Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 162 148
Rank change year-on-year -24 -14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2,961 3,740 4,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.81% 2.23% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.31% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,747 3,475 4,225
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 157,352 161,677 184,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,221 132,731 156,690
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 July 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 21 July 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
North of England -11 814 £37,500 +7.14% 168
London -35 792 £55,000 +10.00% 141
South East +23 666 £40,000 +6.67% 76
North West -9 472 £37,500 - 118
Midlands -69 340 £32,500 - 85
Yorkshire -4 312 £35,000 - 40
South West -42 268 £37,500 +5.63% 80
West Midlands -56 222 £32,500 - 56
East Midlands -52 118 £35,000 +7.69% 29
East of England -89 80 £35,000 +1.45% 30
North East -21 30 £32,500 +8.33% 10
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 2,961 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,880 (63.49%) JavaScript
3 1,857 (62.72%) MySQL
4 1,715 (57.92%) HTML
5 1,657 (55.96%) CSS
6 1,259 (42.52%) Laravel
7 1,066 (36.00%) MVC
8 902 (30.46%) Web Development
9 897 (30.29%) Git (software)
10 878 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
11 866 (29.25%) Symfony
12 817 (27.59%) jQuery
13 741 (25.03%) Linux
14 665 (22.46%) LAMP
15 659 (22.26%) OO
16 597 (20.16%) OOP
17 491 (16.58%) HTML5
18 459 (15.50%) Zend
19 410 (13.85%) E-Commerce
20 404 (13.64%) SQL
21 390 (13.17%) AngularJS
22 357 (12.06%) OO PHP
23 350 (11.82%) WordPress
24 328 (11.08%) CSS3
25 315 (10.64%) Apache
26 297 (10.03%) RESTful
27 286 (9.66%) React
28 285 (9.63%) TDD
29 284 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
30 282 (9.52%) Marketing

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
1 350 (11.82%) WordPress
2 315 (10.64%) Apache
3 250 (8.44%) CMS
4 189 (6.38%) Drupal
5 93 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 73 (2.47%) nginx
7 28 (0.95%) Confluence
7 28 (0.95%) Joomla!
8 19 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 17 (0.57%) Moodle
10 9 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
11 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.24%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.24%) Totara
13 5 (0.17%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.17%) Kentico
14 4 (0.14%) IIS
14 4 (0.14%) PrestaShop
14 4 (0.14%) SugarCRM
15 3 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.30%) GIMP
4 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.034%) InVision
Business Applications
1 173 (5.84%) Magento
2 35 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.37%) OpenCart
4 9 (0.30%) Shopify
5 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.068%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.068%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.034%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (4.32%) SaaS
3 86 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 85 (2.87%) GitHub
5 34 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
7 21 (0.71%) npm
8 20 (0.68%) Serverless
9 15 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.51%) Twilio
10 14 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.47%) Asana
11 9 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.27%) Fastly
12 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.20%) Stackdriver
15 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.04%) Internet
2 38 (1.28%) HTTP
3 35 (1.18%) SMS
4 16 (0.54%) SSH
5 10 (0.34%) DNS
6 9 (0.30%) Skype
7 5 (0.17%) Intranet
7 5 (0.17%) Network Security
7 5 (0.17%) SSL
8 4 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.14%) Firewall
8 4 (0.14%) FTP
9 3 (0.10%) AMQP
10 2 (0.068%) SMTP
11 1 (0.034%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.034%) Multicast
11 1 (0.034%) PPP
11 1 (0.034%) Unicast
11 1 (0.034%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.034%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,857 (62.72%) MySQL
2 158 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 143 (4.83%) MongoDB
4 133 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 128 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 82 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (1.82%) Redis
8 48 (1.62%) MariaDB
9 36 (1.22%) Big Data
10 12 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.30%) BigQuery
12 9 (0.30%) Bigtable
12 9 (0.30%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.27%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.17%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.17%) SQLite
15 4 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.14%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 897 (30.29%) Git (software)
2 202 (6.82%) PHPUnit
3 179 (6.05%) Subversion
4 87 (2.94%) gulp
5 72 (2.43%) JIRA
6 71 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 66 (2.23%) Grunt
8 44 (1.49%) Vagrant
9 40 (1.35%) Selenium
10 39 (1.32%) Bitbucket
11 35 (1.18%) git-flow
12 33 (1.11%) webpack
13 13 (0.44%) Mercurial
13 13 (0.44%) Visual Studio
14 12 (0.41%) Sublime Text
15 10 (0.34%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.34%) GitLab
16 8 (0.27%) Babel
17 6 (0.20%) Bower
17 6 (0.20%) PhpStorm
General
1 282 (9.52%) Marketing
2 249 (8.41%) Finance
3 233 (7.87%) Retail
4 122 (4.12%) Advertising
5 59 (1.99%) Back Office
6 52 (1.76%) Games
7 35 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 29 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 28 (0.95%) Automotive
10 26 (0.88%) Electronics
11 22 (0.74%) Legal
12 17 (0.57%) Publishing
13 16 (0.54%) Banking
14 13 (0.44%) Law
15 11 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 3 (0.10%) Retail Finance
19 2 (0.068%) iGaming
19 2 (0.068%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,715 (57.92%) HTML
2 1,657 (55.96%) CSS
3 1,259 (42.52%) Laravel
4 866 (29.25%) Symfony
5 817 (27.59%) jQuery
6 665 (22.46%) LAMP
7 491 (16.58%) HTML5
8 390 (13.17%) AngularJS
9 328 (11.08%) CSS3
10 297 (10.03%) RESTful
11 286 (9.66%) React
12 274 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 243 (8.21%) Node.js
14 242 (8.17%) REST
15 217 (7.33%) JSON
15 217 (7.33%) Sass
16 201 (6.79%) Web Services
17 190 (6.42%) Ajax
17 190 (6.42%) CodeIgniter
18 179 (6.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 180 (6.08%) Mobile App
2 144 (4.86%) User Experience
3 130 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
4 126 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 117 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
6 114 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 110 (3.71%) Fintech
8 63 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (0.88%) Blog
10 21 (0.71%) Social Media
11 19 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.41%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.41%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.37%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.34%) Smartphone
17 9 (0.30%) Social Network
18 7 (0.24%) iPad
18 7 (0.24%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 741 (25.03%) Linux
2 115 (3.88%) Unix
3 63 (2.13%) Android
4 54 (1.82%) Windows
5 43 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.32%) CentOS
6 39 (1.32%) Debian
7 11 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,066 (36.00%) MVC
2 902 (30.46%) Web Development
3 878 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
4 659 (22.26%) OO
5 597 (20.16%) OOP
6 410 (13.85%) E-Commerce
7 357 (12.06%) OO PHP
8 285 (9.63%) TDD
9 236 (7.97%) Front End Development
10 205 (6.92%) Software Engineering
11 204 (6.89%) Scrum
12 175 (5.91%) Mentoring
13 173 (5.84%) Open Source
13 173 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
14 144 (4.86%) DevOps
15 143 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
16 135 (4.56%) Unit Testing
17 128 (4.32%) Test Automation
18 115 (3.88%) Microservices
19 107 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2,961 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,880 (63.49%) JavaScript
3 404 (13.64%) SQL
4 256 (8.65%) Java
5 201 (6.79%) Python
6 141 (4.76%) PHP 5
7 130 (4.39%) PHP 7
8 97 (3.28%) Ruby
9 81 (2.74%) C#
10 61 (2.06%) ES6
11 32 (1.08%) Go
11 32 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 29 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 29 (0.98%) C++
13 26 (0.88%) C
14 24 (0.81%) Perl
15 23 (0.78%) Delphi
16 19 (0.64%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.47%) Java 8
18 13 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (4.83%) Degree
2 83 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.034%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.034%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.36%) QA
2 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.068%) GCP
5 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 173 (5.84%) Docker
2 7 (0.24%) LXC
3 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.068%) Varnish
6 2 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.034%) Firmware
7 1 (0.034%) Squid
Systems Management
1 44 (1.49%) Puppet
2 41 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 24 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.78%) Ansible
5 14 (0.47%) Terraform
6 9 (0.30%) cPanel
7 7 (0.24%) Plesk
8 5 (0.17%) Rancher
9 4 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
10 3 (0.10%) Salt
11 2 (0.068%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 459 (15.50%) Zend
2 145 (4.90%) Google
3 87 (2.94%) Twitter
4 58 (1.96%) Capita
5 49 (1.65%) Oracle
6 31 (1.05%) Adobe
7 23 (0.78%) New Relic
8 21 (0.71%) Microsoft
9 19 (0.64%) Facebook
10 18 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.44%) WooCommerce
13 12 (0.41%) Assembla
13 12 (0.41%) SAP
14 9 (0.30%) Perforce
15 8 (0.27%) Apple
15 8 (0.27%) Vertica
16 6 (0.20%) Cisco
17 5 (0.17%) PayPal
18 4 (0.14%) VMware