Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 3,095 5,694 7,951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.45% 4.22% 4.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.99% 7.82% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,930 5,374 7,301
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £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 38,740 72,826 93,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.67% 53.96% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32,285 60,070 78,450
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 14 July 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 14 July 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 -3 979 £60,000 +9.09% 73
North of England +15 681 £42,000 +5.00% 157
South East +11 655 £45,000 +5.88% 77
South West +12 357 £40,000 - 83
North West -1 332 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Yorkshire +38 275 £40,000 - 68
Midlands -23 217 £40,000 +6.67% 88
East of England +22 196 £40,000 -11.11% 37
West Midlands -14 129 £40,000 +6.67% 50
East Midlands -4 87 £40,000 +14.29% 38
North East +24 74 £42,500 +6.25% 13
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1,865 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 1,416 (45.75%) HTML
3 1,360 (43.94%) MySQL
4 1,336 (43.17%) CSS
5 903 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
6 875 (28.27%) Laravel
7 834 (26.95%) Git (software)
8 767 (24.78%) Linux
9 659 (21.29%) Web Development
10 612 (19.77%) MVC
11 575 (18.58%) Python
12 540 (17.45%) AWS
13 524 (16.93%) Java
14 521 (16.83%) SQL
14 521 (16.83%) jQuery
15 514 (16.61%) Docker
16 501 (16.19%) OOP
17 499 (16.12%) Symfony
18 485 (15.67%) Node.js
19 468 (15.12%) OO
20 442 (14.28%) React
21 410 (13.25%) AngularJS
22 405 (13.09%) HTML5
23 399 (12.89%) LAMP
24 377 (12.18%) Software Engineering
24 377 (12.18%) E-Commerce
25 370 (11.95%) DevOps
26 366 (11.83%) TDD
27 353 (11.41%) Vue.js
28 352 (11.37%) User Experience

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
1 262 (8.47%) WordPress
2 238 (7.69%) Apache
3 231 (7.46%) CMS
4 123 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
5 87 (2.81%) nginx
6 73 (2.36%) Drupal
7 50 (1.62%) Confluence
8 40 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 29 (0.94%) Joomla!
10 25 (0.81%) Moodle
11 18 (0.58%) Apache Spark
12 15 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.39%) IIS
15 11 (0.36%) Jadu
16 10 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
17 8 (0.26%) SilverStripe
17 8 (0.26%) Umbraco
17 8 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.71%) Sketch
4 21 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.097%) InVision
8 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.065%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.065%) Inkscape
8 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.032%) Figma
9 1 (0.032%) Marvel
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 262 (8.47%) Magento
2 43 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
3 42 (1.36%) Shopify
4 16 (0.52%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.36%) OpenCart
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.19%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.13%) assyst
10 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.065%) Oracle CRM On Demand
12 1 (0.032%) BigMachines
12 1 (0.032%) Eikon
12 1 (0.032%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
12 1 (0.032%) RMDS
12 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 540 (17.45%) AWS
2 218 (7.04%) Azure
3 202 (6.53%) SaaS
4 103 (3.33%) GitHub
5 101 (3.26%) GCP
6 71 (2.29%) Serverless
7 59 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 58 (1.87%) npm
9 45 (1.45%) PaaS
10 40 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
11 38 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (1.23%) IaaS
12 32 (1.03%) Amazon S3
12 32 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (0.97%) Google Analytics
14 27 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 16 (0.52%) Yarn
16 15 (0.48%) OpenShift
17 12 (0.39%) Office 365
18 8 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.36%) Internet
2 55 (1.78%) HTTP
3 51 (1.65%) DNS
4 50 (1.62%) Firewall
5 42 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.07%) Network Security
7 24 (0.78%) Intranet
8 18 (0.58%) VPN
9 15 (0.48%) Wireless
10 14 (0.45%) VoIP
11 13 (0.42%) Skype
11 13 (0.42%) SMTP
12 12 (0.39%) SSL
13 11 (0.36%) SSH
14 10 (0.32%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.29%) LAN
15 9 (0.29%) WAN
16 8 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (0.26%) MPLS
16 8 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,360 (43.94%) MySQL
2 232 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 167 (5.40%) NoSQL
4 162 (5.23%) MongoDB
5 147 (4.75%) Redis
6 141 (4.56%) Relational Database
7 133 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 65 (2.10%) Big Data
8 65 (2.10%) MariaDB
9 50 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 23 (0.74%) MS Access
13 22 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.48%) CouchDB
15 13 (0.42%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.36%) BigQuery
17 10 (0.32%) Amazon Aurora
17 10 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
18 9 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 834 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 171 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 155 (5.01%) JIRA
4 139 (4.49%) PHPUnit
5 121 (3.91%) webpack
6 90 (2.91%) Subversion
7 87 (2.81%) Bitbucket
8 78 (2.52%) gulp
8 78 (2.52%) Selenium
9 55 (1.78%) Grunt
10 43 (1.39%) GitLab
11 32 (1.03%) Visual Studio
12 29 (0.94%) Vagrant
12 29 (0.94%) Xcode
13 28 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 22 (0.71%) Appium
15 22 (0.71%) Maven
15 22 (0.71%) PhpStorm
16 21 (0.68%) git-flow
General
1 272 (8.79%) Finance
2 252 (8.14%) Marketing
3 231 (7.46%) Retail
4 103 (3.33%) Games
5 53 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 39 (1.26%) Legal
7 31 (1.00%) Back Office
8 29 (0.94%) Advertising
9 27 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.78%) Public Sector
11 23 (0.74%) Banking
11 23 (0.74%) Law
12 18 (0.58%) Electronics
13 17 (0.55%) Automotive
14 14 (0.45%) Publishing
15 12 (0.39%) Digital Economy
16 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.29%) Front Office
18 8 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,336 (75.48%) Developer
2 1,340 (43.30%) PHP Developer
3 426 (13.76%) Senior Developer
4 294 (9.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 268 (8.66%) Senior PHP Developer
6 255 (8.24%) Web Developer
7 187 (6.04%) Software Developer
8 150 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 150 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 144 (4.65%) Software Engineer
10 121 (3.91%) PHP Web Developer
11 118 (3.81%) Magento Developer
12 104 (3.36%) Junior
12 104 (3.36%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 103 (3.33%) Backend Developer
14 101 (3.26%) Lead Developer
15 94 (3.04%) Junior Developer
16 89 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
17 69 (2.23%) LAMP Developer
17 69 (2.23%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,416 (45.75%) HTML
2 1,336 (43.17%) CSS
3 875 (28.27%) Laravel
4 521 (16.83%) jQuery
5 499 (16.12%) Symfony
6 485 (15.67%) Node.js
7 442 (14.28%) React
8 410 (13.25%) AngularJS
9 405 (13.09%) HTML5
10 399 (12.89%) LAMP
11 353 (11.41%) Vue.js
12 341 (11.02%) REST
13 281 (9.08%) Sass
14 273 (8.82%) CSS3
15 272 (8.79%) Web Services
16 256 (8.27%) .NET
17 239 (7.72%) RESTful
18 188 (6.07%) SOAP
19 171 (5.53%) XML
20 159 (5.14%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 352 (11.37%) User Experience
2 289 (9.34%) Mobile App
3 166 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
4 138 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 128 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
7 57 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 45 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 44 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 28 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 23 (0.74%) e-Learning
11 23 (0.74%) Replication
12 22 (0.71%) W3C
13 21 (0.68%) NHS
14 18 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
16 16 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.48%) Public Cloud
18 14 (0.45%) Blog
19 13 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 767 (24.78%) Linux
2 183 (5.91%) Android
3 154 (4.98%) Apple iOS
4 99 (3.20%) Windows
5 76 (2.46%) CentOS
6 74 (2.39%) Unix
7 59 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 29 (0.94%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.48%) Debian
10 15 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.39%) FreeBSD
12 11 (0.36%) FreeNAS
13 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.23%) Solaris
16 6 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2016
18 2 (0.065%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 659 (21.29%) Web Development
3 612 (19.77%) MVC
4 501 (16.19%) OOP
5 468 (15.12%) OO
6 377 (12.18%) E-Commerce
6 377 (12.18%) Software Engineering
7 370 (11.95%) DevOps
8 366 (11.83%) TDD
9 308 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
10 261 (8.43%) Front End Development
11 245 (7.92%) Test Automation
12 223 (7.21%) Microservices
13 222 (7.17%) OO PHP
14 201 (6.49%) Computer Science
15 189 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
16 185 (5.98%) Mentoring
16 185 (5.98%) Scrum
17 154 (4.98%) Unit Testing
18 143 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,865 (60.26%) JavaScript
2 575 (18.58%) Python
3 524 (16.93%) Java
4 521 (16.83%) SQL
5 262 (8.47%) C#
6 177 (5.72%) PHP 7
7 166 (5.36%) Ruby
8 140 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 127 (4.10%) Go
10 111 (3.59%) Perl
11 108 (3.49%) C
11 108 (3.49%) C++
12 107 (3.46%) ES6
13 77 (2.49%) TypeScript
14 73 (2.36%) Objective-C
15 66 (2.13%) PHP 5
15 66 (2.13%) Scala
16 63 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 58 (1.87%) Apple Swift
18 48 (1.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 243 (7.85%) Degree
2 135 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.32%) Analytics IQ
5 10 (0.32%) RHCE
6 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.23%) CCNP
7 7 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.13%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.13%) HND
9 4 (0.13%) PhD
10 3 (0.097%) CCNA
10 3 (0.097%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.30%) QA
2 19 (0.61%) GDPR
3 16 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.36%) SLA
6 9 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.16%) SEPA
9 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.097%) PMO
10 3 (0.097%) WCAG
11 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 514 (16.61%) Docker
2 44 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.45%) vSphere
4 13 (0.42%) KVM
5 10 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.23%) Firmware
7 7 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.23%) Varnish
7 7 (0.23%) vCloud
7 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.13%) NFS
9 3 (0.097%) LXC
9 3 (0.097%) Samba
10 2 (0.065%) Postfix
10 2 (0.065%) Squid
11 1 (0.032%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.032%) XenApp
11 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (6.24%) Kubernetes
2 109 (3.52%) Ansible
3 76 (2.46%) Terraform
4 42 (1.36%) Puppet
5 36 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.65%) Kibana
7 17 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 16 (0.52%) cPanel
8 16 (0.52%) Icinga
9 14 (0.45%) Nagios
10 13 (0.42%) Netcool
10 13 (0.42%) Opsview
11 12 (0.39%) logstash
11 12 (0.39%) Proxmox
12 11 (0.36%) Grafana
13 10 (0.32%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.26%) Fluentd
15 7 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.19%) HP ALM
17 4 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 260 (8.40%) Zend
2 134 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 123 (3.97%) Google
4 100 (3.23%) Oracle
5 56 (1.81%) Red Hat
6 55 (1.78%) Adobe
7 47 (1.52%) VMware
8 41 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 32 (1.03%) Percona
10 21 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (0.61%) SaltStack
12 15 (0.48%) AppDynamics
12 15 (0.48%) Cisco
12 15 (0.48%) New Relic
13 14 (0.45%) Sony
14 13 (0.42%) Dynatrace
14 13 (0.42%) hybris
14 13 (0.42%) SevOne
14 13 (0.42%) TOWER Software
14 13 (0.42%) WooCommerce