Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 959 836
Rank change year-on-year -60 -123 +122
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 183 253 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 173 232 464
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £34,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £59,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

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 97,710 98,471 106,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.95% 55.45% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 81,203 82,421 91,992
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 -62 182 £47,500 +11.76% 31
UK excluding London -43 125 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South East -6 60 £55,000 +37.50% 7
London -22 57 £55,000 +5.77% 12
North of England -6 40 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +32 22 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Midlands +27 19 £50,000 +92.31% 1
Midlands +4 19 £50,000 +66.67% 2
North West -19 18 £45,000 +2.86% 2
South West -24 5 £45,000 +55.17% 2
East of England - 1 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 183 (100.00%) PHP
2 129 (70.49%) MySQL
3 109 (59.56%) Git (software)
4 104 (56.83%) MVC
5 100 (54.64%) HTML
6 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
7 96 (52.46%) CSS
8 91 (49.73%) OOP
9 79 (43.17%) PHP 7
10 73 (39.89%) LAMP
11 65 (35.52%) jQuery
12 63 (34.43%) Linux
12 63 (34.43%) Laravel
13 62 (33.88%) OO
14 59 (32.24%) Symfony
15 56 (30.60%) Web Development
15 56 (30.60%) HTML5
16 53 (28.96%) OO PHP
17 51 (27.87%) Retail
18 50 (27.32%) SQL
19 47 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (22.40%) Zend
21 40 (21.86%) Unit Testing
22 39 (21.31%) CSS3
23 37 (20.22%) Elasticsearch
24 35 (19.13%) Subversion
24 35 (19.13%) Scrum
25 31 (16.94%) Relational Database
25 31 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
26 30 (16.39%) Apache

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 37 (20.22%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (16.39%) Apache
3 24 (13.11%) CMS
4 12 (6.56%) Confluence
5 11 (6.01%) Drupal
6 5 (2.73%) WordPress
7 3 (1.64%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.28%) Fastly
4 6 (3.28%) Stackdriver
5 2 (1.09%) AdWords
5 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) AMQP
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (70.49%) MySQL
2 31 (16.94%) Relational Database
3 29 (15.85%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.84%) Redis
5 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
6 14 (7.65%) NoSQL
7 13 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (7.10%) BigQuery
7 13 (7.10%) Bigtable
8 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.19%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 109 (59.56%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.13%) Subversion
3 26 (14.21%) JIRA
4 24 (13.11%) git-flow
5 22 (12.02%) PHPUnit
6 12 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 12 (6.56%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.09%) gulp
7 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.09%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.55%) PhpStorm
General
1 51 (27.87%) Retail
2 10 (5.46%) Finance
3 7 (3.83%) Advertising
3 7 (3.83%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (92.35%) Developer
2 144 (78.69%) PHP Developer
3 79 (43.17%) Senior Developer
4 64 (34.97%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (8.20%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 15 (8.20%) Symfony Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Backend Developer
7 11 (6.01%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (6.01%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Lead Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Lead PHP Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (54.64%) HTML
2 96 (52.46%) CSS
3 73 (39.89%) LAMP
4 65 (35.52%) jQuery
5 63 (34.43%) Laravel
6 59 (32.24%) Symfony
7 56 (30.60%) HTML5
8 39 (21.31%) CSS3
9 28 (15.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (14.21%) RESTful
11 21 (11.48%) Web Services
12 18 (9.84%) Zend Framework
13 17 (9.29%) Doctrine
14 16 (8.74%) CakePHP
15 15 (8.20%) REST
16 13 (7.10%) Memcached
17 12 (6.56%) .NET
18 11 (6.01%) .NET Framework
18 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET
19 10 (5.46%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.39%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.83%) User Experience
3 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.19%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.09%) Fintech
5 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.55%) Animation
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.43%) Linux
2 25 (13.66%) Debian
3 20 (10.93%) Windows
4 6 (3.28%) Android
4 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.64%) CentOS
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (56.83%) MVC
2 91 (49.73%) OOP
3 62 (33.88%) OO
4 56 (30.60%) Web Development
5 53 (28.96%) OO PHP
6 47 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (21.86%) Unit Testing
8 35 (19.13%) Scrum
9 28 (15.30%) E-Commerce
10 26 (14.21%) Time Management
11 25 (13.66%) Microservices
12 24 (13.11%) Customer-Centricity
12 24 (13.11%) Mentoring
13 20 (10.93%) Open Source
14 17 (9.29%) Test Automation
15 16 (8.74%) Integration Testing
16 14 (7.65%) Software Engineering
17 13 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (7.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 11 (6.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 183 (100.00%) PHP
2 99 (54.10%) JavaScript
3 79 (43.17%) PHP 7
4 50 (27.32%) SQL
5 24 (13.11%) Java
6 19 (10.38%) Python
7 17 (9.29%) Go
8 16 (8.74%) Java 8
9 14 (7.65%) C#
10 4 (2.19%) JSX
11 3 (1.64%) ES6
12 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.55%) C++
13 1 (0.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.64%) Degree
1 3 (1.64%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.56%) Puppet
3 6 (3.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (22.40%) Zend
2 24 (13.11%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) Google
4 12 (6.56%) Atlassian
4 12 (6.56%) Twitter
5 6 (3.28%) PayPal
6 3 (1.64%) Apple
7 2 (1.09%) Capita
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.55%) CA
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Marketo
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com