Period
to 21 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 79 88
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 380 367 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.40% 3.57% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 6.28% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 349 327 373
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 6,930 5,840 6,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.08% 56.84% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,304 5,355 6,244
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +0.87%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 November 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 November 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 -1 10 £52,500 +50.00%
Moorgate - 3 £65,000 -
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 205 (53.95%) JavaScript
2 170 (44.74%) CSS
3 165 (43.42%) HTML
4 155 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (34.47%) Java
6 116 (30.53%) MySQL
7 104 (27.37%) Laravel
8 101 (26.58%) Symfony
9 98 (25.79%) Linux
10 97 (25.53%) Web Development
11 76 (20.00%) Python
12 70 (18.42%) MVC
13 68 (17.89%) DevOps
14 64 (16.84%) TDD
15 63 (16.58%) Git (software)
16 61 (16.05%) jQuery
17 58 (15.26%) SQL
18 55 (14.47%) OO
19 52 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (12.63%) Node.js
20 48 (12.63%) LAMP
21 46 (12.11%) OOP
21 46 (12.11%) AngularJS
22 45 (11.84%) Relational Database
23 44 (11.58%) HTML5
24 43 (11.32%) CMS
24 43 (11.32%) Finance
25 42 (11.05%) Advertising
25 42 (11.05%) WordPress
26 39 (10.26%) RESTful

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 43 (11.32%) CMS
2 42 (11.05%) WordPress
3 27 (7.11%) Drupal
4 26 (6.84%) Apache
5 14 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.42%) nginx
7 12 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.79%) Confluence
10 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) IIS
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.26%) concrete5
12 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Moodle
12 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.53%) Maya
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.53%) Shopify
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.68%) SaaS
3 14 (3.68%) Serverless
4 12 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.16%) GitHub
5 10 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (2.11%) IaaS
7 7 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.32%) Route 53
8 5 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.05%) Office 365
9 4 (1.05%) PaaS
10 2 (0.53%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.89%) Firewall
1 11 (2.89%) VPN
2 6 (1.58%) BGP
2 6 (1.58%) DNS
3 5 (1.32%) Internet
3 5 (1.32%) SAN
4 4 (1.05%) VLAN
4 4 (1.05%) Wireless
4 4 (1.05%) WLAN
5 3 (0.79%) Intranet
5 3 (0.79%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.79%) Network Security
6 2 (0.53%) DHCP
6 2 (0.53%) FTP
6 2 (0.53%) HTTP
6 2 (0.53%) SMTP
6 2 (0.53%) SSH
6 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (30.53%) MySQL
2 45 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.11%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.68%) Blockchain
4 14 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.42%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.16%) BigQuery
6 12 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.37%) Redis
8 7 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.05%) Big Data
10 4 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (16.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.95%) JIRA
3 15 (3.95%) Selenium
4 14 (3.68%) Subversion
5 13 (3.42%) Maven
6 10 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.63%) JUnit
7 9 (2.37%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.11%) Gradle
8 8 (2.11%) gulp
8 8 (2.11%) Log4j
8 8 (2.11%) TestNG
8 8 (2.11%) webpack
9 7 (1.84%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.84%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.32%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.05%) Grunt
General
1 43 (11.32%) Finance
2 42 (11.05%) Advertising
3 26 (6.84%) Marketing
4 24 (6.32%) Back Office
5 23 (6.05%) Law
6 18 (4.74%) Retail
7 12 (3.16%) Publishing
8 11 (2.89%) Banking
9 5 (1.32%) Games
10 4 (1.05%) Legal
11 3 (0.79%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 278 (73.16%) Developer
2 143 (37.63%) PHP Developer
3 53 (13.95%) Full Stack Developer
3 53 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 40 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
5 27 (7.11%) Lead Developer
6 25 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.53%) Backend Developer
8 20 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
10 18 (4.74%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 17 (4.47%) Lead PHP Developer
12 15 (3.95%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.42%) Integration Developer
14 13 (3.42%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 10 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.63%) Software Engineer
16 9 (2.37%) Analyst
16 9 (2.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (44.74%) CSS
2 165 (43.42%) HTML
3 104 (27.37%) Laravel
4 101 (26.58%) Symfony
5 61 (16.05%) jQuery
6 48 (12.63%) LAMP
6 48 (12.63%) Node.js
7 46 (12.11%) AngularJS
8 44 (11.58%) HTML5
9 39 (10.26%) RESTful
10 38 (10.00%) CSS3
11 37 (9.74%) React
11 37 (9.74%) Vue.js
12 36 (9.47%) REST
13 34 (8.95%) .NET
14 31 (8.16%) XML
15 30 (7.89%) JSON
16 26 (6.84%) Spring
16 26 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (5.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.21%) Mobile App
2 29 (7.63%) User Experience
3 25 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.47%) Fintech
6 11 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.37%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.79%) Social Media
11 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.53%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.53%) iPhone
12 2 (0.53%) NHS
12 2 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (25.79%) Linux
2 21 (5.53%) Windows
3 11 (2.89%) Android
3 11 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.11%) openSUSE
4 8 (2.11%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.11%) Unix
5 7 (1.84%) CentOS
6 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (25.53%) Web Development
3 70 (18.42%) MVC
4 68 (17.89%) DevOps
5 64 (16.84%) TDD
6 55 (14.47%) OO
7 46 (12.11%) OOP
8 37 (9.74%) Software Engineering
9 34 (8.95%) Microservices
10 31 (8.16%) Front End Development
11 30 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.63%) Scrum
13 27 (7.11%) Unit Testing
14 22 (5.79%) BDD
14 22 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (5.79%) SEO
14 22 (5.79%) Test Automation
15 21 (5.53%) Data Visualisation
15 21 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 21 (5.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 205 (53.95%) JavaScript
2 131 (34.47%) Java
3 76 (20.00%) Python
4 58 (15.26%) SQL
5 29 (7.63%) Ruby
6 25 (6.58%) C#
7 22 (5.79%) C++
8 21 (5.53%) Perl
9 20 (5.26%) PHP 7
9 20 (5.26%) Scala
10 18 (4.74%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.74%) Go
11 11 (2.89%) ES6
11 11 (2.89%) Java 8
11 11 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.05%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.05%) R
14 3 (0.79%) C
15 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (6.32%) Degree
2 17 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.05%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.05%) MCSA
3 4 (1.05%) MCSE
3 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.53%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (0.53%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.26%) CISSP
5 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.26%) GWAPT
5 1 (0.26%) HND
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.05%) QA
1 4 (1.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (10.26%) Docker
2 11 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.79%) XenServer
7 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) Varnish
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (7.37%) Puppet
3 25 (6.58%) Ansible
4 18 (4.74%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.21%) Salt
6 15 (3.95%) Terraform
7 7 (1.84%) Nagios
8 4 (1.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.05%) LiteSpeed
8 4 (1.05%) SCCM
9 3 (0.79%) Consul
10 2 (0.53%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.53%) cPanel
10 2 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.53%) Mesos
10 2 (0.53%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.53%) Rancher
10 2 (0.53%) Riemann
10 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (9.74%) Zend
2 20 (5.26%) Oracle
3 17 (4.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.89%) Citrix
4 11 (2.89%) Rackspace
5 10 (2.63%) Remedy
5 10 (2.63%) VMware
6 8 (2.11%) Google
7 5 (1.32%) Splunk
8 4 (1.05%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.05%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.05%) Veeam
9 3 (0.79%) Apple
9 3 (0.79%) Facebook
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 2 (0.53%) Brocade
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco
10 2 (0.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.53%) IBM
10 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com