The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth 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 7 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 24 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 32.43% 23.73% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 53.85% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -33.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 75.68% 44.07% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 23 19
Average salary £29,000 £25,750 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.62% -29.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

PHP
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

PHP Salary Trend in Plymouth

PHP
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Plymouth region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Plymouth

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 31 (79.49%) HTML
1 31 (79.49%) CSS
2 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 24 (61.54%) MySQL
4 24 (61.54%) Web Development
5 20 (51.28%) Linux
5 20 (51.28%) Marketing
6 18 (46.15%) XHTML
6 18 (46.15%) Online Marketing
7 16 (41.03%) Degree
8 13 (33.33%) OO
9 12 (30.77%) PHP5
9 12 (30.77%) OO PHP
10 10 (25.64%) CMS
10 10 (25.64%) jQuery
11 7 (17.95%) Ajax
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
12 6 (15.38%) Adobe
12 6 (15.38%) Content Management
13 5 (12.82%) Apache
13 5 (12.82%) Zend
13 5 (12.82%) Magento
13 5 (12.82%) Open Source
13 5 (12.82%) Facebook
14 4 (10.26%) Java
14 4 (10.26%) SQL
14 4 (10.26%) Flash
14 4 (10.26%) Project Management
14 4 (10.26%) SEO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 10 (25.64%) CMS
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (51.28%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 22 (56.41%) Web Developer
3 16 (41.03%) PHP Developer
4 13 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 12 (30.77%) MySQL Developer
5 12 (30.77%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (15.38%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
1 31 (79.49%) CSS
2 18 (46.15%) XHTML
3 10 (25.64%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) Ajax
4 7 (17.95%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) Zend Framework
5 4 (10.26%) Flash
6 3 (7.69%) LAMP
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.13%) SproutCore
7 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 24 (61.54%) Web Development
3 18 (46.15%) Online Marketing
4 13 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (30.77%) OO PHP
6 6 (15.38%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) SEO
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.56%) OOP
10 1 (2.56%) TDD
10 1 (2.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) PHP5
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Adobe
2 5 (12.82%) Zend
2 5 (12.82%) Facebook
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Posted: 5 days ago
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