The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead PHP Developer
Rank 827 801 838
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 69 80 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.074% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.078% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 41
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Lead PHP Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Lead PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 67 £52,500 +5.00% 8
London +33 56 £55,000 - 6
City of London +22 6 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North West -24 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester -3 4 £42,500 -
South East -25 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland - 2 £27,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £27,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Oxford +18 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire +12 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Merseyside +12 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Liverpool +9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Reading 0 1 £42,500 -2.29%
Berkshire -5 1 £42,500 -17.87%
Leeds -18 1 £47,500 +35.71%
East of England -19 1 £42,500 - 1
South West -27 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -32 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Yorkshire -43 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Lichfield - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 -

Lead PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead PHP Developer in their job title.

1 153 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (66.67%) MySQL
3 101 (66.01%) JavaScript
4 97 (63.40%) HTML
5 94 (61.44%) CSS
6 84 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (53.59%) MVC
8 73 (47.71%) Symfony
9 61 (39.87%) jQuery
10 60 (39.22%) OO
11 58 (37.91%) Zend
12 54 (35.29%) Linux
13 51 (33.33%) PHP5
14 50 (32.68%) TDD
15 39 (25.49%) OOP
16 36 (23.53%) LAMP
17 33 (21.57%) SQL
18 28 (18.30%) Zend Framework
18 28 (18.30%) OO PHP
19 27 (17.65%) Apache
20 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
21 24 (15.69%) Subversion
22 23 (15.03%) Web Services
22 23 (15.03%) HTML5
23 22 (14.38%) XML
24 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
25 20 (13.07%) Web Development
26 19 (12.42%) Scrum
27 18 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
27 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Lead PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (17.65%) Apache
2 15 (9.80%) CMS
3 13 (8.50%) Node.js
4 11 (7.19%) Drupal
5 8 (5.23%) WordPress
6 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.61%) Confluence
8 3 (1.96%) nginx
9 2 (1.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.27%) SaaS
2 5 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) DNS
1 6 (3.92%) Internet
2 5 (3.27%) HTTP
2 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.31%) FTP
3 2 (1.31%) SSH
3 2 (1.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.92%) Redis
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Subversion
2 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.15%) PHPUnit
4 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.61%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.61%) JIRA
6 3 (1.96%) Behat
7 2 (1.31%) Trac
7 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.31%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.31%) PEAR
8 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (9.15%) Marketing
2 13 (8.50%) Finance
3 11 (7.19%) Advertising
4 6 (3.92%) Automotive
4 6 (3.92%) Legal
4 6 (3.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (63.40%) HTML
2 94 (61.44%) CSS
3 73 (47.71%) Symfony
4 61 (39.87%) jQuery
5 36 (23.53%) LAMP
6 28 (18.30%) Zend Framework
7 23 (15.03%) Web Services
7 23 (15.03%) HTML5
8 22 (14.38%) XML
9 18 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
10 17 (11.11%) CakePHP
10 17 (11.11%) REST
11 15 (9.80%) Backbone.js
12 14 (9.15%) XHTML
13 13 (8.50%) JSON
14 12 (7.84%) CSS3
15 11 (7.19%) RESTful
15 11 (7.19%) SOAP
16 10 (6.54%) Ajax
17 9 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.27%) Open Source
4 4 (2.61%) User Experience
4 4 (2.61%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.31%) BBC
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.29%) Linux
2 11 (7.19%) Android
3 10 (6.54%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.61%) CentOS
4 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.96%) Windows
6 2 (1.31%) MVS
7 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (53.59%) MVC
3 60 (39.22%) OO
4 50 (32.68%) TDD
5 39 (25.49%) OOP
6 28 (18.30%) OO PHP
7 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 20 (13.07%) Web Development
9 19 (12.42%) Scrum
10 18 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.54%) Project Management
13 10 (6.54%) Time Management
13 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (5.88%) BDD
15 7 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (4.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (66.01%) JavaScript
3 51 (33.33%) PHP5
4 33 (21.57%) SQL
5 14 (9.15%) Python
6 9 (5.88%) Java
7 7 (4.58%) C#
7 7 (4.58%) Ruby
8 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.61%) C
10 2 (1.31%) C++
10 2 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) PhD
2 4 (2.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Puppet
1 4 (2.61%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (37.91%) Zend
2 5 (3.27%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.27%) Rackspace
3 4 (2.61%) Twitter
4 2 (1.31%) Facebook
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle
4 2 (1.31%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.31%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
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