Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,018 417 1,289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.86% 4.92% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.83% 8.52% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 817 375 1,181
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9,402 4,893 13,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.09% 57.70% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,893 4,247 12,005
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for PHP in the South East

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP in the South East over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 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
Hampshire -11 383 £40,000 - 33
Thames Valley -14 275 £50,000 - 63
East Sussex +30 233 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Berkshire +1 198 £50,000 - 20
Surrey -33 67 £45,000 -30.77% 8
Buckinghamshire -40 44 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Oxfordshire -20 33 £49,500 +10.00% 23
Kent -27 21 £37,500 +7.14% 10
West Sussex -9 19 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 South East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 759 (74.56%) JavaScript
2 499 (49.02%) MySQL
3 481 (47.25%) HTML
4 444 (43.61%) CSS
5 353 (34.68%) Laravel
6 332 (32.61%) Web Development
7 318 (31.24%) Full Stack Development
8 288 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
9 257 (25.25%) React
10 256 (25.15%) Symfony
11 235 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 225 (22.10%) OO
13 223 (21.91%) Linux
14 216 (21.22%) MVC
15 209 (20.53%) OOP
16 205 (20.14%) AWS
17 193 (18.96%) WordPress
18 185 (18.17%) SQL
19 171 (16.80%) Social Skills
20 169 (16.60%) Node.js
21 162 (15.91%) Web Services
22 154 (15.13%) AngularJS
22 154 (15.13%) Docker
22 154 (15.13%) jQuery
23 153 (15.03%) Vue.js
24 151 (14.83%) E-Commerce
25 150 (14.73%) CodeIgniter
26 146 (14.34%) Python
26 146 (14.34%) LAMP
27 144 (14.15%) SaaS

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
1 193 (18.96%) WordPress
2 103 (10.12%) CMS
3 53 (5.21%) Drupal
4 43 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (3.93%) Apache
6 32 (3.14%) nginx
7 19 (1.87%) Confluence
8 16 (1.57%) Joomla!
9 12 (1.18%) MODX
10 8 (0.79%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.79%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.59%) IIS
11 6 (0.59%) Moodle
11 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.098%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.098%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.098%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (4.81%) Magento
2 10 (0.98%) Shopify
3 8 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.098%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 205 (20.14%) AWS
2 144 (14.15%) SaaS
3 93 (9.14%) Azure
4 36 (3.54%) Serverless
5 30 (2.95%) npm
6 28 (2.75%) GitHub
7 27 (2.65%) Amazon S3
7 27 (2.65%) GCP
8 20 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (1.08%) Microsoft 365
11 9 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (0.88%) PaaS
12 7 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.69%) Route 53
12 7 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.59%) Asana
14 5 (0.49%) Boomi
14 5 (0.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.62%) DNS
2 18 (1.77%) Internet
3 17 (1.67%) HTTP
4 12 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (1.08%) MQTT
6 7 (0.69%) Network Security
7 5 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) Intranet
9 2 (0.20%) SSL
10 1 (0.098%) FTP
10 1 (0.098%) GSM
10 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.098%) LAN
10 1 (0.098%) VoIP
10 1 (0.098%) VPN
10 1 (0.098%) WAN
10 1 (0.098%) Wireless
10 1 (0.098%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.098%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (49.02%) MySQL
2 93 (9.14%) NoSQL
3 78 (7.66%) SQL Server
4 52 (5.11%) Redis
5 38 (3.73%) MariaDB
6 37 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 31 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.79%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.59%) GIS
11 6 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.59%) SQLite
12 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.49%) Power BI
13 3 (0.29%) Big Data
13 3 (0.29%) Spatial Data
13 3 (0.29%) Tableau
13 3 (0.29%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 235 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.92%) JIRA
3 39 (3.83%) GitLab
4 37 (3.63%) PHPUnit
5 36 (3.54%) Bitbucket
6 35 (3.44%) Jenkins
7 31 (3.05%) webpack
8 21 (2.06%) Grunt
8 21 (2.06%) Selenium
9 16 (1.57%) Subversion
10 15 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.47%) gulp
11 11 (1.08%) Mocha
11 11 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.98%) PhpStorm
13 9 (0.88%) PyCharm
13 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
14 8 (0.79%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.59%) Postman
16 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (16.80%) Social Skills
2 87 (8.55%) Retail
3 58 (5.70%) Marketing
4 33 (3.24%) Finance
5 28 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.87%) Games
7 14 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
8 13 (1.28%) Law
9 11 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.59%) Automotive
12 3 (0.29%) Social Housing
13 1 (0.098%) Back Office
13 1 (0.098%) Billing
13 1 (0.098%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.098%) Electronics
13 1 (0.098%) Legal
13 1 (0.098%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.098%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.098%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 782 (76.82%) Developer
2 399 (39.19%) PHP Developer
3 151 (14.83%) Full Stack Developer
4 75 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 72 (7.07%) Web Developer
6 62 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 60 (5.89%) WordPress Developer
8 51 (5.01%) Junior
9 48 (4.72%) Backend Developer
10 47 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
11 40 (3.93%) Junior Developer
12 32 (3.14%) React Developer
13 30 (2.95%) Support Engineer
14 27 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (2.55%) Software Developer
16 24 (2.36%) Lead Developer
17 22 (2.16%) Digital Developer
18 21 (2.06%) Graduate
19 20 (1.96%) Development Manager
20 19 (1.87%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (47.25%) HTML
2 444 (43.61%) CSS
3 353 (34.68%) Laravel
4 257 (25.25%) React
5 256 (25.15%) Symfony
6 169 (16.60%) Node.js
7 162 (15.91%) Web Services
8 154 (15.13%) AngularJS
8 154 (15.13%) jQuery
9 153 (15.03%) Vue.js
10 150 (14.73%) CodeIgniter
11 146 (14.34%) LAMP
12 115 (11.30%) REST
13 112 (11.00%) HTML5
14 103 (10.12%) Yii
15 93 (9.14%) RESTful
16 64 (6.29%) .NET
17 61 (5.99%) CSS3
18 55 (5.40%) Sass
19 53 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.36%) User Experience
2 133 (13.06%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 16 (1.57%) iPad
5 15 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.28%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 10 (0.98%) Legacy Code
10 9 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
11 8 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.59%) BYOD
12 6 (0.59%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.39%) Cybercrime
14 4 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.39%) Replication
15 3 (0.29%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.29%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 223 (21.91%) Linux
2 78 (7.66%) Android
2 78 (7.66%) Apple iOS
3 22 (2.16%) Windows
4 15 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.28%) Alpine Linux
5 13 (1.28%) CentOS
6 10 (0.98%) Unix
7 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (32.61%) Web Development
2 318 (31.24%) Full Stack Development
3 288 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (22.10%) OO
5 216 (21.22%) MVC
6 209 (20.53%) OOP
7 151 (14.83%) E-Commerce
8 142 (13.95%) Unit Testing
9 120 (11.79%) Front End Development
10 116 (11.39%) Microservices
11 110 (10.81%) TDD
12 85 (8.35%) Scrum
13 83 (8.15%) DevOps
14 82 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
15 77 (7.56%) Mobile Development
16 76 (7.47%) Software Engineering
17 63 (6.19%) Computer Science
18 62 (6.09%) SEO
19 58 (5.70%) OO PHP
20 57 (5.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 759 (74.56%) JavaScript
2 185 (18.17%) SQL
3 146 (14.34%) Python
4 91 (8.94%) C#
5 83 (8.15%) Java
6 82 (8.06%) PHP 7
7 39 (3.83%) TypeScript
8 35 (3.44%) PHP 5
9 31 (3.05%) Go
10 26 (2.55%) Ruby
11 24 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.26%) ES6
12 23 (2.26%) Perl
13 22 (2.16%) C++
14 17 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.28%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.18%) Dart
17 10 (0.98%) C
18 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (6.97%) Degree
2 41 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.38%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.20%) ISEB
4 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.098%) CCNA
5 1 (0.098%) CCNP
5 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.098%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.098%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.098%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.098%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.62%) QA
2 12 (1.18%) SLA
3 6 (0.59%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 154 (15.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.098%) iptables
3 1 (0.098%) pfSense
3 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (4.22%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.57%) Terraform
3 9 (0.88%) Ansible
4 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.39%) Puppet
6 3 (0.29%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) Grafana
7 2 (0.20%) Kibana
7 2 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.098%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (10.90%) Zend
2 36 (3.54%) WooCommerce
3 34 (3.34%) Adobe
4 15 (1.47%) Oracle
5 14 (1.38%) Google
6 12 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (0.69%) Sage
8 5 (0.49%) Spotify
8 5 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.39%) Percona
9 4 (0.39%) SAP
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco
10 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.20%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.098%) Dell
12 1 (0.098%) IBM
12 1 (0.098%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.098%) PayPal
12 1 (0.098%) SnapLogic