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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 685 794 635
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -159
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 228 187 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.33% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 218 163 343
Median salary £42,250 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.11% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%

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
51794 56268 60527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.31% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44814 47940 51372
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016 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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +72 221 £42,500 +25.00% 25
South East +73 88 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Hampshire +53 73 £42,500 +21.42% 4
London +51 72 £52,500 +23.52% 10
West Midlands +12 25 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Fareham -4 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
City of London +82 16 £53,750 +26.47% 3
North West +29 15 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Farnborough +22 14 £37,500 -16.66%
Southampton +1 12 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Petersfield - 11 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +15 10 £35,000 +27.27%
Cheshire +46 9 £35,000 - 1
Shrewsbury +2 9 £25,000 -
Shropshire -8 9 £25,000 -0.99%
Surrey +31 8 £67,500 +98.52% 2
Macclesfield -2 7 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 6 £21,000 -38.23% 1
Basingstoke -15 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Dorking - 6 £67,500 -
East of England +12 5 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +26 4 £36,250 +31.81%
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Warwickshire +6 4 £24,000 -52.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 4 £35,000 +27.27%
North East -4 4 £30,000 +1.69%
Merseyside -8 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 4 £30,000 +1.69%
Tyne and Wear -10 4 £30,000 +1.69%

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 476 (100.00%) PHP
2 391 (82.14%) MySQL
3 332 (69.75%) CSS
4 329 (69.12%) HTML
5 323 (67.86%) JavaScript
6 288 (60.50%) Linux
7 252 (52.94%) Git (software)
8 226 (47.48%) LAMP
9 219 (46.01%) MVC
10 205 (43.07%) jQuery
11 195 (40.97%) Web Development
12 177 (37.18%) OO
13 158 (33.19%) Apache
13 158 (33.19%) OOP
14 144 (30.25%) HTML5
15 135 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
16 125 (26.26%) Laravel
17 121 (25.42%) Symfony
18 103 (21.64%) OO PHP
19 96 (20.17%) CSS3
20 93 (19.54%) Subversion
21 92 (19.33%) E-Commerce
22 90 (18.91%) Zend
23 82 (17.23%) XML
23 82 (17.23%) SQL
24 73 (15.34%) REST
25 71 (14.92%) Web Services
26 66 (13.87%) Google
27 64 (13.45%) Marketing
28 63 (13.24%) Finance

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
1 158 (33.19%) Apache
2 41 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (7.56%) nginx
4 34 (7.14%) CMS
5 27 (5.67%) WordPress
6 22 (4.62%) Drupal
7 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.63%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.63%) IIS
8 3 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.21%) Moodle
10 1 (0.21%) Totara
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 53 (11.13%) Magento
2 5 (1.05%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (3.15%) AdWords
3 15 (3.15%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.89%) GitHub
5 6 (1.26%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) Intranet
2 8 (1.68%) Internet
3 5 (1.05%) DNS
3 5 (1.05%) FTP
3 5 (1.05%) LDAP
3 5 (1.05%) SMTP
4 4 (0.84%) Extranet
4 4 (0.84%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) 3G
5 2 (0.42%) GPRS
5 2 (0.42%) SMS
5 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (82.14%) MySQL
2 31 (6.51%) Redis
3 26 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 24 (5.04%) Big Data
5 20 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.78%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.05%) Navicat
9 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 252 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 93 (19.54%) Subversion
3 59 (12.39%) PHPUnit
4 34 (7.14%) JIRA
5 24 (5.04%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.99%) Bitbucket
7 16 (3.36%) Selenium
8 11 (2.31%) PhpStorm
9 8 (1.68%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.47%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.84%) FogBugz
11 4 (0.84%) Redmine
11 4 (0.84%) Trac
12 3 (0.63%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.42%) Bower
13 2 (0.42%) Grunt
13 2 (0.42%) gulp
13 2 (0.42%) Phing
14 1 (0.21%) Hudson
14 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
General
1 64 (13.45%) Marketing
2 63 (13.24%) Finance
3 42 (8.82%) Games
4 21 (4.41%) Music Industry
5 15 (3.15%) Banking
5 15 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.26%) Back Office
6 6 (1.26%) Legal
6 6 (1.26%) Publishing
7 3 (0.63%) Retail
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 449 (94.33%) Developer
2 397 (83.40%) PHP Developer
3 132 (27.73%) Senior Developer
3 132 (27.73%) Web Developer
4 126 (26.47%) Senior PHP Developer
5 107 (22.48%) PHP Web Developer
6 47 (9.87%) LAMP Developer
7 45 (9.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 44 (9.24%) MySQL Developer
8 44 (9.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 34 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (6.93%) Senior Web Developer
11 30 (6.30%) HTML Developer
12 28 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
12 28 (5.88%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 28 (5.88%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 19 (3.99%) Magento Developer
14 18 (3.78%) PHP Magento Developer
15 17 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
16 16 (3.36%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (69.75%) CSS
2 329 (69.12%) HTML
3 226 (47.48%) LAMP
4 205 (43.07%) jQuery
5 144 (30.25%) HTML5
6 125 (26.26%) Laravel
7 121 (25.42%) Symfony
8 96 (20.17%) CSS3
9 82 (17.23%) XML
10 73 (15.34%) REST
11 71 (14.92%) Web Services
12 62 (13.03%) JSON
13 59 (12.39%) RESTful
14 54 (11.34%) Ajax
15 47 (9.87%) AngularJS
16 45 (9.45%) Zend Framework
17 41 (8.61%) SOAP
18 34 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
19 28 (5.88%) XHTML
20 25 (5.25%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.20%) User Experience
4 11 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.68%) iPad
6 4 (0.84%) e-Learning
6 4 (0.84%) Statistics
7 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.63%) Mobile Games
7 3 (0.63%) Online Games
7 3 (0.63%) Replication
7 3 (0.63%) W3C
8 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.42%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (0.42%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.21%) Blog
9 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.21%) Podcast
9 1 (0.21%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 288 (60.50%) Linux
2 55 (11.55%) Debian
3 41 (8.61%) Ubuntu
4 16 (3.36%) Windows
5 13 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.89%) Unix
7 5 (1.05%) Android
7 5 (1.05%) CentOS
7 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (46.01%) MVC
2 195 (40.97%) Web Development
3 177 (37.18%) OO
4 158 (33.19%) OOP
5 135 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (21.64%) OO PHP
7 92 (19.33%) E-Commerce
8 59 (12.39%) Unit Testing
9 58 (12.18%) Open Source
10 56 (11.76%) TDD
11 46 (9.66%) Scrum
12 44 (9.24%) Software Engineering
13 39 (8.19%) Front End Development
14 38 (7.98%) SOLID
15 28 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (4.62%) API Integration
16 22 (4.62%) Database Optimisation
16 22 (4.62%) Kanban
17 19 (3.99%) Analytics
17 19 (3.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 476 (100.00%) PHP
2 323 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 82 (17.23%) SQL
4 37 (7.77%) PHP 7
5 36 (7.56%) Java
6 30 (6.30%) Python
7 26 (5.46%) PHP 4
8 18 (3.78%) XPath
9 16 (3.36%) ActionScript
10 12 (2.52%) C++
10 12 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.89%) C#
12 8 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.05%) Perl
14 4 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.84%) Go
14 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.63%) Ruby
16 2 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (5.67%) Degree
2 4 (0.84%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.73%) QA
2 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (4.83%) Docker
2 14 (2.94%) Varnish
3 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (18.91%) Zend
2 66 (13.87%) Google
3 5 (1.05%) Facebook
3 5 (1.05%) PayPal
3 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.84%) Sybase
4 4 (0.84%) Twitter
5 3 (0.63%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.42%) HubSpot
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle
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Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50-60,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Searchability
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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