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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 44 39
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing PHP 3,482 2,440 590
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.43% 6.56% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 10.58% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 2,019 517
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,900
25th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
75th Percentile £73,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.89% - -

PHP 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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 46,507 23,056 5,757
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.15% 61.96% 64.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24,779 17,915 5,064
10th Percentile £37,885 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

PHP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PHP trend for jobs with a WFH option

PHP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PHP.

PHP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PHP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PHP over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

PHP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, PHP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PHP.

1 1,996 (57.32%) JavaScript
2 1,636 (46.98%) Agile
3 1,454 (41.76%) MySQL
4 1,440 (41.36%) Laravel
5 1,226 (35.21%) AWS
6 1,218 (34.98%) React
7 1,191 (34.20%) CSS
8 1,149 (33.00%) HTML
9 1,055 (30.30%) Full Stack Development
10 967 (27.77%) Docker
11 962 (27.63%) Software Engineering
12 833 (23.92%) Git (software)
13 809 (23.23%) Web Development
14 795 (22.83%) SaaS
15 638 (18.32%) Node.js
15 638 (18.32%) Social Skills
16 634 (18.21%) Vue.js
17 614 (17.63%) SQL
18 601 (17.26%) Linux
19 592 (17.00%) Python
20 572 (16.43%) Symfony
21 571 (16.40%) AngularJS
22 564 (16.20%) Go
23 561 (16.11%) Kubernetes
24 523 (15.02%) DevOps
25 509 (14.62%) OO
26 503 (14.45%) CI/CD
27 483 (13.87%) OOP
28 476 (13.67%) WordPress
29 474 (13.61%) Coaching

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 476 (13.67%) WordPress
2 216 (6.20%) Apache
3 187 (5.37%) CMS
4 106 (3.04%) Drupal
5 98 (2.81%) Confluence
6 77 (2.21%) nginx
7 39 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 27 (0.78%) Moodle
9 21 (0.60%) Joomla!
10 20 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 14 (0.40%) IIS
12 10 (0.29%) SilverStripe
13 9 (0.26%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.23%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.20%) Hyperledger
15 7 (0.20%) Jadu
15 7 (0.20%) MetaMask
15 7 (0.20%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.17%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.20%) Sketch
5 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.14%) Maya
7 4 (0.11%) FileZilla
8 3 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.057%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.057%) InVision
Business Applications
1 60 (1.72%) Magento
2 44 (1.26%) NetSuite
3 42 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
4 32 (0.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 30 (0.86%) Shopify
6 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.20%) R3 Corda
8 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.086%) OpenCart
9 3 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.057%) PlanetPress Connect
10 2 (0.057%) Summit
10 2 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,226 (35.21%) AWS
2 795 (22.83%) SaaS
3 409 (11.75%) GitHub
4 304 (8.73%) Azure
5 258 (7.41%) GCP
6 256 (7.35%) Serverless
7 214 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
8 186 (5.34%) Amazon SQS
9 157 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
10 136 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 111 (3.19%) GitHub Actions
12 106 (3.04%) AWS Fargate
13 102 (2.93%) Amazon S3
14 98 (2.81%) Paddle
15 93 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
16 86 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
17 76 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 75 (2.15%) Azure DevOps
19 69 (1.98%) npm
20 62 (1.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.99%) Internet
2 88 (2.53%) HTTP
3 59 (1.69%) DNS
4 37 (1.06%) Skype
5 27 (0.78%) Firewall
6 23 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.55%) Broadband
8 16 (0.46%) SSL
9 13 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.34%) VPN
11 10 (0.29%) DHCP
12 8 (0.23%) IPv6
13 7 (0.20%) FTP
13 7 (0.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 4 (0.11%) SSH
15 3 (0.086%) Intranet
15 3 (0.086%) VoIP
15 3 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.086%) Wireless
15 3 (0.086%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,454 (41.76%) MySQL
2 282 (8.10%) Relational Database
3 243 (6.98%) Redis
4 232 (6.66%) PostgreSQL
5 231 (6.63%) SQL Server
6 180 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
7 159 (4.57%) MongoDB
8 151 (4.34%) MariaDB
9 129 (3.70%) DynamoDB
10 105 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
11 102 (2.93%) NoSQL
12 84 (2.41%) Big Data
13 68 (1.95%) RDBMS
14 51 (1.46%) Amazon Aurora
15 39 (1.12%) BigQuery
16 31 (0.89%) Couchbase
17 21 (0.60%) OLAP
18 14 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
19 12 (0.34%) DB2
20 11 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 833 (23.92%) Git (software)
2 344 (9.88%) JIRA
3 168 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 128 (3.68%) GitLab
5 115 (3.30%) Bitbucket
5 115 (3.30%) webpack
6 92 (2.64%) PHPUnit
7 73 (2.10%) Subversion
8 58 (1.67%) gulp
9 51 (1.46%) Cypress.io
9 51 (1.46%) Selenium
10 38 (1.09%) Maven
11 35 (1.01%) Babel
12 32 (0.92%) Grunt
13 31 (0.89%) WebStorm
14 28 (0.80%) ESLint
14 28 (0.80%) SonarQube
15 26 (0.75%) git-flow
16 23 (0.66%) Mercurial
16 23 (0.66%) Postman
General
1 638 (18.32%) Social Skills
2 367 (10.54%) Marketing
3 337 (9.68%) Finance
4 211 (6.06%) Retail
5 181 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
6 158 (4.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 154 (4.42%) Games
8 95 (2.73%) Public Sector
9 89 (2.56%) Advertising
10 75 (2.15%) Back Office
11 64 (1.84%) Publishing
12 54 (1.55%) Legal
13 50 (1.44%) Telecoms
14 39 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
15 38 (1.09%) Manufacturing
16 36 (1.03%) Retail Finance
17 33 (0.95%) Banking
18 31 (0.89%) Local Government
19 25 (0.72%) Electronics
20 22 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,409 (69.18%) Developer
2 1,008 (28.95%) PHP Developer
3 490 (14.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 444 (12.75%) Software Engineer
5 386 (11.09%) Senior Developer
6 182 (5.23%) Software Developer
7 176 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 169 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 149 (4.28%) Backend Developer
10 137 (3.93%) Senior PHP Developer
11 123 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 105 (3.02%) Lead Developer
13 103 (2.96%) React Developer
14 101 (2.90%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 95 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
16 77 (2.21%) PHP Software Engineer
17 72 (2.07%) Junior
18 69 (1.98%) JavaScript Developer
19 64 (1.84%) WordPress Developer
20 53 (1.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,440 (41.36%) Laravel
2 1,218 (34.98%) React
3 1,191 (34.20%) CSS
4 1,149 (33.00%) HTML
5 638 (18.32%) Node.js
6 634 (18.21%) Vue.js
7 572 (16.43%) Symfony
8 571 (16.40%) AngularJS
9 386 (11.09%) REST
10 384 (11.03%) jQuery
11 372 (10.68%) LAMP
12 347 (9.97%) RESTful
13 284 (8.16%) HTML5
14 272 (7.81%) React Native
15 253 (7.27%) .NET
16 237 (6.81%) Sass
17 209 (6.00%) Web Services
18 203 (5.83%) XML
19 187 (5.37%) CSS3
20 172 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 310 (8.90%) User Experience
2 301 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
3 239 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 128 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 112 (3.22%) Legacy Systems
6 76 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 71 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 71 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 67 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
9 65 (1.87%) NHS
10 54 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 49 (1.41%) Blog
12 46 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 40 (1.15%) Social Media
14 33 (0.95%) Data Structures
15 31 (0.89%) Marketing Technology
16 29 (0.83%) Legacy Code
17 28 (0.80%) Legacy Applications
18 24 (0.69%) e-Learning
19 22 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 601 (17.26%) Linux
2 216 (6.20%) Apple iOS
3 210 (6.03%) Android
4 115 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 66 (1.90%) Unix
6 62 (1.78%) Windows
7 44 (1.26%) Debian
8 17 (0.49%) CentOS
9 12 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.086%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.057%) AIX
13 2 (0.057%) HPUX
14 1 (0.029%) Fedora
14 1 (0.029%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,636 (46.98%) Agile
2 1,055 (30.30%) Full Stack Development
3 962 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 809 (23.23%) Web Development
5 523 (15.02%) DevOps
6 509 (14.62%) OO
7 503 (14.45%) CI/CD
8 483 (13.87%) OOP
9 474 (13.61%) Coaching
10 461 (13.24%) MVC
11 429 (12.32%) TDD
12 389 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
13 386 (11.09%) Microservices
14 368 (10.57%) Mentoring
15 334 (9.59%) Scrum
16 328 (9.42%) E-Commerce
17 261 (7.50%) Unit Testing
18 240 (6.89%) Front End Development
19 238 (6.84%) Test Automation
20 219 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,996 (57.32%) JavaScript
2 614 (17.63%) SQL
3 592 (17.00%) Python
4 564 (16.20%) Go
5 362 (10.40%) Java
6 343 (9.85%) TypeScript
7 258 (7.41%) C#
8 173 (4.97%) Ruby
9 155 (4.45%) ES6
10 129 (3.70%) C++
11 102 (2.93%) Bash
12 78 (2.24%) C
13 47 (1.35%) Perl
14 35 (1.01%) Apple Swift
15 27 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 26 (0.75%) Kotlin
17 21 (0.60%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.52%) Objective-C
19 17 (0.49%) VB.NET
20 11 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 287 (8.24%) Degree
2 134 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.32%) AWS Certification
5 9 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.17%) RHCE
8 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.14%) ISEB
8 5 (0.14%) MCSA
9 4 (0.11%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.086%) MCSE
10 3 (0.086%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.057%) CCIE
11 2 (0.057%) CCNA
11 2 (0.057%) CCNP
11 2 (0.057%) CISSP
11 2 (0.057%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (6.92%) QA
2 91 (2.61%) Accessibility
3 13 (0.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.20%) GDPR
6 6 (0.17%) HL7
7 5 (0.14%) WCAG
8 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.029%) COBIT
9 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.029%) GRC
9 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.029%) NIST
System Software
1 967 (27.77%) Docker
2 26 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.49%) KVM
3 17 (0.49%) Xen
4 13 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.32%) LXC
6 8 (0.23%) iptables
7 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.057%) NFS
9 2 (0.057%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 561 (16.11%) Kubernetes
2 269 (7.73%) Terraform
3 100 (2.87%) Ansible
4 63 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (1.18%) Grafana
6 37 (1.06%) Puppet
7 22 (0.63%) Nagios
8 18 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.37%) Bugsnag
10 11 (0.32%) Proxmox
11 8 (0.23%) Rancher
12 6 (0.17%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.086%) Argo
13 3 (0.086%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.086%) Packer
13 3 (0.086%) SCCM
14 2 (0.057%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.029%) Consul
15 1 (0.029%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 305 (8.76%) Google
2 198 (5.69%) Zend
3 91 (2.61%) WooCommerce
4 88 (2.53%) SAP
5 67 (1.92%) Oracle
6 65 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (1.75%) Apple
8 49 (1.41%) Microsoft
9 41 (1.18%) PayPal
9 41 (1.18%) Xamarin
10 37 (1.06%) WorldPay
11 33 (0.95%) VMware
12 25 (0.72%) Adobe
13 21 (0.60%) Marin
14 20 (0.57%) Splunk
15 16 (0.46%) Stackify
16 15 (0.43%) Mapbox
17 13 (0.37%) JD Edwards
18 12 (0.34%) Facebook
18 12 (0.34%) IBM