Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 432 338 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.84% 3.28% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 5.77% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 394 308 491
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,625 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,827 5,857 7,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.73% 56.83% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,185 5,302 6,975
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +2 4 £53,750 -
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 266 (61.57%) JavaScript
2 234 (54.17%) CSS
3 224 (51.85%) Java
4 218 (50.46%) HTML
5 160 (37.04%) Web Development
6 141 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
7 137 (31.71%) SQL
8 124 (28.70%) Advertising
9 122 (28.24%) MySQL
10 108 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 107 (24.77%) Linux
12 95 (21.99%) Spring
13 93 (21.53%) TDD
14 88 (20.37%) Finance
15 83 (19.21%) Hibernate
16 81 (18.75%) Java EE
17 77 (17.82%) Python
18 71 (16.44%) HTML5
19 66 (15.28%) Laravel
19 66 (15.28%) MVC
20 63 (14.58%) jQuery
21 61 (14.12%) JDBC
22 59 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
23 57 (13.19%) Struts
23 57 (13.19%) LAMP
24 56 (12.96%) REST
25 55 (12.73%) Node.js
26 54 (12.50%) Software Engineering
27 52 (12.04%) Symfony
27 52 (12.04%) Docker

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 44 (10.19%) WordPress
2 39 (9.03%) Apache
2 39 (9.03%) CMS
2 39 (9.03%) Drupal
3 24 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.39%) nginx
8 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.93%) Moodle
9 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) Confluence
10 3 (0.69%) IIS
10 3 (0.69%) JBoss
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.40%) Amazon S3
4 18 (4.17%) Serverless
5 17 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (3.24%) SaaS
7 12 (2.78%) CloudFront
7 12 (2.78%) IaaS
8 11 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 11 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.85%) Loggly
11 8 (1.85%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.16%) PaaS
14 4 (0.93%) Route 53
15 3 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.09%) Internet
2 12 (2.78%) Firewall
3 10 (2.31%) VPN
4 8 (1.85%) VLAN
5 7 (1.62%) HTTP
6 5 (1.16%) BGP
6 5 (1.16%) Intranet
6 5 (1.16%) SAN
7 4 (0.93%) Wireless
7 4 (0.93%) WLAN
8 3 (0.69%) Network Security
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.46%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.46%) LAN
9 2 (0.46%) Multicast
9 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.46%) SSH
9 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.46%) WAN
9 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (28.24%) MySQL
2 51 (11.81%) Relational Database
3 38 (8.80%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 22 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (3.01%) BigQuery
9 10 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.08%) Redis
11 7 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.62%) Big Data
11 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.39%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 108 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 35 (8.10%) Selenium
4 34 (7.87%) JIRA
5 24 (5.56%) Subversion
6 23 (5.32%) Maven
7 22 (5.09%) JUnit
8 17 (3.94%) Bitbucket
9 16 (3.70%) Gradle
10 15 (3.47%) Log4j
10 15 (3.47%) PHPUnit
10 15 (3.47%) TestNG
11 13 (3.01%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.78%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.78%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.55%) gulp
14 9 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (2.08%) Protractor
15 8 (1.85%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 124 (28.70%) Advertising
2 88 (20.37%) Finance
3 18 (4.17%) Marketing
4 17 (3.94%) Banking
5 11 (2.55%) Back Office
5 11 (2.55%) Law
6 9 (2.08%) Publishing
7 8 (1.85%) Games
7 8 (1.85%) Retail
8 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
9 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 326 (75.46%) Developer
2 99 (22.92%) PHP Developer
3 88 (20.37%) Java Developer
4 64 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 41 (9.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (7.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 21 (4.86%) Backend Developer
9 20 (4.63%) Senior PHP Developer
10 17 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (3.94%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.24%) Angular Developer
11 14 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (3.01%) Analyst
13 12 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
14 11 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.55%) Senior Web Developer
15 10 (2.31%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 10 (2.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 9 (2.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (54.17%) CSS
2 218 (50.46%) HTML
3 95 (21.99%) Spring
4 83 (19.21%) Hibernate
5 81 (18.75%) Java EE
6 71 (16.44%) HTML5
7 66 (15.28%) Laravel
8 63 (14.58%) jQuery
9 61 (14.12%) JDBC
10 57 (13.19%) LAMP
10 57 (13.19%) Struts
11 56 (12.96%) REST
12 55 (12.73%) Node.js
13 52 (12.04%) Symfony
14 48 (11.11%) CSS3
15 47 (10.88%) AngularJS
16 46 (10.65%) Sass
17 40 (9.26%) React
18 37 (8.56%) Ajax
19 35 (8.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.81%) User Experience
2 50 (11.57%) Computer Science
3 41 (9.49%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.79%) Fintech
4 25 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.69%) Clustering
12 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.69%) Replication
13 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.46%) Online Games
13 2 (0.46%) Social Media
13 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.77%) Linux
2 24 (5.56%) Android
3 19 (4.40%) Ubuntu
4 18 (4.17%) Windows
5 15 (3.47%) openSUSE
6 8 (1.85%) Unix
6 8 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.16%) CentOS
8 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.93%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.04%) Web Development
2 141 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (21.53%) TDD
4 66 (15.28%) MVC
5 54 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 51 (11.81%) Front End Development
7 48 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 46 (10.65%) DevOps
9 45 (10.42%) OO
10 37 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (8.10%) Scrum
12 30 (6.94%) Test Automation
13 28 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.79%) E-Commerce
15 24 (5.56%) Workflow
16 22 (5.09%) Open Source
17 20 (4.63%) BDD
17 20 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
17 20 (4.63%) SDLC
18 19 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 266 (61.57%) JavaScript
2 224 (51.85%) Java
3 137 (31.71%) SQL
4 77 (17.82%) Python
5 42 (9.72%) Ruby
6 38 (8.80%) Perl
7 25 (5.79%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.56%) Java 8
9 18 (4.17%) C#
9 18 (4.17%) ES6
10 16 (3.70%) C++
11 15 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 14 (3.24%) Scala
13 13 (3.01%) Go
14 9 (2.08%) PHP 7
15 8 (1.85%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.39%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.16%) C
18 3 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 50 (11.57%) Degree
2 33 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.93%) AWS Certification
3 4 (0.93%) MCSE
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.69%) MCSA
5 2 (0.46%) CCNP
5 2 (0.46%) CCSE
5 2 (0.46%) CCSP
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.23%) OCP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.08%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) GDPR
2 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (12.04%) Docker
2 9 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (6.94%) Puppet
3 23 (5.32%) Ansible
4 18 (4.17%) Salt
5 17 (3.94%) Nagios
6 15 (3.47%) Terraform
7 12 (2.78%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.85%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.85%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.93%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.93%) LiteSpeed
9 4 (0.93%) Rancher
9 4 (0.93%) SCCM
9 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.69%) Consul
11 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.46%) Cacti
11 2 (0.46%) cPanel
11 2 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (7.87%) Oracle
2 15 (3.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.47%) Splunk
3 14 (3.24%) Google
4 12 (2.78%) Zend
5 9 (2.08%) Citrix
6 8 (1.85%) New Relic
6 8 (1.85%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.39%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) Adobe
8 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.93%) Veeam
9 3 (0.69%) Apple
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
9 3 (0.69%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.46%) Tufin
10 2 (0.46%) Yahoo!