The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 8 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 10 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 20.83% 5.75% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.48% 12.50% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £46,000 £33,361 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 60.42% 45.98% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

PHP
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

PHP Salary Trend in Sussex

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Web Development
2 9 (90.00%) Drupal
2 9 (90.00%) PHP5
2 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 9 (90.00%) Node.js
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 9 (90.00%) Drupal
1 9 (90.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) HTML5
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (90.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#