Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 773 899 908
Rank change year-on-year +126 +9 +216
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 237 229 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 213 212 259
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,525 £25,950
90th Percentile £64,500 £67,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% -2.67%

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 67,209 83,327 97,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.18% 54.99% 55.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55,529 68,936 82,202
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Top 13 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 19 February 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 +150 232 £44,000 +3.53% 96
UK excluding London +155 184 £42,500 +21.43% 63
South East +73 66 £42,500 +21.43% 6
London +34 49 £55,000 - 36
South West +42 44 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East of England +93 27 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North of England +73 26 £40,000 +14.29% 25
Midlands +56 20 £40,000 +6.67% 8
East Midlands - 19 £38,750 - 6
North West +55 16 £42,500 +21.43% 17
Yorkshire +27 10 £40,000 +14.29% 7
West Midlands +37 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Scotland +29 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 237 (100.00%) PHP
2 179 (75.53%) MySQL
3 158 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 141 (59.49%) HTML
5 128 (54.01%) CSS
6 125 (52.74%) Laravel
7 115 (48.52%) Linux
8 106 (44.73%) OOP
9 87 (36.71%) MVC
10 84 (35.44%) Git (software)
11 70 (29.54%) LAMP
12 65 (27.43%) HTML5
13 61 (25.74%) AWS
14 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (24.05%) Symfony
16 53 (22.36%) jQuery
17 51 (21.52%) Zend
18 48 (20.25%) PHP 5
18 48 (20.25%) REST
19 47 (19.83%) SaaS
20 46 (19.41%) OO
20 46 (19.41%) React
21 44 (18.57%) E-Commerce
22 43 (18.14%) Web Development
23 42 (17.72%) TDD
23 42 (17.72%) Mobile App
24 40 (16.88%) Unit Testing
25 38 (16.03%) Vue.js
26 37 (15.61%) Bitbucket
27 35 (14.77%) AngularJS

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 35 (14.77%) Apache
2 22 (9.28%) WordPress
3 20 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.75%) Drupal
5 14 (5.91%) CMS
5 14 (5.91%) nginx
6 5 (2.11%) PrestaShop
7 2 (0.84%) Moodle
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.74%) AWS
2 47 (19.83%) SaaS
3 29 (12.24%) Azure
4 13 (5.49%) Amazon S3
4 13 (5.49%) npm
4 13 (5.49%) Serverless
5 12 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (4.22%) GitHub
8 7 (2.95%) Yarn
9 6 (2.53%) GCP
10 4 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.69%) Kong
11 2 (0.84%) Datadog
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) HTTP
2 10 (4.22%) DNS
3 8 (3.38%) Internet
4 7 (2.95%) SSH
5 4 (1.69%) ATM
5 4 (1.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (75.53%) MySQL
2 27 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.75%) Redis
4 12 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.22%) MariaDB
7 9 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.80%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.69%) Big Data
11 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 84 (35.44%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.61%) Bitbucket
3 26 (10.97%) PHPUnit
4 23 (9.70%) JIRA
5 16 (6.75%) Vagrant
6 13 (5.49%) git-flow
7 11 (4.64%) webpack
8 9 (3.80%) Cypress.io
9 7 (2.95%) Xdebug
10 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.11%) Selenium
11 4 (1.69%) Grunt
11 4 (1.69%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.27%) Babel
12 3 (1.27%) gulp
13 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.42%) PuPHPet
General
1 23 (9.70%) Retail
2 19 (8.02%) Finance
3 13 (5.49%) Marketing
4 3 (1.27%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.84%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Electronics
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (91.14%) Developer
2 176 (74.26%) PHP Developer
3 63 (26.58%) Senior Developer
4 57 (24.05%) Senior PHP Developer
5 45 (18.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (5.91%) Graduate
7 13 (5.49%) Backend Developer
7 13 (5.49%) React Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Graduate PHP Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Web Developer
9 9 (3.80%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.38%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.38%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.53%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 6 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.53%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.53%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 6 (2.53%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (59.49%) HTML
2 128 (54.01%) CSS
3 125 (52.74%) Laravel
4 70 (29.54%) LAMP
5 65 (27.43%) HTML5
6 57 (24.05%) Symfony
7 53 (22.36%) jQuery
8 48 (20.25%) REST
9 46 (19.41%) React
10 38 (16.03%) Vue.js
11 35 (14.77%) AngularJS
12 34 (14.35%) Web Services
13 31 (13.08%) SOAP
14 30 (12.66%) CodeIgniter
15 28 (11.81%) Ajax
16 27 (11.39%) RESTful
17 23 (9.70%) Node.js
17 23 (9.70%) Yii
18 22 (9.28%) Sass
19 20 (8.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.72%) Mobile App
2 21 (8.86%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.49%) User Experience
4 12 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.69%) PKI
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 115 (48.52%) Linux
2 16 (6.75%) Android
2 16 (6.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.80%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.53%) CentOS
5 3 (1.27%) Windows
6 2 (0.84%) Debian
6 2 (0.84%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.73%) OOP
2 87 (36.71%) MVC
3 58 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (19.41%) OO
5 44 (18.57%) E-Commerce
6 43 (18.14%) Web Development
7 42 (17.72%) TDD
8 40 (16.88%) Unit Testing
9 34 (14.35%) OOD
10 29 (12.24%) Microservices
11 22 (9.28%) OO PHP
12 21 (8.86%) SOLID
13 19 (8.02%) BDD
14 18 (7.59%) Mobile Application Development
15 17 (7.17%) Fintech
15 17 (7.17%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.75%) Android Development
16 16 (6.75%) Front End Development
16 16 (6.75%) iOS Development
17 15 (6.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) PHP
2 158 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 48 (20.25%) PHP 5
4 29 (12.24%) SQL
5 23 (9.70%) ES6
6 19 (8.02%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.38%) Python
8 7 (2.95%) Java
9 5 (2.11%) C#
9 5 (2.11%) Go
9 5 (2.11%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.27%) C
10 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.42%) JSX
Qualifications
1 5 (2.11%) Degree
2 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) GDPR
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 35 (14.77%) Docker
2 6 (2.53%) Varnish
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Ansible
2 8 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.38%) Terraform
3 5 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.27%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.27%) yum
5 2 (0.84%) Nagios
5 2 (0.84%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (21.52%) Zend
2 5 (2.11%) Google
3 3 (1.27%) SAP
4 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle
4 2 (0.84%) Sybase
4 2 (0.84%) Twitter
4 2 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.42%) New Relic
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.42%) Sage
5 1 (0.42%) Talend