The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 819 777 829
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 62 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.086% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.091% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 58
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -88 62 £35,000 +2.94% 2
London -23 24 £45,000 +12.50%
South East -24 21 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 15 £35,000 -
Reading - 13 £40,000 -
South West -16 11 £34,500 +4.54% 1
Surrey -7 6 £35,000 +2.94%
Bracknell - 5 £35,000 -
East of England -13 4 £30,500 -32.22%
Bristol - 4 £45,000 - 1
Guildford +11 3 £35,000 -9.67%
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £30,500 -32.22%
Basingstoke +3 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Cambridge +1 3 £30,500 -32.22%
West Midlands -3 3 £28,750 -
Hampshire -11 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £30,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Huntingdon - 3 £30,500 -
Letchworth - 3 £30,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £30,500 -
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
St Neots - 3 £30,500 -
Gloucestershire -4 2 £28,000 +1.81%
Dorset - 2 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £34,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £27,500 -
Somerset - 2 £33,500 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 127 (70.17%) MySQL
3 119 (65.75%) JavaScript
4 117 (64.64%) HTML
5 114 (62.98%) CSS
6 85 (46.96%) jQuery
7 72 (39.78%) OOP
8 69 (38.12%) LAMP
9 65 (35.91%) MVC
10 64 (35.36%) OO
11 59 (32.60%) Ajax
12 55 (30.39%) PHP5
13 47 (25.97%) Subversion
14 44 (24.31%) Symfony
15 43 (23.76%) Zend
16 37 (20.44%) Open Source
17 36 (19.89%) Linux
18 32 (17.68%) Java
19 31 (17.13%) CodeIgniter
19 31 (17.13%) Apache
20 30 (16.57%) E-Commerce
20 30 (16.57%) CakePHP
20 30 (16.57%) Drupal
21 29 (16.02%) Git (software)
22 27 (14.92%) Windows
22 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
23 25 (13.81%) Web Development
24 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (13.26%) .NET
25 23 (12.71%) SQL

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (17.13%) Apache
2 30 (16.57%) Drupal
3 20 (11.05%) CMS
4 13 (7.18%) WordPress
5 5 (2.76%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.21%) Node.js
7 1 (0.55%) concrete5
7 1 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.55%) Moodle
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) SMTP
2 10 (5.52%) Internet
3 6 (3.31%) Intranet
4 5 (2.76%) Broadband
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (70.17%) MySQL
2 27 (14.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.05%) Big Data
3 20 (11.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.73%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (25.97%) Subversion
2 29 (16.02%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.84%) JIRA
4 11 (6.08%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.42%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.21%) Behat
6 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.66%) Selenium
8 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.55%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.55%) JMeter
General
1 20 (11.05%) Games
2 9 (4.97%) Retail
3 8 (4.42%) Finance
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (64.64%) HTML
2 114 (62.98%) CSS
3 85 (46.96%) jQuery
4 69 (38.12%) LAMP
5 59 (32.60%) Ajax
6 44 (24.31%) Symfony
7 31 (17.13%) CodeIgniter
8 30 (16.57%) CakePHP
9 24 (13.26%) .NET
10 22 (12.15%) Web Services
10 22 (12.15%) JSON
11 20 (11.05%) Kohana
12 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET
13 18 (9.94%) RESTful
14 17 (9.39%) HTML5
15 16 (8.84%) Smarty
16 15 (8.29%) CSS3
17 14 (7.73%) XHTML
17 14 (7.73%) SOAP
17 14 (7.73%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.44%) Open Source
2 16 (8.84%) Social Media
3 15 (8.29%) W3C
4 14 (7.73%) Mobile App
5 11 (6.08%) Web 2.0
6 7 (3.87%) iPhone
7 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.10%) Blog
8 2 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.55%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Linux
2 27 (14.92%) Windows
3 21 (11.60%) UNIX
4 15 (8.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.63%) Android
6 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.87%) Debian
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.78%) OOP
2 65 (35.91%) MVC
3 64 (35.36%) OO
4 30 (16.57%) E-Commerce
5 25 (13.81%) Web Development
6 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.94%) OO PHP
9 16 (8.84%) Project Planning
10 12 (6.63%) iOS Development
11 9 (4.97%) Scrum
11 9 (4.97%) TDD
12 8 (4.42%) Automated Testing
13 6 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (2.76%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (2.21%) CRM
15 4 (2.21%) OOD
15 4 (2.21%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.21%) System Testing
16 3 (1.66%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 119 (65.75%) JavaScript
3 55 (30.39%) PHP5
4 32 (17.68%) Java
5 23 (12.71%) SQL
6 17 (9.39%) Python
7 12 (6.63%) Perl
8 7 (3.87%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.31%) Lisp
9 6 (3.31%) Smalltalk
10 5 (2.76%) C#
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby
11 3 (1.66%) C++
11 3 (1.66%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Ada
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (23.76%) Zend
2 19 (10.50%) Facebook
3 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.21%) Google
6 3 (1.66%) Twitter
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
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