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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 141 131 147
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2320 2299 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.19% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.32% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2130 2129
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 £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 18 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 18 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 -9 2246 £35,000 - 350
London -6 806 £45,000 +12.50% 103
South East -45 440 £32,500 -7.14% 58
North West 0 257 £30,000 - 49
South West -12 187 £30,000 - 36
Manchester +15 173 £30,500 +1.66% 32
Hampshire +11 171 £30,000 -7.69% 19
Yorkshire -14 156 £30,000 - 37
East Midlands +20 142 £30,000 - 15
West Midlands +6 133 £30,000 +9.09% 24
City of London -21 129 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East of England -24 107 £35,000 - 15
West Yorkshire -36 82 £30,000 -6.97% 25
Buckinghamshire +30 77 £34,000 +18.26% 8
Hertfordshire +46 66 £42,500 +100.00% 3
Milton Keynes +25 62 £32,500 +44.44% 7
Southampton +15 61 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Nottinghamshire +11 58 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -18 58 £35,000 -2.77% 3
Fareham +7 53 £30,000 - 5
Nottingham +6 53 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Bristol -18 45 £33,750 +18.42% 11
South Yorkshire +17 44 £33,000 -0.75% 8
Leeds -43 42 £40,000 +25.00% 12
Northamptonshire +2 40 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Oxfordshire -7 39 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Sheffield +7 38 £33,000 -0.75% 8
East Sussex -55 38 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Dorset -24 36 £29,000 -10.76% 6
Brighton -56 36 £33,750 -3.57% 2

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 4616 (100.00%) PHP
2 3348 (72.53%) MySQL
3 3164 (68.54%) HTML
4 3087 (66.88%) JavaScript
5 3080 (66.72%) CSS
6 2099 (45.47%) jQuery
7 1744 (37.78%) OO
8 1708 (37.00%) MVC
9 1386 (30.03%) Zend
10 1324 (28.68%) Linux
11 1225 (26.54%) PHP5
12 1194 (25.87%) LAMP
13 1132 (24.52%) Git (software)
14 1099 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 1043 (22.60%) Symfony
16 1024 (22.18%) OOP
17 1016 (22.01%) HTML5
18 973 (21.08%) OO PHP
19 947 (20.52%) E-Commerce
20 830 (17.98%) Subversion
21 762 (16.51%) SQL
22 740 (16.03%) CSS3
23 739 (16.01%) Apache
24 723 (15.66%) Ajax
25 673 (14.58%) Web Development
26 549 (11.89%) XML
27 522 (11.31%) CMS
28 510 (11.05%) CodeIgniter
29 508 (11.01%) Drupal
30 496 (10.75%) WordPress

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 739 (16.01%) Apache
2 522 (11.31%) CMS
3 508 (11.01%) Drupal
4 496 (10.75%) WordPress
5 136 (2.95%) Node.js
6 123 (2.66%) Joomla!
7 59 (1.28%) IIS
8 57 (1.23%) nginx
9 53 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (0.82%) concrete5
11 34 (0.74%) Moodle
12 24 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
13 21 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
15 16 (0.35%) Confluence
16 10 (0.22%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.22%) SilverStripe
17 8 (0.17%) Umbraco
18 6 (0.13%) GlassFish
19 5 (0.11%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 173 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 78 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (0.91%) MS Excel
4 20 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.17%) MS Office
6 1 (0.022%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 463 (10.03%) Magento
2 17 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.30%) osCommerce
4 10 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.043%) CubeCart
6 1 (0.022%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.022%) Shopify
6 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.022%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.022%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.21%) SaaS
3 31 (0.67%) GitHub
4 30 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 27 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.17%) PaaS
9 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.15%) ElastiCache
9 7 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.065%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.043%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.022%) Route 53
12 1 (0.022%) Office 365
12 1 (0.022%) Heroku
12 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.71%) Internet
2 70 (1.52%) HTTP
3 65 (1.41%) Intranet
4 47 (1.02%) DNS
5 27 (0.58%) SSH
6 22 (0.48%) Broadband
7 21 (0.45%) VoIP
8 15 (0.32%) SSL
9 14 (0.30%) SMTP
9 14 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
10 13 (0.28%) Network Security
11 9 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.19%) Extranet
12 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.15%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.13%) CTI
14 6 (0.13%) PBX
14 6 (0.13%) ZigBee
15 5 (0.11%) FTP
15 5 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3348 (72.53%) MySQL
2 269 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 212 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 185 (4.01%) MongoDB
5 125 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 95 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (1.47%) Big Data
8 52 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 48 (1.04%) Redis
10 18 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.22%) CouchDB
13 9 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.17%) MS Access
14 8 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.15%) MariaDB
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.13%) SQLite
16 6 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1132 (24.52%) Git (software)
2 830 (17.98%) Subversion
3 267 (5.78%) PHPUnit
4 83 (1.80%) Behat
5 79 (1.71%) Jenkins
6 73 (1.58%) JIRA
7 47 (1.02%) Mercurial
8 43 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 34 (0.74%) Selenium
10 29 (0.63%) JUnit
11 23 (0.50%) Xdebug
12 18 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 17 (0.37%) Ant
13 17 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 15 (0.32%) NetBeans
15 13 (0.28%) PhpStorm
15 13 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.26%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.26%) Trac
16 12 (0.26%) Phing
General
1 473 (10.25%) Marketing
2 210 (4.55%) Retail
3 202 (4.38%) Finance
4 131 (2.84%) Advertising
5 84 (1.82%) Games
6 67 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 43 (0.93%) Banking
8 36 (0.78%) Back Office
9 34 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.56%) Legal
11 21 (0.45%) Publishing
12 17 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 14 (0.30%) Automotive
14 9 (0.19%) iGaming
15 7 (0.15%) Billing
16 6 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.11%) Law
18 4 (0.087%) Interactive Media
19 3 (0.065%) Arabic Language
19 3 (0.065%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3164 (68.54%) HTML
2 3080 (66.72%) CSS
3 2099 (45.47%) jQuery
4 1194 (25.87%) LAMP
5 1043 (22.60%) Symfony
6 1016 (22.01%) HTML5
7 740 (16.03%) CSS3
8 723 (15.66%) Ajax
9 549 (11.89%) XML
10 510 (11.05%) CodeIgniter
11 484 (10.49%) XHTML
12 454 (9.84%) Web Services
13 415 (8.99%) Laravel
14 339 (7.34%) SOAP
15 338 (7.32%) Zend Framework
16 302 (6.54%) REST
17 300 (6.50%) CakePHP
18 270 (5.85%) JSON
19 209 (4.53%) RESTful
19 209 (4.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 312 (6.76%) Open Source
2 234 (5.07%) User Experience
3 233 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 224 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 165 (3.57%) Social Media
6 118 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (1.80%) W3C
8 55 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 47 (1.02%) E-Learning
10 26 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (0.56%) FMCG
11 24 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 23 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.43%) BBC
14 18 (0.39%) Clustering
14 18 (0.39%) iPhone
14 18 (0.39%) Blog
15 17 (0.37%) Social Network
15 17 (0.37%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1324 (28.68%) Linux
2 201 (4.35%) UNIX
3 176 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 170 (3.68%) Windows
5 159 (3.44%) Android
6 72 (1.56%) CentOS
7 67 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.58%) Debian
9 25 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.50%) Fedora
11 14 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.087%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.043%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.022%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.022%) FreeBSD
18 1 (0.022%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1744 (37.78%) OO
2 1708 (37.00%) MVC
3 1099 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1024 (22.18%) OOP
5 973 (21.08%) OO PHP
6 947 (20.52%) E-Commerce
7 673 (14.58%) Web Development
8 410 (8.88%) TDD
9 281 (6.09%) Scrum
10 253 (5.48%) Unit Testing
11 244 (5.29%) Software Engineering
12 194 (4.20%) SEO
13 184 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
14 168 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 149 (3.23%) Mentoring
16 143 (3.10%) BDD
17 135 (2.92%) Web Design
18 105 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
19 92 (1.99%) Project Management
20 91 (1.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4616 (100.00%) PHP
2 3087 (66.88%) JavaScript
3 1225 (26.54%) PHP5
4 762 (16.51%) SQL
5 331 (7.17%) Java
6 242 (5.24%) Python
7 145 (3.14%) Ruby
7 145 (3.14%) Perl
8 91 (1.97%) C++
9 73 (1.58%) C
10 72 (1.56%) C#
11 71 (1.54%) PHP4
12 45 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 44 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 41 (0.89%) ActionScript
15 30 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
16 23 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.35%) VB
18 12 (0.26%) ECMAScript
18 12 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 433 (9.38%) Degree
2 15 (0.32%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
4 5 (0.11%) PhD
5 4 (0.087%) MBA
5 4 (0.087%) CIW
6 2 (0.043%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.043%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.022%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.45%) QA
2 27 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.17%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
5 3 (0.065%) SLA
6 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 31 (0.67%) Varnish
2 8 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.087%) NFS
4 4 (0.087%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.043%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.043%) vSphere
6 1 (0.022%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (0.48%) Vagrant
2 16 (0.35%) Puppet
3 14 (0.30%) Capistrano
4 10 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.17%) OpenSSO
6 7 (0.15%) Plesk
7 6 (0.13%) YUM
8 1 (0.022%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1386 (30.03%) Zend
2 185 (4.01%) Facebook
3 138 (2.99%) Twitter
4 120 (2.60%) Google
5 110 (2.38%) Adobe
6 100 (2.17%) Oracle
7 59 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 59 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 34 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 19 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.39%) Siemens
11 17 (0.37%) Rackspace
12 16 (0.35%) VMware
13 15 (0.32%) Sage
14 14 (0.30%) Sun
15 10 (0.22%) Appcelerator
16 8 (0.17%) Apple
17 7 (0.15%) SAP
17 7 (0.15%) JBoss
17 7 (0.15%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 28 day holidays
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30K PA
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £22k - 32k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bideford, Devon
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago