Period
to 1 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PHPUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHPUnit over the 6 months to 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHPUnit
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 817 617 892
Rank change year-on-year -200 +275 +23
Permanent jobs citing PHPUnit 239 108 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.93% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 161 104 154
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £39,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -

PHPUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 26,167 11,673 25,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.26% 21.13% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16,183 9,811 20,444
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,001 £82,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PHPUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PHPUnit as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHPUnit.

Salary trend for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHPUnit over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for PHPUnit in the UK

PHPUnit
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHPUnit within the UK over the 6 months to 1 December 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 -194 213 £50,000 +17.65% 41
UK excluding London -157 151 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Work from Home -188 92 £50,000 +38.89% 4
London -185 73 £50,000 -20.00% 12
South West -29 47 £47,500 +2.15% 4
South East -136 41 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Midlands -89 28 £43,750 +6.06% 4
North of England -151 20 £60,000 +50.00% 17
East Midlands -52 16 £43,750 +16.67%
North West -105 13 £60,000 +41.18% 11
West Midlands -93 12 £45,000 - 4
Scotland - 8 - -
East of England -101 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -104 5 £43,000 +7.50% 5
North East - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT jobs citing PHPUnit 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 PHPUnit.

1 239 (100.00%) PHP
2 193 (80.75%) JavaScript
3 189 (79.08%) MySQL
4 178 (74.48%) Git (software)
5 165 (69.04%) Laravel
6 158 (66.11%) OO
7 147 (61.51%) HTML
8 124 (51.88%) CSS
9 108 (45.19%) Docker
10 101 (42.26%) LAMP
11 94 (39.33%) TDD
12 93 (38.91%) Unit Testing
13 92 (38.49%) Full Stack Development
14 86 (35.98%) Symfony
15 82 (34.31%) Social Skills
16 81 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (30.96%) jQuery
18 72 (30.13%) OOP
18 72 (30.13%) OO PHP
19 71 (29.71%) RESTful
20 70 (29.29%) SQL
21 68 (28.45%) React
22 67 (28.03%) AWS
23 66 (27.62%) Linux
24 63 (26.36%) Relational Database
25 62 (25.94%) Fintech
25 62 (25.94%) MVC
26 58 (24.27%) Games
26 58 (24.27%) DevOps
26 58 (24.27%) Legacy Code

PHPUnit
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 29 (12.13%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (11.72%) Apache
3 26 (10.88%) IBM Domino
4 17 (7.11%) WordPress
5 16 (6.69%) Drupal
6 13 (5.44%) Confluence
7 7 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.93%) CMS
8 4 (1.67%) nginx
9 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (10.88%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.26%) Figma
Business Applications
1 9 (3.77%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (28.03%) AWS
2 46 (19.25%) GitHub
3 36 (15.06%) Amazon S3
4 32 (13.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (10.88%) Amazon ECS
6 20 (8.37%) SaaS
7 16 (6.69%) GCP
8 10 (4.18%) GitHub Actions
9 7 (2.93%) Algolia
9 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.93%) Azure
9 7 (2.93%) Google Analytics
9 7 (2.93%) Google Tag Manager
10 6 (2.51%) npm
11 4 (1.67%) Datadog
11 4 (1.67%) Google App Engine
12 3 (1.26%) Microsoft 365
13 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) Internet
2 7 (2.93%) SSL
3 6 (2.51%) DNS
3 6 (2.51%) FTP
3 6 (2.51%) HTTP
3 6 (2.51%) SMTP
3 6 (2.51%) SSH
4 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (79.08%) MySQL
2 63 (26.36%) Relational Database
3 45 (18.83%) Redis
4 33 (13.81%) NoSQL
5 32 (13.39%) Amazon Aurora
6 30 (12.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (10.88%) Amazon Athena
7 26 (10.88%) MongoDB
8 19 (7.95%) MariaDB
9 11 (4.60%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 178 (74.48%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.48%) JIRA
3 26 (10.88%) CircleCI
4 25 (10.46%) Jenkins
5 24 (10.04%) Bitbucket
6 23 (9.62%) Selenium
7 16 (6.69%) PhpStorm
8 14 (5.86%) Xdebug
9 12 (5.02%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.93%) ESLint
10 7 (2.93%) git-flow
10 7 (2.93%) RubyGems
10 7 (2.93%) Subversion
11 5 (2.09%) GitLab
12 4 (1.67%) Cypress.io
13 3 (1.26%) Babel
13 3 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.26%) Mocha
13 3 (1.26%) webpack
General
1 82 (34.31%) Social Skills
2 58 (24.27%) Games
3 57 (23.85%) Finance
4 36 (15.06%) Retail
5 35 (14.64%) Marketing
6 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.26%) Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Czech Language
8 3 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (1.26%) Slovak Language
9 2 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 202 (84.52%) Developer
2 180 (75.31%) PHP Developer
3 82 (34.31%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 46 (19.25%) Senior Developer
5 42 (17.57%) PHP Developer - Fintech
6 40 (16.74%) Senior PHP Developer
7 30 (12.55%) Backend Developer
8 10 (4.18%) MySQL Developer
8 10 (4.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 10 (4.18%) React Developer
9 9 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (1.67%) Games Developer
12 4 (1.67%) LAMP Developer
12 4 (1.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 4 (1.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 4 (1.67%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Developer
12 4 (1.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (69.04%) Laravel
2 147 (61.51%) HTML
3 124 (51.88%) CSS
4 101 (42.26%) LAMP
5 86 (35.98%) Symfony
6 74 (30.96%) jQuery
7 71 (29.71%) RESTful
8 68 (28.45%) React
9 56 (23.43%) REST
10 55 (23.01%) HTML5
11 51 (21.34%) Behat
12 50 (20.92%) Jest
12 50 (20.92%) Vue.js
13 41 (17.15%) Node.js
14 30 (12.55%) Web Services
15 24 (10.04%) CSS3
15 24 (10.04%) SOAP
16 21 (8.79%) Sass
17 17 (7.11%) AngularJS
17 17 (7.11%) phpspec
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.27%) Legacy Code
2 49 (20.50%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (10.88%) iPhone
3 26 (10.88%) Photography
3 26 (10.88%) Smartphone
3 26 (10.88%) Social Media
3 26 (10.88%) User Experience
4 17 (7.11%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.35%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.93%) PKI
8 4 (1.67%) NHS
9 3 (1.26%) Animation
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) Online Games
9 3 (1.26%) PMI
10 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.84%) Replication
10 2 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.62%) Linux
2 9 (3.77%) Mac OS
3 7 (2.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (66.11%) OO
2 94 (39.33%) TDD
3 93 (38.91%) Unit Testing
4 92 (38.49%) Full Stack Development
5 81 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (30.13%) OO PHP
6 72 (30.13%) OOP
7 62 (25.94%) Fintech
7 62 (25.94%) MVC
8 58 (24.27%) DevOps
9 55 (23.01%) B2B
10 49 (20.50%) Data Privacy
11 48 (20.08%) Test Automation
12 44 (18.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 42 (17.57%) Artificial Intelligence
13 42 (17.57%) Refactoring
14 39 (16.32%) Clean Code
15 38 (15.90%) Web Development
16 32 (13.39%) Collaborative Working
17 30 (12.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 239 (100.00%) PHP
2 193 (80.75%) JavaScript
3 70 (29.29%) SQL
4 52 (21.76%) PHP 7
5 19 (7.95%) PHP 5
6 17 (7.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.93%) Python
7 7 (2.93%) Ruby
8 4 (1.67%) Java
8 4 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.26%) ES6
9 3 (1.26%) R
10 2 (0.84%) C#
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.84%) Degree
3 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) QA
2 14 (5.86%) Accessibility
2 14 (5.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (45.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Ansible
2 8 (3.35%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.35%) Terraform
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (10.88%) Apple
2 22 (9.21%) Zend
3 20 (8.37%) Google
4 7 (2.93%) WooCommerce
5 4 (1.67%) SAP
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.26%) PayPal
6 3 (1.26%) Percona
6 3 (1.26%) Sage
7 2 (0.84%) Facebook
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) Spotify