PHP Developers: What Is Their Income in 2018 Around the World
What PHP Salary Are
Expected in 2018
Comparison of the Prices
in 2018 vs 2017
The interest in PHP developers lowered a bit since 2010, but they still remain one of the most
demanded programmers all over the world due to the wide range of tasks they can perform
with the help of PHP language like server-side scripting, writing desktop and cross-platform
applications. Obviously, there should be a place for a professional PHP developer of this kind
in your project, who is probably already waiting for you to hire. Read on to compare the
salaries of PHP programmers and how they have changed within a few years.
We have made a deep research and now know the current salaries of the PHP coders around
As you can from the numbers above, Ukraine seems to be the proﬁtable country in terms of
hiring PHP developers. Recruiting senior developer in Ukraine twice cheaper than in the USA,
which is insane.
However, the salaries within the country also can vary a lot. For example, in the country
center or in the capitals the salaries of all workers, especially developers are much higher
than in other cities. Let’s prove our words with some stats below.
Average Annual PHP Salary by Level in Different Countries
Germany UK Ukraine
Junior Middle Senior
Kharkiv Lviv Odessa
Junior Middle Senior
Now, we see that hiring a senior PHP developer in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine is twice expen-
sive than in other cities like Lviv, Kharkiv or Odessa.
Now let’s see how the salaries of the same position have been changing through the years.
Luckily, Mobilunity has the research of the past years.
So the stats for 2017 says, that PHP developers of Ukraine had been earning this amount of
Average Annual PHP Developer Salary in Ukrainian Cities
Minimum Average Maximum
PHP Average Annual Salary in 2017 in Ukraine
We must admit, the prices of developers are rising pretty fast, so as the demand. This
concerns not only Ukraine. A few years ago the average annual salary of a PHP coder in the
USA was $62,400. And at the numbers above now. Only junior specialist earns $72,223 a
It should be taken into account that the rates of programmers are provided above are net
salaries, so they can vary depending on a lot of factors, so don’t be surprised developers or
companies you are hiring your programmers from will ask the higher prices.
Wait for our future research next year. We will see how the fate of PHP developers rates will
change within this year.