Period
to 17 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 -21
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2779 3658 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.77% 4.52% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 8.31% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 3295 3342
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 40691 44018 46521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.24% 54.35% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32737 38832 39927
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -21 430 £52,500 +5.00% 46
West London +15 250 £50,000 +5.26% 23
South London +5 60 £48,750 +39.29% 4
East London -7 24 £60,000 +20.00% 15
North London +4 17 £47,500 +35.71% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1460 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 1131 (40.70%) HTML
3 1116 (40.16%) MySQL
4 1111 (39.98%) CSS
5 1007 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
6 817 (29.40%) Linux
7 733 (26.38%) Java
8 674 (24.25%) Git (software)
9 654 (23.53%) Python
10 530 (19.07%) Web Development
11 502 (18.06%) LAMP
12 496 (17.85%) SQL
13 491 (17.67%) Symfony
14 478 (17.20%) MVC
15 469 (16.88%) jQuery
16 465 (16.73%) Laravel
17 450 (16.19%) AngularJS
18 448 (16.12%) Amazon AWS
19 440 (15.83%) DevOps
20 438 (15.76%) TDD
21 435 (15.65%) OO
22 402 (14.47%) Node.js
23 374 (13.46%) Finance
24 357 (12.85%) Apache
25 351 (12.63%) Scrum
26 347 (12.49%) HTML5
26 347 (12.49%) Degree
27 335 (12.05%) E-Commerce
28 311 (11.19%) Jenkins
29 305 (10.98%) React

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
1 357 (12.85%) Apache
2 271 (9.75%) WordPress
3 221 (7.95%) CMS
4 216 (7.77%) Drupal
5 124 (4.46%) nginx
6 103 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
7 96 (3.45%) Apache Solr
8 90 (3.24%) Tomcat
9 73 (2.63%) IIS
10 66 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 64 (2.30%) WebLogic
12 57 (2.05%) Apache Spark
13 49 (1.76%) WebSphere
14 46 (1.66%) OpenStack
15 38 (1.37%) Confluence
16 37 (1.33%) JBoss
17 19 (0.68%) SAS
17 19 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
18 16 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 67 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 24 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.50%) SPSS
5 9 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.11%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.11%) HipChat
7 2 (0.072%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.036%) Maple
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.036%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 124 (4.46%) Magento
2 29 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.43%) Revive Adserver
5 11 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.18%) Odoo
8 5 (0.18%) Shopify
9 4 (0.14%) iTrent
9 4 (0.14%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.11%) BigMachines
10 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.11%) Exchequer
10 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.072%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.072%) Workday HCM
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 448 (16.12%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (5.79%) SaaS
3 116 (4.17%) GitHub
4 108 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (2.09%) IaaS
5 58 (2.09%) PaaS
6 55 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 51 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.44%) Google Analytics
9 37 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (1.04%) Office 365
12 26 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (0.90%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.65%) Heroku
15 18 (0.65%) Slack
16 16 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
16 16 (0.58%) Trello
17 12 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.49%) HTTP
2 93 (3.35%) Internet
3 73 (2.63%) DNS
4 69 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 64 (2.30%) Firewall
6 36 (1.30%) Intranet
7 35 (1.26%) FTP
8 30 (1.08%) SSH
9 24 (0.86%) Network Security
9 24 (0.86%) SMTP
10 22 (0.79%) DHCP
11 16 (0.58%) SSL
12 15 (0.54%) LDAP
13 14 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.40%) VPN
16 10 (0.36%) SAN
16 10 (0.36%) VLAN
17 9 (0.32%) Skype
17 9 (0.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1116 (40.16%) MySQL
2 202 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 198 (7.12%) SQL Server
4 192 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 190 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
6 123 (4.43%) Redis
7 108 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 94 (3.38%) Big Data
9 85 (3.06%) Relational Database
10 83 (2.99%) Hadoop
11 45 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 43 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 35 (1.26%) Blockchain
14 33 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (0.72%) MariaDB
17 20 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (0.65%) Oracle Database
19 17 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 674 (24.25%) Git (software)
2 311 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 185 (6.66%) JIRA
4 148 (5.33%) PHPUnit
5 127 (4.57%) gulp
6 112 (4.03%) Subversion
7 109 (3.92%) Selenium
8 98 (3.53%) Grunt
9 88 (3.17%) Vagrant
10 64 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 57 (2.05%) Visual Studio
12 49 (1.76%) webpack
13 48 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 43 (1.55%) Babel
14 43 (1.55%) Bower
15 41 (1.48%) WebDriver
16 38 (1.37%) git-flow
17 30 (1.08%) Eclipse
17 30 (1.08%) JMeter
18 26 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 374 (13.46%) Finance
2 258 (9.28%) Marketing
3 131 (4.71%) Games
4 123 (4.43%) Advertising
5 114 (4.10%) Retail
6 97 (3.49%) Legal
7 86 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 78 (2.81%) Banking
8 78 (2.81%) Publishing
9 44 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.51%) Electronics
11 32 (1.15%) Law
12 23 (0.83%) Front Office
13 14 (0.50%) Billing
14 11 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.40%) Music Industry
15 10 (0.36%) Back Office
16 8 (0.29%) Digital Economy
16 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1822 (65.56%) Developer
2 943 (33.93%) PHP Developer
3 303 (10.90%) Senior Developer
4 209 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 190 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 184 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 176 (6.33%) Web Developer
8 168 (6.05%) Senior PHP Developer
9 154 (5.54%) Lead Developer
10 146 (5.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 128 (4.61%) Junior
12 98 (3.53%) Architect
13 96 (3.45%) Administrator
14 94 (3.38%) Drupal Developer
15 93 (3.35%) Software Developer
16 91 (3.27%) Lead PHP Developer
17 87 (3.13%) Junior Developer
18 86 (3.09%) Analyst
19 82 (2.95%) Java Developer
19 82 (2.95%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1131 (40.70%) HTML
2 1111 (39.98%) CSS
3 502 (18.06%) LAMP
4 491 (17.67%) Symfony
5 469 (16.88%) jQuery
6 465 (16.73%) Laravel
7 450 (16.19%) AngularJS
8 402 (14.47%) Node.js
9 347 (12.49%) HTML5
10 305 (10.98%) React
11 297 (10.69%) CSS3
12 274 (9.86%) .NET
13 252 (9.07%) Sass
14 221 (7.95%) Web Services
15 216 (7.77%) XML
16 213 (7.66%) RESTful
17 163 (5.87%) Ajax
18 150 (5.40%) JSON
19 143 (5.15%) REST
20 133 (4.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 281 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 266 (9.57%) User Experience
3 163 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 116 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (3.31%) Fintech
6 90 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 90 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
7 60 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.22%) Digital Media
9 31 (1.12%) e-Learning
10 30 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 27 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 25 (0.90%) Social Media
12 25 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 23 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 19 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (0.58%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.58%) Replication
16 14 (0.50%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 817 (29.40%) Linux
2 187 (6.73%) Windows
3 166 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 152 (5.47%) Android
5 148 (5.33%) Unix
6 97 (3.49%) CentOS
7 67 (2.41%) Windows Server
8 55 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 45 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (1.55%) Debian
11 34 (1.22%) Solaris
12 25 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.32%) SUSE
16 8 (0.29%) AIX
16 8 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (19.07%) Web Development
3 478 (17.20%) MVC
4 440 (15.83%) DevOps
5 438 (15.76%) TDD
6 435 (15.65%) OO
7 351 (12.63%) Scrum
8 335 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 302 (10.87%) Front End Development
10 301 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
11 274 (9.86%) OOP
12 264 (9.50%) Open Source
13 251 (9.03%) Software Engineering
14 225 (8.10%) Test Automation
15 209 (7.52%) BDD
16 181 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 181 (6.51%) Mentoring
17 171 (6.15%) Microservices
18 151 (5.43%) Analytics
19 140 (5.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1460 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 733 (26.38%) Java
3 654 (23.53%) Python
4 496 (17.85%) SQL
5 289 (10.40%) Ruby
6 274 (9.86%) C#
7 215 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 191 (6.87%) Perl
9 166 (5.97%) Go
10 156 (5.61%) C++
11 114 (4.10%) Scala
12 94 (3.38%) PowerShell
13 76 (2.73%) PHP 5
14 72 (2.59%) ES6
15 63 (2.27%) C
16 53 (1.91%) Apple Swift
16 53 (1.91%) PHP 7
17 46 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.37%) T-SQL
19 32 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 347 (12.49%) Degree
2 177 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.68%) CISSP
5 15 (0.54%) CISM
5 15 (0.54%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.29%) CCSP
9 7 (0.25%) CISA
10 6 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.22%) RHCE
11 5 (0.18%) CCNA
11 5 (0.18%) CEH
11 5 (0.18%) GSLC
11 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.18%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.14%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.00%) QA
2 17 (0.61%) SLA
3 15 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.22%) COBIT
6 5 (0.18%) GCP
6 5 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.14%) DICOM
7 4 (0.14%) HL7
8 3 (0.11%) WAI
9 2 (0.072%) FATCA
9 2 (0.072%) PMO
9 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 247 (8.89%) Docker
2 65 (2.34%) Varnish
3 39 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (0.50%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.47%) KVM
8 12 (0.43%) Xen
9 11 (0.40%) LXC
9 11 (0.40%) NFS
10 10 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.29%) HDFS
12 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.18%) Samba
13 5 (0.18%) Squid
13 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.14%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.14%) vSphere
15 3 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 255 (9.18%) Puppet
2 182 (6.55%) Ansible
3 151 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (3.24%) Kubernetes
5 68 (2.45%) Nagios
6 47 (1.69%) Terraform
7 36 (1.30%) ZABBIX
8 32 (1.15%) Salt
9 31 (1.12%) Kibana
10 20 (0.72%) logstash
11 15 (0.54%) cPanel
12 12 (0.43%) CFEngine
13 11 (0.40%) vRealize
14 9 (0.32%) HAProxy
14 9 (0.32%) Nmap
14 9 (0.32%) SCCM
15 6 (0.22%) Capistrano
15 6 (0.22%) Cobbler
15 6 (0.22%) Consul
16 5 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 223 (8.02%) Zend
2 164 (5.90%) Google
3 156 (5.61%) Oracle
4 106 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 68 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 51 (1.84%) VMware
7 45 (1.62%) IBM
8 42 (1.51%) Demandware
9 40 (1.44%) Adobe
10 35 (1.26%) hybris
11 34 (1.22%) SAP
12 32 (1.15%) ATG
12 32 (1.15%) Facebook
13 30 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.08%) Splunk
14 29 (1.04%) New Relic
15 27 (0.97%) Rackspace
16 26 (0.94%) Twitter
17 21 (0.76%) Atlassian
18 18 (0.65%) Netezza