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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 203 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1768 2215 2393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.93% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.04% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1914 2223
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -53 1673 £37,500 +7.14% 298
London -77 499 £47,000 +4.44% 68
South East -5 387 £40,000 +17.64% 40
North West -25 174 £33,500 +9.83% 60
Yorkshire +5 144 £35,000 +16.66% 36
South West -41 141 £31,500 -3.07% 16
West Midlands -11 120 £31,000 +3.33% 24
East of England -2 116 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Manchester -20 115 £33,000 +1.53% 33
West Yorkshire +30 103 £35,000 +16.66% 21
Hampshire -23 103 £36,500 +21.66% 9
East Midlands -18 91 £32,500 +8.33% 25
Leeds +53 83 £35,000 -12.50% 15
City of London -13 78 £45,000 -1.09% 10
Berkshire +17 77 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Surrey +37 67 £40,000 +24.03% 6
Reading +19 55 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Bristol -15 51 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Southampton +14 50 £36,500 +15.87% 5
Brighton +20 42 £35,000 -9.67% 7
East Sussex +14 42 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Dorset +2 40 £26,000 -11.86% 4
West Sussex +10 38 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Wales +14 37 £30,000 - 2
Warwickshire +7 36 £32,500 +8.33% 4
South Wales +14 32 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Birmingham +22 30 £30,000 +5.26% 16
Essex +18 30 £46,500 +3.33% 8
Cheshire +14 29 £35,000 +20.68% 13
Hertfordshire -46 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3792 (100.00%) PHP
2 2679 (70.65%) MySQL
3 2644 (69.73%) HTML
4 2615 (68.96%) JavaScript
5 2565 (67.64%) CSS
6 1735 (45.75%) jQuery
7 1482 (39.08%) MVC
8 1284 (33.86%) OO
9 1192 (31.43%) Git (software)
10 1119 (29.51%) Linux
11 1099 (28.98%) Zend
12 1042 (27.48%) Symfony
13 944 (24.89%) HTML5
14 899 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
15 850 (22.42%) LAMP
16 845 (22.28%) OOP
17 718 (18.93%) Laravel
18 695 (18.33%) PHP5
19 681 (17.96%) OO PHP
20 673 (17.75%) CSS3
21 597 (15.74%) Apache
22 579 (15.27%) E-Commerce
23 575 (15.16%) Web Development
24 557 (14.69%) SQL
25 470 (12.39%) TDD
26 457 (12.05%) CMS
27 442 (11.66%) Ajax
28 439 (11.58%) Marketing
29 437 (11.52%) WordPress
30 407 (10.73%) Subversion

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 597 (15.74%) Apache
2 457 (12.05%) CMS
3 437 (11.52%) WordPress
4 282 (7.44%) Drupal
5 188 (4.96%) Node.js
6 99 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
7 94 (2.48%) Joomla!
8 80 (2.11%) nginx
9 63 (1.66%) Moodle
10 34 (0.90%) Confluence
11 26 (0.69%) concrete5
12 22 (0.58%) Apache Solr
13 18 (0.47%) IIS
14 15 (0.40%) SilverStripe
15 12 (0.32%) Facebook Platform
16 10 (0.26%) Kentico
17 9 (0.24%) ColdFusion
18 8 (0.21%) SharePoint
19 7 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
19 7 (0.18%) TYPO3
Applications
1 83 (2.19%) Photoshop
2 29 (0.76%) MS Excel
3 26 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) MS Office
9 3 (0.079%) InDesign
10 2 (0.053%) GIMP
10 2 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 308 (8.12%) Magento
2 7 (0.18%) Shopify
3 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.079%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.053%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.026%) Tridion
7 1 (0.026%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 131 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (1.40%) GitHub
3 52 (1.37%) SaaS
4 20 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
7 14 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.26%) Trello
8 10 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
9 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.11%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (0.079%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.079%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.053%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.053%) PaaS
13 1 (0.026%) Heroku
13 1 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.43%) Internet
2 52 (1.37%) DNS
3 30 (0.79%) SSH
4 23 (0.61%) Intranet
5 20 (0.53%) HTTP
6 19 (0.50%) LDAP
7 10 (0.26%) SMTP
7 10 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.26%) Network Security
8 9 (0.24%) VPN
9 8 (0.21%) VoIP
10 7 (0.18%) SSL
11 6 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.13%) PuTTY
12 5 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.11%) Wireless
14 3 (0.079%) SMS
14 3 (0.079%) Skype
15 2 (0.053%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.053%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2679 (70.65%) MySQL
2 249 (6.57%) MongoDB
3 197 (5.20%) Relational Database
4 166 (4.38%) SQL Server
5 154 (4.06%) NoSQL
6 120 (3.16%) Redis
7 94 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (1.27%) Big Data
9 34 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 21 (0.55%) CouchDB
11 13 (0.34%) SQLite
12 12 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.21%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.16%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 3 (0.079%) SQL Server 2005
18 3 (0.079%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1192 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 407 (10.73%) Subversion
3 323 (8.52%) PHPUnit
4 108 (2.85%) Jenkins
5 94 (2.48%) JIRA
6 85 (2.24%) Grunt
7 55 (1.45%) Behat
8 38 (1.00%) Selenium
9 35 (0.92%) Mercurial
9 35 (0.92%) Bower
9 35 (0.92%) gulp
10 21 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (0.40%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.34%) Redmine
13 12 (0.32%) PhpStorm
13 12 (0.32%) NetBeans
13 12 (0.32%) Maven
14 9 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 439 (11.58%) Marketing
2 312 (8.23%) Finance
3 130 (3.43%) Retail
4 99 (2.61%) Games
5 85 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 69 (1.82%) Advertising
7 45 (1.19%) Publishing
8 36 (0.95%) Law
9 30 (0.79%) Electronics
10 29 (0.76%) Back Office
11 28 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.69%) Banking
13 15 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.32%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.18%) Billing
15 7 (0.18%) Legal
16 6 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.16%) Automotive
17 4 (0.11%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.11%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2644 (69.73%) HTML
2 2565 (67.64%) CSS
3 1735 (45.75%) jQuery
4 1042 (27.48%) Symfony
5 944 (24.89%) HTML5
6 850 (22.42%) LAMP
7 718 (18.93%) Laravel
8 673 (17.75%) CSS3
9 442 (11.66%) Ajax
10 401 (10.57%) Web Services
11 374 (9.86%) XML
12 352 (9.28%) REST
13 324 (8.54%) AngularJS
14 258 (6.80%) SOAP
15 236 (6.22%) Sass
16 234 (6.17%) CakePHP
17 228 (6.01%) CodeIgniter
18 227 (5.99%) JSON
19 225 (5.93%) Zend Framework
20 218 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 266 (7.01%) User Experience
2 177 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 160 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 107 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (2.22%) W3C
6 66 (1.74%) Social Media
7 41 (1.08%) E-Learning
8 34 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 28 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 28 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 22 (0.58%) iPad
11 19 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 17 (0.45%) iPhone
13 16 (0.42%) Social Gaming
14 14 (0.37%) Physics
15 12 (0.32%) Graphic Design
15 12 (0.32%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.32%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.29%) Replication
16 11 (0.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1119 (29.51%) Linux
2 146 (3.85%) UNIX
3 129 (3.40%) Windows
4 124 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 112 (2.95%) Android
6 48 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 34 (0.90%) CentOS
8 32 (0.84%) Debian
9 16 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.079%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.053%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.026%) Solaris
15 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.026%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.026%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1482 (39.08%) MVC
2 1284 (33.86%) OO
3 899 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
4 845 (22.28%) OOP
5 681 (17.96%) OO PHP
6 579 (15.27%) E-Commerce
7 575 (15.16%) Web Development
8 470 (12.39%) TDD
9 363 (9.57%) Unit Testing
10 246 (6.49%) Scrum
11 234 (6.17%) Open Source
12 225 (5.93%) Software Engineering
13 167 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 155 (4.09%) BDD
15 154 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
16 147 (3.88%) Web Design
17 143 (3.77%) SEO
18 141 (3.72%) Digital Marketing
19 121 (3.19%) Mentoring
20 111 (2.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3792 (100.00%) PHP
2 2615 (68.96%) JavaScript
3 695 (18.33%) PHP5
4 557 (14.69%) SQL
5 169 (4.46%) Python
6 164 (4.32%) Java
7 86 (2.27%) Ruby
8 81 (2.14%) Perl
9 72 (1.90%) C#
10 71 (1.87%) C++
11 61 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 48 (1.27%) C
13 29 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.37%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.34%) ActionScript
15 13 (0.34%) Apple Swift
16 11 (0.29%) PHP4
17 9 (0.24%) Go
17 9 (0.24%) VB
18 7 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 299 (7.89%) Degree
2 7 (0.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.13%) CCNP
3 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.13%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.026%) HND
5 1 (0.026%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (1.58%) QA
2 10 (0.26%) WCAG
3 6 (0.16%) SLA
4 4 (0.11%) WAI
4 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.026%) Section 508
5 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (1.29%) Varnish
2 8 (0.21%) Docker
3 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.053%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.026%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.026%) iptables
Systems Management
1 53 (1.40%) Puppet
2 45 (1.19%) Vagrant
3 27 (0.71%) Capistrano
4 26 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.40%) Nagios
6 11 (0.29%) cPanel
7 3 (0.079%) logstash
8 2 (0.053%) Graphite
9 1 (0.026%) SCCM
9 1 (0.026%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.026%) Plesk
9 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.026%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.026%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1099 (28.98%) Zend
2 134 (3.53%) Google
3 93 (2.45%) Facebook
4 73 (1.93%) Adobe
5 72 (1.90%) Twitter
6 54 (1.42%) Microsoft
7 39 (1.03%) Apple
8 38 (1.00%) Oracle
9 36 (0.95%) Perforce
9 36 (0.95%) Rackspace
10 26 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 22 (0.58%) PayPal
13 16 (0.42%) TOWER Software
14 14 (0.37%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.34%) SAP
16 11 (0.29%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.24%) Sage
18 7 (0.18%) Sencha
19 6 (0.16%) BT
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