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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 9 8 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +38
Permanent jobs citing PHP 124 138 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.37% 15.79% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.47% 29.18% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 121 124 33
Average salary £31,976 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
407 473 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.43% 54.12% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 379 430 390
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 174 (70.45%) HTML
2 171 (69.23%) CSS
3 168 (68.02%) JavaScript
4 128 (51.82%) MySQL
5 101 (40.89%) Linux
6 98 (39.68%) jQuery
7 80 (32.39%) Git (software)
8 77 (31.17%) LAMP
9 74 (29.96%) SQL
10 73 (29.55%) OO
11 71 (28.74%) OOP
12 67 (27.13%) PHP5
13 66 (26.72%) MVC
14 64 (25.91%) Software Engineering
15 61 (24.70%) Zend
16 59 (23.89%) Marketing
16 59 (23.89%) HTML5
17 52 (21.05%) Python
18 51 (20.65%) XHTML
18 51 (20.65%) Subversion
19 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (19.84%) WordPress
20 46 (18.62%) OO PHP
21 45 (18.22%) CSS3
22 44 (17.81%) Degree
22 44 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
23 42 (17.00%) .NET
24 40 (16.19%) Symfony
25 38 (15.38%) Web Services
26 37 (14.98%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 49 (19.84%) WordPress
2 36 (14.57%) Joomla!
3 32 (12.96%) Apache
4 25 (10.12%) Node.js
5 16 (6.48%) CMS
6 15 (6.07%) SharePoint
7 13 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (4.86%) Drupal
9 8 (3.24%) IIS
10 7 (2.83%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.81%) Moodle
11 2 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.40%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (6.88%) Photoshop
2 15 (6.07%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.64%) InDesign
4 6 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Agresso
1 3 (1.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 13 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.05%) Office 365
3 9 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) DNS
2 3 (1.21%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.21%) Broadband
3 2 (0.81%) LAN
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (51.82%) MySQL
2 29 (11.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.69%) Big Data
4 15 (6.07%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (4.86%) MS Access
7 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.83%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.81%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 80 (32.39%) Git (software)
2 51 (20.65%) Subversion
3 16 (6.48%) Grunt
3 16 (6.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 16 (6.48%) Bower
4 12 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.45%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.45%) JIRA
5 11 (4.45%) Selenium
5 11 (4.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (4.45%) LoadRunner
6 9 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.64%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.02%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.21%) Trac
8 3 (1.21%) PEAR
8 3 (1.21%) Maven
8 3 (1.21%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.21%) Xcode
General
1 59 (23.89%) Marketing
2 6 (2.43%) Finance
3 5 (2.02%) Retail
4 3 (1.21%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.21%) Games
5 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (76.52%) Developer
2 132 (53.44%) PHP Developer
3 40 (16.19%) Web Developer
4 38 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 25 (10.12%) PHP Web Developer
5 25 (10.12%) Senior PHP Developer
6 22 (8.91%) Analyst
7 20 (8.10%) Programmer
8 14 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
9 13 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Web Developer
11 10 (4.05%) DBA
12 9 (3.64%) Designer
12 9 (3.64%) Digital Designer
13 8 (3.24%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.83%) Junior
14 7 (2.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (70.45%) HTML
2 171 (69.23%) CSS
3 98 (39.68%) jQuery
4 77 (31.17%) LAMP
5 59 (23.89%) HTML5
6 51 (20.65%) XHTML
7 45 (18.22%) CSS3
8 42 (17.00%) .NET
9 40 (16.19%) Symfony
10 38 (15.38%) Web Services
11 36 (14.57%) AngularJS
12 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET
13 30 (12.15%) Ajax
14 24 (9.72%) XML
15 19 (7.69%) Laravel
15 19 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (7.29%) CakePHP
17 17 (6.88%) SOAP
18 16 (6.48%) Doctrine
19 15 (6.07%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.50%) Open Source
2 19 (7.69%) Social Media
3 18 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.07%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.26%) Kindle
6 12 (4.86%) User Experience
7 4 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.21%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.21%) W3C
9 2 (0.81%) Clustering
9 2 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.40%) EPoS
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 101 (40.89%) Linux
2 24 (9.72%) Windows
3 12 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.83%) UNIX
5 5 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.81%) AIX
6 2 (0.81%) Solaris
6 2 (0.81%) FreeBSD
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.55%) OO
2 71 (28.74%) OOP
3 66 (26.72%) MVC
4 64 (25.91%) Software Engineering
5 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (18.62%) OO PHP
7 44 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (8.10%) Scrum
9 17 (6.88%) TDD
10 15 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (5.67%) Web Development
12 12 (4.86%) BDD
12 12 (4.86%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.45%) Regression Testing
13 11 (4.45%) Web Design
13 11 (4.45%) Web Testing
13 11 (4.45%) Test Management
13 11 (4.45%) System Testing
13 11 (4.45%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (68.02%) JavaScript
2 74 (29.96%) SQL
3 67 (27.13%) PHP5
4 52 (21.05%) Python
5 37 (14.98%) Java
6 35 (14.17%) C#
7 20 (8.10%) C++
8 15 (6.07%) VB.NET
9 13 (5.26%) Scala
10 12 (4.86%) Perl
10 12 (4.86%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.86%) VB
11 11 (4.45%) Ruby
12 7 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.43%) C
14 3 (1.21%) VBScript
14 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.21%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (1.21%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.81%) Golang
Qualifications
1 44 (17.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.48%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) cPanel
Vendors
1 61 (24.70%) Zend
2 18 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.29%) Adobe
3 16 (6.48%) Twitter
4 9 (3.64%) Oracle
5 7 (2.83%) Google
6 5 (2.02%) Appcelerator
6 5 (2.02%) Facebook
7 3 (1.21%) NorthgateArinso
7 3 (1.21%) Northgate
8 2 (0.81%) VMware
8 2 (0.81%) EMC
8 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.40%) ESRI
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
9 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
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