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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 30 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 22 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.77% 5.42% 6.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.48% 8.50% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 21
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £25,619
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £42,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
210 353 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.12% 63.72% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 183 309 227
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £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 26 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Leicester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 47 (92.16%) MySQL
2 46 (90.20%) CSS
3 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
4 43 (84.31%) jQuery
5 37 (72.55%) HTML
6 20 (39.22%) HTML5
7 17 (33.33%) OO
8 14 (27.45%) LAMP
9 13 (25.49%) SEO
9 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 13 (25.49%) Ajax
10 12 (23.53%) Magento
10 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
11 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
11 11 (21.57%) .NET
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (19.61%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) WordPress
13 9 (17.65%) Android
13 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
13 9 (17.65%) Web Design
13 9 (17.65%) C#
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.69%) Apache
14 8 (15.69%) SOAP
14 8 (15.69%) Web Services
14 8 (15.69%) Subversion
14 8 (15.69%) REST

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) CMS
4 5 (9.80%) Joomla!
4 5 (9.80%) Drupal
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%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) 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%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (92.16%) 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 8 (15.69%) Subversion
2 7 (13.73%) 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%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.96%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (3.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 32 (62.75%) PHP Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Web Developer
4 16 (31.37%) Senior Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Magento Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (15.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Programmer
7 8 (15.69%) Senior Magento Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Web Programmer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (9.80%) PHP Programmer
9 3 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior PHP Programmer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Programmer
11 1 (1.96%) Consultant
11 1 (1.96%) Applications Support Consultant
11 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.96%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (90.20%) CSS
2 43 (84.31%) jQuery
3 37 (72.55%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) HTML5
5 14 (27.45%) LAMP
6 13 (25.49%) Ajax
7 11 (21.57%) .NET
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.69%) SOAP
8 8 (15.69%) Web Services
8 8 (15.69%) REST
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
9 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.92%) ExpressJS
11 2 (3.92%) XML
11 2 (3.92%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (3.92%) Smarty
12 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.96%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Android
2 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) SEO
3 12 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
4 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.61%) MVC
6 9 (17.65%) Web Design
7 8 (15.69%) OO PHP
8 7 (13.73%) TDD
8 7 (13.73%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (13.73%) Android Development
8 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
8 7 (13.73%) OOP
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Workflow
11 1 (1.96%) Time Management
11 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.96%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.65%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) PHP5
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe
1 5 (9.80%) Twitter
2 2 (3.92%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Zend
3 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.96%) Facebook
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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