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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 850 787 845
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 54 84 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.077% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.082% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 48
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 £29,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 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 22 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 -45 54 £35,000 +2.94% 2
South East -32 24 £35,000 +2.94%
Berkshire +6 16 £35,000 +27.27%
Reading - 14 £40,000 -
London -9 13 £48,750 +30.00%
South West -13 8 £34,500 +4.54%
Surrey 0 6 £35,000 +2.94%
East Midlands - 6 £31,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £36,250 -
Bracknell - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire -9 4 £35,000 -23.07%
West Midlands -14 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
Southampton - 4 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £32,500 -
Guildford +13 3 £35,000 -9.67%
East of England +5 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Basingstoke -4 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Bristol - 3 £37,500 -
Slough - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge 0 2 £32,000 -28.88%
Coventry -1 2 £36,250 +55.91%
Worcestershire -1 2 £27,500 -11.29%
Gloucestershire -2 2 £28,000 +1.81%
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £32,000 -28.88%
Maidenhead -13 2 £37,500 +36.36%
North West -33 2 £31,250 +4.16%
Wiltshire - 2 £34,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 156 (100.00%) PHP
2 110 (70.51%) MySQL
3 103 (66.03%) JavaScript
4 96 (61.54%) HTML
5 94 (60.26%) CSS
6 75 (48.08%) jQuery
7 62 (39.74%) OOP
8 58 (37.18%) LAMP
9 57 (36.54%) OO
10 56 (35.90%) Ajax
11 51 (32.69%) MVC
12 48 (30.77%) PHP5
13 40 (25.64%) Subversion
14 36 (23.08%) Symfony
15 33 (21.15%) Zend
16 32 (20.51%) Linux
17 28 (17.95%) Drupal
17 28 (17.95%) E-Commerce
17 28 (17.95%) Git (software)
18 27 (17.31%) Open Source
18 27 (17.31%) Apache
19 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
20 24 (15.38%) Windows
20 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (14.74%) CakePHP
22 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
22 22 (14.10%) Web Services
22 22 (14.10%) Java
22 22 (14.10%) SQL
23 21 (13.46%) Web Development

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (17.95%) Drupal
2 27 (17.31%) Apache
3 18 (11.54%) CMS
4 11 (7.05%) WordPress
5 8 (5.13%) Node.js
6 6 (3.85%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) concrete5
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) Moodle
7 1 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.28%) GitHub
2 2 (1.28%) ElastiCache
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.64%) Trello
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) SMTP
2 10 (6.41%) Internet
3 5 (3.21%) Broadband
4 3 (1.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (70.51%) MySQL
2 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.97%) RDBMS
5 13 (8.33%) Big Data
6 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (25.64%) Subversion
2 28 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.97%) JIRA
4 10 (6.41%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.13%) PHPUnit
6 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.56%) Behat
7 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.64%) JMeter
9 1 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.64%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (8.33%) Games
2 9 (5.77%) Retail
3 8 (5.13%) Finance
4 5 (3.21%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (61.54%) HTML
2 94 (60.26%) CSS
3 75 (48.08%) jQuery
4 58 (37.18%) LAMP
5 56 (35.90%) Ajax
6 36 (23.08%) Symfony
7 23 (14.74%) CakePHP
8 22 (14.10%) Web Services
9 19 (12.18%) .NET
9 19 (12.18%) HTML5
10 18 (11.54%) RESTful
10 18 (11.54%) CodeIgniter
11 16 (10.26%) CSS3
11 16 (10.26%) JSON
12 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET
13 13 (8.33%) SOAP
13 13 (8.33%) Smarty
13 13 (8.33%) Kohana
14 12 (7.69%) Laravel
14 12 (7.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.31%) Open Source
2 13 (8.33%) Social Media
3 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.41%) W3C
5 9 (5.77%) Web 2.0
6 7 (4.49%) iPhone
7 4 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.28%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.28%) Blog
9 2 (1.28%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.64%) Cybernetics
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.51%) Linux
2 24 (15.38%) Windows
3 18 (11.54%) UNIX
4 10 (6.41%) Android
4 10 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.49%) Debian
5 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.74%) OOP
2 57 (36.54%) OO
3 51 (32.69%) MVC
4 28 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 24 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 21 (13.46%) Web Development
8 17 (10.90%) OO PHP
9 13 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 9 (5.77%) Scrum
10 9 (5.77%) TDD
10 9 (5.77%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 6 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (3.21%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.56%) System Testing
14 4 (2.56%) CRM
14 4 (2.56%) OOD
15 3 (1.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) PHP
2 103 (66.03%) JavaScript
3 48 (30.77%) PHP5
4 22 (14.10%) Java
4 22 (14.10%) SQL
5 12 (7.69%) Python
6 10 (6.41%) Perl
7 7 (4.49%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.85%) Lisp
8 6 (3.85%) Smalltalk
9 5 (3.21%) Ruby
10 4 (2.56%) C#
11 1 (0.64%) VB
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.64%) Ada
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (21.15%) Zend
2 14 (8.97%) Facebook
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.21%) Google
6 3 (1.92%) Twitter
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe
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