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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 517 347 345
Rank change year-on-year
-170 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 442 919 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.44% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 423 800 746
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%

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
56471 63654 59392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.86% 52.68% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48022 53665 50915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -158 422 £40,000 +6.66% 111
London -105 164 £50,000 +17.64% 44
South East -104 80 £37,500 +7.14% 14
South West -44 57 £35,000 +6.87% 8
Hampshire -56 41 £42,500 +30.76% 5
West Midlands -3 35 £32,000 +18.51% 10
City of London -28 31 £52,500 +16.66% 13
East Midlands +1 27 £27,500 -11.29% 8
Basingstoke +7 24 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -50 24 £30,000 -13.04% 21
Surrey +17 21 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Somerset +11 20 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Bath +11 17 £33,500 +11.66% 2
East of England +12 16 £26,500 -35.75% 2
Yorkshire -40 16 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Bristol -26 14 £38,000 +15.15%
Nottinghamshire -1 13 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Nottingham -4 13 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Manchester -22 13 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Bournemouth -11 11 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Dorset -16 11 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Solihull - 10 £28,500 - 1
West Sussex +18 9 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Cardiff +8 9 £32,500 +18.18%
South Wales +6 9 £32,500 - 1
Wales -2 9 £32,500 +14.03% 1
Fareham -10 9 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Cheshire -17 8 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Leicestershire +18 7 £33,000 +5.60% 2
Norfolk +11 7 £24,000 -12.72%

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1095 (100.00%) PHP
2 902 (82.37%) MySQL
3 875 (79.91%) CSS
4 870 (79.45%) HTML
5 819 (74.79%) JavaScript
6 573 (52.33%) jQuery
7 504 (46.03%) MVC
8 471 (43.01%) Git (software)
9 453 (41.37%) OO
10 435 (39.73%) HTML5
11 421 (38.45%) OOP
12 393 (35.89%) Linux
13 364 (33.24%) Zend
14 314 (28.68%) LAMP
15 307 (28.04%) Symfony
16 298 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
17 292 (26.67%) CSS3
18 236 (21.55%) SQL
19 228 (20.82%) OO PHP
20 227 (20.73%) XML
21 217 (19.82%) Subversion
22 198 (18.08%) E-Commerce
23 188 (17.17%) Apache
23 188 (17.17%) Web Development
24 186 (16.99%) Laravel
25 180 (16.44%) XHTML
26 173 (15.80%) Degree
27 163 (14.89%) CMS
28 161 (14.70%) Ajax
29 146 (13.33%) WordPress

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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
1 188 (17.17%) Apache
2 163 (14.89%) CMS
3 146 (13.33%) WordPress
4 103 (9.41%) Drupal
5 62 (5.66%) Joomla!
6 51 (4.66%) Node.js
7 29 (2.65%) nginx
7 29 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (2.47%) IIS
9 23 (2.10%) Confluence
10 12 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.10%) concrete5
11 11 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
13 5 (0.46%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.37%) lighttpd
15 3 (0.27%) JBoss
16 1 (0.091%) SilverStripe
16 1 (0.091%) MODX
16 1 (0.091%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 71 (6.48%) Photoshop
2 45 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (1.55%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.37%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 108 (9.86%) Magento
2 10 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.091%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.83%) SaaS
3 24 (2.19%) GitHub
4 16 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.46%) Sage Pay
7 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.18%) Trello
8 2 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.091%) Route 53
9 1 (0.091%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.29%) Internet
2 30 (2.74%) SSH
3 19 (1.74%) DNS
4 16 (1.46%) HTTP
5 9 (0.82%) VPN
5 9 (0.82%) Firewall
6 6 (0.55%) Intranet
7 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.37%) Extranet
9 2 (0.18%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.091%) NFC
10 1 (0.091%) 3G
10 1 (0.091%) GPRS
10 1 (0.091%) LAN
10 1 (0.091%) VoIP
10 1 (0.091%) WAN
10 1 (0.091%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 902 (82.37%) MySQL
2 79 (7.21%) MongoDB
3 69 (6.30%) SQL Server
4 62 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.47%) Redis
7 26 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.10%) SQLite
11 7 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.37%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.27%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.18%) MS Access
14 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.091%) Big Data
15 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.091%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.091%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 471 (43.01%) Git (software)
2 217 (19.82%) Subversion
3 61 (5.57%) PHPUnit
4 50 (4.57%) JIRA
5 33 (3.01%) Grunt
6 27 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.47%) Behat
7 19 (1.74%) Bitbucket
7 19 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (1.74%) Bower
8 17 (1.55%) Trac
9 15 (1.37%) Mercurial
10 14 (1.28%) PEAR
11 13 (1.19%) Bugzilla
12 11 (1.00%) Selenium
12 11 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (0.91%) PhpStorm
14 9 (0.82%) Liquibase
15 7 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 7 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (10.32%) Marketing
2 97 (8.86%) Finance
3 63 (5.75%) Retail
4 37 (3.38%) Advertising
5 24 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.46%) Games
7 14 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.10%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.00%) Electronics
10 7 (0.64%) Automotive
11 5 (0.46%) French Language
11 5 (0.46%) German Language
11 5 (0.46%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.37%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Law
13 3 (0.27%) Publishing
13 3 (0.27%) Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1032 (94.25%) Developer
2 820 (74.89%) PHP Developer
3 267 (24.38%) Web Developer
4 185 (16.89%) Senior Developer
5 152 (13.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 146 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 139 (12.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 53 (4.84%) Junior
9 52 (4.75%) Junior Developer
10 50 (4.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 48 (4.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 44 (4.02%) Junior PHP Developer
13 36 (3.29%) Front-End Developer
14 35 (3.20%) Lead Developer
15 33 (3.01%) Software Developer
16 30 (2.74%) Magento Developer
17 22 (2.01%) Front-End Web Developer
18 21 (1.92%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
18 21 (1.92%) OO PHP Developer
18 21 (1.92%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (79.91%) CSS
2 870 (79.45%) HTML
3 573 (52.33%) jQuery
4 435 (39.73%) HTML5
5 314 (28.68%) LAMP
6 307 (28.04%) Symfony
7 292 (26.67%) CSS3
8 227 (20.73%) XML
9 186 (16.99%) Laravel
10 180 (16.44%) XHTML
11 161 (14.70%) Ajax
12 143 (13.06%) AngularJS
13 129 (11.78%) JSON
14 116 (10.59%) Zend Framework
15 97 (8.86%) CodeIgniter
16 95 (8.68%) CakePHP
17 87 (7.95%) REST
18 77 (7.03%) Sass
19 73 (6.67%) Web Services
19 73 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 58 (5.30%) User Experience
3 52 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.38%) Open Source
5 47 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.56%) W3C
7 19 (1.74%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.10%) Social Media
8 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.10%) Graphic Design
9 10 (0.91%) DTV
9 10 (0.91%) BBC
9 10 (0.91%) iPhone
10 8 (0.73%) New Media
11 7 (0.64%) Photography
12 6 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.55%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.46%) iPad
13 5 (0.46%) Streaming Video
14 4 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 393 (35.89%) Linux
2 59 (5.39%) Apple iOS
3 50 (4.57%) UNIX
4 48 (4.38%) Android
5 36 (3.29%) Windows
6 33 (3.01%) CentOS
7 29 (2.65%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.46%) Fedora
9 13 (1.19%) Debian
9 13 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.091%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (46.03%) MVC
2 453 (41.37%) OO
3 421 (38.45%) OOP
4 298 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (20.82%) OO PHP
6 198 (18.08%) E-Commerce
7 188 (17.17%) Web Development
8 100 (9.13%) TDD
9 84 (7.67%) Scrum
10 76 (6.94%) Software Engineering
11 59 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 52 (4.75%) Digital Marketing
12 52 (4.75%) BDD
13 50 (4.57%) Time Management
14 48 (4.38%) Web Application Development
15 46 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (4.11%) iOS Development
17 44 (4.02%) SEO
18 42 (3.84%) Web Design
18 42 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1095 (100.00%) PHP
2 819 (74.79%) JavaScript
3 236 (21.55%) SQL
4 77 (7.03%) Java
5 65 (5.94%) Python
6 53 (4.84%) Ruby
7 40 (3.65%) Perl
8 37 (3.38%) C#
8 37 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 32 (2.92%) C++
10 26 (2.37%) PHP4
11 18 (1.64%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.55%) ActionScript
13 15 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
14 10 (0.91%) XPath
15 6 (0.55%) Golang
16 5 (0.46%) Groovy
17 4 (0.37%) C
18 3 (0.27%) Scala
18 3 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 173 (15.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.091%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.74%) QA
2 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.64%) Varnish
3 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.091%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.83%) Vagrant
2 18 (1.64%) Puppet
3 11 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.55%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.091%) Plesk
5 1 (0.091%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 364 (33.24%) Zend
2 65 (5.94%) Adobe
3 56 (5.11%) Twitter
4 47 (4.29%) Facebook
5 45 (4.11%) Google
6 24 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 23 (2.10%) Microsoft
8 17 (1.55%) PayPal
9 15 (1.37%) IBM
10 12 (1.10%) VMware
11 11 (1.00%) Oracle
11 11 (1.00%) SAP
12 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.73%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.64%) Sage
15 6 (0.55%) Appcelerator
16 3 (0.27%) Macromedia
16 3 (0.27%) Cisco
16 3 (0.27%) Intel
London
abrs Limited
Salary: package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum +great bens,bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PHP Headhunter
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £29000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago