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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 5
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 697 791
Rank change year-on-year -57 +94  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 98 257 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 87 249 146
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46725 53772 54153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.71% 51.50% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39759 46364 46060
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the UK

PHP 5
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -82 97 £45,000 +12.50% 24
London +27 49 £52,500 +10.52% 6
South West +34 12 £29,000 -20.00% 3
South East -11 12 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Devon - 12 £29,000 - 2
City of London +37 11 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +27 10 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Plymouth - 10 £26,500 - 1
North West -14 9 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Hampshire -34 9 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Hackney - 6 - -
Southampton -7 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Leeds - 5 £30,000 -
Liverpool +4 3 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cheshire +3 3 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Midlands -4 3 £26,000 -20.00%
Merseyside -7 3 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North Yorkshire -7 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Manchester -26 3 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Shropshire - 3 £26,000 -
Shrewsbury - 3 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Farnborough +2 2 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Southsea 0 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Harrogate -5 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Portsmouth -14 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Bradford - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Surrey +37 1 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 224 (100.00%) PHP
2 182 (81.25%) MySQL
3 160 (71.43%) HTML
4 157 (70.09%) JavaScript
5 156 (69.64%) CSS
6 104 (46.43%) Git (software)
7 99 (44.20%) Linux
8 92 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (39.73%) OO
10 87 (38.84%) HTML5
11 86 (38.39%) Zend
11 86 (38.39%) jQuery
12 84 (37.50%) OOP
13 82 (36.61%) Web Development
14 70 (31.25%) MVC
15 59 (26.34%) LAMP
16 58 (25.89%) Subversion
16 58 (25.89%) Symfony
16 58 (25.89%) OO PHP
17 50 (22.32%) CSS3
18 49 (21.88%) Degree
19 47 (20.98%) Unit Testing
20 41 (18.30%) E-Commerce
20 41 (18.30%) Web Services
21 40 (17.86%) Docker
22 39 (17.41%) Finance
22 39 (17.41%) Laravel
23 38 (16.96%) SQL
24 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
25 34 (15.18%) 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 34 (15.18%) Apache
2 30 (13.39%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (10.71%) WordPress
4 13 (5.80%) CMS
5 10 (4.46%) Drupal
6 6 (2.68%) nginx
7 5 (2.23%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.89%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.36%) DigitalOcean
2 12 (5.36%) Linode
3 11 (4.91%) GitHub
4 6 (2.68%) AdWords
4 6 (2.68%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.34%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) Intranet
2 11 (4.91%) Extranet
3 6 (2.68%) Internet
4 4 (1.79%) AMQP
5 3 (1.34%) NFC
5 3 (1.34%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (81.25%) MySQL
2 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.25%) Redis
4 14 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.91%) Big Data
5 11 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.79%) phpMyAdmin
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.45%) DTS
11 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.45%) Impala
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 104 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 58 (25.89%) Subversion
3 24 (10.71%) JIRA
4 19 (8.48%) Vagrant
5 17 (7.59%) PHPUnit
6 16 (7.14%) git-flow
6 16 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.13%) Grunt
8 4 (1.79%) Bower
8 4 (1.79%) gulp
8 4 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.79%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (1.34%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.34%) Trac
9 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.45%) JMeter
11 1 (0.45%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.45%) Xdebug
General
1 39 (17.41%) Finance
2 26 (11.61%) Games
3 17 (7.59%) Retail
4 16 (7.14%) Marketing
5 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.68%) Music Industry
7 5 (2.23%) Back Office
8 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.34%) Publishing
9 2 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.89%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (84.38%) Developer
2 170 (75.89%) PHP Developer
3 49 (21.88%) Web Developer
4 45 (20.09%) PHP Web Developer
5 36 (16.07%) Senior Developer
5 36 (16.07%) Senior PHP Developer
6 28 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
6 28 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 24 (10.71%) Software Engineer
8 19 (8.48%) PHP Software Engineer
9 17 (7.59%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (5.36%) HTML Developer
11 12 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.36%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 12 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (71.43%) HTML
2 156 (69.64%) CSS
3 87 (38.84%) HTML5
4 86 (38.39%) jQuery
5 59 (26.34%) LAMP
6 58 (25.89%) Symfony
7 50 (22.32%) CSS3
8 41 (18.30%) Web Services
9 39 (17.41%) Laravel
10 32 (14.29%) Zend Framework
11 30 (13.39%) AngularJS
12 26 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.93%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (8.93%) RESTful
14 18 (8.04%) XHTML
15 17 (7.59%) REST
16 14 (6.25%) XML
17 12 (5.36%) Ajax
17 12 (5.36%) Lucene
17 12 (5.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (11.16%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.57%) BBC
4 8 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.13%) Social Media
6 5 (2.23%) User Experience
7 4 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.34%) FMCG
8 3 (1.34%) iPad
8 3 (1.34%) iPhone
9 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.45%) CESG
10 1 (0.45%) Fintech
10 1 (0.45%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 99 (44.20%) Linux
2 11 (4.91%) Android
2 11 (4.91%) CentOS
3 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.68%) Windows
5 5 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.34%) Debian
7 2 (0.89%) Fedora
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.89%) Unix
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (39.73%) OO
3 84 (37.50%) OOP
4 82 (36.61%) Web Development
5 70 (31.25%) MVC
6 58 (25.89%) OO PHP
7 47 (20.98%) Unit Testing
8 41 (18.30%) E-Commerce
9 31 (13.84%) Software Engineering
9 31 (13.84%) TDD
10 28 (12.50%) Scrum
11 20 (8.93%) Open Source
12 19 (8.48%) DevOps
12 19 (8.48%) SOLID
13 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.80%) OOD
14 12 (5.36%) BDD
14 12 (5.36%) Time Management
15 11 (4.91%) Mentoring
16 10 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) PHP
2 157 (70.09%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.96%) SQL
4 32 (14.29%) PHP 7
5 21 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 18 (8.04%) Java
7 16 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.25%) C#
9 11 (4.91%) XPath
10 5 (2.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.79%) PHP 4
11 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.79%) Python
12 3 (1.34%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.89%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) C
14 1 (0.45%) Perl
14 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (21.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 40 (17.86%) Docker
2 12 (5.36%) LXC
2 12 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.79%) Varnish
4 1 (0.45%) HDFS
4 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) cPanel
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (38.39%) Zend
2 12 (5.36%) Google
3 8 (3.57%) Twitter
4 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.68%) Facebook
6 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.34%) Oracle
8 2 (0.89%) PayPal
8 2 (0.89%) Sage
8 2 (0.89%) Sony
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, Negotiable, Bonusschemes, Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Strategic ICT Recruitment Solutions LTD
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Vertical Plus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Browser London Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Huddersfield
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago