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

PHP
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4642 5287 5672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.46% 5.30% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 10.14% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4098 4700 4932
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 £62,150 £62,500 £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 47768 52141 55579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.30% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40427 45144 47274
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 £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 May 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 May 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 -2 4404 £40,000 - 806
London -16 1362 £52,500 +5.00% 247
South East -6 760 £37,500 -3.84% 131
North West +11 563 £38,500 +10.00% 107
Yorkshire +11 469 £36,750 -2.00% 102
South West +2 405 £36,000 +2.85% 64
Manchester +6 374 £38,500 +10.00% 71
West Midlands +4 354 £30,000 - 57
East of England -2 267 £40,000 +2.56% 48
West Yorkshire +6 264 £35,000 -12.50% 62
Leeds -1 184 £35,000 -12.50% 45
Hampshire -14 178 £35,000 -1.40% 30
East Midlands +25 165 £31,375 -5.99% 42
City of London -13 162 £56,250 +7.14% 48
Oxfordshire +20 130 £38,000 -12.64% 23
Birmingham +13 125 £32,500 +7.43% 16
Bristol +12 116 £34,000 +4.61% 22
Surrey -14 112 £43,500 +16.00% 16
Scotland +18 109 £35,000 -10.25% 26
Gloucestershire +29 99 £41,500 +10.66% 7
Cambridgeshire -8 96 £45,000 +20.00% 19
East Sussex -4 92 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Berkshire -18 89 £40,000 -11.11% 21
North Yorkshire +24 83 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Oxford +22 79 £37,000 -38.33% 14
Brighton +2 79 £45,000 +12.50% 18
South Yorkshire -3 75 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Hertfordshire +25 72 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Cheshire +2 68 £36,500 -5.80% 12
Cambridge -10 67 £45,000 +12.50% 9

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5630 (62.84%) JavaScript
2 5087 (56.78%) HTML
3 4818 (53.78%) CSS
4 4148 (46.30%) MySQL
5 2625 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
6 2620 (29.24%) Web Development
7 2547 (28.43%) Linux
8 2515 (28.07%) jQuery
9 2080 (23.22%) Git (software)
10 1913 (21.35%) Java
11 1901 (21.22%) HTML5
12 1888 (21.07%) MVC
13 1696 (18.93%) SQL
14 1687 (18.83%) LAMP
15 1663 (18.56%) AngularJS
16 1648 (18.39%) OO
17 1419 (15.84%) Laravel
18 1392 (15.54%) Symfony
19 1388 (15.49%) Python
20 1272 (14.20%) E-Commerce
21 1180 (13.17%) Degree
22 1163 (12.98%) OOP
23 1129 (12.60%) CSS3
24 1072 (11.97%) Apache
25 1070 (11.94%) Front End Development
26 969 (10.82%) Software Engineering
27 965 (10.77%) Node.js
28 960 (10.72%) .NET
29 938 (10.47%) TDD
30 922 (10.29%) 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 1072 (11.97%) Apache
2 922 (10.29%) WordPress
3 742 (8.28%) CMS
4 708 (7.90%) Drupal
5 313 (3.49%) nginx
6 252 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
7 172 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 167 (1.86%) Apache Solr
9 132 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 124 (1.38%) SharePoint
11 114 (1.27%) JBoss
12 112 (1.25%) IIS
13 93 (1.04%) Joomla!
13 93 (1.04%) OpenStack
14 82 (0.92%) Confluence
15 81 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 62 (0.69%) Apache Spark
17 32 (0.36%) Moodle
18 27 (0.30%) MS Exchange
19 26 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 255 (2.85%) Photoshop
2 90 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 86 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 56 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.21%) InDesign
7 18 (0.20%) SPSS
8 16 (0.18%) FileZilla
8 16 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.11%) InVision
10 5 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.033%) GIMP
12 3 (0.033%) HipChat
12 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 645 (7.20%) Magento
2 67 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 56 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 55 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
5 28 (0.31%) Shopify
6 20 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.18%) OpenCart
8 14 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 12 (0.13%) Exstream
10 8 (0.089%) osCommerce
11 7 (0.078%) iTrent
11 7 (0.078%) ResourceLink
12 6 (0.067%) Oracle HRMS
12 6 (0.067%) Visualfiles
13 5 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.056%) nopCommerce
14 3 (0.033%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 3 (0.033%) SAP Business One
15 2 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 820 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 434 (4.84%) SaaS
3 320 (3.57%) GitHub
4 188 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 125 (1.40%) Google Analytics
6 109 (1.22%) PaaS
7 106 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 105 (1.17%) IaaS
9 92 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 86 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
11 70 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 68 (0.76%) Office 365
13 62 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 48 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (0.38%) Heroku
15 34 (0.38%) Slack
16 30 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 26 (0.29%) G Suite
18 25 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 267 (2.98%) Internet
2 186 (2.08%) HTTP
3 161 (1.80%) DNS
4 151 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 113 (1.26%) Firewall
6 77 (0.86%) FTP
7 64 (0.71%) SSH
8 59 (0.66%) Intranet
9 56 (0.63%) SSL
10 44 (0.49%) SMTP
11 39 (0.44%) LDAP
12 38 (0.42%) VPN
13 36 (0.40%) DHCP
14 25 (0.28%) Wireless
15 23 (0.26%) Broadband
16 22 (0.25%) MPLS
17 21 (0.23%) HTTPS
17 21 (0.23%) Network Security
17 21 (0.23%) WAN
18 20 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4148 (46.30%) MySQL
2 638 (7.12%) SQL Server
3 463 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 463 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 436 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
5 403 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 244 (2.72%) Redis
7 191 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 190 (2.12%) Big Data
9 130 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 113 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 86 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 69 (0.77%) MariaDB
13 67 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 62 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 47 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (0.48%) Blockchain
17 42 (0.47%) Oracle Database
18 41 (0.46%) MS Access
19 40 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2080 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 572 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 514 (5.74%) Subversion
4 346 (3.86%) JIRA
5 302 (3.37%) gulp
6 262 (2.92%) PHPUnit
7 237 (2.65%) Grunt
8 219 (2.44%) Selenium
9 167 (1.86%) Vagrant
10 143 (1.60%) webpack
11 111 (1.24%) Maven
12 110 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 89 (0.99%) Eclipse
14 85 (0.95%) Cucumber
15 84 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 70 (0.78%) JUnit
17 67 (0.75%) Mercurial
18 62 (0.69%) Bitbucket
18 62 (0.69%) GitLab
18 62 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 842 (9.40%) Marketing
2 724 (8.08%) Finance
3 420 (4.69%) Retail
4 399 (4.45%) Advertising
5 312 (3.48%) Games
6 236 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 159 (1.77%) Publishing
8 155 (1.73%) Electronics
8 155 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 142 (1.58%) Legal
10 140 (1.56%) Banking
11 51 (0.57%) Back Office
12 44 (0.49%) Automotive
13 38 (0.42%) Law
14 28 (0.31%) Billing
15 23 (0.26%) German Language
16 22 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.25%) Front Office
17 18 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 6744 (75.28%) Developer
2 3753 (41.89%) PHP Developer
3 1311 (14.63%) Web Developer
4 985 (10.99%) Senior Developer
5 891 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 744 (8.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 653 (7.29%) PHP Web Developer
8 609 (6.80%) Senior PHP Developer
9 607 (6.78%) HTML Developer
10 527 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 500 (5.58%) HTML CSS Developer
12 490 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 451 (5.03%) Junior
14 402 (4.49%) MySQL Developer
15 384 (4.29%) Junior Developer
16 376 (4.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 308 (3.44%) Software Engineer
18 302 (3.37%) Lead Developer
19 301 (3.36%) Java Developer
20 293 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5087 (56.78%) HTML
2 4818 (53.78%) CSS
3 2515 (28.07%) jQuery
4 1901 (21.22%) HTML5
5 1687 (18.83%) LAMP
6 1663 (18.56%) AngularJS
7 1419 (15.84%) Laravel
8 1392 (15.54%) Symfony
9 1129 (12.60%) CSS3
10 965 (10.77%) Node.js
11 960 (10.72%) .NET
12 861 (9.61%) Web Services
13 833 (9.30%) XML
14 761 (8.49%) Sass
15 748 (8.35%) Ajax
16 743 (8.29%) React
17 570 (6.36%) REST
18 566 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 562 (6.27%) JSON
20 545 (6.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 778 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 738 (8.24%) User Experience
3 510 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 449 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 265 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 215 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
7 170 (1.90%) iPad
8 165 (1.84%) Social Media
9 151 (1.69%) Fintech
10 116 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 107 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 94 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 81 (0.90%) Digital Media
14 70 (0.78%) e-Learning
15 63 (0.70%) Management Information System
16 59 (0.66%) Data Centre
17 51 (0.57%) BBC
18 45 (0.50%) NHS
19 41 (0.46%) W3C
20 40 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2547 (28.43%) Linux
2 551 (6.15%) Windows
3 438 (4.89%) Android
4 429 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 416 (4.64%) Unix
6 218 (2.43%) CentOS
7 187 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 162 (1.81%) Windows Server
9 131 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 88 (0.98%) Debian
11 64 (0.71%) Solaris
12 49 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
15 32 (0.36%) AIX
16 27 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 23 (0.26%) Windows 7
19 13 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
20 11 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2625 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2620 (29.24%) Web Development
3 1888 (21.07%) MVC
4 1648 (18.39%) OO
5 1272 (14.20%) E-Commerce
6 1163 (12.98%) OOP
7 1070 (11.94%) Front End Development
8 969 (10.82%) Software Engineering
9 938 (10.47%) TDD
10 873 (9.74%) Scrum
11 838 (9.35%) Open Source
12 826 (9.22%) DevOps
13 623 (6.95%) OO PHP
14 615 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
15 496 (5.54%) Test Automation
16 467 (5.21%) Mentoring
17 449 (5.01%) Unit Testing
18 448 (5.00%) BDD
19 391 (4.36%) SDLC
20 352 (3.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5630 (62.84%) JavaScript
2 1913 (21.35%) Java
3 1696 (18.93%) SQL
4 1388 (15.49%) Python
5 862 (9.62%) C#
6 696 (7.77%) Ruby
7 631 (7.04%) Perl
8 502 (5.60%) C++
9 395 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 285 (3.18%) C
11 196 (2.19%) Go
12 191 (2.13%) PHP 5
13 174 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 159 (1.77%) Scala
15 157 (1.75%) PHP 7
16 133 (1.48%) ES6
17 117 (1.31%) Objective-C
18 103 (1.15%) VB.NET
19 102 (1.14%) VBA
20 95 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 1180 (13.17%) Degree
2 439 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 44 (0.49%) MySQL Certification
5 43 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 41 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.37%) CISSP
9 30 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 30 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.29%) HND
11 25 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.27%) CCNA
13 21 (0.23%) HNC
14 18 (0.20%) CISA
14 18 (0.20%) CISM
14 18 (0.20%) ISEB
15 16 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
15 16 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (0.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (3.46%) QA
2 44 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (0.49%) SLA
3 43 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.19%) COBIT
5 10 (0.11%) PMO
6 9 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002
7 8 (0.089%) HL7
7 8 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.078%) GCP
9 6 (0.067%) WCAG
10 3 (0.033%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.033%) DICOM
10 3 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.022%) GDPR
11 2 (0.022%) MiFID
12 1 (0.011%) FATCA
12 1 (0.011%) Section 508
System Software
1 454 (5.07%) Docker
2 113 (1.26%) Varnish
3 94 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 52 (0.58%) Firmware
6 36 (0.40%) NFS
7 34 (0.38%) KVM
8 27 (0.30%) LXC
9 23 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 21 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (0.23%) Xen
11 20 (0.22%) vSphere
12 19 (0.21%) Samba
13 16 (0.18%) HDFS
14 14 (0.16%) vCloud
15 13 (0.15%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.11%) Squid
16 10 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 479 (5.35%) Puppet
2 354 (3.95%) Ansible
3 347 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (1.32%) Nagios
5 113 (1.26%) Kubernetes
6 59 (0.66%) Terraform
7 46 (0.51%) Salt
8 35 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 32 (0.36%) Kibana
10 31 (0.35%) logstash
11 20 (0.22%) Grafana
11 20 (0.22%) HAProxy
12 19 (0.21%) SCCM
13 16 (0.18%) cPanel
14 15 (0.17%) CFEngine
15 12 (0.13%) Capistrano
16 10 (0.11%) Graphite
16 10 (0.11%) Juju
16 10 (0.11%) Packer
17 9 (0.10%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 906 (10.11%) Zend
2 450 (5.02%) Oracle
3 423 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 363 (4.05%) Google
5 177 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 163 (1.82%) Adobe
7 128 (1.43%) VMware
8 124 (1.38%) IBM
9 99 (1.11%) Twitter
10 85 (0.95%) Demandware
11 84 (0.94%) hybris
12 78 (0.87%) ATG
13 74 (0.83%) SAP
14 73 (0.81%) Facebook
15 55 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
16 49 (0.55%) Apple
17 48 (0.54%) Atlassian
17 48 (0.54%) Cisco
18 45 (0.50%) New Relic
19 39 (0.44%) SaltStack
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
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Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Sunday Times top 100 to work for
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum **Amazing Opportunity - Apply now!**
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 30 days holiday, £1000 Training bu
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago