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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 163 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1989 2378 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 2.03% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.15% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2106 2044
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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
100511 110711 102033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82673 90883 84912
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -21 1893 £36,500 +4.28% 380
London -33 592 £47,500 +11.76% 93
South East +4 439 £35,000 - 71
North West -1 191 £32,500 - 58
West Midlands +33 172 £30,000 -3.22% 34
Yorkshire +22 156 £31,000 +3.33% 49
South West -26 149 £35,000 +11.11% 20
Manchester +21 118 £33,750 +8.00% 32
East of England -35 117 £32,500 -4.41% 24
City of London +23 115 £50,000 +11.11% 24
West Yorkshire +39 111 £32,500 +1.56% 33
Leeds +60 95 £35,000 +3.70% 17
Hampshire -45 88 £37,500 +11.11% 17
Surrey +58 81 £37,500 +2.73% 11
Berkshire +5 74 £52,500 +50.00% 4
East Midlands -39 68 £33,500 +17.54% 21
East Sussex +28 66 £35,000 - 12
Bristol -6 65 £30,000 -6.25% 4
Brighton +28 63 £35,000 -2.77% 10
Warwickshire +30 52 £32,500 +18.18% 8
Reading +28 50 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Oxfordshire +2 48 £30,000 -25.00% 10
Birmingham -3 44 £27,500 -8.33% 11
Guildford +48 41 £33,000 -22.35% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 36 £30,000 -9.77% 7
Cambridgeshire -23 35 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Staffordshire +12 33 £36,000 +16.12% 2
Norfolk +3 33 £24,000 -12.72% 8
Basingstoke +25 31 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Cambridge -20 31 £40,000 +21.21% 6

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3917 (100.00%) PHP
2 2725 (69.57%) MySQL
3 2720 (69.44%) HTML
4 2655 (67.78%) CSS
5 2604 (66.48%) JavaScript
6 1748 (44.63%) jQuery
7 1540 (39.32%) MVC
8 1409 (35.97%) OO
9 1183 (30.20%) Git (software)
10 1178 (30.07%) Linux
11 1140 (29.10%) Zend
12 1088 (27.78%) Symfony
13 966 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
14 959 (24.48%) HTML5
15 930 (23.74%) OOP
16 892 (22.77%) LAMP
17 798 (20.37%) OO PHP
18 699 (17.85%) PHP5
19 672 (17.16%) Apache
20 671 (17.13%) Laravel
21 625 (15.96%) CSS3
22 584 (14.91%) E-Commerce
23 577 (14.73%) SQL
24 570 (14.55%) Web Development
25 508 (12.97%) Ajax
26 502 (12.82%) TDD
27 448 (11.44%) Web Services
28 436 (11.13%) Subversion
29 422 (10.77%) CMS
30 407 (10.39%) XML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 672 (17.16%) Apache
2 422 (10.77%) CMS
3 367 (9.37%) WordPress
4 334 (8.53%) Drupal
5 219 (5.59%) Node.js
6 109 (2.78%) Joomla!
7 73 (1.86%) nginx
8 69 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (1.30%) Moodle
10 24 (0.61%) concrete5
10 24 (0.61%) Confluence
11 23 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 22 (0.56%) IIS
13 17 (0.43%) Facebook Platform
14 11 (0.28%) TYPO3
15 10 (0.26%) Kentico
16 9 (0.23%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.20%) SilverStripe
17 8 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 45 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 42 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 11 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.23%) MS Excel
7 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.077%) InDesign
9 2 (0.051%) MS Office
10 1 (0.026%) Mingle
10 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 296 (7.56%) Magento
2 13 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.18%) Zen Cart
4 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.10%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.051%) Shopify
5 2 (0.051%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.026%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (1.35%) GitHub
3 39 (1.00%) SaaS
4 17 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.33%) Silverpop
6 12 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
8 10 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.18%) Trello
10 3 (0.077%) PaaS
10 3 (0.077%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.077%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.051%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.051%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.026%) Heroku
12 1 (0.026%) Route 53
12 1 (0.026%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.026%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.06%) Internet
2 39 (1.00%) SSH
3 33 (0.84%) DNS
4 32 (0.82%) Intranet
5 31 (0.79%) HTTP
6 15 (0.38%) LDAP
7 14 (0.36%) Wireless
8 10 (0.26%) SSL
9 9 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.23%) Broadband
10 8 (0.20%) VoIP
11 7 (0.18%) VPN
11 7 (0.18%) Skype
12 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.15%) FTP
13 4 (0.10%) Network Security
13 4 (0.10%) DHCP
13 4 (0.10%) SMTP
14 3 (0.077%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.051%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2725 (69.57%) MySQL
2 245 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 189 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 184 (4.70%) SQL Server
5 142 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
6 131 (3.34%) NoSQL
7 119 (3.04%) Redis
8 42 (1.07%) Big Data
9 35 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 29 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (0.38%) SQLite
12 11 (0.28%) CouchDB
13 9 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.18%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.18%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.15%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.10%) Impala
16 4 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1183 (30.20%) Git (software)
2 436 (11.13%) Subversion
3 325 (8.30%) PHPUnit
4 123 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 96 (2.45%) JIRA
6 76 (1.94%) Behat
7 47 (1.20%) Grunt
8 36 (0.92%) Selenium
9 35 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 32 (0.82%) Mercurial
11 25 (0.64%) PhpStorm
12 24 (0.61%) Bower
13 23 (0.59%) PEAR
14 22 (0.56%) Trac
15 20 (0.51%) Bugzilla
16 19 (0.49%) NetBeans
16 19 (0.49%) Hudson
17 18 (0.46%) TeamCity
17 18 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (0.23%) Xdebug
General
1 391 (9.98%) Marketing
2 366 (9.34%) Finance
3 115 (2.94%) Retail
4 112 (2.86%) Games
5 85 (2.17%) Advertising
6 71 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.02%) Publishing
8 34 (0.87%) Law
9 33 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 28 (0.71%) Back Office
11 22 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.41%) Legal
13 14 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.33%) Banking
15 10 (0.26%) Electronics
16 8 (0.20%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
17 6 (0.15%) Automotive
18 5 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.077%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2720 (69.44%) HTML
2 2655 (67.78%) CSS
3 1748 (44.63%) jQuery
4 1088 (27.78%) Symfony
5 959 (24.48%) HTML5
6 892 (22.77%) LAMP
7 671 (17.13%) Laravel
8 625 (15.96%) CSS3
9 508 (12.97%) Ajax
10 448 (11.44%) Web Services
11 407 (10.39%) XML
12 351 (8.96%) REST
13 310 (7.91%) AngularJS
14 294 (7.51%) JSON
15 265 (6.77%) CodeIgniter
15 265 (6.77%) CakePHP
16 261 (6.66%) XHTML
17 245 (6.25%) SOAP
18 233 (5.95%) RESTful
19 220 (5.62%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 230 (5.87%) User Experience
2 169 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 155 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 108 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (2.50%) W3C
6 83 (2.12%) Social Media
7 32 (0.82%) Social Network
8 29 (0.74%) E-Learning
9 28 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 27 (0.69%) Digital Media
11 26 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 21 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.51%) Data Integration
14 19 (0.49%) Data Centre
15 17 (0.43%) Graphic Design
15 17 (0.43%) iPad
16 16 (0.41%) Replication
16 16 (0.41%) BBC
17 13 (0.33%) Physics
18 12 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1178 (30.07%) Linux
2 141 (3.60%) UNIX
3 120 (3.06%) Windows
4 102 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 84 (2.14%) Android
6 42 (1.07%) Ubuntu
7 31 (0.79%) CentOS
8 27 (0.69%) Debian
9 12 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.15%) Fedora
12 3 (0.077%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.051%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.026%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.026%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1540 (39.32%) MVC
2 1409 (35.97%) OO
3 966 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 930 (23.74%) OOP
5 798 (20.37%) OO PHP
6 584 (14.91%) E-Commerce
7 570 (14.55%) Web Development
8 502 (12.82%) TDD
9 354 (9.04%) Unit Testing
10 261 (6.66%) Open Source
11 246 (6.28%) Scrum
12 236 (6.03%) Software Engineering
13 192 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
14 179 (4.57%) BDD
15 176 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
16 160 (4.08%) Web Design
17 156 (3.98%) Mentoring
18 153 (3.91%) SEO
19 149 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
20 117 (2.99%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3917 (100.00%) PHP
2 2604 (66.48%) JavaScript
3 699 (17.85%) PHP5
4 577 (14.73%) SQL
5 201 (5.13%) Java
6 175 (4.47%) Python
7 131 (3.34%) Perl
8 90 (2.30%) Ruby
9 89 (2.27%) C#
10 77 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 67 (1.71%) C++
12 48 (1.23%) C
13 30 (0.77%) Objective-C
14 28 (0.71%) PHP4
15 15 (0.38%) VB
16 14 (0.36%) ActionScript
17 13 (0.33%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.33%) VBScript
18 12 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
19 8 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 295 (7.53%) Degree
2 16 (0.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.051%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.026%) PhD
5 1 (0.026%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.48%) QA
2 9 (0.23%) WCAG
3 8 (0.20%) SLA
4 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.077%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.077%) WAI
System Software
1 53 (1.35%) Varnish
2 9 (0.23%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.13%) Docker
4 4 (0.10%) iptables
4 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 53 (1.35%) Puppet
2 45 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 31 (0.79%) Capistrano
4 27 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.18%) Nagios
6 2 (0.051%) cPanel
7 1 (0.026%) Plesk
7 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.026%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1140 (29.10%) Zend
2 117 (2.99%) Facebook
3 112 (2.86%) Google
4 99 (2.53%) Adobe
5 84 (2.14%) Twitter
6 71 (1.81%) Microsoft
7 53 (1.35%) Oracle
8 42 (1.07%) Rackspace
9 40 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (0.97%) Apple
11 26 (0.66%) TOWER Software
12 25 (0.64%) Perforce
13 20 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.46%) PayPal
15 15 (0.38%) SAP
16 14 (0.36%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.26%) Sage
18 9 (0.23%) IBM
18 9 (0.23%) Sencha
18 9 (0.23%) Sitecore
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Manchester IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 55000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 10 hours ago