Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 -11
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,920 2,691 3,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.21% 3.87% 4.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 7.07% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,495 2,420 3,559
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 38,468 38,041 46,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.47% 54.67% 54.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32,081 33,160 40,337
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £35,000 £34,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +30 698 £57,500 +9.52% 121
West London +17 179 £52,500 +5.00% 70
South London +20 102 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East London -10 27 £40,000 -30.43% 40
North London +17 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 1,518 (51.99%) JavaScript
2 1,210 (41.44%) MySQL
3 1,158 (39.66%) HTML
4 1,058 (36.23%) Java
5 1,037 (35.51%) CSS
6 998 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
7 855 (29.28%) Linux
8 710 (24.32%) Web Development
9 688 (23.56%) Git (software)
10 675 (23.12%) Python
11 578 (19.79%) SQL
12 570 (19.52%) TDD
13 528 (18.08%) jQuery
14 524 (17.95%) Symfony
15 493 (16.88%) Finance
16 481 (16.47%) MVC
17 470 (16.10%) AngularJS
18 461 (15.79%) HTML5
19 430 (14.73%) Laravel
20 425 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
21 419 (14.35%) LAMP
22 409 (14.01%) Scrum
23 406 (13.90%) Advertising
24 405 (13.87%) DevOps
25 383 (13.12%) Node.js
26 373 (12.77%) OO
27 361 (12.36%) Degree
28 351 (12.02%) Software Engineering
29 334 (11.44%) Ruby
30 326 (11.16%) Front End Development

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
1 307 (10.51%) Apache
2 240 (8.22%) Drupal
3 239 (8.18%) WordPress
4 220 (7.53%) CMS
5 149 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
6 138 (4.73%) nginx
7 72 (2.47%) Apache Solr
8 64 (2.19%) Confluence
9 46 (1.58%) IIS
10 32 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 24 (0.82%) SAS
12 21 (0.72%) Joomla!
12 21 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.68%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.41%) ColdFusion
15 12 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.41%) uWSGI
15 12 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 95 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 48 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 33 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (0.82%) SPSS
5 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.17%) HipChat
8 4 (0.14%) InDesign
9 3 (0.10%) Maple
9 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.034%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 101 (3.46%) Magento
2 24 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.21%) Shopify
6 5 (0.17%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.034%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.034%) Odoo
10 1 (0.034%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.034%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 425 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (5.51%) GitHub
3 131 (4.49%) SaaS
4 71 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 38 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (1.30%) Serverless
8 36 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.13%) IaaS
10 31 (1.06%) OpenShift
11 29 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (0.99%) PaaS
12 27 (0.92%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 23 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (0.65%) Heroku
15 19 (0.65%) Office 365
16 18 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.63%) HTTP
2 81 (2.77%) Internet
3 73 (2.50%) Firewall
4 62 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.09%) DNS
6 26 (0.89%) SMTP
7 25 (0.86%) Intranet
8 24 (0.82%) BGP
9 23 (0.79%) VoIP
10 22 (0.75%) Network Security
11 21 (0.72%) FTP
11 21 (0.72%) SSL
12 20 (0.68%) SSH
12 20 (0.68%) VPN
13 18 (0.62%) VLAN
14 17 (0.58%) SNMP
15 12 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (0.41%) OSPF
16 9 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,210 (41.44%) MySQL
2 221 (7.57%) MongoDB
3 198 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 169 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 128 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 116 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 101 (3.46%) Big Data
8 87 (2.98%) Redis
9 64 (2.19%) Hadoop
10 53 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 38 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.65%) QlikView
16 17 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.55%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.48%) Blockchain
19 12 (0.41%) HBase
19 12 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 688 (23.56%) Git (software)
2 283 (9.69%) Jenkins
3 190 (6.51%) PHPUnit
4 173 (5.92%) JIRA
5 142 (4.86%) Subversion
6 87 (2.98%) Vagrant
7 85 (2.91%) Selenium
8 77 (2.64%) gulp
9 75 (2.57%) Grunt
10 69 (2.36%) Bitbucket
11 56 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 53 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 49 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 47 (1.61%) webpack
15 43 (1.47%) Maven
16 35 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
17 32 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
18 30 (1.03%) Visual Studio
19 23 (0.79%) Codeception
19 23 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 493 (16.88%) Finance
2 406 (13.90%) Advertising
3 191 (6.54%) Retail
4 185 (6.34%) Marketing
5 116 (3.97%) Banking
6 113 (3.87%) Games
7 62 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 60 (2.05%) Legal
9 47 (1.61%) Publishing
10 36 (1.23%) Law
11 20 (0.68%) Back Office
12 16 (0.55%) Music Industry
13 15 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.45%) Billing
14 13 (0.45%) Front Office
15 11 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.24%) Digital Economy
17 6 (0.21%) Electronics
18 4 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,997 (68.39%) Developer
2 943 (32.29%) PHP Developer
3 426 (14.59%) Senior Developer
4 228 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 226 (7.74%) Senior PHP Developer
6 215 (7.36%) Java Developer
7 193 (6.61%) Web Developer
8 175 (5.99%) Lead Developer
9 164 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 145 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 143 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
12 135 (4.62%) Software Developer
13 130 (4.45%) Software Engineer
14 102 (3.49%) Drupal Developer
15 94 (3.22%) Junior
16 87 (2.98%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 84 (2.88%) Lead PHP Developer
18 79 (2.71%) Junior Developer
18 79 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
19 77 (2.64%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,158 (39.66%) HTML
2 1,037 (35.51%) CSS
3 528 (18.08%) jQuery
4 524 (17.95%) Symfony
5 470 (16.10%) AngularJS
6 461 (15.79%) HTML5
7 430 (14.73%) Laravel
8 419 (14.35%) LAMP
9 383 (13.12%) Node.js
10 277 (9.49%) REST
11 276 (9.45%) Sass
12 262 (8.97%) React
13 255 (8.73%) .NET
14 254 (8.70%) CSS3
15 222 (7.60%) RESTful
16 198 (6.78%) Spring
17 196 (6.71%) Web Services
18 161 (5.51%) XML
19 145 (4.97%) SOAP
20 126 (4.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 254 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 218 (7.47%) Fintech
3 204 (6.99%) User Experience
4 182 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 154 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
6 138 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 98 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
8 74 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 42 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 41 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 36 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.13%) Social Media
12 33 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 25 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 24 (0.82%) Animation
15 24 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.72%) Online Games
17 19 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 855 (29.28%) Linux
2 163 (5.58%) Unix
3 150 (5.14%) Windows
4 107 (3.66%) Android
5 93 (3.18%) CentOS
6 90 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 78 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 64 (2.19%) Debian
9 25 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.58%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 9 (0.31%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.21%) openSUSE
14 6 (0.21%) Solaris
14 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) AIX
15 4 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 710 (24.32%) Web Development
3 570 (19.52%) TDD
4 481 (16.47%) MVC
5 409 (14.01%) Scrum
6 405 (13.87%) DevOps
7 373 (12.77%) OO
8 351 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 326 (11.16%) Front End Development
10 313 (10.72%) OOP
11 312 (10.68%) Microservices
12 304 (10.41%) Open Source
13 303 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
14 288 (9.86%) E-Commerce
15 252 (8.63%) Test Automation
16 233 (7.98%) BDD
17 207 (7.09%) Mentoring
18 187 (6.40%) Analytics
19 140 (4.79%) SDLC
20 126 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,518 (51.99%) JavaScript
2 1,058 (36.23%) Java
3 675 (23.12%) Python
4 578 (19.79%) SQL
5 334 (11.44%) Ruby
6 317 (10.86%) C#
7 208 (7.12%) Bash Shell
8 204 (6.99%) Perl
9 182 (6.23%) C++
10 145 (4.97%) PHP 7
11 128 (4.38%) Scala
12 96 (3.29%) Go
13 89 (3.05%) PHP 5
14 76 (2.60%) C
14 76 (2.60%) ES6
15 56 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.16%) R
17 33 (1.13%) TypeScript
18 32 (1.10%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 361 (12.36%) Degree
2 145 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 23 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.51%) CCNA
7 15 (0.51%) CISSP
8 12 (0.41%) CCNP
9 7 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.24%) GIAC
9 7 (0.24%) JNCIP
9 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.24%) SANS
9 7 (0.24%) SSCP
10 6 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.21%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (0.21%) MCSE
10 6 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.10%) QA
2 41 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.65%) WAI
4 12 (0.41%) GCP
5 7 (0.24%) GDPR
6 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.068%) SLA
8 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.034%) DICOM
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 250 (8.56%) Docker
2 65 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.79%) KVM
4 18 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.55%) NFS
6 13 (0.45%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.45%) Postfix
7 12 (0.41%) BIND 9
7 12 (0.41%) Kamailio
8 11 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.38%) VMware NSX
8 11 (0.38%) vSphere
9 8 (0.27%) HDFS
9 8 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.21%) Varnish
10 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.17%) Xen
12 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 214 (7.33%) Ansible
2 207 (7.09%) Puppet
3 114 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (3.22%) Nagios
5 77 (2.64%) Kubernetes
6 72 (2.47%) Terraform
7 51 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 30 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 29 (0.99%) Kibana
10 26 (0.89%) Salt
11 15 (0.51%) Packer
12 13 (0.45%) Cacti
13 12 (0.41%) Munin
14 9 (0.31%) Grafana
14 9 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.24%) Consul
16 6 (0.21%) Rundeck
17 5 (0.17%) Rancher
17 5 (0.17%) vCenter Server
18 4 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 237 (8.12%) Zend
2 103 (3.53%) Oracle
3 91 (3.12%) VMware
4 88 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 86 (2.95%) Adobe
5 86 (2.95%) Google
6 57 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 51 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 39 (1.34%) Splunk
10 33 (1.13%) WorldPay
11 32 (1.10%) Cisco
12 29 (0.99%) New Relic
13 22 (0.75%) IBM
13 22 (0.75%) Tableau
14 20 (0.68%) Facebook
14 20 (0.68%) Netezza
14 20 (0.68%) Teradata
15 18 (0.62%) Rackspace
16 17 (0.58%) ServiceNow