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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 845 805 849
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 60 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.064% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.068% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -29 60 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South East -13 23 £35,000 +2.94%
East Midlands - 12 £31,250 -
Berkshire +2 11 £35,000 +27.27%
West Midlands -14 11 £32,500 +30.00% 1
South West -27 10 £30,000 -9.09%
London -3 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Reading - 9 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 8 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £35,000 -
Surrey -9 6 £35,000 -5.40%
Milton Keynes - 6 £32,500 -
Coventry -12 5 £37,500 +56.25%
Bracknell - 5 £35,000 -
Leicester - 5 £30,000 -
Hampshire -9 4 £35,000 -4.76%
Northamptonshire - 4 £33,750 -
Southampton - 4 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £32,500 -
Northampton - 4 £33,750 -
Derby - 4 £32,500 -
Guildford +12 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Basingstoke +3 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Bristol -6 3 £37,500 +19.04%
Slough - 3 £35,000 -
Tamworth - 3 £25,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £28,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Warwickshire +6 2 £25,750 -20.76%
Maidenhead -20 2 £37,500 +36.36%

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 138 (100.00%) PHP
2 97 (70.29%) MySQL
3 95 (68.84%) JavaScript
4 83 (60.14%) HTML
5 81 (58.70%) CSS
6 69 (50.00%) jQuery
7 56 (40.58%) OOP
7 56 (40.58%) OO
8 52 (37.68%) MVC
9 51 (36.96%) LAMP
10 47 (34.06%) Ajax
11 41 (29.71%) Subversion
12 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (23.91%) PHP5
14 32 (23.19%) Symfony
14 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
15 29 (21.01%) SQL
16 27 (19.57%) Linux
16 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
17 26 (18.84%) Zend
18 25 (18.12%) Drupal
18 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
18 25 (18.12%) E-Commerce
19 24 (17.39%) Apache
19 24 (17.39%) Web Services
20 23 (16.67%) OO PHP
20 23 (16.67%) HTML5
21 22 (15.94%) Relational Database
22 21 (15.22%) CSS3
22 21 (15.22%) Windows

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (18.12%) Drupal
2 24 (17.39%) Apache
3 18 (13.04%) CMS
4 17 (12.32%) WordPress
5 11 (7.97%) Node.js
6 6 (4.35%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (2.90%) GitHub
2 4 (2.90%) ElastiCache
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) SMTP
2 9 (6.52%) Broadband
3 4 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (70.29%) MySQL
2 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.94%) Relational Database
4 15 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.62%) Big Data
6 4 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (29.71%) Subversion
2 27 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.70%) JIRA
4 11 (7.97%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.80%) PHPUnit
6 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.62%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.90%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.90%) Behat
8 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.90%) PhpStorm
9 3 (2.17%) Selenium
10 2 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.72%) JMeter
11 1 (0.72%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Games
5 4 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (60.14%) HTML
2 81 (58.70%) CSS
3 69 (50.00%) jQuery
4 51 (36.96%) LAMP
5 47 (34.06%) Ajax
6 32 (23.19%) Symfony
7 24 (17.39%) Web Services
8 23 (16.67%) HTML5
9 21 (15.22%) CSS3
10 19 (13.77%) .NET
11 17 (12.32%) JSON
12 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET
12 15 (10.87%) XML
12 15 (10.87%) SOAP
13 14 (10.14%) RESTful
13 14 (10.14%) CodeIgniter
13 14 (10.14%) AngularJS
14 12 (8.70%) CakePHP
15 10 (7.25%) Smarty
16 9 (6.52%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Open Source
2 10 (7.25%) Social Media
2 10 (7.25%) W3C
3 7 (5.07%) iPhone
4 5 (3.62%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
5 4 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Blog
7 2 (1.45%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.45%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.72%) Cybernetics
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) Windows
3 15 (10.87%) UNIX
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.07%) Debian
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.58%) OOP
1 56 (40.58%) OO
2 52 (37.68%) MVC
3 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.12%) E-Commerce
4 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 23 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 18 (13.04%) Web Development
7 10 (7.25%) Project Planning
8 9 (6.52%) iOS Development
8 9 (6.52%) TDD
9 8 (5.80%) Scrum
9 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.62%) CRM
11 4 (2.90%) SEO
11 4 (2.90%) OOD
11 4 (2.90%) Content Management
11 4 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (2.90%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) PHP
2 95 (68.84%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.91%) PHP5
4 29 (21.01%) SQL
5 15 (10.87%) Java
6 12 (8.70%) Perl
6 12 (8.70%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.35%) Ruby
8 6 (4.35%) Smalltalk
8 6 (4.35%) Lisp
8 6 (4.35%) C#
9 3 (2.17%) VB
10 2 (1.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) Ada
11 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Zend
2 11 (7.97%) Facebook
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.35%) Google
6 4 (2.90%) Twitter
7 3 (2.17%) Adobe
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (0.72%) SAP
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