The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 252 309 318
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 14 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 27
Average salary £48,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
PHP 5
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3988 5306 6529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.49% 50.28% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 4668 5652
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP 5
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the City of London region.

PHP 5 Salary Trend in the City of London

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP 5 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

PHP 5 Salary Histogram in the City of London

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP 5.

1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (91.67%) MySQL
3 27 (75.00%) OO
4 25 (69.44%) SQL
5 23 (63.89%) Web Services
5 23 (63.89%) LAMP
6 22 (61.11%) Finance
7 19 (52.78%) Linux
8 18 (50.00%) MVC
8 18 (50.00%) Symfony
9 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
9 17 (47.22%) CSS
9 17 (47.22%) HTML
9 17 (47.22%) Apache
10 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (44.44%) Subversion
11 15 (41.67%) Scrum
11 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
11 15 (41.67%) Open Source
12 14 (38.89%) Mercurial
12 14 (38.89%) Waterfall
12 14 (38.89%) Kanban
12 14 (38.89%) Redmine
12 14 (38.89%) FogBugz
12 14 (38.89%) Trac
12 14 (38.89%) Relational Database
12 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
12 14 (38.89%) Coaching
12 14 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (38.89%) Salesforce.com

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PHP 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Extranet
1 6 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (91.67%) MySQL
2 14 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Subversion
2 14 (38.89%) FogBugz
2 14 (38.89%) Mercurial
2 14 (38.89%) Redmine
2 14 (38.89%) Trac
3 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Bower
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 15 (41.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (38.89%) MySQL Developer
5 14 (38.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 14 (38.89%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Support
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Symfony Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) LAMP
1 23 (63.89%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) Symfony
3 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) HTML5
5 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
9 2 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (5.56%) LESS
9 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.56%) REST
9 2 (5.56%) Sass
10 1 (2.78%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) OO
2 18 (50.00%) MVC
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Open Source
4 15 (41.67%) Scrum
5 14 (38.89%) Coaching
5 14 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
5 14 (38.89%) Kanban
5 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 14 (38.89%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) Waterfall
6 11 (30.56%) OO PHP
7 6 (16.67%) OOP
7 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) OOD
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
10 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (19.44%) Java
6 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (27.78%) Zend
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Symbian