Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 90 71
Rank change year-on-year -31 -19 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,396 2,180 2,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.75% 3.51% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 6.13% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,771 2,504
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 28,602 35,557 38,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.39% 57.26% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23,818 29,753 32,218
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -13 322 £62,500 +4.17% 121
West London -8 100 £55,000 +10.00% 59
South London -18 48 £60,000 +23.08% 8
East London +30 45 £60,000 +9.09% 48
North London -3 13 £55,000 +37.50% 8
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 777 (55.66%) JavaScript
2 530 (37.97%) HTML
3 483 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 478 (34.24%) CSS
5 395 (28.30%) MySQL
6 360 (25.79%) Java
6 360 (25.79%) Python
7 338 (24.21%) Git (software)
8 309 (22.13%) Docker
9 302 (21.63%) SQL
10 274 (19.63%) AWS
11 270 (19.34%) Symfony
12 249 (17.84%) React
13 240 (17.19%) Laravel
14 230 (16.48%) Node.js
15 222 (15.90%) HTML5
15 222 (15.90%) DevOps
16 217 (15.54%) TDD
17 213 (15.26%) OO
18 204 (14.61%) OOP
19 203 (14.54%) C#
20 194 (13.90%) Linux
21 191 (13.68%) Computer Science
22 190 (13.61%) Degree
23 189 (13.54%) Software Engineering
24 187 (13.40%) Web Development
25 179 (12.82%) MVC
26 176 (12.61%) Finance
27 173 (12.39%) jQuery
28 167 (11.96%) AngularJS

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 89 (6.38%) WordPress
2 80 (5.73%) CMS
2 80 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (4.73%) Drupal
4 41 (2.94%) Apache
5 34 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 26 (1.86%) nginx
7 16 (1.15%) Confluence
8 11 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.57%) Ethereum
10 7 (0.50%) Hyperledger
10 7 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.43%) IIS
11 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.21%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
15 1 (0.072%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.64%) Sketch
4 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) InVision
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.072%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.072%) Figma
7 1 (0.072%) GIMP
7 1 (0.072%) InDesign
7 1 (0.072%) Marvel
7 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 114 (8.17%) Magento
2 29 (2.08%) Shopify
3 10 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.50%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.072%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.072%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 274 (19.63%) AWS
2 120 (8.60%) Azure
3 80 (5.73%) SaaS
4 43 (3.08%) GCP
4 43 (3.08%) GitHub
5 42 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
7 24 (1.72%) IaaS
7 24 (1.72%) Serverless
8 22 (1.58%) Amazon S3
8 22 (1.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (1.43%) Google Analytics
10 19 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.36%) CloudFront
11 18 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.00%) npm
13 11 (0.79%) PaaS
13 11 (0.79%) Power Platform
13 11 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.22%) Internet
2 25 (1.79%) DNS
3 20 (1.43%) Firewall
3 20 (1.43%) HTTP
4 19 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
4 19 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.86%) SSL
6 9 (0.64%) Intranet
7 7 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.50%) PBX
7 7 (0.50%) SSH
8 6 (0.43%) SMS
9 5 (0.36%) VPN
10 3 (0.21%) DHCP
11 2 (0.14%) IPFS
11 2 (0.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 1 (0.072%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.072%) Broadband
12 1 (0.072%) LAN
12 1 (0.072%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (28.30%) MySQL
2 113 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 98 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 81 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 80 (5.73%) NoSQL
6 68 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.87%) Big Data
8 37 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.93%) Apache Hive
10 27 (1.93%) Redis
11 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (1.36%) MariaDB
13 15 (1.07%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.57%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.57%) Power BI
16 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 338 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 72 (5.16%) PHPUnit
3 70 (5.01%) Jenkins
4 53 (3.80%) JIRA
5 48 (3.44%) Subversion
6 36 (2.58%) Bitbucket
7 30 (2.15%) Maven
8 27 (1.93%) webpack
9 24 (1.72%) Calabash
9 24 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 24 (1.72%) gulp
10 23 (1.65%) Charles Proxy
10 23 (1.65%) Selenium
11 20 (1.43%) Appium
12 17 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.15%) GitLab
14 15 (1.07%) Xcode
15 11 (0.79%) Gatling
15 11 (0.79%) Grunt
15 11 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 176 (12.61%) Finance
2 101 (7.23%) Marketing
3 80 (5.73%) Retail
4 51 (3.65%) Games
5 37 (2.65%) Advertising
6 33 (2.36%) Front Office
7 32 (2.29%) Banking
8 30 (2.15%) Billing
9 21 (1.50%) Legal
10 20 (1.43%) Law
10 20 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.15%) Back Office
12 13 (0.93%) Publishing
13 9 (0.64%) Automotive
13 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.64%) Music Industry
14 8 (0.57%) Russian Language
15 5 (0.36%) Public Sector
16 3 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 971 (69.56%) Developer
2 481 (34.46%) PHP Developer
3 239 (17.12%) Senior Developer
4 136 (9.74%) Senior PHP Developer
5 116 (8.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 87 (6.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 77 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 71 (5.09%) Software Engineer
9 63 (4.51%) Software Developer
9 63 (4.51%) Web Developer
10 60 (4.30%) Magento Developer
11 58 (4.15%) Junior
12 54 (3.87%) React Developer
13 52 (3.72%) Lead Developer
14 51 (3.65%) Junior Developer
14 51 (3.65%) Symfony Developer
15 48 (3.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 42 (3.01%) Java Developer
17 41 (2.94%) Graduate
18 39 (2.79%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (37.97%) HTML
2 478 (34.24%) CSS
3 270 (19.34%) Symfony
4 249 (17.84%) React
5 240 (17.19%) Laravel
6 230 (16.48%) Node.js
7 222 (15.90%) HTML5
8 173 (12.39%) jQuery
9 167 (11.96%) AngularJS
10 130 (9.31%) Vue.js
11 120 (8.60%) .NET
12 116 (8.31%) CSS3
13 114 (8.17%) RESTful
14 111 (7.95%) LAMP
15 99 (7.09%) React Native
16 90 (6.45%) XML
17 89 (6.38%) Sass
18 83 (5.95%) REST
19 65 (4.66%) JSON
20 64 (4.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.67%) User Experience
2 99 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 93 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
4 61 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (2.15%) Replication
7 22 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 22 (1.58%) Blog
8 20 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.00%) Cloud Native
12 12 (0.86%) Equities
12 12 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
13 10 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.57%) Contract for Difference
15 8 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 194 (13.90%) Linux
2 66 (4.73%) Android
3 60 (4.30%) Windows
4 57 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.87%) Unix
6 17 (1.22%) VMS
6 17 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.07%) CentOS
8 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.57%) Debian
10 7 (0.50%) Kali Linux
10 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.21%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) VyOS
14 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (15.90%) DevOps
3 217 (15.54%) TDD
4 213 (15.26%) OO
5 204 (14.61%) OOP
6 191 (13.68%) Computer Science
7 189 (13.54%) Software Engineering
8 187 (13.40%) Web Development
9 179 (12.82%) MVC
10 159 (11.39%) Microservices
11 142 (10.17%) E-Commerce
12 134 (9.60%) Mentoring
13 129 (9.24%) Test Automation
14 128 (9.17%) Scrum
15 123 (8.81%) Front End Development
16 116 (8.31%) Analytics
17 105 (7.52%) Open Source
18 102 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (5.37%) Unit Testing
20 71 (5.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 777 (55.66%) JavaScript
2 360 (25.79%) Java
2 360 (25.79%) Python
3 302 (21.63%) SQL
4 203 (14.54%) C#
5 124 (8.88%) Ruby
6 92 (6.59%) TypeScript
7 83 (5.95%) ES6
8 75 (5.37%) Scala
9 69 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 62 (4.44%) Perl
11 57 (4.08%) Kotlin
12 51 (3.65%) Go
13 48 (3.44%) PHP 7
14 37 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 33 (2.36%) Java 8
16 32 (2.29%) PHP 5
17 30 (2.15%) VBA
18 28 (2.01%) PowerShell
19 27 (1.93%) C
Qualifications
1 190 (13.61%) Degree
2 118 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.22%) MCSD
3 17 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.50%) CEH
5 7 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (0.50%) CISSP
5 7 (0.50%) OSCP
6 1 (0.072%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.38%) QA
2 10 (0.72%) GDPR
3 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) WAI
6 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 309 (22.13%) Docker
2 7 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) iptables
4 2 (0.14%) Postfix
4 2 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 52 (3.72%) Terraform
3 37 (2.65%) Ansible
4 19 (1.36%) Puppet
5 17 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.57%) Fluentd
8 8 (0.57%) Grafana
9 7 (0.50%) Nessus
9 7 (0.50%) Nmap
10 6 (0.43%) Kibana
11 5 (0.36%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.29%) Mesos
13 3 (0.21%) cPanel
13 3 (0.21%) FreeIPA
13 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.21%) Nagios
14 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.14%) Icinga
Vendors
1 110 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.59%) Zend
3 82 (5.87%) Oracle
4 74 (5.30%) Google
5 26 (1.86%) Adobe
6 20 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 13 (0.93%) IBM
10 12 (0.86%) hybris
11 11 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.72%) New Relic
12 10 (0.72%) Sony
13 8 (0.57%) VMware
14 7 (0.50%) Netsparker
14 7 (0.50%) Qualys
15 6 (0.43%) Infobright
15 6 (0.43%) Percona
15 6 (0.43%) Tableau
16 5 (0.36%) Facebook