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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 847 784 830
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 39 88 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.085% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.090% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 41
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,436 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 2015 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 January 2015. 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 -43 34 £32,500 -16.12% 2
London -52 14 £38,436 -3.91%
East Midlands +27 5 £25,000 -20.63%
South East -40 5 £36,250 +3.57%
South Wales - 5 £35,000 -
Wales - 5 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands -19 4 £35,000 +40.00%
South West - 4 £26,250 - 1
Leicestershire +28 3 £25,000 -5.66%
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham +16 2 £28,500 -12.30%
Nottinghamshire +15 2 £28,500 -12.30%
Manchester -10 2 £35,000 -3.44%
North West -11 2 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £33,750 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £37,500 -
Worcester - 2 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £21,500 -
Staffordshire +4 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Oxfordshire -3 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £31,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £21,500 -
Tamworth - 1 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £21,500 -
Bath - 1 £31,500 -
Bristol - 1 £31,000 - 1

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (81.65%) MySQL
3 86 (78.90%) JavaScript
4 79 (72.48%) HTML
5 75 (68.81%) CSS
6 65 (59.63%) jQuery
7 56 (51.38%) OOP
8 54 (49.54%) OO
9 43 (39.45%) MVC
9 43 (39.45%) LAMP
10 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (35.78%) HTML5
12 37 (33.94%) OO PHP
12 37 (33.94%) XML
13 35 (32.11%) Ajax
14 34 (31.19%) CSS3
15 33 (30.28%) Git (software)
16 32 (29.36%) SQL
16 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
17 31 (28.44%) Subversion
18 29 (26.61%) WordPress
19 28 (25.69%) Drupal
20 27 (24.77%) Symfony
21 26 (23.85%) CMS
21 26 (23.85%) Apache
21 26 (23.85%) Relational Database
22 24 (22.02%) Web Services
22 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
23 21 (19.27%) JSON
24 20 (18.35%) Telecoms

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 29 (26.61%) WordPress
2 28 (25.69%) Drupal
3 26 (23.85%) CMS
3 26 (23.85%) Apache
4 8 (7.34%) Node.js
5 3 (2.75%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.83%) Moodle
6 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.67%) GitHub
2 4 (3.67%) ElastiCache
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.83%) Trello
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) Broadband
2 2 (1.83%) SSH
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (81.65%) MySQL
2 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
3 26 (23.85%) Relational Database
4 18 (16.51%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) SQLite
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (30.28%) Git (software)
2 31 (28.44%) Subversion
3 18 (16.51%) PhpStorm
3 18 (16.51%) Eclipse
3 18 (16.51%) NetBeans
4 8 (7.34%) Liquibase
5 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.75%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.83%) JIRA
6 2 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.92%) Marketing
2 1 (0.92%) Retail
2 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (72.48%) HTML
2 75 (68.81%) CSS
3 65 (59.63%) jQuery
4 43 (39.45%) LAMP
5 39 (35.78%) HTML5
6 37 (33.94%) XML
7 35 (32.11%) Ajax
8 34 (31.19%) CSS3
9 27 (24.77%) Symfony
10 24 (22.02%) Web Services
11 21 (19.27%) JSON
12 20 (18.35%) SOAP
13 19 (17.43%) Doctrine
14 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
15 13 (11.93%) CodeIgniter
16 6 (5.50%) .NET
17 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
18 4 (3.67%) iOS SDK
18 4 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 4 (3.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) W3C
2 4 (3.67%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.83%) VLE
4 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.92%) iPhone
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) Android
2 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) CentOS
3 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Debian
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) OOP
2 54 (49.54%) OO
3 43 (39.45%) MVC
4 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (33.94%) OO PHP
6 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.26%) Web Development
9 5 (4.59%) Time Management
10 4 (3.67%) Content Management
11 3 (2.75%) OOD
11 3 (2.75%) Project Management
11 3 (2.75%) Scrum
12 2 (1.83%) Software Architecture
12 2 (1.83%) Cyber Security
12 2 (1.83%) SEO
12 2 (1.83%) TDD
12 2 (1.83%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.83%) Data Modelling
13 1 (0.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (78.90%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.36%) SQL
4 19 (17.43%) PHP5
5 5 (4.59%) Java
5 5 (4.59%) C#
6 4 (3.67%) Perl
6 4 (3.67%) VBScript
7 3 (2.75%) C++
7 3 (2.75%) Python
8 2 (1.83%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VC++
9 1 (0.92%) Groovy
9 1 (0.92%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Zend
2 5 (4.59%) Google
3 4 (3.67%) Twitter
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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