The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 225 212 159
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 78 118 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.01% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.09% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 109 168
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 192 (100.00%) PHP
2 124 (64.58%) MySQL
3 113 (58.85%) JavaScript
4 98 (51.04%) HTML
5 85 (44.27%) CSS
6 71 (36.98%) OO
7 67 (34.90%) jQuery
8 66 (34.38%) MVC
9 64 (33.33%) Symfony
10 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (27.08%) Git (software)
12 49 (25.52%) Linux
13 47 (24.48%) Zend
13 47 (24.48%) HTML5
14 46 (23.96%) OO PHP
15 43 (22.40%) PHP5
16 41 (21.35%) Apache
17 40 (20.83%) LAMP
18 34 (17.71%) E-Commerce
19 30 (15.63%) TDD
20 29 (15.10%) SQL
21 28 (14.58%) Finance
21 28 (14.58%) Subversion
21 28 (14.58%) Ajax
22 27 (14.06%) Web Development
22 27 (14.06%) Open Source
22 27 (14.06%) CSS3
23 26 (13.54%) OOP
24 25 (13.02%) Web Services
24 25 (13.02%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (21.35%) Apache
2 25 (13.02%) Drupal
3 17 (8.85%) Node.js
4 15 (7.81%) WordPress
4 15 (7.81%) CMS
5 14 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.60%) Moodle
6 5 (2.60%) nginx
7 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.08%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.04%) SugarCRM
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) SaaS
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.60%) Trello
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.65%) Internet
2 4 (2.08%) DNS
2 4 (2.08%) SMTP
2 4 (2.08%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (64.58%) MySQL
2 22 (11.46%) Redis
3 16 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.58%) Subversion
3 19 (9.90%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.56%) FogBugz
6 3 (1.56%) Trac
6 3 (1.56%) Redmine
7 2 (1.04%) Behat
7 2 (1.04%) Grunt
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) Bower
7 2 (1.04%) gulp
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.52%) Xcode
8 1 (0.52%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.52%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 28 (14.58%) Finance
2 23 (11.98%) Marketing
3 9 (4.69%) Advertising
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Games
6 4 (2.08%) French Language
7 3 (1.56%) Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (51.04%) HTML
2 85 (44.27%) CSS
3 67 (34.90%) jQuery
4 64 (33.33%) Symfony
5 47 (24.48%) HTML5
6 40 (20.83%) LAMP
7 28 (14.58%) Ajax
8 27 (14.06%) CSS3
9 25 (13.02%) Laravel
9 25 (13.02%) Web Services
10 21 (10.94%) AngularJS
11 17 (8.85%) Zend Framework
12 15 (7.81%) JSON
12 15 (7.81%) REST
13 14 (7.29%) XML
14 11 (5.73%) SOAP
15 10 (5.21%) XHTML
15 10 (5.21%) Yii
16 8 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (3.65%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
1 9 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) Social Media
4 5 (2.60%) iPad
4 5 (2.60%) Social Gaming
4 5 (2.60%) User Experience
5 4 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.08%) W3C
6 2 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) Wiki
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) Xbox
7 1 (0.52%) Social Network
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.52%) Linux
2 4 (2.08%) Android
3 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) UNIX
5 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.98%) OO
2 66 (34.38%) MVC
3 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (23.96%) OO PHP
5 34 (17.71%) E-Commerce
6 30 (15.63%) TDD
7 27 (14.06%) Web Development
7 27 (14.06%) Open Source
8 26 (13.54%) OOP
9 24 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 21 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 20 (10.42%) Scrum
12 19 (9.90%) BDD
13 15 (7.81%) DevOps
14 14 (7.29%) Web Application Development
15 13 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (5.73%) Project Management
17 10 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
18 8 (4.17%) Mentoring
18 8 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) PHP
2 113 (58.85%) JavaScript
3 43 (22.40%) PHP5
4 29 (15.10%) SQL
5 24 (12.50%) Python
6 7 (3.65%) Ruby
7 6 (3.13%) Perl
8 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.56%) C#
10 3 (1.56%) Java
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) WCAG
3 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Puppet
2 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.08%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.08%) Nagios
4 3 (1.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (24.48%) Zend
2 8 (4.17%) Google
3 4 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.08%) Perforce
3 4 (2.08%) Facebook
3 4 (2.08%) Ogone
4 2 (1.04%) Twitter
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.04%) Apple
4 2 (1.04%) Sencha
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe
5 1 (0.52%) PayPal
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