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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 33 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 58 78 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.69% 7.25% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.71% 13.85% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 67 41
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

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 423 563 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.10% 52.32% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 351 498 492
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 15 £35,000 - 2
Maidstone - 9 £28,000 - 1
Tonbridge +7 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Tunbridge Wells +9 3 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Folkestone -5 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Chatham - 1 £30,000 -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 65 (73.86%) JavaScript
2 50 (56.82%) CSS
3 49 (55.68%) HTML
4 39 (44.32%) Linux
5 36 (40.91%) SQL
6 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 31 (35.23%) Java
8 29 (32.95%) Games
9 27 (30.68%) Web Development
9 27 (30.68%) C#
9 27 (30.68%) Windows
9 27 (30.68%) Web Services
10 26 (29.55%) MVC
10 26 (29.55%) Game Development
11 25 (28.41%) MySQL
12 20 (22.73%) .NET
12 20 (22.73%) DevOps
13 19 (21.59%) XML
13 19 (21.59%) UML
13 19 (21.59%) jQuery
14 18 (20.45%) HTML5
14 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
15 17 (19.32%) CSS3
15 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
16 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.91%) Visualisation
17 14 (15.91%) Unix
17 14 (15.91%) Oracle
17 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
18 13 (14.77%) Solaris

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 11 (12.50%) WordPress
2 8 (9.09%) Apache
3 7 (7.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.68%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.14%) Kissmetrics
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Google App Engine
1 9 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) AdWords
3 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Intranet
2 3 (3.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
3 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.41%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (10.23%) BigQuery
4 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.95%) MariaDB
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.68%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.95%) JMeter
3 7 (7.95%) Vagrant
4 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (32.95%) Games
2 12 (13.64%) Marketing
3 9 (10.23%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (73.86%) Developer
2 32 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 16 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (17.05%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Web Developer
6 13 (14.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) HTML Developer
8 11 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
8 11 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (11.36%) SQL Developer
10 9 (10.23%) Java Engineer
11 8 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (5.68%) AS400 Developer
13 5 (5.68%) Junior
13 5 (5.68%) Junior Developer
13 5 (5.68%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) CSS
2 49 (55.68%) HTML
3 27 (30.68%) Web Services
4 20 (22.73%) .NET
5 19 (21.59%) jQuery
5 19 (21.59%) XML
6 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
6 18 (20.45%) HTML5
7 17 (19.32%) CSS3
8 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.36%) J2EE
9 10 (11.36%) LAMP
9 10 (11.36%) Sass
9 10 (11.36%) SOAP
9 10 (11.36%) XHTML
9 10 (11.36%) XSLT
10 9 (10.23%) LESS
10 9 (10.23%) OAuth
10 9 (10.23%) Servlets
11 8 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Xbox
3 8 (9.09%) Online Games
4 6 (6.82%) User Experience
5 5 (5.68%) AS400
5 5 (5.68%) iSeries
6 1 (1.14%) Blog
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Linux
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.91%) Unix
5 13 (14.77%) Solaris
6 10 (11.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (7.95%) CentOS
7 7 (7.95%) Mac OS
7 7 (7.95%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.41%) AIX
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Web Development
2 26 (29.55%) Game Development
2 26 (29.55%) MVC
3 20 (22.73%) DevOps
4 19 (21.59%) UML
5 14 (15.91%) Visualisation
6 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 11 (12.50%) OO
7 11 (12.50%) Open Source
8 10 (11.36%) Change Control
8 10 (11.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.23%) 3D Modelling
9 9 (10.23%) Load Testing
9 9 (10.23%) OOP
10 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) JavaScript
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 31 (35.23%) Java
4 27 (30.68%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) VBA
6 11 (12.50%) Python
6 11 (12.50%) Ruby
7 10 (11.36%) ECMAScript
7 10 (11.36%) VB
7 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 9 (10.23%) C++
9 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.95%) VBScript
10 5 (5.68%) ActionScript
10 5 (5.68%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (5.68%) RPG
10 5 (5.68%) RPG IV
11 4 (4.55%) Perl
12 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Xen
2 3 (3.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.95%) Terraform
3 4 (4.55%) Packer
3 4 (4.55%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.36%) Google
5 9 (10.23%) Perforce
5 9 (10.23%) Tableau
6 7 (7.95%) New Relic
7 5 (5.68%) Cognos
7 5 (5.68%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Twitter
9 1 (1.14%) PayPal
9 1 (1.14%) Zend
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Possibly slightly higher for the rig
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago