Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP Programmer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1187 1203
Rank change year-on-year +57 +16 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 21 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 70
England median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,500 £27,725
90th Percentile £86,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - +14.29%

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 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

PHP Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured PHP Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Programmer in England

PHP Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Programmer in England.

Salary trend for PHP Programmer in England

PHP Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Programmer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Programmer in England

PHP Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +29 15 £55,000 +29.41%
South West - 4 £55,000 -
Midlands +44 1 £40,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +14 1 £40,000 +8.11%
North of England +1 1 £37,500 +7.14%
North West - 1 £37,500 -
PHP Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (80.95%) MySQL
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 10 (47.62%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) OO
8 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) Symfony
9 7 (33.33%) Java
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 6 (28.57%) OOP
10 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) LAMP
10 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 6 (28.57%) Laravel
11 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (23.81%) Ajax
11 5 (23.81%) jQuery
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) Subversion
11 5 (23.81%) Apache
12 4 (19.05%) API Integration
12 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
12 4 (19.05%) C++
12 4 (19.05%) Web Services
12 4 (19.05%) Drupal

PHP Programmer 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Drupal
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 3 (14.29%) nginx
3 3 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
2 2 (9.52%) MetaTrader
3 1 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Grunt
4 3 (14.29%) gulp
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) Symfony
4 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) LAMP
4 6 (28.57%) Laravel
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) CakePHP
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (14.29%) Lucene
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 2 (9.52%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) STL
8 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Fintech
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) API Integration
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 3 (14.29%) API Design
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) PHP 5
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) PHP 7
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Zend