Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 913 969 970
Rank change year-on-year +56 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 94 158 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 133 235
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +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 67,209 83,327 97,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.18% 54.99% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55,529 68,936 82,202
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 10 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 19 February 2020. 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 +70 94 £44,000 +3.53% 19
UK excluding London +60 60 £40,000 -5.88% 11
London +60 34 £60,000 +47.24% 8
South East +54 33 £44,000 +25.71% 4
North of England +44 8 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South West +24 8 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Yorkshire +17 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England +68 6 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Midlands - 5 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 94 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (87.23%) MySQL
3 77 (81.91%) HTML
4 71 (75.53%) CSS
5 63 (67.02%) JavaScript
6 59 (62.77%) jQuery
7 57 (60.64%) OO
8 56 (59.57%) OOP
9 53 (56.38%) SQL Server
10 52 (55.32%) HTML5
11 50 (53.19%) Linux
12 48 (51.06%) Zend
12 48 (51.06%) PHP 7
13 42 (44.68%) OO PHP
14 37 (39.36%) SQL
15 34 (36.17%) LAMP
16 32 (34.04%) MVC
16 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
16 32 (34.04%) AWS
16 32 (34.04%) Laravel
17 26 (27.66%) Web Services
18 25 (26.60%) Web Development
18 25 (26.60%) Bash Shell
18 25 (26.60%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (23.40%) CodeIgniter
19 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
20 21 (22.34%) T-SQL
20 21 (22.34%) Azure
20 21 (22.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 20 (21.28%) SaaS

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 20 (21.28%) Apache
2 14 (14.89%) WordPress
3 5 (5.32%) Drupal
3 5 (5.32%) PrestaShop
4 4 (4.26%) nginx
5 3 (3.19%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.04%) AWS
2 21 (22.34%) Azure
3 20 (21.28%) SaaS
4 10 (10.64%) npm
5 7 (7.45%) Amazon S3
5 7 (7.45%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (7.45%) DigitalOcean
5 7 (7.45%) GitHub
6 3 (3.19%) Yarn
7 1 (1.06%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) DHCP
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (87.23%) MySQL
2 53 (56.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.51%) MariaDB
4 8 (8.51%) Redis
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) webpack
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Selenium
3 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.26%) Grunt
4 4 (4.26%) gulp
4 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.19%) NUnit
5 3 (3.19%) Subversion
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Back Office
4 5 (5.32%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (72.34%) Developer
2 52 (55.32%) PHP Developer
3 29 (30.85%) Senior Developer
4 22 (23.40%) Senior PHP Developer
5 13 (13.83%) PHP Software Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Database Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Lead Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.38%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (6.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (81.91%) HTML
2 71 (75.53%) CSS
3 59 (62.77%) jQuery
4 52 (55.32%) HTML5
5 34 (36.17%) LAMP
6 32 (34.04%) Laravel
7 26 (27.66%) Web Services
8 22 (23.40%) CodeIgniter
9 21 (22.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (21.28%) Symfony
11 19 (20.21%) Ajax
11 19 (20.21%) SOAP
11 19 (20.21%) Yii
12 18 (19.15%) REST
13 17 (18.09%) AngularJS
14 13 (13.83%) CSS3
14 13 (13.83%) Sass
15 10 (10.64%) React
15 10 (10.64%) RESTful
16 9 (9.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (19.15%) Mobile App
3 14 (14.89%) Hedge funds
4 7 (7.45%) User Experience
5 4 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.19%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.45%) Android
3 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.45%) CentOS
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Debian
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) OO
2 56 (59.57%) OOP
3 42 (44.68%) OO PHP
4 32 (34.04%) MVC
5 25 (26.60%) Web Development
6 22 (23.40%) Unit Testing
7 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
7 20 (21.28%) OOD
8 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
8 18 (19.15%) Mobile Application Development
9 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.83%) Line Management
11 8 (8.51%) TDD
12 7 (7.45%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (7.45%) CRM
12 7 (7.45%) Energy Management
12 7 (7.45%) Minimum Viable Product
12 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (67.02%) JavaScript
3 48 (51.06%) PHP 7
4 37 (39.36%) SQL
5 25 (26.60%) Bash Shell
6 21 (22.34%) T-SQL
7 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
8 10 (10.64%) Python
9 7 (7.45%) Java
10 3 (3.19%) ES6
11 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Ansible
2 5 (5.32%) Terraform
3 3 (3.19%) HAProxy
3 3 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.19%) yum
4 2 (2.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (51.06%) Zend
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Rollbar
4 3 (3.19%) Twitter
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) Sybase
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle