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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK
Rank 54 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4274 5067 5722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.09% 4.95% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.43% 9.54% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3749 4582 4893
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 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
45312 53111 52988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.96% 51.86% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38643 45781 45426
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -6 3997 £40,000 - 820
London -15 1283 £50,000 +5.26% 257
South East +1 751 £41,000 +9.33% 115
North West +4 505 £35,000 - 112
Manchester +4 376 £35,000 - 67
Yorkshire 0 356 £37,500 - 98
West Midlands +24 325 £35,000 +7.69% 63
South West -20 271 £35,000 - 64
East of England +19 250 £35,000 -6.66% 40
East Midlands +5 202 £35,000 +7.69% 47
Hampshire -17 174 £37,500 +2.73% 25
West Yorkshire -17 171 £37,500 -6.25% 63
Berkshire +63 152 £42,000 -11.57% 20
Scotland +41 131 £45,000 +38.46% 18
City of London -36 130 £55,000 +15.78% 57
Oxfordshire +40 129 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Leeds -16 127 £39,650 -0.87% 41
Birmingham +17 107 £35,000 +7.64% 16
North Yorkshire +10 97 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Nottinghamshire +1 85 £36,250 +20.83% 16
Bristol -18 83 £35,000 - 24
Hertfordshire +44 82 £37,500 -25.00% 11
Oxford +29 80 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Sussex -9 75 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 74 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Nottingham +5 74 £37,500 +22.95% 13
Surrey -35 74 £40,000 - 14
Wales +23 72 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Brighton -10 71 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Glasgow +47 70 £45,000 +38.46% 6

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 5476 (61.48%) JavaScript
2 5119 (57.47%) HTML
3 4749 (53.32%) CSS
4 4104 (46.08%) MySQL
5 2660 (29.86%) jQuery
6 2647 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
7 2555 (28.69%) Web Development
8 2453 (27.54%) Linux
9 2065 (23.18%) Git (software)
10 2042 (22.93%) Java
11 1842 (20.68%) HTML5
12 1813 (20.35%) MVC
13 1766 (19.83%) OO
14 1640 (18.41%) SQL
15 1557 (17.48%) LAMP
16 1496 (16.80%) Python
17 1480 (16.62%) AngularJS
18 1293 (14.52%) Degree
19 1290 (14.48%) Symfony
20 1268 (14.24%) OOP
21 1177 (13.21%) E-Commerce
22 1167 (13.10%) Laravel
23 1080 (12.13%) Apache
24 1071 (12.02%) CSS3
25 1056 (11.86%) .NET
26 1000 (11.23%) Front End Development
27 982 (11.03%) C#
28 950 (10.67%) Software Engineering
29 937 (10.52%) WordPress
30 925 (10.39%) Web Services

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 1080 (12.13%) Apache
2 937 (10.52%) WordPress
3 638 (7.16%) CMS
4 608 (6.83%) Drupal
5 292 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 268 (3.01%) nginx
7 176 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 132 (1.48%) IIS
9 123 (1.38%) JBoss
10 107 (1.20%) Apache Solr
11 97 (1.09%) Confluence
12 93 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 90 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 78 (0.88%) Joomla!
15 69 (0.77%) Apache Spark
16 64 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 61 (0.68%) ColdFusion
18 53 (0.60%) WebLogic
19 39 (0.44%) Moodle
20 35 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 298 (3.35%) Photoshop
2 181 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 106 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 79 (0.89%) MS Office
5 60 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (0.25%) SPSS
7 18 (0.20%) InDesign
8 13 (0.15%) GIMP
9 10 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.079%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.079%) InVision
11 5 (0.056%) HipChat
11 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.045%) CATIA
12 4 (0.045%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.045%) Siemens NX
13 3 (0.034%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 586 (6.58%) Magento
2 44 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 27 (0.30%) Shopify
4 24 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.21%) osCommerce
6 18 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.16%) OpenCart
9 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.056%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.045%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.022%) CiviCRM
13 2 (0.022%) Oracle HRMS
13 2 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.022%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.011%) Infor LN
14 1 (0.011%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 757 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (3.67%) SaaS
3 247 (2.77%) GitHub
4 149 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 97 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 96 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 93 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 79 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 76 (0.85%) PaaS
10 64 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 55 (0.62%) IaaS
12 51 (0.57%) Office 365
13 44 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 41 (0.46%) Slack
15 35 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (0.35%) G Suite
17 27 (0.30%) Heroku
18 23 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 21 (0.24%) Route 53
20 18 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 266 (2.99%) Internet
2 202 (2.27%) DNS
3 176 (1.98%) HTTP
4 156 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 126 (1.41%) Firewall
6 75 (0.84%) SSL
7 62 (0.70%) LDAP
8 52 (0.58%) DHCP
9 49 (0.55%) SMTP
10 46 (0.52%) SSH
11 42 (0.47%) FTP
12 40 (0.45%) Intranet
13 36 (0.40%) VPN
14 34 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
14 34 (0.38%) Network Security
15 33 (0.37%) VoIP
16 30 (0.34%) ATM
17 28 (0.31%) Ethernet
18 27 (0.30%) Wireless
19 25 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4104 (46.08%) MySQL
2 660 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 453 (5.09%) Relational Database
4 442 (4.96%) MongoDB
5 440 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 404 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
7 273 (3.07%) Big Data
8 234 (2.63%) Redis
9 154 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 126 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 125 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 72 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 60 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 60 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 55 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
15 54 (0.61%) Blockchain
16 49 (0.55%) MS Access
16 49 (0.55%) Oracle Database
17 46 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 39 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2065 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 549 (6.16%) Subversion
3 522 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 350 (3.93%) JIRA
5 270 (3.03%) PHPUnit
6 246 (2.76%) gulp
7 241 (2.71%) Grunt
8 200 (2.25%) Selenium
9 187 (2.10%) Vagrant
10 113 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 98 (1.10%) webpack
12 96 (1.08%) Maven
13 95 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 91 (1.02%) Cucumber
15 90 (1.01%) Jasmine
16 81 (0.91%) Mercurial
17 76 (0.85%) Eclipse
18 62 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
19 61 (0.68%) JUnit
20 53 (0.60%) Bitbucket
General
1 770 (8.64%) Finance
2 745 (8.36%) Marketing
3 450 (5.05%) Retail
4 412 (4.63%) Advertising
5 260 (2.92%) Games
6 215 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 193 (2.17%) Publishing
8 174 (1.95%) Banking
9 112 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 70 (0.79%) Electronics
11 68 (0.76%) Legal
12 54 (0.61%) Law
13 48 (0.54%) Back Office
14 35 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.39%) Music Industry
15 34 (0.38%) Front Office
16 33 (0.37%) Automotive
17 24 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.22%) German Language
19 18 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6424 (72.12%) Developer
2 3673 (41.24%) PHP Developer
3 1186 (13.32%) Web Developer
4 939 (10.54%) Senior Developer
5 827 (9.28%) JavaScript Developer
6 720 (8.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 621 (6.97%) HTML Developer
8 586 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
9 542 (6.09%) PHP Web Developer
10 513 (5.76%) HTML CSS Developer
11 481 (5.40%) Software Developer
12 434 (4.87%) Junior
13 418 (4.69%) MySQL Developer
14 417 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 397 (4.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 377 (4.23%) Junior Developer
17 355 (3.99%) Software Engineer
18 352 (3.95%) Lead Developer
19 286 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
20 283 (3.18%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5119 (57.47%) HTML
2 4749 (53.32%) CSS
3 2660 (29.86%) jQuery
4 1842 (20.68%) HTML5
5 1557 (17.48%) LAMP
6 1480 (16.62%) AngularJS
7 1290 (14.48%) Symfony
8 1167 (13.10%) Laravel
9 1071 (12.02%) CSS3
10 1056 (11.86%) .NET
11 925 (10.39%) Web Services
12 818 (9.18%) XML
13 814 (9.14%) Node.js
14 745 (8.36%) Ajax
15 684 (7.68%) Sass
16 530 (5.95%) React
17 514 (5.77%) JSON
18 489 (5.49%) REST
18 489 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 458 (5.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 887 (9.96%) Computer Science
2 651 (7.31%) User Experience
3 441 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 435 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 217 (2.44%) iPad
6 212 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 152 (1.71%) Fintech
8 144 (1.62%) Social Media
9 106 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 93 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 91 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 78 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 69 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 60 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 54 (0.61%) BBC
16 47 (0.53%) e-Learning
16 47 (0.53%) NHS
17 38 (0.43%) W3C
18 36 (0.40%) Clustering
19 35 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2453 (27.54%) Linux
2 568 (6.38%) Windows
3 459 (5.15%) Unix
4 368 (4.13%) Android
5 349 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 254 (2.85%) CentOS
7 206 (2.31%) Ubuntu
8 169 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 142 (1.59%) Windows Server
10 103 (1.16%) Debian
11 51 (0.57%) Solaris
12 46 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 41 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 30 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (0.31%) Fedora
17 24 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 23 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
19 17 (0.19%) AIX
20 13 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2647 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2555 (28.69%) Web Development
3 1813 (20.35%) MVC
4 1766 (19.83%) OO
5 1268 (14.24%) OOP
6 1177 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 1000 (11.23%) Front End Development
8 950 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 888 (9.97%) TDD
10 872 (9.79%) Scrum
11 803 (9.02%) DevOps
12 801 (8.99%) Open Source
13 698 (7.84%) OO PHP
14 574 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
15 546 (6.13%) Unit Testing
16 451 (5.06%) SDLC
17 427 (4.79%) Mentoring
18 390 (4.38%) BDD
19 331 (3.72%) Analytics
20 329 (3.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5476 (61.48%) JavaScript
2 2042 (22.93%) Java
3 1640 (18.41%) SQL
4 1496 (16.80%) Python
5 982 (11.03%) C#
6 728 (8.17%) Ruby
7 717 (8.05%) Perl
8 523 (5.87%) C++
9 413 (4.64%) Bash Shell
10 322 (3.62%) C
11 229 (2.57%) PHP 5
12 181 (2.03%) Go
13 156 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 144 (1.62%) Scala
15 137 (1.54%) Objective-C
16 125 (1.40%) VB.NET
17 97 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 96 (1.08%) VBA
19 93 (1.04%) ES6
20 88 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 1293 (14.52%) Degree
2 121 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 58 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 49 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
5 45 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.48%) CREST Certified
7 27 (0.30%) PhD
8 26 (0.29%) CCNP
8 26 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.25%) CCNA
10 22 (0.25%) OSCP
11 20 (0.22%) RHCE
12 19 (0.21%) CISSP
13 18 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 18 (0.20%) CEH
13 18 (0.20%) RHCSA
14 17 (0.19%) ISEB
14 17 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (3.50%) QA
2 49 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 45 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.33%) SLA
5 28 (0.31%) COBIT
6 24 (0.27%) GCP
7 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.11%) HL7
9 6 (0.067%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.067%) SDET
9 6 (0.067%) WCAG
10 4 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.034%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.034%) GDPR
11 3 (0.034%) MiFID
11 3 (0.034%) WAI
12 2 (0.022%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.022%) MISRA
12 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.011%) DICOM
System Software
1 373 (4.19%) Docker
2 152 (1.71%) Varnish
2 152 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 40 (0.45%) Firmware
5 37 (0.42%) NFS
5 37 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.37%) KVM
7 24 (0.27%) Xen
8 23 (0.26%) Postfix
9 22 (0.25%) vSphere
10 21 (0.24%) LXC
11 20 (0.22%) Hyper-V
12 15 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.16%) vCloud
14 12 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 11 (0.12%) GlusterFS
15 11 (0.12%) HDFS
15 11 (0.12%) Samba
15 11 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 511 (5.74%) Puppet
2 390 (4.38%) Ansible
3 336 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (2.01%) Nagios
5 79 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 54 (0.61%) Terraform
7 48 (0.54%) Salt
8 25 (0.28%) logstash
9 23 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
9 23 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 20 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 20 (0.22%) Kibana
11 19 (0.21%) cPanel
12 18 (0.20%) OpenNMS
13 17 (0.19%) Cacti
13 17 (0.19%) Graphite
14 16 (0.18%) SCCM
15 11 (0.12%) CFEngine
15 11 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
16 10 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 920 (10.33%) Zend
2 399 (4.48%) Oracle
3 374 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 341 (3.83%) Google
5 234 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 209 (2.35%) VMware
7 175 (1.96%) Adobe
8 120 (1.35%) Twitter
9 86 (0.97%) Facebook
10 80 (0.90%) IBM
11 55 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 53 (0.60%) Apple
12 53 (0.60%) Cisco
13 42 (0.47%) hybris
14 40 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
15 36 (0.40%) HP
16 35 (0.39%) SAP
17 33 (0.37%) Rackspace
18 31 (0.35%) Demandware
18 31 (0.35%) New Relic
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago