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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 16 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.87% 9.28% 7.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 13.64% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
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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
132 198 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 56.65% 68.04% 62.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 191 237
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 22 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Ipswich

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 42 (63.64%) HTML
2 40 (60.61%) MySQL
3 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (46.97%) CSS
5 30 (45.45%) HTML5
6 27 (40.91%) Drupal
7 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 17 (25.76%) OO
8 17 (25.76%) CSS3
9 16 (24.24%) jQuery
9 16 (24.24%) CMS
10 15 (22.73%) WordPress
11 14 (21.21%) Joomla!
11 14 (21.21%) LAMP
12 13 (19.70%) SQL
12 13 (19.70%) Java
12 13 (19.70%) Web Development
13 12 (18.18%) MVC
14 11 (16.67%) CRM
15 10 (15.15%) Python
15 10 (15.15%) C#
15 10 (15.15%) Web Design
15 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
15 10 (15.15%) Marketing
15 10 (15.15%) Symfony
16 9 (13.64%) REST
16 9 (13.64%) Magento
17 8 (12.12%) Oracle
17 8 (12.12%) Android
17 8 (12.12%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (40.91%) Drupal
2 16 (24.24%) CMS
3 15 (22.73%) WordPress
4 14 (21.21%) Joomla!
5 6 (9.09%) Apache
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.52%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.52%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) ImageReady
1 4 (6.06%) Acrobat
1 4 (6.06%) Fireworks
1 4 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.06%) InDesign
1 4 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Magento
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.55%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (60.61%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (15.15%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 30 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Web Developer
4 13 (19.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.06%) UI Programmer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
8 4 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) PPC Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (4.55%) PPC Manager
9 3 (4.55%) PPC Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) HTML
2 31 (46.97%) CSS
3 30 (45.45%) HTML5
4 17 (25.76%) CSS3
5 16 (24.24%) jQuery
6 14 (21.21%) LAMP
7 10 (15.15%) Symfony
8 9 (13.64%) REST
9 8 (12.12%) Laravel
10 7 (10.61%) .NET
10 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.09%) CakePHP
12 5 (7.58%) Android SDK
13 4 (6.06%) FFmpeg
14 3 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
14 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
14 3 (4.55%) XML
14 3 (4.55%) XHTML
15 2 (3.03%) Flash
15 2 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) MPEG
4 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.12%) Android
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.76%) OO
3 13 (19.70%) Web Development
4 12 (18.18%) MVC
5 11 (16.67%) CRM
6 10 (15.15%) Web Design
7 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (12.12%) OO PHP
8 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.61%) TDD
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Pay per click
9 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) SEO
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Python
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) PHP5
5 3 (4.55%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Lua
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
1 8 (12.12%) Zend
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
2 7 (10.61%) JD Edwards
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe
4 3 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) BT
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter