Period
to 2 July 2020

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

PHP
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 46 28
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 690 1,053 1,967
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.48% 5.42% 8.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.91% 10.72% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 694 971 1,774
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £57,500
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,795 9,825 13,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.42% 50.53% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,939 7,661 11,391
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the North of England

PHP
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for PHP in the North of England

PHP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP in the North of England

PHP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 July 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
North West +7 342 £42,500 +6.25% 86
Yorkshire +40 266 £40,000 +6.67% 74
North East +30 82 £42,500 +6.25% 16
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 428 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 300 (43.48%) MySQL
3 276 (40.00%) CSS
4 261 (37.83%) HTML
5 250 (36.23%) Laravel
6 220 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (31.16%) Git (software)
8 158 (22.90%) MVC
9 134 (19.42%) Web Development
10 129 (18.70%) SQL
11 125 (18.12%) Docker
12 118 (17.10%) React
12 118 (17.10%) Symfony
13 115 (16.67%) AWS
14 112 (16.23%) Linux
15 111 (16.09%) Node.js
16 110 (15.94%) Python
17 108 (15.65%) OO
18 104 (15.07%) E-Commerce
18 104 (15.07%) TDD
19 102 (14.78%) Vue.js
20 100 (14.49%) jQuery
21 96 (13.91%) OOP
22 92 (13.33%) Software Engineering
22 92 (13.33%) DevOps
23 90 (13.04%) Mobile App
24 88 (12.75%) AngularJS
24 88 (12.75%) HTML5
25 86 (12.46%) Java
26 80 (11.59%) User Experience

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 54 (7.83%) WordPress
2 43 (6.23%) Apache
2 43 (6.23%) CMS
3 23 (3.33%) nginx
4 12 (1.74%) Confluence
5 11 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.45%) ExpressionEngine
7 9 (1.30%) Drupal
7 9 (1.30%) Jadu
8 8 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.72%) Liferay
9 5 (0.72%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.87%) Photoshop
1 6 (0.87%) Sketch
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (10.58%) Magento
2 22 (3.19%) Shopify
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 115 (16.67%) AWS
2 52 (7.54%) SaaS
3 39 (5.65%) Azure
4 24 (3.48%) GitHub
5 15 (2.17%) IaaS
6 12 (1.74%) GCP
7 10 (1.45%) Serverless
8 9 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.87%) PaaS
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.43%) AWS IoT
11 3 (0.43%) npm
12 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.29%) Office 365
13 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.59%) SSL
3 6 (0.87%) Skype
4 5 (0.72%) Firewall
5 4 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (0.58%) PBX
5 4 (0.58%) SMPP
5 4 (0.58%) SMS
5 4 (0.58%) VoIP
5 4 (0.58%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) Intranet
7 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) HTTP
8 1 (0.14%) IPv6
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (43.48%) MySQL
2 60 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 45 (6.52%) Redis
4 44 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 14 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (1.88%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.72%) Big Data
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.29%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.14%) CockroachDB
15 1 (0.14%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 215 (31.16%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.96%) JIRA
2 48 (6.96%) PHPUnit
3 38 (5.51%) Subversion
4 29 (4.20%) webpack
5 28 (4.06%) Bitbucket
6 23 (3.33%) gulp
7 19 (2.75%) Jenkins
8 18 (2.61%) Grunt
9 16 (2.32%) Selenium
10 15 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.88%) git-flow
11 13 (1.88%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.74%) Vagrant
13 11 (1.59%) Babel
14 8 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
16 5 (0.72%) Gatling
17 4 (0.58%) Buildbot
17 4 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (11.16%) Marketing
2 55 (7.97%) Retail
3 45 (6.52%) Finance
4 28 (4.06%) Games
5 17 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.32%) Automotive
7 5 (0.72%) Advertising
7 5 (0.72%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.43%) Banking
9 3 (0.43%) Electronics
9 3 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 555 (80.43%) Developer
2 363 (52.61%) PHP Developer
3 101 (14.64%) Senior Developer
4 70 (10.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 67 (9.71%) Web Developer
6 49 (7.10%) Full Stack Developer
6 49 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 46 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 44 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 41 (5.94%) Backend Developer
9 41 (5.94%) Software Developer
10 38 (5.51%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 23 (3.33%) PHP Software Engineer
12 23 (3.33%) React Developer
13 20 (2.90%) Magento Developer
14 19 (2.75%) Junior
14 19 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.46%) Junior Developer
16 16 (2.32%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (40.00%) CSS
2 261 (37.83%) HTML
3 250 (36.23%) Laravel
4 118 (17.10%) React
4 118 (17.10%) Symfony
5 111 (16.09%) Node.js
6 102 (14.78%) Vue.js
7 100 (14.49%) jQuery
8 88 (12.75%) AngularJS
8 88 (12.75%) HTML5
9 75 (10.87%) LAMP
10 74 (10.72%) REST
11 64 (9.28%) CSS3
12 50 (7.25%) Sass
13 47 (6.81%) .NET
14 46 (6.67%) Redux
15 45 (6.52%) Ember.js
16 41 (5.94%) RESTful
17 39 (5.65%) CodeIgniter
18 30 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 80 (11.59%) User Experience
3 56 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.45%) Blog
11 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.72%) NHS
14 4 (0.58%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.43%) BBC
15 3 (0.43%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 3 (0.43%) Social Media
16 1 (0.14%) Hybrid Cloud
16 1 (0.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (16.23%) Linux
2 24 (3.48%) CentOS
3 17 (2.46%) Android
3 17 (2.46%) Ubuntu
4 16 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.03%) Windows
6 11 (1.59%) FreeBSD
6 11 (1.59%) FreeNAS
7 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.87%) Debian
9 6 (0.87%) Unix
10 5 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.58%) VMS
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (22.90%) MVC
3 134 (19.42%) Web Development
4 108 (15.65%) OO
5 104 (15.07%) E-Commerce
5 104 (15.07%) TDD
6 96 (13.91%) OOP
7 92 (13.33%) DevOps
7 92 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 67 (9.71%) Front End Development
9 66 (9.57%) Microservices
10 64 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
12 50 (7.25%) Unit Testing
13 45 (6.52%) Scrum
13 45 (6.52%) Test Automation
14 43 (6.23%) BDD
15 42 (6.09%) Open Source
16 39 (5.65%) OO PHP
17 38 (5.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 428 (62.03%) JavaScript
2 129 (18.70%) SQL
3 110 (15.94%) Python
4 86 (12.46%) Java
5 55 (7.97%) C#
6 30 (4.35%) Ruby
7 29 (4.20%) PHP 7
8 28 (4.06%) ES6
9 24 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.19%) Go
10 22 (3.19%) Scala
11 19 (2.75%) Lua
12 17 (2.46%) C
13 12 (1.74%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.59%) PHP 5
15 10 (1.45%) Perl
16 9 (1.30%) C++
16 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.01%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.43%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 37 (5.36%) Degree
2 24 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.58%) MCSD
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.29%) AAT
4 2 (0.29%) ACCA
4 2 (0.29%) CIMA
5 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.65%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 125 (18.12%) Docker
2 12 (1.74%) KVM
3 11 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.87%) Varnish
5 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) pfSense
6 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 52 (7.54%) Ansible
2 30 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (3.77%) Terraform
4 25 (3.62%) Puppet
5 12 (1.74%) Proxmox
6 10 (1.45%) cPanel
7 5 (0.72%) Grafana
7 5 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.14%) Rancher
8 1 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (8.84%) Zend
2 21 (3.04%) Atlassian
3 18 (2.61%) Google
4 13 (1.88%) SaltStack
5 12 (1.74%) Percona
5 12 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.59%) Oracle
6 11 (1.59%) VMware
7 9 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.30%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.01%) Adobe
9 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.58%) New Relic
10 4 (0.58%) SAP
10 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.43%) BT
11 3 (0.43%) Siemens
12 2 (0.29%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.14%) Dell
13 1 (0.14%) HP