Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 39 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 107 133 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.57% 6.39% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.67% 12.88% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 102 119 78
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.39% +31.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £51,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 783 1033 1212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 55.37% 49.64% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 666 914 1082
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% - -7.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,225 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +5.39%

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 July 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 23 July 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
Canterbury +11 22 £27,500 -38.89%
Maidstone +5 13 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Tunbridge Wells +4 11 £35,000 -
Tonbridge +7 6 £36,250 -7.05%
Westerham +5 4 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Chatham - 3 £30,000 -
Dartford +3 2 £30,000 -14.29%
Folkestone -5 2 £42,500 +36.00%
Stansted +16 1 £27,500 -11.29%
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 73 (68.22%) JavaScript
2 61 (57.01%) CSS
3 55 (51.40%) HTML
4 54 (50.47%) MySQL
5 50 (46.73%) SQL
6 37 (34.58%) Linux
7 33 (30.84%) Web Development
8 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
9 28 (26.17%) jQuery
10 26 (24.30%) Windows
10 26 (24.30%) VBA
11 24 (22.43%) XML
11 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Excel
12 21 (19.63%) Java
12 21 (19.63%) Games
12 21 (19.63%) HTML5
13 20 (18.69%) C#
14 18 (16.82%) Game Development
14 18 (16.82%) CSS3
15 17 (15.89%) LAMP
16 16 (14.95%) MVC
16 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
16 16 (14.95%) .NET
16 16 (14.95%) Web Services
17 15 (14.02%) Marketing
17 15 (14.02%) Windows Server
18 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (12.15%) OOP
19 13 (12.15%) Intranet

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 12 (11.21%) Apache
2 9 (8.41%) CMS
2 9 (8.41%) WordPress
3 5 (4.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.67%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.87%) JBoss
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) AdWords
2 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Intranet
2 2 (1.87%) LDAP
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.47%) MySQL
2 12 (11.21%) Pentaho
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.67%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.67%) JMeter
3 5 (4.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (19.63%) Games
2 15 (14.02%) Marketing
3 7 (6.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (88.79%) Developer
2 51 (47.66%) PHP Developer
3 20 (18.69%) Web Developer
4 19 (17.76%) SQL Developer
5 18 (16.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 17 (15.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (14.95%) HTML Developer
8 15 (14.02%) .NET Developer
9 13 (12.15%) Junior
9 13 (12.15%) Junior Developer
10 12 (11.21%) AS400 Developer
10 12 (11.21%) RPG Developer
11 11 (10.28%) MySQL Developer
11 11 (10.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
13 9 (8.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (6.54%) Junior .NET Developer
14 7 (6.54%) Junior SQL Developer
15 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 5 (4.67%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.01%) CSS
2 55 (51.40%) HTML
3 28 (26.17%) jQuery
4 24 (22.43%) XML
5 21 (19.63%) HTML5
6 18 (16.82%) CSS3
7 17 (15.89%) LAMP
8 16 (14.95%) .NET
8 16 (14.95%) Web Services
9 12 (11.21%) Ajax
9 12 (11.21%) EDI
9 12 (11.21%) EDIFACT
10 10 (9.35%) Laravel
10 10 (9.35%) SOAP
11 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.41%) LESS
11 9 (8.41%) Sass
12 8 (7.48%) Django
12 8 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (7.48%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) AS400
1 12 (11.21%) iSeries
2 9 (8.41%) User Experience
3 8 (7.48%) Online Games
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Linux
2 26 (24.30%) Windows
3 15 (14.02%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.48%) Unix
5 5 (4.67%) CentOS
5 5 (4.67%) Mac OS
5 5 (4.67%) Solaris
5 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.87%) AIX
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) Web Development
2 18 (16.82%) Game Development
3 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
3 16 (14.95%) MVC
4 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (12.15%) OOP
6 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.21%) ERP
6 12 (11.21%) High Availability
6 12 (11.21%) OO
7 11 (10.28%) Web Design
8 10 (9.35%) 3D Modelling
9 9 (8.41%) CRM
9 9 (8.41%) DevOps
9 9 (8.41%) Front End Development
9 9 (8.41%) OO PHP
10 8 (7.48%) Email Marketing
10 8 (7.48%) UX Design
11 7 (6.54%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 73 (68.22%) JavaScript
2 50 (46.73%) SQL
3 26 (24.30%) VBA
4 21 (19.63%) Java
5 20 (18.69%) C#
6 12 (11.21%) ActionScript
6 12 (11.21%) ActionScript 2.0
6 12 (11.21%) RPG
6 12 (11.21%) RPG IV
7 10 (9.35%) Python
8 9 (8.41%) Ruby
9 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.67%) PHP 5
10 4 (3.74%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) ECMAScript
11 3 (2.80%) VB
11 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.80%) VBScript
12 2 (1.87%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) DBS Check
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
1 5 (4.67%) Xen
2 2 (1.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Terraform
3 4 (3.74%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Cognos
2 12 (11.21%) IBM
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) New Relic
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.74%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) PayPal
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
Aylesford
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Westerham
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Act Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago