Period
to 14 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 6,755 8,899 9,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.44% 5.25% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 9.48% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,790 7,911 8,429
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 84,277 93,901 94,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.35% 55.39% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 70,767 77,898 82,531
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 14 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -4 2,440 £55,000 +4.76% 440
South East -11 1,367 £42,500 +6.25% 248
North of England -17 1,259 £37,500 - 494
South West +6 757 £37,500 - 196
North West -17 693 £40,000 +3.90% 285
Midlands -37 551 £33,750 +3.85% 206
Yorkshire -17 477 £36,500 -2.67% 154
West Midlands -28 394 £32,500 - 130
East of England +9 368 £35,000 -6.67% 109
East Midlands -53 156 £35,000 - 75
North East -15 89 £35,000 - 55
South Coast +1 4 - -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 4,007 (59.32%) JavaScript
2 3,416 (50.57%) HTML
3 3,239 (47.95%) CSS
4 2,959 (43.80%) MySQL
5 2,218 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
6 1,819 (26.93%) Web Development
7 1,769 (26.19%) Linux
8 1,710 (25.31%) Git (software)
9 1,663 (24.62%) Java
10 1,498 (22.18%) jQuery
11 1,412 (20.90%) Laravel
12 1,364 (20.19%) MVC
13 1,305 (19.32%) SQL
14 1,267 (18.76%) Python
15 1,104 (16.34%) HTML5
16 1,025 (15.17%) AngularJS
17 1,004 (14.86%) LAMP
18 999 (14.79%) Symfony
19 966 (14.30%) OO
20 894 (13.23%) C#
21 871 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
22 811 (12.01%) React
23 807 (11.95%) Node.js
24 806 (11.93%) E-Commerce
25 789 (11.68%) Software Engineering
26 785 (11.62%) OOP
27 784 (11.61%) WordPress
28 780 (11.55%) CSS3
29 762 (11.28%) TDD
30 761 (11.27%) DevOps

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
1 784 (11.61%) WordPress
2 595 (8.81%) CMS
3 579 (8.57%) Apache
4 438 (6.48%) Drupal
5 227 (3.36%) nginx
6 178 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
7 122 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 82 (1.21%) IIS
9 80 (1.18%) Confluence
10 59 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 48 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 48 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 44 (0.65%) Apache Pig
13 43 (0.64%) Joomla!
14 28 (0.41%) MS Exchange
15 26 (0.38%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.37%) Moodle
17 24 (0.36%) Umbraco
18 22 (0.33%) concrete5
19 21 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 203 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 74 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.24%) InDesign
7 11 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.10%) Mingle
9 6 (0.089%) GIMP
9 6 (0.089%) InVision
9 6 (0.089%) SPSS
9 6 (0.089%) Stata
10 5 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.059%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.044%) Maya
13 2 (0.030%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.015%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 355 (5.26%) Magento
2 53 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 44 (0.65%) Shopify
4 20 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 13 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.18%) OpenCart
8 11 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 11 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 9 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.12%) Unica
11 7 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.059%) Documaker
13 3 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
14 2 (0.030%) Sage CRM
14 2 (0.030%) SAP MII
14 2 (0.030%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 871 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 336 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (4.32%) SaaS
4 221 (3.27%) GitHub
5 125 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 120 (1.78%) Serverless
7 105 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 85 (1.26%) Amazon S3
9 84 (1.24%) npm
10 79 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 66 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 57 (0.84%) Google Analytics
12 57 (0.84%) Office 365
13 47 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
14 42 (0.62%) IaaS
15 41 (0.61%) PaaS
16 36 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
17 34 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
18 33 (0.49%) G Suite
19 27 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.18%) Internet
2 135 (2.00%) HTTP
3 121 (1.79%) Firewall
4 108 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 99 (1.47%) DNS
6 68 (1.01%) SSL
7 44 (0.65%) SSH
8 42 (0.62%) Network Security
9 38 (0.56%) Intranet
10 37 (0.55%) SMS
11 31 (0.46%) LAN
12 26 (0.38%) VPN
13 25 (0.37%) DHCP
13 25 (0.37%) VoIP
13 25 (0.37%) WAN
13 25 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (0.36%) Wireless
15 19 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
15 19 (0.28%) SAN
16 18 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,959 (43.80%) MySQL
2 633 (9.37%) SQL Server
3 342 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 321 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 315 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 303 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
7 160 (2.37%) Redis
8 152 (2.25%) Big Data
9 126 (1.87%) MariaDB
10 89 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 71 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 59 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 58 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 54 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 47 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 47 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 43 (0.64%) Blockchain
17 43 (0.64%) RDBMS
18 33 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,710 (25.31%) Git (software)
2 480 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 386 (5.71%) Subversion
4 383 (5.67%) JIRA
5 254 (3.76%) PHPUnit
6 235 (3.48%) Selenium
7 204 (3.02%) gulp
8 165 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 157 (2.32%) Grunt
10 141 (2.09%) webpack
11 125 (1.85%) Maven
12 121 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 110 (1.63%) git-flow
14 96 (1.42%) Vagrant
15 91 (1.35%) JUnit
16 82 (1.21%) Visual Studio
17 80 (1.18%) Cucumber
18 57 (0.84%) Eclipse
18 57 (0.84%) Gradle
19 48 (0.71%) Appium
General
1 657 (9.73%) Finance
2 484 (7.17%) Marketing
3 430 (6.37%) Advertising
4 418 (6.19%) Retail
5 177 (2.62%) Banking
5 177 (2.62%) Games
6 128 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 85 (1.26%) Back Office
8 83 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 80 (1.18%) Publishing
10 73 (1.08%) Law
11 58 (0.86%) Legal
12 51 (0.75%) Automotive
13 50 (0.74%) Electronics
14 26 (0.38%) Front Office
15 24 (0.36%) Billing
16 20 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.27%) Hindi Language
17 18 (0.27%) Punjabi Language
17 18 (0.27%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 5,082 (75.23%) Developer
2 2,608 (38.61%) PHP Developer
3 816 (12.08%) Senior Developer
4 802 (11.87%) Web Developer
5 579 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 468 (6.93%) Software Developer
7 446 (6.60%) Senior PHP Developer
8 411 (6.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 376 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 360 (5.33%) Junior
11 352 (5.21%) PHP Web Developer
12 317 (4.69%) Junior Developer
13 312 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 293 (4.34%) Java Developer
15 237 (3.51%) Lead Developer
16 232 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
17 215 (3.18%) Backend Developer
18 208 (3.08%) Graduate
19 190 (2.81%) HTML Developer
20 162 (2.40%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,416 (50.57%) HTML
2 3,239 (47.95%) CSS
3 1,498 (22.18%) jQuery
4 1,412 (20.90%) Laravel
5 1,104 (16.34%) HTML5
6 1,025 (15.17%) AngularJS
7 1,004 (14.86%) LAMP
8 999 (14.79%) Symfony
9 811 (12.01%) React
10 807 (11.95%) Node.js
11 780 (11.55%) CSS3
12 744 (11.01%) .NET
13 570 (8.44%) Web Services
14 559 (8.28%) REST
15 554 (8.20%) Sass
16 512 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 494 (7.31%) RESTful
18 481 (7.12%) XML
19 463 (6.85%) Vue.js
20 426 (6.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 545 (8.07%) User Experience
2 534 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 325 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 311 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 297 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 295 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
7 238 (3.52%) Fintech
8 154 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
9 108 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 87 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 79 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 63 (0.93%) Social Media
13 58 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 36 (0.53%) Virtual Team
15 32 (0.47%) Digital Media
16 31 (0.46%) Graphic Design
17 30 (0.44%) Blog
17 30 (0.44%) Data Centre
18 28 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 25 (0.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,769 (26.19%) Linux
2 413 (6.11%) Windows
3 287 (4.25%) Android
4 280 (4.15%) Unix
5 241 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 165 (2.44%) CentOS
7 160 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 109 (1.61%) Windows Server
9 74 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 71 (1.05%) Debian
11 45 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 35 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 22 (0.33%) openSUSE
15 18 (0.27%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.24%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.22%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.22%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,218 (32.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,819 (26.93%) Web Development
3 1,364 (20.19%) MVC
4 966 (14.30%) OO
5 806 (11.93%) E-Commerce
6 789 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 785 (11.62%) OOP
8 762 (11.28%) TDD
9 761 (11.27%) DevOps
10 680 (10.07%) Front End Development
11 675 (9.99%) Scrum
12 613 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
13 514 (7.61%) Test Automation
14 467 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
15 454 (6.72%) Open Source
16 380 (5.63%) Mentoring
17 368 (5.45%) OO PHP
18 350 (5.18%) Microservices
19 322 (4.77%) BDD
20 314 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4,007 (59.32%) JavaScript
2 1,663 (24.62%) Java
3 1,305 (19.32%) SQL
4 1,267 (18.76%) Python
5 894 (13.23%) C#
6 411 (6.08%) Ruby
7 375 (5.55%) Bash Shell
8 368 (5.45%) C++
9 349 (5.17%) Perl
10 225 (3.33%) ES6
11 199 (2.95%) Go
12 169 (2.50%) C
13 156 (2.31%) PHP 7
14 154 (2.28%) PHP 5
15 135 (2.00%) Java 8
16 125 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 112 (1.66%) Scala
18 92 (1.36%) TypeScript
19 86 (1.27%) Shell Script
20 84 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 673 (9.96%) Degree
2 310 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 70 (1.04%) CISSP
5 58 (0.86%) SSCP
6 55 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (0.81%) GIAC
7 54 (0.80%) CCNA
8 52 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 51 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
9 51 (0.75%) SANS
10 49 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (0.62%) MCSE
12 39 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
13 38 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
14 26 (0.38%) DBS Check
14 26 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.38%) Master's Degree
15 23 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
16 22 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (3.64%) QA
2 80 (1.18%) GDPR
3 46 (0.68%) SLA
4 36 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.12%) WCAG
8 7 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.059%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.059%) WAI
10 2 (0.030%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.030%) FATCA
10 2 (0.030%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 690 (10.21%) Docker
2 87 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 84 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.58%) vSphere
5 36 (0.53%) Varnish
6 29 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 16 (0.24%) KVM
8 16 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.18%) iptables
9 12 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.16%) pfSense
11 10 (0.15%) LXC
12 8 (0.12%) Xen
13 7 (0.10%) HDFS
13 7 (0.10%) XenServer
14 5 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.059%) Ceph
15 4 (0.059%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 331 (4.90%) Puppet
2 274 (4.06%) Ansible
3 209 (3.09%) Kubernetes
4 205 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (2.19%) Terraform
6 109 (1.61%) Salt
7 75 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 60 (0.89%) Nagios
9 36 (0.53%) Cacti
10 23 (0.34%) Munin
10 23 (0.34%) Nessus
11 21 (0.31%) HP ALM
12 20 (0.30%) Rancher
13 19 (0.28%) cPanel
14 18 (0.27%) Prometheus
15 15 (0.22%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
17 13 (0.19%) Nmap
18 12 (0.18%) Kibana
19 11 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 470 (6.96%) Zend
2 329 (4.87%) Microsoft
3 278 (4.12%) Google
4 276 (4.09%) Oracle
5 178 (2.64%) Adobe
6 147 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 111 (1.64%) VMware
8 75 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 68 (1.01%) Cisco
9 68 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 61 (0.90%) Twitter
11 58 (0.86%) New Relic
12 53 (0.78%) Facebook
13 46 (0.68%) HP
14 41 (0.61%) Splunk
15 38 (0.56%) Xamarin
16 35 (0.52%) SAP
17 34 (0.50%) SaltStack
18 30 (0.44%) Rackspace
19 27 (0.40%) IBM