Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 263 210
Rank change year-on-year +18 -53 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 962 912 1,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.28% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.34% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 875 874 1,305
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,621 68,204 80,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.90% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,932 58,399 68,899
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in London

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in London

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in London

PHP Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London +19 182 £55,000 +22.22% 39
West London +36 83 £40,000 -20.00% 32
South London +27 47 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East London +6 11 £32,500 +8.33% 14
North London +12 6 £45,000 - 2
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 962 (100.00%) PHP
2 551 (57.28%) MySQL
3 547 (56.86%) JavaScript
4 411 (42.72%) HTML
5 408 (42.41%) Symfony
6 390 (40.54%) CSS
7 324 (33.68%) MVC
8 319 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
9 314 (32.64%) Laravel
10 301 (31.29%) Git (software)
11 261 (27.13%) Linux
12 256 (26.61%) Web Development
13 228 (23.70%) jQuery
14 219 (22.77%) Zend
15 209 (21.73%) TDD
16 200 (20.79%) LAMP
17 194 (20.17%) OOP
18 193 (20.06%) OO
19 177 (18.40%) HTML5
20 149 (15.49%) Finance
21 144 (14.97%) SQL
22 141 (14.66%) WordPress
23 128 (13.31%) CSS3
24 121 (12.58%) AngularJS
25 119 (12.37%) PHPUnit
26 105 (10.91%) Mobile App
27 104 (10.81%) Scrum
28 101 (10.50%) Java
29 100 (10.40%) RESTful
30 98 (10.19%) CMS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 141 (14.66%) WordPress
2 98 (10.19%) CMS
3 76 (7.90%) Apache
4 67 (6.96%) Drupal
5 54 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (3.53%) nginx
7 14 (1.46%) Joomla!
8 12 (1.25%) Confluence
9 8 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.62%) bbPress
11 3 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.31%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.21%) eZ Publish
12 2 (0.21%) IIS
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.10%) concrete5
13 1 (0.10%) Movable Type
13 1 (0.10%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 36 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 28 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 51 (5.30%) Magento
2 12 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.42%) Shopify
4 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.69%) GitHub
2 71 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.05%) SaaS
4 16 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.62%) npm
8 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.31%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.31%) Serverless
11 2 (0.21%) Heroku
12 1 (0.10%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.10%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.26%) HTTP
2 26 (2.70%) Intranet
3 20 (2.08%) Internet
4 7 (0.73%) DNS
5 4 (0.42%) FTP
5 4 (0.42%) SMTP
5 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.31%) Firewall
7 2 (0.21%) Broadband
7 2 (0.21%) Skype
8 1 (0.10%) Extranet
8 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (57.28%) MySQL
2 79 (8.21%) MongoDB
3 51 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.39%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.08%) MariaDB
8 17 (1.77%) Big Data
8 17 (1.77%) Redis
9 8 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.21%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.21%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.21%) Presto
14 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 301 (31.29%) Git (software)
2 119 (12.37%) PHPUnit
3 47 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.57%) JIRA
5 43 (4.47%) Subversion
6 31 (3.22%) Bitbucket
7 27 (2.81%) gulp
8 25 (2.60%) Vagrant
9 24 (2.49%) Grunt
10 18 (1.87%) Xdebug
11 9 (0.94%) Codeception
11 9 (0.94%) Selenium
11 9 (0.94%) webpack
12 7 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.52%) Codeship
13 5 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.42%) Phing
14 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 149 (15.49%) Finance
2 67 (6.96%) Marketing
3 51 (5.30%) Retail
4 41 (4.26%) Advertising
5 22 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.08%) Back Office
7 17 (1.77%) Games
8 16 (1.66%) Banking
9 12 (1.25%) Law
10 10 (1.04%) Publishing
11 9 (0.94%) Legal
12 7 (0.73%) Billing
13 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.31%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) iGaming
15 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (42.72%) HTML
2 408 (42.41%) Symfony
3 390 (40.54%) CSS
4 314 (32.64%) Laravel
5 228 (23.70%) jQuery
6 200 (20.79%) LAMP
7 177 (18.40%) HTML5
8 128 (13.31%) CSS3
9 121 (12.58%) AngularJS
10 100 (10.40%) RESTful
11 97 (10.08%) Node.js
12 89 (9.25%) REST
13 76 (7.90%) Sass
14 73 (7.59%) React
15 65 (6.76%) Zend Framework
16 52 (5.41%) JSON
17 49 (5.09%) SOAP
18 48 (4.99%) XML
19 46 (4.78%) Web Services
20 41 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 80 (8.32%) Fintech
3 57 (5.93%) Linux Command Line
4 53 (5.51%) User Experience
5 52 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (1.87%) e-Learning
9 16 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.94%) Social Media
12 7 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.52%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.52%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.42%) Arduino
14 4 (0.42%) Kinect
14 4 (0.42%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.42%) RIA
15 3 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 261 (27.13%) Linux
2 30 (3.12%) Unix
3 25 (2.60%) Android
3 25 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.08%) Debian
5 18 (1.87%) Windows
6 10 (1.04%) CentOS
7 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.31%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.10%) Fedora
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (33.68%) MVC
2 319 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (26.61%) Web Development
4 209 (21.73%) TDD
5 194 (20.17%) OOP
6 193 (20.06%) OO
7 104 (10.81%) Scrum
8 97 (10.08%) Microservices
9 92 (9.56%) Software Engineering
10 84 (8.73%) BDD
11 83 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (8.52%) E-Commerce
13 76 (7.90%) Mentoring
13 76 (7.90%) Open Source
14 72 (7.48%) DevOps
14 72 (7.48%) Unit Testing
15 67 (6.96%) OO PHP
16 63 (6.55%) Front End Development
17 56 (5.82%) Analytics
18 52 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 962 (100.00%) PHP
2 547 (56.86%) JavaScript
3 144 (14.97%) SQL
4 101 (10.50%) Java
5 85 (8.84%) PHP 7
6 75 (7.80%) Python
7 64 (6.65%) PHP 5
8 29 (3.01%) C++
8 29 (3.01%) Ruby
9 28 (2.91%) C#
10 27 (2.81%) Go
10 27 (2.81%) Scala
11 21 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.87%) Kotlin
13 13 (1.35%) ES6
14 9 (0.94%) Perl
15 8 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.52%) ES7
18 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (6.55%) Degree
2 31 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.81%) QA
2 22 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.42%) GCP
3 4 (0.42%) WAI
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) LXC
3 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (2.81%) Puppet
2 18 (1.87%) Ansible
3 15 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.52%) cPanel
5 5 (0.52%) Salt
5 5 (0.52%) Terraform
6 3 (0.31%) Kibana
7 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 219 (22.77%) Zend
2 30 (3.12%) Adobe
3 19 (1.98%) Atlassian
4 12 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (0.94%) Google
7 8 (0.83%) WooCommerce
8 6 (0.62%) BuddyPress
9 5 (0.52%) Facebook
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle
9 5 (0.52%) Plumtree
9 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.42%) Apple
10 4 (0.42%) Sony
11 3 (0.31%) PayPal
11 3 (0.31%) Percona
11 3 (0.31%) Samsung
11 3 (0.31%) SAP
11 3 (0.31%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.21%) Twitter