Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 97 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -53
Permanent jobs citing PHP 114 257 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.36% 3.04% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 5.46% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 97 209 242
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £41,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 3,010 4,707 6,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.40% 55.63% 61.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,766 4,205 5,752
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +17 8 £55,000 +14.58%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 72 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 58 (50.88%) HTML
3 57 (50.00%) CSS
4 45 (39.47%) AngularJS
4 45 (39.47%) Docker
5 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (37.72%) Node.js
6 43 (37.72%) React
7 40 (35.09%) Python
8 39 (34.21%) DevOps
9 38 (33.33%) AWS
10 35 (30.70%) Finance
11 33 (28.95%) Git (software)
12 32 (28.07%) OO
13 31 (27.19%) MySQL
14 30 (26.32%) SQL
15 29 (25.44%) HTML5
15 29 (25.44%) Vue.js
16 25 (21.93%) WordPress
16 25 (21.93%) Big Data
17 24 (21.05%) Java
17 24 (21.05%) Azure
17 24 (21.05%) Degree
17 24 (21.05%) TypeScript
18 23 (20.18%) Kubernetes
18 23 (20.18%) RESTful
19 21 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
19 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
19 21 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
20 20 (17.54%) Microservices

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 25 (21.93%) WordPress
2 17 (14.91%) Apache Spark
3 9 (7.89%) Apache
3 9 (7.89%) Drupal
3 9 (7.89%) Moodle
4 6 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.75%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.88%) ejabberd
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.33%) AWS
2 24 (21.05%) Azure
3 6 (5.26%) PaaS
4 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.51%) Veeva
5 3 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.63%) GitHub
5 3 (2.63%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.63%) npm
6 2 (1.75%) IaaS
6 2 (1.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Functions
7 1 (0.88%) Datadog
7 1 (0.88%) Firebase
7 1 (0.88%) GCP
7 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) VPN
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) VoIP
3 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.63%) BGP
4 3 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 3 (2.63%) Extranet
4 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.63%) H.323
4 3 (2.63%) MGCP
4 3 (2.63%) Network Security
4 3 (2.63%) Sourcefire
4 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) MySQL
2 25 (21.93%) Big Data
3 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 17 (14.91%) Apache Hive
4 17 (14.91%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.63%) Redis
9 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) Grunt
4 4 (3.51%) JIRA
4 4 (3.51%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.63%) Bower
5 3 (2.63%) GitLab
5 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.63%) webpack
6 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 35 (30.70%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Marketing
3 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.14%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 77 (67.54%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Full Stack Developer
2 25 (21.93%) PHP Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) WordPress Developer
5 10 (8.77%) React Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Angular Developer
7 7 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Moodle Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.88%) HTML
2 57 (50.00%) CSS
3 45 (39.47%) AngularJS
4 43 (37.72%) Node.js
4 43 (37.72%) React
5 29 (25.44%) HTML5
5 29 (25.44%) Vue.js
6 23 (20.18%) RESTful
7 18 (15.79%) jQuery
8 15 (13.16%) Laravel
9 14 (12.28%) .NET
10 12 (10.53%) CSS3
11 11 (9.65%) REST
12 9 (7.89%) Sass
12 9 (7.89%) XML
13 7 (6.14%) LAMP
13 7 (6.14%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (6.14%) LESS
13 7 (6.14%) Symfony
14 6 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) User Experience
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.63%) Life Science
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.88%) Anti-Piracy
7 1 (0.88%) Blog
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.88%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) Unix
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Debian
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) DevOps
3 32 (28.07%) OO
4 21 (18.42%) Artificial Intelligence
4 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
5 20 (17.54%) Microservices
5 20 (17.54%) Open Source
6 17 (14.91%) Project Delivery
6 17 (14.91%) TDD
6 17 (14.91%) Web Development
7 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 12 (10.53%) MVC
9 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (8.77%) OO PHP
10 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) SOLID
13 6 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 40 (35.09%) Python
3 30 (26.32%) SQL
4 24 (21.05%) Java
4 24 (21.05%) TypeScript
5 20 (17.54%) C#
6 17 (14.91%) ES6
6 17 (14.91%) Kotlin
6 17 (14.91%) Scala
7 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.77%) Ruby
9 6 (5.26%) Perl
10 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) R
12 2 (1.75%) C++
12 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.75%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.88%) Go
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Degree
2 21 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CCIE
4 3 (2.63%) CCNP
5 2 (1.75%) PhD
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.88%) CCSP
6 1 (0.88%) CISA
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 45 (39.47%) Docker
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.88%) iptables
5 1 (0.88%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.88%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.88%) Postfix
5 1 (0.88%) QEMU
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (14.04%) Ansible
3 8 (7.02%) Puppet
4 7 (6.14%) Terraform
5 4 (3.51%) HAProxy
5 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.75%) Packer
7 2 (1.75%) Salt
7 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.88%) CASB
8 1 (0.88%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) VMware
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
3 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.63%) ExtraHop
4 3 (2.63%) F5
4 3 (2.63%) Google
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle
4 3 (2.63%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.63%) Radianz
4 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.63%) Zend
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) Kofax
6 1 (0.88%) Mitel
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat