Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 615 863 1027
Rank change year-on-year +248 +164 -62
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 93 211 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 90 223 156
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,375 £22,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -

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 29,248 72,776 91,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.33% 53.51% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24,831 59,758 76,072
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +265 81 £50,000 +13.64% 41
UK excluding London +207 65 £42,000 +1.82% 29
London +246 26 £55,000 -4.35% 15
Work from Home +8 18 £45,000 +2.27% 10
Midlands +134 17 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Midlands +106 13 £45,000 +50.00% 6
South East +162 12 £50,000 +13.64% 9
Scotland +104 12 £40,000 +14.29%
North of England +157 10 £43,250 +15.33% 3
North West +115 9 £41,500 +18.57% 1
East of England +129 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South West +115 6 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands +90 4 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (67.74%) MySQL
3 56 (60.22%) Laravel
4 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 45 (48.39%) OOP
5 42 (45.16%) HTML
6 40 (43.01%) Git (software)
7 33 (35.48%) CSS
7 33 (35.48%) Linux
8 32 (34.41%) Symfony
9 30 (32.26%) React
10 28 (30.11%) RESTful
11 27 (29.03%) Web Development
11 27 (29.03%) OO
12 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (26.88%) jQuery
14 23 (24.73%) HTML5
15 22 (23.66%) Node.js
15 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
16 20 (21.51%) E-Commerce
17 18 (19.35%) Docker
18 17 (18.28%) DevOps
18 17 (18.28%) LAMP
19 16 (17.20%) Magento
19 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
20 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
21 14 (15.05%) Web Services
21 14 (15.05%) Apache
21 14 (15.05%) MVC
21 14 (15.05%) CMS

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 14 (15.05%) Apache
1 14 (15.05%) CMS
2 11 (11.83%) nginx
3 6 (6.45%) Drupal
4 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.15%) WordPress
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.08%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.15%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.15%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Magento
2 3 (3.23%) Shopify
3 2 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) AWS
2 8 (8.60%) npm
3 6 (6.45%) GitHub
4 3 (3.23%) Basecamp
4 3 (3.23%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (3.23%) GCP
4 3 (3.23%) Mailgun
4 3 (3.23%) Sage Pay
5 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.15%) Azure
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.08%) Serverless
6 1 (1.08%) Slack
6 1 (1.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) AMQP
1 3 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (2.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (67.74%) MySQL
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.30%) Big Data
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.23%) Redis
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) SQLite
10 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) JIRA
3 7 (7.53%) gulp
4 5 (5.38%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.23%) git-flow
6 2 (2.15%) GoCD
6 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.15%) webpack
7 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (7.53%) Marketing
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (90.32%) Developer
2 61 (65.59%) PHP Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Senior Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Senior PHP Developer
4 13 (13.98%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.68%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Creative Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.30%) Backend Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Magento Developer
7 4 (4.30%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Lead PHP Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (60.22%) Laravel
2 42 (45.16%) HTML
3 33 (35.48%) CSS
4 32 (34.41%) Symfony
5 30 (32.26%) React
6 28 (30.11%) RESTful
7 25 (26.88%) jQuery
8 23 (24.73%) HTML5
9 22 (23.66%) AngularJS
9 22 (23.66%) Node.js
10 17 (18.28%) LAMP
11 14 (15.05%) Web Services
12 12 (12.90%) Sass
12 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
13 11 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.75%) CSS3
14 10 (10.75%) REST
15 9 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
16 8 (8.60%) Spring
17 7 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Derivative
5 1 (1.08%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.08%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.15%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Debian
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) OOP
2 27 (29.03%) OO
2 27 (29.03%) Web Development
3 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.51%) E-Commerce
5 17 (18.28%) DevOps
6 16 (17.20%) Software Engineering
7 14 (15.05%) MVC
8 12 (12.90%) SOLID
9 11 (11.83%) Open Source
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
11 9 (9.68%) Microservices
12 8 (8.60%) Cross-Browser Development
12 8 (8.60%) Online Security
12 8 (8.60%) OO PHP
12 8 (8.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.90%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Python
4 10 (10.75%) TypeScript
5 9 (9.68%) PHP 5
6 4 (4.30%) Java
7 3 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (2.15%) Go
8 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Terraform
2 2 (2.15%) Ansible
2 2 (2.15%) Kibana
2 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.15%) logstash
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.15%) Packer
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Adobe
1 7 (7.53%) Zend
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.08%) Google
4 1 (1.08%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.08%) Remedy
4 1 (1.08%) WooCommerce