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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 4
Rank 857 813 862
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +49
Permanent jobs citing PHP4 48 60 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 32
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,125 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +22.64%

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
57812 56370 62964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.67% 52.94% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48461 48701 55193
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,628 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

PHP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP4
Top 27 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 23 September 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
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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 -27 47 £28,500 -12.30% 3
East Midlands -20 14 £28,500 -5.00%
Northamptonshire - 13 £28,500 -
Northampton - 13 £28,500 -
West Midlands -6 11 £27,500 -26.66%
Warwickshire - 11 £27,500 -
Leamington Spa - 11 £27,500 -
South East -10 10 £32,500 -
South West -29 6 £32,500 -
Manchester -4 5 £32,500 -27.77%
North West -15 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Berkshire - 4 £38,750 -
Devon - 4 - -
Exeter - 4 - -
Chichester - 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Dorset - 2 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £34,250 -
Marlow +7 1 £32,500 +10.63%
London +2 1 - - 1
Nottingham -18 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire -18 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Ascot - 1 £40,000 -

PHP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 91 (90.10%) PHP5
3 82 (81.19%) JavaScript
4 81 (80.20%) HTML
4 81 (80.20%) CSS
5 79 (78.22%) MySQL
6 66 (65.35%) jQuery
7 57 (56.44%) OO
8 54 (53.47%) Linux
8 54 (53.47%) MVC
9 48 (47.52%) Apache
10 47 (46.53%) OO PHP
11 42 (41.58%) UNIX
12 23 (22.77%) HTML5
12 23 (22.77%) SOAP
12 23 (22.77%) OOP
13 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (19.80%) XHTML
15 18 (17.82%) Zend
15 18 (17.82%) CSS3
16 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
17 16 (15.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (15.84%) SQL
18 15 (14.85%) Web Services
18 15 (14.85%) CakePHP
19 14 (13.86%) Subversion
19 14 (13.86%) LAMP
19 14 (13.86%) XML
19 14 (13.86%) RESTful
20 13 (12.87%) Scrum

PHP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (47.52%) Apache
2 13 (12.87%) WordPress
3 11 (10.89%) Drupal
4 9 (8.91%) CMS
5 6 (5.94%) Joomla!
6 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
7 3 (2.97%) concrete5
8 1 (0.99%) Mambo
8 1 (0.99%) Moodle
8 1 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Magento
2 5 (4.95%) Sage 200
2 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.95%) CloudFront
2 5 (4.95%) Route 53
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) LDAP
1 5 (4.95%) POP3
1 5 (4.95%) SMTP
1 5 (4.95%) DHCP
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.95%) DNS
1 5 (4.95%) SSL
1 5 (4.95%) IMAP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (78.22%) MySQL
2 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.86%) Subversion
3 5 (4.95%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.97%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
1 12 (11.88%) Retail
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
3 4 (3.96%) Advertising
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (89.11%) Developer
2 71 (70.30%) PHP Developer
3 33 (32.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 14 (13.86%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.91%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) UI Programmer
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (80.20%) HTML
1 81 (80.20%) CSS
2 66 (65.35%) jQuery
3 23 (22.77%) SOAP
3 23 (22.77%) HTML5
4 20 (19.80%) XHTML
5 18 (17.82%) CSS3
6 16 (15.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (14.85%) CakePHP
7 15 (14.85%) Web Services
8 14 (13.86%) XML
8 14 (13.86%) LAMP
8 14 (13.86%) RESTful
9 13 (12.87%) Ajax
10 11 (10.89%) REST
11 9 (8.91%) LESS
12 8 (7.92%) JSON
13 6 (5.94%) Symfony
14 5 (4.95%) Zend Framework
14 5 (4.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Open Source
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) Xbox
3 3 (2.97%) iDTV
4 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) New Media
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (53.47%) Linux
2 42 (41.58%) UNIX
3 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) OO
2 54 (53.47%) MVC
3 47 (46.53%) OO PHP
4 23 (22.77%) OOP
5 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.87%) Scrum
7 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.89%) Web Development
8 8 (7.92%) B2B
8 8 (7.92%) Project Management
9 7 (6.93%) Web Design
10 6 (5.94%) ERP
10 6 (5.94%) TDD
10 6 (5.94%) Migration
11 5 (4.95%) Stress Testing
11 5 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.95%) Analytics
11 5 (4.95%) Content Management
11 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 91 (90.10%) PHP5
3 82 (81.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.84%) SQL
5 7 (6.93%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) ActionScript
7 5 (4.95%) Perl
7 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.98%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (1.98%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) RHCE
2 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Nagios
1 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Zend
2 11 (10.89%) Sage
3 9 (8.91%) Twitter
4 5 (4.95%) VMware
4 5 (4.95%) Google
4 5 (4.95%) JBoss
4 5 (4.95%) NetApp
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) Remedy
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
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