Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 109 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 626 1,663 2,435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.01% 2.97% 3.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 5.30% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 618 1,516 2,231
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 12,694 31,359 39,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.96% 56.00% 57.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10,623 26,193 32,454
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +38 183 £60,000 - 38
East London +18 25 £49,971 -0.06% 13
West London -10 23 £47,500 -9.52% 18
North London +30 7 £42,680 -22.40% 3
South London +15 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 321 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 228 (36.42%) CSS
3 223 (35.62%) HTML
4 202 (32.27%) MySQL
5 171 (27.32%) AWS
6 167 (26.68%) Git (software)
7 155 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (24.12%) Laravel
9 145 (23.16%) Python
10 140 (22.36%) Docker
11 127 (20.29%) Linux
12 118 (18.85%) Java
13 113 (18.05%) DevOps
14 109 (17.41%) React
15 103 (16.45%) Vue.js
16 102 (16.29%) TDD
16 102 (16.29%) Symfony
17 96 (15.34%) Web Development
18 93 (14.86%) Kubernetes
19 90 (14.38%) Node.js
20 88 (14.06%) OO
21 81 (12.94%) SQL
21 81 (12.94%) jQuery
21 81 (12.94%) AngularJS
22 77 (12.30%) MVC
23 75 (11.98%) HTML5
24 74 (11.82%) E-Commerce
25 73 (11.66%) User Experience
26 69 (11.02%) Finance
26 69 (11.02%) Software Engineering

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 50 (7.99%) WordPress
2 42 (6.71%) Apache
3 32 (5.11%) CMS
3 32 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (5.11%) Moodle
4 22 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (3.35%) Drupal
6 20 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.56%) nginx
8 12 (1.92%) Confluence
9 9 (1.44%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.28%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.64%) JBoss
11 4 (0.64%) Resin
11 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.48%) IIS
12 3 (0.48%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.32%) Inkscape
4 2 (0.32%) Sketch
5 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 48 (7.67%) Magento
2 15 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (1.76%) Shopify
4 4 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 171 (27.32%) AWS
2 60 (9.58%) Azure
3 32 (5.11%) GCP
4 28 (4.47%) GitHub
5 23 (3.67%) Datadog
6 22 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 20 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (3.19%) SaaS
8 16 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 15 (2.40%) Serverless
10 14 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.92%) npm
12 7 (1.12%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.96%) Cloudflare
14 5 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.64%) Heroku
16 3 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.88%) Firewall
2 13 (2.08%) SSH
2 13 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.44%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.80%) DNS
4 5 (0.80%) Internet
4 5 (0.80%) Intranet
5 4 (0.64%) SNMP
6 3 (0.48%) HTTP
6 3 (0.48%) Skype
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) AMQP
7 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) Junos
7 2 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.32%) VPLS
8 1 (0.16%) SMTP
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (32.27%) MySQL
2 41 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (6.23%) Big Data
3 39 (6.23%) NoSQL
4 34 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.83%) SQL Server
7 22 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.92%) MariaDB
8 12 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 12 (1.92%) Redis
9 11 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.96%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.64%) MS Access
13 4 (0.64%) SQLite
14 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 167 (26.68%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.79%) Jenkins
3 48 (7.67%) JIRA
4 28 (4.47%) webpack
5 24 (3.83%) GitLab
6 23 (3.67%) eggPlant
6 23 (3.67%) Locust
7 19 (3.04%) PHPUnit
8 16 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.92%) Subversion
10 8 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.12%) gulp
12 6 (0.96%) Grunt
12 6 (0.96%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.80%) Postman
14 4 (0.64%) Gatling
14 4 (0.64%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.64%) PhpStorm
General
1 69 (11.02%) Finance
2 31 (4.95%) Marketing
3 29 (4.63%) Retail
4 19 (3.04%) Legal
5 14 (2.24%) Games
6 13 (2.08%) Publishing
7 10 (1.60%) Back Office
8 9 (1.44%) Banking
8 9 (1.44%) Law
9 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.96%) Advertising
10 6 (0.96%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.64%) Front Office
11 4 (0.64%) German Language
