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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 329 302 363
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +61
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 958 1000 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.72% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 832 904 729
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%

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
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -18 925 £35,000 - 142
London +28 390 £47,500 +11.76% 39
South East +1 218 £35,000 +7.69% 39
Hampshire +18 112 £30,000 -7.69% 20
City of London +34 85 £50,000 +20.48% 9
North West -30 67 £30,000 +9.09% 17
West Midlands -9 58 £30,000 +11.11% 7
South West -58 53 £30,000 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire -64 47 £34,500 +15.00% 14
East Midlands -7 44 £32,250 +2.38% 4
East of England -33 38 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Southampton -3 36 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Manchester -8 36 £34,000 +18.26% 10
Fareham +30 30 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +18 28 £40,000 +14.28% 9
West Yorkshire -28 24 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Worcestershire +7 20 £30,000 -7.69%
Sheffield -8 20 £33,500 +39.58% 3
South Yorkshire -15 20 £33,500 -0.74% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Hertfordshire -3 18 £28,750 -
Cheshire -9 18 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Macclesfield +23 17 £29,500 +3.50% 1
Warwickshire +3 16 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 16 £35,000 +16.66%
Nottingham -12 16 £35,000 +16.66%
Sussex - 16 - -
Milton Keynes +1 15 £62,500 +108.33%
Surrey -9 15 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Northamptonshire -14 15 £28,500 -18.57%

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1788 (100.00%) PHP
2 1484 (83.00%) MySQL
3 1313 (73.43%) HTML
4 1296 (72.48%) CSS
5 1283 (71.76%) JavaScript
6 940 (52.57%) jQuery
7 784 (43.85%) MVC
7 784 (43.85%) OO
8 740 (41.39%) Zend
9 697 (38.98%) Linux
10 615 (34.40%) HTML5
11 597 (33.39%) Git (software)
12 513 (28.69%) OOP
12 513 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
13 475 (26.57%) Symfony
14 460 (25.73%) CSS3
15 450 (25.17%) LAMP
16 442 (24.72%) OO PHP
17 420 (23.49%) Subversion
18 352 (19.69%) SQL
19 307 (17.17%) Apache
20 298 (16.67%) Ajax
21 286 (16.00%) XML
22 284 (15.88%) E-Commerce
23 283 (15.83%) XHTML
24 248 (13.87%) Marketing
25 238 (13.31%) Web Development
26 235 (13.14%) Web Services
27 234 (13.09%) Zend Framework
28 210 (11.74%) Degree

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 307 (17.17%) Apache
2 205 (11.47%) Drupal
3 194 (10.85%) CMS
4 167 (9.34%) WordPress
5 91 (5.09%) Node.js
6 41 (2.29%) IIS
7 30 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.57%) nginx
9 25 (1.40%) concrete5
10 24 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.34%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.06%) Joomla!
12 13 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
13 12 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.67%) SAS
14 11 (0.62%) Confluence
14 11 (0.62%) Facebook Platform
15 10 (0.56%) JBoss
16 6 (0.34%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 57 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 32 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.056%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.056%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 175 (9.79%) Magento
2 18 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.56%) Shopify
4 5 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.22%) Tridion
5 4 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 79 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.47%) SaaS
3 26 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.34%) Amazon S3
5 22 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.01%) GitHub
7 6 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.63%) Internet
2 46 (2.57%) DNS
3 25 (1.40%) SSH
4 22 (1.23%) Firewall
4 22 (1.23%) VPN
5 20 (1.12%) Broadband
6 17 (0.95%) HTTP
7 13 (0.73%) Intranet
8 9 (0.50%) Extranet
9 8 (0.45%) Network Security
10 5 (0.28%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.28%) SSL
11 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.056%) SMS
12 1 (0.056%) VoIP
12 1 (0.056%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.056%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1484 (83.00%) MySQL
2 134 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 86 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 84 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 71 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 51 (2.85%) Redis
7 41 (2.29%) Big Data
8 27 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.84%) MS Access
13 13 (0.73%) Hazelcast
14 7 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.17%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
17 2 (0.11%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 597 (33.39%) Git (software)
2 420 (23.49%) Subversion
3 94 (5.26%) PHPUnit
4 75 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 39 (2.18%) JIRA
6 30 (1.68%) Mercurial
7 25 (1.40%) Maven
7 25 (1.40%) JUnit
8 22 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 16 (0.89%) Trac
9 16 (0.89%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.84%) Behat
11 14 (0.78%) Selenium
12 13 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (0.67%) PEAR
14 11 (0.62%) Redmine
14 11 (0.62%) Bugzilla
15 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.45%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.45%) Grunt
General
1 248 (13.87%) Marketing
2 125 (6.99%) Finance
3 68 (3.80%) Retail
4 46 (2.57%) Advertising
5 27 (1.51%) Games
6 22 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.12%) Banking
8 17 (0.95%) Publishing
9 15 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.73%) Legal
11 9 (0.50%) Back Office
12 8 (0.45%) Automotive
13 5 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.11%) Front Office
14 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.056%) Billing
15 1 (0.056%) French Language
15 1 (0.056%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.056%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1657 (92.67%) Developer
2 1245 (69.63%) PHP Developer
3 426 (23.83%) Web Developer
4 309 (17.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 307 (17.17%) Senior Developer
6 236 (13.20%) Senior PHP Developer
7 209 (11.69%) PHP Web Developer
8 104 (5.82%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 79 (4.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 73 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 69 (3.86%) Front-End Developer
12 63 (3.52%) Senior Web Developer
13 57 (3.19%) LAMP Developer
14 51 (2.85%) Lead PHP Developer
14 51 (2.85%) Drupal Developer
15 50 (2.80%) Applications Developer
15 50 (2.80%) Software Developer
16 48 (2.68%) Development Manager
17 44 (2.46%) Senior PHP Web Developer
18 40 (2.24%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1313 (73.43%) HTML
2 1296 (72.48%) CSS
3 940 (52.57%) jQuery
4 615 (34.40%) HTML5
5 475 (26.57%) Symfony
6 460 (25.73%) CSS3
7 450 (25.17%) LAMP
8 298 (16.67%) Ajax
9 286 (16.00%) XML
10 283 (15.83%) XHTML
11 235 (13.14%) Web Services
12 234 (13.09%) Zend Framework
13 178 (9.96%) SOAP
14 173 (9.68%) CodeIgniter
15 165 (9.23%) JSON
16 148 (8.28%) AngularJS
17 140 (7.83%) Laravel
18 138 (7.72%) REST
19 129 (7.21%) CakePHP
20 118 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 123 (6.88%) Open Source
3 96 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 92 (5.15%) User Experience
5 44 (2.46%) W3C
6 42 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (1.96%) Social Media
8 25 (1.40%) Clustering
9 23 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 17 (0.95%) BBC
11 15 (0.84%) E-Learning
11 15 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.67%) VLE
13 11 (0.62%) iPhone
13 11 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.56%) Xbox
14 10 (0.56%) iDTV
15 7 (0.39%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.39%) Social Network
16 6 (0.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 697 (38.98%) Linux
2 158 (8.84%) UNIX
3 110 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 86 (4.81%) Android
5 74 (4.14%) CentOS
6 59 (3.30%) Windows
7 41 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 36 (2.01%) Fedora
9 25 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.73%) Debian
11 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) MVS
15 1 (0.056%) Solaris
15 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (43.85%) OO
1 784 (43.85%) MVC
2 513 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (28.69%) OOP
3 442 (24.72%) OO PHP
4 284 (15.88%) E-Commerce
5 238 (13.31%) Web Development
6 197 (11.02%) TDD
7 171 (9.56%) Scrum
8 140 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 132 (7.38%) Unit Testing
10 107 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
12 88 (4.92%) BDD
13 78 (4.36%) Digital Marketing
14 66 (3.69%) Mentoring
15 55 (3.08%) Time Management
16 52 (2.91%) iOS Development
17 47 (2.63%) SEO
18 46 (2.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1788 (100.00%) PHP
2 1283 (71.76%) JavaScript
3 352 (19.69%) SQL
4 174 (9.73%) Java
5 104 (5.82%) Python
6 81 (4.53%) PHP4
7 79 (4.42%) Perl
8 75 (4.19%) C#
9 59 (3.30%) Ruby
10 49 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.63%) Objective-C
11 47 (2.63%) C++
12 28 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.06%) ActionScript
13 19 (1.06%) C
14 16 (0.89%) VB
15 15 (0.84%) ActionScript 3.0
16 14 (0.78%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.28%) PowerHouse
18 4 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 210 (11.74%) Degree
2 4 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (0.22%) PhD
2 4 (0.22%) MBA
3 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.056%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.52%) QA
2 10 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.28%) WCAG
4 3 (0.17%) WAI
5 1 (0.056%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (0.67%) Varnish
2 5 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.28%) NFS
3 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.17%) Docker
3 3 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (0.95%) Puppet
2 16 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.84%) Vagrant
4 14 (0.78%) YUM
5 11 (0.62%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.17%) Plesk
8 1 (0.056%) logstash
8 1 (0.056%) Salt
Vendors
1 740 (41.39%) Zend
2 72 (4.03%) Red Hat
3 67 (3.75%) Twitter
4 60 (3.36%) Facebook
5 47 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 43 (2.40%) Google
7 36 (2.01%) Adobe
8 35 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.29%) Oracle
10 22 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.73%) Sage
12 11 (0.62%) IBM
13 9 (0.50%) SAP
14 6 (0.34%) Apple
14 6 (0.34%) Tableau
15 4 (0.22%) Percona
15 4 (0.22%) VMware
16 3 (0.17%) Appcelerator
17 2 (0.11%) Remedy
17 2 (0.11%) Akamai
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum - Pension, Private Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago