Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 798 913 963
Rank change year-on-year +115 +50 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 78 164 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 154 198
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.98% -14.21% +11.76%

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 46,978 73,097 90,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.93% 54.37% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39,079 60,245 76,194
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP 5 in England.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in England

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP 5 in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +84 29 £60,000 +50.00%
South East +116 25 £44,000 -
North of England +101 13 £30,000 -31.43%
North West +82 10 £30,000 -14.29%
South West +62 8 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Yorkshire +82 3 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +65 1 £45,000 +20.00%
PHP 5
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, IT jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 69 (88.46%) MySQL
3 62 (79.49%) HTML
4 58 (74.36%) CSS
5 45 (57.69%) PHP 7
6 44 (56.41%) JavaScript
7 43 (55.13%) jQuery
8 39 (50.00%) OOP
9 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
9 32 (41.03%) Linux
10 30 (38.46%) OO
11 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
12 26 (33.33%) HTML5
13 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
14 24 (30.77%) AWS
14 24 (30.77%) Web Development
14 24 (30.77%) LAMP
14 24 (30.77%) OO PHP
15 23 (29.49%) Laravel
16 22 (28.21%) SQL
17 21 (26.92%) MVC
17 21 (26.92%) Zend
18 17 (21.79%) CodeIgniter
18 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
18 17 (21.79%) Finance
19 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
20 15 (19.23%) Apache
20 15 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
21 14 (17.95%) Yii

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 15 (19.23%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
3 2 (2.56%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) AWS
2 12 (15.38%) Azure
2 12 (15.38%) SaaS
3 8 (10.26%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.41%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (6.41%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (6.41%) GitHub
4 5 (6.41%) npm
5 2 (2.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (88.46%) MySQL
2 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Redis
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.38%) JIRA
3 10 (12.82%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.41%) webpack
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.56%) Grunt
6 2 (2.56%) gulp
6 2 (2.56%) PhpStorm
6 2 (2.56%) Selenium
6 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Retail
4 7 (8.97%) Back Office
5 6 (7.69%) Advertising
6 5 (6.41%) Banking
6 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 51 (65.38%) PHP Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Senior PHP Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Database Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) PHP Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Graduate
8 4 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Graduate PHP Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior
8 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Junior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) HTML
2 58 (74.36%) CSS
3 43 (55.13%) jQuery
4 26 (33.33%) HTML5
5 24 (30.77%) LAMP
6 23 (29.49%) Laravel
7 17 (21.79%) CodeIgniter
8 14 (17.95%) Ajax
8 14 (17.95%) Symfony
8 14 (17.95%) Web Services
8 14 (17.95%) Yii
9 13 (16.67%) SOAP
10 12 (15.38%) REST
11 8 (10.26%) CSS3
12 7 (8.97%) Node.js
12 7 (8.97%) Sass
13 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.69%) RESTful
13 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
2 11 (14.10%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (10.26%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.69%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.41%) Android
3 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) CentOS
4 2 (2.56%) Debian
4 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) OOP
2 30 (38.46%) OO
3 24 (30.77%) OO PHP
3 24 (30.77%) Web Development
4 21 (26.92%) MVC
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 11 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
11 6 (7.69%) Line Management
11 6 (7.69%) OOD
11 6 (7.69%) SOLID
12 5 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (6.41%) CRM
12 5 (6.41%) Release Management
12 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (57.69%) PHP 7
3 44 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
6 15 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Zend
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Rollbar
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat