Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 41 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 57 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.13% 6.23% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.46% 11.40% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 51
Kent median annual salary £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,125 £49,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 545 728 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.60% 54.65% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 457 614 695
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Kent

PHP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for PHP in Kent

PHP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Kent over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Kent

PHP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +28 20 £47,500 +46.15% 11
Maidstone +2 10 £30,000 -14.29% 12
Tunbridge Wells +15 8 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Tonbridge -12 2 - - 1
West Malling +2 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Sevenoaks -1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Sittingbourne - 1 £37,500 - 5
Whitstable - 1 £23,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £42,500 - 2
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for PHP.

1 36 (63.16%) MySQL
2 35 (61.40%) HTML
3 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) CSS
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (33.33%) jQuery
7 14 (24.56%) MVC
8 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
8 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 10 (17.54%) CRM
11 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
11 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (15.79%) Linux
12 9 (15.79%) C#
12 9 (15.79%) Symfony
13 8 (14.04%) .NET
13 8 (14.04%) XML
13 8 (14.04%) Sass
13 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.28%) Node.js
14 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
14 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (12.28%) QA
14 7 (12.28%) WordPress
14 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (10.53%) Magento
15 6 (10.53%) PHPUnit
15 6 (10.53%) Waterfall

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) WordPress
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Magento
1 6 (10.53%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) AdWords
2 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.75%) Heroku
4 1 (1.75%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) MySQL
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.51%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.75%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.75%) Grunt
5 1 (1.75%) gulp
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Automotive
4 3 (5.26%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 32 (56.14%) PHP Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Junior
6 5 (8.77%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Project Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Project Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Head of Development
8 3 (5.26%) Head of E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.51%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.51%) PHP Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) HTML
2 23 (40.35%) CSS
3 19 (33.33%) jQuery
4 9 (15.79%) Symfony
5 8 (14.04%) .NET
5 8 (14.04%) Sass
5 8 (14.04%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.28%) Node.js
7 6 (10.53%) React
7 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
8 5 (8.77%) Kendo UI
8 5 (8.77%) LAMP
9 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.02%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) JSON
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Fintech
3 6 (10.53%) User Experience
4 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Android
2 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) MVC
3 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.54%) CRM
4 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) TDD
6 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.77%) Line Management
7 5 (8.77%) OO PHP
7 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
8 4 (7.02%) iOS Development
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) People Management
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Groovy
6 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Google
2 3 (5.26%) Facebook
3 2 (3.51%) Compaq
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Zend