Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 769 584 861
Rank change year-on-year -185 +277 +145
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 228 90 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 155 83 188
10th Percentile £41,550 £30,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,875 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 58,815 26,854 69,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.76% 58.95% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39,679 22,922 57,674
10th Percentile £35,500 £34,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -89 82 £47,500 - 5
London -191 60 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East of England -67 37 £47,500 +26.67% 2
North of England -114 19 £48,750 +62.50% 11
Midlands -121 19 £52,500 +16.67% 8
West Midlands -98 17 £65,000 +44.44% 7
North West -77 12 £50,000 +66.67% 8
South West -104 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -93 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -70 2 £40,000 -8.57% 1
PHP 7
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) PHP
2 211 (92.54%) MySQL
3 146 (64.04%) JavaScript
4 138 (60.53%) Git (software)
5 130 (57.02%) Laravel
6 102 (44.74%) OOP
7 96 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (41.67%) OO
9 94 (41.23%) HTML
10 92 (40.35%) CSS
11 84 (36.84%) JIRA
12 75 (32.89%) Linux
13 73 (32.02%) E-Commerce
13 73 (32.02%) jQuery
13 73 (32.02%) Unit Testing
14 71 (31.14%) Symfony
15 69 (30.26%) Full Stack Development
16 67 (29.39%) RESTful
16 67 (29.39%) REST
17 62 (27.19%) React
18 60 (26.32%) Docker
19 59 (25.88%) Zend
19 59 (25.88%) Retail
20 55 (24.12%) Web Services
21 54 (23.68%) Web Development
22 53 (23.25%) Social Skills
23 51 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
24 50 (21.93%) AWS
25 47 (20.61%) MVC
26 46 (20.18%) Vue.js

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 51 (22.37%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (7.02%) Confluence
3 13 (5.70%) Apache
4 3 (1.32%) CMS
4 3 (1.32%) nginx
5 2 (0.88%) WordPress
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (21.93%) AWS
2 24 (10.53%) Azure
3 21 (9.21%) SaaS
4 15 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (6.58%) Serverless
5 9 (3.95%) GitHub
6 8 (3.51%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.19%) GCP
8 3 (1.32%) npm
9 2 (0.88%) Cloudflare
9 2 (0.88%) Cloudflare Workers
9 2 (0.88%) GitHub Actions
9 2 (0.88%) Stripe
10 1 (0.44%) Asana
10 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.44%) Mailgun
10 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.44%) Extranet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (92.54%) MySQL
2 37 (16.23%) MariaDB
3 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 28 (12.28%) NoSQL
5 20 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.70%) Amazon Aurora
7 11 (4.82%) Redis
8 9 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.51%) Data Mining
9 8 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.07%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 138 (60.53%) Git (software)
2 84 (36.84%) JIRA
3 30 (13.16%) GitLab
3 30 (13.16%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.53%) PHPUnit
5 22 (9.65%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.51%) ERwin
7 5 (2.19%) Sourcetree
8 4 (1.75%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.88%) Selenium
9 2 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 59 (25.88%) Retail
2 53 (23.25%) Social Skills
3 39 (17.11%) Marketing
4 38 (16.67%) Finance
5 31 (13.60%) Games
6 9 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.32%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 194 (85.09%) Developer
2 185 (81.14%) PHP Developer
3 56 (24.56%) Senior Developer
4 55 (24.12%) Senior PHP Developer
5 33 (14.47%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 26 (11.40%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (8.77%) PHP Developer - Fintech
8 16 (7.02%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.58%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.95%) E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (3.95%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 9 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
10 9 (3.95%) HTML Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Administrator
11 8 (3.51%) DBA
12 6 (2.63%) Junior
12 6 (2.63%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (57.02%) Laravel
2 94 (41.23%) HTML
3 92 (40.35%) CSS
4 73 (32.02%) jQuery
5 71 (31.14%) Symfony
6 67 (29.39%) REST
6 67 (29.39%) RESTful
7 62 (27.19%) React
8 55 (24.12%) Web Services
9 46 (20.18%) Vue.js
10 30 (13.16%) GraphQL
11 28 (12.28%) SOAP
12 27 (11.84%) LAMP
12 27 (11.84%) Node.js
13 23 (10.09%) Jest
14 17 (7.46%) Ajax
14 17 (7.46%) CodeIgniter
14 17 (7.46%) HTML5
15 16 (7.02%) Yii
16 15 (6.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Legacy Code
2 20 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 13 (5.70%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.07%) User Experience
9 4 (1.75%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (32.89%) Linux
2 17 (7.46%) Unix
3 8 (3.51%) Android
3 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.51%) Solaris
3 8 (3.51%) Windows
4 7 (3.07%) CentOS
5 6 (2.63%) Fedora
5 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (44.74%) OOP
2 96 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (41.67%) OO
4 73 (32.02%) E-Commerce
4 73 (32.02%) Unit Testing
5 69 (30.26%) Full Stack Development
6 54 (23.68%) Web Development
7 47 (20.61%) MVC
8 38 (16.67%) Clean Code
9 35 (15.35%) Front End Development
10 34 (14.91%) OO PHP
11 30 (13.16%) Microservices
11 30 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (12.28%) Refactoring
12 28 (12.28%) TDD
13 27 (11.84%) Product Roadmap
13 27 (11.84%) Software Engineering
14 24 (10.53%) B2B
15 22 (9.65%) Fintech
16 21 (9.21%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 228 (100.00%) PHP
2 146 (64.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.40%) PHP 5
4 22 (9.65%) SQL
5 20 (8.77%) Go
6 17 (7.46%) Python
7 12 (5.26%) Java
8 10 (4.39%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.19%) DBS Check
1 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
1 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 60 (26.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.63%) Ansible
2 6 (2.63%) Terraform
3 5 (2.19%) Packer
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (25.88%) Zend
2 16 (7.02%) Atlassian
3 8 (3.51%) BT
3 8 (3.51%) Samsung
4 5 (2.19%) Apple
5 2 (0.88%) PayPal
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) New Relic
6 1 (0.44%) Optimizely