Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -35
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,643 564 1,446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.18% 2.60% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 4.26% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 836 507 1,277
10th Percentile £35,625 £37,500 £36,700
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.55%

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 30,810 13,236 30,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.61% 61.12% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,721 11,536 25,513
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +5.26% +2.31%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £107,500 £101,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -49 147 £70,000 +16.67% 74
West London -43 44 £55,000 +15.79% 33
East London -29 13 £75,000 +36.36% 33
South London -21 11 £65,000 +67.74% 1
North London -13 8 £50,000 +17.65% 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 1,044 (63.54%) JavaScript
2 654 (39.81%) MySQL
3 613 (37.31%) HTML
4 607 (36.94%) React
5 606 (36.88%) CSS
6 561 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
7 461 (28.06%) AWS
8 446 (27.15%) Git (software)
9 437 (26.60%) Docker
10 431 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
11 427 (25.99%) Laravel
12 422 (25.68%) Node.js
13 401 (24.41%) Python
14 356 (21.67%) Software Engineering
15 350 (21.30%) DevOps
16 316 (19.23%) SQL
17 310 (18.87%) TypeScript
18 290 (17.65%) Java
19 282 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
20 280 (17.04%) Social Skills
21 258 (15.70%) WordPress
22 256 (15.58%) Marketing
23 241 (14.67%) TDD
24 230 (14.00%) Symfony
25 228 (13.88%) Finance
26 226 (13.76%) Vue.js
27 219 (13.33%) jQuery
28 217 (13.21%) Go
29 212 (12.90%) Web Development
30 210 (12.78%) Microservices

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
1 258 (15.70%) WordPress
2 162 (9.86%) CMS
3 110 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
4 77 (4.69%) Drupal
5 72 (4.38%) Apache
6 26 (1.58%) nginx
7 25 (1.52%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.40%) IIS
9 13 (0.79%) Moodle
9 13 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.67%) Headless CMS
10 11 (0.67%) Kentico
11 10 (0.61%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.55%) Confluence
12 9 (0.55%) IBM Domino
13 7 (0.43%) concrete5
13 7 (0.43%) Traefik
14 6 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.30%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.49%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.37%) InVision
6 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) Sketch
8 3 (0.18%) Figma
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 67 (4.08%) Magento
2 22 (1.34%) Shopify
3 20 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.55%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.37%) Summit
6 3 (0.18%) Primavera
7 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.12%) Workfront
8 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.061%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.061%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.061%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 461 (28.06%) AWS
2 183 (11.14%) Azure
3 176 (10.71%) SaaS
4 143 (8.70%) Serverless
5 133 (8.09%) GitHub
6 118 (7.18%) GCP
7 90 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
8 68 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 53 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (3.23%) npm
10 42 (2.56%) Amazon S3
11 39 (2.37%) Datadog
12 38 (2.31%) PaaS
13 35 (2.13%) AWS Fargate
14 34 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
15 32 (1.95%) Google Analytics
16 31 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
17 24 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
18 23 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 22 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.87%) HTTP
2 34 (2.07%) DNS
2 34 (2.07%) Skype
3 23 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.03%) Intranet
5 12 (0.73%) SSL
6 11 (0.67%) Internet
7 8 (0.49%) LAN
7 8 (0.49%) SSH
8 7 (0.43%) Firewall
8 7 (0.43%) WAN
9 6 (0.37%) IPv4
10 5 (0.30%) Broadband
10 5 (0.30%) SMS
11 3 (0.18%) Extranet
11 3 (0.18%) SNMP
12 2 (0.12%) BGP
12 2 (0.12%) Network Security
12 2 (0.12%) SMTP
13 1 (0.061%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (39.81%) MySQL
2 181 (11.02%) Redis
3 127 (7.73%) NoSQL
4 107 (6.51%) MongoDB
5 95 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
6 83 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 69 (4.20%) SQL Server
8 63 (3.83%) Amazon Aurora
9 36 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.64%) MariaDB
11 24 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (1.46%) Big Data
12 12 (0.73%) Power BI
13 11 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.55%) Tableau
15 7 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.37%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 446 (27.15%) Git (software)
2 115 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 82 (4.99%) webpack
4 73 (4.44%) PHPUnit
5 60 (3.65%) JIRA
6 55 (3.35%) CircleCI
7 51 (3.10%) Bitbucket
8 34 (2.07%) Grunt
9 29 (1.77%) Cypress.io
10 25 (1.52%) Selenium
11 21 (1.28%) Babel
11 21 (1.28%) GitLab
12 20 (1.22%) gulp
13 18 (1.10%) Vagrant
14 17 (1.03%) Bower
15 16 (0.97%) Gatling
15 16 (0.97%) JMeter
15 16 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.79%) Postman
17 11 (0.67%) Storybook
General
1 280 (17.04%) Social Skills
2 256 (15.58%) Marketing
3 228 (13.88%) Finance
4 130 (7.91%) Retail
5 128 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (4.32%) Games
7 42 (2.56%) Retail Finance
8 41 (2.50%) Publishing
9 37 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 32 (1.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 29 (1.77%) Advertising
12 20 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
13 17 (1.03%) Billing
14 16 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
15 14 (0.85%) Wearables
16 12 (0.73%) Banking
17 11 (0.67%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.67%) Telecoms
18 7 (0.43%) iGaming
18 7 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 919 (55.93%) Developer
2 433 (26.35%) PHP Developer
3 163 (9.92%) Full Stack Developer
4 156 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 132 (8.03%) Software Engineer
6 85 (5.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 84 (5.11%) Lead Developer
8 69 (4.20%) Web Developer
9 68 (4.14%) WordPress Developer
10 58 (3.53%) Senior PHP Developer
11 53 (3.23%) Lead PHP Developer
12 48 (2.92%) Software Developer
13 37 (2.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 36 (2.19%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 35 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
16 34 (2.07%) Backend Developer
17 33 (2.01%) Analyst
17 33 (2.01%) React Developer
18 31 (1.89%) Architect
19 29 (1.77%) Senior WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 613 (37.31%) HTML
2 607 (36.94%) React
3 606 (36.88%) CSS
4 427 (25.99%) Laravel
5 422 (25.68%) Node.js
6 230 (14.00%) Symfony
7 226 (13.76%) Vue.js
8 219 (13.33%) jQuery
9 179 (10.89%) HTML5
10 164 (9.98%) AngularJS
11 152 (9.25%) REST
12 146 (8.89%) Sass
13 145 (8.83%) RESTful
14 136 (8.28%) LAMP
15 125 (7.61%) Web Services
16 124 (7.55%) .NET
16 124 (7.55%) CSS3
17 100 (6.09%) GraphQL
18 97 (5.90%) XML
19 90 (5.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 194 (11.81%) User Experience
2 95 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (4.02%) Legacy Code
4 62 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.47%) Legacy Systems
7 54 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 45 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 41 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.89%) NHS
12 30 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
13 29 (1.77%) Virtual Team
14 26 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
15 25 (1.52%) e-Learning
16 24 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.97%) Blog
17 16 (0.97%) Data Structures
18 13 (0.79%) Cloud Native
19 12 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 144 (8.76%) Linux
2 58 (3.53%) Windows
3 27 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.40%) Unix
4 23 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.28%) Android
6 16 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.61%) Alpine Linux
8 9 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.12%) Debian
10 2 (0.12%) Solaris
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.061%) CentOS
11 1 (0.061%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
3 356 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 350 (21.30%) DevOps
5 282 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
6 241 (14.67%) TDD
7 212 (12.90%) Web Development
8 210 (12.78%) Microservices
9 169 (10.29%) Front End Development
10 168 (10.23%) OO
11 167 (10.16%) E-Commerce
12 159 (9.68%) Mentoring
13 155 (9.43%) Fintech
14 148 (9.01%) Scrum
15 130 (7.91%) Coaching
16 126 (7.67%) OOP
17 125 (7.61%) Test Automation
18 123 (7.49%) MVC
19 108 (6.57%) Computer Science
20 100 (6.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1,044 (63.54%) JavaScript
2 401 (24.41%) Python
3 316 (19.23%) SQL
4 310 (18.87%) TypeScript
5 290 (17.65%) Java
6 217 (13.21%) Go
7 159 (9.68%) C#
8 114 (6.94%) Ruby
9 78 (4.75%) Scala
10 73 (4.44%) ES6
11 69 (4.20%) C++
12 60 (3.65%) PHP 7
13 58 (3.53%) Kotlin
14 57 (3.47%) Perl
15 56 (3.41%) C
16 55 (3.35%) Dart
17 44 (2.68%) Bash Shell
18 42 (2.56%) PowerShell
19 41 (2.50%) Objective-C
20 39 (2.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (7.00%) Degree
2 70 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.43%) PhD
5 6 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (0.37%) MCSE
6 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.18%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) CCNA
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.12%) MCSA
9 1 (0.061%) CEH
9 1 (0.061%) CISA
9 1 (0.061%) CISSP
9 1 (0.061%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.061%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.23%) Accessibility
2 80 (4.87%) QA
3 21 (1.28%) WCAG
4 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.061%) COPPA
6 1 (0.061%) GDPR
6 1 (0.061%) GRC
6 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 437 (26.60%) Docker
2 15 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.55%) Varnish
6 1 (0.061%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.061%) iptables
6 1 (0.061%) KVM
6 1 (0.061%) QEMU
6 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 164 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 106 (6.45%) Terraform
3 62 (3.77%) Ansible
4 24 (1.46%) Grafana
5 20 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.16%) Prometheus
7 18 (1.10%) Kibana
8 15 (0.91%) Puppet
9 10 (0.61%) SCCM
10 9 (0.55%) logstash
11 8 (0.49%) Nagios
12 6 (0.37%) Istio
12 6 (0.37%) Pingdom
12 6 (0.37%) Scalr
13 5 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.24%) Salt
15 2 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
15 2 (0.12%) Icinga
15 2 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 172 (10.47%) Google
2 62 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 62 (3.77%) Zend
3 36 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
4 34 (2.07%) WorldPay
5 30 (1.83%) Sony
6 28 (1.70%) Oracle
7 27 (1.64%) Apple
8 26 (1.58%) New Relic
9 22 (1.34%) Algorithmics
9 22 (1.34%) MuleSoft
10 21 (1.28%) Facebook
11 20 (1.22%) Splunk
12 17 (1.03%) IBM
12 17 (1.03%) Netlify
12 17 (1.03%) WooCommerce
13 14 (0.85%) Adobe
14 13 (0.79%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.79%) VMware
15 12 (0.73%) HubSpot