Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 99 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 957 1,889 2,536
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.09% 3.24% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 5.78% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,673 2,297
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 17,884 32,688 40,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.81% 56.15% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14,772 27,527 33,264
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
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 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +31 272 £60,000 - 19
West London -13 56 £52,500 - 4
East London +30 45 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South London +19 17 £60,000 +20.00%
North London -1 3 £70,000 +16.67% 5
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 460 (48.07%) JavaScript
2 360 (37.62%) HTML
3 334 (34.90%) CSS
4 297 (31.03%) MySQL
5 291 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (24.87%) Git (software)
7 215 (22.47%) Java
8 208 (21.73%) Laravel
9 203 (21.21%) Docker
10 193 (20.17%) Python
11 179 (18.70%) AWS
12 170 (17.76%) React
13 161 (16.82%) User Experience
14 159 (16.61%) Linux
15 156 (16.30%) SQL
16 153 (15.99%) Symfony
17 150 (15.67%) TDD
17 150 (15.67%) HTML5
18 137 (14.32%) Web Development
19 136 (14.21%) OO
19 136 (14.21%) Node.js
20 132 (13.79%) Finance
21 126 (13.17%) DevOps
22 121 (12.64%) MVC
23 112 (11.70%) Degree
24 110 (11.49%) E-Commerce
25 109 (11.39%) OOP
26 104 (10.87%) Software Engineering
26 104 (10.87%) jQuery
27 103 (10.76%) CSS3

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 71 (7.42%) CMS
2 68 (7.11%) WordPress
3 59 (6.17%) Apache
4 32 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (3.13%) Drupal
5 30 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.61%) nginx
7 19 (1.99%) Moodle
8 17 (1.78%) Confluence
9 16 (1.67%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.42%) JBoss
12 4 (0.42%) Resin
12 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.31%) IIS
14 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.21%) Kentico
14 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.46%) Sketch
3 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.31%) InVision
7 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.21%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.10%) Figma
8 1 (0.10%) Marvel
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 79 (8.25%) Magento
2 20 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (1.67%) Shopify
4 5 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.10%) Eikon
8 1 (0.10%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 179 (18.70%) AWS
2 55 (5.75%) Azure
3 47 (4.91%) SaaS
4 37 (3.87%) GitHub
5 36 (3.76%) GCP
6 19 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (1.78%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.46%) npm
10 13 (1.36%) Google Analytics
11 10 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.94%) Serverless
13 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.42%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.42%) PaaS
15 3 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
15 3 (0.31%) Heroku
15 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.72%) Firewall
2 23 (2.40%) Internet
3 15 (1.57%) Intranet
4 13 (1.36%) DNS
5 12 (1.25%) HTTP
6 10 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.63%) VPN
8 5 (0.52%) SSH
9 4 (0.42%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.21%) FTP
10 2 (0.21%) Junos
10 2 (0.21%) MPLS
10 2 (0.21%) SMS
10 2 (0.21%) VPLS
11 1 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.10%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.10%) HSRP
11 1 (0.10%) Multicast
11 1 (0.10%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (31.03%) MySQL
2 70 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 62 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 60 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (5.54%) Big Data
6 49 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 42 (4.39%) SQL Server
8 31 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (2.61%) MariaDB
10 21 (2.19%) Hadoop
11 20 (2.09%) Redis
12 14 (1.46%) CouchDB
12 14 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.36%) Neo4j
14 11 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.73%) MS Access
16 7 (0.73%) Presto
Development Applications
1 238 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 56 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.70%) webpack
4 38 (3.97%) JIRA
4 38 (3.97%) PHPUnit
5 28 (2.93%) Bitbucket
6 22 (2.30%) Subversion
7 17 (1.78%) GitLab
7 17 (1.78%) Maven
8 16 (1.67%) Calabash
8 16 (1.67%) Charles Proxy
9 14 (1.46%) Vagrant
10 12 (1.25%) Appium
10 12 (1.25%) PhpStorm
11 11 (1.15%) Balsamiq
11 11 (1.15%) gulp
11 11 (1.15%) Selenium
11 11 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.15%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 132 (13.79%) Finance
2 70 (7.31%) Marketing
3 55 (5.75%) Retail
4 34 (3.55%) Games
4 34 (3.55%) Legal
5 26 (2.72%) Back Office
6 17 (1.78%) Banking
7 15 (1.57%) Advertising
8 14 (1.46%) Law
9 9 (0.94%) Front Office
9 9 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.73%) Russian Language
11 6 (0.63%) Public Sector
11 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) Billing
13 4 (0.42%) German Language
14 3 (0.31%) iGaming
14 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 671 (70.11%) Developer
2 352 (36.78%) PHP Developer
3 153 (15.99%) Senior Developer
4 118 (12.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 101 (10.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 51 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 51 (5.33%) Magento Developer
7 42 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (3.97%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 37 (3.87%) Technical Leader
9 37 (3.87%) Web Developer
10 36 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 33 (3.45%) Lead Developer
11 33 (3.45%) React Developer
11 33 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 31 (3.24%) Junior
13 30 (3.13%) Junior Developer
14 28 (2.93%) Java Developer
15 22 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
16 20 (2.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (37.62%) HTML
2 334 (34.90%) CSS
3 208 (21.73%) Laravel
4 170 (17.76%) React
5 153 (15.99%) Symfony
6 150 (15.67%) HTML5
7 136 (14.21%) Node.js
8 104 (10.87%) jQuery
9 103 (10.76%) CSS3
10 98 (10.24%) AngularJS
11 94 (9.82%) Sass
12 89 (9.30%) Vue.js
13 82 (8.57%) .NET
14 80 (8.36%) REST
15 71 (7.42%) LAMP
16 61 (6.37%) React Native
17 49 (5.12%) RESTful
18 41 (4.28%) Redux
19 35 (3.66%) Web Services
20 31 (3.24%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 161 (16.82%) User Experience
2 91 (9.51%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
6 22 (2.30%) e-Learning
7 15 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
8 14 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.25%) Replication
9 12 (1.25%) SCORM
10 11 (1.15%) Contract for Difference
11 10 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.73%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.63%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.63%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (16.61%) Linux
2 54 (5.64%) Android
3 40 (4.18%) Apple iOS
4 32 (3.34%) Unix
5 25 (2.61%) CentOS
6 21 (2.19%) Windows
7 19 (1.99%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (15.67%) TDD
3 137 (14.32%) Web Development
4 136 (14.21%) OO
5 126 (13.17%) DevOps
6 121 (12.64%) MVC
7 110 (11.49%) E-Commerce
8 109 (11.39%) OOP
9 104 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 96 (10.03%) Computer Science
11 93 (9.72%) Test Automation
12 92 (9.61%) Microservices
13 89 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
14 77 (8.05%) Front End Development
15 72 (7.52%) Mentoring
16 70 (7.31%) Scrum
17 67 (7.00%) OO PHP
18 54 (5.64%) SOLID
19 53 (5.54%) Analytics
19 53 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 460 (48.07%) JavaScript
2 215 (22.47%) Java
3 193 (20.17%) Python
4 156 (16.30%) SQL
5 78 (8.15%) C#
6 60 (6.27%) Ruby
7 59 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 55 (5.75%) ES6
9 54 (5.64%) PHP 7
10 48 (5.02%) Go
11 39 (4.08%) Scala
12 38 (3.97%) Perl
13 34 (3.55%) C++
14 33 (3.45%) TypeScript
15 24 (2.51%) C
15 24 (2.51%) Kotlin
16 23 (2.40%) PHP 5
17 19 (1.99%) Java 8
18 17 (1.78%) PowerShell
18 17 (1.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (11.70%) Degree
2 69 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.04%) RHCE
4 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.31%) CISSP
4 3 (0.31%) CREST Certified
4 3 (0.31%) CSSLP
4 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) CCIE
6 1 (0.10%) CCNA
6 1 (0.10%) CCNP
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.10%) HND
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.64%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) SEPA
3 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.42%) GDPR
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 203 (21.21%) Docker
2 9 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.21%) Varnish
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.10%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) KVM
6 1 (0.10%) LXC
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 85 (8.88%) Kubernetes
2 35 (3.66%) Ansible
3 30 (3.13%) Terraform
4 17 (1.78%) Kibana
5 13 (1.36%) Netcool
5 13 (1.36%) Opsview
6 10 (1.04%) Icinga
6 10 (1.04%) logstash
6 10 (1.04%) Rundeck
6 10 (1.04%) ZABBIX
7 9 (0.94%) Nagios
8 8 (0.84%) Puppet
9 5 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.52%) Fluentd
9 5 (0.52%) Grafana
10 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.31%) cPanel
12 2 (0.21%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 67 (7.00%) Zend
2 53 (5.54%) Google
3 47 (4.91%) Oracle
4 44 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 27 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 26 (2.72%) Adobe
7 14 (1.46%) Sony
8 13 (1.36%) AppDynamics
8 13 (1.36%) Dynatrace
8 13 (1.36%) SevOne
8 13 (1.36%) TOWER Software
9 10 (1.04%) New Relic
10 9 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.73%) EXASOL
12 7 (0.73%) hybris
12 7 (0.73%) Spotify
12 7 (0.73%) VMware
13 6 (0.63%) Netlify
13 6 (0.63%) SaltStack