Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 -22
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,523 2,392 2,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.78% 3.52% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 6.15% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,322 2,085 2,337
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 30,676 38,882 41,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.09% 57.28% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25,586 32,149 32,412
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -29 345 £62,500 +13.64% 90
West London +2 102 £52,500 +4.71% 58
South London -18 46 £57,500 +9.52% 4
East London +10 32 £50,000 +5.26% 43
North London +1 11 £55,000 +22.22% 8
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 820 (53.84%) JavaScript
2 556 (36.51%) HTML
3 555 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
4 500 (32.83%) MySQL
5 488 (32.04%) CSS
6 431 (28.30%) Python
7 366 (24.03%) Java
8 331 (21.73%) AWS
9 311 (20.42%) Docker
10 300 (19.70%) Node.js
11 295 (19.37%) Git (software)
12 283 (18.58%) Symfony
13 277 (18.19%) Linux
14 274 (17.99%) DevOps
15 261 (17.14%) Laravel
16 259 (17.01%) Web Development
17 238 (15.63%) SQL
18 235 (15.43%) React
19 229 (15.04%) Software Engineering
20 223 (14.64%) AngularJS
21 212 (13.92%) jQuery
22 201 (13.20%) C#
22 201 (13.20%) OO
23 188 (12.34%) Microservices
24 187 (12.28%) Degree
25 183 (12.02%) MVC
26 179 (11.75%) OOP
27 174 (11.42%) HTML5
28 172 (11.29%) TDD
29 164 (10.77%) Computer Science

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
1 152 (9.98%) WordPress
2 112 (7.35%) Drupal
3 107 (7.03%) CMS
4 81 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
5 77 (5.06%) Apache
6 40 (2.63%) nginx
7 19 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.05%) IIS
10 14 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.79%) Confluence
11 12 (0.79%) Ethereum
12 11 (0.72%) Hyperledger
13 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.59%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.33%) JCAPS
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.39%) GIMP
5 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.33%) Sketch
7 4 (0.26%) InDesign
8 1 (0.066%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 82 (5.38%) Magento
2 19 (1.25%) Shopify
3 18 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.72%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.26%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.20%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.066%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.066%) Odoo
8 1 (0.066%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 331 (21.73%) AWS
2 109 (7.16%) Azure
3 84 (5.52%) SaaS
4 79 (5.19%) Serverless
5 73 (4.79%) GitHub
6 66 (4.33%) GCP
7 62 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
8 57 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (2.36%) Amazon S3
11 34 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (1.71%) Office 365
14 25 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (1.64%) PaaS
15 24 (1.58%) IaaS
15 24 (1.58%) npm
16 21 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
16 21 (1.38%) Google Analytics
17 16 (1.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.33%) Internet
2 36 (2.36%) Firewall
3 27 (1.77%) HTTP
4 25 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.51%) DNS
6 20 (1.31%) SSL
7 13 (0.85%) SSH
8 9 (0.59%) VPN
9 8 (0.53%) DHCP
9 8 (0.53%) IPFS
9 8 (0.53%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 7 (0.46%) Broadband
10 7 (0.46%) FTP
10 7 (0.46%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.46%) SMS
10 7 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (0.39%) Intranet
11 6 (0.39%) SMTP
11 6 (0.39%) Wireless
12 5 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (32.83%) MySQL
2 110 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 77 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 76 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
5 74 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 62 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 53 (3.48%) Redis
8 37 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.30%) Big Data
10 30 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.97%) MariaDB
11 26 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
12 24 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (1.25%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 16 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.66%) Presto
18 9 (0.59%) BigQuery
19 8 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 295 (19.37%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.81%) JIRA
4 55 (3.61%) Subversion
5 46 (3.02%) PHPUnit
6 35 (2.30%) webpack
7 31 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 30 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.90%) gulp
10 25 (1.64%) Selenium
11 21 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.38%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.18%) Grunt
14 15 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.92%) Appium
15 14 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (0.85%) PostCSS
16 13 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 150 (9.85%) Finance
2 111 (7.29%) Marketing
3 92 (6.04%) Retail
4 66 (4.33%) Games
5 62 (4.07%) Law
6 56 (3.68%) Banking
7 45 (2.95%) Advertising
8 27 (1.77%) Front Office
9 26 (1.71%) Publishing
10 24 (1.58%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.79%) Public Sector
12 11 (0.72%) Billing
12 11 (0.72%) Legal
12 11 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.53%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.39%) Back Office
15 5 (0.33%) Digital Economy
15 5 (0.33%) Electronics
16 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,047 (68.75%) Developer
2 510 (33.49%) PHP Developer
3 241 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 117 (7.68%) Senior PHP Developer
5 103 (6.76%) Software Developer
6 100 (6.57%) Software Engineer
7 98 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 89 (5.84%) Web Developer
9 75 (4.92%) Junior
10 71 (4.66%) Backend Developer
11 70 (4.60%) Drupal Developer
12 67 (4.40%) Junior Developer
13 63 (4.14%) Lead Developer
14 61 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
15 60 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
16 58 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 57 (3.74%) Graduate
17 57 (3.74%) Python Developer
18 55 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
18 55 (3.61%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (36.51%) HTML
2 488 (32.04%) CSS
3 300 (19.70%) Node.js
4 283 (18.58%) Symfony
5 261 (17.14%) Laravel
6 235 (15.43%) React
7 223 (14.64%) AngularJS
8 212 (13.92%) jQuery
9 174 (11.42%) HTML5
10 148 (9.72%) .NET
11 131 (8.60%) LAMP
11 131 (8.60%) Vue.js
12 124 (8.14%) RESTful
13 118 (7.75%) REST
14 82 (5.38%) Sass
15 81 (5.32%) Web Services
16 78 (5.12%) XML
17 76 (4.99%) JSON
18 74 (4.86%) CSS3
19 66 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.57%) User Experience
2 69 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (3.15%) Algorithms
6 27 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 24 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (1.51%) Replication
9 22 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.44%) Social Media
10 20 (1.31%) Cloud Native
11 13 (0.85%) Clustering
12 11 (0.72%) Bitcoin
12 11 (0.72%) Blog
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.59%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.53%) PMI
15 8 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 277 (18.19%) Linux
2 82 (5.38%) Windows
3 79 (5.19%) Unix
4 38 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.04%) CentOS
6 26 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.64%) Android
8 18 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.98%) Debian
10 11 (0.72%) VMS
11 9 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.26%) Fedora
13 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.13%) VyOS
15 1 (0.066%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.066%) SUSE
15 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (17.99%) DevOps
3 259 (17.01%) Web Development
4 229 (15.04%) Software Engineering
5 201 (13.20%) OO
6 188 (12.34%) Microservices
7 183 (12.02%) MVC
8 179 (11.75%) OOP
9 172 (11.29%) TDD
10 164 (10.77%) Computer Science
11 156 (10.24%) E-Commerce
12 144 (9.46%) Open Source
13 143 (9.39%) Scrum
14 138 (9.06%) Front End Development
14 138 (9.06%) Test Automation
15 132 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
16 118 (7.75%) Analytics
17 109 (7.16%) Mentoring
18 96 (6.30%) Unit Testing
19 93 (6.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 820 (53.84%) JavaScript
2 431 (28.30%) Python
3 366 (24.03%) Java
4 238 (15.63%) SQL
5 201 (13.20%) C#
6 136 (8.93%) Ruby
7 81 (5.32%) TypeScript
8 78 (5.12%) ES6
9 70 (4.60%) Scala
10 68 (4.46%) Go
11 67 (4.40%) Perl
12 59 (3.87%) Bash Shell
13 46 (3.02%) C++
14 44 (2.89%) PHP 7
15 40 (2.63%) PowerShell
16 37 (2.43%) C
17 31 (2.04%) VBA
18 24 (1.58%) Kotlin
18 24 (1.58%) PHP 5
19 20 (1.31%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 187 (12.28%) Degree
2 85 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.72%) MCSD
5 9 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.26%) CCNA
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.20%) CCNP
9 3 (0.20%) PhD
10 2 (0.13%) CWNA
10 2 (0.13%) HNC
10 2 (0.13%) HND
10 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.13%) SANS
11 1 (0.066%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.066%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.24%) QA
2 14 (0.92%) GDPR
3 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.26%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.066%) HL7
7 1 (0.066%) WAI
7 1 (0.066%) WCAG
System Software
1 311 (20.42%) Docker
2 17 (1.12%) Varnish
3 12 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.79%) iptables
4 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Postfix
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.066%) Firmware
7 1 (0.066%) HDFS
7 1 (0.066%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 136 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 83 (5.45%) Ansible
3 76 (4.99%) Terraform
4 56 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (3.02%) Puppet
6 13 (0.85%) Nagios
7 9 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 9 (0.59%) Rancher
8 6 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.33%) Consul
9 5 (0.33%) Packer
10 4 (0.26%) FreeIPA
10 4 (0.26%) Mesos
10 4 (0.26%) Sysdig
11 3 (0.20%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.066%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.066%) Marathon
13 1 (0.066%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 114 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.16%) Google
3 101 (6.63%) Oracle
4 80 (5.25%) Zend
5 25 (1.64%) Apple
6 24 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.05%) ServiceNow
8 15 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 14 (0.92%) Facebook
10 13 (0.85%) Adobe
10 13 (0.85%) IBM
10 13 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 12 (0.79%) SaltStack
12 11 (0.72%) SAP
13 10 (0.66%) VMware
14 9 (0.59%) HubSpot
14 9 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.59%) Zuora
15 8 (0.53%) Tableau
15 8 (0.53%) WooCommerce