Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 71 122
Rank change year-on-year -66 +51 -43
Permanent jobs citing PHP 104 226 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.95% 3.70% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 6.52% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 92 180 256
10th Percentile £40,125 £36,250 £37,375
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,313 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,225 £77,625 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%

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 3,301 3,466 6,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.82% 56.81% 61.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,036 3,104 5,600
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,375 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 +12 6 £70,000 -3.45%
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 69 (66.35%) JavaScript
2 51 (49.04%) HTML
2 51 (49.04%) CSS
3 46 (44.23%) React
4 43 (41.35%) Node.js
5 39 (37.50%) Docker
6 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (35.58%) Finance
7 37 (35.58%) Python
8 35 (33.65%) AngularJS
9 29 (27.88%) DevOps
10 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 27 (25.96%) WordPress
12 26 (25.00%) AWS
12 26 (25.00%) Java
12 26 (25.00%) SQL
13 24 (23.08%) Vue.js
13 24 (23.08%) OO
13 24 (23.08%) Degree
13 24 (23.08%) Azure
14 23 (22.12%) TypeScript
14 23 (22.12%) Kubernetes
15 22 (21.15%) MySQL
16 21 (20.19%) Big Data
16 21 (20.19%) RESTful
16 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
17 20 (19.23%) Open Source
17 20 (19.23%) HTML5
17 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
17 20 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence

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 27 (25.96%) WordPress
2 17 (16.35%) Apache Spark
3 12 (11.54%) Drupal
4 6 (5.77%) CMS
5 5 (4.81%) Apache
5 5 (4.81%) Moodle
6 3 (2.88%) Confluence
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
7 2 (1.92%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.96%) ejabberd
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.00%) AWS
2 24 (23.08%) Azure
3 7 (6.73%) Google Analytics
3 7 (6.73%) Veeva
4 3 (2.88%) Azure Event Grid
4 3 (2.88%) Serverless
5 2 (1.92%) Datadog
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Functions
6 1 (0.96%) Firebase
6 1 (0.96%) GCP
6 1 (0.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (1.92%) LAN
2 2 (1.92%) VoIP
2 2 (1.92%) VPN
2 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.96%) BGP
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.96%) Extranet
3 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.96%) H.323
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) MGCP
3 1 (0.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.96%) PBX
3 1 (0.96%) SNMP
3 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) MySQL
2 21 (20.19%) Big Data
3 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 17 (16.35%) Apache Hive
4 17 (16.35%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.96%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.96%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) JIRA
3 7 (6.73%) Grunt
4 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.85%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.96%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.96%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.96%) Locust
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 37 (35.58%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Marketing
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.96%) Games
8 1 (0.96%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (70.19%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (17.31%) PHP Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.58%) WordPress Developer
6 10 (9.62%) React Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.81%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Moodle Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (2.88%) AWS Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Azure Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.88%) PHP WordPress Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.04%) CSS
1 51 (49.04%) HTML
2 46 (44.23%) React
3 43 (41.35%) Node.js
4 35 (33.65%) AngularJS
5 24 (23.08%) Vue.js
6 21 (20.19%) RESTful
7 20 (19.23%) HTML5
8 16 (15.38%) Laravel
9 15 (14.42%) jQuery
10 9 (8.65%) Symfony
11 8 (7.69%) .NET
11 8 (7.69%) REST
12 7 (6.73%) XML
13 5 (4.81%) Sass
14 4 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
14 4 (3.85%) Twig
15 3 (2.88%) GraphQL
15 3 (2.88%) JSON
15 3 (2.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) User Experience
2 8 (7.69%) Life Science
3 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Debian
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) DevOps
3 24 (23.08%) OO
4 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
5 20 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (19.23%) Microservices
5 20 (19.23%) Open Source
6 17 (16.35%) Project Delivery
7 14 (13.46%) Web Development
8 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.62%) TDD
10 8 (7.69%) Analytics
10 8 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.69%) MVC
11 7 (6.73%) API Design
11 7 (6.73%) API Development
12 6 (5.77%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (5.77%) OO PHP
12 6 (5.77%) SOLID
13 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) JavaScript
2 37 (35.58%) Python
3 26 (25.00%) Java
3 26 (25.00%) SQL
4 23 (22.12%) TypeScript
5 19 (18.27%) C#
6 18 (17.31%) ES6
7 17 (16.35%) Kotlin
7 17 (16.35%) Scala
8 10 (9.62%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.69%) Ruby
10 4 (3.85%) C
10 4 (3.85%) Go
11 3 (2.88%) Perl
11 3 (2.88%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.92%) C++
12 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.96%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Degree
2 20 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.92%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) CCIE
4 1 (0.96%) CCNP
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.92%) PSD2
3 1 (0.96%) GRC
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) iptables
2 1 (0.96%) Kamailio
2 1 (0.96%) KVM
2 1 (0.96%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (0.96%) Postfix
2 1 (0.96%) QEMU
2 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.73%) Ansible
3 3 (2.88%) Grafana
3 3 (2.88%) Istio
3 3 (2.88%) Prometheus
3 3 (2.88%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) Terraform
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.96%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) QRadar
4 1 (0.96%) Salt
4 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) Google
1 7 (6.73%) Sitecore
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Zend
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Aruba
5 1 (0.96%) F5
5 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.96%) GENBAND
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Juniper
5 1 (0.96%) Mitel
5 1 (0.96%) Nortel
5 1 (0.96%) Percona
5 1 (0.96%) Radianz
5 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.96%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.96%) Splunk