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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 10 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 124 96 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.78% 11.58% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.67% 22.97% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 114 95 56
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £24,814
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
418 418 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.82% 50.42% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 398 406 418
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,225 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 109 (61.24%) CSS
2 108 (60.67%) JavaScript
3 107 (60.11%) HTML
4 83 (46.63%) MySQL
5 78 (43.82%) jQuery
6 70 (39.33%) Linux
7 54 (30.34%) LAMP
8 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
9 49 (27.53%) Marketing
9 49 (27.53%) WordPress
10 47 (26.40%) Software Engineering
11 44 (24.72%) OO
12 42 (23.60%) HTML5
13 39 (21.91%) OOP
14 37 (20.79%) CSS3
15 35 (19.66%) SQL
16 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (17.42%) Web Services
17 31 (17.42%) Apache
17 31 (17.42%) Joomla!
17 31 (17.42%) Digital Marketing
17 31 (17.42%) PHP5
18 30 (16.85%) Ajax
19 28 (15.73%) Java
20 27 (15.17%) .NET
20 27 (15.17%) Subversion
21 25 (14.04%) CMS
22 24 (13.48%) C#
22 24 (13.48%) MVC
23 23 (12.92%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (27.53%) WordPress
2 31 (17.42%) Joomla!
2 31 (17.42%) Apache
3 25 (14.04%) CMS
4 13 (7.30%) Node.js
5 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.93%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.81%) IIS
7 5 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.69%) Drupal
9 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Magento
2 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (5.06%) Amazon S3
1 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.93%) SaaS
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.69%) Broadband
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (46.63%) MySQL
2 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.43%) Big Data
4 10 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.17%) Subversion
3 11 (6.18%) Grunt
4 10 (5.62%) Selenium
5 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.49%) JIRA
6 8 (4.49%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (4.49%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.49%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (3.37%) Xcode
7 6 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (2.81%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.69%) Bower
9 3 (1.69%) PEAR
9 3 (1.69%) Trac
9 3 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.69%) Yeoman
9 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 49 (27.53%) Marketing
2 7 (3.93%) Retail
2 7 (3.93%) Finance
3 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (83.71%) Developer
2 81 (45.51%) PHP Developer
3 33 (18.54%) Web Developer
4 23 (12.92%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (12.36%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (7.87%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 12 (6.74%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (5.62%) iOS Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Programmer
13 6 (3.37%) Analyst
14 5 (2.81%) Test Analyst
14 5 (2.81%) Junior
14 5 (2.81%) Database Specialist
14 5 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.81%) Junior Developer
14 5 (2.81%) Senior Test Analyst
14 5 (2.81%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (61.24%) CSS
2 107 (60.11%) HTML
3 78 (43.82%) jQuery
4 54 (30.34%) LAMP
5 42 (23.60%) HTML5
6 37 (20.79%) CSS3
7 31 (17.42%) Web Services
8 30 (16.85%) Ajax
9 27 (15.17%) .NET
10 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET
11 18 (10.11%) XML
12 16 (8.99%) SOAP
13 15 (8.43%) XHTML
13 15 (8.43%) Symfony
14 14 (7.87%) Sass
15 12 (6.74%) RESTful
15 12 (6.74%) CakePHP
15 12 (6.74%) AngularJS
16 11 (6.18%) HTML5 Canvas
16 11 (6.18%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Open Source
2 22 (12.36%) Social Media
3 17 (9.55%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.37%) Kindle
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) Mashup
6 4 (2.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.25%) User Experience
6 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) iPhone
7 3 (1.69%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Photography
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.33%) Linux
2 18 (10.11%) Apple iOS
3 14 (7.87%) Windows
4 5 (2.81%) Android
4 5 (2.81%) UNIX
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.12%) AIX
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.12%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.40%) Software Engineering
2 44 (24.72%) OO
3 39 (21.91%) OOP
4 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (17.42%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (13.48%) MVC
7 19 (10.67%) Web Development
8 16 (8.99%) Scrum
9 15 (8.43%) Automated Testing
9 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.43%) iOS Development
10 14 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (7.87%) OOD
11 13 (7.30%) SEO
11 13 (7.30%) TDD
12 12 (6.74%) OO PHP
12 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.62%) BDD
15 8 (4.49%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 108 (60.67%) JavaScript
2 35 (19.66%) SQL
3 31 (17.42%) PHP5
4 28 (15.73%) Java
5 24 (13.48%) C#
6 22 (12.36%) Python
7 18 (10.11%) Objective-C
8 14 (7.87%) Perl
9 13 (7.30%) VB.NET
10 11 (6.18%) C++
11 9 (5.06%) C
11 9 (5.06%) Scala
12 8 (4.49%) Ruby
13 3 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (1.69%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.69%) VBScript
14 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (11.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle
2 11 (6.18%) Zend
2 11 (6.18%) Facebook
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Adobe
4 9 (5.06%) Google
5 6 (3.37%) Appcelerator
6 5 (2.81%) Twitter
7 4 (2.25%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) Sun
8 2 (1.12%) EMC
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
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