Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 8951 9151 9999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.30% 5.11% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.58% 9.63% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7953 8388 8908
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93459 95015 106614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 53.04% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77564 82649 92082
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -6 2888 £52,500 +5.00% 258
North of England +5 1989 £37,500 +7.14% 176
South East -1 1755 £40,000 - 125
Midlands +6 1212 £32,750 -6.43% 86
North West +2 1148 £38,500 +2.67% 91
West Midlands +4 836 £32,500 - 48
Yorkshire +11 727 £37,500 +7.14% 72
South West -2 675 £37,121 +6.06% 46
East of England -17 429 £37,500 +2.74% 46
East Midlands +26 377 £35,000 - 37
North East +18 114 £35,000 +16.67% 13
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5639 (63.00%) JavaScript
2 4817 (53.82%) HTML
3 4556 (50.90%) CSS
4 4152 (46.39%) MySQL
5 2823 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
6 2623 (29.30%) Web Development
7 2367 (26.44%) jQuery
8 2325 (25.97%) Linux
9 2271 (25.37%) Java
10 2064 (23.06%) Git (software)
11 2026 (22.63%) MVC
12 1799 (20.10%) HTML5
13 1778 (19.86%) Laravel
14 1676 (18.72%) SQL
15 1601 (17.89%) AngularJS
16 1517 (16.95%) OO
17 1463 (16.34%) Python
18 1439 (16.08%) LAMP
19 1428 (15.95%) Symfony
20 1255 (14.02%) Node.js
21 1245 (13.91%) OOP
22 1190 (13.29%) Front End Development
23 1186 (13.25%) E-Commerce
24 1118 (12.49%) CSS3
25 1027 (11.47%) TDD
26 990 (11.06%) WordPress
27 939 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
28 924 (10.32%) Zend
29 922 (10.30%) DevOps
30 904 (10.10%) C#

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
1 990 (11.06%) WordPress
2 861 (9.62%) Apache
3 830 (9.27%) CMS
4 611 (6.83%) Drupal
5 333 (3.72%) nginx
6 236 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
7 162 (1.81%) IIS
8 142 (1.59%) Apache Solr
9 140 (1.56%) Confluence
10 116 (1.30%) Joomla!
11 102 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 94 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 54 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 52 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.42%) Apache Spark
15 38 (0.42%) JBoss
16 37 (0.41%) WebLogic
17 28 (0.31%) SAS
18 27 (0.30%) Umbraco
19 26 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 295 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 167 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 99 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 69 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
5 40 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
6 27 (0.30%) FileZilla
7 19 (0.21%) SPSS
8 10 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (0.10%) HipChat
9 9 (0.10%) Moqups
10 8 (0.089%) InDesign
11 7 (0.078%) GIMP
12 5 (0.056%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.045%) Maple
13 4 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.022%) FreeHand
14 2 (0.022%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 656 (7.33%) Magento
2 59 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 33 (0.37%) Shopify
4 30 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.30%) OpenCart
6 17 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 14 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 14 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.13%) Revive Adserver
10 7 (0.078%) osCommerce
10 7 (0.078%) Workday HCM
11 5 (0.056%) Exstream
11 5 (0.056%) Odoo
11 5 (0.056%) Zen Cart
12 4 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 939 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (4.41%) GitHub
3 337 (3.76%) SaaS
4 280 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 119 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 115 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 113 (1.26%) IaaS
8 112 (1.25%) PaaS
9 106 (1.18%) npm
10 91 (1.02%) Google Analytics
11 85 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 76 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 57 (0.64%) Serverless
14 55 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
15 53 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
15 53 (0.59%) Office 365
16 44 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 42 (0.47%) Slack
18 35 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
19 30 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 260 (2.90%) Internet
2 211 (2.36%) HTTP
3 176 (1.97%) DNS
4 140 (1.56%) Firewall
5 121 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 93 (1.04%) SMTP
7 84 (0.94%) SSL
8 83 (0.93%) FTP
9 60 (0.67%) Intranet
10 51 (0.57%) VPN
11 40 (0.45%) Network Security
12 38 (0.42%) SSH
13 36 (0.40%) DHCP
14 33 (0.37%) SNMP
15 30 (0.34%) SMS
16 24 (0.27%) Skype
17 23 (0.26%) VoIP
18 21 (0.23%) VLAN
18 21 (0.23%) Wireless
19 19 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4152 (46.39%) MySQL
2 696 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 540 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 444 (4.96%) MongoDB
5 340 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 328 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 248 (2.77%) Redis
8 154 (1.72%) Big Data
9 143 (1.60%) MariaDB
10 126 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 86 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 85 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 78 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
15 68 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 53 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
17 49 (0.55%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.36%) MS Access
19 30 (0.34%) DB2
19 30 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2064 (23.06%) Git (software)
2 566 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 542 (6.06%) Subversion
4 481 (5.37%) JIRA
5 404 (4.51%) PHPUnit
6 366 (4.09%) gulp
7 259 (2.89%) Selenium
8 253 (2.83%) Grunt
9 231 (2.58%) Vagrant
10 144 (1.61%) Maven
11 142 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 132 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 128 (1.43%) webpack
14 126 (1.41%) Bitbucket
15 111 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 87 (0.97%) JUnit
17 84 (0.94%) WebDriver
18 82 (0.92%) TeamCity
19 57 (0.64%) Mercurial
20 54 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 896 (10.01%) Finance
2 794 (8.87%) Marketing
3 791 (8.84%) Advertising
4 657 (7.34%) Retail
5 318 (3.55%) Games
6 250 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 187 (2.09%) Banking
8 144 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 142 (1.59%) Automotive
9 142 (1.59%) Electronics
10 95 (1.06%) Legal
11 77 (0.86%) Publishing
12 71 (0.79%) Law
13 67 (0.75%) Back Office
14 46 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 30 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 27 (0.30%) Music Industry
17 22 (0.25%) Front Office
18 17 (0.19%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6723 (75.11%) Developer
2 3804 (42.50%) PHP Developer
3 1144 (12.78%) Web Developer
4 1005 (11.23%) Senior Developer
5 774 (8.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 726 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 636 (7.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 583 (6.51%) PHP Web Developer
9 561 (6.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 467 (5.22%) Junior
11 450 (5.03%) HTML Developer
12 416 (4.65%) Junior Developer
13 404 (4.51%) Lead Developer
14 397 (4.44%) Java Developer
15 380 (4.25%) HTML CSS Developer
16 373 (4.17%) Software Developer
17 318 (3.55%) MySQL Developer
18 314 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 305 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
20 269 (3.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4817 (53.82%) HTML
2 4556 (50.90%) CSS
3 2367 (26.44%) jQuery
4 1799 (20.10%) HTML5
5 1778 (19.86%) Laravel
6 1601 (17.89%) AngularJS
7 1439 (16.08%) LAMP
8 1428 (15.95%) Symfony
9 1255 (14.02%) Node.js
10 1118 (12.49%) CSS3
11 880 (9.83%) .NET
12 874 (9.76%) React
13 851 (9.51%) Sass
14 770 (8.60%) Web Services
15 633 (7.07%) XML
16 597 (6.67%) REST
17 580 (6.48%) Ajax
18 555 (6.20%) RESTful
18 555 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 517 (5.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 655 (7.32%) User Experience
2 582 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 540 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 384 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 298 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 177 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 161 (1.80%) Fintech
8 141 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 139 (1.55%) Social Media
10 87 (0.97%) iPad
11 85 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 68 (0.76%) Graphic Design
13 62 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 62 (0.69%) Blog
14 60 (0.67%) Management Information System
15 57 (0.64%) Digital Media
15 57 (0.64%) Private Cloud
16 54 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 50 (0.56%) BBC
18 44 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2325 (25.97%) Linux
2 567 (6.33%) Windows
3 400 (4.47%) Android
4 378 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 355 (3.97%) Unix
6 197 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 196 (2.19%) CentOS
8 115 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 101 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (1.02%) Debian
11 36 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.29%) Solaris
12 26 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.16%) FreeBSD
16 12 (0.13%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.11%) Fedora
18 9 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2823 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2623 (29.30%) Web Development
3 2026 (22.63%) MVC
4 1517 (16.95%) OO
5 1245 (13.91%) OOP
6 1190 (13.29%) Front End Development
7 1186 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 1027 (11.47%) TDD
9 922 (10.30%) DevOps
10 877 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 855 (9.55%) Scrum
12 661 (7.38%) Open Source
13 616 (6.88%) OO PHP
14 594 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
15 582 (6.50%) Mentoring
16 506 (5.65%) Test Automation
17 463 (5.17%) SDLC
18 371 (4.14%) Project Management
19 365 (4.08%) BDD
20 360 (4.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5639 (63.00%) JavaScript
2 2271 (25.37%) Java
3 1676 (18.72%) SQL
4 1463 (16.34%) Python
5 904 (10.10%) C#
6 724 (8.09%) Ruby
7 455 (5.08%) C++
8 437 (4.88%) Perl
9 425 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 285 (3.18%) PHP 5
11 275 (3.07%) PHP 7
12 244 (2.73%) C
13 196 (2.19%) Go
13 196 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 173 (1.93%) Scala
15 135 (1.51%) ES6
15 135 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 112 (1.25%) VB.NET
17 99 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 73 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 817 (9.13%) Degree
2 267 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 131 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 48 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 38 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (0.32%) Master's Degree
7 26 (0.29%) CISSP
8 25 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.26%) PhD
10 22 (0.25%) CCNA
10 22 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.23%) ISEB
12 20 (0.22%) MCSD
13 19 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.20%) DV Cleared
15 16 (0.18%) SANS
16 14 (0.16%) MCSE
17 13 (0.15%) PMI Certification
18 11 (0.12%) GIAC
18 11 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (3.22%) QA
2 57 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 31 (0.35%) GCP
4 29 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.31%) SLA
6 18 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.17%) WAI
8 14 (0.16%) WCAG
9 10 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.056%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.034%) DICOM
12 3 (0.034%) HL7
12 3 (0.034%) PMO
13 2 (0.022%) COBIT
13 2 (0.022%) GDPR
13 2 (0.022%) GPG13
13 2 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.011%) MISRA
System Software
1 665 (7.43%) Docker
2 119 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 43 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.37%) KVM
6 23 (0.26%) NFS
7 22 (0.25%) Varnish
8 21 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (0.21%) vSphere
10 18 (0.20%) Postfix
10 18 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (0.19%) Xen
12 14 (0.16%) Samba
13 9 (0.10%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.089%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.078%) BIND 9
15 7 (0.078%) Kamailio
15 7 (0.078%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 529 (5.91%) Puppet
2 397 (4.44%) Ansible
3 372 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 121 (1.35%) Nagios
6 81 (0.90%) Terraform
7 75 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 52 (0.58%) Salt
9 50 (0.56%) Kibana
10 40 (0.45%) HAProxy
11 36 (0.40%) cPanel
12 34 (0.38%) Capistrano
13 28 (0.31%) logstash
14 27 (0.30%) SCCM
15 21 (0.23%) Plesk
16 18 (0.20%) Packer
17 17 (0.19%) Cacti
18 13 (0.15%) vRealize
19 12 (0.13%) Juju
20 11 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 924 (10.32%) Zend
2 439 (4.90%) Google
3 375 (4.19%) Microsoft
4 370 (4.13%) Oracle
5 247 (2.76%) Adobe
6 182 (2.03%) VMware
7 149 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 101 (1.13%) Twitter
9 87 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 83 (0.93%) Apple
11 76 (0.85%) IBM
12 72 (0.80%) SAP
13 70 (0.78%) Cisco
14 67 (0.75%) WooCommerce
15 64 (0.72%) Facebook
15 64 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 57 (0.64%) Splunk
17 51 (0.57%) New Relic
18 46 (0.51%) PayPal
19 44 (0.49%) Demandware