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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 355 299 308
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 829 958 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 1.68% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 707 889 914
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%

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
58546 56938 63422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.66% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49078 48972 55621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 -53 807 £35,000 - 117
London -35 320 £47,500 +11.76% 40
South East -36 192 £35,000 +2.18% 22
Hampshire -18 96 £30,000 -7.69% 14
South West +4 78 £32,500 - 9
City of London -4 70 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Midlands +10 65 £30,000 +11.11% 2
North West -24 54 £30,500 +1.66% 17
East of England -27 46 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Manchester +1 33 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Hertfordshire +14 29 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Berkshire +5 29 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -74 28 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Bristol +16 26 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £50,000 +29.03% 3
East Midlands -21 23 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Fareham -11 20 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Worcestershire +15 19 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Milton Keynes +6 19 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Bournemouth -9 19 £26,500 -26.89% 3
Dorset -16 19 £26,500 -24.28% 3
Oxfordshire +3 17 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Basingstoke -3 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Southampton -21 16 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Devon - 16 £23,000 - 1
Warwickshire +8 15 £27,500 +10.00%
Northamptonshire -1 15 £28,500 -6.55% 1
Coventry +11 14 £32,500 +36.84%
Northampton -6 14 £28,500 -6.55%
Redditch +6 13 £26,000 -20.00% 1

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1732 (100.00%) PHP
2 1431 (82.62%) MySQL
3 1264 (72.98%) HTML
4 1243 (71.77%) CSS
5 1237 (71.42%) JavaScript
6 911 (52.60%) jQuery
7 809 (46.71%) OO
8 753 (43.48%) MVC
9 719 (41.51%) Zend
10 697 (40.24%) Linux
11 562 (32.45%) Git (software)
12 527 (30.43%) OOP
13 523 (30.20%) HTML5
14 467 (26.96%) LAMP
15 457 (26.39%) Symfony
16 449 (25.92%) OO PHP
17 422 (24.36%) CSS3
18 400 (23.09%) Subversion
19 357 (20.61%) Ajax
20 311 (17.96%) SQL
21 304 (17.55%) XHTML
22 298 (17.21%) Apache
23 294 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
24 291 (16.80%) XML
25 279 (16.11%) E-Commerce
26 245 (14.15%) Web Services
27 238 (13.74%) Marketing
28 237 (13.68%) Zend Framework
29 224 (12.93%) CMS
29 224 (12.93%) Web Development

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 298 (17.21%) Apache
2 224 (12.93%) CMS
3 191 (11.03%) Drupal
4 145 (8.37%) WordPress
5 64 (3.70%) Node.js
6 33 (1.91%) nginx
7 28 (1.62%) IIS
8 24 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 20 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
11 19 (1.10%) concrete5
12 16 (0.92%) Joomla!
13 14 (0.81%) SAS
14 13 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.69%) Facebook Platform
16 10 (0.58%) Moodle
17 8 (0.46%) SilverStripe
18 6 (0.35%) GlassFish
19 5 (0.29%) Confluence
19 5 (0.29%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 67 (3.87%) Photoshop
2 36 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.15%) MS Excel
4 15 (0.87%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.29%) MS Office
6 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 173 (9.99%) Magento
2 28 (1.62%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.75%) Shopify
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.17%) Tridion
6 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.058%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.06%) SaaS
3 24 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.58%) GitHub
7 5 (0.29%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.29%) Route 53
8 4 (0.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.75%) Internet
2 44 (2.54%) DNS
3 26 (1.50%) VPN
4 25 (1.44%) Firewall
5 21 (1.21%) SSH
6 15 (0.87%) HTTP
7 12 (0.69%) Broadband
8 9 (0.52%) Network Security
9 8 (0.46%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.17%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) LDAP
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
12 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.058%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1431 (82.62%) MySQL
2 123 (7.10%) SQL Server
3 97 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 92 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.54%) Redis
6 44 (2.54%) Big Data
7 32 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.92%) Hazelcast
10 15 (0.87%) MS Access
11 14 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.17%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.17%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 562 (32.45%) Git (software)
2 400 (23.09%) Subversion
3 92 (5.31%) PHPUnit
4 56 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 40 (2.31%) JIRA
6 28 (1.62%) Mercurial
7 24 (1.39%) Trac
8 23 (1.33%) Selenium
9 16 (0.92%) Maven
9 16 (0.92%) JUnit
9 16 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.81%) PEAR
11 14 (0.81%) Bugzilla
12 10 (0.58%) Behat
13 9 (0.52%) PhpStorm
13 9 (0.52%) Redmine
14 7 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.35%) FogBugz
15 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 238 (13.74%) Marketing
2 97 (5.60%) Finance
3 52 (3.00%) Retail
4 51 (2.94%) Advertising
5 27 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.15%) Publishing
6 20 (1.15%) Banking
7 19 (1.10%) Back Office
8 15 (0.87%) Games
9 13 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.64%) Legal
11 6 (0.35%) Electronics
12 3 (0.17%) Front Office
13 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.058%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.058%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.058%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.058%) Billing
14 1 (0.058%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1617 (93.36%) Developer
2 1240 (71.59%) PHP Developer
3 362 (20.90%) Web Developer
4 303 (17.49%) Senior Developer
5 291 (16.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 234 (13.51%) Senior PHP Developer
7 161 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
8 114 (6.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 75 (4.33%) Lead Developer
10 69 (3.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 65 (3.75%) Programmer
12 63 (3.64%) Lead PHP Developer
13 59 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 52 (3.00%) Applications Developer
15 50 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
16 47 (2.71%) LAMP Developer
16 47 (2.71%) Senior Web Developer
17 46 (2.66%) PHP Programmer
18 43 (2.48%) PHP Zend Developer
19 42 (2.42%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1264 (72.98%) HTML
2 1243 (71.77%) CSS
3 911 (52.60%) jQuery
4 523 (30.20%) HTML5
5 467 (26.96%) LAMP
6 457 (26.39%) Symfony
7 422 (24.36%) CSS3
8 357 (20.61%) Ajax
9 304 (17.55%) XHTML
10 291 (16.80%) XML
11 245 (14.15%) Web Services
12 237 (13.68%) Zend Framework
13 174 (10.05%) REST
14 172 (9.93%) SOAP
15 170 (9.82%) JSON
16 161 (9.30%) CodeIgniter
17 133 (7.68%) CakePHP
18 131 (7.56%) Laravel
19 128 (7.39%) RESTful
20 89 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 150 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 123 (7.10%) Open Source
3 71 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.60%) Social Media
5 31 (1.79%) W3C
6 29 (1.67%) Clustering
6 29 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (1.15%) E-Learning
8 16 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 15 (0.87%) iPhone
10 11 (0.64%) Web 2.0
10 11 (0.64%) Xbox
11 10 (0.58%) VLE
11 10 (0.58%) iDTV
12 9 (0.52%) BBC
12 9 (0.52%) SCORM
13 7 (0.40%) FMCG
14 6 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.35%) Streaming Video
14 6 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 697 (40.24%) Linux
2 141 (8.14%) UNIX
3 84 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 74 (4.27%) CentOS
5 67 (3.87%) Windows
6 54 (3.12%) Android
7 45 (2.60%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.02%) Fedora
9 26 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.87%) Debian
11 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (46.71%) OO
2 753 (43.48%) MVC
3 527 (30.43%) OOP
4 449 (25.92%) OO PHP
5 294 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
6 279 (16.11%) E-Commerce
7 224 (12.93%) Web Development
8 209 (12.07%) TDD
9 166 (9.58%) Scrum
10 133 (7.68%) Unit Testing
11 118 (6.81%) Software Engineering
12 83 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (4.62%) BDD
14 68 (3.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 62 (3.58%) Web Design
16 60 (3.46%) Digital Marketing
17 52 (3.00%) Time Management
17 52 (3.00%) SEO
18 45 (2.60%) Web Application Development
18 45 (2.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1732 (100.00%) PHP
2 1237 (71.42%) JavaScript
3 311 (17.96%) SQL
4 147 (8.49%) Java
5 95 (5.48%) Python
6 94 (5.43%) PHP4
7 87 (5.02%) C#
8 73 (4.21%) Perl
9 70 (4.04%) Ruby
10 52 (3.00%) C++
11 36 (2.08%) Objective-C
12 32 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.39%) VB
14 23 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.21%) ActionScript
15 21 (1.21%) C
16 17 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
17 15 (0.87%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.29%) VBA
18 5 (0.29%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 208 (12.01%) Degree
2 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.23%) MBA
3 4 (0.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.00%) QA
2 14 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.58%) WAI
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (0.92%) Varnish
2 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.29%) NFS
3 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (1.21%) Puppet
2 20 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.04%) Vagrant
4 15 (0.87%) YUM
5 9 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 719 (41.51%) Zend
2 80 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 66 (3.81%) Twitter
4 58 (3.35%) Facebook
5 56 (3.23%) Google
6 49 (2.83%) Microsoft
7 39 (2.25%) Adobe
8 33 (1.91%) Oracle
9 17 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.75%) Sage
11 10 (0.58%) SAP
12 8 (0.46%) JBoss
13 7 (0.40%) IBM
14 5 (0.29%) Apple
14 5 (0.29%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.29%) Percona
15 4 (0.23%) Sencha
15 4 (0.23%) VMware
16 2 (0.12%) Remedy
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + pension, bonus, training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pensions, Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + discretionary bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday