Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 69 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 +8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,118 1,119 1,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.82% 4.18% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.81% 7.43% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,049 1,722
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,700 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 12,693 15,054 17,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.74% 56.20% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10,874 13,021 15,498
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 January 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 22 January 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 +20 394 £40,000 - 57
Thames Valley +9 338 £50,000 - 92
East Sussex +25 194 £40,000 - 19
Berkshire -5 168 £50,000 -0.99% 38
Buckinghamshire +14 104 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Surrey -28 94 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Oxfordshire +29 66 £45,000 -2.70% 31
West Sussex -7 44 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Kent -16 40 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Isle of Wight +2 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Middlesex 0 4 £60,000 -14.29%
Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 783 (70.04%) JavaScript
2 605 (54.11%) HTML
3 569 (50.89%) CSS
4 478 (42.75%) MySQL
5 388 (34.70%) Linux
6 358 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
7 357 (31.93%) Web Development
8 321 (28.71%) Laravel
9 273 (24.42%) jQuery
10 264 (23.61%) MVC
11 234 (20.93%) SQL
12 219 (19.59%) Python
13 214 (19.14%) Git (software)
14 209 (18.69%) OOP
15 177 (15.83%) Java
15 177 (15.83%) LAMP
16 174 (15.56%) AngularJS
17 170 (15.21%) AWS
18 169 (15.12%) Software Engineering
19 167 (14.94%) SQL Server
19 167 (14.94%) OO
20 155 (13.86%) SaaS
21 146 (13.06%) Node.js
22 134 (11.99%) WordPress
23 131 (11.72%) Web Services
24 127 (11.36%) REST
25 126 (11.27%) Zend
26 120 (10.73%) C#
26 120 (10.73%) React
27 118 (10.55%) HTML5

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
1 134 (11.99%) WordPress
2 97 (8.68%) CMS
3 77 (6.89%) Apache
4 63 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (4.11%) Drupal
6 20 (1.79%) Confluence
7 18 (1.61%) nginx
8 15 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 14 (1.25%) ColdFusion
9 14 (1.25%) IIS
9 14 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.89%) SugarCRM
12 6 (0.54%) Smallworld
13 5 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.45%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.45%) MODX
14 2 (0.18%) SAS
14 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.089%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.89%) Adobe XD
5 8 (0.72%) Sketch
6 3 (0.27%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (3.13%) Magento
2 16 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (15.21%) AWS
2 155 (13.86%) SaaS
3 64 (5.72%) Azure
3 64 (5.72%) GitHub
4 29 (2.59%) npm
5 23 (2.06%) GCP
6 18 (1.61%) IaaS
6 18 (1.61%) Office 365
6 18 (1.61%) PaaS
7 17 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (1.34%) Google Analytics
9 13 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.07%) Slack
11 9 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
12 6 (0.54%) Yarn
13 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.36%) Google Docs
14 4 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.95%) Internet
2 25 (2.24%) DNS
3 21 (1.88%) Firewall
4 18 (1.61%) HTTP
5 16 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.07%) Network Security
7 9 (0.81%) VPN
8 7 (0.63%) RTP
9 6 (0.54%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.54%) SSH
9 6 (0.54%) Wireless
10 5 (0.45%) FTP
10 5 (0.45%) GPON
10 5 (0.45%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.36%) ATM
11 4 (0.36%) BGP
11 4 (0.36%) Skype
12 3 (0.27%) Intranet
12 3 (0.27%) LAN
13 2 (0.18%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (42.75%) MySQL
2 167 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.56%) Redis
4 39 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 39 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (3.22%) MongoDB
6 21 (1.88%) Big Data
7 15 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.72%) GIS
11 8 (0.72%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.45%) QGIS
13 5 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
14 3 (0.27%) FileMaker
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 214 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.37%) JIRA
3 34 (3.04%) gulp
4 33 (2.95%) Bitbucket
5 31 (2.77%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.77%) Subversion
6 17 (1.52%) webpack
7 16 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.25%) Mocha
9 11 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.98%) CircleCI
10 9 (0.81%) Grunt
10 9 (0.81%) PHPUnit
11 8 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.63%) Selenium
12 7 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.63%) Xcode
13 6 (0.54%) Maven
14 4 (0.36%) Codeception
15 3 (0.27%) Codeship
General
1 65 (5.81%) Finance
2 61 (5.46%) Marketing
3 41 (3.67%) Games
4 40 (3.58%) Retail
5 17 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 9 (0.81%) Automotive
8 6 (0.54%) Electronics
8 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.54%) Police
9 5 (0.45%) Advertising
10 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.27%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) iGaming
13 1 (0.089%) Billing
13 1 (0.089%) Law
13 1 (0.089%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 806 (72.09%) Developer
2 441 (39.45%) PHP Developer
3 144 (12.88%) Web Developer
4 122 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 101 (9.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 88 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 87 (7.78%) Senior PHP Developer
8 78 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 48 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 48 (4.29%) Graduate
10 40 (3.58%) Junior
11 39 (3.49%) LAMP Developer
11 39 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
11 39 (3.49%) Team Leader
11 39 (3.49%) WordPress Developer
12 38 (3.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 37 (3.31%) PHP Web Developer
14 36 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
14 36 (3.22%) Senior LAMP Developer
15 34 (3.04%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (54.11%) HTML
2 569 (50.89%) CSS
3 321 (28.71%) Laravel
4 273 (24.42%) jQuery
5 177 (15.83%) LAMP
6 174 (15.56%) AngularJS
7 146 (13.06%) Node.js
8 131 (11.72%) Web Services
9 127 (11.36%) REST
10 120 (10.73%) React
11 118 (10.55%) HTML5
12 113 (10.11%) SOAP
13 104 (9.30%) Ajax
14 101 (9.03%) Sass
15 100 (8.94%) .NET
16 98 (8.77%) CodeIgniter
17 90 (8.05%) Symfony
18 85 (7.60%) XML
19 71 (6.35%) Vue.js
20 61 (5.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.41%) Mobile App
2 63 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (4.38%) User Experience
4 33 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
5 23 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.34%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.34%) Private Cloud
7 11 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 11 (0.98%) Xbox
8 10 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (0.89%) W3C
9 7 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (0.63%) iPad
9 7 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.54%) Online Games
11 5 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.45%) FMCG
11 5 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 388 (34.70%) Linux
2 65 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 63 (5.64%) Android
4 52 (4.65%) Windows
5 27 (2.42%) Unix
6 26 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.43%) Debian
8 11 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.54%) CentOS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.089%) AIX
13 1 (0.089%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (31.93%) Web Development
3 264 (23.61%) MVC
4 209 (18.69%) OOP
5 169 (15.12%) Software Engineering
6 167 (14.94%) OO
7 116 (10.38%) DevOps
8 96 (8.59%) OO PHP
9 95 (8.50%) Front End Development
10 84 (7.51%) Computer Science
11 75 (6.71%) E-Commerce
11 75 (6.71%) Scrum
11 75 (6.71%) TDD
12 71 (6.35%) CRM
13 65 (5.81%) Test Automation
14 63 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (5.37%) Unit Testing
16 52 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
17 43 (3.85%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 783 (70.04%) JavaScript
2 234 (20.93%) SQL
3 219 (19.59%) Python
4 177 (15.83%) Java
5 120 (10.73%) C#
6 89 (7.96%) Ruby
7 66 (5.90%) PHP 7
8 55 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 50 (4.47%) Perl
10 41 (3.67%) C++
10 41 (3.67%) TypeScript
11 40 (3.58%) C
12 38 (3.40%) ES6
13 31 (2.77%) Objective-C
13 31 (2.77%) PHP 5
14 29 (2.59%) Apple Swift
15 24 (2.15%) Go
16 16 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.07%) Kotlin
18 11 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (9.03%) Degree
2 53 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.07%) AWS Certification
4 10 (0.89%) Analytics IQ
4 10 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.36%) CCNA
6 4 (0.36%) CCNP
6 4 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.36%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.18%) CISA
7 2 (0.18%) CISM
7 2 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.089%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.089%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.089%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.04%) QA
2 12 (1.07%) SLA
3 9 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.36%) WCAG
5 3 (0.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) PMO
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (9.93%) Docker
2 22 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.54%) Firmware
5 4 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (0.36%) LXC
5 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.36%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) Postfix
6 3 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.089%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.089%) DRBD
8 1 (0.089%) HDFS
8 1 (0.089%) NFS
8 1 (0.089%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 55 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.04%) Ansible
3 17 (1.52%) Terraform
4 16 (1.43%) Puppet
5 14 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (0.72%) Nagios
8 6 (0.54%) Kibana
9 5 (0.45%) Salt
10 2 (0.18%) cPanel
10 2 (0.18%) logstash
10 2 (0.18%) Plesk
11 1 (0.089%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.089%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.089%) Oozie
Vendors
1 126 (11.27%) Zend
2 63 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.03%) Google
4 32 (2.86%) Adobe
5 24 (2.15%) Oracle
6 22 (1.97%) VMware
7 12 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.98%) hybris
8 11 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.81%) Cisco
9 9 (0.81%) Twitter
10 8 (0.72%) Juniper
11 7 (0.63%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.54%) WooCommerce
13 5 (0.45%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.45%) Remedy
13 5 (0.45%) Rollbar
14 4 (0.36%) Black Duck