The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 140 148
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1879 2374 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.42% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.51% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 2231 2178
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Developer in the UK

PHP Developer
Top 10 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 June 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 -30 1780 £38,500 +2.66% 313
UK excluding London -27 1354 £35,000 - 253
London -32 487 £50,000 - 69
North of England +10 472 £35,500 +1.42% 87
South East -82 280 £40,000 +6.66% 58
Midlands -1 272 £32,500 +4.83% 54
South West +3 188 £37,500 +7.14% 29
East of England -70 84 £35,000 - 16
Scotland +21 51 £35,000 - 7
Wales -8 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3804 (100.00%) PHP
2 2731 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 2480 (65.19%) HTML
4 2421 (63.64%) CSS
5 2390 (62.83%) MySQL
6 1325 (34.83%) jQuery
7 1294 (34.02%) Web Development
8 1285 (33.78%) MVC
9 1149 (30.21%) Laravel
10 1147 (30.15%) Git (software)
11 1056 (27.76%) Linux
12 1055 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
13 1048 (27.55%) LAMP
14 1037 (27.26%) Symfony
15 988 (25.97%) OO
16 876 (23.03%) HTML5
17 772 (20.29%) OOP
18 667 (17.53%) AngularJS
19 663 (17.43%) Zend
20 637 (16.75%) E-Commerce
21 564 (14.83%) CSS3
22 514 (13.51%) SQL
23 487 (12.80%) OO PHP
24 446 (11.72%) WordPress
25 438 (11.51%) TDD
26 423 (11.12%) Apache
27 378 (9.94%) Marketing
28 358 (9.41%) CMS
29 336 (8.83%) Ajax
30 330 (8.68%) Magento

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
1 446 (11.72%) WordPress
2 423 (11.12%) Apache
3 358 (9.41%) CMS
4 322 (8.46%) Drupal
5 135 (3.55%) nginx
6 133 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
7 46 (1.21%) Joomla!
8 31 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 27 (0.71%) Moodle
10 26 (0.68%) Confluence
11 8 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
11 8 (0.21%) SilverStripe
12 6 (0.16%) IIS
12 6 (0.16%) Totara
13 5 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
13 5 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.11%) Foswiki
14 4 (0.11%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 57 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 24 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.13%) InDesign
7 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.079%) GIMP
9 2 (0.053%) Moqups
10 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 330 (8.68%) Magento
2 47 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
3 36 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.34%) OpenCart
5 10 (0.26%) Shopify
6 9 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.21%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.053%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.053%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 254 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (4.10%) GitHub
3 111 (2.92%) SaaS
4 46 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 32 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 26 (0.68%) Heroku
8 25 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 20 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
11 15 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.39%) Linode
12 7 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.18%) Trello
13 6 (0.16%) AdWords
13 6 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.13%) Chartbeat
14 5 (0.13%) Datadog
14 5 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.87%) Internet
2 46 (1.21%) HTTP
3 25 (0.66%) Intranet
4 19 (0.50%) DNS
5 14 (0.37%) SSH
6 9 (0.24%) Firewall
6 9 (0.24%) SMTP
7 7 (0.18%) SSL
7 7 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.16%) FTP
9 5 (0.13%) AMQP
9 5 (0.13%) Extranet
9 5 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.079%) Broadband
10 3 (0.079%) Network Security
11 1 (0.026%) LAN
11 1 (0.026%) POP3
11 1 (0.026%) SMS
11 1 (0.026%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2390 (62.83%) MySQL
2 174 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 154 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 136 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 117 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 116 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 76 (2.00%) Redis
8 40 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
9 36 (0.95%) MariaDB
10 26 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 22 (0.58%) Big Data
12 14 (0.37%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.21%) SQLite
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.16%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.16%) phpMyAdmin
16 4 (0.11%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.11%) OLAP
17 3 (0.079%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1147 (30.15%) Git (software)
2 264 (6.94%) Subversion
3 213 (5.60%) PHPUnit
4 131 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 123 (3.23%) JIRA
6 116 (3.05%) gulp
7 83 (2.18%) Vagrant
8 80 (2.10%) Grunt
9 61 (1.60%) Selenium
10 56 (1.47%) webpack
11 46 (1.21%) Mercurial
12 36 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 36 (0.95%) git-flow
13 28 (0.74%) GitLab
14 27 (0.71%) Bower
15 23 (0.60%) PhantomJS
16 22 (0.58%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.53%) Travis CI
18 19 (0.50%) Eclipse
18 19 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 378 (9.94%) Marketing
2 240 (6.31%) Finance
3 156 (4.10%) Retail
4 100 (2.63%) Advertising
5 92 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 82 (2.16%) Electronics
6 82 (2.16%) Games
