Period
to 20 September 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 208 171
Rank change year-on-year +15 -37 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2,345 2,685 3,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.72% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.79% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,160 2,462 3,334
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,725 £58,750
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 125,056 149,949 159,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 100,403 121,787 128,702
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,199
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +3.74% +1.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
South East +14 570 £45,000 +12.50% 81
North of England -10 545 £40,000 +11.11% 180
London -36 545 £55,000 - 109
North West +2 330 £40,000 +6.67% 109
Midlands +53 323 £35,000 +6.06% 80
South West +3 286 £40,000 +6.67% 69
West Midlands +38 207 £35,000 +7.69% 32
Yorkshire -31 170 £37,500 +7.14% 46
East Midlands +55 116 £33,250 -5.00% 48
East of England +72 75 £40,000 +14.29% 39
North East +35 45 £42,500 +25.93% 25
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 2,345 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,562 (66.61%) JavaScript
3 1,423 (60.68%) MySQL
4 1,218 (51.94%) CSS
5 1,198 (51.09%) HTML
6 1,038 (44.26%) Laravel
7 790 (33.69%) MVC
8 728 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
9 675 (28.78%) Web Development
10 645 (27.51%) Git (software)
11 574 (24.48%) Symfony
12 566 (24.14%) jQuery
13 518 (22.09%) Linux
14 507 (21.62%) OO
15 496 (21.15%) OOP
16 356 (15.18%) LAMP
17 321 (13.69%) Docker
18 318 (13.56%) AngularJS
19 304 (12.96%) HTML5
20 300 (12.79%) SQL
21 286 (12.20%) OO PHP
22 278 (11.86%) TDD
23 277 (11.81%) Zend
23 277 (11.81%) Node.js
24 276 (11.77%) WordPress
25 258 (11.00%) React
26 247 (10.53%) E-Commerce
27 225 (9.59%) REST
28 217 (9.25%) CSS3
29 213 (9.08%) CodeIgniter

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
1 276 (11.77%) WordPress
2 167 (7.12%) CMS
3 113 (4.82%) Apache
4 103 (4.39%) Drupal
5 71 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 61 (2.60%) Joomla!
7 42 (1.79%) nginx
8 36 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 22 (0.94%) Confluence
10 6 (0.26%) Moodle
11 5 (0.21%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.17%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.085%) Totara
15 1 (0.043%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.043%) eZ Publish
15 1 (0.043%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.043%) IIS
15 1 (0.043%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.17%) Sketch
6 3 (0.13%) GIMP
7 2 (0.085%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 187 (7.97%) Magento
2 66 (2.81%) Payment Gateway
3 33 (1.41%) Shopify
4 7 (0.30%) OpenCart
5 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.17%) CiviCRM
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.13%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.085%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 170 (7.25%) AWS
2 127 (5.42%) SaaS
3 120 (5.12%) GitHub
4 61 (2.60%) Serverless
5 44 (1.88%) Azure
6 39 (1.66%) GCP
7 23 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.98%) npm
8 16 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.34%) Asana
12 8 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.26%) Yarn
15 5 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.54%) Internet
2 28 (1.19%) Extranet
3 16 (0.68%) SSH
4 15 (0.64%) DNS
4 15 (0.64%) Intranet
5 13 (0.55%) HTTP
6 10 (0.43%) Skype
7 6 (0.26%) Firewall
7 6 (0.26%) FTP
8 5 (0.21%) Network Security
8 5 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.17%) Broadband
10 3 (0.13%) ICMP
10 3 (0.13%) IPv6
10 3 (0.13%) SSL
10 3 (0.13%) Telnet
11 2 (0.085%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.043%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,423 (60.68%) MySQL
2 154 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 119 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 116 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 92 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 82 (3.50%) Redis
8 51 (2.17%) MariaDB
9 13 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.47%) Big Data
11 10 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.26%) SQLite
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.17%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.17%) phpMyAdmin
17 3 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.13%) Looker
17 3 (0.13%) Presto
Development Applications
1 645 (27.51%) Git (software)
2 127 (5.42%) JIRA
3 118 (5.03%) PHPUnit
4 91 (3.88%) Subversion
5 74 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 64 (2.73%) Bitbucket
7 58 (2.47%) webpack
8 57 (2.43%) Vagrant
9 39 (1.66%) gulp
10 27 (1.15%) Grunt
11 14 (0.60%) GitLab
12 11 (0.47%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.47%) Selenium
12 11 (0.47%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.34%) Codeship
13 8 (0.34%) git-flow
14 7 (0.30%) Bower
14 7 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
14 7 (0.30%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.26%) Xdebug
General
1 192 (8.19%) Marketing
2 185 (7.89%) Finance
3 131 (5.59%) Retail
4 97 (4.14%) Games
5 45 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 44 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.07%) Public Sector
8 23 (0.98%) Publishing
9 22 (0.94%) Electronics
10 14 (0.60%) Automotive
11 12 (0.51%) Law
12 11 (0.47%) Banking
13 8 (0.34%) Advertising
14 6 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.21%) Back Office
16 4 (0.17%) Legal
17 2 (0.085%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.085%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.085%) Police
18 1 (0.043%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,218 (51.94%) CSS
2 1,198 (51.09%) HTML
3 1,038 (44.26%) Laravel
4 574 (24.48%) Symfony
5 566 (24.14%) jQuery
6 356 (15.18%) LAMP
7 318 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 304 (12.96%) HTML5
9 277 (11.81%) Node.js
10 258 (11.00%) React
11 225 (9.59%) REST
12 217 (9.25%) CSS3
13 213 (9.08%) CodeIgniter
14 209 (8.91%) Ajax
15 199 (8.49%) Vue.js
16 195 (8.32%) RESTful
17 193 (8.23%) Web Services
18 162 (6.91%) JSON
19 161 (6.87%) Sass
20 160 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.29%) Mobile App
2 128 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (4.09%) User Experience
4 64 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (1.24%) EPoS
7 22 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (0.85%) Online Games
9 19 (0.81%) Social Media
10 18 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.55%) Life Science
13 12 (0.51%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.47%) NHS
14 11 (0.47%) Replication
15 10 (0.43%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.34%) Blog
17 7 (0.30%) e-Learning
17 7 (0.30%) Social Network
18 6 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 518 (22.09%) Linux
2 70 (2.99%) Android
3 69 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 61 (2.60%) Unix
5 38 (1.62%) Windows
6 37 (1.58%) Debian
7 32 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.77%) CentOS
9 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.30%) AIX
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (33.69%) MVC
2 728 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
3 675 (28.78%) Web Development
4 507 (21.62%) OO
5 496 (21.15%) OOP
6 286 (12.20%) OO PHP
7 278 (11.86%) TDD
8 247 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 162 (6.91%) Unit Testing
10 157 (6.70%) Scrum
11 149 (6.35%) DevOps
12 141 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
13 107 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 97 (4.14%) Software Engineering
16 94 (4.01%) Test Automation
17 89 (3.80%) Front End Development
18 86 (3.67%) Computer Science
19 85 (3.62%) Responsive Web Design
20 82 (3.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,345 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,562 (66.61%) JavaScript
3 300 (12.79%) SQL
4 182 (7.76%) Python
5 137 (5.84%) PHP 7
6 100 (4.26%) Java
7 84 (3.58%) PHP 5
8 70 (2.99%) C#
9 51 (2.17%) Go
10 30 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.11%) TypeScript
12 25 (1.07%) Objective-C
12 25 (1.07%) Ruby
13 23 (0.98%) C++
14 22 (0.94%) ES6
15 19 (0.81%) Kotlin
16 17 (0.72%) Apple Swift
17 13 (0.55%) C
18 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (3.54%) Degree
2 26 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.085%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.043%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.13%) PMO
4 2 (0.085%) GDPR
5 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
System Software
1 321 (13.69%) Docker
2 10 (0.43%) Varnish
2 10 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.043%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.043%) LXC
3 1 (0.043%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (1.88%) Ansible
3 41 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.47%) Puppet
5 8 (0.34%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.26%) Grafana
6 6 (0.26%) Terraform
7 4 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 277 (11.81%) Zend
2 41 (1.75%) Google
3 40 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 35 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 30 (1.28%) Oracle
6 23 (0.98%) Adobe
7 21 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (0.85%) SAP
8 20 (0.85%) WooCommerce
9 10 (0.43%) Pardot
10 9 (0.38%) Marketo
11 8 (0.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 8 (0.34%) Facebook
11 8 (0.34%) HubSpot
12 6 (0.26%) IBM
12 6 (0.26%) PayPal
13 5 (0.21%) Instagram
13 5 (0.21%) Spotify
14 4 (0.17%) Fujitsu
15 3 (0.13%) Rackspace