Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 44 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,338 1,754 1,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.65% 5.70% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 10.05% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,569 1,808
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16,206 17,451 18,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.34% 56.66% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,048 15,216 16,064
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018. 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 0 464 £47,500 +11.76% 89
Hampshire -16 333 £40,000 +6.67% 42
Berkshire -18 232 £50,500 +12.22% 32
East Sussex -11 202 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Surrey -22 190 £40,000 -11.11% 37
Buckinghamshire +58 149 £42,500 +13.33% 31
West Sussex -19 85 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Oxfordshire -17 83 £41,250 +10.00% 26
Kent -3 58 £37,500 - 35
Middlesex -2 2 £70,000 +7.69%
Isle of Wight - 2 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 £31,000 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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.

1 961 (71.82%) JavaScript
2 830 (62.03%) HTML
3 828 (61.88%) CSS
4 662 (49.48%) MySQL
5 443 (33.11%) Web Development
6 426 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
7 404 (30.19%) Git (software)
8 379 (28.33%) Linux
9 365 (27.28%) jQuery
10 322 (24.07%) MVC
11 282 (21.08%) Laravel
12 259 (19.36%) SQL
13 257 (19.21%) HTML5
14 246 (18.39%) LAMP
15 219 (16.37%) Java
15 219 (16.37%) OOP
16 210 (15.70%) CSS3
17 205 (15.32%) OO
18 201 (15.02%) C#
19 187 (13.98%) AngularJS
20 186 (13.90%) Python
21 183 (13.68%) Front End Development
22 179 (13.38%) .NET
23 175 (13.08%) Scrum
24 167 (12.48%) Symfony
25 165 (12.33%) React
26 152 (11.36%) SQL Server
27 147 (10.99%) User Experience
27 147 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
28 142 (10.61%) Software Engineering

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
1 138 (10.31%) WordPress
2 134 (10.01%) CMS
3 127 (9.49%) Apache
4 76 (5.68%) Drupal
5 56 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (2.91%) IIS
7 37 (2.77%) nginx
8 25 (1.87%) Confluence
9 15 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.60%) concrete5
11 8 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.52%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.52%) Moodle
13 6 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (0.45%) Totara
13 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.37%) Kentico
15 4 (0.30%) Liferay
16 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 63 (4.71%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.45%) GIMP
5 5 (0.37%) InDesign
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (3.14%) Magento
2 8 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.22%) Shopify
6 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (6.73%) SaaS
3 52 (3.89%) GitHub
4 42 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (2.32%) npm
6 28 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (2.09%) Serverless
7 25 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.35%) DigitalOcean
10 14 (1.05%) Google Analytics
10 14 (1.05%) Office 365
11 11 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.30%) Heroku
15 4 (0.30%) Zapier
16 3 (0.22%) Asana
16 3 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.57%) HTTP
2 20 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.20%) DNS
4 15 (1.12%) Firewall
5 13 (0.97%) Internet
5 13 (0.97%) LAN
6 12 (0.90%) WAN
7 7 (0.52%) SMS
7 7 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.45%) 2G
8 6 (0.45%) 3G
8 6 (0.45%) 802.15
8 6 (0.45%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.45%) DHCP
8 6 (0.45%) FTP
8 6 (0.45%) ICMP
8 6 (0.45%) Intranet
8 6 (0.45%) SSH
8 6 (0.45%) Wireless
8 6 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (49.48%) MySQL
2 152 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 64 (4.78%) MongoDB
4 56 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.66%) Redis
6 40 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.47%) MariaDB
9 19 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.35%) Big Data
11 11 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.45%) SQLite
14 5 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.30%) FileMaker
15 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 404 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 106 (7.92%) JIRA
3 103 (7.70%) Subversion
4 87 (6.50%) Jenkins
5 56 (4.19%) gulp
6 48 (3.59%) Selenium
7 44 (3.29%) webpack
8 35 (2.62%) Grunt
9 33 (2.47%) PHPUnit
10 27 (2.02%) Bitbucket
11 24 (1.79%) Maven
12 23 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.12%) git-flow
16 13 (0.97%) Babel
17 12 (0.90%) Vagrant
18 10 (0.75%) LoadRunner
19 8 (0.60%) JUnit
20 6 (0.45%) NetBeans
General
1 96 (7.17%) Marketing
2 73 (5.46%) Finance
3 67 (5.01%) Retail
4 48 (3.59%) Games
5 24 (1.79%) Advertising
6 19 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.35%) Hindi Language
7 18 (1.35%) Punjabi Language
7 18 (1.35%) Urdu Language
8 13 (0.97%) Automotive
8 13 (0.97%) Publishing
8 13 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.67%) Back Office
9 9 (0.67%) Electronics
10 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.37%) Banking
12 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,073 (80.19%) Developer
2 595 (44.47%) PHP Developer
3 232 (17.34%) Web Developer
4 211 (15.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 135 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 122 (9.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 97 (7.25%) Software Developer
8 95 (7.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 92 (6.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 87 (6.50%) Junior
11 76 (5.68%) Junior Developer
12 71 (5.31%) Lead Developer
13 61 (4.56%) HTML Developer
14 56 (4.19%) Senior PHP Developer
15 55 (4.11%) HTML CSS Developer
16 50 (3.74%) Software Engineer
17 49 (3.66%) Lead PHP Developer
18 46 (3.44%) Applications Developer
19 42 (3.14%) Analyst
20 38 (2.84%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (62.03%) HTML
2 828 (61.88%) CSS
3 365 (27.28%) jQuery
4 282 (21.08%) Laravel
5 257 (19.21%) HTML5
6 246 (18.39%) LAMP
7 210 (15.70%) CSS3
8 187 (13.98%) AngularJS
9 179 (13.38%) .NET
10 167 (12.48%) Symfony
11 165 (12.33%) React
12 134 (10.01%) Ajax
13 129 (9.64%) REST
13 129 (9.64%) Sass
14 127 (9.49%) Node.js
15 122 (9.12%) Web Services
16 106 (7.92%) RESTful
17 95 (7.10%) SOAP
18 82 (6.13%) Yii
19 80 (5.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 147 (10.99%) User Experience
2 116 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 89 (6.65%) Mobile App
4 68 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (1.35%) Fintech
9 17 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
9 17 (1.27%) Video on Demand
10 16 (1.20%) Online Games
11 14 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.82%) FMCG
13 10 (0.75%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.75%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.67%) Graphic Design
14 9 (0.67%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 379 (28.33%) Linux
2 91 (6.80%) Windows
3 82 (6.13%) Apple iOS
4 79 (5.90%) Android
5 57 (4.26%) Unix
6 24 (1.79%) Debian
6 24 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.12%) CentOS
9 11 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.37%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.075%) Fedora
12 1 (0.075%) Solaris
12 1 (0.075%) VMS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (33.11%) Web Development
2 426 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (24.07%) MVC
4 219 (16.37%) OOP
5 205 (15.32%) OO
6 183 (13.68%) Front End Development
7 175 (13.08%) Scrum
8 142 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 126 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 113 (8.45%) TDD
11 99 (7.40%) Test Automation
12 95 (7.10%) OO PHP
13 88 (6.58%) Mentoring
14 75 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
15 74 (5.53%) DevOps
16 71 (5.31%) Unit Testing
17 70 (5.23%) Open Source
18 66 (4.93%) Project Management
19 65 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (4.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 961 (71.82%) JavaScript
2 259 (19.36%) SQL
3 219 (16.37%) Java
4 201 (15.02%) C#
5 186 (13.90%) Python
6 90 (6.73%) Ruby
7 89 (6.65%) C++
8 75 (5.61%) ES6
9 58 (4.33%) Perl
10 55 (4.11%) PHP 5
11 40 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.02%) PHP 7
13 21 (1.57%) Go
14 20 (1.49%) Apple Swift
15 18 (1.35%) C
15 18 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.05%) ES8
Qualifications
1 138 (10.31%) Degree
2 44 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.60%) DBS Check
4 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.30%) HND
7 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.075%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.075%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.78%) QA
2 23 (1.72%) SLA
3 20 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.35%) GDPR
5 17 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 110 (8.22%) Docker
2 11 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.82%) Varnish
3 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) LXC
4 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.37%) Xen
5 4 (0.30%) KVM
5 4 (0.30%) XenServer
6 2 (0.15%) iptables
7 1 (0.075%) oVirt
7 1 (0.075%) RHEV
7 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.09%) Puppet
3 25 (1.87%) Ansible
4 11 (0.82%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.82%) Salt
5 9 (0.67%) Terraform
6 7 (0.52%) Nagios
7 6 (0.45%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.45%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.30%) Nessus
10 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.15%) Fail2ban
11 1 (0.075%) cPanel
11 1 (0.075%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.075%) Packer
11 1 (0.075%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.075%) Plesk
11 1 (0.075%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.075%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (6.50%) Zend
2 53 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.36%) Oracle
4 44 (3.29%) Adobe
5 29 (2.17%) Google
6 17 (1.27%) Twitter
7 13 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 12 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.60%) VMware
9 8 (0.60%) WooCommerce
10 7 (0.52%) HP
10 7 (0.52%) Perforce
11 6 (0.45%) Citrix
11 6 (0.45%) Facebook
11 6 (0.45%) Remedy
12 5 (0.37%) Freshdesk
12 5 (0.37%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.30%) Fujitsu
13 4 (0.30%) IBM
13 4 (0.30%) Jitterbit