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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 688 762 647
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -115
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 237 203 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 219 192 334
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%

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
52214 54988 62369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.33% 51.45% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45201 46779 53278
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +40 222 £40,000 - 30
South East +68 90 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Hampshire +61 64 £35,000 -22.22% 5
London -12 53 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +13 40 £25,000 -21.87% 2
Southampton +24 23 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Birmingham +8 22 £32,500 +41.30%
Surrey +16 20 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Yorkshire +2 17 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Dorking - 15 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire +18 12 £45,000 +63.63%
North West +24 11 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Fareham -5 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Shrewsbury - 10 £25,000 - 1
Shropshire - 10 £25,000 - 1
Petersfield - 9 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 8 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +33 7 £37,500 +15.38% 3
City of London +32 7 £49,000 -6.66% 1
East of England +10 6 £40,000 +66.66% 3
West Yorkshire +4 5 - - 1
Leeds +2 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 - 3
Harrogate +18 4 £45,000 +63.63%
York - 4 £27,500 -
Farnborough - 4 £32,500 -
Merseyside +10 3 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Liverpool +7 3 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South West -7 3 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 464 (100.00%) PHP
2 398 (85.78%) MySQL
3 337 (72.63%) CSS
4 330 (71.12%) JavaScript
5 327 (70.47%) HTML
6 277 (59.70%) Linux
7 254 (54.74%) LAMP
8 231 (49.78%) jQuery
9 228 (49.14%) Git (software)
10 201 (43.32%) MVC
11 193 (41.59%) Web Development
12 175 (37.72%) OO
13 169 (36.42%) Apache
14 157 (33.84%) OOP
15 147 (31.68%) Symfony
16 145 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
17 133 (28.66%) HTML5
18 129 (27.80%) Zend
19 127 (27.37%) Laravel
20 105 (22.63%) SQL
21 99 (21.34%) OO PHP
22 98 (21.12%) Subversion
23 91 (19.61%) XML
24 81 (17.46%) E-Commerce
25 80 (17.24%) CSS3
26 79 (17.03%) REST
27 78 (16.81%) Finance
28 72 (15.52%) JSON
29 68 (14.66%) Zend Framework
29 68 (14.66%) Web Services

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 (36.42%) Apache
2 50 (10.78%) nginx
3 41 (8.84%) CMS
4 33 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (5.60%) WordPress
6 17 (3.66%) Drupal
7 9 (1.94%) Node.js
8 7 (1.51%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.65%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.65%) IIS
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (11.42%) Magento
2 6 (1.29%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (2.37%) GitHub
4 10 (2.16%) AdWords
4 10 (2.16%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.31%) Intranet
2 15 (3.23%) DNS
3 12 (2.59%) Extranet
4 7 (1.51%) VPN
5 6 (1.29%) Firewall
5 6 (1.29%) Internet
5 6 (1.29%) SMTP
5 6 (1.29%) VLAN
6 5 (1.08%) FTP
6 5 (1.08%) LDAP
7 4 (0.86%) HTTP
7 4 (0.86%) SSL
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 2 (0.43%) 3G
9 2 (0.43%) DHCP
9 2 (0.43%) GPRS
9 2 (0.43%) ISDN
9 2 (0.43%) PBX
9 2 (0.43%) SMS
9 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (85.78%) MySQL
2 34 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.96%) Redis
3 23 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.88%) Big Data
5 14 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.80%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.08%) Navicat
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 228 (49.14%) Git (software)
2 98 (21.12%) Subversion
3 42 (9.05%) PHPUnit
4 32 (6.90%) JIRA
5 23 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.88%) Selenium
7 15 (3.23%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.80%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.94%) FogBugz
9 9 (1.94%) PhpStorm
9 9 (1.94%) Redmine
9 9 (1.94%) Trac
10 6 (1.29%) JUnit
11 3 (0.65%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.43%) Codeship
12 2 (0.43%) Hudson
12 2 (0.43%) Phing
12 2 (0.43%) Xdebug
13 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 78 (16.81%) Finance
2 48 (10.34%) Marketing
3 43 (9.27%) Games
4 13 (2.80%) Music Industry
5 11 (2.37%) Advertising
5 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.16%) Banking
7 7 (1.51%) Retail
8 6 (1.29%) Billing
9 4 (0.86%) Law
9 4 (0.86%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 421 (90.73%) Developer
2 380 (81.90%) PHP Developer
3 126 (27.16%) Web Developer
4 115 (24.78%) Senior Developer
5 109 (23.49%) PHP Web Developer
6 107 (23.06%) Senior PHP Developer
7 49 (10.56%) MySQL Developer
7 49 (10.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 44 (9.48%) LAMP Developer
9 41 (8.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 30 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (6.25%) HTML Developer
12 27 (5.82%) HTML CSS Developer
12 27 (5.82%) Senior LAMP Developer
13 26 (5.60%) Senior MySQL Developer
14 24 (5.17%) Magento Developer
14 24 (5.17%) Software Engineer
15 23 (4.96%) PHP Magento Developer
16 21 (4.53%) PHP Software Engineer
17 20 (4.31%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (72.63%) CSS
2 327 (70.47%) HTML
3 254 (54.74%) LAMP
4 231 (49.78%) jQuery
5 147 (31.68%) Symfony
6 133 (28.66%) HTML5
7 127 (27.37%) Laravel
8 91 (19.61%) XML
9 80 (17.24%) CSS3
10 79 (17.03%) REST
11 72 (15.52%) JSON
12 68 (14.66%) Web Services
12 68 (14.66%) Zend Framework
13 59 (12.72%) AngularJS
14 52 (11.21%) Ajax
15 48 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
16 42 (9.05%) RESTful
17 35 (7.54%) SOAP
17 35 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (5.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.60%) User Experience
3 17 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.16%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.29%) iPad
6 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.86%) W3C
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.22%) Blog
10 1 (0.22%) Podcast
10 1 (0.22%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 277 (59.70%) Linux
2 67 (14.44%) Debian
3 58 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 18 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.37%) Windows
6 8 (1.72%) Android
7 7 (1.51%) Unix
8 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (43.32%) MVC
2 193 (41.59%) Web Development
3 175 (37.72%) OO
4 157 (33.84%) OOP
5 145 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (21.34%) OO PHP
7 81 (17.46%) E-Commerce
8 67 (14.44%) Open Source
9 65 (14.01%) Scrum
10 64 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 61 (13.15%) TDD
12 56 (12.07%) Unit Testing
13 43 (9.27%) OOD
14 30 (6.47%) Kanban
15 29 (6.25%) Front End Development
16 27 (5.82%) SOLID
17 23 (4.96%) Mentoring
18 21 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (4.09%) Performance Optimisation
20 18 (3.88%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 464 (100.00%) PHP
2 330 (71.12%) JavaScript
3 105 (22.63%) SQL
4 40 (8.62%) PHP 7
5 37 (7.97%) Java
6 29 (6.25%) Python
7 22 (4.74%) PHP 4
8 17 (3.66%) ActionScript
9 16 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 16 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.59%) XPath
11 9 (1.94%) C#
11 9 (1.94%) C++
12 7 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.08%) Ruby
14 4 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.65%) C
15 3 (0.65%) Go
16 2 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (6.68%) Degree
2 6 (1.29%) MySQL Certification
3 3 (0.65%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.59%) QA
2 10 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.66%) Docker
2 13 (2.80%) Varnish
3 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) Puppet
2 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 129 (27.80%) Zend
2 67 (14.44%) Google
3 10 (2.16%) Twitter
4 9 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.72%) Yahoo!
6 7 (1.51%) Facebook
7 4 (0.86%) Sybase
8 3 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe
9 2 (0.43%) BT
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco
9 2 (0.43%) HubSpot
9 2 (0.43%) PayPal
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Baldock
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-55,000 + Private Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparex Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago