Period
to 29 February 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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 64 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4,750 5,849 9,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.21% 4.17% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 7.58% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,159 5,068 7,955
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 60,971 77,200 92,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.04% 54.99% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50,772 64,527 78,300
England 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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% +3.29% +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 29 February 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 29 February 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 -29 1,381 £60,000 +9.09% 319
South East +19 1,085 £45,000 +12.50% 217
North of England +11 1,003 £40,000 - 374
South West +1 574 £40,000 +6.67% 180
North West +3 543 £42,500 +6.25% 205
Midlands +6 399 £37,500 +7.14% 190
Yorkshire +15 326 £40,000 +6.67% 119
East of England +25 297 £40,000 -8.05% 92
West Midlands +5 243 £37,500 +7.14% 93
East Midlands +25 156 £37,500 +14.50% 97
North East +51 134 £42,500 +21.43% 50
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 2,907 (61.20%) JavaScript
2 2,123 (44.69%) HTML
3 2,012 (42.36%) CSS
4 1,956 (41.18%) MySQL
5 1,538 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1,323 (27.85%) Laravel
7 1,206 (25.39%) Git (software)
8 1,082 (22.78%) Linux
9 1,006 (21.18%) Web Development
10 925 (19.47%) Python
11 909 (19.14%) SQL
12 906 (19.07%) MVC
13 886 (18.65%) jQuery
14 825 (17.37%) Java
15 785 (16.53%) AWS
16 782 (16.46%) OO
17 779 (16.40%) Symfony
18 711 (14.97%) Docker
19 698 (14.69%) React
20 682 (14.36%) OOP
21 672 (14.15%) Node.js
22 663 (13.96%) AngularJS
23 646 (13.60%) HTML5
24 618 (13.01%) Software Engineering
25 578 (12.17%) TDD
26 558 (11.75%) DevOps
27 543 (11.43%) LAMP
28 530 (11.16%) C#
29 521 (10.97%) Vue.js
30 452 (9.52%) E-Commerce

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
1 407 (8.57%) WordPress
2 327 (6.88%) CMS
3 236 (4.97%) Apache
4 193 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
5 173 (3.64%) Drupal
6 116 (2.44%) nginx
7 45 (0.95%) Confluence
8 42 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 40 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 27 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 24 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.46%) ColdFusion
13 19 (0.40%) IIS
13 19 (0.40%) Joomla!
14 15 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.25%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
17 7 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
18 6 (0.13%) MODX
Applications
1 66 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 52 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (0.55%) Sketch
5 25 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.34%) Adobe XD
7 16 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 13 (0.27%) InVision
10 7 (0.15%) Marvel
10 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.063%) InDesign
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.021%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.021%) Figma
12 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.021%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 345 (7.26%) Magento
2 65 (1.37%) Shopify
3 47 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.29%) OpenCart
6 9 (0.19%) CiviCRM
7 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.084%) assyst
9 4 (0.084%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.084%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.021%) Eikon
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 1 (0.021%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 785 (16.53%) AWS
2 381 (8.02%) SaaS
3 302 (6.36%) Azure
4 180 (3.79%) GitHub
5 103 (2.17%) GCP
6 98 (2.06%) Serverless
7 87 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (1.68%) npm
9 63 (1.33%) IaaS
10 56 (1.18%) Google Analytics
10 56 (1.18%) PaaS
11 53 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
12 49 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
13 46 (0.97%) Amazon S3
14 40 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (0.76%) Office 365
16 34 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
17 31 (0.65%) CloudFront
18 27 (0.57%) Yarn
19 22 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.63%) Internet
2 93 (1.96%) DNS
3 83 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.64%) HTTP
5 66 (1.39%) Firewall
6 25 (0.53%) Extranet
6 25 (0.53%) SSH
7 23 (0.48%) SSL
8 21 (0.44%) VPN
9 20 (0.42%) Intranet
10 19 (0.40%) Network Security
10 19 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
11 18 (0.38%) SMTP
11 18 (0.38%) Wireless
12 17 (0.36%) SMS
13 15 (0.32%) DHCP
14 14 (0.29%) Skype
15 13 (0.27%) NetScaler
16 12 (0.25%) Bluetooth
16 12 (0.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,956 (41.18%) MySQL
2 402 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 217 (4.57%) MongoDB
4 215 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 214 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 205 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 198 (4.17%) Redis
8 75 (1.58%) MariaDB
9 71 (1.49%) Big Data
10 53 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
11 40 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 37 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 34 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 30 (0.63%) Apache Hive
15 21 (0.44%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
16 20 (0.42%) MS Access
17 16 (0.34%) Power BI
18 14 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,206 (25.39%) Git (software)
2 225 (4.74%) JIRA
3 215 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 169 (3.56%) PHPUnit
5 129 (2.72%) Subversion
6 122 (2.57%) webpack
7 115 (2.42%) gulp
8 114 (2.40%) Bitbucket
9 100 (2.11%) Selenium
10 70 (1.47%) GitLab
11 68 (1.43%) Visual Studio
12 58 (1.22%) Maven
13 54 (1.14%) Grunt
14 44 (0.93%) Mercurial
15 43 (0.91%) Gatling
16 42 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 41 (0.86%) JUnit
18 35 (0.74%) Appium
19 33 (0.69%) Eclipse
20 30 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 397 (8.36%) Marketing
2 358 (7.54%) Finance
3 274 (5.77%) Retail
4 130 (2.74%) Games
5 85 (1.79%) Advertising
6 80 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.07%) Automotive
8 51 (1.07%) Electronics
9 48 (1.01%) Banking
10 41 (0.86%) Legal
11 35 (0.74%) Front Office
12 34 (0.72%) Back Office
12 34 (0.72%) Billing
13 29 (0.61%) Public Sector
14 25 (0.53%) Law
15 20 (0.42%) Publishing
16 17 (0.36%) Military
17 13 (0.27%) Police
18 12 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,641 (76.65%) Developer
2 2,014 (42.40%) PHP Developer
3 655 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 512 (10.78%) Full Stack Developer
5 453 (9.54%) Web Developer
6 398 (8.38%) Senior PHP Developer
7 303 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 240 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 239 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 228 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 203 (4.27%) Junior
12 169 (3.56%) Junior Developer
13 151 (3.18%) PHP Web Developer
14 135 (2.84%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 133 (2.80%) Magento Developer
16 120 (2.53%) Java Developer
17 116 (2.44%) Lead Developer
18 115 (2.42%) Backend Developer
19 110 (2.32%) React Developer
20 105 (2.21%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,123 (44.69%) HTML
2 2,012 (42.36%) CSS
3 1,323 (27.85%) Laravel
4 886 (18.65%) jQuery
5 779 (16.40%) Symfony
6 698 (14.69%) React
7 672 (14.15%) Node.js
8 663 (13.96%) AngularJS
9 646 (13.60%) HTML5
10 543 (11.43%) LAMP
11 521 (10.97%) Vue.js
12 435 (9.16%) .NET
12 435 (9.16%) Sass
13 398 (8.38%) REST
14 377 (7.94%) Web Services
15 363 (7.64%) CSS3
16 347 (7.31%) RESTful
17 298 (6.27%) XML
18 261 (5.49%) CodeIgniter
19 223 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 401 (8.44%) Mobile App
2 394 (8.29%) User Experience
3 347 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
4 190 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 179 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 71 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 57 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 42 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 39 (0.82%) Replication
11 38 (0.80%) Blog
12 34 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 32 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.65%) Social Media
15 27 (0.57%) EPoS
16 23 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.48%) W3C
17 22 (0.46%) Private Cloud
18 21 (0.44%) Virtual Team
19 20 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,082 (22.78%) Linux
2 223 (4.69%) Android
3 207 (4.36%) Apple iOS
4 199 (4.19%) Windows
5 171 (3.60%) Unix
6 60 (1.26%) CentOS
7 55 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.59%) Debian
9 28 (0.59%) VMS
10 24 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.19%) Solaris
15 7 (0.15%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.084%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.084%) FreeNAS
18 3 (0.063%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,538 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,006 (21.18%) Web Development
3 906 (19.07%) MVC
4 782 (16.46%) OO
5 682 (14.36%) OOP
6 618 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 578 (12.17%) TDD
8 558 (11.75%) DevOps
9 452 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 416 (8.76%) Front End Development
11 398 (8.38%) Test Automation
12 364 (7.66%) Computer Science
13 356 (7.49%) Microservices
14 355 (7.47%) Scrum
15 352 (7.41%) OO PHP
16 339 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
17 310 (6.53%) Mentoring
18 232 (4.88%) Unit Testing
19 231 (4.86%) BDD
20 216 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,907 (61.20%) JavaScript
2 925 (19.47%) Python
3 909 (19.14%) SQL
4 825 (17.37%) Java
5 530 (11.16%) C#
6 289 (6.08%) Ruby
7 237 (4.99%) PHP 7
8 205 (4.32%) Bash Shell
9 196 (4.13%) ES6
10 185 (3.89%) C++
11 161 (3.39%) TypeScript
12 148 (3.12%) Go
13 145 (3.05%) Perl
14 137 (2.88%) C
15 123 (2.59%) Scala
16 90 (1.89%) Kotlin
16 90 (1.89%) PHP 5
17 83 (1.75%) PowerShell
18 70 (1.47%) Objective-C
19 69 (1.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 400 (8.42%) Degree
2 213 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.59%) MCSD
5 22 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.32%) Analytics IQ
9 14 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 13 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.21%) CCNP
13 9 (0.19%) CISSP
14 8 (0.17%) HND
14 8 (0.17%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.15%) CEH
15 7 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.15%) OSCP
16 6 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (5.37%) QA
2 17 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.29%) SLA
5 13 (0.27%) GDPR
6 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.042%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.042%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.021%) PMO
System Software
1 711 (14.97%) Docker
2 48 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.32%) Firmware
6 14 (0.29%) Varnish
7 11 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.23%) XenApp
8 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.11%) Postfix
10 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.084%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.084%) KVM
11 4 (0.084%) LXC
11 4 (0.084%) vCloud
11 4 (0.084%) vSphere
12 2 (0.042%) iptables
12 2 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 199 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 131 (2.76%) Ansible
3 121 (2.55%) Terraform
4 64 (1.35%) Puppet
5 61 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.46%) cPanel
7 15 (0.32%) Kibana
7 15 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.29%) Grafana
8 14 (0.29%) Nagios
9 13 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (0.27%) Plesk
10 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (0.23%) SCOM
10 11 (0.23%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.17%) Fluentd
12 8 (0.17%) SCCM
13 7 (0.15%) Nessus
13 7 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 375 (7.89%) Zend
2 254 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 174 (3.66%) Google
4 128 (2.69%) Oracle
5 107 (2.25%) Adobe
6 61 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 53 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (1.07%) VMware
9 36 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 29 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 24 (0.51%) Cisco
11 24 (0.51%) SAP
12 23 (0.48%) Apple
12 23 (0.48%) New Relic
13 20 (0.42%) Percona
14 18 (0.38%) WooCommerce
14 18 (0.38%) Xamarin
15 17 (0.36%) IBM
15 17 (0.36%) ServiceNow
16 15 (0.32%) hybris