Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -29 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,074 1,933 1,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.00% 6.12% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 10.60% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,771 1,423
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £59,800
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 14,964 18,242 16,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.74% 57.74% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12,927 15,928 13,987
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the South East

PHP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in the South East.

Salary trend for PHP in the South East

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP in the South East

PHP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Thames Valley -17 376 £50,000 +17.65% 91
Hampshire -24 314 £40,000 +6.67% 49
Berkshire -30 220 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Surrey -35 176 £40,000 -11.11% 28
East Sussex -28 102 £40,000 - 16
Buckinghamshire +18 96 £40,000 +10.34% 34
Oxfordshire -19 60 £48,000 +20.00% 24
West Sussex -51 55 £41,250 +10.00% 8
Kent +4 48 £32,500 -23.53% 26
Middlesex +9 3 £52,500 +20.00%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 748 (69.65%) JavaScript
2 616 (57.36%) CSS
3 602 (56.05%) HTML
4 509 (47.39%) MySQL
5 343 (31.94%) Web Development
6 342 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
7 318 (29.61%) jQuery
8 317 (29.52%) Git (software)
9 309 (28.77%) Linux
10 279 (25.98%) MVC
11 253 (23.56%) SQL
12 220 (20.48%) Laravel
13 210 (19.55%) HTML5
14 202 (18.81%) OOP
15 198 (18.44%) SQL Server
16 187 (17.41%) Java
17 172 (16.01%) CSS3
18 169 (15.74%) C#
19 165 (15.36%) LAMP
20 157 (14.62%) Python
21 153 (14.25%) .NET
22 147 (13.69%) OO
23 144 (13.41%) Web Services
24 127 (11.82%) Scrum
25 125 (11.64%) Degree
26 121 (11.27%) Sass
27 118 (10.99%) AngularJS
27 118 (10.99%) SOAP
28 116 (10.80%) Symfony
29 114 (10.61%) E-Commerce

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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
1 109 (10.15%) WordPress
2 105 (9.78%) Apache
3 72 (6.70%) CMS
4 57 (5.31%) Drupal
5 55 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (4.00%) IIS
7 31 (2.89%) nginx
8 30 (2.79%) Confluence
9 21 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.21%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.02%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.74%) concrete5
14 8 (0.74%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.65%) Documentum
15 7 (0.65%) Kentico
16 5 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
16 5 (0.47%) Moodle
16 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (3.72%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (5.31%) Magento
2 8 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (0.65%) Shopify
4 6 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (6.80%) SaaS
3 48 (4.47%) GitHub
4 39 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (3.45%) npm
6 21 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 15 (1.40%) Office 365
9 7 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.65%) Heroku
9 7 (0.65%) Serverless
9 7 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.56%) Slack
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.37%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.42%) DNS
2 23 (2.14%) SSH
3 22 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.58%) Firewall
4 17 (1.58%) FTP
5 16 (1.49%) LAN
5 16 (1.49%) WAN
6 15 (1.40%) HTTP
7 14 (1.30%) Internet
8 5 (0.47%) SSL
9 4 (0.37%) 2G
9 4 (0.37%) 3G
9 4 (0.37%) 802.15
9 4 (0.37%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.37%) DHCP
9 4 (0.37%) ICMP
9 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.37%) Wireless
9 4 (0.37%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (47.39%) MySQL
2 198 (18.44%) SQL Server
3 61 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 50 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.33%) Redis
8 23 (2.14%) Big Data
8 23 (2.14%) MariaDB
9 15 (1.40%) DB2
9 15 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.12%) SQLite
12 9 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.65%) GIS
14 7 (0.65%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (0.47%) FileMaker
16 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 317 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.85%) JIRA
3 72 (6.70%) Jenkins
4 66 (6.15%) Subversion
5 56 (5.21%) Selenium
6 43 (4.00%) webpack
7 38 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (3.17%) Bitbucket
9 25 (2.33%) gulp
10 22 (2.05%) Maven
11 21 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.77%) Grunt
12 19 (1.77%) Mercurial
12 19 (1.77%) PHPUnit
12 19 (1.77%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.21%) Babel
14 12 (1.12%) Robot Framework
15 10 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
16 9 (0.84%) ProC
17 8 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 92 (8.57%) Marketing
2 65 (6.05%) Finance
3 37 (3.45%) Retail
4 21 (1.96%) Games
5 18 (1.68%) Advertising
6 16 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.30%) Publishing
8 10 (0.93%) Automotive
9 9 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.74%) Back Office
11 6 (0.56%) Electronics
11 6 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.093%) Billing
15 1 (0.093%) Legal
15 1 (0.093%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 832 (77.47%) Developer
2 472 (43.95%) PHP Developer
3 175 (16.29%) Web Developer
4 168 (15.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 123 (11.45%) Senior Developer
6 71 (6.61%) Junior
7 69 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 67 (6.24%) Software Developer
9 63 (5.87%) Junior Developer
10 60 (5.59%) PHP Web Developer
11 55 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 44 (4.10%) Senior PHP Developer
13 42 (3.91%) .NET Developer
13 42 (3.91%) Software Engineer
14 41 (3.82%) Applications Developer
15 36 (3.35%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 36 (3.35%) Lead Developer
16 33 (3.07%) Senior Web Developer
17 32 (2.98%) Junior PHP Developer
18 31 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (57.36%) CSS
2 602 (56.05%) HTML
3 318 (29.61%) jQuery
4 220 (20.48%) Laravel
5 210 (19.55%) HTML5
6 172 (16.01%) CSS3
7 165 (15.36%) LAMP
8 153 (14.25%) .NET
9 144 (13.41%) Web Services
10 121 (11.27%) Sass
11 118 (10.99%) AngularJS
11 118 (10.99%) SOAP
12 116 (10.80%) Symfony
13 107 (9.96%) REST
14 105 (9.78%) React
15 99 (9.22%) Ajax
16 85 (7.91%) Yii
17 78 (7.26%) RESTful
18 73 (6.80%) XML
19 69 (6.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 87 (8.10%) User Experience
3 61 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (3.17%) Fintech
6 32 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.77%) EPoS
8 13 (1.21%) FMCG
8 13 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (1.02%) Video on Demand
11 10 (0.93%) Online Games
11 10 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 9 (0.84%) e-Learning
12 9 (0.84%) Replication
13 8 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 309 (28.77%) Linux
2 85 (7.91%) Apple iOS
3 84 (7.82%) Windows
4 75 (6.98%) Android
5 74 (6.89%) Unix
6 24 (2.23%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.86%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.68%) CentOS
9 13 (1.21%) Debian
10 8 (0.74%) AIX
10 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.093%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.093%) Solaris
13 1 (0.093%) VMS
13 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (31.94%) Web Development
2 342 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (25.98%) MVC
4 202 (18.81%) OOP
5 147 (13.69%) OO
6 127 (11.82%) Scrum
7 114 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 113 (10.52%) Test Automation
9 111 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 105 (9.78%) Front End Development
11 97 (9.03%) DevOps
12 84 (7.82%) Computer Science
13 78 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 77 (7.17%) TDD
15 74 (6.89%) OO PHP
16 65 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
17 62 (5.77%) Mentoring
18 59 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
19 55 (5.12%) Project Management
20 54 (5.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 748 (69.65%) JavaScript
2 253 (23.56%) SQL
3 187 (17.41%) Java
4 169 (15.74%) C#
5 157 (14.62%) Python
6 72 (6.70%) C++
7 69 (6.42%) ES6
8 68 (6.33%) Ruby
9 62 (5.77%) Perl
10 48 (4.47%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.26%) PHP 7
12 31 (2.89%) C
13 30 (2.79%) Apple Swift
14 26 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 25 (2.33%) Objective-C
15 25 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.96%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.86%) PHP 5
18 18 (1.68%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 125 (11.64%) Degree
2 25 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.74%) AWS Certification
3 8 (0.74%) RHCE
3 8 (0.74%) RHCSA
4 6 (0.56%) MCSA
4 6 (0.56%) MCSE
4 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.37%) HND
6 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.093%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.093%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.093%) GIAC
8 1 (0.093%) GPEN
8 1 (0.093%) OSCP
8 1 (0.093%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.45%) QA
2 15 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (5.77%) Docker
2 21 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.02%) Varnish
6 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.19%) iptables
7 2 (0.19%) LXC
8 1 (0.093%) oVirt
8 1 (0.093%) RHEV
8 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (3.17%) Puppet
2 33 (3.07%) Ansible
3 28 (2.61%) Terraform
4 25 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 18 (1.68%) Salt
7 7 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.56%) Nagios
9 5 (0.47%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.47%) Plesk
10 4 (0.37%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.28%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.19%) Fail2ban
12 2 (0.19%) Packer
13 1 (0.093%) Check_MK
13 1 (0.093%) Kibana
13 1 (0.093%) logstash
13 1 (0.093%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 86 (8.01%) Zend
2 62 (5.77%) Oracle
3 43 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.79%) Atlassian
5 24 (2.23%) Google
6 23 (2.14%) Adobe
7 17 (1.58%) VMware
7 17 (1.58%) WooCommerce
8 15 (1.40%) SAP
9 12 (1.12%) Citrix
10 10 (0.93%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.65%) Autodesk
11 7 (0.65%) OpenText
11 7 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.65%) webMethods
11 7 (0.65%) Workday
12 6 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.47%) BT
14 4 (0.37%) Remedy
14 4 (0.37%) Sage