The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 39 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 45 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.94% 7.20% 8.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 12.84% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 77
Average salary £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 405 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.65% 56.09% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 354 365 470
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PHP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

PHP Salary Trend in Oxford

PHP
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Oxford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 77 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 70 (74.47%) HTML
3 69 (73.40%) CSS
4 49 (52.13%) Linux
5 43 (45.74%) MySQL
6 41 (43.62%) SQL
6 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (38.30%) Python
8 34 (36.17%) Java
9 33 (35.11%) OO
10 29 (30.85%) TDD
11 28 (29.79%) C#
12 27 (28.72%) Node.js
13 26 (27.66%) jQuery
13 26 (27.66%) Open Source
14 25 (26.60%) E-Commerce
15 23 (24.47%) .NET
15 23 (24.47%) Scrum
15 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
16 22 (23.40%) Web Development
16 22 (23.40%) MVC
17 21 (22.34%) Ajax
17 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
17 21 (22.34%) Kanban
18 20 (21.28%) Windows
19 18 (19.15%) Pair Programming
20 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (17.02%) Ruby
22 15 (15.96%) LAMP
22 15 (15.96%) Games

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 27 (28.72%) Node.js
2 10 (10.64%) Drupal
3 7 (7.45%) Apache
4 6 (6.38%) CMS
5 3 (3.19%) WordPress
6 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.13%) Moodle
7 1 (1.06%) Kentico
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
2 3 (3.19%) OSPF
2 3 (3.19%) BGP
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) IPsec
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.19%) VPN
2 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.13%) FCoE
3 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.06%) SMTP
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.74%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) Grunt
5 1 (1.06%) Bower
General
1 15 (15.96%) Games
2 8 (8.51%) Publishing
3 7 (7.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (82.98%) Developer
2 36 (38.30%) Web Developer
3 20 (21.28%) PHP Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Software Developer
5 12 (12.77%) PHP Web Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Lead Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Junior
8 9 (9.57%) Lead Web Developer
8 9 (9.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Junior Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Linux Support
12 4 (4.26%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (74.47%) HTML
2 69 (73.40%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) jQuery
4 23 (24.47%) .NET
5 21 (22.34%) Ajax
6 15 (15.96%) LAMP
6 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
7 12 (12.77%) HTML5
7 12 (12.77%) CSS3
7 12 (12.77%) JSON
8 10 (10.64%) Laravel
9 9 (9.57%) Web Services
10 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.45%) Symfony
11 7 (7.45%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (6.38%) Backbone.js
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.32%) PhoneGap
13 5 (5.32%) Sass
13 5 (5.32%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Web 2.0
2 10 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 10 (10.64%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.32%) Social Gaming
5 3 (3.19%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.13%) Linux
2 20 (21.28%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) UNIX
3 4 (4.26%) Android
3 4 (4.26%) CentOS
3 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) OO
3 29 (30.85%) TDD
4 26 (27.66%) Open Source
5 25 (26.60%) E-Commerce
6 23 (24.47%) Scrum
7 22 (23.40%) MVC
7 22 (23.40%) Web Development
8 21 (22.34%) Kanban
9 18 (19.15%) Pair Programming
10 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (15.96%) OOP
12 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.83%) BDD
14 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
14 11 (11.70%) API Development
15 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
16 6 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
17 5 (5.32%) Analytics
17 5 (5.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 77 (81.91%) JavaScript
2 41 (43.62%) SQL
3 36 (38.30%) Python
4 34 (36.17%) Java
5 28 (29.79%) C#
6 16 (17.02%) Ruby
7 8 (8.51%) C++
8 5 (5.32%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.26%) Korn
9 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.19%) VBA
10 3 (3.19%) Perl
10 3 (3.19%) C
11 1 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.06%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
2 3 (3.19%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) SELinux
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Perforce
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
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