7 68 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 63 (1.66%) Legal
9 44 (1.16%) Automotive
10 42 (1.10%) Banking
11 39 (1.03%) Back Office
12 33 (0.87%) Publishing
13 19 (0.50%) Law
14 13 (0.34%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.26%) Billing
18 9 (0.24%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2480 (65.19%) HTML
2 2421 (63.64%) CSS
3 1325 (34.83%) jQuery
4 1149 (30.21%) Laravel
5 1048 (27.55%) LAMP
6 1037 (27.26%) Symfony
7 876 (23.03%) HTML5
8 667 (17.53%) AngularJS
9 564 (14.83%) CSS3
10 336 (8.83%) Ajax
11 329 (8.65%) XML
12 309 (8.12%) Sass
13 302 (7.94%) Node.js
14 293 (7.70%) React
15 285 (7.49%) RESTful
16 272 (7.15%) JSON
17 258 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 257 (6.76%) Web Services
19 243 (6.39%) REST
20 211 (5.55%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 222 (5.84%) User Experience
2 201 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 174 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 134 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
5 108 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
6 100 (2.63%) iPad
7 89 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (1.29%) Social Media
9 37 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 37 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 35 (0.92%) Fintech
11 34 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.39%) NHS
14 14 (0.37%) Blog
14 14 (0.37%) Online Games
15 13 (0.34%) iPhone
16 12 (0.32%) Graphic Design
16 12 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1056 (27.76%) Linux
2 154 (4.05%) Android
3 139 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 105 (2.76%) Windows
5 83 (2.18%) Unix
6 36 (0.95%) CentOS
7 24 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 16 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.39%) Debian
10 13 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.13%) Fedora
12 5 (0.13%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.026%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1294 (34.02%) Web Development
2 1285 (33.78%) MVC
3 1055 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 988 (25.97%) OO
5 772 (20.29%) OOP
6 637 (16.75%) E-Commerce
7 487 (12.80%) OO PHP
8 438 (11.51%) TDD
9 316 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 315 (8.28%) Front End Development
11 304 (7.99%) Scrum
12 249 (6.55%) Open Source
13 210 (5.52%) Unit Testing
14 189 (4.97%) Mentoring
15 180 (4.73%) BDD
16 178 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
17 177 (4.65%) DevOps
18 139 (3.65%) SDLC
19 130 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
20 123 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3804 (100.00%) PHP
2 2731 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 514 (13.51%) SQL
4 269 (7.07%) Java
5 167 (4.39%) PHP 5
6 156 (4.10%) Python
7 131 (3.44%) PHP 7
8 93 (2.44%) C#
9 78 (2.05%) Ruby
10 66 (1.74%) Perl
11 62 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 55 (1.45%) C++
13 51 (1.34%) ES6
14 36 (0.95%) XPath
15 32 (0.84%) C
16 26 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.55%) Go
18 18 (0.47%) TypeScript
19 17 (0.45%) Objective-C
20 14 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 282 (7.41%) Degree
2 100 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.21%) PhD
4 7 (0.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.16%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (0.13%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.13%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.11%) MOS
8 1 (0.026%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.026%) MCP
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.079%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.053%) GCP
5 2 (0.053%) SLA
5 2 (0.053%) WCAG
6 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.026%) Section 508
System Software
1 190 (4.99%) Docker
2 38 (1.00%) Varnish
3 19 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (0.34%) LXC
5 8 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.079%) HDFS
6 3 (0.079%) iptables
6 3 (0.079%) Samba
7 2 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.053%) vSphere
8 1 (0.026%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.026%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (1.71%) Puppet
2 56 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.05%) Ansible
4 11 (0.29%) cPanel
5 8 (0.21%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.13%) Consul
7 5 (0.13%) Salt
7 5 (0.13%) Terraform
8 3 (0.079%) SELinux
9 1 (0.026%) Nagios
9 1 (0.026%) Plesk
Vendors
1 663 (17.43%) Zend
2 92 (2.42%) Google
3 48 (1.26%) Adobe
4 43 (1.13%) Microsoft
5 39 (1.03%) Facebook
6 36 (0.95%) SAP
7 34 (0.89%) Oracle
8 33 (0.87%) Apple
9 32 (0.84%) Twitter
10 15 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.34%) Sencha
12 10 (0.26%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.21%) PayPal
13 8 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.21%) SendGrid
14 6 (0.16%) Plumtree
15 5 (0.13%) Dell
15 5 (0.13%) Demandware
15 5 (0.13%) EnterpriseDB
15 5 (0.13%) New Relic
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits company socials, relaxed environme
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £27k - 35k per year + Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40,000-£55,000 + Benefits
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Grantham, Lincolnshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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London
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Cambridgeshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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