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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 761 810 633
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -177
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 151 165 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 145 146 336
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -11.76%

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
50017 56150 57890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.50% 51.48% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43033 48194 48552
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 £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +45 150 £42,500 +21.42% 18
London +45 71 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South East +53 37 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Hampshire +22 28 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West +10 21 £42,500 +21.42% 1
City of London +58 18 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Cheshire +25 13 £35,000 -
West Midlands -3 11 £36,000 +24.13%
Macclesfield -8 10 £35,000 -
Southampton +5 8 £38,750 +55.00% 1
Fareham +3 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester +5 6 £46,000 +41.53% 1
South West +1 6 £41,000 +78.26% 3
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 -
Surrey - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £41,000 - 1
Birmingham -27 4 £60,000 +106.89%
Milton Keynes +26 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Chester +19 3 £40,000 +26.98%
York +12 3 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North Yorkshire +12 3 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Yorkshire +12 3 £25,500 -15.00% 2
Farnborough -3 3 £45,000 +9.75%
Lichfield - 3 £45,000 -
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Rugby - 3 £24,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £24,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £40,000 -

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 374 (100.00%) PHP
2 294 (78.61%) MySQL
3 257 (68.72%) HTML
4 253 (67.65%) CSS
5 238 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 204 (54.55%) Linux
7 200 (53.48%) Git (software)
8 165 (44.12%) MVC
9 158 (42.25%) LAMP
10 144 (38.50%) Web Development
11 142 (37.97%) jQuery
11 142 (37.97%) OO
12 133 (35.56%) OOP
13 119 (31.82%) HTML5
14 112 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
15 101 (27.01%) Apache
16 84 (22.46%) Laravel
17 83 (22.19%) OO PHP
18 82 (21.93%) Subversion
19 79 (21.12%) Symfony
20 74 (19.79%) E-Commerce
21 73 (19.52%) CSS3
22 56 (14.97%) Zend
22 56 (14.97%) Web Services
23 55 (14.71%) PHPUnit
24 53 (14.17%) Unit Testing
25 52 (13.90%) Marketing
26 50 (13.37%) SQL
26 50 (13.37%) Finance
27 47 (12.57%) XML

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
1 101 (27.01%) Apache
2 35 (9.36%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (5.61%) WordPress
4 20 (5.35%) Drupal
5 14 (3.74%) nginx
6 13 (3.48%) CMS
7 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.27%) Moodle
9 1 (0.27%) Totara
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (8.29%) Magento
2 5 (1.34%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.74%) AdWords
2 14 (3.74%) Google Analytics
2 14 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.14%) GitHub
4 6 (1.60%) SaaS
5 3 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (0.80%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) Intranet
2 9 (2.41%) Internet
3 5 (1.34%) DNS
3 5 (1.34%) Extranet
3 5 (1.34%) FTP
3 5 (1.34%) LDAP
4 4 (1.07%) SMTP
5 3 (0.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) GPRS
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (78.61%) MySQL
2 32 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.02%) Redis
4 19 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.55%) Big Data
6 10 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.34%) Navicat
8 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Impala
Development Applications
1 200 (53.48%) Git (software)
2 82 (21.93%) Subversion
3 55 (14.71%) PHPUnit
4 30 (8.02%) JIRA
5 21 (5.61%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.48%) Bitbucket
7 11 (2.94%) PhpStorm
8 8 (2.14%) Selenium
9 7 (1.87%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.07%) Grunt
10 4 (1.07%) gulp
10 4 (1.07%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.80%) Bower
11 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.53%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) Phing
13 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.27%) Trac
13 1 (0.27%) Xdebug
General
1 52 (13.90%) Marketing
2 50 (13.37%) Finance
3 38 (10.16%) Games
4 21 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.08%) Music Industry
6 13 (3.48%) Banking
7 6 (1.60%) Back Office
8 4 (1.07%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Publishing
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 358 (95.72%) Developer
2 313 (83.69%) PHP Developer
3 109 (29.14%) Senior Developer
4 107 (28.61%) Senior PHP Developer
5 101 (27.01%) Web Developer
6 85 (22.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 39 (10.43%) Senior Web Developer
8 37 (9.89%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 33 (8.82%) MySQL Developer
9 33 (8.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 29 (7.75%) LAMP Developer
10 29 (7.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 24 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (4.81%) Software Developer
13 17 (4.55%) HTML Developer
13 17 (4.55%) Junior
13 17 (4.55%) Junior Developer
13 17 (4.55%) Senior LAMP Developer
14 16 (4.28%) HTML CSS Developer
15 14 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (68.72%) HTML
2 253 (67.65%) CSS
3 158 (42.25%) LAMP
4 142 (37.97%) jQuery
5 119 (31.82%) HTML5
6 84 (22.46%) Laravel
7 79 (21.12%) Symfony
8 73 (19.52%) CSS3
9 56 (14.97%) Web Services
10 47 (12.57%) XML
11 43 (11.50%) RESTful
12 40 (10.70%) Ajax
12 40 (10.70%) REST
13 32 (8.56%) AngularJS
13 32 (8.56%) JSON
14 29 (7.75%) SOAP
14 29 (7.75%) XHTML
15 26 (6.95%) Smarty
16 21 (5.61%) Node.js
16 21 (5.61%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (6.68%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.41%) User Experience
4 7 (1.87%) iPad
5 5 (1.34%) Statistics
6 4 (1.07%) Mobile Games
6 4 (1.07%) Online Games
6 4 (1.07%) Replication
7 3 (0.80%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.80%) W3C
8 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.27%) BBC
9 1 (0.27%) Fintech
9 1 (0.27%) FMCG
9 1 (0.27%) NHS
9 1 (0.27%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 204 (54.55%) Linux
2 29 (7.75%) Debian
3 21 (5.61%) Ubuntu
4 15 (4.01%) Windows
5 12 (3.21%) Unix
6 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.34%) CentOS
7 5 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.07%) Android
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.12%) MVC
2 144 (38.50%) Web Development
3 142 (37.97%) OO
4 133 (35.56%) OOP
5 112 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (22.19%) OO PHP
7 74 (19.79%) E-Commerce
8 53 (14.17%) Unit Testing
9 36 (9.63%) Front End Development
10 32 (8.56%) Scrum
10 32 (8.56%) TDD
11 29 (7.75%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.22%) SOLID
13 25 (6.68%) Open Source
14 23 (6.15%) API Integration
15 20 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (5.35%) Database Optimisation
16 18 (4.81%) Analytics
17 14 (3.74%) SDLC
18 12 (3.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 374 (100.00%) PHP
2 238 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 50 (13.37%) SQL
4 30 (8.02%) Java
5 28 (7.49%) PHP 7
6 24 (6.42%) PHP 4
7 18 (4.81%) XPath
8 16 (4.28%) C#
9 14 (3.74%) ActionScript
10 11 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.14%) Python
12 4 (1.07%) C++
12 4 (1.07%) Perl
12 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.80%) Go
14 2 (0.53%) C
14 2 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (8.56%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 22 (5.88%) Docker
2 13 (3.48%) Varnish
3 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Puppet
2 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.53%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 56 (14.97%) Zend
2 38 (10.16%) Google
3 4 (1.07%) Facebook
3 4 (1.07%) PayPal
3 4 (1.07%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.07%) Twitter
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle
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