Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 147 90 119
Rank change year-on-year -57 +29 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 116 141 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.83% 3.24% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 5.05% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70 123 207
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,850 £41,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £52,500 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £85,750 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,661 2,791 5,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.84% 64.18% 57.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,267 2,547 4,637
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge -7 1 £70,000 +16.67%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 77 (66.38%) JavaScript
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 56 (48.28%) HTML
4 52 (44.83%) CSS
5 48 (41.38%) DevOps
6 47 (40.52%) AWS
7 43 (37.07%) Kotlin
8 41 (35.34%) MySQL
9 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 39 (33.62%) AngularJS
11 37 (31.90%) Sass
11 37 (31.90%) Grunt
11 37 (31.90%) npm
12 36 (31.03%) Social Skills
13 33 (28.45%) Python
14 31 (26.72%) React
15 30 (25.86%) Mentoring
16 29 (25.00%) Scala
16 29 (25.00%) OOP
17 28 (24.14%) OO
17 28 (24.14%) .NET
17 28 (24.14%) C#
18 27 (23.28%) C++
18 27 (23.28%) Perl
18 27 (23.28%) CRM
18 27 (23.28%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (23.28%) Ruby
18 27 (23.28%) SDLC
19 26 (22.41%) Dart

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 (18.97%) WordPress
2 21 (18.10%) CMS
3 20 (17.24%) Apache
4 6 (5.17%) Moodle
5 5 (4.31%) nginx
6 4 (3.45%) SugarCRM
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.59%) Drupal
8 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 47 (40.52%) AWS
2 37 (31.90%) npm
3 24 (20.69%) Azure
4 17 (14.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.45%) Serverless
6 3 (2.59%) Azure Event Grid
6 3 (2.59%) PaaS
7 2 (1.72%) Apigee
7 2 (1.72%) GCP
7 2 (1.72%) GitHub
7 2 (1.72%) SaaS
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.86%) Google Data Studio
8 1 (0.86%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.86%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.86%) Route 53
8 1 (0.86%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.34%) MySQL
2 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.17%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.59%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.59%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) Redis
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.72%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) Power BI
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 37 (31.90%) Grunt
3 21 (18.10%) JIRA
4 20 (17.24%) gulp
5 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
6 17 (14.66%) Bower
6 17 (14.66%) webpack
7 5 (4.31%) Selenium
8 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.86%) AppScan
10 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.86%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.86%) Cypress.io
10 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 23 (19.83%) Marketing
3 21 (18.10%) Advertising
4 17 (14.66%) Finance
5 12 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.45%) Retail
7 3 (2.59%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.72%) Electronics
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Retail Finance
8 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 87 (75.00%) Developer
2 53 (45.69%) PHP Developer
3 23 (19.83%) Software Developer
4 22 (18.97%) Salesforce Developer
5 20 (17.24%) Lead Developer
6 19 (16.38%) Lead PHP Developer
7 10 (8.62%) WordPress Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Architect
8 9 (7.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Salesforce Software Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Moodle Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Database Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Reliability Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce Developer
12 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.28%) HTML
2 52 (44.83%) CSS
3 39 (33.62%) AngularJS
4 37 (31.90%) Sass
5 31 (26.72%) React
6 28 (24.14%) .NET
7 23 (19.83%) Laravel
7 23 (19.83%) Web Services
8 21 (18.10%) LAMP
9 20 (17.24%) Twig
10 19 (16.38%) Vue.js
11 18 (15.52%) CSS3
11 18 (15.52%) HTML5
12 17 (14.66%) LEMP Stack
12 17 (14.66%) LESS
12 17 (14.66%) Vuetify.js
13 8 (6.90%) RESTful
14 7 (6.03%) Symfony
15 5 (4.31%) jQuery
16 4 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.72%) Legacy Code
1 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
1 2 (1.72%) Media Streaming
1 2 (1.72%) User Experience
1 2 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
2 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.38%) DevOps
2 30 (25.86%) Mentoring
3 29 (25.00%) OOP
4 28 (24.14%) OO
5 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (23.28%) CRM
5 27 (23.28%) SDLC
6 22 (18.97%) CI/CD
6 22 (18.97%) MVC
7 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
7 21 (18.10%) Web Development
8 20 (17.24%) SEO
9 18 (15.52%) OWASP
10 17 (14.66%) Software Architecture
10 17 (14.66%) TDD
11 10 (8.62%) Microservices
12 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.17%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 77 (66.38%) JavaScript
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) Kotlin
4 33 (28.45%) Python
5 29 (25.00%) Scala
6 28 (24.14%) C#
7 27 (23.28%) C++
7 27 (23.28%) Perl
7 27 (23.28%) Ruby
8 26 (22.41%) Apple Swift
8 26 (22.41%) Dart
8 26 (22.41%) MATLAB
8 26 (22.41%) Objective-C
8 26 (22.41%) Pascal
8 26 (22.41%) R
8 26 (22.41%) VB.NET
9 23 (19.83%) TypeScript
10 12 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (2.59%) Go
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.45%) PhD
3 1 (0.86%) CEH
3 1 (0.86%) CISA
3 1 (0.86%) CISSP
3 1 (0.86%) EC-Council LPT
3 1 (0.86%) ECSA
3 1 (0.86%) HND
3 1 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.31%) Terraform
2 4 (3.45%) Ansible
3 3 (2.59%) Grafana
3 3 (2.59%) Istio
3 3 (2.59%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.86%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.86%) Nessus
4 1 (0.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (18.10%) Google
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Zend
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.86%) Checkmarx
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) Qualys