The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 421 311 319
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 621 914 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.88% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.65% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 590 837 854
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%

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
53291 55423 59871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.45% 53.32% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45774 46671 52659
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP5 within the UK.

PHP5 Salary Trend in the UK

PHP5
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP5 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

PHP5 Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP5
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP5 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
(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 -104 589 £35,000 - 95
London -98 181 £50,000 +17.64% 25
South East -31 160 £31,250 -10.71% 18
Hampshire -24 95 £30,000 -14.28% 11
South West -62 63 £32,500 -4.41% 12
North West -60 58 £30,000 -11.76% 12
West Midlands -39 46 £31,500 +12.50% 5
Southampton -11 32 £29,000 -10.76% 2
City of London -10 31 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Yorkshire -44 31 £32,500 +8.33% 9
East of England -3 25 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Oxfordshire 0 22 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +17 21 £31,250 +5.93% 9
Manchester -47 20 £27,500 -21.42% 6
East Sussex -1 19 £32,500 +8.33%
Lancashire +6 18 £30,000 - 3
Cheshire -17 18 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol -47 17 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Somerset +11 15 £32,500 +16.07% 4
Brighton +3 15 £37,500 +20.96%
Bournemouth -21 14 £32,500 -18.75%
Dorset -21 14 £32,500 +8.33%
Fareham +1 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Sheffield -10 13 £40,000 +66.66%
South Yorkshire -12 13 £40,000 +45.45%
Basingstoke -25 13 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Oxford -1 12 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -2 12 £32,500 +23.80% 1
West Yorkshire -34 12 £28,000 -20.00% 6
Bath +13 11 £32,500 +14.03% 4

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 1577 (100.00%) PHP
2 1286 (81.55%) MySQL
3 1234 (78.25%) HTML
4 1231 (78.06%) CSS
5 1129 (71.59%) JavaScript
6 841 (53.33%) jQuery
7 708 (44.90%) MVC
8 707 (44.83%) OO
9 625 (39.63%) HTML5
10 609 (38.62%) Git (software)
11 569 (36.08%) Zend
12 562 (35.64%) Linux
13 543 (34.43%) OOP
14 456 (28.92%) CSS3
15 428 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
16 421 (26.70%) LAMP
17 412 (26.13%) Symfony
18 376 (23.84%) OO PHP
19 355 (22.51%) Subversion
20 344 (21.81%) SQL
21 289 (18.33%) XML
22 272 (17.25%) E-Commerce
23 257 (16.30%) XHTML
24 244 (15.47%) Apache
25 231 (14.65%) Web Development
26 224 (14.20%) Ajax
27 215 (13.63%) CMS
28 213 (13.51%) Degree
29 189 (11.98%) Marketing
30 184 (11.67%) AngularJS

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 244 (15.47%) Apache
2 215 (13.63%) CMS
3 177 (11.22%) WordPress
4 171 (10.84%) Drupal
5 87 (5.52%) Node.js
6 56 (3.55%) Joomla!
7 49 (3.11%) IIS
8 32 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (1.46%) Apache Solr
10 22 (1.40%) concrete5
11 20 (1.27%) Confluence
11 20 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.08%) nginx
13 15 (0.95%) ExpressionEngine
14 13 (0.82%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.38%) JBoss
16 4 (0.25%) SAS
17 3 (0.19%) Facebook Platform
17 3 (0.19%) PrestaShop
18 2 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 83 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 43 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (1.59%) MS Excel
4 16 (1.01%) Fireworks
5 15 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 149 (9.45%) Magento
2 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.25%) Tridion
4 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.04%) SaaS
3 21 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 20 (1.27%) GitHub
5 15 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.063%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.73%) SSH
2 40 (2.54%) Internet
3 31 (1.97%) DNS
4 18 (1.14%) Firewall
4 18 (1.14%) VPN
5 17 (1.08%) HTTP
6 16 (1.01%) Intranet
7 15 (0.95%) Broadband
8 12 (0.76%) Extranet
9 5 (0.32%) SSL
10 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.063%) FTP
11 1 (0.063%) LAN
11 1 (0.063%) SMS
11 1 (0.063%) WAN
11 1 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.063%) Softphone
11 1 (0.063%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1286 (81.55%) MySQL
2 130 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 79 (5.01%) MongoDB
4 68 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 54 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (3.11%) Redis
8 30 (1.90%) Big Data
9 20 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 15 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.51%) SQLite
12 8 (0.51%) MS Access
13 5 (0.32%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.19%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.13%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.13%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 609 (38.62%) Git (software)
2 355 (22.51%) Subversion
3 72 (4.57%) PHPUnit
4 59 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 54 (3.42%) JIRA
6 25 (1.59%) Behat
7 23 (1.46%) Mercurial
8 22 (1.40%) Grunt
9 21 (1.33%) Bower
10 19 (1.20%) Trac
10 19 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
10 19 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.14%) Maven
12 16 (1.01%) JUnit
13 15 (0.95%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.95%) PEAR
14 14 (0.89%) Bugzilla
15 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.51%) Liquibase
General
1 189 (11.98%) Marketing
2 108 (6.85%) Finance
3 87 (5.52%) Retail
4 49 (3.11%) Advertising
5 25 (1.59%) Games
6 22 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.82%) Automotive
8 12 (0.76%) Banking
9 9 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.51%) Publishing
11 6 (0.38%) Electronics
11 6 (0.38%) Back Office
12 3 (0.19%) Legal
12 3 (0.19%) French Language
12 3 (0.19%) German Language
12 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.063%) Law
13 1 (0.063%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1473 (93.41%) Developer
2 1137 (72.10%) PHP Developer
3 414 (26.25%) Web Developer
4 268 (16.99%) Senior Developer
5 243 (15.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 242 (15.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 217 (13.76%) Senior PHP Developer
8 74 (4.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 69 (4.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 62 (3.93%) Lead Developer
11 61 (3.87%) Junior
12 59 (3.74%) Junior Developer
13 54 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
14 51 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
15 50 (3.17%) Junior PHP Developer
16 45 (2.85%) Software Developer
17 44 (2.79%) Development Manager
18 41 (2.60%) LAMP Developer
19 39 (2.47%) Drupal Developer
20 38 (2.41%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1234 (78.25%) HTML
2 1231 (78.06%) CSS
3 841 (53.33%) jQuery
4 625 (39.63%) HTML5
5 456 (28.92%) CSS3
6 421 (26.70%) LAMP
7 412 (26.13%) Symfony
8 289 (18.33%) XML
9 257 (16.30%) XHTML
10 224 (14.20%) Ajax
11 184 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 172 (10.91%) JSON
13 169 (10.72%) Zend Framework
14 159 (10.08%) Laravel
15 143 (9.07%) Web Services
16 140 (8.88%) CodeIgniter
17 129 (8.18%) REST
18 120 (7.61%) CakePHP
19 119 (7.55%) SOAP
20 101 (6.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.74%) Computer Science
2 108 (6.85%) Open Source
3 101 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 77 (4.88%) User Experience
5 53 (3.36%) W3C
6 52 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 25 (1.59%) Social Media
9 24 (1.52%) BBC
10 16 (1.01%) Graphic Design
11 15 (0.95%) Clustering
12 11 (0.70%) iPhone
13 8 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.44%) New Media
14 7 (0.44%) Kindle
14 7 (0.44%) Photography
14 7 (0.44%) Social Network
15 6 (0.38%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 562 (35.64%) Linux
2 111 (7.04%) UNIX
3 93 (5.90%) Apple iOS
4 75 (4.76%) Android
5 60 (3.80%) Windows
5 60 (3.80%) CentOS
6 30 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.59%) Fedora
8 22 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.63%) Debian
10 9 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) MVS
13 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (44.90%) MVC
2 707 (44.83%) OO
3 543 (34.43%) OOP
4 428 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
5 376 (23.84%) OO PHP
6 272 (17.25%) E-Commerce
7 231 (14.65%) Web Development
8 138 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 119 (7.55%) Scrum
10 114 (7.23%) TDD
11 95 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 75 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
14 71 (4.50%) Unit Testing
15 69 (4.38%) Mentoring
16 64 (4.06%) BDD
17 60 (3.80%) Time Management
18 50 (3.17%) iOS Development
19 46 (2.92%) Project Management
19 46 (2.92%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1577 (100.00%) PHP
2 1129 (71.59%) JavaScript
3 344 (21.81%) SQL
4 134 (8.50%) Java
5 95 (6.02%) Python
6 78 (4.95%) Perl
7 66 (4.19%) C#
8 57 (3.61%) Ruby
8 57 (3.61%) PHP4
9 48 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 47 (2.98%) C++
11 33 (2.09%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 17 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
14 13 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.76%) XPath
15 12 (0.76%) C
16 9 (0.57%) VB
17 5 (0.32%) Groovy
18 4 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 213 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.03%) QA
2 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.19%) Docker
2 3 (0.19%) LXC
3 2 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.01%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.76%) yum
3 9 (0.57%) Puppet
4 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.063%) Plesk
6 1 (0.063%) logstash
6 1 (0.063%) Salt
6 1 (0.063%) Graphite
6 1 (0.063%) cPanel
Vendors
1 569 (36.08%) Zend
2 79 (5.01%) Twitter
3 67 (4.25%) Facebook
3 67 (4.25%) Adobe
4 43 (2.73%) Red Hat
4 43 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 42 (2.66%) Atlassian
6 37 (2.35%) Google
7 21 (1.33%) IBM
8 18 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (0.82%) Oracle
10 10 (0.63%) Sage
11 8 (0.51%) VMware
12 7 (0.44%) SAP
12 7 (0.44%) Appcelerator
13 6 (0.38%) Tableau
14 5 (0.32%) Apple
15 3 (0.19%) Intel
15 3 (0.19%) Cisco
16 2 (0.13%) Rackspace
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EvaluAgent
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago