Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 96 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 -26 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,399 2,096 2,949
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.91% 3.44% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 6.04% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,769 2,578
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 27,090 34,725 38,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.29% 57.00% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22,447 29,152 32,718
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in London

PHP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in London.

Salary trend for PHP in London

PHP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in London

PHP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the London region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Central London -5 342 £60,000 - 78
West London -22 90 £55,000 +10.00% 33
East London +31 54 £62,500 +13.64% 33
South London -11 41 £62,500 +25.00% 8
North London -1 14 £63,500 +49.41% 8
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 731 (52.25%) JavaScript
2 527 (37.67%) HTML
3 483 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 482 (34.45%) CSS
5 404 (28.88%) MySQL
6 372 (26.59%) Java
7 353 (25.23%) Git (software)
8 345 (24.66%) Python
9 316 (22.59%) Docker
10 303 (21.66%) SQL
11 278 (19.87%) AWS
12 257 (18.37%) React
13 250 (17.87%) Laravel
14 244 (17.44%) Symfony
15 235 (16.80%) Node.js
16 223 (15.94%) HTML5
17 217 (15.51%) TDD
18 216 (15.44%) Finance
19 212 (15.15%) OO
20 205 (14.65%) DevOps
21 200 (14.30%) Linux
22 196 (14.01%) OOP
23 195 (13.94%) Web Development
24 189 (13.51%) Software Engineering
25 188 (13.44%) Degree
26 184 (13.15%) User Experience
27 183 (13.08%) Computer Science
28 176 (12.58%) C#
29 165 (11.79%) jQuery
30 161 (11.51%) MVC

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 87 (6.22%) CMS
2 85 (6.08%) WordPress
3 55 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (3.86%) Drupal
5 43 (3.07%) Apache
6 35 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 27 (1.93%) nginx
8 22 (1.57%) Confluence
9 19 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.21%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.21%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.14%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.14%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.14%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.071%) Traefik
Applications
1 17 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.07%) Sketch
3 6 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.21%) InVision
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.071%) Figma
5 1 (0.071%) InDesign
5 1 (0.071%) Marvel
5 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 110 (7.86%) Magento
2 27 (1.93%) Shopify
3 13 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 2 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.071%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Eikon
7 1 (0.071%) RMDS
7 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 278 (19.87%) AWS
2 118 (8.43%) Azure
3 79 (5.65%) SaaS
4 51 (3.65%) GCP
5 41 (2.93%) GitHub
6 37 (2.64%) Amazon SQS
7 33 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 23 (1.64%) Google Analytics
9 18 (1.29%) IaaS
9 18 (1.29%) Serverless
10 17 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
11 16 (1.14%) CloudFront
12 14 (1.00%) npm
13 13 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.79%) PaaS
15 10 (0.71%) Power Platform
16 9 (0.64%) Slack
16 9 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.15%) Internet
2 22 (1.57%) DNS
3 17 (1.22%) Firewall
3 17 (1.22%) HTTP
3 17 (1.22%) Intranet
4 14 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (0.50%) PBX
7 6 (0.43%) SMS
8 5 (0.36%) VPN
9 4 (0.29%) SSL
10 3 (0.21%) DHCP
10 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.21%) SSH
11 2 (0.14%) VoIP
12 1 (0.071%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.071%) FTP
12 1 (0.071%) LAN
12 1 (0.071%) Network Security
12 1 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (28.88%) MySQL
2 135 (9.65%) Relational Database
3 94 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 87 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 73 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 71 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.43%) Big Data
8 39 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (2.00%) MariaDB
10 28 (2.00%) Redis
11 26 (1.86%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.07%) CouchDB
13 15 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
15 12 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 353 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 73 (5.22%) PHPUnit
4 64 (4.57%) JIRA
5 44 (3.15%) Subversion
6 42 (3.00%) webpack
7 36 (2.57%) Maven
8 35 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 33 (2.36%) Calabash
10 32 (2.29%) Charles Proxy
11 25 (1.79%) Selenium
12 24 (1.72%) Appium
13 23 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 23 (1.64%) gulp
14 22 (1.57%) GitLab
15 21 (1.50%) Xcode
16 15 (1.07%) Android Studio
16 15 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.00%) Balsamiq
18 13 (0.93%) PhpStorm
General
1 216 (15.44%) Finance
2 107 (7.65%) Marketing
3 75 (5.36%) Retail
4 46 (3.29%) Games
5 36 (2.57%) Advertising
6 31 (2.22%) Front Office
7 28 (2.00%) Banking
7 28 (2.00%) Legal
8 24 (1.72%) Back Office
8 24 (1.72%) Billing
9 22 (1.57%) Law
10 17 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.79%) Russian Language
12 10 (0.71%) Publishing
13 9 (0.64%) Automotive
13 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.64%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.57%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 959 (68.55%) Developer
2 472 (33.74%) PHP Developer
3 234 (16.73%) Senior Developer
4 141 (10.08%) Senior PHP Developer
5 137 (9.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 88 (6.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 82 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 70 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 66 (4.72%) Web Developer
10 60 (4.29%) Junior
11 58 (4.15%) Junior Developer
11 58 (4.15%) Magento Developer
11 58 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 56 (4.00%) React Developer
13 49 (3.50%) Java Developer
14 46 (3.29%) Technical Leader
15 45 (3.22%) Symfony Developer
16 44 (3.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
17 39 (2.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
18 38 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (37.67%) HTML
2 482 (34.45%) CSS
3 257 (18.37%) React
4 250 (17.87%) Laravel
5 244 (17.44%) Symfony
6 235 (16.80%) Node.js
7 223 (15.94%) HTML5
8 165 (11.79%) jQuery
9 153 (10.94%) AngularJS
10 142 (10.15%) CSS3
11 127 (9.08%) Vue.js
12 113 (8.08%) React Native
12 113 (8.08%) Sass
13 111 (7.93%) .NET
14 107 (7.65%) LAMP
15 101 (7.22%) RESTful
16 88 (6.29%) REST
17 78 (5.58%) XML
18 69 (4.93%) Web Services
19 63 (4.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 184 (13.15%) User Experience
2 128 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 85 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 80 (5.72%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (2.14%) Replication
8 26 (1.86%) Data Structures
9 23 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.29%) Blog
12 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.07%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.00%) Contract for Difference
15 13 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
16 12 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (0.71%) Derivative
18 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 200 (14.30%) Linux
2 84 (6.00%) Android
3 66 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 46 (3.29%) Unix
4 46 (3.29%) Windows
5 18 (1.29%) CentOS
6 13 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 13 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.79%) VMS
8 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.50%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Debian
12 2 (0.14%) VyOS
13 1 (0.071%) Fedora
13 1 (0.071%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (15.51%) TDD
3 212 (15.15%) OO
4 205 (14.65%) DevOps
5 196 (14.01%) OOP
6 195 (13.94%) Web Development
7 189 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 183 (13.08%) Computer Science
9 161 (11.51%) Microservices
9 161 (11.51%) MVC
10 146 (10.44%) Test Automation
11 137 (9.79%) E-Commerce
12 131 (9.36%) Mentoring
13 127 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
14 124 (8.86%) Scrum
15 118 (8.43%) Front End Development
16 105 (7.51%) Analytics
17 100 (7.15%) Open Source
18 79 (5.65%) Pair Programming
19 78 (5.58%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 731 (52.25%) JavaScript
2 372 (26.59%) Java
3 345 (24.66%) Python
4 303 (21.66%) SQL
5 176 (12.58%) C#
6 118 (8.43%) Ruby
7 86 (6.15%) ES6
8 85 (6.08%) TypeScript
9 77 (5.50%) Scala
10 76 (5.43%) Bash Shell
11 63 (4.50%) Kotlin
12 60 (4.29%) Perl
13 57 (4.07%) PHP 7
14 54 (3.86%) Go
15 40 (2.86%) Java 8
16 34 (2.43%) C++
16 34 (2.43%) T-SQL
17 33 (2.36%) PHP 5
18 31 (2.22%) C
19 29 (2.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 188 (13.44%) Degree
2 113 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.79%) MCSD
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.57%) CISSP
5 7 (0.50%) CEH
5 7 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (0.50%) OSCP
6 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.29%) RHCE
8 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.071%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.071%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.071%) HND
10 1 (0.071%) PhD
10 1 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (9.15%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.36%) GDPR
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) SEPA
6 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.071%) SLA
System Software
1 316 (22.59%) Docker
2 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.21%) Varnish
4 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) Postfix
6 1 (0.071%) iptables
6 1 (0.071%) KVM
6 1 (0.071%) NFS
6 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 92 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 52 (3.72%) Terraform
3 33 (2.36%) Ansible
4 18 (1.29%) Puppet
5 11 (0.79%) Kibana
6 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.71%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.57%) Fluentd
7 8 (0.57%) Grafana
8 7 (0.50%) Nessus
8 7 (0.50%) Nmap
9 6 (0.43%) Icinga
10 5 (0.36%) Nagios
11 3 (0.21%) cPanel
11 3 (0.21%) logstash
11 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.21%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 102 (7.29%) Zend
2 89 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 83 (5.93%) Oracle
4 76 (5.43%) Google
5 35 (2.50%) Adobe
6 15 (1.07%) New Relic
6 15 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 13 (0.93%) hybris
7 13 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (0.86%) Sony
9 11 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.71%) IBM
11 9 (0.64%) Tableau
12 8 (0.57%) Apple
12 8 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.50%) EXASOL
13 7 (0.50%) Netsparker
13 7 (0.50%) Percona
13 7 (0.50%) Qualys
13 7 (0.50%) ServiceNow