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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 150 123 142
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2017 2362 2272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 2.27% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.40% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2136 2111
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -28 1921 £35,000 - 350
London -33 527 £45,000 +5.88% 76
South East -40 365 £35,000 - 59
North West -7 305 £34,000 +4.61% 57
South West -19 216 £32,500 - 52
Manchester -15 182 £34,000 +13.33% 38
Yorkshire +10 181 £30,000 - 40
Hampshire -4 152 £31,500 -10.00% 21
West Midlands -24 132 £32,500 +8.33% 19
City of London +18 109 £40,500 +1.25% 15
East Midlands +39 95 £35,000 +16.66% 26
West Yorkshire -16 82 £30,000 -14.28% 25
East of England -22 76 £34,000 -2.85% 14
Leeds -17 64 £30,000 -14.28% 14
Southampton +6 63 £31,500 -21.25% 6
Surrey -53 59 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Bristol -41 58 £31,500 -3.07% 14
Nottinghamshire +48 57 £32,500 +12.06% 8
Nottingham +44 54 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Oxfordshire -6 52 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Lancashire +22 49 £29,750 -0.83% 10
South Yorkshire +14 49 £35,000 +19.65% 9
Sheffield +14 47 £35,000 +38.61% 8
Cheshire -9 45 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Scotland +12 44 £31,250 -3.84% 7
Somerset +11 37 £33,000 +10.00% 13
Devon +25 35 £29,500 +7.27% 4
East Yorkshire +9 35 £30,000 +6.19% 2
Birmingham -23 34 £31,500 +5.00% 7
Merseyside -9 32 £36,000 +10.76% 4

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4295 (100.00%) PHP
2 3109 (72.39%) MySQL
3 3038 (70.73%) HTML
4 3005 (69.97%) CSS
5 2894 (67.38%) JavaScript
6 1921 (44.73%) jQuery
7 1806 (42.05%) MVC
8 1754 (40.84%) OO
9 1239 (28.85%) Zend
10 1218 (28.36%) Git (software)
11 1202 (27.99%) Linux
12 1132 (26.36%) PHP5
13 1099 (25.59%) HTML5
14 1081 (25.17%) Symfony
15 1073 (24.98%) OOP
16 1058 (24.63%) LAMP
17 1012 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
18 973 (22.65%) OO PHP
19 786 (18.30%) SQL
20 765 (17.81%) E-Commerce
21 753 (17.53%) CSS3
22 678 (15.79%) Subversion
23 644 (14.99%) Apache
24 602 (14.02%) Ajax
25 542 (12.62%) XML
26 519 (12.08%) WordPress
27 517 (12.04%) Web Services
28 510 (11.87%) TDD
29 499 (11.62%) CMS
30 488 (11.36%) Web Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 644 (14.99%) Apache
2 519 (12.08%) WordPress
3 499 (11.62%) CMS
4 457 (10.64%) Drupal
5 199 (4.63%) Node.js
6 131 (3.05%) Joomla!
7 93 (2.17%) nginx
8 62 (1.44%) IIS
9 58 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (0.88%) concrete5
11 35 (0.81%) Confluence
11 35 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 34 (0.79%) Moodle
13 30 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
13 30 (0.70%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.16%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.16%) JBoss
15 6 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
16 4 (0.093%) SilverStripe
16 4 (0.093%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 124 (2.89%) Photoshop
2 67 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (0.75%) MS Excel
4 25 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.047%) MS Office
7 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 417 (9.71%) Magento
2 17 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.16%) Zen Cart
4 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.12%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.047%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.023%) Shopify
8 1 (0.023%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (1.37%) SaaS
3 30 (0.70%) GitHub
4 27 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 24 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.16%) Heroku
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.14%) ElastiCache
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.070%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.023%) PaaS
11 1 (0.023%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.023%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 119 (2.77%) Internet
2 41 (0.95%) HTTP
2 41 (0.95%) Intranet
3 36 (0.84%) SSH
4 27 (0.63%) DNS
5 26 (0.61%) Broadband
6 19 (0.44%) SSL
7 15 (0.35%) Wireless
8 11 (0.26%) Extranet
9 6 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.14%) FTP
10 5 (0.12%) DHCP
10 5 (0.12%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.070%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.070%) SMTP
11 3 (0.070%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.047%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.047%) SMS
13 1 (0.023%) 4G
13 1 (0.023%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3109 (72.39%) MySQL
2 288 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 226 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 207 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 122 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 121 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 114 (2.65%) Redis
8 77 (1.79%) Big Data
9 65 (1.51%) RDBMS
10 22 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (0.42%) MariaDB
12 17 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 16 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.21%) SQLite
16 8 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (0.16%) CouchDB
18 6 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 6 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1218 (28.36%) Git (software)
2 678 (15.79%) Subversion
3 263 (6.12%) PHPUnit
4 116 (2.70%) JIRA
5 113 (2.63%) Behat
6 94 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 62 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 48 (1.12%) Mercurial
9 41 (0.95%) PhpStorm
10 38 (0.88%) NetBeans
11 35 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (0.63%) Selenium
13 24 (0.56%) Grunt
14 22 (0.51%) Bower
15 21 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 19 (0.44%) Jasmine
16 19 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
17 15 (0.35%) Bitbucket
18 14 (0.33%) Xdebug
19 13 (0.30%) Redmine
General
1 484 (11.27%) Marketing
2 240 (5.59%) Finance
3 194 (4.52%) Retail
4 148 (3.45%) Advertising
5 83 (1.93%) Games
6 43 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 34 (0.79%) Publishing
7 34 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 31 (0.72%) Back Office
9 29 (0.68%) Legal
10 24 (0.56%) Automotive
11 23 (0.54%) Law
12 22 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 18 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.28%) Banking
15 8 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.093%) Electronics
17 3 (0.070%) iGaming
18 2 (0.047%) French Language
18 2 (0.047%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3038 (70.73%) HTML
2 3005 (69.97%) CSS
3 1921 (44.73%) jQuery
4 1099 (25.59%) HTML5
5 1081 (25.17%) Symfony
6 1058 (24.63%) LAMP
7 753 (17.53%) CSS3
8 602 (14.02%) Ajax
9 542 (12.62%) XML
10 517 (12.04%) Web Services
11 475 (11.06%) Laravel
12 388 (9.03%) XHTML
13 378 (8.80%) CodeIgniter
14 351 (8.17%) REST
15 343 (7.99%) SOAP
16 325 (7.57%) JSON
17 302 (7.03%) AngularJS
18 254 (5.91%) Zend Framework
19 235 (5.47%) CakePHP
20 208 (4.84%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 298 (6.94%) Open Source
2 248 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 190 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 169 (3.93%) User Experience
5 116 (2.70%) W3C
6 109 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (2.24%) Social Media
8 41 (0.95%) BBC
9 39 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 39 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 28 (0.65%) Graphic Design
11 27 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (0.51%) E-Learning
13 21 (0.49%) Social Network
13 21 (0.49%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.42%) Kindle
16 17 (0.40%) iPhone
17 16 (0.37%) Blog
18 15 (0.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1202 (27.99%) Linux
2 169 (3.93%) UNIX
2 169 (3.93%) Apple iOS
3 149 (3.47%) Android
4 133 (3.10%) Windows
5 77 (1.79%) CentOS
6 32 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 29 (0.68%) Fedora
8 26 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.33%) Debian
11 9 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.047%) MVS
14 2 (0.047%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.047%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1806 (42.05%) MVC
2 1754 (40.84%) OO
3 1073 (24.98%) OOP
4 1012 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
5 973 (22.65%) OO PHP
6 765 (17.81%) E-Commerce
7 510 (11.87%) TDD
8 488 (11.36%) Web Development
9 250 (5.82%) Unit Testing
10 249 (5.80%) Software Engineering
11 215 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
12 211 (4.91%) Scrum
13 209 (4.87%) BDD
14 148 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
14 148 (3.45%) SEO
15 135 (3.14%) Mentoring
16 121 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
17 94 (2.19%) Time Management
18 91 (2.12%) Web Design
19 87 (2.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4295 (100.00%) PHP
2 2894 (67.38%) JavaScript
3 1132 (26.36%) PHP5
4 786 (18.30%) SQL
5 264 (6.15%) Java
6 241 (5.61%) Python
7 162 (3.77%) Perl
8 146 (3.40%) Ruby
9 88 (2.05%) C#
10 83 (1.93%) C++
11 66 (1.54%) PHP4
12 53 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 44 (1.02%) C
14 36 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 19 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.35%) Scala
17 14 (0.33%) ActionScript
17 14 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
19 12 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 379 (8.82%) Degree
2 26 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.093%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (0.047%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.023%) HND
6 1 (0.023%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (1.23%) QA
2 18 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.023%) SLA
3 1 (0.023%) WCAG
3 1 (0.023%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (1.02%) Varnish
2 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.12%) Docker
4 4 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.070%) LXC
Systems Management
1 29 (0.68%) Puppet
2 24 (0.56%) Vagrant
3 22 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.37%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.12%) Plesk
6 3 (0.070%) cPanel
6 3 (0.070%) Webmin
6 3 (0.070%) Graphite
7 1 (0.023%) yum
7 1 (0.023%) Ansible
7 1 (0.023%) logstash
7 1 (0.023%) Salt
Vendors
1 1239 (28.85%) Zend
2 160 (3.73%) Facebook
3 116 (2.70%) Twitter
4 111 (2.58%) Adobe
5 88 (2.05%) Google
6 74 (1.72%) Oracle
7 69 (1.61%) Microsoft
8 53 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 32 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 27 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.58%) Siemens
12 22 (0.51%) IBM
13 20 (0.47%) Rackspace
14 17 (0.40%) Appcelerator
14 17 (0.40%) Apple
15 11 (0.26%) Sage
16 10 (0.23%) TOWER Software
17 9 (0.21%) New Relic
18 7 (0.16%) Tableau
18 7 (0.16%) Sun
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Riding
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent package & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 38,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ProCook
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago