Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 158 199
Rank change year-on-year -67 +41 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1,786 1,095 2,192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.60% 2.13% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.24% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,478 972 2,024
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £91,438 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +2.44%

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 102,008 48,835 117,545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.51% 95.09% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73,022 41,484 96,233
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 -20 479 £50,000 +17.65% 32
London -82 424 £55,000 - 89
North of England -58 363 £45,000 +16.13% 125
South West +7 226 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Midlands -49 202 £45,000 +20.00% 59
North West -65 184 £50,000 +25.00% 59
West Midlands -14 159 £47,500 +18.75% 38
Yorkshire -62 147 £45,000 +16.88% 45
East of England -89 68 £47,500 +11.76% 14
East Midlands -80 43 £42,500 +13.33% 21
North East -15 32 £34,500 -12.10% 21
PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 1,786 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,170 (65.51%) JavaScript
3 996 (55.77%) MySQL
4 811 (45.41%) Laravel
5 787 (44.06%) HTML
6 783 (43.84%) CSS
7 558 (31.24%) Git (software)
8 473 (26.48%) MVC
9 455 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
10 447 (25.03%) Symfony
11 439 (24.58%) Full Stack Development
12 419 (23.46%) React
13 366 (20.49%) Docker
14 365 (20.44%) Web Development
15 362 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
16 361 (20.21%) AWS
17 358 (20.04%) jQuery
18 353 (19.76%) Linux
19 329 (18.42%) E-Commerce
20 321 (17.97%) OO
21 319 (17.86%) OOP
22 302 (16.91%) Software Engineering
23 286 (16.01%) RESTful
24 277 (15.51%) Social Skills
25 275 (15.40%) SQL
26 264 (14.78%) TDD
27 244 (13.66%) LAMP
28 237 (13.27%) Unit Testing
29 234 (13.10%) Fintech
30 233 (13.05%) WordPress

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
1 233 (13.05%) WordPress
2 160 (8.96%) CMS
3 115 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
4 88 (4.93%) Apache
5 64 (3.58%) Drupal
6 62 (3.47%) Apache Solr
7 57 (3.19%) nginx
8 24 (1.34%) IBM Domino
9 13 (0.73%) Joomla!
10 9 (0.50%) Confluence
10 9 (0.50%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.39%) Moodle
12 5 (0.28%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.22%) MediaWiki
14 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.11%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.056%) ExpressionEngine
16 1 (0.056%) Kentico
16 1 (0.056%) Totara
Applications
1 18 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.34%) InVision
4 5 (0.28%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 58 (3.25%) Magento
2 47 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.28%) osCommerce
3 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Shopify
5 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 361 (20.21%) AWS
2 224 (12.54%) SaaS
3 109 (6.10%) Azure
4 74 (4.14%) GitHub
5 54 (3.02%) Amazon S3
6 43 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 43 (2.41%) GCP
7 40 (2.24%) npm
8 28 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
9 24 (1.34%) Firebase
10 23 (1.29%) Rackspace Cloud
10 23 (1.29%) Serverless
11 22 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.56%) Stripe
14 8 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
15 7 (0.39%) Google Ads
16 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
17 5 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.34%) DNS
1 24 (1.34%) Internet
2 16 (0.90%) SSH
3 14 (0.78%) SSL
4 11 (0.62%) Intranet
5 10 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.45%) HTTP
7 6 (0.34%) FTP
7 6 (0.34%) SMTP
8 5 (0.28%) SMS
9 2 (0.11%) Extranet
10 1 (0.056%) MQTT
10 1 (0.056%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (55.77%) MySQL
2 202 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 118 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 114 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 110 (6.16%) Redis
6 100 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 60 (3.36%) MariaDB
8 39 (2.18%) Couchbase
9 21 (1.18%) Amazon Aurora
9 21 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.56%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.11%) Metadata
16 1 (0.056%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.056%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 558 (31.24%) Git (software)
2 154 (8.62%) PHPUnit
3 139 (7.78%) JIRA
4 86 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 54 (3.02%) Bitbucket
6 51 (2.86%) GitLab
7 39 (2.18%) Grunt
8 35 (1.96%) webpack
9 32 (1.79%) gulp
10 19 (1.06%) CircleCI
11 18 (1.01%) Bower
11 18 (1.01%) Subversion
12 13 (0.73%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.67%) Selenium
14 11 (0.62%) PhpStorm
15 8 (0.45%) Postman
15 8 (0.45%) Vagrant
15 8 (0.45%) Xdebug
16 2 (0.11%) CF BOSH
17 1 (0.056%) Sourcetree
General
1 277 (15.51%) Social Skills
2 198 (11.09%) Marketing
3 151 (8.45%) Finance
4 109 (6.10%) Retail
5 74 (4.14%) Games
6 28 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (0.84%) Law
8 14 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.67%) Advertising
9 12 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (0.67%) Publishing
10 11 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (0.50%) Legal
12 7 (0.39%) Billing
12 7 (0.39%) Public Sector
13 5 (0.28%) Automotive
13 5 (0.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 5 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.22%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (45.41%) Laravel
2 787 (44.06%) HTML
3 783 (43.84%) CSS
4 447 (25.03%) Symfony
5 419 (23.46%) React
6 358 (20.04%) jQuery
7 286 (16.01%) RESTful
8 244 (13.66%) LAMP
9 215 (12.04%) AngularJS
10 210 (11.76%) Vue.js
11 180 (10.08%) CodeIgniter
12 178 (9.97%) Node.js
13 173 (9.69%) REST
13 173 (9.69%) Web Services
14 172 (9.63%) HTML5
15 110 (6.16%) Sass
16 105 (5.88%) CSS3
17 100 (5.60%) JSON
18 99 (5.54%) XML
19 87 (4.87%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 362 (20.27%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 97 (5.43%) User Experience
4 80 (4.48%) Legacy Code
5 78 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 70 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (1.62%) Social Media
8 22 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.12%) NHS
11 19 (1.06%) Photography
12 18 (1.01%) iPhone
12 18 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 16 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.78%) PKI
15 10 (0.56%) Learning Management System
16 9 (0.50%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.50%) Legacy Systems
17 8 (0.45%) iPad
18 6 (0.34%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 353 (19.76%) Linux
2 69 (3.86%) Android
2 69 (3.86%) Apple iOS
3 62 (3.47%) Ubuntu
4 23 (1.29%) Debian
5 22 (1.23%) CentOS
6 9 (0.50%) Fedora
6 9 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.39%) Windows
8 3 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (26.48%) MVC
2 455 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (24.58%) Full Stack Development
4 365 (20.44%) Web Development
5 329 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 321 (17.97%) OO
7 319 (17.86%) OOP
8 302 (16.91%) Software Engineering
9 264 (14.78%) TDD
10 237 (13.27%) Unit Testing
11 234 (13.10%) Fintech
12 192 (10.75%) DevOps
13 169 (9.46%) Technology Roadmap
14 167 (9.35%) Product Roadmap
15 161 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
16 149 (8.34%) Project Delivery
17 147 (8.23%) Microservices
18 146 (8.17%) Technical Architecture
19 138 (7.73%) OO PHP
20 131 (7.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,786 (100.00%) PHP
2 1,170 (65.51%) JavaScript
3 275 (15.40%) SQL
4 204 (11.42%) Go
4 204 (11.42%) PHP 7
5 84 (4.70%) Dart
6 64 (3.58%) Java
7 47 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 33 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 33 (1.85%) Python
9 26 (1.46%) PHP 5
10 23 (1.29%) Ruby
11 22 (1.23%) Kotlin
12 20 (1.12%) C#
12 20 (1.12%) ES6
13 16 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 11 (0.62%) C
15 11 (0.62%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (2.91%) Degree
2 15 (0.84%) HNC
2 15 (0.84%) HND
3 11 (0.62%) AWS Certification
4 10 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.07%) QA
2 20 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.56%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.056%) GDPR
System Software
1 366 (20.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (2.41%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.01%) Ansible
3 12 (0.67%) Terraform
4 10 (0.56%) Puppet
5 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.17%) Salt
8 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.056%) cPanel
9 1 (0.056%) Nagios
Vendors
1 184 (10.30%) Zend
2 88 (4.93%) Google
3 30 (1.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (1.34%) Apple
5 23 (1.29%) Rackspace
6 22 (1.23%) Adobe
7 12 (0.67%) WooCommerce
8 10 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.50%) Facebook
10 7 (0.39%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.39%) Splunk
11 6 (0.34%) IBM
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle
12 5 (0.28%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.28%) Spotify
13 3 (0.17%) BT
13 3 (0.17%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.17%) Samsung
13 3 (0.17%) SAP