Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 160 168
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3,765 3,476 4,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.32% 2.11% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.19% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,495 3,288 3,848
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £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 156,012 158,988 189,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,049 133,268 160,004
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
London +16 966 £50,000 +5.26% 191
South East +50 889 £37,500 -6.25% 102
North of England -13 827 £35,000 - 192
Midlands +23 652 £32,500 -7.14% 100
North West -20 480 £40,000 +14.29% 108
West Midlands +19 436 £32,500 -7.14% 52
South West -4 301 £35,000 - 63
Yorkshire -1 297 £35,000 - 73
East Midlands +20 216 £34,500 -1.43% 48
East of England -11 131 £35,000 - 44
North East -23 50 £30,000 - 11
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3,765 (100.00%) PHP
2 2,622 (69.64%) JavaScript
3 2,461 (65.37%) MySQL
4 2,324 (61.73%) HTML
5 2,255 (59.89%) CSS
6 1,526 (40.53%) Laravel
7 1,464 (38.88%) MVC
8 1,434 (38.09%) Web Development
9 1,334 (35.43%) jQuery
10 1,145 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
11 1,118 (29.69%) Symfony
12 1,116 (29.64%) Git (software)
13 1,037 (27.54%) Linux
14 932 (24.75%) OO
15 920 (24.44%) OOP
16 876 (23.27%) LAMP
17 767 (20.37%) Zend
18 747 (19.84%) HTML5
19 633 (16.81%) E-Commerce
20 594 (15.78%) SQL
21 560 (14.87%) AngularJS
22 520 (13.81%) WordPress
23 515 (13.68%) OO PHP
24 465 (12.35%) CSS3
25 434 (11.53%) CMS
26 422 (11.21%) Node.js
27 407 (10.81%) TDD
28 404 (10.73%) Apache
29 350 (9.30%) Magento
30 341 (9.06%) Sass

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
1 520 (13.81%) WordPress
2 434 (11.53%) CMS
3 404 (10.73%) Apache
4 254 (6.75%) Drupal
5 112 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 107 (2.84%) nginx
7 69 (1.83%) Joomla!
8 31 (0.82%) Confluence
9 26 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 21 (0.56%) SilverStripe
11 14 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
12 11 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.16%) IIS
14 5 (0.13%) bbPress
14 5 (0.13%) concrete5
15 4 (0.11%) PrestaShop
16 3 (0.080%) Facebook Platform
16 3 (0.080%) OpenEdge
17 2 (0.053%) SAS
17 2 (0.053%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 43 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 42 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.27%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.080%) GIMP
6 3 (0.080%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.027%) Moqups
7 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 350 (9.30%) Magento
2 26 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.40%) Shopify
4 9 (0.24%) OpenCart
5 6 (0.16%) osCommerce
5 6 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.027%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 254 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (4.73%) GitHub
3 175 (4.65%) SaaS
4 56 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 29 (0.77%) npm
7 27 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 22 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 13 (0.35%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.29%) Serverless
13 10 (0.27%) AdWords
13 10 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
15 8 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.21%) Slack
16 7 (0.19%) Algolia
17 5 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.66%) Internet
2 48 (1.27%) HTTP
3 31 (0.82%) Intranet
4 15 (0.40%) Network Security
5 14 (0.37%) DNS
6 11 (0.29%) SMS
7 9 (0.24%) SSH
8 7 (0.19%) Firewall
9 6 (0.16%) SMTP
9 6 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.13%) FTP
11 4 (0.11%) Skype
11 4 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.080%) Broadband
12 3 (0.080%) SSL
13 2 (0.053%) ATM
14 1 (0.027%) ADSL
14 1 (0.027%) Bluetooth
14 1 (0.027%) PBX
14 1 (0.027%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,461 (65.37%) MySQL
2 209 (5.55%) SQL Server
3 198 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 192 (5.10%) NoSQL
5 135 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 92 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (2.02%) MariaDB
8 63 (1.67%) Redis
9 30 (0.80%) Big Data
10 23 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
12 12 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.24%) phpMyAdmin
14 8 (0.21%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.11%) Riak
16 3 (0.080%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.080%) SQLite
17 2 (0.053%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1,116 (29.64%) Git (software)
2 279 (7.41%) Subversion
3 274 (7.28%) PHPUnit
4 139 (3.69%) gulp
5 122 (3.24%) JIRA
6 101 (2.68%) Grunt
7 80 (2.12%) Jenkins
8 70 (1.86%) Vagrant
9 58 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 57 (1.51%) Selenium
11 33 (0.88%) webpack
12 31 (0.82%) Mercurial
13 30 (0.80%) Xdebug
14 23 (0.61%) JUnit
15 20 (0.53%) WebDriver
16 19 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (0.45%) Codeception
17 17 (0.45%) Selenium IDE
18 16 (0.42%) Visual Studio
19 14 (0.37%) GitLab
General
1 334 (8.87%) Finance
2 290 (7.70%) Retail
3 273 (7.25%) Marketing
4 237 (6.29%) Advertising
5 107 (2.84%) Games
6 102 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.65%) Banking
8 61 (1.62%) Automotive
9 60 (1.59%) Back Office
10 40 (1.06%) Legal
11 33 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.77%) Law
13 26 (0.69%) Electronics
14 24 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.53%) Publishing
16 16 (0.42%) Billing
17 10 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.11%) German Language
19 3 (0.080%) French Language
19 3 (0.080%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,324 (61.73%) HTML
2 2,255 (59.89%) CSS
3 1,526 (40.53%) Laravel
4 1,334 (35.43%) jQuery
5 1,118 (29.69%) Symfony
6 876 (23.27%) LAMP
7 747 (19.84%) HTML5
8 560 (14.87%) AngularJS
9 465 (12.35%) CSS3
10 422 (11.21%) Node.js
11 341 (9.06%) Sass
12 327 (8.69%) CodeIgniter
13 316 (8.39%) RESTful
14 308 (8.18%) Web Services
15 307 (8.15%) Ajax
16 289 (7.68%) React
17 284 (7.54%) REST
17 284 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 253 (6.72%) SOAP
19 225 (5.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 300 (7.97%) Mobile App
2 158 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 149 (3.96%) User Experience
4 133 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 119 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.66%) Fintech
7 53 (1.41%) Social Media
8 37 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 25 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (0.66%) Graphic Design
10 24 (0.64%) BBC
11 21 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 21 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 18 (0.48%) Data Centre
13 16 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.40%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.35%) iPad
15 13 (0.35%) NHS
16 12 (0.32%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1,037 (27.54%) Linux
2 125 (3.32%) Unix
3 112 (2.97%) Windows
4 99 (2.63%) Android
5 84 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.49%) CentOS
7 46 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 42 (1.12%) Debian
9 13 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.11%) Fedora
11 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.080%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (38.88%) MVC
2 1,434 (38.09%) Web Development
3 1,145 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
4 932 (24.75%) OO
5 920 (24.44%) OOP
6 633 (16.81%) E-Commerce
7 515 (13.68%) OO PHP
8 407 (10.81%) TDD
9 329 (8.74%) Front End Development
10 257 (6.83%) Scrum
11 251 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 229 (6.08%) Mentoring
13 205 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 199 (5.29%) Open Source
15 177 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
16 151 (4.01%) DevOps
17 141 (3.75%) SEO
18 136 (3.61%) CRM
19 133 (3.53%) Microservices
19 133 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3,765 (100.00%) PHP
2 2,622 (69.64%) JavaScript
3 594 (15.78%) SQL
4 340 (9.03%) Java
5 213 (5.66%) PHP 7
6 202 (5.37%) Python
7 195 (5.18%) PHP 5
8 98 (2.60%) C#
9 95 (2.52%) Ruby
10 57 (1.51%) Go
11 53 (1.41%) C
12 51 (1.35%) C++
13 50 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 48 (1.27%) Perl
15 44 (1.17%) T-SQL
16 38 (1.01%) ES6
17 29 (0.77%) Scala
18 18 (0.48%) Kotlin
19 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 172 (4.57%) Degree
2 65 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.21%) MOS
4 6 (0.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.11%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.080%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.080%) HND
7 2 (0.053%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.053%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.053%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.027%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (1.62%) QA
2 43 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.21%) GCP
4 4 (0.11%) WAI
5 3 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 191 (5.07%) Docker
2 6 (0.16%) Samba
3 3 (0.080%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.053%) HDFS
4 2 (0.053%) LXC
4 2 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.053%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.027%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.027%) Varnish
5 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (1.46%) Puppet
2 49 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.98%) Ansible
4 27 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.24%) Terraform
7 8 (0.21%) Salt
8 4 (0.11%) cPanel
8 4 (0.11%) Rancher
9 3 (0.080%) Kibana
10 2 (0.053%) Nagios
10 2 (0.053%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.053%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.027%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.027%) Plesk
Vendors
1 767 (20.37%) Zend
2 184 (4.89%) Google
3 62 (1.65%) Twitter
4 60 (1.59%) Adobe
5 56 (1.49%) Apple
6 54 (1.43%) Oracle
7 42 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 36 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 23 (0.61%) Capita
10 20 (0.53%) Facebook
10 20 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.37%) WooCommerce
12 12 (0.32%) Sony
13 10 (0.27%) New Relic
13 10 (0.27%) Percona
14 9 (0.24%) SAP
15 8 (0.21%) Plumtree
16 6 (0.16%) DoubleClick
17 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
17 5 (0.13%) Yahoo!