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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5169 5550 6581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.28% 5.03% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.98% 9.80% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4650 4713 5604
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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
51797 56617 60318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.88% 51.35% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44827 48183 51259
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016 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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 4907 £40,000 - 960
London +1 1706 £50,000 - 278
South East +10 1197 £40,000 - 154
West Midlands +18 430 £31,000 - 75
North West 0 392 £36,000 +2.85% 135
South West +5 336 £35,000 - 63
Yorkshire -10 336 £35,000 -6.66% 88
East of England +14 329 £37,500 - 72
Hampshire +9 314 £40,000 +14.28% 55
Manchester -4 256 £37,500 +7.14% 78
Berkshire +15 247 £41,250 -8.33% 21
West Yorkshire -17 212 £37,500 -6.25% 62
City of London -11 201 £52,500 +5.00% 66
Surrey 0 180 £41,500 +3.75% 17
Leeds -5 177 £37,500 -11.76% 46
Birmingham +28 172 £31,500 -1.56% 23
East Midlands +2 164 £37,500 +13.63% 86
East Sussex +15 151 £30,250 -13.57% 20
Reading +17 146 £45,000 - 8
Brighton +7 121 £35,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire +14 116 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Oxfordshire -9 114 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Scotland -13 96 £38,000 +11.76% 19
Dorset +14 88 £35,000 +25.00% 13
Bristol -7 86 £33,000 -12.00% 19
Cambridge +11 79 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Southampton -6 79 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Wales -3 78 £35,000 - 10
Basingstoke -5 74 £35,000 -15.66% 8
Warwickshire +2 71 £27,500 -21.42% 13

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 6437 (61.43%) JavaScript
2 6016 (57.41%) HTML
3 5629 (53.72%) CSS
4 4842 (46.21%) MySQL
5 3373 (32.19%) jQuery
6 3287 (31.37%) Linux
7 3093 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3057 (29.17%) Web Development
9 2501 (23.87%) Git (software)
10 2453 (23.41%) MVC
11 2405 (22.95%) Java
12 2315 (22.09%) HTML5
13 2253 (21.50%) LAMP
14 2062 (19.68%) OO
15 1916 (18.28%) SQL
16 1815 (17.32%) Python
17 1570 (14.98%) AngularJS
18 1551 (14.80%) CSS3
19 1470 (14.03%) OOP
20 1466 (13.99%) Symfony
21 1464 (13.97%) E-Commerce
22 1443 (13.77%) Apache
23 1375 (13.12%) Degree
24 1369 (13.06%) TDD
25 1327 (12.66%) Front End Development
26 1224 (11.68%) Laravel
27 1201 (11.46%) .NET
28 1160 (11.07%) Ruby
29 1145 (10.93%) Scrum
30 1127 (10.75%) 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 1443 (13.77%) Apache
2 1019 (9.72%) WordPress
3 827 (7.89%) Drupal
4 790 (7.54%) CMS
5 414 (3.95%) nginx
6 354 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
7 220 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 159 (1.52%) IIS
9 122 (1.16%) Joomla!
10 118 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 115 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 88 (0.84%) JBoss
13 85 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 84 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 80 (0.76%) Moodle
16 74 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 72 (0.69%) Confluence
18 68 (0.65%) WebSphere
19 44 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 36 (0.34%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 473 (4.51%) Photoshop
2 252 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 148 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 99 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 80 (0.76%) MS Office
6 26 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 23 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 21 (0.20%) Gliffy
9 20 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 18 (0.17%) GIMP
10 18 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (0.11%) Mingle
12 11 (0.10%) UXPin
13 10 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.095%) SPSS
14 8 (0.076%) InDesign
14 8 (0.076%) Pixate
15 5 (0.048%) 3ds Max
15 5 (0.048%) InVision
15 5 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 751 (7.17%) Magento
2 45 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 16 (0.15%) Shopify
7 14 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 11 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.095%) OpenCart
10 8 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.076%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.048%) Eloqua
13 4 (0.038%) Apache OFBiz
13 4 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
14 3 (0.029%) Documaker
14 3 (0.029%) Teamcenter
15 2 (0.019%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 943 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 305 (2.91%) GitHub
3 243 (2.32%) SaaS
4 174 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 131 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 91 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 70 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (0.55%) PaaS
10 47 (0.45%) IaaS
11 42 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 35 (0.33%) AdWords
13 30 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
14 22 (0.21%) Office 365
15 21 (0.20%) Sage Pay
16 20 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 20 (0.19%) CloudFront
16 20 (0.19%) SoftLayer
17 17 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 369 (3.52%) Internet
2 298 (2.84%) DNS
3 265 (2.53%) HTTP
4 141 (1.35%) Network Security
5 134 (1.28%) Firewall
6 133 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 116 (1.11%) Intranet
8 103 (0.98%) SSL
9 88 (0.84%) SSH
10 86 (0.82%) LDAP
11 83 (0.79%) SMTP
12 74 (0.71%) VPN
13 61 (0.58%) FTP
14 56 (0.53%) SAN
15 54 (0.52%) LAN
16 52 (0.50%) VoIP
17 49 (0.47%) Wireless
18 44 (0.42%) WAN
19 43 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
20 34 (0.32%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4842 (46.21%) MySQL
2 858 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 545 (5.20%) MongoDB
4 535 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 473 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 428 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 298 (2.84%) Redis
8 255 (2.43%) Big Data
9 201 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 146 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 123 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 77 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 75 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 61 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 61 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 52 (0.50%) Couchbase
17 50 (0.48%) Apache Hive
18 49 (0.47%) SQLite
19 38 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2501 (23.87%) Git (software)
2 867 (8.27%) Subversion
3 739 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 446 (4.26%) PHPUnit
5 384 (3.66%) JIRA
6 368 (3.51%) Selenium
7 355 (3.39%) Grunt
8 325 (3.10%) gulp
9 210 (2.00%) Cucumber
10 177 (1.69%) Maven
11 145 (1.38%) Vagrant
12 141 (1.35%) JUnit
13 137 (1.31%) Visual Studio
14 126 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 122 (1.16%) Bower
16 115 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 115 (1.10%) Jasmine
17 110 (1.05%) Mercurial
18 90 (0.86%) Ant
18 90 (0.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 1000 (9.54%) Finance
2 947 (9.04%) Marketing
3 375 (3.58%) Games
4 367 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 330 (3.15%) Advertising
6 296 (2.82%) Retail
7 199 (1.90%) Banking
8 196 (1.87%) Publishing
9 169 (1.61%) Law
10 147 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 96 (0.92%) Electronics
12 72 (0.69%) Back Office
13 71 (0.68%) Legal
14 39 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 35 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.31%) Automotive
17 31 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.29%) French Language
19 29 (0.28%) Music Industry
20 27 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7575 (72.29%) Developer
2 4607 (43.96%) PHP Developer
3 1574 (15.02%) Web Developer
4 1257 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 1027 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 902 (8.61%) PHP Web Developer
7 892 (8.51%) HTML Developer
8 842 (8.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 795 (7.59%) Senior PHP Developer
10 727 (6.94%) HTML CSS Developer
11 586 (5.59%) MySQL Developer
12 552 (5.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 488 (4.66%) Junior
14 479 (4.57%) Software Developer
15 433 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
16 399 (3.81%) Junior Developer
17 358 (3.42%) Lead Developer
18 356 (3.40%) Java Developer
19 330 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
20 310 (2.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6016 (57.41%) HTML
2 5629 (53.72%) CSS
3 3373 (32.19%) jQuery
4 2315 (22.09%) HTML5
5 2253 (21.50%) LAMP
6 1570 (14.98%) AngularJS
7 1551 (14.80%) CSS3
8 1466 (13.99%) Symfony
9 1224 (11.68%) Laravel
10 1201 (11.46%) .NET
11 1127 (10.75%) Web Services
12 1105 (10.54%) XML
13 1005 (9.59%) Sass
14 997 (9.51%) Ajax
15 981 (9.36%) Node.js
16 704 (6.72%) REST
17 687 (6.56%) JSON
18 625 (5.96%) RESTful
19 571 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 497 (4.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 898 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 891 (8.50%) User Experience
3 603 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 495 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 232 (2.21%) Fintech
6 227 (2.17%) iPad
7 179 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 166 (1.58%) Social Media
9 124 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 111 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 106 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 94 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 85 (0.81%) e-Learning
14 81 (0.77%) iPhone
15 77 (0.73%) Blog
16 70 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 67 (0.64%) Graphic Design
17 67 (0.64%) Smartphone
18 61 (0.58%) Visualisation
19 60 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3287 (31.37%) Linux
2 779 (7.43%) Windows
3 602 (5.74%) Unix
4 417 (3.98%) Android
5 400 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 256 (2.44%) CentOS
7 253 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 217 (2.07%) Debian
9 202 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 167 (1.59%) Windows Server
11 55 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 41 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (0.35%) Solaris
15 20 (0.19%) Fedora
16 19 (0.18%) openSUSE
16 19 (0.18%) SUSE
17 18 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
19 16 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3093 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 3057 (29.17%) Web Development
3 2453 (23.41%) MVC
4 2062 (19.68%) OO
5 1470 (14.03%) OOP
6 1464 (13.97%) E-Commerce
7 1369 (13.06%) TDD
8 1327 (12.66%) Front End Development
9 1145 (10.93%) Scrum
10 924 (8.82%) DevOps
11 845 (8.06%) OO PHP
12 818 (7.81%) Open Source
13 806 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 782 (7.46%) Software Engineering
15 612 (5.84%) BDD
16 559 (5.33%) Unit Testing
17 543 (5.18%) SDLC
18 522 (4.98%) Responsive Web Design
19 450 (4.29%) Mentoring
20 423 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6437 (61.43%) JavaScript
2 2405 (22.95%) Java
3 1916 (18.28%) SQL
4 1815 (17.32%) Python
5 1160 (11.07%) Ruby
6 1045 (9.97%) C#
7 829 (7.91%) Perl
8 721 (6.88%) C++
9 543 (5.18%) Bash Shell
10 480 (4.58%) PHP 5
11 372 (3.55%) C
12 219 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 161 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 152 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 151 (1.44%) Scala
16 144 (1.37%) Go
17 131 (1.25%) PowerShell
18 105 (1.00%) VB
19 100 (0.95%) T-SQL
20 75 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1375 (13.12%) Degree
2 213 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 119 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 104 (0.99%) CREST Certified
5 61 (0.58%) ISEB
6 45 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 43 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (0.41%) RHCE
8 42 (0.40%) CHECK Team Leader
9 31 (0.30%) CISSP
10 27 (0.26%) CEH
11 23 (0.22%) CCNP
12 22 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.21%) Tigerscheme
13 19 (0.18%) RHCSA
14 17 (0.16%) CCNA
14 17 (0.16%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.16%) MCSD
15 16 (0.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 520 (4.96%) QA
2 49 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.23%) SLA
5 15 (0.14%) HL7
6 12 (0.11%) COBIT
6 12 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.11%) SDET
7 11 (0.10%) GCP
7 11 (0.10%) WCAG
8 6 (0.057%) DICOM
8 6 (0.057%) FATCA
8 6 (0.057%) ISO13485
9 5 (0.048%) WAI
10 4 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 343 (3.27%) Docker
2 251 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (1.47%) Varnish
4 94 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 65 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.51%) NFS
7 49 (0.47%) Squid
8 47 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 47 (0.45%) KVM
9 35 (0.33%) Postfix
9 35 (0.33%) Xen
10 33 (0.31%) GlusterFS
11 30 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 21 (0.20%) Corosync
14 18 (0.17%) HDFS
15 17 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.14%) Firmware
17 14 (0.13%) vSphere
18 13 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 729 (6.96%) Puppet
2 568 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
3 442 (4.22%) Ansible
4 225 (2.15%) Nagios
5 148 (1.41%) Salt
6 89 (0.85%) HAProxy
7 64 (0.61%) logstash
8 50 (0.48%) ZABBIX
9 49 (0.47%) Cacti
10 44 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 36 (0.34%) Packer
12 30 (0.29%) cPanel
13 26 (0.25%) Kibana
14 24 (0.23%) Zenoss
15 21 (0.20%) Pacemaker
16 19 (0.18%) Munin
16 19 (0.18%) Terraform
17 17 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 17 (0.16%) Ganglia
18 15 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1116 (10.65%) Zend
2 492 (4.70%) Oracle
3 484 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 375 (3.58%) VMware
5 374 (3.57%) Adobe
6 357 (3.41%) Google
7 305 (2.91%) Red Hat
8 159 (1.52%) Facebook
9 128 (1.22%) Cisco
10 122 (1.16%) Rackspace
11 115 (1.10%) Twitter
12 95 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 70 (0.67%) HP
14 69 (0.66%) Apple
15 60 (0.57%) IBM
16 51 (0.49%) SAP
16 51 (0.49%) Splunk
17 49 (0.47%) Citrix
18 47 (0.45%) New Relic
19 44 (0.42%) SaltStack
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great offices
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + long list of benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Flexi-time, Other Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago