Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 101 82
Rank change year-on-year -32 -19 +16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 228 346 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.32% 3.25% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 5.19% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 200 316 356
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,125 £82,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +9.09% +7.32%

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 5,686 6,662 5,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.89% 62.61% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,941 6,068 5,423
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,675 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -18 2 £23,500 -55.24%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 116 (50.88%) JavaScript
2 77 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (31.58%) HTML
4 68 (29.82%) MySQL
5 67 (29.39%) Java
6 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
7 60 (26.32%) CSS
7 60 (26.32%) Docker
8 58 (25.44%) Node.js
9 53 (23.25%) OO
10 51 (22.37%) Microservices
11 50 (21.93%) MVC
11 50 (21.93%) AWS
12 49 (21.49%) React
13 46 (20.18%) SQL
13 46 (20.18%) Python
14 38 (16.67%) Web Development
15 37 (16.23%) TDD
16 36 (15.79%) HTML5
16 36 (15.79%) Finance
17 35 (15.35%) Symfony
18 34 (14.91%) DevOps
19 33 (14.47%) Degree
20 32 (14.04%) Computer Science
20 32 (14.04%) OO PHP
21 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
22 30 (13.16%) AngularJS
23 29 (12.72%) Laravel
24 28 (12.28%) TypeScript
25 27 (11.84%) Magento

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 15 (6.58%) Drupal
2 14 (6.14%) Apache Spark
3 12 (5.26%) WordPress
4 11 (4.82%) CMS
5 5 (2.19%) Apache
6 4 (1.75%) Confluence
6 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Magento
2 18 (7.89%) Shopify
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (21.93%) AWS
2 19 (8.33%) Azure
3 8 (3.51%) Serverless
4 7 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.07%) PaaS
5 6 (2.63%) IaaS
6 5 (2.19%) GitHub
6 5 (2.19%) SaaS
7 4 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.88%) GCP
9 2 (0.88%) npm
9 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) Internet
2 6 (2.63%) Broadband
2 6 (2.63%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.63%) SSL
3 5 (2.19%) SSH
4 2 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (29.82%) MySQL
2 25 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.65%) Apache Hive
3 22 (9.65%) Hadoop
3 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.89%) Big Data
5 11 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.51%) Presto
7 7 (3.07%) Redis
8 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.75%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.88%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.44%) Power BI
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.14%) JIRA
3 11 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.51%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.75%) gulp
5 4 (1.75%) Maven
6 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.32%) Grunt
6 3 (1.32%) WiX
7 2 (0.88%) Gatling
7 2 (0.88%) Gradle
7 2 (0.88%) JUnit
7 2 (0.88%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (0.88%) Spock
7 2 (0.88%) webpack
8 1 (0.44%) ESLint
8 1 (0.44%) Mocha
8 1 (0.44%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 36 (15.79%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Marketing
3 13 (5.70%) Retail
4 11 (4.82%) Advertising
5 7 (3.07%) Games
6 4 (1.75%) Automotive
6 4 (1.75%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.32%) Law
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 151 (66.23%) Developer
2 73 (32.02%) PHP Developer
3 19 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 18 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.82%) Lead Developer
7 10 (4.39%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (3.95%) Development Manager
8 9 (3.95%) Magento Developer
8 9 (3.95%) React Developer
8 9 (3.95%) Senior PHP Developer
9 8 (3.51%) Junior
9 8 (3.51%) Junior Developer
9 8 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.51%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (2.63%) Development Team Manager
11 6 (2.63%) Digital Developer
11 6 (2.63%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.58%) HTML
2 60 (26.32%) CSS
3 58 (25.44%) Node.js
4 49 (21.49%) React
5 36 (15.79%) HTML5
6 35 (15.35%) Symfony
7 30 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 29 (12.72%) Laravel
9 26 (11.40%) RESTful
10 23 (10.09%) jQuery
11 20 (8.77%) Apache Flex
12 15 (6.58%) .NET
12 15 (6.58%) Web Services
13 13 (5.70%) REST
14 11 (4.82%) Ajax
14 11 (4.82%) Redux
15 10 (4.39%) LAMP
15 10 (4.39%) Vue.js
15 10 (4.39%) XML
16 8 (3.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.95%) User Experience
3 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.19%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.88%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.44%) BBC
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.09%) Linux
2 11 (4.82%) Windows
3 5 (2.19%) Unix
3 5 (2.19%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) CentOS
5 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.44%) Debian
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.44%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.25%) OO
3 51 (22.37%) Microservices
4 50 (21.93%) MVC
5 38 (16.67%) Web Development
6 37 (16.23%) TDD
7 34 (14.91%) DevOps
8 32 (14.04%) Computer Science
8 32 (14.04%) OO PHP
9 31 (13.60%) E-Commerce
10 23 (10.09%) Front End Development
11 20 (8.77%) Analytics
11 20 (8.77%) OOP
11 20 (8.77%) Project Delivery
12 19 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 18 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.89%) Software Engineering
14 16 (7.02%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 116 (50.88%) JavaScript
2 67 (29.39%) Java
3 46 (20.18%) Python
3 46 (20.18%) SQL
4 28 (12.28%) TypeScript
5 25 (10.96%) C#
6 24 (10.53%) Scala
7 14 (6.14%) Kotlin
8 10 (4.39%) ES6
8 10 (4.39%) Ruby
9 8 (3.51%) PHP 7
10 7 (3.07%) Go
11 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.19%) C
12 5 (2.19%) Perl
13 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.88%) Java 8
15 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Degree
2 24 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 60 (26.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) HDFS
2 1 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.14%) Terraform
3 5 (2.19%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Sysdig
5 1 (0.44%) Marathon
5 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (7.46%) Zend
2 11 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.95%) Oracle
4 8 (3.51%) Google
5 7 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.88%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.88%) Zuora
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco
7 1 (0.44%) Facebook
7 1 (0.44%) Juniper
7 1 (0.44%) Samsung
7 1 (0.44%) Sony
7 1 (0.44%) Tableau