Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 89 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,860 2,447 2,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.23% 3.47% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 6.12% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 2,143 2,473
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 32,316 40,007 40,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.12% 56.67% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27,228 32,897 33,170
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in London

PHP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in London.

Salary trend for PHP in London

PHP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 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
Central London -21 395 £60,000 +9.09% 104
West London +17 139 £52,500 -4.55% 57
East London +2 26 £50,000 +5.26% 35
South London +2 26 £51,250 +7.89% 18
North London -9 9 £60,000 +20.00% 7
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1,036 (55.70%) JavaScript
2 721 (38.76%) HTML
3 684 (36.77%) CSS
4 677 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
5 670 (36.02%) MySQL
6 565 (30.38%) Python
7 459 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
8 446 (23.98%) Java
9 395 (21.24%) Laravel
10 385 (20.70%) Git (software)
11 362 (19.46%) Node.js
12 348 (18.71%) Linux
13 337 (18.12%) Web Development
14 304 (16.34%) AngularJS
15 296 (15.91%) DevOps
16 287 (15.43%) Symfony
17 281 (15.11%) Software Engineering
18 280 (15.05%) Docker
19 267 (14.35%) React
20 256 (13.76%) jQuery
21 250 (13.44%) E-Commerce
22 245 (13.17%) Finance
23 228 (12.26%) SQL
24 219 (11.77%) Scrum
24 219 (11.77%) TDD
25 211 (11.34%) OOP
26 209 (11.24%) OO
27 203 (10.91%) Vue.js
28 197 (10.59%) C#
29 196 (10.54%) LAMP

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
1 185 (9.95%) WordPress
2 138 (7.42%) CMS
3 137 (7.37%) Drupal
4 95 (5.11%) Apache
5 69 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (1.94%) nginx
7 20 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 16 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 16 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.75%) Apache Pig
11 13 (0.70%) Confluence
12 11 (0.59%) IIS
13 9 (0.48%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.38%) Ethereum
16 6 (0.32%) Hyperledger
16 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.59%) Sketch
6 5 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.16%) GIMP
7 3 (0.16%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.11%) Marvel
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.054%) InVision
9 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 119 (6.40%) Magento
2 31 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.38%) Odoo
4 6 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.16%) Shopify
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.11%) Unica
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 459 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (5.81%) Serverless
3 106 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 95 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
5 92 (4.95%) AWS Lambda
6 76 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 76 (4.09%) SaaS
7 72 (3.87%) GitHub
8 69 (3.71%) Amazon S3
9 54 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 49 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
11 38 (2.04%) Office 365
12 37 (1.99%) Route 53
13 36 (1.94%) Google Analytics
13 36 (1.94%) npm
14 31 (1.67%) G Suite
15 28 (1.51%) PaaS
16 27 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
17 26 (1.40%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.15%) Internet
2 29 (1.56%) DNS
2 29 (1.56%) Firewall
3 23 (1.24%) HTTP
3 23 (1.24%) SSH
4 17 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.70%) Intranet
5 13 (0.70%) SSL
6 11 (0.59%) FTP
6 11 (0.59%) SMTP
7 9 (0.48%) Skype
8 6 (0.32%) DHCP
8 6 (0.32%) IPFS
8 6 (0.32%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 6 (0.32%) VPN
9 5 (0.27%) GoToMeeting
9 5 (0.27%) SMS
9 5 (0.27%) SNMP
10 4 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.22%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (36.02%) MySQL
2 117 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
3 102 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 99 (5.32%) MongoDB
4 99 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 96 (5.16%) Redis
6 67 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 55 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
8 43 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
10 37 (1.99%) Big Data
11 28 (1.51%) MariaDB
12 21 (1.13%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.70%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.65%) BigQuery
16 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 385 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 133 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 74 (3.98%) JIRA
4 70 (3.76%) Subversion
5 67 (3.60%) Selenium
6 54 (2.90%) webpack
7 53 (2.85%) Cucumber
8 42 (2.26%) Appium
9 39 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (1.77%) gulp
10 33 (1.77%) TeamCity
11 32 (1.72%) Gatling
11 32 (1.72%) JMeter
12 31 (1.67%) Buildbot
13 30 (1.61%) Ranorex
13 30 (1.61%) SoapUI
13 30 (1.61%) WATIR
14 27 (1.45%) Bitbucket
14 27 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 26 (1.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 245 (13.17%) Finance
2 170 (9.14%) Marketing
3 134 (7.20%) Retail
4 87 (4.68%) Law
5 68 (3.66%) Games
6 67 (3.60%) Banking
7 53 (2.85%) Publishing
8 52 (2.80%) Advertising
9 31 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.08%) Front Office
12 15 (0.81%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.70%) Electronics
14 9 (0.48%) Legal
15 8 (0.43%) Digital Economy
16 6 (0.32%) Back Office
17 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
20 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,296 (69.68%) Developer
2 623 (33.49%) PHP Developer
3 260 (13.98%) Senior Developer
4 180 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 151 (8.12%) Web Developer
6 115 (6.18%) Senior PHP Developer
7 109 (5.86%) Software Engineer
8 106 (5.70%) Software Developer
9 92 (4.95%) Backend Developer
10 89 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 81 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
11 81 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
12 79 (4.25%) Magento Developer
13 78 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 72 (3.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 69 (3.71%) Junior
16 66 (3.55%) Junior Developer
17 58 (3.12%) Python Developer
18 57 (3.06%) Graduate
18 57 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 721 (38.76%) HTML
2 684 (36.77%) CSS
3 395 (21.24%) Laravel
4 362 (19.46%) Node.js
5 304 (16.34%) AngularJS
6 287 (15.43%) Symfony
7 267 (14.35%) React
8 256 (13.76%) jQuery
9 203 (10.91%) Vue.js
10 196 (10.54%) LAMP
11 178 (9.57%) HTML5
12 168 (9.03%) Web Services
13 165 (8.87%) .NET
14 150 (8.06%) REST
15 134 (7.20%) RESTful
16 133 (7.15%) Sass
17 126 (6.77%) CSS3
18 105 (5.65%) XML
19 87 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 85 (4.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 145 (7.80%) User Experience
2 60 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 60 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 43 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (1.56%) Social Media
8 28 (1.51%) Public Cloud
9 25 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 24 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.91%) Social Network
12 16 (0.86%) PMI
13 15 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 15 (0.81%) Replication
14 13 (0.70%) Cloud Native
14 13 (0.70%) Clustering
15 12 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.59%) Blog
16 11 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 348 (18.71%) Linux
2 111 (5.97%) Windows
3 104 (5.59%) Unix
4 49 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.58%) Ubuntu
6 46 (2.47%) CentOS
7 37 (1.99%) Android
8 15 (0.81%) Debian
9 12 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.38%) openSUSE
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.054%) SUSE
15 1 (0.054%) VyOS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (18.12%) Web Development
3 296 (15.91%) DevOps
4 281 (15.11%) Software Engineering
5 250 (13.44%) E-Commerce
6 219 (11.77%) Scrum
6 219 (11.77%) TDD
7 211 (11.34%) OOP
8 209 (11.24%) OO
9 190 (10.22%) Microservices
10 189 (10.16%) MVC
10 189 (10.16%) Test Automation
11 185 (9.95%) Front End Development
12 171 (9.19%) Open Source
12 171 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
13 145 (7.80%) BDD
14 134 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
15 130 (6.99%) Analytics
16 129 (6.94%) Computer Science
17 102 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,036 (55.70%) JavaScript
2 565 (30.38%) Python
3 446 (23.98%) Java
4 228 (12.26%) SQL
5 197 (10.59%) C#
6 176 (9.46%) Ruby
7 92 (4.95%) C++
8 91 (4.89%) Scala
9 79 (4.25%) ES6
9 79 (4.25%) Perl
10 68 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 67 (3.60%) Go
11 67 (3.60%) TypeScript
12 63 (3.39%) PHP 7
13 57 (3.06%) PHP 5
14 47 (2.53%) C
15 40 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.72%) Apple Swift
17 22 (1.18%) VBA
18 19 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 178 (9.57%) Degree
2 57 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.27%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.27%) CCNA
5 5 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.22%) CCNP
6 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.22%) OSCP
7 3 (0.16%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.16%) PhD
7 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.16%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.11%) HNC
8 2 (0.11%) HND
8 2 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.85%) QA
2 7 (0.38%) GDPR
3 6 (0.32%) HIPAA
3 6 (0.32%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.054%) HL7
5 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 280 (15.05%) Docker
2 48 (2.58%) Varnish
3 17 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.59%) iptables
6 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.054%) pfSense
9 1 (0.054%) Postfix
9 1 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.054%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.054%) XenApp
9 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 116 (6.24%) Kubernetes
2 91 (4.89%) Ansible
3 78 (4.19%) Terraform
4 76 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (3.28%) Puppet
6 14 (0.75%) Nagios
6 14 (0.75%) Packer
7 13 (0.70%) Grafana
8 10 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 10 (0.54%) Rancher
8 10 (0.54%) Salt
9 9 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.22%) Sysdig
11 3 (0.16%) Consul
11 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
11 3 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.054%) SCCM
12 1 (0.054%) SCOM
Vendors
1 170 (9.14%) Google
2 92 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.68%) Oracle
4 81 (4.35%) Zend
5 38 (2.04%) Apple
6 22 (1.18%) New Relic
7 19 (1.02%) Adobe
7 19 (1.02%) Splunk
8 16 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 15 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (0.81%) SAP
10 14 (0.75%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.70%) Facebook
11 13 (0.70%) SaltStack
12 10 (0.54%) Rackspace
13 9 (0.48%) Blue Prism
13 9 (0.48%) VMware
13 9 (0.48%) Zuora
14 8 (0.43%) HubSpot
14 8 (0.43%) Instagram