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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 8 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 18.60% 3.57% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 8.11% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £30,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
26 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 60.47% 44.05% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 32
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Sussex

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
1 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) REST
3 16 (84.21%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 16 (84.21%) Drupal
3 16 (84.21%) Node.js
3 16 (84.21%) PHP5
3 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (84.21%) Web Development
3 16 (84.21%) HTML5
3 16 (84.21%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
5 2 (10.53%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) WebLOAD
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (84.21%) Drupal
1 16 (84.21%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Behat
2 1 (5.26%) Calabash
2 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.26%) Appium
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebLOAD
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) Web Services
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) REST
3 16 (84.21%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 16 (84.21%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Web Development
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) OO
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) PHP5
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Tcl
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script