The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 5.49% 1.56% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 4.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £38,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £38,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
PHP
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 25 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 63.74% 39.06% 66.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 64
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

PHP
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

PHP Salary Trend in Worcester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 8 (80.00%) LAMP
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Zend
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (30.00%) Magento
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
7 2 (20.00%) GIMP
7 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
7 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
7 2 (20.00%) Marketing
7 2 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 2 (20.00%) EPoS
7 2 (20.00%) SEO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (20.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Programmer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP Programmer
4 3 (30.00%) Web Programmer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) LAMP
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) 3D Animation
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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