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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 461 390 327
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -63
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 522 775 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 1.24% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 475 704 825
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,125 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%

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
56909 62546 58013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.14% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48516 53367 50016
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -82 506 £37,500 - 101
London -14 210 £50,000 +5.26% 40
South East -40 118 £35,000 +3.32% 19
Hampshire -48 60 £37,500 +19.04% 10
City of London +2 39 £50,000 - 9
West Midlands -19 38 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire -8 31 £30,000 -14.28% 12
South West -70 30 £35,000 -6.66% 8
East of England +5 28 £32,500 -24.41% 3
Surrey +21 25 £32,500 -10.95% 3
East Midlands +14 23 £32,500 +6.55% 4
Fareham +13 20 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North West -33 20 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Basingstoke +6 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Yorkshire +1 17 £27,500 -31.25% 8
Norfolk - 14 £24,000 - 1
Bath +25 11 £35,000 +16.66%
Somerset +13 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Birmingham -14 11 £38,750 +55.00% 2
Bristol -28 11 £38,000 -5.00%
Camberley - 10 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 9 £29,500 +28.26% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £26,000 -14.75%
Halifax +9 9 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Sheffield +5 9 £32,500 +30.00%
Nottingham +4 9 £26,000 -14.75%
South Yorkshire +4 9 £32,500 +30.00%
North East +4 9 £29,500 +28.26% 2
Tyne and Wear +1 9 £29,500 +28.26% 2
West Sussex - 9 £37,500 - 3

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 941 (100.00%) PHP
2 759 (80.66%) MySQL
3 689 (73.22%) HTML
4 674 (71.63%) JavaScript
5 668 (70.99%) CSS
6 448 (47.61%) jQuery
7 373 (39.64%) Git (software)
8 365 (38.79%) MVC
9 348 (36.98%) Linux
10 343 (36.45%) OO
11 338 (35.92%) OOP
12 311 (33.05%) HTML5
13 298 (31.67%) Zend
14 270 (28.69%) Symfony
15 252 (26.78%) LAMP
16 232 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
17 188 (19.98%) Laravel
18 178 (18.92%) Web Development
19 177 (18.81%) Apache
19 177 (18.81%) CSS3
20 164 (17.43%) XML
21 163 (17.32%) E-Commerce
22 161 (17.11%) OO PHP
23 156 (16.58%) SQL
24 147 (15.62%) Subversion
25 130 (13.82%) Ajax
26 125 (13.28%) Degree
27 119 (12.65%) AngularJS
28 117 (12.43%) TDD
29 109 (11.58%) XHTML

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 177 (18.81%) Apache
2 94 (9.99%) CMS
3 85 (9.03%) Drupal
4 81 (8.61%) WordPress
5 53 (5.63%) Node.js
6 41 (4.36%) nginx
7 30 (3.19%) Joomla!
8 25 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (2.13%) Confluence
10 16 (1.70%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.96%) IIS
12 6 (0.64%) concrete5
13 4 (0.43%) lighttpd
14 3 (0.32%) Moodle
15 1 (0.11%) SilverStripe
15 1 (0.11%) JBoss
15 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 30 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.96%) MS Excel
5 5 (0.53%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 79 (8.40%) Magento
2 11 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.53%) Shopify
4 2 (0.21%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.44%) GitHub
3 22 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.59%) SaaS
5 13 (1.38%) Google Compute Engine
5 13 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.85%) Trello
7 7 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.64%) Sage Pay
9 5 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.83%) Internet
2 32 (3.40%) DNS
3 20 (2.13%) HTTP
4 17 (1.81%) SSH
5 11 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.74%) SMTP
8 6 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (0.53%) Firewall
10 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.43%) Intranet
11 3 (0.32%) VPN
12 2 (0.21%) Extranet
13 1 (0.11%) 3G
13 1 (0.11%) Wireless
13 1 (0.11%) Skype
13 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.11%) NFC
13 1 (0.11%) FTP
13 1 (0.11%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (80.66%) MySQL
2 72 (7.65%) MongoDB
3 47 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (4.68%) SQL Server
6 36 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 34 (3.61%) Redis
8 23 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.17%) SQLite
11 6 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.43%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.43%) MS Access
12 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.32%) Big Data
14 2 (0.21%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.11%) UniData
Development Applications
1 373 (39.64%) Git (software)
2 147 (15.62%) Subversion
3 62 (6.59%) PHPUnit
4 38 (4.04%) JIRA
5 31 (3.29%) Grunt
6 27 (2.87%) Behat
7 22 (2.34%) Jenkins
8 20 (2.13%) Selenium
9 18 (1.91%) Bitbucket
9 18 (1.91%) gulp
10 16 (1.70%) Trac
11 14 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.38%) PEAR
13 11 (1.17%) Bugzilla
14 9 (0.96%) PhpStorm
14 9 (0.96%) Bower
15 8 (0.85%) Liquibase
15 8 (0.85%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.64%) NetBeans
17 5 (0.53%) Redmine
General
1 107 (11.37%) Finance
2 98 (10.41%) Marketing
3 35 (3.72%) Retail
4 25 (2.66%) Games
5 23 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.91%) Advertising
7 16 (1.70%) Multimedia
8 14 (1.49%) Law
8 14 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.17%) Electronics
10 7 (0.74%) Publishing
11 5 (0.53%) French Language
11 5 (0.53%) German Language
11 5 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 870 (92.45%) Developer
2 679 (72.16%) PHP Developer
3 208 (22.10%) Web Developer
4 190 (20.19%) Senior Developer
5 144 (15.30%) Senior PHP Developer
6 105 (11.16%) PHP Web Developer
7 103 (10.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 55 (5.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 51 (5.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 42 (4.46%) Junior
11 41 (4.36%) Junior Developer
12 33 (3.51%) Junior PHP Developer
12 33 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
13 28 (2.98%) Programmer
14 27 (2.87%) PHP Programmer
15 23 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
16 22 (2.34%) Senior Web Developer
17 21 (2.23%) Software Developer
18 20 (2.13%) Software Engineer
19 17 (1.81%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (73.22%) HTML
2 668 (70.99%) CSS
3 448 (47.61%) jQuery
4 311 (33.05%) HTML5
5 270 (28.69%) Symfony
6 252 (26.78%) LAMP
7 188 (19.98%) Laravel
8 177 (18.81%) CSS3
9 164 (17.43%) XML
10 130 (13.82%) Ajax
11 119 (12.65%) AngularJS
12 109 (11.58%) XHTML
13 98 (10.41%) Zend Framework
14 87 (9.25%) REST
15 84 (8.93%) JSON
16 82 (8.71%) Web Services
17 72 (7.65%) Sass
18 71 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 70 (7.44%) CakePHP
20 64 (6.80%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.29%) User Experience
2 66 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 16 (1.70%) W3C
7 12 (1.28%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.28%) iPad
8 11 (1.17%) DTV
8 11 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.17%) Physics
9 9 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.85%) iPhone
10 8 (0.85%) Social Gaming
11 6 (0.64%) Social Media
11 6 (0.64%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.43%) Wiki
12 4 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.32%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 348 (36.98%) Linux
2 52 (5.53%) Apple iOS
3 44 (4.68%) Android
4 24 (2.55%) UNIX
5 22 (2.34%) Windows
5 22 (2.34%) CentOS
6 21 (2.23%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.49%) Debian
8 8 (0.85%) Fedora
9 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (38.79%) MVC
2 343 (36.45%) OO
3 338 (35.92%) OOP
4 232 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (18.92%) Web Development
6 163 (17.32%) E-Commerce
7 161 (17.11%) OO PHP
8 117 (12.43%) TDD
9 85 (9.03%) Software Engineering
10 83 (8.82%) Scrum
11 60 (6.38%) Web Application Development
12 53 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 47 (4.99%) BDD
14 46 (4.89%) SEO
14 46 (4.89%) Digital Marketing
14 46 (4.89%) Unit Testing
15 44 (4.68%) Mentoring
16 41 (4.36%) Web Design
17 40 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (3.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 941 (100.00%) PHP
2 674 (71.63%) JavaScript
3 156 (16.58%) SQL
4 64 (6.80%) Java
5 35 (3.72%) Python
6 32 (3.40%) Ruby
7 31 (3.29%) Perl
8 21 (2.23%) C#
9 20 (2.13%) C++
9 20 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.70%) C
11 13 (1.38%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.17%) ActionScript
13 10 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
13 10 (1.06%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.64%) Go
14 6 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.53%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.53%) PHP4
16 4 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 125 (13.28%) Degree
2 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.11%) HNC
3 1 (0.11%) HND
3 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) Section 508
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.06%) Varnish
3 4 (0.43%) KVM
4 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (2.44%) Puppet
2 17 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.59%) Vagrant
4 12 (1.28%) Capistrano
5 8 (0.85%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 298 (31.67%) Zend
2 57 (6.06%) Google
3 37 (3.93%) Facebook
4 36 (3.83%) Twitter
5 30 (3.19%) Adobe
6 17 (1.81%) Microsoft
7 16 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.59%) PayPal
9 13 (1.38%) VMware
9 13 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.38%) SAP
10 9 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 8 (0.85%) Perforce
12 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle
13 5 (0.53%) Sage
14 4 (0.43%) New Relic
15 3 (0.32%) Macromedia
15 3 (0.32%) IBM
16 2 (0.21%) HubSpot
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Falmouth, Cornwall
Jarrang
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus programme
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday