Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
England > South East
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1,271 1,408 1,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.98% 4.87% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.32% 8.59% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,285 1,425
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 13,639 16,390 15,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.49% 56.69% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11,757 14,214 13,905
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +20 467 £40,000 - 62
Thames Valley +5 413 £47,500 +0.53% 70
Berkshire +8 223 £47,500 -5.00% 38
East Sussex -3 170 £45,000 +2.86% 26
Buckinghamshire +13 135 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Surrey -20 108 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West Sussex -39 56 £42,500 +8.97% 7
Oxfordshire -10 55 £46,250 +15.63% 17
Kent -4 51 £39,250 -7.65% 20
Middlesex +1 9 £60,000 -14.29%
Isle of Wight -8 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sussex +9 1 £30,000 -3.23%
Home Counties -2 1 £60,000 -20.00%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 868 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 694 (54.60%) HTML
3 685 (53.89%) CSS
4 583 (45.87%) MySQL
5 434 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 424 (33.36%) Web Development
7 421 (33.12%) Linux
8 343 (26.99%) MVC
9 339 (26.67%) jQuery
10 291 (22.90%) Git (software)
11 290 (22.82%) SQL
12 260 (20.46%) Laravel
13 255 (20.06%) OOP
14 230 (18.10%) Python
15 208 (16.37%) LAMP
16 207 (16.29%) Node.js
17 190 (14.95%) WordPress
18 186 (14.63%) Java
19 184 (14.48%) Docker
20 183 (14.40%) OO
21 176 (13.85%) AngularJS
22 175 (13.77%) SQL Server
23 156 (12.27%) Zend
24 149 (11.72%) Software Engineering
25 148 (11.64%) .NET
26 144 (11.33%) Web Services
27 141 (11.09%) Computer Science
28 137 (10.78%) AWS
29 134 (10.54%) HTML5
30 132 (10.39%) DevOps

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
1 190 (14.95%) WordPress
2 107 (8.42%) CMS
3 99 (7.79%) Apache
4 75 (5.90%) Drupal
5 36 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.60%) Joomla!
7 32 (2.52%) nginx
8 24 (1.89%) Confluence
9 12 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.87%) ColdFusion
10 11 (0.87%) IIS
10 11 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.79%) SugarCRM
12 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.47%) Moodle
12 6 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (3.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 39 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.47%) Adobe XD
5 5 (0.39%) InDesign
5 5 (0.39%) Sketch
6 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.079%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (3.70%) Magento
2 24 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.24%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Shopify
4 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.079%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 137 (10.78%) AWS
2 124 (9.76%) SaaS
3 70 (5.51%) GitHub
4 55 (4.33%) Azure
5 27 (2.12%) GCP
5 27 (2.12%) npm
6 23 (1.81%) Serverless
7 14 (1.10%) Power Platform
8 10 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 10 (0.79%) Slack
9 9 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.47%) Yarn
12 5 (0.39%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.31%) Apigee
13 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.24%) Boomi
14 3 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.81%) Internet
2 21 (1.65%) HTTP
3 17 (1.34%) Network Security
4 15 (1.18%) Firewall
5 10 (0.79%) VPN
6 8 (0.63%) DNS
6 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.39%) Broadband
8 5 (0.39%) FTP
8 5 (0.39%) SSH
9 4 (0.31%) Intranet
9 4 (0.31%) Skype
9 4 (0.31%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.16%) BGP
10 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 1 (0.079%) Extranet
11 1 (0.079%) GSM
11 1 (0.079%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.079%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (45.87%) MySQL
2 175 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 57 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 53 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (3.62%) Redis
6 45 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 29 (2.28%) MariaDB
8 27 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 22 (1.73%) Big Data
10 14 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (1.10%) Power BI
11 10 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.47%) GIS
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.39%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 291 (22.90%) Git (software)
2 97 (7.63%) JIRA
3 76 (5.98%) Subversion
4 57 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.75%) PHPUnit
6 29 (2.28%) Bitbucket
7 21 (1.65%) gulp
8 18 (1.42%) Selenium
9 16 (1.26%) webpack
10 13 (1.02%) Mocha
11 11 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 11 (0.87%) Codeship
11 11 (0.87%) SonarQube
12 10 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (0.63%) Maven
13 8 (0.63%) Xcode
14 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.47%) Grunt
15 6 (0.47%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 104 (8.18%) Finance
2 63 (4.96%) Marketing
3 62 (4.88%) Games
4 34 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.28%) Retail
6 18 (1.42%) Automotive
7 10 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.47%) Advertising
9 5 (0.39%) Billing
10 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.24%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.16%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Law
12 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.16%) Police
13 1 (0.079%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.079%) Punjabi Language
13 1 (0.079%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 987 (77.66%) Developer
2 557 (43.82%) PHP Developer
3 174 (13.69%) Web Developer
4 167 (13.14%) Senior Developer
5 113 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 90 (7.08%) Software Developer
7 86 (6.77%) Senior PHP Developer
8 75 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 60 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 60 (4.72%) Graduate
10 54 (4.25%) PHP Web Developer
11 45 (3.54%) Backend Developer
11 45 (3.54%) Junior
12 41 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
13 39 (3.07%) Graduate Developer
14 38 (2.99%) Junior Developer
15 35 (2.75%) .NET Developer
15 35 (2.75%) LAMP Developer
15 35 (2.75%) Lead Developer
16 34 (2.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (54.60%) HTML
2 685 (53.89%) CSS
3 339 (26.67%) jQuery
4 260 (20.46%) Laravel
5 208 (16.37%) LAMP
6 207 (16.29%) Node.js
7 176 (13.85%) AngularJS
8 148 (11.64%) .NET
9 144 (11.33%) Web Services
10 134 (10.54%) HTML5
11 125 (9.83%) Ajax
12 124 (9.76%) REST
13 121 (9.52%) XML
14 111 (8.73%) SOAP
15 110 (8.65%) React
16 105 (8.26%) Sass
17 102 (8.03%) CodeIgniter
18 100 (7.87%) Symfony
19 80 (6.29%) JSON
20 71 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 83 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (3.93%) User Experience
4 31 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (1.73%) Online Games
8 19 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (0.71%) Xbox
10 8 (0.63%) FMCG
11 7 (0.55%) iPad
12 6 (0.47%) VLE
13 5 (0.39%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.39%) Replication
13 5 (0.39%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.39%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.31%) Lidar
14 4 (0.31%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 421 (33.12%) Linux
2 78 (6.14%) Android
3 76 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 46 (3.62%) Debian
5 43 (3.38%) Windows
6 31 (2.44%) Unix
7 23 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.87%) CentOS
9 10 (0.79%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.55%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.16%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (33.36%) Web Development
3 343 (26.99%) MVC
4 255 (20.06%) OOP
5 183 (14.40%) OO
6 149 (11.72%) Software Engineering
7 141 (11.09%) Computer Science
8 132 (10.39%) DevOps
9 112 (8.81%) OO PHP
10 104 (8.18%) TDD
11 102 (8.03%) Front End Development
12 92 (7.24%) Scrum
13 80 (6.29%) Test Automation
14 74 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (5.74%) E-Commerce
16 70 (5.51%) Mathematics
17 69 (5.43%) CRM
18 68 (5.35%) Unit Testing
19 60 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (4.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 868 (68.29%) JavaScript
2 290 (22.82%) SQL
3 230 (18.10%) Python
4 186 (14.63%) Java
5 129 (10.15%) C#
6 96 (7.55%) Ruby
7 63 (4.96%) PHP 7
8 57 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 51 (4.01%) PHP 5
10 39 (3.07%) Perl
11 34 (2.68%) Objective-C
11 34 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 31 (2.44%) C++
13 28 (2.20%) C
14 27 (2.12%) Apple Swift
15 26 (2.05%) ES6
16 21 (1.65%) Go
17 19 (1.49%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.10%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (9.68%) Degree
2 70 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.39%) CCNA
3 5 (0.39%) CCNP
3 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.31%) MCSA
4 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) JNCIA
6 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.16%) CISA
6 2 (0.16%) CISM
6 2 (0.16%) CISSP
6 2 (0.16%) HND
6 2 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.079%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.75%) QA
2 23 (1.81%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) GDPR
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 184 (14.48%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.31%) LXC
4 4 (0.31%) oVirt
4 4 (0.31%) RHEV
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.16%) NFS
6 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.079%) Ceph
7 1 (0.079%) DRBD
7 1 (0.079%) HDFS
7 1 (0.079%) Lustre
7 1 (0.079%) Samba
7 1 (0.079%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 76 (5.98%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.25%) Ansible
3 27 (2.12%) Terraform
4 25 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.65%) Puppet
6 12 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.71%) Nagios
7 9 (0.71%) Salt
8 4 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.079%) Kibana
9 1 (0.079%) logstash
9 1 (0.079%) Oozie
9 1 (0.079%) Rancher
Vendors
1 156 (12.27%) Zend
2 53 (4.17%) Oracle
3 44 (3.46%) Adobe
4 36 (2.83%) Google
5 17 (1.34%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.26%) Twitter
7 15 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.10%) hybris
9 12 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.87%) SAP
11 8 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 8 (0.63%) VMware
11 8 (0.63%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco
13 5 (0.39%) Juniper
13 5 (0.39%) Remedy
13 5 (0.39%) Xero
14 4 (0.31%) CA
14 4 (0.31%) WooCommerce