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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -57 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4,705 4,296 3,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.13% 4.50% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 8.08% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,676 3,275 2,741
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,938 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 79,769 53,138 40,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.05% 55.61% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39,720 38,045 34,013
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +4.76%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -42 2,109 £65,000 +8.33% 101
South East -25 879 £50,000 +11.11% 56
North of England -42 718 £52,500 +23.53% 127
South West -38 409 £50,000 +18.40% 62
Yorkshire -21 361 £50,000 +16.28% 49
Midlands -95 308 £55,000 +37.50% 73
North West -87 255 £55,000 +37.50% 70
West Midlands -82 207 £55,000 +29.41% 33
East of England -33 199 £45,000 -10.00% 24
North East +16 102 £50,000 +33.33% 8
East Midlands -74 101 £55,000 +46.67% 40
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 2,751 (58.47%) JavaScript
2 2,168 (46.08%) Agile
3 2,046 (43.49%) MySQL
4 1,821 (38.70%) CSS
5 1,736 (36.90%) Laravel
6 1,688 (35.88%) HTML
7 1,684 (35.79%) AWS
8 1,506 (32.01%) React
9 1,345 (28.59%) Docker
10 1,329 (28.25%) Full Stack Development
11 1,283 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 1,215 (25.82%) Python
13 1,105 (23.49%) Software Engineering
14 968 (20.57%) Web Development
15 932 (19.81%) CI/CD
16 896 (19.04%) SQL
17 851 (18.09%) Social Skills
18 840 (17.85%) Linux
19 828 (17.60%) Java
20 812 (17.26%) Node.js
21 800 (17.00%) DevOps
22 794 (16.88%) Mentoring
22 794 (16.88%) Symfony
23 784 (16.66%) TDD
24 745 (15.83%) Finance
25 740 (15.73%) MVC
26 736 (15.64%) Coaching
27 721 (15.32%) SaaS
28 716 (15.22%) Kubernetes
29 708 (15.05%) 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
1 538 (11.43%) WordPress
2 354 (7.52%) CMS
3 338 (7.18%) Apache
4 214 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 163 (3.46%) Drupal
6 115 (2.44%) nginx
7 79 (1.68%) Confluence
8 42 (0.89%) Headless CMS
9 40 (0.85%) Moodle
10 32 (0.68%) Joomla!
10 32 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 29 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 27 (0.57%) IIS
13 22 (0.47%) ColdFusion
14 18 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.36%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.32%) Totara
17 12 (0.26%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (0.72%) InVision
2 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.64%) Sketch
3 22 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
4 16 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (0.11%) Adobe XD
9 5 (0.11%) FileZilla
10 4 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.043%) Simulink
12 1 (0.021%) InDesign
12 1 (0.021%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 144 (3.06%) Magento
2 40 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.64%) Shopify
4 24 (0.51%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.32%) Odoo
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.085%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.085%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.043%) PlanetPress Connect
9 2 (0.043%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.043%) Summit
10 1 (0.021%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.021%) iTrent
10 1 (0.021%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.021%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,684 (35.79%) AWS
2 721 (15.32%) SaaS
3 560 (11.90%) Azure
4 492 (10.46%) Serverless
5 435 (9.25%) AWS Lambda
6 363 (7.72%) GCP
7 322 (6.84%) GitHub
8 237 (5.04%) Amazon SQS
9 211 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
10 196 (4.17%) OpenShift
11 195 (4.14%) Cloud Functions
12 181 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
13 155 (3.29%) Amazon S3
14 128 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
15 127 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
16 121 (2.57%) GitHub Actions
17 109 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 104 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
19 95 (2.02%) Google Analytics
20 82 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 313 (6.65%) Internet
2 170 (3.61%) HTTP
3 96 (2.04%) DNS
4 52 (1.11%) SSH
5 37 (0.79%) Skype
6 23 (0.49%) Firewall
7 22 (0.47%) Broadband
7 22 (0.47%) FTP
7 22 (0.47%) Intranet
8 19 (0.40%) SSL
9 14 (0.30%) DHCP
10 13 (0.28%) VPN
11 12 (0.26%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.23%) DMZ
12 11 (0.23%) Extranet
13 9 (0.19%) IPv6
14 8 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.15%) BGP
16 6 (0.13%) MPLS
16 6 (0.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,046 (43.49%) MySQL
2 448 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 422 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 368 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 364 (7.74%) NoSQL
6 295 (6.27%) Redis
7 293 (6.23%) Relational Database
8 206 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 195 (4.14%) Flink
10 193 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
11 151 (3.21%) MariaDB
12 128 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
13 116 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
14 98 (2.08%) DynamoDB
15 73 (1.55%) Big Data
16 38 (0.81%) BigQuery
17 32 (0.68%) Couchbase
18 28 (0.60%) Mixpanel
19 24 (0.51%) RDBMS
19 24 (0.51%) Spork
Development Applications
1 1,283 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 652 (13.86%) JIRA
3 243 (5.16%) Subversion
4 240 (5.10%) Jenkins
5 207 (4.40%) Gradle
6 204 (4.34%) Maven
7 196 (4.17%) Ant
8 190 (4.04%) Bitbucket
9 183 (3.89%) PHPUnit
10 144 (3.06%) webpack
11 129 (2.74%) GitLab
12 97 (2.06%) CircleCI
13 75 (1.59%) Cypress.io
14 72 (1.53%) gulp
15 69 (1.47%) Selenium
16 56 (1.19%) Babel
17 41 (0.87%) Grunt
18 36 (0.77%) git-flow
19 29 (0.62%) Mercurial
20 27 (0.57%) PhpStorm
General
1 851 (18.09%) Social Skills
2 745 (15.83%) Finance
3 503 (10.69%) Marketing
4 341 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 301 (6.40%) Retail
6 299 (6.35%) Manufacturing
7 200 (4.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 188 (4.00%) Games
9 115 (2.44%) Advertising
10 98 (2.08%) Public Sector
11 89 (1.89%) Publishing
12 88 (1.87%) Legal
13 79 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 77 (1.64%) Wearables
15 65 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
16 57 (1.21%) Telecoms
17 47 (1.00%) Back Office
18 46 (0.98%) Banking
19 44 (0.94%) Local Government
20 40 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 2,884 (61.30%) Developer
2 1,213 (25.78%) PHP Developer
3 529 (11.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 498 (10.58%) Software Engineer
5 467 (9.93%) Senior Developer
6 276 (5.87%) Web Developer
7 233 (4.95%) Software Developer
8 222 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 196 (4.17%) Java Engineer
10 195 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
11 177 (3.76%) Backend Developer
11 177 (3.76%) Senior Software Engineer
12 173 (3.68%) Senior PHP Developer
13 153 (3.25%) Junior
14 144 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 130 (2.76%) React Developer
16 124 (2.64%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 118 (2.51%) Lead Developer
18 109 (2.32%) Architect
19 99 (2.10%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,821 (38.70%) CSS
2 1,736 (36.90%) Laravel
3 1,688 (35.88%) HTML
4 1,506 (32.01%) React
5 812 (17.26%) Node.js
6 794 (16.88%) Symfony
7 708 (15.05%) Vue.js
8 690 (14.67%) AngularJS
9 596 (12.67%) RESTful
10 565 (12.01%) jQuery
11 544 (11.56%) LAMP
12 539 (11.46%) .NET
13 511 (10.86%) REST
14 431 (9.16%) HTML5
15 391 (8.31%) Sass
16 344 (7.31%) React Native
17 282 (5.99%) ASP.NET
18 281 (5.97%) CSS3
19 263 (5.59%) Web Services
20 243 (5.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 485 (10.31%) User Experience
2 303 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
3 281 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
4 262 (5.57%) Algorithms
5 244 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 235 (4.99%) Data Structures
7 232 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
8 208 (4.42%) Life Science
9 131 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 105 (2.23%) Legacy Systems
11 100 (2.13%) Legacy Code
12 80 (1.70%) Hackathon
13 57 (1.21%) Hedge funds
14 56 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 48 (1.02%) PropTech
16 47 (1.00%) NHS
17 44 (0.94%) Social Media
18 42 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
18 42 (0.89%) Virtual Team
19 39 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 840 (17.85%) Linux
2 295 (6.27%) Unix
3 245 (5.21%) Android
4 243 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 196 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 86 (1.83%) Windows
7 73 (1.55%) CentOS
8 69 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (1.32%) Debian
10 15 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.26%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.085%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.085%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.064%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.043%) AIX
15 2 (0.043%) HPUX
16 1 (0.021%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,168 (46.08%) Agile
2 1,329 (28.25%) Full Stack Development
3 1,105 (23.49%) Software Engineering
4 968 (20.57%) Web Development
5 932 (19.81%) CI/CD
6 800 (17.00%) DevOps
7 794 (16.88%) Mentoring
8 784 (16.66%) TDD
9 740 (15.73%) MVC
10 736 (15.64%) Coaching
11 682 (14.50%) Test Automation
12 644 (13.69%) Microservices
13 640 (13.60%) OOP
14 578 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
15 575 (12.22%) OO
16 463 (9.84%) E-Commerce
17 433 (9.20%) BDD
18 413 (8.78%) Front End Development
19 318 (6.76%) Scrum
20 315 (6.70%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,751 (58.47%) JavaScript
2 1,215 (25.82%) Python
3 896 (19.04%) SQL
4 828 (17.60%) Java
5 574 (12.20%) Go
6 562 (11.94%) TypeScript
7 443 (9.42%) Ruby
8 387 (8.23%) C#
9 347 (7.38%) Perl
10 305 (6.48%) Shell Script
11 254 (5.40%) PowerShell
12 212 (4.51%) C++
13 180 (3.83%) Bash
14 155 (3.29%) ES6
15 67 (1.42%) Scala
16 64 (1.36%) Kotlin
17 62 (1.32%) C
18 58 (1.23%) Apple Swift
19 45 (0.96%) VB.NET
20 38 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 388 (8.25%) Degree
2 219 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.53%) PhD
5 20 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.13%) CCNA
10 6 (0.13%) CCNP
10 6 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.13%) RHCE
11 5 (0.11%) ISEB
12 4 (0.085%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.085%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.064%) CISSP
14 2 (0.043%) CCIE
14 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (6.50%) QA
2 149 (3.17%) Accessibility
3 19 (0.40%) SLA
4 18 (0.38%) GDPR
5 17 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.15%) WCAG
8 6 (0.13%) PSD2
9 5 (0.11%) PMO
10 2 (0.043%) NIST
11 1 (0.021%) COBIT
11 1 (0.021%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.021%) GRC
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,345 (28.59%) Docker
2 27 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.43%) LXC
4 17 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.15%) NFS
7 6 (0.13%) Varnish
8 4 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.064%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.064%) Samba
9 3 (0.064%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.043%) Squid
11 1 (0.021%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.021%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.021%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.021%) iptables
11 1 (0.021%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.021%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 716 (15.22%) Kubernetes
2 329 (6.99%) Terraform
3 138 (2.93%) Ansible
4 58 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.57%) Grafana
6 19 (0.40%) Proxmox
7 17 (0.36%) Nagios
7 17 (0.36%) Puppet
8 14 (0.30%) SCCM
9 13 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.23%) Bugsnag
10 11 (0.23%) Plesk
11 9 (0.19%) cPanel
11 9 (0.19%) Graylog
11 9 (0.19%) Opsgenie
12 8 (0.17%) Munin
12 8 (0.17%) Rancher
13 5 (0.11%) Packer
14 4 (0.085%) LiteSpeed
14 4 (0.085%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 594 (12.62%) Google
2 309 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 245 (5.21%) Zend
4 100 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (1.53%) Facebook
6 69 (1.47%) WorldPay
7 59 (1.25%) Oracle
8 50 (1.06%) WooCommerce
9 49 (1.04%) Adobe
10 38 (0.81%) SAP
11 36 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 31 (0.66%) FIS
13 28 (0.60%) Apple
14 26 (0.55%) Stackify
15 24 (0.51%) IBM
16 17 (0.36%) VMware
17 15 (0.32%) Instagram
17 15 (0.32%) Twitter
17 15 (0.32%) YouTube
18 14 (0.30%) SendGrid