The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.73% 4.64% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 11.11% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +28.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £52,000
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 153 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.41% 41.80% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55 130 133
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

PHP
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

PHP Salary Trend in Middlesex

PHP
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Middlesex

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) HTML5
2 25 (96.15%) CSS3
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (69.23%) MySQL
5 17 (65.38%) Subversion
6 16 (61.54%) Ajax
6 16 (61.54%) Social Media
6 16 (61.54%) OO
7 14 (53.85%) jQuery
8 12 (46.15%) OOP
8 12 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
9 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
10 5 (19.23%) MVC
10 5 (19.23%) Games
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) Magento
10 5 (19.23%) Web Design
10 5 (19.23%) Zend
11 4 (15.38%) Facebook
11 4 (15.38%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (15.38%) Twitter
11 4 (15.38%) Drupal
11 4 (15.38%) Marketing
11 4 (15.38%) JSON
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (15.38%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (15.38%) Drupal
1 4 (15.38%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (15.38%) Fireworks
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Subversion
2 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Senior Developer
3 15 (57.69%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (57.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 13 (50.00%) Web Developer
5 12 (46.15%) Senior Web Developer
6 11 (42.31%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (19.23%) Magento Developer
8 4 (15.38%) UI Developer
8 4 (15.38%) UI Programmer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) HTML5
2 25 (96.15%) CSS3
3 16 (61.54%) Ajax
4 14 (53.85%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 12 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (46.15%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
2 4 (15.38%) Facebook
2 4 (15.38%) Twitter