Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP 7
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 816 934
Rank change year-on-year +174 +118 -37
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 121 210 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 106 239 205
Median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £34,375 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,875 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -1.37%

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 37,192 68,240 83,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.08% 54.12% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31,374 56,808 69,729
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP 7 in the UK

PHP 7
Top 16 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 22 January 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 +153 108 £47,500 +7.95% 60
UK excluding London +135 96 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Work from Home -72 32 £40,000 -9.09% 10
South East +117 27 £50,000 +13.64% 16
Midlands +82 21 £45,000 +16.13% 9
London +172 20 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North of England +81 19 £41,500 +7.10% 13
West Midlands - 18 £45,000 - 7
South West +57 14 £47,500 +5.56% 8
North West +81 13 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Scotland +60 10 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +36 5 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +41 3 £22,500 -41.94% 2
Wales - 3 £40,000 - 3
East of England +91 2 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North East - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 121 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (65.29%) MySQL
3 71 (58.68%) JavaScript
3 71 (58.68%) Laravel
4 60 (49.59%) HTML
5 52 (42.98%) OOP
6 49 (40.50%) Git (software)
7 47 (38.84%) React
8 45 (37.19%) Web Development
9 43 (35.54%) CSS
10 42 (34.71%) Symfony
11 39 (32.23%) RESTful
12 37 (30.58%) OO
13 36 (29.75%) Linux
13 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (28.93%) MVC
15 32 (26.45%) E-Commerce
16 31 (25.62%) HTML5
17 30 (24.79%) Docker
18 29 (23.97%) jQuery
19 27 (22.31%) AWS
19 27 (22.31%) Web Services
19 27 (22.31%) Node.js
20 26 (21.49%) Vue.js
21 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
22 21 (17.36%) Sass
22 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
22 21 (17.36%) LAMP
23 20 (16.53%) Unit Testing
23 20 (16.53%) NoSQL

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 (10.74%) nginx
2 10 (8.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.79%) CMS
4 5 (4.13%) WordPress
5 3 (2.48%) Drupal
5 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.65%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.65%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (9.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.83%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.31%) AWS
2 7 (5.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (5.79%) GitHub
3 5 (4.13%) npm
4 4 (3.31%) SaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Azure
5 3 (2.48%) Basecamp
5 3 (2.48%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (2.48%) GCP
5 3 (2.48%) Mailgun
5 3 (2.48%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.65%) Asana
6 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.65%) Yarn
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.83%) Serverless
7 1 (0.83%) Slack
7 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) AMQP
1 3 (2.48%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (65.29%) MySQL
2 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
3 20 (16.53%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.13%) Redis
7 3 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (40.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.92%) gulp
2 12 (9.92%) webpack
3 7 (5.79%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.13%) JIRA
5 4 (3.31%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.48%) git-flow
6 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) GoCD
7 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 8 (6.61%) Retail
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.31%) Finance
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (91.74%) Developer
2 74 (61.16%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
3 12 (9.92%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Creative Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 10 (8.26%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (8.26%) HTML Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Backend Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.61%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 7 (5.79%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Lead PHP Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Lead Software Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (58.68%) Laravel
2 60 (49.59%) HTML
3 47 (38.84%) React
4 43 (35.54%) CSS
5 42 (34.71%) Symfony
6 39 (32.23%) RESTful
7 31 (25.62%) HTML5
8 29 (23.97%) jQuery
9 27 (22.31%) Node.js
9 27 (22.31%) Web Services
10 26 (21.49%) Vue.js
11 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
12 21 (17.36%) LAMP
12 21 (17.36%) Sass
13 19 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (11.57%) LEMP Stack
14 14 (11.57%) REST
15 11 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (6.61%) SOAP
17 6 (4.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.44%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.96%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.31%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.83%) Music Streaming
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.65%) CentOS
3 2 (1.65%) Debian
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) OOP
2 45 (37.19%) Web Development
3 37 (30.58%) OO
4 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.93%) MVC
6 32 (26.45%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.53%) Unit Testing
8 19 (15.70%) Microservices
9 17 (14.05%) Mobile Development
10 15 (12.40%) Product Roadmap
11 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.92%) Front End Development
13 11 (9.09%) DevOps
13 11 (9.09%) Web Design
14 9 (7.44%) OO PHP
15 8 (6.61%) TDD
16 7 (5.79%) Fintech
16 7 (5.79%) Kanban
16 7 (5.79%) Scrum
16 7 (5.79%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) PHP
2 71 (58.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.22%) SQL
4 11 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (4.96%) Java
5 6 (4.96%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.31%) C#
7 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.65%) C
8 2 (1.65%) ES6
8 2 (1.65%) Go
8 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Terraform
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) Kibana
3 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.65%) logstash
3 2 (1.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Adobe
2 6 (4.96%) Zend
3 2 (1.65%) Remedy
3 2 (1.65%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com