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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1154 1264 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.56% 6.35% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.51% 12.71% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1096 1095
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,750
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
10030 9946 11553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.36% 49.96% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8724 8420 10504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 310 £32,500 - 30
Surrey +9 240 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Oxfordshire -3 154 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Berkshire -67 129 £40,000 -5.88% 22
West Sussex +29 90 £35,000 +13.82% 6
East Sussex -19 88 £35,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire -9 69 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Kent +22 49 £32,875 +1.15% 9
Middlesex +16 23 £47,500 +111.11% 2
Sussex -2 2 £42,500 +38.21%
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1560 (67.89%) HTML
2 1534 (66.75%) JavaScript
3 1404 (61.10%) CSS
4 1239 (53.92%) MySQL
5 889 (38.69%) jQuery
6 836 (36.38%) Linux
7 700 (30.46%) SQL
8 649 (28.24%) HTML5
9 564 (24.54%) LAMP
10 536 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
11 518 (22.54%) OO
12 513 (22.32%) MVC
13 500 (21.76%) CSS3
14 439 (19.10%) Java
15 421 (18.32%) Git (software)
16 418 (18.19%) Apache
17 363 (15.80%) PHP5
18 354 (15.40%) Python
19 350 (15.23%) OOP
20 345 (15.01%) Degree
21 335 (14.58%) XML
22 329 (14.32%) Web Services
23 324 (14.10%) .NET
24 322 (14.01%) Subversion
25 310 (13.49%) C#
25 310 (13.49%) SQL Server
26 309 (13.45%) Web Development
27 298 (12.97%) Software Engineering
28 288 (12.53%) Ajax
29 286 (12.45%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 418 (18.19%) Apache
2 251 (10.92%) Drupal
3 236 (10.27%) WordPress
4 194 (8.44%) CMS
5 143 (6.22%) Node.js
6 111 (4.83%) IIS
7 108 (4.70%) nginx
8 63 (2.74%) Joomla!
9 58 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 52 (2.26%) SharePoint
11 35 (1.52%) JBoss
12 29 (1.26%) ColdFusion
13 23 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.91%) Umbraco
14 21 (0.91%) Moodle
14 21 (0.91%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.52%) Confluence
17 9 (0.39%) TYPO3
Applications
1 176 (7.66%) Photoshop
2 109 (4.74%) MS Excel
3 75 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.83%) MS Office
7 18 (0.78%) InDesign
8 16 (0.70%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.26%) MS Project
9 6 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.22%) SPSS
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.087%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.044%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 57 (2.48%) Magento
2 11 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.13%) Tridion
3 3 (0.13%) Agresso
4 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.044%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.044%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.044%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (3.87%) SaaS
3 34 (1.48%) Office 365
4 28 (1.22%) GitHub
5 22 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (0.57%) Route 53
8 9 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.26%) PaaS
9 6 (0.26%) Heroku
10 5 (0.22%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.17%) Force.com
11 4 (0.17%) Pure360
12 2 (0.087%) Trello
13 1 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.044%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (6.70%) DNS
2 131 (5.70%) Internet
3 80 (3.48%) HTTP
4 75 (3.26%) Firewall
5 48 (2.09%) DHCP
6 42 (1.83%) LDAP
7 38 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.57%) Intranet
9 26 (1.13%) VPN
10 21 (0.91%) FTP
11 20 (0.87%) LAN
12 19 (0.83%) SSH
13 17 (0.74%) WAN
14 16 (0.70%) Network Security
15 14 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.57%) VoIP
16 13 (0.57%) GPRS
17 12 (0.52%) GSM
18 11 (0.48%) Wireless
19 10 (0.44%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1239 (53.92%) MySQL
2 310 (13.49%) SQL Server
3 90 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 89 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 76 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 62 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.26%) Big Data
8 40 (1.74%) MS Access
9 32 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.61%) Redis
15 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.52%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 421 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 322 (14.01%) Subversion
3 164 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 115 (5.00%) Selenium
5 110 (4.79%) JIRA
6 69 (3.00%) PHPUnit
7 66 (2.87%) WebDriver
8 64 (2.79%) JMeter
9 47 (2.05%) Maven
10 45 (1.96%) Visual Studio
11 26 (1.13%) Grunt
12 25 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 22 (0.96%) Mercurial
14 21 (0.91%) JUnit
14 21 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 19 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (0.78%) Bower
17 17 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
17 17 (0.74%) Behat
General
1 252 (10.97%) Marketing
2 88 (3.83%) Finance
3 86 (3.74%) Retail
4 52 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 40 (1.74%) Advertising
6 36 (1.57%) Banking
7 34 (1.48%) Games
8 32 (1.39%) Publishing
9 15 (0.65%) Electronics
10 12 (0.52%) Automotive
11 9 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.26%) Law
14 5 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.22%) Legal
15 4 (0.17%) Military
15 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.13%) Local Government
16 3 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1609 (70.02%) Developer
2 727 (31.64%) PHP Developer
3 587 (25.54%) Web Developer
4 296 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 215 (9.36%) Front-End Developer
6 175 (7.62%) PHP Web Developer
7 153 (6.66%) Senior PHP Developer
8 125 (5.44%) Software Developer
9 120 (5.22%) Junior
10 112 (4.87%) Software Engineer
11 108 (4.70%) Junior Developer
12 102 (4.44%) Analyst
13 93 (4.05%) Senior Web Developer
14 92 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
15 90 (3.92%) Administrator
15 90 (3.92%) Graduate
16 77 (3.35%) Linux Administrator
17 73 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
18 60 (2.61%) LAMP Developer
18 60 (2.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1560 (67.89%) HTML
2 1404 (61.10%) CSS
3 889 (38.69%) jQuery
4 649 (28.24%) HTML5
5 564 (24.54%) LAMP
6 500 (21.76%) CSS3
7 335 (14.58%) XML
8 329 (14.32%) Web Services
9 324 (14.10%) .NET
10 288 (12.53%) Ajax
11 207 (9.01%) XHTML
12 167 (7.27%) Symfony
13 164 (7.14%) JSON
14 157 (6.83%) AngularJS
15 154 (6.70%) ASP.NET
16 138 (6.01%) REST
17 127 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 100 (4.35%) SOAP
18 100 (4.35%) Sass
19 91 (3.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.27%) Open Source
2 221 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 193 (8.40%) User Experience
4 115 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 98 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (3.66%) Social Media
7 34 (1.48%) W3C
8 31 (1.35%) Graphic Design
9 28 (1.22%) Replication
10 23 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 20 (0.87%) BBC
11 20 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 19 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.78%) E-Learning
13 18 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.74%) Derivative
15 15 (0.65%) Kindle
16 14 (0.61%) Clustering
16 14 (0.61%) Animation
16 14 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 836 (36.38%) Linux
2 255 (11.10%) Windows
3 158 (6.88%) UNIX
4 99 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (3.79%) CentOS
6 74 (3.22%) Ubuntu
7 68 (2.96%) Apple iOS
8 56 (2.44%) Android
9 26 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.48%) FreeBSD
13 9 (0.39%) SUSE
14 7 (0.30%) Debian
15 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.22%) Solaris
17 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.13%) AIX
17 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (22.54%) OO
3 513 (22.32%) MVC
4 350 (15.23%) OOP
5 309 (13.45%) Web Development
6 298 (12.97%) Software Engineering
7 203 (8.83%) E-Commerce
8 192 (8.36%) OO PHP
9 178 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 155 (6.74%) TDD
11 151 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
12 137 (5.96%) Scrum
13 133 (5.79%) Digital Marketing
14 114 (4.96%) BDD
15 99 (4.31%) Web Design
16 95 (4.13%) SEO
17 82 (3.57%) Mentoring
18 81 (3.52%) Unit Testing
19 71 (3.09%) Test Automation
20 69 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1534 (66.75%) JavaScript
2 700 (30.46%) SQL
3 439 (19.10%) Java
4 363 (15.80%) PHP5
5 354 (15.40%) Python
6 310 (13.49%) C#
7 262 (11.40%) Perl
8 204 (8.88%) Ruby
9 160 (6.96%) C++
10 128 (5.57%) Bash Shell
11 79 (3.44%) C
12 66 (2.87%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.39%) VB
13 55 (2.39%) VB.NET
14 48 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 27 (1.17%) Scala
18 22 (0.96%) VBScript
19 21 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 345 (15.01%) Degree
2 59 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.87%) ISEB
5 18 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.35%) CCNA
9 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.26%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) CCNP
11 4 (0.17%) RHCE
11 4 (0.17%) CSQA
11 4 (0.17%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.087%) CISSP
13 2 (0.087%) CCIE
13 2 (0.087%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.05%) QA
2 34 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.44%) SLA
4 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.13%) Section 508
5 3 (0.13%) WCAG
5 3 (0.13%) WAI
6 2 (0.087%) HIPAA
System Software
1 61 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.87%) KVM
5 19 (0.83%) Varnish
6 17 (0.74%) Squid
7 15 (0.65%) vSphere
8 14 (0.61%) Firmware
9 13 (0.57%) Postfix
9 13 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.44%) Xen
10 10 (0.44%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.35%) NFS
12 6 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.17%) Samba
13 4 (0.17%) XenServer
14 2 (0.087%) Snort
14 2 (0.087%) Nmap
15 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 129 (5.61%) Puppet
2 92 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.57%) Nagios
4 24 (1.04%) Vagrant
5 20 (0.87%) cPanel
6 14 (0.61%) Plesk
7 13 (0.57%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.48%) Webmin
10 8 (0.35%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.26%) Opsview
13 4 (0.17%) WSUS
13 4 (0.17%) Salt
14 3 (0.13%) Check_MK
14 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.13%) OpenView
14 3 (0.13%) Control-M
15 2 (0.087%) AppManager
15 2 (0.087%) Nessus
Vendors
1 286 (12.45%) Zend
2 178 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 133 (5.79%) Red Hat
4 113 (4.92%) Adobe
5 102 (4.44%) Oracle
6 83 (3.61%) VMware
7 57 (2.48%) Twitter
8 43 (1.87%) Cisco
9 38 (1.65%) IBM
10 37 (1.61%) Facebook
11 33 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 32 (1.39%) Google
13 29 (1.26%) Citrix
14 27 (1.17%) Atlassian
15 23 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.91%) Juniper
17 16 (0.70%) Dell
17 16 (0.70%) Appcelerator
18 15 (0.65%) Apple
18 15 (0.65%) HP
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £420000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
fairsail
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum fantastic share scheme, bonus, PHC,
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Salary £Competitive DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum £competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday