The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1135 1235 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.51% 5.41% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.25% 10.91% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1070 1294
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
PHP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10087 11325 11069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 49.63% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8653 9856 9737
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PHP Salary Trend in the South East

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in the South East

PHP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +25 259 £40,000 +9.58% 29
Hampshire -9 238 £35,000 +7.69% 41
Berkshire +4 230 £45,000 +18.42% 29
East Sussex +1 108 £35,000 - 19
Oxfordshire -14 99 £33,750 -10.00% 35
Buckinghamshire -5 94 £34,500 +1.47% 20
West Sussex -5 65 £37,500 +13.63% 6
Kent +6 41 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Middlesex -6 4 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Sussex -1 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1606 (71.31%) HTML
2 1555 (69.05%) JavaScript
3 1474 (65.45%) CSS
4 1285 (57.06%) MySQL
5 886 (39.34%) jQuery
6 817 (36.28%) Linux
7 682 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
8 659 (29.26%) SQL
9 612 (27.18%) HTML5
10 512 (22.74%) MVC
11 496 (22.02%) OO
12 491 (21.80%) CSS3
13 485 (21.54%) Git (software)
14 463 (20.56%) LAMP
15 433 (19.23%) Python
16 415 (18.43%) Java
17 409 (18.16%) Apache
18 354 (15.72%) Web Development
19 349 (15.50%) OOP
20 342 (15.19%) Zend
21 331 (14.70%) .NET
22 326 (14.48%) SQL Server
23 301 (13.37%) XML
24 291 (12.92%) Software Engineering
25 288 (12.79%) Subversion
26 281 (12.48%) Degree
27 277 (12.30%) Symfony
28 270 (11.99%) WordPress
28 270 (11.99%) C#
29 269 (11.94%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 409 (18.16%) Apache
2 270 (11.99%) WordPress
3 235 (10.44%) CMS
4 228 (10.12%) Drupal
5 181 (8.04%) Node.js
6 91 (4.04%) nginx
7 83 (3.69%) Joomla!
8 75 (3.33%) IIS
9 56 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 55 (2.44%) Tomcat
11 50 (2.22%) Moodle
12 38 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
13 33 (1.47%) Apache Solr
14 29 (1.29%) JBoss
15 26 (1.15%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.84%) WebLogic
17 18 (0.80%) TYPO3
18 17 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
18 17 (0.75%) concrete5
19 16 (0.71%) Kentico
Applications
1 144 (6.39%) Photoshop
2 105 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 51 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 44 (1.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (1.20%) MS Office
6 21 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
7 19 (0.84%) Fireworks
8 17 (0.75%) InDesign
9 16 (0.71%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.089%) MS Project
11 2 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 106 (4.71%) Magento
2 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.089%) Shopify
6 1 (0.044%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.044%) Agresso
6 1 (0.044%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.20%) SaaS
3 25 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (0.93%) GitHub
5 15 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.58%) Office 365
8 10 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.31%) PaaS
10 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.089%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.044%) Yammer
13 1 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.044%) Force.com
13 1 (0.044%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.044%) Trello
13 1 (0.044%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 132 (5.86%) DNS
2 115 (5.11%) Internet
3 58 (2.58%) HTTP
4 51 (2.26%) Firewall
5 42 (1.87%) DHCP
6 41 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 40 (1.78%) Intranet
8 31 (1.38%) LDAP
9 25 (1.11%) Wireless
10 22 (0.98%) SSH
10 22 (0.98%) SSL
11 20 (0.89%) VPN
11 20 (0.89%) FTP
12 18 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (0.75%) Broadband
13 17 (0.75%) SMTP
13 17 (0.75%) SAN
14 15 (0.67%) LAN
15 14 (0.62%) Network Security
16 13 (0.58%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1285 (57.06%) MySQL
2 326 (14.48%) SQL Server
3 148 (6.57%) MongoDB
4 108 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 94 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 63 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (1.42%) Big Data
8 28 (1.24%) MS Access
9 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.31%) Redis
15 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.22%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 485 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 288 (12.79%) Subversion
3 164 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 143 (6.35%) Selenium
5 138 (6.13%) PHPUnit
6 136 (6.04%) JIRA
7 66 (2.93%) JMeter
8 58 (2.58%) WebDriver
9 57 (2.53%) Grunt
10 42 (1.87%) Maven
11 41 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 36 (1.60%) Behat
12 36 (1.60%) Bower
13 29 (1.29%) Eclipse
13 29 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
14 24 (1.07%) JUnit
15 22 (0.98%) Ant
16 17 (0.75%) Bitbucket
17 12 (0.53%) JSUnit
18 11 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 201 (8.93%) Marketing
2 100 (4.44%) Finance
3 60 (2.66%) Retail
4 55 (2.44%) Games
5 39 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 39 (1.73%) Publishing
6 35 (1.55%) Advertising
7 26 (1.15%) Multimedia
8 21 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 18 (0.80%) Banking
11 15 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.58%) Electronics
13 7 (0.31%) Billing
14 6 (0.27%) Military
14 6 (0.27%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Local Government
15 5 (0.22%) Legal
16 4 (0.18%) Law
17 3 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1636 (72.65%) Developer
2 781 (34.68%) PHP Developer
3 494 (21.94%) Web Developer
4 267 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 167 (7.42%) PHP Web Developer
6 162 (7.19%) Front-End Developer
7 157 (6.97%) Software Engineer
8 143 (6.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 102 (4.53%) Software Developer
10 101 (4.48%) Junior
11 94 (4.17%) Junior Developer
12 88 (3.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 80 (3.55%) Lead Developer
14 65 (2.89%) Administrator
15 58 (2.58%) Graduate
16 56 (2.49%) Analyst
17 55 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
18 53 (2.35%) Senior Web Developer
19 51 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
20 50 (2.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1606 (71.31%) HTML
2 1474 (65.45%) CSS
3 886 (39.34%) jQuery
4 612 (27.18%) HTML5
5 491 (21.80%) CSS3
6 463 (20.56%) LAMP
7 331 (14.70%) .NET
8 301 (13.37%) XML
9 277 (12.30%) Symfony
10 262 (11.63%) Web Services
11 259 (11.50%) Ajax
12 215 (9.55%) AngularJS
13 176 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 165 (7.33%) JSON
15 164 (7.28%) REST
16 148 (6.57%) ASP.NET
17 143 (6.35%) XHTML
18 139 (6.17%) Laravel
19 112 (4.97%) Sass
20 95 (4.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.55%) Open Source
2 182 (8.08%) User Experience
3 153 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 149 (6.62%) Mobile App
5 69 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (2.44%) W3C
7 51 (2.26%) Social Media
8 45 (2.00%) E-Learning
9 36 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.33%) Graphic Design
13 25 (1.11%) Learning Management System
14 24 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 19 (0.84%) Replication
16 16 (0.71%) Web 2.0
17 15 (0.67%) FMCG
18 14 (0.62%) Data Extraction
19 13 (0.58%) iPhone
19 13 (0.58%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 817 (36.28%) Linux
2 258 (11.46%) Windows
3 141 (6.26%) UNIX
4 84 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (3.06%) Android
5 69 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 68 (3.02%) CentOS
7 49 (2.18%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.75%) Debian
10 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.36%) FreeBSD
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.089%) Solaris
16 2 (0.089%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.089%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (22.74%) MVC
3 496 (22.02%) OO
4 354 (15.72%) Web Development
5 349 (15.50%) OOP
6 291 (12.92%) Software Engineering
7 224 (9.95%) E-Commerce
8 195 (8.66%) TDD
9 187 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
10 173 (7.68%) Scrum
11 169 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 160 (7.10%) OO PHP
13 129 (5.73%) BDD
14 111 (4.93%) Project Management
15 95 (4.22%) SEO
16 92 (4.09%) Unit Testing
17 88 (3.91%) Content Management
18 81 (3.60%) Digital Marketing
19 80 (3.55%) Web Design
20 78 (3.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1555 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 659 (29.26%) SQL
3 433 (19.23%) Python
4 415 (18.43%) Java
5 270 (11.99%) C#
6 269 (11.94%) Ruby
7 233 (10.35%) Perl
8 208 (9.24%) PHP5
9 117 (5.20%) Bash Shell
10 100 (4.44%) C++
11 67 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 60 (2.66%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.44%) C
14 44 (1.95%) VB
15 35 (1.55%) PowerShell
16 26 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.15%) Apex Code
17 25 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 25 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 14 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 281 (12.48%) Degree
2 24 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.49%) ISEB
5 10 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.31%) CISSP
7 6 (0.27%) CCIE
7 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.22%) CISM
9 4 (0.18%) RHCE
9 4 (0.18%) CCNA
9 4 (0.18%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.13%) CHFI
10 3 (0.13%) CNA
10 3 (0.13%) CNE
10 3 (0.13%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.089%) CCNP
11 2 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.089%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.64%) QA
2 16 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.62%) WCAG
4 13 (0.58%) HIPAA
4 13 (0.58%) SLA
5 10 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.40%) Section 508
7 5 (0.22%) WAI
8 2 (0.089%) FISMA
9 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.02%) iptables
5 16 (0.71%) vSphere
6 12 (0.53%) Varnish
7 8 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.36%) Squid
8 7 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.27%) KVM
10 4 (0.18%) Samba
10 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.18%) Xen
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
11 3 (0.13%) Postfix
11 3 (0.13%) Snort
12 2 (0.089%) Firmware
12 2 (0.089%) Docker
12 2 (0.089%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.089%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 135 (5.99%) Puppet
2 101 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (1.91%) Nagios
4 28 (1.24%) Capistrano
5 26 (1.15%) ZABBIX
6 20 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 17 (0.75%) cPanel
8 15 (0.67%) Zenoss
9 14 (0.62%) Ansible
10 12 (0.53%) Plesk
11 11 (0.49%) Cacti
12 10 (0.44%) Webmin
12 10 (0.44%) Salt
13 8 (0.36%) Hyperic
14 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 5 (0.22%) Opsview
16 3 (0.13%) Ganglia
16 3 (0.13%) Nessus
17 2 (0.089%) OpenView
17 2 (0.089%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 342 (15.19%) Zend
2 183 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 121 (5.37%) Adobe
4 101 (4.48%) Oracle
5 93 (4.13%) Red Hat
6 74 (3.29%) VMware
7 52 (2.31%) Google
8 48 (2.13%) Twitter
9 39 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (1.60%) Cisco
11 30 (1.33%) Rackspace
12 27 (1.20%) IBM
12 27 (1.20%) Apple
13 22 (0.98%) Sitecore
14 20 (0.89%) Juniper
15 19 (0.84%) Facebook
15 19 (0.84%) SAP
16 17 (0.75%) HP
17 15 (0.67%) Perforce
18 13 (0.58%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days + bankholidays + birthday off
Posted: 6 hours ago