Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 2,172 5,445 7,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.74% 4.17% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.05% 7.79% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,195 5,207 6,517
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
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 26,981 69,932 87,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.86% 53.56% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22,777 57,606 73,022
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 623 £57,500 +4.55% 132
North of England +11 520 £42,500 +6.25% 251
South East -1 414 £45,000 +2.27% 89
North West -1 256 £42,500 +6.25% 134
South West +13 251 £40,000 - 98
Yorkshire +38 229 £42,000 +5.00% 87
Midlands +5 207 £37,500 - 125
East of England +20 124 £40,000 -5.88% 45
West Midlands -5 123 £40,000 +6.67% 69
East Midlands +19 83 £37,500 +7.14% 56
North East +2 35 £40,000 - 30
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,383 (63.67%) JavaScript
2 1,045 (48.11%) HTML
3 1,029 (47.38%) CSS
4 985 (45.35%) MySQL
5 706 (32.50%) Laravel
6 620 (28.55%) Git (software)
7 576 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
8 505 (23.25%) Linux
9 469 (21.59%) Web Development
10 451 (20.76%) MVC
11 442 (20.35%) AWS
12 422 (19.43%) jQuery
13 377 (17.36%) Docker
14 375 (17.27%) Python
15 374 (17.22%) Vue.js
16 357 (16.44%) OOP
17 356 (16.39%) Node.js
18 351 (16.16%) Symfony
19 336 (15.47%) OO
20 334 (15.38%) React
21 312 (14.36%) Java
22 308 (14.18%) LAMP
23 304 (14.00%) AngularJS
24 289 (13.31%) SQL
25 288 (13.26%) HTML5
26 281 (12.94%) E-Commerce
27 273 (12.57%) DevOps
28 240 (11.05%) TDD
29 236 (10.87%) REST
29 236 (10.87%) 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
1 207 (9.53%) WordPress
2 161 (7.41%) CMS
3 155 (7.14%) Apache
4 81 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (2.99%) nginx
6 52 (2.39%) Drupal
7 35 (1.61%) Moodle
8 27 (1.24%) Joomla!
9 24 (1.10%) Confluence
10 23 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.60%) Jadu
14 11 (0.51%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.46%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
17 7 (0.32%) IIS
18 6 (0.28%) ColdFusion
18 6 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.55%) Sketch
5 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.092%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.092%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.092%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 182 (8.38%) Magento
2 37 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
3 35 (1.61%) Shopify
4 13 (0.60%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.32%) OpenCart
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.28%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 442 (20.35%) AWS
2 189 (8.70%) Azure
3 107 (4.93%) SaaS
4 88 (4.05%) GitHub
5 81 (3.73%) GCP
6 49 (2.26%) Serverless
7 42 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
8 41 (1.89%) npm
9 29 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (1.15%) Datadog
11 22 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (1.01%) PaaS
12 20 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 16 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.74%) IaaS
15 14 (0.64%) Yarn
16 10 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.46%) Office 365
17 9 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.70%) Internet
2 34 (1.57%) HTTP
3 29 (1.34%) Firewall
4 27 (1.24%) Network Security
5 23 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.92%) SSH
7 19 (0.87%) DNS
8 15 (0.69%) Skype
9 12 (0.55%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.46%) SSL
11 7 (0.32%) VPN
12 6 (0.28%) SMTP
13 5 (0.23%) FTP
13 5 (0.23%) Intranet
13 5 (0.23%) SNMP
14 4 (0.18%) MPLS
14 4 (0.18%) WebEx
15 3 (0.14%) LAN
15 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 985 (45.35%) MySQL
2 134 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 125 (5.76%) NoSQL
4 119 (5.48%) MongoDB
5 95 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 79 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (3.59%) Redis
8 49 (2.26%) Big Data
9 35 (1.61%) MariaDB
10 29 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
11 27 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.55%) Couchbase
14 12 (0.55%) Neo4j
15 11 (0.51%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.51%) MS Access
16 10 (0.46%) BigQuery
17 6 (0.28%) Apache Hive
18 5 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 620 (28.55%) Git (software)
2 124 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 118 (5.43%) JIRA
4 94 (4.33%) PHPUnit
5 79 (3.64%) webpack
6 63 (2.90%) gulp
7 61 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 59 (2.72%) Selenium
9 49 (2.26%) Subversion
10 39 (1.80%) Grunt
11 36 (1.66%) GitLab
12 26 (1.20%) Xcode
13 25 (1.15%) Vagrant
14 24 (1.10%) Locust
15 23 (1.06%) eggPlant
16 17 (0.78%) git-flow
17 15 (0.69%) Android Studio
18 13 (0.60%) TeamCity
19 12 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 12 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 176 (8.10%) Finance
2 146 (6.72%) Retail
3 137 (6.31%) Marketing
4 65 (2.99%) Games
5 33 (1.52%) Public Sector
6 30 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 19 (0.87%) Legal
7 19 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.83%) Publishing
9 15 (0.69%) Back Office
10 14 (0.64%) Electronics
11 13 (0.60%) Law
12 12 (0.55%) Digital Economy
13 10 (0.46%) Banking
14 9 (0.41%) Advertising
15 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.23%) Automotive
17 4 (0.18%) Front Office
17 4 (0.18%) German Language
18 3 (0.14%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 1,697 (78.13%) Developer
2 1,006 (46.32%) PHP Developer
3 325 (14.96%) Senior Developer
4 225 (10.36%) Senior PHP Developer
5 218 (10.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 158 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 108 (4.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 105 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 104 (4.79%) Software Engineer
10 101 (4.65%) Backend Developer
11 90 (4.14%) Lead Developer
12 89 (4.10%) PHP Web Developer
13 86 (3.96%) Magento Developer
13 86 (3.96%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 72 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
15 64 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
16 52 (2.39%) LAMP Developer
17 51 (2.35%) Junior
18 49 (2.26%) React Developer
19 46 (2.12%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,045 (48.11%) HTML
2 1,029 (47.38%) CSS
3 706 (32.50%) Laravel
4 422 (19.43%) jQuery
5 374 (17.22%) Vue.js
6 356 (16.39%) Node.js
7 351 (16.16%) Symfony
8 334 (15.38%) React
9 308 (14.18%) LAMP
10 304 (14.00%) AngularJS
11 288 (13.26%) HTML5
12 236 (10.87%) REST
13 211 (9.71%) CSS3
14 207 (9.53%) RESTful
15 201 (9.25%) Sass
15 201 (9.25%) Web Services
16 139 (6.40%) .NET
17 130 (5.99%) JSON
18 124 (5.71%) XML
19 110 (5.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.94%) User Experience
2 158 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 114 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (1.61%) e-Learning
8 25 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 20 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 19 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.74%) NHS
12 14 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.64%) Derivative
12 14 (0.64%) SCORM
12 14 (0.64%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.55%) Social Media
14 11 (0.51%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.41%) Blog
16 8 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 505 (23.25%) Linux
2 100 (4.60%) Android
3 88 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 59 (2.72%) CentOS
4 59 (2.72%) Windows
5 46 (2.12%) Ubuntu
6 37 (1.70%) Unix
7 20 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.32%) FreeBSD
11 7 (0.32%) FreeNAS
11 7 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.18%) Debian
12 4 (0.18%) Solaris
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.046%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (21.59%) Web Development
3 451 (20.76%) MVC
4 357 (16.44%) OOP
5 336 (15.47%) OO
6 281 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 273 (12.57%) DevOps
8 240 (11.05%) TDD
9 236 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 221 (10.17%) Software Engineering
11 184 (8.47%) Front End Development
12 149 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (6.72%) Microservices
14 142 (6.54%) OO PHP
15 126 (5.80%) Scrum
16 125 (5.76%) Mentoring
16 125 (5.76%) Test Automation
17 105 (4.83%) Open Source
18 88 (4.05%) Computer Science
19 80 (3.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,383 (63.67%) JavaScript
2 375 (17.27%) Python
3 312 (14.36%) Java
4 289 (13.31%) SQL
5 158 (7.27%) C#
6 94 (4.33%) PHP 7
7 92 (4.24%) Go
8 85 (3.91%) Ruby
9 77 (3.55%) TypeScript
10 69 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 68 (3.13%) ES6
12 56 (2.58%) Perl
13 53 (2.44%) C
14 47 (2.16%) Objective-C
15 46 (2.12%) Apple Swift
16 37 (1.70%) C++
17 33 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 30 (1.38%) PHP 5
19 22 (1.01%) Scala
20 20 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 113 (5.20%) Degree
2 73 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.32%) RHCE
4 6 (0.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.18%) PhD
6 3 (0.14%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.14%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.14%) HND
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.092%) Analytics IQ
7 2 (0.092%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.092%) CISSP
7 2 (0.092%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.092%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.092%) MCSE
7 2 (0.092%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.092%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.046%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.046%) ISEB
8 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.13%) QA
2 24 (1.10%) GDPR
3 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.28%) PMO
5 6 (0.28%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.18%) SEPA
7 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 377 (17.36%) Docker
2 26 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.46%) vSphere
4 7 (0.32%) KVM
5 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.092%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.092%) LXC
9 2 (0.092%) NFS
9 2 (0.092%) Samba
9 2 (0.092%) Squid
9 2 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.046%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.046%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.046%) Varnish
10 1 (0.046%) zsh
Systems Management
1 195 (8.98%) Kubernetes
2 96 (4.42%) Ansible
3 76 (3.50%) Terraform
4 24 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.06%) Grafana
5 23 (1.06%) Puppet
6 22 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.74%) cPanel
8 13 (0.60%) Nagios
9 12 (0.55%) Netcool
9 12 (0.55%) Opsview
10 9 (0.41%) Kibana
10 9 (0.41%) logstash
10 9 (0.41%) Rundeck
11 7 (0.32%) Icinga
11 7 (0.32%) Proxmox
12 6 (0.28%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.18%) Rancher
14 3 (0.14%) Fluentd
14 3 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 206 (9.48%) Zend
2 80 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 77 (3.55%) Google
4 42 (1.93%) Oracle
5 40 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 30 (1.38%) VMware
7 28 (1.29%) Adobe
8 25 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 20 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.74%) Percona
11 14 (0.64%) Sony
11 14 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.60%) Dynatrace
13 12 (0.55%) AppDynamics
13 12 (0.55%) SAP
13 12 (0.55%) SevOne
13 12 (0.55%) TOWER Software
14 11 (0.51%) SaltStack
15 10 (0.46%) Cisco
16 9 (0.41%) WooCommerce