Period
to 15 August 2020

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 196 202
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1,162 2,344 2,769
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.03% 1.79% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.87% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 2,362 2,746
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +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 54,205 125,652 152,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.86% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44,198 101,119 123,824
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in England

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in England

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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
North of England +55 318 £40,000 +6.67% 106
London +24 291 £55,000 - 33
South East +38 275 £45,000 - 40
North West +43 185 £40,000 +6.67% 55
South West -5 108 £40,000 - 44
Yorkshire +70 107 £40,000 +6.67% 37
Midlands -9 92 £37,500 +7.14% 47
East of England +108 74 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East Midlands +23 46 £37,500 +10.29% 24
West Midlands -20 45 £37,500 - 23
North East +6 26 £40,000 -5.88% 14
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 1,162 (100.00%) PHP
2 756 (65.06%) JavaScript
3 662 (56.97%) MySQL
4 624 (53.70%) HTML
5 621 (53.44%) CSS
6 513 (44.15%) Laravel
7 372 (32.01%) Git (software)
8 366 (31.50%) MVC
9 322 (27.71%) Web Development
10 300 (25.82%) OOP
11 295 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
12 279 (24.01%) Symfony
13 257 (22.12%) OO
14 253 (21.77%) Linux
15 243 (20.91%) jQuery
16 200 (17.21%) LAMP
17 182 (15.66%) Zend
18 180 (15.49%) Vue.js
19 178 (15.32%) Docker
20 164 (14.11%) AWS
21 156 (13.43%) SQL
22 150 (12.91%) Web Services
23 149 (12.82%) E-Commerce
24 145 (12.48%) REST
25 143 (12.31%) OO PHP
26 132 (11.36%) TDD
27 121 (10.41%) AngularJS
28 120 (10.33%) RESTful
29 116 (9.98%) React
30 114 (9.81%) Node.js

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 86 (7.40%) WordPress
2 68 (5.85%) Apache
3 58 (4.99%) CMS
4 36 (3.10%) nginx
5 33 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.24%) Drupal
7 21 (1.81%) Moodle
8 17 (1.46%) Joomla!
9 11 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
11 9 (0.77%) Jadu
12 7 (0.60%) SilverStripe
13 6 (0.52%) Liferay
14 4 (0.34%) Confluence
15 1 (0.086%) IIS
15 1 (0.086%) SugarCRM
15 1 (0.086%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.086%) Totara
Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.086%) Inkscape
3 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 96 (8.26%) Magento
2 24 (2.07%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (1.72%) Shopify
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.17%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (14.11%) AWS
2 73 (6.28%) SaaS
3 59 (5.08%) Azure
4 45 (3.87%) GitHub
5 30 (2.58%) GCP
6 22 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (1.89%) Serverless
7 15 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.20%) npm
9 13 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.69%) Yarn
12 7 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.34%) PaaS
14 3 (0.26%) Slack
15 2 (0.17%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.24%) Internet
2 14 (1.20%) Network Security
3 7 (0.60%) DNS
4 6 (0.52%) Intranet
4 6 (0.52%) SSH
5 4 (0.34%) HTTP
6 3 (0.26%) Skype
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.086%) AMQP
8 1 (0.086%) FTP
8 1 (0.086%) PPP
8 1 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (56.97%) MySQL
2 96 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 60 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 44 (3.79%) Redis
7 23 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.89%) Big Data
9 19 (1.64%) MariaDB
10 15 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.60%) BigQuery
13 6 (0.52%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon Aurora
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1 (0.086%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.086%) InterSystems Cache
16 1 (0.086%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 372 (32.01%) Git (software)
2 89 (7.66%) PHPUnit
3 46 (3.96%) Bitbucket
3 46 (3.96%) webpack
4 41 (3.53%) JIRA
5 35 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.93%) gulp
7 30 (2.58%) Subversion
8 29 (2.50%) Selenium
9 21 (1.81%) Grunt
10 20 (1.72%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.77%) PhpStorm
12 8 (0.69%) Cypress.io
12 8 (0.69%) GitLab
13 7 (0.60%) Xdebug
14 6 (0.52%) git-flow
15 5 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.43%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (7.92%) Retail
2 84 (7.23%) Finance
3 61 (5.25%) Marketing
4 42 (3.61%) Games
5 17 (1.46%) Back Office
6 12 (1.03%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.69%) Advertising
7 8 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.52%) Banking
9 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.43%) Russian Language
10 4 (0.34%) Law
11 3 (0.26%) Electronics
11 3 (0.26%) Legal
11 3 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Billing
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (53.70%) HTML
2 621 (53.44%) CSS
3 513 (44.15%) Laravel
4 279 (24.01%) Symfony
5 243 (20.91%) jQuery
6 200 (17.21%) LAMP
7 180 (15.49%) Vue.js
8 150 (12.91%) Web Services
9 145 (12.48%) REST
10 121 (10.41%) AngularJS
11 120 (10.33%) RESTful
12 116 (9.98%) React
13 114 (9.81%) Node.js
14 108 (9.29%) CodeIgniter
15 106 (9.12%) HTML5
16 100 (8.61%) SOAP
17 93 (8.00%) Sass
18 78 (6.71%) Ajax
18 78 (6.71%) CSS3
19 77 (6.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.55%) Mobile App
2 91 (7.83%) User Experience
3 71 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
6 23 (1.98%) e-Learning
7 21 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (1.12%) SCORM
9 9 (0.77%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.69%) Social Media
11 7 (0.60%) Replication
12 6 (0.52%) Blog
12 6 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.52%) NHS
13 4 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.34%) Learning Management System
14 3 (0.26%) EPoS
14 3 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 253 (21.77%) Linux
2 54 (4.65%) Android
3 53 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.98%) CentOS
5 18 (1.55%) Windows
6 13 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.86%) Unix
8 5 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (31.50%) MVC
2 322 (27.71%) Web Development
3 300 (25.82%) OOP
4 295 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (22.12%) OO
6 149 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 143 (12.31%) OO PHP
8 132 (11.36%) TDD
9 87 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
10 75 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 70 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 69 (5.94%) Microservices
13 67 (5.77%) DevOps
14 64 (5.51%) Test Automation
15 63 (5.42%) Front End Development
16 55 (4.73%) Mobile Application Development
16 55 (4.73%) SOLID
17 54 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (4.22%) Mentoring
19 48 (4.13%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,162 (100.00%) PHP
2 756 (65.06%) JavaScript
3 156 (13.43%) SQL
4 105 (9.04%) PHP 7
5 75 (6.45%) Java
6 65 (5.59%) Python
7 41 (3.53%) PHP 5
8 31 (2.67%) Apple Swift
8 31 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 24 (2.07%) C
10 15 (1.29%) ES6
11 14 (1.20%) C#
11 14 (1.20%) Go
12 12 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 11 (0.95%) C++
14 10 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.86%) Ruby
15 4 (0.34%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.34%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (4.99%) Degree
2 33 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.12%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.43%) SEPA
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (15.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 47 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.46%) Ansible
3 11 (0.95%) cPanel
4 5 (0.43%) Terraform
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.17%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Rancher
6 1 (0.086%) Kibana
6 1 (0.086%) logstash
6 1 (0.086%) Nagios
6 1 (0.086%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (15.66%) Zend
2 28 (2.41%) Google
3 19 (1.64%) Oracle
4 15 (1.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (0.95%) Sony
6 9 (0.77%) Adobe
7 8 (0.69%) Apple
8 7 (0.60%) Twitter
9 6 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.43%) SAP
11 4 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.34%) Spotify
12 3 (0.26%) New Relic
12 3 (0.26%) Percona
12 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.26%) Talend
13 2 (0.17%) Facebook
13 2 (0.17%) HubSpot
13 2 (0.17%) WooCommerce
14 1 (0.086%) Rollbar