The median annual salary for a PHP Web Developer was £34,000 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 Web Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 522 504
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 356 487 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 332 446 435
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP Web Developer in the UK

PHP Web 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 Web 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 -30 335 £33,250 -5.00% 57
South East -55 72 £37,500 +7.14% 11
London +57 61 £45,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +46 58 £31,000 -4.61% 10
South West +21 38 £31,750 -2.30% 5
Birmingham +29 30 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +18 29 £30,000 - 4
North West -21 29 £35,000 +16.66% 6
East of England +14 28 £33,750 -10.00% 3
West Sussex +17 19 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Devon +9 17 £29,000 +0.86% 2
Manchester -38 17 £36,750 +22.50% 5
Nottinghamshire +13 16 £35,000 +15.70% 2
Yorkshire +21 15 £35,000 - 6
Hampshire -46 14 £28,500 -14.92% 2
Gloucestershire +12 13 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Hertfordshire +21 12 £37,500 +32.74%
Nottingham +12 12 £37,500 +22.95% 2
City of London +48 11 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Haywards Heath - 11 £45,000 -
East Sussex +1 10 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Brighton 0 10 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Solihull -9 10 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Kent -10 10 £35,000 - 1
Plymouth - 10 £26,500 - 1
Derbyshire +16 9 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Derby +15 9 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Surrey +10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Lancashire -9 9 £23,000 -23.33%

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 616 (100.00%) PHP
2 603 (97.89%) Web Development
3 531 (86.20%) JavaScript
4 508 (82.47%) HTML
5 493 (80.03%) CSS
6 398 (64.61%) MySQL
7 264 (42.86%) jQuery
8 207 (33.60%) HTML5
9 182 (29.55%) OO
10 176 (28.57%) MVC
11 175 (28.41%) Git (software)
12 172 (27.92%) LAMP
13 161 (26.14%) WordPress
14 148 (24.03%) CSS3
14 148 (24.03%) Laravel
15 147 (23.86%) Linux
16 143 (23.21%) E-Commerce
17 115 (18.67%) OOP
18 113 (18.34%) Marketing
19 110 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
20 109 (17.69%) AngularJS
21 105 (17.05%) OO PHP
22 96 (15.58%) Symfony
23 90 (14.61%) CMS
24 89 (14.45%) Zend
25 67 (10.88%) Ajax
26 64 (10.39%) SQL
27 63 (10.23%) Drupal
28 60 (9.74%) Apache
29 59 (9.58%) Front End Development

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
1 161 (26.14%) WordPress
2 90 (14.61%) CMS
3 63 (10.23%) Drupal
4 60 (9.74%) Apache
5 18 (2.92%) nginx
6 16 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.97%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.32%) IIS
10 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Confluence
11 1 (0.16%) Moodle
11 1 (0.16%) Totara
Applications
1 30 (4.87%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (7.47%) Magento
2 10 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.65%) Shopify
4 1 (0.16%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.55%) GitHub
3 13 (2.11%) Heroku
4 6 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.11%) Intranet
2 11 (1.79%) Internet
3 4 (0.65%) AMQP
3 4 (0.65%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.49%) DNS
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (64.61%) MySQL
2 30 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.27%) Big Data
7 11 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.81%) phpMyAdmin
9 5 (0.81%) Redis
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.16%) DTS
12 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 175 (28.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.87%) Subversion
3 18 (2.92%) gulp
4 17 (2.76%) Grunt
5 13 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.11%) PHPUnit
6 9 (1.46%) Bower
6 9 (1.46%) GitLab
6 9 (1.46%) webpack
7 7 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.97%) JIRA
8 6 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
8 6 (0.97%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.81%) Redmine
10 4 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.49%) git-flow
11 3 (0.49%) Selenium
11 3 (0.49%) XMLUnit
12 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.32%) Mocha
General
1 113 (18.34%) Marketing
2 35 (5.68%) Games
3 34 (5.52%) Retail
4 20 (3.25%) Finance
5 17 (2.76%) Publishing
6 13 (2.11%) Advertising
7 9 (1.46%) Back Office
7 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.30%) Banking
9 7 (1.14%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.81%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (82.47%) HTML
2 493 (80.03%) CSS
3 264 (42.86%) jQuery
4 207 (33.60%) HTML5
5 172 (27.92%) LAMP
6 148 (24.03%) CSS3
6 148 (24.03%) Laravel
7 109 (17.69%) AngularJS
8 96 (15.58%) Symfony
9 67 (10.88%) Ajax
10 58 (9.42%) CodeIgniter
11 51 (8.28%) Sass
12 48 (7.79%) Node.js
13 44 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (6.82%) CakePHP
14 42 (6.82%) XML
15 41 (6.66%) .NET
16 40 (6.49%) Web Services
17 36 (5.84%) Backbone.js
18 34 (5.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.82%) Computer Science
1 42 (6.82%) Social Media
2 39 (6.33%) User Experience
3 33 (5.36%) iPad
3 33 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.25%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (1.95%) W3C
7 10 (1.62%) Mobile Games
8 9 (1.46%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.46%) Online Games
9 6 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.65%) Social Network
11 3 (0.49%) Blog
11 3 (0.49%) Fintech
11 3 (0.49%) New Media
12 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.32%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.86%) Linux
2 30 (4.87%) Android
3 28 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.41%) Windows
5 10 (1.62%) Unix
6 6 (0.97%) CentOS
6 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (97.89%) Web Development
2 182 (29.55%) OO
3 176 (28.57%) MVC
4 143 (23.21%) E-Commerce
5 115 (18.67%) OOP
6 110 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (17.05%) OO PHP
8 59 (9.58%) Front End Development
9 57 (9.25%) Open Source
10 43 (6.98%) SEO
10 43 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 36 (5.84%) Content Management
12 35 (5.68%) TDD
13 34 (5.52%) CRM
14 33 (5.36%) Web Design
15 32 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
15 32 (5.19%) Scrum
16 29 (4.71%) Web Application Development
17 25 (4.06%) API Integration
18 21 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 616 (100.00%) PHP
2 531 (86.20%) JavaScript
3 64 (10.39%) SQL
4 45 (7.31%) PHP 5
5 28 (4.55%) PHP 7
6 26 (4.22%) Java
6 26 (4.22%) Python
7 22 (3.57%) Perl
8 20 (3.25%) Ruby
9 18 (2.92%) C#
10 12 (1.95%) XPath
11 11 (1.79%) C
12 5 (0.81%) C++
13 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.32%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (8.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 16 (2.60%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Varnish
3 2 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (1.30%) Ansible
2 4 (0.65%) cPanel
2 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Plesk
Vendors
1 89 (14.45%) Zend
2 18 (2.92%) Google
3 15 (2.44%) Adobe
4 7 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (0.97%) Facebook
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle
7 4 (0.65%) Perforce
7 4 (0.65%) Sencha
7 4 (0.65%) Twitter
8 3 (0.49%) Apple
9 2 (0.32%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.16%) SAP
Worcester, Worcestershire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi, shares, work@home
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago