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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 48 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5238 5737 6894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.33% 5.23% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.19% 10.18% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5000 6057
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
51390 56383 63151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.33% 51.39% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44488 47983 53937
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 £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 5014 £40,000 - 1007
London -2 1965 £50,000 - 322
South East +4 1105 £39,000 +4.00% 172
South West +6 407 £35,500 +1.42% 73
Yorkshire +4 386 £37,500 +7.14% 86
West Midlands -4 366 £30,000 -3.22% 75
North West -4 338 £35,000 +6.87% 150
East of England -7 294 £39,000 +4.00% 60
Hampshire +14 290 £35,500 +1.42% 31
West Yorkshire +1 247 £40,000 - 53
City of London -16 245 £52,500 +5.00% 91
Manchester -4 230 £35,000 +2.94% 87
Surrey +1 229 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Leeds +10 221 £40,000 - 46
Berkshire -15 152 £45,000 - 36
East Sussex +16 137 £37,500 +7.14% 21
East Midlands -24 129 £33,375 +1.00% 63
Birmingham -10 116 £30,250 +10.00% 29
Cambridgeshire -3 112 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Brighton +12 110 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Dorset +28 97 £37,500 +25.00% 21
Scotland -5 94 £39,000 +11.42% 18
Oxfordshire -12 94 £43,500 +33.84% 12
Bristol -22 91 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Reading -1 83 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Bournemouth +34 76 £39,000 +11.42% 11
Buckinghamshire +7 71 £38,750 +13.97% 18
Fareham +13 67 £30,000 -3.22% 5
Kent +21 66 £35,000 - 11
Southampton -2 65 £35,250 +0.71% 7

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6390 (61.79%) JavaScript
2 5889 (56.94%) HTML
3 5527 (53.44%) CSS
4 4815 (46.56%) MySQL
5 3337 (32.27%) jQuery
6 3247 (31.40%) Linux
7 3219 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3152 (30.48%) Web Development
9 2445 (23.64%) Java
10 2417 (23.37%) Git (software)
11 2372 (22.94%) HTML5
12 2257 (21.82%) MVC
13 2219 (21.46%) LAMP
14 2147 (20.76%) OO
15 1918 (18.55%) SQL
16 1836 (17.75%) Python
17 1638 (15.84%) CSS3
18 1531 (14.80%) AngularJS
19 1508 (14.58%) OOP
20 1496 (14.47%) E-Commerce
21 1483 (14.34%) Apache
22 1445 (13.97%) Symfony
23 1425 (13.78%) TDD
24 1364 (13.19%) Degree
25 1330 (12.86%) .NET
26 1274 (12.32%) Front End Development
27 1208 (11.68%) Ruby
28 1190 (11.51%) XML
29 1162 (11.24%) Web Services
30 1141 (11.03%) C#

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 1483 (14.34%) Apache
2 1022 (9.88%) WordPress
3 981 (9.49%) Node.js
4 819 (7.92%) CMS
5 765 (7.40%) Drupal
6 386 (3.73%) nginx
7 350 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
8 238 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 167 (1.61%) IIS
10 150 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 121 (1.17%) Joomla!
12 111 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 85 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 84 (0.81%) JBoss
15 83 (0.80%) Moodle
16 81 (0.78%) OpenStack
17 69 (0.67%) WebSphere
18 66 (0.64%) Confluence
19 65 (0.63%) WebLogic
20 42 (0.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 490 (4.74%) Photoshop
2 265 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 140 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 99 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 82 (0.79%) MS Office
6 41 (0.40%) GIMP
7 34 (0.33%) Fireworks
8 23 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 22 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 21 (0.20%) Gliffy
11 13 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 11 (0.11%) Mingle
13 7 (0.068%) InDesign
14 5 (0.048%) 3ds Max
15 4 (0.039%) MS Project
16 3 (0.029%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
16 3 (0.029%) Windchill
17 2 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 699 (6.76%) Magento
2 43 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 36 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 29 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 21 (0.20%) osCommerce
7 16 (0.15%) Shopify
8 14 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.12%) OpenCart
11 7 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.039%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.029%) Documaker
13 3 (0.029%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.029%) ENOVIA
13 3 (0.029%) Infor M3
13 3 (0.029%) SAP PLM
13 3 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 801 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 308 (2.98%) GitHub
3 223 (2.16%) SaaS
4 150 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 143 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 89 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 87 (0.84%) Google Analytics
8 56 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 50 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
11 37 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.35%) CloudFront
13 33 (0.32%) Sage Pay
14 29 (0.28%) PaaS
15 28 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
16 27 (0.26%) AdWords
16 27 (0.26%) Google Play
16 27 (0.26%) IaaS
17 21 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 321 (3.10%) Internet
2 310 (3.00%) DNS
3 219 (2.12%) HTTP
4 133 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 131 (1.27%) Firewall
6 125 (1.21%) Intranet
7 119 (1.15%) Network Security
8 102 (0.99%) LDAP
8 102 (0.99%) SSH
9 92 (0.89%) SSL
10 76 (0.73%) SMTP
11 74 (0.72%) VPN
12 67 (0.65%) VoIP
13 66 (0.64%) LAN
14 65 (0.63%) FTP
15 61 (0.59%) WAN
16 56 (0.54%) SAN
17 45 (0.44%) Wireless
18 41 (0.40%) VLAN
19 40 (0.39%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4815 (46.56%) MySQL
2 906 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 553 (5.35%) MongoDB
4 535 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 463 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 391 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
7 346 (3.35%) Redis
8 251 (2.43%) Big Data
9 182 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 122 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 113 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 101 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 88 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 84 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (0.49%) MariaDB
17 50 (0.48%) Couchbase
18 48 (0.46%) Oracle Database
19 46 (0.44%) SQLite
20 44 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2417 (23.37%) Git (software)
2 833 (8.05%) Subversion
3 727 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 428 (4.14%) PHPUnit
5 387 (3.74%) Selenium
6 375 (3.63%) JIRA
7 347 (3.36%) Grunt
8 267 (2.58%) gulp
9 254 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 167 (1.61%) Maven
11 151 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 150 (1.45%) JUnit
12 150 (1.45%) Visual Studio
13 128 (1.24%) Bower
14 115 (1.11%) Vagrant
15 114 (1.10%) Mercurial
16 108 (1.04%) Eclipse
17 102 (0.99%) Hudson
18 99 (0.96%) Jasmine
19 92 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 985 (9.52%) Marketing
2 967 (9.35%) Finance
3 386 (3.73%) Games
4 362 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 355 (3.43%) Advertising
6 322 (3.11%) Retail
7 207 (2.00%) Banking
8 174 (1.68%) Publishing
9 148 (1.43%) Law
10 108 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 99 (0.96%) Electronics
12 83 (0.80%) Legal
13 60 (0.58%) Back Office
14 38 (0.37%) French Language
15 36 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 28 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.24%) Spanish Language
18 24 (0.23%) Automotive
19 23 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7463 (72.16%) Developer
2 4372 (42.27%) PHP Developer
3 1656 (16.01%) Web Developer
4 1228 (11.87%) Senior Developer
5 969 (9.37%) JavaScript Developer
6 903 (8.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 803 (7.76%) HTML Developer
8 787 (7.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 785 (7.59%) Senior PHP Developer
10 645 (6.24%) HTML CSS Developer
11 540 (5.22%) MySQL Developer
12 515 (4.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 494 (4.78%) Software Developer
14 469 (4.53%) Junior
15 411 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
16 395 (3.82%) Lead Developer
17 391 (3.78%) Junior Developer
18 335 (3.24%) Java Developer
19 321 (3.10%) Administrator
20 308 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5889 (56.94%) HTML
2 5527 (53.44%) CSS
3 3337 (32.27%) jQuery
4 2372 (22.94%) HTML5
5 2219 (21.46%) LAMP
6 1638 (15.84%) CSS3
7 1531 (14.80%) AngularJS
8 1445 (13.97%) Symfony
9 1330 (12.86%) .NET
10 1190 (11.51%) XML
11 1162 (11.24%) Web Services
12 1094 (10.58%) Laravel
13 1010 (9.77%) Ajax
14 927 (8.96%) Sass
15 708 (6.85%) JSON
16 686 (6.63%) REST
17 598 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 593 (5.73%) RESTful
19 531 (5.13%) SOAP
20 438 (4.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 953 (9.21%) User Experience
2 942 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 623 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 479 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 193 (1.87%) iPad
6 180 (1.74%) Fintech
7 176 (1.70%) Digital Media
8 157 (1.52%) Social Media
9 122 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 119 (1.15%) Mathematics
11 118 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 97 (0.94%) Blog
13 92 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 91 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 90 (0.87%) e-Learning
16 87 (0.84%) iPhone
17 66 (0.64%) Smartphone
18 64 (0.62%) Visualisation
19 63 (0.61%) W3C
20 58 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3247 (31.40%) Linux
2 821 (7.94%) Windows
3 601 (5.81%) Unix
4 483 (4.67%) Android
5 466 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 253 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 250 (2.42%) CentOS
8 237 (2.29%) Debian
8 237 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 148 (1.43%) Windows Server
10 45 (0.44%) Solaris
11 43 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 31 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 24 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (0.20%) SUSE
16 19 (0.18%) Windows Phone
17 17 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
17 17 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3219 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 3152 (30.48%) Web Development
3 2257 (21.82%) MVC
4 2147 (20.76%) OO
5 1508 (14.58%) OOP
6 1496 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 1425 (13.78%) TDD
8 1274 (12.32%) Front End Development
9 1124 (10.87%) Scrum
10 921 (8.91%) Software Engineering
11 862 (8.33%) DevOps
12 834 (8.06%) OO PHP
13 812 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
14 731 (7.07%) Open Source
15 632 (6.11%) BDD
16 574 (5.55%) Unit Testing
17 530 (5.12%) Responsive Web Design
18 487 (4.71%) Mentoring
19 478 (4.62%) SDLC
20 424 (4.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6390 (61.79%) JavaScript
2 2445 (23.64%) Java
3 1918 (18.55%) SQL
4 1836 (17.75%) Python
5 1208 (11.68%) Ruby
6 1141 (11.03%) C#
7 837 (8.09%) Perl
8 714 (6.90%) C++
9 475 (4.59%) Bash Shell
10 465 (4.50%) PHP 5
11 382 (3.69%) C
12 210 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 180 (1.74%) Objective-C
14 147 (1.42%) Go
14 147 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 140 (1.35%) Scala
16 128 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 121 (1.17%) VB
18 92 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 75 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1364 (13.19%) Degree
2 169 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 102 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 99 (0.96%) CREST Certified
5 50 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (0.42%) ISEB
8 36 (0.35%) CHECK Team Leader
9 32 (0.31%) CCNA
10 31 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.23%) CISSP
12 23 (0.22%) MCSD
13 19 (0.18%) CCNP
13 19 (0.18%) OSCP
13 19 (0.18%) RHCE
14 17 (0.16%) MCSE
15 16 (0.15%) CEH
15 16 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.15%) Tigerscheme
16 13 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (4.95%) QA
2 35 (0.34%) SDET
3 33 (0.32%) SLA
4 25 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.15%) HL7
7 11 (0.11%) WCAG
8 9 (0.087%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.077%) COBIT
9 8 (0.077%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.058%) DICOM
10 6 (0.058%) WAI
11 3 (0.029%) FATCA
12 2 (0.019%) HIPAA
System Software
1 275 (2.66%) Docker
2 221 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (1.76%) Varnish
4 95 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 60 (0.58%) Squid
6 51 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 50 (0.48%) Xen
8 43 (0.42%) NFS
9 36 (0.35%) KVM
9 36 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 32 (0.31%) Postfix
11 29 (0.28%) Firmware
12 21 (0.20%) GlusterFS
13 20 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.15%) Sendmail
14 16 (0.15%) vSphere
15 15 (0.15%) HDFS
16 12 (0.12%) Corosync
16 12 (0.12%) OpenSIPS
16 12 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 634 (6.13%) Puppet
2 479 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 357 (3.45%) Ansible
4 219 (2.12%) Nagios
5 133 (1.29%) Salt
6 73 (0.71%) HAProxy
7 61 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 52 (0.50%) logstash
9 35 (0.34%) Cacti
10 28 (0.27%) CFEngine
10 28 (0.27%) Zenoss
11 25 (0.24%) cPanel
11 25 (0.24%) Kubernetes
12 22 (0.21%) Packer
13 21 (0.20%) Kibana
14 17 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 17 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 16 (0.15%) Plesk
16 13 (0.13%) Munin
17 12 (0.12%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 1073 (10.38%) Zend
2 485 (4.69%) Oracle
3 482 (4.66%) Microsoft
4 404 (3.91%) Adobe
5 390 (3.77%) Google
6 321 (3.10%) VMware
7 304 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 190 (1.84%) Facebook
9 168 (1.62%) Twitter
10 97 (0.94%) Rackspace
11 94 (0.91%) Cisco
11 94 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 70 (0.68%) IBM
13 68 (0.66%) Citrix
14 67 (0.65%) New Relic
15 60 (0.58%) SAP
16 57 (0.55%) Splunk
17 56 (0.54%) HP
18 54 (0.52%) Apple
19 51 (0.49%) SaltStack
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wales
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Very competitive depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k to 45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Very competitive depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £67000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k to 30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday