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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 55 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.67% 9.90% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.03% 18.24% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 48 87 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
392 499 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.67% 54.30% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 348 469 465
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Oxford

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 111 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 106 (66.67%) HTML
3 105 (66.04%) MySQL
4 99 (62.26%) CSS
5 62 (38.99%) .NET
6 56 (35.22%) jQuery
7 47 (29.56%) SQL
8 46 (28.93%) C#
9 45 (28.30%) Java
10 41 (25.79%) MVC
11 40 (25.16%) OO
11 40 (25.16%) HTML5
12 39 (24.53%) CSS3
13 37 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (23.27%) Mobile App
14 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET
15 32 (20.13%) LAMP
16 31 (19.50%) Software Engineering
17 30 (18.87%) Linux
17 30 (18.87%) Git (software)
18 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
19 28 (17.61%) Degree
20 25 (15.72%) Drupal
21 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
21 24 (15.09%) TDD
21 24 (15.09%) Symfony
22 23 (14.47%) JSON
22 23 (14.47%) Apple iOS
22 23 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
23 22 (13.84%) Backbone.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (15.72%) Drupal
2 20 (12.58%) Apache
3 19 (11.95%) CMS
4 18 (11.32%) WordPress
5 10 (6.29%) ColdFusion
6 6 (3.77%) IIS
7 4 (2.52%) Node.js
8 2 (1.26%) SilverStripe
8 2 (1.26%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.26%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.26%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 16 (10.06%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) GitHub
2 9 (5.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) HTTP
1 2 (1.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (66.04%) MySQL
2 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.58%) Subversion
3 18 (11.32%) Mercurial
4 12 (7.55%) Selenium
5 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.52%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.52%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.52%) JIRA
6 4 (2.52%) JSUnit
7 3 (1.89%) Grunt
7 3 (1.89%) Bower
8 2 (1.26%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.26%) Behat
8 2 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.06%) Marketing
2 5 (3.14%) Advertising
3 3 (1.89%) Publishing
4 2 (1.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Finance
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (81.13%) Developer
2 63 (39.62%) Web Developer
3 45 (28.30%) PHP Developer
4 39 (24.53%) Software Developer
5 27 (16.98%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) Graduate
7 14 (8.81%) C# Web Developer
7 14 (8.81%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (8.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 10 (6.29%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.03%) Applications Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Tester
10 8 (5.03%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (5.03%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (66.67%) HTML
2 99 (62.26%) CSS
3 62 (38.99%) .NET
4 56 (35.22%) jQuery
5 40 (25.16%) HTML5
6 39 (24.53%) CSS3
7 36 (22.64%) ASP.NET
8 32 (20.13%) LAMP
9 24 (15.09%) Symfony
10 23 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (14.47%) JSON
11 22 (13.84%) Backbone.js
12 21 (13.21%) Ajax
13 20 (12.58%) Laravel
14 16 (10.06%) XML
15 15 (9.43%) RESTful
15 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (6.29%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (6.29%) Web Services
16 10 (6.29%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Mobile App
2 18 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.69%) Open Source
4 12 (7.55%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.52%) W3C
6 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Linux
2 23 (14.47%) Apple iOS
3 19 (11.95%) Android
4 9 (5.66%) Windows
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) MVC
2 40 (25.16%) OO
3 37 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.50%) Software Engineering
5 24 (15.09%) TDD
6 21 (13.21%) Mobile Application Development
7 20 (12.58%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.95%) Web Development
8 19 (11.95%) iOS Development
9 18 (11.32%) Android Development
10 16 (10.06%) BDD
11 13 (8.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (8.18%) OOP
12 10 (6.29%) CRM
13 9 (5.66%) Project Management
13 9 (5.66%) Content Management
13 9 (5.66%) Software Architecture
14 8 (5.03%) OOD
14 8 (5.03%) OO PHP
15 7 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (69.81%) JavaScript
2 47 (29.56%) SQL
3 46 (28.93%) C#
4 45 (28.30%) Java
5 21 (13.21%) C++
6 12 (7.55%) PHP5
7 7 (4.40%) Python
8 5 (3.14%) VBScript
8 5 (3.14%) ActionScript
8 5 (3.14%) Ruby
9 4 (2.52%) C
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.26%) VB
10 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.26%) Xen
1 2 (1.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.81%) BT
3 8 (5.03%) Adobe
3 8 (5.03%) Zend
4 5 (3.14%) Twitter
5 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle
5 3 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.26%) Citrix
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) New Relic
6 2 (1.26%) Akamai
6 2 (1.26%) Percona
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Google
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