Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing PHP 954 526 1,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.26% 5.16% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.21% 8.86% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 794 460 1,031
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 9,344 5,934 12,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.51% 58.23% 54.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6,682 5,176 10,902
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -27 294 £42,500 +21.43% 26
Thames Valley +9 258 £57,500 +21.05% 33
East Sussex +7 209 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Berkshire +34 201 £60,000 +26.32% 12
Surrey -7 81 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Sussex +44 53 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Kent -22 43 £38,500 +14.07% 6
Buckinghamshire -43 36 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Oxfordshire -35 21 £42,229 -6.16% 15
Sussex - 5 £60,000 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 656 (68.76%) JavaScript
2 470 (49.27%) MySQL
3 462 (48.43%) HTML
4 455 (47.69%) CSS
5 354 (37.11%) Laravel
6 287 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (26.00%) Full Stack Development
8 231 (24.21%) Web Development
9 230 (24.11%) OO
10 204 (21.38%) Linux
10 204 (21.38%) OOP
10 204 (21.38%) Git (software)
11 203 (21.28%) React
12 199 (20.86%) Symfony
13 188 (19.71%) jQuery
14 175 (18.34%) WordPress
15 169 (17.71%) MVC
16 162 (16.98%) AWS
17 158 (16.56%) SaaS
18 154 (16.14%) Unit Testing
19 148 (15.51%) Greenfield Project
20 146 (15.30%) E-Commerce
21 141 (14.78%) SQL
22 138 (14.47%) Social Skills
23 134 (14.05%) Docker
24 127 (13.31%) Python
25 126 (13.21%) RESTful
26 125 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
27 118 (12.37%) TDD
28 117 (12.26%) Web Services

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
1 175 (18.34%) WordPress
2 90 (9.43%) CMS
3 51 (5.35%) Drupal
4 42 (4.40%) Apache
5 24 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.31%) nginx
7 9 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.94%) Confluence
8 8 (0.84%) ColdFusion
8 8 (0.84%) Moodle
9 6 (0.63%) IBM Domino
9 6 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 6 (0.63%) MODX
10 5 (0.52%) PrestaShop
11 4 (0.42%) IIS
12 3 (0.31%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.21%) Jadu
13 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.42%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 67 (7.02%) Magento
2 13 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 162 (16.98%) AWS
2 158 (16.56%) SaaS
3 94 (9.85%) Azure
4 39 (4.09%) Google Analytics
5 32 (3.35%) Serverless
6 29 (3.04%) GCP
7 21 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.57%) npm
11 13 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
12 10 (1.05%) GitHub
13 9 (0.94%) Microsoft 365
14 8 (0.84%) PaaS
15 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.63%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.63%) Stripe
16 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.42%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.45%) DNS
2 35 (3.67%) HTTP
3 13 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.26%) FTP
4 12 (1.26%) SSH
5 7 (0.73%) Internet
6 5 (0.52%) MQTT
7 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
8 1 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.10%) NFC
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.10%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (49.27%) MySQL
2 61 (6.39%) SQL Server
3 51 (5.35%) NoSQL
4 40 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 39 (4.09%) MariaDB
6 30 (3.14%) Redis
7 19 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.26%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.84%) Big Data
13 4 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.42%) Power BI
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.31%) Metadata
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon Athena
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 204 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.65%) JIRA
3 39 (4.09%) PHPUnit
4 30 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.89%) Postman
5 18 (1.89%) Subversion
5 18 (1.89%) webpack
6 16 (1.68%) Bitbucket
7 14 (1.47%) GitLab
8 11 (1.15%) Grunt
8 11 (1.15%) gulp
9 7 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.73%) Cypress.io
9 7 (0.73%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.63%) Appium
10 6 (0.63%) JMeter
10 6 (0.63%) Serenity BDD
10 6 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.63%) TestComplete
10 6 (0.63%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 138 (14.47%) Social Skills
2 82 (8.60%) Marketing
3 53 (5.56%) Retail
4 41 (4.30%) Finance
5 36 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 33 (3.46%) Games
7 16 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.15%) Law
9 8 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (0.73%) Back Office
10 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.52%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 724 (75.89%) Developer
2 448 (46.96%) PHP Developer
3 94 (9.85%) Full Stack Developer
4 90 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 60 (6.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 60 (6.29%) Senior PHP Developer
6 55 (5.77%) Junior
7 43 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 42 (4.40%) Web Developer
8 42 (4.40%) WordPress Developer
9 41 (4.30%) Magento Developer
10 39 (4.09%) Software Developer
11 32 (3.35%) Lead Developer
12 31 (3.25%) Administrator
13 30 (3.14%) Backend Developer
13 30 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
13 30 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (3.04%) Digital Developer
14 29 (3.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 28 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (48.43%) HTML
2 455 (47.69%) CSS
3 354 (37.11%) Laravel
4 203 (21.28%) React
5 199 (20.86%) Symfony
6 188 (19.71%) jQuery
7 126 (13.21%) RESTful
8 117 (12.26%) Web Services
9 111 (11.64%) Node.js
9 111 (11.64%) Vue.js
10 102 (10.69%) LAMP
11 87 (9.12%) AngularJS
12 83 (8.70%) REST
13 82 (8.60%) .NET
14 80 (8.39%) HTML5
15 77 (8.07%) CodeIgniter
16 50 (5.24%) XML
17 49 (5.14%) LESS
18 46 (4.82%) Sass
19 43 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 148 (15.51%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (7.23%) User Experience
3 39 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (3.56%) e-Learning
5 25 (2.62%) Legacy Code
6 23 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
8 12 (1.26%) iSeries
9 9 (0.94%) Learning Management System
10 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.63%) iPad
11 6 (0.63%) Social Network
12 5 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.52%) EPoS
13 4 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.31%) Graphic Design
14 3 (0.31%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.31%) Photography
15 2 (0.21%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 204 (21.38%) Linux
2 60 (6.29%) Apple iOS
3 52 (5.45%) Android
4 36 (3.77%) CentOS
5 35 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.52%) Windows
7 12 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.73%) Unix
10 5 (0.52%) Alpine Linux
10 5 (0.52%) Debian
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (26.00%) Full Stack Development
3 231 (24.21%) Web Development
4 230 (24.11%) OO
5 204 (21.38%) OOP
6 169 (17.71%) MVC
7 154 (16.14%) Unit Testing
8 146 (15.30%) E-Commerce
9 125 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
10 118 (12.37%) TDD
11 104 (10.90%) Microservices
12 92 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 90 (9.43%) Front End Development
14 84 (8.81%) DevOps
15 76 (7.97%) Computer Science
16 71 (7.44%) B2B
17 67 (7.02%) Scrum
18 59 (6.18%) Mobile Development
19 58 (6.08%) Software Testing
20 57 (5.97%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 656 (68.76%) JavaScript
2 141 (14.78%) SQL
3 127 (13.31%) Python
4 95 (9.96%) Java
5 88 (9.22%) PHP 7
6 67 (7.02%) C#
7 44 (4.61%) Perl
8 40 (4.19%) Go
9 31 (3.25%) Ruby
10 26 (2.73%) Bash
11 25 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.10%) PHP 5
13 18 (1.89%) C++
14 16 (1.68%) Dart
15 13 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.26%) RPG
16 12 (1.26%) RPG IV
16 12 (1.26%) RPG/400
17 10 (1.05%) C
18 9 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (9.64%) Degree
2 66 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.73%) AWS Certification
4 6 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.21%) ISEB
5 2 (0.21%) MBA
6 1 (0.10%) CCNA
6 1 (0.10%) CCNP
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.67%) QA
2 19 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 134 (14.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (3.04%) Terraform
2 26 (2.73%) Ansible
3 23 (2.41%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Consul
5 2 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.10%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 78 (8.18%) Zend
2 60 (6.29%) Google
3 39 (4.09%) WooCommerce
4 26 (2.73%) Adobe
5 23 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.68%) IBM
7 11 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.05%) Oracle
9 4 (0.42%) Apple
9 4 (0.42%) Spotify
9 4 (0.42%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco
11 2 (0.21%) HP
11 2 (0.21%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.21%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.21%) VMware
12 1 (0.10%) Facebook
12 1 (0.10%) Percona
12 1 (0.10%) Splunk