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The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 380 179 197
Rank change year-on-year -201 +18 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1,252 1,522 1,537
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.89% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.04% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,383 1,324
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £67,500 £51,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +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 126,970 74,514 82,666
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.70% 92.41% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 73,497 57,980 67,723
10th Percentile £32,097 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £79,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -192 357 £57,500 +4.55% 45
North of England -106 306 £47,500 +25.00% 63
South East -57 289 £50,000 +8.11% 29
South West -92 144 £47,500 +18.75% 23
North West -137 136 £50,000 +25.00% 34
Yorkshire -44 119 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Midlands -171 77 £47,500 +26.67% 28
West Midlands -115 60 £47,500 +23.38% 19
East of England -94 58 £60,000 +14.29% 8
North East +11 51 £34,500 -1.43% 4
East Midlands -117 17 £40,000 +14.29% 9
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, PHP Developer job roles required the following 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 1,252 (100.00%) PHP
2 830 (66.29%) Laravel
3 689 (55.03%) JavaScript
4 640 (51.12%) MySQL
5 500 (39.94%) CSS
6 479 (38.26%) HTML
7 438 (34.98%) Agile
8 431 (34.42%) Git (software)
9 359 (28.67%) Symfony
10 344 (27.48%) Full Stack Development
11 338 (27.00%) Docker
12 336 (26.84%) AWS
13 307 (24.52%) MVC
14 288 (23.00%) Web Development
15 275 (21.96%) React
16 271 (21.65%) Linux
17 257 (20.53%) SaaS
18 247 (19.73%) OO
19 232 (18.53%) LAMP
20 220 (17.57%) jQuery
21 217 (17.33%) Vue.js
22 216 (17.25%) OOP
23 204 (16.29%) Social Skills
24 203 (16.21%) TDD
25 175 (13.98%) Node.js
26 168 (13.42%) WordPress
27 163 (13.02%) JIRA
28 162 (12.94%) RESTful
28 162 (12.94%) Software Engineering
28 162 (12.94%) SQL

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
1 168 (13.42%) WordPress
2 133 (10.62%) CMS
3 94 (7.51%) Apache
4 38 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.96%) Drupal
6 26 (2.08%) nginx
7 14 (1.12%) Moodle
7 14 (1.12%) Totara
8 10 (0.80%) SilverStripe
9 7 (0.56%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.24%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.16%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.16%) PrestaShop
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.080%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.080%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (0.48%) InVision
2 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.080%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 43 (3.43%) Magento
2 24 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.40%) OpenCart
4 4 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 336 (26.84%) AWS
2 257 (20.53%) SaaS
3 93 (7.43%) GitHub
4 49 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (3.91%) Amazon S3
5 47 (3.75%) GitHub Actions
6 42 (3.35%) Azure
7 40 (3.19%) npm
8 32 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (2.32%) GCP
10 28 (2.24%) Serverless
11 24 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (1.68%) PaaS
13 15 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.56%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.40%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.00%) Internet
2 24 (1.92%) HTTP
3 19 (1.52%) SSH
4 11 (0.88%) DNS
5 10 (0.80%) Intranet
6 8 (0.64%) SSL
7 4 (0.32%) FTP
8 3 (0.24%) Broadband
8 3 (0.24%) SMTP
9 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.080%) LoRaWAN
10 1 (0.080%) MQTT
10 1 (0.080%) NFC
10 1 (0.080%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 640 (51.12%) MySQL
2 71 (5.67%) Relational Database
3 68 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 54 (4.31%) SQL Server
5 48 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 47 (3.75%) MariaDB
7 43 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
8 36 (2.88%) Redis
9 24 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.12%) Spork
12 11 (0.88%) Big Data
13 5 (0.40%) SQLite
14 2 (0.16%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.16%) Neo4j
15 1 (0.080%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.080%) GIS
15 1 (0.080%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 431 (34.42%) Git (software)
2 163 (13.02%) JIRA
3 127 (10.14%) PHPUnit
