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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1112 1253 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.25% 5.55% 6.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.76% 11.67% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1063 1234
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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
10338 10740 10386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.80% 47.60% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8955 9089 9118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -5 243 £36,000 +20.00% 19
Berkshire +14 235 £45,000 +20.00% 27
Surrey +2 202 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Oxfordshire -2 112 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Buckinghamshire -34 97 £38,000 +8.57% 14
East Sussex 0 86 £38,000 +26.66% 14
West Sussex +22 83 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent -2 36 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Middlesex +9 24 £42,500 +13.33%
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1568 (70.16%) HTML
2 1561 (69.84%) JavaScript
3 1460 (65.32%) CSS
4 1287 (57.58%) MySQL
5 924 (41.34%) jQuery
6 838 (37.49%) Linux
7 754 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
8 602 (26.94%) Git (software)
9 577 (25.82%) HTML5
10 572 (25.59%) SQL
11 508 (22.73%) MVC
12 470 (21.03%) Python
13 459 (20.54%) OO
14 447 (20.00%) Java
15 434 (19.42%) CSS3
16 411 (18.39%) LAMP
17 394 (17.63%) Apache
18 383 (17.14%) Web Development
19 357 (15.97%) OOP
20 335 (14.99%) XML
20 335 (14.99%) Zend
21 333 (14.90%) Symfony
22 322 (14.41%) .NET
23 314 (14.05%) Degree
24 307 (13.74%) Software Engineering
25 300 (13.42%) Ruby
26 297 (13.29%) C#
27 295 (13.20%) AngularJS
28 293 (13.11%) Ajax
29 288 (12.89%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 394 (17.63%) Apache
2 288 (12.89%) WordPress
3 272 (12.17%) CMS
4 208 (9.31%) Node.js
5 190 (8.50%) Drupal
6 80 (3.58%) Joomla!
7 76 (3.40%) nginx
8 56 (2.51%) Moodle
9 53 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 48 (2.15%) IIS
11 40 (1.79%) Apache Solr
12 35 (1.57%) SharePoint
13 23 (1.03%) JBoss
14 20 (0.89%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.89%) concrete5
15 19 (0.85%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.76%) Jetty
16 17 (0.76%) Umbraco
17 14 (0.63%) Kentico
Applications
1 97 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 83 (3.71%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.76%) MS Office
6 13 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
7 11 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.49%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.31%) InDesign
9 6 (0.27%) MS Project
9 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.089%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 93 (4.16%) Magento
2 12 (0.54%) JDE OneWorld
3 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.045%) Tridion
4 1 (0.045%) Shopify
4 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 129 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (3.85%) SaaS
3 41 (1.83%) GitHub
4 31 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
8 14 (0.63%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.36%) Taleo
10 8 (0.36%) Responsys
11 7 (0.31%) IaaS
11 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.31%) PaaS
12 5 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.13%) Joyent
13 3 (0.13%) Route 53
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.38%) Internet
2 87 (3.89%) DNS
3 57 (2.55%) Firewall
4 42 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.39%) Intranet
6 30 (1.34%) HTTP
7 27 (1.21%) SSL
8 25 (1.12%) SMTP
8 25 (1.12%) SSH
9 21 (0.94%) Wireless
9 21 (0.94%) LDAP
10 20 (0.89%) DHCP
11 19 (0.85%) Broadband
12 14 (0.63%) VPN
13 11 (0.49%) FTP
14 10 (0.45%) VoIP
14 10 (0.45%) SAN
14 10 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.45%) Network Security
15 9 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (57.58%) MySQL
2 269 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 191 (8.55%) MongoDB
4 185 (8.28%) NoSQL
5 108 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 88 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.33%) Big Data
8 41 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.21%) Redis
10 26 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.67%) Riak
15 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.63%) MS Access
16 10 (0.45%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.40%) Mahout
17 9 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 602 (26.94%) Git (software)
2 247 (11.05%) Subversion
3 172 (7.70%) Jenkins
4 169 (7.56%) PHPUnit
5 147 (6.58%) Selenium
6 124 (5.55%) JIRA
7 95 (4.25%) Grunt
8 54 (2.42%) Bower
9 48 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 39 (1.74%) gulp
11 38 (1.70%) WebDriver
12 30 (1.34%) Maven
13 29 (1.30%) JMeter
14 26 (1.16%) JUnit
14 26 (1.16%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.94%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.76%) Ant
17 16 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
17 16 (0.72%) Bitbucket
18 13 (0.58%) Behat
General
1 207 (9.26%) Marketing
2 122 (5.46%) Finance
3 73 (3.27%) Retail
4 60 (2.68%) Games
5 40 (1.79%) Publishing
6 35 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.34%) Advertising
9 24 (1.07%) Banking
10 19 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 18 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.63%) Legal
13 12 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.49%) Automotive
15 8 (0.36%) Law
15 8 (0.36%) Back Office
16 5 (0.22%) Billing
17 2 (0.089%) Military
17 2 (0.089%) Electronics
17 2 (0.089%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1661 (74.32%) Developer
2 836 (37.40%) PHP Developer
3 504 (22.55%) Web Developer
4 288 (12.89%) Senior Developer
5 185 (8.28%) PHP Web Developer
6 167 (7.47%) Senior PHP Developer
7 166 (7.43%) Software Engineer
8 130 (5.82%) Front-End Developer
9 101 (4.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 101 (4.52%) Software Developer
10 91 (4.07%) Junior
11 76 (3.40%) Graduate
12 73 (3.27%) Lead Developer
13 70 (3.13%) Administrator
13 70 (3.13%) Junior Developer
14 67 (3.00%) Java Developer
15 66 (2.95%) Analyst
16 60 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
17 53 (2.37%) Designer
18 47 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1568 (70.16%) HTML
2 1460 (65.32%) CSS
3 924 (41.34%) jQuery
4 577 (25.82%) HTML5
5 434 (19.42%) CSS3
6 411 (18.39%) LAMP
7 335 (14.99%) XML
8 333 (14.90%) Symfony
9 322 (14.41%) .NET
10 295 (13.20%) AngularJS
11 293 (13.11%) Ajax
12 242 (10.83%) Web Services
13 193 (8.64%) JSON
14 183 (8.19%) REST
15 171 (7.65%) Sass
16 165 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 161 (7.20%) Laravel
18 158 (7.07%) ASP.NET
19 111 (4.97%) SOAP
20 105 (4.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 186 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 158 (7.07%) User Experience
3 132 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 86 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 45 (2.01%) W3C
6 45 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 43 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 43 (1.92%) E-Learning
8 32 (1.43%) Social Media
9 29 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.21%) Graphic Design
11 24 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 19 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.81%) Replication
14 15 (0.67%) FMCG
15 14 (0.63%) iPhone
15 14 (0.63%) iPad
15 14 (0.63%) Learning Management System
15 14 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 838 (37.49%) Linux
2 212 (9.49%) Windows
3 142 (6.35%) UNIX
4 84 (3.76%) Android
4 84 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 71 (3.18%) CentOS
6 62 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.74%) Debian
8 26 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (22.73%) MVC
3 459 (20.54%) OO
4 383 (17.14%) Web Development
5 357 (15.97%) OOP
6 307 (13.74%) Software Engineering
7 251 (11.23%) Open Source
8 241 (10.78%) TDD
9 221 (9.89%) E-Commerce
10 210 (9.40%) Scrum
11 192 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
12 136 (6.09%) OO PHP
13 127 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
14 126 (5.64%) BDD
15 123 (5.50%) Project Management
16 113 (5.06%) Unit Testing
17 99 (4.43%) DevOps
18 90 (4.03%) Web Design
19 89 (3.98%) SEO
20 85 (3.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1561 (69.84%) JavaScript
2 572 (25.59%) SQL
3 470 (21.03%) Python
4 447 (20.00%) Java
5 300 (13.42%) Ruby
6 297 (13.29%) C#
7 241 (10.78%) PHP5
8 235 (10.51%) Perl
9 134 (6.00%) C++
10 131 (5.86%) Bash Shell
11 73 (3.27%) C
12 51 (2.28%) VB.NET
13 45 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 38 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 38 (1.70%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 22 (0.98%) VB
17 19 (0.85%) Apple Swift
18 18 (0.81%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 314 (14.05%) Degree
2 26 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (0.67%) CCNA
4 10 (0.45%) CISSP
4 10 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.36%) CCNP
7 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.27%) MCITP
8 5 (0.22%) CCIE
9 4 (0.18%) CISM
9 4 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.13%) ISEB
11 2 (0.089%) GREM
11 2 (0.089%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.089%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.86%) QA
2 16 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.45%) HIPAA
3 10 (0.45%) SLA
4 7 (0.31%) WCAG
5 6 (0.27%) Section 508
6 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) FISMA
System Software
1 55 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.25%) Varnish
4 15 (0.67%) KVM
5 8 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.22%) vSphere
7 4 (0.18%) Docker
7 4 (0.18%) Samba
7 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) iptables
9 2 (0.089%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.089%) XenServer
9 2 (0.089%) Snort
10 1 (0.045%) Squid
10 1 (0.045%) Xen
10 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.045%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.045%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 137 (6.13%) Puppet
2 88 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (2.19%) Nagios
4 29 (1.30%) ZABBIX
5 22 (0.98%) Capistrano
6 18 (0.81%) Ansible
7 16 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 16 (0.72%) Cacti
8 15 (0.67%) Zenoss
9 14 (0.63%) Graphite
10 8 (0.36%) Salt
10 8 (0.36%) Ganglia
11 7 (0.31%) cPanel
11 7 (0.31%) Hyperic
12 6 (0.27%) collectd
12 6 (0.27%) logstash
12 6 (0.27%) Nessus
13 5 (0.22%) HAProxy
14 3 (0.13%) Opsview
15 2 (0.089%) SELinux
Vendors
1 335 (14.99%) Zend
2 138 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 118 (5.28%) Oracle
4 90 (4.03%) Adobe
5 74 (3.31%) VMware
6 70 (3.13%) Google
7 68 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 40 (1.79%) Rackspace
9 37 (1.66%) Twitter
10 28 (1.25%) Cisco
11 21 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (0.81%) Perforce
12 18 (0.81%) Citrix
12 18 (0.81%) Apple
13 15 (0.67%) Percona
14 14 (0.63%) Sun
15 13 (0.58%) Facebook
16 12 (0.54%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.54%) Marketo
17 11 (0.49%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: on-call + bonus & benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14999 - £15000 Per Annum +Bonus +Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peacehaven, East Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £20-30k DoE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 18 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago