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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 726 721 652
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -69
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 226 222 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 219 202 267
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
52970 52554 55049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.19% 50.26% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 45127 46295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(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 +18 226 £40,000 +9.58% 41
London +40 100 £45,000 - 13
South East -5 64 £32,500 - 10
Hampshire +5 42 £32,500 +8.33% 6
West Midlands -4 29 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Birmingham +19 28 £30,000 +39.53% 2
City of London +68 24 £48,750 +8.33% 5
North West +11 19 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Southampton +16 13 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Portsmouth +26 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Macclesfield +24 10 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +14 10 £42,500 - 1
Manchester +26 8 £41,500 +53.70% 1
Berkshire +9 8 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Stockport - 7 £41,500 -
Surrey +9 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Reading - 6 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 6 £35,000 -
Southsea - 5 £32,500 - 1
Dorking - 5 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire +21 4 £45,000 - 1
Petersfield +11 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Yorkshire +2 3 £42,500 +36.00%
West Sussex -3 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Fareham -3 3 £30,000 - 1
South West -37 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Chichester - 3 £40,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £42,500 -
East Sussex +5 2 £45,000 +38.46%

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 416 (100.00%) PHP
2 362 (87.02%) MySQL
3 293 (70.43%) CSS
4 287 (68.99%) HTML
5 285 (68.51%) JavaScript
6 198 (47.60%) jQuery
7 194 (46.63%) LAMP
8 193 (46.39%) Linux
9 190 (45.67%) OO
10 176 (42.31%) Git (software)
11 175 (42.07%) OOP
12 169 (40.63%) Symfony
13 165 (39.66%) MVC
14 151 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
15 146 (35.10%) Zend
16 144 (34.62%) HTML5
17 121 (29.09%) Subversion
17 121 (29.09%) Apache
18 119 (28.61%) SQL
19 98 (23.56%) Web Services
20 91 (21.88%) Finance
21 88 (21.15%) OO PHP
22 82 (19.71%) Scrum
23 72 (17.31%) XML
24 71 (17.07%) CSS3
25 69 (16.59%) AngularJS
26 68 (16.35%) Zend Framework
27 66 (15.87%) Software Engineering
28 65 (15.63%) Unit Testing
29 64 (15.38%) REST

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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
1 121 (29.09%) Apache
2 47 (11.30%) CMS
3 46 (11.06%) WordPress
4 41 (9.86%) nginx
5 27 (6.49%) Drupal
6 15 (3.61%) Node.js
7 13 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.16%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.96%) Moodle
10 4 (0.96%) Totara
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS Project
2 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (12.98%) Magento
2 6 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.53%) GitHub
2 17 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.68%) SaaS
4 4 (0.96%) AdWords
5 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.49%) Extranet
1 27 (6.49%) Intranet
2 22 (5.29%) DNS
3 15 (3.61%) PuTTY
3 15 (3.61%) SSH
4 11 (2.64%) BGP
4 11 (2.64%) DHCP
4 11 (2.64%) IPsec
5 9 (2.16%) VPN
6 8 (1.92%) HTTP
7 7 (1.68%) Firewall
7 7 (1.68%) VLAN
7 7 (1.68%) VoIP
8 6 (1.44%) ISDN
8 6 (1.44%) PBX
9 5 (1.20%) Internet
10 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.24%) RTP
10 1 (0.24%) SMTP
10 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (87.02%) MySQL
2 38 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 30 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.13%) Redis
7 10 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.48%) SQLite
11 1 (0.24%) Big Data
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 176 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 121 (29.09%) Subversion
3 31 (7.45%) Mercurial
4 24 (5.77%) PHPUnit
5 17 (4.09%) Grunt
5 17 (4.09%) JIRA
6 13 (3.13%) Selenium
7 12 (2.88%) FogBugz
7 12 (2.88%) Redmine
7 12 (2.88%) Trac
8 9 (2.16%) JUnit
9 7 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.20%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.72%) gulp
11 3 (0.72%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.48%) Bower
12 2 (0.48%) Hudson
12 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.24%) Phing
General
1 91 (21.88%) Finance
2 37 (8.89%) Games
3 26 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.77%) Advertising
4 24 (5.77%) Marketing
5 13 (3.13%) Billing
6 7 (1.68%) Retail
7 6 (1.44%) Electronics
7 6 (1.44%) Law
7 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 361 (86.78%) Developer
2 333 (80.05%) PHP Developer
3 77 (18.51%) Web Developer
4 75 (18.03%) PHP Web Developer
5 73 (17.55%) Senior Developer
6 67 (16.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 53 (12.74%) MySQL Developer
7 53 (12.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 39 (9.38%) HTML Developer
9 38 (9.13%) HTML CSS Developer
10 28 (6.73%) Senior MySQL Developer
11 27 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (5.77%) LAMP Developer
13 24 (5.77%) Magento Developer
14 23 (5.53%) PHP Magento Developer
15 22 (5.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 21 (5.05%) Software Engineer
17 17 (4.09%) Lead Developer
17 17 (4.09%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (70.43%) CSS
2 287 (68.99%) HTML
3 198 (47.60%) jQuery
4 194 (46.63%) LAMP
5 169 (40.63%) Symfony
6 144 (34.62%) HTML5
7 98 (23.56%) Web Services
8 72 (17.31%) XML
9 71 (17.07%) CSS3
10 69 (16.59%) AngularJS
11 68 (16.35%) Zend Framework
12 64 (15.38%) REST
13 61 (14.66%) JSON
14 58 (13.94%) Laravel
15 55 (13.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 44 (10.58%) XHTML
17 41 (9.86%) Ajax
18 35 (8.41%) LEMP Stack
19 29 (6.97%) Sass
20 25 (6.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.81%) Digital Media
4 19 (4.57%) e-Learning
5 15 (3.61%) User Experience
6 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.92%) BBC
8 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.44%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.20%) Streaming Media
10 4 (0.96%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.96%) Social Media
11 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.48%) Blog
11 2 (0.48%) Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.48%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) iPhone
11 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 193 (46.39%) Linux
2 55 (13.22%) Debian
3 46 (11.06%) Ubuntu
4 14 (3.37%) Android
5 11 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.68%) Unix
7 6 (1.44%) Windows
8 3 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.67%) OO
2 175 (42.07%) OOP
3 165 (39.66%) MVC
4 151 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (21.15%) OO PHP
6 82 (19.71%) Scrum
7 66 (15.87%) Software Engineering
8 65 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 63 (15.14%) OOD
9 63 (15.14%) TDD
10 58 (13.94%) Web Development
11 53 (12.74%) E-Commerce
12 51 (12.26%) Open Source
13 40 (9.62%) Kanban
13 40 (9.62%) Mentoring
14 39 (9.38%) Performance Optimisation
15 31 (7.45%) Coaching
15 31 (7.45%) Waterfall
16 26 (6.25%) Front End Development
17 24 (5.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (100.00%) PHP
2 285 (68.51%) JavaScript
3 119 (28.61%) SQL
4 32 (7.69%) Java
5 26 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 24 (5.77%) C#
7 19 (4.57%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.09%) PHP 7
9 9 (2.16%) PHP 4
10 8 (1.92%) Python
11 7 (1.68%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.44%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.44%) C
13 5 (1.20%) Ruby
14 3 (0.72%) C++
15 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (9.38%) Degree
2 9 (2.16%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.92%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.16%) Varnish
2 3 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 146 (35.10%) Zend
2 34 (8.17%) Google
3 18 (4.33%) Twitter
3 18 (4.33%) Yahoo!
4 12 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.64%) Cisco
6 8 (1.92%) Sony
7 7 (1.68%) Adobe
8 6 (1.44%) SAP
9 4 (0.96%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.72%) Facebook
11 2 (0.48%) BT
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.48%) Symbian
12 1 (0.24%) Apple
12 1 (0.24%) HubSpot
12 1 (0.24%) PayPal
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southsea, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Betfect
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on the experience / Stock option TBD
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City Centre
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 17500-19500 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £17500 - £19500 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago