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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 90 82 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.61% 9.51% 13.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.32% 18.47% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 85 75 114
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
370 444 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.82% 51.51% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 323 409 471
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 135 (77.59%) HTML
2 115 (66.09%) CSS
3 112 (64.37%) JavaScript
4 82 (47.13%) MySQL
5 74 (42.53%) Linux
5 74 (42.53%) jQuery
6 64 (36.78%) Zend
7 58 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 57 (32.76%) Ajax
9 56 (32.18%) HTML5
10 55 (31.61%) MVC
11 54 (31.03%) CSS3
12 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (29.31%) LAMP
14 47 (27.01%) OO
14 47 (27.01%) Git (software)
15 45 (25.86%) Java
16 39 (22.41%) OOP
16 39 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (20.11%) Marketing
17 35 (20.11%) Jenkins
18 34 (19.54%) Sass
18 34 (19.54%) Symfony
19 33 (18.97%) Apache
19 33 (18.97%) XML
19 33 (18.97%) Oracle
20 31 (17.82%) SQL
20 31 (17.82%) TDD
21 30 (17.24%) Subversion
22 29 (16.67%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (18.97%) Apache
2 24 (13.79%) Joomla!
3 22 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 22 (12.64%) WordPress
4 19 (10.92%) CMS
5 16 (9.20%) Drupal
6 11 (6.32%) Node.js
7 8 (4.60%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.72%) InDesign
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.92%) Broadband
2 5 (2.87%) DNS
3 3 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.72%) LAN
3 3 (1.72%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (47.13%) MySQL
2 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
3 22 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) SQLite
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (27.01%) Git (software)
2 35 (20.11%) Jenkins
3 30 (17.24%) Subversion
4 27 (15.52%) Maven
5 19 (10.92%) Eclipse
6 18 (10.34%) PHPUnit
7 10 (5.75%) Selenium
8 8 (4.60%) JIRA
9 7 (4.02%) HP UFT
9 7 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.30%) Grunt
11 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.15%) gulp
13 1 (0.57%) Redmine
13 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (20.11%) Marketing
2 5 (2.87%) Publishing
3 4 (2.30%) Finance
4 3 (1.72%) Games
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (78.74%) Developer
2 84 (48.28%) PHP Developer
3 37 (21.26%) Senior Developer
4 26 (14.94%) Senior PHP Developer
5 24 (13.79%) Graduate Developer
5 24 (13.79%) Graduate
6 19 (10.92%) Java Developer
6 19 (10.92%) Graduate Java Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.32%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Technical Leader
8 11 (6.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) Architect
10 7 (4.02%) Lead PHP Developer
11 6 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (2.87%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (77.59%) HTML
2 115 (66.09%) CSS
3 74 (42.53%) jQuery
4 57 (32.76%) Ajax
5 56 (32.18%) HTML5
6 54 (31.03%) CSS3
7 51 (29.31%) LAMP
8 34 (19.54%) Symfony
8 34 (19.54%) Sass
9 33 (18.97%) XML
10 29 (16.67%) .NET
10 29 (16.67%) Web Services
11 28 (16.09%) Laravel
12 24 (13.79%) JSON
13 23 (13.22%) AngularJS
14 19 (10.92%) Spring
15 14 (8.05%) SOAP
16 13 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (6.90%) RESTful
18 11 (6.32%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.02%) Social Media
3 3 (1.72%) Kindle
3 3 (1.72%) User Experience
3 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.15%) Blog
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Wiki
5 1 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 74 (42.53%) Linux
2 21 (12.07%) UNIX
3 8 (4.60%) CentOS
4 7 (4.02%) Windows
5 4 (2.30%) Android
6 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.72%) FreeBSD
6 3 (1.72%) Fedora
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 55 (31.61%) MVC
3 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (27.01%) OO
5 39 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (22.41%) OOP
6 31 (17.82%) TDD
7 25 (14.37%) Web Development
7 25 (14.37%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (13.22%) OO PHP
9 20 (11.49%) Change Control
10 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.20%) BDD
12 13 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.60%) OWASP
15 8 (4.60%) Scrum
16 7 (4.02%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 45 (25.86%) Java
3 31 (17.82%) SQL
4 26 (14.94%) Python
5 20 (11.49%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.32%) PHP5
7 10 (5.75%) Perl
8 9 (5.17%) C#
9 7 (4.02%) Ruby
10 5 (2.87%) C++
11 3 (1.72%) C
11 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.72%) Go
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) Puppet
2 5 (2.87%) cPanel
Vendors
1 64 (36.78%) Zend
2 33 (18.97%) Oracle
3 9 (5.17%) Google
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.87%) Adobe
5 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.72%) VMware
6 3 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.57%) Facebook
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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