The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 160 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2058 2545 2185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 2.12% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.24% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2233 1981
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 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
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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 -23 1957 £35,000 - 359
London -48 591 £45,000 +5.88% 96
South East -23 414 £35,000 - 69
North West +10 246 £31,500 -3.07% 52
West Midlands +19 188 £31,000 +3.33% 27
South West -31 166 £35,000 +11.11% 34
Yorkshire +7 163 £31,750 -2.30% 34
Manchester +28 162 £33,750 +5.46% 25
City of London -3 111 £47,500 +18.75% 27
East of England -36 99 £32,500 - 20
Hampshire -43 90 £35,000 - 11
Surrey +26 78 £40,000 +6.66% 15
West Yorkshire -11 76 £35,000 - 22
East Midlands -31 73 £35,000 +22.80% 21
Leeds -6 70 £35,000 - 17
Birmingham +6 63 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Berkshire -5 63 £52,500 +50.00% 7
East Sussex +2 53 £35,000 -1.40% 9
Bristol -31 53 £32,500 +1.56% 8
Brighton +11 49 £35,000 -1.40% 4
Oxfordshire -5 48 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Reading +25 42 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Warwickshire +16 41 £32,500 +27.45% 4
South Yorkshire -12 41 £24,750 -17.50% 6
Sheffield -10 39 £24,500 -18.33% 4
Somerset +21 38 £34,250 +5.38% 6
Southampton +4 38 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cheshire -4 37 £30,000 -14.28% 14
Bath +18 33 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Wales -1 33 £32,500 - 4

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4100 (100.00%) PHP
2 2909 (70.95%) HTML
3 2869 (69.98%) MySQL
4 2855 (69.63%) CSS
5 2746 (66.98%) JavaScript
6 1806 (44.05%) jQuery
7 1661 (40.51%) MVC
8 1545 (37.68%) OO
9 1230 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 1224 (29.85%) Linux
11 1152 (28.10%) Zend
12 1099 (26.80%) Symfony
13 1020 (24.88%) OOP
14 1003 (24.46%) HTML5
15 989 (24.12%) LAMP
16 952 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
17 887 (21.63%) OO PHP
18 810 (19.76%) PHP5
19 691 (16.85%) Apache
20 664 (16.20%) CSS3
21 663 (16.17%) SQL
22 624 (15.22%) E-Commerce
23 622 (15.17%) Laravel
24 593 (14.46%) Web Development
25 560 (13.66%) Ajax
26 511 (12.46%) Subversion
27 479 (11.68%) TDD
28 478 (11.66%) XML
29 466 (11.37%) Web Services
30 458 (11.17%) CMS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 691 (16.85%) Apache
2 458 (11.17%) CMS
3 431 (10.51%) WordPress
4 389 (9.49%) Drupal
5 226 (5.51%) Node.js
6 121 (2.95%) Joomla!
7 87 (2.12%) nginx
8 66 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (1.24%) Moodle
10 30 (0.73%) IIS
11 29 (0.71%) concrete5
12 27 (0.66%) Confluence
13 25 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
15 14 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
15 14 (0.34%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.27%) TYPO3
17 10 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 110 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 57 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 54 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 13 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.12%) MS Excel
7 4 (0.098%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.049%) InDesign
8 2 (0.049%) MS Office
9 1 (0.024%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 319 (7.78%) Magento
2 13 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.22%) Zen Cart
4 4 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.098%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.073%) Shopify
5 3 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.024%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.024%) Tridion
6 1 (0.024%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.22%) SaaS
3 46 (1.12%) GitHub
4 21 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.32%) Silverpop
7 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (0.098%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.098%) Trello
11 4 (0.098%) Heroku
12 3 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.073%) PaaS
13 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.024%) Route 53
13 1 (0.024%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.22%) Internet
2 40 (0.98%) HTTP
3 37 (0.90%) SSH
4 34 (0.83%) Intranet
5 24 (0.59%) DNS
6 15 (0.37%) Wireless
7 14 (0.34%) Broadband
8 10 (0.24%) LDAP
9 9 (0.22%) SSL
10 7 (0.17%) FTP
10 7 (0.17%) Skype
11 6 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.15%) VoIP
12 5 (0.12%) DHCP
13 4 (0.098%) SMTP
13 4 (0.098%) VPN
13 4 (0.098%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.073%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (0.073%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.049%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2869 (69.98%) MySQL
2 245 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 220 (5.37%) SQL Server
4 204 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 150 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 117 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 112 (2.73%) Redis
8 55 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 43 (1.05%) Big Data
10 18 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.24%) SQLite
12 9 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.17%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.15%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1230 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 511 (12.46%) Subversion
3 299 (7.29%) PHPUnit
4 113 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 104 (2.54%) JIRA
6 82 (2.00%) Behat
7 45 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 43 (1.05%) Mercurial
9 42 (1.02%) Grunt
10 36 (0.88%) PhpStorm
11 30 (0.73%) Selenium
12 28 (0.68%) NetBeans
13 23 (0.56%) PEAR
13 23 (0.56%) Bower
14 22 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.49%) Trac
16 18 (0.44%) Bugzilla
17 17 (0.41%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.41%) Hudson
18 16 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 433 (10.56%) Marketing
2 358 (8.73%) Finance
3 148 (3.61%) Retail
4 112 (2.73%) Advertising
5 103 (2.51%) Games
6 66 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 37 (0.90%) Publishing
7 37 (0.90%) Law
8 33 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 24 (0.59%) Back Office
9 24 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.46%) Legal
11 16 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.34%) Automotive
12 14 (0.34%) Banking
13 11 (0.27%) Electronics
14 9 (0.22%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.073%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2909 (70.95%) HTML
2 2855 (69.63%) CSS
3 1806 (44.05%) jQuery
4 1099 (26.80%) Symfony
5 1003 (24.46%) HTML5
6 989 (24.12%) LAMP
7 664 (16.20%) CSS3
8 622 (15.17%) Laravel
9 560 (13.66%) Ajax
10 478 (11.66%) XML
11 466 (11.37%) Web Services
12 360 (8.78%) REST
13 335 (8.17%) JSON
14 329 (8.02%) AngularJS
15 326 (7.95%) XHTML
16 314 (7.66%) CodeIgniter
17 279 (6.80%) CakePHP
18 277 (6.76%) SOAP
19 226 (5.51%) Yii
20 216 (5.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 276 (6.73%) Open Source
2 205 (5.00%) User Experience
3 197 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 158 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 116 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (2.51%) W3C
7 85 (2.07%) Social Media
8 33 (0.80%) Social Network
9 32 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 31 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 27 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 27 (0.66%) E-Learning
12 21 (0.51%) BBC
13 20 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 19 (0.46%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.44%) Graphic Design
16 15 (0.37%) Replication
17 14 (0.34%) iPhone
18 13 (0.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1224 (29.85%) Linux
2 145 (3.54%) UNIX
3 125 (3.05%) Windows
4 112 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.22%) Android
6 46 (1.12%) CentOS
7 29 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.54%) Debian
9 14 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.29%) Fedora
11 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.098%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.073%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.049%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.024%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.024%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1661 (40.51%) MVC
2 1545 (37.68%) OO
3 1020 (24.88%) OOP
4 952 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
5 887 (21.63%) OO PHP
6 624 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 593 (14.46%) Web Development
8 479 (11.68%) TDD
9 309 (7.54%) Unit Testing
10 220 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 210 (5.12%) Scrum
12 193 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
13 179 (4.37%) BDD
14 158 (3.85%) SEO
15 149 (3.63%) Mentoring
16 147 (3.59%) Digital Marketing
17 146 (3.56%) Responsive Web Design
17 146 (3.56%) Web Design
18 113 (2.76%) Web Application Development
19 109 (2.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4100 (100.00%) PHP
2 2746 (66.98%) JavaScript
3 810 (19.76%) PHP5
4 663 (16.17%) SQL
5 231 (5.63%) Java
6 206 (5.02%) Python
7 147 (3.59%) Perl
8 108 (2.63%) Ruby
9 95 (2.32%) C#
10 74 (1.80%) C++
11 72 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 38 (0.93%) PHP4
13 36 (0.88%) C
14 24 (0.59%) Objective-C
15 17 (0.41%) VB
16 16 (0.39%) ActionScript
17 15 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
18 12 (0.29%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.29%) VBScript
19 10 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 322 (7.85%) Degree
2 18 (0.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.049%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.024%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.41%) QA
2 13 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.20%) SLA
4 6 (0.15%) WCAG
5 2 (0.049%) WAI
5 2 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (1.22%) Varnish
2 8 (0.20%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.12%) Docker
3 5 (0.12%) iptables
4 4 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 41 (1.00%) Vagrant
2 38 (0.93%) Puppet
3 30 (0.73%) Capistrano
4 24 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.073%) Nagios
6 2 (0.049%) Plesk
6 2 (0.049%) cPanel
7 1 (0.024%) Webmin
7 1 (0.024%) Graphite
7 1 (0.024%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.024%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1152 (28.10%) Zend
2 140 (3.41%) Facebook
3 122 (2.98%) Adobe
4 108 (2.63%) Google
5 98 (2.39%) Twitter
6 74 (1.80%) Microsoft
7 59 (1.44%) Oracle
8 44 (1.07%) Rackspace
9 38 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (0.85%) Apple
11 28 (0.68%) Atlassian
12 25 (0.61%) TOWER Software
13 23 (0.56%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.51%) PayPal
15 17 (0.41%) Perforce
16 16 (0.39%) Siemens
16 16 (0.39%) IBM
17 14 (0.34%) SAP
18 12 (0.29%) Sage
19 10 (0.24%) Sitecore
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20 to £35 per annum
Posted: Yesterday