Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5,627 7,948 8,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.23% 4.93% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 8.75% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,857 6,959 7,777
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 72,079 90,818 89,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.21% 56.37% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 59,398 76,196 76,297
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -13 1,939 £55,000 - 198
South East -26 1,131 £42,500 +6.25% 158
North of England -22 1,046 £40,000 - 279
North West -15 628 £40,000 - 154
South West +14 627 £37,500 -6.25% 137
Midlands -19 536 £37,500 +7.14% 192
Yorkshire -41 359 £37,500 - 90
West Midlands -8 338 £37,500 +7.14% 91
East of England +32 329 £45,000 +7.14% 50
East Midlands -8 198 £35,000 - 101
North East -8 59 £40,000 +14.29% 35
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 3,521 (62.57%) JavaScript
2 2,779 (49.39%) HTML
3 2,693 (47.86%) CSS
4 2,420 (43.01%) MySQL
5 1,871 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1,414 (25.13%) Laravel
7 1,394 (24.77%) Git (software)
8 1,305 (23.19%) Linux
9 1,300 (23.10%) Python
10 1,295 (23.01%) Web Development
11 1,173 (20.85%) jQuery
12 1,113 (19.78%) MVC
13 1,022 (18.16%) Java
14 1,001 (17.79%) SQL
15 934 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
16 903 (16.05%) Node.js
17 890 (15.82%) AngularJS
18 800 (14.22%) OOP
19 785 (13.95%) OO
20 765 (13.60%) Symfony
21 764 (13.58%) React
22 759 (13.49%) HTML5
23 716 (12.72%) Docker
24 696 (12.37%) LAMP
25 689 (12.24%) Software Engineering
26 642 (11.41%) C#
27 641 (11.39%) DevOps
28 636 (11.30%) E-Commerce
29 599 (10.65%) WordPress
30 576 (10.24%) .NET

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
1 599 (10.65%) WordPress
2 380 (6.75%) Apache
3 348 (6.18%) Drupal
4 345 (6.13%) CMS
5 188 (3.34%) nginx
6 181 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
7 85 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 77 (1.37%) Confluence
9 60 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 53 (0.94%) Joomla!
11 45 (0.80%) IIS
12 43 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 23 (0.41%) Apache Spark
14 21 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (0.37%) ColdFusion
15 15 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 15 (0.27%) Moodle
15 15 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 123 (2.19%) Photoshop
2 57 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (0.53%) Sketch
5 17 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.20%) Adobe XD
7 10 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.16%) InDesign
9 5 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.053%) GIMP
11 3 (0.053%) Marvel
11 3 (0.053%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.053%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.036%) InVision
12 2 (0.036%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.018%) Figma
Business Applications
1 422 (7.50%) Magento
2 79 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 37 (0.66%) Shopify
4 30 (0.53%) Summit
5 17 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.12%) Odoo
9 5 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.089%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.089%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.089%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.053%) CiviCRM
11 3 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.053%) R3 Corda
12 2 (0.036%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 934 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 384 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 261 (4.64%) GitHub
4 242 (4.30%) SaaS
5 221 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 184 (3.27%) Serverless
7 156 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
8 147 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
9 113 (2.01%) Amazon S3
10 109 (1.94%) Office 365
11 90 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
12 86 (1.53%) npm
13 84 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 83 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
15 75 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 74 (1.32%) Google Analytics
17 67 (1.19%) G Suite
18 57 (1.01%) Route 53
19 50 (0.89%) CloudFront
20 42 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (2.33%) DNS
2 107 (1.90%) Internet
3 92 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.44%) HTTP
5 59 (1.05%) SSH
6 58 (1.03%) Broadband
7 55 (0.98%) Firewall
7 55 (0.98%) Skype
8 54 (0.96%) DHCP
9 45 (0.80%) SSL
10 40 (0.71%) Intranet
11 35 (0.62%) NetScaler
12 34 (0.60%) FTP
13 24 (0.43%) Extranet
14 22 (0.39%) Network Security
15 15 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (0.27%) SMTP
16 13 (0.23%) VRRP
17 11 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
18 10 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,420 (43.01%) MySQL
2 531 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 263 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
4 261 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 249 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 231 (4.11%) Redis
7 202 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 109 (1.94%) Big Data
9 98 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 84 (1.49%) MariaDB
11 62 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 53 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
13 46 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 34 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 34 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 32 (0.57%) Power BI
17 31 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (0.52%) GIS
19 28 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,394 (24.77%) Git (software)
2 378 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 308 (5.47%) JIRA
4 239 (4.25%) Subversion
5 216 (3.84%) Selenium
6 161 (2.86%) webpack
7 133 (2.36%) PHPUnit
8 121 (2.15%) gulp
9 119 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 113 (2.01%) Bitbucket
11 108 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 82 (1.46%) Gatling
12 82 (1.46%) SoapUI
13 81 (1.44%) Grunt
13 81 (1.44%) Vagrant
14 80 (1.42%) Appium
15 71 (1.26%) Visual Studio
16 68 (1.21%) Maven
17 66 (1.17%) Ranorex
18 65 (1.16%) Buildbot
General
1 533 (9.47%) Marketing
2 514 (9.13%) Finance
3 332 (5.90%) Retail
4 170 (3.02%) Games
5 115 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 110 (1.95%) Law
7 96 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 92 (1.63%) Publishing
9 76 (1.35%) Banking
10 74 (1.32%) Advertising
11 42 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 38 (0.68%) Electronics
13 32 (0.57%) Automotive
14 24 (0.43%) Legal
15 21 (0.37%) Back Office
16 17 (0.30%) Billing
17 16 (0.28%) Music Industry
18 14 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.25%) Front Office
19 10 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 4,212 (74.85%) Developer
2 2,265 (40.25%) PHP Developer
3 675 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 568 (10.09%) Web Developer
5 543 (9.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 335 (5.95%) Senior PHP Developer
7 329 (5.85%) Software Developer
8 281 (4.99%) Software Engineer
9 275 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 224 (3.98%) Junior
11 218 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 204 (3.63%) Junior Developer
13 197 (3.50%) PHP Web Developer
14 193 (3.43%) Magento Developer
15 181 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 164 (2.91%) Backend Developer
17 163 (2.90%) Graduate
18 159 (2.83%) Lead Developer
19 148 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
20 144 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,779 (49.39%) HTML
2 2,693 (47.86%) CSS
3 1,414 (25.13%) Laravel
4 1,173 (20.85%) jQuery
5 903 (16.05%) Node.js
6 890 (15.82%) AngularJS
7 765 (13.60%) Symfony
8 764 (13.58%) React
9 759 (13.49%) HTML5
10 696 (12.37%) LAMP
11 576 (10.24%) .NET
12 573 (10.18%) Web Services
13 534 (9.49%) CSS3
14 526 (9.35%) Vue.js
15 428 (7.61%) Sass
16 422 (7.50%) REST
17 389 (6.91%) RESTful
18 355 (6.31%) XML
19 333 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 329 (5.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 398 (7.07%) User Experience
2 254 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
3 246 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 158 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
5 144 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
7 78 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 74 (1.32%) Social Media
9 68 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 59 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 47 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 44 (0.78%) Life Science
14 38 (0.68%) EPoS
15 32 (0.57%) Management Information System
15 32 (0.57%) Online Games
16 31 (0.55%) e-Learning
17 29 (0.52%) Replication
18 26 (0.46%) Blog
19 25 (0.44%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,305 (23.19%) Linux
2 308 (5.47%) Windows
3 294 (5.22%) Unix
4 194 (3.45%) Android
5 184 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 154 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 125 (2.22%) CentOS
8 86 (1.53%) Debian
9 61 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 45 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (0.75%) Windows Server
12 15 (0.27%) Solaris
12 15 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.21%) FreeBSD
14 11 (0.20%) AIX
14 11 (0.20%) openSUSE
15 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.071%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.053%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,871 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,295 (23.01%) Web Development
3 1,113 (19.78%) MVC
4 800 (14.22%) OOP
5 785 (13.95%) OO
6 689 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 641 (11.39%) DevOps
8 636 (11.30%) E-Commerce
9 553 (9.83%) Test Automation
10 550 (9.77%) Scrum
11 518 (9.21%) TDD
12 475 (8.44%) Front End Development
13 469 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
14 422 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
15 374 (6.65%) OO PHP
16 364 (6.47%) Open Source
17 361 (6.42%) Computer Science
18 359 (6.38%) Microservices
19 348 (6.18%) Mentoring
20 296 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,521 (62.57%) JavaScript
2 1,300 (23.10%) Python
3 1,022 (18.16%) Java
4 1,001 (17.79%) SQL
5 642 (11.41%) C#
6 452 (8.03%) Ruby
7 297 (5.28%) C++
8 268 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 221 (3.93%) PHP 7
10 216 (3.84%) ES6
11 176 (3.13%) Perl
12 164 (2.91%) C
12 164 (2.91%) PHP 5
13 151 (2.68%) TypeScript
14 133 (2.36%) PowerShell
15 129 (2.29%) Scala
16 114 (2.03%) Go
17 70 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 65 (1.16%) Apple Swift
19 64 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 479 (8.51%) Degree
2 136 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 38 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (0.66%) CCNA
6 34 (0.60%) RHCE
7 32 (0.57%) PhD
8 28 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.44%) MCP
10 24 (0.43%) CCA
11 21 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.28%) ISEB
13 16 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.27%) MCSE
15 14 (0.25%) MCSA
16 13 (0.23%) AWS Certification
16 13 (0.23%) SC Cleared
17 12 (0.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (5.46%) QA
2 34 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 31 (0.55%) GDPR
3 31 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.37%) SLA
5 20 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.036%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) HL7
9 1 (0.018%) NCSC
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 716 (12.72%) Docker
2 89 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (1.51%) Active Directory
4 68 (1.21%) Varnish
5 47 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 34 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (0.60%) XenApp
6 34 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.14%) iptables
8 8 (0.14%) KVM
8 8 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.11%) oVirt
9 6 (0.11%) RHEV
10 5 (0.089%) Firmware
11 4 (0.071%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.071%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.053%) Ceph
12 3 (0.053%) LXC
Systems Management
1 240 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 236 (4.19%) Ansible
3 173 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 170 (3.02%) Puppet
5 159 (2.83%) Terraform
6 43 (0.76%) Nagios
7 39 (0.69%) SCCM
8 36 (0.64%) SCOM
9 34 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 34 (0.60%) SCOrch
10 32 (0.57%) Salt
11 27 (0.48%) Prometheus
12 24 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 21 (0.37%) Grafana
14 19 (0.34%) Kibana
15 17 (0.30%) yum
16 16 (0.28%) Packer
16 16 (0.28%) ZABBIX
17 15 (0.27%) logstash
18 12 (0.21%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 372 (6.61%) Google
2 351 (6.24%) Zend
3 208 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 188 (3.34%) Oracle
5 109 (1.94%) VMware
6 98 (1.74%) Adobe
7 75 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 61 (1.08%) Cisco
9 57 (1.01%) SAP
10 52 (0.92%) Splunk
11 46 (0.82%) Apple
12 45 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 43 (0.76%) WooCommerce
14 37 (0.66%) Citrix
15 34 (0.60%) New Relic
15 34 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.55%) WorldPay
17 22 (0.39%) Sage
18 21 (0.37%) Sitecore
19 19 (0.34%) Facebook