Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 5,821 9,145 8,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.17% 5.54% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 9.91% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,031 8,009 7,659
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 76,783 92,242 88,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.95% 55.93% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 64,118 78,155 76,760
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -20 2,185 £55,000 - 468
South East -30 1,072 £40,000 - 230
North of England -23 993 £40,000 +6.67% 429
South West +14 745 £37,500 +7.14% 177
North West -18 611 £40,000 - 249
Midlands -49 467 £35,000 - 230
East of England +7 351 £42,500 - 135
Yorkshire -34 330 £37,500 - 138
West Midlands -43 313 £35,000 +0.72% 130
East Midlands -49 153 £32,750 -6.43% 100
North East -34 52 £35,000 - 42
South Coast - 1 - -
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3,552 (61.02%) JavaScript
2 2,875 (49.39%) HTML
3 2,762 (47.45%) CSS
4 2,465 (42.35%) MySQL
5 1,812 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1,503 (25.82%) Linux
7 1,466 (25.18%) Git (software)
8 1,408 (24.19%) Web Development
9 1,306 (22.44%) Laravel
10 1,281 (22.01%) jQuery
11 1,225 (21.04%) Java
12 1,220 (20.96%) Python
13 1,167 (20.05%) SQL
14 1,125 (19.33%) MVC
15 933 (16.03%) HTML5
16 892 (15.32%) AngularJS
17 866 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
18 856 (14.71%) LAMP
19 822 (14.12%) Symfony
20 770 (13.23%) React
21 768 (13.19%) OO
22 765 (13.14%) OOP
23 732 (12.58%) E-Commerce
24 725 (12.45%) Node.js
25 719 (12.35%) C#
26 704 (12.09%) DevOps
27 674 (11.58%) WordPress
28 668 (11.48%) CSS3
29 621 (10.67%) Software Engineering
30 616 (10.58%) .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
1 674 (11.58%) WordPress
2 536 (9.21%) Apache
3 507 (8.71%) CMS
4 406 (6.97%) Drupal
5 248 (4.26%) nginx
6 168 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
7 101 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 93 (1.60%) IIS
9 80 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 70 (1.20%) Confluence
11 65 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 38 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 30 (0.52%) Joomla!
14 25 (0.43%) MS Exchange
14 25 (0.43%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.36%) ColdFusion
15 21 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.34%) eZ Publish
17 17 (0.29%) Apache Pig
18 13 (0.22%) concrete5
Applications
1 145 (2.49%) Photoshop
2 41 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.14%) SPSS
8 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.10%) Stata
10 5 (0.086%) Mingle
11 4 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.034%) InDesign
12 2 (0.034%) InVision
12 2 (0.034%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.017%) GIMP
13 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 403 (6.92%) Magento
2 67 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
3 34 (0.58%) Shopify
4 23 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.17%) osCommerce
7 10 (0.17%) Summit
8 8 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
10 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.10%) R3 Corda
11 5 (0.086%) CiviCRM
12 4 (0.069%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (0.034%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 866 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 323 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (3.75%) GitHub
4 205 (3.52%) SaaS
5 165 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 137 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 130 (2.23%) Serverless
8 112 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
9 103 (1.77%) Amazon S3
10 80 (1.37%) npm
11 74 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
12 62 (1.07%) Google Analytics
13 60 (1.03%) Office 365
14 56 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 52 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
16 43 (0.74%) Route 53
17 38 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 37 (0.64%) PaaS
19 35 (0.60%) G Suite
19 35 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.03%) Internet
2 108 (1.86%) DNS
3 82 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 73 (1.25%) HTTP
5 70 (1.20%) Firewall
6 57 (0.98%) Network Security
7 54 (0.93%) Intranet
8 53 (0.91%) SSH
9 41 (0.70%) SSL
10 36 (0.62%) LAN
11 34 (0.58%) WAN
12 29 (0.50%) VoIP
13 27 (0.46%) FTP
14 17 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
15 16 (0.27%) Skype
15 16 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (0.26%) SAN
17 13 (0.22%) Broadband
17 13 (0.22%) DHCP
18 11 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,465 (42.35%) MySQL
2 585 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 312 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 279 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 269 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 236 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 161 (2.77%) Redis
8 114 (1.96%) MariaDB
9 105 (1.80%) Big Data
10 94 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
11 65 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 57 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 53 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 38 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 35 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 33 (0.57%) Oracle Database
19 30 (0.52%) DB2
20 28 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,466 (25.18%) Git (software)
2 429 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 316 (5.43%) JIRA
4 267 (4.59%) Subversion
5 226 (3.88%) Selenium
6 187 (3.21%) gulp
7 168 (2.89%) webpack
8 161 (2.77%) PHPUnit
9 133 (2.28%) Grunt
10 129 (2.22%) Bitbucket
11 110 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 108 (1.86%) Maven
13 79 (1.36%) JUnit
14 76 (1.31%) Cucumber
14 76 (1.31%) Vagrant
15 68 (1.17%) git-flow
16 67 (1.15%) Visual Studio
17 63 (1.08%) Gradle
18 47 (0.81%) Eclipse
19 42 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 559 (9.60%) Finance
2 547 (9.40%) Marketing
3 336 (5.77%) Retail
4 230 (3.95%) Advertising
5 160 (2.75%) Games
6 146 (2.51%) Banking
7 127 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 104 (1.79%) Publishing
9 78 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 63 (1.08%) Legal
11 58 (1.00%) Law
12 49 (0.84%) Electronics
13 42 (0.72%) Back Office
14 35 (0.60%) Automotive
15 27 (0.46%) Billing
16 21 (0.36%) Front Office
16 21 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 11 (0.19%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4,362 (74.94%) Developer
2 2,280 (39.17%) PHP Developer
3 737 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 658 (11.30%) Web Developer
5 534 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 395 (6.79%) Senior PHP Developer
7 359 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 306 (5.26%) Junior
9 301 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 289 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 276 (4.74%) Junior Developer
12 272 (4.67%) PHP Web Developer
13 225 (3.87%) Software Engineer
14 201 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
15 178 (3.06%) Lead Developer
16 177 (3.04%) Graduate
17 175 (3.01%) Backend Developer
18 155 (2.66%) Magento Developer
19 154 (2.65%) Java Developer
20 150 (2.58%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,875 (49.39%) HTML
2 2,762 (47.45%) CSS
3 1,306 (22.44%) Laravel
4 1,281 (22.01%) jQuery
5 933 (16.03%) HTML5
6 892 (15.32%) AngularJS
7 856 (14.71%) LAMP
8 822 (14.12%) Symfony
9 770 (13.23%) React
10 725 (12.45%) Node.js
11 668 (11.48%) CSS3
12 616 (10.58%) .NET
13 614 (10.55%) Web Services
14 493 (8.47%) Vue.js
15 487 (8.37%) Sass
16 436 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 429 (7.37%) REST
18 377 (6.48%) RESTful
19 372 (6.39%) Ajax
20 348 (5.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 437 (7.51%) User Experience
2 291 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 265 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 236 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 218 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (3.14%) Fintech
7 102 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 73 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 71 (1.22%) Social Media
10 58 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 48 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 43 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (0.62%) Management Information System
14 32 (0.55%) Cloud Native
14 32 (0.55%) EPoS
15 30 (0.52%) Virtual Team
16 28 (0.48%) Life Science
16 28 (0.48%) Online Games
16 28 (0.48%) Replication
17 25 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,503 (25.82%) Linux
2 382 (6.56%) Windows
3 269 (4.62%) Unix
4 200 (3.44%) Android
5 188 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 170 (2.92%) Ubuntu
7 149 (2.56%) CentOS
8 99 (1.70%) Windows Server
9 70 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (1.08%) Debian
11 27 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 26 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.40%) openSUSE
15 18 (0.31%) Windows 10
15 18 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.24%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.21%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,812 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1,408 (24.19%) Web Development
3 1,125 (19.33%) MVC
4 768 (13.19%) OO
5 765 (13.14%) OOP
6 732 (12.58%) E-Commerce
7 704 (12.09%) DevOps
8 621 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 570 (9.79%) Front End Development
10 551 (9.47%) Scrum
11 528 (9.07%) TDD
12 518 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
13 484 (8.31%) Test Automation
14 408 (7.01%) Open Source
15 396 (6.80%) Computer Science
16 369 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
17 321 (5.51%) OO PHP
18 296 (5.09%) Mentoring
19 285 (4.90%) BDD
20 275 (4.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3,552 (61.02%) JavaScript
2 1,225 (21.04%) Java
3 1,220 (20.96%) Python
4 1,167 (20.05%) SQL
5 719 (12.35%) C#
6 439 (7.54%) Ruby
7 326 (5.60%) Bash Shell
8 324 (5.57%) C++
9 280 (4.81%) Perl
10 231 (3.97%) ES6
11 205 (3.52%) PHP 7
12 147 (2.53%) C
13 146 (2.51%) PHP 5
14 125 (2.15%) Go
15 101 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 101 (1.74%) TypeScript
16 99 (1.70%) Scala
17 90 (1.55%) Java 8
18 75 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 68 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 563 (9.67%) Degree
2 208 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 26 (0.45%) CISSP
6 25 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.34%) GIAC
9 19 (0.33%) ISEB
10 18 (0.31%) MCSE
10 18 (0.31%) PhD
11 17 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 17 (0.29%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
13 15 (0.26%) SSCP
14 14 (0.24%) CCNA
14 14 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.22%) CREST Certified
15 13 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (5.19%) QA
2 64 (1.10%) GDPR
3 39 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.27%) SLA
7 5 (0.086%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.086%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.086%) PMO
8 4 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.052%) WAI
9 3 (0.052%) WCAG
10 2 (0.034%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 556 (9.55%) Docker
2 72 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 63 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.91%) Varnish
5 26 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.24%) pfSense
8 12 (0.21%) vSphere
9 9 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.12%) KVM
12 5 (0.086%) Firmware
12 5 (0.086%) LXC
13 4 (0.069%) HDFS
13 4 (0.069%) NFS
13 4 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.052%) iptables
15 2 (0.034%) Ceph
15 2 (0.034%) oVirt
15 2 (0.034%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 246 (4.23%) Ansible
2 239 (4.11%) Puppet
3 194 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 178 (3.06%) Terraform
5 175 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (1.46%) Salt
7 33 (0.57%) Nagios
8 26 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.36%) Packer
10 17 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 17 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.24%) HP ALM
12 13 (0.22%) Kibana
13 10 (0.17%) cPanel
13 10 (0.17%) Grafana
13 10 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.17%) Nessus
13 10 (0.17%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 384 (6.60%) Zend
2 269 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 267 (4.59%) Google
4 185 (3.18%) Oracle
5 109 (1.87%) VMware
6 108 (1.86%) Adobe
7 107 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 76 (1.31%) Atlassian
9 45 (0.77%) SAP
10 44 (0.76%) Cisco
11 41 (0.70%) WooCommerce
12 40 (0.69%) Facebook
12 40 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (0.65%) New Relic
14 31 (0.53%) HP
14 31 (0.53%) Splunk
15 30 (0.52%) Xamarin
16 29 (0.50%) WorldPay
17 25 (0.43%) Tableau
18 20 (0.34%) Rackspace