Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 872 1041 967
Rank change year-on-year +169 -74 +273
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 218 145 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 197 132 214
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +33.33%

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74,998 93,215 97,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.45% 55.66% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61,281 77,509 80,254
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP 7.

Salary trend for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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
England +157 203 £41,500 -7.78% 48
UK excluding London +144 165 £37,500 -6.25% 42
South East +66 54 £44,000 +10.00% 6
London +73 48 £57,500 +4.55% 7
North of England +37 45 £35,000 - 15
Yorkshire -3 23 £35,000 - 3
North West +35 22 £30,000 -14.29% 11
East of England - 22 £37,500 - 5
Midlands +46 18 £37,500 -31.82% 9
South West +20 16 £37,500 -34.78% 6
West Midlands +39 13 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Scotland - 9 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +30 5 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing PHP 7 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 PHP 7.

1 218 (100.00%) PHP
2 152 (69.72%) MySQL
3 142 (65.14%) JavaScript
4 123 (56.42%) CSS
5 113 (51.83%) HTML
6 102 (46.79%) Git (software)
7 100 (45.87%) Laravel
8 91 (41.74%) MVC
9 90 (41.28%) Linux
10 87 (39.91%) OOP
11 74 (33.94%) PHP 5
12 66 (30.28%) Symfony
13 63 (28.90%) Web Development
13 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (28.90%) Mobile App
14 60 (27.52%) OO
15 56 (25.69%) Docker
15 56 (25.69%) HTML5
16 52 (23.85%) REST
16 52 (23.85%) Apache
17 50 (22.94%) Zend
18 49 (22.48%) E-Commerce
19 42 (19.27%) DevOps
20 38 (17.43%) LAMP
20 38 (17.43%) React
21 37 (16.97%) SaaS
22 36 (16.51%) CSS3
23 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
23 35 (16.06%) nginx
24 34 (15.60%) JIRA

PHP 7
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 52 (23.85%) Apache
2 35 (16.06%) nginx
3 23 (10.55%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.59%) WordPress
5 8 (3.67%) lighttpd
6 6 (2.75%) Drupal
7 5 (2.29%) CMS
7 5 (2.29%) Confluence
8 2 (0.92%) Moodle
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Magento
2 3 (1.38%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.46%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.97%) SaaS
2 31 (14.22%) AWS
3 27 (12.39%) Azure
4 20 (9.17%) GitHub
5 16 (7.34%) npm
6 9 (4.13%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (3.67%) OpenShift
8 7 (3.21%) Serverless
9 6 (2.75%) Slack
10 5 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (2.29%) AWS Fargate
10 5 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.29%) Firebase
11 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.83%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.83%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.92%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.72%) SSL
2 13 (5.96%) DNS
3 11 (5.05%) DHCP
3 11 (5.05%) HTTP
3 11 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.05%) VRRP
4 8 (3.67%) Internet
5 7 (3.21%) Intranet
6 4 (1.83%) Broadband
6 4 (1.83%) Skype
7 2 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (69.72%) MySQL
2 20 (9.17%) Redis
3 19 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.88%) MariaDB
5 14 (6.42%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.21%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.29%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.29%) Presto
10 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.38%) SQLite
11 2 (0.92%) Big Data
12 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 102 (46.79%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.60%) JIRA
3 27 (12.39%) webpack
4 25 (11.47%) Jenkins
5 24 (11.01%) PHPUnit
6 22 (10.09%) Vagrant
7 20 (9.17%) Bitbucket
8 14 (6.42%) Grunt
8 14 (6.42%) gulp
9 13 (5.96%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.75%) git-flow
11 4 (1.83%) Selenium
12 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket Server
12 3 (1.38%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.92%) PuPHPet
14 1 (0.46%) Codeception
14 1 (0.46%) GitLab
14 1 (0.46%) PhpStorm
General
1 21 (9.63%) Marketing
2 9 (4.13%) Retail
3 8 (3.67%) Games
4 7 (3.21%) Finance
5 3 (1.38%) Back Office
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (84.86%) Developer
2 140 (64.22%) PHP Developer
3 44 (20.18%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.84%) Senior PHP Developer
5 23 (10.55%) Graduate
6 20 (9.17%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Graduate Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Backend Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Digital Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Lead PHP Developer
11 8 (3.67%) Graduate PHP Developer
12 7 (3.21%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 7 (3.21%) Senior Backend Developer
13 5 (2.29%) Junior Developer
13 5 (2.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (56.42%) CSS
2 113 (51.83%) HTML
3 100 (45.87%) Laravel
4 66 (30.28%) Symfony
5 56 (25.69%) HTML5
6 52 (23.85%) REST
7 38 (17.43%) LAMP
7 38 (17.43%) React
8 36 (16.51%) CSS3
9 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
10 27 (12.39%) SOAP
10 27 (12.39%) Web Services
11 25 (11.47%) Ajax
12 24 (11.01%) RESTful
13 23 (10.55%) CodeIgniter
13 23 (10.55%) jQuery
13 23 (10.55%) Node.js
13 23 (10.55%) Sass
14 19 (8.72%) Vue.js
15 16 (7.34%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.90%) Mobile App
2 19 (8.72%) PKI
3 12 (5.50%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.59%) User Experience
5 7 (3.21%) Social Media
6 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.83%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.92%) FMCG
8 2 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 90 (41.28%) Linux
2 25 (11.47%) CentOS
3 11 (5.05%) Solaris
3 11 (5.05%) Unix
4 9 (4.13%) Android
4 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.83%) Windows
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.74%) MVC
2 87 (39.91%) OOP
3 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (28.90%) Web Development
4 60 (27.52%) OO
5 49 (22.48%) E-Commerce
6 42 (19.27%) DevOps
7 31 (14.22%) Open Source
8 30 (13.76%) OO PHP
9 27 (12.39%) Workflow
10 26 (11.93%) TDD
11 24 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (11.01%) Test Automation
12 23 (10.55%) OOD
13 18 (8.26%) Configuration Management
14 17 (7.80%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (6.42%) BDD
15 14 (6.42%) Front End Development
16 13 (5.96%) Unit Testing
17 11 (5.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 218 (100.00%) PHP
2 142 (65.14%) JavaScript
3 74 (33.94%) PHP 5
4 20 (9.17%) Bash Shell
5 18 (8.26%) SQL
6 10 (4.59%) ES6
7 9 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.67%) JSX
9 7 (3.21%) Java
10 6 (2.75%) Go
11 5 (2.29%) Python
12 3 (1.38%) C
13 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) Degree
2 8 (3.67%) HND
3 6 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.92%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.75%) QA
3 3 (1.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (25.69%) Docker
2 11 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (11.01%) Ansible
2 22 (10.09%) Kubernetes
3 17 (7.80%) HAProxy
3 17 (7.80%) yum
4 16 (7.34%) Terraform
5 14 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.05%) Kibana
6 11 (5.05%) logstash
6 11 (5.05%) Nagios
6 11 (5.05%) Prometheus
6 11 (5.05%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 50 (22.94%) Zend
2 11 (5.05%) Sybase
2 11 (5.05%) VMware
3 8 (3.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 5 (2.29%) Apple
4 5 (2.29%) Google
5 3 (1.38%) Sage
5 3 (1.38%) SAP
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.92%) New Relic
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.46%) Capita
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) PayPal
7 1 (0.46%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.46%) Twitter
7 1 (0.46%) WooCommerce