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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 340 300 339
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +39
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 922 935 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.89% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.68% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 775 856 821
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%

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
58023 55631 62152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.78% 52.91% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48664 47968 54494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 2014. 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 -27 897 £35,000 - 135
London -6 362 £47,500 +14.45% 46
South East -11 212 £35,000 +2.94% 21
Hampshire -9 103 £30,000 -7.69% 11
City of London +7 80 £50,000 +25.00% 13
South West -9 71 £31,000 -11.42% 6
North West -25 66 £30,000 +3.44% 13
West Midlands -15 64 £30,000 +11.11% 9
East of England -25 49 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Yorkshire -55 40 £35,000 +16.66% 18
Manchester -10 37 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Hertfordshire +15 33 £30,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -24 29 £28,500 -5.00% 8
Oxfordshire +15 28 £40,000 +2.56% 6
Berkshire -14 27 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 26 £50,000 +53.84%
Fareham 0 24 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Southampton -21 23 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Milton Keynes +3 22 £50,000 +90.47%
Worcestershire +15 21 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Bristol -5 21 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire -35 20 £35,000 +26.12% 12
Warwickshire +9 19 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Basingstoke -3 18 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bournemouth -12 18 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Dorset -19 18 £24,000 -31.42% 3
Devon - 17 £23,000 - 2
Coventry +3 16 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Cheshire -12 16 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Northamptonshire -15 16 £28,500 -6.55% 4

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1724 (100.00%) PHP
2 1421 (82.42%) MySQL
3 1243 (72.10%) HTML
4 1234 (71.58%) JavaScript
5 1228 (71.23%) CSS
6 910 (52.78%) jQuery
7 774 (44.90%) OO
8 729 (42.29%) MVC
9 725 (42.05%) Zend
10 669 (38.81%) Linux
11 545 (31.61%) Git (software)
12 544 (31.55%) HTML5
13 514 (29.81%) OOP
14 480 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
15 465 (26.97%) OO PHP
16 447 (25.93%) LAMP
17 436 (25.29%) Symfony
18 423 (24.54%) CSS3
19 408 (23.67%) Subversion
20 319 (18.50%) SQL
21 313 (18.16%) Ajax
22 300 (17.40%) XHTML
23 291 (16.88%) E-Commerce
24 289 (16.76%) Apache
25 278 (16.13%) XML
26 240 (13.92%) Marketing
27 238 (13.81%) Web Services
28 236 (13.69%) Zend Framework
29 221 (12.82%) Web Development
30 215 (12.47%) Degree

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 289 (16.76%) Apache
2 199 (11.54%) CMS
3 193 (11.19%) Drupal
4 144 (8.35%) WordPress
5 71 (4.12%) Node.js
6 31 (1.80%) IIS
7 30 (1.74%) nginx
8 25 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 25 (1.45%) concrete5
8 25 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
11 14 (0.81%) Joomla!
12 12 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
12 12 (0.70%) SAS
13 8 (0.46%) Confluence
14 7 (0.41%) Moodle
15 6 (0.35%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.35%) SilverStripe
16 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 29 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (1.62%) MS Excel
4 11 (0.64%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.058%) MS Office
5 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 177 (10.27%) Magento
2 25 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.75%) Shopify
4 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.29%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.23%) Tridion
5 4 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.058%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.02%) SaaS
3 25 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.70%) GitHub
7 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.29%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.29%) Route 53
9 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.13%) Internet
2 42 (2.44%) DNS
3 23 (1.33%) SSH
3 23 (1.33%) VPN
4 22 (1.28%) Firewall
5 20 (1.16%) Broadband
6 17 (0.99%) HTTP
7 9 (0.52%) Network Security
8 7 (0.41%) Intranet
9 6 (0.35%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.17%) Extranet
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
13 1 (0.058%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.058%) SSL
13 1 (0.058%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1421 (82.42%) MySQL
2 119 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 93 (5.39%) MongoDB
4 92 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 47 (2.73%) Redis
7 37 (2.15%) Big Data
8 31 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (0.93%) MS Access
11 15 (0.87%) Hazelcast
12 10 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.17%) MariaDB
16 3 (0.17%) Hadoop
17 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 545 (31.61%) Git (software)
2 408 (23.67%) Subversion
3 98 (5.68%) PHPUnit
4 67 (3.89%) Jenkins
5 40 (2.32%) JIRA
6 28 (1.62%) Mercurial
7 22 (1.28%) Selenium
8 20 (1.16%) Trac
9 19 (1.10%) Maven
9 19 (1.10%) JUnit
10 17 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 16 (0.93%) Jasmine
12 12 (0.70%) Behat
12 12 (0.70%) PEAR
12 12 (0.70%) Bugzilla
13 10 (0.58%) Redmine
14 9 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.41%) PhpStorm
16 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 240 (13.92%) Marketing
2 113 (6.55%) Finance
3 53 (3.07%) Retail
4 43 (2.49%) Advertising
5 28 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.33%) Banking
7 19 (1.10%) Games
8 17 (0.99%) Publishing
9 14 (0.81%) Back Office
10 13 (0.75%) Legal
11 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.29%) Electronics
13 3 (0.17%) Front Office
14 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.058%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.058%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.058%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.058%) Billing
15 1 (0.058%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1601 (92.87%) Developer
2 1225 (71.06%) PHP Developer
3 377 (21.87%) Web Developer
4 298 (17.29%) Senior Developer
5 286 (16.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 225 (13.05%) Senior PHP Developer
7 179 (10.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 107 (6.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 71 (4.12%) Lead Developer
10 69 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 60 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
12 56 (3.25%) Lead PHP Developer
12 56 (3.25%) Software Developer
13 53 (3.07%) Senior Web Developer
14 52 (3.02%) LAMP Developer
15 49 (2.84%) Development Manager
16 48 (2.78%) Programmer
16 48 (2.78%) Applications Developer
17 45 (2.61%) Drupal Developer
18 43 (2.49%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1243 (72.10%) HTML
2 1228 (71.23%) CSS
3 910 (52.78%) jQuery
4 544 (31.55%) HTML5
5 447 (25.93%) LAMP
6 436 (25.29%) Symfony
7 423 (24.54%) CSS3
8 313 (18.16%) Ajax
9 300 (17.40%) XHTML
10 278 (16.13%) XML
11 238 (13.81%) Web Services
12 236 (13.69%) Zend Framework
13 178 (10.32%) SOAP
14 157 (9.11%) CodeIgniter
15 155 (8.99%) JSON
16 153 (8.87%) REST
17 130 (7.54%) Laravel
17 130 (7.54%) RESTful
18 118 (6.84%) CakePHP
19 103 (5.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 159 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 117 (6.79%) Open Source
3 96 (5.57%) User Experience
4 83 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.38%) W3C
6 40 (2.32%) Social Media
7 37 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.16%) E-Learning
10 18 (1.04%) Clustering
11 14 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.75%) BBC
13 12 (0.70%) iPhone
14 11 (0.64%) iDTV
14 11 (0.64%) VLE
14 11 (0.64%) Xbox
15 9 (0.52%) SCORM
16 8 (0.46%) Web 2.0
17 6 (0.35%) Streaming Video
18 5 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 669 (38.81%) Linux
2 142 (8.24%) UNIX
3 87 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 77 (4.47%) CentOS
5 60 (3.48%) Windows
6 58 (3.36%) Android
7 46 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.03%) Fedora
9 25 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.75%) Debian
11 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (44.90%) OO
2 729 (42.29%) MVC
3 514 (29.81%) OOP
4 480 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 465 (26.97%) OO PHP
6 291 (16.88%) E-Commerce
7 221 (12.82%) Web Development
8 207 (12.01%) TDD
9 168 (9.74%) Scrum
10 130 (7.54%) Software Engineering
11 122 (7.08%) Unit Testing
12 87 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 84 (4.87%) BDD
14 73 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
15 65 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
16 63 (3.65%) Mentoring
17 54 (3.13%) Web Design
18 53 (3.07%) Time Management
19 47 (2.73%) SEO
20 45 (2.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1724 (100.00%) PHP
2 1234 (71.58%) JavaScript
3 319 (18.50%) SQL
4 149 (8.64%) Java
5 94 (5.45%) Python
6 90 (5.22%) PHP4
7 74 (4.29%) C#
8 69 (4.00%) Perl
9 65 (3.77%) Ruby
10 50 (2.90%) C++
11 41 (2.38%) Objective-C
12 31 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.22%) C
15 20 (1.16%) ActionScript
16 18 (1.04%) VB
17 16 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
18 12 (0.70%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.29%) PowerHouse
20 2 (0.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 215 (12.47%) Degree
2 4 (0.23%) MBA
2 4 (0.23%) PhD
3 3 (0.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.41%) WAI
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (0.81%) Varnish
2 5 (0.29%) NFS
2 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (0.99%) Puppet
1 17 (0.99%) YUM
1 17 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.52%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 725 (42.05%) Zend
2 80 (4.64%) Red Hat
3 65 (3.77%) Twitter
4 55 (3.19%) Facebook
5 46 (2.67%) Google
6 44 (2.55%) Microsoft
7 34 (1.97%) Adobe
8 27 (1.57%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.57%) Oracle
9 22 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.75%) Sage
11 8 (0.46%) Apple
11 8 (0.46%) JBoss
12 7 (0.41%) SAP
12 7 (0.41%) IBM
13 5 (0.29%) Percona
13 5 (0.29%) Rackspace
14 3 (0.17%) Tableau
15 2 (0.12%) Sencha
15 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + 28 day holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £22k - 32k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000
Posted: 20 hours ago