The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 194 180
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 59 64 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.01% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.05% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 126
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the City of London

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the City of London

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the City of London

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 59 (63.44%) CSS
4 57 (61.29%) HTML
5 47 (50.54%) MySQL
6 34 (36.56%) LAMP
7 33 (35.48%) Linux
7 33 (35.48%) Laravel
8 29 (31.18%) MVC
9 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (26.88%) jQuery
9 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
10 23 (24.73%) TDD
10 23 (24.73%) Web Development
10 23 (24.73%) OO
11 18 (19.35%) Symfony
11 18 (19.35%) Finance
11 18 (19.35%) HTML5
11 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 15 (16.13%) OO PHP
12 15 (16.13%) User Experience
12 15 (16.13%) Scrum
12 15 (16.13%) SQL
12 15 (16.13%) Drupal
13 14 (15.05%) Apache
13 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (13.98%) React
15 12 (12.90%) BDD
15 12 (12.90%) OOP
15 12 (12.90%) JIRA

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (16.13%) Drupal
2 14 (15.05%) Apache
3 12 (12.90%) WordPress
4 6 (6.45%) CMS
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.30%) Foswiki
7 2 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) WebTrends
2 4 (4.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) DigitalOcean
2 7 (7.53%) Heroku
2 7 (7.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Intranet
2 5 (5.38%) Extranet
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
5 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.54%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) Big Data
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) JIRA
3 8 (8.60%) PHPUnit
4 7 (7.53%) webpack
5 4 (4.30%) Phabricator
6 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) Phing
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.15%) Grunt
7 2 (2.15%) gulp
7 2 (2.15%) PuPHPet
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.08%) Codeception
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Legal
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 5 (5.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.38%) Publishing
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) CSS
2 57 (61.29%) HTML
3 34 (36.56%) LAMP
4 33 (35.48%) Laravel
5 25 (26.88%) jQuery
6 18 (19.35%) AngularJS
6 18 (19.35%) HTML5
6 18 (19.35%) Symfony
7 13 (13.98%) React
8 10 (10.75%) Node.js
9 9 (9.68%) CSS3
10 7 (7.53%) Ajax
10 7 (7.53%) Redux
10 7 (7.53%) Web Services
11 6 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (6.45%) Sass
12 5 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.38%) RESTful
12 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) User Experience
2 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Fintech
3 6 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.30%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.23%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) BBC
7 1 (1.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.08%) Kindle
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Debian
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) MVC
2 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.73%) OO
3 23 (24.73%) TDD
3 23 (24.73%) Web Development
4 15 (16.13%) OO PHP
4 15 (16.13%) Scrum
5 12 (12.90%) BDD
5 12 (12.90%) OOP
5 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.68%) API Development
8 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.53%) API Design
10 6 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.30%) Data Integration
11 4 (4.30%) Email Marketing
11 4 (4.30%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.13%) SQL
4 11 (11.83%) Java
4 11 (11.83%) PHP 5
5 8 (8.60%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.60%) ES6
6 7 (7.53%) Perl
7 6 (6.45%) Python
8 4 (4.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.15%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Zend
2 4 (4.30%) Sencha
3 3 (3.23%) Facebook
3 3 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 hours ago
City Of Westminster, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 35% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Remote working, flexible hours, Holi
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Convertr Media Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Quidco
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus performance related bonus
Posted: 14 days ago