Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 73 106
Rank change year-on-year -25 +33 -32
Permanent jobs citing PHP 307 422 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.00% 4.07% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 7.02% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 287 375 304
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,300 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £83,750 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 6,430 6,012 6,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.77% 58.02% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,849 5,412 5,664
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,950 £39,525 £36,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +2 10 £52,500 +40.00%
Moorgate - 6 £65,000 -
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 164 (53.42%) JavaScript
2 128 (41.69%) CSS
3 127 (41.37%) HTML
4 124 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (34.20%) MySQL
6 95 (30.94%) Laravel
7 87 (28.34%) Symfony
8 83 (27.04%) Python
9 78 (25.41%) Java
10 75 (24.43%) Web Development
11 69 (22.48%) Linux
12 66 (21.50%) DevOps
13 59 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
14 53 (17.26%) jQuery
15 51 (16.61%) AngularJS
16 47 (15.31%) Git (software)
17 46 (14.98%) MVC
18 44 (14.33%) OOP
18 44 (14.33%) OO
19 41 (13.36%) React
20 39 (12.70%) Vue.js
20 39 (12.70%) WordPress
21 37 (12.05%) CMS
22 34 (11.07%) TDD
22 34 (11.07%) Node.js
23 33 (10.75%) Microservices
23 33 (10.75%) LAMP
23 33 (10.75%) Finance
23 33 (10.75%) Zend
24 32 (10.42%) SQL

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 39 (12.70%) WordPress
2 37 (12.05%) CMS
3 21 (6.84%) Drupal
4 16 (5.21%) Apache
5 12 (3.91%) nginx
6 7 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.30%) Confluence
10 2 (0.65%) IIS
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.33%) concrete5
11 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.65%) Maya
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.33%) InDesign
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Shopify
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.21%) Serverless
3 14 (4.56%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (3.58%) GitHub
6 10 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.28%) SaaS
9 6 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.63%) Route 53
10 5 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.30%) Office 365
12 3 (0.98%) IaaS
13 2 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.65%) PaaS
13 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.28%) DNS
2 6 (1.95%) Intranet
3 5 (1.63%) Network Security
4 4 (1.30%) VPN
5 3 (0.98%) BGP
5 3 (0.98%) Firewall
5 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) FTP
6 2 (0.65%) HTTP
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.33%) AMQP
7 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.33%) Internet
7 1 (0.33%) SSH
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (34.20%) MySQL
2 27 (8.79%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.26%) Blockchain
5 8 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.28%) Redis
7 4 (1.30%) Big Data
7 4 (1.30%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.91%) JIRA
4 7 (2.28%) Selenium
4 7 (2.28%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.63%) Grunt
5 5 (1.63%) gulp
5 5 (1.63%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.30%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.30%) Maven
6 4 (1.30%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.30%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.30%) Subversion
6 4 (1.30%) Travis CI
6 4 (1.30%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.30%) webpack
7 3 (0.98%) Hudson
7 3 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 33 (10.75%) Finance
2 26 (8.47%) Marketing
3 25 (8.14%) Advertising
4 18 (5.86%) Retail
5 17 (5.54%) Back Office
6 14 (4.56%) Banking
6 14 (4.56%) Law
7 9 (2.93%) Publishing
8 6 (1.95%) Electronics
8 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.30%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (71.99%) Developer
2 124 (40.39%) PHP Developer
3 50 (16.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 39 (12.70%) Senior Developer
5 33 (10.75%) Senior PHP Developer
6 25 (8.14%) Lead Developer
7 16 (5.21%) Symfony Developer
8 15 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Lead PHP Developer
9 14 (4.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 13 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.23%) WordPress Developer
11 12 (3.91%) Backend Developer
12 11 (3.58%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.26%) Integration Developer
13 10 (3.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 10 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.61%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (41.69%) CSS
2 127 (41.37%) HTML
3 95 (30.94%) Laravel
4 87 (28.34%) Symfony
5 53 (17.26%) jQuery
6 51 (16.61%) AngularJS
7 41 (13.36%) React
8 39 (12.70%) Vue.js
9 34 (11.07%) Node.js
10 33 (10.75%) LAMP
11 31 (10.10%) RESTful
12 30 (9.77%) CSS3
13 29 (9.45%) HTML5
14 26 (8.47%) .NET
14 26 (8.47%) REST
15 21 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (6.84%) Web Services
16 19 (6.19%) SOAP
17 18 (5.86%) XML
18 17 (5.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.49%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.84%) User Experience
3 20 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.93%) Fintech
5 6 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.65%) iPhone
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.48%) Linux
2 14 (4.56%) Windows
3 11 (3.58%) CentOS
4 7 (2.28%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.95%) Unix
6 4 (1.30%) Android
6 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.65%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.43%) Web Development
3 66 (21.50%) DevOps
4 46 (14.98%) MVC
5 44 (14.33%) OO
5 44 (14.33%) OOP
6 34 (11.07%) TDD
7 33 (10.75%) Microservices
8 26 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (7.82%) Front End Development
11 23 (7.49%) Scrum
12 22 (7.17%) SEO
13 21 (6.84%) Domain-Driven Design
14 20 (6.51%) BDD
14 20 (6.51%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.54%) Data Visualisation
15 17 (5.54%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.54%) Visualisation
16 16 (5.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 164 (53.42%) JavaScript
2 83 (27.04%) Python
3 78 (25.41%) Java
4 32 (10.42%) SQL
5 27 (8.79%) Ruby
6 22 (7.17%) PHP 7
7 21 (6.84%) Go
8 20 (6.51%) C#
9 19 (6.19%) Scala
10 14 (4.56%) C++
11 13 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.23%) Perl
12 10 (3.26%) ES6
13 7 (2.28%) R
14 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.63%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.30%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.98%) C
16 3 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.23%) Degree
2 9 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.98%) CISSP
3 3 (0.98%) CSSLP
3 3 (0.98%) GWAPT
4 2 (0.65%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.65%) OSCP
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.33%) HND
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MCSA
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.82%) Docker
2 7 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) XenServer
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.33%) LXC
5 1 (0.33%) Varnish
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (6.84%) Ansible
2 19 (6.19%) Puppet
3 16 (5.21%) Kubernetes
4 15 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.56%) Terraform
6 7 (2.28%) Salt
7 4 (1.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.65%) Consul
8 2 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.65%) Mesos
8 2 (0.65%) Riemann
9 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (10.75%) Zend
2 11 (3.58%) Google
3 10 (3.26%) Remedy
4 9 (2.93%) Rackspace
5 7 (2.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.28%) VMware
6 6 (1.95%) Oracle
7 4 (1.30%) Citrix
7 4 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.98%) Apple
8 3 (0.98%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (0.98%) Facebook
8 3 (0.98%) Splunk
8 3 (0.98%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.65%) Brocade
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) Vyatta
10 1 (0.33%) SaltStack