Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 934 975 976
Rank change year-on-year +41 +1 -92
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 158 242 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 134 239 208
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,450
90th Percentile £61,400 £65,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 83,170 98,472 93,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.94% 55.70% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,771 82,696 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 11 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 20 February 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 -16 146 £42,500 - 32
UK excluding London +21 79 £42,500 +6.25% 24
London +32 72 £42,000 -23.64% 9
North of England +42 29 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South East -23 20 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Yorkshire +47 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West +22 17 £44,000 -2.22% 3
North West +31 12 £42,500 - 7
East of England +54 8 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Wales +16 3 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 123 (77.85%) MySQL
3 107 (67.72%) JavaScript
4 92 (58.23%) HTML
5 90 (56.96%) CSS
6 83 (52.53%) Git (software)
7 79 (50.00%) PHP 7
8 78 (49.37%) Laravel
9 74 (46.84%) Linux
10 59 (37.34%) MVC
11 55 (34.81%) HTML5
12 51 (32.28%) E-Commerce
13 47 (29.75%) OOP
14 44 (27.85%) jQuery
15 43 (27.22%) Symfony
15 43 (27.22%) OO
16 42 (26.58%) Zend
17 40 (25.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (24.68%) WordPress
19 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
19 34 (21.52%) CSS3
20 33 (20.89%) Unit Testing
21 32 (20.25%) TDD
22 29 (18.35%) Subversion
23 26 (16.46%) LAMP
23 26 (16.46%) XML
24 25 (15.82%) Ajax
25 23 (14.56%) Drupal
25 23 (14.56%) Apache
26 22 (13.92%) 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 39 (24.68%) WordPress
2 23 (14.56%) Apache
2 23 (14.56%) Drupal
3 12 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.96%) CMS
5 8 (5.06%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Magento
2 4 (2.53%) Shopify
3 3 (1.90%) osCommerce
3 3 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) AdWords
1 14 (8.86%) Google Analytics
2 9 (5.70%) GitHub
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) SSH
2 4 (2.53%) SSL
3 3 (1.90%) AMQP
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (77.85%) MySQL
2 6 (3.80%) MariaDB
3 5 (3.16%) phpMyAdmin
3 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.53%) Redis
5 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 83 (52.53%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.35%) Subversion
3 22 (13.92%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.96%) JIRA
5 7 (4.43%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.80%) PhpStorm
7 5 (3.16%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.16%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.16%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.27%) JMeter
9 2 (1.27%) Selenium
9 2 (1.27%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.63%) git-flow
10 1 (0.63%) Grunt
10 1 (0.63%) gulp
10 1 (0.63%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.63%) WebStorm
General
1 21 (13.29%) Marketing
2 10 (6.33%) Finance
3 6 (3.80%) Publishing
4 5 (3.16%) Billing
4 5 (3.16%) Games
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 136 (86.08%) Developer
2 101 (63.92%) PHP Developer
3 27 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 16 (10.13%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Drupal Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Backend Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (6.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Symfony Developer
8 7 (4.43%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (2.53%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Senior Backend Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 3 (1.90%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (58.23%) HTML
2 90 (56.96%) CSS
3 78 (49.37%) Laravel
4 55 (34.81%) HTML5
5 44 (27.85%) jQuery
6 43 (27.22%) Symfony
7 40 (25.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (21.52%) CSS3
9 26 (16.46%) LAMP
9 26 (16.46%) XML
10 25 (15.82%) Ajax
11 19 (12.03%) AngularJS
12 18 (11.39%) JSON
13 17 (10.76%) Node.js
14 15 (9.49%) React
14 15 (9.49%) Vue.js
14 15 (9.49%) Web Services
15 12 (7.59%) SOAP
16 11 (6.96%) Zend Framework
17 10 (6.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) User Experience
2 15 (9.49%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.86%) Digital Media
3 14 (8.86%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) PKI
6 3 (1.90%) Life Science
7 2 (1.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 74 (46.84%) Linux
2 18 (11.39%) Unix
3 14 (8.86%) Windows
4 7 (4.43%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.80%) Debian
6 5 (3.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.34%) MVC
2 51 (32.28%) E-Commerce
3 47 (29.75%) OOP
4 43 (27.22%) OO
5 34 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.89%) Unit Testing
7 32 (20.25%) TDD
8 20 (12.66%) Web Development
9 17 (10.76%) OO PHP
10 16 (10.13%) Scrum
11 14 (8.86%) Analytics
12 13 (8.23%) CRM
13 12 (7.59%) BDD
14 10 (6.33%) DevOps
15 9 (5.70%) B2C
15 9 (5.70%) Data Modelling
15 9 (5.70%) Kanban
15 9 (5.70%) Mobile Development
15 9 (5.70%) Open Source
15 9 (5.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 107 (67.72%) JavaScript
3 79 (50.00%) PHP 7
4 22 (13.92%) SQL
5 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.16%) Java
7 4 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.90%) C#
8 3 (1.90%) Python
9 2 (1.27%) Go
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) GDPR
2 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Docker
2 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Ansible
1 4 (2.53%) HAProxy
1 4 (2.53%) Nagios
1 4 (2.53%) Prometheus
1 4 (2.53%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (26.58%) Zend
2 16 (10.13%) Google
3 9 (5.70%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.53%) PayPal
4 4 (2.53%) Twitter
4 4 (2.53%) VMware
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe