Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > North of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 -23
Permanent jobs citing PHP 735 1,019 990
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.78% 6.42% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.82% 12.68% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1,045 931
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,731 8,038 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 52.87% 50.67% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,054 6,723 8,247
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 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
North West +2 353 £40,000 -5.88% 175
Yorkshire +12 327 £40,000 - 97
North East -18 55 £43,000 +1.18% 30
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 554 (75.37%) JavaScript
2 378 (51.43%) MySQL
3 370 (50.34%) Laravel
4 362 (49.25%) HTML
5 348 (47.35%) CSS
6 238 (32.38%) Git (software)
7 223 (30.34%) Docker
8 197 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
9 185 (25.17%) MVC
10 164 (22.31%) AWS
11 161 (21.90%) Web Development
12 157 (21.36%) Vue.js
13 154 (20.95%) React
14 151 (20.54%) SQL
15 146 (19.86%) jQuery
16 144 (19.59%) Linux
17 135 (18.37%) E-Commerce
18 133 (18.10%) HTML5
19 121 (16.46%) OOP
19 121 (16.46%) Symfony
20 108 (14.69%) CSS3
21 106 (14.42%) AngularJS
22 105 (14.29%) Azure
23 103 (14.01%) OO
24 101 (13.74%) Java
25 99 (13.47%) Python
26 98 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
27 94 (12.79%) Node.js
28 92 (12.52%) MongoDB
28 92 (12.52%) DevOps

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 68 (9.25%) WordPress
2 32 (4.35%) CMS
3 23 (3.13%) Apache
4 10 (1.36%) Jadu
4 10 (1.36%) nginx
5 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.82%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.54%) Confluence
8 3 (0.41%) Drupal
8 3 (0.41%) Moodle
8 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.82%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (6.39%) Magento
2 26 (3.54%) Shopify
3 5 (0.68%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 164 (22.31%) AWS
2 105 (14.29%) Azure
3 46 (6.26%) Datadog
3 46 (6.26%) Pulumi
4 23 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.99%) GitHub
6 13 (1.77%) SaaS
6 13 (1.77%) Serverless
7 9 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.95%) CloudFront
8 7 (0.95%) GCP
9 6 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.82%) Route 53
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.54%) npm
12 3 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.77%) Internet
2 8 (1.09%) DNS
3 7 (0.95%) Network Security
4 4 (0.54%) HTTP
5 3 (0.41%) BGP
5 3 (0.41%) DSL
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
5 3 (0.41%) IPsec
5 3 (0.41%) MPLS
5 3 (0.41%) OSPF
5 3 (0.41%) VPN
5 3 (0.41%) VXLAN
6 2 (0.27%) Broadband
6 2 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) PSTN
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (51.43%) MySQL
2 92 (12.52%) MongoDB
3 67 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (7.48%) Redis
5 51 (6.94%) MariaDB
6 50 (6.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 46 (6.26%) Cosmos DB
8 42 (5.71%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (0.82%) Big Data
14 5 (0.68%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.27%) phpMyAdmin
17 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 238 (32.38%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 46 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (4.76%) PHPUnit
5 21 (2.86%) webpack
6 19 (2.59%) Subversion
6 19 (2.59%) Vagrant
7 13 (1.77%) JIRA
7 13 (1.77%) Selenium
8 12 (1.63%) gulp
9 11 (1.50%) GitLab
10 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.41%) Codeception
11 3 (0.41%) Grunt
12 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.27%) TestRail
13 1 (0.14%) git-flow
13 1 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
13 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 52 (7.07%) Retail
2 41 (5.58%) Finance
3 29 (3.95%) Marketing
4 28 (3.81%) Games
5 10 (1.36%) Multimedia
5 10 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.09%) Automotive
6 8 (1.09%) Back Office
7 7 (0.95%) Legal
7 7 (0.95%) Public Sector
8 6 (0.82%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 615 (83.67%) Developer
2 372 (50.61%) PHP Developer
3 115 (15.65%) Senior Developer
4 78 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 73 (9.93%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 66 (8.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 63 (8.57%) Senior PHP Developer
8 59 (8.03%) Software Developer
9 56 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 48 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 46 (6.26%) Azure DevOps
11 46 (6.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 46 (6.26%) Azure Engineer
12 42 (5.71%) Backend Developer
13 40 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 34 (4.63%) PHP Web Developer
15 31 (4.22%) React Developer
16 28 (3.81%) MySQL Developer
16 28 (3.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 26 (3.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (50.34%) Laravel
2 362 (49.25%) HTML
3 348 (47.35%) CSS
4 157 (21.36%) Vue.js
5 154 (20.95%) React
6 146 (19.86%) jQuery
7 133 (18.10%) HTML5
8 121 (16.46%) Symfony
9 108 (14.69%) CSS3
10 106 (14.42%) AngularJS
11 94 (12.79%) Node.js
12 61 (8.30%) REST
13 53 (7.21%) Sass
14 48 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (5.44%) LAMP
16 34 (4.63%) JSON
17 31 (4.22%) CodeIgniter
18 25 (3.40%) Kafka
18 25 (3.40%) RESTful
18 25 (3.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.38%) Greenfield Project
2 72 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
3 50 (6.80%) User Experience
4 43 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.54%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (0.54%) Xbox
10 3 (0.41%) SCORM
10 3 (0.41%) Social Media
10 3 (0.41%) W3C
11 2 (0.27%) Anti-Piracy
11 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.27%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.27%) iPhone
11 2 (0.27%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.27%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 144 (19.59%) Linux
2 21 (2.86%) Windows
3 15 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (1.63%) CentOS
5 10 (1.36%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.09%) Android
8 4 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.41%) Unix
9 3 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (25.17%) MVC
3 161 (21.90%) Web Development
4 135 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 121 (16.46%) OOP
6 103 (14.01%) OO
7 98 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (12.52%) DevOps
9 60 (8.16%) Analytics
9 60 (8.16%) Front End Development
10 58 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 54 (7.35%) TDD
12 53 (7.21%) Scrum
13 49 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
14 48 (6.53%) Software Engineering
14 48 (6.53%) Web Application Development
15 37 (5.03%) Microservices
16 36 (4.90%) OO PHP
17 31 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (3.95%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 554 (75.37%) JavaScript
2 151 (20.54%) SQL
3 101 (13.74%) Java
4 99 (13.47%) Python
5 87 (11.84%) C#
6 79 (10.75%) Go
7 64 (8.71%) Bash Shell
8 60 (8.16%) Ruby
9 56 (7.62%) TypeScript
10 46 (6.26%) Groovy
10 46 (6.26%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.40%) PHP 7
12 18 (2.45%) ES6
13 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.68%) Scala
15 4 (0.54%) C++
16 2 (0.27%) C
16 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.14%) Lua
17 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (3.27%) Degree
2 11 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.41%) CCNP
3 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.41%) JNCIP
4 2 (0.27%) ISEB
4 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.14%) CISSP
5 1 (0.14%) GIAC
5 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.72%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) OpenSCAP
3 3 (0.41%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 223 (30.34%) Docker
2 15 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (8.84%) Kubernetes
2 63 (8.57%) Ansible
3 59 (8.03%) Terraform
4 54 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (6.26%) Grafana
5 46 (6.26%) Prometheus
5 46 (6.26%) Puppet
6 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (0.95%) Packer
8 3 (0.41%) cPanel
8 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.14%) Plesk
10 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 88 (11.97%) Zend
2 48 (6.53%) New Relic
3 46 (6.26%) SaltStack
4 20 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.18%) VMware
6 14 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.63%) Oracle
8 10 (1.36%) Google
9 6 (0.82%) WooCommerce
10 5 (0.68%) Adobe
11 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.41%) Cisco
12 3 (0.41%) Juniper
12 3 (0.41%) Sage
12 3 (0.41%) SAP
13 2 (0.27%) Dell
13 2 (0.27%) OutSystems
13 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.27%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.14%) Zoho