The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
UK
Rank 763 707 759
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +52
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 83 227 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 223 181
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%

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
45318 52949 53824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.98% 51.80% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38639 45598 46137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP 5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK.

PHP 5 Salary Trend in the UK

PHP 5
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP 5 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

PHP 5 Salary Histogram in the UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -52 83 £42,500 +6.25% 25
London +27 40 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +27 16 £32,500 -27.77% 1
South East +1 15 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Hampshire -16 12 £37,500 +15.38% 2
West Yorkshire +34 11 £32,500 -10.34% 1
City of London +26 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Southampton +7 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
North West -20 7 £41,250 -0.60% 2
Leeds - 6 £37,500 - 1
North Yorkshire -1 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Cheshire +12 4 £41,250 -2.94%
South West +12 4 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Huddersfield -5 3 £32,500 -10.34%
Hackney - 3 - - 1
Romsey - 3 - - 1
Harrogate -3 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Macclesfield -4 2 £42,500 -
Manchester -31 2 £36,500 -12.04% 1
Bradford - 2 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Chester - 2 £35,000 -
Selby - 2 £25,000 -
Bournemouth +35 1 £37,000 -26.00%
Dorset +33 1 £37,000 -26.00%
Milton Keynes +10 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Liverpool +6 1 £47,500 +38.68% 1
West Midlands -1 1 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Gloucestershire -3 1 £45,000 +24.13%

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 228 (100.00%) PHP
2 180 (78.95%) MySQL
3 162 (71.05%) HTML
4 157 (68.86%) JavaScript
5 154 (67.54%) CSS
6 112 (49.12%) Git (software)
7 95 (41.67%) OOP
8 94 (41.23%) HTML5
9 92 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (39.91%) Linux
11 88 (38.60%) Zend
12 86 (37.72%) jQuery
13 81 (35.53%) Web Development
14 80 (35.09%) OO
15 70 (30.70%) MVC
16 63 (27.63%) LAMP
17 58 (25.44%) Subversion
18 53 (23.25%) Symfony
19 51 (22.37%) CSS3
20 50 (21.93%) Unit Testing
21 49 (21.49%) SQL
21 49 (21.49%) OO PHP
22 48 (21.05%) Web Services
23 46 (20.18%) Degree
23 46 (20.18%) Laravel
24 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
25 37 (16.23%) PHP 7
26 36 (15.79%) AngularJS
26 36 (15.79%) Apache
27 35 (15.35%) Software Engineering

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (15.79%) Apache
2 28 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (11.40%) WordPress
4 11 (4.82%) CMS
4 11 (4.82%) Drupal
5 7 (3.07%) nginx
6 4 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.88%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.95%) DigitalOcean
2 9 (3.95%) GitHub
3 8 (3.51%) Linode
4 5 (2.19%) AdWords
4 5 (2.19%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.32%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.88%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.02%) Intranet
2 12 (5.26%) Extranet
3 6 (2.63%) Internet
4 4 (1.75%) AMQP
5 3 (1.32%) NFC
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (78.95%) MySQL
2 42 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.14%) Big Data
6 9 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.95%) Redis
7 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.32%) phpMyAdmin
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.44%) DTS
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.44%) Impala
11 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 112 (49.12%) Git (software)
2 58 (25.44%) Subversion
3 22 (9.65%) JIRA
4 21 (9.21%) PHPUnit
5 12 (5.26%) git-flow
5 12 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.82%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.95%) Grunt
8 5 (2.19%) Bower
8 5 (2.19%) gulp
9 4 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (1.75%) Trac
10 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.88%) Phing
12 1 (0.44%) JMeter
12 1 (0.44%) Maven
12 1 (0.44%) PhpStorm
General
1 35 (15.35%) Finance
2 27 (11.84%) Games
3 15 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.82%) Marketing
4 11 (4.82%) Retail
5 9 (3.95%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
7 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (85.53%) Developer
2 172 (75.44%) PHP Developer
3 47 (20.61%) Web Developer
4 44 (19.30%) PHP Web Developer
5 40 (17.54%) Senior Developer
5 40 (17.54%) Senior PHP Developer
6 27 (11.84%) Software Engineer
7 22 (9.65%) PHP Software Engineer
8 21 (9.21%) Software Developer
9 19 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
9 19 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 16 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (6.58%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 15 (6.58%) Senior Web Developer
12 13 (5.70%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.70%) .NET Software Developer
12 13 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.70%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (71.05%) HTML
2 154 (67.54%) CSS
3 94 (41.23%) HTML5
4 86 (37.72%) jQuery
5 63 (27.63%) LAMP
6 53 (23.25%) Symfony
7 51 (22.37%) CSS3
8 48 (21.05%) Web Services
9 46 (20.18%) Laravel
10 36 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 35 (15.35%) Zend Framework
12 26 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (10.53%) RESTful
14 16 (7.02%) REST
14 16 (7.02%) XML
15 15 (6.58%) Regular Expression
16 14 (6.14%) .NET
16 14 (6.14%) ASP.NET
17 13 (5.70%) .NET Framework
18 12 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.28%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (11.40%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.51%) User Experience
6 7 (3.07%) Social Media
7 5 (2.19%) BBC
8 4 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.75%) FMCG
8 4 (1.75%) iPad
9 3 (1.32%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.88%) W3C
11 1 (0.44%) CESG
11 1 (0.44%) Fintech
11 1 (0.44%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 91 (39.91%) Linux
2 11 (4.82%) Android
3 8 (3.51%) CentOS
3 8 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.19%) Unix
5 5 (2.19%) Windows
6 4 (1.75%) Debian
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Fedora
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.67%) OOP
2 92 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (35.53%) Web Development
4 80 (35.09%) OO
5 70 (30.70%) MVC
6 50 (21.93%) Unit Testing
7 49 (21.49%) OO PHP
8 35 (15.35%) Software Engineering
9 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
10 29 (12.72%) Scrum
10 29 (12.72%) TDD
11 22 (9.65%) SOLID
12 18 (7.89%) Open Source
13 14 (6.14%) DevOps
14 13 (5.70%) OOD
14 13 (5.70%) Time Management
15 11 (4.82%) BDD
16 10 (4.39%) B2B
16 10 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (100.00%) PHP
2 157 (68.86%) JavaScript
3 49 (21.49%) SQL
4 37 (16.23%) PHP 7
5 25 (10.96%) T-SQL
6 24 (10.53%) Java
7 17 (7.46%) C#
8 14 (6.14%) XPath
9 13 (5.70%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.19%) Python
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.32%) PHP 4
12 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
14 1 (0.44%) C
14 1 (0.44%) ES6
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (20.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 35 (15.35%) Docker
2 8 (3.51%) LXC
2 8 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.75%) Varnish
4 1 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) cPanel
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (38.60%) Zend
2 14 (6.14%) Google
3 10 (4.39%) Twitter
4 8 (3.51%) Facebook
5 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle
7 2 (0.88%) PayPal
7 2 (0.88%) Sage
7 2 (0.88%) Sony
8 1 (0.44%) Apple
8 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.44%) VMware
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
MaxAd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blunsdon, Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Vertical Plus
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ib3 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (range dependent on skills and exper
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Insight Out Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Hackney, London
Work Digital
Posted: 8 days ago