Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > London
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 71 73
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,105 2,971 2,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.43% 4.28% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 7.67% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,705 2,509 2,394
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 35,003 38,717 37,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.98% 55.76% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29,394 32,597 32,644
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -38 402 £60,000 +3.45% 126
West London +5 145 £50,000 -9.09% 64
South London -18 70 £48,750 +8.33% 10
East London +14 24 £55,000 +33.33% 48
North London +5 4 £41,250 -8.33% 10
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 1,197 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 891 (42.33%) HTML
3 827 (39.29%) CSS
4 804 (38.19%) MySQL
5 720 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
6 607 (28.84%) Python
7 497 (23.61%) Java
8 474 (22.52%) Git (software)
9 471 (22.38%) Linux
10 464 (22.04%) Laravel
11 423 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
12 401 (19.05%) Web Development
13 374 (17.77%) AngularJS
14 344 (16.34%) Symfony
15 342 (16.25%) SQL
16 313 (14.87%) React
17 312 (14.82%) DevOps
18 303 (14.39%) Node.js
19 301 (14.30%) jQuery
20 298 (14.16%) E-Commerce
21 291 (13.82%) HTML5
22 288 (13.68%) Finance
23 278 (13.21%) LAMP
24 258 (12.26%) TDD
25 241 (11.45%) OOP
26 238 (11.31%) Vue.js
27 236 (11.21%) Web Services
27 236 (11.21%) Marketing
28 233 (11.07%) Scrum
28 233 (11.07%) CMS

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
1 233 (11.07%) CMS
2 219 (10.40%) WordPress
3 169 (8.03%) Apache
4 166 (7.89%) Drupal
5 89 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 86 (4.09%) nginx
7 55 (2.61%) Tomcat
8 49 (2.33%) Apache Solr
9 26 (1.24%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.09%) SharePoint
11 21 (1.00%) IIS
12 12 (0.57%) Confluence
13 11 (0.52%) Apache Pig
14 10 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.33%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.33%) Hyperledger
16 6 (0.29%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.29%) SAS
16 6 (0.29%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.33%) SPSS
5 5 (0.24%) Stata
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.095%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.048%) Mingle
9 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 156 (7.41%) Magento
2 20 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.62%) Shopify
4 6 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.29%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.24%) Odoo
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.048%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.048%) ScheduALL
9 1 (0.048%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 423 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 76 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 73 (3.47%) Serverless
6 64 (3.04%) GitHub
7 63 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (2.61%) SaaS
9 51 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
10 47 (2.23%) Amazon S3
11 38 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 34 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (1.57%) Office 365
14 31 (1.47%) Route 53
15 26 (1.24%) G Suite
16 22 (1.05%) npm
17 21 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 20 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
19 17 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 16 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.14%) Intranet
2 39 (1.85%) Internet
3 36 (1.71%) Firewall
4 34 (1.62%) DNS
5 23 (1.09%) SSH
6 22 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.95%) Network Security
8 16 (0.76%) LAN
9 15 (0.71%) HTTP
9 15 (0.71%) WAN
10 9 (0.43%) SSL
11 8 (0.38%) FTP
12 7 (0.33%) Skype
13 6 (0.29%) GoToMeeting
13 6 (0.29%) IPFS
13 6 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 6 (0.29%) SMTP
14 5 (0.24%) VoIP
14 5 (0.24%) VPN
14 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (38.19%) MySQL
2 154 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 151 (7.17%) SQL Server
4 119 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 89 (4.23%) Redis
6 78 (3.71%) MongoDB
7 72 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 58 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
9 40 (1.90%) Big Data
10 37 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 36 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
15 19 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (0.90%) Power BI
16 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.71%) Couchbase
18 13 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 474 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 197 (9.36%) Jenkins
3 98 (4.66%) Subversion
4 96 (4.56%) JIRA
5 74 (3.52%) Selenium
6 73 (3.47%) gulp
7 61 (2.90%) webpack
8 58 (2.76%) Grunt
9 55 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 44 (2.09%) Vagrant
11 43 (2.04%) Maven
12 42 (2.00%) Bitbucket
13 36 (1.71%) git-flow
13 36 (1.71%) PHPUnit
14 34 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.57%) Appium
16 31 (1.47%) JUnit
17 28 (1.33%) Gradle
18 26 (1.24%) Broccoli
19 25 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 288 (13.68%) Finance
2 236 (11.21%) Marketing
3 157 (7.46%) Retail
4 103 (4.89%) Banking
5 77 (3.66%) Advertising
6 75 (3.56%) Games
7 64 (3.04%) Publishing
8 53 (2.52%) Law
9 37 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.90%) Legal
11 17 (0.81%) Back Office
11 17 (0.81%) Front Office
12 12 (0.57%) Billing
13 11 (0.52%) Electronics
14 10 (0.48%) Automotive
14 10 (0.48%) Military
15 9 (0.43%) Digital Economy
15 9 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,487 (70.64%) Developer
2 728 (34.58%) PHP Developer
3 320 (15.20%) Senior Developer
4 224 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 189 (8.98%) Web Developer
6 164 (7.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 118 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 107 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 97 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 96 (4.56%) Drupal Developer
11 90 (4.28%) PHP Web Developer
12 88 (4.18%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 78 (3.71%) Magento Developer
14 74 (3.52%) Junior
14 74 (3.52%) Software Engineer
15 72 (3.42%) Java Developer
16 66 (3.14%) React Developer
17 65 (3.09%) Graduate
18 64 (3.04%) Software Developer
19 62 (2.95%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 891 (42.33%) HTML
2 827 (39.29%) CSS
3 464 (22.04%) Laravel
4 374 (17.77%) AngularJS
5 344 (16.34%) Symfony
6 313 (14.87%) React
7 303 (14.39%) Node.js
8 301 (14.30%) jQuery
9 291 (13.82%) HTML5
10 278 (13.21%) LAMP
11 238 (11.31%) Vue.js
12 236 (11.21%) Web Services
13 226 (10.74%) CSS3
14 202 (9.60%) .NET
15 159 (7.55%) Sass
16 157 (7.46%) REST
17 140 (6.65%) RESTful
18 133 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 113 (5.37%) JSON
20 101 (4.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (6.79%) User Experience
2 92 (4.37%) Fintech
3 68 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
7 53 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 49 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 38 (1.81%) Social Media
10 28 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
13 19 (0.90%) Online Games
14 17 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.67%) Management Information System
17 13 (0.62%) Cloud Native
18 11 (0.52%) Data Centre
18 11 (0.52%) Social Network
19 10 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 471 (22.38%) Linux
2 139 (6.60%) Windows
3 97 (4.61%) Unix
4 88 (4.18%) Ubuntu
5 79 (3.75%) CentOS
6 57 (2.71%) Android
7 41 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.14%) openSUSE
10 22 (1.05%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.81%) Debian
12 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.33%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.095%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (19.05%) Web Development
3 312 (14.82%) DevOps
4 298 (14.16%) E-Commerce
5 258 (12.26%) TDD
6 241 (11.45%) OOP
7 233 (11.07%) Scrum
8 230 (10.93%) Software Engineering
9 223 (10.59%) MVC
10 212 (10.07%) OO
11 211 (10.02%) Front End Development
12 176 (8.36%) Test Automation
13 167 (7.93%) Open Source
14 162 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
15 154 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
16 148 (7.03%) Computer Science
17 147 (6.98%) BDD
18 140 (6.65%) Microservices
19 121 (5.75%) Mentoring
20 117 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,197 (56.86%) JavaScript
2 607 (28.84%) Python
3 497 (23.61%) Java
4 342 (16.25%) SQL
5 232 (11.02%) C#
6 206 (9.79%) Ruby
7 149 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 139 (6.60%) Perl
9 117 (5.56%) PHP 7
10 111 (5.27%) C++
11 90 (4.28%) ES6
12 80 (3.80%) Scala
13 79 (3.75%) PHP 5
14 73 (3.47%) Go
15 41 (1.95%) C
16 34 (1.62%) Bourne shell
16 34 (1.62%) Korn
16 34 (1.62%) PowerShell
17 33 (1.57%) TypeScript
18 32 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (9.41%) Degree
2 68 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.38%) AWS Certification
4 8 (0.38%) CREST Certified
4 8 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (0.38%) OSCP
5 7 (0.33%) CISSP
5 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.29%) PhD
6 6 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.19%) MCSA
8 4 (0.19%) MCSE
8 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.14%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.60%) QA
2 35 (1.66%) GDPR
3 7 (0.33%) SLA
4 4 (0.19%) PMO
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 222 (10.55%) Docker
2 39 (1.85%) Varnish
3 25 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.14%) NFS
6 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.095%) HDFS
7 2 (0.095%) iptables
7 2 (0.095%) KVM
7 2 (0.095%) LXC
7 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.048%) Ceph
8 1 (0.048%) Firmware
8 1 (0.048%) Snort
8 1 (0.048%) vSphere
8 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (5.32%) Puppet
2 111 (5.27%) Ansible
3 97 (4.61%) Kubernetes
4 95 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 94 (4.47%) Terraform
6 46 (2.19%) Salt
7 15 (0.71%) Nagios
8 12 (0.57%) Packer
9 10 (0.48%) Kibana
10 7 (0.33%) Grafana
10 7 (0.33%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.24%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.19%) QRadar
13 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 141 (6.70%) Google
2 103 (4.89%) Zend
3 89 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 81 (3.85%) Oracle
5 50 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 31 (1.47%) Facebook
7 25 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.14%) VMware
9 22 (1.05%) Atlassian
10 21 (1.00%) New Relic
11 18 (0.86%) Cisco
12 17 (0.81%) Splunk
12 17 (0.81%) Tableau
13 16 (0.76%) Rackspace
14 14 (0.67%) Adobe
14 14 (0.67%) CheckPoint
14 14 (0.67%) Demandware
14 14 (0.67%) NETGEAR
15 11 (0.52%) SaltStack
15 11 (0.52%) Sitecore