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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK
Rank 43 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4546 5230 5635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 5.06% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 9.81% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4026 4725 4832
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
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 £35,556 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +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 45722 53291 53832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38857 45927 45773
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
England +6 4293 £40,000 - 852
London -9 1361 £50,000 - 254
South East -2 779 £40,000 +6.66% 134
North West +5 537 £36,000 +2.85% 120
Yorkshire +2 419 £36,000 -4.00% 111
Manchester +10 407 £37,125 +6.07% 77
South West +1 360 £35,000 - 59
West Midlands +22 336 £32,500 - 51
East of England +31 256 £35,000 -12.50% 57
West Yorkshire -5 219 £35,000 -12.50% 65
East Midlands +4 195 £32,500 +6.55% 39
Hampshire -20 168 £35,000 - 30
City of London -8 149 £50,000 - 59
Oxfordshire +38 147 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Leeds -19 147 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Berkshire +42 135 £42,000 -6.66% 18
Scotland +32 125 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Birmingham +22 120 £34,000 +4.56% 14
Bristol -9 92 £35,000 +7.69% 22
North Yorkshire +11 91 £37,500 -16.66% 14
Hertfordshire +53 85 £40,000 -11.11% 12
South Yorkshire +12 85 £31,250 -10.71% 20
Cambridgeshire +22 81 £35,000 -11.39% 21
Nottinghamshire +8 78 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Surrey -45 76 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Oxford +33 75 £40,500 -26.36% 7
East Sussex -10 73 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Sussex +42 68 £37,996 +8.56% 9
Nottingham +3 68 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Leicestershire +7 65 £30,000 -6.25% 6

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 5576 (62.35%) JavaScript
2 5199 (58.13%) HTML
3 4865 (54.40%) CSS
4 4158 (46.49%) MySQL
5 2660 (29.74%) jQuery
6 2657 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2624 (29.34%) Web Development
8 2459 (27.50%) Linux
9 2103 (23.52%) Git (software)
10 1998 (22.34%) Java
11 1941 (21.70%) HTML5
12 1927 (21.55%) MVC
13 1820 (20.35%) OO
14 1630 (18.23%) SQL
15 1583 (17.70%) LAMP
16 1528 (17.09%) AngularJS
17 1386 (15.50%) Python
18 1374 (15.36%) Symfony
19 1317 (14.73%) OOP
20 1262 (14.11%) Laravel
21 1216 (13.60%) Degree
22 1215 (13.59%) E-Commerce
23 1149 (12.85%) CSS3
24 1038 (11.61%) Apache
25 1028 (11.50%) Front End Development
26 1017 (11.37%) .NET
27 964 (10.78%) Software Engineering
28 949 (10.61%) WordPress
29 918 (10.27%) Zend
30 911 (10.19%) C#

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 1038 (11.61%) Apache
2 949 (10.61%) WordPress
3 684 (7.65%) CMS
4 646 (7.22%) Drupal
5 295 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
6 275 (3.08%) nginx
7 155 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 125 (1.40%) Apache Solr
9 123 (1.38%) JBoss
10 115 (1.29%) IIS
11 106 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 91 (1.02%) Confluence
13 87 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 83 (0.93%) Joomla!
15 77 (0.86%) SharePoint
16 59 (0.66%) Apache Spark
17 54 (0.60%) ColdFusion
18 52 (0.58%) WebLogic
19 42 (0.47%) Moodle
20 30 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 291 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 172 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 89 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 85 (0.95%) MS Office
5 55 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.21%) SPSS
7 14 (0.16%) InDesign
7 14 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.13%) InVision
9 10 (0.11%) GIMP
10 7 (0.078%) HipChat
11 6 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (0.056%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.045%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.034%) MS Project
14 3 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.034%) SPSS Modeler
15 2 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 604 (6.75%) Magento
2 55 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 28 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.29%) Shopify
5 16 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.18%) osCommerce
6 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.15%) OpenCart
7 7 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.045%) Oracle HRMS
10 3 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.034%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.022%) CiviCRM
11 2 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.022%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.011%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.011%) Kissmetrics
12 1 (0.011%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 797 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (4.31%) SaaS
3 308 (3.44%) GitHub
4 138 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 112 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 103 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 90 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 82 (0.92%) PaaS
9 77 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 69 (0.77%) IaaS
11 63 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 59 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 50 (0.56%) Office 365
14 41 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 36 (0.40%) Slack
16 33 (0.37%) Heroku
17 26 (0.29%) G Suite
17 26 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 23 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
19 20 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 257 (2.87%) Internet
2 194 (2.17%) DNS
3 180 (2.01%) HTTP
4 151 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 124 (1.39%) Firewall
6 73 (0.82%) SSL
7 61 (0.68%) LDAP
8 49 (0.55%) DHCP
8 49 (0.55%) SMTP
9 48 (0.54%) SSH
10 47 (0.53%) Intranet
11 41 (0.46%) VPN
12 39 (0.44%) FTP
13 25 (0.28%) IMAP
14 24 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
14 24 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 24 (0.27%) POP3
15 23 (0.26%) Ethernet
15 23 (0.26%) VoIP
16 22 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4158 (46.49%) MySQL
2 649 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 444 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 436 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 432 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 419 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 235 (2.63%) Big Data
8 234 (2.62%) Redis
9 170 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 127 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 114 (1.27%) Hadoop
12 76 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
13 59 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 53 (0.59%) Blockchain
15 49 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 49 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (0.51%) MS Access
17 45 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 44 (0.49%) Oracle Database
19 43 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2103 (23.52%) Git (software)
2 538 (6.02%) Subversion
3 522 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 372 (4.16%) JIRA
5 267 (2.99%) gulp
6 250 (2.80%) PHPUnit
7 246 (2.75%) Grunt
8 204 (2.28%) Selenium
9 179 (2.00%) Vagrant
10 125 (1.40%) webpack
11 113 (1.26%) Visual Studio
12 112 (1.25%) Maven
13 90 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 82 (0.92%) Cucumber
15 78 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 76 (0.85%) Eclipse
17 75 (0.84%) Jasmine
17 75 (0.84%) JUnit
18 59 (0.66%) Babel
18 59 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 762 (8.52%) Marketing
2 741 (8.29%) Finance
3 450 (5.03%) Retail
4 405 (4.53%) Advertising
5 280 (3.13%) Games
6 202 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 186 (2.08%) Publishing
8 170 (1.90%) Banking
9 118 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 88 (0.98%) Electronics
11 84 (0.94%) Legal
12 42 (0.47%) Back Office
13 40 (0.45%) Law
14 31 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.32%) Automotive
15 29 (0.32%) Music Industry
16 27 (0.30%) Front Office
17 23 (0.26%) German Language
18 21 (0.23%) Billing
18 21 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6632 (74.16%) Developer
2 3744 (41.87%) PHP Developer
3 1288 (14.40%) Web Developer
4 970 (10.85%) Senior Developer
5 876 (9.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 716 (8.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 619 (6.92%) HTML Developer
8 610 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 610 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 541 (6.05%) Software Developer
10 505 (5.65%) HTML CSS Developer
11 449 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 433 (4.84%) Junior
13 429 (4.80%) MySQL Developer
14 403 (4.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 379 (4.24%) Junior Developer
16 333 (3.72%) Lead Developer
17 331 (3.70%) Software Engineer
18 319 (3.57%) Java Developer
19 276 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5199 (58.13%) HTML
2 4865 (54.40%) CSS
3 2660 (29.74%) jQuery
4 1941 (21.70%) HTML5
5 1583 (17.70%) LAMP
6 1528 (17.09%) AngularJS
7 1374 (15.36%) Symfony
8 1262 (14.11%) Laravel
9 1149 (12.85%) CSS3
10 1017 (11.37%) .NET
11 875 (9.78%) Web Services
12 873 (9.76%) Node.js
13 839 (9.38%) XML
14 767 (8.58%) Ajax
15 723 (8.08%) Sass
16 607 (6.79%) React
17 525 (5.87%) JSON
18 514 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 510 (5.70%) REST
20 483 (5.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 837 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 665 (7.44%) User Experience
3 476 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 432 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
6 206 (2.30%) iPad
7 168 (1.88%) Social Media
8 151 (1.69%) Fintech
9 106 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 94 (1.05%) Digital Media
11 81 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 74 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 72 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 55 (0.62%) Data Centre
15 54 (0.60%) BBC
16 53 (0.59%) e-Learning
17 46 (0.51%) NHS
18 36 (0.40%) W3C
19 35 (0.39%) iPhone
20 34 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2459 (27.50%) Linux
2 538 (6.02%) Windows
3 426 (4.76%) Unix
4 392 (4.38%) Android
5 383 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 212 (2.37%) CentOS
7 184 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 141 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 136 (1.52%) Windows Server
10 82 (0.92%) Debian
11 49 (0.55%) Solaris
12 46 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 40 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
14 40 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 40 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 21 (0.23%) AIX
17 15 (0.17%) Fedora
18 11 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2657 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2624 (29.34%) Web Development
3 1927 (21.55%) MVC
4 1820 (20.35%) OO
5 1317 (14.73%) OOP
6 1215 (13.59%) E-Commerce
7 1028 (11.50%) Front End Development
8 964 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 890 (9.95%) TDD
10 863 (9.65%) Open Source
11 849 (9.49%) Scrum
12 798 (8.92%) DevOps
13 719 (8.04%) OO PHP
14 564 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
15 513 (5.74%) Unit Testing
16 427 (4.77%) SDLC
17 412 (4.61%) Mentoring
18 400 (4.47%) BDD
19 332 (3.71%) Analytics
20 328 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5576 (62.35%) JavaScript
2 1998 (22.34%) Java
3 1630 (18.23%) SQL
4 1386 (15.50%) Python
5 911 (10.19%) C#
6 684 (7.65%) Perl
7 674 (7.54%) Ruby
8 520 (5.81%) C++
9 395 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 303 (3.39%) C
11 218 (2.44%) PHP 5
12 178 (1.99%) Go
13 156 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 145 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 144 (1.61%) Scala
16 123 (1.38%) PHP 7
17 109 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 101 (1.13%) ES6
19 91 (1.02%) VBA
20 87 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 1216 (13.60%) Degree
2 100 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 56 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 49 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
5 44 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.35%) CISSP
7 27 (0.30%) CREST Certified
8 23 (0.26%) CCNA
8 23 (0.26%) HND
9 22 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 22 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 21 (0.23%) HNC
11 19 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.20%) OSCP
13 17 (0.19%) CCNP
13 17 (0.19%) PhD
14 16 (0.18%) CISA
15 15 (0.17%) ISEB
15 15 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (3.68%) QA
2 56 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 45 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.40%) SLA
5 31 (0.35%) COBIT
6 17 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.19%) PMO
7 15 (0.17%) GCP
8 12 (0.13%) HL7
9 8 (0.089%) SDET
10 7 (0.078%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.045%) WCAG
12 3 (0.034%) DICOM
12 3 (0.034%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.034%) GDPR
12 3 (0.034%) MiFID
13 2 (0.022%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.022%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.022%) MISRA
System Software
1 381 (4.26%) Docker
2 139 (1.55%) Varnish
3 127 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 48 (0.54%) Firmware
6 38 (0.42%) KVM
7 36 (0.40%) NFS
8 26 (0.29%) LXC
9 21 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (0.23%) Xen
10 20 (0.22%) vSphere
11 18 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.18%) Samba
13 15 (0.17%) Hyper-V
14 14 (0.16%) vCloud
15 13 (0.15%) HDFS
15 13 (0.15%) Postfix
15 13 (0.15%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.11%) qmail
17 9 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 468 (5.23%) Puppet
2 362 (4.05%) Ansible
3 321 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 166 (1.86%) Nagios
5 92 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 58 (0.65%) Terraform
7 54 (0.60%) Salt
8 29 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 24 (0.27%) Kibana
9 24 (0.27%) logstash
10 23 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
11 19 (0.21%) cPanel
12 18 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 17 (0.19%) SCCM
14 16 (0.18%) CFEngine
15 15 (0.17%) Graphite
16 14 (0.16%) OpenNMS
17 9 (0.10%) Cacti
17 9 (0.10%) Capistrano
17 9 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 918 (10.27%) Zend
2 406 (4.54%) Oracle
3 374 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 355 (3.97%) Google
5 192 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 168 (1.88%) Adobe
7 163 (1.82%) VMware
8 117 (1.31%) Twitter
9 97 (1.08%) IBM
10 80 (0.89%) Facebook
11 57 (0.64%) hybris
12 54 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 50 (0.56%) Apple
14 48 (0.54%) ATG
15 47 (0.53%) Demandware
15 47 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
16 46 (0.51%) Cisco
17 39 (0.44%) New Relic
18 35 (0.39%) SAP
19 34 (0.38%) HP
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus and Overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Gym + Health Insurance + Fle
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Braintree, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oliver Marks Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible salary DOE with additional
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
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
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday