The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 152 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 2056 2185 2453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.22% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.30% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2018 2177
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 £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,625
% change year-on-year - +4.08%  

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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +7 1951 £37,500 - 363
London -27 475 £50,000 - 91
South East -47 296 £37,500 +1.35% 62
North West +17 285 £37,500 +7.14% 51
Yorkshire +13 226 £35,000 -2.77% 53
West Midlands +32 223 £31,000 +3.33% 27
South West +6 221 £36,000 +2.85% 29
Manchester +12 171 £37,500 +7.14% 32
West Yorkshire +34 152 £35,000 - 34
East Midlands +49 102 £30,000 -7.69% 22
East of England -14 102 £35,000 - 26
Leeds +4 101 £35,000 - 22
Gloucestershire +58 81 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Birmingham +14 70 £32,500 - 5
Bristol +1 68 £32,500 - 11
Hampshire -67 58 £40,000 +11.11% 17
Surrey -13 57 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Scotland +35 55 £35,000 - 13
East Sussex -4 55 £40,000 -3.03% 11
Brighton +3 52 £42,500 - 11
Staffordshire +43 50 £30,000 -3.22% 6
City of London -4 47 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Oxfordshire +34 46 £37,500 -2.59% 14
Lancashire +14 46 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Leicestershire +32 45 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Merseyside +19 43 £45,000 +28.57% 12
South Yorkshire -10 37 £30,000 -20.00% 11
Leicester +23 36 £28,000 -25.33% 3
Liverpool +18 36 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Kent +12 36 £35,000 +7.69% 5

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3798 (100.00%) PHP
2 2742 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 2502 (65.88%) HTML
4 2461 (64.80%) CSS
5 2401 (63.22%) MySQL
6 1365 (35.94%) jQuery
7 1310 (34.49%) Web Development
8 1277 (33.62%) MVC
9 1085 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 1080 (28.44%) Laravel
11 1046 (27.54%) Linux
12 1035 (27.25%) LAMP
13 1029 (27.09%) Symfony
14 1002 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
15 979 (25.78%) OO
16 907 (23.88%) HTML5
17 798 (21.01%) OOP
18 669 (17.61%) AngularJS
19 645 (16.98%) Zend
20 642 (16.90%) E-Commerce
21 557 (14.67%) CSS3
22 502 (13.22%) OO PHP
23 500 (13.16%) SQL
24 457 (12.03%) WordPress
25 448 (11.80%) Apache
26 432 (11.37%) TDD
27 357 (9.40%) Marketing
28 352 (9.27%) Ajax
29 340 (8.95%) Magento
30 333 (8.77%) XML

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
1 457 (12.03%) WordPress
2 448 (11.80%) Apache
3 325 (8.56%) CMS
4 315 (8.29%) Drupal
5 147 (3.87%) nginx
6 120 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (1.05%) Joomla!
8 27 (0.71%) Moodle
9 21 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.47%) Confluence
11 12 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 10 (0.26%) concrete5
13 7 (0.18%) SilverStripe
14 6 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
14 6 (0.16%) IIS
14 6 (0.16%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.16%) Totara
14 6 (0.16%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.16%) InDesign
7 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.053%) Moqups
9 1 (0.026%) GIMP
9 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 340 (8.95%) Magento
2 46 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.32%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.26%) Shopify
6 8 (0.21%) osCommerce
6 8 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.053%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.026%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 238 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (4.19%) GitHub
3 121 (3.19%) SaaS
4 38 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 38 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 35 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 29 (0.76%) Heroku
7 27 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.42%) DigitalOcean
9 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (0.37%) Linode
11 12 (0.32%) AdWords
11 12 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
12 9 (0.24%) Sage Pay
13 7 (0.18%) Trello
14 5 (0.13%) Chartbeat
14 5 (0.13%) Datadog
15 3 (0.079%) Slack
15 3 (0.079%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.92%) Internet
2 48 (1.26%) HTTP
3 24 (0.63%) Intranet
4 19 (0.50%) DNS
5 15 (0.39%) SSH
6 10 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.24%) SMTP
8 7 (0.18%) Firewall
9 5 (0.13%) AMQP
9 5 (0.13%) Extranet
9 5 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.13%) SSL
10 4 (0.11%) ATM
10 4 (0.11%) FTP
10 4 (0.11%) Network Security
10 4 (0.11%) Skype
11 3 (0.079%) Broadband
11 3 (0.079%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.053%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.026%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2401 (63.22%) MySQL
2 172 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 154 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 137 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 127 (3.34%) MongoDB
6 118 (3.11%) SQL Server
7 80 (2.11%) Redis
8 34 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 30 (0.79%) Big Data
11 27 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.34%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.26%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.26%) phpMyAdmin
14 8 (0.21%) SQLite
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.16%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.11%) OLAP
16 4 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1085 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 248 (6.53%) Subversion
3 194 (5.11%) PHPUnit
4 112 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 106 (2.79%) JIRA
6 102 (2.69%) gulp
7 74 (1.95%) Grunt
8 70 (1.84%) Vagrant
9 52 (1.37%) Selenium
10 44 (1.16%) webpack
11 43 (1.13%) Mercurial
12 37 (0.97%) git-flow
13 30 (0.79%) Bitbucket
14 26 (0.68%) GitLab
15 25 (0.66%) Bower
16 21 (0.55%) PhantomJS
17 18 (0.47%) Codeception
17 18 (0.47%) Eclipse
18 17 (0.45%) Travis CI
19 16 (0.42%) Jasmine
General
1 357 (9.40%) Marketing
2 213 (5.61%) Finance
3 141 (3.71%) Retail
4 109 (2.87%) Advertising
5 90 (2.37%) Games
6 71 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.26%) Electronics
8 48 (1.26%) Legal
9 45 (1.18%) Publishing
10 40 (1.05%) Banking
11 34 (0.90%) Back Office
12 31 (0.82%) Automotive
13 21 (0.55%) Law
14 12 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 10 (0.26%) Billing
17 8 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.18%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2502 (65.88%) HTML
2 2461 (64.80%) CSS
3 1365 (35.94%) jQuery
4 1080 (28.44%) Laravel
5 1035 (27.25%) LAMP
6 1029 (27.09%) Symfony
7 907 (23.88%) HTML5
8 669 (17.61%) AngularJS
9 557 (14.67%) CSS3
10 352 (9.27%) Ajax
11 333 (8.77%) XML
12 304 (8.00%) Sass
13 300 (7.90%) JSON
14 276 (7.27%) Node.js
15 266 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 262 (6.90%) React
17 260 (6.85%) RESTful
18 250 (6.58%) Web Services
19 237 (6.24%) REST
20 218 (5.74%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 228 (6.00%) User Experience
2 202 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 186 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 147 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
5 119 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
7 106 (2.79%) iPad
8 62 (1.63%) Social Media
9 44 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 41 (1.08%) e-Learning
11 36 (0.95%) Fintech
12 27 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.34%) BBC
15 13 (0.34%) W3C
16 12 (0.32%) Life Science
16 12 (0.32%) NHS
16 12 (0.32%) Online Games
16 12 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1046 (27.54%) Linux
2 141 (3.71%) Android
3 126 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 103 (2.71%) Windows
5 76 (2.00%) Unix
6 36 (0.95%) CentOS
7 30 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.42%) Debian
10 13 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.13%) Fedora
13 5 (0.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1310 (34.49%) Web Development
2 1277 (33.62%) MVC
3 1002 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
4 979 (25.78%) OO
5 798 (21.01%) OOP
6 642 (16.90%) E-Commerce
7 502 (13.22%) OO PHP
8 432 (11.37%) TDD
9 319 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 313 (8.24%) Front End Development
11 287 (7.56%) Scrum
12 273 (7.19%) Open Source
13 252 (6.64%) Unit Testing
14 178 (4.69%) Mentoring
15 176 (4.63%) BDD
16 165 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
17 164 (4.32%) SDLC
18 151 (3.98%) DevOps
19 120 (3.16%) CRM
20 113 (2.98%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3798 (100.00%) PHP
2 2742 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 500 (13.16%) SQL
4 260 (6.85%) Java
5 152 (4.00%) PHP 5
6 150 (3.95%) Python
7 108 (2.84%) PHP 7
8 86 (2.26%) C#
9 79 (2.08%) Ruby
10 68 (1.79%) Perl
11 57 (1.50%) C++
12 54 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.13%) ES6
14 38 (1.00%) XPath
15 32 (0.84%) C
16 22 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.53%) Go
18 19 (0.50%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.39%) TypeScript
20 12 (0.32%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 313 (8.24%) Degree
2 20 (0.53%) MySQL Certification
3 7 (0.18%) PhD
4 5 (0.13%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.11%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.11%) MOS
6 3 (0.079%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.053%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.053%) ICAEW
7 2 (0.053%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.026%) MCP
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.026%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (1.69%) QA
2 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.079%) WCAG
5 2 (0.053%) SLA
6 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.026%) GDPR
6 1 (0.026%) Section 508
6 1 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 161 (4.24%) Docker
2 41 (1.08%) Varnish
3 18 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (0.34%) LXC
5 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.11%) iptables
8 3 (0.079%) HDFS
8 3 (0.079%) Samba
9 2 (0.053%) vSphere
10 1 (0.026%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.026%) Squid
Systems Management
1 47 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (1.13%) Puppet
3 42 (1.11%) Ansible
4 9 (0.24%) cPanel
5 6 (0.16%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.13%) Consul
6 5 (0.13%) Salt
6 5 (0.13%) Terraform
7 4 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.079%) SELinux
9 2 (0.053%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.026%) Nagios
10 1 (0.026%) Plesk
Vendors
1 645 (16.98%) Zend
2 124 (3.26%) Google
3 51 (1.34%) Adobe
4 48 (1.26%) Microsoft
5 47 (1.24%) Twitter
6 46 (1.21%) Facebook
7 30 (0.79%) Oracle
8 24 (0.63%) Apple
9 20 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.37%) SAP
11 10 (0.26%) PayPal
11 10 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.26%) Sencha
12 9 (0.24%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.24%) SendGrid
13 7 (0.18%) VMware
14 6 (0.16%) Veeam
15 5 (0.13%) Dell
15 5 (0.13%) EnterpriseDB
15 5 (0.13%) New Relic
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum **Amazing Opportunity - Apply now!**
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 30 days holiday, £1000 Training bu
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (health care, bonus)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ReStart Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits including 2 days
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 30 days holiday, Training, Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago