Period
to 17 May 2021

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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 110 96
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -17
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,000 1,195 1,977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.98% 2.99% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 5.26% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 714 975 1,614
10th Percentile £34,475 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,188
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20,238 22,704 33,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.31% 56.71% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,379 19,003 28,306
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,243 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 May 2021.

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 May 2021. 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 -54 134 £65,000 +8.33% 61
West London -7 31 £42,500 -22.73% 20
South London +18 30 £65,000 +4.00% 2
East London +1 28 £65,000 +13.04% 17
North London +17 1 - - 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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.

1 596 (59.60%) JavaScript
2 377 (37.70%) HTML
3 367 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 345 (34.50%) Docker
5 331 (33.10%) CSS
6 327 (32.70%) MySQL
7 275 (27.50%) AWS
8 262 (26.20%) Git (software)
9 260 (26.00%) Node.js
10 230 (23.00%) Python
11 229 (22.90%) Laravel
12 218 (21.80%) React
13 206 (20.60%) DevOps
13 206 (20.60%) Symfony
14 205 (20.50%) Web Development
15 203 (20.30%) Social Skills
16 171 (17.10%) AngularJS
17 166 (16.60%) SQL
18 160 (16.00%) Vue.js
19 151 (15.10%) TypeScript
19 151 (15.10%) Linux
20 149 (14.90%) E-Commerce
21 148 (14.80%) WordPress
22 146 (14.60%) Java
23 145 (14.50%) Microservices
23 145 (14.50%) Kubernetes
24 139 (13.90%) Software Engineering
25 132 (13.20%) Front End Development
26 125 (12.50%) RESTful
27 113 (11.30%) Marketing

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
1 148 (14.80%) WordPress
2 100 (10.00%) CMS
3 78 (7.80%) Drupal
4 58 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
5 53 (5.30%) Apache
6 33 (3.30%) IIS
7 32 (3.20%) nginx
8 20 (2.00%) Confluence
9 16 (1.60%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.30%) ejabberd
11 13 (1.30%) EPiServer
12 12 (1.20%) Moodle
13 8 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.50%) SugarCRM
15 5 (0.50%) Traefik
16 4 (0.40%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 28 (2.80%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (0.90%) Sketch
3 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 44 (4.40%) Magento
2 29 (2.90%) Shopify
3 7 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 275 (27.50%) AWS
2 95 (9.50%) Azure
3 87 (8.70%) GitHub
3 87 (8.70%) SaaS
4 85 (8.50%) Serverless
5 68 (6.80%) GCP
6 50 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
7 41 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (4.00%) npm
9 31 (3.10%) Asana
10 30 (3.00%) Amazon S3
11 29 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (2.80%) Yarn
13 23 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
14 21 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 21 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (1.90%) Datadog
16 17 (1.70%) PaaS
17 16 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (1.60%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.10%) Firewall
2 27 (2.70%) HTTP
3 25 (2.50%) LAN
4 19 (1.90%) Internet
4 19 (1.90%) VPN
5 18 (1.80%) DNS
5 18 (1.80%) SNMP
6 16 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 15 (1.50%) BGP
8 14 (1.40%) Diameter Protocol
9 13 (1.30%) PBX
10 12 (1.20%) Intranet
10 12 (1.20%) WAN
11 10 (1.00%) SSH
12 8 (0.80%) VoIP
13 6 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.50%) IPv4
15 3 (0.30%) Extranet
15 3 (0.30%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (32.70%) MySQL
2 77 (7.70%) Relational Database
3 62 (6.20%) SQL Server
4 56 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 52 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (5.10%) Redis
8 42 (4.20%) Big Data
9 32 (3.20%) MariaDB
10 24 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (2.20%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.60%) Presto
14 13 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
15 12 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.90%) Power BI
17 7 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
18 6 (0.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 262 (26.20%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.20%) JIRA
3 47 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 42 (4.20%) Grunt
5 34 (3.40%) webpack
6 33 (3.30%) gulp
7 30 (3.00%) GitLab
8 25 (2.50%) PHPUnit
9 20 (2.00%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.90%) CasperJS
10 19 (1.90%) PhantomJS
10 19 (1.90%) Vagrant
11 17 (1.70%) Bitbucket
12 14 (1.40%) CircleCI
13 13 (1.30%) Cypress.io
14 9 (0.90%) Visual Studio Code
15 8 (0.80%) git-flow
15 8 (0.80%) Locust
16 7 (0.70%) Babel
16 7 (0.70%) Xdebug
General
1 203 (20.30%) Social Skills
2 113 (11.30%) Marketing
3 104 (10.40%) Finance
4 72 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.70%) Games
6 42 (4.20%) Retail
7 29 (2.90%) Advertising
8 27 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (1.70%) Publishing
10 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.30%) Multimedia
12 12 (1.20%) Banking
13 7 (0.70%) Back Office
13 7 (0.70%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.60%) Legal
15 4 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.40%) Local Government
16 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) Presentation Skills
17 2 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 668 (66.80%) Developer
2 261 (26.10%) PHP Developer
3 174 (17.40%) Senior Developer
4 123 (12.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 81 (8.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 77 (7.70%) Web Developer
7 58 (5.80%) Senior PHP Developer
8 53 (5.30%) Lead Developer
9 52 (5.20%) Software Engineer
10 43 (4.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 39 (3.90%) Backend Developer
11 39 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 34 (3.40%) E-Commerce Developer
12 34 (3.40%) React Developer
13 30 (3.00%) Lead PHP Developer
14 28 (2.80%) Junior
15 27 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
15 27 (2.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 26 (2.60%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 25 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (37.70%) HTML
2 331 (33.10%) CSS
3 260 (26.00%) Node.js
4 229 (22.90%) Laravel
5 218 (21.80%) React
6 206 (20.60%) Symfony
7 171 (17.10%) AngularJS
8 160 (16.00%) Vue.js
9 125 (12.50%) RESTful
10 110 (11.00%) HTML5
11 97 (9.70%) Sass
12 88 (8.80%) jQuery
13 85 (8.50%) REST
14 80 (8.00%) .NET
15 62 (6.20%) LAMP
16 61 (6.10%) Web Services
17 60 (6.00%) CSS3
18 55 (5.50%) Redux
19 53 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 48 (4.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.20%) User Experience
2 37 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 27 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (2.00%) Blog
7 17 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.60%) e-Learning
8 16 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.10%) Animation
12 9 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.80%) NHS
13 8 (0.80%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.60%) Replication
14 6 (0.60%) Social Media
15 5 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 151 (15.10%) Linux
2 58 (5.80%) Windows
3 27 (2.70%) Unix
4 16 (1.60%) Android
5 15 (1.50%) Debian
6 14 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.40%) CentOS
9 4 (0.40%) VMS
10 3 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (20.60%) DevOps
3 205 (20.50%) Web Development
4 149 (14.90%) E-Commerce
5 145 (14.50%) Microservices
6 139 (13.90%) Software Engineering
7 132 (13.20%) Front End Development
8 112 (11.20%) TDD
9 111 (11.10%) Mentoring
10 106 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (9.50%) Scrum
12 94 (9.40%) Computer Science
12 94 (9.40%) OO
13 90 (9.00%) Test Automation
14 68 (6.80%) Coaching
15 65 (6.50%) MVC
16 63 (6.30%) Open Source
17 60 (6.00%) CRM
18 56 (5.60%) Content Management
18 56 (5.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 596 (59.60%) JavaScript
2 230 (23.00%) Python
3 166 (16.60%) SQL
4 151 (15.10%) TypeScript
5 146 (14.60%) Java
6 104 (10.40%) C#
7 89 (8.90%) Go
8 70 (7.00%) Bash Shell
9 58 (5.80%) ES6
10 56 (5.60%) Ruby
11 40 (4.00%) Perl
12 36 (3.60%) C
12 36 (3.60%) PHP 7
13 30 (3.00%) Scala
14 17 (1.70%) Kotlin
15 15 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.30%) C++
17 7 (0.70%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.70%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (10.90%) Degree
2 59 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.30%) CCIE
5 3 (0.30%) CCNA
5 3 (0.30%) CCNP
5 3 (0.30%) MCSA
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.30%) PhD
5 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.20%) APMG
7 1 (0.10%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.10%) QA
2 9 (0.90%) GRC
3 5 (0.50%) WCAG
4 4 (0.40%) WAI
5 3 (0.30%) GDPR
6 2 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) NIST
6 2 (0.20%) PSD2
7 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) SOC 2
System Software
1 345 (34.50%) Docker
2 14 (1.40%) iptables
2 14 (1.40%) KVM
2 14 (1.40%) QEMU
3 13 (1.30%) Kamailio
3 13 (1.30%) Postfix
4 6 (0.60%) HDFS
5 5 (0.50%) LXC
6 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.10%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 145 (14.50%) Kubernetes
2 77 (7.70%) Terraform
3 69 (6.90%) Ansible
4 42 (4.20%) Puppet
5 19 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.60%) HAProxy
6 16 (1.60%) ZABBIX
7 15 (1.50%) Galera Cluster
8 6 (0.60%) Grafana
9 5 (0.50%) Istio
9 5 (0.50%) Kibana
10 4 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.40%) QRadar
10 4 (0.40%) SCCM
11 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.30%) Icinga
11 3 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.30%) Nagios
12 2 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (7.90%) Google
2 57 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.20%) Zend
4 35 (3.50%) Adobe
5 28 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.20%) Facebook
7 20 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.90%) DoubleClick
9 18 (1.80%) Cisco
10 14 (1.40%) GENBAND
10 14 (1.40%) HP
10 14 (1.40%) Juniper
10 14 (1.40%) Mitel
10 14 (1.40%) Oracle
10 14 (1.40%) Percona
10 14 (1.40%) SonicWALL
10 14 (1.40%) Spotify
11 13 (1.30%) Nortel
12 10 (1.00%) Stackify
13 9 (0.90%) Apple