Period
to 20 September 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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

PHP Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 81 204
Rank change year-on-year -77 +123 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 69 58 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 2.93% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 3.07% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 63
10th Percentile £38,750 £30,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £35,313 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +14.29%
75th Percentile £63,438 £56,563 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,696 1,888 6,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.43% 95.45% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,740 1,526 5,131
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £33,671
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Hertfordshire -52 20 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Cambridgeshire -61 18 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Norfolk - 15 £47,500 - 2
Essex -8 10 £55,000 +69.23% 7
Suffolk -20 6 £55,000 +57.14%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 East of England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
4 32 (46.38%) Laravel
5 29 (42.03%) MySQL
5 29 (42.03%) JIRA
6 26 (37.68%) PHP 7
7 24 (34.78%) Linux
8 21 (30.43%) Marketing
9 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.54%) Full Stack Development
10 18 (26.09%) Front End Development
11 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
12 16 (23.19%) Vue.js
13 15 (21.74%) OO
14 14 (20.29%) CSS
14 14 (20.29%) HTML
14 14 (20.29%) Retail
14 14 (20.29%) GitLab
14 14 (20.29%) GraphQL
14 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
14 14 (20.29%) Clean Code
15 13 (18.84%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (18.84%) Finance
16 12 (17.39%) Zend
16 12 (17.39%) OO PHP
17 10 (14.49%) Node.js
17 10 (14.49%) LAMP
18 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (20.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 6 (8.70%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) AWS
2 3 (4.35%) Firebase
2 3 (4.35%) GCP
2 3 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (2.90%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) Extranet
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (42.03%) JIRA
3 14 (20.29%) GitLab
3 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.90%) PhpStorm
General
1 21 (30.43%) Marketing
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 13 (18.84%) Finance
4 5 (7.25%) Games
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) Laravel
2 16 (23.19%) Vue.js
3 14 (20.29%) CSS
3 14 (20.29%) GraphQL
3 14 (20.29%) HTML
4 10 (14.49%) LAMP
4 10 (14.49%) Node.js
5 9 (13.04%) Symfony
6 8 (11.59%) React
6 8 (11.59%) RESTful
7 7 (10.14%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) Web Services
8 3 (4.35%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.90%) Google Maps API
9 2 (2.90%) Sass
9 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.45%) HTML5
10 1 (1.45%) REST
10 1 (1.45%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) Online Games
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (27.54%) Full Stack Development
2 18 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.74%) OO
5 14 (20.29%) Clean Code
6 12 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 9 (13.04%) OOP
7 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Web Development
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps
10 5 (7.25%) Microservices
10 5 (7.25%) MVC
11 4 (5.80%) Architectural Design
11 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.80%) Scrum
12 3 (4.35%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (57.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) PHP 7
4 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (2.90%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Zend
2 5 (7.25%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) Rackspace