Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,929 1,602 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.12% 5.09% 5.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.59% 9.94% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,769 1,426 1,987
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 18,208 16,109 21,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.81% 51.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,895 13,990 18,869
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Hampshire -3 554 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Thames Valley -18 553 £42,500 +1.19% 93
Surrey +74 358 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Berkshire +7 339 £45,000 +5.88% 35
East Sussex +7 237 £40,000 -11.11% 36
Oxfordshire -47 118 £40,000 -5.88% 29
West Sussex +9 102 £35,000 +2.94% 35
Buckinghamshire -28 97 £37,500 -6.25% 29
Kent +33 80 £42,500 +21.43% 21
Sussex 0 24 £32,500 -18.75%
Isle of Wight - 15 £30,000 - 2
Middlesex +12 2 £52,500 +162.50% 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,443 (74.81%) JavaScript
2 1,241 (64.33%) CSS
3 1,237 (64.13%) HTML
4 924 (47.90%) MySQL
5 749 (38.83%) Web Development
6 651 (33.75%) jQuery
7 646 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
8 579 (30.02%) Linux
9 484 (25.09%) MVC
10 481 (24.94%) Laravel
11 460 (23.85%) SQL
12 419 (21.72%) Git (software)
13 375 (19.44%) Java
13 375 (19.44%) OOP
14 371 (19.23%) HTML5
15 332 (17.21%) LAMP
16 320 (16.59%) OO
17 313 (16.23%) CMS
18 290 (15.03%) AngularJS
19 280 (14.52%) Python
19 280 (14.52%) Symfony
20 256 (13.27%) Front End Development
21 253 (13.12%) Zend
22 237 (12.29%) SQL Server
23 233 (12.08%) CSS3
24 228 (11.82%) E-Commerce
25 226 (11.72%) WordPress
26 211 (10.94%) Ajax
27 210 (10.89%) Apache
27 210 (10.89%) C#

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
1 313 (16.23%) CMS
2 226 (11.72%) WordPress
3 210 (10.89%) Apache
4 141 (7.31%) Drupal
5 79 (4.10%) nginx
6 44 (2.28%) Joomla!
7 36 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (1.14%) IIS
9 20 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 19 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.67%) Liferay
13 12 (0.62%) Confluence
14 11 (0.57%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.57%) SAS
15 9 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.41%) SugarCRM
17 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
18 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.21%) MODX
Applications
1 70 (3.63%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.21%) GIMP
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (4.04%) Magento
2 12 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.26%) Shopify
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.10%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.052%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.052%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 129 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (5.81%) SaaS
3 55 (2.85%) GitHub
4 46 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (1.45%) Google Analytics
6 24 (1.24%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.98%) Route 53
9 16 (0.83%) npm
10 12 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 11 (0.57%) PaaS
12 10 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
13 8 (0.41%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.36%) AdWords
15 6 (0.31%) IaaS
16 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.71%) Internet
2 31 (1.61%) FTP
3 23 (1.19%) Firewall
4 19 (0.98%) VPN
5 18 (0.93%) DNS
5 18 (0.93%) HTTP
6 15 (0.78%) SSH
7 14 (0.73%) SSL
8 13 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.67%) Telnet
9 12 (0.62%) SMS
9 12 (0.62%) SNMP
10 11 (0.57%) Intranet
10 11 (0.57%) Network Security
11 4 (0.21%) SMTP
11 4 (0.21%) VLAN
11 4 (0.21%) WebEx
12 3 (0.16%) DHCP
12 3 (0.16%) IPsec
12 3 (0.16%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 924 (47.90%) MySQL
2 237 (12.29%) SQL Server
3 94 (4.87%) NoSQL
4 82 (4.25%) Relational Database
5 75 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
6 63 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 40 (2.07%) MariaDB
8 32 (1.66%) Redis
9 20 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (1.04%) Big Data
10 16 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (0.78%) SQLite
12 12 (0.62%) DB2
13 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.26%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.21%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 419 (21.72%) Git (software)
2 207 (10.73%) Subversion
3 95 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 88 (4.56%) Selenium
5 83 (4.30%) JIRA
6 62 (3.21%) gulp
7 44 (2.28%) Maven
8 37 (1.92%) Grunt
9 29 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 23 (1.19%) Bitbucket
11 21 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 20 (1.04%) Ant
12 20 (1.04%) JUnit
12 20 (1.04%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.93%) PHPUnit
15 17 (0.88%) JMeter
15 17 (0.88%) Vagrant
16 16 (0.83%) webpack
17 15 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 154 (7.98%) Marketing
2 105 (5.44%) Finance
3 80 (4.15%) Advertising
4 67 (3.47%) Retail
5 44 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.87%) Games
7 27 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (1.40%) Publishing
8 16 (0.83%) Banking
9 14 (0.73%) Back Office
10 13 (0.67%) Billing
11 11 (0.57%) Automotive
12 7 (0.36%) French Language
13 5 (0.26%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.10%) Electronics
15 2 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,447 (75.01%) Developer
2 886 (45.93%) PHP Developer
3 326 (16.90%) Web Developer
4 210 (10.89%) Senior Developer
5 159 (8.24%) PHP Web Developer
6 143 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 115 (5.96%) Senior PHP Developer
8 112 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 103 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
10 94 (4.87%) Software Developer
11 76 (3.94%) Junior
12 71 (3.68%) Java Developer
13 69 (3.58%) Lead Developer
14 67 (3.47%) Junior Developer
15 64 (3.32%) HTML Developer
16 61 (3.16%) Applications Developer
17 54 (2.80%) Lead PHP Developer
17 54 (2.80%) Software Engineer
18 52 (2.70%) Graduate
18 52 (2.70%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,241 (64.33%) CSS
2 1,237 (64.13%) HTML
3 651 (33.75%) jQuery
4 481 (24.94%) Laravel
5 371 (19.23%) HTML5
6 332 (17.21%) LAMP
7 290 (15.03%) AngularJS
8 280 (14.52%) Symfony
9 233 (12.08%) CSS3
10 211 (10.94%) Ajax
11 208 (10.78%) .NET
11 208 (10.78%) Node.js
12 183 (9.49%) Web Services
13 166 (8.61%) Sass
14 147 (7.62%) XML
15 139 (7.21%) CodeIgniter
16 138 (7.15%) SOAP
16 138 (7.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 131 (6.79%) JSON
18 127 (6.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.71%) Mobile App
2 128 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 124 (6.43%) User Experience
4 72 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 26 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 23 (1.19%) Fintech
11 19 (0.98%) BBC
12 17 (0.88%) Social Media
13 16 (0.83%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.57%) SCORM
15 10 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
15 10 (0.52%) Graphic Design
16 8 (0.41%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.31%) Driving Licence
17 6 (0.31%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 579 (30.02%) Linux
2 127 (6.58%) Windows
3 77 (3.99%) Unix
4 50 (2.59%) Ubuntu
5 44 (2.28%) Android
6 41 (2.13%) CentOS
7 36 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.62%) Debian
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.052%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.052%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (38.83%) Web Development
2 646 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
3 484 (25.09%) MVC
4 375 (19.44%) OOP
5 320 (16.59%) OO
6 256 (13.27%) Front End Development
7 228 (11.82%) E-Commerce
8 175 (9.07%) OO PHP
9 161 (8.35%) Mentoring
10 145 (7.52%) Software Engineering
11 141 (7.31%) DevOps
12 135 (7.00%) Scrum
12 135 (7.00%) Test Automation
13 108 (5.60%) SDLC
13 108 (5.60%) TDD
14 98 (5.08%) CRM
15 91 (4.72%) Open Source
16 89 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (4.46%) Web Application Development
18 82 (4.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,443 (74.81%) JavaScript
2 460 (23.85%) SQL
3 375 (19.44%) Java
4 280 (14.52%) Python
5 210 (10.89%) C#
6 171 (8.86%) Ruby
7 103 (5.34%) Bash Shell
8 85 (4.41%) Perl
9 72 (3.73%) PHP 5
10 71 (3.68%) PHP 7
11 46 (2.38%) ES6
12 37 (1.92%) C
13 34 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.04%) C++
17 14 (0.73%) ActionScript
17 14 (0.73%) Go
17 14 (0.73%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 176 (9.12%) Degree
2 44 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.81%) ISEB
4 17 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 16 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 15 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.31%) MCSD
8 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.26%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.26%) PhD
10 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.16%) CCIE
11 3 (0.16%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.10%) CEH
12 2 (0.10%) CISSP
12 2 (0.10%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.10%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.97%) QA
2 24 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.52%) WCAG
4 8 (0.41%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.052%) GCP
System Software
1 72 (3.73%) Docker
2 15 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.21%) LXC
5 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.16%) iptables
6 3 (0.16%) Postfix
6 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.16%) vSphere
6 3 (0.16%) Xen
7 2 (0.10%) oVirt
7 2 (0.10%) RHEV
7 2 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.052%) Firmware
8 1 (0.052%) KVM
Systems Management
1 78 (4.04%) Puppet
2 54 (2.80%) Ansible
3 53 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (0.67%) Nagios
6 12 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.47%) Kibana
7 9 (0.47%) logstash
8 8 (0.41%) WebInspect
9 7 (0.36%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.31%) SCCM
10 6 (0.31%) Terraform
11 5 (0.26%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.16%) AppManager
13 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.10%) Plesk
13 2 (0.10%) Salt
14 1 (0.052%) cPanel
14 1 (0.052%) Rancher
Vendors
1 253 (13.12%) Zend
2 86 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 73 (3.78%) Google
4 67 (3.47%) Oracle
5 53 (2.75%) Adobe
6 26 (1.35%) VMware
7 24 (1.24%) Twitter
8 21 (1.09%) Apple
9 14 (0.73%) Sony
10 13 (0.67%) BMC
10 13 (0.67%) Capita
10 13 (0.67%) Cisco
10 13 (0.67%) PayPal
10 13 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.62%) hybris
12 11 (0.57%) Talend
13 10 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.52%) Freshdesk
13 10 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.31%) Splunk