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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 78 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.26% 4.60% 4.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.88% 7.91% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 43
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
562 569 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.33% 58.12% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 497 506 541
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 +8 8 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Tonbridge - 4 £40,000 -
West Malling - 4 £27,500 -
Stansted - 3 £31,000 -
Dartford -1 2 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £34,250 -
Westerham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Whitstable -1 1 - - 1
Folkestone - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (96.27%) JavaScript
2 103 (76.87%) HTML
3 94 (70.15%) CSS
4 92 (68.66%) Web Development
5 88 (65.67%) MySQL
6 82 (61.19%) Git (software)
7 79 (58.96%) XML
8 66 (49.25%) jQuery
9 61 (45.52%) Ajax
10 52 (38.81%) WordPress
11 51 (38.06%) E-Commerce
12 49 (36.57%) SQL
13 46 (34.33%) LAMP
14 45 (33.58%) JSON
15 43 (32.09%) Linux
15 43 (32.09%) Front End Development
16 37 (27.61%) Java
17 36 (26.87%) HTML5
18 35 (26.12%) Apache
19 34 (25.37%) CMS
20 33 (24.63%) Magento
21 29 (21.64%) CSS3
22 28 (20.90%) Web Services
23 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
24 26 (19.40%) Subversion
24 26 (19.40%) Degree
25 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
26 21 (15.67%) User Experience
27 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
28 19 (14.18%) Responsive Web Design

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 52 (38.81%) WordPress
2 35 (26.12%) Apache
3 34 (25.37%) CMS
4 6 (4.48%) JBoss
5 5 (3.73%) ColdFusion
5 5 (3.73%) Node.js
6 4 (2.99%) nginx
7 3 (2.24%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.75%) Kentico
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.99%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (24.63%) Magento
2 12 (8.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.19%) Sage Pay
2 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) Intranet
2 13 (9.70%) DNS
3 4 (2.99%) LDAP
4 3 (2.24%) HTTP
5 2 (1.49%) LAN
5 2 (1.49%) SAN
5 2 (1.49%) SNMP
5 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.49%) VPN
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (65.67%) MySQL
2 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.49%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Navicat
Development Applications
1 82 (61.19%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.40%) Subversion
3 14 (10.45%) TestNG
4 8 (5.97%) Jasmine
4 8 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (5.97%) Protractor
4 8 (5.97%) QUnit
5 7 (5.22%) Ant
5 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.48%) JUnit
6 6 (4.48%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.49%) gulp
7 2 (1.49%) JIRA
7 2 (1.49%) PEAR
8 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.22%) Marketing
2 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.99%) Legal
4 3 (2.24%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (91.79%) Developer
2 88 (65.67%) PHP Developer
3 67 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 53 (39.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 22 (16.42%) HTML Developer
6 19 (14.18%) HTML CSS Developer
7 15 (11.19%) Senior Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.21%) Magento Developer
11 10 (7.46%) PHP Magento Developer
11 10 (7.46%) Senior Magento Developer
11 10 (7.46%) Senior PHP Developer
12 9 (6.72%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (5.97%) PHP Programmer
13 8 (5.97%) Programmer
13 8 (5.97%) Web Programmer
14 7 (5.22%) .NET Developer
15 5 (3.73%) .NET Web Developer
15 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (76.87%) HTML
2 94 (70.15%) CSS
3 79 (58.96%) XML
4 66 (49.25%) jQuery
5 61 (45.52%) Ajax
6 46 (34.33%) LAMP
7 45 (33.58%) JSON
8 36 (26.87%) HTML5
9 29 (21.64%) CSS3
10 28 (20.90%) Web Services
11 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.94%) RESTful
13 14 (10.45%) OAuth
14 13 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (8.96%) SOAP
16 10 (7.46%) PhoneGap
16 10 (7.46%) Sass
17 9 (6.72%) LAPP Stack
17 9 (6.72%) XHTML
18 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) User Experience
2 14 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (5.22%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.22%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.73%) Blog
5 5 (3.73%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.73%) W3C
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.09%) Linux
2 9 (6.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (68.66%) Web Development
2 51 (38.06%) E-Commerce
3 43 (32.09%) Front End Development
4 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.18%) Data Protection
5 19 (14.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (13.43%) MVC
7 17 (12.69%) OO
8 15 (11.19%) Integration Testing
8 15 (11.19%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (8.21%) ERP
11 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.46%) Mobile Development
11 10 (7.46%) Time Management
12 8 (5.97%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.48%) SEO
13 6 (4.48%) Web Design
14 5 (3.73%) OOP
15 4 (2.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (96.27%) JavaScript
2 49 (36.57%) SQL
3 37 (27.61%) Java
4 16 (11.94%) Scala
5 15 (11.19%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.46%) C#
7 8 (5.97%) Ruby
8 5 (3.73%) CFML
8 5 (3.73%) Python
9 4 (2.99%) C++
9 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.24%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Go
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) Xen
3 1 (0.75%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle
2 7 (5.22%) PayPal
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe
3 4 (2.99%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.49%) VMware
4 2 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Juniper
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 6 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Uncle Buck Finance LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago