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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 60 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing PHP 37 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.37% 3.97% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 7.55% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 51
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £59,000 £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
653 583 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.42% 52.66% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 591 517 537
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 11 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone -8 5 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Tonbridge - 3 £65,000 -
Dartford +4 2 £26,000 -10.34%
Folkestone - 2 - - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £30,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (75.61%) JavaScript
2 49 (59.76%) HTML
3 47 (57.32%) CSS
4 39 (47.56%) MySQL
5 38 (46.34%) jQuery
6 35 (42.68%) Java
7 26 (31.71%) HTML5
7 26 (31.71%) Open Source
8 25 (30.49%) Linux
9 23 (28.05%) Python
9 23 (28.05%) CSS3
10 21 (25.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
11 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.17%) Subversion
12 19 (23.17%) Apache
12 19 (23.17%) SQL
13 18 (21.95%) .NET
13 18 (21.95%) OO
13 18 (21.95%) Ruby
14 17 (20.73%) Degree
14 17 (20.73%) LAMP
14 17 (20.73%) Node.js
15 16 (19.51%) Apache Cordova
15 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
16 14 (17.07%) Web Development
17 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
17 13 (15.85%) Backbone.js
17 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
18 12 (14.63%) React

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (23.17%) Apache
2 17 (20.73%) Node.js
3 9 (10.98%) Joomla!
4 7 (8.54%) IIS
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.10%) WordPress
6 2 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (47.56%) MySQL
2 13 (15.85%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.17%) Subversion
3 7 (8.54%) PEAR
4 5 (6.10%) Selenium
5 4 (4.88%) JIRA
5 4 (4.88%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.44%) Hudson
8 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (13.41%) Marketing
2 7 (8.54%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (86.59%) Developer
2 34 (41.46%) Web Developer
3 30 (36.59%) PHP Developer
4 16 (19.51%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Junior
7 6 (7.32%) Junior PHP Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Junior PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Graduate
9 3 (3.66%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.76%) HTML
2 47 (57.32%) CSS
3 38 (46.34%) jQuery
4 26 (31.71%) HTML5
5 23 (28.05%) CSS3
6 21 (25.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (21.95%) .NET
8 17 (20.73%) LAMP
9 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 16 (19.51%) Apache Cordova
10 13 (15.85%) Backbone.js
11 12 (14.63%) React
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
13 10 (12.20%) JSON
13 10 (12.20%) Symfony
14 8 (9.76%) Ajax
14 8 (9.76%) XHTML
15 7 (8.54%) Yii
16 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
16 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.32%) Social Media
4 5 (6.10%) iPad
4 5 (6.10%) iPhone
5 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.66%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Open Source
2 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) OO
4 14 (17.07%) Web Development
5 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.63%) MVC
7 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.76%) TDD
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) BDD
12 3 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.66%) API Integration
12 3 (3.66%) Android Development
12 3 (3.66%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.66%) RAD
12 3 (3.66%) OOP
13 2 (2.44%) ITIL
13 2 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (75.61%) JavaScript
2 35 (42.68%) Java
3 23 (28.05%) Python
4 19 (23.17%) SQL
5 18 (21.95%) Ruby
6 11 (13.41%) C#
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) PHP5
8 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) WCAG
1 5 (6.10%) WAI
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Zend
2 9 (10.98%) Twitter
3 7 (8.54%) Google
4 6 (7.32%) Adobe
4 6 (7.32%) Facebook
5 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago