Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 75 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2907 2940 3783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.92% 3.96% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.13% 7.23% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2533 2648 3350
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £32,100 £32,500 £30,950
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 40761 40655 47214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.03% 54.73% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32645 35643 40966
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 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +10 614 £55,000 +7.84% 55
West London +16 222 £45,000 -6.74% 28
South London +31 105 £50,000 +17.65% 7
East London -10 18 £30,750 -42.79% 14
North London +9 14 £45,000 +20.00% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1507 (51.84%) JavaScript
2 1237 (42.55%) MySQL
3 1151 (39.59%) HTML
4 1044 (35.91%) CSS
5 993 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
6 910 (31.30%) Java
7 824 (28.35%) Linux
8 686 (23.60%) Git (software)
9 672 (23.12%) Python
10 632 (21.74%) Web Development
11 532 (18.30%) SQL
12 526 (18.09%) MVC
12 526 (18.09%) Symfony
13 522 (17.96%) TDD
14 520 (17.89%) jQuery
15 461 (15.86%) LAMP
16 456 (15.69%) AngularJS
17 440 (15.14%) OO
18 437 (15.03%) HTML5
19 436 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
20 424 (14.59%) Laravel
21 422 (14.52%) DevOps
21 422 (14.52%) Finance
22 376 (12.93%) Node.js
23 349 (12.01%) Scrum
24 343 (11.80%) Degree
25 341 (11.73%) OOP
26 330 (11.35%) C#
26 330 (11.35%) Front End Development
27 321 (11.04%) WordPress

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
1 321 (11.04%) WordPress
2 304 (10.46%) Apache
3 237 (8.15%) CMS
4 234 (8.05%) Drupal
5 141 (4.85%) nginx
6 110 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
7 68 (2.34%) IIS
8 65 (2.24%) Confluence
9 62 (2.13%) Apache Solr
10 38 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 30 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.93%) Apache Spark
13 23 (0.79%) Joomla!
14 20 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.65%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.65%) SAS
16 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.52%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
19 11 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 99 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 43 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 40 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (0.65%) SPSS
6 8 (0.28%) HipChat
7 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (0.17%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.14%) Maple
10 2 (0.069%) InDesign
11 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 139 (4.78%) Magento
2 16 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.28%) Revive Adserver
7 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.24%) Shopify
7 7 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.24%) Workday HCM
8 5 (0.17%) Odoo
9 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.10%) BigMachines
10 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.034%) Exchequer
12 1 (0.034%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 436 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (5.71%) GitHub
3 142 (4.88%) SaaS
4 99 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.55%) IaaS
7 44 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (1.44%) PaaS
9 34 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (1.10%) Office 365
11 32 (1.10%) Serverless
12 31 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
13 28 (0.96%) Google Analytics
14 22 (0.76%) Slack
14 22 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (0.62%) G Suite
16 16 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 120 (4.13%) HTTP
2 85 (2.92%) DNS
3 70 (2.41%) Internet
4 65 (2.24%) Firewall
5 53 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.20%) SMTP
7 34 (1.17%) Intranet
8 23 (0.79%) Network Security
9 20 (0.69%) SSL
10 19 (0.65%) FTP
11 18 (0.62%) VoIP
12 17 (0.58%) VPN
13 16 (0.55%) BGP
14 14 (0.48%) DHCP
15 12 (0.41%) Skype
15 12 (0.41%) SNMP
16 11 (0.38%) IMAP
16 11 (0.38%) LDAP
16 11 (0.38%) SAN
16 11 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1237 (42.55%) MySQL
2 214 (7.36%) MongoDB
3 180 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 179 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 129 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 106 (3.65%) Redis
7 105 (3.61%) Big Data
8 98 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 72 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 65 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.48%) MariaDB
12 31 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 28 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.62%) Apache Hive
17 18 (0.62%) Blockchain
18 17 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 686 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 275 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 199 (6.85%) JIRA
4 190 (6.54%) PHPUnit
5 126 (4.33%) Subversion
6 104 (3.58%) gulp
7 92 (3.16%) Vagrant
8 88 (3.03%) Grunt
9 78 (2.68%) Selenium
10 56 (1.93%) Cucumber
11 54 (1.86%) Visual Studio
12 53 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (1.69%) Bitbucket
14 41 (1.41%) TeamCity
15 32 (1.10%) webpack
16 31 (1.07%) Maven
17 30 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
18 24 (0.83%) Bower
18 24 (0.83%) WebDriver
19 23 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 422 (14.52%) Finance
2 278 (9.56%) Advertising
3 226 (7.77%) Marketing
4 184 (6.33%) Retail
5 107 (3.68%) Games
6 92 (3.16%) Banking
7 71 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.72%) Law
9 45 (1.55%) Legal
9 45 (1.55%) Publishing
10 25 (0.86%) Back Office
11 19 (0.65%) Front Office
12 18 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.62%) Music Industry
13 17 (0.58%) Electronics
14 16 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.31%) Billing
17 7 (0.24%) French Language
17 7 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1955 (67.25%) Developer
2 971 (33.40%) PHP Developer
3 364 (12.52%) Senior Developer
4 223 (7.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 212 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 196 (6.74%) Senior PHP Developer
7 190 (6.54%) Web Developer
8 184 (6.33%) Lead Developer
9 157 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 150 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
11 137 (4.71%) Java Developer
12 135 (4.64%) Software Developer
13 110 (3.78%) Junior
14 95 (3.27%) Lead PHP Developer
14 95 (3.27%) PHP Web Developer
15 91 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
16 90 (3.10%) Junior Developer
16 90 (3.10%) Software Engineer
17 84 (2.89%) Architect
18 79 (2.72%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1151 (39.59%) HTML
2 1044 (35.91%) CSS
3 526 (18.09%) Symfony
4 520 (17.89%) jQuery
5 461 (15.86%) LAMP
6 456 (15.69%) AngularJS
7 437 (15.03%) HTML5
8 424 (14.59%) Laravel
9 376 (12.93%) Node.js
10 290 (9.98%) .NET
11 286 (9.84%) CSS3
12 264 (9.08%) React
13 247 (8.50%) Sass
14 228 (7.84%) REST
15 194 (6.67%) XML
16 193 (6.64%) RESTful
17 180 (6.19%) Web Services
18 157 (5.40%) SOAP
19 155 (5.33%) JSON
20 126 (4.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 230 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 222 (7.64%) User Experience
3 203 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 149 (5.13%) Fintech
5 131 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 126 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
7 86 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
8 47 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 37 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 29 (1.00%) Digital Media
14 26 (0.89%) Social Media
15 25 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.79%) Data Centre
17 21 (0.72%) Data Structures
17 21 (0.72%) Management Information System
18 20 (0.69%) e-Learning
18 20 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 824 (28.35%) Linux
2 198 (6.81%) Windows
3 136 (4.68%) Unix
4 123 (4.23%) Android
5 122 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 100 (3.44%) CentOS
7 75 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 48 (1.65%) Debian
9 33 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.89%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.48%) Solaris
12 12 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.38%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.38%) FreeBSD
13 11 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.28%) SUSE
16 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 632 (21.74%) Web Development
3 526 (18.09%) MVC
4 522 (17.96%) TDD
5 440 (15.14%) OO
6 422 (14.52%) DevOps
7 349 (12.01%) Scrum
8 341 (11.73%) OOP
9 330 (11.35%) Front End Development
10 304 (10.46%) E-Commerce
11 297 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 293 (10.08%) Software Engineering
13 278 (9.56%) Open Source
14 274 (9.43%) Microservices
15 253 (8.70%) Test Automation
16 222 (7.64%) BDD
16 222 (7.64%) Mentoring
17 169 (5.81%) Analytics
18 154 (5.30%) SDLC
19 141 (4.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1507 (51.84%) JavaScript
2 910 (31.30%) Java
3 672 (23.12%) Python
4 532 (18.30%) SQL
5 330 (11.35%) C#
6 315 (10.84%) Ruby
7 198 (6.81%) Bash Shell
8 184 (6.33%) Perl
9 181 (6.23%) C++
10 120 (4.13%) PHP 7
11 107 (3.68%) Scala
12 97 (3.34%) PHP 5
13 89 (3.06%) Go
14 76 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 70 (2.41%) C
16 59 (2.03%) ES6
17 40 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 30 (1.03%) R
20 27 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 343 (11.80%) Degree
2 144 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.55%) CISSP
7 14 (0.48%) CCNA
8 8 (0.28%) GIAC
8 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.28%) SANS
9 7 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.24%) SSCP
10 6 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.21%) CCNP
10 6 (0.21%) CISM
10 6 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (0.21%) MCSE
10 6 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.68%) QA
2 29 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.45%) WAI
4 12 (0.41%) SLA
5 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.21%) GCP
6 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.14%) GDPR
8 3 (0.10%) DICOM
8 3 (0.10%) HL7
9 2 (0.069%) WCAG
10 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.034%) FATCA
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 263 (9.05%) Docker
2 68 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.65%) KVM
4 17 (0.58%) NFS
5 13 (0.45%) vSphere
6 12 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.38%) Postfix
8 10 (0.34%) BIND 9
8 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.34%) Kamailio
8 10 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.28%) Varnish
10 8 (0.28%) Xen
11 7 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 227 (7.81%) Puppet
2 188 (6.47%) Ansible
3 140 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (2.86%) Nagios
5 80 (2.75%) Kubernetes
6 56 (1.93%) Terraform
7 50 (1.72%) ZABBIX
8 38 (1.31%) Kibana
9 28 (0.96%) Salt
10 25 (0.86%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.41%) cPanel
11 12 (0.41%) vRealize
12 10 (0.34%) Cacti
12 10 (0.34%) logstash
12 10 (0.34%) Munin
13 9 (0.31%) Packer
14 5 (0.17%) Marathon
14 5 (0.17%) Mesos
14 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 252 (8.67%) Zend
2 133 (4.58%) Oracle
3 119 (4.09%) Google
4 101 (3.47%) Microsoft
5 91 (3.13%) VMware
6 85 (2.92%) Adobe
7 62 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 51 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 41 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (1.14%) New Relic
11 28 (0.96%) IBM
12 27 (0.93%) Splunk
13 25 (0.86%) Facebook
13 25 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 25 (0.86%) WooCommerce
14 22 (0.76%) Cisco
15 21 (0.72%) Rackspace
16 20 (0.69%) Apple
17 17 (0.58%) Demandware
18 16 (0.55%) RedGate