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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 838 812 828
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 59 78 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.071% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.075% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 54
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 -26 54 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London +4 18 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South East +2 10 £40,000 +45.45%
West Midlands 0 10 £25,000 -16.66%
South West +1 7 £25,000 -20.63%
East Midlands +31 5 £25,000 -21.87%
Staffordshire +6 5 £35,000 +40.00%
North West -15 5 £32,500 -2.98%
South Wales - 5 £35,000 -
Wales - 5 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £35,000 -
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire -22 4 £23,250 -38.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £25,000 -
Southampton +8 3 £23,250 -38.00%
Warwick - 3 £21,500 -
Bath - 3 £26,000 -
Somerset - 3 £26,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £21,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Maidenhead +5 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Berkshire +1 2 £40,000 +45.45%
Surrey -3 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Cheshire -8 2 £31,250 -10.71%
Manchester -19 2 £35,000 -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Slough - 2 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £21,500 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) PHP
2 93 (77.50%) MySQL
3 87 (72.50%) JavaScript
4 78 (65.00%) HTML
5 74 (61.67%) CSS
6 65 (54.17%) jQuery
7 57 (47.50%) OO
8 56 (46.67%) OOP
9 52 (43.33%) MVC
10 46 (38.33%) LAMP
11 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (32.50%) HTML5
13 37 (30.83%) OO PHP
13 37 (30.83%) SQL
14 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
14 35 (29.17%) XML
15 34 (28.33%) Ajax
15 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
15 34 (28.33%) Subversion
16 33 (27.50%) CSS3
17 30 (25.00%) Software Engineering
18 27 (22.50%) WordPress
19 26 (21.67%) Drupal
19 26 (21.67%) Symfony
19 26 (21.67%) Web Services
20 25 (20.83%) CMS
20 25 (20.83%) Apache
20 25 (20.83%) Linux
20 25 (20.83%) Relational Database
21 23 (19.17%) PHP5

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (22.50%) WordPress
2 26 (21.67%) Drupal
3 25 (20.83%) Apache
3 25 (20.83%) CMS
4 8 (6.67%) Node.js
5 3 (2.50%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.67%) Moodle
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (3.33%) GitHub
2 4 (3.33%) ElastiCache
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.67%) Trello
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) Broadband
2 2 (1.67%) SSH
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (77.50%) MySQL
2 34 (28.33%) SQL Server
3 25 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQLite
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 34 (28.33%) Subversion
3 16 (13.33%) PhpStorm
3 16 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 16 (13.33%) NetBeans
4 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.83%) Liquibase
5 4 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (65.00%) HTML
2 74 (61.67%) CSS
3 65 (54.17%) jQuery
4 46 (38.33%) LAMP
5 39 (32.50%) HTML5
6 35 (29.17%) XML
7 34 (28.33%) Ajax
8 33 (27.50%) CSS3
9 26 (21.67%) Symfony
9 26 (21.67%) Web Services
10 20 (16.67%) JSON
11 18 (15.00%) SOAP
12 17 (14.17%) Doctrine
13 15 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 14 (11.67%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (8.33%) .NET
16 8 (6.67%) RESTful
17 5 (4.17%) Laravel
17 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
18 4 (3.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) W3C
2 5 (4.17%) Open Source
3 4 (3.33%) iPhone
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (3.33%) User Experience
3 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.67%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.67%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.67%) VLE
5 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.17%) Debian
3 5 (4.17%) Android
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) OO
2 56 (46.67%) OOP
3 52 (43.33%) MVC
4 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (30.83%) OO PHP
6 30 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.50%) Web Development
9 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 6 (5.00%) OOD
11 5 (4.17%) Content Management
11 5 (4.17%) System Testing
11 5 (4.17%) Time Management
12 4 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.33%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.50%) TDD
13 3 (2.50%) SEO
14 2 (1.67%) B2B
14 2 (1.67%) Project Management
14 2 (1.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) PHP
2 87 (72.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (30.83%) SQL
4 23 (19.17%) PHP5
5 9 (7.50%) C#
6 8 (6.67%) Perl
6 8 (6.67%) Java
7 7 (5.83%) Python
8 4 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.33%) VBScript
9 2 (1.67%) VB
9 2 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
10 1 (0.83%) Smalltalk
10 1 (0.83%) Lisp
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Zend
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Google
4 4 (3.33%) Twitter
4 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle