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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5369 6471 6151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.39% 5.90% 6.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.40% 11.13% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 5687 5486
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,150
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
51640 58159 54296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.82% 53.03% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 44325 49951 47183
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -11 1978 £50,000 +11.11% 325
South East +1 1135 £37,500 +7.14% 193
North West 0 432 £32,500 -4.41% 111
Yorkshire +23 425 £35,000 - 87
West Midlands +19 398 £31,000 +3.33% 55
East of England -16 389 £37,500 - 72
South West -7 382 £35,000 +7.69% 70
East Midlands -5 207 £33,045 +10.14% 33
North East +10 43 £29,500 +18.00% 16
Midlands -9 1 £22,500 -29.68% 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6773 (62.57%) HTML
2 6580 (60.79%) JavaScript
3 6055 (55.94%) CSS
4 5433 (50.19%) MySQL
5 3804 (35.14%) jQuery
6 3426 (31.65%) Linux
7 3107 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2727 (25.19%) HTML5
9 2476 (22.88%) MVC
10 2404 (22.21%) OO
11 2373 (21.92%) Git (software)
12 2288 (21.14%) SQL
13 2169 (20.04%) Java
14 1857 (17.16%) CSS3
15 1791 (16.55%) Python
16 1770 (16.35%) LAMP
17 1643 (15.18%) Apache
18 1584 (14.63%) E-Commerce
19 1575 (14.55%) .NET
20 1572 (14.52%) Zend
21 1501 (13.87%) Web Development
22 1488 (13.75%) Symfony
23 1426 (13.17%) OOP
24 1313 (12.13%) Web Services
25 1289 (11.91%) XML
26 1286 (11.88%) Degree
27 1256 (11.60%) TDD
28 1213 (11.21%) C#
29 1179 (10.89%) Ajax
30 1106 (10.22%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1643 (15.18%) Apache
2 1094 (10.11%) CMS
3 1089 (10.06%) WordPress
4 1003 (9.27%) Drupal
5 783 (7.23%) Node.js
6 400 (3.70%) nginx
7 322 (2.97%) Tomcat
8 287 (2.65%) IIS
9 256 (2.37%) Joomla!
10 151 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 149 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 146 (1.35%) JBoss
13 140 (1.29%) Moodle
14 123 (1.14%) Apache Solr
15 79 (0.73%) concrete5
16 78 (0.72%) OpenStack
17 66 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 63 (0.58%) Umbraco
19 59 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
19 59 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 580 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 233 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 199 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 149 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 80 (0.74%) InDesign
6 70 (0.65%) MS Office
7 63 (0.58%) Fireworks
8 29 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 26 (0.24%) SPSS
10 22 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 17 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 16 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 16 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (0.13%) MS Project
14 10 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (0.065%) Acrobat
16 6 (0.055%) FastStats
17 4 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
17 4 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
18 3 (0.028%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 763 (7.05%) Magento
2 46 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 31 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.12%) Changepoint
6 10 (0.092%) Unica
7 8 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.055%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.055%) Zen Cart
10 4 (0.037%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.037%) Shopify
10 4 (0.037%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.028%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.018%) Tridion
12 2 (0.018%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.018%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.009%) Epicor Vantage
13 1 (0.009%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 643 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 263 (2.43%) SaaS
3 165 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 97 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 95 (0.88%) GitHub
6 88 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 78 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 70 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 65 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 60 (0.55%) PaaS
11 46 (0.42%) IaaS
12 43 (0.40%) Route 53
13 34 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (0.30%) Silverpop
15 29 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (0.18%) Office 365
17 18 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
18 17 (0.16%) CloudFront
19 16 (0.15%) Google App Engine
19 16 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 472 (4.36%) Internet
2 388 (3.58%) DNS
3 355 (3.28%) HTTP
4 235 (2.17%) Firewall
5 214 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 136 (1.26%) VPN
7 112 (1.03%) SSH
8 98 (0.91%) SSL
9 95 (0.88%) LDAP
10 90 (0.83%) Intranet
10 90 (0.83%) Network Security
11 85 (0.79%) DHCP
12 68 (0.63%) Wireless
13 67 (0.62%) SMTP
14 66 (0.61%) SAN
15 61 (0.56%) WAN
16 59 (0.55%) IPsec
17 58 (0.54%) LAN
18 52 (0.48%) FTP
19 51 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5433 (50.19%) MySQL
2 1050 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 662 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 546 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 507 (4.68%) NoSQL
6 437 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 271 (2.50%) Redis
8 191 (1.76%) Big Data
9 182 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 139 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 114 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 90 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 89 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 72 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 71 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 52 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 51 (0.47%) MS Access
18 50 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 48 (0.44%) MariaDB
19 48 (0.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2373 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 1056 (9.76%) Subversion
3 579 (5.35%) Jenkins
4 443 (4.09%) PHPUnit
5 380 (3.51%) JIRA
6 365 (3.37%) Selenium
7 201 (1.86%) Grunt
8 183 (1.69%) Behat
9 169 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 150 (1.39%) Maven
11 136 (1.26%) WebDriver
12 123 (1.14%) Hudson
13 110 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 108 (1.00%) Xcode
15 97 (0.90%) JUnit
16 96 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
17 94 (0.87%) Mercurial
18 92 (0.85%) JMeter
19 86 (0.79%) Cucumber
20 81 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1099 (10.15%) Finance
2 1053 (9.73%) Marketing
3 328 (3.03%) Games
4 323 (2.98%) Retail
5 276 (2.55%) Advertising
6 218 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 164 (1.52%) Publishing
8 162 (1.50%) Banking
9 106 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 91 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 76 (0.70%) Back Office
12 67 (0.62%) Law
13 53 (0.49%) Electronics
14 45 (0.42%) Legal
15 29 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 24 (0.22%) Billing
19 22 (0.20%) Investment Banking
20 18 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7824 (72.28%) Developer
2 3806 (35.16%) PHP Developer
3 1917 (17.71%) Web Developer
4 1196 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 847 (7.83%) Front-End Developer
6 656 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
7 598 (5.52%) PHP Web Developer
8 560 (5.17%) Junior
9 503 (4.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 488 (4.51%) Software Developer
11 449 (4.15%) Junior Developer
12 390 (3.60%) Software Engineer
13 340 (3.14%) Lead Developer
14 314 (2.90%) Administrator
15 309 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
16 276 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
17 265 (2.45%) Architect
18 235 (2.17%) Graduate
19 234 (2.16%) Analyst
20 215 (1.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6773 (62.57%) HTML
2 6055 (55.94%) CSS
3 3804 (35.14%) jQuery
4 2727 (25.19%) HTML5
5 1857 (17.16%) CSS3
6 1770 (16.35%) LAMP
7 1575 (14.55%) .NET
8 1488 (13.75%) Symfony
9 1313 (12.13%) Web Services
10 1289 (11.91%) XML
11 1179 (10.89%) Ajax
12 1016 (9.39%) AngularJS
13 878 (8.11%) Laravel
14 761 (7.03%) REST
15 679 (6.27%) JSON
16 653 (6.03%) Sass
17 629 (5.81%) ASP.NET
18 534 (4.93%) XHTML
19 516 (4.77%) SOAP
20 502 (4.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1028 (9.50%) Open Source
2 925 (8.55%) User Experience
3 644 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 628 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 400 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 317 (2.93%) Social Media
7 208 (1.92%) W3C
8 132 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 122 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 111 (1.03%) Graphic Design
11 96 (0.89%) E-Learning
12 95 (0.88%) iPhone
13 87 (0.80%) Algorithms
14 86 (0.79%) Digital Media
15 81 (0.75%) iPad
16 77 (0.71%) Client/Server
16 77 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 71 (0.66%) Smartphone
17 71 (0.66%) Social Network
18 69 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3426 (31.65%) Linux
2 884 (8.17%) Windows
3 669 (6.18%) UNIX
4 452 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 449 (4.15%) Android
6 371 (3.43%) CentOS
7 344 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 309 (2.85%) Ubuntu
9 132 (1.22%) Debian
10 94 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 57 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (0.42%) Solaris
15 35 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
16 33 (0.30%) Fedora
17 27 (0.25%) AIX
18 24 (0.22%) CoreOS
19 21 (0.19%) Windows Phone
20 19 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3107 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2476 (22.88%) MVC
3 2404 (22.21%) OO
4 1584 (14.63%) E-Commerce
5 1501 (13.87%) Web Development
6 1426 (13.17%) OOP
7 1256 (11.60%) TDD
8 1076 (9.94%) OO PHP
9 929 (8.58%) Software Engineering
10 906 (8.37%) Scrum
11 722 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 712 (6.58%) DevOps
13 609 (5.63%) BDD
14 599 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 564 (5.21%) Unit Testing
16 487 (4.50%) Web Design
17 479 (4.43%) SEO
18 450 (4.16%) Project Management
19 445 (4.11%) Mentoring
20 367 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6580 (60.79%) JavaScript
2 2288 (21.14%) SQL
3 2169 (20.04%) Java
4 1791 (16.55%) Python
5 1213 (11.21%) C#
6 1106 (10.22%) Perl
7 1057 (9.77%) Ruby
8 932 (8.61%) PHP5
9 680 (6.28%) Bash Shell
10 657 (6.07%) C++
11 385 (3.56%) C
12 218 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 182 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 167 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 160 (1.48%) VB
16 148 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 126 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 101 (0.93%) Go
19 91 (0.84%) PL/SQL
20 84 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1286 (11.88%) Degree
2 83 (0.77%) Security Cleared
3 72 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 40 (0.37%) CCNA
6 34 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (0.30%) CCNP
8 29 (0.27%) ISEB
9 28 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.16%) CCIE
11 15 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.12%) CISSP
12 13 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.11%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.10%) PhD
14 11 (0.10%) RHCE
15 10 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.065%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 7 (0.065%) HND
17 6 (0.055%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (4.24%) QA
2 59 (0.55%) SLA
3 40 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.24%) WCAG
5 24 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.14%) WAI
8 13 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.083%) Section 508
10 2 (0.018%) GCP
10 2 (0.018%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.018%) HL7
10 2 (0.018%) FISMA
11 1 (0.009%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.009%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 225 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (1.78%) Varnish
3 100 (0.92%) Docker
4 80 (0.74%) vSphere
5 78 (0.72%) Active Directory
6 68 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 48 (0.44%) KVM
8 45 (0.42%) iptables
9 41 (0.38%) Xen
10 37 (0.34%) Samba
11 35 (0.32%) NFS
12 33 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (0.30%) Apache Flume
13 31 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 31 (0.29%) Firmware
14 27 (0.25%) Postfix
15 26 (0.24%) VMware ESX
16 22 (0.20%) XenServer
17 17 (0.16%) Squid
18 15 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 715 (6.61%) Puppet
2 542 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
3 240 (2.22%) Nagios
4 166 (1.53%) Vagrant
5 159 (1.47%) Ansible
6 149 (1.38%) Salt
7 107 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 67 (0.62%) Capistrano
9 50 (0.46%) Zenoss
10 45 (0.42%) Cacti
11 42 (0.39%) cPanel
12 34 (0.31%) Plesk
13 32 (0.30%) HAProxy
14 28 (0.26%) Graphite
14 28 (0.26%) logstash
15 20 (0.18%) Ganglia
16 18 (0.17%) Webmin
17 14 (0.13%) Opsview
17 14 (0.13%) Munin
18 13 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1572 (14.52%) Zend
2 650 (6.01%) Oracle
3 553 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 456 (4.21%) Adobe
5 415 (3.83%) Red Hat
6 342 (3.16%) Google
7 340 (3.14%) VMware
8 290 (2.68%) Facebook
9 206 (1.90%) Twitter
10 183 (1.69%) Cisco
11 120 (1.11%) Rackspace
12 119 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
13 93 (0.86%) Apple
14 86 (0.79%) IBM
15 64 (0.59%) HP
16 63 (0.58%) hybris
17 56 (0.52%) SAP
17 56 (0.52%) Splunk
18 51 (0.47%) Citrix
19 43 (0.40%) Business Objects
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Private Health, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Shares
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Shares!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Factor 3 Communications LTD
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays UK - University of Nottingham
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: A huge list - email us for more info
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: Big list of benefits *best we have seen*
Posted: 2 days ago