The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 19 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 82 108 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.73% 12.59% 11.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.91% 26.02% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 99 103
Average salary £36,250 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.07% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
358 415 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.22% 48.37% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 318 392 454
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 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PHP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Southampton region.

PHP Salary Trend in Southampton

PHP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 122 (78.71%) HTML
2 108 (69.68%) JavaScript
3 104 (67.10%) CSS
4 69 (44.52%) MySQL
5 68 (43.87%) Linux
6 62 (40.00%) jQuery
7 57 (36.77%) HTML5
8 56 (36.13%) MVC
9 55 (35.48%) CSS3
9 55 (35.48%) Zend
10 54 (34.84%) Ajax
11 49 (31.61%) Git (software)
12 48 (30.97%) Software Engineering
13 45 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (28.39%) LAMP
15 43 (27.74%) OO
16 41 (26.45%) Java
17 40 (25.81%) OOP
18 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (22.58%) Marketing
20 33 (21.29%) Jenkins
21 32 (20.65%) TDD
22 31 (20.00%) Apache
23 30 (19.35%) SQL
23 30 (19.35%) Subversion
23 30 (19.35%) Sass
23 30 (19.35%) Symfony
24 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
25 27 (17.42%) Maven
25 27 (17.42%) Oracle

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 31 (20.00%) Apache
2 22 (14.19%) Joomla!
3 20 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.90%) Node.js
4 19 (12.26%) WordPress
5 18 (11.61%) CMS
6 13 (8.39%) Drupal
7 6 (3.87%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) Jetty
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.29%) InDesign
4 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.97%) Broadband
2 5 (3.23%) DNS
3 3 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (44.52%) MySQL
2 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.97%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.16%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.87%) Big Data
6 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) SQLite
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (31.61%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.29%) Jenkins
3 30 (19.35%) Subversion
4 27 (17.42%) Maven
5 18 (11.61%) PHPUnit
6 17 (10.97%) Eclipse
7 10 (6.45%) Selenium
8 8 (5.16%) JIRA
9 7 (4.52%) HP UFT
9 7 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.52%) Grunt
10 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.65%) gulp
11 1 (0.65%) Redmine
11 1 (0.65%) Behat
11 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (22.58%) Marketing
2 5 (3.23%) Publishing
3 4 (2.58%) Finance
4 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (78.06%) Developer
2 75 (48.39%) PHP Developer
3 31 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 24 (15.48%) Graduate
4 24 (15.48%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (12.90%) Senior PHP Developer
6 17 (10.97%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.97%) Graduate Java Developer
7 15 (9.68%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (6.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Technical Leader
11 8 (5.16%) Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Graduate PHP Developer
14 5 (3.23%) Lead PHP Developer
14 5 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (78.71%) HTML
2 104 (67.10%) CSS
3 62 (40.00%) jQuery
4 57 (36.77%) HTML5
5 55 (35.48%) CSS3
6 54 (34.84%) Ajax
7 44 (28.39%) LAMP
8 30 (19.35%) Symfony
8 30 (19.35%) Sass
9 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.77%) Web Services
10 26 (16.77%) XML
11 24 (15.48%) Laravel
12 23 (14.84%) .NET
13 19 (12.26%) JSON
14 17 (10.97%) Spring
15 15 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (5.81%) SOAP
16 9 (5.81%) CakePHP
17 8 (5.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.52%) Social Media
3 6 (3.87%) Blog
4 4 (2.58%) User Experience
5 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) Kindle
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.87%) Linux
2 19 (12.26%) UNIX
3 8 (5.16%) CentOS
4 6 (3.87%) Windows
5 4 (2.58%) Android
6 3 (1.94%) Fedora
6 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.13%) MVC
2 48 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 45 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (27.74%) OO
5 40 (25.81%) OOP
6 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (20.65%) TDD
8 24 (15.48%) Web Development
9 20 (12.90%) Change Control
10 19 (12.26%) OO PHP
10 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
11 18 (11.61%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (10.32%) BDD
13 10 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.81%) User Stories
15 8 (5.16%) Scrum
15 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
16 7 (4.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 108 (69.68%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.45%) Java
3 30 (19.35%) SQL
4 26 (16.77%) Python
5 18 (11.61%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.74%) PHP5
6 12 (7.74%) Perl
7 11 (7.10%) Ruby
8 9 (5.81%) C#
9 5 (3.23%) C++
10 3 (1.94%) C
10 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.23%) cPanel
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (35.48%) Zend
2 27 (17.42%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) Google
4 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.58%) Adobe
5 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.29%) Twitter
7 2 (1.29%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Splunk
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
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