Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 55 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -32
Permanent jobs citing PHP 630 1,004 1,058
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.06% 4.88% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 8.71% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 560 894 979
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £60,875 £63,750
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,007 11,526 14,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.29% 56.00% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,870 9,899 12,830
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +10 252 £40,000 - 29
Thames Valley +15 195 £50,000 +5.26% 45
Berkshire +29 122 £50,000 - 17
East Sussex -7 90 £45,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +6 41 £47,500 +8.57% 20
Surrey -5 36 £42,500 -3.41% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 32 £47,500 - 8
West Sussex -24 27 £36,250 -19.44% 5
Kent +4 21 £35,000 -12.50% 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 450 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 387 (61.43%) HTML
3 371 (58.89%) CSS
4 333 (52.86%) MySQL
5 233 (36.98%) Web Development
6 209 (33.17%) Laravel
7 195 (30.95%) Git (software)
8 189 (30.00%) OOP
9 176 (27.94%) Linux
10 151 (23.97%) Symfony
10 151 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
11 145 (23.02%) MVC
12 142 (22.54%) LAMP
13 122 (19.37%) AWS
14 119 (18.89%) SQL
15 116 (18.41%) Node.js
16 114 (18.10%) WordPress
17 111 (17.62%) React
18 107 (16.98%) OO
19 105 (16.67%) Python
20 101 (16.03%) Web Services
20 101 (16.03%) jQuery
21 97 (15.40%) Docker
22 94 (14.92%) HTML5
23 76 (12.06%) REST
24 74 (11.75%) Vue.js
24 74 (11.75%) CodeIgniter
25 73 (11.59%) Unit Testing
26 72 (11.43%) E-Commerce
27 70 (11.11%) Greenfield Project

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
1 114 (18.10%) WordPress
2 69 (10.95%) CMS
3 44 (6.98%) Drupal
4 35 (5.56%) Apache
5 14 (2.22%) nginx
6 13 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.75%) Joomla!
8 7 (1.11%) IIS
9 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.48%) Confluence
11 1 (0.16%) concrete5
11 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (3.97%) Magento
2 10 (1.59%) OpenCart
3 8 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 122 (19.37%) AWS
2 60 (9.52%) SaaS
3 45 (7.14%) GCP
4 40 (6.35%) Azure
5 21 (3.33%) GitHub
6 12 (1.90%) Serverless
7 9 (1.43%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.95%) Asana
9 6 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.95%) Slack
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.79%) PaaS
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.63%) Google Play
11 4 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.63%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.27%) DNS
2 5 (0.79%) Firewall
3 3 (0.48%) HTTP
3 3 (0.48%) Internet
3 3 (0.48%) VoIP
4 2 (0.32%) Extranet
4 2 (0.32%) Intranet
4 2 (0.32%) LAN
4 2 (0.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) 3G
5 1 (0.16%) AMQP
5 1 (0.16%) GSM
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (52.86%) MySQL
2 58 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 45 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.65%) Redis
6 20 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.75%) MariaDB
8 10 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.79%) Big Data
10 4 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.63%) Power BI
11 2 (0.32%) QlikView
11 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.16%) ClickHouse
12 1 (0.16%) Tableau
12 1 (0.16%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 195 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.46%) JIRA
3 32 (5.08%) Subversion
4 26 (4.13%) PHPUnit
5 18 (2.86%) gulp
6 16 (2.54%) webpack
7 14 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.06%) Grunt
8 13 (2.06%) Selenium
9 12 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.63%) GitLab
11 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.32%) Babel
12 2 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.32%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.16%) Broccoli
13 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (7.14%) Marketing
2 43 (6.83%) Finance
3 37 (5.87%) Retail
4 16 (2.54%) Law
5 11 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.63%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 474 (75.24%) Developer
2 233 (36.98%) PHP Developer
3 91 (14.44%) Web Developer
4 76 (12.06%) Senior Developer
5 61 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 58 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 58 (9.21%) Senior PHP Developer
7 53 (8.41%) Junior
8 45 (7.14%) Junior Developer
9 32 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
10 28 (4.44%) Backend Developer
11 27 (4.29%) LAMP Developer
12 25 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.81%) HTML CSS Developer
13 24 (3.81%) HTML Developer
14 22 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
15 20 (3.17%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.70%) Graduate
16 17 (2.70%) Junior PHP Developer
16 17 (2.70%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (61.43%) HTML
2 371 (58.89%) CSS
3 209 (33.17%) Laravel
4 151 (23.97%) Symfony
5 142 (22.54%) LAMP
6 116 (18.41%) Node.js
7 111 (17.62%) React
8 101 (16.03%) jQuery
8 101 (16.03%) Web Services
9 94 (14.92%) HTML5
10 76 (12.06%) REST
11 74 (11.75%) CodeIgniter
11 74 (11.75%) Vue.js
12 62 (9.84%) RESTful
13 57 (9.05%) Sass
14 55 (8.73%) AngularJS
15 52 (8.25%) CSS3
16 34 (5.40%) React Native
16 34 (5.40%) Yii
17 31 (4.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (7.14%) User Experience
3 16 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.27%) iPad
6 7 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
7 6 (0.95%) Xbox
8 5 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.63%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.48%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.48%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.32%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.32%) NHS
12 1 (0.16%) BYOD
12 1 (0.16%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 176 (27.94%) Linux
2 39 (6.19%) Android
2 39 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.90%) Ubuntu
4 11 (1.75%) CentOS
4 11 (1.75%) Windows
5 10 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.11%) Unix
7 5 (0.79%) Debian
8 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (36.98%) Web Development
2 189 (30.00%) OOP
3 151 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (23.02%) MVC
5 107 (16.98%) OO
6 73 (11.59%) Unit Testing
7 72 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 68 (10.79%) Front End Development
9 64 (10.16%) Microservices
10 60 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 53 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (8.41%) TDD
12 45 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 45 (7.14%) Mobile Development
13 37 (5.87%) Computer Science
13 37 (5.87%) Scrum
14 35 (5.56%) DevOps
15 32 (5.08%) Product Roadmap
16 28 (4.44%) Migration
17 27 (4.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 450 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 119 (18.89%) SQL
3 105 (16.67%) Python
4 53 (8.41%) Java
5 45 (7.14%) PHP 7
6 40 (6.35%) TypeScript
7 39 (6.19%) C#
8 33 (5.24%) Go
9 18 (2.86%) ES6
10 17 (2.70%) Apple Swift
10 17 (2.70%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.75%) PHP 5
12 10 (1.59%) Perl
13 7 (1.11%) Ruby
14 4 (0.63%) C++
14 4 (0.63%) VB
15 3 (0.48%) C
15 3 (0.48%) VBA
16 2 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (5.40%) Degree
2 16 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.27%) AWS Certification
4 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.48%) CCNA
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.59%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) WAI
3 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 97 (15.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.32%) Xen
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.06%) Terraform
3 6 (0.95%) Ansible
4 5 (0.79%) Puppet
5 3 (0.48%) Kubeflow
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (7.62%) Google
2 38 (6.03%) Zend
3 17 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.59%) Oracle
4 10 (1.59%) WooCommerce
5 7 (1.11%) Sage
6 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco
7 2 (0.32%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.16%) Facebook
8 1 (0.16%) HP
8 1 (0.16%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.16%) SAP
8 1 (0.16%) Twitter
8 1 (0.16%) VMware