Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 151 155
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 554 642 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.14% 2.15% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.23% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 499 604 589
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £26,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 24,965 28,825 28,245
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.75% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,343 23,931 23,606
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,813 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +56 230 £40,000 - 22
Thames Valley -15 137 £47,500 +11.76% 20
East Sussex +5 98 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Berkshire +24 88 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 40 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Sussex -39 34 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Kent -5 31 £42,500 - 9
Surrey -26 22 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Oxfordshire +14 9 £36,250 -9.38% 5
Middlesex - 9 £60,000 -
Sussex +15 2 £75,000 +141.94%
Isle of Wight - 1 £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 August 2019, 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.

1 554 (100.00%) PHP
2 400 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 380 (68.59%) MySQL
4 341 (61.55%) CSS
5 335 (60.47%) HTML
6 227 (40.97%) Web Development
7 222 (40.07%) MVC
8 198 (35.74%) Linux
9 197 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
9 197 (35.56%) jQuery
10 195 (35.20%) Laravel
11 165 (29.78%) Git (software)
12 163 (29.42%) OOP
13 134 (24.19%) OO
14 126 (22.74%) SQL
15 123 (22.20%) LAMP
16 98 (17.69%) Ajax
17 94 (16.97%) REST
18 92 (16.61%) SQL Server
19 91 (16.43%) Zend
20 89 (16.06%) SOAP
21 88 (15.88%) CodeIgniter
22 87 (15.70%) OO PHP
23 86 (15.52%) Web Services
24 71 (12.82%) HTML5
24 71 (12.82%) Mobile App
25 70 (12.64%) Symfony
26 67 (12.09%) Docker
27 63 (11.37%) WordPress
28 62 (11.19%) Node.js

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 63 (11.37%) WordPress
2 48 (8.66%) CMS
3 34 (6.14%) Apache
4 27 (4.87%) Joomla!
5 17 (3.07%) Drupal
6 14 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.99%) Confluence
8 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.54%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (6.32%) Magento
2 25 (4.51%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.93%) SaaS
2 33 (5.96%) GitHub
3 23 (4.15%) AWS
4 12 (2.17%) Serverless
5 11 (1.99%) npm
6 10 (1.81%) Azure
7 8 (1.44%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.26%) GCP
8 7 (1.26%) Slack
9 2 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.62%) Internet
2 7 (1.26%) SSH
3 3 (0.54%) FTP
3 3 (0.54%) Network Security
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) Intranet
4 2 (0.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (68.59%) MySQL
2 92 (16.61%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.61%) Redis
5 15 (2.71%) MariaDB
5 15 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.54%) Big Data
8 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.18%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.18%) GIS
9 1 (0.18%) Power BI
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 165 (29.78%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.84%) Subversion
3 43 (7.76%) JIRA
4 32 (5.78%) PHPUnit
5 26 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.07%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.99%) gulp
8 9 (1.62%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (1.26%) Codeship
9 7 (1.26%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.08%) Selenium
11 4 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.72%) webpack
12 3 (0.54%) git-flow
12 3 (0.54%) Grunt
13 2 (0.36%) Babel
13 2 (0.36%) Gitweb
13 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.18%) Bower
14 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (9.39%) Finance
2 32 (5.78%) Games
3 24 (4.33%) Marketing
4 11 (1.99%) Automotive
4 11 (1.99%) Retail
4 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.36%) Police
6 1 (0.18%) Advertising
6 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.18%) Local Government
6 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (61.55%) CSS
2 335 (60.47%) HTML
3 197 (35.56%) jQuery
4 195 (35.20%) Laravel
5 123 (22.20%) LAMP
6 98 (17.69%) Ajax
7 94 (16.97%) REST
8 89 (16.06%) SOAP
9 88 (15.88%) CodeIgniter
10 86 (15.52%) Web Services
11 71 (12.82%) HTML5
12 70 (12.64%) Symfony
13 62 (11.19%) Node.js
14 59 (10.65%) JSON
15 54 (9.75%) XML
15 54 (9.75%) Yii
16 47 (8.48%) Sass
17 45 (8.12%) AngularJS
18 39 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (6.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 29 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (3.43%) User Experience
4 17 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (3.07%) Online Games
5 11 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.72%) EPoS
7 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.54%) Replication
9 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.36%) Xbox
10 1 (0.18%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.18%) NHS
10 1 (0.18%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 198 (35.74%) Linux
2 38 (6.86%) Android
3 37 (6.68%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.69%) Debian
5 16 (2.89%) Unix
6 12 (2.17%) Windows
7 11 (1.99%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.97%) Web Development
2 222 (40.07%) MVC
3 197 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (29.42%) OOP
5 134 (24.19%) OO
6 87 (15.70%) OO PHP
7 47 (8.48%) TDD
8 46 (8.30%) Mobile Application Development
9 39 (7.04%) Computer Science
10 36 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (6.14%) Test Automation
12 32 (5.78%) Responsive Web Design
13 31 (5.60%) Scrum
14 30 (5.42%) DevOps
14 30 (5.42%) Unit Testing
15 26 (4.69%) OOD
16 24 (4.33%) Data Reconciliation
16 24 (4.33%) Mathematics
17 23 (4.15%) Content Management
17 23 (4.15%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 554 (100.00%) PHP
2 400 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 126 (22.74%) SQL
4 42 (7.58%) Java
5 39 (7.04%) Python
6 34 (6.14%) PHP 7
7 23 (4.15%) Objective-C
8 21 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.79%) PHP 5
9 18 (3.25%) C#
10 15 (2.71%) Apple Swift
11 8 (1.44%) JSX
11 8 (1.44%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.72%) C
13 4 (0.72%) Go
14 3 (0.54%) ES6
14 3 (0.54%) Ruby
14 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (1.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.26%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (12.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) LXC
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (4.33%) Ansible
2 17 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.72%) Puppet
4 3 (0.54%) Plesk
4 3 (0.54%) Salt
4 3 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (16.43%) Zend
2 8 (1.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 8 (1.44%) Google
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle
3 7 (1.26%) Atlassian
4 5 (0.90%) Adobe
5 2 (0.36%) Apple
5 2 (0.36%) Cisco
5 2 (0.36%) Spotify
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.18%) Xamarin