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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 524 341 352
Rank change year-on-year
-183 +11
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 410 873 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 390 751 726
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -178 388 £35,000 -6.66% 113
London -111 135 £47,500 +11.76% 38
South East -104 77 £35,000 - 23
South West -44 64 £35,000 +2.93% 10
Hampshire -47 43 £30,000 -7.69% 10
East Midlands +4 27 £30,000 - 5
City of London -26 27 £48,750 +8.33% 9
West Midlands -41 26 £28,500 -5.00% 8
North West -55 25 £31,500 -7.35% 17
Somerset +13 21 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Yorkshire -29 20 £30,000 -1.63% 6
Bath +12 17 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Basingstoke +3 17 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Bristol -30 17 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey +6 14 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Manchester -25 13 £30,000 -24.05% 5
Bournemouth -19 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Dorset -23 12 £35,000 +16.66% 3
South Wales -3 11 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Wales -8 11 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East of England -19 11 £26,500 -37.64% 5
Cardiff +4 10 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 10 £22,000 -26.66%
Nottingham -13 10 £22,000 -26.66%
Northamptonshire -3 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Cheshire -12 9 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Southampton -29 9 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Solihull - 8 £28,500 - 1
Leicestershire +13 7 £30,000 -3.22% 2
West Sussex +11 7 £35,000 - 3

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1191 (100.00%) PHP
2 981 (82.37%) MySQL
3 961 (80.69%) HTML
4 958 (80.44%) CSS
5 878 (73.72%) JavaScript
6 631 (52.98%) jQuery
7 561 (47.10%) MVC
8 509 (42.74%) OO
9 494 (41.48%) Git (software)
10 482 (40.47%) HTML5
11 438 (36.78%) OOP
12 423 (35.52%) Linux
13 409 (34.34%) Zend
14 334 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
15 331 (27.79%) CSS3
16 325 (27.29%) LAMP
17 321 (26.95%) Symfony
18 264 (22.17%) SQL
19 257 (21.58%) OO PHP
20 244 (20.49%) Subversion
21 242 (20.32%) XML
22 208 (17.46%) E-Commerce
23 207 (17.38%) Web Development
24 200 (16.79%) Apache
25 193 (16.20%) XHTML
26 184 (15.45%) Ajax
27 179 (15.03%) Degree
28 175 (14.69%) CMS
28 175 (14.69%) Laravel
29 159 (13.35%) AngularJS

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 200 (16.79%) Apache
2 175 (14.69%) CMS
3 157 (13.18%) WordPress
4 119 (9.99%) Drupal
5 65 (5.46%) Node.js
6 61 (5.12%) Joomla!
7 33 (2.77%) IIS
8 29 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (2.02%) nginx
10 23 (1.93%) Confluence
11 13 (1.09%) concrete5
11 13 (1.09%) ExpressionEngine
12 12 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.76%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.34%) lighttpd
15 4 (0.34%) JBoss
16 3 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 72 (6.05%) Photoshop
2 43 (3.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (1.51%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 105 (8.82%) Magento
2 8 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.11%) SaaS
3 26 (2.18%) GitHub
4 20 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (1.51%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.084%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.084%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.084%) Route 53
10 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.69%) Internet
2 30 (2.52%) SSH
3 22 (1.85%) DNS
4 17 (1.43%) HTTP
5 12 (1.01%) Firewall
5 12 (1.01%) VPN
6 10 (0.84%) Intranet
7 7 (0.59%) Extranet
8 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.17%) SSL
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.084%) Softphone
10 1 (0.084%) 3G
10 1 (0.084%) GPRS
10 1 (0.084%) LAN
10 1 (0.084%) WAN
10 1 (0.084%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (82.37%) MySQL
2 86 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 80 (6.72%) MongoDB
4 62 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.11%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.60%) Redis
8 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (0.92%) Big Data
9 11 (0.92%) SQLite
10 10 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.34%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.25%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.17%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.17%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.084%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.084%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 494 (41.48%) Git (software)
2 244 (20.49%) Subversion
3 62 (5.21%) PHPUnit
4 49 (4.11%) JIRA
5 32 (2.69%) Jenkins
6 29 (2.43%) Behat
7 28 (2.35%) Grunt
8 21 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.68%) Bower
10 19 (1.60%) Trac
10 19 (1.60%) Mercurial
11 16 (1.34%) PEAR
12 15 (1.26%) Bugzilla
12 15 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
12 15 (1.26%) Bitbucket
13 13 (1.09%) PhpStorm
14 10 (0.84%) Liquibase
14 10 (0.84%) Selenium
14 10 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 121 (10.16%) Marketing
2 92 (7.72%) Finance
3 73 (6.13%) Retail
4 41 (3.44%) Advertising
5 22 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.68%) Games
7 14 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 11 (0.92%) Automotive
10 9 (0.76%) Electronics
11 7 (0.59%) Back Office
12 5 (0.42%) Publishing
12 5 (0.42%) French Language
12 5 (0.42%) German Language
12 5 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.25%) Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.084%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1124 (94.37%) Developer
2 888 (74.56%) PHP Developer
3 308 (25.86%) Web Developer
4 192 (16.12%) Senior Developer
5 183 (15.37%) PHP Web Developer
6 165 (13.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 159 (13.35%) Senior PHP Developer
8 58 (4.87%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 54 (4.53%) Junior
10 53 (4.45%) Junior Developer
11 47 (3.95%) Junior PHP Developer
12 44 (3.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 43 (3.61%) Lead Developer
14 37 (3.11%) Front-End Developer
15 36 (3.02%) Software Developer
16 28 (2.35%) Magento Developer
17 27 (2.27%) LAMP Developer
18 24 (2.02%) Lead PHP Developer
18 24 (2.02%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
19 23 (1.93%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 961 (80.69%) HTML
2 958 (80.44%) CSS
3 631 (52.98%) jQuery
4 482 (40.47%) HTML5
5 331 (27.79%) CSS3
6 325 (27.29%) LAMP
7 321 (26.95%) Symfony
8 242 (20.32%) XML
9 193 (16.20%) XHTML
10 184 (15.45%) Ajax
11 175 (14.69%) Laravel
12 159 (13.35%) AngularJS
13 143 (12.01%) JSON
14 134 (11.25%) Zend Framework
15 112 (9.40%) CodeIgniter
16 104 (8.73%) CakePHP
17 95 (7.98%) REST
18 92 (7.72%) Web Services
19 72 (6.05%) SOAP
20 71 (5.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 66 (5.54%) Open Source
2 66 (5.54%) Mobile App
3 61 (5.12%) User Experience
4 58 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (3.02%) W3C
6 24 (2.02%) Digital Media
7 17 (1.43%) Social Media
8 15 (1.26%) Graphic Design
9 12 (1.01%) BBC
10 11 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.84%) iPhone
12 8 (0.67%) New Media
12 8 (0.67%) DTV
13 7 (0.59%) Photography
13 7 (0.59%) Clustering
14 6 (0.50%) Kindle
14 6 (0.50%) Semantic Web
14 6 (0.50%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 423 (35.52%) Linux
2 70 (5.88%) UNIX
2 70 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 60 (5.04%) Android
4 42 (3.53%) Windows
5 38 (3.19%) CentOS
6 32 (2.69%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.43%) Fedora
8 11 (0.92%) Debian
9 10 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.17%) MVS
12 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.084%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (47.10%) MVC
2 509 (42.74%) OO
3 438 (36.78%) OOP
4 334 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (21.58%) OO PHP
6 208 (17.46%) E-Commerce
7 207 (17.38%) Web Development
8 93 (7.81%) Scrum
9 89 (7.47%) TDD
10 87 (7.30%) Software Engineering
11 73 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 60 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (4.53%) Digital Marketing
13 54 (4.53%) Time Management
13 54 (4.53%) Mentoring
14 51 (4.28%) BDD
15 48 (4.03%) SEO
16 47 (3.95%) iOS Development
17 46 (3.86%) Web Design
18 44 (3.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1191 (100.00%) PHP
2 878 (73.72%) JavaScript
3 264 (22.17%) SQL
4 96 (8.06%) Java
5 70 (5.88%) Python
6 48 (4.03%) Perl
6 48 (4.03%) Ruby
7 46 (3.86%) Bash Shell
8 41 (3.44%) C#
9 31 (2.60%) C++
10 30 (2.52%) PHP4
11 23 (1.93%) Objective-C
12 18 (1.51%) ActionScript
13 16 (1.34%) ActionScript 3.0
14 10 (0.84%) XPath
15 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.42%) Groovy
17 3 (0.25%) R
17 3 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.25%) Golang
Qualifications
1 179 (15.03%) Degree
2 5 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.084%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.85%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.34%) Docker
3 3 (0.25%) LXC
4 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (1.60%) Vagrant
2 16 (1.34%) Puppet
3 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.42%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.084%) Plesk
5 1 (0.084%) yum
5 1 (0.084%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.084%) logstash
5 1 (0.084%) Salt
5 1 (0.084%) Graphite
Vendors
1 409 (34.34%) Zend
2 68 (5.71%) Adobe
3 58 (4.87%) Twitter
4 49 (4.11%) Facebook
5 39 (3.27%) Google
6 30 (2.52%) Microsoft
7 28 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.34%) IBM
10 13 (1.09%) Oracle
11 11 (0.92%) VMware
12 10 (0.84%) SAP
13 9 (0.76%) Sage
13 9 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.67%) Appcelerator
15 5 (0.42%) Rackspace
16 3 (0.25%) Intel
16 3 (0.25%) Cisco
16 3 (0.25%) Macromedia
17 2 (0.17%) Akamai
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Modis
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus / Training / Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +great bens,development, career
Posted: 2 days ago