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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 143 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2278 2230 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 2.05% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.17% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 2056 2014
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 24 October 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 24 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
England +2 2198 £35,000 - 354
London +21 818 £45,000 +11.11% 89
South East -59 371 £32,500 -7.14% 65
North West -2 267 £31,500 +5.00% 48
Manchester +19 185 £30,500 +1.66% 31
Hampshire +26 183 £30,000 - 19
Yorkshire -27 164 £32,500 +6.55% 40
East Midlands +38 162 £32,500 +8.33% 22
South West -27 155 £30,000 -7.69% 38
West Midlands +25 148 £31,500 +5.00% 24
City of London +14 140 £46,250 +15.62% 15
West Yorkshire -26 92 £30,750 -5.38% 23
East of England -38 87 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Southampton +26 76 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Nottinghamshire +19 72 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Nottingham +19 68 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 56 £36,000 +44.00% 10
Fareham +23 55 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Leeds -34 53 £37,000 +14.72% 12
South Yorkshire +2 48 £33,500 +6.34% 11
Warwickshire +29 46 £30,750 +23.00% 3
Milton Keynes +10 43 £34,000 +47.82% 4
Bristol +3 41 £30,000 -3.22% 9
Leicestershire +35 40 £31,500 +16.66% 9
Sheffield +1 39 £35,000 +14.75% 8
Hertfordshire +8 38 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey -84 38 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Oxfordshire -18 32 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Berkshire -40 32 £40,000 +17.64% 2
North East -7 31 £27,500 +30.95% 12

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4559 (100.00%) PHP
2 3333 (73.11%) MySQL
3 3126 (68.57%) HTML
4 3061 (67.14%) JavaScript
5 3049 (66.88%) CSS
6 2055 (45.08%) jQuery
7 1757 (38.54%) MVC
8 1750 (38.39%) OO
9 1384 (30.36%) Zend
10 1298 (28.47%) Linux
11 1245 (27.31%) PHP5
12 1175 (25.77%) LAMP
13 1165 (25.55%) Git (software)
14 1151 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
15 1062 (23.29%) Symfony
16 1046 (22.94%) HTML5
17 1015 (22.26%) OOP
18 916 (20.09%) OO PHP
19 871 (19.11%) E-Commerce
20 827 (18.14%) Subversion
21 821 (18.01%) SQL
22 729 (15.99%) CSS3
23 728 (15.97%) Apache
24 683 (14.98%) Ajax
25 594 (13.03%) Web Development
26 564 (12.37%) XML
27 495 (10.86%) WordPress
28 493 (10.81%) Drupal
29 486 (10.66%) CMS
30 482 (10.57%) Web Services

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 728 (15.97%) Apache
2 495 (10.86%) WordPress
3 493 (10.81%) Drupal
4 486 (10.66%) CMS
5 156 (3.42%) Node.js
6 111 (2.43%) Joomla!
7 67 (1.47%) IIS
8 58 (1.27%) nginx
9 55 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (0.75%) Moodle
11 28 (0.61%) concrete5
12 27 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 25 (0.55%) Confluence
14 21 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
15 19 (0.42%) Umbraco
16 17 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
17 9 (0.20%) SilverStripe
17 9 (0.20%) JBoss
18 6 (0.13%) Tomcat
18 6 (0.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 152 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 77 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (0.94%) MS Excel
4 16 (0.35%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.11%) MS Office
5 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.044%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.022%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 429 (9.41%) Magento
2 12 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.22%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.044%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.022%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.022%) Summit
5 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.022%) Shopify
5 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 90 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (1.47%) SaaS
3 33 (0.72%) GitHub
4 28 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 24 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.13%) ElastiCache
7 6 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (0.13%) PaaS
8 4 (0.088%) Heroku
9 2 (0.044%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.022%) Trello
10 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.022%) Route 53
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.35%) Internet
2 67 (1.47%) HTTP
2 67 (1.47%) Intranet
3 45 (0.99%) DNS
4 27 (0.59%) Broadband
5 21 (0.46%) SSH
6 19 (0.42%) SSL
7 16 (0.35%) VoIP
8 12 (0.26%) Extranet
9 11 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (0.22%) SMTP
11 9 (0.20%) Network Security
12 8 (0.18%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.15%) FTP
14 6 (0.13%) CTI
14 6 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.11%) Wireless
15 5 (0.11%) ZigBee
15 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
16 3 (0.066%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3333 (73.11%) MySQL
2 284 (6.23%) SQL Server
3 240 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 173 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 134 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 102 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (1.71%) Big Data
8 65 (1.43%) Redis
9 62 (1.36%) RDBMS
10 20 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.31%) MariaDB
11 14 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.15%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.15%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1165 (25.55%) Git (software)
2 827 (18.14%) Subversion
3 278 (6.10%) PHPUnit
4 104 (2.28%) Behat
5 88 (1.93%) JIRA
6 86 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 51 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 45 (0.99%) Mercurial
9 26 (0.57%) Selenium
10 24 (0.53%) NetBeans
11 23 (0.50%) JUnit
11 23 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (0.44%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.42%) PhpStorm
14 18 (0.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 16 (0.35%) Ant
16 15 (0.33%) Xdebug
17 14 (0.31%) Redmine
18 13 (0.29%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 460 (10.09%) Marketing
2 227 (4.98%) Finance
3 210 (4.61%) Retail
4 157 (3.44%) Advertising
5 84 (1.84%) Games
6 56 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 39 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 38 (0.83%) Banking
9 35 (0.77%) Back Office
10 32 (0.70%) Legal
11 25 (0.55%) Publishing
12 21 (0.46%) Automotive
13 16 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.20%) iGaming
14 9 (0.20%) Law
15 7 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.088%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.044%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.044%) Arabic Language
17 2 (0.044%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3126 (68.57%) HTML
2 3049 (66.88%) CSS
3 2055 (45.08%) jQuery
4 1175 (25.77%) LAMP
5 1062 (23.29%) Symfony
6 1046 (22.94%) HTML5
7 729 (15.99%) CSS3
8 683 (14.98%) Ajax
9 564 (12.37%) XML
10 482 (10.57%) Web Services
11 472 (10.35%) CodeIgniter
12 437 (9.59%) XHTML
13 419 (9.19%) Laravel
14 354 (7.76%) SOAP
15 339 (7.44%) Zend Framework
16 291 (6.38%) REST
17 261 (5.72%) JSON
17 261 (5.72%) CakePHP
18 242 (5.31%) AngularJS
19 209 (4.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 313 (6.87%) Open Source
2 234 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 229 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 216 (4.74%) User Experience
5 136 (2.98%) Social Media
6 115 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 87 (1.91%) W3C
8 45 (0.99%) E-Learning
9 44 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 29 (0.64%) Mathematics
11 28 (0.61%) BBC
12 25 (0.55%) Clustering
13 23 (0.50%) FMCG
14 22 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.48%) Graphic Design
15 20 (0.44%) Blog
15 20 (0.44%) Social Network
16 19 (0.42%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.39%) iPhone
18 15 (0.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1298 (28.47%) Linux
2 205 (4.50%) UNIX
3 197 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 180 (3.95%) Windows
5 178 (3.90%) Android
6 71 (1.56%) CentOS
7 54 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.59%) Fedora
9 26 (0.57%) Debian
10 24 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.088%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.044%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.044%) MVS
17 1 (0.022%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.022%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1757 (38.54%) MVC
2 1750 (38.39%) OO
3 1151 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1015 (22.26%) OOP
5 916 (20.09%) OO PHP
6 871 (19.11%) E-Commerce
7 594 (13.03%) Web Development
8 470 (10.31%) TDD
9 285 (6.25%) Scrum
10 249 (5.46%) Unit Testing
11 238 (5.22%) Software Engineering
12 201 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
13 182 (3.99%) SEO
14 180 (3.95%) BDD
15 164 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
16 143 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 111 (2.43%) Digital Marketing
18 110 (2.41%) Web Design
19 97 (2.13%) OOD
20 85 (1.86%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4559 (100.00%) PHP
2 3061 (67.14%) JavaScript
3 1245 (27.31%) PHP5
4 821 (18.01%) SQL
5 330 (7.24%) Java
6 257 (5.64%) Python
7 163 (3.58%) Ruby
8 158 (3.47%) Perl
9 81 (1.78%) C++
10 80 (1.75%) C#
11 70 (1.54%) PHP4
12 68 (1.49%) C
13 49 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 48 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 25 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 25 (0.55%) ActionScript
16 18 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
17 12 (0.26%) Golang
17 12 (0.26%) ECMAScript
18 10 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 426 (9.34%) Degree
2 23 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.11%) PhD
5 4 (0.088%) MBA
6 2 (0.044%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.022%) CIW
7 1 (0.022%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.022%) HND
7 1 (0.022%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.17%) QA
2 27 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.11%) WCAG
5 3 (0.066%) WAI
6 2 (0.044%) SLA
7 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (0.83%) Varnish
2 8 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.066%) Docker
5 3 (0.066%) LXC
5 3 (0.066%) NFS
6 2 (0.044%) vSphere
7 1 (0.022%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (0.44%) Puppet
2 19 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 18 (0.39%) Capistrano
4 15 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.15%) Plesk
6 2 (0.044%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.022%) YUM
7 1 (0.022%) Nagios
7 1 (0.022%) logstash
7 1 (0.022%) Salt
Vendors
1 1384 (30.36%) Zend
2 198 (4.34%) Facebook
3 142 (3.11%) Twitter
4 121 (2.65%) Google
5 105 (2.30%) Adobe
6 91 (2.00%) Oracle
7 64 (1.40%) Microsoft
8 53 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 45 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 23 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.35%) Sage
12 15 (0.33%) Sun
12 15 (0.33%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.31%) Appcelerator
14 12 (0.26%) VMware
15 11 (0.24%) IBM
16 9 (0.20%) Siemens
16 9 (0.20%) Tableau
17 7 (0.15%) Apple
17 7 (0.15%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + share options, pension, h/c etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago