Period
to 2 April 2020

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

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 718 865 948
Rank change year-on-year +147 +83 +120
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 268 246 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 294 254 275
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £66,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +25.71% -4.11% +1.39%

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 63,743 80,970 99,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.42% 54.69% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52,551 66,675 83,594
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP 7.

Salary trend for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP 7 over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +168 261 £44,000 +3.53% 52
UK excluding London +178 205 £44,000 +25.71% 44
South East +100 63 £44,000 +40.80% 8
London +48 57 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Work from Home +47 57 £45,000 +13.92% 8
South West +61 50 £45,000 +50.00% 7
East of England +84 33 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North of England +79 33 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Midlands +78 25 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands - 23 £40,000 - 1
North West +46 22 £37,500 +41.51% 10
Yorkshire +47 11 £40,000 +14.29% 7
West Midlands +44 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +26 1 £42,500 +21.43% 2

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 268 (100.00%) PHP
2 202 (75.37%) MySQL
3 170 (63.43%) JavaScript
4 154 (57.46%) HTML
5 144 (53.73%) Laravel
6 138 (51.49%) CSS
7 114 (42.54%) Linux
8 104 (38.81%) OOP
9 92 (34.33%) Git (software)
10 79 (29.48%) MVC
11 71 (26.49%) Symfony
12 70 (26.12%) jQuery
13 69 (25.75%) LAMP
14 64 (23.88%) AWS
15 59 (22.01%) Web Development
16 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (20.52%) HTML5
17 55 (20.52%) React
18 51 (19.03%) REST
18 51 (19.03%) PHP 5
19 48 (17.91%) TDD
20 47 (17.54%) Zend
21 46 (17.16%) Unit Testing
22 45 (16.79%) Vue.js
23 43 (16.04%) Mobile App
24 41 (15.30%) Bitbucket
25 40 (14.93%) E-Commerce
26 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
27 37 (13.81%) SaaS
27 37 (13.81%) OO

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 33 (12.31%) Apache
2 21 (7.84%) WordPress
3 20 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.22%) CMS
4 14 (5.22%) Drupal
5 13 (4.85%) nginx
6 5 (1.87%) PrestaShop
7 2 (0.75%) Moodle
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.88%) AWS
2 37 (13.81%) SaaS
3 25 (9.33%) Azure
4 19 (7.09%) Serverless
5 18 (6.72%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (5.97%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (4.85%) npm
8 12 (4.48%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.36%) GCP
10 5 (1.87%) Yarn
11 4 (1.49%) Kong
12 3 (1.12%) Datadog
12 3 (1.12%) GitHub
13 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.22%) HTTP
2 11 (4.10%) Internet
3 8 (2.99%) DNS
4 6 (2.24%) SSH
5 4 (1.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (75.37%) MySQL
2 25 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.09%) Redis
4 12 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.36%) Data Mining
5 9 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.99%) MariaDB
7 6 (2.24%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 92 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 41 (15.30%) Bitbucket
3 33 (12.31%) PHPUnit
4 28 (10.45%) JIRA
5 16 (5.97%) Vagrant
6 15 (5.60%) Cypress.io
7 13 (4.85%) git-flow
8 10 (3.73%) webpack
9 9 (3.36%) Xdebug
10 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.87%) Selenium
12 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.12%) Babel
12 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.37%) Grunt
13 1 (0.37%) gulp
13 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 31 (11.57%) Finance
2 25 (9.33%) Retail
3 20 (7.46%) Marketing
4 6 (2.24%) Advertising
5 3 (1.12%) Games
5 3 (1.12%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 249 (92.91%) Developer
2 208 (77.61%) PHP Developer
3 62 (23.13%) Senior Developer
4 60 (22.39%) Senior PHP Developer
5 43 (16.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (6.72%) React Developer
6 18 (6.72%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.60%) Backend Developer
8 14 (5.22%) PHP Web Developer
9 11 (4.10%) AWS Developer
9 11 (4.10%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.73%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Graduate
11 9 (3.36%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 9 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (3.36%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (57.46%) HTML
2 144 (53.73%) Laravel
3 138 (51.49%) CSS
4 71 (26.49%) Symfony
5 70 (26.12%) jQuery
6 69 (25.75%) LAMP
7 55 (20.52%) HTML5
7 55 (20.52%) React
8 51 (19.03%) REST
9 45 (16.79%) Vue.js
10 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
11 36 (13.43%) Web Services
12 35 (13.06%) CodeIgniter
12 35 (13.06%) SOAP
13 30 (11.19%) Sass
14 28 (10.45%) Node.js
15 27 (10.07%) Ajax
15 27 (10.07%) RESTful
16 24 (8.96%) Yii
17 21 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.04%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.33%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (5.97%) User Experience
4 15 (5.60%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.10%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.99%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.37%) Online Games
10 1 (0.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 114 (42.54%) Linux
2 19 (7.09%) Android
2 19 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.36%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.12%) Debian
4 3 (1.12%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.81%) OOP
2 79 (29.48%) MVC
3 59 (22.01%) Web Development
4 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (17.91%) TDD
6 46 (17.16%) Unit Testing
7 40 (14.93%) E-Commerce
8 37 (13.81%) OO
9 36 (13.43%) Microservices
10 30 (11.19%) SOLID
11 27 (10.07%) OOD
12 25 (9.33%) Mentoring
13 24 (8.96%) BDD
14 21 (7.84%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (7.09%) Android Development
15 19 (7.09%) iOS Development
15 19 (7.09%) OO PHP
16 18 (6.72%) Fintech
17 17 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (5.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (100.00%) PHP
2 170 (63.43%) JavaScript
3 51 (19.03%) PHP 5
4 31 (11.57%) SQL
5 23 (8.58%) ES6
6 20 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.36%) C#
7 9 (3.36%) Java
8 8 (2.99%) Python
9 7 (2.61%) Go
10 5 (1.87%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.37%) JSX
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (13.43%) Docker
2 6 (2.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.49%) Terraform
3 3 (1.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (17.54%) Zend
2 7 (2.61%) Google
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle
4 4 (1.49%) Twitter
5 3 (1.12%) New Relic
5 3 (1.12%) Talend
6 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.75%) SAP
6 2 (0.75%) Spotify
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat