The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 52 58 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 45 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.15% 3.88% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 7.15% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 78
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
589 629 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.68% 54.27% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 525 531 484
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PHP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

PHP Salary Trend in Kent

PHP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Kent

PHP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury -5 11 £31,500 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £39,000 -
Maidstone +5 3 £40,000 +55.33%
Dartford +4 3 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Sevenoaks - 2 £30,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £30,000 -
Folkestone - 1 - - 2
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 74 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 67 (74.44%) HTML
3 58 (64.44%) CSS
4 43 (47.78%) jQuery
5 40 (44.44%) MySQL
6 32 (35.56%) Java
6 32 (35.56%) HTML5
7 30 (33.33%) Node.js
8 28 (31.11%) Open Source
9 26 (28.89%) Linux
9 26 (28.89%) Python
10 24 (26.67%) CSS3
11 23 (25.56%) User Experience
12 19 (21.11%) OO
13 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.00%) Ruby
13 18 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
14 17 (18.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (18.89%) Software Engineering
14 17 (18.89%) Apache
14 17 (18.89%) SQL
15 16 (17.78%) Marketing
16 15 (16.67%) Web Development
16 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 15 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 15 (16.67%) Backbone.js
17 14 (15.56%) React
18 13 (14.44%) Internet
19 12 (13.33%) Subversion
19 12 (13.33%) Social Media

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 30 (33.33%) Node.js
2 17 (18.89%) Apache
3 9 (10.00%) CMS
3 9 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 9 (10.00%) WordPress
4 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.33%) IIS
6 3 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (2.22%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.56%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) Internet
2 7 (7.78%) HTTP
3 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 3 (3.33%) Intranet
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) DHCP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.44%) MySQL
2 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) MS Access
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) DTS
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) JIRA
4 5 (5.56%) Selenium
4 5 (5.56%) PEAR
5 4 (4.44%) PHPUnit
5 4 (4.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (17.78%) Marketing
2 7 (7.78%) Games
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
3 5 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
4 3 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (77.78%) Developer
2 33 (36.67%) Web Developer
3 26 (28.89%) PHP Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Junior
7 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Graduate
8 6 (6.67%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Magento Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Junior PHP Web Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Junior Web Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (74.44%) HTML
2 58 (64.44%) CSS
3 43 (47.78%) jQuery
4 32 (35.56%) HTML5
5 24 (26.67%) CSS3
6 18 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
7 17 (18.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 14 (15.56%) React
10 11 (12.22%) LAMP
10 11 (12.22%) XHTML
11 10 (11.11%) Web Services
11 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.11%) .NET
11 10 (11.11%) Symfony
12 9 (10.00%) Laravel
13 8 (8.89%) XML
13 8 (8.89%) JSON
14 7 (7.78%) Ajax
14 7 (7.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Open Source
2 23 (25.56%) User Experience
3 12 (13.33%) Social Media
4 7 (7.78%) iPhone
4 7 (7.78%) iPad
5 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.33%) Replication
8 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.11%) Animation
9 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Android
2 7 (7.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.56%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) CentOS
4 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) OO
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.89%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.67%) Web Development
4 15 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.00%) MVC
6 7 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.67%) Mobile Development
7 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Content Management
8 5 (5.56%) Web Design
8 5 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.56%) BDD
9 4 (4.44%) CRM
9 4 (4.44%) TDD
10 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.33%) Time Management
10 3 (3.33%) RAD
10 3 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 74 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 32 (35.56%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Python
4 18 (20.00%) Ruby
5 17 (18.89%) SQL
6 6 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) Perl
8 3 (3.33%) Scala
8 3 (3.33%) C
8 3 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.22%) VBA
10 1 (1.11%) PHP5
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) WCAG
1 5 (5.56%) WAI
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Adobe
2 10 (11.11%) Zend
3 7 (7.78%) Twitter
4 6 (6.67%) Facebook
4 6 (6.67%) Google
5 5 (5.56%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.44%) Appcelerator
6 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.22%) Ektron
7 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.22%) Apple
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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