Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 125 87
Rank change year-on-year +56 -38 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 148 253 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.00% 2.50% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 4.14% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 130 249 383
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £81,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,268 6,111 6,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.31% 60.41% 61.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,996 5,384 6,193
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £108,125 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the City of London.

Salary trend for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 £75,000 -
London Bridge +19 1 £87,500 +52.17%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 73 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 70 (47.30%) AWS
3 66 (44.59%) HTML
3 66 (44.59%) CSS
4 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
5 52 (35.14%) MySQL
6 50 (33.78%) Docker
7 47 (31.76%) Java
7 47 (31.76%) TDD
8 41 (27.70%) Python
9 39 (26.35%) DevOps
10 38 (25.68%) AngularJS
10 38 (25.68%) Kubernetes
11 35 (23.65%) Linux
12 34 (22.97%) MVC
13 33 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (22.30%) Laravel
14 32 (21.62%) OO
15 31 (20.95%) HTML5
16 29 (19.59%) Azure
16 29 (19.59%) Vue.js
17 28 (18.92%) Big Data
18 27 (18.24%) Jenkins
19 26 (17.57%) Software Engineering
20 25 (16.89%) CSS3
21 24 (16.22%) Degree
22 23 (15.54%) e-Learning
22 23 (15.54%) NoSQL
23 22 (14.86%) Moodle
23 22 (14.86%) Computer Science

PHP
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 22 (14.86%) Moodle
2 16 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (5.41%) Apache
5 7 (4.73%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.38%) WordPress
8 2 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.35%) Confluence
8 2 (1.35%) JBoss
8 2 (1.35%) Resin
8 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Magento
2 6 (4.05%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 70 (47.30%) AWS
2 29 (19.59%) Azure
3 12 (8.11%) Datadog
4 11 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.73%) GCP
7 3 (2.03%) SaaS
8 2 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.35%) Dropbox
8 2 (1.35%) GitHub
8 2 (1.35%) Serverless
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.68%) npm
9 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) SNMP
3 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.35%) DNS
4 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.35%) Junos
4 2 (1.35%) MPLS
4 2 (1.35%) Skype
4 2 (1.35%) VPLS
5 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.14%) MySQL
2 28 (18.92%) Big Data
3 23 (15.54%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.43%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.05%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.03%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (2.03%) Redis
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.16%) JIRA
4 12 (8.11%) eggPlant
4 12 (8.11%) Locust
5 9 (6.08%) GitLab
6 4 (2.70%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.03%) Gatling
8 2 (1.35%) JMeter
8 2 (1.35%) webpack
9 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.68%) Gradle
9 1 (0.68%) gulp
9 1 (0.68%) JUnit
9 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.68%) Maven
9 1 (0.68%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.68%) Spock
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Publishing
3 5 (3.38%) Back Office
3 5 (3.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (59.46%) Developer
2 68 (45.95%) PHP Developer
3 21 (14.19%) Moodle Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Backend Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Network Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Monitoring Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.76%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) PHP Software Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Site Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.70%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.59%) CSS
1 66 (44.59%) HTML
2 38 (25.68%) AngularJS
3 33 (22.30%) Laravel
4 31 (20.95%) HTML5
5 29 (19.59%) Vue.js
6 25 (16.89%) CSS3
7 19 (12.84%) Web Services
8 18 (12.16%) React
9 17 (11.49%) Node.js
9 17 (11.49%) Sass
10 16 (10.81%) LESS
10 16 (10.81%) REST
10 16 (10.81%) Vuetify.js
11 15 (10.14%) LAMP
12 12 (8.11%) .NET
12 12 (8.11%) Kafka
13 11 (7.43%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (6.76%) OLE
14 10 (6.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) e-Learning
2 15 (10.14%) User Experience
3 11 (7.43%) SCORM
4 10 (6.76%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.03%) Derivative
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.35%) Media Streaming
7 2 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Linux
2 4 (2.70%) Unix
3 2 (1.35%) Solaris
3 2 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.76%) TDD
2 39 (26.35%) DevOps
3 34 (22.97%) MVC
4 33 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (21.62%) OO
6 26 (17.57%) Software Engineering
7 22 (14.86%) Computer Science
8 21 (14.19%) Microservices
9 20 (13.51%) Web Development
10 19 (12.84%) OO PHP
11 18 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (11.49%) OOP
13 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (10.14%) Machine Learning
13 15 (10.14%) Software Delivery
14 13 (8.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 12 (8.11%) Front End Development
16 11 (7.43%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (7.43%) SOLID
17 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.76%) Java
3 41 (27.70%) Python
4 20 (13.51%) C#
5 14 (9.46%) Go
5 14 (9.46%) Perl
5 14 (9.46%) SQL
6 9 (6.08%) ES6
7 8 (5.41%) Scala
8 6 (4.05%) Kotlin
8 6 (4.05%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.70%) C++
10 3 (2.03%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Java 8
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Degree
2 22 (14.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.70%) PhD
3 4 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 50 (33.78%) Docker
2 4 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (25.68%) Kubernetes
2 18 (12.16%) Terraform
3 11 (7.43%) Netcool
3 11 (7.43%) Opsview
4 9 (6.08%) Ansible
4 9 (6.08%) Grafana
4 9 (6.08%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.70%) Icinga
6 2 (1.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) Dynatrace
2 11 (7.43%) AppDynamics
2 11 (7.43%) SevOne
2 11 (7.43%) TOWER Software
3 7 (4.73%) Google
4 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.35%) Adobe
5 2 (1.35%) Apple
5 2 (1.35%) ATG
5 2 (1.35%) Juniper
5 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.68%) Zend