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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 498 325 348
Rank change year-on-year
-173 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 448 855 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.51% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 430 757 732
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%

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
54037 56661 57939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.48% 52.93% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 46116 47430 50275
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -169 426 £35,000 -6.66% 87
London -145 114 £47,500 +11.76% 24
South East -72 101 £32,000 -8.57% 8
South West -17 74 £33,500 -1.47% 11
Hampshire -32 63 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North West -68 41 £40,000 +17.64% 8
West Midlands -39 33 £32,500 +8.33% 11
City of London -21 25 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Somerset +23 24 £33,500 +11.66% 2
East Midlands +10 22 £26,000 -5.45% 11
Yorkshire -35 22 £34,250 +14.16% 7
Bath +16 20 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Cheshire 0 18 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Southampton -42 18 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Bristol -35 17 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Basingstoke +7 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East of England -14 15 £31,250 -26.90% 4
East Sussex -8 13 £32,500 +16.07%
Manchester -46 13 £30,000 -24.05% 3
Wales -11 12 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Dorset -29 12 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Bournemouth -32 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South Wales -13 11 £31,500 +14.54% 2
Devon +16 10 £27,500 -30.37% 2
Cardiff -11 10 £31,250 +13.63% 2
Nottingham +3 9 £22,000 -16.98%
Nottinghamshire +3 9 £22,000 -16.98%
Shropshire -7 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Brighton -13 9 £37,500 +33.92%
West Yorkshire -26 9 £31,250 +3.30% 4

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1389 (100.00%) PHP
2 1148 (82.65%) MySQL
3 1124 (80.92%) HTML
4 1115 (80.27%) CSS
5 1021 (73.51%) JavaScript
6 742 (53.42%) jQuery
7 628 (45.21%) MVC
8 601 (43.27%) OO
9 579 (41.68%) HTML5
10 547 (39.38%) Git (software)
11 497 (35.78%) Linux
12 493 (35.49%) OOP
13 490 (35.28%) Zend
14 414 (29.81%) CSS3
15 388 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
16 381 (27.43%) LAMP
17 374 (26.93%) Symfony
18 325 (23.40%) OO PHP
19 302 (21.74%) SQL
20 296 (21.31%) Subversion
21 268 (19.29%) XML
22 239 (17.21%) E-Commerce
23 232 (16.70%) XHTML
24 226 (16.27%) Web Development
25 224 (16.13%) Apache
26 208 (14.97%) Degree
27 205 (14.76%) Ajax
28 202 (14.54%) CMS
29 176 (12.67%) AngularJS
30 169 (12.17%) Laravel

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 224 (16.13%) Apache
2 202 (14.54%) CMS
3 169 (12.17%) WordPress
4 150 (10.80%) Drupal
5 80 (5.76%) Node.js
6 58 (4.18%) Joomla!
7 38 (2.74%) IIS
8 30 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (1.51%) Confluence
10 20 (1.44%) concrete5
10 20 (1.44%) nginx
11 17 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
13 12 (0.86%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.29%) JBoss
16 3 (0.22%) lighttpd
16 3 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
17 1 (0.072%) OpenStack
Applications
1 80 (5.76%) Photoshop
2 45 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (1.44%) MS Excel
5 18 (1.30%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 123 (8.86%) Magento
2 8 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.14%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.072%) Tridion
5 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.10%) SaaS
3 24 (1.73%) Amazon S3
3 24 (1.73%) GitHub
4 23 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.072%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.59%) SSH
2 34 (2.45%) Internet
3 26 (1.87%) DNS
4 23 (1.66%) HTTP
5 16 (1.15%) Intranet
6 14 (1.01%) VPN
6 14 (1.01%) Firewall
7 12 (0.86%) Extranet
8 8 (0.58%) Broadband
9 5 (0.36%) SSL
10 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.072%) GPRS
11 1 (0.072%) LAN
11 1 (0.072%) SMS
11 1 (0.072%) WAN
11 1 (0.072%) FTP
11 1 (0.072%) 3G
11 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.072%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1148 (82.65%) MySQL
2 107 (7.70%) SQL Server
3 77 (5.54%) MongoDB
4 66 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 64 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.52%) Redis
8 22 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (1.51%) Big Data
10 17 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.72%) SQLite
12 9 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.50%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.29%) MS Access
16 3 (0.22%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.22%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.14%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
18 1 (0.072%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 547 (39.38%) Git (software)
2 296 (21.31%) Subversion
3 68 (4.90%) PHPUnit
4 46 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.31%) JIRA
5 28 (2.02%) Behat
6 24 (1.73%) Grunt
7 23 (1.66%) Mercurial
8 21 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.44%) Trac
9 20 (1.44%) Bower
10 18 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 15 (1.08%) PEAR
12 14 (1.01%) Bugzilla
13 13 (0.94%) Maven
13 13 (0.94%) Bitbucket
14 11 (0.79%) JUnit
15 10 (0.72%) PhpStorm
16 9 (0.65%) Liquibase
16 9 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 152 (10.94%) Marketing
2 101 (7.27%) Finance
3 76 (5.47%) Retail
4 47 (3.38%) Advertising
5 22 (1.58%) Games
5 22 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.01%) Automotive
8 12 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 9 (0.65%) Electronics
10 8 (0.58%) Banking
11 6 (0.43%) Publishing
11 6 (0.43%) Back Office
12 5 (0.36%) French Language
12 5 (0.36%) German Language
12 5 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Legal
15 1 (0.072%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1293 (93.09%) Developer
2 1014 (73.00%) PHP Developer
3 361 (25.99%) Web Developer
4 227 (16.34%) Senior Developer
5 222 (15.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 220 (15.84%) PHP Web Developer
7 190 (13.68%) Senior PHP Developer
8 66 (4.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 59 (4.25%) Junior
10 57 (4.10%) Junior Developer
10 57 (4.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 51 (3.67%) Junior PHP Developer
12 50 (3.60%) Lead Developer
13 48 (3.46%) Front-End Developer
14 42 (3.02%) Software Developer
15 39 (2.81%) LAMP Developer
16 31 (2.23%) Development Manager
16 31 (2.23%) Senior Web Developer
17 30 (2.16%) Magento Developer
18 28 (2.02%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1124 (80.92%) HTML
2 1115 (80.27%) CSS
3 742 (53.42%) jQuery
4 579 (41.68%) HTML5
5 414 (29.81%) CSS3
6 381 (27.43%) LAMP
7 374 (26.93%) Symfony
8 268 (19.29%) XML
9 232 (16.70%) XHTML
10 205 (14.76%) Ajax
11 176 (12.67%) AngularJS
12 169 (12.17%) Laravel
13 158 (11.38%) JSON
14 139 (10.01%) Zend Framework
15 136 (9.79%) CodeIgniter
16 122 (8.78%) Web Services
17 116 (8.35%) CakePHP
18 112 (8.06%) REST
19 95 (6.84%) SOAP
20 93 (6.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 88 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 86 (6.19%) Open Source
4 66 (4.75%) User Experience
5 53 (3.82%) W3C
6 52 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 19 (1.37%) BBC
9 18 (1.30%) Social Media
10 16 (1.15%) Graphic Design
11 10 (0.72%) iPhone
12 9 (0.65%) Clustering
13 8 (0.58%) DTV
13 8 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.58%) New Media
14 7 (0.50%) Kindle
14 7 (0.50%) Photography
15 6 (0.43%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 497 (35.78%) Linux
2 86 (6.19%) UNIX
3 83 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 69 (4.97%) Android
5 48 (3.46%) CentOS
6 47 (3.38%) Windows
7 33 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.58%) Fedora
9 10 (0.72%) Debian
9 10 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) MVS
12 1 (0.072%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (45.21%) MVC
2 601 (43.27%) OO
3 493 (35.49%) OOP
4 388 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
5 325 (23.40%) OO PHP
6 239 (17.21%) E-Commerce
7 226 (16.27%) Web Development
8 120 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 111 (7.99%) Scrum
10 92 (6.62%) TDD
11 83 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 72 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (4.68%) Digital Marketing
14 63 (4.54%) Mentoring
15 58 (4.18%) Time Management
16 54 (3.89%) BDD
17 48 (3.46%) iOS Development
18 46 (3.31%) Web Design
18 46 (3.31%) SEO
19 44 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1389 (100.00%) PHP
2 1021 (73.51%) JavaScript
3 302 (21.74%) SQL
4 123 (8.86%) Java
5 81 (5.83%) Python
6 66 (4.75%) Perl
7 57 (4.10%) Ruby
8 55 (3.96%) Bash Shell
9 53 (3.82%) C#
10 39 (2.81%) C++
10 39 (2.81%) PHP4
11 32 (2.30%) Objective-C
12 20 (1.44%) ActionScript
13 19 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
14 12 (0.86%) XPath
14 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.58%) Groovy
16 7 (0.50%) C
17 5 (0.36%) VB
18 3 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 208 (14.97%) Degree
2 15 (1.08%) VCP4
3 5 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.80%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.072%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.22%) Docker
2 3 (0.22%) LXC
3 2 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (1.22%) Vagrant
2 15 (1.08%) Puppet
3 12 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.36%) yum
5 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.072%) Plesk
6 1 (0.072%) logstash
6 1 (0.072%) Salt
6 1 (0.072%) Graphite
Vendors
1 490 (35.28%) Zend
2 70 (5.04%) Adobe
3 65 (4.68%) Twitter
4 53 (3.82%) Facebook
5 38 (2.74%) Google
6 37 (2.66%) Microsoft
6 37 (2.66%) Atlassian
7 31 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.22%) IBM
10 12 (0.86%) VMware
11 11 (0.79%) Oracle
12 10 (0.72%) SAP
12 10 (0.72%) Sage
13 9 (0.65%) Appcelerator
14 5 (0.36%) Tableau
15 3 (0.22%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.22%) Intel
15 3 (0.22%) Cisco
15 3 (0.22%) Apple
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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