Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 938 1033 915
Rank change year-on-year +95 -118 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 152 153 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 134 135 258
UK median annual salary £40,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.50% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,400 £29,250 £27,275
90th Percentile £58,925 £67,500 £58,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%

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 74,998 93,215 97,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.45% 55.66% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61,281 77,509 80,254
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 13 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 21 September 2019. 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 +100 150 £41,500 -17.00% 21
UK excluding London +58 115 £37,500 -16.67% 17
South East +21 51 £42,500 -2.86% 4
London +90 37 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +75 22 £37,500 - 3
North of England +22 22 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Yorkshire -3 14 £33,500 -21.18% 2
South West +19 11 £37,000 -35.65% 2
North West +20 8 £36,500 -16.57% 2
Midlands +36 7 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +27 2 - - 2
Wales +6 2 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 98 (64.47%) MySQL
3 97 (63.82%) CSS
4 96 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 90 (59.21%) Linux
6 89 (58.55%) HTML
7 78 (51.32%) MVC
8 76 (50.00%) Zend
9 75 (49.34%) Git (software)
10 74 (48.68%) PHP 7
11 67 (44.08%) OO
12 64 (42.11%) OOP
13 56 (36.84%) Laravel
14 55 (36.18%) Web Development
15 52 (34.21%) jQuery
16 50 (32.89%) OO PHP
17 47 (30.92%) Unit Testing
18 41 (26.97%) SQL
18 41 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (25.00%) Azure
19 38 (25.00%) Apache
20 37 (24.34%) HTML5
21 32 (21.05%) CSS3
21 32 (21.05%) Web Services
21 32 (21.05%) CentOS
21 32 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
22 30 (19.74%) REST
22 30 (19.74%) AWS
23 28 (18.42%) Subversion
24 27 (17.76%) WordPress

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 27 (17.76%) WordPress
3 17 (11.18%) nginx
4 15 (9.87%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (6.58%) CMS
6 9 (5.92%) Drupal
7 6 (3.95%) Confluence
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.97%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.00%) Azure
2 30 (19.74%) AWS
3 25 (16.45%) SaaS
4 4 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.63%) AWS Fargate
4 4 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.63%) Firebase
4 4 (2.63%) npm
4 4 (2.63%) Serverless
5 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.97%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (1.97%) Trello
6 2 (1.32%) Basecamp
6 2 (1.32%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.32%) Yarn
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) SSL
2 13 (8.55%) DNS
3 11 (7.24%) DHCP
3 11 (7.24%) HTTP
3 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.24%) VRRP
4 7 (4.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (64.47%) MySQL
2 22 (14.47%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.89%) Redis
5 11 (7.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.63%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.32%) phpMyAdmin
10 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (49.34%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.42%) Subversion
3 15 (9.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.55%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.61%) JIRA
5 7 (4.61%) PHPUnit
6 6 (3.95%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.63%) Grunt
8 4 (2.63%) gulp
8 4 (2.63%) webpack
9 3 (1.97%) git-flow
10 2 (1.32%) JSUnit
10 2 (1.32%) PuPHPet
11 1 (0.66%) GitLab
11 1 (0.66%) JMeter
11 1 (0.66%) Selenium
11 1 (0.66%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (9.21%) Marketing
2 8 (5.26%) Games
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (84.21%) Developer
2 83 (54.61%) PHP Developer
3 46 (30.26%) Senior Developer
4 30 (19.74%) Senior PHP Developer
5 26 (17.11%) Web Developer
6 20 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (9.87%) Backend Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Web Specialist
10 8 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Digital Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Drupal Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Lead Software Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Software Team Leader
12 6 (3.95%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (63.82%) CSS
2 89 (58.55%) HTML
3 56 (36.84%) Laravel
4 52 (34.21%) jQuery
5 41 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 37 (24.34%) HTML5
7 32 (21.05%) CSS3
7 32 (21.05%) Web Services
8 30 (19.74%) REST
9 26 (17.11%) SOAP
9 26 (17.11%) Symfony
10 24 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
11 23 (15.13%) Ajax
11 23 (15.13%) LAMP
12 21 (13.82%) XHTML
13 18 (11.84%) Behat
14 17 (11.18%) Zend Framework
15 16 (10.53%) AngularJS
16 13 (8.55%) Yii
17 12 (7.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 19 (12.50%) PKI
3 8 (5.26%) User Experience
4 7 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.61%) Social Media
5 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.97%) Life Science
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 90 (59.21%) Linux
2 32 (21.05%) CentOS
3 11 (7.24%) Solaris
3 11 (7.24%) Unix
4 9 (5.92%) Android
4 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.61%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.61%) Windows
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (51.32%) MVC
2 67 (44.08%) OO
3 64 (42.11%) OOP
4 55 (36.18%) Web Development
5 50 (32.89%) OO PHP
6 47 (30.92%) Unit Testing
7 32 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (13.82%) Open Source
8 21 (13.82%) TDD
9 20 (13.16%) Workflow
10 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
11 17 (11.18%) E-Commerce
12 15 (9.87%) DevOps
13 13 (8.55%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (7.89%) Test Automation
15 11 (7.24%) High Availability
15 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
15 11 (7.24%) Trend Analysis
16 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
17 9 (5.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 96 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 74 (48.68%) PHP 7
4 41 (26.97%) SQL
5 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) Java
7 4 (2.63%) ES6
7 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (7.24%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.53%) Docker
2 11 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (15.13%) Ansible
2 19 (12.50%) Terraform
3 18 (11.84%) Kubernetes
4 17 (11.18%) HAProxy
4 17 (11.18%) yum
5 11 (7.24%) Kibana
5 11 (7.24%) logstash
5 11 (7.24%) Nagios
5 11 (7.24%) Prometheus
5 11 (7.24%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 76 (50.00%) Zend
2 19 (12.50%) Twitter
3 11 (7.24%) Sybase
3 11 (7.24%) VMware
4 5 (3.29%) Google
4 5 (3.29%) PayPal
4 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.63%) Apple
6 3 (1.97%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) Pardot
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.66%) Capita
8 1 (0.66%) Facebook