Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 793 935 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 2.67% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.76% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 729 887 946
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,375
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the South East

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the South East

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the South East

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hampshire -27 245 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Thames Valley -47 179 £40,000 - 20
Surrey +57 145 £42,500 +6.25% 9
East Sussex +17 136 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Berkshire +6 113 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Kent +23 43 £37,500 +20.97% 5
West Sussex -13 39 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -43 38 £38,750 +0.65% 12
Buckinghamshire -40 28 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Middlesex - 2 £35,000 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 793 (100.00%) PHP
2 661 (83.35%) JavaScript
3 573 (72.26%) CSS
4 568 (71.63%) HTML
5 501 (63.18%) MySQL
6 423 (53.34%) Web Development
7 348 (43.88%) Laravel
8 309 (38.97%) Linux
9 303 (38.21%) jQuery
10 294 (37.07%) MVC
11 248 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
12 232 (29.26%) OOP
13 227 (28.63%) Git (software)
14 224 (28.25%) OO
15 217 (27.36%) Symfony
16 208 (26.23%) LAMP
17 169 (21.31%) Zend
18 160 (20.18%) CMS
19 148 (18.66%) SQL
20 131 (16.52%) HTML5
21 130 (16.39%) E-Commerce
22 121 (15.26%) Front End Development
23 119 (15.01%) OO PHP
24 116 (14.63%) AngularJS
25 113 (14.25%) Apache
26 110 (13.87%) Subversion
26 110 (13.87%) WordPress
26 110 (13.87%) Mobile App
27 106 (13.37%) Node.js
28 95 (11.98%) CodeIgniter

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 160 (20.18%) CMS
2 113 (14.25%) Apache
3 110 (13.87%) WordPress
4 79 (9.96%) Drupal
5 41 (5.17%) Joomla!
6 32 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (2.65%) nginx
8 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (0.50%) Moodle
9 4 (0.50%) Totara
10 3 (0.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.25%) bbPress
12 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.13%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.50%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 60 (7.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.05%) GitHub
2 46 (5.80%) SaaS
3 11 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.50%) Algolia
5 4 (0.50%) Slack
6 2 (0.25%) npm
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.13%) Firewall
2 1 (0.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.13%) SMS
2 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (63.18%) MySQL
2 87 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 53 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (5.30%) MariaDB
5 39 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.67%) Redis
7 25 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.50%) MS Access
9 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.25%) Big Data
11 1 (0.13%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 227 (28.63%) Git (software)
2 110 (13.87%) Subversion
3 39 (4.92%) PHPUnit
4 37 (4.67%) gulp
5 18 (2.27%) JIRA
6 17 (2.14%) webpack
7 12 (1.51%) PostCSS
8 9 (1.13%) Grunt
8 9 (1.13%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.01%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.88%) Selenium
11 6 (0.76%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.63%) JUnit
13 4 (0.50%) Babel
14 1 (0.13%) PhpStorm
14 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 51 (6.43%) Marketing
2 43 (5.42%) Finance
3 32 (4.04%) Retail
4 20 (2.52%) Games
5 16 (2.02%) Advertising
6 12 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.39%) Automotive
8 10 (1.26%) Back Office
9 5 (0.63%) Banking
9 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.63%) Publishing
10 4 (0.50%) Billing
10 4 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (72.26%) CSS
2 568 (71.63%) HTML
3 348 (43.88%) Laravel
4 303 (38.21%) jQuery
5 217 (27.36%) Symfony
6 208 (26.23%) LAMP
7 131 (16.52%) HTML5
8 116 (14.63%) AngularJS
9 106 (13.37%) Node.js
10 95 (11.98%) CodeIgniter
11 89 (11.22%) Ajax
12 78 (9.84%) Sass
12 78 (9.84%) SOAP
13 76 (9.58%) Web Services
14 71 (8.95%) JSON
15 70 (8.83%) XML
16 61 (7.69%) CSS3
17 59 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 55 (6.94%) React
18 55 (6.94%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.87%) Mobile App
2 20 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.40%) User Experience
4 13 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (1.51%) Digital Media
5 12 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.13%) Fintech
6 9 (1.13%) iPad
6 9 (1.13%) iPhone
7 7 (0.88%) Blog
7 7 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.38%) Replication
9 2 (0.25%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.25%) RIA
9 2 (0.25%) Social Network
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.13%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 309 (38.97%) Linux
2 41 (5.17%) Windows
3 26 (3.28%) Unix
4 16 (2.02%) Android
5 15 (1.89%) CentOS
6 14 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (53.34%) Web Development
2 294 (37.07%) MVC
3 248 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (29.26%) OOP
5 224 (28.25%) OO
6 130 (16.39%) E-Commerce
7 121 (15.26%) Front End Development
8 119 (15.01%) OO PHP
9 54 (6.81%) Mentoring
10 49 (6.18%) Scrum
11 44 (5.55%) Software Engineering
12 38 (4.79%) Mobile Application Development
13 35 (4.41%) TDD
14 34 (4.29%) Web Application Development
15 32 (4.04%) CRM
15 32 (4.04%) Unit Testing
16 31 (3.91%) OOD
17 19 (2.40%) SDLC
17 19 (2.40%) Time Management
18 17 (2.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 793 (100.00%) PHP
2 661 (83.35%) JavaScript
3 148 (18.66%) SQL
4 79 (9.96%) PHP 5
5 62 (7.82%) Python
6 45 (5.67%) PHP 7
7 39 (4.92%) Java
8 30 (3.78%) C#
9 24 (3.03%) Ruby
10 17 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.51%) Perl
12 11 (1.39%) PHP 4
13 8 (1.01%) ES6
14 7 (0.88%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.63%) C++
17 3 (0.38%) C
18 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (4.16%) Degree
2 5 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.88%) GCP
3 3 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 169 (21.31%) Zend
2 10 (1.26%) Apple
2 10 (1.26%) Google
3 8 (1.01%) Adobe
4 7 (0.88%) Capita
5 5 (0.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (0.63%) Twitter
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle
7 2 (0.25%) BuddyPress
7 2 (0.25%) PayPal
7 2 (0.25%) Perforce
7 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.25%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.13%) Facebook
8 1 (0.13%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.13%) Xamarin