Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

PHP Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 126 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -48 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 33 66 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.42% 1.90% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.98% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 66 158
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,875 £72,500 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2227 3330 4428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.10% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2496 3519
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Reading

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Reading

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Reading region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (60.61%) Web Development
3 19 (57.58%) MySQL
4 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 17 (51.52%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) jQuery
6 15 (45.45%) Laravel
7 14 (42.42%) MVC
8 13 (39.39%) CMS
8 13 (39.39%) OOP
8 13 (39.39%) OO
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Drupal
10 11 (33.33%) Content Development
11 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
11 10 (30.30%) Symfony
11 10 (30.30%) SOAP
11 10 (30.30%) Linux
11 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Node.js
13 7 (21.21%) Zend
13 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
14 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
14 5 (15.15%) RESTful
15 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (12.12%) Back Office

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (39.39%) CMS
2 11 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
1 4 (12.12%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 15 (45.45%) jQuery
2 15 (45.45%) Laravel
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) SOAP
4 10 (30.30%) Symfony
5 8 (24.24%) Node.js
6 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.15%) RESTful
8 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (9.09%) JSON
9 3 (9.09%) LAMP
9 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) Django
10 2 (6.06%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) Yii
11 1 (3.03%) CSS3
11 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) CentOS
2 2 (6.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Web Development
2 14 (42.42%) MVC
3 13 (39.39%) OO
3 13 (39.39%) OOP
4 11 (33.33%) Content Development
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.03%) Mobile First
9 1 (3.03%) Online Marketing
9 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Zend
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook