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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 40 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5934 6135 6420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.56% 6.16% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 11.58% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5020 5556 5893
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
54143 52970 60028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.77% 53.19% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45825 46123 53053
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 2422 £45,000 - 319
South East -7 1241 £35,000 - 153
North West -10 480 £32,500 - 114
Yorkshire -12 410 £35,000 +6.06% 87
South West -13 360 £32,500 +6.55% 55
East of England -19 358 £35,000 - 47
West Midlands +5 345 £30,000 - 50
East Midlands +9 268 £32,000 +6.66% 36
North East -3 54 £27,500 +6.79% 30
Midlands - 6 - -
South Coast +6 2 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7026 (57.08%) HTML
2 7018 (57.02%) JavaScript
3 6641 (53.95%) CSS
4 6560 (53.29%) MySQL
5 4328 (35.16%) jQuery
6 3885 (31.56%) Linux
7 3294 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2893 (23.50%) OO
9 2734 (22.21%) Java
10 2725 (22.14%) SQL
11 2700 (21.94%) MVC
12 2634 (21.40%) HTML5
13 2302 (18.70%) Git (software)
14 2296 (18.65%) LAMP
15 2156 (17.52%) Apache
16 2153 (17.49%) E-Commerce
17 1940 (15.76%) Zend
18 1902 (15.45%) Python
19 1878 (15.26%) CSS3
20 1755 (14.26%) Web Development
21 1693 (13.75%) PHP5
22 1660 (13.49%) .NET
23 1634 (13.27%) OOP
24 1614 (13.11%) Degree
25 1563 (12.70%) Subversion
26 1529 (12.42%) XML
27 1514 (12.30%) Ajax
28 1485 (12.06%) Symfony
29 1464 (11.89%) Web Services
30 1429 (11.61%) Marketing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2156 (17.52%) Apache
2 1320 (10.72%) WordPress
3 1293 (10.50%) CMS
4 1281 (10.41%) Drupal
5 542 (4.40%) Node.js
6 425 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 390 (3.17%) nginx
8 377 (3.06%) IIS
9 278 (2.26%) Joomla!
10 187 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 143 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 119 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 92 (0.75%) ColdFusion
14 87 (0.71%) WebLogic
15 84 (0.68%) Moodle
16 80 (0.65%) WebSphere
17 78 (0.63%) Umbraco
18 47 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
18 47 (0.38%) Confluence
19 42 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 647 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 434 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 272 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 105 (0.85%) MS Office
5 70 (0.57%) Fireworks
6 58 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 41 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 21 (0.17%) SPSS
8 21 (0.17%) InDesign
9 17 (0.14%) MS Project
10 14 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.097%) FastStats
12 8 (0.065%) Mingle
13 7 (0.057%) GIMP
14 6 (0.049%) InfoPath
15 4 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.024%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.016%) Open Workbench
17 2 (0.016%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 1042 (8.47%) Magento
2 139 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 139 (1.13%) Oracle CRM
3 43 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 36 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (0.21%) osCommerce
6 22 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 17 (0.14%) Shopify
8 13 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.089%) Sage 200
10 10 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.081%) Tridion
11 8 (0.065%) Optimost
12 6 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.049%) Sage 50
12 6 (0.049%) SiteCatalyst
13 5 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.032%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.032%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 472 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 341 (2.77%) SaaS
3 130 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 101 (0.82%) GitHub
5 84 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 81 (0.66%) PaaS
7 78 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 26 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 25 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 21 (0.17%) IaaS
12 21 (0.17%) Route 53
13 20 (0.16%) CloudFront
14 18 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
14 18 (0.15%) Office 365
15 17 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.11%) Joyent
17 10 (0.081%) Heroku
17 10 (0.081%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 565 (4.59%) Internet
2 401 (3.26%) DNS
3 400 (3.25%) HTTP
4 305 (2.48%) Firewall
5 263 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 173 (1.41%) Intranet
7 134 (1.09%) SSL
8 133 (1.08%) SSH
9 132 (1.07%) VPN
10 127 (1.03%) LDAP
11 100 (0.81%) VoIP
12 82 (0.67%) DHCP
12 82 (0.67%) FTP
13 80 (0.65%) SAN
14 78 (0.63%) Wireless
14 78 (0.63%) Network Security
15 75 (0.61%) SMTP
16 57 (0.46%) VLAN
17 56 (0.45%) Broadband
18 54 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6560 (53.29%) MySQL
2 1193 (9.69%) SQL Server
3 647 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 549 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 504 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 434 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 251 (2.04%) Big Data
8 200 (1.62%) Redis
9 190 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 146 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 106 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 102 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 93 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 86 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 84 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 74 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
17 70 (0.57%) Oracle Database
18 64 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 60 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2302 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 1563 (12.70%) Subversion
3 555 (4.51%) Jenkins
4 462 (3.75%) Selenium
5 448 (3.64%) PHPUnit
6 380 (3.09%) JIRA
7 246 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 231 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 178 (1.45%) Maven
10 175 (1.42%) WebDriver
11 171 (1.39%) Behat
12 143 (1.16%) Hudson
13 124 (1.01%) Ant
14 118 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
15 117 (0.95%) JUnit
16 106 (0.86%) Eclipse
17 102 (0.83%) Mercurial
18 87 (0.71%) Grunt
19 77 (0.63%) Jasmine
20 72 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1429 (11.61%) Marketing
2 876 (7.12%) Finance
3 529 (4.30%) Retail
4 382 (3.10%) Advertising
5 305 (2.48%) Games
6 258 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 237 (1.93%) Publishing
8 174 (1.41%) Banking
9 99 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 93 (0.76%) Back Office
11 82 (0.67%) Legal
12 57 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 53 (0.43%) Electronics
14 48 (0.39%) Automotive
15 47 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.28%) Law
17 32 (0.26%) Billing
18 28 (0.23%) French Language
19 26 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 22 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8741 (71.01%) Developer
2 4472 (36.33%) PHP Developer
3 2370 (19.25%) Web Developer
4 1330 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 808 (6.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 731 (5.94%) Senior PHP Developer
7 678 (5.51%) Front-End Developer
8 673 (5.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 521 (4.23%) Junior
10 465 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 458 (3.72%) Junior Developer
12 456 (3.70%) Analyst
13 428 (3.48%) Administrator
14 390 (3.17%) Lead Developer
15 363 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
16 350 (2.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 334 (2.71%) Software Engineer
18 301 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
19 298 (2.42%) Graduate
20 290 (2.36%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7026 (57.08%) HTML
2 6641 (53.95%) CSS
3 4328 (35.16%) jQuery
4 2634 (21.40%) HTML5
5 2296 (18.65%) LAMP
6 1878 (15.26%) CSS3
7 1660 (13.49%) .NET
8 1529 (12.42%) XML
9 1514 (12.30%) Ajax
10 1485 (12.06%) Symfony
11 1464 (11.89%) Web Services
12 881 (7.16%) XHTML
13 738 (6.00%) AngularJS
14 650 (5.28%) JSON
15 645 (5.24%) ASP.NET
16 625 (5.08%) CodeIgniter
17 609 (4.95%) REST
18 608 (4.94%) SOAP
19 578 (4.70%) Backbone.js
20 513 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1080 (8.77%) Open Source
2 906 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 853 (6.93%) User Experience
4 658 (5.35%) Mobile App
5 503 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 406 (3.30%) Social Media
7 212 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 158 (1.28%) W3C
9 141 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 121 (0.98%) Mathematics
11 109 (0.89%) E-Learning
12 103 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 102 (0.83%) Clustering
14 94 (0.76%) Blog
15 90 (0.73%) Replication
16 86 (0.70%) iPhone
17 77 (0.63%) Social Network
17 77 (0.63%) Client/Server
18 75 (0.61%) Visualisation
19 73 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3885 (31.56%) Linux
2 1009 (8.20%) Windows
3 829 (6.73%) UNIX
4 740 (6.01%) Apple iOS
5 593 (4.82%) Android
6 423 (3.44%) CentOS
7 368 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 340 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 156 (1.27%) Solaris
9 156 (1.27%) Debian
10 92 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (0.59%) Fedora
12 62 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 60 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 46 (0.37%) SUSE
15 39 (0.32%) AIX
16 37 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (0.17%) Windows Phone
19 20 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3294 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2893 (23.50%) OO
3 2700 (21.94%) MVC
4 2153 (17.49%) E-Commerce
5 1755 (14.26%) Web Development
6 1634 (13.27%) OOP
7 1226 (9.96%) TDD
8 1159 (9.42%) OO PHP
9 1035 (8.41%) Scrum
10 989 (8.03%) Software Engineering
11 716 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
12 577 (4.69%) SEO
13 566 (4.60%) Responsive Web Design
14 539 (4.38%) Unit Testing
15 529 (4.30%) BDD
16 526 (4.27%) DevOps
17 525 (4.27%) Mentoring
18 515 (4.18%) Content Management
19 468 (3.80%) Project Management
20 405 (3.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7018 (57.02%) JavaScript
2 2734 (22.21%) Java
3 2725 (22.14%) SQL
4 1902 (15.45%) Python
5 1693 (13.75%) PHP5
6 1307 (10.62%) Ruby
7 1297 (10.54%) C#
8 1199 (9.74%) Perl
9 653 (5.31%) C++
10 579 (4.70%) Bash Shell
11 408 (3.31%) C
12 238 (1.93%) VB.NET
13 229 (1.86%) VB
14 212 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 207 (1.68%) Objective-C
16 171 (1.39%) T-SQL
17 160 (1.30%) ActionScript
18 102 (0.83%) PowerShell
19 94 (0.76%) PHP4
20 87 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1614 (13.11%) Degree
2 119 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 87 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (0.46%) CCNP
5 51 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.41%) CCNA
7 45 (0.37%) ISEB
7 45 (0.37%) CISSP
8 44 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 34 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (0.21%) RHCE
12 26 (0.21%) HND
13 22 (0.18%) CEH
14 19 (0.15%) 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
1 750 (6.09%) QA
2 95 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 84 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 79 (0.64%) SLA
5 15 (0.12%) WCAG
6 14 (0.11%) WAI
7 12 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.073%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.032%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.008%) COBIT
11 1 (0.008%) BS15000
11 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.008%) GAMP
System Software
1 251 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 198 (1.61%) Varnish
3 97 (0.79%) vSphere
4 90 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 65 (0.53%) NFS
6 61 (0.50%) Postfix
7 54 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 54 (0.44%) Xen
8 49 (0.40%) Squid
9 45 (0.37%) KVM
10 42 (0.34%) Sendmail
11 36 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 31 (0.25%) Samba
13 30 (0.24%) VMware ESX
14 24 (0.19%) Shibboleth
15 19 (0.15%) XenServer
15 19 (0.15%) Snort
16 13 (0.11%) Docker
17 11 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.089%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 610 (4.96%) Puppet
2 453 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 247 (2.01%) Nagios
4 134 (1.09%) Vagrant
5 120 (0.97%) ZABBIX
6 66 (0.54%) Capistrano
7 61 (0.50%) Cacti
8 43 (0.35%) Ansible
9 39 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 33 (0.27%) Salt
11 28 (0.23%) Zenoss
11 28 (0.23%) Plesk
12 24 (0.19%) Opsview
13 23 (0.19%) YUM
13 23 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 18 (0.15%) Ganglia
14 18 (0.15%) Icinga
15 16 (0.13%) Munin
16 14 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1940 (15.76%) Zend
2 719 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 717 (5.83%) Oracle
4 502 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 454 (3.69%) Adobe
6 373 (3.03%) VMware
7 344 (2.79%) Google
8 322 (2.62%) Facebook
9 250 (2.03%) Twitter
10 192 (1.56%) SAP
11 187 (1.52%) Cisco
12 150 (1.22%) JD Edwards
13 130 (1.06%) Rackspace
14 125 (1.02%) JBoss
15 101 (0.82%) IBM
16 73 (0.59%) HP
17 69 (0.56%) F5
18 68 (0.55%) Tableau
19 63 (0.51%) Citrix
20 62 (0.50%) Apple
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nuepc
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + home working + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago