A Php developer’s expertise is in harnessing different web-oriented tools and techniques for building websites and portals from scratch. He’s also adept in executing various software projects and assignments on behalf of his clients. Apart from thorough awareness about Php (hypertext preprocessing) script, the software developer must be familiar with other computer programming languages like MySQL, Ajax, JavaScript, and so on. Php developers are also well acquainted with HTML and CSS that are indispensable for the development of websites in Php script.

If you want to work on a fulltime basis as a Php developer, you should be flexible enough to work not only solely but as well as in a team. You can also work part time as a freelancer after you’re done with your office job. Php developers are seen working in almost all verticals of the IT sector including but not limited to web development and designing firms, B2C and B2B organizations, and BPO companies. They can also be seen working in companies providing banking, insurance and financial services, networked schools, colleges, and other academic and professional institutions.

Salaries for PHP developers according to key specifics

 A Php developer can expect a starting annual salary of nearly 83,000 INR that goes up to 4.20 lakhs in a two to three years time. A Php software developer or programmer nowadays can look forward to a yearly salary of 91,000 that gradually increases to 4.80 lakhs within 2-3 years. The median or average salary of a Php developer is 1, 82,052 INR.

Salaries according to years of professional experience

Years of Professional Experience Salary Range
0-1 years 61 000 INR-2 44630 INR
1-4 years 85 400 INR-3 58 080 INR
5-9 years 1 49 000 INR-656 000 INR

Salaries according to location/posting

Since the cost of living (and hence the total monthly living expenses) differs from city to city and across regions, it follows that the salaries of Php developers are not uniform throughout the country. For instance, someone employed as a Php professional with a firm in Bangalore would be drawing a higher salary than his or her counterpart in Kolkata. The following table lists the salaries of Php specialists in different prime locations.

City/State Salary Range
Bangalore 85 150 INR-4 84 800 INR
Chennai 72 300 INR-4 98 350 INR
Kolkata 58 700 INR-3 49 050 INR
Hyderabad 87 740 INR-3 04 105 INR
Ahmadabad 84 900 INR-3 67 700 INR
Mumbai 70 000 INR-3 92 000 INR
Pune 71 520 INR-4 41 000 INR

Salaries according to skills of PHP Developer

It does not need to be exaggerated that one’s income or earning potential as a Php developer goes up if he starts working equipped with sufficient professional skills or acquires the same while he gathers experience.

Specific Professional Skill Salary Range
Php 82 730 INR-4 22 000 INR
JavaScript 84 212 INR-4 60 550 INR
MySQL 82 600 INR-4 67 700 INR
Wordpress 65 240 INR-3 67 700 INR
Ajax 94 550 INR-4 68 700 INR
jQuery 93 900 INR-4 86 000 INR
HTML (hypertext markup language) 81 060 INR-4 64 000 INR
CSS (cascading style sheets) 81 660 INR-4 79 700 INR
C++ 72 000 INR-4 12 800 INR
ASP.NET 62 000 INR-4 92 000 INR

Salaries of PHP Developer in accordance with one’s academic and/or professional qualifications

A Php developer’s educational and/or professional qualifications are determinants that can have a significant or strategic bearing on his income or remuneration. The following table gives a nearly comprehensive listing of Php professionals’ salaries based on their academic and additional specialized qualifications.

Educational/Specialisation Certification Salary Range
Bachelor's Degree INR 78 300 -INR3 52 000
BTech/BIT INR 82 900 -INR-3 04 200 INR
Bachelor or Engineering/Computer Science INR 84 900 -INR 3 72 000
Bachelor of Computer Science & Engineering INR 93 100 -INR 3 43 160
Bachelor of Engineering/IT INR-72 500 INR-3 88 100
Bachelor of Engg Electronics and Communications Engg INR 66 152 -INR 4 52 000
Bachelor of Technology Computer Science INR 95 700- INR 5 01 700
Bachelors Degree Computer Science INR 1 01 750 -INR3 12 480
Bachelors Degree (IT) INR 94 400 -INR 1 53 300
Master of Computer Applications Applications Development INR 72 256 – INR 3 24 116
Master of Computer Applications IT INR 66 100 – INR4 21 132
Master of Compute Applications Computer Science INR 98 046 -INR 3 25 800