The median annual salary for a PHP Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

PHP Programmer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 892 926
Rank change year-on-year +45 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 25 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 41
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

PHP Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Programmer in the UK

PHP Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP Programmer in the UK

PHP Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Programmer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Programmer in the UK

PHP Programmer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +45 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London +42 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Twickenham - 10 £32,500 -
South East +45 2 £33,750 -20.58%
Surrey +21 2 £33,750 -20.58%
East Midlands +25 1 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England -5 1 £57,500 +91.66%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £57,500 -
Reigate -10 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridge -15 1 £57,500 -
Oakham - 1 £37,500 -
Rutland - 1 £37,500 -

PHP Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (55.56%) MVC
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (51.85%) jQuery
7 13 (48.15%) gulp
8 11 (40.74%) Yii
8 11 (40.74%) Sass
8 11 (40.74%) SaaS
9 10 (37.04%) SCORM
9 10 (37.04%) Games
9 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 10 (37.04%) e-Learning
9 10 (37.04%) MySQL
9 10 (37.04%) Learning Management System
9 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (37.04%) User Stories
9 10 (37.04%) Performance Improvement
9 10 (37.04%) Mobile First
10 8 (29.63%) Subversion
11 7 (25.93%) HTML
11 7 (25.93%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (22.22%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) LAMP
13 5 (18.52%) Retail

PHP Programmer 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Drupal
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) InDesign
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Magento
2 2 (7.41%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) gulp
3 8 (29.63%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
4 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.11%) Grunt
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (37.04%) Games
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) jQuery
3 11 (40.74%) Sass
3 11 (40.74%) Yii
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) LAMP
6 4 (14.81%) STL
7 3 (11.11%) Ajax
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (11.11%) Lucene
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.11%) Symfony
8 2 (7.41%) CakePHP
8 2 (7.41%) Laravel
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) LESS
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) e-Learning
1 10 (37.04%) Learning Management System
1 10 (37.04%) SCORM
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) Mobile First
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (37.04%) User Stories
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) API Integration
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) API Design
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Go
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) XMPie
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