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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5503 6293 6324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.59% 6.50% 6.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.08% 12.14% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 5464 5800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
49644 51828 57734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.44% 53.50% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42926 43969 51219
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -10 1887 £47,500 +5.55% 324
South East -8 1166 £35,000 -6.66% 165
North West -4 599 £34,000 +4.61% 115
South West -2 529 £35,000 +7.69% 102
Yorkshire +6 441 £35,000 +7.69% 92
East of England -12 331 £35,000 -12.50% 57
West Midlands -5 302 £33,750 +16.37% 52
East Midlands +38 217 £35,000 +16.66% 45
North East +3 34 £33,500 +24.07% 13
Midlands - 11 £37,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6935 (61.79%) HTML
2 6766 (60.29%) JavaScript
3 6462 (57.58%) CSS
4 5878 (52.37%) MySQL
5 4181 (37.25%) jQuery
6 3544 (31.58%) Linux
7 2934 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 2900 (25.84%) HTML5
9 2803 (24.98%) OO
10 2763 (24.62%) MVC
11 2495 (22.23%) SQL
12 2377 (21.18%) Git (software)
13 2049 (18.26%) Java
14 2026 (18.05%) LAMP
15 2009 (17.90%) CSS3
16 1787 (15.92%) E-Commerce
17 1734 (15.45%) Zend
18 1727 (15.39%) Python
19 1691 (15.07%) Apache
20 1650 (14.70%) OOP
21 1505 (13.41%) PHP5
22 1488 (13.26%) Symfony
23 1484 (13.22%) .NET
24 1476 (13.15%) Web Development
25 1446 (12.88%) XML
26 1428 (12.72%) Web Services
27 1395 (12.43%) Subversion
28 1391 (12.39%) Degree
29 1360 (12.12%) Ajax
30 1296 (11.55%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1691 (15.07%) Apache
2 1296 (11.55%) WordPress
3 1222 (10.89%) CMS
4 1109 (9.88%) Drupal
5 631 (5.62%) Node.js
6 444 (3.96%) nginx
7 338 (3.01%) IIS
8 335 (2.98%) Tomcat
9 249 (2.22%) Joomla!
10 165 (1.47%) JBoss
11 156 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 134 (1.19%) Umbraco
13 133 (1.19%) SharePoint
14 128 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
15 95 (0.85%) Moodle
16 83 (0.74%) concrete5
17 81 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
18 78 (0.70%) ColdFusion
19 77 (0.69%) Confluence
20 60 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 639 (5.69%) Photoshop
2 315 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 268 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 125 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 91 (0.81%) MS Office
6 69 (0.61%) Fireworks
7 64 (0.57%) InDesign
8 61 (0.54%) MS Visio
9 25 (0.22%) MS Project
10 21 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 12 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.053%) SPSS
15 5 (0.045%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.045%) GIMP
16 4 (0.036%) FastStats
16 4 (0.036%) Final Cut Pro
17 3 (0.027%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 879 (7.83%) Magento
2 79 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 29 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (0.14%) Tridion
5 16 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 11 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.080%) Zen Cart
9 7 (0.062%) Shopify
9 7 (0.062%) Changepoint
10 6 (0.053%) osCommerce
10 6 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.045%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.045%) SiteCatalyst
12 4 (0.036%) Epicor Vantage
13 3 (0.027%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 442 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 258 (2.30%) SaaS
3 146 (1.30%) GitHub
4 119 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 104 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 90 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 72 (0.64%) PaaS
8 71 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (0.36%) Office 365
10 31 (0.28%) Route 53
11 24 (0.21%) IaaS
12 20 (0.18%) MailChimp
12 20 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.12%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.11%) Google Apps
16 12 (0.11%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.098%) Basecamp
18 10 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 493 (4.39%) Internet
2 391 (3.48%) DNS
3 294 (2.62%) HTTP
4 257 (2.29%) Firewall
5 216 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 137 (1.22%) SSH
7 117 (1.04%) Intranet
8 114 (1.02%) VPN
8 114 (1.02%) LDAP
9 98 (0.87%) DHCP
10 91 (0.81%) SSL
11 84 (0.75%) WAN
12 82 (0.73%) SAN
13 72 (0.64%) LAN
14 68 (0.61%) FTP
15 65 (0.58%) Wireless
16 64 (0.57%) SMTP
17 55 (0.49%) Network Security
