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 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 57 86 20
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -66
Permanent jobs citing PHP 51 22 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.66% 1.96% 9.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 3.36% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44 21 64
Average salary £32,875 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £20,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
633 655 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.81% 58.22% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 569 582 304
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Maidstone +16 9 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Tunbridge Wells +10 5 £27,500 +2.80%
Dartford -11 3 £33,250 +20.90%
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 72 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 63 (63.64%) HTML
3 50 (50.51%) CSS
4 48 (48.48%) MySQL
5 37 (37.37%) jQuery
6 35 (35.35%) Linux
7 33 (33.33%) Java
8 28 (28.28%) HTML5
9 25 (25.25%) Node.js
10 23 (23.23%) Open Source
10 23 (23.23%) User Experience
11 22 (22.22%) CSS3
11 22 (22.22%) Python
12 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce
13 19 (19.19%) XML
14 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 16 (16.16%) Photoshop
15 16 (16.16%) SQL
16 15 (15.15%) Web Services
16 15 (15.15%) Ruby
17 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (13.13%) OO
19 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
19 12 (12.12%) Social Media
19 12 (12.12%) Apache
19 12 (12.12%) Internet
20 11 (11.11%) .NET
20 11 (11.11%) Backbone.js
21 10 (10.10%) Sass
21 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (25.25%) Node.js
2 12 (12.12%) Apache
3 10 (10.10%) CMS
4 6 (6.06%) WordPress
5 3 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.02%) Drupal
6 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.02%) Lync
6 2 (2.02%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.02%) JBoss
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Magento
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
3 4 (4.04%) Intranet
3 4 (4.04%) HTTP
4 3 (3.03%) LDAP
4 3 (3.03%) SAN
4 3 (3.03%) VLAN
5 2 (2.02%) Network Security
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 1 (1.01%) FTP
6 1 (1.01%) SMTP
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) IPsec
6 1 (1.01%) VRRP
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.48%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) Big Data
3 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.02%) EDMS
6 2 (2.02%) MS Access
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) DTS
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
3 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.01%) Firebug
4 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (10.10%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) Web Developer
3 16 (16.16%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) PHP Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Junior
8 9 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Graduate
11 5 (5.05%) Analyst
12 4 (4.04%) Graduate Web Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.04%) Magento Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
13 3 (3.03%) Administrator
13 3 (3.03%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (63.64%) HTML
2 50 (50.51%) CSS
3 37 (37.37%) jQuery
4 28 (28.28%) HTML5
5 22 (22.22%) CSS3
6 19 (19.19%) XML
7 15 (15.15%) Web Services
8 11 (11.11%) .NET
8 11 (11.11%) Backbone.js
9 10 (10.10%) Sass
9 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (7.07%) XHTML
11 7 (7.07%) Laravel
12 6 (6.06%) JSON
13 5 (5.05%) Symfony
13 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.04%) Ajax
14 4 (4.04%) WCF
14 4 (4.04%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Open Source
1 23 (23.23%) User Experience
2 12 (12.12%) Social Media
3 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.07%) Social Network
5 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.02%) iPhone
8 2 (2.02%) iPad
8 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.02%) GIS
8 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.01%) NHS
9 1 (1.01%) W3C
9 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.10%) Android
3 9 (9.09%) UNIX
3 9 (9.09%) Windows
4 8 (8.08%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.08%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
5 2 (2.02%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.01%) Debian
6 1 (1.01%) OpenBSD
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce
2 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) Web Development
5 9 (9.09%) Content Management
6 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.04%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.04%) Web Design
8 4 (4.04%) TDD
8 4 (4.04%) MVC
8 4 (4.04%) OOP
8 4 (4.04%) ERP
8 4 (4.04%) CRM
9 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.03%) Android Development
9 3 (3.03%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 72 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 33 (33.33%) Java
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 16 (16.16%) SQL
5 15 (15.15%) Ruby
6 9 (9.09%) C++
6 9 (9.09%) C
7 7 (7.07%) Scala
8 5 (5.05%) C#
9 4 (4.04%) PHP5
10 3 (3.03%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Squid
1 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) NFS
2 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.01%) KVM
2 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Capistrano
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) WMI
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.02%) Control-M
2 2 (2.02%) OpenView
3 1 (1.01%) SELinux
3 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) Adobe
2 7 (7.07%) Zend
2 7 (7.07%) Appcelerator
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) ExactTarget
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.03%) Neolane
5 3 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (2.02%) Ektron
6 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) Veritas
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Apple
6 2 (2.02%) Sun
6 2 (2.02%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
Folkestone, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (possibly more for the right person)
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago