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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 31 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 28 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.68% 7.93% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.28% 12.35% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 15
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £21,200 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,200 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
228 251 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.42% 64.19% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 211 238 207
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Leicester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 43 (65.15%) HTML
3 41 (62.12%) CSS
4 37 (56.06%) MySQL
5 33 (50.00%) jQuery
6 28 (42.42%) .NET
7 20 (30.30%) Java
8 15 (22.73%) C#
8 15 (22.73%) OO
8 15 (22.73%) Objective-C
8 15 (22.73%) HTML5
9 14 (21.21%) Open Source
9 14 (21.21%) WordPress
10 13 (19.70%) PCI DSS
10 13 (19.70%) Security Testing
10 13 (19.70%) Information Management
10 13 (19.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (19.70%) CEH
10 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (19.70%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (19.70%) CISMP
10 13 (19.70%) GIAC
10 13 (19.70%) Firewall
10 13 (19.70%) Wireless
10 13 (19.70%) CISSP
10 13 (19.70%) VoIP
10 13 (19.70%) VPN
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.70%) C
10 13 (19.70%) GPEN

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (21.21%) WordPress
2 8 (12.12%) CMS
3 5 (7.58%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.06%) Drupal
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Node.js
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.52%) GIMP
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
2 4 (6.06%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) GitHub
1 2 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) VoIP
1 13 (19.70%) VPN
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
1 13 (19.70%) Wireless
2 6 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.06%) MySQL
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) InterBase
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 23 (34.85%) PHP Developer
4 10 (15.15%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Security Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (7.58%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Web Programmer
11 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior PHP Programmer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) HTML
2 41 (62.12%) CSS
3 33 (50.00%) jQuery
4 28 (42.42%) .NET
5 15 (22.73%) HTML5
6 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.64%) CSS3
8 8 (12.12%) Ajax
8 8 (12.12%) XHTML
9 5 (7.58%) XML
9 5 (7.58%) LAMP
10 4 (6.06%) Zend Framework
10 4 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (6.06%) Sass
10 4 (6.06%) LESS
11 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.55%) Symfony
11 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.03%) ExpressJS
12 2 (3.03%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) User Experience
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Social Media
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
1 7 (10.61%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) OO
2 13 (19.70%) Information Management
2 13 (19.70%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (19.70%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (19.70%) Security Testing
3 10 (15.15%) Web Development
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) OOP
4 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (10.61%) OO PHP
6 6 (9.09%) Android Development
6 6 (9.09%) MVC
6 6 (9.09%) SEO
7 5 (7.58%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.06%) Content Management
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.55%) TDD
9 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.03%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 15 (22.73%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) Objective-C
4 13 (19.70%) C
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
6 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.58%) PHP5
7 4 (6.06%) VB
8 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.55%) VBA
8 3 (4.55%) VB6
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBScript
10 1 (1.52%) Delphi
10 1 (1.52%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) CISSP
1 13 (19.70%) GIAC
1 13 (19.70%) CEH
1 13 (19.70%) CISMP
1 13 (19.70%) GPEN
1 13 (19.70%) OSCP
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Zend
2 7 (10.61%) Adobe
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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