The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 56 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 15 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.22% 3.55% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 7.69% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 15
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 195 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 48.96% 46.10% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 316 172 243
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

PHP
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

PHP Salary Trend in Northampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 49 (87.50%) HTML
2 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 41 (73.21%) jQuery
4 36 (64.29%) MySQL
5 30 (53.57%) MVC
6 23 (41.07%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) Apache
7 18 (32.14%) PHP5
7 18 (32.14%) OO
8 17 (30.36%) UNIX
8 17 (30.36%) PHP4
8 17 (30.36%) OO PHP
9 15 (26.79%) LAMP
10 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
10 13 (23.21%) WordPress
11 12 (21.43%) OOP
12 10 (17.86%) HTML5
12 10 (17.86%) CSS3
13 9 (16.07%) Adobe
14 8 (14.29%) Drupal
15 7 (12.50%) CMS
16 6 (10.71%) SQL
17 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
17 5 (8.93%) Web Development
17 5 (8.93%) Ajax
17 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
17 5 (8.93%) Subversion
17 5 (8.93%) GitHub
17 5 (8.93%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 23 (41.07%) Apache
2 13 (23.21%) WordPress
3 8 (14.29%) Drupal
4 7 (12.50%) CMS
5 4 (7.14%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Trello
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Intranet
1 3 (5.36%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 38 (67.86%) PHP Developer
3 19 (33.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Programmer
6 5 (8.93%) Web Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Designer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior PHP Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 49 (87.50%) HTML
3 41 (73.21%) jQuery
4 15 (26.79%) LAMP
5 10 (17.86%) HTML5
5 10 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (8.93%) Ajax
7 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.36%) Web Services
9 2 (3.57%) XML
9 2 (3.57%) XHTML
9 2 (3.57%) Grails
9 2 (3.57%) .NET
9 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) ExpressJS
10 1 (1.79%) Sass
10 1 (1.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Debian
3 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) MVC
2 18 (32.14%) OO
3 17 (30.36%) OO PHP
4 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
5 12 (21.43%) OOP
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 4 (7.14%) SEO
8 3 (5.36%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.79%) Content Management
10 1 (1.79%) Time Management
10 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.14%) PHP5
3 17 (30.36%) PHP4
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) Groovy
5 2 (3.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Adobe
2 4 (7.14%) Twitter
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Apple