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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 9 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 77 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.92% 6.49% 10.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.50% 9.39% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 20 25
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £32,450 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
302 213 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 66.37% 69.16% 64.66%
Number of salaries quoted 274 176 153
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

PHP Salary Histogram in Ipswich

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (92.92%) MySQL
2 86 (76.11%) JavaScript
3 71 (62.83%) jQuery
4 66 (58.41%) LAMP
4 66 (58.41%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (58.41%) Mentoring
5 56 (49.56%) Software Engineering
6 48 (42.48%) HTML
7 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (34.51%) TDD
7 39 (34.51%) .NET
8 37 (32.74%) Java
8 37 (32.74%) Objective-C
8 37 (32.74%) Computer Science
8 37 (32.74%) Android
8 37 (32.74%) Apple iOS
9 36 (31.86%) C#
10 35 (30.97%) C++
10 35 (30.97%) C
11 29 (25.66%) Mobile App
12 28 (24.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 28 (24.78%) Web Services
13 27 (23.89%) Firmware
13 27 (23.89%) Linux
14 19 (16.81%) CSS
15 10 (8.85%) Degree
16 9 (7.96%) WordPress
16 9 (7.96%) QA
16 9 (7.96%) Windows
17 8 (7.08%) Node.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (7.96%) WordPress
2 8 (7.08%) Node.js
3 4 (3.54%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (58.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (92.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.08%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Software Engineer
2 39 (34.51%) Developer
2 39 (34.51%) Graduate
3 38 (33.63%) Architect
4 30 (26.55%) AWS Architect
5 28 (24.78%) Graduate Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Applications Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Applications Engineer
6 19 (16.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 19 (16.81%) Graduate Applications Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Graduate Applications Engineer
6 19 (16.81%) Graduate Software Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 19 (16.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 19 (16.81%) Software Architect
6 19 (16.81%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Linux Software Architect
8 8 (7.08%) Graduate Software Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Graduate Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (62.83%) jQuery
2 66 (58.41%) LAMP
3 48 (42.48%) HTML
4 39 (34.51%) .NET
5 28 (24.78%) Web Services
6 19 (16.81%) CSS
7 6 (5.31%) HTML5
8 4 (3.54%) Ajax
8 4 (3.54%) Laravel
9 1 (0.88%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.88%) JSF
9 1 (0.88%) JSON
9 1 (0.88%) JSP
9 1 (0.88%) Memcached
9 1 (0.88%) OAuth
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) SOAP
9 1 (0.88%) Spring
9 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.74%) Computer Science
2 29 (25.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.77%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Android
1 37 (32.74%) Apple iOS
2 27 (23.89%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) Mentoring
2 56 (49.56%) Software Engineering
3 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (34.51%) TDD
4 28 (24.78%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (4.42%) Web Development
6 3 (2.65%) E-Commerce
7 1 (0.88%) Coaching
7 1 (0.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (0.88%) CRM
7 1 (0.88%) High Availability
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Development
7 1 (0.88%) MVC
7 1 (0.88%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (0.88%) Software Architecture
7 1 (0.88%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (0.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (76.11%) JavaScript
2 37 (32.74%) Java
2 37 (32.74%) Objective-C
3 36 (31.86%) C#
4 35 (30.97%) C
4 35 (30.97%) C++
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded C
5 8 (7.08%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.89%) Firmware