Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 89 71
Rank change year-on-year -31 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,399 2,205 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.74% 3.50% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 6.12% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,202 1,793 2,518
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 28,680 36,034 38,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.25% 57.27% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,883 30,185 32,332
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
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 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -19 320 £62,500 +4.17% 113
West London -14 100 £55,000 +10.00% 63
South London -18 48 £60,000 +23.08% 8
East London +31 45 £60,000 +9.09% 45
North London -2 13 £55,000 +37.50% 11
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 778 (55.61%) JavaScript
2 534 (38.17%) HTML
3 481 (34.38%) CSS
4 480 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
5 397 (28.38%) MySQL
6 359 (25.66%) Python
7 358 (25.59%) Java
8 339 (24.23%) Git (software)
9 307 (21.94%) Docker
10 305 (21.80%) SQL
11 272 (19.44%) AWS
12 269 (19.23%) Symfony
13 252 (18.01%) React
14 242 (17.30%) Laravel
15 228 (16.30%) Node.js
16 225 (16.08%) HTML5
17 223 (15.94%) DevOps
18 215 (15.37%) TDD
19 212 (15.15%) OO
20 203 (14.51%) OOP
21 202 (14.44%) C#
22 196 (14.01%) Linux
23 192 (13.72%) Computer Science
24 191 (13.65%) Software Engineering
24 191 (13.65%) Degree
25 187 (13.37%) Web Development
26 177 (12.65%) MVC
27 176 (12.58%) Finance
28 173 (12.37%) jQuery
29 168 (12.01%) AngularJS

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 88 (6.29%) WordPress
2 80 (5.72%) CMS
2 80 (5.72%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (4.65%) Drupal
4 42 (3.00%) Apache
5 34 (2.43%) Apache Spark
6 28 (2.00%) nginx
7 16 (1.14%) Confluence
8 11 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.50%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.43%) Hyperledger
10 6 (0.43%) IIS
10 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.21%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.071%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.64%) Sketch
4 5 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) InVision
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.071%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.071%) Figma
7 1 (0.071%) GIMP
7 1 (0.071%) InDesign
7 1 (0.071%) Marvel
7 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (8.08%) Magento
2 29 (2.07%) Shopify
3 10 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.43%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.071%) Eikon
7 1 (0.071%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 1 (0.071%) RMDS
7 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 272 (19.44%) AWS
2 118 (8.43%) Azure
3 80 (5.72%) SaaS
4 43 (3.07%) GCP
4 43 (3.07%) GitHub
5 42 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
7 24 (1.72%) IaaS
7 24 (1.72%) Serverless
8 22 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 22 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (1.43%) Google Analytics
10 19 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.36%) CloudFront
11 18 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.00%) npm
13 11 (0.79%) PaaS
13 11 (0.79%) Power Platform
13 11 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.22%) Internet
2 26 (1.86%) DNS
3 21 (1.50%) Firewall
3 21 (1.50%) HTTP
4 20 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 12 (0.86%) SSL
7 9 (0.64%) Intranet
8 8 (0.57%) PBX
9 7 (0.50%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.50%) SSH
10 6 (0.43%) SMS
10 6 (0.43%) VPN
11 4 (0.29%) DHCP
12 2 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.14%) LAN
12 2 (0.14%) VoIP
12 2 (0.14%) WAN
13 1 (0.071%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 1 (0.071%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (28.38%) MySQL
2 112 (8.01%) Relational Database
3 99 (7.08%) SQL Server
4 79 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 79 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (4.86%) MongoDB
6 41 (2.93%) Big Data
7 37 (2.64%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (1.93%) Apache Hive
9 27 (1.93%) Redis
10 20 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
11 19 (1.36%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.00%) Blockchain
13 11 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.57%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 339 (24.23%) Git (software)
2 72 (5.15%) PHPUnit
3 71 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 53 (3.79%) JIRA
5 47 (3.36%) Subversion
6 36 (2.57%) Bitbucket
7 30 (2.14%) Maven
8 27 (1.93%) webpack
9 24 (1.72%) Calabash
9 24 (1.72%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.64%) Charles Proxy
10 23 (1.64%) gulp
10 23 (1.64%) Selenium
11 20 (1.43%) Appium
12 17 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.14%) GitLab
14 15 (1.07%) Xcode
15 11 (0.79%) Gatling
15 11 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 176 (12.58%) Finance
2 103 (7.36%) Marketing
3 79 (5.65%) Retail
4 52 (3.72%) Games
5 39 (2.79%) Advertising
6 34 (2.43%) Front Office
7 32 (2.29%) Banking
8 30 (2.14%) Billing
9 22 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.50%) Legal
11 20 (1.43%) Law
12 17 (1.22%) Back Office
13 12 (0.86%) Publishing
14 9 (0.64%) Automotive
14 9 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.64%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.57%) Russian Language
16 5 (0.36%) Public Sector
17 3 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 967 (69.12%) Developer
2 477 (34.10%) PHP Developer
3 240 (17.16%) Senior Developer
4 136 (9.72%) Senior PHP Developer
5 117 (8.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 87 (6.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 76 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 72 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 63 (4.50%) Web Developer
10 62 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 59 (4.22%) Magento Developer
12 57 (4.07%) Junior
13 54 (3.86%) React Developer
14 52 (3.72%) Lead Developer
15 50 (3.57%) Junior Developer
15 50 (3.57%) Symfony Developer
16 47 (3.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
17 42 (3.00%) Java Developer
18 40 (2.86%) Graduate
19 38 (2.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (38.17%) HTML
2 481 (34.38%) CSS
3 269 (19.23%) Symfony
4 252 (18.01%) React
5 242 (17.30%) Laravel
6 228 (16.30%) Node.js
7 225 (16.08%) HTML5
8 173 (12.37%) jQuery
9 168 (12.01%) AngularJS
10 131 (9.36%) Vue.js
11 119 (8.51%) .NET
12 116 (8.29%) CSS3
13 112 (8.01%) RESTful
14 111 (7.93%) LAMP
15 98 (7.01%) React Native
16 89 (6.36%) Sass
16 89 (6.36%) XML
17 82 (5.86%) REST
18 65 (4.65%) JSON
19 64 (4.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.79%) User Experience
2 100 (7.15%) Mobile App
3 94 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (2.07%) Replication
8 22 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.57%) Blog
8 22 (1.57%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.00%) Cloud Native
13 12 (0.86%) Equities
13 12 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
14 10 (0.71%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
15 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 196 (14.01%) Linux
2 66 (4.72%) Android
3 60 (4.29%) Windows
4 57 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.93%) Unix
6 19 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.22%) VMS
8 15 (1.07%) CentOS
9 13 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.57%) Debian
10 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.50%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.21%) Fedora
14 2 (0.14%) VyOS
15 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (15.94%) DevOps
3 215 (15.37%) TDD
4 212 (15.15%) OO
5 203 (14.51%) OOP
6 192 (13.72%) Computer Science
7 191 (13.65%) Software Engineering
8 187 (13.37%) Web Development
9 177 (12.65%) MVC
10 159 (11.37%) Microservices
11 142 (10.15%) E-Commerce
12 136 (9.72%) Mentoring
13 130 (9.29%) Test Automation
14 126 (9.01%) Scrum
15 123 (8.79%) Front End Development
16 116 (8.29%) Analytics
17 106 (7.58%) Open Source
18 105 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
19 73 (5.22%) Unit Testing
20 70 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 778 (55.61%) JavaScript
2 359 (25.66%) Python
3 358 (25.59%) Java
4 305 (21.80%) SQL
5 202 (14.44%) C#
6 125 (8.93%) Ruby
7 93 (6.65%) TypeScript
8 84 (6.00%) ES6
9 74 (5.29%) Scala
10 71 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 63 (4.50%) Perl
12 57 (4.07%) Kotlin
13 51 (3.65%) Go
14 49 (3.50%) PHP 7
15 38 (2.72%) T-SQL
16 34 (2.43%) PHP 5
17 33 (2.36%) Java 8
18 30 (2.14%) C
18 30 (2.14%) VBA
19 27 (1.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 191 (13.65%) Degree
2 119 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.22%) MCSD
3 17 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.50%) CEH
5 7 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (0.50%) CISSP
5 7 (0.50%) OSCP
6 1 (0.071%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.071%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.43%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) GDPR
3 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.071%) WAI
6 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 307 (21.94%) Docker
2 7 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.21%) iptables
5 2 (0.14%) Postfix
5 2 (0.14%) Varnish
6 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 93 (6.65%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.57%) Terraform
3 38 (2.72%) Ansible
4 20 (1.43%) Puppet
5 16 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.57%) Fluentd
8 8 (0.57%) Grafana
9 7 (0.50%) Nessus
9 7 (0.50%) Nmap
10 6 (0.43%) Kibana
10 6 (0.43%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.29%) Mesos
12 3 (0.21%) cPanel
12 3 (0.21%) FreeIPA
12 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.21%) Nagios
13 2 (0.14%) Icinga
Vendors
1 110 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.58%) Zend
3 82 (5.86%) Oracle
4 75 (5.36%) Google
5 26 (1.86%) Adobe
6 20 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.00%) IBM
10 12 (0.86%) hybris
11 11 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.71%) New Relic
12 10 (0.71%) Sony
13 8 (0.57%) VMware
14 7 (0.50%) Netsparker
14 7 (0.50%) Qualys
14 7 (0.50%) Tableau
15 6 (0.43%) Infobright
15 6 (0.43%) Percona
16 5 (0.36%) Facebook