The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4569 5314 5596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.14% 5.40% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.18% 10.22% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4000 4741 4836
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49762 51984 56399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.96% 52.83% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41668 45055 48108
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

PHP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP in the UK

PHP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 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 28 June 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 -10 4309 £40,000 - 755
London -25 1390 £52,500 +5.00% 218
South East -13 758 £40,000 +1.26% 128
North West +7 571 £38,500 +10.00% 109
Yorkshire +10 413 £35,000 - 82
South West -5 386 £36,742 +4.97% 75
Manchester +8 375 £38,500 +4.05% 65
West Midlands -2 342 £31,500 +5.00% 56
West Yorkshire +10 244 £35,000 -6.66% 55
East of England -24 232 £40,000 +6.66% 39
City of London +6 178 £52,500 - 52
Hampshire -12 178 £38,750 +3.33% 26
Leeds -5 171 £37,500 - 35
East Midlands +14 163 £32,500 -7.14% 35
Birmingham -1 132 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Surrey -16 127 £43,500 +8.75% 20
Bristol -1 121 £34,000 +4.61% 23
East Sussex +7 117 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Scotland +23 112 £35,000 -10.25% 23
Brighton +7 111 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Berkshire -34 107 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Gloucestershire +29 92 £42,500 +29.77% 4
Oxfordshire +2 92 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Cambridgeshire -26 87 £45,000 +22.49% 20
North Yorkshire +24 84 £36,250 +3.57% 13
Merseyside +31 78 £42,500 +41.66% 16
Cheshire -6 71 £36,500 -8.75% 18
Oxford +7 68 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Liverpool +34 64 £45,000 +50.00% 13
Staffordshire +26 64 £35,000 +12.90% 11

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5776 (62.63%) JavaScript
2 5195 (56.33%) HTML
3 4906 (53.20%) CSS
4 4240 (45.98%) MySQL
5 2686 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2666 (28.91%) Web Development
7 2592 (28.11%) Linux
8 2535 (27.49%) jQuery
9 2179 (23.63%) Git (software)
10 1987 (21.55%) Java
11 1963 (21.29%) HTML5
12 1951 (21.16%) MVC
13 1738 (18.85%) SQL
14 1734 (18.80%) LAMP
15 1700 (18.43%) AngularJS
16 1664 (18.04%) OO
17 1534 (16.63%) Laravel
18 1450 (15.72%) Symfony
19 1427 (15.47%) Python
20 1321 (14.32%) E-Commerce
21 1200 (13.01%) CSS3
22 1168 (12.67%) OOP
23 1121 (12.16%) Front End Development
24 1117 (12.11%) Degree
25 1073 (11.64%) Apache
26 1060 (11.49%) Node.js
27 1014 (11.00%) .NET
28 985 (10.68%) TDD
29 963 (10.44%) Software Engineering
30 962 (10.43%) WordPress

PHP
Co-occurring 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 1073 (11.64%) Apache
2 962 (10.43%) WordPress
3 796 (8.63%) CMS
4 748 (8.11%) Drupal
5 337 (3.65%) nginx
6 266 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
7 184 (2.00%) Apache Solr
8 169 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 145 (1.57%) SharePoint
10 133 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 132 (1.43%) IIS
12 110 (1.19%) JBoss
13 99 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 92 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 91 (0.99%) Joomla!
16 87 (0.94%) Confluence
17 65 (0.70%) Apache Spark
18 34 (0.37%) Moodle
19 27 (0.29%) Jetty
20 25 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 260 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 109 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 93 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 88 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 62 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 27 (0.29%) FileZilla
7 16 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.16%) SPSS
9 13 (0.14%) InDesign
10 9 (0.098%) InVision
11 6 (0.065%) GIMP
11 6 (0.065%) Moqups
12 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.022%) HipChat
13 2 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.011%) SPSS Modeler
14 1 (0.011%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 643 (6.97%) Magento
2 104 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 67 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 63 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 28 (0.30%) Shopify
6 21 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.18%) OpenCart
8 16 (0.17%) Exstream
9 15 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.11%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.087%) iTrent
11 8 (0.087%) osCommerce
11 8 (0.087%) ResourceLink
11 8 (0.087%) Revive Adserver
12 7 (0.076%) Visualfiles
13 6 (0.065%) Oracle HRMS
14 5 (0.054%) nopCommerce
15 4 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
15 4 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 3 (0.033%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 881 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 419 (4.54%) SaaS
3 331 (3.59%) GitHub
4 232 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 128 (1.39%) PaaS
6 118 (1.28%) IaaS
7 110 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 106 (1.15%) Google Analytics
9 102 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 83 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 77 (0.83%) Office 365
12 71 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 54 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 51 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 33 (0.36%) Slack
16 32 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
16 32 (0.35%) Heroku
16 32 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (0.33%) Trello
18 27 (0.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 274 (2.97%) Internet
2 211 (2.29%) HTTP
3 178 (1.93%) DNS
4 169 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 139 (1.51%) Firewall
6 94 (1.02%) FTP
7 71 (0.77%) SSL
8 70 (0.76%) Intranet
9 67 (0.73%) SMTP
10 66 (0.72%) SSH
11 44 (0.48%) DHCP
12 43 (0.47%) VPN
13 39 (0.42%) LDAP
14 26 (0.28%) MPLS
15 25 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 25 (0.27%) SAN
16 24 (0.26%) WAN
17 23 (0.25%) Wireless
18 22 (0.24%) Junos
18 22 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4240 (45.98%) MySQL
2 671 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 490 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 462 (5.01%) MongoDB
5 443 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 395 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 254 (2.75%) Redis
8 195 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 187 (2.03%) Big Data
10 117 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 111 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 94 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
13 82 (0.89%) MariaDB
14 74 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 69 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 49 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 44 (0.48%) MS Access
18 42 (0.46%) Blockchain
19 41 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
20 39 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2179 (23.63%) Git (software)
2 616 (6.68%) Jenkins
3 530 (5.75%) Subversion
4 382 (4.14%) JIRA
5 326 (3.54%) gulp
6 296 (3.21%) PHPUnit
7 237 (2.57%) Grunt
8 233 (2.53%) Selenium
9 200 (2.17%) Vagrant
10 157 (1.70%) webpack
11 120 (1.30%) Visual Studio
12 116 (1.26%) Maven
13 90 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 90 (0.98%) Eclipse
14 86 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 80 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 79 (0.86%) JUnit
17 74 (0.80%) GitLab
18 70 (0.76%) Mercurial
19 64 (0.69%) Babel
General
1 884 (9.59%) Marketing
2 823 (8.92%) Finance
3 431 (4.67%) Retail
4 414 (4.49%) Advertising
5 332 (3.60%) Games
6 277 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 208 (2.26%) Electronics
8 195 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 159 (1.72%) Legal
10 145 (1.57%) Banking
11 139 (1.51%) Publishing
12 62 (0.67%) Automotive
13 52 (0.56%) Back Office
14 33 (0.36%) Law
15 29 (0.31%) Billing
16 25 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 22 (0.24%) Front Office
17 22 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 6910 (74.93%) Developer
2 3802 (41.23%) PHP Developer
3 1318 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 997 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 904 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 768 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 655 (7.10%) PHP Web Developer
8 613 (6.65%) Senior PHP Developer
9 588 (6.38%) HTML Developer
10 530 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
11 508 (5.51%) Software Developer
12 488 (5.29%) HTML CSS Developer
13 475 (5.15%) Junior
14 406 (4.40%) Junior Developer
15 390 (4.23%) MySQL Developer
16 366 (3.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 315 (3.42%) Java Developer
18 305 (3.31%) Lead Developer
18 305 (3.31%) Software Engineer
19 304 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5195 (56.33%) HTML
2 4906 (53.20%) CSS
3 2535 (27.49%) jQuery
4 1963 (21.29%) HTML5
5 1734 (18.80%) LAMP
6 1700 (18.43%) AngularJS
7 1534 (16.63%) Laravel
8 1450 (15.72%) Symfony
9 1200 (13.01%) CSS3
10 1060 (11.49%) Node.js
11 1014 (11.00%) .NET
12 863 (9.36%) Web Services
13 823 (8.92%) Sass
14 814 (8.83%) XML
15 795 (8.62%) React
16 726 (7.87%) Ajax
17 590 (6.40%) REST
18 566 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 557 (6.04%) JSON
19 557 (6.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 759 (8.23%) User Experience
2 720 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 556 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 395 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 256 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
6 229 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 163 (1.77%) Social Media
8 154 (1.67%) iPad
9 142 (1.54%) Fintech
10 123 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 100 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 87 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 77 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 68 (0.74%) e-Learning
15 64 (0.69%) Digital Media
15 64 (0.69%) Management Information System
16 49 (0.53%) BBC
17 47 (0.51%) Replication
18 46 (0.50%) NHS
19 43 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2592 (28.11%) Linux
2 591 (6.41%) Windows
3 459 (4.98%) Android
4 456 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 418 (4.53%) Unix
6 218 (2.36%) CentOS
7 194 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 170 (1.84%) Windows Server
9 145 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 98 (1.06%) Debian
11 75 (0.81%) Solaris
12 56 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 50 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.42%) AIX
15 36 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
16 28 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.28%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.23%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
20 14 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2686 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2666 (28.91%) Web Development
3 1951 (21.16%) MVC
4 1664 (18.04%) OO
5 1321 (14.32%) E-Commerce
6 1168 (12.67%) OOP
7 1121 (12.16%) Front End Development
8 985 (10.68%) TDD
9 963 (10.44%) Software Engineering
10 896 (9.72%) Scrum
11 891 (9.66%) DevOps
12 857 (9.29%) Open Source
13 657 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
14 623 (6.76%) OO PHP
15 497 (5.39%) Test Automation
16 494 (5.36%) Mentoring
17 462 (5.01%) BDD
18 406 (4.40%) Unit Testing
19 377 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
20 376 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5776 (62.63%) JavaScript
2 1987 (21.55%) Java
3 1738 (18.85%) SQL
4 1427 (15.47%) Python
5 911 (9.88%) C#
6 742 (8.05%) Ruby
7 625 (6.78%) Perl
8 494 (5.36%) C++
9 434 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 285 (3.09%) C
11 218 (2.36%) PHP 5
12 213 (2.31%) Go
13 197 (2.14%) PowerShell
14 181 (1.96%) PHP 7
15 173 (1.88%) Scala
16 155 (1.68%) ES6
17 113 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 113 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 106 (1.15%) VBA
19 105 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1117 (12.11%) Degree
2 380 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 40 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (0.34%) CISSP
8 26 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 24 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 23 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.22%) HND
12 19 (0.21%) CCNA
12 19 (0.21%) CISM
12 19 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
13 18 (0.20%) ISEB
14 16 (0.17%) PhD
15 15 (0.16%) CISA
15 15 (0.16%) HNC
16 14 (0.15%) RHCE
16 14 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (3.23%) QA
2 45 (0.49%) SLA
3 39 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 38 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.12%) COBIT
5 11 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.12%) GCP
6 9 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.065%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.065%) PMO
7 6 (0.065%) WCAG
8 5 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.054%) HL7
8 5 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.033%) DICOM
9 3 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.033%) WAI
10 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.011%) MiFID
System Software
1 524 (5.68%) Docker
2 103 (1.12%) Varnish
3 99 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 44 (0.48%) Firmware
6 36 (0.39%) NFS
7 34 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 34 (0.37%) KVM
8 29 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (0.26%) Xen
11 23 (0.25%) LXC
12 21 (0.23%) Samba
12 21 (0.23%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.17%) vSphere
14 15 (0.16%) HDFS
15 12 (0.13%) Postfix
15 12 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.11%) RHEV
17 9 (0.098%) iptables
Systems Management
1 534 (5.79%) Puppet
2 387 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 366 (3.97%) Ansible
4 127 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 127 (1.38%) Nagios
5 63 (0.68%) Terraform
6 56 (0.61%) Salt
7 49 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 37 (0.40%) logstash
9 33 (0.36%) Kibana
10 29 (0.31%) cPanel
11 24 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 23 (0.25%) Grafana
12 23 (0.25%) SCCM
13 19 (0.21%) CFEngine
14 18 (0.20%) Capistrano
15 12 (0.13%) Juju
16 11 (0.12%) Cacti
16 11 (0.12%) Plesk
17 10 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 934 (10.13%) Zend
2 448 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 444 (4.81%) Oracle
4 350 (3.80%) Google
5 197 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 169 (1.83%) Adobe
7 136 (1.47%) VMware
8 133 (1.44%) IBM
9 111 (1.20%) SAP
10 91 (0.99%) Demandware
11 87 (0.94%) hybris
12 84 (0.91%) Twitter
13 81 (0.88%) ATG
14 71 (0.77%) Facebook
15 69 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 53 (0.57%) Apple
17 52 (0.56%) Cisco
18 48 (0.52%) New Relic
19 45 (0.49%) Atlassian
20 41 (0.44%) PayPal
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Free Laptop, Gym
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Sunday Times top 100 to work for
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + more
Posted: 29 minutes ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago