Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North East
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 76 29
Rank change year-on-year +63 -47 -6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 139 37 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.63% 2.76% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.51% 5.33% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 146 39 146
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +13.82%
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,050 £23,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,800 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 567 694 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 43.35% 51.83% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 452 504 886
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +11.58%
10th Percentile £25,525 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the North East

PHP
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in the North East.

Salary trend for PHP in the North East

PHP
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the North East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in the North East

PHP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North East region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear +58 116 £45,000 +38.46% 19
Durham +22 21 £35,000 -22.22% 5
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 106 (76.26%) MySQL
2 105 (75.54%) JavaScript
3 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (50.36%) Mobile App
5 67 (48.20%) Symfony
6 65 (46.76%) SaaS
7 58 (41.73%) Marketing
8 57 (41.01%) Python
9 55 (39.57%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (39.57%) QA
9 55 (39.57%) Redis
9 55 (39.57%) Redux
10 51 (36.69%) E-Commerce
11 49 (35.25%) HTML
12 48 (34.53%) CSS
12 48 (34.53%) Laravel
13 47 (33.81%) Software Engineering
14 42 (30.22%) REST
15 38 (27.34%) TDD
15 38 (27.34%) Lua
16 35 (25.18%) Sass
16 35 (25.18%) Magento
17 33 (23.74%) Git (software)
18 30 (21.58%) MVC
19 28 (20.14%) OO
20 25 (17.99%) jQuery
21 24 (17.27%) OO PHP
22 23 (16.55%) Zend
23 22 (15.83%) CodeIgniter
23 22 (15.83%) Shopify

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (0.72%) CMS
Business Applications
1 35 (25.18%) Magento
2 22 (15.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (46.76%) SaaS
2 5 (3.60%) AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Azure
3 1 (0.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (76.26%) MySQL
2 55 (39.57%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (39.57%) Redis
3 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.39%) PHPUnit
3 17 (12.23%) Babel
3 17 (12.23%) webpack
4 13 (9.35%) JIRA
5 10 (7.19%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (3.60%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.16%) Selenium
7 3 (2.16%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.44%) GitLab
8 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 58 (41.73%) Marketing
2 16 (11.51%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Games
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 102 (73.38%) Developer
2 62 (44.60%) PHP Developer
3 24 (17.27%) PHP Software Engineer
3 24 (17.27%) Software Engineer
4 20 (14.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (14.39%) React Developer
5 17 (12.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (10.79%) JavaScript Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Lead Software Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Magento Developer
11 5 (3.60%) PHP Magento Developer
12 4 (2.88%) Administrator
13 3 (2.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 3 (2.16%) Systems Administrator
13 3 (2.16%) Test Automation Engineer
13 3 (2.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (48.20%) Symfony
2 55 (39.57%) Redux
3 49 (35.25%) HTML
4 48 (34.53%) CSS
4 48 (34.53%) Laravel
5 42 (30.22%) REST
6 35 (25.18%) Sass
7 25 (17.99%) jQuery
8 22 (15.83%) CodeIgniter
9 18 (12.95%) React
10 15 (10.79%) Apache Cordova
10 15 (10.79%) PhoneGap
11 6 (4.32%) HTML5
12 5 (3.60%) SOAP
12 5 (3.60%) Vue.js
13 4 (2.88%) RESTful
14 2 (1.44%) CSS3
15 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
15 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
15 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (50.36%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.51%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.19%) User Experience
4 8 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.44%) Life Science
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Android
1 15 (10.79%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) CentOS
3 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.69%) E-Commerce
3 47 (33.81%) Software Engineering
4 38 (27.34%) TDD
5 30 (21.58%) MVC
6 28 (20.14%) OO
7 24 (17.27%) OO PHP
8 19 (13.67%) Front End Development
9 18 (12.95%) Web Development
10 15 (10.79%) Android Development
10 15 (10.79%) iOS Development
10 15 (10.79%) Mobile Development
10 15 (10.79%) Scrum
11 10 (7.19%) Product Management
12 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.04%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.32%) DevOps
13 6 (4.32%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (3.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 105 (75.54%) JavaScript
2 57 (41.01%) Python
3 38 (27.34%) Lua
4 17 (12.23%) ES6
5 15 (10.79%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.16%) Ruby
7 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (39.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) Ansible
2 2 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Zend
2 3 (2.16%) Red Hat