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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing PHP 846 707 785
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.20% 5.21% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% 9.29% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 640 619 693
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 10,086 7,607 9,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.06% 56.10% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,389 6,177 8,018
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -30 254 £43,750 +9.38% 21
Thames Valley -51 201 £57,500 +15.00% 25
East Sussex +4 144 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Berkshire -11 123 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Surrey +10 119 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -10 65 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Kent -17 60 £31,500 -3.08% 4
West Sussex -7 33 £51,750 +29.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -80 13 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Middlesex - 10 - -
Sussex - 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £87,500 -
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 506 (59.81%) JavaScript
2 409 (48.35%) MySQL
3 375 (44.33%) CSS
4 371 (43.85%) Agile
5 364 (43.03%) HTML
6 352 (41.61%) Laravel
7 241 (28.49%) Web Development
8 223 (26.36%) AWS
9 214 (25.30%) Linux
10 204 (24.11%) Full Stack Development
11 198 (23.40%) OOP
12 197 (23.29%) Git (software)
13 189 (22.34%) React
14 188 (22.22%) Docker
15 179 (21.16%) WordPress
16 178 (21.04%) Python
17 175 (20.69%) Vue.js
18 160 (18.91%) jQuery
19 158 (18.68%) SaaS
20 148 (17.49%) Software Engineering
21 144 (17.02%) Symfony
22 142 (16.78%) OO
23 140 (16.55%) SQL
24 129 (15.25%) LAMP
25 127 (15.01%) RESTful
26 125 (14.78%) MVC
27 124 (14.66%) TDD
28 120 (14.18%) Node.js
29 116 (13.71%) DevOps
30 114 (13.48%) Microservices

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
1 179 (21.16%) WordPress
2 81 (9.57%) Apache
3 54 (6.38%) Drupal
4 35 (4.14%) Apache Spark
5 30 (3.55%) CMS
6 27 (3.19%) Confluence
7 16 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.30%) Moodle
8 11 (1.30%) nginx
9 9 (1.06%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.59%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.59%) PrestaShop
11 3 (0.35%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.35%) IIS
11 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.24%) Jadu
13 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 59 (6.97%) Magento
2 21 (2.48%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 223 (26.36%) AWS
2 158 (18.68%) SaaS
3 98 (11.58%) Azure
4 52 (6.15%) Serverless
5 47 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 36 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (4.14%) Cloud Functions
7 35 (4.14%) GitHub
7 35 (4.14%) OpenShift
8 32 (3.78%) GCP
9 28 (3.31%) Google Analytics
10 16 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (1.77%) PaaS
12 14 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.54%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.06%) Slack
16 4 (0.47%) IaaS
16 4 (0.47%) npm
17 3 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.26%) HTTP
2 49 (5.79%) DNS
3 45 (5.32%) Internet
4 10 (1.18%) FTP
5 9 (1.06%) SSH
6 5 (0.59%) BGP
6 5 (0.59%) Firewall
6 5 (0.59%) MPLS
6 5 (0.59%) WAN
7 4 (0.47%) SSL
8 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.24%) VoIP
8 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.12%) IPsec
9 1 (0.12%) STUN
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.12%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (48.35%) MySQL
2 94 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 75 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 63 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (7.21%) MariaDB
6 60 (7.09%) MongoDB
7 58 (6.86%) NoSQL
8 35 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 35 (4.14%) Flink
9 21 (2.48%) Big Data
10 18 (2.13%) Redis
11 16 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.54%) Couchbase
13 11 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.59%) SQLite
15 3 (0.35%) Power BI
15 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.24%) DTS
16 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 197 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 94 (11.11%) JIRA
3 72 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 45 (5.32%) Subversion
5 42 (4.96%) PHPUnit
6 38 (4.49%) Maven
7 35 (4.14%) Ant
7 35 (4.14%) Gradle
8 20 (2.36%) Selenium
9 19 (2.25%) Travis CI
10 18 (2.13%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.65%) Postman
12 13 (1.54%) webpack
13 10 (1.18%) Grunt
14 9 (1.06%) Cypress.io
14 9 (1.06%) GitLab
15 7 (0.83%) Babel
16 5 (0.59%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.59%) ESLint
16 5 (0.59%) gulp
General
1 94 (11.11%) Marketing
2 92 (10.87%) Social Skills
3 66 (7.80%) Manufacturing
4 65 (7.68%) Finance
5 51 (6.03%) Retail
6 23 (2.72%) Back Office
7 20 (2.36%) Advertising
7 20 (2.36%) Games
8 17 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.42%) Automotive
11 8 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Legal
12 5 (0.59%) Local Government
12 5 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.59%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.47%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 579 (68.44%) Developer
2 276 (32.62%) PHP Developer
3 92 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 74 (8.75%) Senior Developer
4 74 (8.75%) Software Engineer
5 67 (7.92%) Web Developer
6 48 (5.67%) Junior
7 45 (5.32%) Senior PHP Developer
8 41 (4.85%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 35 (4.14%) Java Engineer
9 35 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
10 32 (3.78%) Administrator
10 32 (3.78%) Backend Developer
10 32 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
11 31 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
11 31 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 30 (3.55%) Magento Developer
13 27 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (3.19%) PHP Software Engineer
14 26 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (44.33%) CSS
2 364 (43.03%) HTML
3 352 (41.61%) Laravel
4 189 (22.34%) React
5 175 (20.69%) Vue.js
6 160 (18.91%) jQuery
7 144 (17.02%) Symfony
8 129 (15.25%) LAMP
9 127 (15.01%) RESTful
10 120 (14.18%) Node.js
11 97 (11.47%) AngularJS
12 94 (11.11%) Web Services
13 81 (9.57%) .NET
14 71 (8.39%) HTML5
15 60 (7.09%) REST
16 55 (6.50%) Sass
17 50 (5.91%) React Native
18 45 (5.32%) Ajax
19 40 (4.73%) ASP.NET
20 37 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (7.21%) User Experience
3 54 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
4 36 (4.26%) Life Science
5 35 (4.14%) Algorithms
5 35 (4.14%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (1.18%) e-Learning
9 10 (1.18%) Legacy Applications
10 9 (1.06%) iSeries
10 9 (1.06%) NHS
10 9 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
10 9 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.95%) Educational Technology
11 8 (0.95%) EPoS
11 8 (0.95%) Legacy Code
12 7 (0.83%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 214 (25.30%) Linux
2 51 (6.03%) CentOS
2 51 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 48 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 44 (5.20%) Android
5 43 (5.08%) Unix
6 19 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.42%) Windows
8 11 (1.30%) Debian
9 7 (0.83%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (43.85%) Agile
2 241 (28.49%) Web Development
3 204 (24.11%) Full Stack Development
4 198 (23.40%) OOP
5 148 (17.49%) Software Engineering
6 142 (16.78%) OO
7 125 (14.78%) MVC
8 124 (14.66%) TDD
9 116 (13.71%) DevOps
10 114 (13.48%) Microservices
11 112 (13.24%) Test Automation
12 104 (12.29%) E-Commerce
13 103 (12.17%) Mentoring
14 99 (11.70%) CI/CD
15 95 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (10.40%) Scrum
16 88 (10.40%) Unit Testing
17 84 (9.93%) Coaching
18 70 (8.27%) Computer Science
19 63 (7.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 506 (59.81%) JavaScript
2 178 (21.04%) Python
3 140 (16.55%) SQL
4 106 (12.53%) Java
5 98 (11.58%) Perl
6 82 (9.69%) Shell Script
7 47 (5.56%) Ruby
8 46 (5.44%) Go
9 41 (4.85%) C#
10 38 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 36 (4.26%) Bash
12 30 (3.55%) C++
13 29 (3.43%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.89%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.65%) ES6
16 13 (1.54%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.06%) RPG
17 9 (1.06%) RPG IV
17 9 (1.06%) RPG/400
18 7 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (9.57%) Degree
2 60 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.59%) CCNA
4 5 (0.59%) CCNP
4 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.47%) JNCIA
5 4 (0.47%) JNCIP
5 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.35%) PhD
7 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CCIE
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.55%) Accessibility
1 30 (3.55%) QA
2 8 (0.95%) SLA
3 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 188 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 73 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.78%) Ansible
3 23 (2.72%) Terraform
4 13 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.95%) cPanel
6 3 (0.35%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) Consul
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 74 (8.75%) Google
2 56 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.26%) Zend
4 22 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (2.60%) WooCommerce
5 13 (1.54%) Adobe
6 11 (1.30%) IBM
7 7 (0.83%) Cisco
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle
8 5 (0.59%) Sencha
8 5 (0.59%) Unilink
9 4 (0.47%) Juniper
10 3 (0.35%) Spotify
11 2 (0.24%) Apple
11 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.24%) HP
11 2 (0.24%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.24%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Percona