Period
to 7 December 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 214 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 -50 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2,192 2,501 3,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.78% 1.67% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.75% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,026 2,260 3,506
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 117,509 143,289 160,920
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.96% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 94,974 116,349 130,415
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,854 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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 +56 542 £40,000 +6.67% 164
South East +1 498 £45,000 +12.50% 62
London -61 468 £57,500 +4.55% 89
North West +32 343 £40,000 +11.11% 84
South West -4 302 £40,000 +6.67% 84
Midlands +63 289 £35,000 - 77
West Midlands +30 158 £35,000 - 31
Yorkshire +33 150 £40,000 +6.67% 50
East Midlands +68 131 £35,000 - 46
East of England +66 97 £47,500 +26.67% 31
North East +40 49 £35,000 - 30
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 2,192 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,415 (64.55%) JavaScript
3 1,293 (58.99%) MySQL
4 1,062 (48.45%) CSS
5 1,048 (47.81%) HTML
6 997 (45.48%) Laravel
7 737 (33.62%) MVC
8 679 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
9 596 (27.19%) Git (software)
10 561 (25.59%) Symfony
11 543 (24.77%) Web Development
12 527 (24.04%) jQuery
13 513 (23.40%) Linux
14 489 (22.31%) OO
15 443 (20.21%) OOP
16 349 (15.92%) SQL
17 342 (15.60%) LAMP
18 304 (13.87%) AngularJS
19 303 (13.82%) Docker
19 303 (13.82%) HTML5
20 281 (12.82%) Zend
21 280 (12.77%) OO PHP
22 270 (12.32%) TDD
23 252 (11.50%) React
24 250 (11.41%) Vue.js
25 245 (11.18%) Node.js
26 228 (10.40%) REST
27 221 (10.08%) WordPress
28 211 (9.63%) CodeIgniter
29 207 (9.44%) Mobile App

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
1 221 (10.08%) WordPress
2 117 (5.34%) CMS
3 101 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (4.33%) Apache
5 73 (3.33%) Drupal
6 35 (1.60%) Joomla!
7 29 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 28 (1.28%) nginx
9 18 (0.82%) Confluence
10 4 (0.18%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.18%) PrestaShop
11 3 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.14%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.14%) Moodle
12 2 (0.091%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.091%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.046%) eZ Publish
13 1 (0.046%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.046%) IIS
13 1 (0.046%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.14%) GIMP
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.091%) Sketch
6 1 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.046%) InVision
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 149 (6.80%) Magento
2 41 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
3 35 (1.60%) Shopify
4 10 (0.46%) CiviCRM
5 8 (0.36%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.14%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.091%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 181 (8.26%) AWS
2 139 (6.34%) SaaS
3 115 (5.25%) GitHub
4 45 (2.05%) Azure
5 43 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.92%) Serverless
7 27 (1.23%) GCP
7 27 (1.23%) npm
8 17 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.59%) CloudFront
10 11 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.41%) Yarn
12 8 (0.36%) Asana
12 8 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.92%) Internet
2 28 (1.28%) Extranet
3 23 (1.05%) SSH
4 10 (0.46%) DNS
5 9 (0.41%) SMS
6 7 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.27%) Broadband
7 6 (0.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.23%) Intranet
8 5 (0.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.18%) Skype
10 2 (0.091%) RFID
11 1 (0.046%) HTTP
11 1 (0.046%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,293 (58.99%) MySQL
2 175 (7.98%) SQL Server
3 110 (5.02%) MongoDB
4 100 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 87 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 81 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (3.19%) Redis
8 44 (2.01%) MariaDB
9 11 (0.50%) Big Data
10 9 (0.41%) Blockchain
10 9 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (0.23%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.14%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.14%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.14%) Looker
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.14%) Presto
14 2 (0.091%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 596 (27.19%) Git (software)
2 130 (5.93%) PHPUnit
3 115 (5.25%) JIRA
4 83 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 72 (3.28%) Bitbucket
6 59 (2.69%) Subversion
7 33 (1.51%) webpack
8 30 (1.37%) Vagrant
9 19 (0.87%) gulp
10 18 (0.82%) GitLab
11 17 (0.78%) Mercurial
12 16 (0.73%) Visual Studio
13 15 (0.68%) git-flow
14 14 (0.64%) Selenium
15 11 (0.50%) Grunt
16 9 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.41%) Codeception
17 8 (0.36%) Cypress.io
18 7 (0.32%) Codeship
18 7 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 148 (6.75%) Finance
2 130 (5.93%) Marketing
3 107 (4.88%) Retail
4 78 (3.56%) Games
5 38 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 17 (0.78%) Electronics
8 15 (0.68%) Public Sector
9 11 (0.50%) Advertising
9 11 (0.50%) Automotive
10 9 (0.41%) Back Office
10 9 (0.41%) Banking
11 8 (0.36%) Law
11 8 (0.36%) Publishing
12 7 (0.32%) Legal
13 5 (0.23%) Billing
13 5 (0.23%) Russian Language
14 4 (0.18%) Police
15 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.046%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,062 (48.45%) CSS
2 1,048 (47.81%) HTML
3 997 (45.48%) Laravel
4 561 (25.59%) Symfony
5 527 (24.04%) jQuery
6 342 (15.60%) LAMP
7 304 (13.87%) AngularJS
8 303 (13.82%) HTML5
9 252 (11.50%) React
10 250 (11.41%) Vue.js
11 245 (11.18%) Node.js
12 228 (10.40%) REST
13 211 (9.63%) CodeIgniter
14 185 (8.44%) Web Services
15 180 (8.21%) CSS3
16 163 (7.44%) RESTful
17 160 (7.30%) Sass
18 153 (6.98%) Ajax
19 135 (6.16%) SOAP
20 118 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 207 (9.44%) Mobile App
2 170 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (3.60%) User Experience
4 60 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
6 28 (1.28%) EPoS
7 23 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 16 (0.73%) Replication
9 15 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 12 (0.55%) Online Games
11 11 (0.50%) NHS
11 11 (0.50%) Social Media
12 8 (0.36%) AS400
12 8 (0.36%) iSeries
12 8 (0.36%) mHealth
13 7 (0.32%) Life Science
14 6 (0.27%) Wiki
15 5 (0.23%) Blog
15 5 (0.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 513 (23.40%) Linux
2 75 (3.42%) Unix
3 65 (2.97%) Android
4 62 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 33 (1.51%) Windows
6 29 (1.32%) Debian
7 26 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.46%) CentOS
9 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.27%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.046%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (33.62%) MVC
2 679 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
3 543 (24.77%) Web Development
4 489 (22.31%) OO
5 443 (20.21%) OOP
6 280 (12.77%) OO PHP
7 270 (12.32%) TDD
8 206 (9.40%) E-Commerce
9 162 (7.39%) DevOps
10 151 (6.89%) Scrum
11 149 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 119 (5.43%) Mentoring
13 105 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 101 (4.61%) Microservices
15 100 (4.56%) Front End Development
16 91 (4.15%) BDD
17 90 (4.11%) SOLID
18 89 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
19 87 (3.97%) Problem-Solving
20 84 (3.83%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,192 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,415 (64.55%) JavaScript
3 349 (15.92%) SQL
4 146 (6.66%) Python
5 134 (6.11%) PHP 7
6 95 (4.33%) Java
7 76 (3.47%) C#
8 56 (2.55%) PHP 5
9 45 (2.05%) ES6
10 40 (1.82%) Go
11 27 (1.23%) Ruby
12 23 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 20 (0.91%) C++
13 20 (0.91%) Kotlin
13 20 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 17 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 15 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.68%) C
16 11 (0.50%) Lua
17 8 (0.36%) JSX
Qualifications
1 98 (4.47%) Degree
2 33 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.046%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.046%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.92%) QA
2 13 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.18%) GDPR
4 3 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 303 (13.82%) Docker
2 10 (0.46%) Varnish
3 1 (0.046%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (2.28%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.92%) Ansible
3 33 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.82%) Terraform
5 9 (0.41%) Puppet
6 8 (0.36%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.23%) Salt
8 2 (0.091%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.091%) Grafana
9 1 (0.046%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.046%) cPanel
9 1 (0.046%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.046%) Plesk
Vendors
1 281 (12.82%) Zend
2 57 (2.60%) Atlassian
3 41 (1.87%) Google
4 40 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 37 (1.69%) Adobe
6 30 (1.37%) Oracle
7 23 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (0.55%) SAP
9 11 (0.50%) Apple
10 10 (0.46%) WooCommerce
11 9 (0.41%) Facebook
11 9 (0.41%) Marketo
11 9 (0.41%) Pardot
12 8 (0.36%) IBM
13 5 (0.23%) Xero
14 4 (0.18%) HubSpot
15 3 (0.14%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.14%) Rollbar
16 2 (0.091%) Instagram
16 2 (0.091%) Tableau