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

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +31
Permanent jobs citing PHP 66 100 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.54% 6.82% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.08% 12.29% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 92 127
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £66,250 £43,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 655 814 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 55.00% 55.49% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 604 686 934
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.59%

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 June 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 June 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 +15 19 £57,500 +109.09% 3
Westerham -4 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Maidstone +5 9 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £36,250 -9.38%
Tonbridge -9 2 £22,500 -37.93% 2
West Malling - 2 £24,250 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £37,500 - 3
Stansted - 2 £35,000 -
Chatham +6 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 51 (77.27%) MySQL
2 47 (71.21%) HTML
3 39 (59.09%) CSS
4 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
5 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
6 22 (33.33%) HTML5
7 21 (31.82%) Finance
8 18 (27.27%) JSON
9 16 (24.24%) jQuery
10 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (21.21%) Web Development
11 14 (21.21%) SQL
11 14 (21.21%) SOAP
12 13 (19.70%) XML
13 10 (15.15%) Laravel
13 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
14 9 (13.64%) CMS
14 9 (13.64%) C#
15 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.12%) SEO
16 7 (10.61%) Marketing
16 7 (10.61%) WordPress
16 7 (10.61%) .NET
16 7 (10.61%) OO
16 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
17 6 (9.09%) Unix
17 6 (9.09%) OOP
17 6 (9.09%) VBA
17 6 (9.09%) Photoshop

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 9 (13.64%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Magento
1 4 (6.06%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) npm
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) 802.11
1 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.52%) LAN
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) Telnet
1 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (77.27%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (1.52%) Bower
3 1 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.52%) gulp
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (78.79%) Developer
2 40 (60.61%) PHP Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Web Developer
4 12 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
4 12 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Lead Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Lead PHP Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Data Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.55%) PHP Development Manager
10 3 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (71.21%) HTML
2 39 (59.09%) CSS
3 22 (33.33%) HTML5
4 18 (27.27%) JSON
5 16 (24.24%) jQuery
6 14 (21.21%) SOAP
7 13 (19.70%) XML
8 10 (15.15%) Laravel
9 7 (10.61%) .NET
10 5 (7.58%) CSS3
10 5 (7.58%) Sass
11 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.06%) LESS
11 4 (6.06%) Symfony
12 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.55%) Node.js
12 3 (4.55%) Web Services
12 3 (4.55%) XHTML
13 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) BBC
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Web Development
3 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.12%) SEO
6 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.61%) OO
7 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.09%) OOP
8 4 (6.06%) Line Management
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
8 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Adaptive Web Design
9 3 (4.55%) Coaching
9 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.55%) People Management
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.21%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) Java 8
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) PayPal
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) Aruba
3 1 (1.52%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) ProCurve