Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 4 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 100 121
Rank change year-on-year -50 +21 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 207 131 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.94% 2.74% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.88% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 154 120 284
10th Percentile £31,800 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,188 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,962 4,555 10,951
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 95.37% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,438 3,751 9,209
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the Midlands

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 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
West Midlands -11 163 £47,500 +18.75% 34
East Midlands -83 44 £41,250 +10.00% 19
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 207 (100.00%) PHP
2 144 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 115 (55.56%) MySQL
4 99 (47.83%) HTML
5 98 (47.34%) CSS
6 76 (36.71%) Laravel
7 57 (27.54%) AWS
8 56 (27.05%) MVC
9 52 (25.12%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (23.67%) Linux
11 48 (23.19%) E-Commerce
12 46 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 44 (21.26%) Web Development
13 44 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (18.84%) Symfony
15 37 (17.87%) SQL
15 37 (17.87%) Fintech
16 36 (17.39%) React
17 35 (16.91%) Full Stack Development
18 34 (16.43%) REST
18 34 (16.43%) jQuery
19 31 (14.98%) WordPress
20 30 (14.49%) Software Engineering
20 30 (14.49%) Social Skills
21 29 (14.01%) Technology Roadmap
21 29 (14.01%) RESTful
22 28 (13.53%) Unit Testing
22 28 (13.53%) NoSQL
23 27 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
23 27 (13.04%) PHPUnit

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 31 (14.98%) WordPress
2 24 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (6.28%) Apache
4 12 (5.80%) CMS
5 10 (4.83%) Apache Solr
6 9 (4.35%) Confluence
7 8 (3.86%) nginx
8 4 (1.93%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.97%) Drupal
9 2 (0.97%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.48%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Magento
2 5 (2.42%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.93%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.54%) AWS
2 23 (11.11%) SaaS
3 17 (8.21%) Azure
3 17 (8.21%) GitHub
4 14 (6.76%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (3.86%) Azure Machine Learning
8 6 (2.90%) GCP
9 5 (2.42%) Firebase
9 5 (2.42%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (1.93%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.97%) npm
12 1 (0.48%) Apigee
12 1 (0.48%) Fastly
12 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.90%) DNS
2 6 (2.90%) FTP
2 6 (2.90%) HTTP
2 6 (2.90%) SMTP
2 6 (2.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (55.56%) MySQL
2 28 (13.53%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.14%) Redis
4 14 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.42%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.04%) PHPUnit
3 24 (11.59%) Bitbucket
4 12 (5.80%) JIRA
5 10 (4.83%) Selenium
6 5 (2.42%) GitLab
7 4 (1.93%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.45%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.45%) Subversion
9 2 (0.97%) CF BOSH
10 1 (0.48%) Postman
10 1 (0.48%) PuPHPet
10 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (14.49%) Social Skills
2 25 (12.08%) Finance
3 21 (10.14%) Marketing
4 17 (8.21%) Retail
5 12 (5.80%) Games
6 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.42%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.45%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (47.83%) HTML
2 98 (47.34%) CSS
3 76 (36.71%) Laravel
4 39 (18.84%) Symfony
5 36 (17.39%) React
6 34 (16.43%) jQuery
6 34 (16.43%) REST
7 29 (14.01%) RESTful
8 25 (12.08%) HTML5
8 25 (12.08%) Vue.js
9 18 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
10 16 (7.73%) JSON
11 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.76%) Flutter
11 14 (6.76%) Sass
12 10 (4.83%) Behat
12 10 (4.83%) Node.js
13 9 (4.35%) LAMP
13 9 (4.35%) Web Services
14 8 (3.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.12%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (10.63%) Mobile App
3 20 (9.66%) Algorithms
4 14 (6.76%) e-Learning
5 13 (6.28%) Social Media
6 12 (5.80%) User Experience
7 7 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.42%) Legacy Code
9 4 (1.93%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.93%) iPhone
9 4 (1.93%) Photography
9 4 (1.93%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.45%) Animation
10 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.45%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.45%) PMI
11 2 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.67%) Linux
2 10 (4.83%) Ubuntu
3 7 (3.38%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.42%) Android
4 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.05%) MVC
2 48 (23.19%) E-Commerce
3 44 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.26%) Web Development
4 37 (17.87%) Fintech
5 35 (16.91%) Full Stack Development
6 30 (14.49%) Software Engineering
7 29 (14.01%) Technology Roadmap
8 28 (13.53%) Unit Testing
9 27 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (11.59%) Product Roadmap
10 24 (11.59%) Project Delivery
10 24 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (10.63%) TDD
12 21 (10.14%) Machine Learning
13 18 (8.70%) OO
13 18 (8.70%) OO PHP
14 17 (8.21%) Clean Code
14 17 (8.21%) SOLID
15 16 (7.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 207 (100.00%) PHP
2 144 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.87%) SQL
4 24 (11.59%) Go
5 14 (6.76%) Dart
6 12 (5.80%) PHP 7
6 12 (5.80%) Python
7 11 (5.31%) Java
8 3 (1.45%) Ruby
9 2 (0.97%) ES6
10 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (9.18%) Zend
2 8 (3.86%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.42%) Google
3 5 (2.42%) Rackspace
4 4 (1.93%) Apple
4 4 (1.93%) HubSpot
5 3 (1.45%) Facebook
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) Spotify