Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a PHP Web Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

PHP Web Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 650 676 562
Rank change year-on-year +26 -114 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 602 624 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 537 575 959
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP Web Developer in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Web Developer in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +9 576 £35,000 - 45
UK excluding London +20 487 £32,500 -7.14% 43
South East +28 190 £35,000 - 16
Midlands +95 132 £32,500 - 6
West Midlands +85 115 £32,500 -7.14% 4
London +24 99 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North of England -59 65 £32,500 +3.17% 10
South West -23 62 £30,000 -25.00% 8
North West -42 39 £32,500 - 5
East of England -22 28 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Yorkshire -7 25 £36,000 +19.01% 4
East Midlands +40 17 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Scotland -5 9 £35,000 +7.69%
North East +7 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, PHP Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 602 (100.00%) PHP
2 580 (96.35%) Web Development
3 498 (82.72%) JavaScript
4 441 (73.26%) HTML
5 430 (71.43%) CSS
6 400 (66.45%) MySQL
7 232 (38.54%) jQuery
8 204 (33.89%) MVC
9 196 (32.56%) Linux
10 177 (29.40%) LAMP
11 173 (28.74%) Laravel
12 154 (25.58%) HTML5
13 153 (25.42%) Git (software)
14 133 (22.09%) AngularJS
15 129 (21.43%) Symfony
16 125 (20.76%) Front End Development
17 113 (18.77%) OO
18 112 (18.60%) OOP
19 111 (18.44%) WordPress
20 108 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
21 94 (15.61%) Zend
22 92 (15.28%) E-Commerce
23 86 (14.29%) CMS
24 84 (13.95%) SQL
25 82 (13.62%) Node.js
26 77 (12.79%) Sass
27 75 (12.46%) Apache
28 63 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 62 (10.30%) CSS3
30 58 (9.63%) Marketing

PHP Web 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
1 111 (18.44%) WordPress
2 86 (14.29%) CMS
3 75 (12.46%) Apache
4 54 (8.97%) Drupal
5 20 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.99%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.33%) nginx
8 5 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.17%) Movable Type
10 1 (0.17%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 19 (3.16%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.17%) InDesign
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (6.48%) Magento
2 7 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) Shopify
3 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.15%) GitHub
3 12 (1.99%) Google App Engine
3 12 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.50%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.50%) npm
7 3 (0.50%) Serverless
8 2 (0.33%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) AdWords
9 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.98%) Intranet
2 10 (1.66%) Internet
3 9 (1.50%) Network Security
4 4 (0.66%) SSH
5 3 (0.50%) HTTP
6 2 (0.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.33%) SMTP
6 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (66.45%) MySQL
2 48 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 41 (6.81%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.50%) MariaDB
8 8 (1.33%) Redis
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.50%) Big Data
10 2 (0.33%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.33%) SQLite
11 1 (0.17%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 153 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 52 (8.64%) PHPUnit
3 27 (4.49%) gulp
4 25 (4.15%) Grunt
4 25 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.16%) Subversion
6 17 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 12 (1.99%) Codeception
8 11 (1.83%) JUnit
9 9 (1.50%) Selenium
9 9 (1.50%) Xdebug
10 6 (1.00%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (1.00%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.83%) JIRA
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.50%) Protractor
12 3 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 58 (9.63%) Marketing
2 52 (8.64%) Retail
3 28 (4.65%) Finance
4 24 (3.99%) Games
5 21 (3.49%) Automotive
6 19 (3.16%) Back Office
7 16 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.16%) Advertising
9 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.50%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (73.26%) HTML
2 430 (71.43%) CSS
3 232 (38.54%) jQuery
4 177 (29.40%) LAMP
5 173 (28.74%) Laravel
6 154 (25.58%) HTML5
7 133 (22.09%) AngularJS
8 129 (21.43%) Symfony
9 82 (13.62%) Node.js
10 77 (12.79%) Sass
11 63 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 62 (10.30%) CSS3
13 54 (8.97%) Ajax
14 41 (6.81%) React
15 37 (6.15%) Web Services
16 34 (5.65%) CodeIgniter
17 33 (5.48%) LESS
18 32 (5.32%) Zend Framework
19 31 (5.15%) CakePHP
20 29 (4.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.14%) Mobile App
2 38 (6.31%) User Experience
3 28 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.82%) Social Media
5 20 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.49%) iPad
7 13 (2.16%) Online Games
8 11 (1.83%) BBC
8 11 (1.83%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.66%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.50%) Fintech
10 9 (1.50%) Replication
11 7 (1.16%) iPhone
12 4 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.66%) W3C
13 3 (0.50%) FMCG
13 3 (0.50%) NHS
13 3 (0.50%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 196 (32.56%) Linux
2 37 (6.15%) Windows
3 20 (3.32%) Unix
4 19 (3.16%) Android
5 17 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.83%) CentOS
6 5 (0.83%) Debian
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (96.35%) Web Development
2 204 (33.89%) MVC
3 125 (20.76%) Front End Development
4 113 (18.77%) OO
5 112 (18.60%) OOP
6 108 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (15.28%) E-Commerce
8 51 (8.47%) OO PHP
9 44 (7.31%) Scrum
10 39 (6.48%) TDD
11 34 (5.65%) CRM
12 33 (5.48%) Mobile Application Development
12 33 (5.48%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.32%) Content Management
13 32 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (4.98%) Web Application Development
15 29 (4.82%) SEO
16 28 (4.65%) Unit Testing
17 27 (4.49%) Test Automation
18 24 (3.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 602 (100.00%) PHP
2 498 (82.72%) JavaScript
3 84 (13.95%) SQL
4 36 (5.98%) Python
5 33 (5.48%) PHP 5
6 32 (5.32%) Java
6 32 (5.32%) PHP 7
7 16 (2.66%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.33%) Ruby
9 11 (1.83%) C
10 9 (1.50%) Go
11 6 (1.00%) ES6
11 6 (1.00%) Perl
12 5 (0.83%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.83%) C#
12 5 (0.83%) PHP 4
12 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.33%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.17%) Elixir
14 1 (0.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 30 (4.98%) Degree
2 11 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.17%) HND
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.83%) GCP
2 3 (0.50%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) WAI
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (4.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Samba
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (2.16%) Capistrano
1 13 (2.16%) Puppet
2 12 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 94 (15.61%) Zend
2 17 (2.82%) Google
3 16 (2.66%) Adobe
4 8 (1.33%) Facebook
5 7 (1.16%) Percona
6 5 (0.83%) Yahoo!
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.50%) Demandware
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle
9 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.33%) Sony
9 2 (0.33%) Twitter
10 1 (0.17%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.17%) Perforce
10 1 (0.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.17%) WooCommerce