Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 73 125
Rank change year-on-year -70 +52 -35
Permanent jobs citing PHP 117 140 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.96% 3.87% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 6.28% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 118 224
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,300 £44,875
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +15.56%
75th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £89,500 £76,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +13.64%

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 3,604 2,231 5,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.50% 61.72% 59.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 1,995 5,298
10th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £84,457
90th Percentile £108,875 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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
London Bridge +1 1 £77,500 +5.08%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 56 (47.86%) Java
3 54 (46.15%) HTML
4 48 (41.03%) CSS
5 41 (35.04%) AWS
6 38 (32.48%) Kotlin
7 37 (31.62%) Social Skills
8 35 (29.91%) Python
9 33 (28.21%) DevOps
10 32 (27.35%) Finance
11 31 (26.50%) C#
12 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (23.08%) OO
13 27 (23.08%) Scala
14 26 (22.22%) Azure
14 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
14 26 (22.22%) Laravel
14 26 (22.22%) .NET
14 26 (22.22%) MySQL
14 26 (22.22%) OOP
15 24 (20.51%) Perl
15 24 (20.51%) CRM
15 24 (20.51%) SDLC
16 23 (19.66%) Ruby
16 23 (19.66%) Docker
16 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
17 22 (18.80%) C++
18 21 (17.95%) VB.NET
18 21 (17.95%) Pascal
18 21 (17.95%) Salesforce.com

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 10 (8.55%) WordPress
2 7 (5.98%) Drupal
3 6 (5.13%) nginx
4 5 (4.27%) Moodle
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.56%) CMS
6 3 (2.56%) Confluence
7 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (35.04%) AWS
2 26 (22.22%) Azure
3 14 (11.97%) npm
4 13 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.13%) Serverless
6 5 (4.27%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
7 4 (3.42%) Veeva
8 2 (1.71%) Apigee
8 2 (1.71%) GCP
8 2 (1.71%) Google Data Studio
8 2 (1.71%) MailChimp
8 2 (1.71%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.71%) PaaS
8 2 (1.71%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.71%) SaaS
8 2 (1.71%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.85%) Datadog
9 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Firewall
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) MySQL
2 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.13%) Apache Hive
3 6 (5.13%) Big Data
4 5 (4.27%) Data Lake
5 4 (3.42%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.42%) Redis
5 4 (3.42%) Tableau
6 3 (2.56%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.56%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) OLAP
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.71%) Power BI
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) Grunt
3 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.11%) Bower
4 13 (11.11%) webpack
5 6 (5.13%) JIRA
6 3 (2.56%) Selenium
7 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) AppScan
8 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.85%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.85%) gulp
8 1 (0.85%) Locust
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (31.62%) Social Skills
2 32 (27.35%) Finance
3 15 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
7 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Retail Finance
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 83 (70.94%) Developer
2 37 (31.62%) PHP Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Software Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Salesforce Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Lead Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Lead PHP Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Salesforce Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Moodle Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Backend Developer
9 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.15%) HTML
2 48 (41.03%) CSS
3 26 (22.22%) .NET
3 26 (22.22%) Laravel
4 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 21 (17.95%) HTML5
4 21 (17.95%) Vue.js
5 20 (17.09%) Web Services
6 19 (16.24%) React
7 16 (13.68%) CSS3
7 16 (13.68%) Sass
8 15 (12.82%) LESS
9 13 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (11.11%) Vuetify.js
10 12 (10.26%) Node.js
10 12 (10.26%) Symfony
11 11 (9.40%) RESTful
12 9 (7.69%) jQuery
13 5 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Life Science
2 6 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.71%) Biotechnology
4 2 (1.71%) Legacy Code
4 2 (1.71%) Media Streaming
4 2 (1.71%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) DevOps
2 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.08%) OO
4 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 26 (22.22%) OOP
5 24 (20.51%) CRM
5 24 (20.51%) SDLC
6 21 (17.95%) MVC
6 21 (17.95%) Web Development
7 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.53%) TDD
9 16 (13.68%) Microservices
10 14 (11.97%) OWASP
11 13 (11.11%) Software Architecture
12 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.69%) Fintech
14 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
14 8 (6.84%) Full Stack Development
15 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 56 (47.86%) Java
3 38 (32.48%) Kotlin
4 35 (29.91%) Python
5 31 (26.50%) C#
6 27 (23.08%) Scala
7 24 (20.51%) Perl
8 23 (19.66%) Ruby
9 22 (18.80%) C++
10 21 (17.95%) Apple Swift
10 21 (17.95%) Dart
10 21 (17.95%) MATLAB
10 21 (17.95%) Objective-C
10 21 (17.95%) Pascal
10 21 (17.95%) R
10 21 (17.95%) VB.NET
11 16 (13.68%) SQL
12 8 (6.84%) TypeScript
13 5 (4.27%) ES6
14 4 (3.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) CEH
3 1 (0.85%) CISA
3 1 (0.85%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.85%) EC-Council LPT
3 1 (0.85%) ECSA
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) PSD2
4 1 (0.85%) GRC
4 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.13%) Terraform
3 5 (4.27%) Grafana
3 5 (4.27%) Istio
3 5 (4.27%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.71%) Kibana
4 2 (1.71%) logstash
5 1 (0.85%) Ansible
5 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.85%) Nessus
5 1 (0.85%) QRadar
5 1 (0.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (5.98%) Google
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.71%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.85%) Qualys
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk