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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4811 5304 5818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.61% 5.13% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.11% 9.90% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4255 4741 5044
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47568 53582 56352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 51.86% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40488 46315 47881
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 4557 £40,000 - 787
London -11 1428 £50,000 - 229
South East 0 817 £39,250 +3.97% 126
North West +10 554 £37,500 +7.14% 88
Yorkshire +8 460 £36,500 -2.66% 99
South West +5 407 £35,000 - 64
Manchester +6 384 £37,500 +7.14% 55
West Midlands +17 370 £31,500 - 63
East of England +21 274 £40,000 - 48
West Yorkshire +2 244 £35,000 -12.50% 66
East Midlands +15 187 £31,500 +3.27% 48
Hampshire -14 187 £35,000 -2.77% 35
Leeds -10 165 £37,500 - 45
City of London -14 165 £50,000 - 45
Oxfordshire +31 153 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Birmingham +30 119 £34,000 +4.61% 22
Scotland +22 112 £35,000 -10.25% 21
Surrey -23 110 £43,500 +16.00% 15
Berkshire +9 108 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Bristol +3 108 £34,000 +4.61% 23
Cambridgeshire +8 93 £45,000 +13.92% 14
North Yorkshire +14 88 £40,000 - 4
South Yorkshire +9 87 £34,000 -9.33% 20
Gloucestershire +27 83 £40,000 - 17
Hertfordshire +55 80 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Oxford +31 80 £37,000 -34.22% 12
East Sussex 0 77 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Southampton -2 73 £35,000 -4.10% 9
Leicestershire +13 68 £30,000 - 19
West Sussex +33 67 £37,996 +16.91% 5

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5639 (62.63%) JavaScript
2 5144 (57.13%) HTML
3 4866 (54.04%) CSS
4 4162 (46.22%) MySQL
5 2684 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
6 2607 (28.95%) Web Development
7 2568 (28.52%) jQuery
8 2508 (27.85%) Linux
9 2107 (23.40%) Git (software)
10 1966 (21.83%) Java
11 1961 (21.78%) HTML5
12 1917 (21.29%) MVC
13 1758 (19.52%) OO
14 1675 (18.60%) SQL
15 1638 (18.19%) AngularJS
16 1610 (17.88%) LAMP
17 1425 (15.83%) Python
18 1382 (15.35%) Symfony
19 1361 (15.12%) Laravel
20 1255 (13.94%) E-Commerce
21 1249 (13.87%) OOP
22 1201 (13.34%) Degree
23 1154 (12.82%) CSS3
24 1067 (11.85%) Front End Development
25 1044 (11.59%) Apache
26 997 (11.07%) .NET
27 993 (11.03%) Software Engineering
28 942 (10.46%) Node.js
29 935 (10.38%) TDD
30 925 (10.27%) 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 1044 (11.59%) Apache
2 925 (10.27%) WordPress
3 701 (7.79%) CMS
4 672 (7.46%) Drupal
5 299 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
6 289 (3.21%) nginx
7 154 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 152 (1.69%) Apache Solr
9 121 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 109 (1.21%) IIS
10 109 (1.21%) JBoss
11 105 (1.17%) SharePoint
12 92 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 89 (0.99%) Joomla!
14 88 (0.98%) Confluence
15 67 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 59 (0.66%) Apache Spark
17 39 (0.43%) Moodle
18 31 (0.34%) ColdFusion
19 30 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 267 (2.97%) Photoshop
2 88 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 74 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 54 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (0.23%) SPSS
7 19 (0.21%) InDesign
8 15 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.14%) InVision
10 6 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.067%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.056%) GIMP
11 5 (0.056%) HipChat
11 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
13 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.022%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 622 (6.91%) Magento
2 57 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 36 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (0.32%) Shopify
6 21 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.16%) OpenCart
8 11 (0.12%) osCommerce
8 11 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.067%) Exstream
10 6 (0.067%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.056%) nopCommerce
12 3 (0.033%) Visualfiles
13 2 (0.022%) Fredhopper
13 2 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.022%) SAP Business One
14 1 (0.011%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 825 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 438 (4.86%) SaaS
3 325 (3.61%) GitHub
4 170 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 119 (1.32%) Google Analytics
6 107 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 95 (1.06%) PaaS
8 90 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 88 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 86 (0.96%) IaaS
11 76 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 55 (0.61%) Office 365
14 48 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 35 (0.39%) Slack
16 34 (0.38%) Heroku
17 28 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (0.29%) G Suite
19 21 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 271 (3.01%) Internet
2 183 (2.03%) HTTP
3 161 (1.79%) DNS
4 142 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 118 (1.31%) Firewall
6 61 (0.68%) SSL
7 58 (0.64%) SSH
8 53 (0.59%) Intranet
9 46 (0.51%) FTP
10 42 (0.47%) LDAP
11 39 (0.43%) VPN
12 31 (0.34%) SMTP
13 28 (0.31%) DHCP
13 28 (0.31%) Wireless
14 22 (0.24%) Broadband
14 22 (0.24%) Wireshark
15 21 (0.23%) HTTPS
16 20 (0.22%) Network Security
16 20 (0.22%) WAN
17 18 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4162 (46.22%) MySQL
2 644 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 461 (5.12%) NoSQL
4 452 (5.02%) MongoDB
4 452 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
5 447 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 266 (2.95%) Redis
7 200 (2.22%) Big Data
8 173 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 131 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 117 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 88 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
12 61 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 58 (0.64%) MariaDB
14 48 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (0.50%) Oracle Database
16 44 (0.49%) Blockchain
17 43 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
18 41 (0.46%) MS Access
19 40 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2107 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 578 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 541 (6.01%) Subversion
4 362 (4.02%) JIRA
5 296 (3.29%) gulp
6 273 (3.03%) PHPUnit
7 240 (2.67%) Grunt
8 224 (2.49%) Selenium
9 171 (1.90%) Vagrant
10 140 (1.55%) webpack
11 110 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 108 (1.20%) Maven
13 90 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 86 (0.96%) Cucumber
15 78 (0.87%) JUnit
16 75 (0.83%) Eclipse
17 67 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 67 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 61 (0.68%) Jasmine
19 59 (0.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 776 (8.62%) Marketing
2 710 (7.89%) Finance
3 431 (4.79%) Retail
4 426 (4.73%) Advertising
5 294 (3.27%) Games
6 203 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 193 (2.14%) Publishing
8 150 (1.67%) Banking
9 118 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 109 (1.21%) Electronics
10 109 (1.21%) Legal
11 47 (0.52%) Back Office
12 39 (0.43%) Law
13 36 (0.40%) Automotive
14 29 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.27%) Billing
15 24 (0.27%) German Language
16 22 (0.24%) Music Industry
17 21 (0.23%) Front Office
17 21 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6724 (74.68%) Developer
2 3758 (41.74%) PHP Developer
3 1274 (14.15%) Web Developer
4 993 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 907 (10.07%) JavaScript Developer
6 717 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 631 (7.01%) HTML Developer
8 629 (6.99%) Senior PHP Developer
9 622 (6.91%) PHP Web Developer
10 542 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 517 (5.74%) HTML CSS Developer
12 484 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
13 453 (5.03%) Junior
14 415 (4.61%) MySQL Developer
15 387 (4.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 386 (4.29%) Junior Developer
17 321 (3.57%) Software Engineer
18 319 (3.54%) Java Developer
19 303 (3.37%) Lead Developer
20 299 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5144 (57.13%) HTML
2 4866 (54.04%) CSS
3 2568 (28.52%) jQuery
4 1961 (21.78%) HTML5
5 1638 (18.19%) AngularJS
6 1610 (17.88%) LAMP
7 1382 (15.35%) Symfony
8 1361 (15.12%) Laravel
9 1154 (12.82%) CSS3
10 997 (11.07%) .NET
11 942 (10.46%) Node.js
12 864 (9.60%) Web Services
13 825 (9.16%) XML
14 780 (8.66%) Ajax
15 731 (8.12%) Sass
16 711 (7.90%) React
17 558 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 544 (6.04%) JSON
19 537 (5.96%) REST
20 524 (5.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 795 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 711 (7.90%) User Experience
3 519 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 438 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 258 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
6 206 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 187 (2.08%) iPad
8 176 (1.95%) Social Media
9 166 (1.84%) Fintech
10 108 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 97 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 90 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 84 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 67 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 65 (0.72%) e-Learning
16 56 (0.62%) BBC
17 45 (0.50%) W3C
18 44 (0.49%) Data Centre
19 41 (0.46%) NHS
20 30 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2508 (27.85%) Linux
2 545 (6.05%) Windows
3 438 (4.86%) Android
4 424 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 422 (4.69%) Unix
6 219 (2.43%) CentOS
7 189 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 149 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 129 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (0.93%) Debian
11 57 (0.63%) Solaris
12 44 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
15 35 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 34 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.31%) AIX
18 18 (0.20%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.12%) Fedora
19 11 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2684 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2607 (28.95%) Web Development
3 1917 (21.29%) MVC
4 1758 (19.52%) OO
5 1255 (13.94%) E-Commerce
6 1249 (13.87%) OOP
7 1067 (11.85%) Front End Development
8 993 (11.03%) Software Engineering
9 935 (10.38%) TDD
10 903 (10.03%) Scrum
11 851 (9.45%) Open Source
12 841 (9.34%) DevOps
13 685 (7.61%) OO PHP
14 604 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
15 521 (5.79%) Unit Testing
16 445 (4.94%) BDD
17 442 (4.91%) Mentoring
18 420 (4.66%) SDLC
19 352 (3.91%) Kanban
20 330 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5639 (62.63%) JavaScript
2 1966 (21.83%) Java
3 1675 (18.60%) SQL
4 1425 (15.83%) Python
5 861 (9.56%) C#
6 718 (7.97%) Ruby
7 665 (7.39%) Perl
8 513 (5.70%) C++
9 395 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 307 (3.41%) C
11 213 (2.37%) PHP 5
12 204 (2.27%) Go
13 169 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 154 (1.71%) PHP 7
15 152 (1.69%) Scala
16 133 (1.48%) Objective-C
17 117 (1.30%) ES6
18 97 (1.08%) VB.NET
19 96 (1.07%) VBA
20 87 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 1201 (13.34%) Degree
2 83 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 53 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 49 (0.54%) MySQL Certification
5 43 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (0.40%) CISSP
8 30 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 25 (0.28%) CCNA
10 24 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 23 (0.26%) HND
12 22 (0.24%) CREST Certified
12 22 (0.24%) OSCP
13 21 (0.23%) HNC
14 19 (0.21%) CEH
14 19 (0.21%) CISA
15 18 (0.20%) CISM
15 18 (0.20%) ISEB
16 16 (0.18%) CCNP
16 16 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (3.62%) QA
2 45 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 39 (0.43%) SLA
5 27 (0.30%) COBIT
6 17 (0.19%) PMO
7 14 (0.16%) SDET
8 12 (0.13%) HL7
8 12 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.11%) GCP
10 9 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.067%) WCAG
12 5 (0.056%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.033%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.033%) DICOM
13 3 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.033%) GDPR
13 3 (0.033%) MiFID
14 2 (0.022%) MISRA
14 2 (0.022%) WAI
System Software
1 419 (4.65%) Docker
2 134 (1.49%) Varnish
3 104 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 51 (0.57%) Firmware
6 37 (0.41%) NFS
7 34 (0.38%) KVM
8 27 (0.30%) LXC
9 22 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (0.22%) vSphere
12 19 (0.21%) Samba
12 19 (0.21%) Xen
13 17 (0.19%) Hyper-V
14 15 (0.17%) HDFS
15 14 (0.16%) vCloud
15 14 (0.16%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.11%) Squid
17 9 (0.100%) Postfix
17 9 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 473 (5.25%) Puppet
2 348 (3.86%) Ansible
3 338 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (1.57%) Nagios
5 107 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 57 (0.63%) Terraform
7 54 (0.60%) Salt
8 32 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 31 (0.34%) Kibana
10 30 (0.33%) logstash
11 19 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 18 (0.20%) CFEngine
12 18 (0.20%) Grafana
13 17 (0.19%) SCCM
14 14 (0.16%) cPanel
15 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
15 11 (0.12%) Graphite
16 10 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
17 9 (0.100%) Pingdom
17 9 (0.100%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 888 (9.86%) Zend
2 434 (4.82%) Oracle
3 401 (4.45%) Microsoft
4 362 (4.02%) Google
5 175 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 168 (1.87%) Adobe
7 137 (1.52%) VMware
8 117 (1.30%) IBM
9 115 (1.28%) Twitter
10 77 (0.86%) Facebook
11 69 (0.77%) hybris
12 65 (0.72%) Demandware
13 62 (0.69%) ATG
14 57 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
15 51 (0.57%) Apple
16 50 (0.56%) Atlassian
17 48 (0.53%) Cisco
18 46 (0.51%) New Relic
19 36 (0.40%) SAP
20 35 (0.39%) HP
West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension. child care vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago