Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7,060 8,555 9,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.53% 5.15% 5.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.10% 9.31% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,127 7,679 8,855
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £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 87,169 91,910 97,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.88% 55.33% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72,945 76,086 84,907
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -1 2,431 £55,000 +4.76% 485
North of England -10 1,470 £40,000 +6.67% 467
South East -3 1,458 £41,125 +2.81% 242
North West -9 807 £40,000 +3.90% 264
South West -3 680 £40,000 +11.58% 240
Midlands -26 620 £35,000 +7.69% 169
Yorkshire -9 552 £36,000 -4.00% 167
West Midlands -21 438 £35,000 +7.69% 81
East of England -8 384 £37,500 - 70
East Midlands -39 182 £35,000 +4.48% 87
North East -9 111 £33,750 -3.57% 36
South Coast 0 4 - -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 4,203 (59.53%) JavaScript
2 3,602 (51.02%) HTML
3 3,370 (47.73%) CSS
4 3,026 (42.86%) MySQL
5 2,356 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
6 1,993 (28.23%) Web Development
7 1,938 (27.45%) Java
8 1,763 (24.97%) Git (software)
9 1,739 (24.63%) Linux
10 1,491 (21.12%) jQuery
11 1,462 (20.71%) Laravel
12 1,450 (20.54%) MVC
13 1,373 (19.45%) SQL
14 1,346 (19.07%) Python
15 1,147 (16.25%) HTML5
16 1,106 (15.67%) AngularJS
17 1,068 (15.13%) Symfony
18 1,025 (14.52%) LAMP
19 1,015 (14.38%) OO
20 987 (13.98%) C#
21 889 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
22 879 (12.45%) Node.js
23 839 (11.88%) OOP
24 836 (11.84%) React
25 835 (11.83%) Software Engineering
26 801 (11.35%) CSS3
27 800 (11.33%) E-Commerce
28 793 (11.23%) .NET
29 786 (11.13%) WordPress
30 781 (11.06%) Front End Development

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
1 786 (11.13%) WordPress
2 611 (8.65%) Apache
3 597 (8.46%) CMS
4 478 (6.77%) Drupal
5 217 (3.07%) nginx
6 162 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 123 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 88 (1.25%) Confluence
9 59 (0.84%) IIS
10 51 (0.72%) Joomla!
10 51 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 46 (0.65%) Apache Pig
12 41 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 40 (0.57%) Apache Spark
14 39 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 36 (0.51%) Moodle
15 36 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 32 (0.45%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.40%) JBoss
18 24 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 226 (3.20%) Photoshop
2 98 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 39 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (0.30%) InDesign
5 10 (0.14%) GIMP
6 7 (0.099%) HipChat
6 7 (0.099%) InVision
6 7 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.099%) SPSS
7 5 (0.071%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.057%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.057%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.057%) Mingle
9 3 (0.042%) Maya
10 2 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.028%) Blender
10 2 (0.028%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 338 (4.79%) Magento
2 57 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 38 (0.54%) Shopify
4 18 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.23%) Documaker
6 15 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.18%) OpenCart
8 13 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.099%) Eloqua
10 7 (0.099%) Unica
11 5 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.057%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.057%) Visualfiles
13 2 (0.028%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.028%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 889 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 375 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 273 (3.87%) SaaS
4 210 (2.97%) GitHub
5 125 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 103 (1.46%) Serverless
7 95 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 86 (1.22%) npm
9 82 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 71 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
11 59 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 59 (0.84%) IaaS
12 51 (0.72%) Google Analytics
13 50 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
14 45 (0.64%) Office 365
15 35 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
16 34 (0.48%) CloudFront
16 34 (0.48%) PaaS
17 32 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 176 (2.49%) Internet
