Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > East of England
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 41 64
Rank change year-on-year -41 +23 +34
Permanent jobs citing PHP 121 243 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.10% 5.37% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.80% 10.81% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81 188 284
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,000 £29,825
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £47,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,875 £71,250
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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,780 2,248 4,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.61% 49.66% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 1,721 3,277
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
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 the East of England

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the East of England.

Salary trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 May 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
Cambridgeshire -5 33 £42,250 +20.71% 15
Hertfordshire -17 29 £62,500 +25.00% 12
Suffolk +24 26 £43,000 +1.18% 5
Essex -35 23 £47,500 +35.71% 13
Bedfordshire +12 6 £45,000 - 4
Norfolk +3 4 £40,000 - 5
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 103 (85.12%) JavaScript
2 74 (61.16%) CSS
3 66 (54.55%) HTML
4 51 (42.15%) Laravel
5 44 (36.36%) Vue.js
6 42 (34.71%) MySQL
6 42 (34.71%) Linux
7 41 (33.88%) Web Development
8 36 (29.75%) Git (software)
9 30 (24.79%) HTML5
9 30 (24.79%) Web Services
10 28 (23.14%) Finance
11 26 (21.49%) CSS3
12 24 (19.83%) RESTful
12 24 (19.83%) jQuery
12 24 (19.83%) E-Commerce
13 23 (19.01%) LAMP
13 23 (19.01%) Zend
13 23 (19.01%) PHP 7
13 23 (19.01%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (18.18%) JIRA
15 20 (16.53%) OO
15 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.70%) OOP
16 19 (15.70%) Node.js
17 18 (14.88%) SQL
17 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
19 16 (13.22%) AWS
20 15 (12.40%) REST

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (12.40%) WordPress
2 11 (9.09%) Drupal
3 7 (5.79%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) CMS
3 7 (5.79%) nginx
4 2 (1.65%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Magento
2 7 (5.79%) Shopify
3 3 (2.48%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) AWS
2 9 (7.44%) Azure
3 6 (4.96%) PaaS
4 5 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.31%) GitHub
5 4 (3.31%) npm
6 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.48%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.48%) Serverless
7 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.65%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.65%) SaaS
8 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.83%) GCP
8 1 (0.83%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.83%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) Broadband
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) Intranet
4 2 (1.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.83%) RFID
5 1 (0.83%) Softphone
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) MySQL
2 4 (3.31%) Redis
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (29.75%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.18%) JIRA
3 6 (4.96%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.31%) Postman
4 4 (3.31%) Selenium
4 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.31%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.31%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.65%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.83%) Babel
7 1 (0.83%) ESLint
7 1 (0.83%) GCC
7 1 (0.83%) TestNG
7 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Retail
3 14 (11.57%) Marketing
4 12 (9.92%) Games
5 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.61%) Social Skills
7 6 (4.96%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.65%) Law
10 1 (0.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) Automotive
10 1 (0.83%) Back Office
10 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (81.82%) Developer
2 64 (52.89%) PHP Developer
3 28 (23.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 22 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (10.74%) PHP Web Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.96%) Junior
10 6 (4.96%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Graduate
11 5 (4.13%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Drupal Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.31%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (61.16%) CSS
2 66 (54.55%) HTML
3 51 (42.15%) Laravel
4 44 (36.36%) Vue.js
5 30 (24.79%) HTML5
5 30 (24.79%) Web Services
6 26 (21.49%) CSS3
7 24 (19.83%) jQuery
7 24 (19.83%) RESTful
8 23 (19.01%) LAMP
9 19 (15.70%) Node.js
10 15 (12.40%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.40%) REST
11 14 (11.57%) React
12 13 (10.74%) JSON
12 13 (10.74%) Symfony
12 13 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (9.09%) Sass
14 9 (7.44%) Ajax
15 7 (5.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (9.92%) User Experience
3 10 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) CCTV
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.71%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Ubuntu
3 9 (7.44%) Android
4 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.96%) Debian
6 2 (1.65%) Unix
7 1 (0.83%) Windows
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Web Development
2 24 (19.83%) E-Commerce
3 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.53%) OO
4 19 (15.70%) OOP
5 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
7 15 (12.40%) Open Source
8 12 (9.92%) OO PHP
9 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.44%) MVC
11 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.79%) CRM
12 7 (5.79%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.96%) DevOps
13 6 (4.96%) Refactoring
13 6 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (4.13%) Logistics
14 5 (4.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 103 (85.12%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.01%) PHP 7
3 18 (14.88%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) Python
5 7 (5.79%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.96%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) Groovy
8 4 (3.31%) Java 8
9 3 (2.48%) ES6
10 2 (1.65%) C#
10 2 (1.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Rust
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Terraform
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Zend
2 7 (5.79%) WooCommerce
3 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.83%) Dell
5 1 (0.83%) Facebook
5 1 (0.83%) Informatica
5 1 (0.83%) SaltStack