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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 863 831 797
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 33 101 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.086% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.090% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 33 94 79
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -14 33 £35,000 -6.66% 5
London -12 10 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South East +14 8 £33,500 +1.51% 1
East Midlands +14 7 £33,000 -2.94%
Leicester - 5 £33,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £33,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 4 £38,750 -3.12%
City of London +49 3 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England +19 3 £40,000 +31.14%
Essex +10 3 £40,000 -17.94%
West Midlands -4 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Oxford +14 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Birmingham - 2 £28,250 -
Reigate - 2 £32,500 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £32,500 -
Derbyshire +15 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Brighton +7 1 £34,500 -1.42%
Dorset +2 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West +2 1 £27,500 -
East Sussex 0 1 £34,500 -1.42%
Hampshire 0 1 £37,500 +33.92% 1
Bournemouth -9 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Warwickshire -14 1 £30,000 +17.64%
South West -28 1 £35,000 +0.71% 1
Chesterfield - 1 £37,500 -
Kettering - 1 £32,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £37,500 - 1
Alcester - 1 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £32,500 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (100.00%) PHP
2 69 (85.19%) MySQL
3 64 (79.01%) HTML
4 61 (75.31%) CSS
5 58 (71.60%) JavaScript
6 39 (48.15%) OOP
7 35 (43.21%) jQuery
8 34 (41.98%) LAMP
9 33 (40.74%) OO
10 30 (37.04%) SQL
11 29 (35.80%) Ajax
12 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (28.40%) PHP5
13 23 (28.40%) OO PHP
14 22 (27.16%) Symfony
15 21 (25.93%) MVC
15 21 (25.93%) XML
15 21 (25.93%) Linux
16 20 (24.69%) Relational Database
17 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
17 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
18 16 (19.75%) Zend
18 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
19 15 (18.52%) Apache
19 15 (18.52%) Web Development
20 14 (17.28%) CMS
21 13 (16.05%) Web Services
21 13 (16.05%) CodeIgniter
22 12 (14.81%) CSS3
22 12 (14.81%) HTML5

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (18.52%) Apache
2 14 (17.28%) CMS
3 11 (13.58%) Drupal
3 11 (13.58%) WordPress
4 8 (9.88%) Moodle
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Broadband
2 7 (8.64%) SSH
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (85.19%) MySQL
2 20 (24.69%) Relational Database
3 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Firebird
6 1 (1.23%) SQLite
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Subversion
3 9 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 9 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 9 (11.11%) PhpStorm
3 9 (11.11%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (79.01%) HTML
2 61 (75.31%) CSS
3 35 (43.21%) jQuery
4 34 (41.98%) LAMP
5 29 (35.80%) Ajax
6 22 (27.16%) Symfony
7 21 (25.93%) XML
8 13 (16.05%) Web Services
8 13 (16.05%) CodeIgniter
9 12 (14.81%) HTML5
9 12 (14.81%) CSS3
10 11 (13.58%) SOAP
10 11 (13.58%) JSON
11 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
11 10 (12.35%) Doctrine
12 8 (9.88%) Laravel
13 6 (7.41%) CakePHP
14 2 (2.47%) RESTful
15 1 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 1 (1.23%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) W3C
2 8 (9.88%) E-Learning
2 8 (9.88%) Learning Management System
3 7 (8.64%) VLE
4 4 (4.94%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone
5 2 (2.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) CentOS
2 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) OOP
2 33 (40.74%) OO
3 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.40%) OO PHP
5 21 (25.93%) MVC
6 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.52%) Web Development
8 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.47%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.23%) SDLC
12 1 (1.23%) Open Source
12 1 (1.23%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.23%) Project Planning
12 1 (1.23%) TDD
12 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (71.60%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.04%) SQL
4 23 (28.40%) PHP5
5 5 (6.17%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.47%) Java
7 2 (2.47%) C
8 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Zend
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Facebook
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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