The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 25 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.70% 6.43% 7.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.85% 9.47% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 23
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,619
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £24,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
211 380 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 56.57% 67.86% 67.58%
Number of salaries quoted 196 330 212
Average salary £38,800 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

PHP
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Leicester region.

PHP Salary Trend in Leicester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Leicester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 44 (86.27%) MySQL
2 43 (84.31%) CSS
3 42 (82.35%) JavaScript
4 38 (74.51%) jQuery
5 34 (66.67%) HTML
6 18 (35.29%) HTML5
7 16 (31.37%) OO
8 14 (27.45%) .NET
9 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
10 11 (21.57%) Ajax
11 10 (19.61%) C#
11 10 (19.61%) LAMP
11 10 (19.61%) WordPress
11 10 (19.61%) Android
12 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) MVC
12 9 (17.65%) SEO
12 9 (17.65%) Subversion
12 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
12 9 (17.65%) CSS3
13 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
13 8 (15.69%) OOP
13 8 (15.69%) Magento
13 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
13 8 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (15.69%) Android Development
13 8 (15.69%) OO PHP
14 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (19.61%) WordPress
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 5 (9.80%) Joomla!
3 5 (9.80%) Drupal
4 4 (7.84%) Apache
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Trello
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) VoIP
1 3 (5.88%) VPN
1 3 (5.88%) Intranet
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
1 3 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (86.27%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) InterBase
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.96%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (3.92%) Billing
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) PHP Developer
3 19 (37.25%) Web Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Programmer
6 8 (15.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Magento Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Web Programmer
8 5 (9.80%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Magento Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Security Tester
10 3 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (5.88%) Tester
11 2 (3.92%) Senior PHP Programmer
11 2 (3.92%) Senior Programmer
12 1 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (1.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 1 (1.96%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) CSS
2 38 (74.51%) jQuery
3 34 (66.67%) HTML
4 18 (35.29%) HTML5
5 14 (27.45%) .NET
6 11 (21.57%) Ajax
7 10 (19.61%) LAMP
8 9 (17.65%) CSS3
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.76%) SOAP
10 6 (11.76%) Web Services
10 6 (11.76%) REST
11 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.92%) ExpressJS
13 2 (3.92%) XML
13 2 (3.92%) XHTML
13 2 (3.92%) CodeIgniter
13 2 (3.92%) Smarty
14 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Android
2 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) OO
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
3 9 (17.65%) SEO
4 8 (15.69%) OOP
4 8 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (15.69%) Android Development
4 8 (15.69%) OO PHP
5 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.73%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Web Design
7 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Information Management
7 3 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) PHP5
5 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.88%) C
6 2 (3.92%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Delphi
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) GPEN
2 3 (5.88%) OSCP
2 3 (5.88%) CISSP
2 3 (5.88%) GIAC
2 3 (5.88%) CEH
2 3 (5.88%) CISMP
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Adobe
2 5 (9.80%) Twitter
3 3 (5.88%) Zend
4 2 (3.92%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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