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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 474 383 316
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -67
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 495 780 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.68% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 1.33% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 422 664 832
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 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -105 478 £35,000 - 78
London -92 168 £45,000 -5.26% 18
South East -34 137 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Hampshire -15 56 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire +17 42 £30,000 -14.28% 9
West Midlands -42 37 £30,000 - 5
East Midlands +9 33 £33,750 +18.42% 9
Berkshire +4 24 £31,500 -10.00% 3
North West -8 23 £35,000 +14.75% 17
City of London -29 23 £43,750 -12.50% 3
South West -56 22 £34,000 -1.44% 3
West Yorkshire +14 21 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Birmingham +16 17 £30,000 +5.26% 5
Surrey +11 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Reigate - 15 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire +12 14 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Sheffield +12 13 £30,000 -11.11% 1
Fareham +11 13 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Oxfordshire -6 13 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Brighton +28 12 £38,000 +26.66%
East Sussex +22 12 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Nottingham +5 12 £35,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £35,000 - 2
Farnborough -9 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Basingstoke +19 11 £55,000 +83.33%
Cheshire 0 11 £35,000 +16.66% 7
West Sussex -1 10 £42,500 +54.54%
Reading -5 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -27 10 £24,000 -31.42%
Dorset -8 9 £23,000 -13.20% 1

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 986 (100.00%) PHP
2 788 (79.92%) MySQL
3 716 (72.62%) JavaScript
4 715 (72.52%) HTML
5 704 (71.40%) CSS
6 506 (51.32%) jQuery
7 393 (39.86%) MVC
8 379 (38.44%) Git (software)
9 370 (37.53%) OO
10 368 (37.32%) Linux
11 363 (36.82%) OOP
12 318 (32.25%) HTML5
13 272 (27.59%) Zend
14 262 (26.57%) Symfony
15 239 (24.24%) CSS3
16 233 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
16 233 (23.63%) LAMP
17 199 (20.18%) SQL
18 184 (18.66%) Laravel
19 175 (17.75%) Apache
20 168 (17.04%) Web Development
21 158 (16.02%) XML
22 155 (15.72%) OO PHP
23 147 (14.91%) E-Commerce
24 138 (14.00%) Ajax
25 136 (13.79%) Subversion
26 134 (13.59%) TDD
27 128 (12.98%) AngularJS
28 121 (12.27%) Degree
29 110 (11.16%) Zend Framework

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 175 (17.75%) Apache
2 92 (9.33%) WordPress
2 92 (9.33%) CMS
3 80 (8.11%) Drupal
4 60 (6.09%) Node.js
5 48 (4.87%) nginx
6 23 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.83%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.52%) Joomla!
9 14 (1.42%) Confluence
10 8 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
11 7 (0.71%) IIS
12 3 (0.30%) Moodle
12 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.10%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 46 (4.67%) Photoshop
2 25 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 100 (10.14%) Magento
2 8 (0.81%) Shopify
3 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.72%) Google Compute Engine
3 17 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (1.52%) SaaS
5 13 (1.32%) GitHub
6 9 (0.91%) Trello
7 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.51%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.10%) Route 53
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.26%) DNS
2 32 (3.25%) Internet
3 16 (1.62%) SSH
4 15 (1.52%) HTTP
5 10 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.91%) SMTP
6 9 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.81%) Firewall
8 6 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (0.41%) VPN
9 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.41%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.10%) NFC
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.10%) VLAN
10 1 (0.10%) VoIP
10 1 (0.10%) Intranet
10 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (79.92%) MySQL
2 66 (6.69%) MongoDB
3 63 (6.39%) SQL Server
4 58 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 47 (4.77%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.36%) Redis
7 37 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.01%) SQLite
11 6 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.41%) MS Access
12 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.41%) Big Data
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 379 (38.44%) Git (software)
2 136 (13.79%) Subversion
3 67 (6.80%) PHPUnit
4 45 (4.56%) JIRA
5 37 (3.75%) Grunt
6 25 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.43%) Selenium
8 23 (2.33%) gulp
9 19 (1.93%) Behat
10 17 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.22%) Bower
12 11 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
14 7 (0.71%) Trac
14 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.71%) JUnit
15 6 (0.61%) NetBeans
15 6 (0.61%) PhpStorm
16 5 (0.51%) PEAR
General
1 103 (10.45%) Finance
2 93 (9.43%) Marketing
3 56 (5.68%) Retail
4 28 (2.84%) Games
5 25 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.54%) Advertising
6 17 (1.72%) Law
7 16 (1.62%) Publishing
8 14 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.51%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.51%) Electronics
10 4 (0.41%) Banking
10 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.30%) Back Office
11 3 (0.30%) Legal
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 918 (93.10%) Developer
2 695 (70.49%) PHP Developer
3 219 (22.21%) Web Developer
4 186 (18.86%) Senior Developer
5 130 (13.18%) Senior PHP Developer
6 119 (12.07%) PHP Web Developer
7 105 (10.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 52 (5.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 50 (5.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 47 (4.77%) Junior Developer
10 47 (4.77%) Junior
11 35 (3.55%) Junior PHP Developer
12 30 (3.04%) Programmer
13 29 (2.94%) PHP Programmer
14 26 (2.64%) Senior Web Developer
14 26 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
15 25 (2.54%) Lead Developer
16 24 (2.43%) Drupal Developer
17 20 (2.03%) Magento Developer
17 20 (2.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (72.52%) HTML
2 704 (71.40%) CSS
3 506 (51.32%) jQuery
4 318 (32.25%) HTML5
5 262 (26.57%) Symfony
6 239 (24.24%) CSS3
7 233 (23.63%) LAMP
8 184 (18.66%) Laravel
9 158 (16.02%) XML
10 138 (14.00%) Ajax
11 128 (12.98%) AngularJS
12 110 (11.16%) Zend Framework
13 109 (11.05%) XHTML
14 103 (10.45%) Web Services
15 93 (9.43%) REST
16 78 (7.91%) JSON
17 71 (7.20%) RESTful
18 68 (6.90%) Sass
19 67 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 65 (6.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.13%) User Experience
2 76 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 67 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.43%) W3C
6 20 (2.03%) iPad
7 19 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 16 (1.62%) Physics
8 16 (1.62%) Social Media
9 14 (1.42%) iPhone
10 12 (1.22%) Statistics
11 11 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.01%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.01%) Social Gaming
12 10 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.51%) DTV
15 4 (0.41%) E-Learning
15 4 (0.41%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 368 (37.32%) Linux
2 51 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 45 (4.56%) Android
4 26 (2.64%) UNIX
5 25 (2.54%) Windows
6 21 (2.13%) Debian
7 15 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.42%) CentOS
9 4 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.30%) Fedora
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (39.86%) MVC
2 370 (37.53%) OO
3 363 (36.82%) OOP
4 233 (23.63%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (17.04%) Web Development
6 155 (15.72%) OO PHP
7 147 (14.91%) E-Commerce
8 134 (13.59%) TDD
9 94 (9.53%) Software Engineering
10 70 (7.10%) Scrum
11 68 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 67 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 58 (5.88%) Web Application Development
14 53 (5.38%) SEO
15 47 (4.77%) Open Source
16 45 (4.56%) BDD
17 43 (4.36%) Web Design
18 42 (4.26%) Mentoring
19 38 (3.85%) Time Management
20 29 (2.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 986 (100.00%) PHP
2 716 (72.62%) JavaScript
3 199 (20.18%) SQL
4 64 (6.49%) Java
5 44 (4.46%) Python
6 28 (2.84%) Ruby
7 27 (2.74%) Perl
8 19 (1.93%) C++
9 17 (1.72%) C
9 17 (1.72%) C#
10 15 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 8 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.71%) PHP4
14 6 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.61%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.61%) Go
15 5 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
15 5 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 121 (12.27%) Degree
2 3 (0.30%) HNC
2 3 (0.30%) HND
3 2 (0.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) Section 508
2 3 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.32%) Varnish
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.41%) KVM
4 3 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (1.72%) Puppet
2 16 (1.62%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.22%) Capistrano
4 10 (1.01%) Nagios
4 10 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 272 (27.59%) Zend
2 71 (7.20%) Google
3 37 (3.75%) Facebook
4 35 (3.55%) Twitter
5 27 (2.74%) Adobe
6 16 (1.62%) Microsoft
7 12 (1.22%) PayPal
7 12 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.12%) Oracle
8 11 (1.12%) Perforce
9 10 (1.01%) SAP
10 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.71%) VMware
11 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.51%) New Relic
12 5 (0.51%) Apple
13 4 (0.41%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.30%) Eloqua
14 3 (0.30%) WorldPay
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