Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 673 723 872
Rank change year-on-year +50 +149 +86
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 181 261 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 131 232 237
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £23,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,688 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -11.76%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -

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 46,279 61,063 81,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.11% 54.58% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37,491 50,876 67,132
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Top 15 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 16 April 2021. 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 +60 169 £45,000 +2.27% 42
UK excluding London +52 149 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Work from Home -128 52 £52,500 +16.67% 15
South East +56 47 £50,000 +17.65% 10
South West -9 29 £45,000 - 4
London +74 28 £57,500 - 8
Midlands +50 26 £40,000 - 6
North of England +27 22 £42,500 +18.06% 11
West Midlands +30 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +45 14 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North West +29 12 £43,750 +23.24% 3
Yorkshire 0 10 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands +5 8 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Wales - 6 £43,750 - 1
Scotland +11 5 £40,000 -5.88% 3

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 127 (70.17%) MySQL
3 124 (68.51%) JavaScript
4 120 (66.30%) Laravel
5 84 (46.41%) HTML
6 77 (42.54%) Git (software)
7 73 (40.33%) CSS
8 71 (39.23%) Linux
8 71 (39.23%) OOP
9 70 (38.67%) Symfony
10 65 (35.91%) Web Development
11 61 (33.70%) MVC
12 60 (33.15%) Docker
13 57 (31.49%) E-Commerce
14 53 (29.28%) OO
15 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (28.73%) Vue.js
16 46 (25.41%) RESTful
17 44 (24.31%) React
18 39 (21.55%) jQuery
19 37 (20.44%) REST
20 34 (18.78%) Unit Testing
21 32 (17.68%) Zend
21 32 (17.68%) Node.js
22 30 (16.57%) JIRA
22 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
23 27 (14.92%) Relational Database
24 26 (14.36%) AWS
24 26 (14.36%) LAMP
24 26 (14.36%) SOAP

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 13 (7.18%) Apache
2 12 (6.63%) nginx
3 10 (5.52%) WordPress
4 5 (2.76%) CMS
5 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.10%) Drupal
6 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.10%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.55%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) AWS
2 11 (6.08%) npm
3 10 (5.52%) DigitalOcean
3 10 (5.52%) GitHub
4 8 (4.42%) Asana
4 8 (4.42%) Yarn
5 7 (3.87%) SaaS
6 6 (3.31%) GCP
7 5 (2.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (2.76%) Basecamp
7 5 (2.76%) Mailgun
7 5 (2.76%) Sage Pay
8 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.10%) Azure
9 2 (1.10%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.76%) SSL
2 2 (1.10%) AMQP
3 1 (0.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (70.17%) MySQL
2 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 27 (14.92%) Relational Database
4 24 (13.26%) NoSQL
5 17 (9.39%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.42%) Redis
7 7 (3.87%) MariaDB
8 6 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (42.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.57%) JIRA
3 10 (5.52%) webpack
4 7 (3.87%) GitLab
4 7 (3.87%) PHPUnit
5 6 (3.31%) gulp
5 6 (3.31%) Subversion
6 5 (2.76%) CircleCI
6 5 (2.76%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.10%) Postman
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.55%) GoCD
General
1 25 (13.81%) Retail
2 17 (9.39%) Finance
3 15 (8.29%) Marketing
4 12 (6.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.21%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (92.82%) Developer
2 133 (73.48%) PHP Developer
3 42 (23.20%) Senior Developer
4 41 (22.65%) Senior PHP Developer
5 29 (16.02%) Web Developer
6 21 (11.60%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 20 (11.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (10.50%) HTML CSS Developer
8 19 (10.50%) HTML Developer
9 16 (8.84%) PHP Web Developer
10 13 (7.18%) Junior
10 13 (7.18%) Software Developer
11 10 (5.52%) LAMP Developer
12 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce Developer
12 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 9 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.97%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Senior WordPress Developer
13 8 (4.42%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (66.30%) Laravel
2 84 (46.41%) HTML
3 73 (40.33%) CSS
4 70 (38.67%) Symfony
5 52 (28.73%) Vue.js
6 46 (25.41%) RESTful
7 44 (24.31%) React
8 39 (21.55%) jQuery
9 37 (20.44%) REST
10 32 (17.68%) Node.js
11 26 (14.36%) LAMP
11 26 (14.36%) SOAP
12 24 (13.26%) AngularJS
12 24 (13.26%) HTML5
12 24 (13.26%) Web Services
13 19 (10.50%) Sass
14 17 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (8.84%) JSON
16 12 (6.63%) XML
17 10 (5.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Linux Command Line
2 20 (11.05%) Mobile App
3 19 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.42%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.55%) Music Streaming
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.23%) Linux
2 9 (4.97%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.31%) Unix
4 5 (2.76%) Android
4 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (39.23%) OOP
2 65 (35.91%) Web Development
3 61 (33.70%) MVC
4 57 (31.49%) E-Commerce
5 53 (29.28%) OO
6 52 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (18.78%) Unit Testing
8 23 (12.71%) Mobile Development
9 22 (12.15%) Microservices
10 19 (10.50%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.39%) OO PHP
11 17 (9.39%) Product Roadmap
11 17 (9.39%) TDD
12 14 (7.73%) DevOps
12 14 (7.73%) Kanban
13 13 (7.18%) API Integration
14 11 (6.08%) Scrum
15 10 (5.52%) ERP
15 10 (5.52%) Front End Development
15 10 (5.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 124 (68.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.15%) SQL
4 10 (5.52%) Go
4 10 (5.52%) Python
5 8 (4.42%) ES6
6 7 (3.87%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.76%) Java
8 4 (2.21%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.66%) C#
10 2 (1.10%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) QA
System Software
1 60 (33.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.76%) Terraform
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Kibana
3 1 (0.55%) logstash
3 1 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Zend
2 5 (2.76%) Adobe
3 3 (1.66%) Google
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.10%) Remedy
5 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.55%) VMware