The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 47 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.96% 5.05% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 7.64% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 25
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
238 275 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 58.62% 66.11% 55.61%
Number of salaries quoted 200 197 214
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,018
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

PHP
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

PHP Salary Trend in Portsmouth

PHP
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 16 (64.00%) MySQL
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) QA
5 9 (36.00%) Subversion
5 9 (36.00%) OO PHP
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) REST
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
7 7 (28.00%) W3C
7 7 (28.00%) Fireworks
7 7 (28.00%) Adobe
7 7 (28.00%) OO
7 7 (28.00%) Apache
7 7 (28.00%) XHTML
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) Content Management
7 7 (28.00%) SEO
7 7 (28.00%) CMS
7 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Web Testing
8 6 (24.00%) CakePHP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
1 7 (28.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (28.00%) Fireworks
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
1 4 (16.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 6 (24.00%) WATIR
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) PHPUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Graduate
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) SOAP
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
2 8 (32.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) XHTML
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) CakePHP
5 4 (16.00%) CSS3
6 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) Laravel
7 2 (8.00%) .NET
7 2 (8.00%) Symfony
7 2 (8.00%) LAMP
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) W3C
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) CentOS
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) OO PHP
3 7 (28.00%) Content Management
3 7 (28.00%) SEO
3 7 (28.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Web Testing
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Information Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (16.00%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) PHP5
6 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNP
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com