18 54 (0.48%) BGP
19 52 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5878 (52.37%) MySQL
2 1110 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 585 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 527 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 485 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 421 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 242 (2.16%) Redis
8 211 (1.88%) Big Data
9 166 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 106 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 94 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 94 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 92 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 87 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 69 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 67 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
16 61 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 56 (0.50%) MariaDB
17 56 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2377 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 1395 (12.43%) Subversion
3 570 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 409 (3.64%) JIRA
5 379 (3.38%) PHPUnit
6 293 (2.61%) Selenium
7 234 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 196 (1.75%) Behat
9 187 (1.67%) Maven
10 140 (1.25%) Hudson
11 136 (1.21%) WebDriver
12 135 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 115 (1.02%) Mercurial
14 104 (0.93%) JUnit
15 102 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 99 (0.88%) Cucumber
17 97 (0.86%) Grunt
18 88 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
19 83 (0.74%) Xcode
20 82 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 1170 (10.43%) Marketing
2 833 (7.42%) Finance
3 436 (3.88%) Retail
4 373 (3.32%) Advertising
5 261 (2.33%) Games
6 237 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 154 (1.37%) Banking
8 147 (1.31%) Publishing
9 90 (0.80%) Multimedia
10 86 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 82 (0.73%) Back Office
12 62 (0.55%) Law
13 55 (0.49%) Legal
14 45 (0.40%) Electronics
15 37 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.31%) Automotive
17 25 (0.22%) Investment Banking
18 24 (0.21%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.12%) Music Industry
19 14 (0.12%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 8199 (73.06%) Developer
2 4119 (36.70%) PHP Developer
3 2196 (19.57%) Web Developer
4 1342 (11.96%) Senior Developer
5 810 (7.22%) Front-End Developer
6 766 (6.83%) Senior PHP Developer
7 692 (6.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 620 (5.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 533 (4.75%) Junior
10 455 (4.05%) Administrator
11 441 (3.93%) Junior Developer
12 438 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 399 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
14 359 (3.20%) Software Engineer
15 315 (2.81%) Analyst
16 302 (2.69%) Lead Developer
17 297 (2.65%) Linux Administrator
18 296 (2.64%) Magento Developer
19 288 (2.57%) Graduate
20 265 (2.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6935 (61.79%) HTML
2 6462 (57.58%) CSS
3 4181 (37.25%) jQuery
4 2900 (25.84%) HTML5
5 2026 (18.05%) LAMP
6 2009 (17.90%) CSS3
7 1488 (13.26%) Symfony
8 1484 (13.22%) .NET
9 1446 (12.88%) XML
10 1428 (12.72%) Web Services
11 1360 (12.12%) Ajax
12 910 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 731 (6.51%) REST
14 714 (6.36%) JSON
15 703 (6.26%) XHTML
16 677 (6.03%) ASP.NET
17 646 (5.76%) SOAP
18 616 (5.49%) Laravel
19 558 (4.97%) Backbone.js
20 495 (4.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 997 (8.88%) Open Source
2 908 (8.09%) User Experience
3 785 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 655 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 446 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 334 (2.98%) Social Media
7 205 (1.83%) W3C
8 142 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 123 (1.10%) Graphic Design
10 119 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 102 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 102 (0.91%) iPhone
12 94 (0.84%) Social Network
13 87 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 84 (0.75%) Clustering
15 78 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 77 (0.69%) Replication
17 75 (0.67%) E-Learning
18 70 (0.62%) Blog
19 68 (0.61%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3544 (31.58%) Linux
2 897 (7.99%) Windows
3 804 (7.16%) UNIX
4 464 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 456 (4.06%) Android
6 438 (3.90%) CentOS
7 409 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 285 (2.54%) Ubuntu
9 125 (1.11%) Debian
10 97 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 85 (0.76%) Solaris
12 65 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 59 (0.53%) Fedora
14 50 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (0.29%) SUSE
17 28 (0.25%) Windows 7
18 17 (0.15%) AIX
19 16 (0.14%) FreeBSD
20 13 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2934 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2803 (24.98%) OO
3 2763 (24.62%) MVC
4 1787 (15.92%) E-Commerce
5 1650 (14.70%) OOP
6 1476 (13.15%) Web Development
7 1235 (11.00%) OO PHP
8 1094 (9.75%) TDD
9 942 (8.39%) Software Engineering
10 827 (7.37%) Scrum
11 701 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 645 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
13 522 (4.65%) DevOps
14 506 (4.51%) BDD
15 503 (4.48%) SEO
16 494 (4.40%) Mentoring
17 492 (4.38%) Web Design
18 463 (4.13%) Unit Testing
19 381 (3.39%) Project Management
20 333 (2.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6766 (60.29%) JavaScript
2 2495 (22.23%) SQL
3 2049 (18.26%) Java
4 1727 (15.39%) Python
5 1505 (13.41%) PHP5
6 1227 (10.93%) C#
7 1155 (10.29%) Perl
8 1022 (9.11%) Ruby
9 617 (5.50%) Bash Shell
10 565 (5.03%) C++
11 315 (2.81%) C
12 219 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 205 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 188 (1.68%) Objective-C
15 185 (1.65%) VB
16 172 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 169 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 83 (0.74%) VBA
19 82 (0.73%) Scala
20 80 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1391 (12.39%) Degree
2 146 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 94 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 93 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (0.52%) CCNA
6 49 (0.44%) CCNP
7 37 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (0.27%) ISEB
8 30 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 29 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (0.23%) RHCE
11 24 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.14%) CISSP
13 15 (0.13%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 13 (0.12%) RHCSA
15 12 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.11%) CCIP
15 12 (0.11%) Sun Certification
16 11 (0.098%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (3.73%) QA
2 65 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 55 (0.49%) SLA
4 23 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.12%) WAI
6 10 (0.089%) WCAG
7 6 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.027%) Section 508
10 2 (0.018%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.018%) HL7
11 1 (0.009%) GCP
System Software
1 244 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (1.54%) Varnish
3 127 (1.13%) vSphere
4 102 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 66 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 61 (0.54%) Docker
7 57 (0.51%) KVM
7 57 (0.51%) NFS
8 50 (0.45%) Postfix
9 48 (0.43%) Xen
10 41 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.31%) Firmware
12 31 (0.28%) Samba
13 29 (0.26%) VMware ESX
14 26 (0.23%) Squid
15 24 (0.21%) Sendmail
15 24 (0.21%) XenServer
16 23 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 17 (0.15%) VirtualBox
18 16 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 630 (5.61%) Puppet
2 454 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (2.16%) Nagios
4 131 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 85 (0.76%) ZABBIX
6 77 (0.69%) Cacti
7 75 (0.67%) Salt
8 71 (0.63%) Ansible
9 47 (0.42%) Capistrano
10 46 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 37 (0.33%) cPanel
12 33 (0.29%) Plesk
13 28 (0.25%) Graphite
14 27 (0.24%) Zenoss
15 24 (0.21%) logstash
16 23 (0.20%) Munin
16 23 (0.20%) NetBackup
17 15 (0.13%) Ganglia
17 15 (0.13%) yum
17 15 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1734 (15.45%) Zend
2 621 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 514 (4.58%) Oracle
4 495 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 479 (4.27%) Adobe
6 377 (3.36%) Facebook
7 376 (3.35%) VMware
8 291 (2.59%) Twitter
9 247 (2.20%) Google
10 191 (1.70%) Cisco
11 104 (0.93%) IBM
12 101 (0.90%) HP
13 87 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
14 75 (0.67%) Rackspace
15 74 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 65 (0.58%) Citrix
17 61 (0.54%) Business Objects
18 58 (0.52%) Apple
19 56 (0.50%) hybris
20 52 (0.46%) Percona
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Riding
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits , Healthcare , Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago