The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 249 306
Rank change year-on-year +37 +57  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5 11 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 11
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2914 3992 5177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.64% 55.60% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2657 3565 4557
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for PHP 5 in the City of London

PHP 5
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP 5 in the City of London

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 across the City of London region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (91.67%) MySQL
4 21 (87.50%) HTML5
5 17 (70.83%) OO
5 17 (70.83%) Zend
5 17 (70.83%) jQuery
6 14 (58.33%) OOP
6 14 (58.33%) Finance
6 14 (58.33%) LAMP
6 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (54.17%) Java
8 12 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (50.00%) OO PHP
9 11 (45.83%) Intranet
9 11 (45.83%) Extranet
9 11 (45.83%) Web Services
10 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
11 9 (37.50%) Degree
11 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
11 9 (37.50%) OOD
12 8 (33.33%) Zend Framework
13 7 (29.17%) Linux
14 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
15 4 (16.67%) Apache

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Extranet
1 11 (45.83%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) MySQL
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.50%) Redis
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
1 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) PHP Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Database Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Database Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) CSS
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 21 (87.50%) HTML5
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 14 (58.33%) LAMP
5 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) Zend Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) Symfony
9 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
9 2 (8.33%) CakePHP
9 2 (8.33%) CSS3
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) SOAP
10 1 (4.17%) Behat
10 1 (4.17%) phpspec
10 1 (4.17%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 14 (58.33%) OOP
3 12 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 9 (37.50%) OOD
6 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) B2B
7 3 (12.50%) B2C
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Network Management
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Release Management
7 3 (12.50%) SOLID
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) MVC
9 1 (4.17%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Zend
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe