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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 348 299 307
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 859 946 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.67% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 731 877 907
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,050 £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
59216 56802 62904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.73% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49643 48857 55174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -39 836 £35,000 - 142
London -33 333 £47,500 +11.76% 49
South East -4 201 £34,000 - 24
Hampshire -4 102 £30,000 -7.69% 14
South West -12 76 £32,500 - 8
City of London -9 72 £50,000 +25.00% 11
West Midlands +11 66 £30,000 +11.11% 3
North West -23 58 £30,500 +1.66% 18
East of England -28 47 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Manchester -12 35 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Yorkshire -69 30 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Hertfordshire +15 29 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Berkshire -3 28 £35,000 +1.44%
Bristol +14 26 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £50,000 +29.03% 3
East Midlands -22 24 £28,500 -5.00% 11
Fareham -7 21 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Milton Keynes +1 20 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Worcestershire +15 19 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +14 19 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Basingstoke -12 18 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bournemouth -14 18 £24,000 -33.79% 2
Dorset -14 18 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Southampton -17 18 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Northamptonshire -3 16 £28,500 -6.55% 5
Devon - 16 £23,000 - 1
Warwickshire +15 15 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Coventry +8 15 £32,500 +36.84%
Northampton -10 14 £28,500 -6.55% 2
Redditch +4 13 £26,000 -20.00% 1

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1706 (100.00%) PHP
2 1413 (82.83%) MySQL
3 1238 (72.57%) HTML
4 1218 (71.40%) CSS
5 1214 (71.16%) JavaScript
6 900 (52.75%) jQuery
7 791 (46.37%) OO
8 736 (43.14%) MVC
9 711 (41.68%) Zend
10 685 (40.15%) Linux
11 547 (32.06%) Git (software)
12 512 (30.01%) OOP
13 510 (29.89%) HTML5
14 456 (26.73%) LAMP
15 445 (26.08%) OO PHP
16 440 (25.79%) Symfony
17 407 (23.86%) CSS3
18 394 (23.09%) Subversion
19 345 (20.22%) Ajax
20 308 (18.05%) SQL
21 298 (17.47%) XHTML
22 292 (17.12%) Apache
23 291 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
24 283 (16.59%) E-Commerce
25 279 (16.35%) XML
26 239 (14.01%) Web Services
27 238 (13.95%) Marketing
28 236 (13.83%) Zend Framework
29 220 (12.90%) Web Development
30 212 (12.43%) CMS

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 292 (17.12%) Apache
2 212 (12.43%) CMS
3 189 (11.08%) Drupal
4 146 (8.56%) WordPress
5 64 (3.75%) Node.js
6 33 (1.93%) nginx
7 29 (1.70%) IIS
8 24 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.17%) concrete5
11 19 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
12 16 (0.94%) Joomla!
13 13 (0.76%) SAS
13 13 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
15 10 (0.59%) Moodle
16 8 (0.47%) SilverStripe
17 6 (0.35%) Confluence
17 6 (0.35%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.29%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 65 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 35 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.29%) MS Excel
4 14 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.23%) MS Office
6 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 173 (10.14%) Magento
2 27 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.76%) Shopify
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.18%) Tridion
6 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.059%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.05%) SaaS
3 23 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.53%) GitHub
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.29%) CloudFront
6 5 (0.29%) Route 53
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.52%) Internet
2 44 (2.58%) DNS
3 26 (1.52%) VPN
4 25 (1.47%) Firewall
5 22 (1.29%) SSH
6 15 (0.88%) HTTP
7 12 (0.70%) Broadband
8 9 (0.53%) Network Security
9 7 (0.41%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.18%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
13 1 (0.059%) LDAP
13 1 (0.059%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.059%) AMQP
13 1 (0.059%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1413 (82.83%) MySQL
2 121 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 94 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 89 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 57 (3.34%) NoSQL
6 44 (2.58%) Redis
6 44 (2.58%) Big Data
7 31 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.94%) MS Access
10 15 (0.88%) Hazelcast
11 14 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.18%) MariaDB
17 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 547 (32.06%) Git (software)
2 394 (23.09%) Subversion
3 92 (5.39%) PHPUnit
4 57 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.40%) JIRA
6 27 (1.58%) Mercurial
7 24 (1.41%) Trac
8 23 (1.35%) Selenium
9 16 (0.94%) Maven
9 16 (0.94%) JUnit
9 16 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (0.76%) PEAR
11 13 (0.76%) Bugzilla
12 10 (0.59%) Redmine
12 10 (0.59%) Behat
13 9 (0.53%) PhpStorm
14 8 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.35%) FogBugz
15 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 238 (13.95%) Marketing
2 98 (5.74%) Finance
3 51 (2.99%) Retail
4 50 (2.93%) Advertising
5 28 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.23%) Banking
7 20 (1.17%) Publishing
8 19 (1.11%) Back Office
9 15 (0.88%) Games
10 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.64%) Legal
12 6 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.18%) Front Office
14 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.059%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.059%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.059%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.059%) Billing
15 1 (0.059%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1593 (93.38%) Developer
2 1222 (71.63%) PHP Developer
3 358 (20.98%) Web Developer
4 295 (17.29%) Senior Developer
5 284 (16.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 228 (13.36%) Senior PHP Developer
7 158 (9.26%) PHP Web Developer
8 112 (6.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 74 (4.34%) Lead Developer
10 65 (3.81%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 61 (3.58%) Lead PHP Developer
11 61 (3.58%) Programmer
12 54 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 52 (3.05%) Front-End Developer
14 51 (2.99%) Applications Developer
15 48 (2.81%) LAMP Developer
16 46 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
17 43 (2.52%) PHP Programmer
18 42 (2.46%) Drupal Developer
18 42 (2.46%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1238 (72.57%) HTML
2 1218 (71.40%) CSS
3 900 (52.75%) jQuery
4 510 (29.89%) HTML5
5 456 (26.73%) LAMP
6 440 (25.79%) Symfony
7 407 (23.86%) CSS3
8 345 (20.22%) Ajax
9 298 (17.47%) XHTML
10 279 (16.35%) XML
11 239 (14.01%) Web Services
12 236 (13.83%) Zend Framework
13 173 (10.14%) SOAP
14 169 (9.91%) REST
15 161 (9.44%) JSON
16 156 (9.14%) CodeIgniter
17 127 (7.44%) CakePHP
18 126 (7.39%) Laravel
19 125 (7.33%) RESTful
20 91 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 118 (6.92%) Open Source
3 71 (4.16%) Mobile App
4 44 (2.58%) Social Media
5 30 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (1.76%) W3C
6 27 (1.58%) Clustering
7 20 (1.17%) E-Learning
8 15 (0.88%) iPhone
8 15 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.59%) VLE
9 10 (0.59%) Web 2.0
9 10 (0.59%) iDTV
9 10 (0.59%) Xbox
10 9 (0.53%) SCORM
10 9 (0.53%) BBC
11 6 (0.35%) Streaming Video
11 6 (0.35%) DTV
11 6 (0.35%) FMCG
12 5 (0.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 685 (40.15%) Linux
2 141 (8.26%) UNIX
3 83 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 74 (4.34%) CentOS
5 69 (4.04%) Windows
6 53 (3.11%) Android
7 45 (2.64%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.05%) Fedora
9 25 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.88%) Debian
11 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.059%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (46.37%) OO
2 736 (43.14%) MVC
3 512 (30.01%) OOP
4 445 (26.08%) OO PHP
5 291 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
6 283 (16.59%) E-Commerce
7 220 (12.90%) Web Development
8 208 (12.19%) TDD
9 165 (9.67%) Scrum
10 129 (7.56%) Unit Testing
11 117 (6.86%) Software Engineering
12 84 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (4.63%) BDD
14 68 (3.99%) Responsive Web Design
15 60 (3.52%) Digital Marketing
16 58 (3.40%) Web Design
17 53 (3.11%) Time Management
18 49 (2.87%) SEO
19 45 (2.64%) Project Management
19 45 (2.64%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1706 (100.00%) PHP
2 1214 (71.16%) JavaScript
3 308 (18.05%) SQL
4 143 (8.38%) Java
5 92 (5.39%) Python
6 89 (5.22%) PHP4
7 84 (4.92%) C#
8 70 (4.10%) Perl
9 67 (3.93%) Ruby
10 51 (2.99%) C++
11 36 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 30 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.41%) VB
14 23 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.23%) C
16 20 (1.17%) ActionScript
17 16 (0.94%) ActionScript 3.0
18 14 (0.82%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.29%) PowerHouse
20 4 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 204 (11.96%) Degree
2 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.23%) MBA
3 4 (0.23%) PhD
4 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.05%) QA
2 12 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.53%) WAI
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (0.88%) 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 19 (1.11%) Puppet
2 18 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.00%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.94%) YUM
5 9 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 711 (41.68%) Zend
2 81 (4.75%) Red Hat
3 66 (3.87%) Twitter
4 58 (3.40%) Facebook
5 52 (3.05%) Google
6 50 (2.93%) Microsoft
7 38 (2.23%) Adobe
8 31 (1.82%) Oracle
9 20 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.76%) Sage
12 9 (0.53%) SAP
13 8 (0.47%) JBoss
14 7 (0.41%) IBM
15 5 (0.29%) Apple
15 5 (0.29%) Rackspace
15 5 (0.29%) Percona
16 3 (0.18%) Sencha
16 3 (0.18%) VMware
17 2 (0.12%) Remedy
Batley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + discretionary bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pention, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Talk Talk
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago