Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 638 857 1031
Rank change year-on-year +219 +174 -16
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 179 254 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 199 255 170
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +30.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £67,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +14.29%

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 41,505 78,431 98,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.80% 53.79% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34,143 64,328 81,819
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +228 171 £45,000 +20.00% 29
UK excluding London +186 122 £44,000 +18.92% 26
London +180 54 £57,500 +6.48% 6
Work from Home +62 35 £45,000 +2.27% 8
South East +133 27 £44,000 - 4
North of England +134 26 £35,000 - 4
East of England +87 26 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West +99 22 £45,000 +21.62% 2
North West +107 18 £35,500 +33.96% 3
Midlands +111 16 £43,750 +16.67% 8
East Midlands +80 10 £41,250 -13.16% 5
Yorkshire +89 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Midlands +88 6 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Scotland +75 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 179 (100.00%) PHP
2 129 (72.07%) MySQL
3 102 (56.98%) JavaScript
4 95 (53.07%) HTML
5 94 (52.51%) Laravel
6 83 (46.37%) CSS
7 73 (40.78%) OOP
8 68 (37.99%) Linux
9 63 (35.20%) Git (software)
10 54 (30.17%) jQuery
10 54 (30.17%) Symfony
11 45 (25.14%) Web Development
12 40 (22.35%) LAMP
13 36 (20.11%) PHP 5
14 35 (19.55%) REST
15 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (18.44%) MVC
17 31 (17.32%) TDD
18 30 (16.76%) Bitbucket
19 29 (16.20%) OO
20 28 (15.64%) AWS
20 28 (15.64%) React
21 27 (15.08%) Finance
21 27 (15.08%) Zend
22 26 (14.53%) Apache
22 26 (14.53%) PHPUnit
22 26 (14.53%) Mobile App
23 25 (13.97%) HTML5
23 25 (13.97%) SOLID
23 25 (13.97%) 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 26 (14.53%) Apache
2 15 (8.38%) CMS
3 14 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.70%) nginx
5 11 (6.15%) Drupal
5 11 (6.15%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.56%) Inkscape
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Magento
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.12%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.64%) AWS
2 16 (8.94%) SaaS
3 12 (6.70%) Azure
3 12 (6.70%) npm
4 11 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (6.15%) Serverless
5 7 (3.91%) GCP
6 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.12%) Datadog
7 2 (1.12%) Kong
8 1 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) Internet
2 4 (2.23%) DNS
2 4 (2.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) SSH
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (72.07%) MySQL
2 14 (7.82%) Redis
3 9 (5.03%) Data Mining
3 9 (5.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.35%) Big Data
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (35.20%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.76%) Bitbucket
3 26 (14.53%) PHPUnit
4 21 (11.73%) JIRA
5 11 (6.15%) Cypress.io
6 7 (3.91%) Xdebug
7 6 (3.35%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.23%) git-flow
8 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.12%) Subversion
10 2 (1.12%) webpack
11 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.56%) Postman
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 27 (15.08%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Marketing
3 11 (6.15%) Retail
4 7 (3.91%) Advertising
5 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (92.74%) Developer
2 141 (78.77%) PHP Developer
3 39 (21.79%) Senior Developer
4 38 (21.23%) Senior PHP Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (6.70%) React Developer
6 12 (6.70%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.15%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (3.91%) AWS Developer
8 7 (3.91%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Symfony Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Junior
10 5 (2.79%) Junior Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (53.07%) HTML
2 94 (52.51%) Laravel
3 83 (46.37%) CSS
4 54 (30.17%) jQuery
4 54 (30.17%) Symfony
5 40 (22.35%) LAMP
6 35 (19.55%) REST
7 28 (15.64%) React
8 25 (13.97%) HTML5
8 25 (13.97%) SOAP
9 24 (13.41%) Node.js
10 22 (12.29%) CodeIgniter
10 22 (12.29%) Sass
11 21 (11.73%) AngularJS
12 20 (11.17%) Vue.js
13 18 (10.06%) Web Services
14 17 (9.50%) RESTful
15 15 (8.38%) Ajax
15 15 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (7.82%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.06%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (9.50%) User Experience
4 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.38%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.47%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.47%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 68 (37.99%) Linux
2 11 (6.15%) Android
2 11 (6.15%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.47%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.68%) Debian
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) OOP
2 45 (25.14%) Web Development
3 34 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (18.44%) MVC
5 31 (17.32%) TDD
6 29 (16.20%) OO
7 25 (13.97%) SOLID
8 22 (12.29%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.17%) E-Commerce
10 19 (10.61%) Microservices
10 19 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (9.50%) BDD
12 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.38%) DevOps
13 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.26%) OO PHP
14 13 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (6.70%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (6.70%) OOD
16 11 (6.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (56.98%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.11%) PHP 5
4 24 (13.41%) SQL
5 10 (5.59%) C#
6 9 (5.03%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.91%) Python
7 7 (3.91%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.35%) ES6
9 5 (2.79%) Go
9 5 (2.79%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) SEPA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (12.29%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Ansible
1 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.12%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Zend
2 5 (2.79%) Google
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.68%) New Relic
3 3 (1.68%) Talend
3 3 (1.68%) Twitter
4 2 (1.12%) Spotify
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.56%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce