Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 82 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,403 2,805 3,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.46% 3.79% 4.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 6.86% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,099 2,446 3,313
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
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 39,392 40,904 44,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.79% 55.25% 54.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32,404 32,934 38,910
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +9 532 £55,000 +4.76% 129
West London -30 132 £55,000 +4.76% 95
East London +25 56 £47,500 -20.83% 40
South London -18 42 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North London +3 18 £45,000 -5.26% 8
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,233 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 1,029 (42.82%) HTML
3 948 (39.45%) CSS
4 875 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
5 849 (35.33%) MySQL
6 774 (32.21%) Java
7 594 (24.72%) Web Development
8 584 (24.30%) Git (software)
9 563 (23.43%) Linux
10 552 (22.97%) Python
11 469 (19.52%) SQL
12 466 (19.39%) Symfony
13 433 (18.02%) Laravel
14 405 (16.85%) MVC
15 404 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
16 399 (16.60%) Node.js
17 388 (16.15%) TDD
18 377 (15.69%) DevOps
19 363 (15.11%) HTML5
20 347 (14.44%) AngularJS
21 345 (14.36%) LAMP
22 339 (14.11%) Docker
23 334 (13.90%) Finance
24 332 (13.82%) jQuery
25 329 (13.69%) Software Engineering
26 294 (12.23%) C#
27 280 (11.65%) React
28 278 (11.57%) Scrum
29 268 (11.15%) OO
30 264 (10.99%) E-Commerce

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
1 246 (10.24%) WordPress
2 231 (9.61%) Drupal
3 217 (9.03%) CMS
4 193 (8.03%) Apache
5 84 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 69 (2.87%) nginx
7 49 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.04%) Confluence
9 23 (0.96%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.96%) JBoss
10 21 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.79%) IIS
12 18 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.71%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.67%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.50%) Moodle
16 12 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 61 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 26 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.29%) SPSS
6 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.17%) InDesign
7 4 (0.17%) InVision
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 105 (4.37%) Magento
2 30 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.46%) Shopify
5 8 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.33%) Unica
6 5 (0.21%) Documaker
7 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.083%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.042%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.042%) Ripple
9 1 (0.042%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 404 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (3.79%) SaaS
4 60 (2.50%) GitHub
5 58 (2.41%) Amazon S3
6 57 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 57 (2.37%) Serverless
7 55 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (1.75%) IaaS
9 38 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (1.54%) npm
11 33 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 30 (1.25%) CloudFront
13 27 (1.12%) Loggly
13 27 (1.12%) Sumo Logic
14 26 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (1.08%) Route 53
15 23 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (0.92%) Slack
17 21 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.75%) Firewall
2 60 (2.50%) Internet
3 57 (2.37%) HTTP
4 37 (1.54%) DNS
5 35 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 34 (1.41%) SSL
7 31 (1.29%) SSH
8 27 (1.12%) Intranet
9 19 (0.79%) SNMP
9 19 (0.79%) VPN
10 17 (0.71%) Wireless
11 14 (0.58%) LAN
11 14 (0.58%) VLAN
12 13 (0.54%) IPsec
13 12 (0.50%) BGP
14 11 (0.46%) Network Security
14 11 (0.46%) WAN
15 10 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
16 9 (0.37%) FTP
16 9 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 849 (35.33%) MySQL
2 181 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 152 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 134 (5.58%) MongoDB
5 133 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 125 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
7 73 (3.04%) Redis
8 72 (3.00%) Big Data
9 49 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 41 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.29%) Blockchain
13 29 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (1.04%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 17 (0.71%) BigQuery
18 16 (0.67%) SQLite
19 15 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 584 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 222 (9.24%) Jenkins
3 123 (5.12%) Subversion
4 121 (5.04%) JIRA
5 112 (4.66%) Selenium
6 80 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 72 (3.00%) gulp
8 69 (2.87%) Grunt
9 61 (2.54%) Maven
10 52 (2.16%) Vagrant
11 50 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 44 (1.83%) Cucumber
13 43 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 43 (1.79%) webpack
14 40 (1.66%) git-flow
15 35 (1.46%) Appium
16 29 (1.21%) Gradle
16 29 (1.21%) JUnit
16 29 (1.21%) Visual Studio
17 27 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 334 (13.90%) Finance
2 209 (8.70%) Advertising
3 145 (6.03%) Marketing
4 117 (4.87%) Retail
5 77 (3.20%) Games
6 72 (3.00%) Banking
7 44 (1.83%) Publishing
8 36 (1.50%) Law
9 30 (1.25%) Back Office
9 30 (1.25%) Legal
10 29 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.62%) Front Office
12 12 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Automotive
16 5 (0.21%) Electronics
16 5 (0.21%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.12%) Billing
17 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,714 (71.33%) Developer
2 760 (31.63%) PHP Developer
3 321 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 190 (7.91%) Full Stack Developer
4 190 (7.91%) Java Developer
5 185 (7.70%) Web Developer
6 165 (6.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 158 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 154 (6.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 120 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 115 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 104 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 99 (4.12%) Lead Developer
13 98 (4.08%) Backend Developer
14 77 (3.20%) Symfony Developer
15 72 (3.00%) Junior
15 72 (3.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 67 (2.79%) HTML Developer
17 66 (2.75%) Drupal Developer
18 63 (2.62%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,029 (42.82%) HTML
2 948 (39.45%) CSS
3 466 (19.39%) Symfony
4 433 (18.02%) Laravel
5 399 (16.60%) Node.js
6 363 (15.11%) HTML5
7 347 (14.44%) AngularJS
8 345 (14.36%) LAMP
9 332 (13.82%) jQuery
10 280 (11.65%) React
11 256 (10.65%) CSS3
12 247 (10.28%) .NET
13 238 (9.90%) RESTful
14 225 (9.36%) Web Services
15 219 (9.11%) REST
16 200 (8.32%) Sass
17 190 (7.91%) XML
18 179 (7.45%) Spring
19 152 (6.33%) Vue.js
20 136 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 233 (9.70%) User Experience
2 202 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 170 (7.07%) Fintech
4 158 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 102 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
6 90 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
8 47 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
9 34 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 21 (0.87%) Blog
14 21 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.75%) Digital Media
16 17 (0.71%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.71%) Replication
17 16 (0.67%) Social Media
18 14 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 563 (23.43%) Linux
2 120 (4.99%) Android
3 97 (4.04%) Windows
4 89 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 88 (3.66%) CentOS
6 66 (2.75%) Ubuntu
7 58 (2.41%) Unix
8 52 (2.16%) Debian
9 43 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.96%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.50%) openSUSE
13 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.33%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.29%) Fedora
16 5 (0.21%) Solaris
16 5 (0.21%) VMS
17 4 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (24.72%) Web Development
3 405 (16.85%) MVC
4 388 (16.15%) TDD
5 377 (15.69%) DevOps
6 329 (13.69%) Software Engineering
7 278 (11.57%) Scrum
8 268 (11.15%) OO
9 264 (10.99%) E-Commerce
10 255 (10.61%) Front End Development
11 244 (10.15%) OOP
12 237 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
13 227 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
13 227 (9.45%) Test Automation
14 208 (8.66%) Microservices
15 192 (7.99%) BDD
16 190 (7.91%) Open Source
17 130 (5.41%) SDLC
18 111 (4.62%) Mentoring
18 111 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,233 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 774 (32.21%) Java
3 552 (22.97%) Python
4 469 (19.52%) SQL
5 294 (12.23%) C#
6 190 (7.91%) Ruby
7 178 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 148 (6.16%) Perl
9 124 (5.16%) C++
10 122 (5.08%) Go
11 102 (4.24%) Scala
12 78 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 76 (3.16%) PHP 7
14 75 (3.12%) ES6
15 60 (2.50%) C
16 58 (2.41%) Java 8
17 48 (2.00%) PHP 5
18 39 (1.62%) TypeScript
19 33 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 27 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 260 (10.82%) Degree
2 107 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.75%) CISSP
5 18 (0.75%) MCSE
5 18 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.62%) AWS Certification
8 14 (0.58%) CCNA
8 14 (0.58%) SANS
9 13 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.54%) GIAC
9 13 (0.54%) Linux+ Certification
9 13 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (0.54%) SSCP
10 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.12%) QA
2 21 (0.87%) GCP
3 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.33%) GDPR
5 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.17%) FATCA
7 4 (0.17%) WCAG
8 3 (0.12%) DICOM
8 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) SLA
8 3 (0.12%) WAI
9 2 (0.083%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 339 (14.11%) Docker
2 43 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.58%) iptables
5 13 (0.54%) HDFS
5 13 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 13 (0.54%) vSphere
6 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.37%) Varnish
8 9 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.21%) Samba
11 4 (0.17%) LXC
11 4 (0.17%) Squid
12 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.12%) Xen
13 2 (0.083%) Firmware
14 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 165 (6.87%) Puppet
2 146 (6.08%) Ansible
3 131 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 106 (4.41%) Terraform
5 94 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (3.50%) Nagios
7 49 (2.04%) ZABBIX
8 46 (1.91%) Salt
9 32 (1.33%) Prometheus
10 18 (0.75%) Rancher
11 13 (0.54%) Kibana
12 10 (0.42%) cPanel
12 10 (0.42%) Grafana
12 10 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.33%) logstash
14 7 (0.29%) Cobbler
15 6 (0.25%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.25%) Packer
16 5 (0.21%) Sysdig
16 5 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 134 (5.58%) Zend
2 124 (5.16%) Google
3 119 (4.95%) Oracle
4 84 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 78 (3.25%) Red Hat
6 77 (3.20%) Adobe
7 52 (2.16%) VMware
8 50 (2.08%) Splunk
9 49 (2.04%) New Relic
10 43 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 34 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.37%) Rackspace
13 28 (1.17%) SaltStack
14 27 (1.12%) WorldPay
15 25 (1.04%) Capita
16 20 (0.83%) Sitecore
17 19 (0.79%) Cisco
18 18 (0.75%) Facebook
19 17 (0.71%) SolarWinds
20 16 (0.67%) Twitter