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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 143 127 147
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2247 2394 2259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 2.23% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.37% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 2219 2159
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 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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 -17 2174 £35,000 - 371
London -15 783 £45,000 +12.50% 120
South East -51 432 £34,000 -2.85% 52
North West -17 240 £30,000 - 57
South West -21 186 £31,000 +3.33% 33
Manchester +7 163 £32,500 +8.33% 39
Hampshire 0 154 £30,000 -11.76% 18
Yorkshire -20 152 £30,000 +5.26% 34
West Midlands +16 128 £30,000 +9.09% 20
East Midlands +24 125 £30,000 - 30
City of London -42 121 £45,500 +13.75% 23
East of England -20 117 £36,237 -0.72% 14
Buckinghamshire +18 73 £33,250 +2.30% 7
West Yorkshire -25 72 £30,000 +9.09% 23
Hertfordshire +51 69 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Berkshire -13 69 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +25 62 £30,750 +36.66% 5
Southampton +9 48 £31,500 -3.81% 10
Fareham +1 48 £30,000 - 4
South Yorkshire +20 46 £30,000 -1.63% 6
Nottinghamshire +10 45 £30,000 - 9
Bristol -10 45 £37,500 +33.92% 9
East Sussex -49 45 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Northamptonshire +18 43 £28,500 -9.52% 9
Dorset -18 42 £29,000 -10.76% 6
Brighton -50 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Nottingham +3 40 £30,000 - 8
Leeds -40 38 £40,000 +42.85% 8
Sheffield +3 36 £30,000 -1.63% 6
Surrey -97 35 £32,500 -13.33% 11

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4657 (100.00%) PHP
2 3353 (72.00%) MySQL
3 3164 (67.94%) HTML
4 3114 (66.87%) JavaScript
5 3071 (65.94%) CSS
6 2124 (45.61%) jQuery
7 1752 (37.62%) OO
8 1707 (36.65%) MVC
9 1394 (29.93%) Zend
10 1343 (28.84%) Linux
11 1231 (26.43%) PHP5
12 1202 (25.81%) LAMP
13 1110 (23.84%) Git (software)
14 1048 (22.50%) OOP
15 1047 (22.48%) Symfony
16 989 (21.24%) HTML5
17 946 (20.31%) OO PHP
18 928 (19.93%) E-Commerce
19 816 (17.52%) Subversion
20 773 (16.60%) SQL
21 757 (16.26%) Ajax
22 737 (15.83%) CSS3
23 729 (15.65%) Apache
24 707 (15.18%) Web Development
25 690 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
26 560 (12.02%) XML
27 543 (11.66%) CMS
28 525 (11.27%) CodeIgniter
29 518 (11.12%) Drupal
30 503 (10.80%) WordPress

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 729 (15.65%) Apache
2 543 (11.66%) CMS
3 518 (11.12%) Drupal
4 503 (10.80%) WordPress
5 167 (3.59%) Node.js
6 127 (2.73%) Joomla!
7 56 (1.20%) nginx
8 53 (1.14%) IIS
9 51 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (0.73%) Moodle
11 33 (0.71%) concrete5
12 30 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
13 21 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
15 12 (0.26%) Confluence
16 11 (0.24%) SilverStripe
16 11 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.13%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.11%) SugarCRM
19 4 (0.086%) OpenStack
Applications
1 184 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 76 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (0.75%) MS Excel
4 21 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.19%) MS Office
6 1 (0.021%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 450 (9.66%) Magento
2 20 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.26%) osCommerce
4 9 (0.19%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.043%) CubeCart
7 1 (0.021%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.021%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.021%) Summit
7 1 (0.021%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.021%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.021%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 55 (1.18%) SaaS
4 34 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
4 34 (0.73%) ElastiCache
4 34 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 32 (0.69%) GitHub
6 28 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 13 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.17%) PaaS
10 4 (0.086%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.043%) Office 365
12 2 (0.043%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.021%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 134 (2.88%) Internet
2 72 (1.55%) HTTP
3 62 (1.33%) Intranet
4 47 (1.01%) DNS
5 26 (0.56%) SSH
6 21 (0.45%) VoIP
7 20 (0.43%) SMTP
8 17 (0.37%) Broadband
9 14 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
10 13 (0.28%) Network Security
10 13 (0.28%) SSL
11 12 (0.26%) Extranet
12 10 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.15%) ZigBee
15 6 (0.13%) CTI
15 6 (0.13%) PBX
15 6 (0.13%) TCP/IP
16 5 (0.11%) Wireless
17 4 (0.086%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3353 (72.00%) MySQL
2 254 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 216 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 203 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 115 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 87 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (1.46%) Big Data
8 46 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 43 (0.92%) Redis
10 34 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 18 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (0.30%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.17%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.17%) MS Access
14 8 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.13%) SQLite
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1110 (23.84%) Git (software)
2 816 (17.52%) Subversion
3 248 (5.33%) PHPUnit
4 75 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 70 (1.50%) Behat
6 61 (1.31%) JIRA
7 46 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 37 (0.79%) Selenium
9 35 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 30 (0.64%) JUnit
11 23 (0.49%) Xdebug
12 17 (0.37%) Ant
13 15 (0.32%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.30%) TeamCity
15 13 (0.28%) Phing
15 13 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 13 (0.28%) Trac
16 12 (0.26%) Hudson
16 12 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 449 (9.64%) Marketing
2 199 (4.27%) Retail
3 188 (4.04%) Finance
4 122 (2.62%) Advertising
5 87 (1.87%) Games
6 69 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 42 (0.90%) Banking
8 36 (0.77%) Back Office
9 32 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.43%) Publishing
11 19 (0.41%) Legal
12 15 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 13 (0.28%) Billing
14 9 (0.19%) iGaming
15 8 (0.17%) Automotive
16 5 (0.11%) Law
17 4 (0.086%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.086%) Interactive Media
18 3 (0.064%) Russian Language
18 3 (0.064%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3164 (67.94%) HTML
2 3071 (65.94%) CSS
3 2124 (45.61%) jQuery
4 1202 (25.81%) LAMP
5 1047 (22.48%) Symfony
6 989 (21.24%) HTML5
7 757 (16.26%) Ajax
8 737 (15.83%) CSS3
9 560 (12.02%) XML
10 525 (11.27%) CodeIgniter
11 488 (10.48%) XHTML
12 457 (9.81%) Web Services
13 412 (8.85%) Laravel
14 347 (7.45%) Zend Framework
15 330 (7.09%) CakePHP
16 328 (7.04%) SOAP
17 323 (6.94%) REST
18 292 (6.27%) JSON
19 221 (4.75%) .NET
20 199 (4.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 319 (6.85%) Open Source
2 227 (4.87%) Mobile App
3 222 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 195 (4.19%) Social Media
5 72 (1.55%) W3C
6 68 (1.46%) Digital Media
7 44 (0.94%) E-Learning
8 27 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (0.52%) Clustering
10 23 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 23 (0.49%) FMCG
11 20 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.41%) iPhone
13 18 (0.39%) Social Network
14 16 (0.34%) Blog
14 16 (0.34%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.32%) BBC
16 14 (0.30%) Graphic Design
17 13 (0.28%) Web 2.0
17 13 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1343 (28.84%) Linux
2 197 (4.23%) UNIX
3 171 (3.67%) Apple iOS
4 170 (3.65%) Windows
5 156 (3.35%) Android
6 67 (1.44%) CentOS
7 61 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 26 (0.56%) Debian
9 25 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.49%) Fedora
11 13 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.086%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.021%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.021%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.021%) Solaris
17 1 (0.021%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1752 (37.62%) OO
2 1707 (36.65%) MVC
3 1048 (22.50%) OOP
4 946 (20.31%) OO PHP
5 928 (19.93%) E-Commerce
6 707 (15.18%) Web Development
7 690 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
8 388 (8.33%) TDD
9 272 (5.84%) Scrum
10 259 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 235 (5.05%) Software Engineering
12 218 (4.68%) SEO
13 166 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
13 166 (3.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 158 (3.39%) Mentoring
15 148 (3.18%) Web Design
16 128 (2.75%) BDD
17 95 (2.04%) Project Management
18 91 (1.95%) CRM
18 91 (1.95%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4657 (100.00%) PHP
2 3114 (66.87%) JavaScript
3 1231 (26.43%) PHP5
4 773 (16.60%) SQL
5 332 (7.13%) Java
6 252 (5.41%) Python
7 141 (3.03%) Perl
8 140 (3.01%) Ruby
9 91 (1.95%) C++
10 79 (1.70%) C#
11 70 (1.50%) C
11 70 (1.50%) PHP4
12 54 (1.16%) ActionScript
13 45 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 45 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 38 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
15 24 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.45%) VB
17 12 (0.26%) ECMAScript
18 11 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 419 (9.00%) Degree
2 20 (0.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.11%) PhD
4 5 (0.11%) CIW
5 4 (0.086%) MBA
6 3 (0.064%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.021%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.021%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.32%) QA
2 29 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.21%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
4 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (0.62%) Varnish
2 8 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.086%) NFS
5 3 (0.064%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.043%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.043%) vSphere
7 1 (0.021%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (0.45%) Vagrant
2 14 (0.30%) Puppet
3 11 (0.24%) Capistrano
4 10 (0.21%) Plesk
5 9 (0.19%) OpenSSO
6 8 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.13%) YUM
8 1 (0.021%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1394 (29.93%) Zend
2 189 (4.06%) Facebook
3 140 (3.01%) Twitter
4 133 (2.86%) Google
5 115 (2.47%) Adobe
6 103 (2.21%) Oracle
7 86 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 61 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 27 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.39%) Siemens
11 16 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.34%) VMware
11 16 (0.34%) Rackspace
12 14 (0.30%) Sage
13 13 (0.28%) Sun
14 8 (0.17%) SAP
15 7 (0.15%) JBoss
15 7 (0.15%) Apple
15 7 (0.15%) IBM
16 6 (0.13%) Avaya
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Career Progress
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago