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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 157 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2234 2535 3168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 2.29% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.38% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2071 2251 2802
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -19 2169 £37,500 - 429
London -16 692 £47,500 +5.55% 109
South East +24 568 £36,500 +2.09% 79
Yorkshire +24 216 £35,000 +12.00% 46
Hampshire +45 211 £36,000 -4.00% 22
North West -5 210 £35,000 +7.69% 64
South West -2 179 £35,000 - 30
Manchester -10 142 £35,000 +4.47% 39
West Midlands -49 129 £30,000 -6.97% 43
West Yorkshire +20 122 £35,000 - 22
Leeds +14 109 £35,000 +3.70% 20
Surrey +1 100 £36,500 -3.94% 17
East of England -42 91 £37,500 +15.38% 30
East Sussex +32 84 £42,500 +21.42% 13
City of London -1 83 £50,000 +5.26% 15
East Midlands -13 69 £32,500 -7.14% 24
Brighton +26 67 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Bristol +5 66 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Southampton +17 64 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Dorset +35 60 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Kent +27 55 £35,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +41 45 £38,750 +29.16% 3
Bournemouth +22 45 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Berkshire -21 45 £40,000 +8.84% 11
Fareham +23 44 £30,000 +39.53% 5
Birmingham -42 39 £32,500 +18.18% 16
South Yorkshire +13 36 £37,500 +51.51% 13
Sheffield +6 36 £37,500 +54.63% 9
Cheshire +11 33 £37,500 +20.96% 6
Basingstoke -2 33 £35,000 -37.77% 3

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4246 (100.00%) PHP
2 3062 (72.11%) JavaScript
3 2797 (65.87%) CSS
4 2786 (65.61%) HTML
5 2675 (63.00%) MySQL
6 1823 (42.93%) jQuery
7 1603 (37.75%) Web Development
8 1536 (36.18%) MVC
9 1402 (33.02%) OO
10 1339 (31.54%) Git (software)
11 1304 (30.71%) Linux
12 1249 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
13 1247 (29.37%) LAMP
14 1134 (26.71%) Symfony
15 1063 (25.04%) OOP
16 925 (21.79%) HTML5
17 870 (20.49%) Zend
18 798 (18.79%) Laravel
19 788 (18.56%) E-Commerce
20 722 (17.00%) CSS3
21 667 (15.71%) SQL
22 663 (15.61%) Apache
23 662 (15.59%) OO PHP
24 581 (13.68%) Ajax
25 578 (13.61%) TDD
26 568 (13.38%) XML
27 538 (12.67%) AngularJS
28 502 (11.82%) WordPress
29 474 (11.16%) Subversion
30 465 (10.95%) Front End Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 663 (15.61%) Apache
2 502 (11.82%) WordPress
3 433 (10.20%) CMS
4 367 (8.64%) Drupal
5 262 (6.17%) Node.js
6 192 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
7 117 (2.76%) nginx
8 57 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 55 (1.30%) Apache Solr
10 51 (1.20%) Moodle
11 44 (1.04%) IIS
12 16 (0.38%) SilverStripe
13 10 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.24%) ExpressionEngine
13 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.21%) ColdFusion
14 9 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.21%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.19%) Confluence
16 7 (0.16%) Totara
Applications
1 117 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 47 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 24 (0.57%) GIMP
4 20 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.21%) MS Office
7 3 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.047%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.024%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 427 (10.06%) Magento
2 28 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.16%) OpenCart
7 5 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.094%) osCommerce
9 2 (0.047%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.024%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.024%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 226 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (3.20%) GitHub
3 70 (1.65%) SaaS
4 50 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
6 29 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (0.49%) Sage Pay
9 18 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (0.33%) CloudFront
13 13 (0.31%) AdWords
14 11 (0.26%) Trello
15 7 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (0.12%) Route 53
17 4 (0.094%) DigitalOcean
17 4 (0.094%) MailChimp
17 4 (0.094%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.58%) DNS
2 55 (1.30%) Internet
3 51 (1.20%) Intranet
4 39 (0.92%) SSH
5 27 (0.64%) HTTP
6 17 (0.40%) Extranet
7 15 (0.35%) SMTP
8 8 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.19%) VPN
9 6 (0.14%) Firewall
9 6 (0.14%) LAN
9 6 (0.14%) VLAN
10 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.12%) LDAP
10 5 (0.12%) NAS
11 4 (0.094%) SSL
11 4 (0.094%) VoIP
12 3 (0.071%) FTP
13 2 (0.047%) ISDN
13 2 (0.047%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2675 (63.00%) MySQL
2 238 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 231 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 208 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 165 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 148 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
7 124 (2.92%) Redis
8 69 (1.63%) Big Data
9 56 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (1.01%) MariaDB
11 34 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 26 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (0.61%) SQLite
13 19 (0.45%) CouchDB
14 18 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.38%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (0.24%) BigQuery
19 8 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1339 (31.54%) Git (software)
2 474 (11.16%) Subversion
3 338 (7.96%) PHPUnit
4 133 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 109 (2.57%) Grunt
6 92 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 90 (2.12%) Selenium
8 67 (1.58%) JIRA
9 64 (1.51%) gulp
10 49 (1.15%) Vagrant
11 46 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 42 (0.99%) Bower
13 35 (0.82%) JUnit
13 35 (0.82%) Maven
13 35 (0.82%) PhpStorm
14 31 (0.73%) Trac
15 28 (0.66%) Bitbucket
15 28 (0.66%) Xdebug
16 19 (0.45%) FogBugz
16 19 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 450 (10.60%) Finance
2 428 (10.08%) Marketing
3 139 (3.27%) Advertising
4 130 (3.06%) Games
5 125 (2.94%) Retail
6 101 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 66 (1.55%) Banking
8 63 (1.48%) Law
9 41 (0.97%) Publishing
10 29 (0.68%) Back Office
11 26 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 22 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.35%) Legal
14 12 (0.28%) Automotive
14 12 (0.28%) Electronics
15 10 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.19%) Billing
17 6 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2797 (65.87%) CSS
2 2786 (65.61%) HTML
3 1823 (42.93%) jQuery
4 1247 (29.37%) LAMP
5 1134 (26.71%) Symfony
6 925 (21.79%) HTML5
7 798 (18.79%) Laravel
8 722 (17.00%) CSS3
9 581 (13.68%) Ajax
10 568 (13.38%) XML
11 538 (12.67%) AngularJS
12 441 (10.39%) Web Services
13 374 (8.81%) Sass
14 346 (8.15%) JSON
15 328 (7.72%) REST
16 287 (6.76%) RESTful
17 264 (6.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 256 (6.03%) CakePHP
19 249 (5.86%) CodeIgniter
20 237 (5.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 275 (6.48%) User Experience
2 260 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 221 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 120 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 92 (2.17%) iPad
6 82 (1.93%) Fintech
7 65 (1.53%) e-Learning
8 59 (1.39%) Social Media
9 33 (0.78%) iPhone
9 33 (0.78%) Learning Management System
10 29 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 26 (0.61%) W3C
12 24 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.47%) FMCG
13 20 (0.47%) VLE
14 19 (0.45%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.38%) Smartphone
16 15 (0.35%) BBC
16 15 (0.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1304 (30.71%) Linux
2 138 (3.25%) Windows
3 130 (3.06%) Debian
4 92 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 90 (2.12%) Unix
6 88 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 83 (1.95%) Android
8 57 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.87%) CentOS
10 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.28%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.024%) AIX
14 1 (0.024%) Solaris
14 1 (0.024%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1603 (37.75%) Web Development
2 1536 (36.18%) MVC
3 1402 (33.02%) OO
4 1249 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1063 (25.04%) OOP
6 788 (18.56%) E-Commerce
7 662 (15.59%) OO PHP
8 578 (13.61%) TDD
9 465 (10.95%) Front End Development
10 393 (9.26%) Scrum
11 302 (7.11%) Unit Testing
12 294 (6.92%) Software Engineering
13 248 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
14 216 (5.09%) Open Source
15 201 (4.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 179 (4.22%) Mentoring
17 155 (3.65%) BDD
18 146 (3.44%) Data Protection
19 143 (3.37%) Project Management
20 139 (3.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4246 (100.00%) PHP
2 3062 (72.11%) JavaScript
3 667 (15.71%) SQL
4 379 (8.93%) PHP 5
5 319 (7.51%) Java
6 300 (7.07%) Python
7 126 (2.97%) Ruby
8 114 (2.68%) C#
9 99 (2.33%) Perl
10 59 (1.39%) C
11 55 (1.30%) PHP 7
12 38 (0.89%) C++
13 36 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 24 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 23 (0.54%) Objective-C
16 22 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.47%) VB.NET
18 19 (0.45%) PHP 4
19 18 (0.42%) Go
20 16 (0.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 392 (9.23%) Degree
2 7 (0.16%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (0.12%) CCNP
3 5 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.071%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.047%) MBA
6 2 (0.047%) PhD
6 2 (0.047%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.024%) HND
7 1 (0.024%) MCSD
7 1 (0.024%) MCSE
7 1 (0.024%) OCP
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.024%) SANS
7 1 (0.024%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (2.12%) QA
2 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.071%) SDET
5 2 (0.047%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (1.88%) Varnish
2 74 (1.74%) Docker
3 10 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.047%) KVM
6 1 (0.024%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 38 (0.89%) Puppet
2 32 (0.75%) Ansible
3 20 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.21%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.16%) Plesk
6 5 (0.12%) cPanel
6 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.071%) Kibana
7 3 (0.071%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.071%) logstash
7 3 (0.071%) Salt
8 1 (0.024%) Nagios
Vendors
1 870 (20.49%) Zend
2 174 (4.10%) Google
3 123 (2.90%) Twitter
4 102 (2.40%) Adobe
5 94 (2.21%) Facebook
6 90 (2.12%) Microsoft
7 76 (1.79%) Oracle
8 37 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.80%) Yahoo!
10 29 (0.68%) Apple
11 27 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.45%) SAP
13 13 (0.31%) PayPal
14 10 (0.24%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.21%) Sencha
16 8 (0.19%) Atlassian
17 7 (0.16%) Perforce
17 7 (0.16%) Sony
18 6 (0.14%) BT
18 6 (0.14%) HP
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K, depending upon experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & discounts
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits & discounts
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi-time
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Very competitive depending on experience.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago