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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 44 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5701 6219 5983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.34% 6.18% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.60% 11.51% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 5560 5486
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
53789 54043 57458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.74% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45850 46973 50687
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -2 2281 £47,500 +5.55% 287
South East -13 1152 £35,000 - 183
North West -5 520 £32,500 - 103
Yorkshire -17 410 £35,000 +11.11% 83
West Midlands +3 357 £32,500 - 42
South West -11 346 £30,250 -6.92% 94
East Midlands +17 297 £32,500 +8.33% 50
East of England -21 295 £32,500 -7.14% 59
North East +6 59 £30,000 +27.65% 32
Midlands +6 2 £33,250 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 6983 (58.29%) JavaScript
2 6973 (58.21%) HTML
3 6611 (55.18%) CSS
4 6377 (53.23%) MySQL
5 4295 (35.85%) jQuery
6 3868 (32.29%) Linux
7 3249 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 2803 (23.40%) OO
9 2734 (22.82%) MVC
10 2688 (22.44%) HTML5
11 2671 (22.30%) SQL
12 2463 (20.56%) Java
13 2369 (19.77%) Git (software)
14 2271 (18.96%) LAMP
15 2019 (16.85%) Apache
16 1967 (16.42%) E-Commerce
17 1899 (15.85%) Zend
18 1871 (15.62%) CSS3
19 1865 (15.57%) Python
20 1737 (14.50%) PHP5
21 1640 (13.69%) OOP
22 1631 (13.61%) Web Development
23 1576 (13.16%) Subversion
24 1562 (13.04%) Degree
25 1525 (12.73%) .NET
26 1514 (12.64%) XML
27 1470 (12.27%) Web Services
28 1465 (12.23%) Symfony
29 1445 (12.06%) Ajax
30 1299 (10.84%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2019 (16.85%) Apache
2 1299 (10.84%) WordPress
3 1247 (10.41%) CMS
4 1241 (10.36%) Drupal
5 582 (4.86%) Node.js
6 404 (3.37%) nginx
7 388 (3.24%) Tomcat
8 355 (2.96%) IIS
9 262 (2.19%) Joomla!
10 182 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 143 (1.19%) Apache Solr
12 139 (1.16%) JBoss
13 122 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 105 (0.88%) Umbraco
15 85 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 81 (0.68%) ColdFusion
16 81 (0.68%) Moodle
17 74 (0.62%) WebSphere
18 59 (0.49%) Confluence
19 49 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 629 (5.25%) Photoshop
2 422 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 255 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 111 (0.93%) MS Office
5 95 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 65 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 64 (0.53%) Fireworks
8 30 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
9 27 (0.23%) InDesign
10 19 (0.16%) MS Project
10 19 (0.16%) SPSS
11 14 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.075%) Mingle
13 7 (0.058%) FastStats
13 7 (0.058%) GIMP
14 6 (0.050%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.042%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.042%) Edge Animate
16 4 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 907 (7.57%) Magento
2 110 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 43 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 36 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 32 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 26 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 22 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 20 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 15 (0.13%) Shopify
9 15 (0.13%) Tridion
10 11 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.083%) Sage 200
12 6 (0.050%) Sage 50
12 6 (0.050%) SiteCatalyst
12 6 (0.050%) Optimost
12 6 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.033%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.033%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 495 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 359 (3.00%) SaaS
3 134 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 129 (1.08%) GitHub
5 102 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 83 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (0.62%) PaaS
8 44 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 29 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 25 (0.21%) Office 365
12 23 (0.19%) Route 53
13 22 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (0.18%) IaaS
14 19 (0.16%) Basecamp
15 16 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
16 11 (0.092%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.092%) Heroku
17 10 (0.083%) Joyent
18 9 (0.075%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 529 (4.42%) Internet
2 409 (3.41%) DNS
3 357 (2.98%) HTTP
4 302 (2.52%) Firewall
5 253 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 183 (1.53%) Intranet
7 150 (1.25%) SSH
8 140 (1.17%) VPN
9 136 (1.14%) LDAP
10 122 (1.02%) SSL
11 93 (0.78%) VoIP
12 86 (0.72%) DHCP
13 85 (0.71%) FTP
14 79 (0.66%) SMTP
15 72 (0.60%) SAN
16 68 (0.57%) WAN
17 66 (0.55%) Wireless
18 62 (0.52%) Network Security
19 59 (0.49%) VLAN
20 56 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6377 (53.23%) MySQL
2 1180 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 652 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 531 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 505 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 430 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
7 236 (1.97%) Big Data
8 215 (1.79%) Redis
9 184 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 135 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 105 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 104 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 98 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 83 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 83 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 82 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
16 69 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
17 61 (0.51%) Oracle Database
18 58 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2369 (19.77%) Git (software)
2 1576 (13.16%) Subversion
3 601 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 407 (3.40%) PHPUnit
5 397 (3.31%) Selenium
6 380 (3.17%) JIRA
7 254 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 209 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 182 (1.52%) Maven
10 180 (1.50%) Behat
11 167 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 152 (1.27%) Hudson
13 125 (1.04%) JUnit
14 116 (0.97%) Ant
14 116 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 110 (0.92%) Mercurial
16 104 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
17 100 (0.83%) Grunt
18 84 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
19 77 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 1276 (10.65%) Marketing
2 861 (7.19%) Finance
3 523 (4.37%) Retail
4 405 (3.38%) Advertising
5 286 (2.39%) Games
6 267 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 213 (1.78%) Publishing
8 189 (1.58%) Banking
9 108 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 95 (0.79%) Back Office
11 88 (0.73%) Legal
12 62 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 51 (0.43%) Automotive
14 50 (0.42%) Electronics
15 43 (0.36%) Law
16 38 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.22%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.21%) French Language
19 21 (0.18%) Billing
20 20 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8559 (71.44%) Developer
2 4381 (36.57%) PHP Developer
3 2360 (19.70%) Web Developer
4 1347 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 768 (6.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 749 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 698 (5.83%) Front-End Developer
8 686 (5.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 528 (4.41%) Junior
10 464 (3.87%) Junior Developer
11 457 (3.81%) Administrator
12 446 (3.72%) Analyst
13 427 (3.56%) Software Developer
14 402 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
15 360 (3.01%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 348 (2.90%) Lead Developer
17 340 (2.84%) Software Engineer
18 314 (2.62%) Graduate
19 310 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
20 270 (2.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6973 (58.21%) HTML
2 6611 (55.18%) CSS
3 4295 (35.85%) jQuery
4 2688 (22.44%) HTML5
5 2271 (18.96%) LAMP
6 1871 (15.62%) CSS3
7 1525 (12.73%) .NET
8 1514 (12.64%) XML
9 1470 (12.27%) Web Services
10 1465 (12.23%) Symfony
11 1445 (12.06%) Ajax
12 813 (6.79%) XHTML
13 803 (6.70%) AngularJS
14 646 (5.39%) SOAP
14 646 (5.39%) JSON
15 643 (5.37%) ASP.NET
16 624 (5.21%) REST
17 597 (4.98%) Backbone.js
18 554 (4.62%) CodeIgniter
19 529 (4.42%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1055 (8.81%) Open Source
2 907 (7.57%) Computer Science
3 844 (7.05%) User Experience
4 627 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 496 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 368 (3.07%) Social Media
7 190 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 145 (1.21%) W3C
9 126 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 109 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 102 (0.85%) Clustering
12 97 (0.81%) E-Learning
13 96 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 90 (0.75%) Blog
15 86 (0.72%) Social Network
15 86 (0.72%) Replication
15 86 (0.72%) Visualisation
16 85 (0.71%) iPhone
16 85 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 79 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3868 (32.29%) Linux
2 995 (8.31%) Windows
3 813 (6.79%) UNIX
4 597 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 534 (4.46%) Android
6 429 (3.58%) CentOS
7 368 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 305 (2.55%) Ubuntu
9 156 (1.30%) Debian
10 146 (1.22%) Solaris
11 94 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 75 (0.63%) Fedora
13 70 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 55 (0.46%) Windows 7
15 40 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 40 (0.33%) SUSE
16 38 (0.32%) AIX
17 31 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (0.17%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3249 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2803 (23.40%) OO
3 2734 (22.82%) MVC
4 1967 (16.42%) E-Commerce
5 1640 (13.69%) OOP
6 1631 (13.61%) Web Development
7 1207 (10.08%) TDD
8 1123 (9.37%) OO PHP
9 1007 (8.41%) Scrum
10 969 (8.09%) Software Engineering
11 753 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
12 600 (5.01%) Responsive Web Design
13 566 (4.72%) SEO
14 561 (4.68%) BDD
15 521 (4.35%) Unit Testing
16 518 (4.32%) DevOps
17 512 (4.27%) Mentoring
18 436 (3.64%) Project Management
19 426 (3.56%) Content Management
20 411 (3.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6983 (58.29%) JavaScript
2 2671 (22.30%) SQL
3 2463 (20.56%) Java
4 1865 (15.57%) Python
5 1737 (14.50%) PHP5
6 1277 (10.66%) C#
7 1247 (10.41%) Ruby
8 1190 (9.93%) Perl
9 609 (5.08%) C++
10 586 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 383 (3.20%) C
12 236 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 231 (1.93%) VB
14 216 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 211 (1.76%) Objective-C
16 182 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 126 (1.05%) ActionScript
18 119 (0.99%) PowerShell
19 86 (0.72%) PHP4
20 81 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1562 (13.04%) Degree
2 141 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 93 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 62 (0.52%) CCNP
6 57 (0.48%) CCNA
7 48 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (0.33%) ISEB
8 39 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 33 (0.28%) CISSP
10 32 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (0.23%) RHCE
12 23 (0.19%) HND
13 16 (0.13%) CEH
14 15 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
14 15 (0.13%) LPIC
15 13 (0.11%) OSCP
15 13 (0.11%) Sun Certification
16 12 (0.10%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 640 (5.34%) QA
2 103 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 72 (0.60%) SLA
4 61 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.10%) WCAG
6 10 (0.083%) WAI
7 5 (0.042%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.033%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.017%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.008%) GAMP
10 1 (0.008%) COBIT
System Software
1 240 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (1.64%) Varnish
3 98 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 97 (0.81%) vSphere
5 67 (0.56%) Postfix
6 65 (0.54%) NFS
7 59 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 54 (0.45%) KVM
9 50 (0.42%) Xen
10 41 (0.34%) Squid
11 36 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 35 (0.29%) Sendmail
13 32 (0.27%) Samba
14 30 (0.25%) Docker
15 23 (0.19%) Shibboleth
16 21 (0.18%) XenServer
17 19 (0.16%) VMware ESX
18 16 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 14 (0.12%) LXC
20 13 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 622 (5.19%) Puppet
2 470 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 249 (2.08%) Nagios
4 132 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 110 (0.92%) ZABBIX
6 69 (0.58%) Cacti
6 69 (0.58%) Capistrano
7 49 (0.41%) Ansible
8 47 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 38 (0.32%) Salt
10 29 (0.24%) Zenoss
11 25 (0.21%) Opsview
12 23 (0.19%) Plesk
12 23 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 21 (0.18%) YUM
13 21 (0.18%) Ganglia
14 19 (0.16%) Icinga
15 17 (0.14%) logstash
15 17 (0.14%) Munin
16 15 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1899 (15.85%) Zend
2 703 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 593 (4.95%) Oracle
4 494 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 432 (3.61%) Adobe
6 362 (3.02%) VMware
7 361 (3.01%) Facebook
8 326 (2.72%) Google
9 256 (2.14%) Twitter
10 192 (1.60%) Cisco
11 117 (0.98%) Rackspace
12 109 (0.91%) IBM
13 94 (0.78%) SAP
14 81 (0.68%) HP
15 72 (0.60%) Tableau
16 68 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
17 64 (0.53%) F5
18 62 (0.52%) Apple
18 62 (0.52%) Citrix
19 61 (0.51%) Business Objects
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Gemini Search
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago