The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 876 799 815
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 38 122 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 36 116 74
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -0.76%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK.

PHP Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

PHP Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Programmer over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 within the UK.

PHP Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP Programmer
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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -58 36 £33,000 -12.00% 4
London -20 12 £40,468 -29.62% 1
East Midlands +19 8 £32,750 +31.00% 1
Leicestershire +20 6 £33,000 +32.00%
North West +16 5 £31,500 +6.77% 1
South East -4 5 £30,000 +7.14%
City of London +38 4 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Leicester +16 4 £33,000 +34.69%
Cheshire +8 4 £36,250 +15.07%
Oxfordshire +6 4 £38,750 +10.71%
West Midlands -19 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Oxford +7 2 £38,750 +30.25%
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +18 1 £30,000 -28.57%
East of England +11 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Essex +7 1 £28,500 -41.53% 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £30,000 -28.57%
Hampshire +1 1 £21,500 -23.21%
Northamptonshire -5 1 £32,500 +32.65%
Worcestershire -9 1 £31,000 +12.72%
Warwickshire -11 1 £30,000 +17.64%
Gloucestershire -28 1 £27,500 -35.29%
South West -29 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Alcester - 1 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £31,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £32,000 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 70 (90.91%) MySQL
3 62 (80.52%) HTML
4 59 (76.62%) CSS
5 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
6 42 (54.55%) OOP
7 39 (50.65%) jQuery
8 35 (45.45%) LAMP
9 32 (41.56%) OO
10 30 (38.96%) SQL
10 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (37.66%) Ajax
12 28 (36.36%) OO PHP
13 25 (32.47%) XML
14 23 (29.87%) MVC
14 23 (29.87%) Relational Database
14 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
15 21 (27.27%) Symfony
15 21 (27.27%) Linux
16 20 (25.97%) Apache
16 20 (25.97%) PHP5
17 18 (23.38%) CMS
18 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
19 16 (20.78%) HTML5
19 16 (20.78%) CSS3
19 16 (20.78%) Web Services
19 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
20 15 (19.48%) SOAP
20 15 (19.48%) WordPress
20 15 (19.48%) Web Development

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (25.97%) Apache
2 18 (23.38%) CMS
3 15 (19.48%) Drupal
3 15 (19.48%) WordPress
4 7 (9.09%) Moodle
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Broadband
2 7 (9.09%) SSH
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (90.91%) MySQL
2 23 (29.87%) Relational Database
3 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) Subversion
3 13 (16.88%) Eclipse
3 13 (16.88%) NetBeans
3 13 (16.88%) PhpStorm
4 9 (11.69%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (80.52%) HTML
2 59 (76.62%) CSS
3 39 (50.65%) jQuery
4 35 (45.45%) LAMP
5 29 (37.66%) Ajax
6 25 (32.47%) XML
7 21 (27.27%) Symfony
8 16 (20.78%) Web Services
8 16 (20.78%) HTML5
8 16 (20.78%) CSS3
9 15 (19.48%) SOAP
10 14 (18.18%) JSON
10 14 (18.18%) Doctrine
11 12 (15.58%) CodeIgniter
12 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.49%) CakePHP
14 4 (5.19%) Laravel
15 2 (2.60%) RESTful
16 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 1 (1.30%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) W3C
2 7 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 7 (9.09%) VLE
2 7 (9.09%) Learning Management System
3 5 (6.49%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) CentOS
2 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) OOP
2 32 (41.56%) OO
3 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (36.36%) OO PHP
5 23 (29.87%) MVC
6 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.48%) Web Development
8 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.90%) Project Management
11 2 (2.60%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.30%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.30%) Project Planning
12 1 (1.30%) TDD
12 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.30%) Migration
12 1 (1.30%) Scrum
12 1 (1.30%) Benchmarking
12 1 (1.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) PHP5
5 4 (5.19%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) Perl
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Zend
2 3 (3.90%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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