The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Worcester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.20% 3.92% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 5.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 54.22% 67.65% 66.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 69
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PHP
Worcestershire

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) ADO
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Advertising
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) Debian
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Xdebug
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ADO
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) DOM
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Zend