Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 56 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7,715 8,873 10,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.70% 5.31% 5.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 9.57% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,749 7,999 9,270
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 92,362 92,676 100,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.24% 55.45% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77,253 78,339 88,030
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in England.

Salary trend for PHP in England

PHP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -5 2,537 £55,000 +5.77% 408
North of England -8 1,848 £40,000 +6.67% 398
South East +1 1,630 £40,000 - 213
North West -5 1,040 £40,000 +6.67% 250
Midlands -18 719 £35,000 +7.69% 188
Yorkshire -9 699 £37,500 +7.14% 121
South West -22 598 £39,250 +9.03% 190
West Midlands -20 459 £35,000 +7.69% 126
East of England -24 373 £40,000 +6.67% 84
East Midlands -14 260 £35,000 +7.69% 62
North East -4 110 £34,500 +6.15% 27
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 4,637 (60.10%) JavaScript
2 3,961 (51.34%) HTML
3 3,739 (48.46%) CSS
4 3,355 (43.49%) MySQL
5 2,559 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2,326 (30.15%) Web Development
7 2,267 (29.38%) Java
8 1,908 (24.73%) Git (software)
9 1,905 (24.69%) Linux
10 1,710 (22.16%) jQuery
11 1,665 (21.58%) MVC
12 1,622 (21.02%) Laravel
13 1,508 (19.55%) SQL
14 1,438 (18.64%) Python
15 1,244 (16.12%) AngularJS
15 1,244 (16.12%) HTML5
16 1,171 (15.18%) LAMP
17 1,153 (14.94%) OO
18 1,151 (14.92%) Symfony
19 987 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
20 984 (12.75%) Software Engineering
21 978 (12.68%) C#
21 978 (12.68%) Node.js
22 956 (12.39%) OOP
23 904 (11.72%) E-Commerce
24 896 (11.61%) Front End Development
25 860 (11.15%) TDD
26 850 (11.02%) Finance
27 842 (10.91%) React
28 836 (10.84%) CSS3

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
1 823 (10.67%) WordPress
2 724 (9.38%) Apache
3 669 (8.67%) CMS
4 520 (6.74%) Drupal
5 254 (3.29%) nginx
6 205 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
7 116 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 109 (1.41%) Confluence
9 62 (0.80%) Joomla!
10 60 (0.78%) IIS
11 48 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 47 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 46 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 45 (0.58%) OpenStack
15 42 (0.54%) Moodle
16 40 (0.52%) JBoss
17 39 (0.51%) WebLogic
18 38 (0.49%) Apache Pig
19 32 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
20 29 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 236 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 109 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 44 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 29 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (0.29%) InDesign
7 15 (0.19%) GIMP
8 13 (0.17%) SPSS
9 10 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.091%) HipChat
11 6 (0.078%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.065%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.039%) InVision
14 2 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.026%) Blender
15 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.013%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 384 (4.98%) Magento
2 67 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.39%) Shopify
4 21 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.22%) Documaker
6 15 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 14 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.16%) OpenCart
9 11 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 11 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.10%) Unica
11 4 (0.052%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.052%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.026%) osCommerce
13 2 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
14 1 (0.013%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 987 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 390 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 320 (4.15%) SaaS
4 214 (2.77%) GitHub
5 121 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 109 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 108 (1.40%) Serverless
8 107 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 96 (1.24%) npm
10 86 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
11 61 (0.79%) IaaS
12 60 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
13 58 (0.75%) Google Analytics
14 50 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
15 46 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 41 (0.53%) CloudFront
16 41 (0.53%) Office 365
16 41 (0.53%) Route 53
17 39 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 34 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.53%) Internet
2 184 (2.38%) HTTP
3 124 (1.61%) Firewall
4 113 (1.46%) SSL
5 102 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 99 (1.28%) DNS
7 71 (0.92%) SSH
8 70 (0.91%) SMS
9 49 (0.64%) Intranet
10 40 (0.52%) SNMP
11 35 (0.45%) VPN
12 34 (0.44%) FTP
12 34 (0.44%) IPsec
13 33 (0.43%) Network Security
14 30 (0.39%) LAN
14 30 (0.39%) SMTP
14 30 (0.39%) VLAN
15 27 (0.35%) DHCP
15 27 (0.35%) Wireless
16 26 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,355 (43.49%) MySQL
2 633 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 411 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 383 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 374 (4.85%) MongoDB
6 275 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
7 223 (2.89%) Redis
8 133 (1.72%) Big Data
9 91 (1.18%) MariaDB
10 77 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
12 75 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 69 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 59 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 58 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 44 (0.57%) Apache Hive
17 39 (0.51%) Oracle Database
17 39 (0.51%) SQLite
18 37 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,908 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 452 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 402 (5.21%) Subversion
4 353 (4.58%) JIRA
5 275 (3.56%) PHPUnit
6 263 (3.41%) Selenium
7 240 (3.11%) gulp
8 174 (2.26%) Grunt
9 139 (1.80%) Bitbucket
10 128 (1.66%) Vagrant
11 116 (1.50%) webpack
12 109 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 102 (1.32%) Maven
14 82 (1.06%) git-flow
15 78 (1.01%) Visual Studio
16 69 (0.89%) JUnit
17 65 (0.84%) Cucumber
18 62 (0.80%) Mercurial
19 58 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
20 49 (0.64%) Appium
General
1 850 (11.02%) Finance
2 736 (9.54%) Advertising
3 625 (8.10%) Marketing
4 590 (7.65%) Retail
5 196 (2.54%) Games
6 153 (1.98%) Banking
7 99 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 88 (1.14%) Back Office
9 79 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 74 (0.96%) Legal
11 73 (0.95%) Publishing
12 64 (0.83%) Automotive
13 44 (0.57%) Electronics
14 43 (0.56%) Law
15 25 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 24 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.27%) Billing
18 19 (0.25%) Hindi Language
18 19 (0.25%) Punjabi Language
18 19 (0.25%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 5,873 (76.12%) Developer
2 3,008 (38.99%) PHP Developer
3 998 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 909 (11.78%) Web Developer
5 591 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 540 (7.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 494 (6.40%) Senior PHP Developer
8 489 (6.34%) Java Developer
9 461 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 459 (5.95%) Software Developer
11 389 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 352 (4.56%) PHP Web Developer
13 331 (4.29%) Junior
14 290 (3.76%) Junior Developer
15 259 (3.36%) Lead Developer
16 243 (3.15%) HTML Developer
17 241 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
18 226 (2.93%) Backend Developer
19 201 (2.61%) HTML CSS Developer
20 196 (2.54%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,961 (51.34%) HTML
2 3,739 (48.46%) CSS
3 1,710 (22.16%) jQuery
4 1,622 (21.02%) Laravel
5 1,244 (16.12%) AngularJS
5 1,244 (16.12%) HTML5
6 1,171 (15.18%) LAMP
7 1,151 (14.92%) Symfony
8 978 (12.68%) Node.js
9 842 (10.91%) React
10 836 (10.84%) CSS3
11 778 (10.08%) .NET
12 698 (9.05%) RESTful
13 688 (8.92%) Web Services
14 658 (8.53%) Sass
15 631 (8.18%) REST
16 569 (7.38%) XML
17 495 (6.42%) Spring
17 495 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 489 (6.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 638 (8.27%) User Experience
2 546 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 449 (5.82%) Mobile App
4 334 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
5 291 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 282 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
7 250 (3.24%) Fintech
8 175 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
9 120 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 97 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 91 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 63 (0.82%) Social Media
13 47 (0.61%) Management Information System
14 45 (0.58%) Blog
15 42 (0.54%) Private Cloud
16 41 (0.53%) Digital Media
16 41 (0.53%) Public Cloud
17 40 (0.52%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.49%) Data Centre
19 35 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1,905 (24.69%) Linux
2 430 (5.57%) Windows
3 338 (4.38%) Unix
4 330 (4.28%) Android
5 231 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 208 (2.70%) CentOS
7 135 (1.75%) Debian
8 132 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 98 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 74 (0.96%) Windows Server
11 46 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.36%) Solaris
12 28 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 22 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (0.19%) openSUSE
16 10 (0.13%) Kali Linux
16 10 (0.13%) VMS
17 8 (0.10%) Fedora
17 8 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,559 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2,326 (30.15%) Web Development
3 1,665 (21.58%) MVC
4 1,153 (14.94%) OO
5 984 (12.75%) Software Engineering
6 956 (12.39%) OOP
7 904 (11.72%) E-Commerce
8 896 (11.61%) Front End Development
9 860 (11.15%) TDD
10 823 (10.67%) Scrum
11 738 (9.57%) DevOps
12 608 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
13 569 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 550 (7.13%) Open Source
15 549 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
16 517 (6.70%) Mentoring
17 450 (5.83%) OO PHP
18 388 (5.03%) Microservices
19 384 (4.98%) SDLC
20 362 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4,637 (60.10%) JavaScript
2 2,267 (29.38%) Java
3 1,508 (19.55%) SQL
4 1,438 (18.64%) Python
5 978 (12.68%) C#
6 595 (7.71%) Ruby
7 421 (5.46%) Perl
8 386 (5.00%) C++
9 372 (4.82%) Bash Shell
10 222 (2.88%) Go
11 208 (2.70%) C
12 205 (2.66%) ES6
13 181 (2.35%) PHP 5
14 167 (2.16%) PHP 7
15 165 (2.14%) PowerShell
16 162 (2.10%) Java 8
17 144 (1.87%) Scala
18 102 (1.32%) T-SQL
19 94 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 87 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 764 (9.90%) Degree
2 322 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 62 (0.80%) CISSP
5 58 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 53 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (0.66%) SSCP
8 50 (0.65%) CCNA
9 42 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 41 (0.53%) SANS
11 40 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 40 (0.52%) GIAC
12 38 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (0.45%) MCSE
14 32 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
15 31 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
16 30 (0.39%) Master's Degree
17 22 (0.29%) ISEB
18 19 (0.25%) CISA
18 19 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (3.95%) QA
2 43 (0.56%) SLA
3 39 (0.51%) GDPR
4 31 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.35%) GCP
6 26 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.16%) WAI
10 8 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.065%) WCAG
12 5 (0.065%) Web Application Security Consortium
13 4 (0.052%) FATCA
14 3 (0.039%) DICOM
14 3 (0.039%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.039%) HL7
15 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 727 (9.42%) Docker
2 83 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 34 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 33 (0.43%) vSphere
6 31 (0.40%) Varnish
7 26 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 25 (0.32%) iptables
9 20 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.22%) Samba
11 15 (0.19%) LXC
12 14 (0.18%) HDFS
13 11 (0.14%) KVM
14 9 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.078%) Firmware
16 6 (0.078%) Xen
17 5 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 392 (5.08%) Puppet
2 309 (4.01%) Ansible
3 221 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 199 (2.58%) Kubernetes
5 157 (2.03%) Nagios
6 134 (1.74%) Terraform
7 91 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 67 (0.87%) Salt
9 40 (0.52%) Rancher
10 37 (0.48%) HAProxy
11 33 (0.43%) Prometheus
12 28 (0.36%) Cacti
12 28 (0.36%) cPanel
13 22 (0.29%) Plesk
13 22 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
14 21 (0.27%) Kibana
15 17 (0.22%) Nessus
15 17 (0.22%) Sysdig
15 17 (0.22%) vRealize
16 16 (0.21%) Grafana
Vendors
1 571 (7.40%) Zend
2 409 (5.30%) Google
3 369 (4.78%) Oracle
4 309 (4.01%) Microsoft
5 211 (2.73%) Adobe
6 152 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 132 (1.71%) Twitter
8 123 (1.59%) VMware
9 102 (1.32%) New Relic
10 101 (1.31%) Capita
11 91 (1.18%) Splunk
12 76 (0.99%) Cisco
13 75 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 72 (0.93%) Atlassian
15 65 (0.84%) WorldPay
16 53 (0.69%) WooCommerce
17 46 (0.60%) Facebook
18 44 (0.57%) Apple
19 43 (0.56%) HP
19 43 (0.56%) IBM