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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 65 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 36 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.28% 3.81% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 7.86% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 42
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,250 £47,500
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
629 496 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.39% 48.44% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 582 428 558
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Tunbridge Wells -20 10 £40,000 +45.45%
Maidstone +3 5 £50,000 +75.43%
Tonbridge - 2 £55,000 -
Canterbury -5 1 £28,000 -6.66% 3
Chatham - 1 £29,500 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 50 (64.10%) HTML
2 50 (64.10%) CSS
3 46 (58.97%) jQuery
4 35 (44.87%) MySQL
5 29 (37.18%) Linux
6 25 (32.05%) Java
7 21 (26.92%) SQL
7 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 21 (26.92%) HTML5
8 20 (25.64%) Open Source
8 20 (25.64%) Degree
9 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (24.36%) Subversion
9 19 (24.36%) Apache
9 19 (24.36%) LAMP
10 18 (23.08%) CSS3
11 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (19.23%) .NET
12 14 (17.95%) MVC
13 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.67%) Web Services
14 12 (15.38%) Python
14 12 (15.38%) C#
14 12 (15.38%) Ruby
14 12 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
14 12 (15.38%) Node.js
15 11 (14.10%) Ajax
15 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
15 11 (14.10%) JSON

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (24.36%) Apache
2 12 (15.38%) Node.js
3 7 (8.97%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) WordPress
5 4 (5.13%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) Skype
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.87%) MySQL
2 10 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.28%) Navicat
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.36%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) PEAR
3 4 (5.13%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (5.13%) Publishing
2 4 (5.13%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (88.46%) Developer
2 34 (43.59%) PHP Developer
3 30 (38.46%) Web Developer
4 18 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Junior
8 6 (7.69%) Junior Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.13%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Web Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) Junior PHP Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Graduate
10 3 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) HTML
1 50 (64.10%) CSS
2 46 (58.97%) jQuery
3 21 (26.92%) HTML5
4 19 (24.36%) LAMP
5 18 (23.08%) CSS3
6 15 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (19.23%) .NET
7 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 13 (16.67%) Web Services
8 12 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
9 11 (14.10%) Ajax
9 11 (14.10%) JSON
10 9 (11.54%) React
10 9 (11.54%) Backbone.js
11 8 (10.26%) XML
12 7 (8.97%) Symfony
13 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.13%) Sass
14 4 (5.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 8 (10.26%) User Experience
4 7 (8.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.85%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Open Source
2 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) MVC
4 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.10%) Web Development
5 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.54%) OO
7 5 (6.41%) TDD
7 5 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.13%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) API Integration
9 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Android Development
9 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
9 3 (3.85%) RAD
9 3 (3.85%) OOP
10 2 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (32.05%) Java
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) Python
4 12 (15.38%) Ruby
4 12 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) PHP5
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Zend
2 6 (7.69%) Twitter
3 4 (5.13%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14999 - £15000 Per Annum +Bonus +Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 20 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago