Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 186 135
Rank change year-on-year +51 -51 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 359 473 748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 1.80% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.86% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 355 457 755
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 15,881 25,406 29,677
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 96.69% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12,837 20,741 24,715
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +34 164 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Thames Valley +18 78 £47,500 - 4
Berkshire +23 53 £47,500 - 1
East Sussex +18 51 £46,250 -13.95%
West Sussex +41 39 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 20 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Kent +21 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Surrey +36 12 £40,500 +7.28% 2
Oxfordshire +18 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 South East region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 359 (100.00%) PHP
2 293 (81.62%) JavaScript
3 249 (69.36%) MySQL
4 229 (63.79%) HTML
5 212 (59.05%) CSS
6 169 (47.08%) Web Development
7 166 (46.24%) Laravel
8 141 (39.28%) Linux
8 141 (39.28%) OOP
9 129 (35.93%) MVC
10 114 (31.75%) OO
11 112 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
12 106 (29.53%) SQL Server
13 105 (29.25%) Web Services
14 101 (28.13%) jQuery
15 87 (24.23%) CodeIgniter
16 77 (21.45%) REST
16 77 (21.45%) OO PHP
17 76 (21.17%) SOAP
18 75 (20.89%) LAMP
18 75 (20.89%) Ajax
18 75 (20.89%) Mobile App
19 71 (19.78%) SQL
20 70 (19.50%) Zend
21 57 (15.88%) SaaS
22 53 (14.76%) Git (software)
23 51 (14.21%) Symfony
24 50 (13.93%) Yii
24 50 (13.93%) Mobile Application Development
25 49 (13.65%) AWS

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 32 (8.91%) CMS
2 26 (7.24%) WordPress
3 24 (6.69%) Apache
4 11 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.51%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.84%) SilverStripe
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) Drupal
7 2 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 22 (6.13%) Magento
2 9 (2.51%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.84%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.88%) SaaS
2 49 (13.65%) AWS
3 26 (7.24%) Azure
4 11 (3.06%) GitHub
5 7 (1.95%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (1.39%) npm
6 5 (1.39%) Serverless
7 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.62%) DNS
2 5 (1.39%) SSH
3 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (69.36%) MySQL
2 106 (29.53%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.01%) Redis
4 13 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.56%) Big Data
7 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.51%) webpack
3 7 (1.95%) gulp
4 5 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.39%) Subversion
5 4 (1.11%) JIRA
6 3 (0.84%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.28%) Postman
General
1 24 (6.69%) Retail
2 20 (5.57%) Games
3 6 (1.67%) Advertising
4 4 (1.11%) Finance
4 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.84%) Police
6 2 (0.56%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (63.79%) HTML
2 212 (59.05%) CSS
3 166 (46.24%) Laravel
4 105 (29.25%) Web Services
5 101 (28.13%) jQuery
6 87 (24.23%) CodeIgniter
7 77 (21.45%) REST
8 76 (21.17%) SOAP
9 75 (20.89%) Ajax
9 75 (20.89%) LAMP
10 51 (14.21%) Symfony
11 50 (13.93%) Yii
12 37 (10.31%) RESTful
13 34 (9.47%) Sass
14 30 (8.36%) React Native
15 27 (7.52%) AngularJS
16 24 (6.69%) HTML5
16 24 (6.69%) XML
17 22 (6.13%) JSON
18 21 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.89%) Mobile App
2 39 (10.86%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (8.36%) User Experience
4 9 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.56%) Blog
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 141 (39.28%) Linux
2 42 (11.70%) Android
2 42 (11.70%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.56%) Unix
4 2 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (47.08%) Web Development
2 141 (39.28%) OOP
3 129 (35.93%) MVC
4 114 (31.75%) OO
5 112 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (21.45%) OO PHP
7 50 (13.93%) Mobile Application Development
8 40 (11.14%) Software Engineering
9 29 (8.08%) Android Development
9 29 (8.08%) iOS Development
9 29 (8.08%) Mobile Development
10 23 (6.41%) Front End Development
11 21 (5.85%) API Design
11 21 (5.85%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.57%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.46%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.18%) Secure Coding
15 14 (3.90%) CRM
16 13 (3.62%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (3.62%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 359 (100.00%) PHP
2 293 (81.62%) JavaScript
3 71 (19.78%) SQL
4 34 (9.47%) PHP 7
5 29 (8.08%) Apple Swift
5 29 (8.08%) Java
5 29 (8.08%) Objective-C
6 25 (6.96%) PHP 5
6 25 (6.96%) Python
7 10 (2.79%) ES6
8 5 (1.39%) C
8 5 (1.39%) ES7
9 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.28%) C#
10 1 (0.28%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (10.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 70 (19.50%) Zend
2 13 (3.62%) Adobe
3 12 (3.34%) Oracle
4 5 (1.39%) Rollbar
5 2 (0.56%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.28%) Google
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.28%) Zoho