Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 751 651 817
Rank change year-on-year -100 +166 +120
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 242 101 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 204 76 183
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,875 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% -2.22%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,875 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

PHP 7 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 59,148 32,510 62,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.59% 58.08% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39,618 28,077 52,756
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 £81,500 £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 7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in England

PHP 7
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP 7 in England.

Salary trend for PHP 7 in England

PHP 7
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP 7 in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for PHP 7 in England

PHP 7
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 7 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
South East -52 87 £50,000 - 5
London -183 61 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North of England -110 36 £35,000 -15.66% 19
East of England -61 31 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North West -83 20 £35,000 -20.00% 10
Yorkshire -66 16 £35,000 -6.67% 9
South West -60 12 £47,500 - 2
Midlands -105 12 £48,750 +8.33% 7
West Midlands -72 7 £65,000 +36.84% 4
East Midlands -58 5 £32,500 +44.44% 3
PHP 7
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing PHP 7 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 7.

1 242 (100.00%) PHP
2 227 (93.80%) MySQL
3 173 (71.49%) Git (software)
4 150 (61.98%) Laravel
5 137 (56.61%) OOP
6 136 (56.20%) CSS
7 135 (55.79%) JavaScript
8 133 (54.96%) OO
9 131 (54.13%) HTML
10 126 (52.07%) Full Stack Development
11 112 (46.28%) React
12 104 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
13 99 (40.91%) Unit Testing
14 94 (38.84%) RESTful
15 91 (37.60%) jQuery
16 85 (35.12%) TDD
17 82 (33.88%) LAMP
18 81 (33.47%) Social Skills
19 75 (30.99%) Docker
19 75 (30.99%) MVC
20 73 (30.17%) JIRA
21 71 (29.34%) E-Commerce
22 70 (28.93%) Finance
23 69 (28.51%) Data Privacy
23 69 (28.51%) Self-Motivation
24 67 (27.69%) Symfony
25 63 (26.03%) Linux
25 63 (26.03%) Legacy Code
26 61 (25.21%) PHPUnit
27 60 (24.79%) Refactoring

PHP 7
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 44 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.89%) Apache
3 6 (2.48%) CMS
3 6 (2.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.41%) nginx
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) InVision
2 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.37%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (2.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.70%) AWS
1 38 (15.70%) SaaS
2 25 (10.33%) Azure
3 21 (8.68%) GitHub
4 7 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (2.89%) Serverless
5 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.24%) Slack
7 2 (0.83%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (0.83%) Stripe
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.41%) Cloudflare Workers
8 1 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.89%) Internet
2 6 (2.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (93.80%) MySQL
2 30 (12.40%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.85%) MariaDB
5 8 (3.31%) Redis
6 5 (2.07%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.41%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 173 (71.49%) Git (software)
2 73 (30.17%) JIRA
3 61 (25.21%) PHPUnit
4 38 (15.70%) GitLab
5 37 (15.29%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.79%) gulp
7 10 (4.13%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.65%) Selenium
8 4 (1.65%) Sourcetree
9 3 (1.24%) ERwin
10 2 (0.83%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 81 (33.47%) Social Skills
2 70 (28.93%) Finance
3 59 (24.38%) Games
4 54 (22.31%) Retail
5 42 (17.36%) Marketing
6 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 227 (93.80%) Developer
2 214 (88.43%) PHP Developer
3 62 (25.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 56 (23.14%) PHP Developer - Fintech
5 50 (20.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 35 (14.46%) Senior Developer
7 32 (13.22%) Senior PHP Developer
8 17 (7.02%) Junior
9 13 (5.37%) Junior Developer
9 13 (5.37%) Junior PHP Developer
9 13 (5.37%) Junior Software Developer
10 11 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.31%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Lead PHP Developer
12 7 (2.89%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Web Developer
13 6 (2.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.48%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (61.98%) Laravel
2 136 (56.20%) CSS
3 131 (54.13%) HTML
4 112 (46.28%) React
5 94 (38.84%) RESTful
6 91 (37.60%) jQuery
7 82 (33.88%) LAMP
8 67 (27.69%) Symfony
9 56 (23.14%) Jest
10 51 (21.07%) REST
11 45 (18.60%) Web Services
12 40 (16.53%) Node.js
13 37 (15.29%) GraphQL
14 35 (14.46%) HTML5
15 33 (13.64%) Vue.js
16 28 (11.57%) CSS3
17 26 (10.74%) SOAP
18 25 (10.33%) JSON
19 20 (8.26%) Yii
20 19 (7.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (28.51%) Self-Motivation
2 63 (26.03%) Legacy Code
3 23 (9.50%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.89%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.48%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.48%) Contract for Difference
7 6 (2.48%) Equities
7 6 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.48%) Spread Betting
8 4 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.24%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.03%) Linux
2 14 (5.79%) Android
2 14 (5.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.48%) CentOS
4 5 (2.07%) Fedora
5 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.65%) Unix
6 3 (1.24%) Solaris
6 3 (1.24%) Windows
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (56.61%) OOP
2 133 (54.96%) OO
3 126 (52.07%) Full Stack Development
4 104 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 85 (35.12%) TDD
7 75 (30.99%) MVC
8 71 (29.34%) E-Commerce
9 69 (28.51%) Data Privacy
10 60 (24.79%) Refactoring
11 58 (23.97%) B2B
12 56 (23.14%) Fintech
12 56 (23.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 51 (21.07%) Front End Development
14 44 (18.18%) Web Development
15 43 (17.77%) Clean Code
16 28 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (10.74%) Software Engineering
18 25 (10.33%) Microservices
19 23 (9.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) PHP
2 135 (55.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.20%) PHP 5
4 11 (4.55%) SQL
5 7 (2.89%) Java
6 4 (1.65%) Go
7 3 (1.24%) ES6
7 3 (1.24%) Python
8 1 (0.41%) C#
8 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (2.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) Accessibility
System Software
1 75 (30.99%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Ansible
2 4 (1.65%) Packer
3 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (18.60%) Zend
2 6 (2.48%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.65%) Apple
4 3 (1.24%) Google
5 2 (0.83%) PayPal
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) BT
6 1 (0.41%) New Relic
6 1 (0.41%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.41%) Pinterest
6 1 (0.41%) Samsung