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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 54 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4531 5149 6192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.05% 4.85% 5.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.43% 9.27% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 4582 5378
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
48068 55558 56926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.62% 52.32% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41260 47685 48741
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 4270 £40,000 - 799
London -13 1344 £50,000 +5.26% 247
South East +3 837 £41,000 +2.50% 116
North West +5 520 £35,000 - 95
West Midlands +11 365 £35,000 +12.90% 65
Yorkshire 0 355 £35,000 - 107
South West +5 354 £35,000 -2.77% 45
Manchester +7 342 £36,000 +2.85% 59
Hampshire +3 248 £40,000 +6.66% 37
East of England +6 229 £35,000 -2.77% 51
East Midlands +5 196 £35,000 +7.69% 51
West Yorkshire -15 188 £38,500 +10.00% 63
Berkshire +11 162 £42,000 -6.66% 15
City of London -32 159 £55,000 +10.00% 40
Leeds -11 154 £38,500 +10.00% 52
Oxfordshire +9 117 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Birmingham -22 107 £35,000 +12.44% 16
Southampton +18 93 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Wales +14 93 £36,000 +5.88% 14
Gloucestershire +24 92 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Oxford +19 92 £41,500 +3.75% 13
Buckinghamshire +12 92 £40,000 +9.58% 6
Cheshire +7 90 £37,000 +13.84% 11
South Wales +31 84 £36,000 +20.00% 12
Staffordshire +21 79 £40,000 +40.35% 11
Scotland +14 78 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Surrey -39 78 £44,500 +11.25% 11
Nottinghamshire +18 77 £35,000 - 21
Bristol -8 76 £38,000 -5.00% 15
South Yorkshire +5 73 £35,000 - 18

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5753 (60.92%) JavaScript
2 5384 (57.02%) HTML
3 4996 (52.91%) CSS
4 4351 (46.08%) MySQL
5 2935 (31.08%) jQuery
6 2729 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2634 (27.89%) Linux
8 2591 (27.44%) Web Development
9 2233 (23.65%) Git (software)
10 2220 (23.51%) Java
11 2111 (22.36%) MVC
12 1941 (20.55%) HTML5
13 1840 (19.49%) OO
14 1752 (18.55%) LAMP
15 1734 (18.36%) SQL
16 1627 (17.23%) Python
17 1512 (16.01%) AngularJS
18 1383 (14.65%) OOP
19 1337 (14.16%) Symfony
20 1278 (13.53%) Degree
21 1206 (12.77%) CSS3
22 1202 (12.73%) Laravel
23 1195 (12.65%) E-Commerce
24 1163 (12.32%) .NET
25 1158 (12.26%) Apache
26 1105 (11.70%) C#
27 1040 (11.01%) Front End Development
28 1022 (10.82%) Zend
28 1022 (10.82%) TDD
29 1018 (10.78%) 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 1158 (12.26%) Apache
2 999 (10.58%) WordPress
3 690 (7.31%) Drupal
4 653 (6.92%) CMS
5 339 (3.59%) nginx
6 301 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
7 173 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 146 (1.55%) IIS
9 118 (1.25%) Confluence
10 117 (1.24%) JBoss
11 104 (1.10%) Joomla!
12 85 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 77 (0.82%) Apache Spark
14 75 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 66 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 55 (0.58%) ColdFusion
17 52 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 51 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 48 (0.51%) Moodle
20 34 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 314 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 181 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 119 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 76 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 54 (0.57%) MS Office
6 22 (0.23%) InDesign
6 22 (0.23%) SPSS
7 14 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 14 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.12%) GIMP
9 10 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.053%) InVision
11 4 (0.042%) CATIA
11 4 (0.042%) HipChat
11 4 (0.042%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.042%) Pixate
11 4 (0.042%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.042%) UXPin
12 3 (0.032%) Blender
Business Applications
1 634 (6.71%) Magento
2 29 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.31%) osCommerce
3 24 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 23 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 16 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.16%) Shopify
8 14 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.074%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.064%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.053%) Teamcenter
11 5 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
12 4 (0.042%) BigMachines
12 4 (0.042%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.021%) Adobe Campaign
13 2 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.021%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 857 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (2.55%) GitHub
3 238 (2.52%) SaaS
4 171 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 133 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 100 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 97 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 89 (0.94%) PaaS
9 69 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 65 (0.69%) Google Analytics
11 49 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 47 (0.50%) IaaS
13 29 (0.31%) Office 365
13 29 (0.31%) Slack
14 24 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 22 (0.23%) Oracle CX
16 21 (0.22%) G Suite
17 18 (0.19%) AdWords
17 18 (0.19%) Route 53
18 16 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 322 (3.41%) Internet
2 221 (2.34%) DNS
3 209 (2.21%) HTTP
4 146 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 144 (1.52%) Firewall
6 100 (1.06%) SSL
7 92 (0.97%) Network Security
8 78 (0.83%) Intranet
9 64 (0.68%) SMTP
10 60 (0.64%) SSH
11 58 (0.61%) FTP
12 55 (0.58%) LDAP
13 47 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
14 43 (0.46%) DHCP
15 40 (0.42%) VoIP
16 37 (0.39%) Wireless
17 34 (0.36%) VLAN
17 34 (0.36%) VPN
18 32 (0.34%) ATM
19 30 (0.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4351 (46.08%) MySQL
2 724 (7.67%) SQL Server
3 529 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 496 (5.25%) NoSQL
5 464 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 431 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 301 (3.19%) Big Data
8 237 (2.51%) Redis
9 167 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 151 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 124 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 86 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 71 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
16 46 (0.49%) Oracle Database
17 41 (0.43%) Apache Hive
17 41 (0.43%) MS Access
18 40 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
19 39 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2233 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 686 (7.26%) Subversion
3 573 (6.07%) Jenkins
4 390 (4.13%) JIRA
5 368 (3.90%) PHPUnit
6 295 (3.12%) gulp
7 281 (2.98%) Grunt
8 245 (2.59%) Selenium
9 203 (2.15%) Vagrant
10 113 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 109 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 108 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 100 (1.06%) Maven
14 96 (1.02%) Mercurial
15 91 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 82 (0.87%) Bower
17 76 (0.80%) Bitbucket
18 75 (0.79%) Eclipse
19 68 (0.72%) WebDriver
20 65 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 925 (9.80%) Finance
2 722 (7.65%) Marketing
3 404 (4.28%) Retail
4 333 (3.53%) Advertising
5 282 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 274 (2.90%) Games
7 196 (2.08%) Publishing
8 177 (1.87%) Banking
9 129 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 111 (1.18%) Law
11 70 (0.74%) Legal
12 59 (0.62%) Electronics
13 58 (0.61%) Back Office
14 42 (0.44%) Automotive
15 41 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 38 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.38%) Multimedia
18 31 (0.33%) Front Office
19 28 (0.30%) Billing
20 24 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6692 (70.87%) Developer
2 4074 (43.14%) PHP Developer
3 1183 (12.53%) Web Developer
4 986 (10.44%) Senior Developer
5 840 (8.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 707 (7.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 685 (7.25%) HTML Developer
8 623 (6.60%) Senior PHP Developer
9 591 (6.26%) PHP Web Developer
10 570 (6.04%) HTML CSS Developer
11 512 (5.42%) MySQL Developer
12 489 (5.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 462 (4.89%) Software Developer
14 452 (4.79%) Junior
15 414 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
16 385 (4.08%) Junior Developer
17 374 (3.96%) Lead Developer
18 373 (3.95%) Software Engineer
19 302 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
19 302 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5384 (57.02%) HTML
2 4996 (52.91%) CSS
3 2935 (31.08%) jQuery
4 1941 (20.55%) HTML5
5 1752 (18.55%) LAMP
6 1512 (16.01%) AngularJS
7 1337 (14.16%) Symfony
8 1206 (12.77%) CSS3
9 1202 (12.73%) Laravel
10 1163 (12.32%) .NET
11 1018 (10.78%) Web Services
12 871 (9.22%) Node.js
13 837 (8.86%) XML
14 793 (8.40%) Ajax
15 764 (8.09%) Sass
16 565 (5.98%) JSON
17 554 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 553 (5.86%) REST
19 504 (5.34%) RESTful
20 432 (4.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 850 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 620 (6.57%) User Experience
3 492 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 386 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 200 (2.12%) iPad
6 190 (2.01%) Fintech
7 144 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 140 (1.48%) Social Media
9 111 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 111 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 91 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 82 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 81 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 80 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 76 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 58 (0.61%) Blockchain
16 54 (0.57%) NHS
17 52 (0.55%) Statistics
18 49 (0.52%) Blog
19 47 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2634 (27.89%) Linux
2 634 (6.71%) Windows
3 528 (5.59%) Unix
4 384 (4.07%) Android
5 357 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 288 (3.05%) CentOS
7 194 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 189 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 151 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 125 (1.32%) Debian
11 63 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 44 (0.47%) Fedora
14 39 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 34 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (0.29%) Solaris
17 21 (0.22%) FreeBSD
18 19 (0.20%) Windows 7
19 15 (0.16%) VMS
19 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2729 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2591 (27.44%) Web Development
3 2111 (22.36%) MVC
4 1840 (19.49%) OO
5 1383 (14.65%) OOP
6 1195 (12.65%) E-Commerce
7 1040 (11.01%) Front End Development
8 1022 (10.82%) TDD
9 953 (10.09%) Scrum
10 838 (8.87%) DevOps
11 824 (8.73%) Software Engineering
12 797 (8.44%) Open Source
13 712 (7.54%) OO PHP
14 650 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
15 551 (5.84%) Unit Testing
16 533 (5.64%) SDLC
17 422 (4.47%) BDD
18 416 (4.41%) Mentoring
19 389 (4.12%) Data Protection
20 364 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5753 (60.92%) JavaScript
2 2220 (23.51%) Java
3 1734 (18.36%) SQL
4 1627 (17.23%) Python
5 1105 (11.70%) C#
6 794 (8.41%) Ruby
7 748 (7.92%) Perl
8 565 (5.98%) C++
9 502 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 363 (3.84%) C
11 313 (3.31%) PHP 5
12 192 (2.03%) Go
13 169 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 147 (1.56%) Scala
15 145 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 136 (1.44%) Objective-C
17 117 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 91 (0.96%) Shell Script
19 88 (0.93%) ES6
20 82 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 1278 (13.53%) Degree
2 191 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 98 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 84 (0.89%) CREST Certified
5 67 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (0.53%) RHCE
7 40 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (0.41%) RHCSA
9 37 (0.39%) CEH
9 37 (0.39%) ISEB
10 36 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 35 (0.37%) BC Cleared
11 35 (0.37%) CCNP
11 35 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (0.36%) CHECK Team Leader
13 29 (0.31%) PMI Certification
14 28 (0.30%) CHECK Team Member
14 28 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 28 (0.30%) PhD
15 27 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (3.55%) QA
2 58 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 50 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.42%) GCP
5 24 (0.25%) COBIT
5 24 (0.25%) SLA
6 17 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.11%) WAI
9 7 (0.074%) HL7
10 6 (0.064%) WCAG
11 5 (0.053%) SDET
12 4 (0.042%) ISO13485
13 2 (0.021%) FATCA
13 2 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.011%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.011%) MiFID
14 1 (0.011%) MISRA
System Software
1 387 (4.10%) Docker
2 196 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (1.87%) Varnish
4 72 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 70 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.44%) Postfix
7 33 (0.35%) NFS
8 32 (0.34%) KVM
9 29 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 28 (0.30%) GlusterFS
11 22 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.21%) Xen
13 19 (0.20%) Sendmail
14 17 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 17 (0.18%) VMware ESX
15 16 (0.17%) pfSense
15 16 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 16 (0.17%) vSphere
16 11 (0.12%) Corosync
16 11 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 640 (6.78%) Puppet
2 445 (4.71%) Ansible
3 437 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 200 (2.12%) Nagios
5 75 (0.79%) Salt
6 68 (0.72%) Kubernetes
7 45 (0.48%) Terraform
8 40 (0.42%) Cacti
9 34 (0.36%) logstash
10 32 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 30 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 25 (0.26%) OpenNMS
13 24 (0.25%) cPanel
14 20 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 19 (0.20%) Kibana
15 19 (0.20%) OpenView
15 19 (0.20%) SCCM
16 18 (0.19%) Ganglia
16 18 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 18 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 1022 (10.82%) Zend
2 381 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 362 (3.83%) Oracle
4 314 (3.33%) VMware
5 296 (3.13%) Google
6 292 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 212 (2.25%) Adobe
8 112 (1.19%) Facebook
9 107 (1.13%) Cisco
10 102 (1.08%) Twitter
11 81 (0.86%) Rackspace
12 71 (0.75%) Apple
13 62 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 60 (0.64%) HP
14 60 (0.64%) IBM
15 59 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (0.38%) SAP
17 35 (0.37%) Juniper
18 29 (0.31%) Splunk
19 27 (0.29%) Dell
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 7 hours ago