Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OO PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OO PHP over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 606 612
Rank change year-on-year -35 +6 -128
Permanent jobs citing OO PHP 627 698 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 581 656 828
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

OO PHP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OO PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OO PHP.

Salary trend for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OO PHP over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OO PHP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
England -32 609 £37,500 - 115
UK excluding London -6 512 £35,000 - 89
North of England +8 188 £35,000 - 45
South East +38 176 £40,000 - 12
London -46 102 £53,750 +7.50% 29
Yorkshire +43 100 £35,000 - 20
Midlands -15 92 £32,500 -7.14% 20
North West -3 86 £40,000 +6.67% 19
South West -23 49 £35,000 -6.67% 7
West Midlands +15 48 £32,500 -11.56% 11
East Midlands -9 44 £30,000 -14.29% 9
East of England -7 4 £26,750 -17.69% 2
Scotland -38 4 £33,250 -5.00% 2
North East -25 2 £27,000 -32.50% 6
Wales +2 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing OO 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 with a requirement for OO PHP.

1 627 (100.00%) PHP
2 575 (91.71%) OO
3 477 (76.08%) HTML
4 465 (74.16%) CSS
5 456 (72.73%) JavaScript
6 448 (71.45%) MySQL
7 298 (47.53%) jQuery
8 297 (47.37%) MVC
9 229 (36.52%) Laravel
10 228 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 220 (35.09%) Web Development
12 206 (32.85%) Linux
13 203 (32.38%) Symfony
14 196 (31.26%) Git (software)
15 187 (29.82%) Zend
16 178 (28.39%) LAMP
17 167 (26.63%) E-Commerce
18 163 (26.00%) HTML5
19 159 (25.36%) OOP
20 108 (17.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 107 (17.07%) Ajax
22 105 (16.75%) CMS
22 105 (16.75%) SQL
23 97 (15.47%) CSS3
24 95 (15.15%) Magento
25 87 (13.88%) Sass
26 83 (13.24%) WordPress
27 81 (12.92%) Web Services
28 80 (12.76%) Retail
29 79 (12.60%) AngularJS

OO PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 105 (16.75%) CMS
2 83 (13.24%) WordPress
3 63 (10.05%) Drupal
4 46 (7.34%) Apache
5 20 (3.19%) Joomla!
6 19 (3.03%) SilverStripe
7 17 (2.71%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.23%) Confluence
9 11 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.75%) nginx
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (2.23%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 95 (15.15%) Magento
2 7 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.48%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.32%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.89%) SaaS
2 23 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.87%) GitHub
4 8 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.12%) AdWords
5 7 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.80%) Slack
8 4 (0.64%) Algolia
9 2 (0.32%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.55%) Internet
2 4 (0.64%) HTTP
3 3 (0.48%) Intranet
4 2 (0.32%) ATM
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (71.45%) MySQL
2 75 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 39 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.55%) Redis
8 6 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.32%) Big Data
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 196 (31.26%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.45%) PHPUnit
3 49 (7.81%) Subversion
4 41 (6.54%) JIRA
5 32 (5.10%) Grunt
6 23 (3.67%) Selenium
7 21 (3.35%) gulp
8 13 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.91%) git-flow
10 11 (1.75%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.28%) Vagrant
12 7 (1.12%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.80%) JUnit
14 4 (0.64%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.64%) QUnit
15 3 (0.48%) webpack
16 2 (0.32%) Bazaar
16 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 2 (0.32%) PhantomJS
16 2 (0.32%) PostCSS
General
1 80 (12.76%) Retail
2 36 (5.74%) Advertising
3 34 (5.42%) Finance
4 22 (3.51%) Games
4 22 (3.51%) Marketing
5 17 (2.71%) Publishing
5 17 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.55%) Back Office
7 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.75%) Law
9 10 (1.59%) Automotive
9 10 (1.59%) Legal
10 8 (1.28%) Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 592 (94.42%) Developer
2 535 (85.33%) PHP Developer
3 117 (18.66%) Senior Developer
4 97 (15.47%) Senior PHP Developer
5 45 (7.18%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 44 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 43 (6.86%) Web Developer
8 35 (5.58%) Junior
8 35 (5.58%) Junior Developer
9 34 (5.42%) Junior PHP Developer
9 34 (5.42%) PHP Web Developer
10 31 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 31 (4.94%) Magento Developer
11 30 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (4.15%) OO PHP Developer
13 21 (3.35%) HTML Developer
14 20 (3.19%) Drupal Developer
15 17 (2.71%) HTML CSS Developer
15 17 (2.71%) MySQL Developer
15 17 (2.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (76.08%) HTML
2 465 (74.16%) CSS
3 298 (47.53%) jQuery
4 229 (36.52%) Laravel
5 203 (32.38%) Symfony
6 178 (28.39%) LAMP
7 163 (26.00%) HTML5
8 108 (17.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 107 (17.07%) Ajax
10 97 (15.47%) CSS3
11 87 (13.88%) Sass
12 81 (12.92%) Web Services
13 79 (12.60%) AngularJS
14 59 (9.41%) SOAP
15 56 (8.93%) Node.js
16 53 (8.45%) XML
17 50 (7.97%) REST
18 46 (7.34%) React
19 44 (7.02%) RESTful
20 34 (5.42%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 33 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (4.31%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (3.83%) User Experience
6 23 (3.67%) BBC
7 14 (2.23%) Cyberattack
8 9 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.44%) Online Games
9 5 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.80%) Raspberry Pi
10 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.48%) Xbox
12 2 (0.32%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Fintech
12 2 (0.32%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 206 (32.85%) Linux
2 26 (4.15%) Unix
3 11 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 11 (1.75%) Windows
4 9 (1.44%) CentOS
5 8 (1.28%) Android
6 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (91.71%) OO
2 297 (47.37%) MVC
3 228 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (35.09%) Web Development
5 167 (26.63%) E-Commerce
6 159 (25.36%) OOP
7 78 (12.44%) TDD
8 61 (9.73%) Scrum
9 60 (9.57%) Mentoring
10 54 (8.61%) Time Management
11 52 (8.29%) Front End Development
12 51 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 48 (7.66%) SDLC
14 45 (7.18%) Software Engineering
15 43 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (6.70%) Mobile Application Development
17 41 (6.54%) Open Source
18 34 (5.42%) Unit Testing
19 30 (4.78%) CRM
20 27 (4.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 627 (100.00%) PHP
2 456 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 105 (16.75%) SQL
4 49 (7.81%) Java
4 49 (7.81%) PHP 5
5 36 (5.74%) PHP 7
6 20 (3.19%) Ruby
7 17 (2.71%) C#
7 17 (2.71%) Python
8 6 (0.96%) C
9 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.64%) C++
10 4 (0.64%) ES6
10 4 (0.64%) Perl
10 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.48%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (6.70%) Degree
2 15 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.16%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.63%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (2.23%) Puppet
2 11 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 187 (29.82%) Zend
2 39 (6.22%) Google
3 34 (5.42%) Twitter
4 19 (3.03%) Adobe
5 14 (2.23%) Sony
6 12 (1.91%) Oracle
7 10 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.28%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.80%) Facebook
10 3 (0.48%) Capita
10 3 (0.48%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.16%) Apple
12 1 (0.16%) IFS
12 1 (0.16%) NVIDIA
12 1 (0.16%) PayPal
12 1 (0.16%) WooCommerce