4 64 (5.11%) Bitbucket
5 50 (3.99%) gulp
6 34 (2.72%) GitLab
6 34 (2.72%) Grunt
7 28 (2.24%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.24%) PhpStorm
8 27 (2.16%) Xdebug
9 23 (1.84%) webpack
10 10 (0.80%) Selenium
11 9 (0.72%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.64%) Subversion
13 6 (0.48%) Codeception
14 5 (0.40%) Postman
15 4 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.24%) Cucumber
16 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
17 2 (0.16%) Babel
General
1 204 (16.29%) Social Skills
2 142 (11.34%) Marketing
3 127 (10.14%) Finance
4 73 (5.83%) Retail
5 54 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (4.31%) Games
6 32 (2.56%) Advertising
7 26 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 24 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.36%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.04%) Automotive
11 11 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
11 11 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.80%) Electronics
12 10 (0.80%) Wearables
13 7 (0.56%) Law
14 6 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (66.29%) Laravel
2 500 (39.94%) CSS
3 479 (38.26%) HTML
4 359 (28.67%) Symfony
5 275 (21.96%) React
6 232 (18.53%) LAMP
7 220 (17.57%) jQuery
8 217 (17.33%) Vue.js
9 175 (13.98%) Node.js
10 162 (12.94%) AngularJS
10 162 (12.94%) RESTful
11 112 (8.95%) React Native
12 102 (8.15%) Web Services
13 97 (7.75%) HTML5
14 90 (7.19%) REST
15 74 (5.91%) CSS3
15 74 (5.91%) Sass
16 64 (5.11%) XML
17 63 (5.03%) SOAP
18 62 (4.95%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (5.19%) Legacy Code
4 45 (3.59%) User Experience
5 41 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
6 39 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.36%) Legacy Systems
10 15 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.96%) Legacy Applications
12 11 (0.88%) Life Science
13 10 (0.80%) EPoS
14 9 (0.72%) BBC
15 8 (0.64%) NHS
15 8 (0.64%) Social Media
16 7 (0.56%) Tandem
17 6 (0.48%) Contract for Difference
17 6 (0.48%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 271 (21.65%) Linux
2 91 (7.27%) Ubuntu
3 57 (4.55%) Android
4 56 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.80%) Debian
6 13 (1.04%) Unix
7 6 (0.48%) CentOS
8 4 (0.32%) Windows
9 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.080%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.080%) Fedora
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (34.98%) Agile
2 344 (27.48%) Full Stack Development
3 307 (24.52%) MVC
4 288 (23.00%) Web Development
5 247 (19.73%) OO
6 216 (17.25%) OOP
7 203 (16.21%) TDD
8 162 (12.94%) Software Engineering
9 148 (11.82%) Unit Testing
10 144 (11.50%) Coaching
11 142 (11.34%) E-Commerce
12 135 (10.78%) DevOps
13 110 (8.79%) OO PHP
14 105 (8.39%) Test Automation
15 96 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (7.43%) CI/CD
17 91 (7.27%) Mentoring
18 88 (7.03%) Fintech
19 82 (6.55%) Data Privacy
20 77 (6.15%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,252 (100.00%) PHP
2 689 (55.03%) JavaScript
3 162 (12.94%) SQL
4 134 (10.70%) Go
5 64 (5.11%) TypeScript
6 54 (4.31%) Python
7 38 (3.04%) Java
8 22 (1.76%) Apple Swift
9 14 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 12 (0.96%) Bash
10 12 (0.96%) Kotlin
11 10 (0.80%) C#
12 8 (0.64%) ES6
13 4 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.24%) Ruby
15 2 (0.16%) Dart
15 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.080%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (3.67%) Degree
2 16 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.080%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.51%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 338 (27.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.16%) LXC
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 155 (12.38%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.12%) Ansible
3 9 (0.72%) Plesk
4 6 (0.48%) Terraform
5 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.24%) Proxmox
5 3 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.080%) Grafana
6 1 (0.080%) Nagios
6 1 (0.080%) Packer
6 1 (0.080%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 150 (11.98%) Zend
2 60 (4.79%) Google
3 10 (0.80%) SAP
4 9 (0.72%) Oracle
5 5 (0.40%) Adobe
6 4 (0.32%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.32%) Spotify
7 2 (0.16%) Apple
7 2 (0.16%) Facebook
7 2 (0.16%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.16%) IBM
7 2 (0.16%) Klarna
7 2 (0.16%) PayPal
7 2 (0.16%) VMware
8 1 (0.080%) Capita
8 1 (0.080%) Mercator
8 1 (0.080%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.080%) New Relic
8 1 (0.080%) WorldPay