Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 103 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 -34 +40
Permanent jobs citing PHP 252 292 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.78% 2.82% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 4.51% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 217 275 407
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £35,850
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £61,750 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.35% +9.52%

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 5,112 6,478 6,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.36% 62.60% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,492 5,859 5,637
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 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 21 February 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
London Bridge -20 2 £23,500 -55.24%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 128 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 90 (35.71%) HTML
3 86 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 73 (28.97%) CSS
6 71 (28.17%) Java
7 66 (26.19%) OO
7 66 (26.19%) Microservices
8 65 (25.79%) MySQL
9 63 (25.00%) Python
9 63 (25.00%) Node.js
9 63 (25.00%) React
10 61 (24.21%) SQL
11 60 (23.81%) Docker
12 55 (21.83%) MVC
12 55 (21.83%) AWS
13 54 (21.43%) HTML5
14 51 (20.24%) Finance
15 50 (19.84%) TDD
15 50 (19.84%) Laravel
16 47 (18.65%) Web Development
17 42 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 42 (16.67%) Degree
18 41 (16.27%) OO PHP
19 40 (15.87%) Symfony
20 36 (14.29%) Magento
20 36 (14.29%) E-Commerce
21 35 (13.89%) C#
21 35 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
22 34 (13.49%) AngularJS

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 20 (7.94%) Apache Spark
2 19 (7.54%) CMS
3 16 (6.35%) Drupal
4 11 (4.37%) WordPress
5 6 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.59%) Confluence
7 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.79%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.79%) Sketch
2 1 (0.40%) InVision
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (14.29%) Magento
2 25 (9.92%) Shopify
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.83%) AWS
2 18 (7.14%) Azure
3 12 (4.76%) SaaS
4 10 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.38%) Serverless
6 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.79%) GCP
7 2 (0.79%) IaaS
7 2 (0.79%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.40%) npm
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) HTTPS
1 5 (1.98%) Internet
1 5 (1.98%) SSH
1 5 (1.98%) SSL
2 3 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.79%) MySQL
2 26 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 23 (9.13%) Big Data
4 21 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 21 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 17 (6.75%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.17%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.98%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.40%) Power BI
10 1 (0.40%) Presto
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 84 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.35%) PHPUnit
3 9 (3.57%) JIRA
4 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.17%) webpack
5 4 (1.59%) Gatling
5 4 (1.59%) Gradle
5 4 (1.59%) JUnit
5 4 (1.59%) Maven
5 4 (1.59%) Spock
6 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.19%) WiX
7 2 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.40%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.40%) GitLab
8 1 (0.40%) Mocha
8 1 (0.40%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.40%) Subversion
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (20.24%) Finance
2 26 (10.32%) Marketing
3 19 (7.54%) Advertising
3 19 (7.54%) Retail
4 8 (3.17%) Back Office
5 5 (1.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.59%) Law
7 3 (1.19%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.79%) Electronics
8 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 186 (73.81%) Developer
2 98 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 29 (11.51%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 26 (10.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (6.75%) Senior PHP Developer
7 14 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 13 (5.16%) Digital Developer
8 13 (5.16%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (4.37%) Magento Developer
9 11 (4.37%) React Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.57%) Digital Marketing Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Marketing Web Developer
11 9 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (35.71%) HTML
2 73 (28.97%) CSS
3 63 (25.00%) Node.js
3 63 (25.00%) React
4 54 (21.43%) HTML5
5 50 (19.84%) Laravel
6 40 (15.87%) Symfony
7 34 (13.49%) AngularJS
8 33 (13.10%) RESTful
9 20 (7.94%) Apache Flex
10 16 (6.35%) jQuery
11 13 (5.16%) REST
12 12 (4.76%) .NET
13 11 (4.37%) CSS3
13 11 (4.37%) Redux
13 11 (4.37%) Vue.js
14 9 (3.57%) LAMP
15 8 (3.17%) Web Services
16 7 (2.78%) XML
17 6 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.94%) User Experience
2 18 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.98%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.79%) Media Streaming
6 2 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) BBC
7 1 (0.40%) Blog
7 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.11%) Linux
2 11 (4.37%) Windows
3 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.38%) Android
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.59%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.19%) Microservices
2 66 (26.19%) OO
3 55 (21.83%) MVC
4 50 (19.84%) TDD
5 47 (18.65%) Web Development
6 42 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 41 (16.27%) OO PHP
8 36 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 33 (13.10%) DevOps
10 31 (12.30%) Test Automation
11 27 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
12 25 (9.92%) Project Delivery
13 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 22 (8.73%) Front End Development
14 22 (8.73%) Unit Testing
15 20 (7.94%) OOP
16 19 (7.54%) Digital Marketing
16 19 (7.54%) Fintech
17 18 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 128 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 71 (28.17%) Java
3 63 (25.00%) Python
4 61 (24.21%) SQL
5 35 (13.89%) C#
6 32 (12.70%) TypeScript
7 31 (12.30%) ES6
8 30 (11.90%) Scala
9 20 (7.94%) Kotlin
10 8 (3.17%) C
10 8 (3.17%) Ruby
11 6 (2.38%) C++
11 6 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.98%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.59%) Java 8
14 2 (0.79%) Go
14 2 (0.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (16.67%) Degree
2 35 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 60 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.54%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.78%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (4.76%) Google
2 10 (3.97%) Zend
3 9 (3.57%) Adobe
4 8 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.38%) Oracle
6 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.40%) Samsung
8 1 (0.40%) WooCommerce