Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,658 2,701 3,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.86% 3.96% 4.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.88% 7.15% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 2,377 3,610
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,360 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 38,615 37,764 44,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.03% 55.36% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31,919 32,285 39,255
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 +39 606 £55,000 +9.18% 130
West London -2 150 £57,500 +15.00% 117
South London -13 53 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East London +7 37 £47,500 -20.83% 34
North London +6 22 £45,000 -18.18% 8
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 1,370 (51.54%) JavaScript
2 1,108 (41.69%) HTML
3 1,005 (37.81%) Java
4 994 (37.40%) CSS
5 940 (35.36%) MySQL
6 935 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
7 699 (26.30%) Web Development
8 696 (26.19%) Linux
9 646 (24.30%) Git (software)
10 642 (24.15%) Python
11 572 (21.52%) SQL
12 473 (17.80%) TDD
13 462 (17.38%) Symfony
14 456 (17.16%) Finance
15 441 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
16 432 (16.25%) Laravel
17 426 (16.03%) MVC
18 415 (15.61%) Node.js
19 414 (15.58%) jQuery
20 408 (15.35%) DevOps
21 400 (15.05%) AngularJS
22 396 (14.90%) HTML5
23 367 (13.81%) Software Engineering
24 363 (13.66%) Scrum
25 358 (13.47%) Advertising
26 340 (12.79%) LAMP
27 333 (12.53%) C#
28 325 (12.23%) Degree
29 295 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
30 294 (11.06%) Ruby

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
1 248 (9.33%) Drupal
2 244 (9.18%) Apache
2 244 (9.18%) CMS
3 215 (8.09%) WordPress
4 142 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
5 104 (3.91%) nginx
6 52 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 42 (1.58%) Confluence
8 36 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.13%) IIS
10 24 (0.90%) JBoss
11 23 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 23 (0.87%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.79%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 19 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 17 (0.64%) SAS
16 12 (0.45%) WildFly
17 10 (0.38%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 72 (2.71%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (0.64%) SPSS
5 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.19%) InDesign
7 5 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.038%) GIMP
9 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 83 (3.12%) Magento
2 30 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.23%) Shopify
6 5 (0.19%) Documaker
6 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.11%) Unica
9 2 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.038%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.038%) ScheduALL
10 1 (0.038%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 441 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (3.65%) GitHub
4 85 (3.20%) SaaS
5 66 (2.48%) Amazon S3
6 63 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 49 (1.84%) Serverless
9 43 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (1.62%) IaaS
10 41 (1.54%) OpenShift
11 33 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (1.05%) npm
13 28 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (0.98%) Route 53
15 25 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
15 25 (0.94%) CloudFront
15 25 (0.94%) Office 365
16 24 (0.90%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.42%) Internet
2 77 (2.90%) HTTP
3 65 (2.45%) Firewall
4 48 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.50%) DNS
6 34 (1.28%) SSH
7 27 (1.02%) SSL
8 24 (0.90%) Intranet
8 24 (0.90%) SNMP
9 18 (0.68%) BGP
9 18 (0.68%) LAN
9 18 (0.68%) VPN
10 17 (0.64%) FTP
11 16 (0.60%) Network Security
11 16 (0.60%) WAN
12 15 (0.56%) VLAN
13 13 (0.49%) IPsec
13 13 (0.49%) OSPF
13 13 (0.49%) SMTP
14 12 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 940 (35.36%) MySQL
2 193 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 173 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 164 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 135 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 120 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 76 (2.86%) Redis
8 72 (2.71%) Big Data
9 63 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 44 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 36 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 31 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.75%) MariaDB
16 15 (0.56%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.56%) Blockchain
17 14 (0.53%) MarkLogic
17 14 (0.53%) QlikView
18 13 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 646 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 274 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 125 (4.70%) JIRA
3 125 (4.70%) Selenium
4 120 (4.51%) PHPUnit
5 118 (4.44%) Subversion
6 66 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 66 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 59 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 59 (2.22%) Maven
8 58 (2.18%) gulp
9 54 (2.03%) Grunt
10 50 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 50 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 45 (1.69%) webpack
12 42 (1.58%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.24%) Visual Studio
14 30 (1.13%) WebDriver
15 29 (1.09%) Appium
15 29 (1.09%) Ranorex
General
1 456 (17.16%) Finance
2 358 (13.47%) Advertising
3 169 (6.36%) Retail
4 162 (6.09%) Marketing
5 104 (3.91%) Games
6 100 (3.76%) Banking
7 52 (1.96%) Publishing
8 51 (1.92%) Legal
9 31 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.56%) Law
12 14 (0.53%) Back Office
12 14 (0.53%) Front Office
13 12 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.34%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Electronics
16 7 (0.26%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.19%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,844 (69.38%) Developer
2 806 (30.32%) PHP Developer
3 405 (15.24%) Senior Developer
4 254 (9.56%) Java Developer
5 209 (7.86%) Senior PHP Developer
6 189 (7.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 170 (6.40%) Web Developer
8 164 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 137 (5.15%) Software Developer
10 134 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 133 (5.00%) Software Engineer
12 122 (4.59%) Lead Developer
13 119 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 84 (3.16%) Backend Developer
15 81 (3.05%) Drupal Developer
16 75 (2.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 70 (2.63%) HTML Developer
18 69 (2.60%) Symfony Developer
19 67 (2.52%) Senior Software Engineer
20 63 (2.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,108 (41.69%) HTML
2 994 (37.40%) CSS
3 462 (17.38%) Symfony
4 432 (16.25%) Laravel
5 415 (15.61%) Node.js
6 414 (15.58%) jQuery
7 400 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 396 (14.90%) HTML5
9 340 (12.79%) LAMP
10 277 (10.42%) RESTful
11 273 (10.27%) .NET
12 263 (9.89%) React
13 260 (9.78%) REST
14 243 (9.14%) Spring
15 239 (8.99%) CSS3
15 239 (8.99%) Sass
16 238 (8.95%) Web Services
17 165 (6.21%) XML
18 155 (5.83%) Hibernate
19 131 (4.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 252 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 227 (8.54%) User Experience
3 196 (7.37%) Fintech
4 157 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 116 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
7 91 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
8 69 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 57 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
10 54 (2.03%) Private Cloud
10 54 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 52 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.02%) Online Games
13 23 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.83%) Replication
15 21 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 20 (0.75%) Blog
17 19 (0.71%) Digital Media
18 18 (0.68%) Social Media
19 16 (0.60%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 696 (26.19%) Linux
2 124 (4.67%) Android
3 108 (4.06%) Unix
4 93 (3.50%) Windows
5 87 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 78 (2.93%) CentOS
7 77 (2.90%) Debian
8 67 (2.52%) Ubuntu
9 35 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.41%) openSUSE
12 10 (0.38%) Windows Server
13 9 (0.34%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.26%) Solaris
15 6 (0.23%) VMS
15 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (26.30%) Web Development
3 473 (17.80%) TDD
4 426 (16.03%) MVC
5 408 (15.35%) DevOps
6 367 (13.81%) Software Engineering
7 363 (13.66%) Scrum
8 295 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
9 290 (10.91%) OO
10 282 (10.61%) E-Commerce
11 280 (10.53%) Front End Development
12 253 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 250 (9.41%) OOP
14 249 (9.37%) Microservices
15 234 (8.80%) Open Source
16 229 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
17 208 (7.83%) BDD
18 146 (5.49%) Mentoring
19 140 (5.27%) SDLC
20 133 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,370 (51.54%) JavaScript
2 1,005 (37.81%) Java
3 642 (24.15%) Python
4 572 (21.52%) SQL
5 333 (12.53%) C#
6 294 (11.06%) Ruby
7 210 (7.90%) Bash Shell
8 177 (6.66%) Perl
9 148 (5.57%) C++
10 129 (4.85%) Scala
11 120 (4.51%) PHP 7
12 116 (4.36%) Go
13 89 (3.35%) ES6
14 86 (3.24%) C
15 67 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 66 (2.48%) PHP 5
17 53 (1.99%) Java 8
18 41 (1.54%) TypeScript
19 30 (1.13%) Objective-C
20 25 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 325 (12.23%) Degree
2 134 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 17 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.45%) CISSP
8 9 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.34%) CCNP
9 8 (0.30%) CCNA
9 8 (0.30%) SANS
10 7 (0.26%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (0.26%) GIAC
10 7 (0.26%) JNCIP
10 7 (0.26%) MCSE
10 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.26%) SSCP
11 6 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.59%) QA
2 35 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 22 (0.83%) GCP
4 10 (0.38%) WAI
5 8 (0.30%) GDPR
6 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.11%) DICOM
8 3 (0.11%) FATCA
8 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.038%) SLA
9 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 288 (10.84%) Docker
2 41 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.53%) iptables
3 14 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.49%) HDFS
5 12 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.38%) KVM
7 9 (0.34%) vSphere
8 8 (0.30%) Varnish
9 7 (0.26%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.19%) Active Directory
10 5 (0.19%) BIND 9
10 5 (0.19%) Kamailio
10 5 (0.19%) LXC
10 5 (0.19%) Postfix
10 5 (0.19%) Samba
11 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.15%) Squid
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 201 (7.56%) Ansible
2 184 (6.92%) Puppet
3 110 (4.14%) Nagios
4 104 (3.91%) Kubernetes
5 100 (3.76%) Terraform
6 82 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 59 (2.22%) ZABBIX
8 29 (1.09%) Salt
9 26 (0.98%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.56%) HAProxy
10 15 (0.56%) Kibana
10 15 (0.56%) Rancher
11 12 (0.45%) Grafana
11 12 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.41%) Packer
13 9 (0.34%) cPanel
14 7 (0.26%) Cacti
15 5 (0.19%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.19%) logstash
15 5 (0.19%) Munin
Vendors
1 140 (5.27%) Zend
2 120 (4.51%) Oracle
3 109 (4.10%) Google
4 76 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 73 (2.75%) Adobe
6 71 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 67 (2.52%) Splunk
8 60 (2.26%) VMware
9 56 (2.11%) WorldPay
10 48 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.69%) New Relic
12 39 (1.47%) Atlassian
13 32 (1.20%) Rackspace
14 28 (1.05%) Cisco
15 22 (0.83%) Apple
15 22 (0.83%) Sitecore
16 21 (0.79%) AppDynamics
16 21 (0.79%) SaltStack
17 18 (0.68%) Twitter
18 16 (0.60%) Tableau