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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 51 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4997 5972 6253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.89% 5.57% 6.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.48% 10.88% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4246 5058 5653
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
52701 54876 52652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.55% 51.22% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45466 46455 45635
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -20 1845 £47,500 +5.55% 287
South East -3 1095 £40,000 +14.28% 118
Yorkshire +12 477 £37,500 +15.38% 100
North West +3 464 £35,000 +7.69% 116
South West -4 355 £35,000 +1.44% 49
East of England -19 276 £40,000 +6.66% 54
West Midlands -8 270 £30,000 - 60
East Midlands -15 188 £32,500 +3.17% 63
North East -3 52 £30,000 +6.19% 19
Midlands -18 4 £22,500 - 2
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6340 (61.57%) JavaScript
2 6323 (61.41%) HTML
3 5747 (55.81%) CSS
4 5176 (50.27%) MySQL
5 3526 (34.24%) jQuery
6 3244 (31.50%) Linux
7 3125 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2463 (23.92%) HTML5
9 2349 (22.81%) Git (software)
10 2313 (22.46%) MVC
11 2178 (21.15%) Java
12 2169 (21.06%) SQL
13 2140 (20.78%) OO
14 1846 (17.93%) Python
15 1716 (16.67%) LAMP
16 1701 (16.52%) CSS3
17 1540 (14.96%) Apache
18 1450 (14.08%) E-Commerce
19 1416 (13.75%) Symfony
20 1411 (13.70%) Zend
21 1395 (13.55%) Web Development
22 1354 (13.15%) .NET
23 1331 (12.93%) OOP
24 1304 (12.66%) Degree
25 1289 (12.52%) TDD
26 1194 (11.60%) Web Services
27 1176 (11.42%) C#
28 1148 (11.15%) XML
29 1143 (11.10%) AngularJS
30 1129 (10.96%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1540 (14.96%) Apache
2 1129 (10.96%) WordPress
3 1040 (10.10%) CMS
4 886 (8.60%) Node.js
5 838 (8.14%) Drupal
6 374 (3.63%) nginx
7 246 (2.39%) Tomcat
8 228 (2.21%) Joomla!
9 226 (2.19%) IIS
10 197 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
11 144 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 128 (1.24%) Apache Solr
13 120 (1.17%) Moodle
14 110 (1.07%) JBoss
15 88 (0.85%) OpenStack
16 81 (0.79%) Confluence
17 80 (0.78%) WebSphere
18 56 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 53 (0.51%) Apache Spark
20 51 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 469 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 225 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 143 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 122 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 58 (0.56%) MS Office
6 41 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 33 (0.32%) SPSS
8 22 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 21 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (0.19%) InDesign
11 17 (0.17%) MS Project
12 16 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
13 12 (0.12%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.087%) FastStats
15 8 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (0.078%) MS Visio
16 6 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.039%) GIMP
18 3 (0.029%) Mingle
18 3 (0.029%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 670 (6.51%) Magento
2 35 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.14%) Unica
5 13 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (0.11%) Shopify
6 11 (0.11%) Changepoint
6 11 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
7 5 (0.049%) Agresso
7 5 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.039%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.029%) osCommerce
9 3 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.019%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.019%) AWD
10 2 (0.019%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.019%) RMDS
10 2 (0.019%) SAP SRM
11 1 (0.010%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 697 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (2.69%) SaaS
3 152 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
4 116 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (1.01%) GitHub
6 93 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 92 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 64 (0.62%) IaaS
10 53 (0.51%) PaaS
11 49 (0.48%) Route 53
12 36 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 27 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
15 25 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 24 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
17 23 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
18 22 (0.21%) Google App Engine
18 22 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 462 (4.49%) Internet
2 355 (3.45%) DNS
3 297 (2.88%) HTTP
4 262 (2.54%) Firewall
5 218 (2.12%) TCP/IP
6 149 (1.45%) VPN
7 127 (1.23%) Network Security
8 105 (1.02%) SSH
9 96 (0.93%) LDAP
10 87 (0.84%) SSL
11 86 (0.84%) Intranet
12 74 (0.72%) SMTP
13 59 (0.57%) DHCP
14 58 (0.56%) IPsec
15 54 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
16 50 (0.49%) FTP
17 48 (0.47%) Wireless
18 43 (0.42%) VLAN
18 43 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5176 (50.27%) MySQL
2 900 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 696 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 551 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 524 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 437 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
7 310 (3.01%) Redis
8 206 (2.00%) Big Data
9 204 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 161 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 157 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 101 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 83 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 77 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 70 (0.68%) HBase
16 56 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 48 (0.47%) DB2
19 46 (0.45%) Apache Hive
20 44 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2349 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 851 (8.26%) Subversion
3 586 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 431 (4.19%) PHPUnit
5 400 (3.88%) Selenium
6 384 (3.73%) JIRA
7 315 (3.06%) Grunt
8 172 (1.67%) Maven
9 139 (1.35%) Visual Studio
10 129 (1.25%) WebDriver
11 123 (1.19%) Behat
12 115 (1.12%) gulp
13 114 (1.11%) Hudson
14 111 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 105 (1.02%) Bower
16 101 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 100 (0.97%) JUnit
18 77 (0.75%) Eclipse
19 67 (0.65%) Xcode
19 67 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 1046 (10.16%) Marketing
2 977 (9.49%) Finance
3 394 (3.83%) Retail
4 375 (3.64%) Games
5 283 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 201 (1.95%) Advertising
7 161 (1.56%) Banking
8 157 (1.52%) Publishing
9 101 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 67 (0.65%) Law
11 58 (0.56%) Back Office
12 56 (0.54%) Electronics
13 49 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 45 (0.44%) Legal
15 33 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.30%) Billing
17 29 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.25%) Automotive
18 26 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7404 (71.90%) Developer
2 3598 (34.94%) PHP Developer
3 1834 (17.81%) Web Developer
4 1111 (10.79%) Senior Developer
5 748 (7.26%) Front-End Developer
6 620 (6.02%) PHP Web Developer
7 613 (5.95%) Senior PHP Developer
8 512 (4.97%) Junior
9 437 (4.24%) Junior Developer
10 426 (4.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 410 (3.98%) Software Developer
12 390 (3.79%) Software Engineer
13 303 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
14 302 (2.93%) Analyst
15 301 (2.92%) Graduate
16 287 (2.79%) Lead Developer
17 246 (2.39%) Java Developer
18 239 (2.32%) Administrator
19 231 (2.24%) JavaScript Developer
20 215 (2.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6323 (61.41%) HTML
2 5747 (55.81%) CSS
3 3526 (34.24%) jQuery
4 2463 (23.92%) HTML5
5 1716 (16.67%) LAMP
6 1701 (16.52%) CSS3
7 1416 (13.75%) Symfony
8 1354 (13.15%) .NET
9 1194 (11.60%) Web Services
10 1148 (11.15%) XML
11 1143 (11.10%) AngularJS
12 1046 (10.16%) Ajax
13 897 (8.71%) Laravel
14 751 (7.29%) REST
15 664 (6.45%) JSON
16 641 (6.23%) Sass
17 609 (5.91%) ASP.NET
18 520 (5.05%) SOAP
19 505 (4.90%) Backbone.js
20 491 (4.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 848 (8.24%) User Experience
2 732 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 595 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 427 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 239 (2.32%) Social Media
6 187 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 146 (1.42%) W3C
8 139 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 129 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 91 (0.88%) E-Learning
10 91 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 85 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 84 (0.82%) Replication
13 80 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 79 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 72 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (0.62%) Physics
16 64 (0.62%) Graphic Design
17 58 (0.56%) iPhone
18 57 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3244 (31.50%) Linux
2 781 (7.58%) Windows
3 584 (5.67%) UNIX
4 450 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 431 (4.19%) Android
6 356 (3.46%) CentOS
7 288 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 271 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 169 (1.64%) Debian
10 79 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 69 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 63 (0.61%) Solaris
13 52 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 45 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 31 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 29 (0.28%) Fedora
16 29 (0.28%) AIX
17 24 (0.23%) Windows XP
18 23 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3125 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2313 (22.46%) MVC
3 2140 (20.78%) OO
4 1450 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 1395 (13.55%) Web Development
6 1331 (12.93%) OOP
7 1289 (12.52%) TDD
8 1034 (10.04%) Open Source
9 1000 (9.71%) Software Engineering
10 933 (9.06%) Scrum
11 837 (8.13%) OO PHP
12 732 (7.11%) DevOps
13 689 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
14 606 (5.89%) BDD
15 591 (5.74%) Unit Testing
16 533 (5.18%) Responsive Web Design
17 464 (4.51%) Project Management
18 422 (4.10%) Mentoring
19 389 (3.78%) SEO
20 381 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6340 (61.57%) JavaScript
2 2178 (21.15%) Java
3 2169 (21.06%) SQL
4 1846 (17.93%) Python
5 1176 (11.42%) C#
6 1100 (10.68%) Ruby
7 988 (9.60%) Perl
8 948 (9.21%) PHP5
9 693 (6.73%) C++
10 654 (6.35%) Bash Shell
11 374 (3.63%) C
12 198 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 158 (1.53%) VB
14 150 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 145 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 136 (1.32%) Scala
17 129 (1.25%) PowerShell
18 123 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 110 (1.07%) T-SQL
20 109 (1.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 1304 (12.66%) Degree
2 85 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (0.56%) CCNP
4 53 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 37 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.31%) CCNA
7 31 (0.30%) ISEB
8 28 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 28 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 27 (0.26%) CCIE
10 23 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.16%) CISSP
12 16 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 13 (0.13%) Sun Certification
15 12 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.11%) PhD
16 11 (0.11%) PMP
17 9 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (4.62%) QA
2 44 (0.43%) SLA
3 32 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.17%) WCAG
6 16 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.087%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.068%) WAI
9 6 (0.058%) Section 508
9 6 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.029%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 255 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (1.70%) Varnish
3 146 (1.42%) Docker
4 85 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 75 (0.73%) KVM
6 45 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 43 (0.42%) vSphere
8 39 (0.38%) XenServer
8 39 (0.38%) iptables
9 38 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 38 (0.37%) Xen
10 34 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 34 (0.33%) Samba
11 31 (0.30%) Postfix
12 27 (0.26%) HDFS
13 15 (0.15%) Firmware
13 15 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.14%) NFS
15 11 (0.11%) VMware ESX
16 10 (0.097%) Squid
Systems Management
1 719 (6.98%) Puppet
2 530 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 259 (2.52%) Nagios
4 195 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 182 (1.77%) Ansible
6 147 (1.43%) Salt
7 143 (1.39%) ZABBIX
8 64 (0.62%) Capistrano
9 54 (0.52%) Graphite
10 49 (0.48%) Zenoss
11 48 (0.47%) cPanel
12 42 (0.41%) Cacti
13 34 (0.33%) Nessus
14 32 (0.31%) Kubernetes
15 21 (0.20%) logstash
15 21 (0.20%) HAProxy
16 20 (0.19%) Plesk
17 17 (0.17%) Ganglia
17 17 (0.17%) Cobbler
18 16 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1411 (13.70%) Zend
2 635 (6.17%) Oracle
3 483 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 383 (3.72%) Google
5 378 (3.67%) Adobe
6 364 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 332 (3.22%) VMware
8 176 (1.71%) Cisco
9 170 (1.65%) Facebook
10 127 (1.23%) Twitter
11 125 (1.21%) Rackspace
12 101 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 100 (0.97%) Splunk
14 88 (0.85%) IBM
15 77 (0.75%) Apple
15 77 (0.75%) hybris
16 72 (0.70%) SaltStack
17 70 (0.68%) Citrix
18 54 (0.52%) Perforce
19 47 (0.46%) SAP
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £228000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity!
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Equity!
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays - Imperial College London
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday