Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 542 1,259 1,523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.02% 4.82% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 8.95% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 507 1,236 1,450
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.98% +1.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,076 14,068 17,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.26% 53.89% 57.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,152 12,056 14,779
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
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 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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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
Hampshire +6 222 £40,000 - 23
Thames Valley +21 173 £48,750 +8.33% 43
Berkshire +37 104 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East Sussex 0 58 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Surrey +16 42 £65,000 +52.94% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 39 £43,500 +8.75% 15
West Sussex +14 34 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +26 30 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Kent +17 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Isle of Wight +16 2 £37,500 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 390 (71.96%) JavaScript
2 324 (59.78%) HTML
3 305 (56.27%) CSS
4 285 (52.58%) MySQL
5 199 (36.72%) Linux
6 189 (34.87%) Web Development
7 171 (31.55%) Laravel
8 170 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
9 168 (31.00%) OOP
10 151 (27.86%) jQuery
11 143 (26.38%) MVC
12 123 (22.69%) Web Services
13 113 (20.85%) Git (software)
14 110 (20.30%) OO
15 103 (19.00%) LAMP
16 101 (18.63%) SQL Server
17 100 (18.45%) Python
18 93 (17.16%) Java
19 92 (16.97%) Zend
20 88 (16.24%) AWS
21 87 (16.05%) SQL
22 82 (15.13%) Symfony
23 79 (14.58%) REST
24 78 (14.39%) CodeIgniter
25 70 (12.92%) Docker
26 68 (12.55%) Mobile App
27 67 (12.36%) SOAP
28 66 (12.18%) OO PHP
28 66 (12.18%) Android
28 66 (12.18%) Apple iOS

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 55 (10.15%) CMS
2 51 (9.41%) WordPress
3 45 (8.30%) Apache
4 31 (5.72%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.14%) Joomla!
6 13 (2.40%) Confluence
7 12 (2.21%) Drupal
8 11 (2.03%) nginx
9 4 (0.74%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.55%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 14 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.92%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 39 (7.20%) Magento
2 11 (2.03%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.11%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) assyst
6 2 (0.37%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.24%) AWS
2 63 (11.62%) SaaS
3 39 (7.20%) Azure
4 18 (3.32%) GCP
4 18 (3.32%) Serverless
5 16 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (2.77%) PaaS
7 13 (2.40%) GitHub
8 12 (2.21%) OpenShift
9 11 (2.03%) npm
10 10 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.48%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.11%) Yarn
13 5 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.92%) Google Docs
14 3 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.37%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.37%) IaaS
16 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.40%) HTTP
2 12 (2.21%) DNS
3 7 (1.29%) Network Security
4 6 (1.11%) Firewall
5 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.92%) Wireless
6 4 (0.74%) Internet
6 4 (0.74%) VoIP
7 3 (0.55%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.55%) LAN
7 3 (0.55%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) SSH
7 3 (0.55%) VPN
7 3 (0.55%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) FCAPS
8 2 (0.37%) FCoE
8 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.37%) MPLS
8 2 (0.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (52.58%) MySQL
2 101 (18.63%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.54%) Redis
4 17 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.77%) MariaDB
6 14 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.55%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.37%) Big Data
12 2 (0.37%) NuoDB
12 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.18%) QlikView
13 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 113 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.43%) gulp
3 21 (3.87%) webpack
4 20 (3.69%) JIRA
5 19 (3.51%) Xcode
6 13 (2.40%) PHPUnit
7 12 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.66%) Subversion
9 8 (1.48%) Android Studio
9 8 (1.48%) Selenium
10 7 (1.29%) Grunt
11 5 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.74%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.74%) ProC
13 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.37%) GitLab
14 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.18%) Pivotal Tracker
15 1 (0.18%) Postman
General
1 47 (8.67%) Retail
2 39 (7.20%) Marketing
3 20 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.51%) Finance
5 18 (3.32%) Games
6 10 (1.85%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 424 (78.23%) Developer
2 277 (51.11%) PHP Developer
3 113 (20.85%) Senior Developer
4 72 (13.28%) Senior PHP Developer
5 49 (9.04%) Web Developer
6 44 (8.12%) Software Developer
7 34 (6.27%) Senior Software Developer
8 33 (6.09%) LAMP Developer
8 33 (6.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 29 (5.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (5.35%) Software Engineer
10 28 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (5.17%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 26 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (3.87%) Lead Developer
13 18 (3.32%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Lead PHP Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Mobile Developer
14 15 (2.77%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (59.78%) HTML
2 305 (56.27%) CSS
3 171 (31.55%) Laravel
4 151 (27.86%) jQuery
5 123 (22.69%) Web Services
6 103 (19.00%) LAMP
7 82 (15.13%) Symfony
8 79 (14.58%) REST
9 78 (14.39%) CodeIgniter
10 67 (12.36%) SOAP
11 61 (11.25%) Node.js
12 60 (11.07%) Ajax
13 58 (10.70%) AngularJS
14 52 (9.59%) XML
15 50 (9.23%) RESTful
15 50 (9.23%) Vue.js
16 44 (8.12%) Sass
17 42 (7.75%) Yii
18 41 (7.56%) React
19 39 (7.20%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.55%) Mobile App
2 31 (5.72%) User Experience
3 30 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.21%) iPad
7 9 (1.66%) Replication
8 7 (1.29%) W3C
9 6 (1.11%) Marketing Technology
10 5 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.92%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.55%) Fibre Optics
13 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 199 (36.72%) Linux
2 66 (12.18%) Android
2 66 (12.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.66%) Mac OS
3 9 (1.66%) Windows
4 8 (1.48%) CentOS
4 8 (1.48%) Unix
5 6 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.92%) Debian
7 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (34.87%) Web Development
2 170 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (31.00%) OOP
4 143 (26.38%) MVC
5 110 (20.30%) OO
6 66 (12.18%) OO PHP
7 60 (11.07%) Software Engineering
8 54 (9.96%) Mobile Development
9 50 (9.23%) Android Development
9 50 (9.23%) DevOps
9 50 (9.23%) iOS Development
10 48 (8.86%) E-Commerce
11 46 (8.49%) Front End Development
12 43 (7.93%) Mobile Application Development
13 39 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (5.90%) Content Management
15 30 (5.54%) TDD
16 26 (4.80%) Mentoring
17 22 (4.06%) SDLC
18 21 (3.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 390 (71.96%) JavaScript
2 100 (18.45%) Python
3 93 (17.16%) Java
4 87 (16.05%) SQL
5 48 (8.86%) Apple Swift
6 44 (8.12%) Objective-C
7 28 (5.17%) Perl
7 28 (5.17%) Ruby
8 26 (4.80%) C
9 21 (3.87%) PHP 7
10 20 (3.69%) PHP 5
11 19 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.32%) C#
13 10 (1.85%) C++
14 9 (1.66%) Go
15 7 (1.29%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.11%) ES6
17 5 (0.92%) Kotlin
18 2 (0.37%) Java 8
18 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (5.17%) Degree
2 6 (1.11%) Analytics IQ
2 6 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.55%) CCNP
3 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.55%) ISEB
3 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.18%) CISA
5 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) GIAC
5 1 (0.18%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.18%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.18%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.48%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.74%) PMO
3 4 (0.74%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (12.92%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) Firmware
2 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) LXC
3 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (7.75%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.29%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) Terraform
4 2 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.37%) Icinga
4 2 (0.37%) Observium
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
Vendors
1 92 (16.97%) Zend
2 23 (4.24%) Google
3 19 (3.51%) Oracle
4 14 (2.58%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.21%) Adobe
6 11 (2.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.66%) Percona
8 7 (1.29%) HubSpot
9 6 (1.11%) Fujitsu
9 6 (1.11%) Marketo
9 6 (1.11%) Pardot
9 6 (1.11%) PayPal
9 6 (1.11%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco
10 3 (0.55%) Mapbox
10 3 (0.55%) VMware
11 2 (0.37%) Cramer
11 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.37%) Remedy
11 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com