Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 56 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -26
Permanent jobs citing PHP 759 719 1,128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.11% 4.80% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.19% 8.53% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 652 640 1,031
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,725 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,382
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 8,259 8,426 14,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.59% 56.24% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,359 7,198 12,334
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +2 290 £40,000 - 48
Thames Valley +11 227 £50,000 +5.26% 59
Berkshire +9 142 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Sussex -6 123 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Surrey -5 53 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Oxfordshire +18 49 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Buckinghamshire -15 36 £42,500 -15.00% 17
West Sussex -29 29 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Kent -12 23 £35,000 - 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 568 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 413 (54.41%) HTML
3 400 (52.70%) MySQL
4 392 (51.65%) CSS
5 284 (37.42%) Web Development
6 267 (35.18%) Laravel
7 223 (29.38%) Symfony
8 217 (28.59%) Git (software)
9 211 (27.80%) OOP
10 206 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
11 192 (25.30%) Linux
12 180 (23.72%) AWS
13 172 (22.66%) LAMP
14 170 (22.40%) MVC
15 160 (21.08%) React
16 150 (19.76%) SQL
17 141 (18.58%) OO
18 140 (18.45%) Node.js
18 140 (18.45%) Social Skills
19 138 (18.18%) WordPress
20 132 (17.39%) Web Services
21 124 (16.34%) Docker
22 121 (15.94%) AngularJS
23 113 (14.89%) E-Commerce
24 110 (14.49%) Vue.js
25 109 (14.36%) HTML5
26 106 (13.97%) Python
27 103 (13.57%) CodeIgniter
28 102 (13.44%) Unit Testing
29 101 (13.31%) 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
1 138 (18.18%) WordPress
2 73 (9.62%) CMS
3 44 (5.80%) Drupal
4 33 (4.35%) Apache
5 21 (2.77%) nginx
6 20 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.11%) Confluence
8 13 (1.71%) Joomla!
9 5 (0.66%) IIS
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.26%) MODX
12 2 (0.26%) Moodle
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.13%) concrete5
13 1 (0.13%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.13%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (3.29%) Magento
2 11 (1.45%) Shopify
3 4 (0.53%) OpenCart
3 4 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 180 (23.72%) AWS
2 87 (11.46%) SaaS
3 66 (8.70%) Azure
4 46 (6.06%) GCP
5 24 (3.16%) GitHub
6 20 (2.64%) Amazon S3
7 19 (2.50%) Serverless
8 16 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.32%) Route 53
11 9 (1.19%) npm
11 9 (1.19%) PaaS
12 8 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.05%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (1.05%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.92%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.79%) Asana
14 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.03%) DNS
2 14 (1.84%) Internet
3 8 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.92%) HTTP
5 5 (0.66%) Network Security
6 3 (0.40%) Firewall
7 2 (0.26%) 4G
7 2 (0.26%) Extranet
7 2 (0.26%) GSM
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
7 2 (0.26%) LTE
7 2 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) 3G
8 1 (0.13%) 5G
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.13%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (52.70%) MySQL
2 72 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 69 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 34 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.08%) Redis
6 24 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.90%) MariaDB
8 18 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.92%) Big Data
10 7 (0.92%) Power BI
11 4 (0.53%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.40%) GIS
12 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.40%) Spatial Data
12 3 (0.40%) SQLite
13 2 (0.26%) QlikView
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.26%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 217 (28.59%) Git (software)
2 76 (10.01%) JIRA
3 37 (4.87%) Subversion
4 28 (3.69%) Bitbucket
5 26 (3.43%) PHPUnit
6 24 (3.16%) Grunt
7 23 (3.03%) webpack
8 20 (2.64%) gulp
9 19 (2.50%) GitLab
10 18 (2.37%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.58%) Selenium
12 10 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.79%) PhpStorm
14 6 (0.79%) PyCharm
14 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Code
15 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
17 2 (0.26%) Cypress.io
General
1 140 (18.45%) Social Skills
2 59 (7.77%) Retail
3 46 (6.06%) Marketing
4 37 (4.87%) Finance
5 20 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 11 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.19%) Games
9 6 (0.79%) Law
10 3 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.13%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 560 (73.78%) Developer
2 265 (34.91%) PHP Developer
3 96 (12.65%) Web Developer
4 73 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 68 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 53 (6.98%) Junior
7 50 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 48 (6.32%) Senior PHP Developer
9 46 (6.06%) Junior Developer
10 36 (4.74%) Backend Developer
11 31 (4.08%) LAMP Developer
12 30 (3.95%) PHP Web Developer
13 29 (3.82%) WordPress Developer
14 23 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
14 23 (3.03%) HTML Developer
15 22 (2.90%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.77%) React Developer
17 20 (2.64%) Junior PHP Developer
18 19 (2.50%) Lead Developer
19 17 (2.24%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (54.41%) HTML
2 392 (51.65%) CSS
3 267 (35.18%) Laravel
4 223 (29.38%) Symfony
5 172 (22.66%) LAMP
6 160 (21.08%) React
7 140 (18.45%) Node.js
8 132 (17.39%) Web Services
9 121 (15.94%) AngularJS
10 110 (14.49%) Vue.js
11 109 (14.36%) HTML5
12 103 (13.57%) CodeIgniter
13 101 (13.31%) REST
14 96 (12.65%) jQuery
15 79 (10.41%) RESTful
16 69 (9.09%) Yii
17 60 (7.91%) CSS3
18 55 (7.25%) Sass
19 50 (6.59%) .NET
20 41 (5.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.12%) User Experience
2 84 (11.07%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.24%) iPad
6 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.05%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.79%) BYOD
8 6 (0.79%) Xbox
9 4 (0.53%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.40%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.13%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.13%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.13%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 192 (25.30%) Linux
2 59 (7.77%) Android
2 59 (7.77%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.05%) Unix
3 8 (1.05%) Windows
4 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.53%) Debian
7 3 (0.40%) Alpine Linux
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (37.42%) Web Development
2 211 (27.80%) OOP
3 206 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (22.40%) MVC
5 141 (18.58%) OO
6 113 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 102 (13.44%) Unit Testing
8 84 (11.07%) Microservices
9 79 (10.41%) Front End Development
10 67 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (8.70%) Mobile Development
12 61 (8.04%) Software Engineering
13 59 (7.77%) TDD
14 57 (7.51%) DevOps
15 56 (7.38%) Scrum
16 44 (5.80%) Mentoring
17 43 (5.67%) iOS Development
18 41 (5.40%) Computer Science
19 39 (5.14%) Android Development
20 34 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 568 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 150 (19.76%) SQL
3 106 (13.97%) Python
4 68 (8.96%) Java
5 65 (8.56%) C#
6 58 (7.64%) PHP 7
7 52 (6.85%) TypeScript
8 27 (3.56%) ES6
9 22 (2.90%) Objective-C
10 21 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.37%) Apple Swift
11 18 (2.37%) Go
12 15 (1.98%) Ruby
13 14 (1.84%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.32%) C++
15 9 (1.19%) Perl
16 7 (0.92%) C
17 5 (0.66%) Dart
18 3 (0.40%) PowerShell
19 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (5.27%) Degree
2 15 (1.98%) AWS Certification
3 13 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) CCNA
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) MCSE
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.90%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 124 (16.34%) Docker
2 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (4.74%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.98%) Terraform
3 4 (0.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.40%) Kubeflow
4 3 (0.40%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) Kibana
5 2 (0.26%) Nagios
5 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 72 (9.49%) Zend
2 47 (6.19%) Google
3 17 (2.24%) Adobe
3 17 (2.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.58%) Sage
4 12 (1.58%) WooCommerce
5 11 (1.45%) Oracle
6 8 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.40%) Mapbox
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco
8 2 (0.26%) SAP
8 2 (0.26%) Spotify
8 2 (0.26%) VMware
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.13%) Percona
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat