Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 922 957 896
Rank change year-on-year +35 -61 -159
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 254 240 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 242 223 369
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,875 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 96,136 93,900 107,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.43% 53.21% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80,043 80,670 92,426
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 14 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 16 January 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 +19 250 £42,500 +3.66% 33
UK excluding London +45 166 £40,000 +6.67% 28
London +4 88 £52,500 +10.53% 8
South East +47 86 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North of England -2 43 £42,500 +21.43% 8
North West -16 27 £41,250 +13.01%
Midlands +20 15 £31,000 -6.71% 6
Yorkshire +31 14 £42,500 +32.81% 8
West Midlands +6 14 £31,000 -6.71% 5
South West +7 11 £55,000 +34.15% 1
East of England +3 7 £35,000 -7.28% 1
Wales - 4 £37,500 -
North East - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 254 (100.00%) PHP
2 210 (82.68%) MySQL
3 173 (68.11%) HTML
4 169 (66.54%) CSS
5 150 (59.06%) JavaScript
6 123 (48.43%) PHP 7
7 119 (46.85%) MVC
8 116 (45.67%) Symfony
9 111 (43.70%) Linux
10 107 (42.13%) HTML5
11 100 (39.37%) Laravel
11 100 (39.37%) LAMP
12 92 (36.22%) Zend
13 90 (35.43%) Web Development
14 86 (33.86%) Git (software)
15 85 (33.46%) OO
16 80 (31.50%) OOP
17 77 (30.31%) Apache
17 77 (30.31%) CSS3
18 68 (26.77%) SQL
19 60 (23.62%) jQuery
20 59 (23.23%) PHPUnit
21 57 (22.44%) OO PHP
22 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (17.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 43 (16.93%) Elasticsearch
25 41 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
26 40 (15.75%) Subversion
27 39 (15.35%) RESTful
28 38 (14.96%) nginx

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 77 (30.31%) Apache
2 43 (16.93%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (14.96%) nginx
4 24 (9.45%) WordPress
5 15 (5.91%) Apache Solr
5 15 (5.91%) CMS
5 15 (5.91%) Confluence
6 10 (3.94%) IIS
7 3 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.30%) GitHub
3 15 (5.91%) Google Analytics
3 15 (5.91%) Slack
4 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.15%) AdWords
5 8 (3.15%) Algolia
6 7 (2.76%) SaaS
6 7 (2.76%) Yarn
7 5 (1.97%) Office 365
8 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (82.68%) MySQL
2 34 (13.39%) Redis
3 28 (11.02%) MongoDB
4 22 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.51%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.94%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.36%) Big Data
8 6 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.57%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.79%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.79%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (33.86%) Git (software)
2 59 (23.23%) PHPUnit
3 40 (15.75%) Subversion
4 31 (12.20%) Vagrant
5 26 (10.24%) JIRA
6 18 (7.09%) gulp
7 15 (5.91%) Jenkins
8 13 (5.12%) webpack
9 12 (4.72%) Selenium
10 8 (3.15%) git-flow
11 7 (2.76%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.36%) Grunt
13 5 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.97%) JUnit
13 5 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.97%) Xdebug
14 4 (1.57%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.79%) JMeter
16 1 (0.39%) PhpStorm
16 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (12.20%) Finance
1 31 (12.20%) Marketing
2 20 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.69%) Retail
4 15 (5.91%) Advertising
5 8 (3.15%) Banking
5 8 (3.15%) Games
5 8 (3.15%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 233 (91.73%) Developer
2 202 (79.53%) PHP Developer
3 69 (27.17%) Senior Developer
4 61 (24.02%) Senior PHP Developer
5 29 (11.42%) Web Developer
6 25 (9.84%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 23 (9.06%) PHP Web Developer
8 21 (8.27%) MySQL Developer
8 21 (8.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 16 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.30%) Lead Developer
9 16 (6.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 16 (6.30%) Symfony Developer
10 13 (5.12%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (5.12%) HTML Developer
10 13 (5.12%) OO PHP Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Lead PHP Developer
12 10 (3.94%) Senior MySQL Developer
13 8 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (68.11%) HTML
2 169 (66.54%) CSS
3 116 (45.67%) Symfony
4 107 (42.13%) HTML5
5 100 (39.37%) LAMP
5 100 (39.37%) Laravel
6 77 (30.31%) CSS3
7 60 (23.62%) jQuery
8 45 (17.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 39 (15.35%) RESTful
10 35 (13.78%) Zend Framework
11 33 (12.99%) Node.js
12 32 (12.60%) REST
13 31 (12.20%) Web Services
14 25 (9.84%) Ajax
14 25 (9.84%) CakePHP
14 25 (9.84%) Sass
15 22 (8.66%) AngularJS
16 16 (6.30%) .NET
16 16 (6.30%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.12%) Fintech
2 11 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.54%) User Experience
5 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.76%) iPad
6 7 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.76%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.36%) Social Media
8 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.18%) Animation
10 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.70%) Linux
2 20 (7.87%) Ubuntu
3 19 (7.48%) CentOS
4 18 (7.09%) Windows
5 17 (6.69%) Debian
6 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.79%) Android
7 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.85%) MVC
2 90 (35.43%) Web Development
3 85 (33.46%) OO
4 80 (31.50%) OOP
5 57 (22.44%) OO PHP
6 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (14.57%) E-Commerce
8 32 (12.60%) Web Application Development
9 30 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (11.42%) Scrum
11 28 (11.02%) TDD
12 26 (10.24%) CRM
13 25 (9.84%) Front End Development
14 22 (8.66%) Microservices
15 21 (8.27%) Analytics
15 21 (8.27%) DevOps
16 19 (7.48%) Unit Testing
17 18 (7.09%) Project Management
18 16 (6.30%) Time Management
19 15 (5.91%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 254 (100.00%) PHP
2 150 (59.06%) JavaScript
3 123 (48.43%) PHP 7
4 68 (26.77%) SQL
5 17 (6.69%) Java
6 13 (5.12%) PHP 4
7 11 (4.33%) ActionScript
8 10 (3.94%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.54%) C#
9 9 (3.54%) Python
10 7 (2.76%) ES6
10 7 (2.76%) Go
10 7 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.79%) Perl
12 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (9.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (9.84%) Puppet
2 12 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.94%) Terraform
4 7 (2.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.76%) vRealize
5 5 (1.97%) Ansible
5 5 (1.97%) Rancher
5 5 (1.97%) Salt
6 2 (0.79%) Kibana
6 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 92 (36.22%) Zend
2 18 (7.09%) Google
3 15 (5.91%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.15%) Oracle
5 7 (2.76%) Twitter
6 6 (2.36%) Adobe
7 3 (1.18%) Autodesk
7 3 (1.18%) CA
7 3 (1.18%) IBM
7 3 (1.18%) Marketo
8 2 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) WooCommerce