Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 122 49 60
Rank change year-on-year -73 +11 +20
Permanent jobs citing PHP 142 123 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 4.96% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 9.39% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114 81 203
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £37,813 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% +6.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,375 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 2,750 1,310 3,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.23% 52.80% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 991 2,274
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,125 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Norfolk +14 38 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Essex -17 37 £46,250 +15.63% 13
Hertfordshire -62 32 £62,500 +47.06% 23
Cambridgeshire -75 19 £42,500 +0.59% 9
Suffolk -19 15 £50,000 +13.64% 6
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 76 (53.52%) MySQL
2 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
4 55 (38.73%) Laravel
5 52 (36.62%) CSS
6 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (32.39%) Marketing
8 43 (30.28%) HTML
9 40 (28.17%) JIRA
10 34 (23.94%) E-Commerce
11 31 (21.83%) Front End Development
12 30 (21.13%) PHP 7
12 30 (21.13%) GraphQL
13 29 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (20.42%) Web Development
14 28 (19.72%) Linux
15 27 (19.01%) Retail
16 26 (18.31%) DevOps
16 26 (18.31%) Clean Code
17 25 (17.61%) GitLab
17 25 (17.61%) Jenkins
17 25 (17.61%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (17.61%) Web Services
18 24 (16.90%) jQuery
19 23 (16.20%) SQL
20 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
21 19 (13.38%) Node.js
21 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (11.97%) Docker
22 17 (11.97%) User Experience

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 25 (17.61%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (11.27%) CMS
3 12 (8.45%) Apache
3 12 (8.45%) WordPress
4 6 (4.23%) Drupal
5 4 (2.82%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) InVision
3 2 (1.41%) Sketch
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Shopify
2 3 (2.11%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Stripe
2 11 (7.75%) GCP
3 10 (7.04%) AWS
3 10 (7.04%) Google Play
4 9 (6.34%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.52%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.82%) Nutanix
8 3 (2.11%) Figma
8 3 (2.11%) GitHub
8 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
8 3 (2.11%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (2.11%) SaaS
8 3 (2.11%) Serverless
9 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.41%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.41%) Firebase
9 2 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (1.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (53.52%) MySQL
2 17 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.15%) Redis
4 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.82%) Big Data
8 2 (1.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 57 (40.14%) Git (software)
2 40 (28.17%) JIRA
3 25 (17.61%) GitLab
3 25 (17.61%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.93%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.82%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.41%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) ESLint
8 1 (0.70%) git-flow
8 1 (0.70%) Postman
8 1 (0.70%) RubyGems
8 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.70%) TestNG
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.70%) webpack
8 1 (0.70%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.70%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (32.39%) Marketing
2 27 (19.01%) Retail
3 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.56%) Social Skills
5 12 (8.45%) Finance
6 11 (7.75%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (2.11%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) German Language
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (79.58%) Developer
2 64 (45.07%) PHP Developer
3 15 (10.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (9.15%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (6.34%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (2.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 4 (2.82%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.82%) Programmer
11 4 (2.82%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Technical Support
11 4 (2.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (38.73%) Laravel
2 52 (36.62%) CSS
3 43 (30.28%) HTML
4 30 (21.13%) GraphQL
5 25 (17.61%) Web Services
6 24 (16.90%) jQuery
7 19 (13.38%) Node.js
8 15 (10.56%) React
8 15 (10.56%) RESTful
9 14 (9.86%) Vue.js
10 12 (8.45%) React Native
10 12 (8.45%) Symfony
11 8 (5.63%) HTML5
11 8 (5.63%) LAMP
11 8 (5.63%) REST
12 6 (4.23%) XML
13 5 (3.52%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.82%) Flutter
14 4 (2.82%) XAMPP
14 4 (2.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) User Experience
2 15 (10.56%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.34%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.82%) Tandem
6 2 (1.41%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) Online Games
6 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.72%) Linux
2 14 (9.86%) Android
3 12 (8.45%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.63%) Windows
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Unix
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.94%) E-Commerce
3 31 (21.83%) Front End Development
4 29 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (20.42%) Web Development
5 26 (18.31%) Clean Code
5 26 (18.31%) DevOps
6 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
7 16 (11.27%) Full Stack Development
8 13 (9.15%) CI/CD
8 13 (9.15%) OO
9 12 (8.45%) Scrum
10 11 (7.75%) Android Development
10 11 (7.75%) Mobile Development
11 10 (7.04%) Push Notifications
12 9 (6.34%) iOS Development
13 8 (5.63%) Microservices
13 8 (5.63%) MVC
13 8 (5.63%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.93%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 71 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (21.13%) PHP 7
3 23 (16.20%) SQL
4 17 (11.97%) Python
5 15 (10.56%) Java
6 13 (9.15%) C#
7 10 (7.04%) JSX
7 10 (7.04%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.52%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.52%) VBA
9 4 (2.82%) Ruby
10 3 (2.11%) Perl
10 3 (2.11%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) Bash
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Groovy
11 1 (0.70%) Java 8
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Accessibility
System Software
1 17 (11.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Google
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
3 5 (3.52%) Zend
4 4 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.41%) Facebook
5 2 (1.41%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.70%) Cognos
6 1 (0.70%) FIS
6 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Siebel
6 1 (0.70%) Splunk
6 1 (0.70%) WooCommerce