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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1100 1297 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.28% 5.83% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.95% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1099 1130
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
10042 11052 11031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.21% 49.69% 50.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8673 9386 9668
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 262 £35,000 +2.94% 47
Surrey +11 246 £42,500 +13.33% 32
Berkshire -11 218 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Oxfordshire -14 106 £35,000 -6.66% 29
East Sussex -20 85 £35,000 - 20
West Sussex +10 68 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Buckinghamshire -20 59 £35,000 -1.40% 24
Kent +24 44 £36,250 +17.88% 8
Middlesex -2 9 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £27,500 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1612 (70.03%) HTML
2 1571 (68.25%) JavaScript
3 1451 (63.03%) CSS
4 1247 (54.17%) MySQL
5 885 (38.44%) jQuery
6 810 (35.19%) Linux
7 697 (30.28%) SQL
8 652 (28.32%) HTML5
9 606 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 524 (22.76%) MVC
11 516 (22.42%) CSS3
12 508 (22.07%) OO
13 504 (21.89%) LAMP
14 453 (19.68%) Java
15 441 (19.16%) Git (software)
16 428 (18.59%) Python
17 403 (17.51%) Apache
18 362 (15.73%) OOP
19 333 (14.47%) .NET
20 325 (14.12%) Web Development
21 320 (13.90%) SQL Server
22 317 (13.77%) XML
23 313 (13.60%) Subversion
24 311 (13.51%) Zend
25 308 (13.38%) Web Services
26 299 (12.99%) Software Engineering
27 298 (12.95%) Degree
28 277 (12.03%) C#
29 273 (11.86%) Open Source
30 270 (11.73%) Windows

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 403 (17.51%) Apache
2 257 (11.16%) Drupal
3 255 (11.08%) WordPress
4 202 (8.77%) CMS
5 158 (6.86%) Node.js
6 114 (4.95%) nginx
7 99 (4.30%) IIS
8 72 (3.13%) Joomla!
9 63 (2.74%) SharePoint
10 51 (2.22%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.48%) JBoss
12 33 (1.43%) Moodle
13 26 (1.13%) WebSphere
14 25 (1.09%) Apache Solr
14 25 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
15 24 (1.04%) ColdFusion
16 21 (0.91%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.74%) TYPO3
18 13 (0.56%) Confluence
19 12 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 165 (7.17%) Photoshop
2 112 (4.87%) MS Excel
3 70 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (1.00%) MS Office
5 23 (1.00%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.78%) InDesign
7 13 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.39%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.22%) SPSS
10 2 (0.087%) MS Project
10 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 82 (3.56%) Magento
2 13 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) Agresso
6 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.087%) Shopify
7 1 (0.043%) Epicor Vantage
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.21%) SaaS
2 73 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.22%) Office 365
4 20 (0.87%) GitHub
5 13 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.30%) PaaS
11 6 (0.26%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.22%) SoftLayer
12 5 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.17%) Pure360
13 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
13 4 (0.17%) Route 53
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 139 (6.04%) DNS
2 124 (5.39%) Internet
3 69 (3.00%) HTTP
4 54 (2.35%) Firewall
5 53 (2.30%) DHCP
6 40 (1.74%) Intranet
7 39 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 34 (1.48%) LDAP
9 26 (1.13%) VPN
10 21 (0.91%) Wireless
11 20 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (0.87%) FTP
12 19 (0.83%) SSL
13 17 (0.74%) SSH
14 16 (0.70%) SAN
14 16 (0.70%) LAN
15 13 (0.56%) WAN
15 13 (0.56%) NetScreen
16 12 (0.52%) Network Security
17 11 (0.48%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1247 (54.17%) MySQL
2 320 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 98 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 77 (3.34%) NoSQL
5 73 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 37 (1.61%) MS Access
8 31 (1.35%) Big Data
9 24 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (0.52%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.48%) Redis
16 7 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 441 (19.16%) Git (software)
2 313 (13.60%) Subversion
3 154 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 129 (5.60%) Selenium
5 122 (5.30%) JIRA
6 91 (3.95%) PHPUnit
7 79 (3.43%) JMeter
8 67 (2.91%) WebDriver
9 49 (2.13%) Maven
10 44 (1.91%) Grunt
11 40 (1.74%) Visual Studio
12 36 (1.56%) Behat
13 28 (1.22%) Eclipse
14 27 (1.17%) Bower
15 24 (1.04%) JUnit
16 20 (0.87%) Ant
16 20 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
17 18 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
18 15 (0.65%) Mercurial
19 13 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 232 (10.08%) Marketing
2 92 (4.00%) Finance
3 70 (3.04%) Retail
4 42 (1.82%) Games
5 39 (1.69%) Advertising
6 37 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.39%) Publishing
8 17 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.70%) Electronics
9 16 (0.70%) Banking
10 15 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.26%) Law
13 6 (0.26%) French Language
14 5 (0.22%) Local Government
15 4 (0.17%) Automotive
15 4 (0.17%) Billing
15 4 (0.17%) Military
16 3 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1650 (71.68%) Developer
2 732 (31.80%) PHP Developer
3 542 (23.54%) Web Developer
4 283 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 211 (9.17%) Front-End Developer
6 171 (7.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 147 (6.39%) Senior PHP Developer
8 135 (5.86%) Software Engineer
9 130 (5.65%) Software Developer
10 120 (5.21%) Junior
11 106 (4.60%) Junior Developer
12 87 (3.78%) Front-End Web Developer
13 72 (3.13%) Administrator
14 70 (3.04%) Analyst
15 69 (3.00%) Senior Web Developer
16 66 (2.87%) Lead Developer
17 63 (2.74%) Graduate
18 61 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
19 58 (2.52%) Linux Administrator
19 58 (2.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1612 (70.03%) HTML
2 1451 (63.03%) CSS
3 885 (38.44%) jQuery
4 652 (28.32%) HTML5
5 516 (22.42%) CSS3
6 504 (21.89%) LAMP
7 333 (14.47%) .NET
8 317 (13.77%) XML
9 308 (13.38%) Web Services
10 259 (11.25%) Ajax
11 204 (8.86%) Symfony
12 187 (8.12%) AngularJS
13 178 (7.73%) XHTML
14 169 (7.34%) JSON
15 165 (7.17%) REST
16 160 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 154 (6.69%) ASP.NET
18 111 (4.82%) SOAP
19 101 (4.39%) Laravel
20 95 (4.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 273 (11.86%) Open Source
2 184 (7.99%) User Experience
3 182 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 126 (5.47%) Mobile App
5 76 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.52%) Social Media
7 46 (2.00%) W3C
8 35 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 30 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 30 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.17%) E-Learning
11 26 (1.13%) Replication
12 20 (0.87%) Kindle
13 19 (0.83%) Web 2.0
14 18 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.70%) Learning Management System
15 16 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.65%) iPhone
17 14 (0.61%) Data Extraction
18 13 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 810 (35.19%) Linux
2 270 (11.73%) Windows
3 144 (6.26%) UNIX
4 88 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (3.17%) CentOS
6 65 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 64 (2.78%) Android
8 58 (2.52%) Ubuntu
9 24 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.52%) FreeBSD
12 10 (0.43%) Debian
13 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.13%) AIX
15 3 (0.13%) Solaris
16 2 (0.087%) SUSE
16 2 (0.087%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.087%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (22.76%) MVC
3 508 (22.07%) OO
4 362 (15.73%) OOP
5 325 (14.12%) Web Development
6 299 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 208 (9.04%) E-Commerce
8 180 (7.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 175 (7.60%) OO PHP
10 169 (7.34%) TDD
11 159 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
12 138 (5.99%) Scrum
13 116 (5.04%) BDD
14 103 (4.47%) Digital Marketing
15 96 (4.17%) Web Design
16 95 (4.13%) SEO
17 84 (3.65%) Content Management
17 84 (3.65%) Project Management
18 78 (3.39%) CRM
18 78 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1571 (68.25%) JavaScript
2 697 (30.28%) SQL
3 453 (19.68%) Java
4 428 (18.59%) Python
5 277 (12.03%) C#
6 268 (11.64%) PHP5
7 249 (10.82%) Perl
8 241 (10.47%) Ruby
9 130 (5.65%) C++
10 120 (5.21%) Bash Shell
11 75 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 72 (3.13%) C
13 68 (2.95%) VB.NET
14 56 (2.43%) VB
15 44 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.43%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.35%) Apex Code
18 22 (0.96%) Objective-C
18 22 (0.96%) VBScript
19 21 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 298 (12.95%) Degree
2 38 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.78%) ISEB
5 14 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.22%) RHCE
7 5 (0.22%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.17%) CSQA
8 4 (0.17%) CISSP
9 3 (0.13%) CCIE
9 3 (0.13%) CNA
9 3 (0.13%) CNE
9 3 (0.13%) Novell Certification
9 3 (0.13%) CISM
9 3 (0.13%) CHFI
9 3 (0.13%) CCNA
10 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (5.26%) QA
2 30 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.43%) SLA
3 10 (0.43%) WCAG
4 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.30%) WAI
6 5 (0.22%) Section 508
7 2 (0.087%) FISMA
System Software
1 65 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.04%) iptables
5 19 (0.83%) Varnish
6 15 (0.65%) KVM
7 14 (0.61%) vSphere
8 13 (0.56%) Squid
8 13 (0.56%) Firmware
9 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.35%) Xen
9 8 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.22%) Postfix
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.13%) Samba
12 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.13%) XenServer
13 2 (0.087%) Snort
13 2 (0.087%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 120 (5.21%) Puppet
2 90 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.91%) Nagios
4 23 (1.00%) Capistrano
5 20 (0.87%) ZABBIX
5 20 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 19 (0.83%) cPanel
7 13 (0.56%) Plesk
8 11 (0.48%) Zenoss
8 11 (0.48%) Webmin
9 8 (0.35%) Opsview
9 8 (0.35%) Ansible
10 7 (0.30%) Salt
11 6 (0.26%) Cacti
12 4 (0.17%) WSUS
12 4 (0.17%) Hyperic
13 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.087%) Nessus
14 2 (0.087%) Nmap
Vendors
1 311 (13.51%) Zend
2 199 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 118 (5.13%) Adobe
4 106 (4.60%) Oracle
5 105 (4.56%) Red Hat
6 84 (3.65%) VMware
7 60 (2.61%) Twitter
8 45 (1.95%) Cisco
9 39 (1.69%) IBM
10 36 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.52%) Google
12 30 (1.30%) Facebook
13 25 (1.09%) Juniper
14 24 (1.04%) Citrix
15 21 (0.91%) Business Objects
16 19 (0.83%) SAP
16 19 (0.83%) HP
17 18 (0.78%) Apple
18 16 (0.70%) Sitecore
19 14 (0.61%) Rackspace
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