Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 116 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 137 236 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.18% 2.58% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 4.50% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 136 236 307
Median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £35,300
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,875 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +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 2,757 5,244 6,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.91% 57.41% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,486 4,647 5,846
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £40,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +22 6 £50,000 +112.77%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 74 (54.01%) JavaScript
2 61 (44.53%) AWS
3 60 (43.80%) HTML
3 60 (43.80%) CSS
4 57 (41.61%) Docker
5 53 (38.69%) DevOps
6 52 (37.96%) MySQL
7 49 (35.77%) Git (software)
8 48 (35.04%) TDD
9 40 (29.20%) AngularJS
10 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (24.09%) Python
12 32 (23.36%) Jenkins
12 32 (23.36%) Azure
13 31 (22.63%) HTML5
13 31 (22.63%) Kubernetes
13 31 (22.63%) Vue.js
14 29 (21.17%) Laravel
15 28 (20.44%) Node.js
15 28 (20.44%) Web Development
15 28 (20.44%) OO
16 27 (19.71%) Java
17 26 (18.98%) Terraform
18 25 (18.25%) Linux
19 24 (17.52%) MVC
19 24 (17.52%) Microservices
20 23 (16.79%) React
20 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
20 23 (16.79%) C#
20 23 (16.79%) CSS3

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 16 (11.68%) Moodle
2 12 (8.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (8.03%) WordPress
4 9 (6.57%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.11%) Apache
7 4 (2.92%) CMS
8 3 (2.19%) Drupal
9 2 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.46%) Confluence
9 2 (1.46%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (44.53%) AWS
2 32 (23.36%) Azure
3 12 (8.76%) Datadog
4 9 (6.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (5.84%) PaaS
6 6 (4.38%) GCP
7 5 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.92%) npm
8 4 (2.92%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.19%) GitHub
10 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.46%) IaaS
10 2 (1.46%) Serverless
11 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.73%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Firewall
2 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.92%) VPN
3 4 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.19%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.19%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) Extranet
4 3 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.19%) H.323
4 3 (2.19%) LAN
4 3 (2.19%) MGCP
4 3 (2.19%) Network Security
4 3 (2.19%) Sourcefire
4 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.19%) VoIP
4 3 (2.19%) WAN
4 3 (2.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.96%) MySQL
2 18 (13.14%) Big Data
3 13 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.57%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.84%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.38%) Redis
7 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.19%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (35.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (23.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.41%) JIRA
4 12 (8.76%) eggPlant
4 12 (8.76%) Locust
5 10 (7.30%) GitLab
6 3 (2.19%) Bower
6 3 (2.19%) Grunt
6 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.19%) webpack
7 2 (1.46%) Gatling
7 2 (1.46%) JMeter
7 2 (1.46%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.73%) gulp
8 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.73%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Marketing
3 8 (5.84%) Publishing
4 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.92%) Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Electronics
7 2 (1.46%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (56.20%) Developer
2 50 (36.50%) PHP Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Backend Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Moodle Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Site Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.38%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (3.65%) React Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Angular Developer
11 4 (2.92%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.92%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.80%) CSS
1 60 (43.80%) HTML
2 40 (29.20%) AngularJS
3 31 (22.63%) HTML5
3 31 (22.63%) Vue.js
4 29 (21.17%) Laravel
5 28 (20.44%) Node.js
6 23 (16.79%) CSS3
6 23 (16.79%) React
7 18 (13.14%) Sass
7 18 (13.14%) Web Services
8 17 (12.41%) LESS
9 15 (10.95%) jQuery
9 15 (10.95%) REST
9 15 (10.95%) RESTful
10 14 (10.22%) LAMP
11 13 (9.49%) .NET
12 11 (8.03%) Vuetify.js
13 10 (7.30%) Symfony
14 7 (5.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) e-Learning
2 9 (6.57%) User Experience
3 5 (3.65%) SCORM
4 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.92%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.19%) Derivative
5 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.46%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.46%) Media Streaming
6 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Unix
3 6 (4.38%) Windows
4 1 (0.73%) Android
4 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.69%) DevOps
2 48 (35.04%) TDD
3 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.44%) OO
4 28 (20.44%) Web Development
5 24 (17.52%) Microservices
5 24 (17.52%) MVC
6 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (13.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
9 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.22%) Software Delivery
10 13 (9.49%) Front End Development
11 12 (8.76%) OOP
12 11 (8.03%) OO PHP
13 10 (7.30%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (7.30%) Open Source
13 10 (7.30%) SOLID
14 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.01%) JavaScript
2 33 (24.09%) Python
3 27 (19.71%) Java
4 23 (16.79%) C#
5 20 (14.60%) SQL
6 13 (9.49%) TypeScript
7 9 (6.57%) ES6
7 9 (6.57%) Kotlin
8 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.84%) Scala
9 7 (5.11%) Perl
10 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.65%) Ruby
11 3 (2.19%) PHP 7
11 3 (2.19%) R
12 2 (1.46%) C++
13 1 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.73%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.19%) CCIE
4 3 (2.19%) CCNP
4 3 (2.19%) PhD
5 1 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.73%) CCSP
5 1 (0.73%) CISA
5 1 (0.73%) CISM
5 1 (0.73%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 57 (41.61%) Docker
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.46%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (22.63%) Kubernetes
2 26 (18.98%) Terraform
3 22 (16.06%) Ansible
4 9 (6.57%) Grafana
4 9 (6.57%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.11%) Puppet
6 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (2.19%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.46%) Packer
8 2 (1.46%) Salt
8 2 (1.46%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.73%) CASB
Vendors
1 9 (6.57%) VMware
2 5 (3.65%) Cisco
3 4 (2.92%) Adobe
3 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.19%) ExtraHop
4 3 (2.19%) F5
4 3 (2.19%) Palo Alto
4 3 (2.19%) Radianz
4 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) Remedy
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
5 2 (1.46%) Zend
6 1 (0.73%) Aruba
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) Sitecore