PHP Developer Jobs in the UK excluding London

PHP Developer
UK > UK excluding London

The median PHP Developer salary in the UK excluding London is £45,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

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

6 months to
16 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 295 243 239
Rank change year-on-year -52 -4 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 636 918 1,084
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.92% 1.45% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.62% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 609 417 935
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +17.65%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,694 56,713 67,339
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 89.47% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46,933 31,831 43,269
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,308 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.15% - +9.09%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the UK excluding London

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the UK excluding London

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 April 2024.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the UK excluding London

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +54 211 £45,000 - 46
North West +54 115 £47,500 -13.64% 24
Midlands -27 105 £42,500 -5.56% 26
South East -89 102 £50,000 - 15
South West -33 101 £47,500 - 8
Yorkshire +72 85 £42,500 +3.03% 18
East of England +49 72 £41,750 -35.77% 12
West Midlands +32 60 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East Midlands -58 44 £40,000 -15.79% 9
Scotland -90 27 £45,000 - 5
Wales -10 14 £47,500 -20.83% 4
North East -25 11 £50,000 +23.46% 4
Northern Ireland +7 4 £33,500 -4.29%
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2024, PHP Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 636 (100.00%) PHP
2 407 (63.99%) Laravel
3 373 (58.65%) JavaScript
4 345 (54.25%) MySQL
5 295 (46.38%) HTML
6 277 (43.55%) CSS
7 198 (31.13%) AWS
8 166 (26.10%) Git
9 151 (23.74%) React
9 151 (23.74%) Full Stack Development
10 150 (23.58%) Vue
11 144 (22.64%) Social Skills
12 139 (21.86%) Web Development
13 125 (19.65%) Symfony
14 121 (19.03%) OOP
15 119 (18.71%) Agile
16 118 (18.55%) jQuery
17 106 (16.67%) MVC
18 105 (16.51%) OO
19 100 (15.72%) SaaS
20 86 (13.52%) Linux
21 82 (12.89%) SQL
22 80 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
23 75 (11.79%) Docker
24 70 (11.01%) E-Commerce
24 70 (11.01%) TDD
25 69 (10.85%) WordPress
26 65 (10.22%) LAMP
27 63 (9.91%) HTML5
27 63 (9.91%) User Experience

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (10.85%) WordPress
2 29 (4.56%) CMS
3 21 (3.30%) Apache
4 19 (2.99%) nginx
5 6 (0.94%) Headless CMS
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.63%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.63%) IIS
7 3 (0.47%) Drupal
7 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.16%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Adobe XD
2 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (3.62%) Magento
2 13 (2.04%) Shopify
3 2 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 198 (31.13%) AWS
2 100 (15.72%) SaaS
3 26 (4.09%) GCP
4 22 (3.46%) Azure
5 16 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.52%) GitHub
6 11 (1.73%) npm
7 8 (1.26%) Figma
7 8 (1.26%) Serverless
8 6 (0.94%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.79%) Stripe
10 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) BigCommerce
12 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.94%) VoIP
1 6 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (0.63%) SSH
3 2 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (54.25%) MySQL
2 29 (4.56%) MariaDB
2 29 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.36%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.94%) GIS
8 5 (0.79%) Power BI
9 4 (0.63%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.47%) Looker
10 3 (0.47%) Redis
11 2 (0.31%) phpMyAdmin
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 166 (26.10%) Git
2 28 (4.40%) JIRA
3 14 (2.20%) webpack
4 13 (2.04%) Subversion
5 8 (1.26%) GitLab
6 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.94%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.63%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.47%) Grunt
9 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.31%) git-flow
10 2 (0.31%) gulp
11 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.16%) Selenium
11 1 (0.16%) Storybook
11 1 (0.16%) WiX
General
1 144 (22.64%) Social Skills
2 47 (7.39%) Marketing
3 27 (4.25%) Retail
4 25 (3.93%) Finance
5 22 (3.46%) Games
6 16 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.42%) Tech for Good
10 7 (1.10%) Law
11 6 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (0.63%) Health Technology
13 2 (0.31%) Aviation
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Digital Healthcare
14 1 (0.16%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (63.99%) Laravel
2 295 (46.38%) HTML
3 277 (43.55%) CSS
4 151 (23.74%) React
5 150 (23.58%) Vue
6 125 (19.65%) Symfony
7 118 (18.55%) jQuery
8 65 (10.22%) LAMP
9 63 (9.91%) HTML5
10 58 (9.12%) RESTful
11 47 (7.39%) REST
12 45 (7.08%) CSS3
13 44 (6.92%) Node.js
14 38 (5.97%) AngularJS
14 38 (5.97%) SOAP
15 32 (5.03%) Web Services
16 31 (4.87%) Sass
17 28 (4.40%) Tailwind CSS
18 24 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (3.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.46%) Legacy Systems
4 13 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.89%) Product Ownership
6 10 (1.57%) PropTech
7 9 (1.42%) Animation
8 7 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.10%) Video Editing
9 5 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.63%) Educational Technology
10 4 (0.63%) IoT
10 4 (0.63%) Legacy Code
11 3 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.47%) Low-Code
11 3 (0.47%) Photography
11 3 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.47%) Solar Energy
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.52%) Linux
2 9 (1.42%) Ubuntu
3 7 (1.10%) Windows
4 6 (0.94%) Alpine Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Unix
6 2 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.16%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (23.74%) Full Stack Development
2 139 (21.86%) Web Development
3 121 (19.03%) OOP
4 119 (18.71%) Agile
5 106 (16.67%) MVC
6 105 (16.51%) OO
7 80 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (11.01%) E-Commerce
8 70 (11.01%) TDD
9 63 (9.91%) User Experience
10 59 (9.28%) OO PHP
10 59 (9.28%) Software Engineering
11 55 (8.65%) DevOps
12 53 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 48 (7.55%) Front End Development
14 42 (6.60%) Clean Code
14 42 (6.60%) Test Automation
15 38 (5.97%) Microservices
16 35 (5.50%) Computer Science
17 34 (5.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 636 (100.00%) PHP
2 373 (58.65%) JavaScript
3 82 (12.89%) SQL
4 35 (5.50%) TypeScript
5 16 (2.52%) Java
6 12 (1.89%) Ada
6 12 (1.89%) Python
7 10 (1.57%) Go
8 9 (1.42%) VB
9 7 (1.10%) C#
9 7 (1.10%) Kotlin
10 6 (0.94%) Rust
11 4 (0.63%) CFML
11 4 (0.63%) Ruby
11 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) Bash
Qualifications
1 39 (6.13%) Degree
2 32 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.25%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) GDPR
3 5 (0.79%) Accessibility
System Software
1 75 (11.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.42%) Terraform
3 2 (0.31%) cPanel
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (2.36%) Adobe
2 10 (1.57%) Google
2 10 (1.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.26%) Twitter
3 8 (1.26%) WooCommerce
4 6 (0.94%) Actuate
5 5 (0.79%) Zend
6 4 (0.63%) HP
7 3 (0.47%) Facebook
7 3 (0.47%) Rollbar
8 2 (0.31%) OpenAI
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle
8 2 (0.31%) Progress