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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5525 6610 6054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.37% 5.94% 5.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.42% 11.21% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4802 5735 5395
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
53040 58961 55443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.51% 52.95% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45450 50219 48178
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.89%
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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 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 4 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 -13 2027 £50,000 +11.11% 313
South East -1 1144 £37,500 +7.14% 179
North West +3 456 £32,500 - 109
Yorkshire +21 438 £35,000 - 86
South West -5 417 £35,000 +7.69% 64
West Midlands +20 416 £31,000 -4.61% 55
East of England -17 396 £38,500 +2.66% 70
East Midlands -9 206 £33,000 +10.00% 52
North East +2 38 £29,500 +22.91% 16
Midlands +1 2 £37,500 +17.18%
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 6971 (63.22%) HTML
2 6741 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 6250 (56.68%) CSS
4 5569 (50.51%) MySQL
5 3930 (35.64%) jQuery
6 3471 (31.48%) Linux
7 3016 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2813 (25.51%) HTML5
9 2592 (23.51%) MVC
10 2519 (22.85%) OO
11 2409 (21.85%) SQL
12 2399 (21.76%) Git (software)
13 2172 (19.70%) Java
14 1924 (17.45%) CSS3
15 1835 (16.64%) LAMP
16 1809 (16.41%) Python
17 1679 (15.23%) Apache
18 1622 (14.71%) E-Commerce
19 1618 (14.67%) .NET
20 1609 (14.59%) Zend
21 1533 (13.90%) Web Development
22 1508 (13.68%) Symfony
23 1497 (13.58%) OOP
24 1350 (12.24%) XML
25 1342 (12.17%) Web Services
26 1331 (12.07%) Degree
27 1258 (11.41%) Ajax
28 1212 (10.99%) C#
29 1190 (10.79%) TDD
30 1149 (10.42%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 1679 (15.23%) Apache
2 1149 (10.42%) WordPress
3 1131 (10.26%) CMS
4 1045 (9.48%) Drupal
5 761 (6.90%) Node.js
6 434 (3.94%) nginx
7 332 (3.01%) Tomcat
8 297 (2.69%) IIS
9 253 (2.29%) Joomla!
10 156 (1.41%) JBoss
11 152 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 140 (1.27%) Moodle
12 140 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
13 127 (1.15%) Apache Solr
14 88 (0.80%) concrete5
15 82 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 67 (0.61%) Confluence
16 67 (0.61%) OpenStack
17 66 (0.60%) WebSphere
18 65 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 608 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 241 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 223 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 153 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 80 (0.73%) InDesign
6 74 (0.67%) MS Office
7 71 (0.64%) Fireworks
8 27 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 22 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 21 (0.19%) SPSS
11 20 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
12 16 (0.15%) MS Project
13 14 (0.13%) InfoPath
14 9 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
15 7 (0.063%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
17 4 (0.036%) FastStats
17 4 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
18 3 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 783 (7.10%) Magento
2 44 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 31 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.100%) Changepoint
6 10 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.073%) Zen Cart
9 7 (0.063%) Unica
9 7 (0.063%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.045%) Shopify
11 4 (0.036%) Workday HCM
11 4 (0.036%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.036%) Tridion
11 4 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.027%) SAP SRM
12 3 (0.027%) Agresso
13 2 (0.018%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.018%) Infor CRM
14 1 (0.009%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 640 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (2.32%) SaaS
3 157 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 101 (0.92%) GitHub
5 92 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 86 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 84 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 76 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 62 (0.56%) PaaS
10 60 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 42 (0.38%) IaaS
12 41 (0.37%) Route 53
13 34 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (0.30%) Silverpop
15 30 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 27 (0.24%) Office 365
17 17 (0.15%) MailChimp
18 16 (0.15%) CloudFront
19 15 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
19 15 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 489 (4.43%) Internet
2 393 (3.56%) DNS
3 345 (3.13%) HTTP
4 232 (2.10%) Firewall
5 217 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 129 (1.17%) VPN
7 115 (1.04%) SSH
8 96 (0.87%) SSL
9 92 (0.83%) DHCP
10 90 (0.82%) Intranet
11 89 (0.81%) LDAP
12 82 (0.74%) SAN
13 78 (0.71%) Network Security
14 71 (0.64%) Wireless
15 65 (0.59%) WAN
16 60 (0.54%) SMTP
16 60 (0.54%) LAN
17 58 (0.53%) FTP
18 56 (0.51%) IPsec
19 52 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5569 (50.51%) MySQL
2 1062 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 627 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 548 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 489 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 452 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 259 (2.35%) Redis
8 185 (1.68%) Big Data
9 166 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 156 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 106 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 85 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 75 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
14 68 (0.62%) Oracle Database
15 55 (0.50%) MS Access
15 55 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (0.47%) MariaDB
17 50 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 48 (0.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2399 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 1120 (10.16%) Subversion
3 574 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 425 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 390 (3.54%) JIRA
6 344 (3.12%) Selenium
7 190 (1.72%) Behat
8 186 (1.69%) Grunt
9 181 (1.64%) Visual Studio
10 160 (1.45%) Maven
11 140 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 122 (1.11%) Hudson
13 119 (1.08%) Eclipse
14 113 (1.02%) Xcode
15 99 (0.90%) JMeter
16 96 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 96 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
17 93 (0.84%) JUnit
18 89 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
19 77 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 1105 (10.02%) Marketing
2 1081 (9.80%) Finance
3 345 (3.13%) Retail
4 314 (2.85%) Advertising
5 310 (2.81%) Games
6 219 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 159 (1.44%) Banking
8 158 (1.43%) Publishing
9 116 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 92 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 74 (0.67%) Back Office
12 70 (0.63%) Law
13 50 (0.45%) Electronics
14 45 (0.41%) Legal
15 29 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.23%) Investment Banking
19 20 (0.18%) Automotive
20 19 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8002 (72.57%) Developer
2 3903 (35.40%) PHP Developer
3 2000 (18.14%) Web Developer
4 1215 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 867 (7.86%) Front-End Developer
6 675 (6.12%) Senior PHP Developer
7 632 (5.73%) PHP Web Developer
8 576 (5.22%) Junior
9 509 (4.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 490 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 465 (4.22%) Junior Developer
12 373 (3.38%) Software Engineer
13 339 (3.07%) Administrator
14 326 (2.96%) Lead Developer
15 304 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
16 287 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
17 259 (2.35%) Architect
18 239 (2.17%) Graduate
19 236 (2.14%) Analyst
20 230 (2.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6971 (63.22%) HTML
2 6250 (56.68%) CSS
3 3930 (35.64%) jQuery
4 2813 (25.51%) HTML5
5 1924 (17.45%) CSS3
6 1835 (16.64%) LAMP
7 1618 (14.67%) .NET
8 1508 (13.68%) Symfony
9 1350 (12.24%) XML
10 1342 (12.17%) Web Services
11 1258 (11.41%) Ajax
12 990 (8.98%) AngularJS
13 845 (7.66%) Laravel
14 780 (7.07%) REST
15 712 (6.46%) JSON
16 655 (5.94%) ASP.NET
17 641 (5.81%) Sass
18 600 (5.44%) XHTML
19 540 (4.90%) SOAP
20 508 (4.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1019 (9.24%) Open Source
2 952 (8.63%) User Experience
3 666 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 641 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 396 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 310 (2.81%) Social Media
7 216 (1.96%) W3C
8 130 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 121 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 119 (1.08%) Graphic Design
11 99 (0.90%) iPhone
12 96 (0.87%) E-Learning
13 92 (0.83%) Digital Media
14 87 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 79 (0.72%) Social Network
15 79 (0.72%) iPad
16 77 (0.70%) Replication
16 77 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 75 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
18 69 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3471 (31.48%) Linux
2 916 (8.31%) Windows
3 711 (6.45%) UNIX
4 464 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 455 (4.13%) Android
6 385 (3.49%) CentOS
7 379 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 305 (2.77%) Ubuntu
9 136 (1.23%) Debian
10 107 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 62 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (0.42%) Solaris
15 41 (0.37%) Fedora
16 33 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 25 (0.23%) AIX
18 22 (0.20%) Windows Phone
19 21 (0.19%) Windows 7
19 21 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3016 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2592 (23.51%) MVC
3 2519 (22.85%) OO
4 1622 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 1533 (13.90%) Web Development
6 1497 (13.58%) OOP
7 1190 (10.79%) TDD
8 1138 (10.32%) OO PHP
9 905 (8.21%) Software Engineering
10 868 (7.87%) Scrum
11 707 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
12 680 (6.17%) DevOps
13 609 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 572 (5.19%) BDD
15 535 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 510 (4.63%) Web Design
17 496 (4.50%) SEO
18 470 (4.26%) Mentoring
19 446 (4.04%) Project Management
20 372 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6741 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 2409 (21.85%) SQL
3 2172 (19.70%) Java
4 1809 (16.41%) Python
5 1212 (10.99%) C#
6 1142 (10.36%) Perl
7 1069 (9.70%) Ruby
8 1015 (9.21%) PHP5
9 686 (6.22%) Bash Shell
10 645 (5.85%) C++
11 357 (3.24%) C
12 235 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 198 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 169 (1.53%) Objective-C
15 165 (1.50%) VB
16 154 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 135 (1.22%) T-SQL
18 104 (0.94%) Go
19 85 (0.77%) VBScript
19 85 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1331 (12.07%) Degree
2 86 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 75 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.37%) CCNA
6 32 (0.29%) CCNP
6 32 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (0.26%) ISEB
8 28 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.15%) CCIE
10 15 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.13%) CISSP
12 12 (0.11%) RHCE
13 10 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.091%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.091%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 10 (0.091%) PhD
14 7 (0.063%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.054%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 464 (4.21%) QA
2 61 (0.55%) SLA
3 52 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.20%) WCAG
6 21 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.14%) WAI
8 13 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.082%) Section 508
10 2 (0.018%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.018%) FISMA
10 2 (0.018%) GCP
10 2 (0.018%) HL7
11 1 (0.009%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 242 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (1.77%) Varnish
3 93 (0.84%) vSphere
4 89 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 88 (0.80%) Docker
6 67 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 50 (0.45%) KVM
8 46 (0.42%) iptables
9 43 (0.39%) Xen
10 39 (0.35%) NFS
11 35 (0.32%) Samba
12 34 (0.31%) Firmware
13 31 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 28 (0.25%) Apache Flume
15 27 (0.24%) VMware ESX
15 27 (0.24%) VirtualBox
16 24 (0.22%) Postfix
17 22 (0.20%) Squid
18 18 (0.16%) XenServer
19 15 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 686 (6.22%) Puppet
2 525 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (2.19%) Nagios
4 159 (1.44%) Vagrant
5 146 (1.32%) Ansible
6 139 (1.26%) Salt
7 99 (0.90%) ZABBIX
8 68 (0.62%) Capistrano
9 51 (0.46%) Cacti
10 49 (0.44%) Zenoss
11 40 (0.36%) HAProxy
11 40 (0.36%) cPanel
12 31 (0.28%) Plesk
13 29 (0.26%) logstash
14 28 (0.25%) Graphite
15 20 (0.18%) Webmin
16 19 (0.17%) Opsview
17 18 (0.16%) Munin
18 15 (0.14%) Ganglia
19 14 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1609 (14.59%) Zend
2 648 (5.88%) Oracle
3 582 (5.28%) Microsoft
4 476 (4.32%) Adobe
5 446 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 364 (3.30%) VMware
7 335 (3.04%) Google
7 335 (3.04%) Facebook
8 236 (2.14%) Twitter
9 190 (1.72%) Cisco
10 120 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 118 (1.07%) Rackspace
12 90 (0.82%) IBM
13 87 (0.79%) HP
14 86 (0.78%) Apple
15 62 (0.56%) hybris
16 54 (0.49%) SAP
16 54 (0.49%) Citrix
17 53 (0.48%) Splunk
18 48 (0.44%) Business Objects
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £30000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago