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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 709 750 636
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -114
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 226 208 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 211 196 347
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
51984 56395 62009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.84% 51.51% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45055 48104 52955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 212 £40,000 +14.28% 24
South East +99 94 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +59 71 £37,500 +7.14% 5
London -8 51 £55,000 +29.41% 6
West Midlands +8 33 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Fareham -4 16 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Surrey +38 15 £62,500 +83.82%
Shrewsbury -1 14 £25,000 - 1
Shropshire -3 14 £25,000 - 1
Farnborough - 14 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +20 13 £35,000 +27.27%
Southampton +10 13 £42,500 +41.66%
Dorking - 12 £67,500 -
Birmingham -1 10 £21,000 -26.31%
Petersfield - 10 £42,500 - 1
North West +19 8 £36,250 +45.00% 5
City of London +54 7 £52,500 - 1
East of England +19 7 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Portsmouth - 7 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +5 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Hertfordshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +40 5 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Leeds +21 5 - -
North Yorkshire +20 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Buckinghamshire +27 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Tyne and Wear -2 4 £30,000 +1.69%
North East -2 4 £30,000 +1.69%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 4 £30,000 +1.69%
Merseyside +3 3 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Liverpool -6 3 £40,000 +60.00% 2

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 481 (100.00%) PHP
2 404 (83.99%) MySQL
3 340 (70.69%) CSS
4 337 (70.06%) HTML
5 333 (69.23%) JavaScript
6 301 (62.58%) Linux
7 249 (51.77%) LAMP
8 246 (51.14%) Git (software)
9 224 (46.57%) MVC
10 223 (46.36%) jQuery
11 199 (41.37%) Web Development
12 187 (38.88%) OO
13 169 (35.14%) Apache
14 163 (33.89%) OOP
15 147 (30.56%) HTML5
16 146 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
17 133 (27.65%) Laravel
18 127 (26.40%) Symfony
19 111 (23.08%) OO PHP
20 110 (22.87%) Zend
21 101 (21.00%) SQL
22 97 (20.17%) Subversion
23 96 (19.96%) CSS3
24 91 (18.92%) E-Commerce
25 83 (17.26%) XML
26 80 (16.63%) REST
27 70 (14.55%) Finance
28 69 (14.35%) Web Services
28 69 (14.35%) Google
29 65 (13.51%) JSON

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 169 (35.14%) Apache
2 44 (9.15%) nginx
3 41 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (8.11%) CMS
5 25 (5.20%) WordPress
6 18 (3.74%) Drupal
7 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.04%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Moodle
9 1 (0.21%) Totara
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (10.40%) Magento
2 5 (1.04%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (2.91%) AdWords
3 14 (2.91%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.66%) GitHub
5 5 (1.04%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.12%) Intranet
2 9 (1.87%) DNS
3 8 (1.66%) Internet
4 7 (1.46%) Extranet
5 5 (1.04%) FTP
5 5 (1.04%) LDAP
5 5 (1.04%) SMTP
5 5 (1.04%) VPN
6 4 (0.83%) Firewall
6 4 (0.83%) SSL
6 4 (0.83%) VLAN
7 3 (0.62%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) 3G
8 2 (0.42%) GPRS
8 2 (0.42%) SMS
8 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (83.99%) MySQL
2 33 (6.86%) Redis
3 31 (6.44%) SQL Server
4 22 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.37%) Big Data
6 19 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.04%) Navicat
8 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 246 (51.14%) Git (software)
2 97 (20.17%) Subversion
3 57 (11.85%) PHPUnit
4 34 (7.07%) JIRA
5 26 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.95%) Bitbucket
6 19 (3.95%) Selenium
7 11 (2.29%) Mercurial
8 10 (2.08%) PhpStorm
9 7 (1.46%) FogBugz
9 7 (1.46%) Redmine
9 7 (1.46%) Trac
10 5 (1.04%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.83%) JUnit
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.42%) Bower
12 2 (0.42%) Grunt
12 2 (0.42%) Hudson
12 2 (0.42%) Phing
12 2 (0.42%) Xdebug
General
1 70 (14.55%) Finance
2 64 (13.31%) Marketing
3 42 (8.73%) Games
4 16 (3.33%) Music Industry
5 14 (2.91%) Banking
6 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.46%) Advertising
8 6 (1.25%) Publishing
8 6 (1.25%) Retail
9 4 (0.83%) Back Office
9 4 (0.83%) Billing
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 445 (92.52%) Developer
2 397 (82.54%) PHP Developer
3 139 (28.90%) Web Developer
4 132 (27.44%) Senior Developer
5 124 (25.78%) Senior PHP Developer
6 115 (23.91%) PHP Web Developer
7 45 (9.36%) MySQL Developer
7 45 (9.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 44 (9.15%) LAMP Developer
9 41 (8.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 34 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (6.65%) HTML Developer
12 30 (6.24%) HTML CSS Developer
13 29 (6.03%) Senior LAMP Developer
14 28 (5.82%) Senior Web Developer
15 23 (4.78%) Senior PHP Web Developer
16 20 (4.16%) Magento Developer
17 19 (3.95%) PHP Magento Developer
17 19 (3.95%) Senior MySQL Developer
18 18 (3.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (70.69%) CSS
2 337 (70.06%) HTML
3 249 (51.77%) LAMP
4 223 (46.36%) jQuery
5 147 (30.56%) HTML5
6 133 (27.65%) Laravel
7 127 (26.40%) Symfony
8 96 (19.96%) CSS3
9 83 (17.26%) XML
10 80 (16.63%) REST
11 69 (14.35%) Web Services
12 65 (13.51%) JSON
13 58 (12.06%) Zend Framework
14 54 (11.23%) Ajax
15 53 (11.02%) AngularJS
16 51 (10.60%) RESTful
17 42 (8.73%) LEMP Stack
18 40 (8.32%) SOAP
19 29 (6.03%) XHTML
20 27 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.20%) User Experience
3 21 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.46%) iPad
6 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.83%) Statistics
9 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.62%) W3C
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.42%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.42%) Oculus Rift
10 2 (0.42%) Online Games
10 2 (0.42%) Replication
10 2 (0.42%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.21%) Blog
11 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.21%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 301 (62.58%) Linux
2 61 (12.68%) Debian
3 48 (9.98%) Ubuntu
4 14 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.70%) Windows
6 9 (1.87%) Unix
7 4 (0.83%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) CentOS
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (46.57%) MVC
2 199 (41.37%) Web Development
3 187 (38.88%) OO
4 163 (33.89%) OOP
5 146 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (23.08%) OO PHP
7 91 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 64 (13.31%) Unit Testing
9 63 (13.10%) TDD
10 61 (12.68%) Open Source
11 58 (12.06%) Scrum
12 55 (11.43%) Software Engineering
13 40 (8.32%) Front End Development
14 34 (7.07%) SOLID
15 31 (6.44%) Kanban
16 30 (6.24%) OOD
17 25 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (4.57%) Database Optimisation
19 19 (3.95%) Mentoring
20 18 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 481 (100.00%) PHP
2 333 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 101 (21.00%) SQL
4 42 (8.73%) PHP 7
5 34 (7.07%) Java
6 30 (6.24%) Python
7 22 (4.57%) PHP 4
8 16 (3.33%) ActionScript
8 16 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.91%) XPath
10 10 (2.08%) C++
11 9 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.25%) C#
13 4 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.62%) Go
14 3 (0.62%) Perl
14 3 (0.62%) Ruby
15 2 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (0.83%) MySQL Certification
3 3 (0.62%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.29%) QA
2 10 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.53%) Docker
2 15 (3.12%) Varnish
3 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Puppet
2 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 110 (22.87%) Zend
2 69 (14.35%) Google
3 10 (2.08%) Twitter
4 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.25%) Facebook
6 5 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.83%) PayPal
7 4 (0.83%) Sybase
7 4 (0.83%) Yahoo!
8 3 (0.62%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.42%) BT
9 2 (0.42%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + WFH, Bens and Tech Direction
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £50-55,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago