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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 875 871 794
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 40 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.052% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.055% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 86
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £33,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +0.75%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +13 39 £35,000 - 1
South East 0 13 £34,500 -1.42%
Surrey +22 9 £32,500 -7.14%
London +16 9 £47,500 -2.56%
Reigate - 9 £32,500 -
City of London +41 5 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +8 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +5 5 £28,000 -2.60%
Birmingham - 5 £28,000 -
East Midlands +2 4 £32,750 +9.16%
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £42,500 +42.85%
Cambridge +13 2 £42,500 +42.85%
Dorset +10 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +6 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Bournemouth +4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +1 2 £32,500 +8.33%
South West -22 2 £35,000 +1.44%
Portsmouth - 2 £37,500 -
Kettering - 2 £32,500 -
Essex - 2 £38,750 -
Leicestershire +12 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Leicester +11 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +6 1 £47,500 -
Derbyshire +1 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
North West -1 1 £27,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £34,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,000 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (82.05%) HTML
2 64 (82.05%) MySQL
3 61 (78.21%) JavaScript
4 60 (76.92%) CSS
5 32 (41.03%) OOP
6 29 (37.18%) SQL
7 28 (35.90%) LAMP
7 28 (35.90%) PHP5
8 27 (34.62%) jQuery
8 27 (34.62%) OO
9 26 (33.33%) Ajax
10 22 (28.21%) Symfony
11 19 (24.36%) Linux
12 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (20.51%) Zend
14 15 (19.23%) Web Development
15 13 (16.67%) Laravel
15 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 12 (15.38%) OO PHP
16 12 (15.38%) MVC
17 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
17 10 (12.82%) CodeIgniter
18 9 (11.54%) iPhone
18 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
18 9 (11.54%) iPad
18 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
19 8 (10.26%) XML
19 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
19 8 (10.26%) CakePHP

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 6 (7.69%) Moodle
3 5 (6.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.85%) Drupal
4 3 (3.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SSH
2 2 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (82.05%) MySQL
2 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) Firebird
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Liquibase
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (2.56%) PhpStorm
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
1 5 (6.41%) Marketing
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (82.05%) HTML
2 60 (76.92%) CSS
3 28 (35.90%) LAMP
4 27 (34.62%) jQuery
5 26 (33.33%) Ajax
6 22 (28.21%) Symfony
7 13 (16.67%) Laravel
8 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.82%) CodeIgniter
9 8 (10.26%) CakePHP
9 8 (10.26%) XML
10 7 (8.97%) HTML5
10 7 (8.97%) Web Services
11 6 (7.69%) CSS3
12 3 (3.85%) Yii
12 3 (3.85%) JSON
12 3 (3.85%) SOAP
13 2 (2.56%) Ext JS
13 2 (2.56%) Doctrine
14 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) iPhone
1 9 (11.54%) iPad
2 6 (7.69%) Learning Management System
2 6 (7.69%) E-Learning
3 5 (6.41%) VLE
4 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) W3C
5 2 (2.56%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) CentOS
2 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) OOP
2 27 (34.62%) OO
3 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Web Development
5 12 (15.38%) MVC
5 12 (15.38%) OO PHP
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.28%) SEO
11 1 (1.28%) Web Design
11 1 (1.28%) B2B
11 1 (1.28%) Benchmarking
11 1 (1.28%) Project Management
11 1 (1.28%) TDD
11 1 (1.28%) Content Management
11 1 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.28%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (78.21%) JavaScript
3 29 (37.18%) SQL
4 28 (35.90%) PHP5
5 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) C
8 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Zend
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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