Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 36 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -18
Permanent jobs citing PHP 560 1,075 1,229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.62% 6.13% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.75% 12.16% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 670 1,090 1,057
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 4,767 8,838 11,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 56.35% 50.36% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,270 7,220 9,432
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,121 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Yorkshire +18 264 £40,000 - 89
North West -3 258 £40,000 - 125
North East -9 38 £39,250 +4.67% 31
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 399 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 252 (45.00%) Laravel
3 241 (43.04%) MySQL
4 240 (42.86%) CSS
5 234 (41.79%) HTML
6 173 (30.89%) Git (software)
7 134 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (21.96%) Web Development
9 122 (21.79%) Vue.js
10 120 (21.43%) Docker
11 108 (19.29%) E-Commerce
12 103 (18.39%) AWS
13 101 (18.04%) MVC
14 90 (16.07%) Symfony
15 85 (15.18%) OOP
15 85 (15.18%) OO
16 82 (14.64%) Linux
16 82 (14.64%) React
17 80 (14.29%) jQuery
18 79 (14.11%) WordPress
19 78 (13.93%) Node.js
20 77 (13.75%) HTML5
21 73 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
22 70 (12.50%) Azure
22 70 (12.50%) SQL
23 69 (12.32%) AngularJS
24 67 (11.96%) DevOps
25 61 (10.89%) Java
26 60 (10.71%) User Experience
27 59 (10.54%) Zend

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 79 (14.11%) WordPress
2 57 (10.18%) CMS
3 20 (3.57%) Apache
3 20 (3.57%) Jadu
4 19 (3.39%) nginx
5 17 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.71%) Liferay
7 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.18%) Moodle
8 1 (0.18%) Perch
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (9.46%) Magento
2 20 (3.57%) Shopify
3 3 (0.54%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 103 (18.39%) AWS
2 70 (12.50%) Azure
3 37 (6.61%) GitHub
4 22 (3.93%) Datadog
5 21 (3.75%) GCP
6 19 (3.39%) Serverless
7 15 (2.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 15 (2.68%) SaaS
8 11 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.61%) Yarn
10 8 (1.43%) npm
11 6 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.71%) PaaS
13 3 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.54%) IaaS
13 3 (0.54%) Office 365
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.61%) Internet
2 4 (0.71%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) Skype
4 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (43.04%) MySQL
2 52 (9.29%) MongoDB
3 40 (7.14%) Redis
4 37 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (4.11%) InterSystems Cache
7 22 (3.93%) Cosmos DB
7 22 (3.93%) MariaDB
7 22 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.39%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.25%) Big Data
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.71%) phpMyAdmin
12 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 173 (30.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 38 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.75%) Selenium
6 20 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 19 (3.39%) webpack
8 13 (2.32%) Subversion
9 9 (1.61%) gulp
10 8 (1.43%) GitLab
10 8 (1.43%) JIRA
11 6 (1.07%) Grunt
11 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.54%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.36%) git-flow
15 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 46 (8.21%) Finance
2 39 (6.96%) Retail
3 25 (4.46%) Marketing
4 10 (1.79%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.61%) Games
6 7 (1.25%) Back Office
7 4 (0.71%) Law
8 3 (0.54%) Automotive
8 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 463 (82.68%) Developer
2 292 (52.14%) PHP Developer
3 67 (11.96%) Full Stack Developer
3 67 (11.96%) Web Developer
4 60 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.57%) Backend Developer
6 42 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 39 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
8 29 (5.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (4.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 23 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 22 (3.93%) Azure DevOps
12 22 (3.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 22 (3.93%) Azure Engineer
12 22 (3.93%) MySQL Developer
12 22 (3.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 21 (3.75%) Magento Developer
14 18 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (45.00%) Laravel
2 240 (42.86%) CSS
3 234 (41.79%) HTML
4 122 (21.79%) Vue.js
5 90 (16.07%) Symfony
6 82 (14.64%) React
7 80 (14.29%) jQuery
8 78 (13.93%) Node.js
9 77 (13.75%) HTML5
10 69 (12.32%) AngularJS
11 57 (10.18%) REST
12 53 (9.46%) LAMP
13 50 (8.93%) CSS3
14 32 (5.71%) RESTful
15 29 (5.18%) Sass
16 28 (5.00%) XML
17 26 (4.64%) JSON
17 26 (4.64%) SOAP
18 23 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.71%) User Experience
2 39 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 31 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.07%) Social Media
7 5 (0.89%) Xbox
8 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.54%) EPoS
8 3 (0.54%) iPhone
8 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.54%) W3C
9 2 (0.36%) Animation
9 2 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.18%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.64%) Linux
2 11 (1.96%) Android
2 11 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (1.96%) Windows
3 10 (1.79%) CentOS
4 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.54%) Unix
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (21.96%) Web Development
3 108 (19.29%) E-Commerce
4 101 (18.04%) MVC
5 85 (15.18%) OO
5 85 (15.18%) OOP
6 73 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (11.96%) DevOps
8 51 (9.11%) Software Engineering
9 50 (8.93%) Front End Development
10 43 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (7.32%) TDD
12 37 (6.61%) Microservices
13 29 (5.18%) Analytics
13 29 (5.18%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.00%) Configuration Management
15 27 (4.82%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (4.82%) Web Application Development
16 26 (4.64%) Code Coverage
17 25 (4.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 399 (71.25%) JavaScript
2 70 (12.50%) SQL
3 61 (10.89%) Java
4 54 (9.64%) Python
5 46 (8.21%) C#
6 41 (7.32%) Go
7 34 (6.07%) Bash Shell
8 30 (5.36%) Ruby
8 30 (5.36%) TypeScript
9 23 (4.11%) Groovy
9 23 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.50%) PHP 7
11 10 (1.79%) ES6
12 6 (1.07%) C
13 5 (0.89%) Scala
14 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.54%) C++
15 3 (0.54%) Perl
16 2 (0.36%) Lua
17 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (4.11%) Degree
2 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (21.43%) Docker
2 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) LXC
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (9.29%) Ansible
2 45 (8.04%) Kubernetes
3 30 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.82%) Terraform
5 23 (4.11%) Grafana
5 23 (4.11%) Prometheus
6 22 (3.93%) Puppet
7 16 (2.86%) cPanel
8 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.54%) Plesk
10 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.18%) Graylog
11 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) Nessus
11 1 (0.18%) Packer
11 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (10.54%) Zend
2 24 (4.29%) New Relic
3 22 (3.93%) SaltStack
4 12 (2.14%) Google
5 10 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.61%) Oracle
7 8 (1.43%) VMware
8 7 (1.25%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.25%) WooCommerce
9 3 (0.54%) SAP
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco
10 2 (0.36%) Citrix
10 2 (0.36%) Dell
10 2 (0.36%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.36%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.18%) F5
11 1 (0.18%) MEDITECH
11 1 (0.18%) Zoho