Period
to 24 July 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 106 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,504 906 1,860
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.34% 3.08% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 5.30% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 811 749 1,552
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,250 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27,740 17,097 32,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.59% 58.11% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,687 14,245 27,479
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 July 2021.

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 2021. 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 -70 125 £65,000 +13.04% 76
West London -30 47 £45,000 -14.29% 26
East London -4 29 £75,000 +53.89% 20
South London +4 25 £70,000 +16.67% 3
North London +25 13 £50,000 -28.57%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 924 (61.44%) JavaScript
2 571 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (36.97%) MySQL
4 546 (36.30%) React
5 537 (35.70%) HTML
6 514 (34.18%) Docker
7 490 (32.58%) CSS
8 444 (29.52%) Node.js
9 437 (29.06%) Git (software)
10 428 (28.46%) AWS
11 363 (24.14%) Laravel
12 314 (20.88%) Python
13 308 (20.48%) DevOps
14 301 (20.01%) TypeScript
15 281 (18.68%) Software Engineering
16 278 (18.48%) Symfony
17 252 (16.76%) Social Skills
18 246 (16.36%) SQL
19 227 (15.09%) Marketing
20 222 (14.76%) Java
21 220 (14.63%) AngularJS
22 217 (14.43%) WordPress
23 213 (14.16%) Web Development
24 210 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
25 208 (13.83%) Vue.js
26 206 (13.70%) Kubernetes
27 201 (13.36%) Go
27 201 (13.36%) E-Commerce
28 191 (12.70%) Microservices
28 191 (12.70%) Front End Development

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
1 217 (14.43%) WordPress
2 126 (8.38%) CMS
3 125 (8.31%) Elasticsearch
4 97 (6.45%) Drupal
5 81 (5.39%) Apache
6 43 (2.86%) nginx
7 33 (2.19%) IIS
8 24 (1.60%) Confluence
9 21 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.93%) Moodle
12 14 (0.93%) Traefik
13 12 (0.80%) ejabberd
13 12 (0.80%) Kentico
14 10 (0.66%) MediaWiki
14 10 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.60%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
17 4 (0.27%) EPiServer
Applications
1 24 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.47%) Sketch
4 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (3.92%) Magento
2 23 (1.53%) Shopify
3 12 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.066%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.066%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 428 (28.46%) AWS
2 182 (12.10%) Serverless
3 163 (10.84%) SaaS
4 128 (8.51%) Azure
5 127 (8.44%) GitHub
6 113 (7.51%) AWS Lambda
7 97 (6.45%) GCP
8 63 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (3.86%) Datadog
10 47 (3.13%) npm
11 42 (2.79%) AWS Fargate
12 41 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
13 39 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (2.39%) Amazon S3
15 35 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
15 35 (2.33%) Yarn
16 34 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
17 29 (1.93%) Asana
17 29 (1.93%) PaaS
18 27 (1.80%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.39%) HTTP
2 35 (2.33%) DNS
3 30 (1.99%) Firewall
3 30 (1.99%) LAN
3 30 (1.99%) Skype
4 21 (1.40%) SNMP
5 20 (1.33%) Internet
6 19 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.13%) WAN
8 14 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
8 14 (0.93%) BGP
8 14 (0.93%) Diameter Protocol
8 14 (0.93%) VPN
9 13 (0.86%) Intranet
9 13 (0.86%) SSH
10 12 (0.80%) PBX
11 10 (0.66%) IPv4
12 6 (0.40%) SMTP
12 6 (0.40%) SSL
12 6 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (36.97%) MySQL
2 163 (10.84%) Redis
3 125 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 115 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 104 (6.91%) NoSQL
6 85 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (4.32%) SQL Server
8 58 (3.86%) Amazon Aurora
9 45 (2.99%) MariaDB
10 41 (2.73%) Big Data
11 32 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.20%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (0.86%) Presto
16 12 (0.80%) Tableau
17 9 (0.60%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 437 (29.06%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.25%) Jenkins
3 60 (3.99%) webpack
4 59 (3.92%) JIRA
5 48 (3.19%) PHPUnit
6 41 (2.73%) Grunt
7 34 (2.26%) gulp
8 33 (2.19%) CircleCI
9 31 (2.06%) GitLab
10 28 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.80%) Vagrant
12 23 (1.53%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.20%) Babel
14 16 (1.06%) Storybook
15 15 (1.00%) CasperJS
15 15 (1.00%) Cypress.io
15 15 (1.00%) PhantomJS
16 10 (0.66%) GoCD
17 9 (0.60%) Firebug
17 9 (0.60%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 252 (16.76%) Social Skills
2 227 (15.09%) Marketing
3 181 (12.03%) Finance
4 105 (6.98%) Retail
5 103 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (5.25%) Games
7 38 (2.53%) Publishing
8 33 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
9 32 (2.13%) Retail Finance
10 24 (1.60%) Advertising
11 15 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.93%) Banking
13 12 (0.80%) Billing
14 10 (0.66%) Wearables
15 9 (0.60%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.53%) iGaming
16 8 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.47%) Back Office
17 7 (0.47%) Public Sector
18 6 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 841 (55.92%) Developer
2 357 (23.74%) PHP Developer
3 196 (13.03%) Senior Developer
4 171 (11.37%) Full Stack Developer
5 110 (7.31%) Software Engineer
6 94 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 84 (5.59%) Senior PHP Developer
8 66 (4.39%) Lead Developer
9 62 (4.12%) Web Developer
10 44 (2.93%) Senior Software Engineer
11 42 (2.79%) E-Commerce Developer
12 41 (2.73%) Backend Developer
12 41 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 41 (2.73%) React Developer
13 38 (2.53%) WordPress Developer
14 37 (2.46%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 37 (2.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 34 (2.26%) Lead PHP Developer
15 34 (2.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 31 (2.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (36.30%) React
2 537 (35.70%) HTML
3 490 (32.58%) CSS
4 444 (29.52%) Node.js
5 363 (24.14%) Laravel
6 278 (18.48%) Symfony
7 220 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 208 (13.83%) Vue.js
9 158 (10.51%) RESTful
10 155 (10.31%) HTML5
11 128 (8.51%) jQuery
12 121 (8.05%) Sass
13 109 (7.25%) REST
14 105 (6.98%) LAMP
15 103 (6.85%) Redux
16 93 (6.18%) .NET
16 93 (6.18%) CSS3
17 85 (5.65%) Web Services
18 79 (5.25%) JSON
18 79 (5.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 160 (10.64%) User Experience
2 58 (3.86%) Legacy Systems
3 50 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 39 (2.59%) Algorithms
4 39 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 32 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 29 (1.93%) Legacy Code
9 26 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 26 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 26 (1.73%) Virtual Team
10 24 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.33%) Blog
12 19 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.26%) NHS
13 17 (1.13%) e-Learning
13 17 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
15 15 (1.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 165 (10.97%) Linux
2 70 (4.65%) Windows
3 39 (2.59%) Unix
4 21 (1.40%) Android
5 17 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.00%) Debian
7 8 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
9 4 (0.27%) CentOS
9 4 (0.27%) VMS
10 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (20.48%) DevOps
3 281 (18.68%) Software Engineering
4 213 (14.16%) Web Development
5 210 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
6 201 (13.36%) E-Commerce
7 191 (12.70%) Front End Development
7 191 (12.70%) Microservices
8 169 (11.24%) Scrum
9 159 (10.57%) TDD
10 146 (9.71%) Mentoring
11 132 (8.78%) OO
12 118 (7.85%) Coaching
13 112 (7.45%) Computer Science
14 105 (6.98%) Open Source
15 100 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 89 (5.92%) MVC
17 87 (5.78%) Unit Testing
18 84 (5.59%) Clean Code
18 84 (5.59%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 924 (61.44%) JavaScript
2 314 (20.88%) Python
3 301 (20.01%) TypeScript
4 246 (16.36%) SQL
5 222 (14.76%) Java
6 201 (13.36%) Go
7 133 (8.84%) C#
8 100 (6.65%) ES6
9 96 (6.38%) Bash Shell
10 82 (5.45%) Ruby
11 66 (4.39%) PHP 7
12 47 (3.13%) Perl
12 47 (3.13%) Scala
13 37 (2.46%) C
14 34 (2.26%) Groovy
15 23 (1.53%) C++
16 21 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.26%) Kotlin
18 15 (1.00%) PHP 5
19 12 (0.80%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 124 (8.24%) Degree
2 87 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.40%) CCNA
5 6 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.40%) MCSA
5 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.066%) APMG
8 1 (0.066%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.65%) QA
2 83 (5.52%) Accessibility
3 22 (1.46%) WCAG
4 8 (0.53%) GRC
5 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.27%) GDPR
6 4 (0.27%) WAI
7 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) NIST
7 2 (0.13%) PSD2
8 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.066%) SLA
8 1 (0.066%) SOC 2
System Software
1 514 (34.18%) Docker
2 14 (0.93%) iptables
2 14 (0.93%) KVM
2 14 (0.93%) QEMU
3 12 (0.80%) Kamailio
3 12 (0.80%) Postfix
4 5 (0.33%) LXC
5 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.20%) HDFS
5 3 (0.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.066%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 206 (13.70%) Kubernetes
2 132 (8.78%) Terraform
3 95 (6.32%) Ansible
4 39 (2.59%) Puppet
5 29 (1.93%) Grafana
6 21 (1.40%) Kibana
7 20 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.06%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.00%) Galera Cluster
10 14 (0.93%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.80%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (0.60%) SCCM
14 7 (0.47%) logstash
15 6 (0.40%) Icinga
15 6 (0.40%) Istio
15 6 (0.40%) Nagios
15 6 (0.40%) Packer
16 5 (0.33%) Pingdom
17 4 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 156 (10.37%) Google
2 64 (4.26%) Zend
3 59 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 35 (2.33%) Adobe
5 30 (1.99%) WorldPay
6 28 (1.86%) Apple
6 28 (1.86%) Oracle
7 27 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (1.73%) Facebook
8 26 (1.73%) Sony
9 24 (1.60%) Atlassian
10 23 (1.53%) Spotify
11 15 (1.00%) DoubleClick
11 15 (1.00%) IBM
12 14 (0.93%) Cisco
12 14 (0.93%) HP
12 14 (0.93%) Juniper
12 14 (0.93%) Mitel
12 14 (0.93%) Percona
12 14 (0.93%) SonicWALL