The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 355 443
Rank change year-on-year +8 +88  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 40 87 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.89% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 83 36
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7940 9753 10390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.83% 53.51% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6922 8708 8876
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the South East

PHP 5
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +33 18 £32,500 -48.00%
Hampshire -30 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kent +11 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
3 47 (92.16%) MySQL
4 45 (88.24%) CSS
5 44 (86.27%) MVC
6 43 (84.31%) Linux
7 40 (78.43%) Web Development
8 34 (66.67%) HTML
9 32 (62.75%) OOP
10 26 (50.98%) OO
11 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
12 23 (45.10%) Marketing
12 23 (45.10%) LAMP
13 22 (43.14%) OO PHP
14 18 (35.29%) E-Commerce
14 18 (35.29%) Zend
15 17 (33.33%) Scrum
16 16 (31.37%) jQuery
16 16 (31.37%) HTML5
17 14 (27.45%) Node.js
17 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
17 14 (27.45%) PHPUnit
17 14 (27.45%) Redis
17 14 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (27.45%) Front End Development
18 13 (25.49%) CakePHP
18 13 (25.49%) PHP 4
18 13 (25.49%) Symfony
18 13 (25.49%) Mathematics

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (25.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (92.16%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (27.45%) Redis
3 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) PHPUnit
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
General
1 23 (45.10%) Marketing
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 47 (92.16%) PHP Developer
3 26 (50.98%) Web Developer
4 24 (47.06%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (29.41%) MySQL Developer
5 15 (29.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) XML Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Junior
7 1 (1.96%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) CSS
2 34 (66.67%) HTML
3 23 (45.10%) LAMP
4 16 (31.37%) HTML5
4 16 (31.37%) jQuery
5 14 (27.45%) Node.js
6 13 (25.49%) CakePHP
6 13 (25.49%) Symfony
7 9 (17.65%) Sphinx
8 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (13.73%) Ajax
10 6 (11.76%) XML
11 5 (9.80%) Laravel
11 5 (9.80%) Zend Framework
12 4 (7.84%) Backbone.js
12 4 (7.84%) JSON
12 4 (7.84%) RESTful
12 4 (7.84%) Smarty
12 4 (7.84%) SOAP
13 3 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) BBC
2 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Ubuntu
3 6 (11.76%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) MVC
2 40 (78.43%) Web Development
3 32 (62.75%) OOP
4 26 (50.98%) OO
5 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (43.14%) OO PHP
7 18 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 17 (33.33%) Scrum
9 14 (27.45%) Front End Development
10 13 (25.49%) Mathematics
11 6 (11.76%) CRM
12 4 (7.84%) API Integration
12 4 (7.84%) SEO
13 3 (5.88%) Data Security
14 2 (3.92%) Mobile First
14 2 (3.92%) SDLC
14 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.92%) TDD
14 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
14 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) PHP 4
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Zend
2 2 (3.92%) Sony
2 2 (3.92%) Twitter
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