Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

PHP Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 169 151
Rank change year-on-year -40 -18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2,638 3,609 4,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 2.19% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.28% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,407 3,323 3,868
England median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in England

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in England

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in England

PHP Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
London 0 836 £55,000 +10.00% 139
South East -8 610 £40,000 - 101
North of England -57 518 £35,000 -4.76% 197
South West +5 345 £40,000 +14.29% 96
North West -51 322 £35,500 -7.79% 116
Midlands -92 253 £32,500 - 102
West Midlands -79 171 £32,500 - 56
Yorkshire -47 162 £35,000 - 70
East Midlands -72 82 £35,000 +4.48% 45
East of England -55 71 £37,500 +7.14% 38
North East -10 34 £32,500 +8.33% 11
South Coast - 4 - -
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 2,638 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,664 (63.08%) JavaScript
3 1,544 (58.53%) MySQL
4 1,519 (57.58%) HTML
5 1,497 (56.75%) CSS
6 1,106 (41.93%) Laravel
7 884 (33.51%) MVC
8 823 (31.20%) Git (software)
9 798 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
10 792 (30.02%) Web Development
11 757 (28.70%) Symfony
12 682 (25.85%) jQuery
13 608 (23.05%) Linux
14 552 (20.92%) OO
15 545 (20.66%) LAMP
16 480 (18.20%) HTML5
17 479 (18.16%) OOP
18 383 (14.52%) Zend
19 358 (13.57%) SQL
20 355 (13.46%) E-Commerce
21 333 (12.62%) WordPress
21 333 (12.62%) CSS3
22 326 (12.36%) AngularJS
23 289 (10.96%) TDD
24 288 (10.92%) OO PHP
25 277 (10.50%) CMS
26 264 (10.01%) Finance
27 255 (9.67%) React
28 251 (9.51%) REST
29 249 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 333 (12.62%) WordPress
2 277 (10.50%) CMS
3 223 (8.45%) Apache
4 164 (6.22%) Drupal
5 95 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
6 72 (2.73%) nginx
7 19 (0.72%) IIS
7 19 (0.72%) Joomla!
8 13 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
10 11 (0.42%) eZ Publish
11 10 (0.38%) Confluence
12 7 (0.27%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.27%) Moodle
13 6 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.23%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.19%) concrete5
14 5 (0.19%) Kentico
14 5 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.19%) GIMP
4 2 (0.076%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.038%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 164 (6.22%) Magento
2 24 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.57%) Shopify
4 10 (0.38%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.038%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 222 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (3.87%) SaaS
3 76 (2.88%) GitHub
4 61 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (1.55%) Serverless
6 29 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 25 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.53%) npm
11 13 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
12 11 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.34%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.27%) Fastly
14 7 (0.27%) G Suite
15 6 (0.23%) Stackdriver
16 5 (0.19%) Asana
16 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.34%) Internet
2 21 (0.80%) SMS
3 17 (0.64%) HTTP
4 14 (0.53%) Skype
4 14 (0.53%) SSH
5 8 (0.30%) AMQP
6 6 (0.23%) Intranet
7 5 (0.19%) Firewall
8 3 (0.11%) Network Security
8 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.076%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.076%) DNS
9 2 (0.076%) SSL
10 1 (0.038%) Plixer Scrutinizer
10 1 (0.038%) PPP
10 1 (0.038%) VoIP
10 1 (0.038%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,544 (58.53%) MySQL
2 135 (5.12%) SQL Server
3 130 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 125 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 82 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 71 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (2.43%) MariaDB
8 39 (1.48%) Redis
9 28 (1.06%) Big Data
10 22 (0.83%) Blockchain
11 13 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (0.27%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.23%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.23%) Bigtable
15 6 (0.23%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.19%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 823 (31.20%) Git (software)
2 195 (7.39%) PHPUnit
3 178 (6.75%) Subversion
4 88 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 75 (2.84%) gulp
6 67 (2.54%) JIRA
7 62 (2.35%) Grunt
8 49 (1.86%) webpack
9 41 (1.55%) Bitbucket
10 40 (1.52%) git-flow
11 32 (1.21%) Vagrant
12 23 (0.87%) Mercurial
13 20 (0.76%) Visual Studio
14 17 (0.64%) Eclipse
14 17 (0.64%) PhpStorm
15 11 (0.42%) Selenium
16 10 (0.38%) Babel
17 9 (0.34%) Xdebug
18 8 (0.30%) Ant
18 8 (0.30%) Travis CI
General
1 264 (10.01%) Finance
2 221 (8.38%) Marketing
3 182 (6.90%) Retail
4 89 (3.37%) Advertising
5 61 (2.31%) Back Office
6 47 (1.78%) Banking
7 38 (1.44%) Games
7 38 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.10%) Electronics
8 29 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.80%) Publishing
10 19 (0.72%) Law
11 16 (0.61%) Automotive
11 16 (0.61%) Legal
12 9 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.15%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.11%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,519 (57.58%) HTML
2 1,497 (56.75%) CSS
3 1,106 (41.93%) Laravel
4 757 (28.70%) Symfony
5 682 (25.85%) jQuery
6 545 (20.66%) LAMP
7 480 (18.20%) HTML5
8 333 (12.62%) CSS3
9 326 (12.36%) AngularJS
10 255 (9.67%) React
11 251 (9.51%) REST
12 249 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 243 (9.21%) Sass
14 199 (7.54%) RESTful
15 195 (7.39%) Vue.js
16 194 (7.35%) Node.js
17 190 (7.20%) Web Services
18 181 (6.86%) Ajax
19 167 (6.33%) XML
20 155 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 167 (6.33%) User Experience
2 146 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 128 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 120 (4.55%) Fintech
5 114 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 89 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 81 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
8 69 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (0.80%) Blog
10 21 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.57%) Social Media
13 14 (0.53%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.49%) Driving Licence
15 11 (0.42%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.34%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.34%) iPad
16 9 (0.34%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 608 (23.05%) Linux
2 86 (3.26%) Unix
3 49 (1.86%) Windows
4 42 (1.59%) Android
5 30 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.80%) Debian
7 15 (0.57%) CentOS
8 11 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.038%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (33.51%) MVC
2 798 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 792 (30.02%) Web Development
4 552 (20.92%) OO
5 479 (18.16%) OOP
6 355 (13.46%) E-Commerce
7 289 (10.96%) TDD
8 288 (10.92%) OO PHP
9 230 (8.72%) Scrum
10 217 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 187 (7.09%) Front End Development
12 185 (7.01%) Software Engineering
13 156 (5.91%) DevOps
14 154 (5.84%) Unit Testing
15 136 (5.16%) Open Source
16 130 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 126 (4.78%) Mentoring
18 110 (4.17%) Microservices
19 89 (3.37%) SOLID
20 87 (3.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,638 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,664 (63.08%) JavaScript
3 358 (13.57%) SQL
4 203 (7.70%) Java
5 146 (5.53%) Python
6 104 (3.94%) PHP 5
7 97 (3.68%) PHP 7
8 82 (3.11%) C#
9 74 (2.81%) ES6
10 71 (2.69%) Ruby
11 39 (1.48%) Go
12 29 (1.10%) C++
13 25 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 24 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 17 (0.64%) Perl
16 14 (0.53%) Delphi
17 13 (0.49%) Java 8
18 12 (0.45%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.42%) C
20 10 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (5.23%) Degree
2 85 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.11%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.038%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.97%) QA
2 13 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.34%) GDPR
5 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 159 (6.03%) Docker
2 5 (0.19%) LXC
3 3 (0.11%) KVM
4 2 (0.076%) Varnish
5 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.038%) HDFS
5 1 (0.038%) Squid
Systems Management
1 42 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 25 (0.95%) Ansible
3 24 (0.91%) Puppet
4 18 (0.68%) Terraform
5 16 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.49%) cPanel
7 4 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.11%) Plesk
8 3 (0.11%) Rancher
8 3 (0.11%) Salt
9 2 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.076%) Kibana
9 2 (0.076%) logstash
10 1 (0.038%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 383 (14.52%) Zend
2 106 (4.02%) Google
3 52 (1.97%) Twitter
4 32 (1.21%) Microsoft
5 27 (1.02%) Adobe
6 21 (0.80%) Oracle
7 20 (0.76%) Facebook
8 19 (0.72%) New Relic
9 16 (0.61%) SAP
10 13 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.34%) Demandware
12 8 (0.30%) Fujitsu
12 8 (0.30%) Perforce
12 8 (0.30%) Remedy
13 7 (0.27%) Rackspace
14 6 (0.23%) Cisco
15 5 (0.19%) WorldPay
16 4 (0.15%) MuleSoft
16 4 (0.15%) WooCommerce