Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 +31
Permanent jobs citing PHP 61 108 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.53% 7.80% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.79% 14.25% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 102
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £38,750 £47,125
South East median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

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 623 758 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.43% 54.77% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 543 663 843
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +19 25 £57,500 +91.67% 1
Westerham -4 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Maidstone -5 7 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Sevenoaks - 3 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells 0 2 £50,625 +44.64% 3
Tonbridge -11 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £24,250 -
Stansted -5 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 49 (80.33%) MySQL
2 43 (70.49%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) CSS
4 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
5 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
6 20 (32.79%) Finance
7 17 (27.87%) HTML5
8 15 (24.59%) JSON
9 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.95%) jQuery
9 14 (22.95%) SQL
10 13 (21.31%) XML
11 11 (18.03%) Laravel
12 10 (16.39%) Web Development
12 10 (16.39%) SOAP
13 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
14 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
15 7 (11.48%) SEO
15 7 (11.48%) OO
15 7 (11.48%) CMS
16 6 (9.84%) MVC
16 6 (9.84%) OOP
16 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (9.84%) VBA
16 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
16 6 (9.84%) C#
16 6 (9.84%) Marketing
16 6 (9.84%) CSS3

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 (11.48%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) WordPress
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
1 3 (4.92%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (4.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) AdWords
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.64%) Heroku
3 1 (1.64%) npm
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) 802.11
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) Telnet
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (80.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.92%) Grunt
4 2 (3.28%) gulp
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bower
5 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (77.05%) Developer
2 38 (62.30%) PHP Developer
3 14 (22.95%) MySQL Developer
3 14 (22.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Lead Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Lead PHP Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Junior
8 5 (8.20%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (8.20%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) CSS
3 17 (27.87%) HTML5
4 15 (24.59%) JSON
5 14 (22.95%) jQuery
6 13 (21.31%) XML
7 11 (18.03%) Laravel
8 10 (16.39%) SOAP
9 6 (9.84%) CSS3
9 6 (9.84%) Sass
10 5 (8.20%) .NET
10 5 (8.20%) LESS
10 5 (8.20%) Symfony
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.56%) Node.js
11 4 (6.56%) XHTML
12 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) BBC
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Web Development
3 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.48%) OO
5 7 (11.48%) SEO
6 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.84%) MVC
6 6 (9.84%) OOP
7 5 (8.20%) Line Management
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Adaptive Web Design
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
9 3 (4.92%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.92%) People Management
9 3 (4.92%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.95%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.84%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) C++
4 2 (3.28%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.64%) ES6
5 1 (1.64%) Java 8
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Google
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Compaq
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Aruba
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) ProCurve