Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,130 1,652 1,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.31% 5.49% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 9.45% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 1,500 1,380
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 14,352 17,488 15,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.72% 58.13% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,169 15,251 13,652
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 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,700
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 +2 394 £40,000 - 46
Thames Valley -5 349 £45,000 +12.50% 64
Berkshire -16 186 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Surrey -12 151 £37,500 -9.09% 19
Buckinghamshire +17 114 £40,000 - 12
East Sussex -30 114 £46,250 +8.82% 12
West Sussex -28 86 £48,000 +37.14% 6
Oxfordshire -7 49 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Kent -5 41 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Middlesex +10 4 £53,750 -4.44% 1
Sussex +5 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Home Counties -1 1 £60,000 -20.00%
Isle of Wight -14 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 775 (68.58%) JavaScript
2 621 (54.96%) CSS
3 605 (53.54%) HTML
4 551 (48.76%) MySQL
5 435 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
6 392 (34.69%) Web Development
7 365 (32.30%) Linux
8 332 (29.38%) jQuery
9 324 (28.67%) MVC
10 287 (25.40%) SQL
11 277 (24.51%) Git (software)
12 263 (23.27%) OOP
13 235 (20.80%) Laravel
14 234 (20.71%) SQL Server
15 191 (16.90%) Python
16 187 (16.55%) HTML5
17 175 (15.49%) LAMP
18 168 (14.87%) OO
19 166 (14.69%) Web Services
20 156 (13.81%) Java
21 147 (13.01%) .NET
22 127 (11.24%) Docker
22 127 (11.24%) CSS3
23 126 (11.15%) Degree
24 125 (11.06%) C#
24 125 (11.06%) Node.js
25 123 (10.88%) SOAP
26 121 (10.71%) Ajax
27 116 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
27 116 (10.27%) REST

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
1 105 (9.29%) WordPress
2 86 (7.61%) Apache
3 75 (6.64%) Drupal
4 61 (5.40%) CMS
5 35 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.30%) Joomla!
7 23 (2.04%) nginx
8 22 (1.95%) Confluence
9 18 (1.59%) IIS
10 13 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.15%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.62%) Moodle
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.35%) Documentum
15 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.18%) Smallworld
17 1 (0.088%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (3.19%) Photoshop
2 34 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.88%) Adobe XD
4 8 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.44%) InDesign
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 50 (4.42%) Magento
2 19 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.80%) Shopify
5 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.088%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.088%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.088%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (8.14%) SaaS
3 63 (5.58%) GitHub
4 41 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (2.74%) npm
7 28 (2.48%) Serverless
8 11 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.80%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.80%) Slack
11 7 (0.62%) Heroku
12 6 (0.53%) Yarn
13 5 (0.44%) PaaS
14 4 (0.35%) Apigee
14 4 (0.35%) MailChimp
14 4 (0.35%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.35%) Sage Pay
14 4 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.12%) HTTP
2 23 (2.04%) SSH
3 17 (1.50%) DNS
3 17 (1.50%) FTP
3 17 (1.50%) Internet
4 8 (0.71%) Broadband
4 8 (0.71%) Network Security
4 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.53%) Firewall
7 4 (0.35%) VoIP
8 3 (0.27%) RTP
9 2 (0.18%) DHCP
9 2 (0.18%) Intranet
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
9 2 (0.18%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
9 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.088%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (48.76%) MySQL
2 234 (20.71%) SQL Server
3 45 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 38 (3.36%) Redis
7 36 (3.19%) Big Data
8 35 (3.10%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.42%) MariaDB
10 13 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.15%) GIS
11 9 (0.80%) DB2
11 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.80%) SQLite
12 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
14 5 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.35%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 277 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 103 (9.12%) JIRA
3 88 (7.79%) Subversion
4 54 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 45 (3.98%) Selenium
6 33 (2.92%) Bitbucket
7 30 (2.65%) PHPUnit
8 25 (2.21%) webpack
9 23 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
10 21 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.24%) gulp
11 14 (1.24%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.24%) Robot Framework
11 14 (1.24%) SoapUI
11 14 (1.24%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.80%) ProC
13 8 (0.71%) Maven
14 6 (0.53%) Grunt
14 6 (0.53%) Mocha
General
1 83 (7.35%) Finance
2 78 (6.90%) Marketing
3 33 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.48%) Games
5 20 (1.77%) Retail
6 16 (1.42%) Automotive
7 7 (0.62%) Billing
8 6 (0.53%) Publishing
9 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.18%) Legal
11 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.088%) Banking
12 1 (0.088%) Electronics
12 1 (0.088%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.088%) Law
12 1 (0.088%) Punjabi Language
12 1 (0.088%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 904 (80.00%) Developer
2 503 (44.51%) PHP Developer
3 165 (14.60%) Web Developer
4 159 (14.07%) Full Stack Developer
5 153 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 96 (8.50%) Software Developer
7 73 (6.46%) Senior PHP Developer
8 56 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 55 (4.87%) .NET Developer
10 43 (3.81%) Senior Software Developer
11 41 (3.63%) PHP Web Developer
12 38 (3.36%) Lead Developer
13 37 (3.27%) Junior
14 33 (2.92%) Backend Developer
14 33 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
15 32 (2.83%) LAMP Developer
16 31 (2.74%) Junior Developer
17 30 (2.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 30 (2.65%) Software Engineer
18 29 (2.57%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (54.96%) CSS
2 605 (53.54%) HTML
3 332 (29.38%) jQuery
4 235 (20.80%) Laravel
5 187 (16.55%) HTML5
6 175 (15.49%) LAMP
7 166 (14.69%) Web Services
8 147 (13.01%) .NET
9 127 (11.24%) CSS3
10 125 (11.06%) Node.js
11 123 (10.88%) SOAP
12 121 (10.71%) Ajax
13 116 (10.27%) AngularJS
13 116 (10.27%) REST
14 100 (8.85%) XML
15 96 (8.50%) Sass
16 94 (8.32%) CodeIgniter
17 90 (7.96%) React
18 85 (7.52%) JSON
19 81 (7.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.23%) Mobile App
2 71 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (3.98%) User Experience
4 32 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.33%) Online Games
8 13 (1.15%) EPoS
8 13 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.53%) Lidar
10 6 (0.53%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.53%) VLE
11 5 (0.44%) Replication
12 4 (0.35%) CMDB
12 4 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.35%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 365 (32.30%) Linux
2 79 (6.99%) Apple iOS
3 75 (6.64%) Android
4 56 (4.96%) Unix
5 54 (4.78%) Windows
6 36 (3.19%) Debian
7 20 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.33%) CentOS
9 10 (0.88%) FreeBSD
9 10 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.80%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.53%) AIX
12 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.088%) Solaris
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (34.69%) Web Development
3 324 (28.67%) MVC
4 263 (23.27%) OOP
5 168 (14.87%) OO
6 112 (9.91%) Computer Science
7 98 (8.67%) DevOps
8 95 (8.41%) Scrum
9 93 (8.23%) Unit Testing
10 92 (8.14%) Test Automation
11 86 (7.61%) Software Engineering
12 84 (7.43%) OO PHP
13 76 (6.73%) Front End Development
14 72 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
15 68 (6.02%) TDD
16 64 (5.66%) Mathematics
16 64 (5.66%) Mentoring
17 61 (5.40%) E-Commerce
18 52 (4.60%) OOD
19 51 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 775 (68.58%) JavaScript
2 287 (25.40%) SQL
3 191 (16.90%) Python
4 156 (13.81%) Java
5 125 (11.06%) C#
6 53 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 47 (4.16%) Ruby
8 41 (3.63%) PHP 7
9 38 (3.36%) Perl
10 36 (3.19%) ES6
11 35 (3.10%) C++
12 31 (2.74%) PHP 5
13 29 (2.57%) Objective-C
14 27 (2.39%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.12%) Apple Swift
16 23 (2.04%) C
17 20 (1.77%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.06%) Go
19 11 (0.97%) ES7
19 11 (0.97%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 126 (11.15%) Degree
2 37 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.15%) MCSA
5 12 (1.06%) MCSE
6 9 (0.80%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.62%) RHCE
7 7 (0.62%) RHCSA
8 6 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.44%) HND
10 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.27%) CCNA
11 3 (0.27%) CCNP
11 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ISEB
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.18%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.088%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.25%) QA
2 11 (0.97%) SLA
3 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.35%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 127 (11.24%) Docker
2 18 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.27%) oVirt
6 3 (0.27%) RHEV
7 2 (0.18%) Varnish
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.088%) Ceph
8 1 (0.088%) Lustre
8 1 (0.088%) LXC
8 1 (0.088%) NFS
8 1 (0.088%) Samba
8 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (5.04%) Ansible
2 47 (4.16%) Kubernetes
3 31 (2.74%) Puppet
4 27 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (2.30%) Terraform
6 10 (0.88%) Salt
7 8 (0.71%) Plesk
8 6 (0.53%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.27%) Kibana
10 3 (0.27%) logstash
11 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 106 (9.38%) Zend
2 56 (4.96%) Oracle
3 41 (3.63%) Google
4 26 (2.30%) Adobe
5 23 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 21 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.68%) SAP
8 18 (1.59%) VMware
9 17 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.06%) WooCommerce
11 9 (0.80%) Cisco
11 9 (0.80%) Twitter
12 7 (0.62%) BT
12 7 (0.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 7 (0.62%) Xero
13 5 (0.44%) Spotify
13 5 (0.44%) Supermicro
14 4 (0.35%) OutSystems
14 4 (0.35%) PayPal
14 4 (0.35%) WorldPay