Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 116 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 -28 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 748 1,406 2,194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.64% 2.78% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.96% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1,281 1,909
Median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £34,171
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
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 17,213 28,363 35,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.70% 55.99% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 23,774 30,249
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 148 £65,000 +4.00% 61
South London +18 30 £62,500 - 4
West London +3 24 £47,500 -13.64% 26
East London -2 17 £57,500 -6.12% 22
North London +20 2 £42,590 -25.93% 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 430 (57.49%) JavaScript
2 274 (36.63%) HTML
3 254 (33.96%) CSS
4 253 (33.82%) MySQL
5 228 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (30.48%) Docker
6 202 (27.01%) AWS
7 187 (25.00%) Python
8 182 (24.33%) Git (software)
9 177 (23.66%) Node.js
10 173 (23.13%) Laravel
11 168 (22.46%) SQL
12 165 (22.06%) React
13 153 (20.45%) DevOps
14 147 (19.65%) Web Development
15 134 (17.91%) Vue.js
16 130 (17.38%) Symfony
17 120 (16.04%) Java
17 120 (16.04%) AngularJS
18 116 (15.51%) Linux
19 100 (13.37%) Microservices
20 99 (13.24%) Kubernetes
21 95 (12.70%) Software Engineering
22 94 (12.57%) E-Commerce
23 93 (12.43%) TDD
24 90 (12.03%) Azure
25 88 (11.76%) WordPress
25 88 (11.76%) Finance
26 86 (11.50%) jQuery
27 83 (11.10%) HTML5

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 (11.76%) WordPress
2 68 (9.09%) CMS
3 46 (6.15%) Drupal
4 36 (4.81%) Apache
5 35 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.94%) Apache Spark
7 21 (2.81%) nginx
8 17 (2.27%) IIS
9 15 (2.01%) EPiServer
9 15 (2.01%) Moodle
10 7 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.94%) ejabberd
10 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.80%) Confluence
12 5 (0.67%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.27%) Headless CMS
15 2 (0.27%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 21 (2.81%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.94%) Sketch
3 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.53%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.27%) Inkscape
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (6.02%) Magento
2 32 (4.28%) Shopify
3 10 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 202 (27.01%) AWS
2 90 (12.03%) Azure
3 56 (7.49%) GCP
4 45 (6.02%) GitHub
4 45 (6.02%) Serverless
5 33 (4.41%) SaaS
6 30 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (3.07%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (2.41%) npm
11 15 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (2.01%) Power Platform
12 12 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 10 (1.34%) Asana
15 9 (1.20%) Datadog
15 9 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (1.20%) PowerApps
16 8 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.41%) Firewall
2 16 (2.14%) VPN
3 13 (1.74%) LAN
4 12 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.34%) Internet
5 10 (1.34%) Intranet
5 10 (1.34%) SSH
6 9 (1.20%) BGP
7 8 (1.07%) SNMP
8 7 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
8 7 (0.94%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (0.94%) PBX
9 6 (0.80%) VoIP
9 6 (0.80%) WAN
9 6 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.67%) Extranet
10 5 (0.67%) H.323
10 5 (0.67%) MGCP
10 5 (0.67%) Sourcefire
10 5 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (33.82%) MySQL
2 47 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 42 (5.61%) SQL Server
6 38 (5.08%) Big Data
7 33 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.74%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (2.41%) Redis
10 15 (2.01%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.34%) Power BI
12 10 (1.34%) Presto
13 8 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (0.94%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.80%) HBase
15 6 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 182 (24.33%) Git (software)
2 49 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 34 (4.55%) JIRA
4 25 (3.34%) webpack
5 19 (2.54%) GitLab
5 19 (2.54%) gulp
6 18 (2.41%) Grunt
7 13 (1.74%) Locust
7 13 (1.74%) PHPUnit
8 10 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.34%) CasperJS
8 10 (1.34%) PhantomJS
8 10 (1.34%) Subversion
8 10 (1.34%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.20%) CircleCI
10 8 (1.07%) eggPlant
10 8 (1.07%) Gatling
10 8 (1.07%) git-flow
10 8 (1.07%) JMeter
10 8 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 88 (11.76%) Finance
2 52 (6.95%) Marketing
3 26 (3.48%) Advertising
4 23 (3.07%) Retail
5 22 (2.94%) Games
5 22 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.87%) Publishing
7 13 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.47%) Banking
9 10 (1.34%) Front Office
10 9 (1.20%) Public Sector
11 7 (0.94%) Legal
12 5 (0.67%) Law
12 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 520 (69.52%) Developer
2 204 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 121 (16.18%) Senior Developer
4 111 (14.84%) Full Stack Developer
5 65 (8.69%) Web Developer
6 44 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 40 (5.35%) React Developer
7 40 (5.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 40 (5.35%) Software Engineer
8 38 (5.08%) Backend Developer
9 34 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 32 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (3.74%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 27 (3.61%) Lead Developer
13 25 (3.34%) Python Developer
14 23 (3.07%) Magento Developer
14 23 (3.07%) Senior Backend Developer
15 17 (2.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 16 (2.14%) Java Developer
17 15 (2.01%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (36.63%) HTML
2 254 (33.96%) CSS
3 177 (23.66%) Node.js
4 173 (23.13%) Laravel
5 165 (22.06%) React
6 134 (17.91%) Vue.js
7 130 (17.38%) Symfony
8 120 (16.04%) AngularJS
9 86 (11.50%) jQuery
10 83 (11.10%) HTML5
11 76 (10.16%) Sass
12 73 (9.76%) RESTful
13 68 (9.09%) REST
14 64 (8.56%) .NET
15 62 (8.29%) Web Services
16 51 (6.82%) LAMP
17 50 (6.68%) CSS3
18 35 (4.68%) React Native
19 33 (4.41%) Redux
19 33 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.95%) User Experience
2 48 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.94%) Derivative
4 22 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.60%) Blog
8 12 (1.60%) e-Learning
8 12 (1.60%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.47%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.34%) Equities
10 10 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 116 (15.51%) Linux
2 35 (4.68%) Windows
3 18 (2.41%) Unix
4 10 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.20%) Debian
6 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.80%) Android
7 6 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.40%) CentOS
9 3 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (20.45%) DevOps
3 147 (19.65%) Web Development
4 100 (13.37%) Microservices
5 95 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 94 (12.57%) E-Commerce
7 93 (12.43%) TDD
8 78 (10.43%) Front End Development
9 74 (9.89%) OO
10 68 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (8.96%) Computer Science
12 66 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 63 (8.42%) MVC
14 61 (8.16%) Test Automation
15 54 (7.22%) Scrum
16 50 (6.68%) Fintech
17 47 (6.28%) Open Source
18 45 (6.02%) OOP
19 41 (5.48%) Content Management
20 38 (5.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 430 (57.49%) JavaScript
2 187 (25.00%) Python
3 168 (22.46%) SQL
4 120 (16.04%) Java
5 76 (10.16%) C#
6 57 (7.62%) TypeScript
7 38 (5.08%) Ruby
8 36 (4.81%) Go
9 35 (4.68%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.88%) C
11 28 (3.74%) ES6
11 28 (3.74%) Kotlin
12 25 (3.34%) Perl
13 23 (3.07%) Scala
14 22 (2.94%) PHP 7
15 19 (2.54%) C++
16 10 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.07%) PHP 5
18 7 (0.94%) Apple Swift
19 5 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (10.70%) Degree
2 37 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.67%) CCIE
4 5 (0.67%) CCNP
5 4 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.40%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.27%) APMG
7 2 (0.27%) PhD
7 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.13%) CCSP
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) CRISC
8 1 (0.13%) HND
8 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.21%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.27%) GDPR
4 2 (0.27%) WAI
4 2 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 228 (30.48%) Docker
2 10 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.94%) iptables
3 7 (0.94%) Kamailio
3 7 (0.94%) KVM
3 7 (0.94%) Postfix
3 7 (0.94%) QEMU
4 6 (0.80%) HDFS
5 5 (0.67%) LXC
6 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.53%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.40%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 55 (7.35%) Terraform
3 50 (6.68%) Ansible
4 29 (3.88%) Puppet
5 14 (1.87%) ZABBIX
6 12 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.34%) HAProxy
8 8 (1.07%) Galera Cluster
9 7 (0.94%) Grafana
10 5 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.67%) Packer
11 3 (0.40%) Istio
11 3 (0.40%) Kibana
11 3 (0.40%) logstash
12 2 (0.27%) Salt
12 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.13%) Mesos
13 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 64 (8.56%) Google
2 52 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.34%) Adobe
4 24 (3.21%) Zend
5 23 (3.07%) Facebook
6 18 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.87%) Cisco
7 14 (1.87%) VMware
8 12 (1.60%) Twitter
9 11 (1.47%) Oracle
10 10 (1.34%) DoubleClick
11 9 (1.20%) Spotify
12 7 (0.94%) GENBAND
12 7 (0.94%) HP
12 7 (0.94%) Juniper
12 7 (0.94%) Mitel
12 7 (0.94%) Nortel
12 7 (0.94%) Percona
12 7 (0.94%) SonicWALL
13 6 (0.80%) Atlassian