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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 55 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 41 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.21% 3.62% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 6.07% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 30
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,500
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
457 643 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.92% 59.76% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 388 550 374
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 12 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 12 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 -6 9 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Dartford - 4 £30,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +28 2 £27,500 -17.91% 3
Canterbury -12 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Gravesend - 1 - -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 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 52 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 50 (58.14%) MySQL
3 43 (50.00%) CSS
4 40 (46.51%) HTML
5 32 (37.21%) Linux
6 25 (29.07%) Java
7 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 20 (23.26%) jQuery
8 18 (20.93%) .NET
9 17 (19.77%) Marketing
10 15 (17.44%) SQL
11 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
12 13 (15.12%) HTML5
12 13 (15.12%) Windows
12 13 (15.12%) OOP
13 12 (13.95%) OO
13 12 (13.95%) Advertising
13 12 (13.95%) Open Source
13 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.79%) MVC
14 11 (12.79%) Apache
15 10 (11.63%) XML
15 10 (11.63%) C#
15 10 (11.63%) Finance
15 10 (11.63%) Ruby
16 9 (10.47%) Web Development
16 9 (10.47%) JSON
16 9 (10.47%) Joomla!
16 9 (10.47%) YAML
16 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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 11 (12.79%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.47%) Joomla!
3 8 (9.30%) CMS
4 5 (5.81%) Drupal
5 3 (3.49%) TYPO3
5 3 (3.49%) Node.js
6 2 (2.33%) nginx
6 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.16%) WordPress
7 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Magento
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) DNS
1 7 (8.14%) SAN
1 7 (8.14%) Internet
1 7 (8.14%) Firewall
1 7 (8.14%) VLAN
2 6 (6.98%) Intranet
3 5 (5.81%) LDAP
3 5 (5.81%) VPN
4 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.33%) IPsec
4 2 (2.33%) SMTP
4 2 (2.33%) HTTP
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 2 (2.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (58.14%) MySQL
2 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) Subversion
3 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.65%) Maven
4 4 (4.65%) Selenium
5 3 (3.49%) Firebug
5 3 (3.49%) Fiddler
5 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.77%) Marketing
2 12 (13.95%) Advertising
3 10 (11.63%) Finance
4 9 (10.47%) Games
5 5 (5.81%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Developer
2 22 (25.58%) Web Developer
3 15 (17.44%) PHP Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Programmer
7 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.49%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.00%) CSS
2 40 (46.51%) HTML
3 20 (23.26%) jQuery
4 18 (20.93%) .NET
5 13 (15.12%) HTML5
6 10 (11.63%) XML
7 9 (10.47%) JSON
7 9 (10.47%) YAML
8 8 (9.30%) Laravel
8 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.30%) Web Services
9 7 (8.14%) LAMP
9 7 (8.14%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (8.14%) CakePHP
9 7 (8.14%) CSS3
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.65%) Ajax
10 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Open Source
2 9 (10.47%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) Social Network
4 4 (4.65%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) AS400
6 2 (2.33%) Social Media
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) AIX
3 9 (10.47%) Solaris
3 9 (10.47%) UNIX
3 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.81%) Android
5 3 (3.49%) CentOS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) SELinux
6 2 (2.33%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
6 2 (2.33%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
2 13 (15.12%) OOP
3 12 (13.95%) OO
3 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.79%) MVC
5 9 (10.47%) Web Development
5 9 (10.47%) DevOps
6 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.81%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
8 5 (5.81%) Android Development
8 5 (5.81%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.65%) OO PHP
9 4 (4.65%) Project Management
9 4 (4.65%) SEO
9 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 25 (29.07%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) C#
4 10 (11.63%) Ruby
5 9 (10.47%) Perl
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 5 (5.81%) C++
7 5 (5.81%) C
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) VBScript
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.16%) RPG
11 1 (1.16%) PHP5
11 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.16%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) MCP
2 2 (2.33%) MCSA
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) NFS
2 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.33%) Squid
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
1 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.81%) OpenView
2 5 (5.81%) Control-M
2 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
1 9 (10.47%) JBoss
1 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.30%) IBM
2 8 (9.30%) VMware
3 6 (6.98%) Google
4 5 (5.81%) Sun
4 5 (5.81%) HP
4 5 (5.81%) Dell
4 5 (5.81%) Veritas
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.49%) Telerik
6 3 (3.49%) Adobe
6 3 (3.49%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos
8 1 (1.16%) Sony
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum Up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (TN2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k
Posted: 19 days ago