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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 168 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2025 2310 2395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.92% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.03% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2059 2232
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -18 1933 £36,500 +4.28% 340
London -43 585 £47,500 +11.76% 89
South East -4 435 £37,500 +10.29% 59
North West -13 186 £32,500 - 45
Yorkshire +25 172 £35,000 +16.66% 45
South West -24 172 £32,500 - 23
West Midlands +29 168 £32,500 +4.83% 24
West Yorkshire +54 137 £35,000 +7.69% 29
East of England -20 131 £35,000 - 25
City of London +23 122 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Leeds +62 113 £35,000 - 21
Manchester -8 110 £34,000 +11.47% 24
Hampshire -24 96 £37,500 +15.38% 20
Surrey +61 86 £37,500 +17.18% 9
Bristol +2 76 £30,000 -7.69% 3
East Midlands -18 73 £32,500 +14.03% 25
Brighton +30 68 £35,000 -2.77% 8
East Sussex +23 68 £35,000 - 9
Berkshire -3 65 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Warwickshire +19 55 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Reading +13 44 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Guildford +52 42 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Oxfordshire -4 40 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Norfolk +9 38 £24,000 -12.72% 4
Southampton +18 37 £37,500 +19.04% 11
Birmingham -10 37 £30,000 -2.43% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 35 £30,000 +4.34% 6
Staffordshire +32 34 £35,500 +14.51% 3
Somerset +17 34 £35,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire -6 34 £40,000 +17.64% 6

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 3968 (100.00%) PHP
2 2785 (70.19%) MySQL
3 2723 (68.62%) HTML
4 2649 (66.76%) CSS
5 2635 (66.41%) JavaScript
6 1756 (44.25%) jQuery
7 1557 (39.24%) MVC
8 1402 (35.33%) OO
9 1219 (30.72%) Git (software)
10 1201 (30.27%) Linux
11 1192 (30.04%) Zend
12 1102 (27.77%) Symfony
13 987 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
14 946 (23.84%) HTML5
15 919 (23.16%) OOP
16 892 (22.48%) LAMP
17 767 (19.33%) OO PHP
18 709 (17.87%) Laravel
19 688 (17.34%) Apache
20 678 (17.09%) PHP5
21 627 (15.80%) CSS3
22 606 (15.27%) Web Development
23 583 (14.69%) E-Commerce
24 553 (13.94%) SQL
25 506 (12.75%) Ajax
26 499 (12.58%) TDD
27 440 (11.09%) CMS
28 432 (10.89%) Web Services
29 426 (10.74%) Subversion
30 424 (10.69%) Marketing

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 688 (17.34%) Apache
2 440 (11.09%) CMS
3 412 (10.38%) WordPress
4 319 (8.04%) Drupal
5 217 (5.47%) Node.js
6 105 (2.65%) Joomla!
7 79 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 74 (1.86%) nginx
9 61 (1.54%) Moodle
10 27 (0.68%) Confluence
10 27 (0.68%) concrete5
11 21 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.45%) IIS
13 17 (0.43%) Facebook Platform
14 11 (0.28%) SilverStripe
14 11 (0.28%) TYPO3
15 10 (0.25%) Kentico
15 10 (0.25%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.23%) ColdFusion
17 8 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 37 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 36 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 15 (0.38%) MS Excel
6 8 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.10%) MS Office
7 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.076%) InDesign
9 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 307 (7.74%) Magento
2 9 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.15%) Zen Cart
4 5 (0.13%) Shopify
4 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.076%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.050%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.025%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.41%) GitHub
3 40 (1.01%) SaaS
4 15 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
6 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.25%) Trello
8 9 (0.23%) Silverpop
9 8 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.13%) PaaS
12 3 (0.076%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.025%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.025%) Office 365
14 1 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.77%) Internet
2 37 (0.93%) DNS
3 30 (0.76%) Intranet
4 29 (0.73%) SSH
5 27 (0.68%) HTTP
6 19 (0.48%) LDAP
7 11 (0.28%) Wireless
8 10 (0.25%) VoIP
8 10 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.23%) SMTP
9 9 (0.23%) Network Security
10 8 (0.20%) SSL
11 7 (0.18%) VPN
12 6 (0.15%) FTP
12 6 (0.15%) Broadband
12 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.15%) Skype
13 5 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (0.10%) SMS
15 3 (0.076%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2785 (70.19%) MySQL
2 273 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 186 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 182 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 154 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 139 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 120 (3.02%) Redis
8 58 (1.46%) Big Data
9 32 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 30 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (0.48%) CouchDB
12 14 (0.35%) SQLite
13 9 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.18%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.15%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.10%) Impala
16 4 (0.10%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.10%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1219 (30.72%) Git (software)
2 426 (10.74%) Subversion
3 349 (8.80%) PHPUnit
4 126 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 99 (2.49%) JIRA
6 71 (1.79%) Behat
7 57 (1.44%) Grunt
8 44 (1.11%) Selenium
9 29 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 26 (0.66%) Bower
11 25 (0.63%) PEAR
11 25 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 22 (0.55%) Trac
13 20 (0.50%) Bugzilla
13 20 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (0.48%) Hudson
14 19 (0.48%) gulp
15 18 (0.45%) PhpStorm
16 16 (0.40%) TeamCity
17 14 (0.35%) NetBeans
General
1 424 (10.69%) Marketing
2 361 (9.10%) Finance
3 115 (2.90%) Retail
4 109 (2.75%) Games
5 76 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 74 (1.86%) Advertising
7 41 (1.03%) Law
8 40 (1.01%) Publishing
9 31 (0.78%) Back Office
10 28 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 20 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.45%) Banking
12 18 (0.45%) Electronics
13 11 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.28%) Legal
14 10 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
16 6 (0.15%) Automotive
17 5 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.076%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2723 (68.62%) HTML
2 2649 (66.76%) CSS
3 1756 (44.25%) jQuery
4 1102 (27.77%) Symfony
5 946 (23.84%) HTML5
6 892 (22.48%) LAMP
7 709 (17.87%) Laravel
8 627 (15.80%) CSS3
9 506 (12.75%) Ajax
10 432 (10.89%) Web Services
11 403 (10.16%) XML
12 351 (8.85%) REST
13 334 (8.42%) AngularJS
14 287 (7.23%) JSON
15 272 (6.85%) CodeIgniter
16 259 (6.53%) SOAP
17 257 (6.48%) CakePHP
18 234 (5.90%) XHTML
19 232 (5.85%) RESTful
20 219 (5.52%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 261 (6.58%) User Experience
2 164 (4.13%) Mobile App
2 164 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 115 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (2.32%) W3C
5 84 (2.12%) Social Media
6 35 (0.88%) E-Learning
7 28 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 28 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 26 (0.66%) Social Network
8 26 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 18 (0.45%) iPad
9 18 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 18 (0.45%) Data Integration
10 17 (0.43%) Replication
11 16 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.35%) Social Gaming
12 14 (0.35%) Physics
13 13 (0.33%) Graphic Design
14 11 (0.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1201 (30.27%) Linux
2 141 (3.55%) UNIX
3 132 (3.33%) Windows
4 119 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 102 (2.57%) Android
6 49 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 33 (0.83%) Debian
8 27 (0.68%) CentOS
9 12 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.076%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.050%) Fedora
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.025%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.025%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1557 (39.24%) MVC
2 1402 (35.33%) OO
3 987 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 919 (23.16%) OOP
5 767 (19.33%) OO PHP
6 606 (15.27%) Web Development
7 583 (14.69%) E-Commerce
8 499 (12.58%) TDD
9 374 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 268 (6.75%) Open Source
11 263 (6.63%) Scrum
12 234 (5.90%) Software Engineering
13 193 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
14 179 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 171 (4.31%) BDD
16 163 (4.11%) Web Design
17 160 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
18 159 (4.01%) SEO
19 155 (3.91%) Mentoring
20 120 (3.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3968 (100.00%) PHP
2 2635 (66.41%) JavaScript
3 678 (17.09%) PHP5
4 553 (13.94%) SQL
5 205 (5.17%) Java
6 196 (4.94%) Python
7 124 (3.13%) Perl
8 100 (2.52%) Ruby
9 83 (2.09%) C#
10 70 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 67 (1.69%) C++
12 54 (1.36%) C
13 32 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 18 (0.45%) PHP4
15 15 (0.38%) ActionScript
15 15 (0.38%) VB
16 14 (0.35%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.33%) VBScript
18 11 (0.28%) Apple Swift
19 10 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 308 (7.76%) Degree
2 16 (0.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.025%) HND
4 1 (0.025%) PhD
4 1 (0.025%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.66%) QA
2 9 (0.23%) WCAG
3 8 (0.20%) SLA
4 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.076%) WAI
6 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (1.29%) Varnish
2 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.13%) Docker
3 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.050%) iptables
5 1 (0.025%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (1.34%) Puppet
2 42 (1.06%) Vagrant
3 34 (0.86%) Capistrano
4 28 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.33%) Nagios
6 5 (0.13%) cPanel
7 1 (0.025%) Plesk
7 1 (0.025%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.025%) Ansible
7 1 (0.025%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1192 (30.04%) Zend
2 118 (2.97%) Google
3 110 (2.77%) Facebook
4 90 (2.27%) Adobe
5 79 (1.99%) Twitter
6 70 (1.76%) Microsoft
7 46 (1.16%) Rackspace
8 41 (1.03%) Oracle
9 37 (0.93%) Perforce
10 34 (0.86%) Apple
11 33 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (0.63%) TOWER Software
13 21 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.48%) PayPal
15 16 (0.40%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.40%) SAP
16 10 (0.25%) Sage
17 9 (0.23%) Sencha
18 8 (0.20%) Sitecore
19 7 (0.18%) IBM
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Discounts, Half Days
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Free Coffee/Benefits, Cool Offices,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Multiple Perks, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum pension & flexi working
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wales
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago