Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 65 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5,203 6,607 8,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.17% 4.36% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 7.90% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 5,620 7,939
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 67,295 83,655 93,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.90% 55.24% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 56,116 70,253 77,418
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 -31 1,472 £57,500 +4.55% 337
South East +8 1,243 £44,000 +4.76% 190
North of England +5 1,071 £40,000 +6.67% 375
North West +5 652 £40,000 - 184
South West -6 631 £40,000 +6.67% 208
Midlands +9 495 £35,750 +2.14% 180
Yorkshire -3 340 £40,000 +6.67% 129
West Midlands -8 313 £37,500 +7.14% 97
East of England +14 285 £40,000 +14.29% 92
East Midlands +32 182 £35,000 - 83
North East +12 79 £40,000 +14.29% 62
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 3,175 (61.02%) JavaScript
2 2,373 (45.61%) HTML
3 2,243 (43.11%) CSS
4 2,177 (41.84%) MySQL
5 1,709 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1,380 (26.52%) Laravel
7 1,240 (23.83%) Git (software)
8 1,216 (23.37%) Linux
9 1,130 (21.72%) Web Development
10 1,124 (21.60%) MVC
11 1,012 (19.45%) jQuery
12 1,007 (19.35%) Python
13 913 (17.55%) SQL
14 893 (17.16%) Java
15 866 (16.64%) OO
16 819 (15.74%) Symfony
17 816 (15.68%) Node.js
18 814 (15.64%) AngularJS
19 793 (15.24%) AWS
20 760 (14.61%) Docker
21 732 (14.07%) OOP
22 712 (13.68%) React
23 668 (12.84%) HTML5
24 649 (12.47%) DevOps
25 648 (12.45%) LAMP
26 639 (12.28%) Software Engineering
27 622 (11.95%) C#
28 577 (11.09%) WordPress
29 575 (11.05%) TDD
30 523 (10.05%) Vue.js

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
1 577 (11.09%) WordPress
2 352 (6.77%) CMS
3 296 (5.69%) Apache
4 243 (4.67%) Drupal
5 182 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 145 (2.79%) nginx
7 70 (1.35%) Confluence
8 60 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 45 (0.86%) Joomla!
10 37 (0.71%) Apache Solr
11 32 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 31 (0.60%) ColdFusion
13 29 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 28 (0.54%) IIS
15 22 (0.42%) Umbraco
16 14 (0.27%) Ethereum
16 14 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.25%) Hyperledger
18 11 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
19 10 (0.19%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 85 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 51 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
4 46 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 29 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.33%) Sketch
7 15 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 9 (0.17%) InDesign
10 8 (0.15%) InVision
11 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.12%) GIMP
13 4 (0.077%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.077%) Marvel
14 3 (0.058%) HipChat
14 3 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
15 2 (0.038%) MS Visio
15 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
16 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
16 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 319 (6.13%) Magento
2 67 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
3 42 (0.81%) Shopify
4 16 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 13 (0.25%) R3 Corda
6 12 (0.23%) OpenCart
7 10 (0.19%) CiviCRM
7 10 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
8 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.058%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.058%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.038%) Raiser's Edge
13 1 (0.019%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 793 (15.24%) AWS
2 354 (6.80%) SaaS
3 329 (6.32%) Azure
4 258 (4.96%) GitHub
5 150 (2.88%) GCP
6 122 (2.34%) Serverless
7 94 (1.81%) npm
8 83 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (1.27%) Office 365
10 56 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
11 52 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
12 46 (0.88%) PaaS
13 45 (0.86%) Amazon S3
13 45 (0.86%) Google Analytics
13 45 (0.86%) IaaS
14 36 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 36 (0.69%) Power Platform
15 31 (0.60%) Slack
16 30 (0.58%) CloudFront
17 26 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (2.67%) Internet
2 88 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 87 (1.67%) Firewall
4 85 (1.63%) DNS
5 60 (1.15%) HTTP
6 34 (0.65%) SSH
7 32 (0.62%) Extranet
8 31 (0.60%) DHCP
8 31 (0.60%) Skype
8 31 (0.60%) SSL
9 25 (0.48%) VPN
10 24 (0.46%) NetScaler
11 19 (0.37%) Network Security
12 18 (0.35%) Intranet
13 15 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
15 12 (0.23%) SMS
16 11 (0.21%) Broadband
16 11 (0.21%) SMTP
17 10 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,177 (41.84%) MySQL
2 445 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 230 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 222 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 212 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 203 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 156 (3.00%) Redis
8 94 (1.81%) MariaDB
9 80 (1.54%) Big Data
10 43 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 35 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 33 (0.63%) Apache Hive
14 32 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (0.62%) Power BI
15 31 (0.60%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
17 17 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.33%) GIS
18 16 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,240 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 311 (5.98%) JIRA
3 239 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 160 (3.08%) PHPUnit
5 158 (3.04%) Subversion
6 119 (2.29%) webpack
7 117 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 112 (2.15%) gulp
9 89 (1.71%) Selenium
10 80 (1.54%) Visual Studio
11 74 (1.42%) GitLab
12 60 (1.15%) Grunt
13 51 (0.98%) Vagrant
14 49 (0.94%) Gatling
14 49 (0.94%) Maven
15 41 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 35 (0.67%) JUnit
17 33 (0.63%) Mercurial
18 32 (0.62%) Eclipse
19 30 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 415 (7.98%) Finance
2 391 (7.51%) Marketing
3 265 (5.09%) Retail
4 176 (3.38%) Games
5 95 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 90 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 84 (1.61%) Advertising
8 60 (1.15%) Electronics
9 56 (1.08%) Public Sector
10 54 (1.04%) Banking
11 46 (0.88%) Automotive
12 41 (0.79%) Law
13 35 (0.67%) Front Office
14 28 (0.54%) Billing
15 27 (0.52%) Legal
16 23 (0.44%) Publishing
17 21 (0.40%) Back Office
18 17 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.29%) Military
20 10 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 4,004 (76.96%) Developer
2 2,228 (42.82%) PHP Developer
3 695 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 476 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 475 (9.13%) Web Developer
6 378 (7.27%) Senior PHP Developer
7 335 (6.44%) Software Developer
8 274 (5.27%) Software Engineer
9 255 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 253 (4.86%) Junior
11 223 (4.29%) Junior Developer
12 222 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 159 (3.06%) PHP Web Developer
14 158 (3.04%) Graduate
15 143 (2.75%) Lead Developer
16 134 (2.58%) Backend Developer
17 133 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
18 127 (2.44%) PHP Laravel Developer
19 118 (2.27%) Drupal Developer
20 117 (2.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,373 (45.61%) HTML
2 2,243 (43.11%) CSS
3 1,380 (26.52%) Laravel
4 1,012 (19.45%) jQuery
5 819 (15.74%) Symfony
6 816 (15.68%) Node.js
7 814 (15.64%) AngularJS
8 712 (13.68%) React
9 668 (12.84%) HTML5
10 648 (12.45%) LAMP
11 523 (10.05%) Vue.js
12 512 (9.84%) .NET
13 422 (8.11%) Web Services
14 399 (7.67%) Sass
15 377 (7.25%) CSS3
16 360 (6.92%) REST
17 348 (6.69%) RESTful
18 347 (6.67%) XML
19 255 (4.90%) JSON
20 254 (4.88%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 377 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 357 (6.86%) Mobile App
3 328 (6.30%) User Experience
4 161 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 158 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 68 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 59 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 52 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 51 (0.98%) Replication
11 41 (0.79%) Social Media
12 31 (0.60%) EPoS
13 28 (0.54%) Public Cloud
14 25 (0.48%) Cloud Native
14 25 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.46%) Blog
15 24 (0.46%) Life Science
15 24 (0.46%) Virtual Team
16 21 (0.40%) Data Centre
17 18 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1,216 (23.37%) Linux
2 232 (4.46%) Windows
3 209 (4.02%) Unix
4 180 (3.46%) Android
5 175 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 76 (1.46%) CentOS
6 76 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 58 (1.11%) Debian
8 54 (1.04%) Mac OS
9 33 (0.63%) Windows Server
10 26 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.48%) VMS
12 9 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.13%) AIX
15 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.096%) Fedora
17 4 (0.077%) Solaris
18 3 (0.058%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,709 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,130 (21.72%) Web Development
3 1,124 (21.60%) MVC
4 866 (16.64%) OO
5 732 (14.07%) OOP
6 649 (12.47%) DevOps
7 639 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 575 (11.05%) TDD
9 453 (8.71%) E-Commerce
10 439 (8.44%) Front End Development
11 424 (8.15%) Scrum
12 420 (8.07%) Computer Science
13 384 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
13 384 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 376 (7.23%) OO PHP
15 366 (7.03%) Microservices
16 336 (6.46%) Mentoring
17 278 (5.34%) Unit Testing
18 272 (5.23%) Open Source
19 237 (4.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3,175 (61.02%) JavaScript
2 1,007 (19.35%) Python
3 913 (17.55%) SQL
4 893 (17.16%) Java
5 622 (11.95%) C#
6 346 (6.65%) Ruby
7 203 (3.90%) PHP 7
8 202 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 189 (3.63%) ES6
10 170 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 166 (3.19%) C++
11 166 (3.19%) Go
12 147 (2.83%) Perl
13 123 (2.36%) C
14 112 (2.15%) PHP 5
15 108 (2.08%) Scala
16 96 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 82 (1.58%) Kotlin
18 66 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 58 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 489 (9.40%) Degree
2 253 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (0.48%) MCSD
6 22 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.35%) CCNA
9 16 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.29%) RHCE
11 14 (0.27%) CCA
11 14 (0.27%) MCP
12 13 (0.25%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.19%) CCNP
13 10 (0.19%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (4.52%) QA
2 23 (0.44%) SLA
3 22 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 21 (0.40%) GDPR
5 16 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.15%) PMO
8 3 (0.058%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.058%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) HL7
9 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 760 (14.61%) Docker
2 57 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (0.42%) XenApp
6 19 (0.37%) Varnish
7 16 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.23%) vSphere
9 11 (0.21%) iptables
10 7 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.12%) LXC
12 5 (0.096%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.077%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.077%) Firmware
13 4 (0.077%) Postfix
14 3 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.058%) Xen
15 2 (0.038%) oVirt
15 2 (0.038%) Samba
Systems Management
1 283 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 179 (3.44%) Ansible
3 160 (3.08%) Terraform
4 112 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (1.69%) Puppet
6 35 (0.67%) Nagios
7 24 (0.46%) SCOM
8 22 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 22 (0.42%) SCCM
8 22 (0.42%) SCOrch
9 18 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (0.33%) HAProxy
11 15 (0.29%) cPanel
12 10 (0.19%) Plesk
13 8 (0.15%) Salt
14 7 (0.13%) Kibana
14 7 (0.13%) Packer
14 7 (0.13%) Rancher
15 6 (0.12%) yum
15 6 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 402 (7.73%) Zend
2 229 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 208 (4.00%) Google
4 185 (3.56%) Oracle
5 110 (2.11%) Adobe
6 91 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 69 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 61 (1.17%) VMware
9 51 (0.98%) SAP
10 40 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 40 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 37 (0.71%) Cisco
12 35 (0.67%) Apple
13 32 (0.62%) Splunk
13 32 (0.62%) WooCommerce
14 29 (0.56%) hybris
15 28 (0.54%) IBM
16 26 (0.50%) Xamarin
17 23 (0.44%) Facebook
18 20 (0.38%) Twitter