Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 67 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,286 5,155 6,541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.56% 4.14% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 7.68% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,416 5,040 5,956
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 29,557 67,163 82,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.00% 53.88% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25,557 55,892 69,156
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in England

PHP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2020. 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
London -11 560 £58,500 +1.74% 147
North of England +1 542 £40,000 - 260
South East +3 447 £43,500 -1.14% 110
Midlands +21 294 £40,000 +14.29% 130
South West 0 262 £40,000 - 98
Yorkshire +20 260 £40,000 - 79
North West -6 245 £40,000 - 146
West Midlands +12 157 £42,500 +13.33% 77
East Midlands +30 136 £37,500 +7.14% 53
East of England +34 132 £40,000 -2.44% 43
North East -5 37 £40,000 +14.29% 35
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1,490 (65.18%) JavaScript
2 1,127 (49.30%) HTML
3 1,094 (47.86%) CSS
4 1,044 (45.67%) MySQL
5 773 (33.81%) Laravel
6 670 (29.31%) Git (software)
7 579 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
8 508 (22.22%) Web Development
9 479 (20.95%) Linux
10 468 (20.47%) AWS
11 439 (19.20%) Vue.js
12 427 (18.68%) jQuery
13 415 (18.15%) Docker
14 411 (17.98%) MVC
15 403 (17.63%) Python
16 356 (15.57%) React
17 345 (15.09%) Node.js
18 338 (14.79%) SQL
19 335 (14.65%) Symfony
20 329 (14.39%) OOP
21 325 (14.22%) AngularJS
22 321 (14.04%) DevOps
22 321 (14.04%) HTML5
23 305 (13.34%) E-Commerce
24 296 (12.95%) OO
25 279 (12.20%) WordPress
26 268 (11.72%) Java
27 253 (11.07%) TDD
28 250 (10.94%) LAMP
29 249 (10.89%) Problem-Solving

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 279 (12.20%) WordPress
2 198 (8.66%) CMS
3 124 (5.42%) Apache
4 71 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 69 (3.02%) Drupal
6 67 (2.93%) nginx
7 34 (1.49%) Joomla!
8 33 (1.44%) Moodle
9 23 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (0.87%) Jadu
11 16 (0.70%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.39%) IIS
14 8 (0.35%) Confluence
14 8 (0.35%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.26%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.26%) SugarCRM
16 5 (0.22%) EPiServer
17 4 (0.17%) Liferay
17 4 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.22%) Sketch
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.17%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 211 (9.23%) Magento
2 51 (2.23%) Shopify
3 35 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.70%) OpenCart
5 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.044%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.044%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 468 (20.47%) AWS
2 234 (10.24%) Azure
3 102 (4.46%) SaaS
4 98 (4.29%) GitHub
5 91 (3.98%) GCP
6 72 (3.15%) Serverless
7 55 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
8 48 (2.10%) npm
9 46 (2.01%) Datadog
10 45 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.31%) Amazon S3
12 27 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 20 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (0.87%) PaaS
14 17 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.66%) Yarn
16 12 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
17 11 (0.48%) Office 365
18 8 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.92%) HTTP
2 41 (1.79%) Internet
3 21 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.79%) Firewall
5 16 (0.70%) DNS
5 16 (0.70%) Network Security
5 16 (0.70%) SSH
6 13 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.48%) VPN
8 8 (0.35%) SMTP
8 8 (0.35%) SNMP
8 8 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.31%) Skype
9 7 (0.31%) VoIP
10 5 (0.22%) Intranet
10 5 (0.22%) LAN
10 5 (0.22%) WAN
11 4 (0.17%) SSL
11 4 (0.17%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,044 (45.67%) MySQL
2 130 (5.69%) MongoDB
3 127 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 113 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
5 112 (4.90%) SQL Server
6 107 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 98 (4.29%) Redis
8 42 (1.84%) Big Data
9 40 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 35 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
11 26 (1.14%) InterSystems Cache
12 25 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 21 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (0.70%) Couchbase
14 16 (0.70%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.35%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.31%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.31%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 670 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 158 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 112 (4.90%) JIRA
4 93 (4.07%) PHPUnit
5 73 (3.19%) Selenium
6 63 (2.76%) webpack
7 52 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 52 (2.27%) gulp
8 41 (1.79%) GitLab
9 35 (1.53%) Subversion
10 27 (1.18%) Grunt
10 27 (1.18%) Locust
10 27 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.14%) eggPlant
12 25 (1.09%) Xcode
13 19 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.70%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.66%) Android Studio
16 12 (0.52%) Postman
General
1 173 (7.57%) Finance
2 142 (6.21%) Marketing
3 104 (4.55%) Retail
4 43 (1.88%) Games
5 37 (1.62%) Public Sector
6 29 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.05%) Publishing
8 21 (0.92%) Law
8 21 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.61%) Back Office
10 11 (0.48%) Electronics
11 10 (0.44%) Banking
11 10 (0.44%) Front Office
12 8 (0.35%) Legal
13 7 (0.31%) Advertising
14 6 (0.26%) Automotive
15 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.17%) German Language
17 3 (0.13%) Korean Language
17 3 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,788 (78.22%) Developer
2 1,053 (46.06%) PHP Developer
3 311 (13.60%) Senior Developer
4 273 (11.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 225 (9.84%) Senior PHP Developer
6 198 (8.66%) Web Developer
7 138 (6.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 115 (5.03%) Backend Developer
9 106 (4.64%) PHP Web Developer
10 105 (4.59%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 100 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 95 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 91 (3.98%) Magento Developer
14 86 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
15 82 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
15 82 (3.59%) Lead Developer
16 70 (3.06%) Junior
17 63 (2.76%) Python Developer
18 61 (2.67%) Junior Developer
19 55 (2.41%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,127 (49.30%) HTML
2 1,094 (47.86%) CSS
3 773 (33.81%) Laravel
4 439 (19.20%) Vue.js
5 427 (18.68%) jQuery
6 356 (15.57%) React
7 345 (15.09%) Node.js
8 335 (14.65%) Symfony
9 325 (14.22%) AngularJS
10 321 (14.04%) HTML5
11 250 (10.94%) LAMP
12 238 (10.41%) REST
13 234 (10.24%) Sass
14 228 (9.97%) Web Services
15 216 (9.45%) RESTful
16 208 (9.10%) CSS3
17 142 (6.21%) XML
18 141 (6.17%) JSON
19 119 (5.21%) .NET
20 101 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 190 (8.31%) User Experience
2 108 (4.72%) Mobile App
3 105 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
6 55 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (1.36%) e-Learning
8 22 (0.96%) Derivative
9 19 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 18 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 12 (0.52%) Hedge funds
12 12 (0.52%) SCORM
13 11 (0.48%) Graphic Design
13 11 (0.48%) Social Media
14 10 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.44%) Equities
14 10 (0.44%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 479 (20.95%) Linux
2 94 (4.11%) Android
3 87 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 65 (2.84%) Windows
5 49 (2.14%) CentOS
6 46 (2.01%) Unix
7 34 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
11 9 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.087%) Debian
13 2 (0.087%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (22.22%) Web Development
3 411 (17.98%) MVC
4 329 (14.39%) OOP
5 321 (14.04%) DevOps
6 305 (13.34%) E-Commerce
7 296 (12.95%) OO
8 253 (11.07%) TDD
9 249 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
10 217 (9.49%) Front End Development
11 210 (9.19%) Software Engineering
12 159 (6.96%) Microservices
13 132 (5.77%) Scrum
14 124 (5.42%) Test Automation
15 123 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
16 115 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 111 (4.86%) OO PHP
18 97 (4.24%) Unit Testing
19 88 (3.85%) Open Source
20 75 (3.28%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,490 (65.18%) JavaScript
2 403 (17.63%) Python
3 338 (14.79%) SQL
4 268 (11.72%) Java
5 174 (7.61%) C#
6 116 (5.07%) TypeScript
7 100 (4.37%) Go
8 92 (4.02%) PHP 7
9 80 (3.50%) Bash Shell
10 78 (3.41%) Ruby
11 52 (2.27%) ES6
12 49 (2.14%) C
13 47 (2.06%) Perl
14 45 (1.97%) PowerShell
15 42 (1.84%) Apple Swift
16 40 (1.75%) C++
17 34 (1.49%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.40%) Kotlin
19 24 (1.05%) PHP 5
20 23 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 100 (4.37%) Degree
2 55 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.17%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.17%) CCNP
6 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.17%) PhD
7 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.13%) HND
8 2 (0.087%) CCIE
8 2 (0.087%) CCNA
8 2 (0.087%) CISA
8 2 (0.087%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.087%) MCSE
9 1 (0.044%) CISM
9 1 (0.044%) CRISC
9 1 (0.044%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.63%) QA
2 15 (0.66%) GDPR
3 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.48%) SLA
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.26%) PMO
6 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 415 (18.15%) Docker
2 25 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.22%) vSphere
5 3 (0.13%) Firmware
5 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.087%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.087%) vCloud
6 2 (0.087%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.044%) LXC
7 1 (0.044%) NFS
7 1 (0.044%) Samba
7 1 (0.044%) Squid
7 1 (0.044%) Varnish
7 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 207 (9.06%) Kubernetes
2 99 (4.33%) Terraform
3 94 (4.11%) Ansible
4 44 (1.92%) Grafana
5 37 (1.62%) Puppet
6 34 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (1.14%) Prometheus
8 23 (1.01%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.70%) cPanel
10 9 (0.39%) logstash
10 9 (0.39%) Packer
11 8 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.31%) Kibana
13 6 (0.26%) Netcool
13 6 (0.26%) Opsview
14 5 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.22%) Nagios
14 5 (0.22%) Plesk
14 5 (0.22%) Rancher
15 4 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 163 (7.13%) Zend
2 85 (3.72%) Google
3 72 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 43 (1.88%) Oracle
5 40 (1.75%) Adobe
6 30 (1.31%) VMware
7 27 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 22 (0.96%) New Relic
9 21 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (0.87%) SaltStack
11 19 (0.83%) WooCommerce
12 16 (0.70%) Sony
12 16 (0.70%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.52%) Cisco
13 12 (0.52%) SAP
14 11 (0.48%) Apple
15 10 (0.44%) Intel
16 9 (0.39%) Facebook
16 9 (0.39%) ServiceNow
17 8 (0.35%) Ariba