12 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 444 (70.93%) Developer
2 243 (38.82%) PHP Developer
3 103 (16.45%) Senior Developer
4 81 (12.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 73 (11.66%) Senior PHP Developer
6 38 (6.07%) Magento Developer
7 34 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 30 (4.79%) React Developer
9 28 (4.47%) Lead Developer
9 28 (4.47%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 27 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 27 (4.31%) Moodle Developer
11 24 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (3.83%) Web Developer
12 21 (3.35%) Backend Developer
13 19 (3.04%) PHP Software Engineer
14 17 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.72%) Java Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (2.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (36.42%) CSS
2 223 (35.62%) HTML
3 151 (24.12%) Laravel
4 109 (17.41%) React
5 103 (16.45%) Vue.js
6 102 (16.29%) Symfony
7 90 (14.38%) Node.js
8 81 (12.94%) AngularJS
8 81 (12.94%) jQuery
9 75 (11.98%) HTML5
10 65 (10.38%) REST
10 65 (10.38%) Sass
11 56 (8.95%) CSS3
12 50 (7.99%) .NET
13 48 (7.67%) LAMP
14 33 (5.27%) RESTful
15 28 (4.47%) Web Services
16 25 (3.99%) React Native
16 25 (3.99%) Redux
17 21 (3.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.66%) User Experience
2 35 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.43%) e-Learning
4 28 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.24%) Derivative
7 14 (2.24%) SCORM
8 11 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.80%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.80%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.64%) NHS
12 4 (0.64%) W3C
13 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.48%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 127 (20.29%) Linux
2 22 (3.51%) Unix
3 15 (2.40%) Windows
4 14 (2.24%) CentOS
5 13 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.12%) Android
8 6 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.64%) Solaris
9 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.32%) Debian
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.05%) DevOps
3 102 (16.29%) TDD
4 96 (15.34%) Web Development
5 88 (14.06%) OO
6 77 (12.30%) MVC
7 74 (11.82%) E-Commerce
8 69 (11.02%) Software Engineering
9 60 (9.58%) OOP
10 59 (9.42%) Microservices
11 58 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (7.83%) OO PHP
13 46 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (7.19%) Computer Science
15 42 (6.71%) Front End Development
16 39 (6.23%) Scrum
16 39 (6.23%) Test Automation
17 38 (6.07%) Mentoring
18 35 (5.59%) Artificial Intelligence
19 34 (5.43%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 321 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 145 (23.16%) Python
3 118 (18.85%) Java
4 81 (12.94%) SQL
5 65 (10.38%) C#
6 40 (6.39%) Go
7 32 (5.11%) PHP 7
8 26 (4.15%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.83%) Ruby
10 22 (3.51%) ES6
11 21 (3.35%) Perl
11 21 (3.35%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.19%) C++
13 15 (2.40%) Scala
14 11 (1.76%) C
14 11 (1.76%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.80%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (9.27%) Degree
2 40 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.12%) RHCE
4 4 (0.64%) PhD
5 3 (0.48%) HND
6 2 (0.32%) CISSP
6 2 (0.32%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.32%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.32%) MCSE
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.32%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.16%) CCIE
7 1 (0.16%) CCNA
7 1 (0.16%) CCNP
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.16%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) SEPA
3 2 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (22.36%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.16%) LXC
6 1 (0.16%) Varnish
6 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 93 (14.86%) Kubernetes
2 48 (7.67%) Terraform
3 30 (4.79%) Ansible
4 22 (3.51%) ZABBIX
5 20 (3.19%) Grafana
6 12 (1.92%) Netcool
6 12 (1.92%) Opsview
7 9 (1.44%) Nagios
7 9 (1.44%) Rundeck
8 8 (1.28%) Kibana
8 8 (1.28%) logstash
9 7 (1.12%) Icinga
10 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.80%) Puppet
12 4 (0.64%) Rancher
13 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.32%) Scalr
15 1 (0.16%) Mesos
15 1 (0.16%) PowerCLI
15 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (4.79%) Google
1 30 (4.79%) Zend
2 28 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.24%) Oracle
4 14 (2.24%) Sony
5 13 (2.08%) Dynatrace
6 12 (1.92%) AppDynamics
6 12 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.92%) SevOne
6 12 (1.92%) TOWER Software
7 8 (1.28%) Adobe
8 6 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.80%) Apple
9 5 (0.80%) ATG
9 5 (0.80%) Netlify
10 4 (0.64%) VMware
11 3 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.48%) Siebel
11 3 (0.48%) Spotify