The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 143 123 130
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2258 2475 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 2.28% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.42% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2309 2330
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the UK.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in the UK

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
England -24 2192 £35,000 - 343
London -18 824 £42,500 +6.25% 113
South East -50 435 £34,000 -2.85% 48
North West -20 210 £30,000 - 43
South West -11 205 £32,500 +3.17% 42
Yorkshire -2 170 £30,000 +9.09% 22
Manchester -12 134 £30,500 +1.66% 28
East of England +1 128 £40,000 +14.28% 21
City of London -49 125 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Hampshire -20 124 £30,000 -9.09% 17
West Midlands +5 120 £30,500 +10.90% 12
East Midlands +11 94 £30,000 -1.63% 36
Berkshire -10 86 £35,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -30 80 £30,000 +9.09% 15
Buckinghamshire +13 61 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Hertfordshire +41 58 £42,500 +60.37% 8
Bristol -6 58 £36,250 +22.88% 15
East Sussex -47 58 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Milton Keynes +23 56 £29,000 +23.40% 3
South Yorkshire +1 54 £30,000 +3.44% 2
Brighton -48 51 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Leeds -33 46 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Dorset -7 42 £31,250 +13.63% 18
Fareham -14 40 £28,750 -11.53% 3
Reading +14 39 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Surrey -92 39 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Liverpool -4 38 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Sheffield -7 38 £30,000 +3.44% 2
Merseyside -9 38 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Northamptonshire +19 34 £28,500 -6.55% 6

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 4825 (100.00%) PHP
2 3446 (71.42%) MySQL
3 3320 (68.81%) HTML
4 3235 (67.05%) JavaScript
5 3210 (66.53%) CSS
6 2218 (45.97%) jQuery
7 1791 (37.12%) OO
8 1782 (36.93%) MVC
9 1398 (28.97%) Linux
10 1397 (28.95%) Zend
11 1264 (26.20%) LAMP
12 1246 (25.82%) PHP5
13 1101 (22.82%) Symfony
14 1094 (22.67%) OOP
15 1068 (22.13%) Git (software)
16 1047 (21.70%) HTML5
17 947 (19.63%) E-Commerce
18 925 (19.17%) OO PHP
19 814 (16.87%) Web Development
20 810 (16.79%) Ajax
21 809 (16.77%) CSS3
22 804 (16.66%) Subversion
23 795 (16.48%) SQL
24 781 (16.19%) Apache
25 659 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
26 629 (13.04%) CMS
27 600 (12.44%) XML
28 562 (11.65%) Drupal
29 561 (11.63%) CodeIgniter
30 524 (10.86%) XHTML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 781 (16.19%) Apache
2 629 (13.04%) CMS
3 562 (11.65%) Drupal
4 523 (10.84%) WordPress
5 179 (3.71%) Node.js
6 135 (2.80%) Joomla!
7 55 (1.14%) IIS
7 55 (1.14%) nginx
8 43 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (0.77%) ExpressionEngine
10 35 (0.73%) Moodle
11 33 (0.68%) concrete5
12 26 (0.54%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.35%) SilverStripe
14 15 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
15 11 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.23%) SugarCRM
16 6 (0.12%) Confluence
17 5 (0.10%) GlassFish
18 4 (0.083%) OpenStack
Applications
1 215 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 80 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (0.64%) MS Excel
4 28 (0.58%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.17%) MS Office
6 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.021%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 456 (9.45%) Magento
2 27 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 15 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 12 (0.25%) osCommerce
4 12 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.062%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.062%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.041%) Shopify
6 2 (0.041%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.021%) Summit
7 1 (0.021%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.021%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 47 (0.97%) SaaS
4 43 (0.89%) GitHub
5 31 (0.64%) ElastiCache
5 31 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 25 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.17%) PaaS
9 6 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.083%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.041%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.041%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.041%) Office 365
13 1 (0.021%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.021%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.021%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 145 (3.01%) Internet
2 71 (1.47%) HTTP
3 58 (1.20%) Intranet
4 48 (0.99%) DNS
5 24 (0.50%) SMTP
6 23 (0.48%) SSH
7 22 (0.46%) VoIP
8 20 (0.41%) Broadband
9 16 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
10 14 (0.29%) SSL
11 13 (0.27%) Network Security
12 12 (0.25%) Extranet
13 8 (0.17%) ZigBee
13 8 (0.17%) PBX
13 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.12%) FTP
14 6 (0.12%) CTI
15 5 (0.10%) TCP/IP
15 5 (0.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3446 (71.42%) MySQL
2 254 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 235 (4.87%) MongoDB
4 213 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 100 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 100 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 63 (1.31%) Big Data
7 41 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 33 (0.68%) Redis
9 31 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.23%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.15%) MS Access
13 7 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.12%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1068 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 804 (16.66%) Subversion
3 230 (4.77%) PHPUnit
4 67 (1.39%) JIRA
5 61 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 57 (1.18%) Behat
7 48 (0.99%) Selenium
8 40 (0.83%) Mercurial
9 31 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 29 (0.60%) JUnit
11 22 (0.46%) Xdebug
12 17 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
13 16 (0.33%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.31%) Trac
15 13 (0.27%) Ant
16 12 (0.25%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.25%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (0.21%) Phing
18 10 (0.21%) PEAR
General
1 443 (9.18%) Marketing
2 191 (3.96%) Finance
3 183 (3.79%) Retail
4 120 (2.49%) Advertising
5 111 (2.30%) Games
6 80 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 53 (1.10%) Back Office
8 41 (0.85%) Banking
9 34 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.39%) Publishing
11 16 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 14 (0.29%) Legal
13 13 (0.27%) Billing
14 7 (0.15%) iGaming
15 6 (0.12%) Automotive
16 4 (0.083%) Interactive Media
17 3 (0.062%) Front Office
17 3 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.062%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.062%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3320 (68.81%) HTML
2 3210 (66.53%) CSS
3 2218 (45.97%) jQuery
4 1264 (26.20%) LAMP
5 1101 (22.82%) Symfony
6 1047 (21.70%) HTML5
7 810 (16.79%) Ajax
8 809 (16.77%) CSS3
9 600 (12.44%) XML
10 561 (11.63%) CodeIgniter
11 524 (10.86%) XHTML
12 432 (8.95%) Web Services
13 401 (8.31%) Laravel
14 372 (7.71%) CakePHP
15 340 (7.05%) Zend Framework
16 339 (7.03%) REST
17 329 (6.82%) JSON
18 317 (6.57%) SOAP
19 206 (4.27%) .NET
20 190 (3.94%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 383 (7.94%) Open Source
2 252 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 232 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 210 (4.35%) Social Media
5 88 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 85 (1.76%) W3C
7 40 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 30 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (0.60%) Xbox
10 24 (0.50%) Clustering
11 23 (0.48%) Social Network
12 20 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.41%) Mathematics
13 19 (0.39%) iPhone
14 18 (0.37%) FMCG
14 18 (0.37%) Replication
15 17 (0.35%) Blog
15 17 (0.35%) Web 2.0
16 15 (0.31%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1398 (28.97%) Linux
2 184 (3.81%) UNIX
3 171 (3.54%) Windows
4 169 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 156 (3.23%) Android
6 65 (1.35%) CentOS
7 64 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.52%) Debian
9 23 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.39%) Fedora
11 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.041%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.021%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.021%) Solaris
17 1 (0.021%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.021%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1791 (37.12%) OO
2 1782 (36.93%) MVC
3 1094 (22.67%) OOP
4 947 (19.63%) E-Commerce
5 925 (19.17%) OO PHP
6 814 (16.87%) Web Development
7 659 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
8 374 (7.75%) TDD
9 270 (5.60%) Scrum
9 270 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 234 (4.85%) Software Engineering
11 230 (4.77%) SEO
12 179 (3.71%) Web Design
12 179 (3.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 140 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
14 135 (2.80%) Content Management
15 105 (2.18%) CRM
16 104 (2.16%) BDD
17 101 (2.09%) Project Management
18 97 (2.01%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4825 (100.00%) PHP
2 3235 (67.05%) JavaScript
3 1246 (25.82%) PHP5
4 795 (16.48%) SQL
5 336 (6.96%) Java
6 294 (6.09%) Python
7 152 (3.15%) Ruby
8 151 (3.13%) Perl
9 97 (2.01%) C++
10 92 (1.91%) C#
11 76 (1.58%) C
12 69 (1.43%) PHP4
13 68 (1.41%) ActionScript
14 52 (1.08%) Objective-C
15 47 (0.97%) ActionScript 3.0
16 45 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 27 (0.56%) VB
18 19 (0.39%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.27%) ECMAScript
20 12 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 434 (8.99%) Degree
2 24 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.10%) PhD
4 5 (0.10%) CIW
4 5 (0.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.083%) MBA
6 2 (0.041%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.021%) CNA
7 1 (0.021%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.021%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (2.20%) QA
2 31 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.29%) WAI
4 8 (0.17%) WCAG
5 7 (0.15%) SLA
5 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (0.70%) Varnish
2 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.083%) NFS
4 3 (0.062%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.041%) vSphere
5 2 (0.041%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.021%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (0.50%) Vagrant
2 15 (0.31%) Plesk
2 15 (0.31%) Puppet
3 11 (0.23%) OpenSSO
3 11 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.19%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.12%) YUM
6 1 (0.021%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1397 (28.95%) Zend
2 196 (4.06%) Facebook
3 147 (3.05%) Google
4 145 (3.01%) Twitter
5 134 (2.78%) Adobe
6 108 (2.24%) Oracle
7 80 (1.66%) Microsoft
8 56 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 19 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.37%) Siemens
11 16 (0.33%) VMware
11 16 (0.33%) Sony
12 15 (0.31%) Sage
13 14 (0.29%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.29%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.25%) Sun
15 11 (0.23%) SAP
16 7 (0.15%) Sencha
17 6 (0.12%) Spiceworks
17 6 (0.12%) Citrix
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milnthorpe, Cumbria
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26,000 - 35,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26,000 - 35,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barton-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus and Stock Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +shares+bonus+bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago