Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9334 10479 11344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.25% 5.19% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 9.93% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8356 9549 9948
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.37% +4.29% -

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 98652 105557 112924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.53% 52.30% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82200 91300 96106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in the UK

PHP
Top 17 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 8849 £40,000 - 750
UK excluding London +2 6362 £36,000 -1.37% 540
London -17 2822 £52,500 +5.00% 236
North of England +9 2076 £37,500 +7.14% 184
South East -8 1610 £40,000 - 124
North West +6 1137 £37,500 +7.14% 107
Midlands +4 1068 £32,500 - 93
Yorkshire +11 847 £35,000 -6.67% 69
South West +4 786 £36,000 +2.86% 59
West Midlands +6 716 £32,500 +4.84% 44
East of England -7 477 £37,500 - 54
East Midlands +15 352 £32,500 -7.14% 48
Scotland +22 231 £35,000 -10.26% 24
Wales -4 108 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North East +23 92 £33,250 +10.83% 8
Northern Ireland -5 11 £31,500 -10.00%
Isle of Man - 7 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5824 (62.40%) JavaScript
2 5226 (55.99%) HTML
3 4960 (53.14%) CSS
4 4275 (45.80%) MySQL
5 2714 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2673 (28.64%) Web Development
7 2623 (28.10%) Linux
8 2553 (27.35%) jQuery
9 2208 (23.66%) Git (software)
10 2027 (21.72%) MVC
11 2012 (21.56%) Java
12 2002 (21.45%) HTML5
13 1809 (19.38%) SQL
14 1742 (18.66%) AngularJS
15 1712 (18.34%) LAMP
16 1683 (18.03%) OO
17 1590 (17.03%) Laravel
18 1487 (15.93%) Symfony
19 1451 (15.55%) Python
20 1288 (13.80%) E-Commerce
21 1244 (13.33%) CSS3
22 1162 (12.45%) OOP
23 1138 (12.19%) Node.js
24 1117 (11.97%) Front End Development
25 1053 (11.28%) Apache
26 1052 (11.27%) Degree
27 1021 (10.94%) TDD
28 1016 (10.88%) .NET
29 989 (10.60%) WordPress
30 958 (10.26%) Software Engineering

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 1053 (11.28%) Apache
2 989 (10.60%) WordPress
3 836 (8.96%) CMS
4 767 (8.22%) Drupal
5 359 (3.85%) nginx
6 276 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
7 187 (2.00%) Apache Solr
8 170 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 156 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 155 (1.66%) IIS
11 131 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 106 (1.14%) JBoss
13 104 (1.11%) Joomla!
14 95 (1.02%) OpenStack
15 94 (1.01%) Confluence
16 93 (1.00%) WebLogic
17 64 (0.69%) Apache Spark
18 31 (0.33%) Moodle
19 30 (0.32%) Umbraco
20 26 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 269 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 126 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 90 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 90 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 62 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 36 (0.39%) FileZilla
6 16 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.17%) SPSS
7 13 (0.14%) InDesign
8 10 (0.11%) Moqups
9 9 (0.096%) GIMP
9 9 (0.096%) InVision
10 4 (0.043%) HipChat
11 3 (0.032%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.011%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 669 (7.17%) Magento
2 66 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 65 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.30%) Shopify
5 22 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 17 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 16 (0.17%) Exstream
8 12 (0.13%) Revive Adserver
9 10 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.086%) iTrent
10 8 (0.086%) osCommerce
10 8 (0.086%) ResourceLink
11 7 (0.075%) nopCommerce
11 7 (0.075%) Visualfiles
12 5 (0.054%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.054%) Oracle HRMS
12 5 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.043%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 941 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 418 (4.48%) SaaS
3 365 (3.91%) GitHub
4 252 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 138 (1.48%) PaaS
6 130 (1.39%) IaaS
7 123 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 106 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 100 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 92 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 87 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
12 72 (0.77%) Office 365
13 53 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 47 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 43 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
16 37 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (0.36%) Trello
18 29 (0.31%) Slack
19 27 (0.29%) Heroku
20 24 (0.26%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 267 (2.86%) Internet
2 215 (2.30%) HTTP
3 183 (1.96%) DNS
4 158 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 143 (1.53%) Firewall
6 99 (1.06%) FTP
7 88 (0.94%) SMTP
8 79 (0.85%) SSL
9 72 (0.77%) Intranet
9 72 (0.77%) SSH
10 44 (0.47%) DHCP
11 42 (0.45%) VPN
12 33 (0.35%) Junos
13 31 (0.33%) SAN
14 27 (0.29%) HTTPS
15 26 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (0.28%) LDAP
16 24 (0.26%) Network Security
17 23 (0.25%) Wireless
17 23 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4275 (45.80%) MySQL
2 709 (7.60%) SQL Server
3 521 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 488 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 429 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
6 397 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 265 (2.84%) Redis
8 211 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 178 (1.91%) Big Data
10 108 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 105 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 100 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 94 (1.01%) MariaDB
14 84 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 75 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 66 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (0.48%) Blockchain
18 42 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
19 41 (0.44%) MS Access
20 39 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2208 (23.66%) Git (software)
2 639 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 520 (5.57%) Subversion
4 417 (4.47%) JIRA
5 346 (3.71%) gulp
6 337 (3.61%) PHPUnit
7 245 (2.62%) Selenium
8 237 (2.54%) Grunt
9 216 (2.31%) Vagrant
10 164 (1.76%) webpack
11 128 (1.37%) Visual Studio
12 121 (1.30%) Maven
13 96 (1.03%) Cucumber
14 92 (0.99%) Bitbucket
15 90 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 90 (0.96%) Eclipse
16 88 (0.94%) JUnit
17 80 (0.86%) GitLab
18 69 (0.74%) WebDriver
19 64 (0.69%) Babel
General
1 911 (9.76%) Marketing
2 860 (9.21%) Finance
3 456 (4.89%) Retail
4 451 (4.83%) Advertising
5 342 (3.66%) Games
6 284 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 219 (2.35%) Electronics
8 202 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 154 (1.65%) Banking
10 150 (1.61%) Legal
11 124 (1.33%) Publishing
12 91 (0.97%) Automotive
13 57 (0.61%) Back Office
14 39 (0.42%) Law
15 28 (0.30%) Billing
16 23 (0.25%) Music Industry
16 23 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.24%) Front Office
17 22 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 16 (0.17%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 7009 (75.09%) Developer
2 3901 (41.79%) PHP Developer
3 1310 (14.03%) Web Developer
4 992 (10.63%) Senior Developer
5 906 (9.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 758 (8.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 653 (7.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 607 (6.50%) Senior PHP Developer
9 579 (6.20%) HTML Developer
10 563 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 496 (5.31%) Software Developer
12 494 (5.29%) Junior
13 484 (5.19%) HTML CSS Developer
14 423 (4.53%) Junior Developer
15 405 (4.34%) MySQL Developer
16 388 (4.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 348 (3.73%) Java Developer
18 328 (3.51%) Lead Developer
19 312 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
20 305 (3.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5226 (55.99%) HTML
2 4960 (53.14%) CSS
3 2553 (27.35%) jQuery
4 2002 (21.45%) HTML5
5 1742 (18.66%) AngularJS
6 1712 (18.34%) LAMP
7 1590 (17.03%) Laravel
8 1487 (15.93%) Symfony
9 1244 (13.33%) CSS3
10 1138 (12.19%) Node.js
11 1016 (10.88%) .NET
12 872 (9.34%) Web Services
13 843 (9.03%) React
14 825 (8.84%) Sass
15 793 (8.50%) XML
16 713 (7.64%) Ajax
17 617 (6.61%) REST
18 579 (6.20%) RESTful
19 576 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 548 (5.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 740 (7.93%) User Experience
2 681 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 600 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 358 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
5 255 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 239 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 157 (1.68%) Social Media
8 147 (1.57%) iPad
9 141 (1.51%) Fintech
10 131 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 95 (1.02%) Data Centre
12 93 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 84 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 64 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 56 (0.60%) Blog
15 56 (0.60%) e-Learning
16 54 (0.58%) Digital Media
17 49 (0.52%) Graphic Design
18 44 (0.47%) BBC
19 43 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2623 (28.10%) Linux
2 608 (6.51%) Windows
3 480 (5.14%) Android
4 475 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 400 (4.29%) Unix
6 227 (2.43%) CentOS
7 205 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 165 (1.77%) Windows Server
9 131 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 96 (1.03%) Debian
11 62 (0.66%) Solaris
12 60 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (0.36%) AIX
15 28 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 25 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 20 (0.21%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (0.16%) Fedora
20 14 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2714 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2673 (28.64%) Web Development
3 2027 (21.72%) MVC
4 1683 (18.03%) OO
5 1288 (13.80%) E-Commerce
6 1162 (12.45%) OOP
7 1117 (11.97%) Front End Development
8 1021 (10.94%) TDD
9 958 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 947 (10.15%) DevOps
11 896 (9.60%) Scrum
12 845 (9.05%) Open Source
13 690 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
14 613 (6.57%) OO PHP
15 522 (5.59%) Mentoring
16 493 (5.28%) Test Automation
17 453 (4.85%) BDD
18 394 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
19 389 (4.17%) SDLC
20 386 (4.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5824 (62.40%) JavaScript
2 2012 (21.56%) Java
3 1809 (19.38%) SQL
4 1451 (15.55%) Python
5 907 (9.72%) C#
6 725 (7.77%) Ruby
7 615 (6.59%) Perl
8 480 (5.14%) C++
9 470 (5.04%) Bash Shell
10 282 (3.02%) C
11 256 (2.74%) PHP 5
12 225 (2.41%) Go
13 212 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 207 (2.22%) PHP 7
15 172 (1.84%) ES6
16 171 (1.83%) Scala
17 122 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 120 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 107 (1.15%) Objective-C
20 101 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1052 (11.27%) Degree
2 352 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (0.34%) CISSP
7 28 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 23 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 22 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.24%) PhD
11 20 (0.21%) CISM
12 19 (0.20%) HND
12 19 (0.20%) ISEB
13 18 (0.19%) RHCE
14 16 (0.17%) CCNA
15 15 (0.16%) CISA
16 13 (0.14%) CEH
16 13 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.13%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (3.14%) QA
2 51 (0.55%) SLA
3 41 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.27%) GCP
6 15 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.11%) COBIT
8 9 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.096%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.064%) PMO
9 6 (0.064%) WCAG
10 4 (0.043%) HL7
10 4 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.032%) DICOM
11 3 (0.032%) WAI
12 2 (0.021%) FATCA
12 2 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.011%) Section 508
System Software
1 600 (6.43%) Docker
2 103 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 85 (0.91%) Varnish
5 41 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (0.34%) KVM
8 31 (0.33%) Firmware
8 31 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (0.29%) NFS
10 24 (0.26%) Xen
11 21 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.18%) Samba
12 17 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.17%) LXC
14 15 (0.16%) vSphere
15 13 (0.14%) Postfix
15 13 (0.14%) RHEV
16 12 (0.13%) HDFS
17 8 (0.086%) iptables
Systems Management
1 576 (6.17%) Puppet
2 424 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
3 381 (4.08%) Ansible
4 146 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 129 (1.38%) Nagios
6 68 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 66 (0.71%) Terraform
8 62 (0.66%) Salt
9 41 (0.44%) logstash
10 40 (0.43%) Kibana
11 30 (0.32%) cPanel
12 28 (0.30%) Grafana
13 27 (0.29%) Capistrano
14 24 (0.26%) SCCM
15 23 (0.25%) HAProxy
16 22 (0.24%) CFEngine
17 20 (0.21%) Juju
18 14 (0.15%) Cacti
19 13 (0.14%) Control-M
19 13 (0.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 941 (10.08%) Zend
2 448 (4.80%) Oracle
3 440 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 343 (3.67%) Google
5 209 (2.24%) Red Hat
6 190 (2.04%) Adobe
7 140 (1.50%) IBM
8 138 (1.48%) VMware
9 116 (1.24%) SAP
10 93 (1.00%) Demandware
11 85 (0.91%) hybris
12 81 (0.87%) ATG
13 77 (0.82%) Twitter
14 74 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
15 72 (0.77%) Facebook
16 65 (0.70%) Cisco
17 57 (0.61%) PayPal
18 54 (0.58%) New Relic
19 52 (0.56%) Apple
19 52 (0.56%) Atlassian
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £250000 - £350000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 minutes ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Baldock, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus / equity
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago