The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 34 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 27 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.70% 10.93% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.64% 16.55% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 43
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
PHP
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
280 290 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 59.07% 66.06% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 231 246 362
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

PHP
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

PHP Salary Trend in Suffolk

PHP
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Suffolk

PHP
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ipswich -5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bury St Edmunds +11 6 £25,000 -28.57% 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 67 (85.90%) HTML
2 54 (69.23%) MySQL
3 51 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 49 (62.82%) CSS
5 38 (48.72%) jQuery
6 30 (38.46%) HTML5
7 23 (29.49%) Linux
8 22 (28.21%) MVC
9 21 (26.92%) LAMP
10 20 (25.64%) SQL
11 19 (24.36%) OO
12 18 (23.08%) WordPress
13 16 (20.51%) Drupal
13 16 (20.51%) CMS
14 15 (19.23%) .NET
14 15 (19.23%) Magento
15 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
15 14 (17.95%) C#
15 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
16 13 (16.67%) Zend
17 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
17 12 (15.38%) OO PHP
18 11 (14.10%) CSS3
18 11 (14.10%) Apache
18 11 (14.10%) Web Development
18 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (12.82%) PHP5
19 10 (12.82%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (23.08%) WordPress
2 16 (20.51%) Drupal
2 16 (20.51%) CMS
3 11 (14.10%) Apache
4 7 (8.97%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (8.97%) SMS
3 5 (6.41%) VoIP
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Softphone
5 1 (1.28%) SSH
5 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) MySQL
2 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Subversion
2 3 (3.85%) Xcode
2 3 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.28%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Grunt
4 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Developer
2 26 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (85.90%) HTML
2 49 (62.82%) CSS
3 38 (48.72%) jQuery
4 30 (38.46%) HTML5
5 21 (26.92%) LAMP
6 15 (19.23%) .NET
7 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
8 11 (14.10%) CSS3
9 8 (10.26%) Symfony
10 7 (8.97%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (8.97%) XML
10 7 (8.97%) Laravel
11 6 (7.69%) REST
12 4 (5.13%) JSP
12 4 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
13 3 (3.85%) PhoneGap
14 2 (2.56%) Zend Framework
14 2 (2.56%) SOAP
14 2 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Open Source
2 6 (7.69%) W3C
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) MPEG
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) MVC
2 19 (24.36%) OO
3 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
3 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.38%) OO PHP
5 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.10%) Web Development
6 8 (10.26%) OOP
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.97%) Line Management
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.41%) SEO
9 4 (5.13%) Web Design
9 4 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.13%) TDD
9 4 (5.13%) Content Management
10 3 (3.85%) ITIL
10 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.64%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) PHP5
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 7 (8.97%) C
6 7 (8.97%) Python
7 6 (7.69%) C++
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Zend
2 4 (5.13%) Adobe
3 3 (3.85%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.28%) Progress
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Superb - dependant on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago