The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / South East
Rank 172 118 140
Rank change year-on-year -54 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 252 535 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 2.78% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.88% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 229 497 406
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -75 55 £35,000 - 7
East Sussex -27 35 £45,000 +7.14% 6
West Sussex +29 34 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +9 31 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Surrey -16 30 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Berkshire +29 24 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 22 £38,750 +12.31% 3
Kent -18 17 £35,000 - 7
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 576 (100.00%) PHP
2 452 (78.47%) JavaScript
3 418 (72.57%) HTML
4 405 (70.31%) CSS
5 371 (64.41%) MySQL
6 253 (43.92%) Web Development
7 243 (42.19%) MVC
8 217 (37.67%) jQuery
9 181 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
9 181 (31.42%) Linux
10 169 (29.34%) OO
11 164 (28.47%) OOP
12 161 (27.95%) LAMP
13 159 (27.60%) Symfony
14 153 (26.56%) HTML5
15 119 (20.66%) Git (software)
16 117 (20.31%) Zend
17 107 (18.58%) Laravel
18 102 (17.71%) Apache
19 90 (15.63%) SQL
20 89 (15.45%) OO PHP
21 88 (15.28%) CSS3
22 85 (14.76%) AngularJS
22 85 (14.76%) XML
23 76 (13.19%) E-Commerce
24 67 (11.63%) Software Engineering
25 63 (10.94%) WordPress
26 60 (10.42%) CMS
27 59 (10.24%) Web Services
28 57 (9.90%) CakePHP

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 102 (17.71%) Apache
2 63 (10.94%) WordPress
3 60 (10.42%) CMS
4 54 (9.38%) Drupal
5 19 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.60%) nginx
7 7 (1.22%) SilverStripe
8 6 (1.04%) Joomla!
9 5 (0.87%) Moodle
10 4 (0.69%) concrete5
11 3 (0.52%) Totara
12 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 38 (6.60%) Magento
2 21 (3.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.56%) SaaS
2 28 (4.86%) GitHub
3 23 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.87%) Heroku
6 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.74%) Unified Communications
2 6 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) SSH
4 1 (0.17%) DHCP
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (64.41%) MySQL
2 29 (5.03%) Big Data
3 26 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.51%) SQL Server
4 24 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.04%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.04%) phpMyAdmin
7 6 (1.04%) Redis
7 6 (1.04%) SQLite
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.17%) DTS
10 1 (0.17%) GIS
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.42%) Subversion
3 23 (3.99%) PHPUnit
4 13 (2.26%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.04%) JIRA
7 3 (0.52%) git-flow
7 3 (0.52%) Selenium
7 3 (0.52%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.52%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.35%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 48 (8.33%) Marketing
2 33 (5.73%) Finance
3 27 (4.69%) Games
4 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.91%) Advertising
7 10 (1.74%) Music Industry
8 6 (1.04%) Retail
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (72.57%) HTML
2 405 (70.31%) CSS
3 217 (37.67%) jQuery
4 161 (27.95%) LAMP
5 159 (27.60%) Symfony
6 153 (26.56%) HTML5
7 107 (18.58%) Laravel
8 88 (15.28%) CSS3
9 85 (14.76%) AngularJS
9 85 (14.76%) XML
10 59 (10.24%) Web Services
11 57 (9.90%) CakePHP
12 53 (9.20%) JSON
13 48 (8.33%) Ajax
13 48 (8.33%) REST
14 46 (7.99%) CodeIgniter
15 41 (7.12%) SOAP
16 40 (6.94%) .NET
16 40 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (4.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.38%) User Experience
2 29 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (2.08%) Life Science
6 11 (1.91%) Social Media
7 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.52%) W3C
9 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.17%) Replication
10 1 (0.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 181 (31.42%) Linux
2 24 (4.17%) Windows
3 5 (0.87%) CentOS
4 4 (0.69%) Android
4 4 (0.69%) Debian
5 3 (0.52%) Unix
6 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (43.92%) Web Development
2 243 (42.19%) MVC
3 181 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (29.34%) OO
5 164 (28.47%) OOP
6 89 (15.45%) OO PHP
7 76 (13.19%) E-Commerce
8 67 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 56 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 51 (8.85%) Front End Development
11 47 (8.16%) TDD
12 45 (7.81%) Open Source
13 33 (5.73%) Scrum
14 28 (4.86%) CRM
15 24 (4.17%) Analytics
16 23 (3.99%) Mathematics
17 22 (3.82%) B2B
17 22 (3.82%) Unit Testing
18 21 (3.65%) BDD
18 21 (3.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 576 (100.00%) PHP
2 452 (78.47%) JavaScript
3 90 (15.63%) SQL
4 36 (6.25%) Java
4 36 (6.25%) Perl
5 34 (5.90%) PHP 5
6 28 (4.86%) C#
7 27 (4.69%) Ruby
8 26 (4.51%) Python
9 23 (3.99%) XPath
10 18 (3.13%) PHP 7
11 11 (1.91%) C++
12 3 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.17%) C
13 1 (0.17%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (8.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 26 (4.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (1.22%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 117 (20.31%) Zend
2 24 (4.17%) Google
3 18 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.78%) Twitter
5 13 (2.26%) Facebook
6 8 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (0.35%) Perforce
8 1 (0.17%) Apple
8 1 (0.17%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.17%) Sony
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + pension + gym membership
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burford, Oxfordshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bampton, Oxfordshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Gravesend, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Hove
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago