Period
to 20 June 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 154 139
Rank change year-on-year +37 -15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 232 93 259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.54% 1.49% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.55% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 215 89 251
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £27,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
75th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 8,480 5,988 11,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,323 5,042 8,867
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +37 131 £38,500 -3.75% 42
East Midlands +8 101 £35,000 -12.50% 34
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 232 (100.00%) PHP
2 168 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 152 (65.52%) CSS
4 145 (62.50%) MySQL
5 141 (60.78%) HTML
6 133 (57.33%) Laravel
7 83 (35.78%) MVC
8 73 (31.47%) Symfony
9 60 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (24.57%) SQL
11 56 (24.14%) E-Commerce
12 47 (20.26%) Web Development
12 47 (20.26%) Vue.js
13 44 (18.97%) Linux
14 43 (18.53%) Git (software)
15 39 (16.81%) AngularJS
16 38 (16.38%) OO
17 37 (15.95%) OO PHP
18 35 (15.09%) jQuery
19 33 (14.22%) HTML5
20 32 (13.79%) LAMP
21 31 (13.36%) React
21 31 (13.36%) Greenfield Project
22 30 (12.93%) Zend
23 27 (11.64%) SOLID
24 23 (9.91%) Front End Development
24 23 (9.91%) OOP
25 22 (9.48%) SDLC
25 22 (9.48%) Fintech
26 21 (9.05%) REST

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 13 (5.60%) WordPress
2 8 (3.45%) CMS
3 7 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.72%) nginx
5 3 (1.29%) Apache
5 3 (1.29%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Magento
2 7 (3.02%) Shopify
3 5 (2.16%) OpenCart
4 3 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) Azure
2 11 (4.74%) AWS
2 11 (4.74%) GitHub
3 8 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.43%) Attraqt
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.43%) GCP
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) npm
5 1 (0.43%) Serverless
5 1 (0.43%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.76%) SSH
2 12 (5.17%) DNS
2 12 (5.17%) FTP
2 12 (5.17%) HTTP
2 12 (5.17%) Internet
2 12 (5.17%) SMTP
3 3 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (62.50%) MySQL
2 9 (3.88%) NoSQL
2 9 (3.88%) Redis
3 7 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.29%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 43 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.60%) PHPUnit
3 12 (5.17%) JIRA
4 7 (3.02%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.59%) GitLab
6 2 (0.86%) Grunt
6 2 (0.86%) gulp
6 2 (0.86%) webpack
7 1 (0.43%) Firebug
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Katalon Studio
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (8.62%) Finance
1 20 (8.62%) Retail
2 17 (7.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (3.88%) Games
4 8 (3.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Automotive
5 4 (1.72%) Law
5 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (65.52%) CSS
2 141 (60.78%) HTML
3 133 (57.33%) Laravel
4 73 (31.47%) Symfony
5 47 (20.26%) Vue.js
6 39 (16.81%) AngularJS
7 35 (15.09%) jQuery
8 33 (14.22%) HTML5
9 32 (13.79%) LAMP
10 31 (13.36%) React
11 21 (9.05%) CSS3
11 21 (9.05%) REST
12 15 (6.47%) Node.js
13 14 (6.03%) RESTful
14 12 (5.17%) CodeIgniter
14 12 (5.17%) SOAP
15 10 (4.31%) JSON
15 10 (4.31%) React Native
16 8 (3.45%) Backbone.js
16 8 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.36%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.45%) User Experience
5 5 (2.16%) iPad
6 4 (1.72%) iPhone
6 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.72%) Social Media
7 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.29%) BBC
7 3 (1.29%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.29%) Photography
8 2 (0.86%) Online Games
9 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.97%) Linux
2 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.86%) Android
3 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) CentOS
4 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.78%) MVC
2 60 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 47 (20.26%) Web Development
5 38 (16.38%) OO
6 37 (15.95%) OO PHP
7 27 (11.64%) SOLID
8 23 (9.91%) Front End Development
8 23 (9.91%) OOP
9 22 (9.48%) Fintech
9 22 (9.48%) SDLC
10 20 (8.62%) API Integration
11 19 (8.19%) Unit Testing
12 18 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (4.74%) API Development
14 9 (3.88%) ERP
15 8 (3.45%) API Design
15 8 (3.45%) Scrum
16 7 (3.02%) Digital Marketing
17 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 232 (100.00%) PHP
2 168 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 57 (24.57%) SQL
4 20 (8.62%) PHP 7
5 5 (2.16%) Go
6 3 (1.29%) Python
7 2 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) Java
8 1 (0.43%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (12.93%) Zend
2 6 (2.59%) Google
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.29%) HubSpot
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian