Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 40 65
Rank change year-on-year -47 +25 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 157 123 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.02% 6.22% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 10.93% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 128 93 226
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,938 £32,750 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,931
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2,287 1,125 3,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.04% 56.88% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 898 2,637
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,847 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -43 47 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Suffolk +2 32 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Hertfordshire -59 30 £62,500 +13.64% 9
Essex -22 25 £47,500 +26.67% 17
Norfolk +2 21 £47,500 +26.67% 6
Bedfordshire -33 2 £38,250 +5.52% 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 63 (40.13%) MySQL
3 59 (37.58%) CSS
4 55 (35.03%) HTML
5 52 (33.12%) Laravel
6 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
7 41 (26.11%) Linux
8 36 (22.93%) Web Development
8 36 (22.93%) PHP 7
9 33 (21.02%) Docker
9 33 (21.02%) Full Stack Development
9 33 (21.02%) JIRA
9 33 (21.02%) jQuery
10 32 (20.38%) Web Services
10 32 (20.38%) E-Commerce
10 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (19.11%) Marketing
12 28 (17.83%) Software Engineering
13 27 (17.20%) Android
13 27 (17.20%) RESTful
13 27 (17.20%) Vue.js
14 26 (16.56%) Apple iOS
15 24 (15.29%) Node.js
16 23 (14.65%) OO
16 23 (14.65%) Organisational Skills
17 22 (14.01%) Front End Development
18 21 (13.38%) Java
18 21 (13.38%) SQL
19 20 (12.74%) Retail
19 20 (12.74%) Redis

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 16 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (10.19%) WordPress
2 14 (8.92%) CMS
3 9 (5.73%) Apache
4 5 (3.18%) Drupal
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.91%) nginx
6 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.27%) Figma
1 2 (1.27%) InVision
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Magento
2 5 (3.18%) Shopify
3 2 (1.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.74%) AWS
2 17 (10.83%) GCP
3 16 (10.19%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (5.10%) Azure
5 6 (3.82%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.55%) SaaS
7 4 (2.55%) Stripe
8 3 (1.91%) Firebase
8 3 (1.91%) GitHub
8 3 (1.91%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.27%) GitHub Actions
9 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.27%) npm
9 2 (1.27%) PaaS
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.64%) Boomi
10 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) Intranet
2 3 (1.91%) Broadband
3 2 (1.27%) DHCP
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) Extranet
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.64%) Softphone
4 1 (0.64%) VLAN
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (40.13%) MySQL
2 20 (12.74%) Redis
3 17 (10.83%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.18%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.55%) Big Data
6 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.02%) JIRA
3 16 (10.19%) GitLab
4 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.46%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.55%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.27%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.27%) Postman
7 2 (1.27%) Selenium
7 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.27%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.64%) Bundler
General
1 30 (19.11%) Marketing
2 23 (14.65%) Organisational Skills
3 20 (12.74%) Retail
4 17 (10.83%) Finance
5 8 (5.10%) Social Skills
6 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.18%) Games
7 5 (3.18%) Law
8 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 118 (75.16%) Developer
2 69 (43.95%) PHP Developer
3 27 (17.20%) Full Stack Developer
4 19 (12.10%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.92%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.73%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Web Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.82%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 5 (3.18%) Graduate
13 5 (3.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 4 (2.55%) Graduate Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Graduate Software Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Programmer
14 4 (2.55%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.58%) CSS
2 55 (35.03%) HTML
3 52 (33.12%) Laravel
4 33 (21.02%) jQuery
5 32 (20.38%) Web Services
6 27 (17.20%) RESTful
6 27 (17.20%) Vue.js
7 24 (15.29%) Node.js
8 20 (12.74%) React
9 18 (11.46%) CSS3
9 18 (11.46%) HTML5
10 14 (8.92%) GraphQL
11 13 (8.28%) AngularJS
11 13 (8.28%) JSON
11 13 (8.28%) LAMP
11 13 (8.28%) REST
12 11 (7.01%) Sass
12 11 (7.01%) Symfony
13 10 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.01%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) Online Games
5 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.11%) Linux
2 27 (17.20%) Android
3 26 (16.56%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.01%) Windows
5 4 (2.55%) Unix
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.93%) Web Development
2 33 (21.02%) Full Stack Development
3 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.38%) E-Commerce
4 28 (17.83%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.65%) OO
6 22 (14.01%) Front End Development
7 20 (12.74%) Clean Code
8 18 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (10.19%) DevOps
10 15 (9.55%) Android Development
10 15 (9.55%) MVC
11 14 (8.92%) iOS Development
12 12 (7.64%) OO PHP
13 11 (7.01%) OOP
14 8 (5.10%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.46%) Open Source
15 7 (4.46%) Project Management
15 7 (4.46%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 99 (63.06%) JavaScript
2 36 (22.93%) PHP 7
3 21 (13.38%) Java
3 21 (13.38%) SQL
4 15 (9.55%) Kotlin
5 10 (6.37%) C#
6 9 (5.73%) Python
7 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.46%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.18%) Perl
10 4 (2.55%) Ruby
11 3 (1.91%) VBScript
12 2 (1.27%) Groovy
12 2 (1.27%) Java 8
13 1 (0.64%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
2 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) GDPR
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (21.02%) Docker
2 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) vCloud
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.18%) Ansible
3 4 (2.55%) Terraform
4 2 (1.27%) Kibana
5 1 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Zend
2 7 (4.46%) Google
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.55%) WooCommerce
4 3 (1.91%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.27%) Citrix
5 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.27%) Juniper
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.64%) Dell
6 1 (0.64%) FIS
6 1 (0.64%) Informatica
6 1 (0.64%) Splunk