The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 710 790 700
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -90
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 245 181 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 231 166 269
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
53640 56533 62400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 50.95% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 46383 48075 52686
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 +92 236 £40,000 - 34
South East +91 86 £35,000 -13.84% 6
London +12 69 £50,000 - 11
Hampshire +65 62 £32,500 -27.77% 5
West Midlands +5 41 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Southampton - 29 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +14 27 £32,500 +41.30% 2
Yorkshire +15 19 £45,000 +50.00% 3
North Yorkshire +16 17 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Surrey +5 16 £45,000 +9.09%
City of London +57 14 £48,250 -8.09%
North West +41 14 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Fareham +6 12 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Dorking - 10 £57,500 -
Harrogate - 9 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 8 £32,500 - 1
Petersfield - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +28 6 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Shropshire -4 6 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Shrewsbury - 6 £25,000 - 1
Manchester +13 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Merseyside - 4 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £35,000 -
Southsea - 4 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +9 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Lichfield 0 3 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -2 3 £40,000 +66.66% 4
South West -17 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5.

1 472 (100.00%) PHP
2 413 (87.50%) MySQL
3 337 (71.40%) CSS
4 335 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 324 (68.64%) HTML
6 276 (58.47%) Linux
7 271 (57.42%) LAMP
8 231 (48.94%) jQuery
9 229 (48.52%) Git (software)
10 195 (41.31%) OO
11 192 (40.68%) MVC
12 190 (40.25%) Web Development
13 174 (36.86%) Apache
14 172 (36.44%) Symfony
15 167 (35.38%) OOP
16 160 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
17 152 (32.20%) Zend
18 135 (28.60%) HTML5
19 119 (25.21%) Laravel
20 116 (24.58%) SQL
21 112 (23.73%) Subversion
22 99 (20.97%) OO PHP
23 94 (19.92%) Finance
24 92 (19.49%) XML
25 88 (18.64%) Scrum
26 83 (17.58%) Web Services
27 80 (16.95%) Debian
28 79 (16.74%) Open Source
28 79 (16.74%) REST
29 78 (16.53%) Zend Framework

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing PHP 5 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 PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 174 (36.86%) Apache
2 60 (12.71%) nginx
3 41 (8.69%) CMS
4 30 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (5.93%) WordPress
6 20 (4.24%) Drupal
7 13 (2.75%) Node.js
8 9 (1.91%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.64%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.42%) IIS
10 2 (0.42%) Moodle
10 2 (0.42%) Totara
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 60 (12.71%) Magento
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.64%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.75%) GitHub
3 11 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.27%) AdWords
4 6 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.42%) 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
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.45%) Intranet
2 17 (3.60%) DNS
2 17 (3.60%) Extranet
3 8 (1.69%) BGP
3 8 (1.69%) DHCP
3 8 (1.69%) IPsec
4 6 (1.27%) Firewall
4 6 (1.27%) HTTP
4 6 (1.27%) Internet
4 6 (1.27%) VLAN
4 6 (1.27%) VPN
5 3 (0.64%) SMTP
5 3 (0.64%) VoIP
6 2 (0.42%) 3G
6 2 (0.42%) GPRS
6 2 (0.42%) ISDN
6 2 (0.42%) PBX
6 2 (0.42%) SMS
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (87.50%) MySQL
2 37 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.72%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.03%) Redis
5 18 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.39%) Big Data
7 13 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.91%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.21%) Navicat
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 229 (48.52%) Git (software)
2 112 (23.73%) Subversion
3 40 (8.47%) PHPUnit
4 27 (5.72%) JIRA
5 22 (4.66%) Mercurial
6 19 (4.03%) Selenium
7 16 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.97%) FogBugz
8 14 (2.97%) Redmine
8 14 (2.97%) Trac
9 9 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.27%) JUnit
11 3 (0.64%) Grunt
11 3 (0.64%) Hudson
11 3 (0.64%) Phing
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.42%) Codeship
12 2 (0.42%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.42%) Xdebug
13 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 94 (19.92%) Finance
2 40 (8.47%) Games
3 37 (7.84%) Marketing
4 17 (3.60%) Advertising
5 16 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.33%) Music Industry
7 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Billing
7 7 (1.48%) Retail
8 5 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 422 (89.41%) Developer
2 382 (80.93%) PHP Developer
3 119 (25.21%) Web Developer
4 115 (24.36%) Senior Developer
5 105 (22.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 105 (22.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 63 (13.35%) MySQL Developer
6 63 (13.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 43 (9.11%) LAMP Developer
8 40 (8.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 40 (8.47%) Senior MySQL Developer
9 31 (6.57%) HTML Developer
10 30 (6.36%) Magento Developer
10 30 (6.36%) PHP Magento Developer
11 29 (6.14%) HTML CSS Developer
12 27 (5.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (5.72%) Senior LAMP Developer
13 24 (5.08%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.87%) PHP Software Engineer
15 19 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (71.40%) CSS
2 324 (68.64%) HTML
3 271 (57.42%) LAMP
4 231 (48.94%) jQuery
5 172 (36.44%) Symfony
6 135 (28.60%) HTML5
7 119 (25.21%) Laravel
8 92 (19.49%) XML
9 83 (17.58%) Web Services
10 79 (16.74%) REST
11 78 (16.53%) Zend Framework
12 73 (15.47%) CSS3
12 73 (15.47%) JSON
13 66 (13.98%) AngularJS
14 57 (12.08%) LEMP Stack
15 44 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 41 (8.69%) Ajax
17 36 (7.63%) RESTful
18 30 (6.36%) SOAP
19 22 (4.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.08%) User Experience
3 22 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.18%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.91%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.27%) iPad
6 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.06%) BBC
8 4 (0.85%) W3C
9 3 (0.64%) Blog
9 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.64%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.42%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.42%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.21%) Fintech
11 1 (0.21%) iPhone
11 1 (0.21%) Oculus Rift
11 1 (0.21%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 276 (58.47%) Linux
2 80 (16.95%) Debian
3 66 (13.98%) Ubuntu
4 14 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.91%) Android
6 8 (1.69%) Unix
7 6 (1.27%) Windows
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (41.31%) OO
2 192 (40.68%) MVC
3 190 (40.25%) Web Development
4 167 (35.38%) OOP
5 160 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (20.97%) OO PHP
7 88 (18.64%) Scrum
8 79 (16.74%) Open Source
9 74 (15.68%) E-Commerce
10 72 (15.25%) Software Engineering
11 68 (14.41%) TDD
12 59 (12.50%) OOD
13 58 (12.29%) Unit Testing
14 35 (7.42%) Kanban
15 32 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 32 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
16 25 (5.30%) SOLID
17 24 (5.08%) Coaching
18 22 (4.66%) Waterfall
19 21 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 472 (100.00%) PHP
2 335 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 116 (24.58%) SQL
4 41 (8.69%) PHP 7
5 36 (7.63%) Java
6 28 (5.93%) Python
7 21 (4.45%) PHP 4
7 21 (4.45%) Shell Script
8 19 (4.03%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.39%) ActionScript
10 15 (3.18%) C#
11 10 (2.12%) XPath
12 9 (1.91%) C++
13 7 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.27%) Ruby
15 3 (0.64%) Go
15 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.42%) C
16 2 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (6.78%) Degree
2 6 (1.27%) MySQL Certification
3 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) QA
2 10 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.18%) Docker
2 11 (2.33%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) Puppet
2 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 152 (32.20%) Zend
2 66 (13.98%) Google
3 15 (3.18%) Twitter
4 14 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.54%) Yahoo!
6 8 (1.69%) Cisco
7 7 (1.48%) Facebook
8 5 (1.06%) Sony
9 4 (0.85%) Sybase
10 3 (0.64%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.64%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe
11 2 (0.42%) BT
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.42%) PayPal
12 1 (0.21%) SAP
12 1 (0.21%) Symbian
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £50-55,000 + Private Health
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Workdigital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Nixor
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Welford Media
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
London Projects
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago