Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object-Oriented PHP (OO PHP)
UK
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 588 712 745
Rank change year-on-year +124 +33 -97
Permanent jobs citing OO PHP 281 395 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 268 435 509
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,700 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%

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 81,299 132,389 159,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.25% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,463 103,632 128,608
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

OO PHP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OO PHP.

Salary trend for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OO PHP over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for OO PHP in the UK

OO PHP
Top 17 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 2 June 2020. 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 +98 257 £44,000 +10.00% 28
UK excluding London +101 202 £42,500 +8.97% 24
South East +126 79 £44,000 - 2
London +120 74 £65,000 +4.00% 5
North of England +84 47 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Midlands +86 42 £32,500 -26.14% 2
Work from Home +15 37 £42,000 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +73 26 £32,500 +4.00%
North West +46 21 £45,000 +28.57% 7
North East +28 17 £35,000 +22.81% 3
Scotland +60 16 £42,500 +21.43% 1
West Midlands +51 16 £40,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +62 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +82 9 £40,000 +9.59% 5
South West +54 5 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Wales +5 2 - -
Northern Ireland +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 281 (100.00%) PHP
2 277 (98.58%) OO
3 217 (77.22%) JavaScript
4 216 (76.87%) MySQL
5 194 (69.04%) CSS
6 186 (66.19%) HTML
7 168 (59.79%) MVC
8 138 (49.11%) Laravel
9 129 (45.91%) jQuery
10 127 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
11 116 (41.28%) Git (software)
12 108 (38.43%) Linux
13 93 (33.10%) Web Development
14 89 (31.67%) Symfony
15 86 (30.60%) Zend
15 86 (30.60%) REST
16 81 (28.83%) OOP
17 79 (28.11%) SQL
18 76 (27.05%) Ajax
19 71 (25.27%) SQL Server
20 70 (24.91%) LAMP
21 69 (24.56%) Web Services
22 66 (23.49%) SaaS
23 65 (23.13%) E-Commerce
24 62 (22.06%) SOAP
24 62 (22.06%) CodeIgniter
25 57 (20.28%) Mobile App
26 56 (19.93%) Sass
27 54 (19.22%) Mobile Application Development
28 52 (18.51%) Magento

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 22 (7.83%) Apache
2 14 (4.98%) WordPress
3 9 (3.20%) nginx
4 8 (2.85%) Drupal
5 6 (2.14%) Moodle
6 4 (1.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (18.51%) Magento
2 38 (13.52%) Shopify
3 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (23.49%) SaaS
2 41 (14.59%) AWS
3 26 (9.25%) Azure
4 16 (5.69%) GitHub
5 9 (3.20%) npm
6 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.14%) GCP
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.78%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.71%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.71%) Yarn
8 2 (0.71%) ZenHub
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) Internet
2 5 (1.78%) Firewall
3 4 (1.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (76.87%) MySQL
2 71 (25.27%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.96%) MariaDB
4 15 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.27%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.56%) Redis
7 8 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.14%) Big Data
9 5 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 116 (41.28%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.03%) webpack
3 22 (7.83%) PHPUnit
4 7 (2.49%) gulp
5 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.14%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.78%) JIRA
7 3 (1.07%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.07%) git-flow
7 3 (1.07%) Subversion
8 2 (0.71%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.71%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.36%) Postman
9 1 (0.36%) Xdebug
General
1 33 (11.74%) Retail
2 15 (5.34%) Finance
3 14 (4.98%) Marketing
4 10 (3.56%) Games
5 6 (2.14%) Legal
5 6 (2.14%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.07%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (95.02%) Developer
2 225 (80.07%) PHP Developer
3 80 (28.47%) Senior Developer
4 66 (23.49%) Senior PHP Developer
5 41 (14.59%) Software Developer
6 35 (12.46%) LAMP Developer
6 35 (12.46%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 34 (12.10%) Senior Software Developer
8 32 (11.39%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 24 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (8.19%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Magento Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 8 (2.85%) MySQL Developer
12 8 (2.85%) Web Developer
13 7 (2.49%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 7 (2.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.14%) AWS Developer
14 6 (2.14%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (69.04%) CSS
2 186 (66.19%) HTML
3 138 (49.11%) Laravel
4 129 (45.91%) jQuery
5 89 (31.67%) Symfony
6 86 (30.60%) REST
7 76 (27.05%) Ajax
8 70 (24.91%) LAMP
9 69 (24.56%) Web Services
10 62 (22.06%) CodeIgniter
10 62 (22.06%) SOAP
11 56 (19.93%) Sass
12 43 (15.30%) HTML5
12 43 (15.30%) Yii
13 28 (9.96%) AngularJS
14 26 (9.25%) CSS3
15 25 (8.90%) XML
16 24 (8.54%) React
17 22 (7.83%) Node.js
18 21 (7.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.28%) Mobile App
2 27 (9.61%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (5.34%) User Experience
4 14 (4.98%) Blog
5 10 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.20%) e-Learning
7 6 (2.14%) Marketing Technology
7 6 (2.14%) SCORM
8 5 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 108 (38.43%) Linux
2 6 (2.14%) Android
3 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.71%) CentOS
4 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (98.58%) OO
2 168 (59.79%) MVC
3 127 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (33.10%) Web Development
5 81 (28.83%) OOP
6 65 (23.13%) E-Commerce
7 54 (19.22%) Mobile Application Development
8 24 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.47%) Computer Science
10 20 (7.12%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.12%) Web Application Development
11 19 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.41%) Lean Software Development
12 18 (6.41%) Test Automation
13 17 (6.05%) TDD
14 16 (5.69%) Scrum
14 16 (5.69%) SOLID
15 15 (5.34%) Front End Development
15 15 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (3.91%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 281 (100.00%) PHP
2 217 (77.22%) JavaScript
3 79 (28.11%) SQL
4 22 (7.83%) ES6
4 22 (7.83%) PHP 5
5 17 (6.05%) PHP 7
6 15 (5.34%) Python
7 12 (4.27%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.14%) Ruby
9 5 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.42%) C#
11 3 (1.07%) Java
12 2 (0.71%) R
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (8.19%) Degree
2 18 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 33 (11.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) Ansible
1 6 (2.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.71%) cPanel
2 2 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.71%) Plesk
3 1 (0.36%) Kibana
3 1 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 86 (30.60%) Zend
2 11 (3.91%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.14%) Fujitsu
3 6 (2.14%) PayPal
4 5 (1.78%) Rollbar
5 2 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.36%) Spotify