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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5157 6302 6539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.04% 5.76% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.75% 11.10% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5368 5893
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 £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
52907 56759 53757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.70% 51.86% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45515 48613 46508
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -21 1848 £50,000 +11.11% 312
South East -2 1074 £40,000 +14.28% 143
Yorkshire +11 526 £37,500 +15.38% 112
North West +4 491 £35,000 +7.69% 119
South West -4 363 £35,000 - 69
East of England -15 324 £40,000 - 46
West Midlands -6 314 £31,000 +3.33% 37
East Midlands -8 185 £32,750 +9.16% 69
North East 0 53 £29,500 +7.27% 16
Midlands -18 5 £22,500 - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 6562 (61.45%) HTML
2 6494 (60.82%) JavaScript
3 5924 (55.48%) CSS
4 5384 (50.42%) MySQL
5 3628 (33.98%) jQuery
6 3414 (31.97%) Linux
7 3220 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 2495 (23.37%) HTML5
9 2414 (22.61%) Git (software)
10 2388 (22.36%) MVC
11 2296 (21.50%) Java
12 2271 (21.27%) SQL
13 2240 (20.98%) OO
14 1885 (17.65%) Python
15 1773 (16.60%) LAMP
16 1707 (15.99%) CSS3
17 1666 (15.60%) Apache
18 1520 (14.23%) Zend
19 1513 (14.17%) E-Commerce
20 1475 (13.81%) .NET
21 1462 (13.69%) Symfony
22 1442 (13.50%) Web Development
23 1368 (12.81%) OOP
24 1329 (12.45%) Degree
25 1298 (12.16%) TDD
26 1244 (11.65%) Web Services
27 1230 (11.52%) XML
28 1207 (11.30%) C#
29 1108 (10.38%) Ajax
30 1106 (10.36%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1666 (15.60%) Apache
2 1105 (10.35%) WordPress
3 1046 (9.80%) CMS
4 897 (8.40%) Drupal
5 853 (7.99%) Node.js
6 386 (3.61%) nginx
7 284 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 246 (2.30%) IIS
9 243 (2.28%) Joomla!
10 179 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
11 138 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 137 (1.28%) Moodle
13 132 (1.24%) JBoss
14 115 (1.08%) Apache Solr
15 88 (0.82%) OpenStack
16 82 (0.77%) WebSphere
17 75 (0.70%) Confluence
18 66 (0.62%) WebLogic
19 50 (0.47%) concrete5
20 45 (0.42%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 496 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 248 (2.32%) MS Excel
3 142 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 133 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 67 (0.63%) MS Office
6 49 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 36 (0.34%) SPSS
8 35 (0.33%) InDesign
9 24 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 21 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (0.19%) MS Project
12 18 (0.17%) InfoPath
12 18 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
13 9 (0.084%) FastStats
14 8 (0.075%) MS Visio
15 6 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
16 5 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
17 4 (0.037%) Acrobat
18 3 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
19 2 (0.019%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 679 (6.36%) Magento
2 36 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
4 20 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.13%) Unica
6 12 (0.11%) Shopify
7 11 (0.10%) Changepoint
8 6 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.037%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.037%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.028%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (0.028%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.028%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.019%) RMDS
12 2 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.009%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.009%) GoldMine
13 1 (0.009%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 694 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 297 (2.78%) SaaS
3 156 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
4 108 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 98 (0.92%) GitHub
6 88 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 87 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 71 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 64 (0.60%) IaaS
10 57 (0.53%) PaaS
11 49 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 47 (0.44%) Route 53
13 30 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
15 25 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
17 22 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
18 20 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
19 19 (0.18%) Google App Engine
20 16 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 456 (4.27%) Internet
2 368 (3.45%) DNS
3 323 (3.02%) HTTP
4 287 (2.69%) Firewall
5 250 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 146 (1.37%) VPN
7 123 (1.15%) Network Security
8 114 (1.07%) SSH
9 101 (0.95%) LDAP
10 95 (0.89%) SSL
11 87 (0.81%) Intranet
12 78 (0.73%) SMTP
13 65 (0.61%) DHCP
14 57 (0.53%) IPsec
15 56 (0.52%) Wireless
15 56 (0.52%) FTP
16 54 (0.51%) SAN
17 52 (0.49%) LAN
18 51 (0.48%) WAN
19 50 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5384 (50.42%) MySQL
2 981 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 702 (6.57%) MongoDB
4 564 (5.28%) Relational Database
5 527 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 455 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 298 (2.79%) Redis
8 210 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 206 (1.93%) Big Data
10 155 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 147 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 88 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 85 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 83 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 70 (0.66%) HBase
16 52 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 51 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 51 (0.48%) Apache Hive
18 49 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2414 (22.61%) Git (software)
2 905 (8.48%) Subversion
3 596 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 457 (4.28%) PHPUnit
5 392 (3.67%) Selenium
6 375 (3.51%) JIRA
7 277 (2.59%) Grunt
8 162 (1.52%) Maven
9 150 (1.40%) Behat
10 145 (1.36%) Visual Studio
11 143 (1.34%) WebDriver
12 111 (1.04%) Hudson
13 107 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 100 (0.94%) gulp
15 98 (0.92%) Bower
16 97 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 89 (0.83%) JUnit
18 86 (0.81%) Eclipse
19 75 (0.70%) Xcode
20 71 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 1085 (10.16%) Marketing
2 1077 (10.09%) Finance
3 372 (3.48%) Retail
4 366 (3.43%) Games
5 259 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 210 (1.97%) Advertising
7 175 (1.64%) Publishing
8 165 (1.55%) Banking
9 105 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 68 (0.64%) Law
11 67 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 65 (0.61%) Back Office
13 64 (0.60%) Electronics
14 46 (0.43%) Legal
15 34 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.31%) Billing
17 26 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.24%) Automotive
18 23 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 21 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 7705 (72.16%) Developer
2 3780 (35.40%) PHP Developer
3 1899 (17.78%) Web Developer
4 1153 (10.80%) Senior Developer
5 770 (7.21%) Front-End Developer
6 651 (6.10%) Senior PHP Developer
7 631 (5.91%) PHP Web Developer
8 542 (5.08%) Junior
9 464 (4.35%) Junior Developer
9 464 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 452 (4.23%) Software Developer
11 393 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 308 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 303 (2.84%) Lead Developer
14 292 (2.73%) Analyst
15 291 (2.73%) Graduate
16 252 (2.36%) Java Developer
17 245 (2.29%) Administrator
18 234 (2.19%) Architect
19 221 (2.07%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6562 (61.45%) HTML
2 5924 (55.48%) CSS
3 3628 (33.98%) jQuery
4 2495 (23.37%) HTML5
5 1773 (16.60%) LAMP
6 1707 (15.99%) CSS3
7 1475 (13.81%) .NET
8 1462 (13.69%) Symfony
9 1244 (11.65%) Web Services
10 1230 (11.52%) XML
11 1108 (10.38%) Ajax
12 1096 (10.26%) AngularJS
13 924 (8.65%) Laravel
14 762 (7.14%) REST
15 691 (6.47%) JSON
16 659 (6.17%) Sass
17 619 (5.80%) ASP.NET
18 526 (4.93%) SOAP
19 510 (4.78%) Backbone.js
20 505 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 869 (8.14%) User Experience
2 691 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 588 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 446 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 262 (2.45%) Social Media
6 190 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 163 (1.53%) W3C
8 148 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 132 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 104 (0.97%) E-Learning
11 87 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 85 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 85 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 81 (0.76%) Replication
14 80 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 75 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 74 (0.69%) Graphic Design
17 69 (0.65%) iPad
18 63 (0.59%) Smartphone
19 62 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3414 (31.97%) Linux
2 873 (8.18%) Windows
3 603 (5.65%) UNIX
4 450 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 434 (4.06%) Android
6 363 (3.40%) CentOS
7 287 (2.69%) Ubuntu
8 281 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 158 (1.48%) Debian
10 89 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 71 (0.66%) Solaris
13 63 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 52 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (0.38%) CoreOS
16 35 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
16 35 (0.33%) AIX
17 31 (0.29%) Windows 7
18 28 (0.26%) Windows XP
19 23 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3220 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2388 (22.36%) MVC
3 2240 (20.98%) OO
4 1513 (14.17%) E-Commerce
5 1442 (13.50%) Web Development
6 1368 (12.81%) OOP
7 1298 (12.16%) TDD
8 1048 (9.81%) Open Source
9 996 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 966 (9.05%) Scrum
11 906 (8.48%) OO PHP
12 732 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
13 726 (6.80%) DevOps
14 633 (5.93%) BDD
15 605 (5.67%) Unit Testing
16 543 (5.09%) Responsive Web Design
17 491 (4.60%) Project Management
18 433 (4.06%) SEO
19 426 (3.99%) Mentoring
20 414 (3.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6494 (60.82%) JavaScript
2 2296 (21.50%) Java
3 2271 (21.27%) SQL
4 1885 (17.65%) Python
5 1207 (11.30%) C#
6 1106 (10.36%) Ruby
7 1032 (9.66%) Perl
8 913 (8.55%) PHP5
9 722 (6.76%) C++
10 664 (6.22%) Bash Shell
11 402 (3.76%) C
12 218 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 172 (1.61%) VB
13 172 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 153 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 123 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 120 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 115 (1.08%) Scala
18 113 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 109 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 1329 (12.45%) Degree
2 71 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 44 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 38 (0.36%) CCNA
5 38 (0.36%) CCNP
6 30 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 30 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 29 (0.27%) ISEB
8 18 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.17%) CCIE
9 14 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.12%) CISSP
11 12 (0.11%) PhD
12 11 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.084%) Sun Certification
14 9 (0.084%) PMP
15 8 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 494 (4.63%) QA
2 50 (0.47%) SLA
3 36 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 27 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.20%) WCAG
7 12 (0.11%) WAI
8 11 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.056%) Section 508
10 3 (0.028%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.019%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.009%) GCP
System Software
1 253 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (1.64%) Varnish
3 129 (1.21%) Docker
4 93 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 71 (0.66%) KVM
6 54 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 49 (0.46%) vSphere
8 46 (0.43%) iptables
9 44 (0.41%) Samba
10 42 (0.39%) VirtualBox
11 41 (0.38%) Xen
12 38 (0.36%) XenServer
12 38 (0.36%) Apache Flume
13 36 (0.34%) Postfix
14 27 (0.25%) HDFS
15 26 (0.24%) NFS
16 21 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (0.18%) Firmware
18 17 (0.16%) VMware ESX
19 10 (0.094%) Squid
Systems Management
1 710 (6.65%) Puppet
2 527 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
3 254 (2.38%) Nagios
4 183 (1.71%) Vagrant
5 177 (1.66%) Ansible
6 163 (1.53%) Salt
7 135 (1.26%) ZABBIX
8 68 (0.64%) Capistrano
9 50 (0.47%) Graphite
10 46 (0.43%) cPanel
11 45 (0.42%) Zenoss
12 42 (0.39%) Cacti
13 32 (0.30%) Nessus
14 28 (0.26%) Kubernetes
15 26 (0.24%) HAProxy
16 21 (0.20%) logstash
17 20 (0.19%) Ganglia
18 18 (0.17%) Plesk
19 15 (0.14%) Cobbler
20 13 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1520 (14.23%) Zend
2 701 (6.56%) Oracle
3 539 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 389 (3.64%) Adobe
5 383 (3.59%) Google
6 375 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 329 (3.08%) VMware
8 200 (1.87%) Facebook
9 180 (1.69%) Cisco
10 139 (1.30%) Twitter
11 134 (1.25%) Rackspace
12 115 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 93 (0.87%) IBM
14 89 (0.83%) Apple
15 84 (0.79%) Splunk
16 70 (0.66%) hybris
17 68 (0.64%) Citrix
18 65 (0.61%) SaltStack
19 58 (0.54%) SAP
20 55 (0.52%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Engage PSG
Salary: Shares and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: Highly competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
HW Search & Selection
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: Highly competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AspireCom
Salary: £50-55k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Parity Professionals
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Great Benefits & Bonus!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hexham, Northumberland
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 Days’ Holiday & Ski Trip!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago