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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 51 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4785 5214 6247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.07% 4.75% 5.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 9.22% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 4502 5266
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%

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
49582 56565 57758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 51.57% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42692 48513 48435
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 4501 £40,000 - 957
London 0 1535 £50,000 +5.26% 272
South East +8 963 £41,500 +3.75% 158
North West +7 492 £37,500 +7.14% 132
South West +10 374 £35,000 - 61
West Midlands +23 368 £33,375 +11.25% 83
Hampshire +20 354 £40,000 +10.72% 39
Yorkshire -7 334 £35,000 -6.66% 103
Manchester +7 327 £37,500 - 89
East of England +3 238 £37,500 -6.25% 71
City of London -2 212 £55,000 +15.78% 71
Berkshire +2 190 £42,500 -5.55% 28
West Yorkshire -19 172 £37,000 -7.50% 66
East Midlands -8 153 £40,000 +28.00% 59
Birmingham +25 146 £35,000 +16.66% 26
Leeds -17 138 £40,000 - 43
Southampton +20 132 £40,000 +9.58% 20
Scotland +23 111 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Surrey -25 101 £48,750 +21.87% 18
Reading -15 92 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Gloucestershire +25 87 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Sussex +10 87 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Cheshire +19 85 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Oxfordshire -16 85 £40,000 - 26
Bristol -12 84 £35,250 -11.87% 14
Warwickshire +10 74 £32,500 +14.03% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 74 £43,000 +7.50% 22
Basingstoke +19 71 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -3 70 £39,500 +26.40% 22
Dorset +5 68 £32,500 +3.17% 5

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 6036 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 5637 (56.29%) HTML
3 5234 (52.27%) CSS
4 4593 (45.87%) MySQL
5 3141 (31.37%) jQuery
6 3018 (30.14%) Linux
7 2884 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
8 2725 (27.21%) Web Development
9 2353 (23.50%) Git (software)
10 2321 (23.18%) MVC
11 2300 (22.97%) Java
12 2055 (20.52%) LAMP
13 2051 (20.48%) HTML5
14 1901 (18.98%) OO
15 1877 (18.74%) SQL
16 1742 (17.40%) Python
17 1558 (15.56%) AngularJS
18 1363 (13.61%) Symfony
19 1336 (13.34%) CSS3
19 1336 (13.34%) Apache
20 1335 (13.33%) E-Commerce
21 1316 (13.14%) Degree
22 1312 (13.10%) OOP
23 1257 (12.55%) Laravel
24 1238 (12.36%) Front End Development
25 1198 (11.96%) .NET
26 1183 (11.81%) TDD
27 1104 (11.02%) C#
28 1081 (10.79%) Scrum
29 1067 (10.66%) Zend

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 1336 (13.34%) Apache
2 978 (9.77%) WordPress
3 753 (7.52%) Drupal
4 688 (6.87%) CMS
5 393 (3.92%) nginx
6 310 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 197 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 159 (1.59%) IIS
9 121 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 104 (1.04%) Apache Solr
10 104 (1.04%) JBoss
11 96 (0.96%) SharePoint
12 92 (0.92%) Confluence
13 81 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 77 (0.77%) OpenStack
15 73 (0.73%) WebSphere
16 70 (0.70%) WebLogic
17 68 (0.68%) Moodle
18 34 (0.34%) Alfresco
19 33 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 371 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 229 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 129 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 91 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 68 (0.68%) MS Office
6 20 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 15 (0.15%) InDesign
8 14 (0.14%) SPSS
9 13 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 12 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.080%) Gliffy
12 8 (0.080%) UXPin
13 7 (0.070%) Pixate
14 6 (0.060%) Mingle
15 4 (0.040%) MS Project
16 3 (0.030%) Blender
16 3 (0.030%) CATIA
16 3 (0.030%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 705 (7.04%) Magento
2 38 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 23 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.20%) osCommerce
6 18 (0.18%) OpenCart
7 13 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.13%) Shopify
8 10 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.100%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.080%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.070%) Eagle PACE
10 7 (0.070%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.050%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.040%) Apache OFBiz
13 4 (0.040%) BigMachines
13 4 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
14 2 (0.020%) Line 500
14 2 (0.020%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 925 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (2.43%) GitHub
3 215 (2.15%) SaaS
4 181 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 129 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
6 97 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 79 (0.79%) PaaS
9 73 (0.73%) Google Analytics
10 57 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 57 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 56 (0.56%) IaaS
12 32 (0.32%) Office 365
13 28 (0.28%) AdWords
14 26 (0.26%) Google Apps
15 25 (0.25%) Slack
16 22 (0.22%) Sage Pay
17 17 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 358 (3.57%) Internet
2 250 (2.50%) DNS
3 249 (2.49%) HTTP
4 149 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 147 (1.47%) Network Security
6 143 (1.43%) Firewall
7 105 (1.05%) Intranet
7 105 (1.05%) SSL
8 92 (0.92%) SSH
9 79 (0.79%) SMTP
10 69 (0.69%) LDAP
11 68 (0.68%) FTP
12 61 (0.61%) VPN
13 52 (0.52%) VoIP
14 51 (0.51%) Wireless
15 49 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
16 39 (0.39%) SAN
17 36 (0.36%) Wireless Security
18 35 (0.35%) VLAN
19 34 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4593 (45.87%) MySQL
2 824 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 571 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 487 (4.86%) NoSQL
5 464 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 417 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
7 277 (2.77%) Redis
8 273 (2.73%) Big Data
9 181 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 153 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 82 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 77 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
15 52 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (0.50%) Couchbase
17 44 (0.44%) Apache Hive
18 43 (0.43%) Oracle Database
19 40 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
20 38 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2353 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 823 (8.22%) Subversion
3 682 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 416 (4.15%) PHPUnit
5 355 (3.55%) JIRA
6 330 (3.30%) gulp
7 318 (3.18%) Grunt
8 288 (2.88%) Selenium
9 162 (1.62%) Vagrant
10 145 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 134 (1.34%) Maven
12 122 (1.22%) Visual Studio
13 108 (1.08%) Jasmine
14 107 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 107 (1.07%) Mercurial
15 104 (1.04%) Bower
16 85 (0.85%) Eclipse
17 83 (0.83%) Bitbucket
18 79 (0.79%) JUnit
19 77 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 911 (9.10%) Finance
2 844 (8.43%) Marketing
3 345 (3.45%) Retail
4 342 (3.42%) Games
5 321 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 308 (3.08%) Advertising
7 206 (2.06%) Publishing
8 182 (1.82%) Law
9 172 (1.72%) Banking
10 144 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 76 (0.76%) Back Office
12 67 (0.67%) Electronics
12 67 (0.67%) Legal
13 42 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 39 (0.39%) Music Industry
15 35 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.32%) French Language
17 29 (0.29%) Automotive
18 28 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7088 (70.78%) Developer
2 4404 (43.98%) PHP Developer
3 1303 (13.01%) Web Developer
4 1143 (11.41%) Senior Developer
5 919 (9.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 801 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 790 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 727 (7.26%) PHP Web Developer
9 721 (7.20%) Senior PHP Developer
10 656 (6.55%) HTML CSS Developer
11 545 (5.44%) MySQL Developer
12 511 (5.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 459 (4.58%) Junior
14 429 (4.28%) Software Developer
15 389 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
16 371 (3.70%) Junior Developer
17 352 (3.52%) Lead Developer
18 342 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
19 318 (3.18%) Software Engineer
20 309 (3.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5637 (56.29%) HTML
2 5234 (52.27%) CSS
3 3141 (31.37%) jQuery
4 2055 (20.52%) LAMP
5 2051 (20.48%) HTML5
6 1558 (15.56%) AngularJS
7 1363 (13.61%) Symfony
8 1336 (13.34%) CSS3
9 1257 (12.55%) Laravel
10 1198 (11.96%) .NET
11 1024 (10.23%) Web Services
12 929 (9.28%) XML
13 921 (9.20%) Node.js
14 881 (8.80%) Ajax
15 876 (8.75%) Sass
16 626 (6.25%) REST
17 616 (6.15%) JSON
18 575 (5.74%) RESTful
19 563 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 433 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 848 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 746 (7.45%) User Experience
3 543 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 459 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (2.37%) Fintech
6 206 (2.06%) iPad
7 143 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 133 (1.33%) Social Media
9 118 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 116 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 99 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 90 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 80 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 70 (0.70%) Blog
15 69 (0.69%) e-Learning
16 66 (0.66%) Visualisation
17 64 (0.64%) Graphic Design
17 64 (0.64%) iPhone
18 63 (0.63%) Algorithms
19 50 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3018 (30.14%) Linux
2 697 (6.96%) Windows
3 565 (5.64%) Unix
4 357 (3.57%) Android
5 341 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 288 (2.88%) CentOS
7 220 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 189 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 168 (1.68%) Debian
10 162 (1.62%) Windows Server
11 60 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 46 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (0.43%) Fedora
15 32 (0.32%) Solaris
16 20 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.16%) FreeBSD
19 15 (0.15%) openSUSE
20 14 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2884 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2725 (27.21%) Web Development
3 2321 (23.18%) MVC
4 1901 (18.98%) OO
5 1335 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1312 (13.10%) OOP
7 1238 (12.36%) Front End Development
8 1183 (11.81%) TDD
9 1081 (10.79%) Scrum
10 920 (9.19%) DevOps
11 809 (8.08%) Software Engineering
12 784 (7.83%) OO PHP
13 767 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
14 747 (7.46%) Open Source
15 583 (5.82%) SDLC
16 538 (5.37%) BDD
17 532 (5.31%) Unit Testing
18 455 (4.54%) Mentoring
19 417 (4.16%) Responsive Web Design
20 416 (4.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6036 (60.28%) JavaScript
2 2300 (22.97%) Java
3 1877 (18.74%) SQL
4 1742 (17.40%) Python
5 1104 (11.02%) C#
6 1032 (10.31%) Ruby
7 812 (8.11%) Perl
8 622 (6.21%) C++
9 575 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 384 (3.83%) C
11 377 (3.76%) PHP 5
12 219 (2.19%) VB.NET
13 154 (1.54%) Go
14 153 (1.53%) Scala
15 144 (1.44%) Objective-C
16 139 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 108 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 105 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 95 (0.95%) VB
20 81 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1316 (13.14%) Degree
2 214 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 121 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 118 (1.18%) CREST Certified
5 61 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (0.61%) RHCE
6 54 (0.54%) ISEB
7 45 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
7 45 (0.45%) RHCSA
8 43 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 42 (0.42%) CEH
10 36 (0.36%) CCNP
10 36 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 29 (0.29%) CISSP
13 28 (0.28%) BC Cleared
13 28 (0.28%) CHECK Team Member
13 28 (0.28%) Tigerscheme
14 22 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (4.32%) QA
2 52 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.29%) GCP
5 26 (0.26%) SLA
6 17 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.13%) COBIT
8 11 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.100%) SDET
10 8 (0.080%) WAI
10 8 (0.080%) WCAG
11 6 (0.060%) ISO13485
12 5 (0.050%) FATCA
13 4 (0.040%) HL7
14 2 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 370 (3.69%) Docker
2 237 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (1.58%) Varnish
4 95 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 78 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (0.56%) NFS
7 46 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 45 (0.45%) Postfix
9 36 (0.36%) KVM
10 34 (0.34%) GlusterFS
11 30 (0.30%) Squid
11 30 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 24 (0.24%) Xen
13 22 (0.22%) Corosync
14 21 (0.21%) Sendmail
15 20 (0.20%) VMware ESX
16 17 (0.17%) HDFS
16 17 (0.17%) vSphere
17 16 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 16 (0.16%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 731 (7.30%) Puppet
2 570 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 479 (4.78%) Ansible
4 220 (2.20%) Nagios
5 126 (1.26%) Salt
6 78 (0.78%) HAProxy
7 58 (0.58%) logstash
8 53 (0.53%) Cacti
9 46 (0.46%) Kubernetes
10 38 (0.38%) ZABBIX
11 34 (0.34%) Terraform
12 32 (0.32%) Packer
13 25 (0.25%) cPanel
13 25 (0.25%) Kibana
14 22 (0.22%) Pacemaker
15 19 (0.19%) Ganglia
16 18 (0.18%) OpenView
16 18 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 17 (0.17%) OpenNMS
17 17 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1067 (10.66%) Zend
2 458 (4.57%) Oracle
3 456 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 400 (3.99%) VMware
5 317 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 293 (2.93%) Google
7 268 (2.68%) Adobe
8 133 (1.33%) Facebook
9 131 (1.31%) Rackspace
10 128 (1.28%) Cisco
11 88 (0.88%) Twitter
12 76 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 74 (0.74%) Apple
14 69 (0.69%) HP
15 64 (0.64%) IBM
16 50 (0.50%) PayPal
17 48 (0.48%) Splunk
18 36 (0.36%) Atlassian
19 35 (0.35%) SAP
20 34 (0.34%) Citrix
London
Salt
Salary: £2688 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Home Working + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Autonomy to shape team
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Shares and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 26days hol, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday