Period
to 17 January 2022

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

PHP
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 82 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 4,026 2,570 4,872
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.70% 4.65% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 8.00% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,893 2,268 4,324
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.27%

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 58,204 32,128 63,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.45% 58.10% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39,198 27,770 53,043
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,489 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London +9 1,444 £60,000 - 238
South East +2 933 £48,500 +14.12% 111
North of England -41 649 £45,000 +12.50% 237
South West -7 425 £47,500 +18.75% 73
Midlands -48 366 £47,500 +18.75% 120
Yorkshire -13 334 £46,875 +17.19% 84
North West -60 255 £47,500 +21.79% 132
West Midlands -29 252 £53,750 +19.44% 71
East of England -60 138 £47,500 +18.75% 44
East Midlands -58 114 £45,000 +20.00% 48
North East -14 60 £34,500 -13.75% 21
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,524 (62.69%) JavaScript
2 1,850 (45.95%) MySQL
3 1,622 (40.29%) CSS
4 1,619 (40.21%) HTML
5 1,249 (31.02%) Laravel
6 1,191 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
7 1,087 (27.00%) React
8 1,071 (26.60%) Git (software)
9 1,009 (25.06%) AWS
10 922 (22.90%) Full Stack Development
11 827 (20.54%) Docker
12 788 (19.57%) Linux
13 780 (19.37%) Software Engineering
14 769 (19.10%) Python
15 748 (18.58%) Web Development
16 690 (17.14%) DevOps
17 688 (17.09%) SQL
18 678 (16.84%) Node.js
19 666 (16.54%) Social Skills
20 664 (16.49%) Symfony
21 662 (16.44%) jQuery
22 644 (16.00%) MVC
23 596 (14.80%) Java
24 588 (14.61%) OO
24 588 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
25 569 (14.13%) E-Commerce
26 533 (13.24%) Vue.js
27 525 (13.04%) WordPress
28 519 (12.89%) TDD
29 513 (12.74%) OOP

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
1 525 (13.04%) WordPress
2 384 (9.54%) CMS
3 199 (4.94%) Apache
4 187 (4.64%) Drupal
5 177 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (2.09%) nginx
7 58 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 55 (1.37%) IIS
9 32 (0.79%) Confluence
10 28 (0.70%) IBM Domino
11 27 (0.67%) Umbraco
12 23 (0.57%) Moodle
13 22 (0.55%) Headless CMS
14 21 (0.52%) SharePoint
15 14 (0.35%) ColdFusion
16 13 (0.32%) Joomla!
17 12 (0.30%) MS Exchange
18 11 (0.27%) Tomcat
19 10 (0.25%) EPiServer
19 10 (0.25%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 45 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 21 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.47%) Sketch
5 16 (0.40%) InVision
5 16 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.35%) Adobe XD
7 13 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.30%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 181 (4.50%) Magento
2 71 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
3 35 (0.87%) Shopify
4 24 (0.60%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.20%) Summit
7 7 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.099%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.075%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.075%) Primavera
11 2 (0.050%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.050%) PlanetPress Connect
11 2 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.050%) Workfront
12 1 (0.025%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.025%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 1,009 (25.06%) AWS
2 499 (12.39%) SaaS
3 432 (10.73%) Azure
4 241 (5.99%) GCP
5 232 (5.76%) GitHub
6 200 (4.97%) Serverless
7 130 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 122 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
9 118 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
10 113 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 109 (2.71%) Google Analytics
12 79 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
12 79 (1.96%) npm
13 78 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
14 77 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
15 44 (1.09%) PaaS
16 41 (1.02%) GitHub Actions
17 34 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 33 (0.82%) Stripe
19 30 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 145 (3.60%) HTTP
2 120 (2.98%) DNS
3 70 (1.74%) Internet
4 44 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.04%) SSH
6 30 (0.75%) Firewall
7 23 (0.57%) SSL
8 22 (0.55%) VPN
9 21 (0.52%) DHCP
9 21 (0.52%) IPv6
10 17 (0.42%) Intranet
11 16 (0.40%) FTP
12 13 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.27%) MQTT
14 10 (0.25%) Skype
15 6 (0.15%) SMTP
16 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
16 5 (0.12%) SAN
16 5 (0.12%) SMS
17 4 (0.099%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,850 (45.95%) MySQL
2 294 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 291 (7.23%) Redis
4 282 (7.00%) SQL Server
5 217 (5.39%) MongoDB
6 186 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 181 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 125 (3.10%) MariaDB
9 83 (2.06%) Amazon Aurora
10 64 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
11 62 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 47 (1.17%) Couchbase
13 35 (0.87%) Big Data
14 29 (0.72%) Power BI
15 24 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 23 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
18 15 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
19 13 (0.32%) Tableau
20 12 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,071 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 304 (7.55%) JIRA
3 233 (5.79%) Jenkins
4 209 (5.19%) PHPUnit
5 149 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 135 (3.35%) webpack
7 108 (2.68%) GitLab
8 79 (1.96%) CircleCI
9 70 (1.74%) Selenium
10 63 (1.56%) gulp
11 57 (1.42%) Grunt
12 47 (1.17%) Cypress.io
13 38 (0.94%) Postman
14 36 (0.89%) Subversion
15 32 (0.79%) PhpStorm
16 30 (0.75%) Xdebug
17 27 (0.67%) JMeter
18 24 (0.60%) Babel
19 23 (0.57%) Gatling
19 23 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 666 (16.54%) Social Skills
2 507 (12.59%) Marketing
3 357 (8.87%) Finance
4 247 (6.14%) Retail
5 199 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 127 (3.15%) Games
7 75 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 62 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
9 52 (1.29%) Advertising
10 51 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 50 (1.24%) Law
12 48 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 48 (1.19%) Publishing
13 45 (1.12%) Public Sector
14 29 (0.72%) Telecoms
15 26 (0.65%) Wearables
16 23 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
17 20 (0.50%) Automotive
18 19 (0.47%) Back Office
19 18 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,837 (70.47%) Developer
2 1,636 (40.64%) PHP Developer
3 387 (9.61%) Senior Developer
4 344 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 253 (6.28%) Web Developer
6 241 (5.99%) Software Engineer
7 216 (5.37%) Senior PHP Developer
8 194 (4.82%) Software Developer
9 188 (4.67%) Lead Developer
10 174 (4.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 162 (4.02%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 133 (3.30%) Lead PHP Developer
13 130 (3.23%) Backend Developer
14 124 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
15 119 (2.96%) Junior
16 113 (2.81%) WordPress Developer
17 101 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
18 99 (2.46%) Principal Developer
19 84 (2.09%) Analyst
20 76 (1.89%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,622 (40.29%) CSS
2 1,619 (40.21%) HTML
3 1,249 (31.02%) Laravel
4 1,087 (27.00%) React
5 678 (16.84%) Node.js
6 664 (16.49%) Symfony
7 662 (16.44%) jQuery
8 533 (13.24%) Vue.js
9 482 (11.97%) AngularJS
10 447 (11.10%) REST
11 437 (10.85%) RESTful
12 416 (10.33%) HTML5
13 396 (9.84%) LAMP
14 343 (8.52%) Sass
15 340 (8.45%) Web Services
16 333 (8.27%) .NET
17 268 (6.66%) XML
18 258 (6.41%) CSS3
19 213 (5.29%) JSON
20 191 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 458 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
2 436 (10.83%) User Experience
3 224 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 167 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 140 (3.48%) e-Learning
6 125 (3.10%) Legacy Code
7 85 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 69 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 63 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 58 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 54 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (1.07%) NHS
13 41 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
14 39 (0.97%) Social Media
15 38 (0.94%) Virtual Team
16 29 (0.72%) Public Cloud
17 27 (0.67%) Hedge funds
18 22 (0.55%) Smartphone
19 20 (0.50%) EPoS
20 19 (0.47%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 788 (19.57%) Linux
2 172 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 163 (4.05%) Android
4 128 (3.18%) Windows
5 100 (2.48%) Ubuntu
6 73 (1.81%) CentOS
7 62 (1.54%) Unix
8 61 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 55 (1.37%) Debian
10 42 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
14 13 (0.32%) Alpine Linux
15 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
17 6 (0.15%) Fedora
18 5 (0.12%) AIX
18 5 (0.12%) HPUX
18 5 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,191 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (22.90%) Full Stack Development
3 780 (19.37%) Software Engineering
4 748 (18.58%) Web Development
5 690 (17.14%) DevOps
6 644 (16.00%) MVC
7 588 (14.61%) OO
7 588 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
8 569 (14.13%) E-Commerce
9 519 (12.89%) TDD
10 513 (12.74%) OOP
11 412 (10.23%) Microservices
12 393 (9.76%) Front End Development
13 351 (8.72%) Fintech
14 350 (8.69%) Unit Testing
15 312 (7.75%) Scrum
16 304 (7.55%) Test Automation
17 280 (6.95%) Mentoring
18 229 (5.69%) Computer Science
18 229 (5.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,524 (62.69%) JavaScript
2 769 (19.10%) Python
3 688 (17.09%) SQL
4 596 (14.80%) Java
5 386 (9.59%) Go
6 380 (9.44%) TypeScript
7 379 (9.41%) C#
8 251 (6.23%) Ruby
9 238 (5.91%) PHP 7
10 154 (3.83%) Dart
11 138 (3.43%) C++
12 129 (3.20%) Perl
13 121 (3.01%) Bash
14 105 (2.61%) Kotlin
15 95 (2.36%) Scala
16 93 (2.31%) C
17 92 (2.29%) ES6
18 87 (2.16%) PowerShell
19 70 (1.74%) Objective-C
20 68 (1.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 306 (7.60%) Degree
2 155 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.40%) AWS Certification
3 16 (0.40%) HND
4 15 (0.37%) HNC
5 14 (0.35%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.32%) PhD
7 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.22%) Analytics IQ
9 7 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.17%) MCSE
9 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.099%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.099%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.099%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (5.22%) QA
2 80 (1.99%) Accessibility
3 26 (0.65%) SLA
4 16 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.22%) WCAG
7 6 (0.15%) COBIT
8 3 (0.075%) GDPR
9 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.050%) PMO
10 1 (0.025%) COPPA
10 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.025%) Section 508
10 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 827 (20.54%) Docker
2 27 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.57%) Varnish
3 23 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.27%) KVM
5 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.050%) iptables
8 2 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.050%) vSphere
9 1 (0.025%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.025%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.025%) LXC
9 1 (0.025%) NFS
9 1 (0.025%) pfSense
9 1 (0.025%) Squid
9 1 (0.025%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 256 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 188 (4.67%) Terraform
3 144 (3.58%) Ansible
4 81 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (0.99%) Puppet
6 34 (0.84%) Prometheus
7 31 (0.77%) Grafana
8 30 (0.75%) Rancher
9 9 (0.22%) Matomo
10 8 (0.20%) SCCM
11 7 (0.17%) Graphite
11 7 (0.17%) Nagios
12 6 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.15%) Kibana
12 6 (0.15%) Scalr
13 5 (0.12%) Packer
13 5 (0.12%) Salt
14 4 (0.099%) Istio
14 4 (0.099%) logstash
14 4 (0.099%) Plesk
Vendors
1 318 (7.90%) Google
2 216 (5.37%) Zend
3 166 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 84 (2.09%) WooCommerce
5 80 (1.99%) Adobe
6 79 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 78 (1.94%) Oracle
8 58 (1.44%) SAP
9 50 (1.24%) Apple
10 44 (1.09%) New Relic
11 41 (1.02%) Facebook
12 35 (0.87%) IBM
13 31 (0.77%) Splunk
14 29 (0.72%) Sage
15 27 (0.67%) MuleSoft
16 25 (0.62%) VMware
16 25 (0.62%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.47%) Atlassian
17 19 (0.47%) SaltStack
18 18 (0.45%) HubSpot