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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 839 793 821
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 48 101 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.094% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.100% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 38 98 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +1.58%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -36 44 £32,250 -19.37% 5
London -34 18 £38,436 -35.94% 2
East Midlands +26 7 £25,000 - 1
North West -13 6 £35,000 +9.37% 2
South East -27 5 £29,500 +22.91%
Leicestershire +18 4 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -23 4 £33,000 +29.41%
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +10 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Cheshire -2 3 £45,000 +42.85% 1
South West -7 3 £27,500 -24.65%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,000 -
Manchester -1 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Burgess Hill - 2 £37,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £45,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £21,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £24,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £21,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £33,000 -
Worcester - 2 £33,000 -
North Yorkshire +13 1 £30,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire +2 1 £30,000 -28.57%
Bristol -10 1 £31,000 -4.61%
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £27,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £31,500 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 110 (100.00%) PHP
2 91 (82.73%) MySQL
3 89 (80.91%) JavaScript
4 82 (74.55%) HTML
5 80 (72.73%) CSS
6 66 (60.00%) jQuery
7 61 (55.45%) OOP
8 58 (52.73%) OO
9 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (40.00%) OO PHP
10 43 (39.09%) MVC
10 43 (39.09%) LAMP
11 40 (36.36%) XML
12 36 (32.73%) SQL
12 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
12 36 (32.73%) HTML5
13 34 (30.91%) Ajax
14 32 (29.09%) CSS3
14 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
15 31 (28.18%) Symfony
16 29 (26.36%) Subversion
16 29 (26.36%) Apache
16 29 (26.36%) Relational Database
17 28 (25.45%) CMS
17 28 (25.45%) WordPress
18 27 (24.55%) Drupal
19 25 (22.73%) Web Services
20 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
21 23 (20.91%) JSON
21 23 (20.91%) SOAP

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (26.36%) Apache
2 28 (25.45%) CMS
2 28 (25.45%) WordPress
3 27 (24.55%) Drupal
4 5 (4.55%) Moodle
5 4 (3.64%) Node.js
6 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.82%) ElastiCache
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) Trello
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) Broadband
2 5 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (82.73%) MySQL
2 32 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 29 (26.36%) Relational Database
4 20 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.91%) SQLite
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (26.36%) Subversion
3 20 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 20 (18.18%) NetBeans
3 20 (18.18%) PhpStorm
4 9 (8.18%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (74.55%) HTML
2 80 (72.73%) CSS
3 66 (60.00%) jQuery
4 43 (39.09%) LAMP
5 40 (36.36%) XML
6 36 (32.73%) HTML5
7 34 (30.91%) Ajax
8 32 (29.09%) CSS3
9 31 (28.18%) Symfony
10 25 (22.73%) Web Services
11 23 (20.91%) JSON
11 23 (20.91%) SOAP
12 21 (19.09%) Doctrine
13 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
13 13 (11.82%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (5.45%) .NET
15 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
15 5 (4.55%) Zend Framework
16 4 (3.64%) Android SDK
16 4 (3.64%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) W3C
2 5 (4.55%) E-Learning
2 5 (4.55%) VLE
2 5 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.45%) CentOS
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.91%) Debian
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) OOP
2 58 (52.73%) OO
3 44 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 43 (39.09%) MVC
5 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.91%) Web Development
6 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.55%) Time Management
8 4 (3.64%) Project Management
9 3 (2.73%) OOD
9 3 (2.73%) TDD
9 3 (2.73%) Content Management
9 3 (2.73%) Scrum
10 2 (1.82%) Software Architecture
10 2 (1.82%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (1.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.82%) SEO
11 1 (0.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (80.91%) JavaScript
3 36 (32.73%) SQL
4 20 (18.18%) PHP5
5 5 (4.55%) C#
6 4 (3.64%) C++
6 4 (3.64%) Java
6 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) VBScript
6 4 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) VC++
8 1 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Zend
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
2 3 (2.73%) Google
3 2 (1.82%) Adobe
3 2 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
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