Period
to 14 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 69 72
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 82 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.21% 3.57% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 7.69% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 74 50 67
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £25,375 £22,875 £26,150
90th Percentile £49,625 £55,000 £51,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%

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 724 780 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.81% 46.46% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 610 691 1096
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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
Westerham +3 24 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Maidstone +16 6 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 5 £35,000 +16.67%
Sevenoaks +5 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Tonbridge +3 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Stansted +1 4 £35,000 +12.90%
West Malling -7 2 £50,000 +117.39%
Folkestone +2 1 £42,500 +36.00%
Dartford -3 1 £32,500 +5.69%
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for PHP.

1 56 (68.29%) MySQL
2 47 (57.32%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.22%) CSS
4 41 (50.00%) HTML
5 24 (29.27%) Web Development
6 20 (24.39%) jQuery
6 20 (24.39%) PCI DSS
7 19 (23.17%) JSON
8 17 (20.73%) Finance
9 16 (19.51%) SQL
9 16 (19.51%) OO
10 14 (17.07%) SOAP
10 14 (17.07%) XML
10 14 (17.07%) Java
10 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
10 14 (17.07%) Node.js
11 13 (15.85%) HTML5
11 13 (15.85%) Ajax
11 13 (15.85%) Advertising
12 12 (14.63%) Linux
13 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
15 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
16 8 (9.76%) User Experience
16 8 (9.76%) Scrum
16 8 (9.76%) Google
16 8 (9.76%) Unix
17 7 (8.54%) Windows
17 7 (8.54%) MVC
17 7 (8.54%) Python

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 (8.54%) WordPress
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.44%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) GitHub
1 5 (6.10%) npm
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (68.29%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
3 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Mocha
4 5 (6.10%) Selenium
5 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.66%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.22%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Advertising
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (91.46%) Developer
2 43 (52.44%) PHP Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Lead PHP Developer
7 4 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.66%) AS400 Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Junior
8 3 (3.66%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.66%) RPG Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.44%) Graduate
9 2 (2.44%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Systems Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) CSS
2 41 (50.00%) HTML
3 20 (24.39%) jQuery
4 19 (23.17%) JSON
5 14 (17.07%) Node.js
5 14 (17.07%) SOAP
5 14 (17.07%) XML
6 13 (15.85%) Ajax
6 13 (15.85%) HTML5
7 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.54%) Laravel
9 5 (6.10%) Express
9 5 (6.10%) LAMP
9 5 (6.10%) LESS
9 5 (6.10%) Redux
9 5 (6.10%) Sass
10 3 (3.66%) .NET
10 3 (3.66%) EDI
10 3 (3.66%) EDIFACT
10 3 (3.66%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 5 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) AS400
4 3 (3.66%) iSeries
5 2 (2.44%) BBC
5 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Web Development
2 16 (19.51%) OO
3 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.76%) Scrum
6 7 (8.54%) MVC
6 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.32%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.10%) Mobile First
8 5 (6.10%) MVVM
9 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.88%) Statistics
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.66%) ERP
10 3 (3.66%) High Availability
10 3 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) Java
4 7 (8.54%) Python
5 6 (7.32%) C#
6 5 (6.10%) VBA
7 3 (3.66%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.66%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (3.66%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.66%) RPG
7 3 (3.66%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.44%) CFML
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Go
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Google
2 3 (3.66%) Cognos
2 3 (3.66%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) PayPal
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat