The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 42 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5762 6133 6352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.47% 6.11% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.79% 11.47% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 5539 5812
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53393 53463 59409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.69% 53.29% 54.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45226 46480 52374
Average salary £43,022 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the England region.

PHP Salary Trend in England

PHP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in England

PHP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2376 £47,500 +5.55% 313
South East -7 1162 £35,000 - 158
North West -10 475 £32,500 - 124
Yorkshire -14 405 £35,000 +7.69% 78
East of England -16 346 £35,000 - 67
South West -11 342 £32,500 +6.55% 56
West Midlands +3 335 £30,000 - 54
East Midlands +9 276 £32,000 +6.66% 37
North East -3 53 £27,500 +13.40% 24
Midlands - 3 - -
South Coast - 2 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 6911 (57.12%) HTML
2 6888 (56.93%) JavaScript
3 6527 (53.95%) CSS
4 6431 (53.15%) MySQL
5 4240 (35.04%) jQuery
6 3824 (31.61%) Linux
7 3231 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2827 (23.37%) OO
9 2670 (22.07%) SQL
10 2658 (21.97%) MVC
11 2641 (21.83%) Java
12 2624 (21.69%) HTML5
13 2298 (18.99%) Git (software)
14 2270 (18.76%) LAMP
15 2103 (17.38%) Apache
16 2078 (17.17%) E-Commerce
17 1909 (15.78%) Zend
18 1862 (15.39%) CSS3
19 1854 (15.32%) Python
20 1724 (14.25%) Web Development
21 1708 (14.12%) PHP5
22 1622 (13.41%) OOP
23 1599 (13.22%) .NET
24 1580 (13.06%) Degree
25 1556 (12.86%) Subversion
26 1493 (12.34%) XML
27 1469 (12.14%) Ajax
27 1469 (12.14%) Symfony
28 1432 (11.84%) Web Services
29 1358 (11.22%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2103 (17.38%) Apache
2 1279 (10.57%) WordPress
3 1272 (10.51%) Drupal
4 1259 (10.41%) CMS
5 541 (4.47%) Node.js
6 413 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 391 (3.23%) nginx
8 370 (3.06%) IIS
9 271 (2.24%) Joomla!
10 180 (1.49%) SharePoint
11 143 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 115 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
13 92 (0.76%) ColdFusion
14 87 (0.72%) WebLogic
15 86 (0.71%) Moodle
16 79 (0.65%) Umbraco
17 78 (0.64%) WebSphere
18 52 (0.43%) Confluence
19 45 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
20 43 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 626 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 426 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 264 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 104 (0.86%) MS Office
5 89 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 69 (0.57%) Fireworks
7 56 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 39 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 20 (0.17%) InDesign
9 20 (0.17%) SPSS
10 17 (0.14%) MS Project
11 14 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 11 (0.091%) FastStats
13 8 (0.066%) Mingle
14 7 (0.058%) GIMP
15 5 (0.041%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.041%) Edge Animate
16 4 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
17 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 969 (8.01%) Magento
2 133 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 112 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
4 43 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 34 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 26 (0.21%) osCommerce
6 26 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 22 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 16 (0.13%) Shopify
9 12 (0.099%) Sage 200
9 12 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.083%) Tridion
11 8 (0.066%) Optimost
12 6 (0.050%) Sage 50
12 6 (0.050%) SiteCatalyst
12 6 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.041%) SAP SRM
14 4 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 464 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (2.92%) SaaS
3 123 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 108 (0.89%) GitHub
5 84 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 82 (0.68%) PaaS
7 80 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 27 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 25 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 22 (0.18%) IaaS
12 22 (0.18%) Route 53
13 21 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 18 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
15 17 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
16 16 (0.13%) Office 365
17 12 (0.099%) Joyent
18 11 (0.091%) Heroku
19 9 (0.074%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 557 (4.60%) Internet
2 402 (3.32%) DNS
3 386 (3.19%) HTTP
4 305 (2.52%) Firewall
5 259 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 174 (1.44%) Intranet
7 137 (1.13%) SSH
8 135 (1.12%) SSL
9 131 (1.08%) VPN
10 130 (1.07%) LDAP
11 102 (0.84%) VoIP
12 85 (0.70%) FTP
13 80 (0.66%) DHCP
14 79 (0.65%) Wireless
15 78 (0.64%) SAN
16 75 (0.62%) SMTP
16 75 (0.62%) Network Security
17 60 (0.50%) VLAN
18 55 (0.45%) Broadband
18 55 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6431 (53.15%) MySQL
2 1181 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 638 (5.27%) Relational Database
4 544 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 502 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 426 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 240 (1.98%) Big Data
8 202 (1.67%) Redis
9 181 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 142 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 103 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 102 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 93 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 85 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 83 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
16 75 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 74 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
18 66 (0.55%) Oracle Database
19 60 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
20 57 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2298 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 1556 (12.86%) Subversion
3 561 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 443 (3.66%) PHPUnit
5 433 (3.58%) Selenium
6 381 (3.15%) JIRA
7 239 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 218 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 175 (1.45%) Behat
10 174 (1.44%) Maven
11 168 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 139 (1.15%) Hudson
13 117 (0.97%) Ant
14 115 (0.95%) JUnit
15 111 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
16 105 (0.87%) Eclipse
17 100 (0.83%) Mercurial
18 89 (0.74%) Grunt
19 78 (0.64%) Jasmine
20 75 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1358 (11.22%) Marketing
2 880 (7.27%) Finance
3 516 (4.26%) Retail
4 376 (3.11%) Advertising
5 298 (2.46%) Games
6 249 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 233 (1.93%) Publishing
8 177 (1.46%) Banking
9 99 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 94 (0.78%) Back Office
11 84 (0.69%) Legal
12 58 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 55 (0.45%) Electronics
14 49 (0.40%) Automotive
15 47 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.29%) Law
17 30 (0.25%) Billing
18 25 (0.21%) French Language
19 23 (0.19%) Investment Banking
20 22 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8572 (70.85%) Developer
2 4418 (36.52%) PHP Developer
3 2325 (19.22%) Web Developer
4 1319 (10.90%) Senior Developer
5 792 (6.55%) PHP Web Developer
6 729 (6.03%) Senior PHP Developer
7 674 (5.57%) Front-End Developer
8 661 (5.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 508 (4.20%) Junior
10 449 (3.71%) Analyst
11 447 (3.69%) Junior Developer
12 442 (3.65%) Software Developer
13 432 (3.57%) Administrator
14 370 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
15 367 (3.03%) Lead Developer
16 351 (2.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 337 (2.79%) Software Engineer
18 302 (2.50%) Graduate
19 301 (2.49%) Linux Administrator
20 291 (2.41%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6911 (57.12%) HTML
2 6527 (53.95%) CSS
3 4240 (35.04%) jQuery
4 2624 (21.69%) HTML5
5 2270 (18.76%) LAMP
6 1862 (15.39%) CSS3
7 1599 (13.22%) .NET
8 1493 (12.34%) XML
9 1469 (12.14%) Ajax
9 1469 (12.14%) Symfony
10 1432 (11.84%) Web Services
11 843 (6.97%) XHTML
12 758 (6.26%) AngularJS
13 633 (5.23%) ASP.NET
14 631 (5.22%) JSON
15 610 (5.04%) SOAP
16 606 (5.01%) CodeIgniter
17 600 (4.96%) REST
18 582 (4.81%) Backbone.js
19 514 (4.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1066 (8.81%) Open Source
2 895 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 859 (7.10%) User Experience
4 655 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 485 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 390 (3.22%) Social Media
7 201 (1.66%) Digital Media
8 149 (1.23%) W3C
9 141 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 120 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 107 (0.88%) E-Learning
12 102 (0.84%) Clustering
13 99 (0.82%) Management Information System
14 93 (0.77%) Blog
15 92 (0.76%) Algorithms
16 87 (0.72%) Replication
17 85 (0.70%) iPhone
18 78 (0.64%) Social Network
19 77 (0.64%) Visualisation
20 74 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3824 (31.61%) Linux
2 997 (8.24%) Windows
3 802 (6.63%) UNIX
4 706 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 583 (4.82%) Android
6 425 (3.51%) CentOS
7 366 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 340 (2.81%) Ubuntu
9 154 (1.27%) Debian
9 154 (1.27%) Solaris
10 89 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (0.60%) Fedora
12 64 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 62 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 46 (0.38%) SUSE
15 39 (0.32%) AIX
16 36 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 20 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3231 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2827 (23.37%) OO
3 2658 (21.97%) MVC
4 2078 (17.17%) E-Commerce
5 1724 (14.25%) Web Development
6 1622 (13.41%) OOP
7 1204 (9.95%) TDD
8 1129 (9.33%) OO PHP
9 1025 (8.47%) Scrum
10 986 (8.15%) Software Engineering
11 717 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
12 568 (4.69%) SEO
13 555 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 530 (4.38%) Unit Testing
15 528 (4.36%) BDD
16 527 (4.36%) DevOps
17 516 (4.26%) Mentoring
18 478 (3.95%) Content Management
19 452 (3.74%) Project Management
20 384 (3.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6888 (56.93%) JavaScript
2 2670 (22.07%) SQL
3 2641 (21.83%) Java
4 1854 (15.32%) Python
5 1708 (14.12%) PHP5
6 1279 (10.57%) Ruby
7 1269 (10.49%) C#
8 1187 (9.81%) Perl
9 633 (5.23%) C++
10 580 (4.79%) Bash Shell
11 401 (3.31%) C
12 230 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 226 (1.87%) VB
14 209 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 207 (1.71%) Objective-C
16 168 (1.39%) T-SQL
17 153 (1.26%) ActionScript
18 109 (0.90%) PowerShell
19 98 (0.81%) PHP4
20 87 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1580 (13.06%) Degree
2 121 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 89 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (0.50%) CCNP
5 53 (0.44%) CCNA
5 53 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.36%) CISSP
7 43 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (0.35%) ISEB
9 35 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 31 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (0.21%) RHCE
12 26 (0.21%) HND
13 22 (0.18%) CEH
14 19 (0.16%) OSCP
15 18 (0.15%) GIAC
16 17 (0.14%) Linux+ Certification
16 17 (0.14%) LPIC
17 15 (0.12%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 701 (5.79%) QA
2 94 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 83 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 77 (0.64%) SLA
5 15 (0.12%) WCAG
6 13 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.099%) WAI
8 9 (0.074%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.025%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.025%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.008%) GAMP
10 1 (0.008%) COBIT
System Software
1 246 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 198 (1.64%) Varnish
3 99 (0.82%) vSphere
4 89 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 65 (0.54%) NFS
6 64 (0.53%) Postfix
7 53 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 51 (0.42%) Xen
9 47 (0.39%) Squid
9 47 (0.39%) KVM
10 40 (0.33%) Sendmail
11 36 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 31 (0.26%) Samba
13 27 (0.22%) VMware ESX
14 24 (0.20%) Shibboleth
15 20 (0.17%) XenServer
16 17 (0.14%) Snort
17 16 (0.13%) Docker
18 12 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 11 (0.091%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 608 (5.03%) Puppet
2 451 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 245 (2.02%) Nagios
4 136 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 113 (0.93%) ZABBIX
6 67 (0.55%) Capistrano
7 61 (0.50%) Cacti
8 43 (0.36%) Ansible
9 38 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 30 (0.25%) Salt
11 27 (0.22%) Zenoss
12 25 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 25 (0.21%) Opsview
13 24 (0.20%) YUM
13 24 (0.20%) Plesk
14 18 (0.15%) Icinga
14 18 (0.15%) Ganglia
15 15 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (0.12%) logstash
16 14 (0.12%) Munin
Vendors
1 1909 (15.78%) Zend
2 694 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 675 (5.58%) Oracle
4 497 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 438 (3.62%) Adobe
6 368 (3.04%) VMware
7 338 (2.79%) Google
8 324 (2.68%) Facebook
9 259 (2.14%) Twitter
10 190 (1.57%) Cisco
11 164 (1.36%) SAP
12 126 (1.04%) Rackspace
13 124 (1.02%) JBoss
14 121 (1.00%) JD Edwards
15 104 (0.86%) IBM
16 77 (0.64%) HP
17 73 (0.60%) Tableau
18 70 (0.58%) F5
19 65 (0.54%) Citrix
20 64 (0.53%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum - Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35-40k + up to £10k Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, fun environment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago