The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 42 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 18 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.16% 0.88% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.86% 2.02% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 19
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 198 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 52.89% 43.52% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 204 148 180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
Bedfordshire

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

PHP
Salary Trend in Luton

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

PHP Salary Trend in Luton

PHP
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Luton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 17 (54.84%) XML
4 16 (51.61%) jQuery
5 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
6 12 (38.71%) Web Development
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) Front Office
8 8 (25.81%) Intranet
8 8 (25.81%) Degree
8 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.81%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) ColdFusion
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.13%) Python
10 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.13%) SLA
11 4 (12.90%) Scrum
11 4 (12.90%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) Ajax
12 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (9.68%) JSF
12 3 (9.68%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (19.35%) ColdFusion
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Intranet
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Web Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Front Office Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) XML
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 14 (45.16%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) REST
7 4 (12.90%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) JSF
8 3 (9.68%) WCF
8 3 (9.68%) Symfony
8 3 (9.68%) Ext JS
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) WSDL
8 3 (9.68%) XSLT
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) XHTML
9 2 (6.45%) Flash
9 2 (6.45%) JSP
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Web Development
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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