Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 887 855 904
Rank change year-on-year -32 +49 -200
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 288 338 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 255 326 335
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +10.81% -7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +10.81% -7.50%

PHP 5 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93732 95205 105715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.39% 53.04% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 77783 82863 91247
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 in England.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 95 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South East +27 90 £40,000 - 6
North of England 0 60 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North West -13 46 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +26 21 £31,000 +24.00% 1
West Midlands -2 20 £31,000 +24.00% 1
South West +6 15 £55,000 +34.15% 1
Yorkshire +21 12 £42,500 +32.81%
East of England +18 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
North East +6 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
PHP 5
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 288 (100.00%) PHP
2 252 (87.50%) MySQL
3 182 (63.19%) CSS
4 180 (62.50%) HTML
5 176 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 130 (45.14%) MVC
7 121 (42.01%) Linux
8 120 (41.67%) Laravel
9 112 (38.89%) PHP 7
10 109 (37.85%) HTML5
10 109 (37.85%) LAMP
11 108 (37.50%) OO
12 103 (35.76%) Git (software)
12 103 (35.76%) Symfony
13 90 (31.25%) OOP
14 85 (29.51%) Web Development
15 76 (26.39%) Zend
16 73 (25.35%) jQuery
17 72 (25.00%) SQL
18 70 (24.31%) Apache
19 68 (23.61%) PHPUnit
20 65 (22.57%) E-Commerce
21 64 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
22 63 (21.88%) OO PHP
23 58 (20.14%) CSS3
23 58 (20.14%) Elasticsearch
24 49 (17.01%) Redis
25 46 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
26 45 (15.63%) nginx
26 45 (15.63%) RESTful

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 70 (24.31%) Apache
2 58 (20.14%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (15.63%) nginx
4 24 (8.33%) WordPress
5 18 (6.25%) Apache Solr
6 17 (5.90%) CMS
7 15 (5.21%) IIS
8 12 (4.17%) Confluence
9 4 (1.39%) Moodle
10 2 (0.69%) Totara
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.04%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 23 (7.99%) Magento
2 3 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.94%) GitHub
3 17 (5.90%) Slack
4 15 (5.21%) Google Analytics
5 13 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.47%) Algolia
7 9 (3.13%) SaaS
8 8 (2.78%) AdWords
9 7 (2.43%) Office 365
9 7 (2.43%) Yarn
10 2 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (87.50%) MySQL
2 49 (17.01%) Redis
3 35 (12.15%) MongoDB
4 22 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.86%) MariaDB
7 14 (4.86%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.39%) Big Data
8 4 (1.39%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.35%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 103 (35.76%) Git (software)
2 68 (23.61%) PHPUnit
3 39 (13.54%) Subversion
4 30 (10.42%) Vagrant
5 22 (7.64%) JIRA
6 20 (6.94%) gulp
7 13 (4.51%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.51%) webpack
8 10 (3.47%) Grunt
9 8 (2.78%) Selenium
10 7 (2.43%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.74%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.74%) JUnit
11 5 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.04%) PhpStorm
14 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.35%) git-flow
14 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.35%) Xdebug
General
1 41 (14.24%) Marketing
2 34 (11.81%) Finance
3 14 (4.86%) Advertising
4 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.82%) Retail
6 8 (2.78%) Banking
6 8 (2.78%) Games
7 6 (2.08%) Automotive
7 6 (2.08%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (87.50%) Developer
2 218 (75.69%) PHP Developer
3 60 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 51 (17.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 43 (14.93%) Web Developer
6 33 (11.46%) PHP Web Developer
7 30 (10.42%) MySQL Developer
7 30 (10.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 24 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 20 (6.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (5.21%) OO PHP Developer
11 14 (4.86%) HTML Developer
12 13 (4.51%) HTML CSS Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Lead Developer
12 13 (4.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Senior MySQL Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Symfony Developer
13 11 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (3.13%) IT Manager
15 8 (2.78%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (63.19%) CSS
2 180 (62.50%) HTML
3 120 (41.67%) Laravel
4 109 (37.85%) HTML5
4 109 (37.85%) LAMP
5 103 (35.76%) Symfony
6 73 (25.35%) jQuery
7 58 (20.14%) CSS3
8 45 (15.63%) RESTful
9 42 (14.58%) Node.js
10 35 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (11.81%) Web Services
12 32 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 30 (10.42%) Zend Framework
14 29 (10.07%) Ajax
15 26 (9.03%) CakePHP
16 25 (8.68%) REST
17 23 (7.99%) Sass
18 21 (7.29%) LEMP Stack
19 20 (6.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.56%) iPad
2 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.82%) Fintech
3 11 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.13%) User Experience
6 8 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.39%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.39%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.69%) Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Social Network
11 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 121 (42.01%) Linux
2 20 (6.94%) Windows
3 16 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 12 (4.17%) CentOS
5 11 (3.82%) Debian
6 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (45.14%) MVC
2 108 (37.50%) OO
3 90 (31.25%) OOP
4 85 (29.51%) Web Development
5 65 (22.57%) E-Commerce
6 64 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (21.88%) OO PHP
8 41 (14.24%) Front End Development
9 39 (13.54%) Scrum
10 33 (11.46%) TDD
11 30 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (9.03%) DevOps
13 23 (7.99%) Project Management
13 23 (7.99%) Web Application Development
14 21 (7.29%) CRM
15 19 (6.60%) Analytics
15 19 (6.60%) Unit Testing
16 17 (5.90%) Microservices
16 17 (5.90%) Pair Programming
17 16 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) PHP
2 176 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 112 (38.89%) PHP 7
4 72 (25.00%) SQL
5 21 (7.29%) Java
6 18 (6.25%) PHP 4
7 17 (5.90%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.82%) ActionScript
9 11 (3.82%) Python
10 7 (2.43%) C#
10 7 (2.43%) ECMAScript
10 7 (2.43%) ES6
10 7 (2.43%) Go
11 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) C
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.56%) QA
2 7 (2.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (11.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (8.68%) Puppet
2 15 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.17%) vRealize
4 8 (2.78%) Terraform
5 7 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.74%) Rancher
7 3 (1.04%) Ansible
7 3 (1.04%) Salt
8 2 (0.69%) Kibana
8 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (26.39%) Zend
2 18 (6.25%) Google
3 12 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.43%) Twitter
5 3 (1.04%) WooCommerce
6 2 (0.69%) Reuters
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle