Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 47 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,450 1,605 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.90% 5.49% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.61% 9.93% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,460 1,970
South East median annual salary £41,600 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16,840 16,163 18,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.93% 55.32% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,605 14,030 16,700
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,275
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Thames Valley +5 461 £45,000 +12.50% 98
Hampshire -13 373 £40,000 - 34
East Sussex -10 242 £45,000 - 22
Berkshire -9 227 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Surrey -19 191 £40,000 -8.05% 60
Buckinghamshire +61 127 £42,500 +15.65% 23
West Sussex +3 108 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Oxfordshire -26 107 £40,000 +8.11% 32
Kent -14 52 £42,500 +21.43% 26
Isle of Wight - 14 £32,500 -
Middlesex +12 3 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Sussex - 3 £31,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £75,000 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,059 (73.03%) JavaScript
2 921 (63.52%) HTML
3 885 (61.03%) CSS
4 683 (47.10%) MySQL
5 502 (34.62%) Web Development
6 443 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
7 402 (27.72%) Git (software)
8 398 (27.45%) jQuery
9 385 (26.55%) Linux
10 325 (22.41%) MVC
11 311 (21.45%) Laravel
12 306 (21.10%) HTML5
13 280 (19.31%) SQL
14 268 (18.48%) Java
15 258 (17.79%) LAMP
16 230 (15.86%) CSS3
17 227 (15.66%) OO
18 224 (15.45%) OOP
19 222 (15.31%) Python
20 219 (15.10%) Front End Development
21 217 (14.97%) AngularJS
22 209 (14.41%) C#
23 191 (13.17%) React
24 187 (12.90%) Symfony
25 180 (12.41%) .NET
26 169 (11.66%) WordPress
27 168 (11.59%) Degree
28 166 (11.45%) CMS
29 153 (10.55%) User Experience
30 152 (10.48%) Amazon AWS

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
1 169 (11.66%) WordPress
2 166 (11.45%) CMS
3 122 (8.41%) Apache
4 91 (6.28%) Drupal
5 36 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.34%) nginx
7 25 (1.72%) Confluence
8 24 (1.66%) IIS
9 13 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
10 12 (0.83%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.62%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.28%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.28%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.28%) Liferay
15 4 (0.28%) Moodle
16 3 (0.21%) Totara
16 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (5.03%) Photoshop
2 32 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.69%) InDesign
4 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.48%) GIMP
6 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (1.93%) Magento
2 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.41%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Shopify
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.069%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.069%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 152 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (5.17%) SaaS
3 50 (3.45%) GitHub
3 50 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 29 (2.00%) Serverless
5 28 (1.93%) npm
6 19 (1.31%) DigitalOcean
7 18 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.24%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.69%) Office 365
10 9 (0.62%) MailChimp
11 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.34%) Trello
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.28%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.66%) HTTP
2 18 (1.24%) Internet
3 15 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.90%) DNS
5 9 (0.62%) SMS
6 8 (0.55%) WAN
7 7 (0.48%) Firewall
7 7 (0.48%) LAN
7 7 (0.48%) SSL
7 7 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.48%) Wireless
8 6 (0.41%) 2G
8 6 (0.41%) 3G
8 6 (0.41%) 802.15
8 6 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.41%) DHCP
8 6 (0.41%) ICMP
8 6 (0.41%) ZigBee
9 5 (0.34%) Intranet
10 4 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 683 (47.10%) MySQL
2 130 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 85 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 56 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 52 (3.59%) Redis
6 42 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.83%) MariaDB
8 37 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.45%) Big Data
10 13 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.55%) SQLite
12 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.28%) GIS
15 3 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.21%) DB2
15 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 402 (27.72%) Git (software)
2 117 (8.07%) Subversion
3 98 (6.76%) JIRA
4 97 (6.69%) Jenkins
5 75 (5.17%) gulp
6 48 (3.31%) Grunt
7 40 (2.76%) Selenium
8 32 (2.21%) PHPUnit
9 27 (1.86%) webpack
10 20 (1.38%) git-flow
11 17 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.17%) Maven
11 17 (1.17%) WebDriver
12 14 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (0.69%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.55%) LoadRunner
16 7 (0.48%) JUnit
16 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (9.66%) Marketing
2 110 (7.59%) Finance
3 83 (5.72%) Retail
4 47 (3.24%) Games
5 26 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.59%) Advertising
7 19 (1.31%) Hindi Language
7 19 (1.31%) Punjabi Language
7 19 (1.31%) Urdu Language
8 18 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.97%) Automotive
9 14 (0.97%) Publishing
10 12 (0.83%) Electronics
11 10 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.48%) Billing
14 6 (0.41%) Banking
15 5 (0.34%) Back Office
15 5 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,174 (80.97%) Developer
2 619 (42.69%) PHP Developer
3 257 (17.72%) Web Developer
4 239 (16.48%) Full Stack Developer
5 159 (10.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 153 (10.55%) Senior Developer
7 119 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 105 (7.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 93 (6.41%) HTML Developer
10 88 (6.07%) HTML CSS Developer
11 84 (5.79%) PHP Web Developer
12 72 (4.97%) Lead Developer
13 70 (4.83%) Junior
14 65 (4.48%) Junior Developer
15 62 (4.28%) Senior PHP Developer
16 56 (3.86%) MySQL Developer
17 55 (3.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 51 (3.52%) Lead PHP Developer
18 51 (3.52%) Software Engineer
19 49 (3.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 921 (63.52%) HTML
2 885 (61.03%) CSS
3 398 (27.45%) jQuery
4 311 (21.45%) Laravel
5 306 (21.10%) HTML5
6 258 (17.79%) LAMP
7 230 (15.86%) CSS3
8 217 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 191 (13.17%) React
10 187 (12.90%) Symfony
11 180 (12.41%) .NET
12 144 (9.93%) Ajax
13 140 (9.66%) Node.js
14 126 (8.69%) Sass
15 118 (8.14%) REST
16 112 (7.72%) RESTful
17 101 (6.97%) JSON
18 96 (6.62%) Web Services
19 84 (5.79%) SOAP
19 84 (5.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.55%) User Experience
2 131 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 83 (5.72%) Mobile App
4 63 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
9 14 (0.97%) Video on Demand
10 13 (0.90%) Life Science
10 13 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.76%) Graphic Design
11 11 (0.76%) Online Games
11 11 (0.76%) Social Media
12 10 (0.69%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.62%) iPad
14 8 (0.55%) PlayStation
15 7 (0.48%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.41%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 385 (26.55%) Linux
2 77 (5.31%) Windows
3 75 (5.17%) Android
4 73 (5.03%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.76%) Unix
6 24 (1.66%) Debian
6 24 (1.66%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.24%) CentOS
8 16 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.34%) FreeBSD
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.069%) Fedora
14 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (34.62%) Web Development
2 443 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (22.41%) MVC
4 227 (15.66%) OO
5 224 (15.45%) OOP
6 219 (15.10%) Front End Development
7 150 (10.34%) Scrum
8 146 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 117 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 104 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 104 (7.17%) OO PHP
11 92 (6.34%) TDD
12 89 (6.14%) Open Source
12 89 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (5.17%) Test Automation
14 74 (5.10%) DevOps
15 73 (5.03%) Project Management
16 71 (4.90%) Mathematics
17 70 (4.83%) Unit Testing
18 64 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,059 (73.03%) JavaScript
2 280 (19.31%) SQL
3 268 (18.48%) Java
4 222 (15.31%) Python
5 209 (14.41%) C#
6 111 (7.66%) Ruby
7 94 (6.48%) C++
8 65 (4.48%) PHP 5
9 58 (4.00%) ES6
10 55 (3.79%) Perl
11 52 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 35 (2.41%) Go
13 25 (1.72%) C
14 24 (1.66%) PHP 7
15 19 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.17%) Delphi
16 17 (1.17%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.03%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.03%) ES8
17 15 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 168 (11.59%) Degree
2 69 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.48%) DBS Check
4 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.14%) HND
5 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.069%) CEH
6 1 (0.069%) CISA
6 1 (0.069%) CISSP
6 1 (0.069%) ISEB
6 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.069%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.14%) QA
2 24 (1.66%) SLA
3 19 (1.31%) GDPR
4 17 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 128 (8.83%) Docker
2 12 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.48%) LXC
4 5 (0.34%) iptables
5 4 (0.28%) KVM
5 4 (0.28%) Varnish
5 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.28%) Xen
5 4 (0.28%) XenServer
6 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.069%) oVirt
7 1 (0.069%) RHEV
7 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (2.28%) Puppet
2 26 (1.79%) Ansible
2 26 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.83%) Nagios
4 7 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 6 (0.41%) HP ALM
5 6 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.34%) Salt
7 4 (0.28%) Nessus
8 3 (0.21%) Fail2ban
9 2 (0.14%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.14%) cPanel
9 2 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.14%) Plesk
10 1 (0.069%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.069%) Terraform
10 1 (0.069%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (5.59%) Zend
2 58 (4.00%) Oracle
3 54 (3.72%) Adobe
4 48 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 43 (2.97%) Google
6 18 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.24%) Twitter
7 13 (0.90%) WooCommerce
8 12 (0.83%) VMware
9 10 (0.69%) Perforce
10 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.62%) HP
11 6 (0.41%) Facebook
11 6 (0.41%) OutSystems
11 6 (0.41%) Remedy
11 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.28%) Cisco
12 4 (0.28%) IBM
12 4 (0.28%) Jitterbit
12 4 (0.28%) Xamarin