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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6657 6825 7005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.66% 6.27% 5.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.91% 11.90% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5659 6149 6418
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
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
61010 57344 63380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 52.67% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51860 49228 55773
Average salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.17%
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 24 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 24 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 -6 6325 £39,500 +12.85% 887
London -8 2760 £45,000 - 338
South East -10 1250 £35,000 - 172
North West -10 493 £32,500 +3.17% 67
City of London -16 465 £47,500 +7.95% 81
East of England -8 463 £40,000 +14.28% 62
South West -10 413 £35,000 +7.69% 66
Yorkshire -10 407 £35,000 +16.66% 73
West Midlands +8 311 £30,000 - 27
Hampshire -5 296 £30,000 -7.69% 32
Manchester -4 278 £32,500 +8.33% 43
West Yorkshire -7 242 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Berkshire -13 227 £37,250 -6.87% 24
East Midlands 0 197 £30,000 -6.25% 58
Surrey -26 190 £35,000 - 43
Leeds -7 174 £42,500 +21.42% 34
Buckinghamshire +19 170 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Cambridgeshire +7 161 £40,000 +5.26% 26
Hertfordshire 0 138 £40,000 +23.07% 19
Bristol +1 136 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Cambridge +4 129 £40,000 - 21
Oxfordshire -3 128 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Scotland -14 127 £35,000 -2.77% 18
East Sussex -23 110 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Milton Keynes +12 107 £35,000 +2.94% 9
Reading -4 98 £40,000 +3.89% 8
Brighton -21 97 £30,000 -7.69% 8
South Yorkshire -6 89 £30,250 - 13
Birmingham -6 87 £30,000 - 11
Dorset -13 83 £35,000 +12.00% 17

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 7904 (58.53%) HTML
2 7789 (57.67%) JavaScript
3 7390 (54.72%) CSS
4 7041 (52.14%) MySQL
5 4752 (35.19%) jQuery
6 4225 (31.28%) Linux
7 3282 (24.30%) Java
8 3279 (24.28%) OO
9 3051 (22.59%) SQL
10 3020 (22.36%) HTML5
11 2957 (21.90%) MVC
12 2362 (17.49%) LAMP
13 2360 (17.48%) Apache
14 2353 (17.42%) E-Commerce
15 2267 (16.79%) Git (software)
16 2200 (16.29%) CSS3
17 2157 (15.97%) Python
18 2043 (15.13%) Zend
19 2005 (14.85%) Web Development
20 1999 (14.80%) .NET
21 1913 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
22 1795 (13.29%) OOP
23 1765 (13.07%) Degree
24 1743 (12.91%) XML
25 1717 (12.71%) Ajax
26 1711 (12.67%) PHP5
27 1631 (12.08%) Marketing
28 1591 (11.78%) Symfony
29 1571 (11.63%) Subversion
30 1520 (11.26%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 2360 (17.48%) Apache
2 1504 (11.14%) CMS
3 1484 (10.99%) Drupal
4 1430 (10.59%) WordPress
5 619 (4.58%) Node.js
6 465 (3.44%) Tomcat
7 399 (2.95%) IIS
8 373 (2.76%) nginx
9 324 (2.40%) Joomla!
10 228 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 158 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 109 (0.81%) Moodle
13 107 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 106 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 95 (0.70%) Umbraco
16 89 (0.66%) ColdFusion
17 82 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 56 (0.41%) Alfresco
19 55 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
20 50 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 722 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 417 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 285 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 120 (0.89%) MS Office
5 92 (0.68%) Fireworks
6 49 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 36 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 31 (0.23%) SPSS
9 24 (0.18%) InDesign
10 17 (0.13%) MS Project
11 15 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 15 (0.11%) FastStats
12 10 (0.074%) Mingle
13 8 (0.059%) 3ds Max
14 7 (0.052%) Maya
15 6 (0.044%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.037%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.030%) ImageReady
17 4 (0.030%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1229 (9.10%) Magento
2 229 (1.70%) Oracle CRM
3 174 (1.29%) Google Analytics
4 52 (0.39%) WebTrends
5 37 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.25%) Shopify
7 33 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (0.17%) osCommerce
9 9 (0.067%) Sage 200
9 9 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.059%) Optimost
11 7 (0.052%) SAP SRM
12 6 (0.044%) Sage 50
13 5 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (0.030%) Visualfiles
14 4 (0.030%) Summit
14 4 (0.030%) JDE EnterpriseOne
15 3 (0.022%) Zen Cart
15 3 (0.022%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 504 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 354 (2.62%) SaaS
3 180 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 113 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 95 (0.70%) GitHub
6 82 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 81 (0.60%) PaaS
8 42 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 34 (0.25%) ElastiCache
11 27 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
12 25 (0.19%) CloudFront
13 22 (0.16%) Basecamp
13 22 (0.16%) IaaS
14 20 (0.15%) Joyent
15 19 (0.14%) Google Apps
16 18 (0.13%) Route 53
17 17 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
18 15 (0.11%) Office 365
18 15 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 580 (4.29%) Internet
2 436 (3.23%) HTTP
3 368 (2.72%) DNS
4 291 (2.15%) Firewall
5 271 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 178 (1.32%) Intranet
7 138 (1.02%) VPN
8 129 (0.96%) SSL
9 121 (0.90%) SAN
10 113 (0.84%) VoIP
11 109 (0.81%) SSH
12 92 (0.68%) LDAP
13 77 (0.57%) FTP
13 77 (0.57%) SMTP
14 76 (0.56%) Wireless
15 75 (0.56%) Network Security
16 67 (0.50%) DHCP
17 57 (0.42%) VLAN
18 45 (0.33%) AMQP
18 45 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7041 (52.14%) MySQL
2 1287 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 698 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 632 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 507 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 475 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 342 (2.53%) Big Data
8 232 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 182 (1.35%) Redis
10 177 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 138 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 120 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 114 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 110 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 108 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
17 82 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 73 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
19 65 (0.48%) Data Mining
20 62 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2267 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 1571 (11.63%) Subversion
3 491 (3.64%) Selenium
4 477 (3.53%) Jenkins
5 409 (3.03%) PHPUnit
6 341 (2.52%) JIRA
7 244 (1.81%) Visual Studio
8 236 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 195 (1.44%) Maven
10 171 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 148 (1.10%) Behat
12 146 (1.08%) Ant
13 142 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
14 141 (1.04%) Hudson
15 109 (0.81%) Mercurial
16 106 (0.78%) JUnit
17 105 (0.78%) Grunt
17 105 (0.78%) Eclipse
18 85 (0.63%) Xcode
19 75 (0.56%) Jasmine
General
1 1631 (12.08%) Marketing
2 964 (7.14%) Finance
3 528 (3.91%) Retail
4 417 (3.09%) Games
4 417 (3.09%) Advertising
5 269 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 262 (1.94%) Publishing
7 131 (0.97%) Banking
8 116 (0.86%) Back Office
9 111 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 70 (0.52%) Legal
11 63 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 44 (0.33%) Billing
13 42 (0.31%) Electronics
14 41 (0.30%) French Language
15 40 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 39 (0.29%) Automotive
17 38 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.21%) Law
19 18 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9774 (72.37%) Developer
2 4807 (35.59%) PHP Developer
3 2620 (19.40%) Web Developer
4 1457 (10.79%) Senior Developer
5 857 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
5 857 (6.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 737 (5.46%) Senior PHP Developer
7 735 (5.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 598 (4.43%) Junior
9 597 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 530 (3.92%) Junior Developer
11 507 (3.75%) Analyst
12 440 (3.26%) Lead Developer
13 391 (2.90%) Administrator
14 361 (2.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 348 (2.58%) Programmer
16 345 (2.55%) Software Engineer
17 332 (2.46%) Java Developer
18 323 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
19 293 (2.17%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7904 (58.53%) HTML
2 7390 (54.72%) CSS
3 4752 (35.19%) jQuery
4 3020 (22.36%) HTML5
5 2362 (17.49%) LAMP
6 2200 (16.29%) CSS3
7 1999 (14.80%) .NET
8 1743 (12.91%) XML
9 1717 (12.71%) Ajax
10 1591 (11.78%) Symfony
11 1520 (11.26%) Web Services
12 998 (7.39%) XHTML
13 783 (5.80%) JSON
14 737 (5.46%) ASP.NET
15 696 (5.15%) CodeIgniter
16 678 (5.02%) REST
17 662 (4.90%) AngularJS
18 657 (4.86%) SOAP
19 588 (4.35%) Backbone.js
20 519 (3.84%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 1299 (9.62%) Open Source
2 955 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 754 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 489 (3.62%) Social Media
5 257 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 205 (1.52%) W3C
7 149 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 139 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 133 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 123 (0.91%) Clustering
11 109 (0.81%) Replication
12 99 (0.73%) E-Learning
13 98 (0.73%) Blackberry
14 96 (0.71%) NHS
15 88 (0.65%) Blog
16 81 (0.60%) Social Network
17 78 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 78 (0.58%) Graphic Design
18 76 (0.56%) Client/Server
18 76 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4225 (31.28%) Linux
2 1166 (8.63%) Windows
3 993 (7.35%) UNIX
4 931 (6.89%) Apple iOS
5 701 (5.19%) Android
6 388 (2.87%) CentOS
7 368 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 337 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 168 (1.24%) Solaris
10 142 (1.05%) Debian
11 127 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (0.51%) Fedora
13 68 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 65 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 46 (0.34%) AIX
17 43 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 27 (0.20%) Windows 8
20 25 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3279 (24.28%) OO
2 2957 (21.90%) MVC
3 2353 (17.42%) E-Commerce
4 2005 (14.85%) Web Development
5 1913 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1795 (13.29%) OOP
7 1250 (9.26%) TDD
8 1175 (8.70%) OO PHP
9 1083 (8.02%) Scrum
10 1012 (7.49%) Software Engineering
11 682 (5.05%) Content Management
12 681 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 675 (5.00%) SEO
14 634 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
15 611 (4.52%) Unit Testing
16 546 (4.04%) Project Management
17 542 (4.01%) CRM
18 521 (3.86%) DevOps
19 488 (3.61%) Web Design
20 486 (3.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7789 (57.67%) JavaScript
2 3282 (24.30%) Java
3 3051 (22.59%) SQL
4 2157 (15.97%) Python
5 1711 (12.67%) PHP5
6 1470 (10.88%) Ruby
7 1414 (10.47%) C#
8 1322 (9.79%) Perl
9 760 (5.63%) C++
10 545 (4.04%) Bash Shell
11 499 (3.69%) C
12 249 (1.84%) VB.NET
13 245 (1.81%) VB
14 231 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 221 (1.64%) Objective-C
16 196 (1.45%) ActionScript
17 134 (0.99%) T-SQL
18 103 (0.76%) Scala
19 98 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
20 95 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1765 (13.07%) Degree
2 91 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 57 (0.42%) ISEB
4 56 (0.41%) CISSP
5 54 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 38 (0.28%) CEH
9 36 (0.27%) OSCP
10 34 (0.25%) PhD
11 31 (0.23%) CCNP
12 30 (0.22%) CCNA
12 30 (0.22%) HND
12 30 (0.22%) GIAC
13 28 (0.21%) RHCE
13 28 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
14 25 (0.19%) GPEN
14 25 (0.19%) CISMP
15 20 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (6.19%) QA
2 109 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 98 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 78 (0.58%) SLA
5 21 (0.16%) WAI
6 16 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 15 (0.11%) WCAG
8 11 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.030%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.022%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.007%) COBIT
11 1 (0.007%) BS15000
11 1 (0.007%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.007%) GAMP
System Software
1 234 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (1.54%) Varnish
3 117 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 79 (0.58%) vSphere
5 55 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 54 (0.40%) Squid
7 52 (0.39%) NFS
8 51 (0.38%) KVM
9 46 (0.34%) Xen
10 43 (0.32%) Postfix
11 42 (0.31%) VMware ESX
12 28 (0.21%) Sendmail
13 27 (0.20%) Snort
14 26 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (0.16%) Shibboleth
16 14 (0.10%) Nmap
16 14 (0.10%) Apache Flume
16 14 (0.10%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.096%) Samba
18 12 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 603 (4.47%) Puppet
2 450 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 241 (1.78%) Nagios
4 131 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 127 (0.94%) ZABBIX
6 72 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 59 (0.44%) Plesk
8 51 (0.38%) Cacti
9 43 (0.32%) Ansible
10 40 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 30 (0.22%) Salt
12 27 (0.20%) Ganglia
13 25 (0.19%) Zenoss
14 24 (0.18%) Munin
15 23 (0.17%) Opsview
16 19 (0.14%) OpenView
17 18 (0.13%) NetBackup
17 18 (0.13%) YUM
18 17 (0.13%) WSUS
19 16 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2043 (15.13%) Zend
2 950 (7.03%) Oracle
3 787 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 535 (3.96%) Adobe
5 498 (3.69%) Red Hat
6 446 (3.30%) Google
7 356 (2.64%) Facebook
8 350 (2.59%) VMware
9 290 (2.15%) SAP
10 274 (2.03%) Twitter
11 244 (1.81%) JD Edwards
12 153 (1.13%) Cisco
13 149 (1.10%) JBoss
14 136 (1.01%) Rackspace
15 106 (0.78%) IBM
16 87 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
17 77 (0.57%) HP
18 76 (0.56%) Citrix
19 54 (0.40%) Apple
19 54 (0.40%) Tableau
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £24000 - £29500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sparkol
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Calico-Retail
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago