Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 989 925 880
Rank change year-on-year -64 -45 +63
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 159 287 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 254 337
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +17.33% -3.23% +19.23%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 89,380 98,539 100,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 55.35% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74,480 81,059 86,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the UK over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
England -77 151 £45,000 +5.88% 37
UK excluding London -60 104 £44,000 +17.33% 27
South East -3 59 £40,000 - 6
London +9 49 £50,000 -4.76% 11
North of England -7 27 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West -26 14 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +32 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +11 6 £50,750 -7.73% 10
East of England +34 5 - - 2
West Midlands +16 5 £55,000 +77.42% 1
Midlands +8 5 £55,000 +77.42% 3
Wales +11 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 159 (100.00%) PHP
2 118 (74.21%) JavaScript
3 117 (73.58%) MySQL
4 106 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 104 (65.41%) HTML
6 94 (59.12%) CSS
7 86 (54.09%) MVC
8 85 (53.46%) Linux
9 75 (47.17%) HTML5
10 67 (42.14%) LAMP
11 65 (40.88%) OOP
12 63 (39.62%) jQuery
13 57 (35.85%) OO
14 54 (33.96%) Laravel
15 49 (30.82%) PHP 7
16 46 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
17 44 (27.67%) Subversion
18 43 (27.04%) Web Development
19 42 (26.42%) Zend
19 42 (26.42%) CSS3
20 41 (25.79%) OO PHP
20 41 (25.79%) Unit Testing
21 40 (25.16%) E-Commerce
22 39 (24.53%) SQL
23 36 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 32 (20.13%) Apache
25 31 (19.50%) TDD
25 31 (19.50%) Symfony
26 30 (18.87%) Scrum
27 28 (17.61%) Retail

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (20.13%) Apache
2 21 (13.21%) Drupal
2 21 (13.21%) WordPress
3 18 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.89%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (8.18%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) AdWords
1 10 (6.29%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.14%) GitHub
3 5 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.52%) Fastly
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.52%) Stackdriver
5 1 (0.63%) npm
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) AMQP
2 3 (1.89%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (73.58%) MySQL
2 21 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.81%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.81%) Redis
4 11 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.14%) phpMyAdmin
7 4 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.52%) BigQuery
7 4 (2.52%) Bigtable
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 106 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 44 (27.67%) Subversion
3 20 (12.58%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.81%) git-flow
5 13 (8.18%) PHPUnit
6 11 (6.92%) JIRA
7 6 (3.77%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.14%) PhpStorm
9 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.52%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.26%) gulp
10 2 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.26%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.63%) Grunt
11 1 (0.63%) JMeter
11 1 (0.63%) Selenium
11 1 (0.63%) WebStorm
11 1 (0.63%) Xdebug
General
1 28 (17.61%) Retail
2 13 (8.18%) Finance
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) Publishing
5 5 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 136 (85.53%) Developer
2 104 (65.41%) PHP Developer
3 43 (27.04%) Senior Developer
4 36 (22.64%) Senior PHP Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Drupal Developer
6 15 (9.43%) Web Developer
7 12 (7.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (6.92%) Technical Leader
9 10 (6.29%) Backend Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Lead PHP Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Digital Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Junior Developer
13 4 (2.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Python Developer
13 4 (2.52%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (65.41%) HTML
2 94 (59.12%) CSS
3 75 (47.17%) HTML5
4 67 (42.14%) LAMP
5 63 (39.62%) jQuery
6 54 (33.96%) Laravel
7 42 (26.42%) CSS3
8 36 (22.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (19.50%) Symfony
10 22 (13.84%) Web Services
11 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.32%) Ajax
13 17 (10.69%) XML
14 14 (8.81%) Node.js
14 14 (8.81%) RESTful
15 13 (8.18%) JSON
15 13 (8.18%) Zend Framework
16 12 (7.55%) Behat
16 12 (7.55%) Doctrine
16 12 (7.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
1 15 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (8.81%) User Experience
3 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.89%) Life Science
7 2 (1.26%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Music Streaming
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.46%) Linux
2 18 (11.32%) Debian
3 6 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.14%) Windows
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.26%) Android
6 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) CentOS
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.09%) MVC
2 65 (40.88%) OOP
3 57 (35.85%) OO
4 46 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.04%) Web Development
6 41 (25.79%) OO PHP
6 41 (25.79%) Unit Testing
7 40 (25.16%) E-Commerce
8 31 (19.50%) TDD
9 30 (18.87%) Scrum
10 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.06%) Time Management
11 13 (8.18%) Customer-Centricity
11 13 (8.18%) Kanban
12 11 (6.92%) B2C
13 10 (6.29%) Analytics
14 9 (5.66%) CRM
14 9 (5.66%) Data Modelling
15 8 (5.03%) Microservices
15 8 (5.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (100.00%) PHP
2 118 (74.21%) JavaScript
3 49 (30.82%) PHP 7
4 39 (24.53%) SQL
5 16 (10.06%) Java
6 11 (6.92%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.29%) C#
8 9 (5.66%) Python
9 7 (4.40%) Go
10 5 (3.14%) Java 8
11 4 (2.52%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.26%) Ruby
13 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.63%) C++
14 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) GDPR
2 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Zend
2 17 (10.69%) Google
3 13 (8.18%) Oracle
4 10 (6.29%) Twitter
5 4 (2.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.89%) PayPal
7 2 (1.26%) Adobe
7 2 (1.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com