The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

PHP Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 156 137
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1925 2211 2390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.25% 2.12% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.20% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 2077 2116
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the UK

PHP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP Developer in the UK

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 29 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
England +15 1842 £37,500 - 351
London -41 449 £50,000 +5.26% 87
North West +10 266 £35,000 - 58
South East -65 257 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Yorkshire +26 226 £35,000 - 51
West Midlands +67 218 £32,500 - 30
South West +17 182 £33,838 -1.92% 27
Manchester -1 175 £35,000 - 36
West Yorkshire +23 129 £35,000 - 39
East of England +74 119 £35,000 -6.66% 23
East Midlands +31 113 £32,500 - 28
Leeds +4 82 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Birmingham +46 76 £32,500 - 6
Hampshire -72 54 £35,000 - 6
Lancashire +21 48 £35,000 +16.66% 9
South Yorkshire +11 45 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Gloucestershire +26 43 £40,000 - 10
Leicestershire +17 43 £30,000 -1.63% 4
Bristol -24 42 £32,500 - 7
Hertfordshire +43 41 £35,000 - 4
East Sussex -21 38 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Scotland +31 37 £40,000 +19.40% 12
Warwickshire +47 36 £31,000 -24.39% 9
Nottinghamshire +9 36 £35,000 +7.69% 13
North Yorkshire -2 36 £37,500 +4.16% 2
City of London -11 36 £46,250 -7.50% 16
Cambridgeshire +30 35 £30,000 -20.00% 12
Brighton -19 35 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Sussex +27 34 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Oxfordshire +18 34 £40,000 -5.88% 7

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 3762 (100.00%) PHP
2 2686 (71.40%) JavaScript
3 2542 (67.57%) HTML
4 2501 (66.48%) CSS
5 2410 (64.06%) MySQL
6 1459 (38.78%) jQuery
7 1314 (34.93%) MVC
8 1290 (34.29%) Web Development
9 1097 (29.16%) OO
10 1088 (28.92%) Git (software)
11 1040 (27.64%) Symfony
12 993 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
13 982 (26.10%) Laravel
14 973 (25.86%) HTML5
15 965 (25.65%) Linux
16 958 (25.47%) LAMP
17 891 (23.68%) OOP
18 662 (17.60%) Zend
19 631 (16.77%) E-Commerce
20 620 (16.48%) AngularJS
21 580 (15.42%) OO PHP
22 572 (15.20%) CSS3
23 500 (13.29%) WordPress
24 479 (12.73%) SQL
25 421 (11.19%) Apache
26 379 (10.07%) TDD
27 373 (9.91%) Ajax
28 364 (9.68%) XML
29 362 (9.62%) Marketing
30 336 (8.93%) Degree

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 500 (13.29%) WordPress
2 421 (11.19%) Apache
3 311 (8.27%) CMS
4 297 (7.89%) Drupal
5 148 (3.93%) nginx
6 122 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (0.98%) Moodle
8 27 (0.72%) Joomla!
9 19 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 13 (0.35%) Confluence
11 12 (0.32%) IIS
12 11 (0.29%) concrete5
13 8 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
13 8 (0.21%) lighttpd
14 7 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.19%) SilverStripe
15 6 (0.16%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.11%) Totara
Applications
1 83 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 28 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 25 (0.66%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.11%) HipChat
5 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.080%) InDesign
6 3 (0.080%) MS Office
7 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.027%) GIMP
7 1 (0.027%) Mingle
7 1 (0.027%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 309 (8.21%) Magento
2 48 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.43%) osCommerce
4 12 (0.32%) Shopify
5 10 (0.27%) OpenCart
6 7 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.027%) CiviCRM
9 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 230 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (3.99%) GitHub
3 104 (2.76%) SaaS
4 36 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 35 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 33 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 28 (0.74%) Heroku
9 22 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
10 14 (0.37%) Linode
10 14 (0.37%) Sage Pay
11 13 (0.35%) AdWords
12 12 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.11%) Trello
14 4 (0.11%) Twilio
15 3 (0.080%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.94%) Internet
2 46 (1.22%) HTTP
3 27 (0.72%) Intranet
4 20 (0.53%) ATM
4 20 (0.53%) DNS
5 14 (0.37%) SSH
6 12 (0.32%) SMTP
6 12 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.29%) AMQP
7 11 (0.29%) Unified Communications
8 10 (0.27%) Extranet
9 8 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.16%) Skype
11 3 (0.080%) Firewall
11 3 (0.080%) NFC
11 3 (0.080%) SSL
12 2 (0.053%) FTP
12 2 (0.053%) Network Security
13 1 (0.027%) DHCP
13 1 (0.027%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2410 (64.06%) MySQL
2 168 (4.47%) Relational Database
3 144 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
4 138 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 137 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 108 (2.87%) MongoDB
7 84 (2.23%) Redis
8 49 (1.30%) Big Data
9 28 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 17 (0.45%) MariaDB
12 15 (0.40%) phpMyAdmin
13 8 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.21%) SQLite
14 7 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.19%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.19%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.19%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1088 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 251 (6.67%) Subversion
3 195 (5.18%) PHPUnit
4 107 (2.84%) JIRA
5 97 (2.58%) gulp
6 94 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 88 (2.34%) Grunt
8 85 (2.26%) Vagrant
9 47 (1.25%) Mercurial
10 45 (1.20%) Selenium
11 31 (0.82%) Redmine
12 30 (0.80%) webpack
13 29 (0.77%) git-flow
14 26 (0.69%) Bower
15 25 (0.66%) Bitbucket
16 20 (0.53%) GitLab
17 17 (0.45%) Jasmine
18 16 (0.43%) PhantomJS
18 16 (0.43%) PhpStorm
19 12 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 362 (9.62%) Marketing
2 238 (6.33%) Finance
3 151 (4.01%) Retail
4 121 (3.22%) Advertising
5 91 (2.42%) Games
6 63 (1.67%) Publishing
7 52 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.22%) Banking
10 25 (0.66%) Back Office
11 20 (0.53%) Law
11 20 (0.53%) Music Industry
12 18 (0.48%) Electronics
12 18 (0.48%) Legal
13 15 (0.40%) Automotive
14 13 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.19%) Billing
17 6 (0.16%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.053%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2542 (67.57%) HTML
2 2501 (66.48%) CSS
3 1459 (38.78%) jQuery
4 1040 (27.64%) Symfony
5 982 (26.10%) Laravel
6 973 (25.86%) HTML5
7 958 (25.47%) LAMP
8 620 (16.48%) AngularJS
9 572 (15.20%) CSS3
10 373 (9.91%) Ajax
11 364 (9.68%) XML
12 299 (7.95%) JSON
13 295 (7.84%) Web Services
14 282 (7.50%) Sass
15 278 (7.39%) Node.js
16 253 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 252 (6.70%) RESTful
18 240 (6.38%) CodeIgniter
19 214 (5.69%) REST
20 199 (5.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 232 (6.17%) User Experience
2 213 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 172 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 137 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
5 127 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (3.08%) iPad
7 74 (1.97%) Social Media
8 41 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 36 (0.96%) e-Learning
10 32 (0.85%) Fintech
11 19 (0.51%) NHS
12 17 (0.45%) Management Information System
12 17 (0.45%) W3C
13 15 (0.40%) BBC
14 14 (0.37%) iPhone
14 14 (0.37%) Kindle
14 14 (0.37%) Life Science
15 13 (0.35%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 965 (25.65%) Linux
2 105 (2.79%) Android
3 92 (2.45%) Windows
4 90 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 57 (1.52%) Unix
6 32 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 30 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 29 (0.77%) CentOS
9 22 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 16 (0.43%) Debian
11 15 (0.40%) Windows Server
12 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.053%) Fedora
14 1 (0.027%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1314 (34.93%) MVC
2 1290 (34.29%) Web Development
3 1097 (29.16%) OO
4 993 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
5 891 (23.68%) OOP
6 631 (16.77%) E-Commerce
7 580 (15.42%) OO PHP
8 379 (10.07%) TDD
9 314 (8.35%) Software Engineering
10 293 (7.79%) Front End Development
10 293 (7.79%) Open Source
11 280 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 273 (7.26%) Scrum
13 159 (4.23%) SDLC
14 156 (4.15%) Mentoring
15 153 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
16 144 (3.83%) BDD
17 125 (3.32%) DevOps
18 121 (3.22%) CRM
19 119 (3.16%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3762 (100.00%) PHP
2 2686 (71.40%) JavaScript
3 479 (12.73%) SQL
4 261 (6.94%) Java
5 170 (4.52%) PHP 5
6 146 (3.88%) Python
7 96 (2.55%) C#
8 86 (2.29%) Ruby
9 85 (2.26%) PHP 7
10 75 (1.99%) C++
11 73 (1.94%) Perl
12 40 (1.06%) XPath
13 38 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 30 (0.80%) C
15 25 (0.66%) Objective-C
16 24 (0.64%) T-SQL
17 16 (0.43%) Apple Swift
17 16 (0.43%) ES6
18 13 (0.35%) Go
19 12 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 336 (8.93%) Degree
2 20 (0.53%) MySQL Certification
3 4 (0.11%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.080%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.080%) ICAEW
4 3 (0.080%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.027%) MCP
5 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.027%) MOS
5 1 (0.027%) PhD
5 1 (0.027%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.44%) QA
2 14 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.11%) WCAG
5 2 (0.053%) GDPR
5 2 (0.053%) SLA
6 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.027%) SDET
6 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 132 (3.51%) Docker
2 48 (1.28%) Varnish
3 13 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (0.32%) LXC
5 8 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.053%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.053%) Samba
8 1 (0.027%) HDFS
8 1 (0.027%) iptables
8 1 (0.027%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (1.28%) Ansible
2 34 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.56%) Puppet
4 9 (0.24%) cPanel
5 3 (0.080%) Consul
5 3 (0.080%) Plesk
5 3 (0.080%) Salt
5 3 (0.080%) Terraform
6 2 (0.053%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.053%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.053%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.053%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 662 (17.60%) Zend
2 120 (3.19%) Google
3 57 (1.52%) Adobe
4 51 (1.36%) Twitter
5 49 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 48 (1.28%) Facebook
7 36 (0.96%) Oracle
8 17 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 16 (0.43%) Apple
10 12 (0.32%) PayPal
11 10 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.21%) VMware
13 7 (0.19%) Veeam
14 6 (0.16%) Perforce
14 6 (0.16%) Sencha
14 6 (0.16%) SendGrid
15 5 (0.13%) New Relic
16 4 (0.11%) Dell
16 4 (0.11%) Sage
16 4 (0.11%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 10 hours ago
UK
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension + gym membership
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Profit Share
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, pension, healthcare, car allo
Posted: 11 hours ago