Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 117 300 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.94% 4.98% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.86% 9.91% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 251 310
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,875 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 1,488 3,027 4,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.08% 50.24% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 2,323 3,841
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
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 5 March 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 5 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
Cambridgeshire +27 40 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Essex -19 32 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Suffolk +38 17 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Hertfordshire -4 17 £53,750 +2.38% 14
Bedfordshire +35 9 £45,000 - 4
Norfolk -9 2 £40,000 - 2
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 5 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 East of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 99 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 71 (60.68%) HTML
2 71 (60.68%) CSS
3 53 (45.30%) Laravel
4 49 (41.88%) MySQL
5 45 (38.46%) Web Development
6 43 (36.75%) Vue.js
7 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
8 33 (28.21%) Linux
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
10 22 (18.80%) Web Services
10 22 (18.80%) SQL
10 22 (18.80%) HTML5
11 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.24%) LAMP
12 19 (16.24%) RESTful
13 18 (15.38%) CSS3
13 18 (15.38%) Node.js
14 17 (14.53%) Front End Development
14 17 (14.53%) Symfony
14 17 (14.53%) Zend
15 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
15 16 (13.68%) Internet
16 15 (12.82%) MVC
16 15 (12.82%) jQuery
17 14 (11.97%) Sass
17 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
17 14 (11.97%) AWS
18 13 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (11.11%) Python

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 12 (10.26%) WordPress
2 10 (8.55%) Drupal
3 6 (5.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.56%) CMS
4 3 (2.56%) nginx
4 3 (2.56%) SugarCRM
5 2 (1.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Magento
2 4 (3.42%) Shopify
3 3 (2.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.71%) OpenCart
4 2 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) AWS
2 11 (9.40%) Azure
3 5 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (4.27%) PaaS
3 5 (4.27%) SaaS
4 4 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.42%) Serverless
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.56%) GitHub
5 3 (2.56%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.71%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.71%) Veeva
7 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.85%) GCP
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.85%) npm
7 1 (0.85%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) Broadband
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) RFID
3 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.88%) MySQL
2 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.56%) Redis
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Power BI
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) JIRA
3 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.71%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.85%) Babel
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) ESLint
7 1 (0.85%) GCC
7 1 (0.85%) Postman
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.85%) TestNG
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.85%) webpack
7 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Marketing
3 10 (8.55%) Games
4 9 (7.69%) Retail
5 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (88.03%) Developer
2 75 (64.10%) PHP Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Web Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (13.68%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 16 (13.68%) PHP Web Developer
6 14 (11.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Junior
9 7 (5.98%) MySQL Developer
9 7 (5.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Graduate
11 5 (4.27%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (60.68%) CSS
1 71 (60.68%) HTML
2 53 (45.30%) Laravel
3 43 (36.75%) Vue.js
4 22 (18.80%) HTML5
4 22 (18.80%) Web Services
5 19 (16.24%) LAMP
5 19 (16.24%) RESTful
6 18 (15.38%) CSS3
6 18 (15.38%) Node.js
7 17 (14.53%) Symfony
8 15 (12.82%) jQuery
9 14 (11.97%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.97%) Sass
10 12 (10.26%) React
11 6 (5.13%) Ajax
11 6 (5.13%) REST
11 6 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (4.27%) LESS
12 5 (4.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (9.40%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.55%) User Experience
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) CCTV
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.21%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.13%) Debian
4 3 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (1.71%) Android
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Web Development
2 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.53%) Front End Development
4 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 15 (12.82%) MVC
6 12 (10.26%) OOP
7 11 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (9.40%) Scrum
7 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.55%) DevOps
8 10 (8.55%) OO
9 9 (7.69%) Open Source
10 8 (6.84%) CRM
10 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.13%) OO PHP
11 6 (5.13%) Refactoring
11 6 (5.13%) TDD
12 5 (4.27%) Fintech
12 5 (4.27%) Project Management
13 4 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 99 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 22 (18.80%) SQL
3 13 (11.11%) Python
4 9 (7.69%) Java
5 5 (4.27%) PHP 7
6 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.56%) C#
6 3 (2.56%) ES6
6 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.71%) Groovy
7 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) Java 8
8 1 (0.85%) Rust
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.71%) Plesk
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Zend
2 5 (4.27%) WooCommerce
3 3 (2.56%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe
4 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) PayPal
5 1 (0.85%) SaltStack