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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs citing PHP 44 52 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.59% 4.23% 6.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.90% 7.62% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 84
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £41,000
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
557 682 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.08% 55.45% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 490 547 471
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 12 £31,500 - 2
Maidstone +22 6 £40,000 +56.86% 8
Dartford 0 2 £25,500 -15.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells -7 2 £39,000 +4.00%
Sevenoaks - 2 £30,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (83.16%) JavaScript
2 69 (72.63%) HTML
3 58 (61.05%) CSS
4 46 (48.42%) MySQL
5 41 (43.16%) jQuery
6 40 (42.11%) Java
7 36 (37.89%) HTML5
8 34 (35.79%) Open Source
9 32 (33.68%) Node.js
10 30 (31.58%) Linux
10 30 (31.58%) Python
11 28 (29.47%) CSS3
12 27 (28.42%) User Experience
13 21 (22.11%) Ruby
13 21 (22.11%) OO
14 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 19 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
16 17 (17.89%) Marketing
16 17 (17.89%) Apache
17 16 (16.84%) SQL
17 16 (16.84%) Backbone.js
18 15 (15.79%) React
19 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (14.74%) Internet
19 14 (14.74%) Web Development
20 13 (13.68%) Zend
20 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
20 13 (13.68%) XHTML
20 13 (13.68%) Social Media

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (33.68%) Node.js
2 17 (17.89%) Apache
3 8 (8.42%) CMS
3 8 (8.42%) Joomla!
3 8 (8.42%) WordPress
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.16%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
7 2 (2.11%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.11%) Drupal
7 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.26%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.21%) MS Office
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Magento
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) Internet
2 7 (7.37%) HTTP
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) Network Security
4 3 (3.16%) DNS
4 3 (3.16%) Intranet
5 2 (2.11%) DHCP
6 1 (1.05%) FTP
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) MySQL
2 12 (12.63%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) MS Access
6 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) DTS
7 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.37%) Subversion
2 7 (7.37%) JIRA
3 5 (5.26%) Selenium
3 5 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.21%) PEAR
4 4 (4.21%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (17.89%) Marketing
2 6 (6.32%) Games
3 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.16%) Publishing
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (74.74%) Developer
2 30 (31.58%) Web Developer
3 26 (27.37%) PHP Developer
4 17 (17.89%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Junior
7 9 (9.47%) Junior Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Junior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Junior PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Magento Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (72.63%) HTML
2 58 (61.05%) CSS
3 41 (43.16%) jQuery
4 36 (37.89%) HTML5
5 28 (29.47%) CSS3
6 19 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
7 16 (16.84%) Backbone.js
8 15 (15.79%) React
9 14 (14.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (13.68%) XHTML
11 12 (12.63%) .NET
11 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.58%) Symfony
13 10 (10.53%) Web Services
14 9 (9.47%) XML
14 9 (9.47%) LAMP
14 9 (9.47%) Laravel
15 8 (8.42%) Yii
15 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
16 7 (7.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.79%) Open Source
2 27 (28.42%) User Experience
3 13 (13.68%) Social Media
4 7 (7.37%) iPad
4 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.37%) iPhone
5 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.21%) Replication
7 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.05%) W3C
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Social Network
8 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.05%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) Android
2 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.26%) CentOS
3 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) UNIX
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) OO
2 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 14 (14.74%) Web Development
4 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.47%) MVC
6 7 (7.37%) TDD
6 7 (7.37%) Content Management
7 6 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.32%) Mobile Development
8 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.26%) Web Design
8 5 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.21%) ERP
9 4 (4.21%) CRM
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.21%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.21%) BDD
10 3 (3.16%) Android Development
10 3 (3.16%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (83.16%) JavaScript
2 40 (42.11%) Java
3 30 (31.58%) Python
4 21 (22.11%) Ruby
5 16 (16.84%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) C#
7 4 (4.21%) C++
7 4 (4.21%) C
7 4 (4.21%) Perl
7 4 (4.21%) Scala
8 2 (2.11%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.11%) PHP5
8 2 (2.11%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) WCAG
1 5 (5.26%) WAI
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.05%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Zend
2 12 (12.63%) Adobe
3 6 (6.32%) Twitter
4 5 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.26%) Appcelerator
4 5 (5.26%) Facebook
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.21%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.11%) Apple
6 2 (2.11%) Ektron
6 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.05%) Sony
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
Kent
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago