Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 917 889 928
Rank change year-on-year -28 +39 -213
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 287 344 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 255 331 338
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,100 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -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 99556 100452 113331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.26% 52.82% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81931 86621 96869
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +6 284 £42,500 +3.66% 9
UK excluding London +24 195 £37,500 -6.25% 6
London -20 91 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East +22 88 £38,750 -3.13% 3
North of England +8 60 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North West +4 46 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands +41 23 £31,000 +24.00% 2
West Midlands +9 22 £31,000 +24.00% 1
South West +5 15 £55,000 +34.15%
Yorkshire +26 12 £42,500 +32.81%
East of England +10 7 £35,000 -
North East +11 2 £30,000 -
Wales - 2 £31,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) PHP
2 248 (86.41%) MySQL
3 181 (63.07%) CSS
4 179 (62.37%) HTML
5 177 (61.67%) JavaScript
6 129 (44.95%) MVC
7 124 (43.21%) Laravel
8 119 (41.46%) Linux
9 112 (39.02%) PHP 7
10 108 (37.63%) OO
11 107 (37.28%) LAMP
11 107 (37.28%) HTML5
12 103 (35.89%) Git (software)
13 100 (34.84%) Symfony
14 89 (31.01%) OOP
15 83 (28.92%) Web Development
16 73 (25.44%) jQuery
16 73 (25.44%) SQL
17 72 (25.09%) Zend
18 68 (23.69%) E-Commerce
19 67 (23.34%) Apache
19 67 (23.34%) PHPUnit
20 66 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
21 63 (21.95%) OO PHP
22 59 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
23 55 (19.16%) CSS3
24 52 (18.12%) Redis
25 46 (16.03%) nginx
26 45 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
27 44 (15.33%) RESTful

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 67 (23.34%) Apache
2 59 (20.56%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (16.03%) nginx
4 24 (8.36%) WordPress
5 18 (6.27%) Apache Solr
5 18 (6.27%) CMS
6 15 (5.23%) IIS
7 11 (3.83%) Confluence
8 4 (1.39%) Moodle
9 2 (0.70%) Totara
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.05%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 24 (8.36%) Magento
2 3 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.97%) GitHub
3 17 (5.92%) Slack
4 15 (5.23%) Google Analytics
5 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.48%) Algolia
6 10 (3.48%) SaaS
7 8 (2.79%) AdWords
8 7 (2.44%) Office 365
8 7 (2.44%) Yarn
9 2 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (86.41%) MySQL
2 52 (18.12%) Redis
3 37 (12.89%) MongoDB
4 22 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.23%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.88%) MariaDB
7 14 (4.88%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.39%) Big Data
8 4 (1.39%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.35%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 103 (35.89%) Git (software)
2 67 (23.34%) PHPUnit
3 37 (12.89%) Subversion
4 30 (10.45%) Vagrant
5 20 (6.97%) gulp
6 19 (6.62%) JIRA
7 13 (4.53%) webpack
8 12 (4.18%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.48%) Grunt
9 10 (3.48%) Selenium
10 6 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.74%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.74%) JUnit
11 5 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.39%) PhpStorm
13 3 (1.05%) Xdebug
14 2 (0.70%) JMeter
15 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (14.63%) Marketing
2 31 (10.80%) Finance
3 14 (4.88%) Advertising
4 12 (4.18%) Retail
5 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.79%) Banking
7 6 (2.09%) Automotive
7 6 (2.09%) Games
8 5 (1.74%) Legal
9 4 (1.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (87.46%) Developer
2 218 (75.96%) PHP Developer
3 59 (20.56%) Senior Developer
4 50 (17.42%) Senior PHP Developer
5 43 (14.98%) Web Developer
6 33 (11.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 30 (10.45%) MySQL Developer
7 30 (10.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 23 (8.01%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 19 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (5.23%) OO PHP Developer
11 14 (4.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 14 (4.88%) Symfony Developer
12 13 (4.53%) HTML Developer
12 13 (4.53%) Senior MySQL Developer
13 12 (4.18%) HTML CSS Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 9 (3.14%) IT Manager
16 8 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (63.07%) CSS
2 179 (62.37%) HTML
3 124 (43.21%) Laravel
4 107 (37.28%) HTML5
4 107 (37.28%) LAMP
5 100 (34.84%) Symfony
6 73 (25.44%) jQuery
7 55 (19.16%) CSS3
8 44 (15.33%) RESTful
9 43 (14.98%) Node.js
10 34 (11.85%) AngularJS
11 33 (11.50%) Web Services
12 30 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 29 (10.10%) Ajax
13 29 (10.10%) Zend Framework
14 26 (9.06%) CakePHP
15 25 (8.71%) Sass
16 22 (7.67%) LEMP Stack
16 22 (7.67%) REST
17 18 (6.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.57%) iPad
2 14 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.48%) Fintech
5 9 (3.14%) User Experience
6 8 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.39%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.39%) Social Media
10 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.70%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.35%) W3C
12 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 119 (41.46%) Linux
2 20 (6.97%) Windows
3 13 (4.53%) Ubuntu
4 10 (3.48%) Debian
5 9 (3.14%) CentOS
6 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.95%) MVC
2 108 (37.63%) OO
3 89 (31.01%) OOP
4 83 (28.92%) Web Development
5 68 (23.69%) E-Commerce
6 66 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (21.95%) OO PHP
8 42 (14.63%) Front End Development
9 40 (13.94%) Scrum
10 34 (11.85%) TDD
11 30 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.71%) DevOps
13 23 (8.01%) Project Management
14 21 (7.32%) Web Application Development
15 20 (6.97%) Unit Testing
16 19 (6.62%) Analytics
17 18 (6.27%) CRM
17 18 (6.27%) Microservices
18 17 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (5.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 287 (100.00%) PHP
2 177 (61.67%) JavaScript
3 112 (39.02%) PHP 7
4 73 (25.44%) SQL
5 21 (7.32%) Java
6 18 (6.27%) PHP 4
7 17 (5.92%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.18%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.83%) ActionScript
9 11 (3.83%) Python
10 7 (2.44%) ECMAScript
10 7 (2.44%) ES6
10 7 (2.44%) Go
11 6 (2.09%) C#
12 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.70%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) Perl
13 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) C
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (6.62%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.57%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (11.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (8.01%) Puppet
2 15 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.18%) vRealize
4 7 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (2.44%) Terraform
5 5 (1.74%) Rancher
6 2 (0.70%) Ansible
6 2 (0.70%) Kibana
6 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (25.09%) Zend
2 18 (6.27%) Google
3 11 (3.83%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.44%) Twitter
5 3 (1.05%) WooCommerce
6 2 (0.70%) Reuters
7 1 (0.35%) Apple
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle