST
8 5 (12.20%) LAMP
8 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.32%) PhoneGap
9 3 (7.32%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (4.88%) FFmpeg
10 2 (4.88%) Sass
10 2 (4.88%) SOAP
10 2 (4.88%) XML
11 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.44%) CakePHP
11 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) W3C
3 3 (7.32%) MPEG
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) OO
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Line Management
6 6 (14.63%) OOP
7 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.76%) Change Control
8 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.76%) Web Design
9 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Content Management
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) C
6 5 (12.20%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) PHP5
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Lua
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Zend
2 3 (7.32%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) BT
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago