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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 52 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4953 5270 6300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.08% 4.81% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.66% 9.40% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4485 4462 5311
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 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
51267 56037 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.13% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44372 47866 49111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 4673 £40,000 - 820
London +1 1617 £50,000 +5.26% 218
South East +8 1079 £40,000 - 141
North West +4 460 £37,500 +7.14% 121
West Midlands +20 409 £32,500 +8.33% 48
South West 0 350 £35,000 - 68
Hampshire +14 339 £40,000 +11.11% 50
Yorkshire -16 306 £35,000 -6.66% 86
Manchester +4 304 £37,500 +7.14% 71
East of England +11 271 £37,500 -6.25% 53
Berkshire +9 235 £42,500 -5.55% 23
City of London +2 220 £52,500 +10.52% 61
West Yorkshire -20 176 £37,000 -9.75% 55
Birmingham +35 171 £31,500 -3.07% 13
East Midlands +1 154 £37,500 +15.38% 65
Leeds -13 140 £37,000 -12.94% 37
Surrey -1 129 £42,500 +3.03% 14
Reading +5 128 £45,000 - 12
East Sussex +12 115 £30,250 -21.93% 13
Southampton +7 112 £40,000 +10.34% 17
Scotland +7 100 £39,000 +14.70% 24
Oxfordshire -12 100 £40,000 +1.26% 14
Cambridgeshire +17 97 £40,000 - 25
Bristol +2 92 £35,000 -2.77% 23
Brighton +1 86 £35,000 - 6
Cheshire +19 83 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Dorset +5 77 £32,500 +3.17% 14
Cambridge +13 76 £43,000 +4.24% 13
Basingstoke +4 76 £35,000 -14.11% 7
Warwickshire +3 74 £32,500 - 17

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6191 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 5774 (56.52%) HTML
3 5367 (52.54%) CSS
4 4697 (45.98%) MySQL
5 3238 (31.70%) jQuery
6 3109 (30.44%) Linux
7 2975 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
8 2833 (27.73%) Web Development
9 2398 (23.48%) Java
10 2396 (23.46%) MVC
11 2391 (23.41%) Git (software)
12 2189 (21.43%) HTML5
13 2176 (21.30%) LAMP
14 1953 (19.12%) OO
15 1873 (18.34%) SQL
16 1776 (17.39%) Python
17 1574 (15.41%) AngularJS
18 1424 (13.94%) CSS3
19 1388 (13.59%) E-Commerce
20 1383 (13.54%) OOP
21 1376 (13.47%) Symfony
22 1375 (13.46%) Apache
23 1351 (13.23%) Degree
24 1275 (12.48%) Front End Development
25 1263 (12.36%) Laravel
26 1249 (12.23%) TDD
27 1211 (11.86%) .NET
28 1122 (10.98%) Scrum
29 1096 (10.73%) C#
29 1096 (10.73%) Ruby

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 1375 (13.46%) Apache
2 992 (9.71%) WordPress
3 800 (7.83%) Drupal
4 748 (7.32%) CMS
5 398 (3.90%) nginx
6 327 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
7 204 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 163 (1.60%) IIS
9 127 (1.24%) Joomla!
10 110 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 106 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 96 (0.94%) JBoss
13 91 (0.89%) Confluence
14 84 (0.82%) Apache Spark
15 78 (0.76%) Moodle
15 78 (0.76%) OpenStack
16 70 (0.69%) WebLogic
16 70 (0.69%) WebSphere
17 38 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 34 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 410 (4.01%) Photoshop
2 248 (2.43%) MS Excel
3 138 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 99 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 74 (0.72%) MS Office
6 24 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.14%) Gliffy
10 14 (0.14%) InDesign
11 13 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.11%) Mingle
13 10 (0.098%) SPSS
13 10 (0.098%) UXPin
14 9 (0.088%) GIMP
15 8 (0.078%) Pixate
16 4 (0.039%) InVision
16 4 (0.039%) MS Project
17 3 (0.029%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 724 (7.09%) Magento
2 43 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 25 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.20%) osCommerce
6 18 (0.18%) OpenCart
7 17 (0.17%) Shopify
8 13 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
11 9 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.078%) Eloqua
12 8 (0.078%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.039%) Apache OFBiz
14 4 (0.039%) BigMachines
14 4 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
15 2 (0.020%) Line 500
15 2 (0.020%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 955 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (2.71%) GitHub
3 229 (2.24%) SaaS
4 180 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 129 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 97 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 86 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 82 (0.80%) Google Analytics
9 70 (0.69%) PaaS
10 66 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 56 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 55 (0.54%) IaaS
13 33 (0.32%) AdWords
14 25 (0.24%) Office 365
15 24 (0.23%) Sage Pay
16 22 (0.22%) Google Apps
16 22 (0.22%) Slack
17 20 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
17 20 (0.20%) SoftLayer
18 19 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 373 (3.65%) Internet
2 278 (2.72%) DNS
3 275 (2.69%) HTTP
4 156 (1.53%) Network Security
5 145 (1.42%) Firewall
6 140 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 114 (1.12%) Intranet
8 109 (1.07%) SSL
9 89 (0.87%) SSH
10 86 (0.84%) SMTP
11 80 (0.78%) LDAP
12 74 (0.72%) VPN
13 66 (0.65%) FTP
14 53 (0.52%) VoIP
15 51 (0.50%) SAN
16 50 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
17 49 (0.48%) Wireless
18 38 (0.37%) WAN
19 36 (0.35%) LAN
20 34 (0.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4697 (45.98%) MySQL
2 854 (8.36%) SQL Server
3 552 (5.40%) MongoDB
4 487 (4.77%) NoSQL
5 475 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 411 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
7 283 (2.77%) Redis
8 266 (2.60%) Big Data
9 200 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 152 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 105 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 74 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 71 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 68 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 52 (0.51%) Oracle Database
17 51 (0.50%) Couchbase
18 47 (0.46%) Apache Hive
19 45 (0.44%) SQLite
20 42 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2391 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 843 (8.25%) Subversion
3 721 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 410 (4.01%) PHPUnit
5 381 (3.73%) JIRA
6 337 (3.30%) Grunt
7 331 (3.24%) gulp
8 321 (3.14%) Selenium
9 182 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 160 (1.57%) Vagrant
11 145 (1.42%) Maven
12 126 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 115 (1.13%) Bower
13 115 (1.13%) Jasmine
14 110 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 109 (1.07%) Mercurial
16 104 (1.02%) JUnit
17 98 (0.96%) Eclipse
18 86 (0.84%) Bitbucket
19 83 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 953 (9.33%) Finance
2 899 (8.80%) Marketing
3 368 (3.60%) Games
4 342 (3.35%) Advertising
5 336 (3.29%) Retail
6 335 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 197 (1.93%) Publishing
8 188 (1.84%) Law
9 170 (1.66%) Banking
10 149 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 76 (0.74%) Back Office
12 73 (0.71%) Electronics
13 67 (0.66%) Legal
14 43 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 38 (0.37%) Music Industry
16 33 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 29 (0.28%) French Language
18 28 (0.27%) Automotive
19 26 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7261 (71.08%) Developer
2 4443 (43.49%) PHP Developer
3 1385 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 1192 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 958 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 820 (8.03%) HTML Developer
7 815 (7.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 772 (7.56%) PHP Web Developer
9 750 (7.34%) Senior PHP Developer
10 675 (6.61%) HTML CSS Developer
11 571 (5.59%) MySQL Developer
12 532 (5.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 457 (4.47%) Junior
14 433 (4.24%) Software Developer
15 412 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 374 (3.66%) Junior Developer
17 364 (3.56%) Lead Developer
18 344 (3.37%) Java Developer
19 342 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
20 308 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5774 (56.52%) HTML
2 5367 (52.54%) CSS
3 3238 (31.70%) jQuery
4 2189 (21.43%) HTML5
5 2176 (21.30%) LAMP
6 1574 (15.41%) AngularJS
7 1424 (13.94%) CSS3
8 1376 (13.47%) Symfony
9 1263 (12.36%) Laravel
10 1211 (11.86%) .NET
11 1046 (10.24%) Web Services
12 990 (9.69%) XML
13 960 (9.40%) Node.js
14 937 (9.17%) Sass
15 915 (8.96%) Ajax
16 666 (6.52%) REST
17 649 (6.35%) JSON
18 601 (5.88%) RESTful
19 573 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 440 (4.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 872 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 793 (7.76%) User Experience
3 590 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 476 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (2.38%) Fintech
6 209 (2.05%) iPad
7 164 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 154 (1.51%) Social Media
9 121 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 107 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 99 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 97 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 81 (0.79%) e-Learning
14 71 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 71 (0.70%) iPhone
15 69 (0.68%) Blog
16 68 (0.67%) Graphic Design
17 66 (0.65%) Visualisation
18 61 (0.60%) Algorithms
19 57 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3109 (30.44%) Linux
2 722 (7.07%) Windows
3 597 (5.84%) Unix
4 359 (3.51%) Android
5 343 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 261 (2.56%) CentOS
7 224 (2.19%) Ubuntu
8 182 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 180 (1.76%) Debian
10 167 (1.63%) Windows Server
11 53 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 33 (0.32%) Fedora
15 31 (0.30%) Solaris
16 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
18 18 (0.18%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.17%) openSUSE
19 17 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2975 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2833 (27.73%) Web Development
3 2396 (23.46%) MVC
4 1953 (19.12%) OO
5 1388 (13.59%) E-Commerce
6 1383 (13.54%) OOP
7 1275 (12.48%) Front End Development
8 1249 (12.23%) TDD
9 1122 (10.98%) Scrum
10 927 (9.07%) DevOps
11 809 (7.92%) Software Engineering
12 807 (7.90%) OO PHP
13 781 (7.65%) Open Source
14 777 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
15 584 (5.72%) BDD
16 581 (5.69%) SDLC
17 522 (5.11%) Unit Testing
18 457 (4.47%) Responsive Web Design
19 456 (4.46%) Mentoring
20 409 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6191 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 2398 (23.48%) Java
3 1873 (18.34%) SQL
4 1776 (17.39%) Python
5 1096 (10.73%) C#
5 1096 (10.73%) Ruby
6 818 (8.01%) Perl
7 681 (6.67%) C++
8 572 (5.60%) Bash Shell
9 428 (4.19%) PHP 5
10 393 (3.85%) C
11 225 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 149 (1.46%) Scala
13 144 (1.41%) Go
14 142 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 135 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 125 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 105 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 97 (0.95%) VB
19 81 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1351 (13.23%) Degree
2 229 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 129 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 123 (1.20%) CREST Certified
5 67 (0.66%) ISEB
6 56 (0.55%) RHCE
7 55 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (0.47%) CHECK Team Leader
9 47 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 38 (0.37%) CEH
10 38 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.34%) RHCSA
12 34 (0.33%) CISSP
13 32 (0.31%) CCNP
14 31 (0.30%) PMI Certification
15 28 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.26%) Tigerscheme
17 24 (0.23%) CHECK Team Member
17 24 (0.23%) DV Cleared
18 21 (0.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (4.70%) QA
2 53 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 52 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.30%) SLA
5 21 (0.21%) GCP
6 18 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.13%) COBIT
8 12 (0.12%) WCAG
9 10 (0.098%) SDET
10 9 (0.088%) HL7
10 9 (0.088%) WAI
11 7 (0.069%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.059%) ISO13485
13 5 (0.049%) FATCA
14 2 (0.020%) DICOM
System Software
1 357 (3.49%) Docker
2 250 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (1.49%) Varnish
4 99 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 71 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (0.53%) NFS
7 45 (0.44%) Postfix
8 43 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 40 (0.39%) KVM
10 37 (0.36%) Squid
11 34 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (0.32%) GlusterFS
13 30 (0.29%) Xen
14 22 (0.22%) Corosync
15 21 (0.21%) VirtualBox
16 20 (0.20%) HDFS
17 18 (0.18%) Sendmail
18 17 (0.17%) vSphere
19 14 (0.14%) Apache Flume
19 14 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 746 (7.30%) Puppet
2 574 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 473 (4.63%) Ansible
4 223 (2.18%) Nagios
5 144 (1.41%) Salt
6 88 (0.86%) HAProxy
7 64 (0.63%) logstash
8 52 (0.51%) Cacti
9 47 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 46 (0.45%) Kubernetes
11 39 (0.38%) Packer
12 31 (0.30%) cPanel
13 28 (0.27%) Kibana
14 25 (0.24%) Terraform
15 22 (0.22%) Pacemaker
16 19 (0.19%) Ganglia
17 18 (0.18%) Zenoss
18 17 (0.17%) Munin
18 17 (0.17%) SCVMM
18 17 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1081 (10.58%) Zend
2 495 (4.85%) Oracle
3 483 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 405 (3.96%) VMware
5 327 (3.20%) Google
6 316 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 315 (3.08%) Adobe
8 145 (1.42%) Rackspace
9 141 (1.38%) Facebook
10 134 (1.31%) Cisco
11 91 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 88 (0.86%) Twitter
13 73 (0.71%) HP
14 70 (0.69%) Apple
15 57 (0.56%) IBM
16 51 (0.50%) PayPal
16 51 (0.50%) Splunk
17 41 (0.40%) Citrix
18 39 (0.38%) SaltStack
19 36 (0.35%) New Relic
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Ebury
Salary: £38000.00 - £42265.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Ebury
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago