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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 8.39% 3.33% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 4.48% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
98 67 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 68.53% 74.44% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 90 61 38
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Worcester

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

PHP Salary Histogram in Worcester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (72.22%) MySQL
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) LAMP
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) CMS
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) Magento
9 3 (16.67%) Zend
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) PHP5
10 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
10 2 (11.11%) Subversion
10 2 (11.11%) Ajax
10 2 (11.11%) Pay per click

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (27.78%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Web Developer
2 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) jQuery
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Zend Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) Mustache
7 1 (5.56%) Sass
7 1 (5.56%) LESS
7 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) EPoS
1 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Online Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) SEO
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Pay per click
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PHP5
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter