The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 4
Rank 894 866 839
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Permanent jobs citing PHP4 6 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.038% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.075% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 6 40 46
Average salary £38,750 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.96% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+32.45% -12.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

PHP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP4
Top 10 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 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -23 5 £37,500 +31.57%
North West +5 2 £30,500 -6.15%
London +4 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Manchester 0 2 £30,500 -6.15%
Stockport - 2 £30,500 -
South East +7 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

PHP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
3 15 (88.24%) CSS
4 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) MVC
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) Web Development
7 8 (47.06%) LAMP
8 7 (41.18%) PHP5
8 7 (41.18%) Apache
9 6 (35.29%) OOP
10 5 (29.41%) OO
10 5 (29.41%) XHTML
10 5 (29.41%) HTML5
10 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
11 4 (23.53%) CSS3
11 4 (23.53%) Ajax
11 4 (23.53%) XML
12 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
12 3 (17.65%) Adobe
12 3 (17.65%) Ruby
12 3 (17.65%) Zend
12 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (17.65%) Laravel
12 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
13 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
13 2 (11.76%) API Integration

PHP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) PHP Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
4 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) LAMP
5 5 (29.41%) XHTML
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (17.65%) Laravel
8 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.76%) Symfony
8 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (11.76%) Kohana
8 2 (11.76%) XSL
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 1 (5.88%) WML
9 1 (5.88%) DHTML
9 1 (5.88%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.76%) API Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
6 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) PHP5
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
1 3 (17.65%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft