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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 48 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4839 5520 6231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.12% 5.56% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.74% 11.04% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4376 4750 5368
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 1933 £47,500 - 286
South East -3 998 £38,000 +1.33% 134
South West -10 422 £35,000 - 48
North West -2 404 £35,000 +2.94% 116
Yorkshire 0 376 £37,500 +7.14% 98
East of England -27 247 £37,500 +7.14% 34
West Midlands -18 242 £32,500 - 43
East Midlands 0 185 £32,500 -7.14% 71
North East +11 34 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Midlands +3 2 £35,000 -6.66%
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6068 (61.77%) JavaScript
2 5724 (58.27%) HTML
3 5360 (54.57%) CSS
4 4756 (48.42%) MySQL
5 3233 (32.91%) jQuery
6 3148 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 2942 (29.95%) Linux
8 2375 (24.18%) Git (software)
9 2329 (23.71%) HTML5
10 2200 (22.40%) OO
11 2199 (22.39%) LAMP
12 2167 (22.06%) Java
13 2088 (21.26%) MVC
14 1952 (19.87%) SQL
15 1782 (18.14%) Python
16 1700 (17.31%) CSS3
17 1640 (16.70%) OOP
18 1480 (15.07%) E-Commerce
19 1429 (14.55%) Symfony
20 1411 (14.36%) .NET
21 1409 (14.34%) Web Development
22 1408 (14.33%) Apache
23 1362 (13.87%) AngularJS
24 1312 (13.36%) TDD
25 1266 (12.89%) Web Services
26 1257 (12.80%) Front End Development
27 1233 (12.55%) C#
28 1199 (12.21%) Degree
29 1172 (11.93%) XML
30 1116 (11.36%) Software Engineering

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1408 (14.33%) Apache
2 1065 (10.84%) WordPress
3 963 (9.80%) Node.js
4 885 (9.01%) CMS
5 742 (7.55%) Drupal
6 350 (3.56%) nginx
7 311 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
8 263 (2.68%) IIS
9 217 (2.21%) Tomcat
10 174 (1.77%) SharePoint
11 134 (1.36%) Joomla!
12 112 (1.14%) Apache Solr
13 82 (0.83%) Apache Spark
14 79 (0.80%) Moodle
15 72 (0.73%) OpenStack
16 63 (0.64%) Confluence
17 61 (0.62%) JBoss
18 59 (0.60%) Umbraco
19 43 (0.44%) ColdFusion
20 35 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 429 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 209 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 118 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 74 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 53 (0.54%) MS Office
6 36 (0.37%) Fireworks
7 33 (0.34%) GIMP
8 23 (0.23%) InDesign
9 16 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 7 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.071%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.051%) MS Project
13 4 (0.041%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.041%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.031%) Windchill
15 2 (0.020%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 674 (6.86%) Magento
2 46 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 44 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
6 15 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 11 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 9 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.092%) Shopify
10 4 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.041%) AWD
10 4 (0.041%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.041%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.031%) ENOVIA
11 3 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.031%) SAP PLM
11 3 (0.031%) Teamcenter
11 3 (0.031%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 768 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (2.83%) GitHub
3 218 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 207 (2.11%) SaaS
5 119 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 95 (0.97%) Google Analytics
7 72 (0.73%) CloudFront
8 69 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 64 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 59 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
12 42 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
12 42 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 40 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 40 (0.41%) IaaS
14 32 (0.33%) AdWords
15 30 (0.31%) PaaS
16 23 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.20%) MailChimp
17 20 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 384 (3.91%) Internet
2 302 (3.07%) DNS
3 221 (2.25%) HTTP
4 200 (2.04%) Firewall
5 127 (1.29%) SSH
6 120 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 112 (1.14%) Intranet
8 94 (0.96%) Network Security
9 84 (0.86%) LDAP
10 69 (0.70%) FTP
10 69 (0.70%) LAN
11 68 (0.69%) VPN
12 60 (0.61%) SMTP
12 60 (0.61%) VLAN
13 59 (0.60%) WAN
14 58 (0.59%) BGP
15 56 (0.57%) SSL
16 55 (0.56%) SAN
16 55 (0.56%) VoIP
17 54 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4756 (48.42%) MySQL
2 874 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 555 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 548 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 480 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 401 (4.08%) Redis
7 377 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 213 (2.17%) Big Data
9 179 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 146 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 139 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 120 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 102 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 89 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 61 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (0.55%) SQLite
17 47 (0.48%) MariaDB
18 44 (0.45%) Oracle Database
19 43 (0.44%) CouchDB
20 42 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2375 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 872 (8.88%) Subversion
3 582 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 475 (4.84%) Selenium
5 438 (4.46%) PHPUnit
6 375 (3.82%) JIRA
7 341 (3.47%) Grunt
8 215 (2.19%) Visual Studio
9 187 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 173 (1.76%) gulp
11 150 (1.53%) Vagrant
12 122 (1.24%) Hudson
13 121 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 120 (1.22%) WebDriver
15 117 (1.19%) JUnit
16 111 (1.13%) Bower
17 104 (1.06%) Maven
18 99 (1.01%) Mercurial
19 85 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 84 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 929 (9.46%) Marketing
2 886 (9.02%) Finance
3 398 (4.05%) Games
4 355 (3.61%) Retail
5 325 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 269 (2.74%) Advertising
7 179 (1.82%) Banking
8 106 (1.08%) Legal
9 98 (1.00%) Publishing
10 92 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 88 (0.90%) Law
12 76 (0.77%) Electronics
13 54 (0.55%) Back Office
14 48 (0.49%) French Language
15 46 (0.47%) Multimedia
16 32 (0.33%) Billing
17 26 (0.26%) Arabic Language
18 24 (0.24%) Russian Language
19 23 (0.23%) Investment Banking
19 23 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7015 (71.41%) Developer
2 4145 (42.20%) PHP Developer
3 1675 (17.05%) Web Developer
4 1057 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 953 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 929 (9.46%) PHP Web Developer
7 893 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 791 (8.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 712 (7.25%) HTML CSS Developer
10 690 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
11 566 (5.76%) MySQL Developer
12 554 (5.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 481 (4.90%) Software Developer
14 452 (4.60%) Junior
15 410 (4.17%) Lead Developer
16 397 (4.04%) Software Engineer
17 390 (3.97%) Junior Developer
18 334 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
19 289 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
20 288 (2.93%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5724 (58.27%) HTML
2 5360 (54.57%) CSS
3 3233 (32.91%) jQuery
4 2329 (23.71%) HTML5
5 2199 (22.39%) LAMP
6 1700 (17.31%) CSS3
7 1429 (14.55%) Symfony
8 1411 (14.36%) .NET
9 1362 (13.87%) AngularJS
10 1266 (12.89%) Web Services
11 1172 (11.93%) XML
12 944 (9.61%) Ajax
13 818 (8.33%) Laravel
14 798 (8.12%) Sass
15 763 (7.77%) JSON
16 738 (7.51%) REST
17 575 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 565 (5.75%) SOAP
19 551 (5.61%) RESTful
20 536 (5.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 877 (8.93%) User Experience
2 793 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 539 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 388 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 170 (1.73%) Social Media
6 164 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 136 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 130 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 122 (1.24%) Fintech
10 115 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 111 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 95 (0.97%) Mathematics
13 92 (0.94%) Blog
14 90 (0.92%) e-Learning
15 89 (0.91%) iPhone
16 85 (0.87%) iPad
17 81 (0.82%) Visualisation
18 78 (0.79%) Online Games
19 64 (0.65%) W3C
20 60 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2942 (29.95%) Linux
2 808 (8.23%) Windows
3 521 (5.30%) Unix
4 485 (4.94%) Android
5 462 (4.70%) Apple iOS
6 330 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 310 (3.16%) CentOS
8 213 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 205 (2.09%) Debian
10 164 (1.67%) Windows Server
11 57 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (0.49%) Solaris
13 42 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 35 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 32 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 25 (0.25%) AIX
18 17 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
19 14 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3148 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2200 (22.40%) OO
3 2088 (21.26%) MVC
4 1640 (16.70%) OOP
5 1480 (15.07%) E-Commerce
6 1409 (14.34%) Web Development
7 1312 (13.36%) TDD
8 1257 (12.80%) Front End Development
9 1116 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 930 (9.47%) Scrum
11 842 (8.57%) OO PHP
12 770 (7.84%) Open Source
13 755 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 746 (7.59%) DevOps
15 546 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 543 (5.53%) BDD
17 525 (5.34%) Mentoring
18 502 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
19 439 (4.47%) Project Management
20 363 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6068 (61.77%) JavaScript
2 2167 (22.06%) Java
3 1952 (19.87%) SQL
4 1782 (18.14%) Python
5 1233 (12.55%) C#
6 1065 (10.84%) Ruby
7 780 (7.94%) Perl
8 544 (5.54%) C++
9 487 (4.96%) Bash Shell
10 422 (4.30%) PHP 5
11 324 (3.30%) C
12 176 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 162 (1.65%) Scala
14 151 (1.54%) Go
15 145 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 140 (1.43%) VB
17 130 (1.32%) PowerShell
18 120 (1.22%) Shell Script
19 109 (1.11%) T-SQL
20 78 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1199 (12.21%) Degree
2 99 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 51 (0.52%) CCNA
4 51 (0.52%) CCNP
5 47 (0.48%) ISEB
5 47 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 34 (0.35%) CREST Certified
8 24 (0.24%) CISSP
8 24 (0.24%) MCSD
9 23 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.22%) CCIE
11 21 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (0.20%) MCSE
12 20 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
12 20 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.18%) CHECK Team Leader
14 17 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (4.78%) QA
2 56 (0.57%) SDET
3 42 (0.43%) SLA
4 35 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.061%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.051%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.051%) WAI
9 2 (0.020%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.020%) HL7
10 1 (0.010%) DICOM
10 1 (0.010%) FISMA
System Software
1 221 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 198 (2.02%) Varnish
3 162 (1.65%) Docker
4 103 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 42 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.42%) Postfix
7 38 (0.39%) KVM
8 37 (0.38%) Squid
8 37 (0.38%) Xen
9 36 (0.37%) Firmware
10 32 (0.33%) vSphere
11 26 (0.26%) VirtualBox
12 25 (0.25%) NFS
13 22 (0.22%) Sendmail
13 22 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (0.20%) VMware ESX
15 17 (0.17%) XenServer
16 16 (0.16%) vCloud
17 14 (0.14%) Apache Flume
18 13 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 588 (5.99%) Puppet
2 392 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
3 240 (2.44%) Ansible
4 214 (2.18%) Nagios
5 90 (0.92%) Salt
6 84 (0.86%) ZABBIX
7 37 (0.38%) CFEngine
8 33 (0.34%) Zenoss
9 31 (0.32%) Plesk
10 29 (0.30%) logstash
11 28 (0.29%) Cacti
12 26 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
13 24 (0.24%) cPanel
13 24 (0.24%) Graphite
14 22 (0.22%) Opsview
15 20 (0.20%) Capistrano
16 17 (0.17%) HAProxy
16 17 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 15 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 14 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1109 (11.29%) Zend
2 516 (5.25%) Microsoft
3 428 (4.36%) Google
4 393 (4.00%) Oracle
5 389 (3.96%) Adobe
6 342 (3.48%) VMware
7 337 (3.43%) Red Hat
8 214 (2.18%) Twitter
9 165 (1.68%) Facebook
10 115 (1.17%) Cisco
11 85 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 79 (0.80%) IBM
13 73 (0.74%) Citrix
14 71 (0.72%) New Relic
15 67 (0.68%) Splunk
16 59 (0.60%) HP
17 58 (0.59%) SAP
18 55 (0.56%) Yahoo!
19 54 (0.55%) SaltStack
20 53 (0.54%) hybris
Congleton, Cheshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: bonus + share option
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Monarch Digital
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £320000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago