Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 45 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 48 77 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.35% 6.38% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.34% 11.34% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 71 73
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £24,875 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,175 £52,500 £54,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 514 679 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.30% 56.26% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 439 596 725
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +6 16 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Tunbridge Wells +17 10 £27,500 -24.14% 2
Maidstone +2 9 £30,000 -7.69%
Stansted -2 1 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £23,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £37,500 -
Gravesend - 1 £55,000 - 1
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 35 (72.92%) JavaScript
2 30 (62.50%) HTML
3 28 (58.33%) CSS
4 26 (54.17%) MySQL
5 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
6 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) SQL
8 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (25.00%) SOAP
9 12 (25.00%) MVC
10 11 (22.92%) XML
10 11 (22.92%) C#
10 11 (22.92%) OO
10 11 (22.92%) JSON
11 10 (20.83%) Web Development
11 10 (20.83%) HTML5
11 10 (20.83%) .NET
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
12 9 (18.75%) Finance
12 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (16.67%) React
13 8 (16.67%) Sass
13 8 (16.67%) Marketing
14 7 (14.58%) Symfony
14 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (14.58%) Data Protection

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 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.08%) Heroku
3 1 (2.08%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.08%) PhpStorm
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
3 7 (14.58%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 30 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Junior
5 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) XML Developer
6 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) CSS
3 18 (37.50%) jQuery
4 12 (25.00%) SOAP
5 11 (22.92%) JSON
5 11 (22.92%) XML
6 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 10 (20.83%) HTML5
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.67%) React
8 8 (16.67%) Sass
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
9 7 (14.58%) Kendo UI
9 7 (14.58%) Symfony
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.50%) Node.js
11 5 (10.42%) LAMP
11 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (12.50%) Fintech
3 6 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
7 1 (2.08%) FMCG
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (25.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.92%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) Web Development
6 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
7 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 4 (8.33%) TDD
10 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
11 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.17%) DevOps
12 1 (2.08%) B2B
12 1 (2.08%) Change Management
12 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
12 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Groovy
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle
1 1 (2.08%) Zend