Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 29 54
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 53 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.12% 6.97% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.88% 13.13% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 73
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £47,500 £43,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 597 678 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.63% 53.09% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 527 587 752
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,200 £57,500
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +25 26 £56,250 +87.50% 6
Maidstone -13 7 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £65,000 +85.71% 2
Westerham -1 4 £42,500 +6.25%
West Malling -1 2 £26,250 -47.50% 2
Tonbridge -5 2 - -
Canterbury +2 1 £42,500 +54.55% 2
Sevenoaks +1 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 41 (77.36%) MySQL
2 37 (69.81%) HTML
3 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 23 (43.40%) CSS
5 17 (32.08%) Finance
5 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.53%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
7 11 (20.75%) CRM
7 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.87%) XML
8 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) HTML5
9 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
10 8 (15.09%) WordPress
10 8 (15.09%) QA
10 8 (15.09%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) Web Development
11 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.21%) Laravel
12 6 (11.32%) Sass
12 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
12 6 (11.32%) Line Management
12 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (11.32%) JSON
12 6 (11.32%) Symfony
12 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (11.32%) SEO
13 5 (9.43%) CMS
13 5 (9.43%) C#

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 8 (15.09%) WordPress
2 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (5.66%) Magento
2 3 (5.66%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) GitHub
2 3 (5.66%) AdWords
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.89%) Heroku
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) 802.11
1 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) Telnet
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (77.36%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 2 (3.77%) Grunt
3 2 (3.77%) gulp
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) PhpStorm
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) PHP Developer
3 14 (26.42%) Lead Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Lead PHP Developer
5 10 (18.87%) MySQL Developer
5 10 (18.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Junior
8 5 (9.43%) Junior Developer
9 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
9 4 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Project Leader
9 4 (7.55%) Test Project Leader
10 3 (5.66%) Head of Development
10 3 (5.66%) Head of E-Commerce
10 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
3 13 (24.53%) jQuery
4 10 (18.87%) XML
5 9 (16.98%) HTML5
6 7 (13.21%) Laravel
7 6 (11.32%) JSON
7 6 (11.32%) Sass
7 6 (11.32%) Symfony
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) LESS
9 4 (7.55%) Node.js
10 3 (5.66%) .NET
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.66%) SOAP
11 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.77%) LAMP
11 2 (3.77%) Spring
11 2 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Fintech
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Android
1 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) CRM
2 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
4 8 (15.09%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
5 7 (13.21%) Web Development
6 6 (11.32%) Line Management
6 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.32%) SEO
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Analytics
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.55%) Decision-Making
8 4 (7.55%) iOS Development
8 4 (7.55%) OO PHP
8 4 (7.55%) People Management
8 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Compaq
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Aruba
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) ProCurve