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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 140 139 149
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2312 2221 2202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.10% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.22% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1988 2045 2106
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
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 £26,750 £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 2 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 2 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
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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 0 2234 £35,000 - 363
London +16 824 £45,000 +12.50% 112
South East -50 406 £32,500 -7.14% 50
North West +3 255 £31,500 +5.00% 56
South West -11 178 £30,000 -1.63% 30
Manchester +24 177 £32,500 +8.33% 33
Hampshire +12 175 £30,000 -1.63% 16
East Midlands +29 157 £30,000 - 21
Yorkshire -22 152 £32,500 +8.33% 36
West Midlands +23 136 £32,500 +18.18% 24
City of London -4 135 £47,500 +18.75% 21
East of England -19 105 £35,000 +11.11% 23
West Yorkshire -25 87 £30,000 -7.69% 22
Buckinghamshire +36 71 £35,000 +45.83% 5
Southampton +25 69 £30,750 -3.14% 7
Nottinghamshire +8 62 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Hertfordshire +34 61 £37,500 +87.50%
Milton Keynes +25 57 £34,000 +51.11% 5
Nottingham +8 57 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Fareham +14 56 £30,000 - 3
Berkshire -21 48 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Bristol -5 45 £31,000 +8.77% 7
Leeds -42 45 £37,000 +13.84% 13
South Yorkshire +17 42 £33,500 +9.83% 11
Northamptonshire +1 41 £28,500 -12.30% 3
Warwickshire +21 40 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Leicestershire +29 39 £31,500 +16.66% 6
Sheffield +5 39 £33,500 +9.83% 10
Surrey -97 37 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Devon -6 33 £27,500 +14.58% 4

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 4567 (100.00%) PHP
2 3305 (72.37%) MySQL
3 3123 (68.38%) HTML
4 3046 (66.70%) JavaScript
5 3039 (66.54%) CSS
6 2055 (45.00%) jQuery
7 1734 (37.97%) OO
8 1687 (36.94%) MVC
9 1370 (30.00%) Zend
10 1299 (28.44%) Linux
11 1224 (26.80%) PHP5
12 1170 (25.62%) LAMP
13 1118 (24.48%) Git (software)
14 1110 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
15 1034 (22.64%) Symfony
16 1027 (22.49%) HTML5
17 1005 (22.01%) OOP
18 947 (20.74%) OO PHP
19 920 (20.14%) E-Commerce
20 814 (17.82%) Subversion
21 770 (16.86%) SQL
22 740 (16.20%) Apache
23 736 (16.12%) CSS3
24 708 (15.50%) Ajax
25 645 (14.12%) Web Development
26 554 (12.13%) XML
27 511 (11.19%) CMS
28 505 (11.06%) Drupal
29 496 (10.86%) CodeIgniter
30 492 (10.77%) WordPress

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 740 (16.20%) Apache
2 511 (11.19%) CMS
3 505 (11.06%) Drupal
4 492 (10.77%) WordPress
5 141 (3.09%) Node.js
6 123 (2.69%) Joomla!
7 63 (1.38%) IIS
8 58 (1.27%) nginx
9 51 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (0.77%) Moodle
11 28 (0.61%) concrete5
12 23 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.48%) ExpressionEngine
14 20 (0.44%) Confluence
15 17 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
16 13 (0.28%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.26%) SilverStripe
18 9 (0.20%) Tomcat
19 6 (0.13%) ColdFusion
19 6 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 163 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 74 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (0.90%) MS Excel
4 16 (0.35%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.11%) MS Office
7 2 (0.044%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.022%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 442 (9.68%) Magento
2 15 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.31%) osCommerce
4 11 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.044%) CubeCart
5 2 (0.044%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.022%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.022%) Summit
6 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.022%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (1.29%) SaaS
3 33 (0.72%) GitHub
4 27 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 25 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.31%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.18%) PaaS
9 6 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.13%) ElastiCache
9 6 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.044%) Heroku
11 2 (0.044%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.044%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.044%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.022%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.022%) Trello
12 1 (0.022%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.63%) Internet
2 69 (1.51%) HTTP
3 68 (1.49%) Intranet
4 48 (1.05%) DNS
5 27 (0.59%) SSH
6 24 (0.53%) Broadband
7 20 (0.44%) VoIP
8 17 (0.37%) SSL
9 14 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
10 13 (0.28%) Network Security
11 12 (0.26%) SMTP
12 10 (0.22%) Extranet
13 9 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.15%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.13%) FTP
15 6 (0.13%) PBX
15 6 (0.13%) CTI
16 5 (0.11%) Wireless
16 5 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3305 (72.37%) MySQL
2 272 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 222 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 182 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 132 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 95 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 72 (1.58%) Big Data
8 56 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 54 (1.18%) Redis
10 19 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.22%) CouchDB
12 10 (0.22%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.13%) SQLite
15 6 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1118 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 814 (17.82%) Subversion
3 272 (5.96%) PHPUnit
4 92 (2.01%) Behat
5 85 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 81 (1.77%) JIRA
7 47 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 43 (0.94%) Mercurial
9 28 (0.61%) Selenium
10 26 (0.57%) JUnit
11 20 (0.44%) Xdebug
12 19 (0.42%) NetBeans
12 19 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 17 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 17 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (0.35%) Ant
15 15 (0.33%) Redmine
15 15 (0.33%) PhpStorm
16 12 (0.26%) Phing
16 12 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 455 (9.96%) Marketing
2 213 (4.66%) Finance
3 206 (4.51%) Retail
4 137 (3.00%) Advertising
5 85 (1.86%) Games
6 65 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 43 (0.94%) Banking
8 39 (0.85%) Back Office
9 35 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 27 (0.59%) Legal
11 21 (0.46%) Publishing
12 18 (0.39%) Automotive
13 17 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.20%) iGaming
15 6 (0.13%) Law
15 6 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.088%) Interactive Media
16 4 (0.088%) Billing
17 3 (0.066%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.066%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3123 (68.38%) HTML
2 3039 (66.54%) CSS
3 2055 (45.00%) jQuery
4 1170 (25.62%) LAMP
5 1034 (22.64%) Symfony
6 1027 (22.49%) HTML5
7 736 (16.12%) CSS3
8 708 (15.50%) Ajax
9 554 (12.13%) XML
10 496 (10.86%) CodeIgniter
11 467 (10.23%) XHTML
12 462 (10.12%) Web Services
13 410 (8.98%) Laravel
14 343 (7.51%) SOAP
15 330 (7.23%) Zend Framework
16 292 (6.39%) REST
17 283 (6.20%) CakePHP
18 267 (5.85%) JSON
19 225 (4.93%) AngularJS
20 208 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 318 (6.96%) Open Source
2 233 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 227 (4.97%) User Experience
4 221 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 157 (3.44%) Social Media
6 112 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 85 (1.86%) W3C
8 47 (1.03%) E-Learning
8 47 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 26 (0.57%) FMCG
10 25 (0.55%) BBC
11 24 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 22 (0.48%) Blog
12 22 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.44%) Clustering
13 20 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (0.37%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.37%) Social Network
14 17 (0.37%) iPhone
15 16 (0.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1299 (28.44%) Linux
2 201 (4.40%) UNIX
3 181 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 173 (3.79%) Windows
5 164 (3.59%) Android
6 74 (1.62%) CentOS
7 64 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.59%) Debian
9 24 (0.53%) Fedora
9 24 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.088%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.044%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.022%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.022%) MVS
17 1 (0.022%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1734 (37.97%) OO
2 1687 (36.94%) MVC
3 1110 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
4 1005 (22.01%) OOP
5 947 (20.74%) OO PHP
6 920 (20.14%) E-Commerce
7 645 (14.12%) Web Development
8 432 (9.46%) TDD
9 284 (6.22%) Scrum
10 249 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 241 (5.28%) Software Engineering
12 198 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
13 188 (4.12%) SEO
14 165 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 158 (3.46%) BDD
16 147 (3.22%) Mentoring
17 122 (2.67%) Web Design
18 108 (2.36%) Digital Marketing
19 95 (2.08%) OOD
20 81 (1.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4567 (100.00%) PHP
2 3046 (66.70%) JavaScript
3 1224 (26.80%) PHP5
4 770 (16.86%) SQL
5 331 (7.25%) Java
6 242 (5.30%) Python
7 157 (3.44%) Ruby
8 156 (3.42%) Perl
9 88 (1.93%) C++
10 77 (1.69%) C#
11 75 (1.64%) C
12 72 (1.58%) PHP4
13 50 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 46 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 33 (0.72%) ActionScript
16 25 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
18 13 (0.28%) VB
19 12 (0.26%) ECMAScript
20 11 (0.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 436 (9.55%) Degree
2 17 (0.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.11%) PhD
5 4 (0.088%) MBA
5 4 (0.088%) CIW
6 2 (0.044%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.044%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.022%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.022%) HND
7 1 (0.022%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (2.26%) QA
2 26 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.15%) WCAG
4 6 (0.13%) WAI
5 2 (0.044%) SLA
6 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (0.72%) Varnish
2 8 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.088%) NFS
5 2 (0.044%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.044%) vSphere
6 1 (0.022%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (0.48%) Vagrant
2 17 (0.37%) Puppet
3 16 (0.35%) Capistrano
4 13 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.13%) Plesk
5 6 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 5 (0.11%) YUM
7 1 (0.022%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1370 (30.00%) Zend
2 185 (4.05%) Facebook
3 141 (3.09%) Twitter
4 119 (2.61%) Google
5 101 (2.21%) Adobe
6 94 (2.06%) Oracle
7 59 (1.29%) Microsoft
8 58 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 39 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 22 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.35%) Rackspace
12 15 (0.33%) VMware
13 14 (0.31%) Sage
13 14 (0.31%) Sun
14 12 (0.26%) Appcelerator
15 9 (0.20%) SAP
16 8 (0.18%) Apple
16 8 (0.18%) IBM
16 8 (0.18%) Tableau
17 7 (0.15%) JBoss
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,000 - 25,000
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Salary & Amazing Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago