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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 43 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1156 1356 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.37% 5.66% 5.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.06% 11.45% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1148 1235
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
10448 11843 11443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.51% 49.44% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8990 10137 10018
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 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +13 264 £40,000 +9.58% 32
Hampshire 0 251 £35,000 - 32
Berkshire -4 233 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Oxfordshire -16 104 £35,000 -6.66% 26
East Sussex -12 93 £35,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire -5 78 £34,500 -4.16% 22
West Sussex +17 75 £37,500 +13.63% 8
Kent +16 47 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Middlesex -4 6 £45,000 -2.70%
Isle of Wight - 2 £27,500 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1616 (70.23%) HTML
2 1567 (68.10%) JavaScript
3 1465 (63.67%) CSS
4 1266 (55.02%) MySQL
5 880 (38.24%) jQuery
6 829 (36.03%) Linux
7 684 (29.73%) SQL
8 652 (28.34%) HTML5
9 632 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
10 528 (22.95%) MVC
11 518 (22.51%) CSS3
12 511 (22.21%) OO
13 497 (21.60%) LAMP
14 466 (20.25%) Git (software)
15 459 (19.95%) Java
16 429 (18.64%) Python
17 415 (18.04%) Apache
18 374 (16.25%) OOP
19 334 (14.52%) Web Development
20 329 (14.30%) .NET
21 323 (14.04%) Zend
22 317 (13.78%) SQL Server
23 309 (13.43%) XML
24 304 (13.21%) Degree
25 294 (12.78%) Software Engineering
26 289 (12.56%) Subversion
26 289 (12.56%) Web Services
27 277 (12.04%) Open Source
28 273 (11.86%) Windows
29 261 (11.34%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 415 (18.04%) Apache
2 254 (11.04%) WordPress
3 249 (10.82%) Drupal
4 218 (9.47%) CMS
5 161 (7.00%) Node.js
6 113 (4.91%) nginx
7 86 (3.74%) IIS
8 77 (3.35%) Joomla!
9 62 (2.69%) SharePoint
10 59 (2.56%) Tomcat
11 41 (1.78%) Moodle
12 37 (1.61%) JBoss
13 33 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 28 (1.22%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.91%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.87%) ColdFusion
18 19 (0.83%) TYPO3
19 16 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
20 15 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 159 (6.91%) Photoshop
2 110 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 67 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 34 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 25 (1.09%) MS Office
6 22 (0.96%) Fireworks
7 18 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 17 (0.74%) InDesign
9 13 (0.56%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.13%) SPSS
12 2 (0.087%) MS Project
12 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 96 (4.17%) Magento
2 12 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) Agresso
6 2 (0.087%) Shopify
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.043%) Tridion
7 1 (0.043%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (3.22%) SaaS
3 24 (1.04%) Office 365
4 22 (0.96%) GitHub
5 16 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.48%) Google App Engine
9 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.30%) PaaS
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
11 5 (0.22%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.17%) Force.com
13 3 (0.13%) Heroku
13 3 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.087%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.087%) Pure360
14 2 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 141 (6.13%) DNS
2 119 (5.17%) Internet
3 67 (2.91%) HTTP
4 53 (2.30%) Firewall
5 49 (2.13%) DHCP
6 39 (1.69%) Intranet
7 38 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.52%) LDAP
9 28 (1.22%) Wireless
10 22 (0.96%) SSL
11 21 (0.91%) VPN
12 20 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (0.74%) SSH
13 17 (0.74%) FTP
14 16 (0.70%) SAN
15 15 (0.65%) LAN
16 14 (0.61%) SMTP
17 13 (0.56%) NetScreen
17 13 (0.56%) Network Security
18 12 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1266 (55.02%) MySQL
2 317 (13.78%) SQL Server
3 117 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 84 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 83 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 73 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (1.52%) MS Access
8 33 (1.43%) Big Data
9 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.48%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.39%) Redis
17 8 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 7 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 466 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 289 (12.56%) Subversion
3 162 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 137 (5.95%) Selenium
5 136 (5.91%) JIRA
6 107 (4.65%) PHPUnit
7 79 (3.43%) JMeter
8 68 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 51 (2.22%) Grunt
10 49 (2.13%) Maven
11 45 (1.96%) Visual Studio
12 37 (1.61%) Behat
13 32 (1.39%) Bower
14 31 (1.35%) Eclipse
15 26 (1.13%) JUnit
16 25 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
17 21 (0.91%) Ant
18 16 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (0.61%) Bitbucket
20 12 (0.52%) JSUnit
General
1 221 (9.60%) Marketing
2 92 (4.00%) Finance
3 69 (3.00%) Retail
4 39 (1.69%) Games
5 38 (1.65%) Advertising
6 36 (1.56%) Publishing
7 34 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 18 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 17 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.61%) Electronics
12 13 (0.56%) Banking
13 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.26%) Law
14 6 (0.26%) Military
14 6 (0.26%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Local Government
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
17 3 (0.13%) Legal
17 3 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1642 (71.36%) Developer
2 761 (33.07%) PHP Developer
3 518 (22.51%) Web Developer
4 268 (11.65%) Senior Developer
5 194 (8.43%) Front-End Developer
6 172 (7.48%) PHP Web Developer
7 148 (6.43%) Software Engineer
8 143 (6.21%) Senior PHP Developer
9 113 (4.91%) Junior
10 108 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 105 (4.56%) Junior Developer
12 76 (3.30%) Front-End Web Developer
13 71 (3.09%) Lead Developer
14 70 (3.04%) Administrator
15 66 (2.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 61 (2.65%) Analyst
16 61 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
16 61 (2.65%) Senior Web Developer
17 57 (2.48%) Graduate
17 57 (2.48%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1616 (70.23%) HTML
2 1465 (63.67%) CSS
3 880 (38.24%) jQuery
4 652 (28.34%) HTML5
5 518 (22.51%) CSS3
6 497 (21.60%) LAMP
7 329 (14.30%) .NET
8 309 (13.43%) XML
9 289 (12.56%) Web Services
10 252 (10.95%) Ajax
11 228 (9.91%) Symfony
12 199 (8.65%) AngularJS
13 173 (7.52%) XHTML
14 168 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 165 (7.17%) JSON
16 160 (6.95%) REST
17 145 (6.30%) ASP.NET
18 115 (5.00%) Laravel
19 102 (4.43%) SOAP
20 101 (4.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 277 (12.04%) Open Source
2 190 (8.26%) User Experience
3 175 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 132 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 81 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (2.39%) W3C
7 54 (2.35%) Social Media
8 37 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 37 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 36 (1.56%) E-Learning
10 32 (1.39%) Graphic Design
11 28 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.04%) Replication
13 21 (0.91%) Learning Management System
14 20 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.78%) Web 2.0
16 16 (0.70%) Kindle
17 14 (0.61%) Data Extraction
18 13 (0.56%) iPhone
18 13 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 829 (36.03%) Linux
2 273 (11.86%) Windows
3 142 (6.17%) UNIX
4 91 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (3.39%) CentOS
6 71 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 69 (3.00%) Android
8 57 (2.48%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.48%) FreeBSD
12 11 (0.48%) Debian
13 9 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.13%) AIX
15 3 (0.13%) Solaris
16 2 (0.087%) SUSE
16 2 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (22.95%) MVC
3 511 (22.21%) OO
4 374 (16.25%) OOP
5 334 (14.52%) Web Development
6 294 (12.78%) Software Engineering
7 224 (9.73%) E-Commerce
8 176 (7.65%) TDD
9 175 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
9 175 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 175 (7.61%) OO PHP
10 152 (6.61%) Scrum
11 119 (5.17%) BDD
12 99 (4.30%) Project Management
13 96 (4.17%) SEO
14 91 (3.95%) Web Design
14 91 (3.95%) Content Management
14 91 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
15 85 (3.69%) Unit Testing
16 75 (3.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1567 (68.10%) JavaScript
2 684 (29.73%) SQL
3 459 (19.95%) Java
4 429 (18.64%) Python
5 261 (11.34%) C#
6 256 (11.13%) Ruby
7 243 (10.56%) PHP5
8 241 (10.47%) Perl
9 126 (5.48%) Bash Shell
10 116 (5.04%) C++
11 65 (2.82%) C
12 63 (2.74%) T-SQL
13 60 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 54 (2.35%) VB
15 47 (2.04%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.39%) Apex Code
17 31 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.04%) Objective-C
19 22 (0.96%) PL/SQL
20 20 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 304 (13.21%) Degree
2 36 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.70%) ISEB
5 12 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.26%) CISSP
8 5 (0.22%) CCIE
8 5 (0.22%) RHCE
8 5 (0.22%) CISM
8 5 (0.22%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.17%) CSQA
10 3 (0.13%) CHFI
10 3 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) CCNA
10 3 (0.13%) CNA
10 3 (0.13%) CNE
10 3 (0.13%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (5.69%) QA
2 24 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.61%) WCAG
4 13 (0.56%) SLA
5 12 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.39%) Section 508
8 6 (0.26%) WAI
9 2 (0.087%) FISMA
System Software
1 66 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.04%) iptables
5 21 (0.91%) Varnish
6 14 (0.61%) KVM
6 14 (0.61%) vSphere
7 13 (0.56%) Squid
8 9 (0.39%) Firmware
9 8 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.35%) Xen
9 8 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.13%) Samba
11 3 (0.13%) Postfix
11 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
12 2 (0.087%) Snort
12 2 (0.087%) Docker
Systems Management
1 129 (5.61%) Puppet
2 97 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (2.00%) Nagios
4 28 (1.22%) Capistrano
5 25 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 22 (0.96%) Vagrant
7 18 (0.78%) cPanel
8 13 (0.56%) Ansible
8 13 (0.56%) Plesk
9 12 (0.52%) Zenoss
10 11 (0.48%) Webmin
11 9 (0.39%) Salt
11 9 (0.39%) Cacti
12 8 (0.35%) Opsview
13 7 (0.30%) Hyperic
14 6 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 4 (0.17%) WSUS
16 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
16 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
16 3 (0.13%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 323 (14.04%) Zend
2 193 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.48%) Adobe
4 106 (4.61%) Oracle
4 106 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 85 (3.69%) VMware
6 53 (2.30%) Twitter
7 43 (1.87%) Cisco
8 41 (1.78%) Google
9 39 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (1.65%) IBM
11 25 (1.09%) Juniper
12 24 (1.04%) Facebook
13 23 (1.00%) Rackspace
13 23 (1.00%) Apple
14 21 (0.91%) Citrix
14 21 (0.91%) Sitecore
15 19 (0.83%) HP
15 19 (0.83%) SAP
16 18 (0.78%) Business Objects
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stansted, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday