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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 66 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1875 2547 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.19% 5.41% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.90% 10.24% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 2156 2244
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
23724 24865 24140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.08% 52.79% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20485 21418 20584
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +1 337 £47,500 - 50
Hammersmith +5 9 £49,500 +4.21%
Uxbridge -2 9 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Harrow +9 5 £57,500 +31.42%
Ealing -27 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -24 4 £40,000 - 1
Brentford - 3 £45,000 -
Feltham - 3 - -
Southwark +7 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Hayes +2 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Croydon 0 2 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Surbiton -6 2 £55,000 +41.02%
Twickenham -9 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Wembley - 2 £53,750 -
Hounslow +7 1 £60,000 +11.62%
New Malden -1 1 - -
Ruislip -1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Chiswick -7 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Wimbledon -13 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Paddington - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2075 (54.48%) JavaScript
2 1958 (51.40%) HTML
3 1722 (45.21%) CSS
4 1696 (44.53%) MySQL
5 1351 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
6 1105 (29.01%) Linux
7 1026 (26.94%) jQuery
8 995 (26.12%) Java
9 919 (24.13%) Git (software)
10 867 (22.76%) Python
11 840 (22.05%) MVC
12 818 (21.48%) HTML5
13 814 (21.37%) OO
14 795 (20.87%) SQL
15 633 (16.62%) Symfony
16 631 (16.57%) E-Commerce
17 576 (15.12%) LAMP
18 567 (14.89%) TDD
19 554 (14.54%) Apache
20 553 (14.52%) CSS3
21 545 (14.31%) Finance
22 499 (13.10%) Ruby
23 497 (13.05%) Zend
24 491 (12.89%) Degree
24 491 (12.89%) Web Services
25 485 (12.73%) Scrum
26 450 (11.81%) Open Source
26 450 (11.81%) DevOps
27 435 (11.42%) .NET
28 416 (10.92%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 554 (14.54%) Apache
2 363 (9.53%) Drupal
3 361 (9.48%) CMS
4 298 (7.82%) WordPress
5 290 (7.61%) Node.js
6 170 (4.46%) nginx
7 107 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 105 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
9 82 (2.15%) IIS
10 69 (1.81%) OpenStack
11 64 (1.68%) Joomla!
12 58 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 55 (1.44%) Confluence
14 43 (1.13%) JBoss
15 39 (1.02%) SharePoint
16 35 (0.92%) Apache Spark
17 34 (0.89%) Apache Pig
17 34 (0.89%) SAS
18 33 (0.87%) SugarCRM
18 33 (0.87%) Moodle
Applications
1 168 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 61 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (1.55%) MS Excel
4 34 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (0.84%) SPSS
6 14 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 12 (0.32%) MS Office
7 12 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 11 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (0.24%) FastStats
10 7 (0.18%) InDesign
10 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.079%) MS Project
12 3 (0.079%) Mingle
13 2 (0.053%) HipChat
13 2 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.026%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 175 (4.59%) Magento
2 15 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.24%) Unica
5 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.053%) AWD
6 2 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.053%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.053%) RMDS
7 1 (0.026%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.026%) Primavera
7 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.026%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 366 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
3 112 (2.94%) SaaS
4 54 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (1.13%) GitHub
6 35 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (0.89%) Google Analytics
8 29 (0.76%) Route 53
9 26 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
10 25 (0.66%) IaaS
11 24 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
15 18 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (0.26%) Trello
18 9 (0.24%) PaaS
19 8 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 173 (4.54%) DNS
2 171 (4.49%) Internet
3 149 (3.91%) HTTP
4 96 (2.52%) Firewall
5 94 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 84 (2.21%) VPN
7 48 (1.26%) LDAP
8 45 (1.18%) Network Security
9 40 (1.05%) Intranet
10 37 (0.97%) SSH
11 36 (0.95%) SSL
12 29 (0.76%) VLAN
13 28 (0.74%) IPsec
14 26 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (0.63%) BGP
15 24 (0.63%) DHCP
16 22 (0.58%) SMTP
17 21 (0.55%) IPv6
17 21 (0.55%) FTP
17 21 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1696 (44.53%) MySQL
2 283 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 258 (6.77%) Relational Database
4 255 (6.69%) SQL Server
5 204 (5.36%) Redis
6 202 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 164 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
8 120 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 104 (2.73%) Big Data
10 99 (2.60%) Hadoop
11 78 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 61 (1.60%) HBase
13 44 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 36 (0.95%) Pentaho
15 33 (0.87%) Sqoop
16 32 (0.84%) DB2
17 30 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
18 26 (0.68%) Triplestore
18 26 (0.68%) Mahout
19 24 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 919 (24.13%) Git (software)
2 346 (9.08%) Subversion
3 276 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 167 (4.38%) JIRA
5 164 (4.31%) Selenium
6 161 (4.23%) PHPUnit
7 117 (3.07%) Grunt
8 92 (2.42%) Maven
9 75 (1.97%) Behat
10 71 (1.86%) Hudson
11 68 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 58 (1.52%) WebDriver
12 58 (1.52%) JUnit
13 50 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 41 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
15 40 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 36 (0.95%) Ant
17 35 (0.92%) gulp
18 32 (0.84%) Bower
General
1 545 (14.31%) Finance
2 377 (9.90%) Marketing
3 173 (4.54%) Games
4 144 (3.78%) Retail
5 132 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 108 (2.84%) Advertising
7 103 (2.70%) Publishing
8 87 (2.28%) Banking
9 49 (1.29%) Law
10 26 (0.68%) Legal
11 25 (0.66%) French Language
12 21 (0.55%) Back Office
13 20 (0.53%) Music Industry
14 19 (0.50%) Billing
15 18 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.26%) iGaming
18 9 (0.24%) Electronics
19 8 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2494 (65.48%) Developer
2 1091 (28.64%) PHP Developer
3 442 (11.60%) Senior Developer
4 415 (10.90%) Web Developer
5 318 (8.35%) Front-End Developer
6 220 (5.78%) Senior PHP Developer
7 169 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 156 (4.10%) Junior
9 132 (3.47%) Junior Developer
10 123 (3.23%) Architect
11 120 (3.15%) Lead Developer
12 116 (3.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 115 (3.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 115 (3.02%) Analyst
14 114 (2.99%) Java Developer
15 109 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
16 106 (2.78%) Administrator
17 105 (2.76%) Graduate
17 105 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
18 101 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1958 (51.40%) HTML
2 1722 (45.21%) CSS
3 1026 (26.94%) jQuery
4 818 (21.48%) HTML5
5 633 (16.62%) Symfony
6 576 (15.12%) LAMP
7 553 (14.52%) CSS3
8 491 (12.89%) Web Services
9 435 (11.42%) .NET
10 416 (10.92%) AngularJS
11 359 (9.43%) XML
12 333 (8.74%) Laravel
13 324 (8.51%) Ajax
14 300 (7.88%) REST
15 248 (6.51%) Sass
16 243 (6.38%) JSON
17 188 (4.94%) Backbone.js
18 176 (4.62%) ASP.NET
19 162 (4.25%) SOAP
20 150 (3.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 309 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 309 (8.11%) User Experience
2 212 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 196 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (2.65%) Social Media
5 95 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 71 (1.86%) Visualisation
7 70 (1.84%) Mathematics
8 44 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 39 (1.02%) W3C
11 38 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 37 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 34 (0.89%) Physics
14 33 (0.87%) Replication
15 32 (0.84%) E-Learning
16 27 (0.71%) Statistics
17 25 (0.66%) Graphic Design
17 25 (0.66%) iPhone
18 24 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1105 (29.01%) Linux
2 290 (7.61%) UNIX
3 276 (7.25%) Windows
4 176 (4.62%) Ubuntu
5 173 (4.54%) Apple iOS
6 168 (4.41%) CentOS
7 161 (4.23%) Android
8 121 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (1.92%) Debian
10 38 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 34 (0.89%) Solaris
12 28 (0.74%) CoreOS
13 26 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.37%) Fedora
17 12 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
18 11 (0.29%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (22.05%) MVC
3 814 (21.37%) OO
4 631 (16.57%) E-Commerce
5 567 (14.89%) TDD
6 485 (12.73%) Scrum
7 450 (11.81%) Open Source
7 450 (11.81%) DevOps
8 373 (9.79%) OOP
9 359 (9.43%) Web Development
9 359 (9.43%) OO PHP
10 328 (8.61%) BDD
11 306 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
12 298 (7.82%) Software Engineering
13 238 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 202 (5.30%) Project Management
15 194 (5.09%) CRM
16 189 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
17 167 (4.38%) Mentoring
18 160 (4.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2075 (54.48%) JavaScript
2 995 (26.12%) Java
3 867 (22.76%) Python
4 795 (20.87%) SQL
5 499 (13.10%) Ruby
6 407 (10.69%) C#
7 380 (9.98%) Perl
8 379 (9.95%) PHP5
9 306 (8.03%) Bash Shell
10 246 (6.46%) C++
11 138 (3.62%) C
12 96 (2.52%) Scala
13 92 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 79 (2.07%) Go
15 74 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 47 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 47 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 41 (1.08%) Objective-C
17 41 (1.08%) R
18 25 (0.66%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 491 (12.89%) Degree
2 31 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 30 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (0.55%) CCNP
4 21 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.34%) Sun Certification
5 13 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (0.29%) PhD
7 9 (0.24%) CCNA
8 7 (0.18%) ISEB
9 6 (0.16%) CCIP
9 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.11%) PMP
10 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.079%) CCIE
11 3 (0.079%) MCP
11 3 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.053%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (6.67%) QA
2 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.39%) SLA
4 10 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.053%) WCAG
7 2 (0.053%) WAI
7 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (3.41%) Varnish
2 118 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (2.52%) Docker
4 38 (1.00%) KVM
5 33 (0.87%) Apache Flume
6 29 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 27 (0.71%) Xen
8 24 (0.63%) XenServer
9 22 (0.58%) Active Directory
10 21 (0.55%) Postfix
10 21 (0.55%) HDFS
11 19 (0.50%) Hyper-V
12 17 (0.45%) Samba
13 16 (0.42%) iptables
14 14 (0.37%) vSphere
14 14 (0.37%) NFS
15 11 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.21%) LXC
16 8 (0.21%) Squid
17 6 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 379 (9.95%) Puppet
2 306 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 146 (3.83%) Nagios
4 127 (3.33%) Ansible
5 95 (2.49%) ZABBIX
6 90 (2.36%) Vagrant
6 90 (2.36%) Salt
7 35 (0.92%) Capistrano
8 28 (0.74%) Kubernetes
9 22 (0.58%) Zenoss
10 15 (0.39%) HAProxy
10 15 (0.39%) Cacti
11 13 (0.34%) Cobbler
11 13 (0.34%) cPanel
12 12 (0.32%) Graphite
12 12 (0.32%) logstash
13 10 (0.26%) SCCM
14 9 (0.24%) Ganglia
14 9 (0.24%) Plesk
15 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 497 (13.05%) Zend
2 293 (7.69%) Oracle
3 169 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 160 (4.20%) VMware
5 155 (4.07%) Google
6 130 (3.41%) Microsoft
7 127 (3.33%) Adobe
8 107 (2.81%) Facebook
9 67 (1.76%) Cisco
10 59 (1.55%) Splunk
11 49 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 47 (1.23%) SaltStack
13 41 (1.08%) Rackspace
13 41 (1.08%) Talend
14 39 (1.02%) hybris
15 38 (1.00%) Cognos
16 34 (0.89%) Informatica
17 33 (0.87%) IBM
17 33 (0.87%) New Relic
18 31 (0.81%) Twitter
London
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
SIMPLY COMMERCE RECRUITMENT LTD
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
KDR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22000 - 26000 plus flexible working hours and laptop
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago