The first table below looks at the demand for PHP4 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP4 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 4
Rank 851 837 852
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP4 50 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.046% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.087% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 48
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +63.63%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP4
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP4 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP4 within the UK.

PHP4 Salary Trend in the UK

PHP4
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP4 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

PHP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP4
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP4 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 46 £32,500 -23.52% 2
East Midlands -4 11 £28,500 +3.63%
Northamptonshire - 11 £28,500 -
Northampton - 10 £28,500 -
North West +12 8 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Manchester +8 8 £32,500 -27.77%
South West -10 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London -47 8 £42,500 +11.84%
West Midlands +2 5 £27,500 -26.66%
South East -19 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Warwickshire - 4 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £27,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 £32,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire -9 3 £42,500 +54.54%
Devon - 3 - -
Exeter - 3 - -
Petersfield - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £29,000 -
Birmingham -2 1 £35,000 -9.67%
East of England -23 1 £32,500 -27.77%
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £35,000 -
Chichester - 1 £25,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -

PHP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP4 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP4.

1 97 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (90.72%) PHP5
3 77 (79.38%) MySQL
4 72 (74.23%) CSS
4 72 (74.23%) HTML
5 70 (72.16%) JavaScript
6 51 (52.58%) jQuery
7 49 (50.52%) Linux
7 49 (50.52%) OO
8 41 (42.27%) MVC
9 39 (40.21%) OO PHP
10 38 (39.18%) Apache
11 34 (35.05%) OOP
12 27 (27.84%) UNIX
12 27 (27.84%) Zend
13 26 (26.80%) LAMP
14 25 (25.77%) SOAP
15 23 (23.71%) CSS3
15 23 (23.71%) SQL
16 22 (22.68%) XHTML
16 22 (22.68%) HTML5
17 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
18 19 (19.59%) CakePHP
19 18 (18.56%) Ajax
19 18 (18.56%) Web Development
19 18 (18.56%) Web Services
19 18 (18.56%) RESTful
20 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
21 16 (16.49%) CMS
22 15 (15.46%) Scrum

PHP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP4 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (39.18%) Apache
2 16 (16.49%) CMS
3 15 (15.46%) WordPress
4 12 (12.37%) Drupal
5 5 (5.15%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) Node.js
7 1 (1.03%) Mambo
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Magento
2 5 (5.15%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.15%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.15%) Route 53
2 5 (5.15%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) IMAP
1 5 (5.15%) DNS
1 5 (5.15%) SSL
1 5 (5.15%) LDAP
1 5 (5.15%) POP3
1 5 (5.15%) SMTP
1 5 (5.15%) DHCP
1 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (79.38%) MySQL
2 10 (10.31%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) Subversion
3 5 (5.15%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.09%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.03%) Behat
General
1 14 (14.43%) Retail
2 12 (12.37%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (87.63%) Developer
2 69 (71.13%) PHP Developer
3 24 (24.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Web Developer
5 12 (12.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 12 (12.37%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.12%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (74.23%) CSS
1 72 (74.23%) HTML
2 51 (52.58%) jQuery
3 26 (26.80%) LAMP
4 25 (25.77%) SOAP
5 23 (23.71%) CSS3
6 22 (22.68%) XHTML
6 22 (22.68%) HTML5
7 19 (19.59%) CakePHP
8 18 (18.56%) Ajax
8 18 (18.56%) Web Services
8 18 (18.56%) RESTful
9 15 (15.46%) XML
10 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (13.40%) REST
12 11 (11.34%) JSON
13 10 (10.31%) Symfony
14 8 (8.25%) LESS
15 7 (7.22%) Smarty
16 3 (3.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Open Source
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.06%) iPad
3 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.06%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.03%) New Media
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Linux
2 27 (27.84%) UNIX
3 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) OO
2 41 (42.27%) MVC
3 39 (40.21%) OO PHP
4 34 (35.05%) OOP
5 18 (18.56%) Web Development
6 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.46%) Scrum
8 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.31%) B2B
10 8 (8.25%) ERP
10 8 (8.25%) TDD
10 8 (8.25%) Content Management
11 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Project Management
12 6 (6.19%) Migration
13 5 (5.15%) SEO
13 5 (5.15%) Web Design
13 5 (5.15%) Stress Testing
13 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
13 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (90.72%) PHP5
3 70 (72.16%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.71%) SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Java
6 6 (6.19%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.12%) Python
9 3 (3.09%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) RHCE
2 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Nagios
1 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Zend
2 13 (13.40%) Sage
3 8 (8.25%) Twitter
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) Google
4 5 (5.15%) NetApp
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.15%) JBoss
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Remedy
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