Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 42 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1755 1961 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.70% 5.59% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.05% 10.83% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1792 1935
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17456 18105 21399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 51.59% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15218 15990 18580
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -24 512 £42,500 +1.19% 43
Hampshire -16 412 £37,500 -6.25% 35
Surrey +37 325 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Berkshire -2 313 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East Sussex +11 294 £45,000 +13.21% 11
Oxfordshire -27 124 £37,500 -9.64% 20
West Sussex +26 110 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Kent +29 84 £37,500 +18.11% 7
Buckinghamshire -39 77 £37,500 -6.25% 4
M4 Corridor 0 10 - -
Middlesex +1 5 £65,000 +225.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £30,000 - 1
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1252 (71.34%) JavaScript
2 1063 (60.57%) HTML
3 1059 (60.34%) CSS
4 770 (43.87%) MySQL
5 636 (36.24%) Web Development
6 561 (31.97%) Linux
7 558 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
8 520 (29.63%) jQuery
9 421 (23.99%) MVC
10 398 (22.68%) Laravel
11 389 (22.17%) SQL
12 384 (21.88%) Java
13 353 (20.11%) Git (software)
14 337 (19.20%) HTML5
15 314 (17.89%) OOP
16 304 (17.32%) Python
17 295 (16.81%) OO
18 294 (16.75%) LAMP
19 291 (16.58%) Front End Development
20 274 (15.61%) AngularJS
21 263 (14.99%) Symfony
22 246 (14.02%) CMS
23 231 (13.16%) .NET
24 219 (12.48%) SQL Server
25 218 (12.42%) Node.js
26 205 (11.68%) Zend
27 200 (11.40%) CSS3
28 198 (11.28%) Ajax
29 192 (10.94%) C#
30 189 (10.77%) WordPress

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
1 246 (14.02%) CMS
2 189 (10.77%) WordPress
3 184 (10.48%) Apache
4 144 (8.21%) Drupal
5 60 (3.42%) nginx
6 51 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (2.51%) Joomla!
8 21 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 14 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
13 11 (0.63%) bbPress
13 11 (0.63%) Confluence
13 11 (0.63%) IIS
13 11 (0.63%) SugarCRM
14 7 (0.40%) Liferay
14 7 (0.40%) Moodle
14 7 (0.40%) SAS
15 5 (0.28%) Totara
Applications
1 45 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 38 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.23%) GIMP
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 86 (4.90%) Magento
2 9 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.28%) Exstream
5 4 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.057%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 111 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (4.79%) SaaS
3 65 (3.70%) GitHub
4 52 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (1.54%) Google Analytics
5 27 (1.54%) npm
6 26 (1.48%) PaaS
7 21 (1.20%) IaaS
8 17 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 17 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.80%) Route 53
11 13 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.34%) Office 365
13 6 (0.34%) Slack
14 5 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.28%) Force.com
15 4 (0.23%) Algolia
15 4 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.94%) Internet
2 31 (1.77%) DNS
3 30 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.65%) SSL
5 27 (1.54%) Firewall
6 22 (1.25%) FTP
7 20 (1.14%) HTTP
8 16 (0.91%) VPN
9 15 (0.85%) SMTP
10 13 (0.74%) SNMP
11 11 (0.63%) tcpdump
11 11 (0.63%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.34%) LAN
12 6 (0.34%) WAN
13 5 (0.28%) SSH
14 4 (0.23%) IMAP
14 4 (0.23%) Intranet
15 3 (0.17%) LDAP
15 3 (0.17%) Telnet
15 3 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (43.87%) MySQL
2 219 (12.48%) SQL Server
3 83 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 62 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 50 (2.85%) Redis
8 46 (2.62%) MariaDB
9 23 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (0.80%) DB2
11 13 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (0.74%) MS Access
12 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.51%) Amazon Aurora
13 9 (0.51%) Big Data
14 7 (0.40%) Pentaho
14 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 353 (20.11%) Git (software)
2 165 (9.40%) Subversion
3 105 (5.98%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.65%) gulp
5 59 (3.36%) Selenium
6 53 (3.02%) JIRA
7 47 (2.68%) Maven
8 45 (2.56%) PHPUnit
9 34 (1.94%) Visual Studio
10 27 (1.54%) Vagrant
11 26 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (1.48%) Grunt
12 24 (1.37%) Ant
12 24 (1.37%) JUnit
13 22 (1.25%) webpack
14 18 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 17 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 17 (0.97%) WebDriver
16 14 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 125 (7.12%) Marketing
2 107 (6.10%) Finance
3 65 (3.70%) Advertising
4 43 (2.45%) Retail
5 37 (2.11%) Games
6 30 (1.71%) Automotive
7 19 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (1.08%) Publishing
7 19 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.97%) Legal
9 10 (0.57%) Back Office
10 9 (0.51%) Banking
11 7 (0.40%) French Language
12 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.28%) Law
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 4 (0.23%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.057%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.057%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1293 (73.68%) Developer
2 800 (45.58%) PHP Developer
3 312 (17.78%) Web Developer
4 190 (10.83%) PHP Web Developer
5 175 (9.97%) Senior Developer
6 141 (8.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 122 (6.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 115 (6.55%) Senior PHP Developer
9 94 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
10 92 (5.24%) Lead Developer
11 79 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 77 (4.39%) Lead PHP Developer
13 76 (4.33%) Java Developer
14 73 (4.16%) Graduate
14 73 (4.16%) HTML Developer
15 71 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 66 (3.76%) Graduate Developer
17 65 (3.70%) Junior
18 60 (3.42%) Junior Developer
19 53 (3.02%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1063 (60.57%) HTML
2 1059 (60.34%) CSS
3 520 (29.63%) jQuery
4 398 (22.68%) Laravel
5 337 (19.20%) HTML5
6 294 (16.75%) LAMP
7 274 (15.61%) AngularJS
8 263 (14.99%) Symfony
9 231 (13.16%) .NET
10 218 (12.42%) Node.js
11 200 (11.40%) CSS3
12 198 (11.28%) Ajax
13 146 (8.32%) Web Services
14 140 (7.98%) Sass
15 127 (7.24%) XML
16 115 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 114 (6.50%) JSON
18 113 (6.44%) React
19 109 (6.21%) SOAP
20 103 (5.87%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 167 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 138 (7.86%) Computer Science
3 93 (5.30%) User Experience
4 65 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 23 (1.31%) Blog
9 18 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 15 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 15 (0.85%) Fintech
11 13 (0.74%) Graphic Design
12 12 (0.68%) BBC
13 11 (0.63%) iPad
14 10 (0.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 10 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.57%) iPhone
14 10 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 561 (31.97%) Linux
2 121 (6.89%) Windows
3 72 (4.10%) Unix
4 51 (2.91%) Ubuntu
5 49 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 43 (2.45%) Android
7 39 (2.22%) CentOS
8 25 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.31%) Debian
10 14 (0.80%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.28%) Fedora
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.11%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.057%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (36.24%) Web Development
2 558 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (23.99%) MVC
4 314 (17.89%) OOP
5 295 (16.81%) OO
6 291 (16.58%) Front End Development
7 186 (10.60%) E-Commerce
8 167 (9.52%) DevOps
9 144 (8.21%) Scrum
10 138 (7.86%) OO PHP
11 135 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 129 (7.35%) Software Engineering
13 98 (5.58%) Test Automation
14 92 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (5.01%) TDD
16 87 (4.96%) Open Source
17 70 (3.99%) Project Management
18 67 (3.82%) Mathematics
19 66 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
20 65 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1252 (71.34%) JavaScript
2 389 (22.17%) SQL
3 384 (21.88%) Java
4 304 (17.32%) Python
5 192 (10.94%) C#
6 168 (9.57%) Ruby
7 114 (6.50%) Perl
8 112 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 88 (5.01%) PHP 5
10 66 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 64 (3.65%) PHP 7
12 44 (2.51%) C++
13 38 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.54%) ES6
15 26 (1.48%) ActionScript
16 25 (1.42%) C
17 17 (0.97%) Go
17 17 (0.97%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.91%) PHP 4
19 15 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 182 (10.37%) Degree
2 34 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.03%) MCSD
4 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.68%) PhD
6 11 (0.63%) ISEB
7 9 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.34%) CEH
10 5 (0.28%) CISSP
11 4 (0.23%) CISM
12 3 (0.17%) RHCE
12 3 (0.17%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.17%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.11%) CCNA
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.11%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.56%) QA
2 27 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.80%) GCP
3 14 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.51%) WCAG
5 4 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) WAI
7 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
System Software
1 96 (5.47%) Docker
2 35 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.40%) Postfix
5 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.40%) Xen
6 6 (0.34%) Sendmail
6 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.23%) KVM
7 4 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (0.17%) NFS
9 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (5.81%) Puppet
2 67 (3.82%) Ansible
3 66 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.03%) SCCM
6 13 (0.74%) logstash
6 13 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.40%) Kibana
8 6 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.23%) Nagios
10 3 (0.17%) AppManager
10 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.17%) Plesk
10 3 (0.17%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.11%) cPanel
11 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.11%) Salt
11 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.057%) Grafana
12 1 (0.057%) Rancher
Vendors
1 205 (11.68%) Zend
2 114 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 63 (3.59%) Oracle
4 57 (3.25%) Google
5 43 (2.45%) VMware
6 26 (1.48%) Adobe
6 26 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.08%) Twitter
8 17 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.68%) Apple
9 12 (0.68%) WooCommerce
10 11 (0.63%) BuddyPress
11 10 (0.57%) Forcepoint
11 10 (0.57%) Sony
12 9 (0.51%) Capita
12 9 (0.51%) IBM
12 9 (0.51%) PayPal
13 8 (0.46%) Splunk
14 7 (0.40%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.40%) Talend