Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 48 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,581 1,619 2,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.23% 5.41% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.10% 9.90% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,417 1,473 2,145
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,350
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 17,383 16,351 20,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.55% 54.67% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15,055 14,240 17,877
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -12 475 £41,750 +4.38% 83
Hampshire -6 375 £41,600 +18.86% 40
East Sussex -2 304 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Berkshire -8 226 £40,000 -10.11% 35
Surrey -9 191 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Buckinghamshire +44 139 £42,500 +4.29% 22
West Sussex +3 137 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Oxfordshire -54 111 £40,000 - 26
Kent -12 62 £42,500 +21.43% 20
Isle of Wight - 20 £30,000 -
Sussex - 8 £32,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £75,000 -
Middlesex +12 1 £60,000 -7.69%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1,174 (74.26%) JavaScript
2 1,036 (65.53%) HTML
3 1,003 (63.44%) CSS
4 729 (46.11%) MySQL
5 614 (38.84%) Web Development
6 490 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 487 (30.80%) jQuery
8 425 (26.88%) Git (software)
9 380 (24.04%) Linux
10 331 (20.94%) HTML5
11 330 (20.87%) Laravel
12 323 (20.43%) MVC
13 317 (20.05%) SQL
14 312 (19.73%) Java
15 280 (17.71%) LAMP
16 253 (16.00%) AngularJS
17 246 (15.56%) Front End Development
18 241 (15.24%) OO
19 238 (15.05%) Python
20 227 (14.36%) CSS3
21 225 (14.23%) CMS
22 221 (13.98%) OOP
23 199 (12.59%) Marketing
24 196 (12.40%) Symfony
24 196 (12.40%) WordPress
25 188 (11.89%) Degree
26 175 (11.07%) React
27 166 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
28 164 (10.37%) C#
29 163 (10.31%) .NET

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
1 225 (14.23%) CMS
2 196 (12.40%) WordPress
3 135 (8.54%) Apache
4 115 (7.27%) Drupal
5 37 (2.34%) nginx
6 24 (1.52%) Joomla!
7 23 (1.45%) Confluence
8 18 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.76%) IIS
10 11 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
11 9 (0.57%) Moodle
12 8 (0.51%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.51%) Totara
13 7 (0.44%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.32%) SAS
14 5 (0.32%) Smallworld
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (4.68%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.70%) InDesign
4 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.51%) GIMP
6 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (2.15%) Magento
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.25%) Shopify
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.063%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.063%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.063%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 166 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.38%) SaaS
3 67 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.96%) GitHub
5 26 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
5 26 (1.64%) npm
5 26 (1.64%) Serverless
6 20 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 19 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
8 12 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.76%) Asana
9 11 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.57%) MailChimp
11 6 (0.38%) AdWords
11 6 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.38%) Office 365
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.25%) PaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) HTTP
2 21 (1.33%) Internet
3 17 (1.08%) SMS
4 13 (0.82%) Intranet
5 10 (0.63%) DNS
6 6 (0.38%) SSL
6 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.32%) FTP
7 5 (0.32%) IPsec
7 5 (0.32%) IPv4
7 5 (0.32%) Network Security
7 5 (0.32%) VLAN
8 4 (0.25%) Firewall
8 4 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.25%) WebEx
8 4 (0.25%) Wireless
9 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.19%) SSH
9 3 (0.19%) WAN
9 3 (0.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 729 (46.11%) MySQL
2 127 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 110 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 62 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.10%) Redis
6 48 (3.04%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (2.28%) MariaDB
9 30 (1.90%) Big Data
10 12 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.38%) GIS
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.25%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.25%) SQLite
16 3 (0.19%) Power BI
16 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 425 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 114 (7.21%) Subversion
3 77 (4.87%) JIRA
4 74 (4.68%) Jenkins
5 72 (4.55%) gulp
6 44 (2.78%) Grunt
7 42 (2.66%) Selenium
8 31 (1.96%) git-flow
9 25 (1.58%) Bitbucket
10 23 (1.45%) PHPUnit
11 15 (0.95%) webpack
12 14 (0.89%) Vagrant
13 12 (0.76%) Sublime Text
14 10 (0.63%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
16 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (0.44%) JMeter
17 7 (0.44%) Protractor
General
1 199 (12.59%) Marketing
2 141 (8.92%) Finance
3 84 (5.31%) Retail
4 47 (2.97%) Advertising
5 38 (2.40%) Games
6 29 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.20%) Hindi Language
8 19 (1.20%) Punjabi Language
8 19 (1.20%) Urdu Language
9 13 (0.82%) Automotive
9 13 (0.82%) Electronics
10 12 (0.76%) Billing
11 10 (0.63%) Back Office
11 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.51%) Banking
12 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.51%) Publishing
13 5 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,274 (80.58%) Developer
2 659 (41.68%) PHP Developer
3 290 (18.34%) Web Developer
4 249 (15.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 187 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 152 (9.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 109 (6.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 101 (6.39%) Software Developer
9 94 (5.95%) HTML Developer
10 92 (5.82%) PHP Web Developer
11 90 (5.69%) HTML CSS Developer
12 87 (5.50%) Junior
13 78 (4.93%) Junior Developer
14 71 (4.49%) Senior PHP Developer
15 64 (4.05%) Java Developer
16 63 (3.98%) Lead Developer
17 61 (3.86%) Software Engineer
18 55 (3.48%) Graduate
19 53 (3.35%) MySQL Developer
20 52 (3.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,036 (65.53%) HTML
2 1,003 (63.44%) CSS
3 487 (30.80%) jQuery
4 331 (20.94%) HTML5
5 330 (20.87%) Laravel
6 280 (17.71%) LAMP
7 253 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 227 (14.36%) CSS3
9 196 (12.40%) Symfony
10 175 (11.07%) React
11 163 (10.31%) .NET
12 147 (9.30%) Node.js
13 139 (8.79%) Ajax
14 129 (8.16%) JSON
15 122 (7.72%) RESTful
15 122 (7.72%) Sass
16 110 (6.96%) REST
17 109 (6.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 106 (6.70%) XML
19 100 (6.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 158 (9.99%) User Experience
2 135 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 56 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (1.64%) Social Media
8 22 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 13 (0.82%) Life Science
11 11 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.63%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.51%) Fintech
13 8 (0.51%) iPad
13 8 (0.51%) PlayStation
14 7 (0.44%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.44%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.44%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.44%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 380 (24.04%) Linux
2 74 (4.68%) Windows
3 48 (3.04%) Android
4 38 (2.40%) Unix
5 35 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.15%) CentOS
7 21 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.14%) Debian
10 9 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.38%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.063%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.063%) Fedora
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (38.84%) Web Development
2 490 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (20.43%) MVC
4 246 (15.56%) Front End Development
5 241 (15.24%) OO
6 221 (13.98%) OOP
7 163 (10.31%) Software Engineering
8 154 (9.74%) Scrum
9 123 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 110 (6.96%) Open Source
11 99 (6.26%) OO PHP
12 92 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (5.44%) E-Commerce
13 86 (5.44%) Project Management
14 76 (4.81%) TDD
15 75 (4.74%) DevOps
15 75 (4.74%) SDLC
16 73 (4.62%) Mathematics
17 67 (4.24%) Unit Testing
18 66 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1,174 (74.26%) JavaScript
2 317 (20.05%) SQL
3 312 (19.73%) Java
4 238 (15.05%) Python
5 164 (10.37%) C#
6 131 (8.29%) Ruby
7 72 (4.55%) C++
8 71 (4.49%) Perl
9 58 (3.67%) PHP 5
10 47 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 42 (2.66%) ES6
12 29 (1.83%) C
12 29 (1.83%) Java 8
13 27 (1.71%) Go
14 23 (1.45%) Delphi
15 18 (1.14%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.95%) ES8
17 14 (0.89%) PHP 7
18 12 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 188 (11.89%) Degree
2 84 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.63%) ISEB
4 6 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.25%) MBA
6 3 (0.19%) CEH
6 3 (0.19%) CISA
6 3 (0.19%) CISSP
6 3 (0.19%) OSCP
7 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.13%) HND
8 1 (0.063%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.063%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.063%) RHCE
8 1 (0.063%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.15%) QA
2 26 (1.64%) SLA
3 22 (1.39%) GDPR
4 11 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) WCAG
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 125 (7.91%) Docker
2 12 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.38%) iptables
3 6 (0.38%) LXC
4 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.25%) Xen
6 3 (0.19%) KVM
6 3 (0.19%) oVirt
6 3 (0.19%) RHEV
6 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.063%) Firmware
7 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.063%) Varnish
7 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (3.16%) Puppet
2 31 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.71%) Ansible
4 14 (0.89%) Nagios
5 8 (0.51%) HAProxy
6 7 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.25%) Nessus
7 4 (0.25%) Terraform
8 3 (0.19%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.13%) Kibana
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.063%) cPanel
10 1 (0.063%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.063%) Netcool
10 1 (0.063%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.063%) SCCM
10 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 109 (6.89%) Zend
2 73 (4.62%) Oracle
3 64 (4.05%) Adobe
4 52 (3.29%) Google
5 48 (3.04%) Microsoft
6 21 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.20%) VMware
8 16 (1.01%) Twitter
9 15 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.95%) Capita
10 12 (0.76%) Assembla
10 12 (0.76%) Perforce
10 12 (0.76%) WooCommerce
11 9 (0.57%) Apple
11 9 (0.57%) Cisco
12 8 (0.51%) PayPal
12 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.44%) HP
14 6 (0.38%) WorldPay
15 5 (0.32%) Talend