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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 52 84 18
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -66
Permanent jobs citing PHP 47 26 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.80% 2.25% 9.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.01% 3.87% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 74
Average salary £39,375 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
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
587 671 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.90% 57.94% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 526 561 324
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Maidstone +21 9 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Tunbridge Wells +9 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Dartford - 2 £36,000 - 1
Canterbury -11 1 £31,500 - 2
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 86 (77.48%) JavaScript
2 74 (66.67%) HTML
3 58 (52.25%) CSS
4 54 (48.65%) MySQL
5 41 (36.94%) Java
6 38 (34.23%) jQuery
7 36 (32.43%) HTML5
8 32 (28.83%) Linux
8 32 (28.83%) Python
9 31 (27.93%) Node.js
10 30 (27.03%) CSS3
11 28 (25.23%) Open Source
12 26 (23.42%) User Experience
13 22 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 21 (18.92%) OO
15 20 (18.02%) E-Commerce
15 20 (18.02%) Ruby
16 19 (17.12%) SQL
17 18 (16.22%) XML
18 16 (14.41%) Photoshop
19 15 (13.51%) Backbone.js
19 15 (13.51%) Social Media
20 14 (12.61%) .NET
20 14 (12.61%) Internet
20 14 (12.61%) Adobe
21 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
21 13 (11.71%) Web Services
21 13 (11.71%) Marketing
21 13 (11.71%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 31 (27.93%) Node.js
2 12 (10.81%) Apache
3 9 (8.11%) CMS
4 8 (7.21%) Joomla!
5 7 (6.31%) WordPress
5 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.50%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (1.80%) Lync
8 2 (1.80%) Drupal
8 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.80%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.50%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) Internet
2 6 (5.41%) HTTP
3 4 (3.60%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) Network Security
4 3 (2.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) Intranet
5 2 (1.80%) DHCP
6 1 (0.90%) FTP
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (48.65%) MySQL
2 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) Big Data
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) EDMS
6 2 (1.80%) MS Access
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.80%) DTS
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 7 (6.31%) Selenium
3 3 (2.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.70%) PEAR
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.90%) Firebug
5 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (11.71%) Marketing
2 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.50%) Advertising
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Developer
2 35 (31.53%) Web Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) PHP Developer
5 15 (13.51%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Junior
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Front-End Web Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Graduate
10 7 (6.31%) Junior Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Graduate Web Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Magento Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Analyst
14 3 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
14 3 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (66.67%) HTML
2 58 (52.25%) CSS
3 38 (34.23%) jQuery
4 36 (32.43%) HTML5
5 30 (27.03%) CSS3
6 18 (16.22%) XML
7 15 (13.51%) Backbone.js
8 14 (12.61%) .NET
9 13 (11.71%) Web Services
9 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
9 13 (11.71%) Apache Cordova
10 11 (9.91%) XHTML
10 11 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.01%) Sass
12 8 (7.21%) Symfony
13 7 (6.31%) Yii
13 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.50%) Ajax
14 5 (4.50%) Laravel
15 4 (3.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) Open Source
2 26 (23.42%) User Experience
3 15 (13.51%) Social Media
4 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.31%) iPhone
5 7 (6.31%) iPad
6 6 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.50%) Social Network
8 4 (3.60%) Replication
8 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.80%) GIS
10 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.90%) NHS
10 1 (0.90%) W3C
10 1 (0.90%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Android
2 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.31%) CentOS
3 7 (6.31%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.31%) UNIX
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
2 21 (18.92%) OO
3 20 (18.02%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.81%) Web Development
5 9 (8.11%) Content Management
5 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (6.31%) TDD
7 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.60%) Web Design
8 4 (3.60%) Web Application Development
8 4 (3.60%) ERP
8 4 (3.60%) CRM
9 3 (2.70%) MVC
9 3 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.70%) BDD
9 3 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.70%) Multithreading
9 3 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (77.48%) JavaScript
2 41 (36.94%) Java
3 32 (28.83%) Python
4 20 (18.02%) Ruby
5 19 (17.12%) SQL
6 7 (6.31%) C++
6 7 (6.31%) C
6 7 (6.31%) Scala
7 5 (4.50%) C#
8 4 (3.60%) PHP5
9 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) WCAG
1 5 (4.50%) WAI
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.80%) WMI
2 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Adobe
2 10 (9.01%) Zend
3 7 (6.31%) Appcelerator
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.60%) Google
7 3 (2.70%) Neolane
7 3 (2.70%) ExactTarget
7 3 (2.70%) Facebook
7 3 (2.70%) Twitter
8 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.80%) Ektron
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Sony
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £38,000
Posted: 25 days ago