Period
to 27 May 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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 117 71
Rank change year-on-year +38 -46 +34
Permanent jobs citing PHP 236 269 445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.43% 2.68% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 4.35% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 214 253 425
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £40,375 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 3,866 6,189 6,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.22% 61.66% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,433 5,566 5,774
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 May 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 May 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 -1 2 £75,000 +15.38%
London Bridge +1 1 £72,500 +26.09%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 93 (39.41%) JavaScript
2 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (33.90%) Java
4 79 (33.47%) HTML
5 78 (33.05%) Git (software)
6 74 (31.36%) CSS
7 64 (27.12%) Python
8 59 (25.00%) OO
9 56 (23.73%) Finance
9 56 (23.73%) Laravel
10 54 (22.88%) MySQL
11 53 (22.46%) AWS
12 50 (21.19%) React
13 48 (20.34%) Docker
13 48 (20.34%) MVC
14 46 (19.49%) TDD
14 46 (19.49%) HTML5
14 46 (19.49%) Node.js
14 46 (19.49%) User Experience
14 46 (19.49%) Microservices
15 44 (18.64%) SQL
15 44 (18.64%) Linux
16 43 (18.22%) Degree
17 42 (17.80%) OO PHP
18 41 (17.37%) Computer Science Degree
18 41 (17.37%) Computer Science
19 35 (14.83%) Mobile App
20 33 (13.98%) Symfony
21 32 (13.56%) Magento
21 32 (13.56%) E-Commerce

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 18 (7.63%) CMS
2 14 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 12 (5.08%) WordPress
4 9 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (3.39%) Drupal
6 7 (2.97%) Apache
7 5 (2.12%) Moodle
8 2 (0.85%) Confluence
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) Resin
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.85%) Sketch
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.42%) InVision
Business Applications
1 32 (13.56%) Magento
2 23 (9.75%) Shopify
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.46%) AWS
2 22 (9.32%) SaaS
3 12 (5.08%) Azure
4 8 (3.39%) GCP
5 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.85%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.85%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) IaaS
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Firewall
2 6 (2.54%) Intranet
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.42%) Junos
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
4 1 (0.42%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.88%) MySQL
2 31 (13.14%) Big Data
3 21 (8.90%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.93%) MariaDB
6 12 (5.08%) Apache Hive
6 12 (5.08%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.39%) Neo4j
7 8 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.42%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 78 (33.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.93%) PHPUnit
3 12 (5.08%) webpack
4 7 (2.97%) JIRA
5 5 (2.12%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.69%) Gatling
6 4 (1.69%) Gradle
6 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.69%) JUnit
6 4 (1.69%) Maven
6 4 (1.69%) Spock
7 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.42%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) WiX
General
1 56 (23.73%) Finance
2 20 (8.47%) Back Office
2 20 (8.47%) Marketing
3 11 (4.66%) Advertising
3 11 (4.66%) Retail
4 5 (2.12%) Law
4 5 (2.12%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 177 (75.00%) Developer
2 108 (45.76%) PHP Developer
3 38 (16.10%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 31 (13.14%) Senior PHP Developer
6 29 (12.29%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.36%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 13 (5.51%) React Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Digital Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Magento Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) PHP Developer - Fintech
10 8 (3.39%) Junior
10 8 (3.39%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Network Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (3.39%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.39%) Web Developer
11 7 (2.97%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (33.47%) HTML
2 74 (31.36%) CSS
3 56 (23.73%) Laravel
4 50 (21.19%) React
5 46 (19.49%) HTML5
5 46 (19.49%) Node.js
6 33 (13.98%) Symfony
7 29 (12.29%) AngularJS
8 25 (10.59%) CSS3
9 21 (8.90%) Vue.js
10 20 (8.47%) RESTful
11 19 (8.05%) REST
12 18 (7.63%) .NET
13 14 (5.93%) jQuery
14 13 (5.51%) Redux
15 12 (5.08%) Sass
16 9 (3.81%) Kafka
16 9 (3.81%) LAMP
17 8 (3.39%) Middleware
17 8 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.49%) User Experience
2 35 (14.83%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.97%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.12%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (2.12%) SCORM
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Blog
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.64%) Linux
2 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.54%) Unix
3 5 (2.12%) Android
4 4 (1.69%) Windows
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.00%) OO
3 48 (20.34%) MVC
4 46 (19.49%) Microservices
4 46 (19.49%) TDD
5 42 (17.80%) OO PHP
6 41 (17.37%) Computer Science
7 32 (13.56%) E-Commerce
8 31 (13.14%) Web Development
9 30 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 27 (11.44%) Test Automation
11 26 (11.02%) OOP
12 24 (10.17%) DevOps
13 21 (8.90%) Data Visualisation
13 21 (8.90%) Visualisation
14 20 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
14 20 (8.47%) SOLID
15 19 (8.05%) Fintech
16 18 (7.63%) BDD
17 15 (6.36%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 93 (39.41%) JavaScript
2 80 (33.90%) Java
3 64 (27.12%) Python
4 44 (18.64%) SQL
5 32 (13.56%) ES6
6 25 (10.59%) C#
7 22 (9.32%) Scala
8 16 (6.78%) Go
9 15 (6.36%) C++
10 12 (5.08%) Kotlin
11 11 (4.66%) C
11 11 (4.66%) Perl
12 10 (4.24%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.12%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.12%) Ruby
13 5 (2.12%) VBScript
14 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.69%) Java 8
14 4 (1.69%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (18.22%) Degree
2 41 (17.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) QA
System Software
1 48 (20.34%) Docker
2 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (10.59%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.39%) Netcool
2 8 (3.39%) Opsview
3 4 (1.69%) Icinga
3 4 (1.69%) Terraform
4 2 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (8.05%) Google
2 10 (4.24%) Adobe
3 8 (3.39%) AppDynamics
3 8 (3.39%) Dynatrace
3 8 (3.39%) SevOne
3 8 (3.39%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle
4 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.27%) Zend
6 2 (0.85%) Apple
6 2 (0.85%) ATG
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.42%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.42%) Juniper
7 1 (0.42%) WooCommerce