Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1005 920 863
Rank change year-on-year -85 -57 +88
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 152 282 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 134 256 366
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,125 £27,125 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +19.05%

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 91,990 97,212 102,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.65% 55.33% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 76,470 79,823 88,244
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -83 149 £50,000 +17.65% 43
UK excluding London -72 108 £45,000 +12.50% 31
South East -29 63 £40,000 - 5
London +18 43 £55,000 +7.84% 12
North of England -13 24 £42,500 - 14
North West -22 14 £43,750 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire +34 10 £42,500 +21.43% 6
West Midlands +13 9 £55,000 +77.42%
Midlands +12 9 £55,000 +77.42% 1
East of England +26 5 - - 1
South West -17 5 £57,500 +27.78% 10
Wales +6 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (67.11%) MySQL
3 99 (65.13%) Git (software)
4 96 (63.16%) JavaScript
5 87 (57.24%) MVC
6 83 (54.61%) HTML
7 74 (48.68%) CSS
8 69 (45.39%) LAMP
9 68 (44.74%) OOP
10 66 (43.42%) Linux
11 58 (38.16%) jQuery
12 56 (36.84%) HTML5
13 55 (36.18%) OO
14 54 (35.53%) PHP 7
15 53 (34.87%) Laravel
16 48 (31.58%) Web Development
17 46 (30.26%) OO PHP
18 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (28.29%) SQL
20 39 (25.66%) Subversion
21 38 (25.00%) Unit Testing
22 36 (23.68%) Retail
23 34 (22.37%) CSS3
24 33 (21.71%) Symfony
24 33 (21.71%) Scrum
25 30 (19.74%) E-Commerce
26 28 (18.42%) Zend
27 27 (17.76%) Apache
27 27 (17.76%) Web Services
27 27 (17.76%) Elasticsearch

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 27 (17.76%) Apache
1 27 (17.76%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.55%) CMS
2 13 (8.55%) Drupal
3 9 (5.92%) Confluence
4 6 (3.95%) WordPress
5 3 (1.97%) nginx
6 2 (1.32%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.95%) Fastly
4 6 (3.95%) Stackdriver
5 5 (3.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) AdWords
6 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.66%) npm
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) AMQP
2 2 (1.32%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (67.11%) MySQL
2 27 (17.76%) Relational Database
3 23 (15.13%) MongoDB
4 18 (11.84%) Redis
5 9 (5.92%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.61%) BigQuery
7 7 (4.61%) Bigtable
7 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 99 (65.13%) Git (software)
2 39 (25.66%) Subversion
3 18 (11.84%) git-flow
3 18 (11.84%) JIRA
3 18 (11.84%) PHPUnit
4 12 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.58%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.32%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.32%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.66%) gulp
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.66%) Selenium
7 1 (0.66%) Xdebug
General
1 36 (23.68%) Retail
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (1.97%) Advertising
3 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Games
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (86.84%) Developer
2 107 (70.39%) PHP Developer
3 49 (32.24%) Senior Developer
4 42 (27.63%) Senior PHP Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Technical Leader
7 10 (6.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Symfony Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Drupal Developer
8 9 (5.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Backend Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.29%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (54.61%) HTML
2 74 (48.68%) CSS
3 69 (45.39%) LAMP
4 58 (38.16%) jQuery
5 56 (36.84%) HTML5
6 53 (34.87%) Laravel
7 34 (22.37%) CSS3
8 33 (21.71%) Symfony
9 27 (17.76%) Web Services
10 24 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (14.47%) RESTful
12 12 (7.89%) Ajax
12 12 (7.89%) Doctrine
12 12 (7.89%) Node.js
13 11 (7.24%) REST
13 11 (7.24%) Zend Framework
14 10 (6.58%) Behat
15 9 (5.92%) Memcached
15 9 (5.92%) XHTML
16 8 (5.26%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.92%) User Experience
3 3 (1.97%) Fintech
3 3 (1.97%) Life Science
3 3 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.42%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) Debian
3 8 (5.26%) Windows
4 5 (3.29%) Android
4 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (57.24%) MVC
2 68 (44.74%) OOP
3 55 (36.18%) OO
4 48 (31.58%) Web Development
5 46 (30.26%) OO PHP
6 44 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 33 (21.71%) Scrum
9 30 (19.74%) E-Commerce
10 18 (11.84%) Time Management
11 17 (11.18%) Customer-Centricity
11 17 (11.18%) Microservices
11 17 (11.18%) Software Engineering
11 17 (11.18%) TDD
12 12 (7.89%) Open Source
13 10 (6.58%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.92%) Integration Testing
14 9 (5.92%) Kanban
14 9 (5.92%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 96 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 54 (35.53%) PHP 7
4 43 (28.29%) SQL
5 20 (13.16%) Java
6 13 (8.55%) C#
7 12 (7.89%) Python
8 10 (6.58%) Go
9 9 (5.92%) Java 8
10 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) JSX
13 1 (0.66%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) Degree
1 2 (1.32%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.61%) Puppet
3 6 (3.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Zend
2 17 (11.18%) Oracle
3 10 (6.58%) Google
3 10 (6.58%) Twitter
4 9 (5.92%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.97%) PayPal
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com