The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

PHP Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 27 50
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 14 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.26% 8.23% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 8.41% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 67 43
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £59,000
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 809 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.74% 97.94% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 550 763 703
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Southampton

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in Southampton

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Southampton region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (88.37%) HTML
3 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
4 35 (81.40%) CSS
5 27 (62.79%) MySQL
6 23 (53.49%) OO
6 23 (53.49%) HTML5
7 22 (51.16%) Linux
8 21 (48.84%) OOP
8 21 (48.84%) MVC
8 21 (48.84%) Web Development
9 17 (39.53%) Symfony
9 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
9 17 (39.53%) Docker
10 16 (37.21%) OO PHP
10 16 (37.21%) CSS3
10 16 (37.21%) LAMP
11 15 (34.88%) jQuery
12 13 (30.23%) Big Data
13 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (27.91%) TDD
14 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
14 11 (25.58%) PHP 5
14 11 (25.58%) SOLID
14 11 (25.58%) Node.js
15 10 (23.26%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (23.26%) Zend
15 10 (23.26%) Games
16 9 (20.93%) SaaS
16 9 (20.93%) PHP 7

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 10 (23.26%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) nginx
4 4 (9.30%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) MySQL
2 13 (30.23%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 5 (11.63%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) HTML
2 35 (81.40%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML5
4 17 (39.53%) AngularJS
4 17 (39.53%) Symfony
5 16 (37.21%) CSS3
5 16 (37.21%) LAMP
6 15 (34.88%) jQuery
7 11 (25.58%) Node.js
8 8 (18.60%) Regular Expression
9 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.95%) Laravel
10 6 (13.95%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (13.95%) Web Services
11 3 (6.98%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (6.98%) Django
11 3 (6.98%) SOAP
11 3 (6.98%) XML
12 2 (4.65%) REST
12 2 (4.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) OO
2 21 (48.84%) MVC
2 21 (48.84%) OOP
2 21 (48.84%) Web Development
3 16 (37.21%) OO PHP
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.58%) SOLID
6 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
6 6 (13.95%) Open Source
7 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
7 5 (11.63%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 3 (6.98%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum
11 1 (2.33%) DevOps
11 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (86.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) PHP 5
4 9 (20.93%) PHP 7
5 8 (18.60%) XPath
6 7 (16.28%) Python
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) C++
8 4 (9.30%) Java
9 3 (6.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Zend
2 3 (6.98%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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