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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 46 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5355 6346 6513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.20% 5.66% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.02% 10.81% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4638 5503 5848
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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
53456 58722 54525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.88% 52.38% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46032 50506 47405
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -16 1943 £50,000 +11.11% 324
South East +3 1133 £37,500 +7.14% 193
Yorkshire +20 482 £36,000 +2.85% 95
North West 0 457 £34,000 +4.61% 114
South West -7 376 £35,000 +7.69% 73
East of England -8 369 £37,500 -6.25% 72
West Midlands +8 354 £32,500 +8.33% 51
East Midlands -2 198 £32,500 +8.33% 49
North East +20 63 £29,500 +18.00% 19
Midlands -11 4 £22,500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6695 (61.64%) HTML
2 6584 (60.62%) JavaScript
3 6006 (55.30%) CSS
4 5462 (50.29%) MySQL
5 3711 (34.17%) jQuery
6 3467 (31.92%) Linux
7 3291 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 2586 (23.81%) HTML5
9 2463 (22.68%) MVC
10 2443 (22.49%) Git (software)
11 2342 (21.56%) OO
12 2319 (21.35%) Java
13 2284 (21.03%) SQL
14 1890 (17.40%) Python
15 1801 (16.58%) LAMP
16 1763 (16.23%) CSS3
17 1693 (15.59%) Apache
18 1608 (14.81%) Zend
19 1560 (14.36%) E-Commerce
20 1548 (14.25%) .NET
21 1500 (13.81%) Symfony
22 1484 (13.66%) Web Development
23 1406 (12.95%) OOP
24 1324 (12.19%) Degree
25 1304 (12.01%) TDD
26 1301 (11.98%) Web Services
27 1276 (11.75%) XML
28 1234 (11.36%) C#
29 1143 (10.52%) Ajax
30 1113 (10.25%) Finance

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1693 (15.59%) Apache
2 1104 (10.16%) WordPress
3 1084 (9.98%) CMS
4 963 (8.87%) Drupal
5 833 (7.67%) Node.js
6 400 (3.68%) nginx
7 318 (2.93%) Tomcat
8 284 (2.61%) IIS
9 253 (2.33%) Joomla!
10 160 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 149 (1.37%) JBoss
12 147 (1.35%) Moodle
13 145 (1.34%) SharePoint
14 113 (1.04%) Apache Solr
15 81 (0.75%) OpenStack
16 74 (0.68%) WebSphere
17 68 (0.63%) concrete5
18 66 (0.61%) WebLogic
19 64 (0.59%) Confluence
20 47 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 545 (5.02%) Photoshop
2 261 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 166 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 139 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 77 (0.71%) MS Office
6 59 (0.54%) InDesign
7 57 (0.52%) Fireworks
8 33 (0.30%) SPSS
9 27 (0.25%) AutoCAD
10 21 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 20 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (0.18%) MS Project
12 18 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 10 (0.092%) FastStats
14 9 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.074%) MS Visio
16 6 (0.055%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
17 3 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 720 (6.63%) Magento
2 39 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
3 35 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.15%) Changepoint
6 15 (0.14%) Unica
7 10 (0.092%) Shopify
8 8 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.064%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.046%) Zen Cart
10 5 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.037%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.028%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.028%) SAP SRM
12 3 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.018%) Infor CRM
14 1 (0.009%) Dynamics GP
14 1 (0.009%) Primavera
14 1 (0.009%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 678 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (2.57%) SaaS
3 174 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 105 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 104 (0.96%) GitHub
6 88 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 77 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 72 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 59 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 58 (0.53%) PaaS
11 56 (0.52%) IaaS
12 49 (0.45%) Route 53
13 33 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.22%) Silverpop
15 24 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
16 21 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (0.16%) Google App Engine
18 16 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
19 15 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 462 (4.25%) Internet
2 389 (3.58%) DNS
3 349 (3.21%) HTTP
4 277 (2.55%) Firewall
5 253 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 139 (1.28%) VPN
7 124 (1.14%) Network Security
8 116 (1.07%) SSH
9 101 (0.93%) SSL
10 95 (0.87%) LDAP
11 92 (0.85%) Intranet
12 81 (0.75%) SMTP
13 80 (0.74%) DHCP
14 60 (0.55%) FTP
15 57 (0.52%) SAN
16 55 (0.51%) Wireless
17 54 (0.50%) LAN
18 53 (0.49%) WAN
18 53 (0.49%) IPsec
19 47 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5462 (50.29%) MySQL
2 1050 (9.67%) SQL Server
3 708 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 556 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 529 (4.87%) NoSQL
6 453 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 293 (2.70%) Redis
8 214 (1.97%) Big Data
9 201 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 155 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 128 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 99 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 96 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 79 (0.73%) Oracle Database
15 66 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 59 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (0.53%) HBase
18 53 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
19 52 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 51 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2443 (22.49%) Git (software)
2 970 (8.93%) Subversion
3 612 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 471 (4.34%) PHPUnit
5 395 (3.64%) Selenium
6 393 (3.62%) JIRA
7 246 (2.26%) Grunt
8 168 (1.55%) Behat
9 161 (1.48%) Maven
10 153 (1.41%) Visual Studio
11 150 (1.38%) WebDriver
12 122 (1.12%) Hudson
13 99 (0.91%) JUnit
14 92 (0.85%) Cucumber
15 90 (0.83%) Eclipse
16 84 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 83 (0.76%) JMeter
18 82 (0.75%) Xcode
18 82 (0.75%) gulp
19 79 (0.73%) Bower
General
1 1113 (10.25%) Finance
2 1091 (10.05%) Marketing
3 347 (3.19%) Retail
4 335 (3.08%) Games
5 236 (2.17%) Advertising
6 226 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 177 (1.63%) Publishing
8 159 (1.46%) Banking
9 102 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 83 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 74 (0.68%) Back Office
12 67 (0.62%) Law
13 60 (0.55%) Electronics
14 48 (0.44%) Legal
15 29 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.27%) Billing
16 24 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.21%) Automotive
18 18 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7815 (71.95%) Developer
2 3796 (34.95%) PHP Developer
3 1918 (17.66%) Web Developer
4 1201 (11.06%) Senior Developer
5 821 (7.56%) Front-End Developer
6 663 (6.10%) Senior PHP Developer
7 613 (5.64%) PHP Web Developer
8 551 (5.07%) Junior
9 486 (4.47%) Software Developer
10 475 (4.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 454 (4.18%) Junior Developer
12 395 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 336 (3.09%) Lead Developer
14 319 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
15 282 (2.60%) Analyst
16 279 (2.57%) Graduate
17 278 (2.56%) Administrator
18 258 (2.38%) Java Developer
19 233 (2.15%) Architect
20 232 (2.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6695 (61.64%) HTML
2 6006 (55.30%) CSS
3 3711 (34.17%) jQuery
4 2586 (23.81%) HTML5
5 1801 (16.58%) LAMP
6 1763 (16.23%) CSS3
7 1548 (14.25%) .NET
8 1500 (13.81%) Symfony
9 1301 (11.98%) Web Services
10 1276 (11.75%) XML
11 1143 (10.52%) Ajax
12 1092 (10.05%) AngularJS
13 908 (8.36%) Laravel
14 750 (6.91%) REST
15 677 (6.23%) JSON
16 665 (6.12%) Sass
17 635 (5.85%) ASP.NET
18 519 (4.78%) SOAP
19 505 (4.65%) Backbone.js
20 500 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 914 (8.42%) User Experience
2 664 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 613 (5.64%) Mobile App
4 434 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 293 (2.70%) Social Media
6 186 (1.71%) W3C
7 179 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 145 (1.34%) Mathematics
9 117 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 108 (0.99%) E-Learning
11 94 (0.87%) Graphic Design
12 90 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 83 (0.76%) Digital Media
13 83 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 77 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 72 (0.66%) Replication
16 70 (0.64%) iPad
17 69 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
18 68 (0.63%) Smartphone
19 66 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3467 (31.92%) Linux
2 903 (8.31%) Windows
3 633 (5.83%) UNIX
4 460 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 447 (4.12%) Android
6 362 (3.33%) CentOS
7 304 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 300 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 147 (1.35%) Debian
10 108 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 65 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 58 (0.53%) Solaris
15 35 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
16 34 (0.31%) CoreOS
17 31 (0.29%) AIX
18 28 (0.26%) Windows 7
19 24 (0.22%) Windows Phone
20 23 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3291 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2463 (22.68%) MVC
3 2342 (21.56%) OO
4 1560 (14.36%) E-Commerce
5 1484 (13.66%) Web Development
6 1406 (12.95%) OOP
7 1304 (12.01%) TDD
8 1069 (9.84%) Open Source
9 989 (9.11%) OO PHP
10 984 (9.06%) Scrum
11 968 (8.91%) Software Engineering
12 752 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
13 745 (6.86%) DevOps
14 626 (5.76%) BDD
15 610 (5.62%) Unit Testing
16 577 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
17 486 (4.47%) Project Management
18 470 (4.33%) SEO
19 447 (4.12%) Web Design
19 447 (4.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6584 (60.62%) JavaScript
2 2319 (21.35%) Java
3 2284 (21.03%) SQL
4 1890 (17.40%) Python
5 1234 (11.36%) C#
6 1108 (10.20%) Ruby
7 1069 (9.84%) Perl
8 905 (8.33%) PHP5
9 720 (6.63%) C++
10 673 (6.20%) Bash Shell
11 405 (3.73%) C
12 204 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 191 (1.76%) VB.NET
14 178 (1.64%) VB
15 161 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 139 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 120 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 105 (0.97%) Go
19 101 (0.93%) PL/SQL
20 98 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1324 (12.19%) Degree
2 72 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 68 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 40 (0.37%) CCNA
6 35 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 31 (0.29%) ISEB
7 31 (0.29%) CCNP
8 30 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 19 (0.17%) CCIE
10 17 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.15%) CISSP
12 13 (0.12%) PhD
13 11 (0.10%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.074%) PMP
15 8 (0.074%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.064%) RHCE
16 7 (0.064%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (4.42%) QA
2 58 (0.53%) SLA
3 32 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.22%) WCAG
6 13 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.11%) WAI
8 8 (0.074%) Section 508
9 5 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.018%) GCP
10 2 (0.018%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.018%) FISMA
10 2 (0.018%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.009%) HL7
System Software
1 239 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (1.66%) Varnish
3 123 (1.13%) Docker
4 89 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 62 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 61 (0.56%) KVM
7 58 (0.53%) vSphere
8 43 (0.40%) Samba
8 43 (0.40%) iptables
9 38 (0.35%) Xen
10 36 (0.33%) Apache Flume
11 34 (0.31%) Postfix
12 33 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 32 (0.29%) XenServer
14 27 (0.25%) NFS
14 27 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (0.19%) VMware ESX
16 20 (0.18%) Firmware
17 17 (0.16%) HDFS
18 11 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 729 (6.71%) Puppet
2 542 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 258 (2.38%) Nagios
4 174 (1.60%) Vagrant
5 168 (1.55%) Salt
6 163 (1.50%) Ansible
7 115 (1.06%) ZABBIX
8 73 (0.67%) Capistrano
9 49 (0.45%) Zenoss
10 45 (0.41%) cPanel
11 44 (0.41%) Graphite
11 44 (0.41%) Cacti
12 27 (0.25%) Plesk
13 25 (0.23%) Ganglia
14 24 (0.22%) Nessus
14 24 (0.22%) HAProxy
15 23 (0.21%) logstash
16 17 (0.16%) Kubernetes
17 13 (0.12%) Webmin
17 13 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1608 (14.81%) Zend
2 671 (6.18%) Oracle
3 575 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 432 (3.98%) Adobe
5 392 (3.61%) Red Hat
6 375 (3.45%) Google
7 324 (2.98%) VMware
8 233 (2.15%) Facebook
9 180 (1.66%) Cisco
10 154 (1.42%) Twitter
11 133 (1.22%) Rackspace
12 111 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 96 (0.88%) IBM
14 86 (0.79%) Apple
15 67 (0.62%) Splunk
16 63 (0.58%) hybris
17 61 (0.56%) Citrix
18 58 (0.53%) SAP
19 52 (0.48%) Perforce
20 51 (0.47%) SaltStack
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £43999 - £45999 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago