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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 187 149 127
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1870 2258 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.93% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.04% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1968 2309
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £26,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -36 1782 £36,000 +2.85% 307
London -74 521 £47,500 +11.76% 65
South East -1 386 £39,000 +14.70% 57
North West -7 183 £32,500 +8.33% 55
Yorkshire +3 182 £35,000 +16.66% 44
South West -29 154 £30,000 -7.69% 19
West Yorkshire +51 141 £35,000 +16.66% 26
West Midlands +5 141 £32,500 +6.55% 21
East of England +10 127 £40,000 - 15
Manchester -1 117 £32,500 +6.55% 31
Leeds +61 113 £35,000 - 14
Hampshire +1 109 £37,500 +25.00% 15
City of London +9 97 £47,500 +5.55% 16
East Midlands -3 83 £32,500 +8.33% 28
Surrey +52 76 £40,000 +33.33% 10
Berkshire -14 61 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Brighton +26 57 £35,000 -6.66% 5
East Sussex +20 57 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Bristol -15 57 £29,500 -18.62% 3
Southampton +28 49 £36,500 +15.87% 6
Warwickshire +2 46 £33,750 +12.50% 4
Dorset +8 41 £26,000 -16.80% 6
Reading -4 39 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Hertfordshire -29 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Wales +9 32 £31,250 +4.16% 1
South Wales +15 31 £30,000 -4.00%
Leicestershire +28 30 £30,000 - 4
Birmingham -1 29 £30,000 -2.43% 8
Guildford +29 28 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Somerset +11 28 £35,000 -6.66% 5

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3987 (100.00%) PHP
2 2820 (70.73%) MySQL
3 2739 (68.70%) HTML
4 2693 (67.54%) JavaScript
5 2656 (66.62%) CSS
6 1790 (44.90%) jQuery
7 1553 (38.95%) MVC
8 1381 (34.64%) OO
9 1226 (30.75%) Git (software)
10 1178 (29.55%) Linux
11 1173 (29.42%) Zend
12 1079 (27.06%) Symfony
13 968 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
14 953 (23.90%) HTML5
15 902 (22.62%) LAMP
16 895 (22.45%) OOP
17 738 (18.51%) OO PHP
18 736 (18.46%) Laravel
19 685 (17.18%) PHP5
20 667 (16.73%) Apache
21 655 (16.43%) CSS3
22 612 (15.35%) Web Development
23 592 (14.85%) E-Commerce
24 576 (14.45%) SQL
25 488 (12.24%) TDD
26 486 (12.19%) Ajax
27 455 (11.41%) CMS
28 451 (11.31%) Marketing
29 427 (10.71%) WordPress
30 426 (10.68%) Subversion

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 667 (16.73%) Apache
2 455 (11.41%) CMS
3 427 (10.71%) WordPress
4 292 (7.32%) Drupal
5 196 (4.92%) Node.js
6 97 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 94 (2.36%) Joomla!
8 77 (1.93%) nginx
9 64 (1.61%) Moodle
10 30 (0.75%) Confluence
11 26 (0.65%) concrete5
12 18 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 16 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
13 16 (0.40%) IIS
14 13 (0.33%) SilverStripe
15 11 (0.28%) TYPO3
16 10 (0.25%) Kentico
17 9 (0.23%) ColdFusion
18 8 (0.20%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 86 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 36 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (0.60%) MS Excel
5 17 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.13%) MS Office
9 3 (0.075%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 306 (7.67%) Magento
2 8 (0.20%) Shopify
3 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.075%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.050%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.025%) Tridion
7 1 (0.025%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.025%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 121 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.28%) GitHub
3 50 (1.25%) SaaS
4 16 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 13 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.28%) Trello
9 10 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.075%) PaaS
11 3 (0.075%) Silverpop
11 3 (0.075%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.025%) Heroku
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.025%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.025%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.56%) Internet
2 45 (1.13%) DNS
3 27 (0.68%) SSH
4 25 (0.63%) HTTP
5 24 (0.60%) Intranet
6 20 (0.50%) LDAP
7 11 (0.28%) SMTP
8 10 (0.25%) VoIP
8 10 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.23%) VPN
9 9 (0.23%) Network Security
10 7 (0.18%) SSL
11 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (0.13%) FTP
13 4 (0.10%) Wireless
13 4 (0.10%) SMS
13 4 (0.10%) Skype
14 3 (0.075%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.050%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2820 (70.73%) MySQL
2 267 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 209 (5.24%) Relational Database
4 177 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 154 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 118 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 117 (2.93%) Redis
8 56 (1.40%) Big Data
9 31 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.50%) CouchDB
12 12 (0.30%) SQLite
13 8 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.15%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.10%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 3 (0.075%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.075%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 1226 (30.75%) Git (software)
2 426 (10.68%) Subversion
3 345 (8.65%) PHPUnit
4 120 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 92 (2.31%) JIRA
6 67 (1.68%) Grunt
7 60 (1.50%) Behat
8 38 (0.95%) Selenium
9 34 (0.85%) Mercurial
10 33 (0.83%) Bower
11 27 (0.68%) gulp
12 23 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (0.48%) PEAR
15 17 (0.43%) PhpStorm
16 16 (0.40%) Trac
17 14 (0.35%) Bugzilla
18 13 (0.33%) NetBeans
19 12 (0.30%) Redmine
19 12 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 451 (11.31%) Marketing
2 352 (8.83%) Finance
3 127 (3.19%) Retail
4 111 (2.78%) Games
5 86 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 69 (1.73%) Advertising
7 50 (1.25%) Publishing
8 42 (1.05%) Law
9 32 (0.80%) Electronics
10 30 (0.75%) Back Office
11 25 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 23 (0.58%) Banking
14 12 (0.30%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.23%) Legal
16 7 (0.18%) Automotive
16 7 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
17 5 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.13%) Billing
18 4 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2739 (68.70%) HTML
2 2656 (66.62%) CSS
3 1790 (44.90%) jQuery
4 1079 (27.06%) Symfony
5 953 (23.90%) HTML5
6 902 (22.62%) LAMP
7 736 (18.46%) Laravel
8 655 (16.43%) CSS3
9 486 (12.19%) Ajax
10 415 (10.41%) Web Services
11 398 (9.98%) XML
12 364 (9.13%) REST
13 320 (8.03%) AngularJS
14 271 (6.80%) SOAP
15 265 (6.65%) JSON
16 256 (6.42%) CodeIgniter
16 256 (6.42%) CakePHP
17 235 (5.89%) RESTful
18 227 (5.69%) Zend Framework
19 226 (5.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 265 (6.65%) User Experience
2 179 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 164 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 117 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (2.23%) W3C
6 80 (2.01%) Social Media
7 39 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 33 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 31 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 28 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 20 (0.50%) iPad
12 19 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.43%) Social Network
14 16 (0.40%) Replication
14 16 (0.40%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.40%) Social Gaming
15 15 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.35%) Physics
17 12 (0.30%) iPhone
18 11 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1178 (29.55%) Linux
2 147 (3.69%) UNIX
3 141 (3.54%) Windows
4 122 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 107 (2.68%) Android
6 50 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 31 (0.78%) Debian
8 28 (0.70%) CentOS
9 13 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.075%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.075%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.025%) Solaris
15 1 (0.025%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.025%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.025%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1553 (38.95%) MVC
2 1381 (34.64%) OO
3 968 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
4 895 (22.45%) OOP
5 738 (18.51%) OO PHP
6 612 (15.35%) Web Development
7 592 (14.85%) E-Commerce
8 488 (12.24%) TDD
9 382 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 265 (6.65%) Scrum
11 255 (6.40%) Open Source
12 234 (5.87%) Software Engineering
13 177 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
14 176 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
15 169 (4.24%) BDD
16 161 (4.04%) Digital Marketing
17 160 (4.01%) SEO
18 153 (3.84%) Web Design
19 141 (3.54%) Mentoring
20 126 (3.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3987 (100.00%) PHP
2 2693 (67.54%) JavaScript
3 685 (17.18%) PHP5
4 576 (14.45%) SQL
5 194 (4.87%) Java
6 179 (4.49%) Python
7 104 (2.61%) Perl
8 100 (2.51%) Ruby
9 80 (2.01%) C#
10 68 (1.71%) C++
11 65 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 51 (1.28%) C
13 30 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 15 (0.38%) PHP4
15 14 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.35%) ActionScript
16 13 (0.33%) Apple Swift
17 12 (0.30%) VB
18 10 (0.25%) VBScript
19 8 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 316 (7.93%) Degree
2 11 (0.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.050%) CCNP
4 2 (0.050%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.050%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.025%) HND
5 1 (0.025%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (1.58%) QA
2 9 (0.23%) WCAG
3 8 (0.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.10%) WAI
4 4 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.025%) Section 508
5 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (1.23%) Varnish
2 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.025%) iptables
3 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.025%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (1.08%) Puppet
2 42 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 33 (0.83%) Capistrano
4 21 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.38%) Nagios
6 7 (0.18%) cPanel
7 2 (0.050%) logstash
8 1 (0.025%) Plesk
8 1 (0.025%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.025%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1173 (29.42%) Zend
2 122 (3.06%) Google
3 104 (2.61%) Facebook
4 80 (2.01%) Twitter
5 77 (1.93%) Adobe
6 61 (1.53%) Microsoft
7 46 (1.15%) Oracle
7 46 (1.15%) Rackspace
8 39 (0.98%) Perforce
9 38 (0.95%) Apple
10 30 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.53%) PayPal
13 20 (0.50%) TOWER Software
14 18 (0.45%) SAP
15 14 (0.35%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.25%) Sage
17 9 (0.23%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.23%) Sencha
18 6 (0.15%) BT
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,500 per annum plus large range of benefits!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +shares and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago