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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 355 306 329
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 850 994 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.91% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.70% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 790 913 863
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
56541 58551 63646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.21% 53.39% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48499 49569 56120
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -53 813 £35,000 - 98
London -4 305 £45,000 - 28
South East -4 199 £35,000 +2.94% 20
Hampshire -4 110 £30,000 -14.28% 11
North West -36 69 £30,000 -7.69% 9
City of London +20 61 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Midlands -11 61 £31,500 +12.50% 5
South West -80 60 £31,000 -11.42% 14
Yorkshire -45 48 £33,500 +11.66% 11
Southampton +8 43 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands +1 37 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Manchester -45 28 £27,500 -18.51% 3
East of England -29 26 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Oxfordshire 0 25 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Lancashire +18 24 £30,000 - 2
Fareham +16 22 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Sheffield -4 22 £33,500 +39.58%
South Yorkshire -6 22 £33,500 +39.58%
West Yorkshire -37 18 £34,000 -2.85% 5
East Sussex -13 17 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Coventry +1 16 £32,500 +38.29%
Somerset -1 16 £33,750 +20.53% 1
Brighton -4 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire -7 16 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Cheshire -16 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Surrey 0 15 £44,000 +17.33%
Bristol -59 15 £31,000 -11.42% 5
Bath +13 14 £33,750 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -28 14 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh +11 13 £28,000 +5.66%

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1764 (100.00%) PHP
2 1447 (82.03%) MySQL
3 1343 (76.13%) HTML
4 1336 (75.74%) CSS
5 1253 (71.03%) JavaScript
6 931 (52.78%) jQuery
7 820 (46.49%) MVC
8 800 (45.35%) OO
9 670 (37.98%) Zend
10 647 (36.68%) HTML5
11 645 (36.56%) Linux
12 640 (36.28%) Git (software)
13 568 (32.20%) OOP
14 489 (27.72%) CSS3
15 485 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
16 479 (27.15%) Symfony
17 470 (26.64%) LAMP
18 434 (24.60%) OO PHP
19 409 (23.19%) Subversion
20 385 (21.83%) SQL
21 313 (17.74%) XML
22 295 (16.72%) E-Commerce
23 289 (16.38%) XHTML
24 270 (15.31%) Apache
25 258 (14.63%) Ajax
26 245 (13.89%) Web Development
27 231 (13.10%) Degree
28 222 (12.59%) Marketing
29 213 (12.07%) CMS
30 205 (11.62%) Zend Framework

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 270 (15.31%) Apache
2 213 (12.07%) CMS
3 195 (11.05%) WordPress
4 193 (10.94%) Drupal
5 89 (5.05%) Node.js
6 47 (2.66%) IIS
7 43 (2.44%) Joomla!
8 31 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.36%) Apache Solr
11 18 (1.02%) nginx
12 16 (0.91%) Confluence
12 16 (0.91%) concrete5
13 15 (0.85%) ExpressionEngine
14 13 (0.74%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.62%) SAS
16 10 (0.57%) JBoss
17 6 (0.34%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.28%) PrestaShop
19 4 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 84 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 43 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (1.64%) MS Excel
4 12 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 172 (9.75%) Magento
2 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.23%) Tridion
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.17%) Shopify
6 2 (0.11%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.17%) SaaS
3 20 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.13%) Amazon S3
4 16 (0.91%) GitHub
5 15 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.057%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.10%) SSH
1 37 (2.10%) Internet
1 37 (2.10%) DNS
2 20 (1.13%) VPN
2 20 (1.13%) Firewall
3 18 (1.02%) Broadband
4 13 (0.74%) Intranet
4 13 (0.74%) HTTP
5 10 (0.57%) Extranet
6 5 (0.28%) SSL
7 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.057%) Softphone
8 1 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.057%) LAN
8 1 (0.057%) SMS
8 1 (0.057%) WAN
8 1 (0.057%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.057%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.057%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1447 (82.03%) MySQL
2 141 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 84 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 76 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 67 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 50 (2.83%) Redis
7 47 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (2.27%) Big Data
9 23 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (0.51%) MS Access
13 7 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.34%) SQLite
14 6 (0.34%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.17%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.11%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 640 (36.28%) Git (software)
2 409 (23.19%) Subversion
3 85 (4.82%) PHPUnit
4 71 (4.02%) Jenkins
5 56 (3.17%) JIRA
6 31 (1.76%) Mercurial
7 25 (1.42%) Maven
8 24 (1.36%) JUnit
9 22 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.13%) Grunt
11 19 (1.08%) Bower
11 19 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (1.02%) Behat
13 17 (0.96%) Trac
14 15 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.79%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.74%) PEAR
17 12 (0.68%) Bugzilla
18 11 (0.62%) Bitbucket
19 9 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 222 (12.59%) Marketing
2 117 (6.63%) Finance
3 97 (5.50%) Retail
4 58 (3.29%) Advertising
5 27 (1.53%) Games
6 18 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 16 (0.91%) Banking
8 15 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.74%) Automotive
10 11 (0.62%) Publishing
11 8 (0.45%) Legal
12 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.28%) Back Office
13 5 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.057%) Law
15 1 (0.057%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.057%) French Language
15 1 (0.057%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1652 (93.65%) Developer
2 1278 (72.45%) PHP Developer
3 433 (24.55%) Web Developer
4 303 (17.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 299 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 244 (13.83%) PHP Web Developer
7 236 (13.38%) Senior PHP Developer
8 88 (4.99%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 79 (4.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 73 (4.14%) Lead Developer
11 69 (3.91%) Front-End Developer
12 63 (3.57%) Junior
13 62 (3.51%) Junior Developer
14 57 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
15 55 (3.12%) Junior PHP Developer
16 54 (3.06%) LAMP Developer
17 48 (2.72%) Applications Developer
17 48 (2.72%) Lead PHP Developer
18 45 (2.55%) Development Manager
18 45 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1343 (76.13%) HTML
2 1336 (75.74%) CSS
3 931 (52.78%) jQuery
4 647 (36.68%) HTML5
5 489 (27.72%) CSS3
6 479 (27.15%) Symfony
7 470 (26.64%) LAMP
8 313 (17.74%) XML
9 289 (16.38%) XHTML
10 258 (14.63%) Ajax
11 205 (11.62%) Zend Framework
12 191 (10.83%) AngularJS
13 190 (10.77%) JSON
14 182 (10.32%) Web Services
15 159 (9.01%) CodeIgniter
16 157 (8.90%) Laravel
17 153 (8.67%) SOAP
18 142 (8.05%) REST
19 112 (6.35%) CakePHP
20 104 (5.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 136 (7.71%) Open Source
3 102 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 90 (5.10%) User Experience
5 48 (2.72%) W3C
6 45 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (1.93%) Social Media
8 31 (1.76%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.42%) Clustering
10 24 (1.36%) BBC
11 14 (0.79%) iPhone
12 13 (0.74%) Graphic Design
13 9 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.40%) VLE
14 7 (0.40%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.40%) Kindle
14 7 (0.40%) Photography
15 6 (0.34%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.34%) Blog
15 6 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 645 (36.56%) Linux
2 140 (7.94%) UNIX
3 99 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 79 (4.48%) Android
5 70 (3.97%) Windows
6 69 (3.91%) CentOS
7 34 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.76%) Fedora
9 29 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.79%) Debian
11 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.11%) MVS
15 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (46.49%) MVC
2 800 (45.35%) OO
3 568 (32.20%) OOP
4 485 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
5 434 (24.60%) OO PHP
6 295 (16.72%) E-Commerce
7 245 (13.89%) Web Development
8 161 (9.13%) TDD
9 144 (8.16%) Scrum
10 139 (7.88%) Software Engineering
11 107 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
12 104 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (5.73%) Unit Testing
14 82 (4.65%) BDD
15 72 (4.08%) Mentoring
16 71 (4.02%) Digital Marketing
17 62 (3.51%) Time Management
18 53 (3.00%) iOS Development
19 49 (2.78%) SEO
20 48 (2.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1764 (100.00%) PHP
2 1253 (71.03%) JavaScript
3 385 (21.83%) SQL
4 145 (8.22%) Java
5 107 (6.07%) Python
6 87 (4.93%) Perl
7 69 (3.91%) PHP4
8 65 (3.68%) C#
9 60 (3.40%) Ruby
10 50 (2.83%) C++
11 43 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 37 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 16 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.91%) ActionScript
14 15 (0.85%) C
15 14 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
16 12 (0.68%) VB
16 12 (0.68%) XPath
17 6 (0.34%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 231 (13.10%) Degree
2 5 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (0.23%) PhD
3 4 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.55%) QA
2 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.17%) LXC
2 3 (0.17%) Docker
2 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.79%) yum
1 14 (0.79%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.28%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.057%) cPanel
4 1 (0.057%) Graphite
4 1 (0.057%) logstash
4 1 (0.057%) Salt
4 1 (0.057%) Plesk
Vendors
1 670 (37.98%) Zend
2 79 (4.48%) Twitter
3 68 (3.85%) Facebook
4 64 (3.63%) Adobe
5 59 (3.34%) Red Hat
6 50 (2.83%) Microsoft
7 44 (2.49%) Atlassian
8 43 (2.44%) Google
9 21 (1.19%) Oracle
10 20 (1.13%) IBM
11 18 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.68%) Sage
13 7 (0.40%) Appcelerator
14 6 (0.34%) Tableau
14 6 (0.34%) SAP
14 6 (0.34%) VMware
15 5 (0.28%) Apple
16 3 (0.17%) Intel
16 3 (0.17%) Cisco
17 2 (0.11%) Akamai
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
UK ECIG STORE
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus options plus bonus plus trainin
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus paid on projects
Posted: 2 days ago