Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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

PHP Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 117 113
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 631 147 233
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.15% 2.60% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 2.73% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 576 135 226
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £56,875
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 18,816 5,379 7,677
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 95.19% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15,455 4,638 6,632
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,533 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

PHP Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PHP Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

PHP Developer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PHP Developer.

PHP Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PHP Developer over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

PHP Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 631 (100.00%) PHP
2 514 (81.46%) JavaScript
3 350 (55.47%) MySQL
4 332 (52.61%) HTML
5 322 (51.03%) Laravel
6 309 (48.97%) CSS
7 273 (43.26%) Git (software)
8 229 (36.29%) Docker
9 219 (34.71%) MVC
10 218 (34.55%) React
11 204 (32.33%) Symfony
12 175 (27.73%) AngularJS
13 174 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
14 158 (25.04%) Vue.js
15 152 (24.09%) Web Development
16 146 (23.14%) Linux
16 146 (23.14%) jQuery
17 137 (21.71%) SQL
18 136 (21.55%) OOP
19 123 (19.49%) Zend
20 118 (18.70%) MongoDB
21 117 (18.54%) E-Commerce
22 104 (16.48%) NoSQL
23 103 (16.32%) AWS
24 102 (16.16%) Node.js
25 100 (15.85%) RESTful
26 97 (15.37%) REST
26 97 (15.37%) LAMP
27 96 (15.21%) Finance
28 92 (14.58%) OO

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 51 (8.08%) WordPress
2 37 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (5.71%) CMS
4 27 (4.28%) nginx
5 23 (3.65%) Apache
6 20 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.27%) Drupal
8 3 (0.48%) Kentico
8 3 (0.48%) Moodle
8 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) Confluence
9 1 (0.16%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.16%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (4.91%) Magento
2 8 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.63%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.32%) AWS
2 46 (7.29%) GitHub
3 41 (6.50%) GCP
4 36 (5.71%) Azure
5 31 (4.91%) SaaS
6 21 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.69%) Amazon S3
8 14 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
8 14 (2.22%) CloudFront
8 14 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (1.90%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.11%) npm
12 5 (0.79%) PaaS
13 4 (0.63%) Attraqt
13 4 (0.63%) AWS Fargate
13 4 (0.63%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.63%) Serverless
13 4 (0.63%) ZenHub
14 2 (0.32%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.43%) Network Security
2 5 (0.79%) SSH
3 2 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (55.47%) MySQL
2 118 (18.70%) MongoDB
3 104 (16.48%) NoSQL
4 68 (10.78%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.44%) Redis
6 20 (3.17%) Couchbase
7 19 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.06%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.79%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.79%) Ingres
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.16%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 273 (43.26%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.34%) PHPUnit
3 31 (4.91%) JIRA
4 27 (4.28%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.01%) gulp
6 11 (1.74%) Subversion
7 6 (0.95%) Babel
8 5 (0.79%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.79%) GitLab
9 4 (0.63%) webpack
10 3 (0.48%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.32%) Browser DevTools
12 1 (0.16%) ESLint
12 1 (0.16%) Grunt
12 1 (0.16%) Katalon Studio
General
1 96 (15.21%) Finance
2 66 (10.46%) Social Skills
3 54 (8.56%) Retail
4 23 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.22%) Games
6 13 (2.06%) Automotive
7 12 (1.90%) Marketing
8 11 (1.74%) Law
9 10 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.63%) Local Government
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (52.61%) HTML
2 322 (51.03%) Laravel
3 309 (48.97%) CSS
4 218 (34.55%) React
5 204 (32.33%) Symfony
6 175 (27.73%) AngularJS
7 158 (25.04%) Vue.js
8 146 (23.14%) jQuery
9 102 (16.16%) Node.js
10 100 (15.85%) RESTful
11 97 (15.37%) LAMP
11 97 (15.37%) REST
12 88 (13.95%) HTML5
13 64 (10.14%) CSS3
13 64 (10.14%) Web Services
14 62 (9.83%) CodeIgniter
15 56 (8.87%) Kafka
16 39 (6.18%) Sass
17 32 (5.07%) React Native
18 26 (4.12%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.55%) Mobile App
2 33 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (2.06%) User Experience
5 11 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.11%) e-Learning
7 5 (0.79%) BBC
7 5 (0.79%) FMCG
8 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.48%) iPad
8 3 (0.48%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.48%) Social Media
8 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.32%) SCORM
10 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (23.14%) Linux
2 18 (2.85%) Ubuntu
3 14 (2.22%) Android
4 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.11%) Windows
6 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (34.71%) MVC
2 174 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (24.09%) Web Development
4 136 (21.55%) OOP
5 117 (18.54%) E-Commerce
6 92 (14.58%) OO
7 91 (14.42%) Scrum
8 88 (13.95%) Microservices
9 78 (12.36%) TDD
10 73 (11.57%) DevOps
11 60 (9.51%) SOLID
12 52 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 47 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (6.81%) OO PHP
15 40 (6.34%) Front End Development
15 40 (6.34%) Refactoring
16 37 (5.86%) Time Management
17 35 (5.55%) BDD
17 35 (5.55%) Fintech
18 28 (4.44%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 631 (100.00%) PHP
2 514 (81.46%) JavaScript
3 137 (21.71%) SQL
4 63 (9.98%) Go
5 55 (8.72%) PHP 7
6 32 (5.07%) TypeScript
7 18 (2.85%) Python
8 17 (2.69%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.06%) C#
11 9 (1.43%) Java
12 6 (0.95%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.63%) ES6
14 3 (0.48%) Ruby
15 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.16%) C
16 1 (0.16%) C++
16 1 (0.16%) Perl
16 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (1.27%) Degree
2 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 229 (36.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 31 (4.91%) Terraform
3 21 (3.33%) Ansible
4 17 (2.69%) Packer
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (19.49%) Zend
2 26 (4.12%) Google
3 19 (3.01%) WooCommerce
4 5 (0.79%) Spotify
5 3 (0.48%) Netlify
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle
5 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe
6 2 (0.32%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.16%) PayPal