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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 48 23 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.57% 4.64% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.19% 11.27% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 54
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
207 204 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 36.96% 41.13% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 188 162 180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 3 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Slough

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 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 51 (71.83%) JavaScript
2 45 (63.38%) MySQL
3 35 (49.30%) SQL
4 32 (45.07%) HTML
5 31 (43.66%) C#
6 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
7 28 (39.44%) Linux
8 27 (38.03%) XML
9 26 (36.62%) .NET
10 25 (35.21%) Python
10 25 (35.21%) Ajax
11 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
11 23 (32.39%) CSS
11 23 (32.39%) T-SQL
12 22 (30.99%) REST
13 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (28.17%) WCF
14 20 (28.17%) LINQ
15 18 (25.35%) Windows
16 17 (23.94%) Perl
17 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
17 15 (21.13%) Ruby
17 15 (21.13%) Degree
18 13 (18.31%) Project Management
19 12 (16.90%) Apache
19 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
19 12 (16.90%) Firewall
19 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
20 11 (15.49%) WordPress
20 11 (15.49%) jQuery

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (16.90%) Apache
2 11 (15.49%) CMS
2 11 (15.49%) WordPress
3 8 (11.27%) concrete5
3 8 (11.27%) Joomla!
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) Drupal
6 3 (4.23%) nginx
6 3 (4.23%) Node.js
7 2 (2.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) MySQL
2 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) Bower
3 1 (1.41%) gulp
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (63.38%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Software Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Web Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) PHP Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Junior
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Junior Web Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Security Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) HTML
2 27 (38.03%) XML
3 26 (36.62%) .NET
4 25 (35.21%) Ajax
5 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
5 23 (32.39%) CSS
6 22 (30.99%) REST
7 20 (28.17%) WCF
7 20 (28.17%) LINQ
8 11 (15.49%) jQuery
9 9 (12.68%) CSS3
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
10 8 (11.27%) Symfony
10 8 (11.27%) Laravel
10 8 (11.27%) XSL
10 8 (11.27%) DHTML
11 6 (8.45%) WPF
12 5 (7.04%) LAMP
13 4 (5.63%) JSON
14 3 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) W3C
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 5 (7.04%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) Project Management
3 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (15.49%) Logistics
4 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.49%) OOP
5 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) MVC
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) System Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
7 8 (11.27%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (11.27%) OO
7 8 (11.27%) Cyber Security
7 8 (11.27%) API Development
8 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.86%) SIEM
9 6 (8.45%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (7.04%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) JavaScript
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 31 (43.66%) C#
4 25 (35.21%) Python
5 23 (32.39%) T-SQL
6 17 (23.94%) Perl
7 15 (21.13%) Ruby
8 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.27%) Java
10 5 (7.04%) C++
11 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.82%) XPath
12 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) CISSP
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) CCIE
3 2 (2.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.27%) HIPAA
3 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Nessus
1 4 (5.63%) Plesk
1 4 (5.63%) cPanel
1 4 (5.63%) Webmin
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Zend
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) McAfee
4 4 (5.63%) LogLogic
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) SAP