2 161 (2.28%) HTTP
3 123 (1.74%) Firewall
4 114 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 105 (1.49%) SSL
6 100 (1.42%) DNS
7 59 (0.84%) SSH
8 58 (0.82%) SMS
9 38 (0.54%) Intranet
10 37 (0.52%) DHCP
11 33 (0.47%) SNMP
12 31 (0.44%) VPN
13 28 (0.40%) Wireless
14 26 (0.37%) SMTP
15 25 (0.35%) FTP
15 25 (0.35%) IPsec
15 25 (0.35%) LAN
15 25 (0.35%) Network Security
16 22 (0.31%) ICMP
16 22 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,026 (42.86%) MySQL
2 635 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 355 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 353 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 352 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 281 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
7 178 (2.52%) Redis
8 163 (2.31%) Big Data
9 107 (1.52%) MariaDB
10 85 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 72 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 67 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 66 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 54 (0.76%) Apache Hive
16 54 (0.76%) RDBMS
17 48 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 43 (0.61%) Blockchain
19 35 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,763 (24.97%) Git (software)
2 456 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 375 (5.31%) Subversion
4 370 (5.24%) JIRA
5 268 (3.80%) PHPUnit
6 240 (3.40%) Selenium
7 204 (2.89%) gulp
8 159 (2.25%) Grunt
9 132 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 111 (1.57%) Maven
11 109 (1.54%) git-flow
12 108 (1.53%) webpack
13 103 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 94 (1.33%) Vagrant
15 87 (1.23%) JUnit
16 75 (1.06%) Visual Studio
17 72 (1.02%) Cucumber
18 50 (0.71%) WebDriver
19 49 (0.69%) Eclipse
20 44 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 762 (10.79%) Finance
2 518 (7.34%) Marketing
3 517 (7.32%) Advertising
4 492 (6.97%) Retail
5 163 (2.31%) Games
6 142 (2.01%) Banking
7 111 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 86 (1.22%) Back Office
9 81 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 76 (1.08%) Publishing
11 60 (0.85%) Law
12 54 (0.76%) Automotive
12 54 (0.76%) Legal
13 49 (0.69%) Electronics
14 24 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 23 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.27%) Front Office
16 19 (0.27%) Hindi Language
16 19 (0.27%) Punjabi Language
16 19 (0.27%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 5,355 (75.85%) Developer
2 2,685 (38.03%) PHP Developer
3 866 (12.27%) Senior Developer
4 837 (11.86%) Web Developer
5 592 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 499 (7.07%) Software Developer
7 454 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 431 (6.10%) Senior PHP Developer
9 427 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 352 (4.99%) Java Developer
11 346 (4.90%) Software Engineer
12 330 (4.67%) Junior
13 326 (4.62%) PHP Web Developer
14 294 (4.16%) Junior Developer
15 243 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
16 232 (3.29%) Lead Developer
17 230 (3.26%) HTML Developer
18 215 (3.05%) Backend Developer
19 204 (2.89%) Graduate
20 187 (2.65%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,602 (51.02%) HTML
2 3,370 (47.73%) CSS
3 1,491 (21.12%) jQuery
4 1,462 (20.71%) Laravel
5 1,147 (16.25%) HTML5
6 1,106 (15.67%) AngularJS
7 1,068 (15.13%) Symfony
8 1,025 (14.52%) LAMP
9 879 (12.45%) Node.js
10 836 (11.84%) React
11 801 (11.35%) CSS3
12 793 (11.23%) .NET
13 591 (8.37%) Web Services
14 588 (8.33%) RESTful
15 583 (8.26%) REST
16 564 (7.99%) Sass
17 523 (7.41%) XML
18 448 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 429 (6.08%) Ajax
20 420 (5.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 606 (8.58%) User Experience
2 543 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 357 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 301 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 295 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 277 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 242 (3.43%) Fintech
8 143 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
9 129 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 96 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 88 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 58 (0.82%) Social Media
13 57 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 38 (0.54%) Virtual Team
15 37 (0.52%) Blog
16 32 (0.45%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.44%) Graphic Design
17 31 (0.44%) Private Cloud
18 30 (0.42%) Driving Licence
19 29 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,739 (24.63%) Linux
2 386 (5.47%) Windows
3 320 (4.53%) Android
4 292 (4.14%) Unix
5 249 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 172 (2.44%) CentOS
7 128 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 95 (1.35%) Debian
9 94 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 87 (1.23%) Windows Server
11 53 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 39 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (0.40%) Solaris
15 24 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.20%) openSUSE
17 10 (0.14%) FreeBSD
17 10 (0.14%) Kali Linux
18 9 (0.13%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,356 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,993 (28.23%) Web Development
3 1,450 (20.54%) MVC
4 1,015 (14.38%) OO
5 839 (11.88%) OOP
6 835 (11.83%) Software Engineering
7 800 (11.33%) E-Commerce
8 781 (11.06%) Front End Development
9 779 (11.03%) TDD
10 742 (10.51%) DevOps
11 701 (9.93%) Scrum
12 600 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
13 525 (7.44%) Test Automation
14 506 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
15 481 (6.81%) Open Source
16 440 (6.23%) Mentoring
17 391 (5.54%) OO PHP
18 378 (5.35%) Microservices
19 362 (5.13%) SDLC
20 316 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4,203 (59.53%) JavaScript
2 1,938 (27.45%) Java
3 1,373 (19.45%) SQL
4 1,346 (19.07%) Python
5 987 (13.98%) C#
6 449 (6.36%) Ruby
7 379 (5.37%) C++
8 368 (5.21%) Perl
9 365 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 206 (2.92%) Go
11 198 (2.80%) ES6
12 174 (2.46%) C
13 154 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 151 (2.14%) PHP 5
15 150 (2.12%) Java 8
16 142 (2.01%) PHP 7
17 125 (1.77%) Scala
18 88 (1.25%) Objective-C
19 85 (1.20%) TypeScript
20 83 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 721 (10.21%) Degree
2 331 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 71 (1.01%) CISSP
5 58 (0.82%) SSCP
6 57 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (0.79%) CCNA
8 54 (0.76%) GIAC
9 52 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 50 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
10 50 (0.71%) SANS
11 48 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 44 (0.62%) MCSE
13 41 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
14 40 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
15 33 (0.47%) SC Cleared
16 28 (0.40%) DBS Check
16 28 (0.40%) Master's Degree
17 21 (0.30%) ISTQB
18 20 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (3.87%) QA
2 49 (0.69%) SLA
3 47 (0.67%) GDPR
4 36 (0.51%) GCP
5 33 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.085%) WCAG
11 4 (0.057%) FATCA
11 4 (0.057%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.057%) WAI
12 3 (0.042%) DICOM
12 3 (0.042%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.042%) HL7
13 2 (0.028%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 701 (9.93%) Docker
2 99 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 40 (0.57%) vSphere
5 28 (0.40%) Varnish
5 28 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 25 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.31%) iptables
8 18 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.24%) KVM
10 16 (0.23%) Samba
11 12 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.14%) LXC
13 7 (0.099%) HDFS
13 7 (0.099%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.099%) XenServer
14 6 (0.085%) Xen
15 5 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.057%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 372 (5.27%) Puppet
2 291 (4.12%) Ansible
3 216 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (2.89%) Kubernetes
5 147 (2.08%) Terraform
6 112 (1.59%) Nagios
7 88 (1.25%) Salt
8 82 (1.16%) ZABBIX
9 37 (0.52%) Rancher
10 34 (0.48%) Cacti
11 29 (0.41%) HAProxy
12 27 (0.38%) Prometheus
13 25 (0.35%) Munin
14 23 (0.33%) cPanel
15 20 (0.28%) Nessus
16 17 (0.24%) HP ALM
16 17 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
17 16 (0.23%) Sysdig
17 16 (0.23%) vRealize
18 13 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 470 (6.66%) Zend
2 332 (4.70%) Google
3 312 (4.42%) Oracle
4 307 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 191 (2.71%) Adobe
6 164 (2.32%) Red Hat
7 133 (1.88%) VMware
8 117 (1.66%) Capita
9 94 (1.33%) Twitter
10 79 (1.12%) New Relic
11 72 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 68 (0.96%) Cisco
13 67 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 63 (0.89%) Splunk
15 50 (0.71%) HP
16 46 (0.65%) WorldPay
17 41 (0.58%) Facebook
18 40 (0.57%) WooCommerce
19 39 (0.55%) SaltStack
20 38 (0.54%) Rackspace