The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 360 302 272
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -30
Permanent jobs citing PHP5 806 937 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.86% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.63% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 726 878 1108
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60775 57428 63371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.03% 52.64% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51779 49562 55840
Average salary £43,164 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.25%
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 £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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -77 791 £37,500 - 132
London -57 320 £47,500 +11.76% 54
South East -52 183 £33,750 -3.57% 25
Hampshire +3 111 £30,000 -14.28% 8
South West +24 90 £37,500 +15.38% 10
City of London -25 70 £50,000 +25.00% 22
West Midlands +19 56 £30,000 +20.00% 5
North West -22 54 £32,500 +8.33% 16
Bristol +31 37 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester +6 34 £32,500 +8.33% 12
East of England -49 34 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -80 33 £35,000 +27.27% 10
Basingstoke +10 30 £34,375 -1.78% 1
Fareham -23 24 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 23 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire -19 21 £35,000 -17.64% 5
East Midlands -7 20 £28,500 -28.75% 6
Dorset -8 17 £29,000 +13.72% 2
Bournemouth -8 17 £29,000 +13.72% 2
Milton Keynes +12 15 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire -4 15 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +5 14 £31,000 -4.61% 3
Birmingham +1 14 £25,000 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire -49 14 £38,750 +80.23% 7
Petersfield - 13 £34,000 -
Worcestershire +7 12 £26,000 -20.00%
North Yorkshire -3 12 £22,750 -24.16% 2
Northamptonshire -3 12 £28,500 -6.55%
Southampton -29 11 £35,000 - 2
Leeds -43 11 £40,000 +23.07% 3

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 1720 (100.00%) PHP
2 1413 (82.15%) MySQL
3 1281 (74.48%) HTML
4 1251 (72.73%) CSS
5 1226 (71.28%) JavaScript
6 906 (52.67%) jQuery
7 825 (47.97%) OO
8 762 (44.30%) MVC
9 738 (42.91%) Linux
10 713 (41.45%) Zend
11 583 (33.90%) OOP
12 524 (30.47%) HTML5
13 511 (29.71%) Git (software)
14 495 (28.78%) LAMP
15 473 (27.50%) Symfony
16 435 (25.29%) CSS3
17 418 (24.30%) OO PHP
18 387 (22.50%) Ajax
19 367 (21.34%) Subversion
20 323 (18.78%) SQL
21 306 (17.79%) Apache
22 304 (17.67%) XHTML
23 291 (16.92%) XML
24 289 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
25 277 (16.10%) E-Commerce
26 261 (15.17%) CMS
27 259 (15.06%) Web Services
28 243 (14.13%) Web Development
29 223 (12.97%) Zend Framework
30 205 (11.92%) Degree

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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
1 306 (17.79%) Apache
2 261 (15.17%) CMS
3 167 (9.71%) Drupal
4 138 (8.02%) WordPress
5 65 (3.78%) Node.js
6 34 (1.98%) nginx
7 27 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
8 20 (1.16%) Joomla!
9 19 (1.10%) SugarCRM
10 16 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.93%) concrete5
11 15 (0.87%) Moodle
11 15 (0.87%) IIS
12 12 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
13 7 (0.41%) SilverStripe
13 7 (0.41%) SAS
14 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.23%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (3.78%) Photoshop
2 42 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.16%) Fireworks
4 19 (1.10%) MS Excel
5 14 (0.81%) MS Office
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 188 (10.93%) Magento
2 27 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.05%) Shopify
4 17 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.23%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.12%) Zen Cart
7 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.43%) SaaS
3 27 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.22%) Amazon S3
5 16 (0.93%) GitHub
6 11 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.29%) Route 53
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.42%) Internet
2 37 (2.15%) DNS
3 25 (1.45%) HTTP
4 23 (1.34%) VPN
5 22 (1.28%) Firewall
6 19 (1.10%) SSH
7 11 (0.64%) Intranet
8 9 (0.52%) Network Security
8 9 (0.52%) AMQP
9 8 (0.47%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.23%) Broadband
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
12 2 (0.12%) LDAP
12 2 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.058%) SSL
13 1 (0.058%) SMTP
13 1 (0.058%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1413 (82.15%) MySQL
2 120 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 104 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 95 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 48 (2.79%) Big Data
6 46 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 38 (2.21%) Redis
8 37 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 36 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.34%) Hazelcast
12 17 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.58%) MS Access
16 9 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.35%) MariaDB
19 5 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
20 4 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 511 (29.71%) Git (software)
2 367 (21.34%) Subversion
3 83 (4.83%) PHPUnit
4 33 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.74%) JIRA
6 25 (1.45%) Selenium
7 19 (1.10%) Mercurial
8 17 (0.99%) Trac
9 11 (0.64%) PhpStorm
10 10 (0.58%) Behat
10 10 (0.58%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.52%) PEAR
12 8 (0.47%) PhoneGap
12 8 (0.47%) Redmine
12 8 (0.47%) Maven
12 8 (0.47%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.41%) JUnit
13 7 (0.41%) Xdebug
13 7 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.35%) FogBugz
General
1 191 (11.10%) Marketing
2 74 (4.30%) Finance
3 57 (3.31%) Retail
4 51 (2.97%) Advertising
5 29 (1.69%) Back Office
6 26 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 15 (0.87%) Publishing
7 15 (0.87%) Games
8 14 (0.81%) Banking
9 8 (0.47%) Legal
10 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.23%) Electronics
11 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.17%) Front Office
13 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.058%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.058%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.058%) Billing
14 1 (0.058%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.058%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1592 (92.56%) Developer
2 1224 (71.16%) PHP Developer
3 327 (19.01%) Web Developer
4 291 (16.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 265 (15.41%) Senior Developer
6 204 (11.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 154 (8.95%) PHP Web Developer
8 134 (7.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 75 (4.36%) Programmer
10 72 (4.19%) Lead Developer
10 72 (4.19%) Software Developer
11 59 (3.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 57 (3.31%) Lead PHP Developer
13 53 (3.08%) PHP Programmer
14 44 (2.56%) LAMP Developer
15 36 (2.09%) PHP Zend Developer
15 36 (2.09%) Junior Developer
15 36 (2.09%) Junior
16 34 (1.98%) Magento Developer
17 33 (1.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1281 (74.48%) HTML
2 1251 (72.73%) CSS
3 906 (52.67%) jQuery
4 524 (30.47%) HTML5
5 495 (28.78%) LAMP
6 473 (27.50%) Symfony
7 435 (25.29%) CSS3
8 387 (22.50%) Ajax
9 304 (17.67%) XHTML
10 291 (16.92%) XML
11 259 (15.06%) Web Services
12 223 (12.97%) Zend Framework
13 184 (10.70%) CodeIgniter
14 174 (10.12%) REST
15 157 (9.13%) SOAP
16 152 (8.84%) JSON
17 139 (8.08%) CakePHP
18 124 (7.21%) RESTful
18 124 (7.21%) Laravel
19 64 (3.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 112 (6.51%) Open Source
3 73 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.62%) Social Media
5 41 (2.38%) W3C
6 38 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (1.98%) Clustering
8 19 (1.10%) Digital Media
9 17 (0.99%) Web 2.0
10 16 (0.93%) E-Learning
10 16 (0.93%) Thin Client
10 16 (0.93%) Fat Client
11 11 (0.64%) FMCG
11 11 (0.64%) iPhone
11 11 (0.64%) Xbox
12 10 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.58%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.52%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.47%) SCORM
14 8 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 738 (42.91%) Linux
2 120 (6.98%) UNIX
3 76 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 74 (4.30%) Windows
5 69 (4.01%) CentOS
6 61 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 51 (2.97%) Android
8 35 (2.03%) Fedora
9 22 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.87%) Debian
11 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.058%) Solaris
13 1 (0.058%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 825 (47.97%) OO
2 762 (44.30%) MVC
3 583 (33.90%) OOP
4 418 (24.30%) OO PHP
5 289 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
6 277 (16.10%) E-Commerce
7 243 (14.13%) Web Development
8 198 (11.51%) TDD
9 156 (9.07%) Scrum
10 131 (7.62%) Unit Testing
11 122 (7.09%) Software Engineering
12 66 (3.84%) BDD
13 62 (3.60%) Content Management
14 57 (3.31%) Web Design
15 56 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (3.20%) Responsive Web Design
17 49 (2.85%) Time Management
17 49 (2.85%) SEO
18 45 (2.62%) Digital Marketing
19 43 (2.50%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1720 (100.00%) PHP
2 1226 (71.28%) JavaScript
3 323 (18.78%) SQL
4 165 (9.59%) Java
5 111 (6.45%) Python
6 96 (5.58%) C#
7 90 (5.23%) Ruby
7 90 (5.23%) PHP4
8 79 (4.59%) Perl
9 57 (3.31%) C++
10 37 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 36 (2.09%) VB
12 31 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 21 (1.22%) ActionScript
14 20 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
15 17 (0.99%) C
16 15 (0.87%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.35%) Groovy
18 5 (0.29%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 205 (11.92%) Degree
2 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (0.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.23%) PhD
5 3 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.56%) QA
2 21 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.70%) WAI
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (0.99%) Varnish
2 5 (0.29%) NFS
3 4 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.058%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (1.45%) Puppet
2 24 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.05%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.70%) YUM
5 9 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 713 (41.45%) Zend
2 78 (4.53%) Red Hat
3 64 (3.72%) Google
4 60 (3.49%) Twitter
5 59 (3.43%) Oracle
6 56 (3.26%) Facebook
7 44 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 42 (2.44%) Adobe
9 30 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.93%) Citrix
11 9 (0.52%) SAP
11 9 (0.52%) Sage
12 7 (0.41%) Sony
12 7 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.35%) VMware
14 5 (0.29%) Percona
15 4 (0.23%) Rackspace
15 4 (0.23%) Sencha
15 4 (0.23%) Apple
16 3 (0.17%) JBoss
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Plus Company Share Option Scheme (eligible after
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Localstars Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 to 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% annual bonus offered
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, Healthcare, Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrison Clarke
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday