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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 140 78
Rank change year-on-year -19 -62 +42
Permanent jobs citing PHP 144 105 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 1.95% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 3.16% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 103 92 180
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,125 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,375 £50,000 £49,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,250 £85,225 £77,625
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -4.17%

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 4,073 3,328 3,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.84% 61.76% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,396 3,058 3,079
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,875 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for PHP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 49 (34.03%) Agile
2 49 (34.03%) CSS
3 47 (32.64%) React
4 45 (31.25%) Python
4 45 (31.25%) JIRA
4 45 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 44 (30.56%) OO
5 44 (30.56%) HTML
6 43 (29.86%) Full Stack Development
7 41 (28.47%) OOP
8 40 (27.78%) Java
9 39 (27.08%) DevOps
10 36 (25.00%) Laravel
10 36 (25.00%) Social Skills
10 36 (25.00%) MySQL
11 33 (22.92%) C#
11 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
12 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
13 29 (20.14%) Retail
14 28 (19.44%) C++
14 28 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (17.36%) Linux
16 24 (16.67%) Symfony
17 23 (15.97%) TDD
17 23 (15.97%) E-Commerce
17 23 (15.97%) Microservices
17 23 (15.97%) Twig
18 22 (15.28%) Ruby
18 22 (15.28%) WordPress

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 22 (15.28%) WordPress
2 19 (13.19%) Apache
3 18 (12.50%) CMS
4 10 (6.94%) Moodle
4 10 (6.94%) Totara
5 6 (4.17%) SugarCRM
6 2 (1.39%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) AWS
1 20 (13.89%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
2 19 (13.19%) npm
3 17 (11.81%) Azure
4 7 (4.86%) GitHub
5 4 (2.78%) IaaS
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 3 (2.08%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (2.08%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (2.08%) GCP
6 3 (2.08%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.69%) Apigee
7 1 (0.69%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.69%) Datadog
7 1 (0.69%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (0.69%) Route 53
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.00%) MySQL
2 16 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.86%) MariaDB
4 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.39%) Redis
8 1 (0.69%) DynamoDB
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 45 (31.25%) JIRA
2 19 (13.19%) Grunt
2 19 (13.19%) gulp
3 6 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.39%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.69%) GitLab
6 1 (0.69%) Jaeger
6 1 (0.69%) Locust
6 1 (0.69%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.69%) Spock
General
1 36 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 29 (20.14%) Retail
3 19 (13.19%) Advertising
4 17 (11.81%) Marketing
5 12 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 8 (5.56%) Finance
7 4 (2.78%) Back Office
8 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.39%) Games
8 2 (1.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 108 (75.00%) Developer
2 57 (39.58%) PHP Developer
3 27 (18.75%) Salesforce Developer
4 26 (18.06%) Senior Developer
4 26 (18.06%) Software Developer
5 19 (13.19%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (10.42%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 11 (7.64%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 11 (7.64%) WordPress Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
8 8 (5.56%) Head of Software Engineering
9 6 (4.17%) Backend Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Database Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.17%) Reliability Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (2.78%) PHP Developer - Fintech
11 4 (2.78%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Systems Developer
12 3 (2.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.03%) CSS
2 47 (32.64%) React
3 44 (30.56%) HTML
4 36 (25.00%) Laravel
5 31 (21.53%) AngularJS
6 24 (16.67%) Symfony
7 23 (15.97%) Twig
8 20 (13.89%) LAMP
9 18 (12.50%) Sass
10 17 (11.81%) .NET
10 17 (11.81%) RESTful
11 11 (7.64%) Web Services
12 10 (6.94%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) Node.js
13 8 (5.56%) Vue.js
14 7 (4.86%) CSS3
15 4 (2.78%) React Native
15 4 (2.78%) Redux
15 4 (2.78%) REST
15 4 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) User Experience
2 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.17%) Legacy Systems
3 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Legacy Code
5 1 (0.69%) PropTech
5 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Alpine Linux
2 1 (0.69%) Debian
2 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Agile
2 44 (30.56%) OO
3 43 (29.86%) Full Stack Development
4 41 (28.47%) OOP
5 39 (27.08%) DevOps
6 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
7 23 (15.97%) E-Commerce
7 23 (15.97%) Microservices
7 23 (15.97%) TDD
8 21 (14.58%) Web Development
9 20 (13.89%) B2C
9 20 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 19 (13.19%) SEO
11 18 (12.50%) Fintech
11 18 (12.50%) MVC
12 17 (11.81%) CI/CD
13 16 (11.11%) SDLC
14 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
15 14 (9.72%) Capacity Management
15 14 (9.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 45 (31.25%) Python
3 40 (27.78%) Java
4 33 (22.92%) C#
5 28 (19.44%) C++
6 22 (15.28%) Ruby
7 21 (14.58%) TypeScript
8 15 (10.42%) SQL
9 11 (7.64%) Kotlin
9 11 (7.64%) Scala
10 10 (6.94%) Go
11 8 (5.56%) Apple Swift
11 8 (5.56%) Dart
11 8 (5.56%) MATLAB
11 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.56%) Pascal
11 8 (5.56%) Perl
11 8 (5.56%) R
11 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.17%) PhD
4 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Accessibility
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Grafana
3 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (14.58%) Google
3 4 (2.78%) Zend
4 2 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe
5 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.69%) Virgin Media