Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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

PHP Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 153 253
Rank change year-on-year -58 +100 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 47 52 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 1.26% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.35% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 58
10th Percentile £37,650 £46,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -
75th Percentile " £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £71,750 " £77,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% -4.17%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,808 3,841 9,366
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 93.41% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,186 3,370 8,221
10th Percentile £42,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £96,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the City of London

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (87.23%) HTML
2 41 (87.23%) CSS
3 33 (70.21%) JavaScript
4 30 (63.83%) AngularJS
5 29 (61.70%) Sass
6 28 (59.57%) Grunt
6 28 (59.57%) DevOps
6 28 (59.57%) npm
6 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
7 24 (51.06%) Laravel
8 22 (46.81%) MySQL
8 22 (46.81%) MVC
8 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (42.55%) Web Services
9 20 (42.55%) Vue.js
10 19 (40.43%) CSS3
10 19 (40.43%) Web Development
10 19 (40.43%) HTML5
11 18 (38.30%) OWASP
11 18 (38.30%) Azure
11 18 (38.30%) AWS
11 18 (38.30%) Software Architecture
11 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
11 18 (38.30%) Java
11 18 (38.30%) TDD
11 18 (38.30%) LESS
11 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
11 18 (38.30%) Docker
11 18 (38.30%) Bower

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 12 (25.53%) WordPress
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
2 10 (21.28%) CMS
3 6 (12.77%) nginx
4 5 (10.64%) Moodle
5 4 (8.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 28 (59.57%) npm
2 18 (38.30%) AWS
2 18 (38.30%) AWS CloudFormation
2 18 (38.30%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Couchbase
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
1 28 (59.57%) Grunt
2 18 (38.30%) Bower
2 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (38.30%) webpack
3 10 (21.28%) gulp
3 10 (21.28%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.53%) Marketing
2 11 (23.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (21.28%) Advertising
4 7 (14.89%) Finance
5 5 (10.64%) Social Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Electronics
6 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.13%) Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) CSS
1 41 (87.23%) HTML
2 30 (63.83%) AngularJS
3 29 (61.70%) Sass
4 24 (51.06%) Laravel
5 20 (42.55%) Vue.js
5 20 (42.55%) Web Services
6 19 (40.43%) CSS3
6 19 (40.43%) HTML5
7 18 (38.30%) LEMP Stack
7 18 (38.30%) LESS
7 18 (38.30%) Vuetify.js
8 12 (25.53%) React
9 10 (21.28%) LAMP
9 10 (21.28%) Twig
10 6 (12.77%) Symfony
11 5 (10.64%) jQuery
11 5 (10.64%) RESTful
12 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (4.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Media Streaming
1 2 (4.26%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (2.13%) Life Science
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) DevOps
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) MVC
3 19 (40.43%) Web Development
4 18 (38.30%) OWASP
4 18 (38.30%) Software Architecture
4 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
4 18 (38.30%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) SEO
6 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) API Development
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.26%) OO
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (70.21%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Kotlin
4 10 (21.28%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Zend