Period
to 11 December 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 159 165
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3808 3811 4135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.26% 2.18% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.26% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3536 3595 3873
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 161316 168456 195963
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.53% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 130836 141806 165008
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -8 965 £50,000 +5.26% 92
South East +13 854 £37,500 -6.25% 64
North of England -6 851 £35,000 - 81
Midlands +23 680 £32,500 - 39
North West -4 553 £37,500 +7.14% 36
West Midlands +22 469 £32,500 - 19
South West -1 312 £35,000 - 18
Yorkshire -6 261 £35,000 +6.06% 38
East Midlands +25 211 £33,500 -4.29% 20
East of England -22 149 £35,000 - 13
North East -18 37 £30,000 - 7
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 3808 (100.00%) PHP
2 2696 (70.80%) JavaScript
3 2484 (65.23%) MySQL
4 2332 (61.24%) HTML
5 2280 (59.87%) CSS
6 1463 (38.42%) Laravel
7 1439 (37.79%) MVC
8 1375 (36.11%) Web Development
9 1342 (35.24%) jQuery
10 1152 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
11 1140 (29.94%) Git (software)
12 1131 (29.70%) Symfony
13 1024 (26.89%) Linux
14 980 (25.74%) OO
15 916 (24.05%) OOP
16 902 (23.69%) LAMP
17 796 (20.90%) HTML5
18 755 (19.83%) Zend
19 633 (16.62%) E-Commerce
20 620 (16.28%) AngularJS
21 601 (15.78%) SQL
22 525 (13.79%) WordPress
23 504 (13.24%) OO PHP
24 503 (13.21%) CSS3
25 469 (12.32%) CMS
26 447 (11.74%) Node.js
27 422 (11.08%) Apache
28 417 (10.95%) TDD
29 370 (9.72%) Magento
30 354 (9.30%) Front End Development

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
1 525 (13.79%) WordPress
2 469 (12.32%) CMS
3 422 (11.08%) Apache
4 283 (7.43%) Drupal
5 130 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 112 (2.94%) nginx
7 86 (2.26%) Joomla!
8 38 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 28 (0.74%) Confluence
10 21 (0.55%) SilverStripe
11 14 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
12 13 (0.34%) bbPress
13 9 (0.24%) eZ Publish
14 7 (0.18%) Moodle
15 6 (0.16%) IIS
16 4 (0.11%) concrete5
16 4 (0.11%) Totara
17 3 (0.079%) Facebook Platform
17 3 (0.079%) OpenEdge
17 3 (0.079%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 46 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.11%) GIMP
5 3 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.026%) Moqups
6 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 370 (9.72%) Magento
2 23 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.37%) Shopify
4 11 (0.29%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.11%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 264 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (5.30%) GitHub
3 164 (4.31%) SaaS
4 56 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 36 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 31 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 23 (0.60%) npm
10 22 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 18 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (0.47%) Serverless
13 17 (0.45%) Google App Engine
14 14 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (0.29%) AdWords
15 11 (0.29%) Slack
16 10 (0.26%) Algolia
17 4 (0.11%) IaaS
18 3 (0.079%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.39%) Internet
2 50 (1.31%) HTTP
3 35 (0.92%) Intranet
4 18 (0.47%) DNS
5 14 (0.37%) SSH
6 13 (0.34%) Network Security
6 13 (0.34%) SMS
7 10 (0.26%) SMTP
8 8 (0.21%) Skype
9 6 (0.16%) Firewall
10 4 (0.11%) FTP
10 4 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.079%) Broadband
12 2 (0.053%) ATM
13 1 (0.026%) ADSL
13 1 (0.026%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.026%) PBX
13 1 (0.026%) SSL
13 1 (0.026%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2484 (65.23%) MySQL
2 214 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 179 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 172 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 132 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 93 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 90 (2.36%) MariaDB
8 69 (1.81%) Redis
9 29 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (0.68%) Big Data
11 25 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
13 12 (0.32%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.21%) phpMyAdmin
15 7 (0.18%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.11%) MS Access
16 4 (0.11%) Riak
17 3 (0.079%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (0.079%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1140 (29.94%) Git (software)
2 285 (7.48%) PHPUnit
3 279 (7.33%) Subversion
4 165 (4.33%) gulp
5 129 (3.39%) JIRA
6 109 (2.86%) Grunt
7 101 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 98 (2.57%) Vagrant
9 62 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 61 (1.60%) Selenium
11 45 (1.18%) webpack
12 32 (0.84%) Mercurial
12 32 (0.84%) Xdebug
13 30 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 27 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
15 23 (0.60%) Codeception
16 22 (0.58%) JUnit
16 22 (0.58%) Visual Studio
17 19 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (0.45%) Bower
General
1 350 (9.19%) Finance
2 319 (8.38%) Retail
3 290 (7.62%) Marketing
4 208 (5.46%) Advertising
5 104 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 102 (2.68%) Games
7 73 (1.92%) Automotive
8 69 (1.81%) Banking
9 60 (1.58%) Back Office
10 51 (1.34%) Electronics
11 46 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 34 (0.89%) Law
13 31 (0.81%) Legal
14 24 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.39%) Publishing
16 14 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.26%) Billing
18 6 (0.16%) Music Industry
19 4 (0.11%) German Language
20 3 (0.079%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2332 (61.24%) HTML
2 2280 (59.87%) CSS
3 1463 (38.42%) Laravel
4 1342 (35.24%) jQuery
5 1131 (29.70%) Symfony
6 902 (23.69%) LAMP
7 796 (20.90%) HTML5
8 620 (16.28%) AngularJS
9 503 (13.21%) CSS3
10 447 (11.74%) Node.js
11 336 (8.82%) Sass
12 315 (8.27%) RESTful
13 314 (8.25%) Web Services
14 308 (8.09%) CodeIgniter
15 305 (8.01%) React
16 296 (7.77%) Ajax
17 273 (7.17%) REST
18 265 (6.96%) SOAP
18 265 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 255 (6.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 303 (7.96%) Mobile App
2 167 (4.39%) User Experience
3 144 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
4 123 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 100 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 91 (2.39%) Fintech
7 55 (1.44%) Social Media
8 41 (1.08%) iPad
9 36 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 30 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (0.71%) Graphic Design
13 24 (0.63%) Blog
14 22 (0.58%) BBC
15 21 (0.55%) Digital Media
16 20 (0.53%) e-Learning
17 19 (0.50%) Hedge funds
18 16 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 16 (0.42%) Online Games
19 14 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1024 (26.89%) Linux
2 119 (3.13%) Windows
3 110 (2.89%) Unix
4 109 (2.86%) Android
5 97 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 43 (1.13%) CentOS
8 35 (0.92%) Debian
9 19 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.11%) Fedora
13 3 (0.079%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1439 (37.79%) MVC
2 1375 (36.11%) Web Development
3 1152 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
4 980 (25.74%) OO
5 916 (24.05%) OOP
6 633 (16.62%) E-Commerce
7 504 (13.24%) OO PHP
8 417 (10.95%) TDD
9 354 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 264 (6.93%) Software Engineering
11 254 (6.67%) Scrum
12 225 (5.91%) Mentoring
13 191 (5.02%) Unit Testing
14 177 (4.65%) Open Source
15 173 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
16 167 (4.39%) DevOps
17 139 (3.65%) SEO
18 120 (3.15%) SDLC
19 116 (3.05%) Microservices
20 111 (2.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3808 (100.00%) PHP
2 2696 (70.80%) JavaScript
3 601 (15.78%) SQL
4 299 (7.85%) Java
5 221 (5.80%) PHP 5
6 207 (5.44%) PHP 7
7 198 (5.20%) Python
8 108 (2.84%) C#
9 86 (2.26%) Ruby
10 56 (1.47%) C++
11 53 (1.39%) C
12 51 (1.34%) Go
13 49 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 49 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 42 (1.10%) ES6
15 40 (1.05%) Perl
16 29 (0.76%) Scala
17 18 (0.47%) Kotlin
18 13 (0.34%) Delphi
18 13 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (4.65%) Degree
2 67 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.21%) MOS
4 8 (0.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.13%) PhD
6 4 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.079%) HND
8 2 (0.053%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.053%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.053%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.026%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.34%) QA
2 38 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.42%) GCP
4 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.11%) WAI
6 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.053%) WCAG
8 1 (0.026%) SLA
System Software
1 212 (5.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.13%) Samba
3 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.079%) Varnish
5 2 (0.053%) HDFS
6 1 (0.026%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.026%) Firmware
6 1 (0.026%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.026%) LXC
6 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (1.94%) Puppet
2 49 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.10%) Ansible
4 34 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.45%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.26%) cPanel
7 9 (0.24%) Terraform
8 7 (0.18%) Salt
9 5 (0.13%) Rancher
10 3 (0.079%) Kibana
11 2 (0.053%) Nagios
11 2 (0.053%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.053%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 755 (19.83%) Zend
2 168 (4.41%) Google
3 59 (1.55%) Apple
4 58 (1.52%) Oracle
5 56 (1.47%) Adobe
6 49 (1.29%) Twitter
7 42 (1.10%) Microsoft
8 35 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 26 (0.68%) Facebook
10 25 (0.66%) WooCommerce
11 20 (0.53%) Capita
11 20 (0.53%) SAP
12 16 (0.42%) Plumtree
13 15 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.34%) BuddyPress
15 8 (0.21%) Percona
16 7 (0.18%) Sony
17 5 (0.13%) DoubleClick
17 5 (0.13%) Progress
17 5 (0.13%) Yahoo!