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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK
Rank 44 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4591 5232 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.43% 5.06% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 9.81% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4072 4724 4917
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 £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 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
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 £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +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 27 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 27 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 +7 4338 £40,000 - 831
London -11 1367 £50,000 - 247
South East -2 783 £40,000 +6.66% 135
North West +6 547 £36,000 +2.85% 119
Yorkshire +4 431 £36,250 -3.33% 103
Manchester +11 410 £37,500 +7.14% 74
South West +3 362 £35,000 - 61
West Midlands +20 339 £32,500 - 45
East of England +36 262 £35,500 -11.25% 57
West Yorkshire -3 229 £35,000 -12.50% 61
East Midlands +5 196 £32,500 +6.55% 40
Hampshire -20 169 £35,000 - 31
Leeds -16 153 £37,500 -6.25% 45
City of London -7 150 £50,000 - 58
Oxfordshire +37 147 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Berkshire +44 132 £42,000 -6.66% 20
Scotland +28 123 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Birmingham +20 119 £34,000 +4.56% 11
North Yorkshire +10 93 £37,500 -16.66% 14
Bristol -12 90 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Hertfordshire +57 87 £40,000 -11.11% 11
South Yorkshire +9 85 £31,250 -10.71% 17
Surrey -41 80 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Cambridgeshire +18 79 £35,000 -11.39% 22
Nottinghamshire +6 79 £37,500 +25.00% 15
Oxford +33 74 £40,000 -27.27% 9
East Sussex -8 74 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Sussex +37 70 £38,492 +9.97% 7
Nottingham +3 69 £37,500 +23.96% 13
Leicestershire +8 64 £30,000 -7.69% 7

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 5589 (62.24%) JavaScript
2 5212 (58.04%) HTML
3 4880 (54.34%) CSS
4 4174 (46.48%) MySQL
5 2665 (29.68%) jQuery
6 2659 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
7 2636 (29.35%) Web Development
8 2474 (27.55%) Linux
9 2102 (23.41%) Git (software)
10 2005 (22.33%) Java
11 1953 (21.75%) HTML5
12 1943 (21.64%) MVC
13 1827 (20.35%) OO
14 1635 (18.21%) SQL
15 1596 (17.77%) LAMP
16 1527 (17.00%) AngularJS
17 1394 (15.52%) Python
18 1378 (15.35%) Symfony
19 1326 (14.77%) OOP
20 1272 (14.16%) Laravel
21 1220 (13.59%) E-Commerce
22 1217 (13.55%) Degree
23 1162 (12.94%) CSS3
24 1041 (11.59%) Apache
25 1034 (11.51%) Front End Development
26 1016 (11.31%) .NET
27 973 (10.84%) Software Engineering
28 951 (10.59%) WordPress
29 922 (10.27%) Zend
30 911 (10.14%) 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 1041 (11.59%) Apache
2 951 (10.59%) WordPress
3 690 (7.68%) CMS
4 644 (7.17%) Drupal
5 295 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
6 277 (3.08%) nginx
7 155 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 127 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 123 (1.37%) JBoss
10 113 (1.26%) IIS
11 105 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 88 (0.98%) Confluence
13 87 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 82 (0.91%) Joomla!
15 77 (0.86%) SharePoint
16 60 (0.67%) Apache Spark
17 54 (0.60%) ColdFusion
18 51 (0.57%) WebLogic
19 42 (0.47%) Moodle
20 29 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 290 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 170 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 89 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 85 (0.95%) MS Office
5 57 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.21%) SPSS
7 15 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.16%) InDesign
9 13 (0.14%) InVision
10 10 (0.11%) GIMP
11 7 (0.078%) HipChat
12 6 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (0.056%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.045%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.033%) MS Project
15 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 609 (6.78%) Magento
2 56 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 27 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.29%) Shopify
5 16 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.17%) osCommerce
7 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.16%) OpenCart
8 7 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.045%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.033%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.033%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.022%) CiviCRM
12 2 (0.022%) nopCommerce
12 2 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.022%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.011%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 796 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (4.29%) SaaS
3 307 (3.42%) GitHub
4 135 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 112 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 103 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 90 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 83 (0.92%) PaaS
9 77 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 69 (0.77%) IaaS
11 63 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 58 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 50 (0.56%) Office 365
14 43 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
15 36 (0.40%) Slack
16 34 (0.38%) Heroku
17 27 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 26 (0.29%) G Suite
19 23 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
20 21 (0.23%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 257 (2.86%) Internet
2 195 (2.17%) DNS
3 182 (2.03%) HTTP
4 155 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 125 (1.39%) Firewall
6 74 (0.82%) SSL
7 61 (0.68%) LDAP
8 49 (0.55%) DHCP
8 49 (0.55%) SMTP
9 48 (0.53%) SSH
10 47 (0.52%) Intranet
11 41 (0.46%) VPN
12 39 (0.43%) FTP
13 25 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 25 (0.28%) IMAP
14 24 (0.27%) POP3
15 23 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
15 23 (0.26%) Ethernet
15 23 (0.26%) VoIP
16 22 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4174 (46.48%) MySQL
2 647 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 448 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 435 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 432 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 419 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 234 (2.61%) Big Data
7 234 (2.61%) Redis
8 169 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 130 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 113 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 76 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
12 60 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 53 (0.59%) Blockchain
14 49 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 45 (0.50%) MS Access
17 44 (0.49%) Oracle Database
17 44 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2102 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 536 (5.97%) Subversion
3 520 (5.79%) Jenkins
4 369 (4.11%) JIRA
5 266 (2.96%) gulp
6 250 (2.78%) PHPUnit
7 243 (2.71%) Grunt
8 207 (2.31%) Selenium
9 175 (1.95%) Vagrant
10 125 (1.39%) webpack
11 113 (1.26%) Visual Studio
12 109 (1.21%) Maven
13 89 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 84 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 78 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 75 (0.84%) JUnit
17 73 (0.81%) Eclipse
17 73 (0.81%) Jasmine
18 59 (0.66%) Babel
18 59 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 763 (8.50%) Marketing
2 742 (8.26%) Finance
3 449 (5.00%) Retail
4 411 (4.58%) Advertising
5 278 (3.10%) Games
6 195 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 186 (2.07%) Publishing
8 169 (1.88%) Banking
9 117 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 89 (0.99%) Electronics
11 84 (0.94%) Legal
12 40 (0.45%) Back Office
12 40 (0.45%) Law
13 31 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.33%) Automotive
15 27 (0.30%) Front Office
15 27 (0.30%) Music Industry
16 23 (0.26%) German Language
17 21 (0.23%) Billing
18 18 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6653 (74.09%) Developer
2 3760 (41.87%) PHP Developer
3 1291 (14.38%) Web Developer
4 959 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 877 (9.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 716 (7.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 615 (6.85%) HTML Developer
8 614 (6.84%) PHP Web Developer
9 605 (6.74%) Senior PHP Developer
10 550 (6.12%) Software Developer
11 499 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
12 449 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 434 (4.83%) Junior
14 428 (4.77%) MySQL Developer
15 402 (4.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 379 (4.22%) Junior Developer
17 331 (3.69%) Software Engineer
18 329 (3.66%) Lead Developer
19 321 (3.57%) Java Developer
20 279 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5212 (58.04%) HTML
2 4880 (54.34%) CSS
3 2665 (29.68%) jQuery
4 1953 (21.75%) HTML5
5 1596 (17.77%) LAMP
6 1527 (17.00%) AngularJS
7 1378 (15.35%) Symfony
8 1272 (14.16%) Laravel
9 1162 (12.94%) CSS3
10 1016 (11.31%) .NET
11 877 (9.77%) Node.js
12 875 (9.74%) Web Services
13 846 (9.42%) XML
14 766 (8.53%) Ajax
15 720 (8.02%) Sass
16 606 (6.75%) React
17 528 (5.88%) JSON
18 515 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 512 (5.70%) REST
20 485 (5.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 838 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 666 (7.42%) User Experience
3 477 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 433 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 240 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 204 (2.27%) iPad
7 167 (1.86%) Social Media
8 153 (1.70%) Fintech
9 106 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 92 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 82 (0.91%) Data Structures
12 76 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 72 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 54 (0.60%) BBC
15 53 (0.59%) Data Centre
15 53 (0.59%) e-Learning
16 45 (0.50%) NHS
17 36 (0.40%) W3C
18 35 (0.39%) iPhone
19 34 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2474 (27.55%) Linux
2 537 (5.98%) Windows
3 432 (4.81%) Unix
4 390 (4.34%) Android
5 379 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 214 (2.38%) CentOS
7 190 (2.12%) Ubuntu
8 143 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (1.54%) Windows Server
10 85 (0.95%) Debian
11 50 (0.56%) Solaris
12 47 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 41 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
14 41 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 22 (0.24%) AIX
16 22 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.17%) Fedora
18 11 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2659 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2636 (29.35%) Web Development
3 1943 (21.64%) MVC
4 1827 (20.35%) OO
5 1326 (14.77%) OOP
6 1220 (13.59%) E-Commerce
7 1034 (11.51%) Front End Development
8 973 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 890 (9.91%) TDD
10 861 (9.59%) Open Source
11 855 (9.52%) Scrum
12 804 (8.95%) DevOps
13 723 (8.05%) OO PHP
14 561 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
15 517 (5.76%) Unit Testing
16 429 (4.78%) SDLC
17 410 (4.57%) Mentoring
18 401 (4.47%) BDD
19 331 (3.69%) Analytics
19 331 (3.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5589 (62.24%) JavaScript
2 2005 (22.33%) Java
3 1635 (18.21%) SQL
4 1394 (15.52%) Python
5 911 (10.14%) C#
6 683 (7.61%) Perl
7 678 (7.55%) Ruby
8 523 (5.82%) C++
9 401 (4.47%) Bash Shell
10 307 (3.42%) C
11 221 (2.46%) PHP 5
12 181 (2.02%) Go
13 156 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 144 (1.60%) Scala
15 143 (1.59%) Objective-C
16 125 (1.39%) PHP 7
17 109 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 102 (1.14%) ES6
19 90 (1.00%) VBA
20 88 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 1217 (13.55%) Degree
2 98 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 55 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 49 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
5 45 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (0.37%) CISSP
8 26 (0.29%) CREST Certified
9 23 (0.26%) CCNA
9 23 (0.26%) HND
10 22 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 22 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.23%) HNC
11 21 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.20%) OSCP
13 17 (0.19%) CCNP
13 17 (0.19%) PhD
14 16 (0.18%) CISA
14 16 (0.18%) ISEB
15 15 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (3.66%) QA
2 56 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 45 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.41%) 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 9 (0.10%) SDET
10 7 (0.078%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.045%) WCAG
12 3 (0.033%) DICOM
12 3 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.033%) GDPR
12 3 (0.033%) MiFID
13 2 (0.022%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.022%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.022%) MISRA
System Software
1 383 (4.27%) Docker
2 139 (1.55%) Varnish
3 130 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 48 (0.53%) Firmware
6 38 (0.42%) KVM
7 36 (0.40%) NFS
8 26 (0.29%) LXC
9 22 (0.24%) Xen
10 20 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
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 (0.14%) HDFS
15 13 (0.14%) Postfix
15 13 (0.14%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.11%) qmail
17 9 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 471 (5.24%) Puppet
2 361 (4.02%) Ansible
3 321 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 168 (1.87%) Nagios
5 92 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 58 (0.65%) Terraform
7 54 (0.60%) Salt
8 30 (0.33%) ZABBIX
9 25 (0.28%) Kibana
9 25 (0.28%) logstash
10 23 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
11 19 (0.21%) cPanel
12 18 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 18 (0.20%) SCCM
13 17 (0.19%) CFEngine
14 15 (0.17%) Graphite
15 14 (0.16%) OpenNMS
16 10 (0.11%) Cacti
17 9 (0.10%) Capistrano
17 9 (0.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 922 (10.27%) Zend
2 408 (4.54%) Oracle
3 373 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 353 (3.93%) Google
5 193 (2.15%) Red Hat
6 170 (1.89%) Adobe
7 166 (1.85%) VMware
8 114 (1.27%) Twitter
9 96 (1.07%) IBM
10 78 (0.87%) Facebook
11 56 (0.62%) hybris
12 54 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 51 (0.57%) Apple
14 48 (0.53%) ATG
15 47 (0.52%) Demandware
15 47 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
16 46 (0.51%) Cisco
17 40 (0.45%) New Relic
18 34 (0.38%) HP
18 34 (0.38%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 35% bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oscar
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Impressive benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Mobile5 Media Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Gym + Health Insurance + Fle
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago