Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 63 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5,330 7,014 8,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.15% 4.52% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.75% 8.08% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,703 6,088 7,668
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
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 68,796 86,812 91,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.52% 55.91% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56,683 72,648 76,045
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -18 1,612 £55,000 - 306
South East +3 1,267 £44,000 +6.67% 202
North of England -8 1,081 £40,000 - 436
North West +1 659 £40,000 - 260
South West -7 544 £40,000 - 163
Midlands 0 533 £37,000 +5.71% 197
Yorkshire -31 359 £40,000 +11.11% 137
West Midlands -2 349 £37,500 +7.14% 89
East of England +22 286 £42,000 +12.00% 101
East Midlands +25 184 £35,000 - 107
North East -4 63 £42,500 +25.93% 39
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3,228 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 2,468 (46.30%) HTML
3 2,342 (43.94%) CSS
4 2,309 (43.32%) MySQL
5 1,802 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
6 1,365 (25.61%) Laravel
7 1,274 (23.90%) Git (software)
8 1,252 (23.49%) Linux
9 1,245 (23.36%) Web Development
10 1,163 (21.82%) MVC
11 1,077 (20.21%) Python
12 1,039 (19.49%) jQuery
13 886 (16.62%) Java
14 879 (16.49%) Node.js
15 871 (16.34%) AngularJS
16 854 (16.02%) SQL
17 815 (15.29%) OO
18 777 (14.58%) AWS
19 776 (14.56%) Symfony
20 761 (14.28%) Docker
21 756 (14.18%) OOP
22 669 (12.55%) React
23 645 (12.10%) DevOps
24 644 (12.08%) Software Engineering
25 630 (11.82%) WordPress
26 625 (11.73%) HTML5
27 623 (11.69%) LAMP
28 619 (11.61%) C#
29 593 (11.13%) TDD
30 543 (10.19%) .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
1 630 (11.82%) WordPress
2 348 (6.53%) CMS
3 326 (6.12%) Apache
4 297 (5.57%) Drupal
5 189 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
6 153 (2.87%) nginx
7 97 (1.82%) Confluence
8 78 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 72 (1.35%) Joomla!
10 46 (0.86%) Apache Solr
11 31 (0.58%) IIS
12 29 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 27 (0.51%) ColdFusion
14 26 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 20 (0.38%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.24%) Moodle
18 12 (0.23%) OpenStack
19 11 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 108 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 65 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 32 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.45%) Sketch
7 11 (0.21%) InDesign
8 7 (0.13%) GIMP
8 7 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.094%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.075%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.056%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.056%) HipChat
11 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.038%) InVision
13 1 (0.019%) Marvel
13 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.019%) SPSS
13 1 (0.019%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 356 (6.68%) Magento
2 84 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
3 49 (0.92%) Shopify
4 26 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.19%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.19%) R3 Corda
5 10 (0.19%) Summit
6 9 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.075%) CiviCRM
10 3 (0.056%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 777 (14.58%) AWS
2 343 (6.44%) Azure
3 299 (5.61%) SaaS
4 249 (4.67%) GitHub
5 176 (3.30%) GCP
6 175 (3.28%) Serverless
7 102 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 94 (1.76%) Office 365
9 84 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
10 75 (1.41%) npm
11 72 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 68 (1.28%) Amazon S3
12 68 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 53 (0.99%) Google Analytics
14 48 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 44 (0.83%) Power Platform
16 43 (0.81%) Azure Stack
16 43 (0.81%) OneDrive
17 40 (0.75%) PaaS
18 39 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.25%) Internet
2 114 (2.14%) DNS
3 99 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.46%) HTTP
5 76 (1.43%) Firewall
6 66 (1.24%) DHCP
7 60 (1.13%) Skype
8 44 (0.83%) NetScaler
9 39 (0.73%) SSL
10 33 (0.62%) Broadband
11 28 (0.53%) Extranet
12 26 (0.49%) SSH
13 23 (0.43%) Intranet
13 23 (0.43%) Network Security
14 21 (0.39%) VPN
15 18 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
15 18 (0.34%) FTP
16 14 (0.26%) VRRP
16 14 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,309 (43.32%) MySQL
2 448 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 249 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 229 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 224 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 194 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 193 (3.62%) Redis
8 94 (1.76%) MariaDB
9 88 (1.65%) Big Data
10 57 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 45 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
12 42 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
12 42 (0.79%) Power BI
12 42 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 31 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 27 (0.51%) Oracle Database
15 27 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,274 (23.90%) Git (software)
2 356 (6.68%) JIRA
3 290 (5.44%) Jenkins
4 215 (4.03%) Subversion
5 146 (2.74%) PHPUnit
6 118 (2.21%) webpack
7 116 (2.18%) Selenium
8 103 (1.93%) Bitbucket
9 89 (1.67%) gulp
10 87 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 75 (1.41%) Vagrant
12 59 (1.11%) Grunt
13 56 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 55 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 53 (0.99%) Gatling
16 51 (0.96%) GitLab
17 46 (0.86%) Maven
18 44 (0.83%) TestRail
19 40 (0.75%) SoapUI
19 40 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 447 (8.39%) Finance
2 399 (7.49%) Marketing
3 291 (5.46%) Retail
4 193 (3.62%) Games
5 120 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 104 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 95 (1.78%) Law
8 83 (1.56%) Public Sector
9 82 (1.54%) Advertising
10 64 (1.20%) Banking
11 51 (0.96%) Electronics
12 48 (0.90%) Publishing
13 42 (0.79%) Automotive
14 26 (0.49%) Front Office
15 25 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 24 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.34%) Legal
18 16 (0.30%) Back Office
19 11 (0.21%) Music Industry
20 10 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,029 (75.59%) Developer
2 2,298 (43.11%) PHP Developer
3 693 (13.00%) Senior Developer
4 500 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 425 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
6 357 (6.70%) Senior PHP Developer
7 354 (6.64%) Software Developer
8 285 (5.35%) Software Engineer
9 241 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 240 (4.50%) Junior
11 218 (4.09%) Junior Developer
12 191 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 180 (3.38%) PHP Web Developer
14 163 (3.06%) Backend Developer
15 159 (2.98%) Lead Developer
16 150 (2.81%) Graduate
17 129 (2.42%) Drupal Developer
18 128 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
19 125 (2.35%) Graduate Developer
20 118 (2.21%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,468 (46.30%) HTML
2 2,342 (43.94%) CSS
3 1,365 (25.61%) Laravel
4 1,039 (19.49%) jQuery
5 879 (16.49%) Node.js
6 871 (16.34%) AngularJS
7 776 (14.56%) Symfony
8 669 (12.55%) React
9 625 (11.73%) HTML5
10 623 (11.69%) LAMP
11 543 (10.19%) .NET
12 428 (8.03%) Web Services
13 423 (7.94%) Vue.js
14 406 (7.62%) CSS3
15 386 (7.24%) REST
16 382 (7.17%) Sass
17 355 (6.66%) XML
18 333 (6.25%) RESTful
19 309 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 307 (5.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 346 (6.49%) User Experience
2 330 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 273 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
4 140 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 129 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
7 76 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 59 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 56 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 52 (0.98%) Social Media
12 43 (0.81%) Replication
13 40 (0.75%) Public Cloud
14 34 (0.64%) Life Science
15 28 (0.53%) EPoS
15 28 (0.53%) Online Games
16 27 (0.51%) e-Learning
17 24 (0.45%) Blog
18 22 (0.41%) Clustering
18 22 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,252 (23.49%) Linux
2 249 (4.67%) Windows
3 242 (4.54%) Unix
4 170 (3.19%) Android
5 164 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 108 (2.03%) CentOS
7 85 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 78 (1.46%) Mac OS
9 72 (1.35%) Debian
10 30 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (0.56%) Windows Server
11 13 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.21%) Solaris
13 10 (0.19%) AIX
13 10 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.094%) VMS
15 5 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.075%) Fedora
16 4 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,802 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,245 (23.36%) Web Development
3 1,163 (21.82%) MVC
4 815 (15.29%) OO
5 756 (14.18%) OOP
6 645 (12.10%) DevOps
7 644 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 593 (11.13%) TDD
9 533 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 477 (8.95%) Scrum
11 433 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
12 426 (7.99%) Front End Development
13 425 (7.97%) Test Automation
14 399 (7.49%) Computer Science
15 369 (6.92%) OO PHP
16 348 (6.53%) Microservices
17 341 (6.40%) Mentoring
18 331 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
19 323 (6.06%) Open Source
20 310 (5.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,228 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 1,077 (20.21%) Python
3 886 (16.62%) Java
4 854 (16.02%) SQL
5 619 (11.61%) C#
6 394 (7.39%) Ruby
7 201 (3.77%) PHP 7
8 198 (3.71%) Bash Shell
9 189 (3.55%) C++
10 168 (3.15%) ES6
11 157 (2.95%) Perl
12 150 (2.81%) PHP 5
13 143 (2.68%) TypeScript
14 142 (2.66%) Go
15 126 (2.36%) C
15 126 (2.36%) PowerShell
16 105 (1.97%) Scala
17 71 (1.33%) T-SQL
18 66 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 60 (1.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 489 (9.17%) Degree
2 190 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 45 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (0.81%) CCNA
6 30 (0.56%) RHCE
7 29 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 29 (0.54%) MCP
8 28 (0.53%) CCA
9 23 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.26%) CCNP
11 14 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.24%) PhD
13 12 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.17%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.17%) SC Cleared
16 8 (0.15%) CISSP
17 7 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.07%) QA
2 43 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 28 (0.53%) SLA
4 25 (0.47%) GDPR
5 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.15%) PMO
9 6 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.056%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.038%) WCAG
12 1 (0.019%) HL7
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.019%) NCSC
12 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 761 (14.28%) Docker
2 90 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 82 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (0.81%) XenApp
6 40 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 37 (0.69%) Varnish
8 21 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.23%) vSphere
10 11 (0.21%) iptables
11 6 (0.11%) LXC
11 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.075%) KVM
12 4 (0.075%) oVirt
12 4 (0.075%) RHEV
13 2 (0.038%) Ceph
13 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.038%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.038%) Xen
Systems Management
1 290 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 220 (4.13%) Ansible
3 157 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
4 156 (2.93%) Terraform
5 113 (2.12%) Puppet
6 49 (0.92%) SCCM
7 47 (0.88%) SCOM
8 45 (0.84%) Nagios
9 43 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 43 (0.81%) SCOrch
10 30 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (0.34%) Kibana
12 17 (0.32%) logstash
12 17 (0.32%) yum
13 13 (0.24%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.23%) Salt
14 12 (0.23%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.21%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 396 (7.43%) Zend
2 262 (4.92%) Google
3 199 (3.73%) Oracle
4 184 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 95 (1.78%) VMware
6 91 (1.71%) Adobe
7 79 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 64 (1.20%) SAP
9 63 (1.18%) Cisco
10 59 (1.11%) Splunk
11 55 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (0.81%) Apple
13 42 (0.79%) Citrix
14 41 (0.77%) Red Hat
15 40 (0.75%) WooCommerce
16 28 (0.53%) Sitecore
16 28 (0.53%) Twitter
17 25 (0.47%) hybris
18 24 (0.45%) Facebook
18 24 (0.45%) Sage