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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 53 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.13% 3.69% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.69% 6.50% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 28
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £39,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
472 615 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.53% 56.79% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 403 550 373
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 -1 10 £21,000 -23.63% 4
Tunbridge Wells +24 2 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Dartford - 2 £30,750 -
Canterbury -14 1 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Gravesend - 1 - -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 53 (60.23%) MySQL
2 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 45 (51.14%) CSS
4 43 (48.86%) HTML
5 33 (37.50%) Linux
6 24 (27.27%) Java
7 22 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 22 (25.00%) jQuery
8 18 (20.45%) SQL
8 18 (20.45%) .NET
9 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
10 16 (18.18%) HTML5
10 16 (18.18%) Marketing
11 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
12 13 (14.77%) OOP
13 12 (13.64%) Apache
13 12 (13.64%) Windows
14 11 (12.50%) XML
14 11 (12.50%) OO
14 11 (12.50%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) Open Source
14 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
15 10 (11.36%) CSS3
15 10 (11.36%) JSON
15 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.36%) Advertising
16 9 (10.23%) Finance
16 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
16 9 (10.23%) C#
16 9 (10.23%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 12 (13.64%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.09%) CMS
3 7 (7.95%) Joomla!
4 5 (5.68%) Drupal
5 3 (3.41%) TYPO3
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.27%) nginx
6 2 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Magento
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) SAN
2 6 (6.82%) Intranet
2 6 (6.82%) DNS
2 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 6 (6.82%) VLAN
3 4 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (2.27%) SMTP
4 2 (2.27%) HTTP
4 2 (2.27%) SSL
4 2 (2.27%) VRRP
4 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.23%) MySQL
2 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.82%) Big Data
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.82%) Subversion
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.41%) Firebug
4 3 (3.41%) Fiddler
4 3 (3.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (18.18%) Marketing
2 10 (11.36%) Advertising
3 9 (10.23%) Finance
4 7 (7.95%) Games
5 4 (4.55%) Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Web Developer
3 13 (14.77%) PHP Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.55%) IT Support
8 4 (4.55%) Software Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Junior
8 4 (4.55%) Programmer
8 4 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.14%) CSS
2 43 (48.86%) HTML
3 22 (25.00%) jQuery
4 18 (20.45%) .NET
5 16 (18.18%) HTML5
6 11 (12.50%) XML
7 10 (11.36%) JSON
7 10 (11.36%) CSS3
8 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.09%) Laravel
9 8 (9.09%) YAML
9 8 (9.09%) Web Services
10 7 (7.95%) LAMP
10 7 (7.95%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (7.95%) CakePHP
11 5 (5.68%) Ajax
12 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.41%) Backbone.js
13 3 (3.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Open Source
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (6.82%) Social Network
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.41%) AS400
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Windows
3 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.09%) UNIX
4 8 (9.09%) AIX
4 8 (9.09%) Solaris
5 5 (5.68%) Android
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.41%) CentOS
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.27%) SELinux
7 2 (2.27%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) Debian
7 2 (2.27%) OpenBSD
7 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
3 13 (14.77%) OOP
4 11 (12.50%) OO
4 11 (12.50%) MVC
5 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) DevOps
7 7 (7.95%) Web Development
8 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.68%) Android Development
9 5 (5.68%) iOS Development
9 5 (5.68%) TDD
9 5 (5.68%) SEO
9 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.68%) CRM
10 4 (4.55%) Project Management
10 4 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 24 (27.27%) Java
3 18 (20.45%) SQL
4 9 (10.23%) C#
4 9 (10.23%) Ruby
5 8 (9.09%) Perl
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) C++
7 4 (4.55%) C
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) PHP5
9 2 (2.27%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MCP
2 2 (2.27%) MCSA
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.55%) NFS
4 2 (2.27%) Squid
4 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Puppet
1 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.55%) OpenView
2 4 (4.55%) Control-M
2 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
1 8 (9.09%) JBoss
1 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 8 (9.09%) VMware
2 7 (7.95%) Google
2 7 (7.95%) IBM
3 4 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Adobe
3 4 (4.55%) Sun
3 4 (4.55%) HP
3 4 (4.55%) Dell
3 4 (4.55%) Veritas
4 3 (3.41%) Telerik
4 3 (3.41%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.27%) Zend
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Lotus
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £25000 to £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesford, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Creative Personnel
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago