Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 153 163
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3,523 3,595 4,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.12% 2.23% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.31% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,278 3,394 3,946
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,175 £57,500
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +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 160,321 155,830 185,909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 132,067 130,439 157,602
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 April 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 April 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 -8 956 £35,000 - 166
London -17 872 £50,000 +1.01% 189
South East +61 844 £37,500 -4.46% 97
North West -6 517 £37,500 +7.14% 92
Midlands -27 482 £32,500 - 83
Yorkshire 0 395 £35,000 - 67
West Midlands -30 291 £34,000 +4.62% 48
South West -26 269 £35,000 - 78
East Midlands -8 191 £32,500 - 35
East of England -99 99 £35,000 +6.06% 27
North East -35 44 £31,500 +5.00% 7
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3,523 (100.00%) PHP
2 2,352 (66.76%) JavaScript
3 2,305 (65.43%) MySQL
4 2,135 (60.60%) HTML
5 2,056 (58.36%) CSS
6 1,486 (42.18%) Laravel
7 1,379 (39.14%) MVC
8 1,283 (36.42%) Web Development
9 1,143 (32.44%) jQuery
10 1,041 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
11 1,040 (29.52%) Git (software)
12 1,006 (28.56%) Linux
13 997 (28.30%) Symfony
14 852 (24.18%) OOP
15 845 (23.99%) OO
16 784 (22.25%) LAMP
17 644 (18.28%) Zend
18 625 (17.74%) E-Commerce
18 625 (17.74%) HTML5
19 521 (14.79%) SQL
20 480 (13.62%) OO PHP
21 469 (13.31%) AngularJS
22 451 (12.80%) WordPress
23 387 (10.98%) Apache
24 380 (10.79%) CSS3
25 361 (10.25%) RESTful
26 360 (10.22%) CMS
27 350 (9.93%) Java
28 347 (9.85%) Node.js
29 337 (9.57%) TDD

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
1 451 (12.80%) WordPress
2 387 (10.98%) Apache
3 360 (10.22%) CMS
4 240 (6.81%) Drupal
5 121 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 113 (3.21%) nginx
7 41 (1.16%) Confluence
8 37 (1.05%) Joomla!
9 24 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.51%) SilverStripe
11 14 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 12 (0.34%) Moodle
13 10 (0.28%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.17%) PrestaShop
14 6 (0.17%) Totara
15 5 (0.14%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.14%) SugarCRM
16 3 (0.085%) OpenEdge
16 3 (0.085%) SharePoint
Applications
1 80 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 31 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.20%) GIMP
6 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.085%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.028%) InVision
8 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 260 (7.38%) Magento
2 36 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.20%) OpenCart
3 7 (0.20%) Shopify
4 5 (0.14%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.057%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.057%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.028%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 285 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (4.97%) SaaS
3 116 (3.29%) GitHub
4 62 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 33 (0.94%) npm
7 23 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
8 16 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 16 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.34%) Asana
10 11 (0.31%) Twilio
11 9 (0.26%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.26%) Serverless
12 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.14%) Office 365
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.11%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.55%) Internet
2 43 (1.22%) HTTP
3 24 (0.68%) SMS
4 16 (0.45%) DNS
5 14 (0.40%) Network Security
6 9 (0.26%) SSH
7 8 (0.23%) Firewall
8 7 (0.20%) SSL
9 6 (0.17%) FTP
10 4 (0.11%) Intranet
10 4 (0.11%) SMTP
11 3 (0.085%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.057%) ATM
12 2 (0.057%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.057%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.028%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.028%) Broadband
13 1 (0.028%) PBX
13 1 (0.028%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,305 (65.43%) MySQL
2 199 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 177 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 173 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 147 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 77 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (1.48%) MariaDB
8 51 (1.45%) Redis
9 36 (1.02%) Big Data
10 20 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.14%) BigQuery
13 5 (0.14%) Bigtable
13 5 (0.14%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.14%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.11%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.11%) phpMyAdmin
15 3 (0.085%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1,040 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 218 (6.19%) PHPUnit
3 210 (5.96%) Subversion
4 114 (3.24%) gulp
5 103 (2.92%) JIRA
6 81 (2.30%) Grunt
7 63 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 57 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 51 (1.45%) Selenium
10 40 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 35 (0.99%) webpack
12 23 (0.65%) git-flow
13 12 (0.34%) GitLab
13 12 (0.34%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.34%) Sublime Text
14 9 (0.26%) Android Studio
14 9 (0.26%) Visual Studio
14 9 (0.26%) Xdebug
15 8 (0.23%) Babel
16 7 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 277 (7.86%) Marketing
2 264 (7.49%) Retail
3 259 (7.35%) Finance
4 216 (6.13%) Advertising
5 82 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.16%) Games
7 47 (1.33%) Back Office
8 42 (1.19%) Legal
9 41 (1.16%) Automotive
10 33 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 31 (0.88%) Banking
12 28 (0.79%) Publishing
13 23 (0.65%) Law
14 15 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.40%) Billing
16 13 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.085%) Digital Economy
18 3 (0.085%) Local Government
19 2 (0.057%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,135 (60.60%) HTML
2 2,056 (58.36%) CSS
3 1,486 (42.18%) Laravel
4 1,143 (32.44%) jQuery
5 997 (28.30%) Symfony
6 784 (22.25%) LAMP
7 625 (17.74%) HTML5
8 469 (13.31%) AngularJS
9 380 (10.79%) CSS3
10 361 (10.25%) RESTful
11 347 (9.85%) Node.js
12 321 (9.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 314 (8.91%) React
14 290 (8.23%) Web Services
15 285 (8.09%) CodeIgniter
16 280 (7.95%) REST
17 276 (7.83%) Ajax
18 273 (7.75%) Sass
19 227 (6.44%) SOAP
20 218 (6.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 249 (7.07%) Mobile App
2 164 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 155 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 142 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
5 125 (3.55%) User Experience
6 103 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 82 (2.33%) Fintech
8 46 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (1.08%) Social Media
10 21 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 16 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.45%) Blog
13 14 (0.40%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.40%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.37%) BBC
14 13 (0.37%) e-Learning
14 13 (0.37%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.34%) NHS
15 12 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1,006 (28.56%) Linux
2 143 (4.06%) Unix
3 98 (2.78%) Windows
4 73 (2.07%) Android
5 69 (1.96%) CentOS
6 51 (1.45%) Debian
7 46 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 32 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.057%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.028%) Fedora
13 1 (0.028%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,379 (39.14%) MVC
2 1,283 (36.42%) Web Development
3 1,041 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 852 (24.18%) OOP
5 845 (23.99%) OO
6 625 (17.74%) E-Commerce
7 480 (13.62%) OO PHP
8 337 (9.57%) TDD
9 299 (8.49%) Front End Development
10 219 (6.22%) Open Source
11 213 (6.05%) Scrum
12 210 (5.96%) Software Engineering
13 204 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 181 (5.14%) Unit Testing
15 162 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
16 154 (4.37%) Test Automation
17 144 (4.09%) DevOps
18 133 (3.78%) Problem-Solving
19 131 (3.72%) Microservices
20 122 (3.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3,523 (100.00%) PHP
2 2,352 (66.76%) JavaScript
3 521 (14.79%) SQL
4 350 (9.93%) Java
5 226 (6.41%) Python
6 202 (5.73%) PHP 7
7 183 (5.19%) PHP 5
8 107 (3.04%) Ruby
9 82 (2.33%) C#
10 54 (1.53%) ES6
11 52 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 49 (1.39%) Perl
13 42 (1.19%) Go
14 34 (0.97%) C
15 33 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 33 (0.94%) C++
16 16 (0.45%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.34%) Delphi
18 10 (0.28%) Java 8
19 8 (0.23%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 142 (4.03%) Degree
2 53 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.085%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.085%) HND
4 3 (0.085%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.085%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.057%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.028%) MOS
6 1 (0.028%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (1.93%) QA
2 23 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.11%) GCP
5 2 (0.057%) WAI
System Software
1 184 (5.22%) Docker
2 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.20%) LXC
4 6 (0.17%) Samba
4 6 (0.17%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.085%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.085%) Varnish
6 3 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.028%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (1.45%) Puppet
2 44 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.08%) Ansible
4 24 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.14%) Plesk
5 5 (0.14%) Terraform
6 4 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.085%) cPanel
7 3 (0.085%) Rancher
7 3 (0.085%) Salt
8 2 (0.057%) Kibana
Vendors
1 644 (18.28%) Zend
2 196 (5.56%) Google
3 95 (2.70%) Twitter
4 64 (1.82%) Oracle
5 40 (1.14%) Adobe
6 39 (1.11%) Capita
7 37 (1.05%) Apple
8 32 (0.91%) Microsoft
9 25 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 20 (0.57%) New Relic
10 20 (0.57%) WooCommerce
11 18 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.37%) Facebook
13 12 (0.34%) Assembla
14 11 (0.31%) Sony
15 9 (0.26%) SAP
16 8 (0.23%) PayPal
16 8 (0.23%) Vertica
17 6 (0.17%) DoubleClick
17 6 (0.17%) VMware