The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6629 6818 6999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.66% 6.27% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.95% 11.92% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5621 6135 6410
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60539 57184 63351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.71% 52.58% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51388 49065 55722
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 6302 £39,000 +11.42% 920
London -7 2736 £45,000 - 336
South East -10 1256 £35,000 - 168
North West -11 484 £32,500 +3.17% 77
City of London -14 467 £47,500 +11.76% 84
East of England -11 454 £40,000 +14.28% 68
Yorkshire -8 412 £32,500 +8.33% 83
South West -12 409 £35,000 +7.69% 82
West Midlands +6 313 £30,000 - 24
Hampshire -5 296 £30,000 -7.69% 37
Manchester -3 278 £32,500 +8.33% 47
West Yorkshire -7 245 £35,000 +7.69% 53
Berkshire -15 231 £37,500 -6.25% 26
East Midlands 0 205 £30,000 -6.25% 57
Surrey -27 194 £35,000 -1.40% 32
Leeds -8 179 £42,000 +20.00% 31
Buckinghamshire +13 173 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Cambridgeshire +2 159 £40,000 +5.26% 30
Hertfordshire +6 138 £38,750 +19.23% 19
Bristol -1 135 £37,500 +16.27% 25
Cambridge +6 128 £40,000 - 21
Oxfordshire 0 128 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Scotland -11 124 £35,000 -2.77% 18
East Sussex -22 112 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Milton Keynes +11 110 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Reading -5 100 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Brighton -25 99 £30,000 -7.69% 8
South Yorkshire -8 91 £30,500 - 16
Birmingham -10 84 £29,250 -4.09% 7
Southampton -7 82 £31,500 -10.00% 16

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 7933 (58.59%) HTML
2 7807 (57.66%) JavaScript
3 7414 (54.76%) CSS
4 7065 (52.18%) MySQL
5 4765 (35.19%) jQuery
6 4246 (31.36%) Linux
7 3290 (24.30%) OO
8 3285 (24.26%) Java
9 3045 (22.49%) SQL
10 3018 (22.29%) HTML5
11 2982 (22.03%) MVC
12 2383 (17.60%) LAMP
13 2369 (17.50%) Apache
14 2356 (17.40%) E-Commerce
15 2289 (16.91%) Git (software)
16 2194 (16.21%) CSS3
17 2169 (16.02%) Python
18 2048 (15.13%) Zend
19 2003 (14.79%) Web Development
20 1990 (14.70%) .NET
21 1928 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
22 1802 (13.31%) OOP
23 1765 (13.04%) Degree
24 1744 (12.88%) XML
25 1724 (12.73%) Ajax
26 1718 (12.69%) PHP5
27 1636 (12.08%) Marketing
28 1588 (11.73%) Symfony
29 1585 (11.71%) Subversion
30 1522 (11.24%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2369 (17.50%) Apache
2 1504 (11.11%) CMS
3 1490 (11.01%) Drupal
4 1436 (10.61%) WordPress
5 617 (4.56%) Node.js
6 469 (3.46%) Tomcat
7 397 (2.93%) IIS
8 373 (2.76%) nginx
9 329 (2.43%) Joomla!
10 230 (1.70%) SharePoint
11 161 (1.19%) Apache Solr
12 109 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 106 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 105 (0.78%) Moodle
15 96 (0.71%) Umbraco
16 89 (0.66%) ColdFusion
17 83 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 55 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
19 52 (0.38%) Alfresco
20 49 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 722 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 418 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 286 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 118 (0.87%) MS Office
5 91 (0.67%) Fireworks
6 51 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 36 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 31 (0.23%) SPSS
9 24 (0.18%) InDesign
10 18 (0.13%) MS Project
11 15 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 14 (0.10%) FastStats
13 10 (0.074%) Mingle
14 8 (0.059%) 3ds Max
15 7 (0.052%) Maya
16 6 (0.044%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.037%) InfoPath
17 5 (0.037%) GIMP
17 5 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
18 4 (0.030%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 1222 (9.03%) Magento
2 224 (1.65%) Oracle CRM
3 173 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 51 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 35 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.25%) Shopify
7 33 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 9 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.066%) Sage 200
10 8 (0.059%) Optimost
11 7 (0.052%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.044%) Sage 50
13 5 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.037%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 4 (0.030%) JDE EnterpriseOne
14 4 (0.030%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.030%) Summit
15 3 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 507 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 350 (2.59%) SaaS
3 179 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 114 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 96 (0.71%) GitHub
6 83 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 79 (0.58%) PaaS
8 41 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (0.26%) ElastiCache
11 26 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 24 (0.18%) CloudFront
13 22 (0.16%) IaaS
13 22 (0.16%) Basecamp
14 20 (0.15%) Joyent
15 19 (0.14%) Google Apps
16 18 (0.13%) Route 53
17 17 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
18 16 (0.12%) Office 365
19 15 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 586 (4.33%) Internet
2 435 (3.21%) HTTP
3 369 (2.73%) DNS
4 290 (2.14%) Firewall
5 273 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 180 (1.33%) Intranet
7 135 (1.00%) VPN
8 131 (0.97%) SSL
9 119 (0.88%) SAN
10 113 (0.83%) VoIP
11 112 (0.83%) SSH
12 95 (0.70%) LDAP
13 76 (0.56%) SMTP
13 76 (0.56%) Network Security
14 75 (0.55%) FTP
15 72 (0.53%) Wireless
16 68 (0.50%) DHCP
17 54 (0.40%) VLAN
18 45 (0.33%) AMQP
19 44 (0.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7065 (52.18%) MySQL
2 1285 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 706 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 636 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 509 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 478 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 341 (2.52%) Big Data
8 233 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 183 (1.35%) Redis
10 178 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 136 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 119 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 110 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 110 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 108 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 85 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
15 85 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 69 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
17 65 (0.48%) Data Mining
18 62 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2289 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 1585 (11.71%) Subversion
3 499 (3.69%) Selenium
4 488 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 414 (3.06%) PHPUnit
6 348 (2.57%) JIRA
7 252 (1.86%) Visual Studio
8 240 (1.77%) Cucumber
9 198 (1.46%) Maven
10 175 (1.29%) WebDriver
11 150 (1.11%) Behat
12 149 (1.10%) Ant
13 145 (1.07%) Hudson
14 144 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
15 110 (0.81%) Mercurial
16 108 (0.80%) JUnit
17 106 (0.78%) Eclipse
18 103 (0.76%) Grunt
19 85 (0.63%) Xcode
20 79 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 1636 (12.08%) Marketing
2 967 (7.14%) Finance
3 533 (3.94%) Retail
4 419 (3.09%) Games
5 415 (3.07%) Advertising
6 269 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 265 (1.96%) Publishing
8 133 (0.98%) Banking
9 115 (0.85%) Back Office
10 111 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 70 (0.52%) Legal
12 63 (0.47%) Multimedia
13 44 (0.32%) Electronics
13 44 (0.32%) Billing
14 41 (0.30%) French Language
15 39 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.27%) Automotive
16 37 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.21%) Law
18 18 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9798 (72.37%) Developer
2 4833 (35.70%) PHP Developer
3 2619 (19.34%) Web Developer
4 1471 (10.86%) Senior Developer
5 859 (6.34%) PHP Web Developer
6 854 (6.31%) Front-End Developer
7 745 (5.50%) Senior PHP Developer
8 740 (5.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 598 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 597 (4.41%) Junior
11 530 (3.91%) Junior Developer
12 512 (3.78%) Analyst
13 438 (3.24%) Lead Developer
14 390 (2.88%) Administrator
15 364 (2.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 351 (2.59%) Programmer
16 351 (2.59%) Software Engineer
17 336 (2.48%) Java Developer
18 322 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
19 299 (2.21%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7933 (58.59%) HTML
2 7414 (54.76%) CSS
3 4765 (35.19%) jQuery
4 3018 (22.29%) HTML5
5 2383 (17.60%) LAMP
6 2194 (16.21%) CSS3
7 1990 (14.70%) .NET
8 1744 (12.88%) XML
9 1724 (12.73%) Ajax
10 1588 (11.73%) Symfony
11 1522 (11.24%) Web Services
12 1003 (7.41%) XHTML
13 785 (5.80%) JSON
14 742 (5.48%) ASP.NET
15 697 (5.15%) CodeIgniter
16 680 (5.02%) REST
17 665 (4.91%) AngularJS
18 660 (4.87%) SOAP
19 591 (4.37%) Backbone.js
20 520 (3.84%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 1297 (9.58%) Open Source
2 950 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 759 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 486 (3.59%) Social Media
5 261 (1.93%) Digital Media
6 207 (1.53%) W3C
7 150 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 143 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 122 (0.90%) Clustering
11 112 (0.83%) Replication
12 100 (0.74%) E-Learning
13 98 (0.72%) Blackberry
14 96 (0.71%) NHS
15 90 (0.66%) Blog
16 82 (0.61%) Social Network
17 78 (0.58%) Graphic Design
18 77 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 77 (0.57%) Client/Server
19 76 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4246 (31.36%) Linux
2 1154 (8.52%) Windows
3 991 (7.32%) UNIX
4 925 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 705 (5.21%) Android
6 388 (2.87%) CentOS
7 372 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 335 (2.47%) Ubuntu
9 171 (1.26%) Solaris
10 145 (1.07%) Debian
11 126 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (0.51%) Fedora
13 66 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 66 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 64 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (0.35%) AIX
16 42 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 28 (0.21%) SUSE
19 26 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3290 (24.30%) OO
2 2982 (22.03%) MVC
3 2356 (17.40%) E-Commerce
4 2003 (14.79%) Web Development
5 1928 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
6 1802 (13.31%) OOP
7 1258 (9.29%) TDD
8 1180 (8.72%) OO PHP
9 1086 (8.02%) Scrum
10 1023 (7.56%) Software Engineering
11 688 (5.08%) Content Management
12 678 (5.01%) Responsive Web Design
13 676 (4.99%) SEO
14 645 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
15 610 (4.51%) Unit Testing
16 538 (3.97%) Project Management
17 536 (3.96%) CRM
18 523 (3.86%) DevOps
19 493 (3.64%) BDD
20 486 (3.59%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7807 (57.66%) JavaScript
2 3285 (24.26%) Java
3 3045 (22.49%) SQL
4 2169 (16.02%) Python
5 1718 (12.69%) PHP5
6 1474 (10.89%) Ruby
7 1420 (10.49%) C#
8 1315 (9.71%) Perl
9 764 (5.64%) C++
10 547 (4.04%) Bash Shell
11 496 (3.66%) C
12 247 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 243 (1.79%) VB
14 232 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 219 (1.62%) Objective-C
16 195 (1.44%) ActionScript
17 139 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 103 (0.76%) Scala
19 96 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
20 95 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1765 (13.04%) Degree
2 96 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 57 (0.42%) ISEB
4 54 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (0.39%) CISSP
6 42 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 33 (0.24%) CEH
9 33 (0.24%) PhD
9 33 (0.24%) OSCP
10 32 (0.24%) CCNP
11 30 (0.22%) CCNA
12 29 (0.21%) RHCE
13 28 (0.21%) GIAC
14 27 (0.20%) HND
14 27 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
15 25 (0.18%) SC Cleared
16 23 (0.17%) CISMP
16 23 (0.17%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 844 (6.23%) QA
2 109 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 95 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 79 (0.58%) SLA
5 21 (0.16%) WAI
6 15 (0.11%) WCAG
6 15 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.030%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.022%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.007%) BS15000
10 1 (0.007%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.007%) GAMP
10 1 (0.007%) COBIT
System Software
1 236 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 203 (1.50%) Varnish
3 116 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 79 (0.58%) vSphere
5 55 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 54 (0.40%) Squid
7 52 (0.38%) NFS
8 51 (0.38%) KVM
9 47 (0.35%) Xen
10 44 (0.32%) Postfix
11 40 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 28 (0.21%) Sendmail
13 26 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (0.19%) Snort
14 22 (0.16%) Shibboleth
15 14 (0.10%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.096%) Nmap
16 13 (0.096%) Samba
16 13 (0.096%) VirtualBox
17 12 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 603 (4.45%) Puppet
2 451 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 241 (1.78%) Nagios
4 131 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 128 (0.95%) ZABBIX
6 72 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 54 (0.40%) Plesk
8 49 (0.36%) Cacti
9 44 (0.32%) Ansible
10 39 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 30 (0.22%) Salt
12 25 (0.18%) Zenoss
12 25 (0.18%) Ganglia
13 23 (0.17%) Munin
13 23 (0.17%) Opsview
14 18 (0.13%) YUM
14 18 (0.13%) NetBackup
15 17 (0.13%) OpenView
15 17 (0.13%) WSUS
16 15 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2048 (15.13%) Zend
2 940 (6.94%) Oracle
3 789 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 534 (3.94%) Adobe
5 500 (3.69%) Red Hat
6 444 (3.28%) Google
7 358 (2.64%) Facebook
8 350 (2.59%) VMware
9 284 (2.10%) SAP
10 275 (2.03%) Twitter
11 239 (1.77%) JD Edwards
12 157 (1.16%) Cisco
13 151 (1.12%) JBoss
14 133 (0.98%) Rackspace
15 108 (0.80%) IBM
16 82 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
17 77 (0.57%) Citrix
18 74 (0.55%) HP
19 54 (0.40%) Tableau
20 53 (0.39%) Apple
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £3,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + good benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 8 hours ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and shares
Posted: 9 hours ago