Period
to 21 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 399 333 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.61% 3.28% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 5.79% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 369 304 435
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,125 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,820 5,748 7,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.75% 56.57% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,208 5,256 6,622
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 - 8 £52,500 -
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 234 (58.65%) JavaScript
2 206 (51.63%) CSS
3 195 (48.87%) HTML
4 158 (39.60%) Java
5 152 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (34.34%) MySQL
7 130 (32.58%) Web Development
8 107 (26.82%) Linux
9 98 (24.56%) Laravel
10 90 (22.56%) SQL
11 81 (20.30%) Symfony
12 80 (20.05%) Git (software)
13 77 (19.30%) TDD
14 76 (19.05%) MVC
15 73 (18.30%) Python
16 65 (16.29%) Finance
16 65 (16.29%) HTML5
17 62 (15.54%) Advertising
18 61 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (14.79%) jQuery
20 55 (13.78%) Relational Database
20 55 (13.78%) LAMP
21 53 (13.28%) Node.js
22 52 (13.03%) DevOps
23 51 (12.78%) OO
24 48 (12.03%) CSS3
24 48 (12.03%) WordPress
25 47 (11.78%) Unit Testing
25 47 (11.78%) Docker
26 46 (11.53%) CMS

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 48 (12.03%) WordPress
2 46 (11.53%) CMS
3 39 (9.77%) Drupal
4 29 (7.27%) Apache
5 20 (5.01%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.01%) nginx
8 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.00%) IIS
9 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.75%) Confluence
10 3 (0.75%) JBoss
10 3 (0.75%) Moodle
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.50%) Maya
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.51%) Magento
2 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.50%) Shopify
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 17 (4.26%) Serverless
4 14 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.26%) SaaS
6 11 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.76%) CloudFront
7 10 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.01%) GitHub
9 8 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.75%) IaaS
11 6 (1.50%) Route 53
12 5 (1.25%) PaaS
13 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.00%) Office 365
13 4 (1.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.76%) Internet
2 12 (3.01%) VPN
3 11 (2.76%) Firewall
4 6 (1.50%) BGP
4 6 (1.50%) SAN
5 4 (1.00%) VLAN
5 4 (1.00%) Wireless
5 4 (1.00%) WLAN
6 3 (0.75%) DNS
6 3 (0.75%) Intranet
6 3 (0.75%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.50%) DHCP
7 2 (0.50%) FTP
7 2 (0.50%) SMTP
7 2 (0.50%) SSH
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (34.34%) MySQL
2 55 (13.78%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.52%) SQL Server
4 26 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.51%) BigQuery
6 17 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.76%) Blockchain
9 10 (2.51%) Redis
10 8 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.25%) Big Data
11 5 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (20.05%) Git (software)
2 32 (8.02%) Selenium
3 31 (7.77%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.02%) JIRA
5 18 (4.51%) Subversion
6 17 (4.26%) JUnit
7 15 (3.76%) Maven
7 15 (3.76%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.51%) PHPUnit
9 12 (3.01%) Bitbucket
9 12 (3.01%) Jasmine
10 11 (2.76%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.51%) Gradle
11 10 (2.51%) Log4j
11 10 (2.51%) TestNG
12 9 (2.26%) gulp
12 9 (2.26%) Visual Studio
13 8 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (2.01%) Protractor
14 6 (1.50%) webpack
General
1 65 (16.29%) Finance
2 62 (15.54%) Advertising
3 27 (6.77%) Marketing
4 18 (4.51%) Banking
4 18 (4.51%) Law
5 17 (4.26%) Back Office
6 14 (3.51%) Retail
7 12 (3.01%) Publishing
8 7 (1.75%) Games
9 4 (1.00%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
11 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 303 (75.94%) Developer
2 136 (34.09%) PHP Developer
3 52 (13.03%) Senior Developer
4 46 (11.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 40 (10.03%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.02%) Web Developer
7 28 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
8 27 (6.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (6.27%) Backend Developer
10 21 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 17 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.01%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 13 (3.26%) Angular Developer
13 13 (3.26%) Lead PHP Developer
14 11 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 11 (2.76%) Senior Web Developer
14 11 (2.76%) Symfony Developer
15 10 (2.51%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (2.51%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (51.63%) CSS
2 195 (48.87%) HTML
3 98 (24.56%) Laravel
4 81 (20.30%) Symfony
5 65 (16.29%) HTML5
6 59 (14.79%) jQuery
7 55 (13.78%) LAMP
8 53 (13.28%) Node.js
9 48 (12.03%) CSS3
10 43 (10.78%) Spring
11 41 (10.28%) REST
11 41 (10.28%) RESTful
12 40 (10.03%) AngularJS
13 35 (8.77%) Hibernate
14 34 (8.52%) Java EE
14 34 (8.52%) JSON
15 31 (7.77%) XML
16 30 (7.52%) React
17 28 (7.02%) .NET
18 26 (6.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.53%) User Experience
2 35 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.76%) Fintech
6 12 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.50%) Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.25%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.25%) iPad
12 1 (0.25%) iPhone
12 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.82%) Linux
2 17 (4.26%) Windows
3 16 (4.01%) Android
4 12 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.51%) openSUSE
5 10 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.75%) CentOS
7 5 (1.25%) Unix
8 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (32.58%) Web Development
3 77 (19.30%) TDD
4 76 (19.05%) MVC
5 52 (13.03%) DevOps
6 51 (12.78%) OO
7 47 (11.78%) Unit Testing
8 40 (10.03%) Front End Development
9 39 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 34 (8.52%) Software Engineering
12 27 (6.77%) Microservices
12 27 (6.77%) OOP
13 24 (6.02%) Scrum
14 21 (5.26%) E-Commerce
15 19 (4.76%) Open Source
16 18 (4.51%) SDLC
17 17 (4.26%) BDD
17 17 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 234 (58.65%) JavaScript
2 158 (39.60%) Java
3 90 (22.56%) SQL
4 73 (18.30%) Python
5 26 (6.52%) Perl
6 23 (5.76%) Ruby
7 20 (5.01%) C++
8 19 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.51%) C#
9 18 (4.51%) Java 8
10 17 (4.26%) Scala
11 14 (3.51%) Go
11 14 (3.51%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.26%) PHP 7
13 10 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.75%) ES6
15 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.75%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.75%) C-shell
16 3 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (7.52%) Degree
2 25 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.25%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.00%) MCSA
4 4 (1.00%) MCSE
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.00%) GDPR
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 47 (11.78%) Docker
2 11 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.75%) XenServer
6 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (7.77%) Puppet
3 26 (6.52%) Ansible
4 18 (4.51%) Salt
5 16 (4.01%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.01%) Terraform
6 12 (3.01%) Nagios
7 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.00%) Cobbler
7 4 (1.00%) LiteSpeed
7 4 (1.00%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.00%) Rancher
7 4 (1.00%) SCCM
7 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.75%) Consul
9 2 (0.50%) cPanel
9 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.50%) Mesos
9 2 (0.50%) Riemann
Vendors
1 27 (6.77%) Zend
2 25 (6.27%) Oracle
3 17 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.01%) VMware
5 11 (2.76%) Citrix
5 11 (2.76%) Google
6 10 (2.51%) Rackspace
6 10 (2.51%) Splunk
7 6 (1.50%) Remedy
8 4 (1.00%) Adobe
8 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.00%) New Relic
8 4 (1.00%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.00%) Veeam
9 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Brocade
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco
10 2 (0.50%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.50%) IBM
10 2 (0.50%) Vyatta