The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK
Rank 52 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4185 4902 5841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.04% 4.91% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.35% 9.40% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 4391 5047
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44754 52155 52993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.93% 52.24% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38413 44983 45468
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,086 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP within the UK.

PHP Salary Trend in the UK

PHP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

PHP Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 3924 £40,000 - 768
London -12 1264 £50,000 +5.26% 235
South East +2 776 £41,500 +3.75% 125
North West +4 492 £35,000 - 82
Manchester +3 355 £35,000 - 50
Yorkshire +12 343 £37,500 +7.14% 90
West Midlands +15 316 £35,000 +7.69% 70
South West -21 255 £33,000 -5.71% 48
East of England +14 234 £35,000 -6.66% 56
Hampshire -7 190 £40,000 +9.58% 30
East Midlands +8 180 £35,000 - 45
West Yorkshire -8 169 £38,000 +1.33% 55
Berkshire +54 163 £42,000 -6.66% 23
City of London -33 138 £55,000 +15.78% 41
Leeds -18 128 £38,500 +0.65% 43
Oxfordshire +30 126 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Scotland +35 101 £45,000 +38.46% 17
Oxford +28 95 £45,000 - 10
Birmingham -14 92 £35,000 +7.69% 26
North Yorkshire +22 88 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Staffordshire +30 82 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Wales +23 81 £35,500 +1.42% 9
Cambridgeshire +21 77 £35,000 -2.77% 20
Nottinghamshire +9 77 £34,500 +6.15% 17
Surrey -35 77 £40,000 - 13
South Wales +30 75 £35,500 +1.42% 8
East Sussex -2 73 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Brighton -5 70 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Bristol -27 70 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Hertfordshire +19 69 £35,000 -17.64% 14

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PHP.

1 5412 (61.27%) JavaScript
2 5019 (56.82%) HTML
3 4661 (52.77%) CSS
4 4088 (46.28%) MySQL
5 2716 (30.75%) jQuery
6 2643 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2454 (27.78%) Web Development
8 2420 (27.40%) Linux
9 2054 (23.25%) Java
10 2050 (23.21%) Git (software)
11 1860 (21.06%) MVC
12 1826 (20.67%) HTML5
13 1739 (19.69%) OO
14 1613 (18.26%) SQL
15 1567 (17.74%) LAMP
16 1522 (17.23%) Python
17 1432 (16.21%) AngularJS
18 1279 (14.48%) Degree
19 1267 (14.34%) OOP
20 1204 (13.63%) Symfony
21 1160 (13.13%) E-Commerce
22 1137 (12.87%) Laravel
23 1096 (12.41%) .NET
24 1092 (12.36%) Apache
25 1089 (12.33%) CSS3
26 1023 (11.58%) C#
27 984 (11.14%) Front End Development
28 952 (10.78%) WordPress
29 915 (10.36%) TDD
30 907 (10.27%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1092 (12.36%) Apache
2 952 (10.78%) WordPress
3 624 (7.06%) CMS
4 601 (6.80%) Drupal
5 286 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
6 274 (3.10%) nginx
7 174 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 145 (1.64%) IIS
9 124 (1.40%) JBoss
10 117 (1.32%) Confluence
11 96 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 93 (1.05%) Joomla!
13 81 (0.92%) OpenStack
14 69 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 68 (0.77%) Apache Spark
16 67 (0.76%) SharePoint
17 62 (0.70%) ColdFusion
18 50 (0.57%) WebLogic
19 42 (0.48%) Moodle
20 36 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 286 (3.24%) Photoshop
2 181 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 116 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 64 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 60 (0.68%) MS Office
6 20 (0.23%) InDesign
7 19 (0.22%) SPSS
8 14 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.12%) GIMP
10 10 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.057%) HipChat
14 4 (0.045%) CATIA
14 4 (0.045%) InVision
14 4 (0.045%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.034%) MS Visio
15 3 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 606 (6.86%) Magento
2 36 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.29%) osCommerce
4 24 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.23%) OpenCart
6 18 (0.20%) Shopify
7 16 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.057%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.045%) BigMachines
11 4 (0.045%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.045%) Teamcenter
11 4 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.023%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.011%) Adobe Campaign
14 1 (0.011%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 739 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (3.06%) SaaS
3 244 (2.76%) GitHub
4 165 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 98 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 96 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 90 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (0.91%) PaaS
9 79 (0.89%) Google Analytics
10 60 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 51 (0.58%) IaaS
12 34 (0.38%) Office 365
12 34 (0.38%) Slack
13 33 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 27 (0.31%) G Suite
15 23 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (0.26%) Heroku
16 20 (0.23%) Oracle CX
17 17 (0.19%) Google Play
18 16 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 278 (3.15%) Internet
2 207 (2.34%) DNS
3 182 (2.06%) HTTP
4 152 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 124 (1.40%) Firewall
6 83 (0.94%) SSL
7 58 (0.66%) LDAP
8 57 (0.65%) Network Security
8 57 (0.65%) SMTP
9 52 (0.59%) FTP
10 51 (0.58%) DHCP
11 49 (0.55%) Intranet
12 47 (0.53%) SSH
13 40 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
14 39 (0.44%) VoIP
15 34 (0.38%) ATM
16 31 (0.35%) Ethernet
16 31 (0.35%) VPN
17 30 (0.34%) Wireless
18 26 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4088 (46.28%) MySQL
2 660 (7.47%) SQL Server
3 464 (5.25%) MongoDB
4 443 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 440 (4.98%) NoSQL
6 387 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 283 (3.20%) Big Data
8 231 (2.62%) Redis
9 147 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 129 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 115 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 86 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 69 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (0.57%) MS Access
16 43 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
16 43 (0.49%) Oracle Database
17 36 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 35 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2050 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 569 (6.44%) Subversion
3 502 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 374 (4.23%) JIRA
5 280 (3.17%) PHPUnit
6 250 (2.83%) gulp
7 240 (2.72%) Grunt
8 211 (2.39%) Selenium
9 179 (2.03%) Vagrant
10 109 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 95 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 94 (1.06%) Cucumber
13 92 (1.04%) Jasmine
14 87 (0.98%) Mercurial
15 86 (0.97%) Maven
16 71 (0.80%) Eclipse
17 68 (0.77%) webpack
18 64 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
19 62 (0.70%) Bower
20 60 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 806 (9.12%) Finance
2 720 (8.15%) Marketing
3 442 (5.00%) Retail
4 364 (4.12%) Advertising
5 264 (2.99%) Games
6 222 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 208 (2.35%) Publishing
8 156 (1.77%) Banking
9 112 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 81 (0.92%) Law
11 63 (0.71%) Legal
12 57 (0.65%) Electronics
13 50 (0.57%) Back Office
14 39 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 39 (0.44%) Music Industry
15 38 (0.43%) Automotive
16 34 (0.38%) Front Office
17 29 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 22 (0.25%) French Language
19 18 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6315 (71.49%) Developer
2 3714 (42.05%) PHP Developer
3 1096 (12.41%) Web Developer
4 909 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 777 (8.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 681 (7.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 588 (6.66%) HTML Developer
8 581 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
9 515 (5.83%) PHP Web Developer
10 482 (5.46%) HTML CSS Developer
11 470 (5.32%) Software Developer
12 423 (4.79%) MySQL Developer
13 411 (4.65%) Junior
14 407 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
15 400 (4.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 362 (4.10%) Lead Developer
17 357 (4.04%) Junior Developer
18 330 (3.74%) Software Engineer
19 286 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
20 283 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5019 (56.82%) HTML
2 4661 (52.77%) CSS
3 2716 (30.75%) jQuery
4 1826 (20.67%) HTML5
5 1567 (17.74%) LAMP
6 1432 (16.21%) AngularJS
7 1204 (13.63%) Symfony
8 1137 (12.87%) Laravel
9 1096 (12.41%) .NET
10 1089 (12.33%) CSS3
11 907 (10.27%) Web Services
12 820 (9.28%) XML
13 819 (9.27%) Node.js
14 761 (8.62%) Ajax
15 686 (7.77%) Sass
16 538 (6.09%) JSON
17 524 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 495 (5.60%) REST
19 465 (5.26%) React
20 464 (5.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 887 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 624 (7.06%) User Experience
3 463 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 436 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 213 (2.41%) iPad
6 167 (1.89%) Fintech
7 151 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 133 (1.51%) Social Media
9 94 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 91 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 90 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 84 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 77 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 74 (0.84%) Data Centre
15 67 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 58 (0.66%) Statistics
17 53 (0.60%) Blockchain
18 44 (0.50%) NHS
19 43 (0.49%) BBC
20 42 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2420 (27.40%) Linux
2 575 (6.51%) Windows
3 468 (5.30%) Unix
4 373 (4.22%) Android
5 346 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 250 (2.83%) CentOS
7 182 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 163 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 130 (1.47%) Windows Server
10 100 (1.13%) Debian
11 46 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 34 (0.38%) Fedora
13 34 (0.38%) Solaris
14 33 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.18%) FreeBSD
18 13 (0.15%) VMS
18 13 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2643 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2454 (27.78%) Web Development
3 1860 (21.06%) MVC
4 1739 (19.69%) OO
5 1267 (14.34%) OOP
6 1160 (13.13%) E-Commerce
7 984 (11.14%) Front End Development
8 915 (10.36%) TDD
9 890 (10.08%) Scrum
10 849 (9.61%) Software Engineering
11 776 (8.79%) DevOps
12 726 (8.22%) Open Source
13 662 (7.49%) OO PHP
14 565 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
15 521 (5.90%) Unit Testing
16 488 (5.52%) SDLC
17 400 (4.53%) Mentoring
18 395 (4.47%) BDD
19 331 (3.75%) Analytics
20 322 (3.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5412 (61.27%) JavaScript
2 2054 (23.25%) Java
3 1613 (18.26%) SQL
4 1522 (17.23%) Python
5 1023 (11.58%) C#
6 723 (8.19%) Ruby
7 710 (8.04%) Perl
8 523 (5.92%) C++
9 407 (4.61%) Bash Shell
10 345 (3.91%) C
11 230 (2.60%) PHP 5
12 173 (1.96%) Go
13 158 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 138 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 137 (1.55%) Scala
16 122 (1.38%) Objective-C
17 99 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 94 (1.06%) VBA
19 88 (1.00%) VB
20 80 (0.91%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1279 (14.48%) Degree
2 153 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 78 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 66 (0.75%) CREST Certified
5 62 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
7 44 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 32 (0.36%) CCNP
10 31 (0.35%) RHCE
10 31 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (0.33%) PhD
11 29 (0.33%) RHCSA
12 27 (0.31%) CEH
13 26 (0.29%) BC Cleared
14 25 (0.28%) CCNA
15 24 (0.27%) CHECK Team Leader
15 24 (0.27%) ISEB
15 24 (0.27%) OSCP
16 22 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (3.43%) QA
2 47 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 40 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.35%) GCP
5 26 (0.29%) SLA
6 23 (0.26%) COBIT
7 22 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.10%) HL7
10 7 (0.079%) SDET
11 6 (0.068%) WAI
11 6 (0.068%) WCAG
12 3 (0.034%) MiFID
13 2 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.023%) GDPR
13 2 (0.023%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.023%) MISRA
13 2 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 353 (4.00%) Docker
2 168 (1.90%) Varnish
3 160 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 44 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.33%) NFS
6 29 (0.33%) Postfix
7 28 (0.32%) KVM
8 24 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 23 (0.26%) Firmware
10 20 (0.23%) vSphere
11 18 (0.20%) Xen
12 16 (0.18%) GlusterFS
12 16 (0.18%) LXC
13 14 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 13 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.14%) iptables
15 12 (0.14%) Sendmail
15 12 (0.14%) Squid
15 12 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 542 (6.14%) Puppet
2 395 (4.47%) Ansible
3 353 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 186 (2.11%) Nagios
5 67 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 51 (0.58%) Salt
7 43 (0.49%) Terraform
8 26 (0.29%) logstash
9 23 (0.26%) Cacti
9 23 (0.26%) OpenNMS
9 23 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 23 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.24%) cPanel
10 21 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 21 (0.24%) Kibana
11 18 (0.20%) Graphite
12 17 (0.19%) SCCM
13 15 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
14 13 (0.15%) OpenView
14 13 (0.15%) RANCID
Vendors
1 904 (10.23%) Zend
2 375 (4.25%) Oracle
3 368 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 321 (3.63%) Google
5 251 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 246 (2.79%) VMware
7 179 (2.03%) Adobe
8 113 (1.28%) Twitter
9 95 (1.08%) Facebook
10 73 (0.83%) Cisco
11 72 (0.82%) IBM
12 64 (0.72%) Apple
12 64 (0.72%) Atlassian
13 55 (0.62%) Rackspace
14 49 (0.55%) HP
15 40 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
16 37 (0.42%) hybris
17 35 (0.40%) SAP
18 30 (0.34%) Juniper
19 27 (0.31%) NetApp
Wales
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Up to £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £380 to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 35% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Man
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55'000
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday