Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 77 43
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,050 1,060 1,873
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.91% 4.00% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.77% 7.18% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,049 1,772
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,143 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.87% +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 11,970 14,761 18,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.95% 55.65% 58.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10,186 12,694 15,968
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +19 367 £42,000 +5.00% 25
Thames Valley +17 305 £47,500 - 63
East Sussex +36 183 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire +10 146 £50,000 - 24
Buckinghamshire +4 91 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Surrey -33 78 £42,500 +6.25% 30
West Sussex +34 75 £45,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +26 68 £45,000 - 26
Kent -5 32 £40,000 +10.34% 13
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
Sussex -1 1 £40,000 -46.67%
Home Counties - 1 - -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 725 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 562 (53.52%) HTML
3 519 (49.43%) CSS
4 460 (43.81%) MySQL
5 391 (37.24%) Linux
6 336 (32.00%) Web Development
7 330 (31.43%) Laravel
8 325 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 234 (22.29%) jQuery
10 224 (21.33%) MVC
11 210 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 206 (19.62%) OOP
13 199 (18.95%) SQL
14 196 (18.67%) Python
15 173 (16.48%) SQL Server
16 162 (15.43%) AWS
17 160 (15.24%) OO
18 158 (15.05%) LAMP
19 150 (14.29%) Java
19 150 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 141 (13.43%) SaaS
21 140 (13.33%) Web Services
22 138 (13.14%) AngularJS
23 136 (12.95%) REST
24 119 (11.33%) SOAP
25 113 (10.76%) Node.js
26 109 (10.38%) HTML5
27 108 (10.29%) Sass
28 104 (9.90%) DevOps
28 104 (9.90%) CodeIgniter

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
1 100 (9.52%) CMS
2 92 (8.76%) WordPress
3 81 (7.71%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (6.38%) Apache
5 21 (2.00%) Confluence
6 19 (1.81%) Drupal
7 13 (1.24%) Joomla!
7 13 (1.24%) nginx
8 12 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.86%) IIS
10 7 (0.67%) ColdFusion
11 6 (0.57%) MODX
11 6 (0.57%) Smallworld
12 5 (0.48%) GeoServer
13 4 (0.38%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.29%) SilverStripe
15 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.095%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 33 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.05%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.38%) Sketch
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 50 (4.76%) Magento
2 16 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.57%) OpenCart
5 4 (0.38%) assyst
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 162 (15.43%) AWS
2 141 (13.43%) SaaS
3 71 (6.76%) Azure
4 50 (4.76%) GitHub
5 34 (3.24%) PaaS
6 27 (2.57%) IaaS
6 27 (2.57%) npm
7 25 (2.38%) Google Analytics
8 23 (2.19%) GCP
9 19 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.62%) Office 365
11 15 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (1.24%) Serverless
14 12 (1.14%) OpenShift
15 11 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (0.86%) Yarn
18 8 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
19 6 (0.57%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.24%) DNS
2 33 (3.14%) Internet
3 21 (2.00%) HTTP
4 20 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.71%) Firewall
6 16 (1.52%) Wireless
7 12 (1.14%) Bluetooth
8 11 (1.05%) Network Security
9 8 (0.76%) RTP
9 8 (0.76%) VPN
10 7 (0.67%) BGP
10 7 (0.67%) LAN
10 7 (0.67%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.57%) SSH
11 6 (0.57%) VoIP
12 5 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.48%) FTP
12 5 (0.48%) GPON
12 5 (0.48%) SAN
12 5 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (43.81%) MySQL
2 173 (16.48%) SQL Server
3 67 (6.38%) Redis
4 33 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.95%) Big Data
9 10 (0.95%) MariaDB
10 8 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (0.76%) NuoDB
10 8 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.67%) GIS
12 6 (0.57%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.48%) QGIS
14 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
15 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 210 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.29%) JIRA
3 41 (3.90%) gulp
4 26 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.29%) Bitbucket
6 22 (2.10%) webpack
7 18 (1.71%) Subversion
8 17 (1.62%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.05%) Grunt
10 10 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.76%) GitLab
11 8 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.76%) Selenium
12 6 (0.57%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.38%) Mocha
13 4 (0.38%) ProC
13 4 (0.38%) Xcode
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (7.14%) Retail
2 64 (6.10%) Marketing
3 53 (5.05%) Finance
4 25 (2.38%) Games
5 20 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.14%) Electronics
8 8 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.67%) Advertising
9 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.57%) Police
11 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.29%) iGaming
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.095%) Back Office
14 1 (0.095%) Billing
14 1 (0.095%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 760 (72.38%) Developer
2 440 (41.90%) PHP Developer
3 134 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 124 (11.81%) Web Developer
5 98 (9.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 89 (8.48%) Senior PHP Developer
7 78 (7.43%) Software Developer
8 64 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 47 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 46 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 46 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
11 44 (4.19%) WordPress Developer
12 42 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 40 (3.81%) LAMP Developer
13 40 (3.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 37 (3.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 37 (3.52%) PHP Web Developer
14 37 (3.52%) Senior LAMP Developer
15 34 (3.24%) Team Leader
16 30 (2.86%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (53.52%) HTML
2 519 (49.43%) CSS
3 330 (31.43%) Laravel
4 234 (22.29%) jQuery
5 158 (15.05%) LAMP
6 140 (13.33%) Web Services
7 138 (13.14%) AngularJS
8 136 (12.95%) REST
9 119 (11.33%) SOAP
10 113 (10.76%) Node.js
11 109 (10.38%) HTML5
12 108 (10.29%) Sass
13 104 (9.90%) CodeIgniter
14 99 (9.43%) Ajax
15 98 (9.33%) React
16 94 (8.95%) Symfony
17 83 (7.90%) XML
18 75 (7.14%) Vue.js
19 73 (6.95%) JSON
20 69 (6.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 66 (6.29%) User Experience
3 48 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.43%) W3C
11 12 (1.14%) iPad
12 10 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.67%) Replication
14 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.57%) Marketing Technology
15 5 (0.48%) EPoS
15 5 (0.48%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.48%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 391 (37.24%) Linux
2 67 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 63 (6.00%) Android
4 42 (4.00%) Windows
5 30 (2.86%) Unix
6 25 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.86%) CentOS
10 7 (0.67%) Debian
11 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.095%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (32.00%) Web Development
2 325 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (21.33%) MVC
4 206 (19.62%) OOP
5 160 (15.24%) OO
6 150 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 104 (9.90%) DevOps
8 96 (9.14%) OO PHP
9 91 (8.67%) Front End Development
10 88 (8.38%) E-Commerce
11 66 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (5.71%) CRM
13 56 (5.33%) Computer Science
14 54 (5.14%) Mobile Application Development
14 54 (5.14%) Test Automation
15 53 (5.05%) Scrum
16 52 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (4.95%) TDD
17 51 (4.86%) Unit Testing
18 47 (4.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 725 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 199 (18.95%) SQL
3 196 (18.67%) Python
4 150 (14.29%) Java
5 78 (7.43%) C#
6 63 (6.00%) PHP 7
7 50 (4.76%) Perl
7 50 (4.76%) Ruby
8 45 (4.29%) C++
9 44 (4.19%) Bash Shell
10 41 (3.90%) C
11 33 (3.14%) PHP 5
12 32 (3.05%) Apple Swift
13 31 (2.95%) ES6
13 31 (2.95%) Objective-C
14 28 (2.67%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.90%) Go
16 13 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.86%) ES7
18 8 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 89 (8.48%) Degree
2 32 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.71%) Analytics IQ
4 16 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.05%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.57%) CCNP
7 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 2 (0.19%) CCNA
11 2 (0.19%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.095%) CCDA
12 1 (0.095%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.095%) HND
12 1 (0.095%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.095%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.57%) QA
2 15 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.48%) WCAG
5 4 (0.38%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (8.76%) Docker
2 24 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.14%) Firmware
5 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.38%) LXC
8 3 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.19%) Postfix
10 1 (0.095%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.095%) HDFS
10 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.00%) Ansible
3 12 (1.14%) Puppet
4 10 (0.95%) Terraform
5 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.48%) Kibana
7 4 (0.38%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.38%) Icinga
7 4 (0.38%) Observium
8 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.19%) cPanel
9 2 (0.19%) Plesk
9 2 (0.19%) Salt
10 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.095%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.095%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.095%) logstash
10 1 (0.095%) Oozie
Vendors
1 102 (9.71%) Zend
2 75 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.00%) Google
4 33 (3.14%) Oracle
5 28 (2.67%) Adobe
6 24 (2.29%) VMware
7 12 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.95%) Cisco
9 9 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.76%) Rollbar
10 8 (0.76%) WooCommerce
11 6 (0.57%) Fujitsu
11 6 (0.57%) PayPal
12 5 (0.48%) Juniper
12 5 (0.48%) Percona
13 4 (0.38%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.38%) HubSpot
13 4 (0.38%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.38%) Xamarin