The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 46 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.60% 4.90% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.81% 11.59% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 34
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 207 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.53% 42.24% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 194 172 186
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

PHP
Salary Trend in Slough

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

PHP Salary Trend in Slough

PHP
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Slough

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 57 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 41 (51.25%) MySQL
3 35 (43.75%) SQL
4 33 (41.25%) XML
5 32 (40.00%) CSS
5 32 (40.00%) Ajax
6 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (37.50%) C#
6 30 (37.50%) Python
7 29 (36.25%) Linux
7 29 (36.25%) REST
8 25 (31.25%) .NET
9 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
10 23 (28.75%) Ruby
11 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
12 20 (25.00%) WCF
12 20 (25.00%) LINQ
12 20 (25.00%) jQuery
12 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
14 17 (21.25%) HTML5
14 17 (21.25%) Windows
15 16 (20.00%) Perl
15 16 (20.00%) Degree
15 16 (20.00%) CMS
15 16 (20.00%) WordPress
15 16 (20.00%) CSS3
16 15 (18.75%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 16 (20.00%) CMS
1 16 (20.00%) WordPress
2 10 (12.50%) Node.js
3 9 (11.25%) Drupal
4 8 (10.00%) concrete5
4 8 (10.00%) Joomla!
4 8 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) MySQL
2 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (10.00%) Grunt
2 8 (10.00%) Bower
2 8 (10.00%) gulp
2 8 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Web Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Software Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Junior
4 10 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 33 (41.25%) XML
3 32 (40.00%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) Ajax
4 29 (36.25%) REST
5 25 (31.25%) .NET
6 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET
7 20 (25.00%) WCF
7 20 (25.00%) LINQ
7 20 (25.00%) jQuery
8 17 (21.25%) HTML5
9 16 (20.00%) CSS3
10 15 (18.75%) LAMP
11 12 (15.00%) JSON
12 9 (11.25%) SOAP
12 9 (11.25%) Web Services
12 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (10.00%) Laravel
13 8 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.00%) W3C
3 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (16.25%) Project Management
2 13 (16.25%) DevOps
3 12 (15.00%) Scrum
4 11 (13.75%) OOP
4 11 (13.75%) Logistics
4 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.50%) MVC
6 9 (11.25%) System Testing
7 8 (10.00%) SIEM
7 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 8 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (10.00%) OO
7 8 (10.00%) Cyber Security
7 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.00%) API Development
8 6 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 30 (37.50%) Python
3 30 (37.50%) C#
4 23 (28.75%) Ruby
5 22 (27.50%) T-SQL
6 20 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (20.00%) Perl
8 14 (17.50%) Java
9 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
9 8 (10.00%) Apple Swift
10 4 (5.00%) C++
11 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.50%) XPath
12 1 (1.25%) PHP5
12 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) CISSP
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) CISM
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.00%) HIPAA
3 5 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Nessus
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Zend
3 5 (6.25%) LogLogic
3 5 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) SAP