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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 710 760
Rank change year-on-year -41 +50  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 121 216 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 111 201 201
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49444 51255 56932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.80% 51.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41442 44385 48541
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 30 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 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
England -30 120 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South East +8 40 £40,000 - 4
London +8 32 £50,000 -6.97% 5
North West -18 26 £46,250 +23.33% 6
Surrey +33 18 £32,500 -48.00%
Hampshire -30 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dorking -2 13 £32,500 -51.85%
West Midlands -11 11 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Liverpool +9 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Merseyside -1 9 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Manchester - 9 £47,500 -
Birmingham +4 8 £25,000 +19.04%
South West +10 7 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Farnborough -1 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Portsmouth -10 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire -29 7 £40,000 +14.28% 2
City of London +31 6 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Devon +8 5 £29,000 -10.76%
Southsea - 5 £40,000 -
Guildford - 5 - -
Kent +11 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Plymouth - 4 £29,000 -
East Midlands +27 3 £40,000 -
Fareham +11 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Macclesfield +3 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Staffordshire +15 2 £50,000 - 1
Lichfield +5 2 £50,000 -
Leicester - 2 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £40,000 -

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 with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 213 (100.00%) PHP
2 180 (84.51%) MySQL
3 152 (71.36%) JavaScript
4 134 (62.91%) CSS
5 126 (59.15%) HTML
6 105 (49.30%) Linux
7 104 (48.83%) MVC
8 102 (47.89%) Git (software)
9 90 (42.25%) Web Development
10 88 (41.31%) OO
11 86 (40.38%) OOP
12 83 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (33.80%) jQuery
14 71 (33.33%) Symfony
15 66 (30.99%) OO PHP
16 60 (28.17%) Zend
16 60 (28.17%) LAMP
17 58 (27.23%) HTML5
18 56 (26.29%) E-Commerce
19 54 (25.35%) Laravel
20 47 (22.07%) Subversion
21 42 (19.72%) Finance
22 38 (17.84%) Elasticsearch
23 33 (15.49%) Degree
24 32 (15.02%) Docker
25 31 (14.55%) Apache
26 30 (14.08%) Marketing
27 29 (13.62%) Scrum
28 26 (12.21%) TDD
28 26 (12.21%) SQL

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 38 (17.84%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (14.55%) Apache
3 17 (7.98%) CMS
4 11 (5.16%) WordPress
5 9 (4.23%) nginx
6 7 (3.29%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.88%) Drupal
8 3 (1.41%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) GIMP
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Magento
2 4 (1.88%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.10%) DigitalOcean
2 13 (6.10%) Linode
3 8 (3.76%) SaaS
4 6 (2.82%) GitHub
5 4 (1.88%) AdWords
5 4 (1.88%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) Internet
1 7 (3.29%) Intranet
2 6 (2.82%) Extranet
3 2 (0.94%) Broadband
3 2 (0.94%) SSH
3 2 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (84.51%) MySQL
2 21 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 20 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (8.92%) Redis
5 16 (7.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.76%) MariaDB
6 8 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.41%) Impala
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.47%) phpMyAdmin
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 102 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 47 (22.07%) Subversion
3 22 (10.33%) Vagrant
4 19 (8.92%) PHPUnit
5 17 (7.98%) JIRA
6 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.16%) git-flow
8 4 (1.88%) Grunt
9 3 (1.41%) gulp
10 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.94%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.47%) JMeter
11 1 (0.47%) Mink
11 1 (0.47%) Xdebug
General
1 42 (19.72%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Marketing
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.29%) Games
5 6 (2.82%) Automotive
6 5 (2.35%) Advertising
6 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.88%) Back Office
8 3 (1.41%) Banking
9 2 (0.94%) Billing
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (86.85%) Developer
2 165 (77.46%) PHP Developer
3 52 (24.41%) Web Developer
4 44 (20.66%) PHP Web Developer
5 38 (17.84%) MySQL Developer
5 38 (17.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 29 (13.62%) Senior Developer
7 28 (13.15%) Senior PHP Developer
8 17 (7.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (6.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Symfony Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) Senior MySQL Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
13 8 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (3.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 7 (3.29%) PHP Software Engineer
15 6 (2.82%) Lead Developer
15 6 (2.82%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (62.91%) CSS
2 126 (59.15%) HTML
3 72 (33.80%) jQuery
4 71 (33.33%) Symfony
5 60 (28.17%) LAMP
6 58 (27.23%) HTML5
7 54 (25.35%) Laravel
8 26 (12.21%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (11.27%) AngularJS
10 22 (10.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (9.39%) XHTML
12 19 (8.92%) Node.js
12 19 (8.92%) SOAP
13 18 (8.45%) CSS3
13 18 (8.45%) Web Services
14 17 (7.98%) CakePHP
14 17 (7.98%) REST
15 15 (7.04%) RESTful
15 15 (7.04%) XML
16 14 (6.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.76%) BBC
4 7 (3.29%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.29%) User Experience
5 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.88%) Fintech
6 3 (1.41%) iPad
6 3 (1.41%) iPhone
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.41%) Replication
7 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (49.30%) Linux
2 12 (5.63%) CentOS
3 10 (4.69%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.76%) Windows
5 5 (2.35%) Debian
6 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) Android
7 2 (0.94%) Fedora
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.83%) MVC
2 90 (42.25%) Web Development
3 88 (41.31%) OO
4 86 (40.38%) OOP
5 83 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (30.99%) OO PHP
7 56 (26.29%) E-Commerce
8 29 (13.62%) Scrum
9 26 (12.21%) TDD
10 23 (10.80%) Unit Testing
11 20 (9.39%) Front End Development
12 19 (8.92%) DevOps
13 16 (7.51%) Mathematics
13 16 (7.51%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (5.63%) CRM
16 11 (5.16%) Microservices
16 11 (5.16%) Open Source
17 10 (4.69%) BDD
18 7 (3.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 213 (100.00%) PHP
2 152 (71.36%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.21%) PHP 7
3 26 (12.21%) SQL
4 18 (8.45%) PHP 4
5 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell
6 14 (6.57%) Java
7 9 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.35%) Python
9 4 (1.88%) C#
9 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.41%) Go
11 1 (0.47%) C
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.49%) Degree
2 11 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 32 (15.02%) Docker
2 13 (6.10%) LXC
2 13 (6.10%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.88%) Varnish
4 3 (1.41%) HDFS
5 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (28.17%) Zend
2 8 (3.76%) Google
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.94%) CyberSource
5 2 (0.94%) PayPal
5 2 (0.94%) Reuters
5 2 (0.94%) Sage
5 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.94%) Sandvine
5 2 (0.94%) Sony
5 2 (0.94%) Twitter
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Apple
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Baldock
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent International
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ib3 Limited
Salary: Unspecified (a competitive package is on offer to the right candidate)
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £53000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 24 days ago