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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 163 141 106
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2083 2363 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 2.22% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.30% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 2134 2598
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 2021 £37,500 +7.14% 436
London +23 717 £45,000 +3.44% 116
South East +13 477 £36,250 +3.57% 77
North West -31 187 £35,000 +2.94% 65
Hampshire +15 183 £35,000 +12.00% 33
South West -43 182 £35,000 +2.94% 33
Yorkshire -19 160 £35,000 +16.66% 52
Manchester -7 136 £35,000 +2.94% 35
West Midlands -27 127 £32,500 -2.98% 18
West Yorkshire +5 110 £34,500 +15.00% 21
City of London +47 108 £45,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands +11 100 £36,000 +10.76% 48
Leeds +21 94 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Surrey +1 78 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Bristol -2 70 £33,500 +6.34% 7
East Sussex +36 69 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Brighton +29 67 £37,500 +3.44% 7
Southampton +1 64 £36,500 +4.28% 7
Dorset +21 52 £35,000 +7.69% 9
East of England -41 52 £37,500 +11.94% 16
Birmingham 0 43 £30,000 -2.43% 11
Bournemouth +8 41 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Oxfordshire -25 41 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Kent +31 40 £33,750 +5.46% 2
Leicestershire +21 39 £45,000 +25.00% 9
North Yorkshire +40 34 £35,000 +27.27% 6
Berkshire 0 34 £45,000 +50.00% 8
Leicester +15 32 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Nottinghamshire -8 32 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Cheshire -1 31 £34,000 -6.20% 13

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 4306 (100.00%) PHP
2 3089 (71.74%) JavaScript
3 2954 (68.60%) HTML
4 2905 (67.46%) CSS
5 2776 (64.47%) MySQL
6 1865 (43.31%) jQuery
7 1494 (34.70%) OO
8 1483 (34.44%) MVC
9 1426 (33.12%) Git (software)
10 1255 (29.15%) Linux
11 1236 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
12 1203 (27.94%) LAMP
13 1156 (26.85%) Symfony
14 1145 (26.59%) OOP
15 1059 (24.59%) HTML5
16 923 (21.44%) Zend
17 831 (19.30%) CSS3
18 710 (16.49%) E-Commerce
19 704 (16.35%) SQL
20 690 (16.02%) OO PHP
21 678 (15.75%) Laravel
22 640 (14.86%) Web Development
23 627 (14.56%) Apache
24 599 (13.91%) Subversion
25 586 (13.61%) WordPress
26 576 (13.38%) XML
27 575 (13.35%) Ajax
28 565 (13.12%) TDD
28 565 (13.12%) AngularJS
29 529 (12.29%) Web Services

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 627 (14.56%) Apache
2 586 (13.61%) WordPress
3 465 (10.80%) CMS
4 402 (9.34%) Drupal
5 319 (7.41%) Node.js
6 143 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
7 114 (2.65%) nginx
8 75 (1.74%) Joomla!
9 66 (1.53%) IIS
10 65 (1.51%) Moodle
11 57 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 20 (0.46%) SilverStripe
13 17 (0.39%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.37%) ColdFusion
14 16 (0.37%) Confluence
15 15 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
15 15 (0.35%) Mule
16 13 (0.30%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.28%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 108 (2.51%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 21 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (0.44%) GIMP
5 9 (0.21%) MS Office
6 4 (0.093%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.046%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 454 (10.54%) Magento
2 32 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.19%) OpenCart
5 6 (0.14%) Shopify
6 4 (0.093%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.023%) Primavera
7 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 253 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (3.79%) GitHub
3 71 (1.65%) SaaS
4 48 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 31 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
8 27 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 23 (0.53%) AdWords
10 22 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.44%) CloudFront
13 18 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
14 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (0.39%) Sage Pay
15 11 (0.26%) Heroku
16 8 (0.19%) Google Apps
17 4 (0.093%) Route 53
17 4 (0.093%) Trello
18 3 (0.070%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.83%) Internet
2 67 (1.56%) DNS
2 67 (1.56%) Intranet
3 61 (1.42%) SSH
4 57 (1.32%) HTTP
5 20 (0.46%) Extranet
6 18 (0.42%) Network Security
7 15 (0.35%) PuTTY
8 13 (0.30%) SMTP
9 8 (0.19%) Firewall
9 8 (0.19%) VPN
10 7 (0.16%) VoIP
11 6 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.14%) ISDN
11 6 (0.14%) PBX
11 6 (0.14%) VLAN
12 5 (0.12%) LDAP
12 5 (0.12%) SMS
13 4 (0.093%) SSL
13 4 (0.093%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2776 (64.47%) MySQL
2 252 (5.85%) SQL Server
3 218 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 216 (5.02%) MongoDB
5 193 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 166 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
7 152 (3.53%) Redis
8 73 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 59 (1.37%) Big Data
10 41 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (0.81%) MariaDB
12 28 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 26 (0.60%) SQLite
14 23 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 23 (0.53%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (0.37%) CouchDB
18 9 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (0.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1426 (33.12%) Git (software)
2 599 (13.91%) Subversion
3 320 (7.43%) PHPUnit
4 155 (3.60%) Grunt
5 149 (3.46%) Jenkins
6 101 (2.35%) JIRA
7 86 (2.00%) Selenium
8 80 (1.86%) Mercurial
9 69 (1.60%) Vagrant
10 68 (1.58%) gulp
11 60 (1.39%) Trac
12 54 (1.25%) Bower
13 53 (1.23%) Visual Studio
14 36 (0.84%) PEAR
15 33 (0.77%) Bugzilla
15 33 (0.77%) PhpStorm
16 31 (0.72%) JUnit
17 27 (0.63%) Maven
18 26 (0.60%) Bitbucket
19 23 (0.53%) Xdebug
General
1 413 (9.59%) Marketing
2 393 (9.13%) Finance
3 187 (4.34%) Retail
4 148 (3.44%) Advertising
5 107 (2.48%) Games
6 86 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.21%) Banking
8 45 (1.05%) Law
9 32 (0.74%) Publishing
10 26 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.51%) Back Office
12 20 (0.46%) Billing
13 19 (0.44%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.35%) Legal
15 12 (0.28%) Automotive
16 11 (0.26%) Electronics
16 11 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.23%) French Language
18 7 (0.16%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2954 (68.60%) HTML
2 2905 (67.46%) CSS
3 1865 (43.31%) jQuery
4 1203 (27.94%) LAMP
5 1156 (26.85%) Symfony
6 1059 (24.59%) HTML5
7 831 (19.30%) CSS3
8 678 (15.75%) Laravel
9 576 (13.38%) XML
10 575 (13.35%) Ajax
11 565 (13.12%) AngularJS
12 529 (12.29%) Web Services
13 405 (9.41%) JSON
14 383 (8.89%) Sass
15 364 (8.45%) REST
16 299 (6.94%) RESTful
17 280 (6.50%) SOAP
18 276 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 228 (5.29%) CodeIgniter
20 220 (5.11%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 256 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 255 (5.92%) User Experience
3 198 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 116 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 84 (1.95%) Social Media
7 81 (1.88%) e-Learning
8 76 (1.76%) Fintech
9 49 (1.14%) iPad
10 44 (1.02%) Learning Management System
11 40 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 36 (0.84%) VLE
13 35 (0.81%) iPhone
14 32 (0.74%) W3C
15 25 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 24 (0.56%) Algorithms
17 21 (0.49%) FMCG
18 20 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
19 19 (0.44%) BBC
19 19 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1255 (29.15%) Linux
2 170 (3.95%) Windows
3 135 (3.14%) Unix
4 107 (2.48%) Debian
5 100 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 97 (2.25%) Android
7 81 (1.88%) Ubuntu
8 80 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (1.51%) CentOS
10 27 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.49%) Windows Server
12 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.14%) AIX
13 6 (0.14%) Solaris
14 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.023%) Fedora
15 1 (0.023%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.023%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.023%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1494 (34.70%) OO
2 1483 (34.44%) MVC
3 1236 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1145 (26.59%) OOP
5 710 (16.49%) E-Commerce
6 690 (16.02%) OO PHP
7 640 (14.86%) Web Development
8 565 (13.12%) TDD
9 467 (10.85%) Front End Development
10 333 (7.73%) Software Engineering
11 328 (7.62%) Scrum
12 303 (7.04%) Unit Testing
13 240 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
14 230 (5.34%) Open Source
15 183 (4.25%) Mentoring
16 177 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
17 160 (3.72%) Project Management
18 140 (3.25%) Web Application Development
19 139 (3.23%) BDD
19 139 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4306 (100.00%) PHP
2 3089 (71.74%) JavaScript
3 704 (16.35%) SQL
4 342 (7.94%) PHP 5
5 288 (6.69%) Java
6 273 (6.34%) Python
7 128 (2.97%) Ruby
8 127 (2.95%) C#
9 112 (2.60%) Perl
10 67 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 65 (1.51%) C++
12 61 (1.42%) C
13 28 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 28 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.60%) PHP 7
15 22 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.42%) Shell Script
18 17 (0.39%) Go
19 15 (0.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 416 (9.66%) Degree
2 18 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.30%) CCNP
3 13 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (0.046%) HND
5 2 (0.046%) MBA
5 2 (0.046%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.046%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.023%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.023%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.023%) MCPD
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (1.67%) QA
2 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.046%) SDET
System Software
1 92 (2.14%) Varnish
2 41 (0.95%) Docker
3 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.023%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.023%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 58 (1.35%) Puppet
2 39 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.74%) Ansible
4 14 (0.33%) Capistrano
5 11 (0.26%) cPanel
6 7 (0.16%) Plesk
7 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.12%) logstash
8 3 (0.070%) Graphite
8 3 (0.070%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.070%) Kibana
8 3 (0.070%) Salt
8 3 (0.070%) SCCM
8 3 (0.070%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.046%) Nagios
10 1 (0.023%) Packer
Vendors
1 923 (21.44%) Zend
2 194 (4.51%) Google
3 156 (3.62%) Twitter
4 111 (2.58%) Adobe
5 97 (2.25%) Facebook
6 90 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 75 (1.74%) Oracle
8 37 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (0.81%) Yahoo!
10 34 (0.79%) Apple
11 30 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 20 (0.46%) SAP
13 18 (0.42%) Rackspace
14 16 (0.37%) Perforce
15 15 (0.35%) MuleSoft
15 15 (0.35%) Talend
16 14 (0.33%) Sony
17 13 (0.30%) Atlassian
18 11 (0.26%) PayPal
19 10 (0.23%) Ogone
Uckfield, East Sussex
Langley James
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Rubicon People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Stock option + free macbook
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago