The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 45 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2549 2577 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.45% 5.72% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 10.54% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 2274 2936
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
PHP
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24847 24444 28431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.08% 54.27% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21379 20810 25118
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP
Salary Trend in London

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

PHP Salary Trend in London

PHP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in London

PHP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 421 £47,500 +11.76% 73
Kingston Upon Thames +8 39 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Croydon 0 11 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Wimbledon -3 11 £42,500 +23.18%
Uxbridge +3 10 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Harrow -16 10 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Hammersmith -8 8 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Surbiton - 8 £39,000 -
Ruislip 0 6 £35,000 -6.66% 3
New Malden - 6 - - 2
Chiswick -3 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Westminster - 5 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 5 £24,250 - 1
West Drayton - 5 £43,250 -
Hounslow - 4 £53,750 - 2
Bexley - 4 £28,250 -
Hackney -2 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Isleworth -4 3 £72,500 -
Ealing +12 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Hayes -4 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Clapham -6 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Orpington - 2 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf +10 1 £55,000 -
Twickenham +1 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Wembley -3 1 £42,000 -26.95%
Bromley -12 1 £45,000 +52.54%
Chislehurst - 1 £31,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £20,000 - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing PHP 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.

1 2785 (51.43%) HTML
2 2776 (51.27%) JavaScript
3 2663 (49.18%) CSS
4 2607 (48.14%) MySQL
5 1784 (32.95%) jQuery
6 1637 (30.23%) Linux
7 1468 (27.11%) Java
8 1226 (22.64%) Python
9 1220 (22.53%) OO
10 1204 (22.23%) MVC
11 1160 (21.42%) HTML5
12 1100 (20.31%) Git (software)
13 1076 (19.87%) SQL
14 1040 (19.21%) E-Commerce
15 988 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
16 981 (18.12%) LAMP
17 971 (17.93%) Zend
18 954 (17.62%) Apache
19 873 (16.12%) CSS3
20 867 (16.01%) Symfony
21 825 (15.24%) Ajax
22 811 (14.98%) Ruby
23 779 (14.39%) Web Development
24 751 (13.87%) Subversion
25 743 (13.72%) Web Services
26 730 (13.48%) Degree
27 727 (13.43%) Drupal
28 700 (12.93%) TDD
29 677 (12.50%) OOP
30 660 (12.19%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing PHP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 954 (17.62%) Apache
2 727 (13.43%) Drupal
3 634 (11.71%) CMS
4 487 (8.99%) WordPress
5 308 (5.69%) Node.js
6 273 (5.04%) nginx
7 238 (4.40%) Tomcat
8 166 (3.07%) IIS
9 134 (2.47%) Apache Solr
10 122 (2.25%) Joomla!
11 110 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
12 69 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 44 (0.81%) Moodle
14 36 (0.66%) Alfresco
15 34 (0.63%) SAS
16 33 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 30 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
17 30 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 29 (0.54%) ColdFusion
19 28 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 208 (3.84%) Photoshop
2 170 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 103 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (0.85%) MS Office
5 27 (0.50%) Fireworks
6 20 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.33%) SPSS
8 15 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.17%) MS Project
11 7 (0.13%) InDesign
12 5 (0.092%) Mingle
12 5 (0.092%) GIMP
13 3 (0.055%) FastStats
14 2 (0.037%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 363 (6.70%) Magento
2 80 (1.48%) Oracle CRM
3 73 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.22%) osCommerce
7 6 (0.11%) Optimost
8 4 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.074%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.055%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.055%) Summit
10 2 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.037%) Tridion
11 1 (0.018%) Zen Cart
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.018%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 304 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (2.88%) SaaS
3 108 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 63 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 63 (1.16%) GitHub
5 52 (0.96%) PaaS
6 47 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.41%) Google Apps
8 21 (0.39%) Basecamp
9 20 (0.37%) CloudFront
10 18 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (0.26%) IaaS
11 14 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (0.22%) Joyent
13 10 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.11%) Force.com
15 6 (0.11%) Route 53
15 6 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 249 (4.60%) HTTP
2 203 (3.75%) Internet
3 169 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 132 (2.44%) DNS
5 122 (2.25%) Firewall
6 75 (1.39%) SSH
7 61 (1.13%) LDAP
8 60 (1.11%) SSL
9 57 (1.05%) Intranet
10 56 (1.03%) SMTP
11 53 (0.98%) VPN
12 37 (0.68%) SAN
13 36 (0.66%) VoIP
14 32 (0.59%) Network Security
15 26 (0.48%) Wireless
16 25 (0.46%) BGP
17 23 (0.42%) FTP
18 22 (0.41%) SMS
18 22 (0.41%) MPLS
19 20 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2607 (48.14%) MySQL
2 392 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 357 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 336 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 249 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 232 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
7 188 (3.47%) Big Data
8 143 (2.64%) Redis
9 109 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 98 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 70 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 66 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 49 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
14 45 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 34 (0.63%) CouchDB
16 33 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1100 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 751 (13.87%) Subversion
3 339 (6.26%) Jenkins
4 307 (5.67%) Selenium
5 260 (4.80%) PHPUnit
6 229 (4.23%) JIRA
7 194 (3.58%) Cucumber
8 144 (2.66%) Maven
9 132 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 105 (1.94%) Behat
11 101 (1.87%) JUnit
12 98 (1.81%) Ant
13 97 (1.79%) Hudson
14 73 (1.35%) Visual Studio
15 58 (1.07%) Eclipse
16 55 (1.02%) Grunt
17 54 (1.00%) Mercurial
18 47 (0.87%) Jasmine
19 45 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
20 41 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 601 (11.10%) Marketing
2 566 (10.45%) Finance
3 236 (4.36%) Advertising
4 229 (4.23%) Games
5 189 (3.49%) Publishing
6 139 (2.57%) Retail
7 93 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 73 (1.35%) Banking
9 52 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 42 (0.78%) Back Office
11 39 (0.72%) Legal
12 34 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.54%) Electronics
14 25 (0.46%) Law
15 20 (0.37%) Billing
16 18 (0.33%) French Language
17 15 (0.28%) Music Industry
17 15 (0.28%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.24%) Investment Banking
19 11 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3512 (64.86%) Developer
2 1652 (30.51%) PHP Developer
3 706 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 684 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 399 (7.37%) Front-End Developer
6 377 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 267 (4.93%) Lead Developer
8 233 (4.30%) Administrator
9 219 (4.04%) Analyst
10 209 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
11 200 (3.69%) PHP Web Developer
12 188 (3.47%) Drupal Developer
13 186 (3.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 174 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
15 173 (3.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 172 (3.18%) Junior
17 163 (3.01%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 151 (2.79%) Software Developer
19 145 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
20 144 (2.66%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2785 (51.43%) HTML
2 2663 (49.18%) CSS
3 1784 (32.95%) jQuery
4 1160 (21.42%) HTML5
5 981 (18.12%) LAMP
6 873 (16.12%) CSS3
7 867 (16.01%) Symfony
8 825 (15.24%) Ajax
9 743 (13.72%) Web Services
10 660 (12.19%) XML
11 588 (10.86%) .NET
12 360 (6.65%) CodeIgniter
13 358 (6.61%) XHTML
14 348 (6.43%) JSON
15 335 (6.19%) AngularJS
16 303 (5.60%) REST
17 301 (5.56%) Backbone.js
18 299 (5.52%) CakePHP
19 278 (5.13%) Laravel
20 263 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 569 (10.51%) Open Source
2 484 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 285 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 174 (3.21%) Social Media
5 142 (2.62%) Digital Media
6 68 (1.26%) W3C
7 67 (1.24%) E-Learning
8 65 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 65 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 58 (1.07%) Social Network
11 49 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (0.87%) Replication
13 43 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 41 (0.76%) iPhone
15 37 (0.68%) Learning Management System
16 35 (0.65%) Blog
17 34 (0.63%) Clustering
18 32 (0.59%) Client/Server
19 31 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1637 (30.23%) Linux
2 505 (9.33%) UNIX
3 470 (8.68%) Windows
4 375 (6.93%) Apple iOS
5 333 (6.15%) Android
6 243 (4.49%) CentOS
7 203 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 165 (3.05%) Ubuntu
9 86 (1.59%) Debian
10 80 (1.48%) Solaris
11 56 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (0.63%) Fedora
12 34 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.24%) SUSE
16 12 (0.22%) AIX
16 12 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 11 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1220 (22.53%) OO
2 1204 (22.23%) MVC
3 1040 (19.21%) E-Commerce
4 988 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 779 (14.39%) Web Development
6 700 (12.93%) TDD
7 677 (12.50%) OOP
8 577 (10.66%) Scrum
9 441 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 414 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 403 (7.44%) DevOps
12 385 (7.11%) OO PHP
13 355 (6.56%) BDD
14 267 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 267 (4.93%) Content Management
15 257 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 217 (4.01%) CRM
17 200 (3.69%) Project Management
18 196 (3.62%) Analytics
19 173 (3.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2776 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 1468 (27.11%) Java
3 1226 (22.64%) Python
4 1076 (19.87%) SQL
5 811 (14.98%) Ruby
6 653 (12.06%) PHP5
7 618 (11.41%) Perl
8 472 (8.72%) C#
9 310 (5.72%) Bash Shell
10 250 (4.62%) C++
11 217 (4.01%) C
12 111 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 76 (1.40%) ActionScript
14 71 (1.31%) Scala
15 65 (1.20%) Objective-C
16 63 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 60 (1.11%) VB
18 57 (1.05%) ActionScript 3.0
19 41 (0.76%) VB.NET
19 41 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 730 (13.48%) Degree
2 44 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 33 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (0.54%) ISEB
5 23 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.31%) RHCE
8 14 (0.26%) CCNP
8 14 (0.26%) CCNA
9 13 (0.24%) CCIP
9 13 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
9 13 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.24%) LPIC
10 12 (0.22%) PhD
11 11 (0.20%) PMP
11 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.11%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.092%) MBA
14 5 (0.092%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 511 (9.44%) QA
2 26 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.33%) SLA
4 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.20%) WCAG
6 5 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.055%) WAI
8 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.018%) BS15000
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
System Software
1 169 (3.12%) Varnish
2 126 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.83%) NFS
4 41 (0.76%) vSphere
5 37 (0.68%) Xen
6 36 (0.66%) Active Directory
7 28 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 27 (0.50%) KVM
9 23 (0.42%) Postfix
10 19 (0.35%) Sendmail
11 18 (0.33%) Shibboleth
12 16 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.26%) Samba
14 9 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.13%) Squid
15 7 (0.13%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.11%) XenServer
16 6 (0.11%) Docker
17 5 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 4 (0.074%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 431 (7.96%) Puppet
2 321 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (3.03%) Nagios
4 110 (2.03%) ZABBIX
5 88 (1.63%) Vagrant
6 48 (0.89%) Capistrano
7 39 (0.72%) Cacti
8 35 (0.65%) Ansible
9 34 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 34 (0.63%) Plesk
10 28 (0.52%) Salt
11 20 (0.37%) Ganglia
12 19 (0.35%) YUM
13 17 (0.31%) Munin
14 14 (0.26%) Zenoss
14 14 (0.26%) CFEngine
14 14 (0.26%) Icinga
15 8 (0.15%) logstash
16 6 (0.11%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 971 (17.93%) Zend
2 329 (6.08%) Oracle
3 248 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 234 (4.32%) Red Hat
5 230 (4.25%) Google
6 228 (4.21%) Facebook
7 181 (3.34%) Adobe
8 178 (3.29%) VMware
9 125 (2.31%) Twitter
10 104 (1.92%) SAP
11 95 (1.75%) JD Edwards
12 80 (1.48%) Rackspace
13 74 (1.37%) JBoss
14 62 (1.14%) Cisco
15 37 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (0.55%) Citrix
16 30 (0.55%) Tableau
16 30 (0.55%) Sencha
17 28 (0.52%) IBM
18 24 (0.44%) Sybase
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Pinner, Middlesex
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35-40k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
WTG Technologies Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life and more
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20 - £35 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
WTG (Web Technology Group)
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £exceptional plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago