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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 22 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 82 153 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.79% 16.16% 8.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.64% 25.71% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 119 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
440 595 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.89% 62.83% 59.53%
Number of salaries quoted 399 521 618
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Oxford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 105 (82.03%) JavaScript
2 100 (78.13%) HTML
3 95 (74.22%) CSS
4 75 (58.59%) MySQL
5 59 (46.09%) jQuery
6 55 (42.97%) OO
7 53 (41.41%) .NET
8 48 (37.50%) Java
9 46 (35.94%) SQL
10 45 (35.16%) C#
11 39 (30.47%) Linux
11 39 (30.47%) Ajax
12 37 (28.91%) MVC
13 32 (25.00%) HTML5
14 28 (21.88%) CSS3
15 27 (21.09%) XML
16 26 (20.31%) OOP
17 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
17 25 (19.53%) Open Source
18 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
18 24 (18.75%) User Experience
19 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (17.19%) Degree
20 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.41%) Python
20 21 (16.41%) Computer Science
20 21 (16.41%) Drupal
20 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
21 20 (15.63%) Unit Testing
22 19 (14.84%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (16.41%) Drupal
2 17 (13.28%) WordPress
3 16 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 16 (12.50%) Node.js
4 13 (10.16%) Apache
4 13 (10.16%) CMS
5 7 (5.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Photoshop
2 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) SaaS
2 12 (9.38%) GitHub
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) DHCP
1 2 (1.56%) HTTP
1 2 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (58.59%) MySQL
2 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.84%) Subversion
3 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.34%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.78%) Bower
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Behat
6 1 (0.78%) Grunt
General
1 12 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (1.56%) Advertising
2 2 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (81.25%) Developer
2 28 (21.88%) Web Developer
3 26 (20.31%) PHP Developer
4 25 (19.53%) Software Developer
5 24 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 20 (15.63%) Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) Graduate
8 10 (7.81%) Architect
8 10 (7.81%) Senior PHP Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.47%) LAMP Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Junior
10 7 (5.47%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Graduate Software Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Drupal Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Graduate Web Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (78.13%) HTML
2 95 (74.22%) CSS
3 59 (46.09%) jQuery
4 53 (41.41%) .NET
5 39 (30.47%) Ajax
6 32 (25.00%) HTML5
7 28 (21.88%) CSS3
8 27 (21.09%) XML
9 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
10 18 (14.06%) LAMP
11 15 (11.72%) SOAP
12 12 (9.38%) Backbone.js
13 11 (8.59%) Sass
13 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET
14 10 (7.81%) JSON
14 10 (7.81%) Symfony
14 10 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (7.03%) Ember.js
15 9 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (7.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Open Source
2 24 (18.75%) User Experience
3 21 (16.41%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.94%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.03%) Web 2.0
6 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.69%) Semantic Web
8 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.78%) W3C
10 1 (0.78%) Social Network
10 1 (0.78%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 11 (8.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) CentOS
3 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) OO
2 37 (28.91%) MVC
3 26 (20.31%) OOP
4 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
5 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 19 (14.84%) Web Development
8 16 (12.50%) TDD
9 13 (10.16%) CRM
10 10 (7.81%) Scrum
11 8 (6.25%) Content Management
11 8 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.69%) OO PHP
13 6 (4.69%) Web Application Development
13 6 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (3.91%) BDD
14 5 (3.91%) Data Migration
14 5 (3.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 105 (82.03%) JavaScript
2 48 (37.50%) Java
3 46 (35.94%) SQL
4 45 (35.16%) C#
5 21 (16.41%) Python
6 14 (10.94%) PHP5
7 11 (8.59%) C++
8 9 (7.03%) Ruby
9 8 (6.25%) Perl
10 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.13%) Scala
12 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.78%) XPath
13 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
1 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Adobe
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) Zend
3 5 (3.91%) Twitter
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.78%) Google
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