The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4429 5079 5412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.52% 5.18% 5.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.07% 9.98% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3951 4607 4667
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43975 50906 51098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.77% 51.91% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37830 44290 43868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in England.

Salary trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in England

PHP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London -11 1403 £50,000 - 258
South East 0 785 £40,000 +6.66% 123
North West +7 547 £36,750 +5.00% 123
Yorkshire +3 441 £36,500 -2.66% 106
South West +6 379 £35,000 - 64
West Midlands +17 357 £32,500 - 53
East of England +39 269 £37,500 -6.25% 53
East Midlands +11 194 £32,500 +6.55% 40
North East +9 48 £32,500 -7.14% 23
South Coast - 1 - -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5369 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 5007 (58.55%) HTML
3 4693 (54.88%) CSS
4 4003 (46.81%) MySQL
5 2559 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
6 2548 (29.80%) jQuery
7 2510 (29.35%) Web Development
8 2390 (27.95%) Linux
9 2049 (23.96%) Git (software)
10 1911 (22.35%) MVC
11 1887 (22.07%) Java
12 1882 (22.01%) HTML5
13 1751 (20.48%) OO
14 1558 (18.22%) SQL
15 1549 (18.11%) LAMP
16 1482 (17.33%) AngularJS
17 1332 (15.58%) Python
18 1321 (15.45%) Symfony
19 1297 (15.17%) OOP
20 1225 (14.33%) Laravel
21 1167 (13.65%) E-Commerce
22 1129 (13.20%) Degree
23 1107 (12.95%) CSS3
24 1018 (11.91%) Apache
25 995 (11.64%) Front End Development
26 949 (11.10%) .NET
27 941 (11.00%) Software Engineering
28 912 (10.67%) WordPress
29 870 (10.17%) TDD
30 862 (10.08%) Zend

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1018 (11.91%) Apache
2 912 (10.67%) WordPress
3 651 (7.61%) CMS
4 622 (7.27%) Drupal
5 291 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 279 (3.26%) nginx
7 142 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 130 (1.52%) Apache Solr
9 114 (1.33%) IIS
10 111 (1.30%) JBoss
11 105 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 87 (1.02%) Confluence
12 87 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 79 (0.92%) Joomla!
14 74 (0.87%) SharePoint
15 59 (0.69%) Apache Spark
16 52 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 41 (0.48%) ColdFusion
17 41 (0.48%) Moodle
18 29 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 272 (3.18%) Photoshop
2 156 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 86 (1.01%) MS Office
4 75 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 51 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.22%) SPSS
7 15 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.14%) InVision
9 9 (0.11%) GIMP
10 8 (0.094%) InDesign
11 7 (0.082%) HipChat
12 6 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (0.058%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.047%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.035%) MS Project
15 3 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.023%) Mingle
17 1 (0.012%) Blender
Business Applications
1 572 (6.69%) Magento
2 54 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.33%) Shopify
4 27 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.16%) OpenCart
7 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 10 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.094%) osCommerce
10 7 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.058%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (0.035%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.035%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.023%) CiviCRM
13 2 (0.023%) nopCommerce
13 2 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.023%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.012%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 781 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (4.46%) SaaS
3 297 (3.47%) GitHub
4 120 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 101 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 101 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 84 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 77 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 72 (0.84%) PaaS
9 67 (0.78%) IaaS
10 60 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 59 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 47 (0.55%) Office 365
13 41 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (0.40%) Heroku
15 31 (0.36%) Slack
16 26 (0.30%) G Suite
16 26 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (0.25%) AdWords
18 18 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 231 (2.70%) Internet
2 192 (2.25%) DNS
3 175 (2.05%) HTTP
4 154 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 118 (1.38%) Firewall
6 76 (0.89%) SSL
7 58 (0.68%) LDAP
8 52 (0.61%) SSH
9 48 (0.56%) DHCP
9 48 (0.56%) SMTP
10 43 (0.50%) Intranet
11 41 (0.48%) FTP
12 40 (0.47%) VPN
13 26 (0.30%) HTTPS
14 23 (0.27%) IMAP
15 22 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
15 22 (0.26%) Broadband
15 22 (0.26%) Ethernet
15 22 (0.26%) POP3
15 22 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4003 (46.81%) MySQL
2 625 (7.31%) SQL Server
3 416 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
4 415 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 414 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 408 (4.77%) MongoDB
7 235 (2.75%) Redis
8 217 (2.54%) Big Data
9 169 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 111 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 109 (1.27%) Hadoop
12 80 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 64 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 52 (0.61%) Blockchain
15 46 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 45 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
16 45 (0.53%) MS Access
17 44 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (0.46%) MariaDB
19 37 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2049 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 516 (6.03%) Subversion
3 508 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 367 (4.29%) JIRA
5 261 (3.05%) gulp
6 250 (2.92%) PHPUnit
7 234 (2.74%) Grunt
8 206 (2.41%) Selenium
9 175 (2.05%) Vagrant
10 123 (1.44%) webpack
11 109 (1.27%) Visual Studio
12 100 (1.17%) Maven
13 91 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 81 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 74 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 72 (0.84%) Jasmine
17 71 (0.83%) Eclipse
18 70 (0.82%) JUnit
19 60 (0.70%) Babel
20 56 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 739 (8.64%) Marketing
2 700 (8.19%) Finance
3 444 (5.19%) Retail
4 391 (4.57%) Advertising
5 262 (3.06%) Games
6 190 (2.22%) Publishing
7 185 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 167 (1.95%) Banking
9 115 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 99 (1.16%) Legal
11 88 (1.03%) Electronics
12 39 (0.46%) Law
13 37 (0.43%) Back Office
14 31 (0.36%) Automotive
15 27 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.30%) Front Office
17 25 (0.29%) Music Industry
18 23 (0.27%) German Language
19 18 (0.21%) Multimedia
20 17 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6342 (74.17%) Developer
2 3586 (41.94%) PHP Developer
3 1221 (14.28%) Web Developer
4 941 (11.00%) Senior Developer
5 867 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 681 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 605 (7.08%) HTML Developer
8 589 (6.89%) Senior PHP Developer
9 588 (6.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 520 (6.08%) Software Developer
11 489 (5.72%) HTML CSS Developer
12 438 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
13 424 (4.96%) Junior
14 423 (4.95%) MySQL Developer
15 397 (4.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 368 (4.30%) Junior Developer
17 316 (3.70%) Lead Developer
17 316 (3.70%) Software Engineer
18 303 (3.54%) Java Developer
19 264 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5007 (58.55%) HTML
2 4693 (54.88%) CSS
3 2548 (29.80%) jQuery
4 1882 (22.01%) HTML5
5 1549 (18.11%) LAMP
6 1482 (17.33%) AngularJS
7 1321 (15.45%) Symfony
8 1225 (14.33%) Laravel
9 1107 (12.95%) CSS3
10 949 (11.10%) .NET
11 852 (9.96%) Web Services
12 847 (9.91%) Node.js
13 813 (9.51%) XML
14 728 (8.51%) Ajax
15 693 (8.10%) Sass
16 593 (6.93%) React
17 526 (6.15%) JSON
18 515 (6.02%) REST
19 506 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 476 (5.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 776 (9.07%) Computer Science
2 642 (7.51%) User Experience
3 447 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 394 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 241 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 200 (2.34%) iPad
7 162 (1.89%) Social Media
8 155 (1.81%) Fintech
9 96 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 86 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 78 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 73 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 61 (0.71%) Management Information System
14 55 (0.64%) BBC
15 52 (0.61%) e-Learning
16 46 (0.54%) Data Centre
17 35 (0.41%) NHS
18 34 (0.40%) N-Tier
19 30 (0.35%) W3C
20 29 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2390 (27.95%) Linux
2 518 (6.06%) Windows
3 411 (4.81%) Unix
4 364 (4.26%) Android
5 353 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 211 (2.47%) CentOS
7 186 (2.18%) Ubuntu
8 139 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 131 (1.53%) Windows Server
10 85 (0.99%) Debian
11 49 (0.57%) Solaris
12 44 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 43 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
14 41 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.26%) AIX
16 22 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.16%) Fedora
18 10 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2559 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2510 (29.35%) Web Development
3 1911 (22.35%) MVC
4 1751 (20.48%) OO
5 1297 (15.17%) OOP
6 1167 (13.65%) E-Commerce
7 995 (11.64%) Front End Development
8 941 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 870 (10.17%) TDD
10 838 (9.80%) Open Source
11 828 (9.68%) Scrum
12 777 (9.09%) DevOps
13 697 (8.15%) OO PHP
14 530 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
15 492 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 395 (4.62%) SDLC
17 393 (4.60%) BDD
18 392 (4.58%) Mentoring
19 325 (3.80%) Kanban
20 310 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5369 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 1887 (22.07%) Java
3 1558 (18.22%) SQL
4 1332 (15.58%) Python
5 852 (9.96%) C#
6 639 (7.47%) Perl
7 638 (7.46%) Ruby
8 494 (5.78%) C++
9 367 (4.29%) Bash Shell
10 297 (3.47%) C
11 222 (2.60%) PHP 5
12 186 (2.18%) Go
13 160 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 147 (1.72%) Scala
15 129 (1.51%) PHP 7
16 108 (1.26%) Objective-C
17 104 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 102 (1.19%) ES6
19 90 (1.05%) VBA
20 89 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 1129 (13.20%) Degree
2 94 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 54 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 42 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (0.39%) CISSP
7 25 (0.29%) CREST Certified
8 24 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 24 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.27%) HND
10 22 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.25%) HNC
12 19 (0.22%) CCNA
13 18 (0.21%) OSCP
14 17 (0.20%) ISEB
15 16 (0.19%) CCNP
15 16 (0.19%) CISA
16 14 (0.16%) CISM
16 14 (0.16%) PhD
16 14 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (3.74%) QA
2 54 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 45 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.36%) COBIT
5 27 (0.32%) SLA
6 17 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.20%) PMO
7 12 (0.14%) HL7
8 10 (0.12%) GCP
9 9 (0.11%) SDET
10 7 (0.082%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.058%) WCAG
12 3 (0.035%) DICOM
12 3 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.035%) GDPR
12 3 (0.035%) MiFID
13 2 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.023%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.023%) MISRA
System Software
1 372 (4.35%) Docker
2 133 (1.56%) Varnish
3 122 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 45 (0.53%) Firmware
6 37 (0.43%) KVM
7 35 (0.41%) NFS
8 26 (0.30%) LXC
9 22 (0.26%) Xen
10 20 (0.23%) vSphere
11 18 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.19%) Samba
13 15 (0.18%) Hyper-V
14 14 (0.16%) vCloud
15 13 (0.15%) HDFS
15 13 (0.15%) Postfix
16 12 (0.14%) VirtualBox
17 10 (0.12%) qmail
18 9 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 452 (5.29%) Puppet
2 349 (4.08%) Ansible
3 311 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (1.92%) Nagios
5 95 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 58 (0.68%) Terraform
7 54 (0.63%) Salt
8 30 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 26 (0.30%) Kibana
10 25 (0.29%) logstash
11 21 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 18 (0.21%) SCCM
13 17 (0.20%) CFEngine
14 15 (0.18%) cPanel
15 14 (0.16%) Graphite
16 13 (0.15%) OpenNMS
17 12 (0.14%) Grafana
18 9 (0.11%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 862 (10.08%) Zend
2 383 (4.48%) Oracle
3 361 (4.22%) Microsoft
4 321 (3.75%) Google
5 185 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 162 (1.89%) Adobe
7 152 (1.78%) VMware
8 103 (1.20%) Twitter
9 96 (1.12%) IBM
10 63 (0.74%) Facebook
11 57 (0.67%) Atlassian
12 56 (0.65%) hybris
13 50 (0.58%) Apple
13 50 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (0.56%) ATG
14 48 (0.56%) Demandware
15 43 (0.50%) New Relic
16 42 (0.49%) Cisco
17 37 (0.43%) HP
18 32 (0.37%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension + gym membership
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago