The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 52 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5052 5803 6520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.99% 5.44% 6.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.58% 10.83% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4551 4989 5630
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
52708 53576 56144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.04% 50.27% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45476 46055 47219
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -3 4842 £40,000 +6.66% 933
London +2 1938 £47,500 -2.06% 318
South East -3 998 £37,500 - 148
South West -8 423 £35,000 - 54
North West -2 404 £35,000 +2.94% 122
Yorkshire +1 371 £37,500 +7.14% 114
Hampshire +6 329 £36,000 +10.76% 41
Manchester -1 280 £35,000 +2.94% 67
City of London +13 267 £47,500 - 61
West Yorkshire +10 254 £40,000 - 68
East of England -18 247 £37,500 +7.14% 40
West Midlands -18 244 £32,500 -2.98% 44
Leeds +11 216 £40,000 -3.61% 58
Surrey 0 216 £40,000 -11.11% 27
East Midlands 0 184 £32,500 -7.14% 74
Bristol -3 134 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Dorset +5 119 £37,500 +15.38% 12
East Sussex +16 114 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Brighton +21 108 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Berkshire -20 108 £46,250 +15.62% 30
Southampton -4 97 £36,500 +12.30% 14
Birmingham 0 92 £32,515 -2.94% 20
Suffolk +26 90 £45,000 +33.33% 7
Scotland -22 85 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Oxfordshire -35 80 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Ipswich +20 78 £45,000 +28.57%
Cheshire +11 76 £35,000 -7.89% 26
Somerset -11 74 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 69 £30,500 -12.85% 26
Kent +27 66 £35,000 +5.26% 13

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6371 (61.88%) JavaScript
2 5992 (58.20%) HTML
3 5609 (54.48%) CSS
4 4941 (47.99%) MySQL
5 3369 (32.72%) jQuery
6 3286 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3059 (29.71%) Linux
8 2491 (24.19%) Git (software)
9 2436 (23.66%) HTML5
10 2287 (22.21%) OO
11 2282 (22.16%) Java
12 2255 (21.90%) LAMP
13 2207 (21.44%) MVC
14 2044 (19.85%) SQL
15 1865 (18.11%) Python
16 1789 (17.38%) CSS3
17 1715 (16.66%) OOP
18 1530 (14.86%) E-Commerce
19 1483 (14.40%) .NET
20 1482 (14.39%) Web Development
21 1478 (14.36%) Symfony
22 1469 (14.27%) Apache
23 1416 (13.75%) AngularJS
24 1374 (13.34%) TDD
25 1325 (12.87%) Web Services
26 1305 (12.67%) Degree
27 1304 (12.67%) C#
28 1293 (12.56%) Front End Development
29 1216 (11.81%) XML
30 1152 (11.19%) Software Engineering

PHP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1469 (14.27%) Apache
2 1111 (10.79%) WordPress
3 997 (9.68%) Node.js
4 943 (9.16%) CMS
5 793 (7.70%) Drupal
6 364 (3.54%) nginx
7 313 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
8 270 (2.62%) IIS
9 221 (2.15%) Tomcat
10 176 (1.71%) SharePoint
11 150 (1.46%) Joomla!
12 118 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 84 (0.82%) Moodle
14 82 (0.80%) Apache Spark
15 80 (0.78%) JBoss
16 75 (0.73%) OpenStack
17 64 (0.62%) Confluence
18 63 (0.61%) Umbraco
19 44 (0.43%) WebSphere
20 43 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 457 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 232 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 123 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 75 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 55 (0.53%) MS Office
6 36 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 33 (0.32%) GIMP
8 23 (0.22%) InDesign
9 22 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.097%) MS Project
12 7 (0.068%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.039%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.039%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (0.029%) Windchill
16 2 (0.019%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 704 (6.84%) Magento
2 46 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 43 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 40 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 15 (0.15%) osCommerce
6 15 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 11 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 9 (0.087%) Shopify
10 8 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.039%) AWD
11 4 (0.039%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.029%) ENOVIA
12 3 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.029%) SAP PLM
12 3 (0.029%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 786 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 289 (2.81%) GitHub
3 221 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 218 (2.12%) SaaS
5 125 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 106 (1.03%) Google Analytics
7 71 (0.69%) CloudFront
8 68 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 65 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 60 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 45 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
12 43 (0.42%) IaaS
13 42 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 41 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 40 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 32 (0.31%) AdWords
16 32 (0.31%) PaaS
17 24 (0.23%) Route 53
18 22 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
19 20 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 395 (3.84%) Internet
2 307 (2.98%) DNS
3 233 (2.26%) HTTP
4 209 (2.03%) Firewall
5 137 (1.33%) SSH
6 131 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 127 (1.23%) Intranet
8 98 (0.95%) Network Security
9 86 (0.84%) LDAP
10 77 (0.75%) FTP
11 72 (0.70%) SSL
12 70 (0.68%) VPN
13 66 (0.64%) LAN
14 65 (0.63%) SMTP
15 64 (0.62%) BGP
16 63 (0.61%) DHCP
17 61 (0.59%) VLAN
18 58 (0.56%) WAN
19 56 (0.54%) SAN
20 54 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4941 (47.99%) MySQL
2 914 (8.88%) SQL Server
3 583 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 561 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 505 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 407 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 403 (3.91%) Redis
8 235 (2.28%) Big Data
9 182 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 153 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 142 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 124 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 101 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 88 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 61 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
16 56 (0.54%) SQLite
17 48 (0.47%) MariaDB
18 45 (0.44%) CouchDB
18 45 (0.44%) Oracle Database
19 43 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2491 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 937 (9.10%) Subversion
3 605 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 481 (4.67%) Selenium
5 447 (4.34%) PHPUnit
6 387 (3.76%) JIRA
7 360 (3.50%) Grunt
8 217 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 198 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 180 (1.75%) gulp
11 154 (1.50%) Vagrant
12 136 (1.32%) Hudson
13 135 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 127 (1.23%) JUnit
15 120 (1.17%) Bower
15 120 (1.17%) WebDriver
16 118 (1.15%) Maven
17 107 (1.04%) Mercurial
18 98 (0.95%) Ant
19 93 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 969 (9.41%) Marketing
2 922 (8.95%) Finance
3 419 (4.07%) Games
4 363 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 357 (3.47%) Retail
6 280 (2.72%) Advertising
7 198 (1.92%) Banking
8 105 (1.02%) Legal
8 105 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 105 (1.02%) Publishing
9 90 (0.87%) Law
10 76 (0.74%) Electronics
11 60 (0.58%) Back Office
12 49 (0.48%) French Language
13 46 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 31 (0.30%) Billing
15 25 (0.24%) Arabic Language
16 23 (0.22%) Russian Language
16 23 (0.22%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7351 (71.40%) Developer
2 4304 (41.80%) PHP Developer
3 1755 (17.05%) Web Developer
4 1111 (10.79%) Senior Developer
5 979 (9.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 952 (9.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 920 (8.94%) HTML Developer
8 819 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 728 (7.07%) HTML CSS Developer
10 709 (6.89%) Senior PHP Developer
11 578 (5.61%) MySQL Developer
12 566 (5.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 505 (4.90%) Software Developer
14 479 (4.65%) Junior
15 416 (4.04%) Lead Developer
16 415 (4.03%) Software Engineer
17 413 (4.01%) Junior Developer
18 348 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
19 299 (2.90%) Analyst
20 298 (2.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5992 (58.20%) HTML
2 5609 (54.48%) CSS
3 3369 (32.72%) jQuery
4 2436 (23.66%) HTML5
5 2255 (21.90%) LAMP
6 1789 (17.38%) CSS3
7 1483 (14.40%) .NET
8 1478 (14.36%) Symfony
9 1416 (13.75%) AngularJS
10 1325 (12.87%) Web Services
11 1216 (11.81%) XML
12 1010 (9.81%) Ajax
13 835 (8.11%) Laravel
14 832 (8.08%) Sass
15 803 (7.80%) JSON
16 755 (7.33%) REST
17 596 (5.79%) SOAP
18 592 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 572 (5.56%) RESTful
20 571 (5.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 915 (8.89%) User Experience
2 858 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 576 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 407 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 178 (1.73%) Social Media
6 164 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 141 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 130 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 121 (1.18%) Fintech
10 117 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 111 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 107 (1.04%) Blog
13 104 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 92 (0.89%) e-Learning
15 91 (0.88%) iPhone
16 85 (0.83%) iPad
17 83 (0.81%) Visualisation
18 76 (0.74%) Online Games
19 69 (0.67%) W3C
20 60 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3059 (29.71%) Linux
2 852 (8.28%) Windows
3 570 (5.54%) Unix
4 513 (4.98%) Android
5 490 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 332 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 321 (3.12%) CentOS
8 233 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 212 (2.06%) Debian
10 171 (1.66%) Windows Server
11 58 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (0.44%) Solaris
13 42 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 36 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 32 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (0.28%) Windows Phone
17 25 (0.24%) AIX
18 19 (0.18%) Fedora
19 17 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3286 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2287 (22.21%) OO
3 2207 (21.44%) MVC
4 1715 (16.66%) OOP
5 1530 (14.86%) E-Commerce
6 1482 (14.39%) Web Development
7 1374 (13.34%) TDD
8 1293 (12.56%) Front End Development
9 1152 (11.19%) Software Engineering
10 967 (9.39%) Scrum
11 864 (8.39%) OO PHP
12 825 (8.01%) Open Source
13 792 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 770 (7.48%) DevOps
15 573 (5.57%) BDD
16 556 (5.40%) Unit Testing
17 542 (5.26%) Mentoring
18 529 (5.14%) Responsive Web Design
19 452 (4.39%) Project Management
20 382 (3.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6371 (61.88%) JavaScript
2 2282 (22.16%) Java
3 2044 (19.85%) SQL
4 1865 (18.11%) Python
5 1304 (12.67%) C#
6 1128 (10.96%) Ruby
7 817 (7.94%) Perl
8 581 (5.64%) C++
9 508 (4.93%) Bash Shell
10 424 (4.12%) PHP 5
11 343 (3.33%) C
12 188 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 169 (1.64%) Scala
14 157 (1.52%) VB.NET
15 152 (1.48%) Go
16 148 (1.44%) VB
17 132 (1.28%) PowerShell
18 125 (1.21%) T-SQL
19 120 (1.17%) Shell Script
20 82 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1305 (12.67%) Degree
2 105 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 56 (0.54%) CCNA
5 52 (0.51%) CCNP
6 50 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 47 (0.46%) ISEB
8 46 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (0.43%) CREST Certified
10 25 (0.24%) CISSP
11 24 (0.23%) MCSD
12 23 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 22 (0.21%) CCIE
14 21 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
15 20 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
15 20 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (0.18%) MCSE
17 17 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 472 (4.58%) QA
2 57 (0.55%) SDET
3 47 (0.46%) SLA
4 36 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.097%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.058%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.058%) WAI
8 5 (0.049%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.019%) HL7
10 1 (0.010%) DICOM
10 1 (0.010%) FISMA
System Software
1 226 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 212 (2.06%) Varnish
3 167 (1.62%) Docker
4 104 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 44 (0.43%) Postfix
6 43 (0.42%) Xen
7 42 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 39 (0.38%) KVM
9 37 (0.36%) Squid
10 36 (0.35%) Firmware
11 35 (0.34%) vSphere
12 30 (0.29%) NFS
13 26 (0.25%) VirtualBox
14 25 (0.24%) Sendmail
15 22 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (0.19%) iptables
16 20 (0.19%) VMware ESX
17 17 (0.17%) XenServer
18 16 (0.16%) vCloud
19 14 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 597 (5.80%) Puppet
2 404 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 249 (2.42%) Ansible
4 223 (2.17%) Nagios
5 92 (0.89%) Salt
6 84 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 38 (0.37%) CFEngine
8 33 (0.32%) Zenoss
9 31 (0.30%) Cacti
9 31 (0.30%) Plesk
10 29 (0.28%) logstash
11 27 (0.26%) cPanel
12 26 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
13 25 (0.24%) Graphite
14 23 (0.22%) HAProxy
15 22 (0.21%) Opsview
16 20 (0.19%) Capistrano
17 17 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 15 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 14 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1142 (11.09%) Zend
2 554 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 460 (4.47%) Google
4 421 (4.09%) Adobe
5 419 (4.07%) Oracle
6 348 (3.38%) VMware
7 345 (3.35%) Red Hat
8 223 (2.17%) Twitter
9 185 (1.80%) Facebook
10 123 (1.19%) Cisco
11 85 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 80 (0.78%) IBM
13 73 (0.71%) Citrix
14 71 (0.69%) New Relic
15 69 (0.67%) Splunk
16 59 (0.57%) HP
16 59 (0.57%) SAP
17 57 (0.55%) Yahoo!
18 56 (0.54%) hybris
19 55 (0.53%) SaltStack
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benfits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £320000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum Excellent benefits - see job ad
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum See advert
Posted: 19 hours ago