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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Programmer
Rank 916 897 836
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 32 45 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.044% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 106
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.36%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 31 £40,000 +24.03% 4
South East +24 19 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Reigate - 11 £40,000 -
Surrey - 11 £40,000 -
West Midlands -7 6 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Kent - 6 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Worcester 0 2 £33,750 -
East Midlands -1 2 £28,000 +12.00%
Worcestershire -4 2 £33,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 1 £26,000 -8.77%
Wales +3 1 £24,000 -31.42%
South Wales -1 1 £24,000 -31.42%
West Sussex -4 1 £40,000 +6.66%
London -5 1 £60,000 +56.10% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £24,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £30,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Luton - 1 £42,500 -
Derby - 1 £30,000 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (84.29%) MySQL
3 55 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 53 (75.71%) HTML
4 53 (75.71%) CSS
5 42 (60.00%) jQuery
6 36 (51.43%) OO
7 34 (48.57%) OOP
8 26 (37.14%) iPhone
8 26 (37.14%) iPad
9 17 (24.29%) Linux
10 15 (21.43%) SQL
11 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (15.71%) MVC
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.29%) LAMP
14 9 (12.86%) Java
14 9 (12.86%) Apache
15 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle
15 8 (11.43%) CakePHP
15 8 (11.43%) WordPress
15 8 (11.43%) Laravel
16 7 (10.00%) Symfony
16 7 (10.00%) XML
16 7 (10.00%) CMS
17 6 (8.57%) Ajax
17 6 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
17 6 (8.57%) Web Development
17 6 (8.57%) ERP

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (12.86%) Apache
2 8 (11.43%) WordPress
3 7 (10.00%) CMS
4 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.71%) Moodle
4 4 (5.71%) Totara
5 1 (1.43%) Drupal
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Sage Pay
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (84.29%) MySQL
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (75.71%) CSS
1 53 (75.71%) HTML
2 42 (60.00%) jQuery
3 10 (14.29%) LAMP
4 8 (11.43%) CakePHP
4 8 (11.43%) Laravel
5 7 (10.00%) Symfony
5 7 (10.00%) XML
6 6 (8.57%) Ajax
6 6 (8.57%) CSS3
6 6 (8.57%) HTML5
7 5 (7.14%) Web Services
7 5 (7.14%) Zend Framework
8 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.71%) REST
9 3 (4.29%) Sass
9 3 (4.29%) SOAP
10 2 (2.86%) .NET
10 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) iPad
1 26 (37.14%) iPhone
2 4 (5.71%) e-Learning
2 4 (5.71%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.43%) EPoS
3 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) OO
2 34 (48.57%) OOP
3 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) MVC
5 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.57%) ERP
6 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (8.57%) Web Development
7 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.71%) OO PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Scrum
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.29%) SDLC
9 2 (2.86%) API Integration
9 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.86%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.86%) Front End Development
9 2 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.71%) PHP 5
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Zend
3 4 (5.71%) Nokia
4 1 (1.43%) Facebook
4 1 (1.43%) Google
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