Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing PHP 399 1,250 1,404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.93% 4.96% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 9.25% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 383 1,246 1,368
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 4,805 13,512 16,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.39% 53.60% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,134 11,673 14,371
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +8 200 £40,000 - 44
Thames Valley +8 123 £50,000 +5.26% 43
Berkshire +18 74 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East Sussex -25 36 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Buckinghamshire -2 31 £46,250 -7.50% 16
Surrey +36 25 £65,000 +52.94% 17
Oxfordshire +29 18 £45,000 - 9
West Sussex +7 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +3 5 £31,250 -18.83% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 284 (71.18%) JavaScript
2 252 (63.16%) HTML
3 234 (58.65%) CSS
4 216 (54.14%) MySQL
5 148 (37.09%) Web Development
6 136 (34.09%) Laravel
7 128 (32.08%) OOP
8 117 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (27.32%) jQuery
10 99 (24.81%) MVC
11 98 (24.56%) Linux
12 97 (24.31%) Web Services
13 94 (23.56%) Symfony
14 90 (22.56%) Python
15 85 (21.30%) Git (software)
16 83 (20.80%) OO
17 79 (19.80%) LAMP
18 70 (17.54%) Zend
19 67 (16.79%) AWS
20 66 (16.54%) SQL
21 63 (15.79%) Java
22 57 (14.29%) SQL Server
22 57 (14.29%) Android
22 57 (14.29%) Apple iOS
22 57 (14.29%) Node.js
23 56 (14.04%) React
23 56 (14.04%) Vue.js
24 54 (13.53%) WordPress
25 52 (13.03%) Docker
26 48 (12.03%) 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 54 (13.53%) WordPress
2 43 (10.78%) CMS
3 23 (5.76%) Joomla!
4 20 (5.01%) Apache
5 16 (4.01%) Drupal
6 8 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.25%) ColdFusion
7 5 (1.25%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 38 (9.52%) Magento
2 16 (4.01%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.50%) Eloqua
4 5 (1.25%) Shopify
5 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.25%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.79%) AWS
2 33 (8.27%) SaaS
3 23 (5.76%) GCP
4 22 (5.51%) Azure
5 14 (3.51%) Serverless
6 12 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.50%) PaaS
8 5 (1.25%) GitHub
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Algolia
11 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.25%) npm
11 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.25%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.50%) HTTP
2 4 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.50%) FTP
4 2 (0.50%) Network Security
4 2 (0.50%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (54.14%) MySQL
2 57 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.26%) Redis
7 8 (2.01%) MariaDB
7 8 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.00%) Big Data
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.50%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.25%) Power BI
12 1 (0.25%) QlikView
12 1 (0.25%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 85 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.27%) PHPUnit
3 24 (6.02%) JIRA
4 21 (5.26%) webpack
5 20 (5.01%) gulp
6 19 (4.76%) Selenium
7 14 (3.51%) Xcode
8 13 (3.26%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.26%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.00%) Grunt
12 3 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
12 3 (0.75%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.25%) Babel
14 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq
14 1 (0.25%) PyCharm
14 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 32 (8.02%) Marketing
2 19 (4.76%) Finance
3 15 (3.76%) Retail
3 15 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.51%) Games
5 12 (3.01%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.00%) Law
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 3 (0.75%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 325 (81.45%) Developer
2 220 (55.14%) PHP Developer
3 80 (20.05%) Senior Developer
4 66 (16.54%) Senior PHP Developer
5 24 (6.02%) Web Developer
6 23 (5.76%) Software Developer
7 19 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 17 (4.26%) LAMP Developer
8 17 (4.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 17 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 16 (4.01%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 15 (3.76%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.51%) Junior
11 14 (3.51%) Junior Developer
11 14 (3.51%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.51%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 12 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (63.16%) HTML
2 234 (58.65%) CSS
3 136 (34.09%) Laravel
4 109 (27.32%) jQuery
5 97 (24.31%) Web Services
6 94 (23.56%) Symfony
7 79 (19.80%) LAMP
8 57 (14.29%) Node.js
9 56 (14.04%) React
9 56 (14.04%) Vue.js
10 48 (12.03%) REST
11 43 (10.78%) RESTful
12 42 (10.53%) Ajax
13 41 (10.28%) CodeIgniter
13 41 (10.28%) HTML5
14 39 (9.77%) AngularJS
15 38 (9.52%) XML
16 36 (9.02%) React Native
17 32 (8.02%) SOAP
18 28 (7.02%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (8.02%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.51%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.51%) User Experience
5 5 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.25%) Replication
6 3 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.50%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.25%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (24.56%) Linux
2 57 (14.29%) Android
2 57 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.75%) CentOS
3 7 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.25%) Windows
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (37.09%) Web Development
2 128 (32.08%) OOP
3 117 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (24.81%) MVC
5 83 (20.80%) OO
6 45 (11.28%) Mobile Development
7 39 (9.77%) Android Development
7 39 (9.77%) iOS Development
7 39 (9.77%) OO PHP
8 35 (8.77%) TDD
9 31 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (7.27%) Front End Development
11 26 (6.52%) Content Management
11 26 (6.52%) DevOps
11 26 (6.52%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.76%) Mentoring
12 23 (5.76%) Scrum
13 22 (5.51%) Migration
13 22 (5.51%) Mobile Application Development
14 21 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 284 (71.18%) JavaScript
2 90 (22.56%) Python
3 66 (16.54%) SQL
4 63 (15.79%) Java
5 37 (9.27%) Apple Swift
6 32 (8.02%) Objective-C
7 22 (5.51%) Ruby
8 20 (5.01%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.76%) C
9 15 (3.76%) C#
10 12 (3.01%) PHP 7
11 11 (2.76%) Perl
12 9 (2.26%) TypeScript
13 8 (2.01%) Go
13 8 (2.01%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.00%) C++
15 3 (0.75%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.50%) ES6
16 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (4.01%) Degree
2 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.25%) CEH
6 1 (0.25%) CISA
6 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) GIAC
6 1 (0.25%) GSEC
6 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.50%) SLA
2 5 (1.25%) GDPR
2 5 (1.25%) PMO
2 5 (1.25%) QA
3 4 (1.00%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (13.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (8.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.50%) Terraform
3 5 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (17.54%) Zend
2 25 (6.27%) Google
3 9 (2.26%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.01%) Oracle
5 7 (1.75%) HubSpot
6 6 (1.50%) Marketo
6 6 (1.50%) Pardot
7 5 (1.25%) Percona
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.50%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.50%) Facebook
9 2 (0.50%) Kofax
9 2 (0.50%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.50%) SAP
9 2 (0.50%) Twitter
9 2 (0.50%) UiPath
9 2 (0.50%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.25%) Instagram
10 1 (0.25%) Spotify