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 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 44 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1127 1207 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.31% 5.25% 6.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 10.73% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1044 1377
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
10299 11246 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.52% 48.96% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8810 9794 9721
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire -8 258 £35,000 +16.66% 37
Surrey +37 245 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Berkshire +8 224 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Oxfordshire -4 106 £32,500 -13.33% 26
East Sussex +11 104 £35,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire -33 82 £34,000 - 12
West Sussex -9 53 £39,250 +13.76% 9
Kent 0 43 £39,000 +30.00% 9
Middlesex +3 16 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1579 (69.77%) HTML
2 1571 (69.42%) JavaScript
3 1455 (64.30%) CSS
4 1307 (57.76%) MySQL
5 896 (39.59%) jQuery
6 857 (37.87%) Linux
7 732 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 625 (27.62%) SQL
9 588 (25.98%) HTML5
10 578 (25.54%) Git (software)
11 527 (23.29%) MVC
12 480 (21.21%) Java
13 468 (20.68%) Python
13 468 (20.68%) CSS3
14 458 (20.24%) OO
15 444 (19.62%) LAMP
16 417 (18.43%) Apache
17 378 (16.70%) Web Development
18 368 (16.26%) Zend
19 353 (15.60%) .NET
20 350 (15.47%) OOP
21 319 (14.10%) Symfony
22 317 (14.01%) SQL Server
23 309 (13.65%) Software Engineering
24 305 (13.48%) Ruby
24 305 (13.48%) XML
25 300 (13.26%) WordPress
26 298 (13.17%) Degree
27 288 (12.73%) C#
28 274 (12.11%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 417 (18.43%) Apache
2 300 (13.26%) WordPress
3 256 (11.31%) CMS
4 216 (9.54%) Drupal
5 186 (8.22%) Node.js
6 89 (3.93%) Joomla!
7 74 (3.27%) nginx
8 70 (3.09%) IIS
9 62 (2.74%) Moodle
10 53 (2.34%) Tomcat
11 47 (2.08%) SharePoint
12 44 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.50%) Apache Solr
14 32 (1.41%) JBoss
15 30 (1.33%) WebSphere
16 23 (1.02%) concrete5
17 22 (0.97%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.75%) TYPO3
19 16 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
20 14 (0.62%) Kentico
Applications
1 117 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 100 (4.42%) Photoshop
3 48 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (1.10%) MS Office
6 20 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
7 17 (0.75%) InfoPath
8 16 (0.71%) Fireworks
9 12 (0.53%) InDesign
10 7 (0.31%) MS Project
11 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 98 (4.33%) Magento
2 6 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.088%) Shopify
5 1 (0.044%) Tridion
5 1 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 97 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.67%) SaaS
3 30 (1.33%) GitHub
4 29 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (0.71%) Google App Engine
6 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
8 11 (0.49%) PaaS
8 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.31%) Office 365
11 6 (0.27%) Taleo
11 6 (0.27%) Responsys
11 6 (0.27%) IaaS
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.088%) Joyent
13 2 (0.088%) Yammer
13 2 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.86%) DNS
2 104 (4.60%) Internet
3 59 (2.61%) Firewall
4 51 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.77%) HTTP
6 34 (1.50%) Intranet
7 31 (1.37%) DHCP
8 28 (1.24%) SSH
9 27 (1.19%) LDAP
10 25 (1.10%) SSL
10 25 (1.10%) Wireless
11 22 (0.97%) Broadband
11 22 (0.97%) SMTP
12 20 (0.88%) FTP
12 20 (0.88%) SAN
13 19 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.80%) VPN
15 13 (0.57%) LAN
15 13 (0.57%) NetScreen
16 12 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1307 (57.76%) MySQL
2 317 (14.01%) SQL Server
3 171 (7.56%) MongoDB
4 133 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 105 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 86 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (1.86%) Big Data
8 31 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.06%) MS Access
10 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.71%) Redis
11 16 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.40%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (0.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 578 (25.54%) Git (software)
2 274 (12.11%) Subversion
3 184 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 154 (6.81%) PHPUnit
5 152 (6.72%) Selenium
6 142 (6.27%) JIRA
7 66 (2.92%) Grunt
8 59 (2.61%) WebDriver
9 57 (2.52%) JMeter
10 41 (1.81%) Visual Studio
11 37 (1.63%) Bower
12 35 (1.55%) Eclipse
12 35 (1.55%) Maven
13 28 (1.24%) Behat
14 25 (1.10%) JUnit
15 24 (1.06%) Ant
15 24 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
16 18 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.57%) Cucumber
18 11 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 196 (8.66%) Marketing
2 125 (5.52%) Finance
3 75 (3.31%) Retail
4 57 (2.52%) Games
5 44 (1.94%) Publishing
6 39 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.24%) Multimedia
9 23 (1.02%) Advertising
10 22 (0.97%) Banking
11 16 (0.71%) Aerospace
12 15 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.57%) Legal
14 10 (0.44%) Automotive
15 9 (0.40%) Billing
16 8 (0.35%) Law
16 8 (0.35%) Electronics
17 7 (0.31%) Back Office
18 6 (0.27%) French Language
19 5 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1642 (72.56%) Developer
2 798 (35.26%) PHP Developer
3 483 (21.34%) Web Developer
4 277 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 174 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 172 (7.60%) PHP Web Developer
7 159 (7.03%) Senior PHP Developer
8 140 (6.19%) Front-End Developer
9 116 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 96 (4.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 87 (3.84%) Junior
12 80 (3.54%) Lead Developer
13 72 (3.18%) Junior Developer
14 71 (3.14%) Graduate
15 67 (2.96%) Administrator
16 65 (2.87%) Analyst
17 64 (2.83%) Java Developer
18 47 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
18 47 (2.08%) Lead PHP Developer
19 45 (1.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1579 (69.77%) HTML
2 1455 (64.30%) CSS
3 896 (39.59%) jQuery
4 588 (25.98%) HTML5
5 468 (20.68%) CSS3
6 444 (19.62%) LAMP
7 353 (15.60%) .NET
8 319 (14.10%) Symfony
9 305 (13.48%) XML
10 269 (11.89%) Ajax
11 245 (10.83%) AngularJS
12 241 (10.65%) Web Services
13 184 (8.13%) JSON
14 167 (7.38%) REST
15 163 (7.20%) ASP.NET
16 159 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 152 (6.72%) Laravel
18 134 (5.92%) Sass
19 103 (4.55%) XHTML
20 100 (4.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 157 (6.94%) User Experience
3 150 (6.63%) Mobile App
4 90 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (2.39%) W3C
6 52 (2.30%) E-Learning
7 45 (1.99%) Social Media
8 40 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 37 (1.63%) Data Centre
10 35 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.46%) Graphic Design
13 31 (1.37%) Mathematics
14 21 (0.93%) Learning Management System
15 20 (0.88%) Replication
16 18 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.71%) FMCG
18 14 (0.62%) iPad
19 13 (0.57%) Blog
19 13 (0.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 857 (37.87%) Linux
2 260 (11.49%) Windows
3 144 (6.36%) UNIX
4 75 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 73 (3.23%) Android
6 69 (3.05%) CentOS
7 32 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 24 (1.06%) Debian
9 21 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.27%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.13%) AIX
19 2 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (23.29%) MVC
3 458 (20.24%) OO
4 378 (16.70%) Web Development
5 350 (15.47%) OOP
6 309 (13.65%) Software Engineering
7 266 (11.75%) Open Source
8 223 (9.85%) E-Commerce
9 214 (9.46%) TDD
10 195 (8.62%) Scrum
10 195 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 146 (6.45%) OO PHP
12 137 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 127 (5.61%) Project Management
14 126 (5.57%) BDD
15 112 (4.95%) SEO
16 95 (4.20%) Unit Testing
17 82 (3.62%) Digital Marketing
18 80 (3.54%) Configuration Management
18 80 (3.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1571 (69.42%) JavaScript
2 625 (27.62%) SQL
3 480 (21.21%) Java
4 468 (20.68%) Python
5 305 (13.48%) Ruby
6 288 (12.73%) C#
7 232 (10.25%) Perl
8 200 (8.84%) PHP5
9 125 (5.52%) C++
10 112 (4.95%) Bash Shell
11 70 (3.09%) C
11 70 (3.09%) VB.NET
12 51 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 34 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 32 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.33%) VB
16 28 (1.24%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.06%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.71%) Apex Code
18 16 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 298 (13.17%) Degree
2 17 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 14 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (0.44%) CISSP
5 8 (0.35%) CCNA
6 7 (0.31%) ISEB
7 6 (0.27%) CCIE
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.22%) CISM
9 4 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.13%) MCITP
10 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.13%) CHFI
10 3 (0.13%) CNA
10 3 (0.13%) CNE
10 3 (0.13%) Novell Certification
10 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.088%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.79%) QA
2 19 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.57%) HIPAA
3 13 (0.57%) SLA
3 13 (0.57%) WCAG
4 8 (0.35%) Section 508
5 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.22%) WAI
7 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.088%) FISMA
System Software
1 61 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.75%) Varnish
5 14 (0.62%) iptables
6 9 (0.40%) vSphere
6 9 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.35%) KVM
8 7 (0.31%) Samba
9 4 (0.18%) Docker
10 3 (0.13%) XenServer
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.13%) Snort
10 3 (0.13%) Postfix
11 2 (0.088%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.088%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.044%) Squid
12 1 (0.044%) Xen
12 1 (0.044%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 134 (5.92%) Puppet
2 93 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (2.03%) Nagios
4 31 (1.37%) Capistrano
5 29 (1.28%) ZABBIX
6 17 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 16 (0.71%) Cacti
7 16 (0.71%) Ansible
8 15 (0.66%) Zenoss
9 14 (0.62%) Salt
10 12 (0.53%) cPanel
10 12 (0.53%) Graphite
11 9 (0.40%) Hyperic
12 8 (0.35%) Ganglia
13 6 (0.27%) Nessus
13 6 (0.27%) collectd
13 6 (0.27%) logstash
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 5 (0.22%) Plesk
15 4 (0.18%) Webmin
Vendors
1 368 (16.26%) Zend
2 175 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 111 (4.90%) Oracle
4 110 (4.86%) Adobe
5 86 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 72 (3.18%) VMware
7 66 (2.92%) Google
8 42 (1.86%) Twitter
9 36 (1.59%) Rackspace
10 31 (1.37%) Cisco
11 30 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.06%) IBM
13 23 (1.02%) Apple
14 21 (0.93%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.84%) Perforce
16 17 (0.75%) HP
16 17 (0.75%) SAP
17 15 (0.66%) Juniper
17 15 (0.66%) Facebook
18 11 (0.49%) Business Objects
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Icon Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago