Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 54 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 515 1,121 1,129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.21% 4.84% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 8.86% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 527 1,112 1,139
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,771 12,650 15,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.35% 54.67% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,012 10,910 13,192
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,275 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +16 248 £35,000 -12.50% 27
Thames Valley -1 128 £47,500 -5.00% 55
East Sussex -3 76 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Berkshire +7 71 £50,000 - 22
Buckinghamshire -3 31 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Oxfordshire +14 26 £45,000 - 18
Surrey +12 24 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Sussex +1 19 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Kent +12 13 £31,500 -10.00% 12
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 344 (66.80%) JavaScript
2 326 (63.30%) HTML
3 310 (60.19%) CSS
4 242 (46.99%) MySQL
5 197 (38.25%) Web Development
6 158 (30.68%) Laravel
7 150 (29.13%) Git (software)
8 127 (24.66%) OOP
9 122 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
10 117 (22.72%) Python
11 116 (22.52%) Linux
12 113 (21.94%) jQuery
13 96 (18.64%) WordPress
14 95 (18.45%) Symfony
14 95 (18.45%) SQL
15 91 (17.67%) MVC
16 81 (15.73%) Web Services
16 81 (15.73%) React
17 79 (15.34%) LAMP
18 76 (14.76%) AWS
19 75 (14.56%) HTML5
19 75 (14.56%) Node.js
20 74 (14.37%) Vue.js
21 71 (13.79%) OO
22 69 (13.40%) CMS
23 60 (11.65%) Docker
24 53 (10.29%) Java
24 53 (10.29%) CSS3
24 53 (10.29%) Front End Development
25 52 (10.10%) Greenfield Project

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 96 (18.64%) WordPress
2 69 (13.40%) CMS
3 29 (5.63%) Drupal
4 24 (4.66%) Joomla!
5 19 (3.69%) Apache
6 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.36%) IIS
8 4 (0.78%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.78%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.19%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 46 (8.93%) Magento
2 18 (3.50%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (2.14%) OpenCart
4 5 (0.97%) Shopify
5 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.76%) AWS
2 42 (8.16%) GCP
3 38 (7.38%) SaaS
4 24 (4.66%) Azure
5 10 (1.94%) GitHub
6 9 (1.75%) Serverless
7 5 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.97%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.97%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Algolia
9 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) npm
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.97%) DNS
2 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.58%) Firewall
3 3 (0.58%) VoIP
3 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
4 2 (0.39%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) LAN
4 2 (0.39%) SMS
4 2 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.19%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) Network Security
5 1 (0.19%) SMTP
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (46.99%) MySQL
2 39 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.33%) Redis
7 11 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.97%) Power BI
9 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.58%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.58%) QlikView
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.39%) Big Data
11 2 (0.39%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.19%) ClickHouse
12 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 150 (29.13%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.41%) JIRA
3 32 (6.21%) PHPUnit
4 23 (4.47%) Selenium
5 19 (3.69%) gulp
6 18 (3.50%) webpack
7 14 (2.72%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.75%) Subversion
9 8 (1.55%) Grunt
10 6 (1.17%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.17%) Xcode
11 4 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (0.78%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.58%) Babel
13 2 (0.39%) Postman
14 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq
14 1 (0.19%) Broccoli
14 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.19%) PyCharm
General
1 40 (7.77%) Marketing
2 37 (7.18%) Finance
3 16 (3.11%) Law
4 10 (1.94%) Games
4 10 (1.94%) Public Sector
4 10 (1.94%) Retail
5 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.58%) Korean Language
6 3 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 411 (79.81%) Developer
2 234 (45.44%) PHP Developer
3 67 (13.01%) Web Developer
4 65 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 61 (11.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 59 (11.46%) Senior PHP Developer
7 39 (7.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 30 (5.83%) Junior
9 26 (5.05%) Junior Developer
10 23 (4.47%) Python Developer
11 22 (4.27%) PHP Web Developer
12 18 (3.50%) Backend Developer
12 18 (3.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 17 (3.30%) WordPress Developer
14 16 (3.11%) PHP WordPress Developer
15 15 (2.91%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (2.72%) HTML CSS Developer
16 14 (2.72%) HTML Developer
17 13 (2.52%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (63.30%) HTML
2 310 (60.19%) CSS
3 158 (30.68%) Laravel
4 113 (21.94%) jQuery
5 95 (18.45%) Symfony
6 81 (15.73%) React
6 81 (15.73%) Web Services
7 79 (15.34%) LAMP
8 75 (14.56%) HTML5
8 75 (14.56%) Node.js
9 74 (14.37%) Vue.js
10 53 (10.29%) CSS3
11 48 (9.32%) AngularJS
12 47 (9.13%) REST
13 45 (8.74%) RESTful
14 41 (7.96%) CodeIgniter
15 39 (7.57%) Sass
16 36 (6.99%) XML
17 32 (6.21%) Django
18 31 (6.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (3.69%) User Experience
3 9 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.19%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.19%) Social Media
8 1 (0.19%) W3C
8 1 (0.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 116 (22.52%) Linux
2 38 (7.38%) Android
2 38 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.14%) CentOS
3 11 (2.14%) Windows
4 10 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.36%) Unix
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (38.25%) Web Development
2 127 (24.66%) OOP
3 122 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (17.67%) MVC
5 71 (13.79%) OO
6 53 (10.29%) Front End Development
7 49 (9.51%) TDD
8 47 (9.13%) E-Commerce
9 42 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (7.57%) Unit Testing
11 32 (6.21%) Microservices
11 32 (6.21%) Migration
11 32 (6.21%) Mobile Development
12 31 (6.02%) OO PHP
13 29 (5.63%) Computer Science
13 29 (5.63%) DevOps
13 29 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
14 28 (5.44%) Software Engineering
15 27 (5.24%) Scrum
16 26 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 344 (66.80%) JavaScript
2 117 (22.72%) Python
3 95 (18.45%) SQL
4 53 (10.29%) Java
5 27 (5.24%) TypeScript
6 25 (4.85%) PHP 7
7 23 (4.47%) Go
8 21 (4.08%) Apple Swift
9 19 (3.69%) Objective-C
10 18 (3.50%) C#
11 16 (3.11%) Ruby
12 12 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.75%) PHP 5
14 8 (1.55%) Perl
15 6 (1.17%) C
15 6 (1.17%) C++
16 4 (0.78%) ES6
16 4 (0.78%) VB
17 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (5.24%) Degree
2 17 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.58%) CCNA
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CISA
8 1 (0.19%) GIAC
8 1 (0.19%) GSEC
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.14%) SLA
2 8 (1.55%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) GDPR
4 4 (0.78%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (11.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.55%) Terraform
3 5 (0.97%) Puppet
4 3 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (6.80%) Zend
2 34 (6.60%) Google
3 11 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.94%) Oracle
5 4 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe
8 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.19%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.19%) Facebook
8 1 (0.19%) HP
8 1 (0.19%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.19%) Intel
8 1 (0.19%) Kofax
8 1 (0.19%) Spotify
8 1 (0.19%) UiPath
8 1 (0.19%) VMware
8 1 (0.19%) WooCommerce