The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 573 631 547
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 359 320 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 302 298 344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior PHP Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 351 £45,000 - 64
London -19 122 £50,000 - 29
South East +67 90 £50,000 +17.64% 12
South West 0 40 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +26 35 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire +5 25 £45,000 +24.13% 10
Reading +17 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hampshire +4 23 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +17 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Bristol -4 22 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London +31 21 £52,500 - 9
West Yorkshire +11 21 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Surrey +27 19 £37,500 -34.78% 2
East of England +6 19 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Leeds +11 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Southampton +14 16 £45,000 -14.28% 4
North West -11 16 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +1 15 £43,750 +25.00%
Manchester -4 12 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Hertfordshire +12 11 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Leicestershire - 11 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 11 £52,500 -
Guildford - 9 £37,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £52,500 - 2
Basingstoke +26 6 £60,000 +71.42%
Bath +24 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset +15 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Nottingham -8 6 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Wiltshire -11 6 £40,000 +31.14% 1

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 698 (100.00%) PHP
2 515 (73.78%) MySQL
3 421 (60.32%) HTML
4 410 (58.74%) CSS
5 406 (58.17%) JavaScript
6 355 (50.86%) MVC
7 299 (42.84%) OO
8 296 (42.41%) jQuery
9 291 (41.69%) Zend
10 276 (39.54%) Symfony
11 244 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
12 243 (34.81%) Git (software)
13 213 (30.52%) Linux
14 184 (26.36%) OOP
15 171 (24.50%) HTML5
16 169 (24.21%) Laravel
17 162 (23.21%) LAMP
18 157 (22.49%) Apache
19 150 (21.49%) OO PHP
20 148 (21.20%) PHP5
21 146 (20.92%) TDD
22 123 (17.62%) Unit Testing
23 119 (17.05%) PHPUnit
24 115 (16.48%) E-Commerce
24 115 (16.48%) CSS3
25 113 (16.19%) Subversion
26 108 (15.47%) Marketing
27 101 (14.47%) REST
28 97 (13.90%) Ajax
29 88 (12.61%) Web Services

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 157 (22.49%) Apache
2 76 (10.89%) CMS
3 67 (9.60%) WordPress
4 46 (6.59%) Drupal
5 45 (6.45%) Node.js
6 25 (3.58%) Joomla!
7 19 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (2.72%) nginx
8 15 (2.15%) Confluence
9 10 (1.43%) concrete5
9 10 (1.43%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.43%) Moodle
11 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.14%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 18 (2.58%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (5.73%) Magento
2 5 (0.72%) Shopify
3 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.15%) Trello
4 7 (1.00%) SaaS
5 6 (0.86%) GitHub
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.01%) Internet
2 5 (0.72%) DNS
3 4 (0.57%) SSH
3 4 (0.57%) SMTP
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.14%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) VoIP
4 1 (0.14%) NFC
4 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (73.78%) MySQL
2 56 (8.02%) MongoDB
3 54 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.87%) Redis
6 21 (3.01%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.01%) SQL Server
7 14 (2.01%) Big Data
8 6 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.86%) SQLite
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 243 (34.81%) Git (software)
2 119 (17.05%) PHPUnit
3 113 (16.19%) Subversion
4 39 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 29 (4.15%) JIRA
6 24 (3.44%) Behat
7 15 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.00%) Selenium
9 6 (0.86%) Grunt
10 4 (0.57%) Maven
10 4 (0.57%) Redmine
11 3 (0.43%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.43%) Trac
11 3 (0.43%) Bower
12 2 (0.29%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.29%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.29%) gulp
12 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 108 (15.47%) Marketing
2 54 (7.74%) Finance
3 22 (3.15%) Advertising
4 14 (2.01%) Law
5 12 (1.72%) Multimedia
6 10 (1.43%) Games
7 8 (1.15%) Retail
7 8 (1.15%) Electronics
7 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.72%) Legal
8 5 (0.72%) Publishing
9 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (60.32%) HTML
2 410 (58.74%) CSS
3 296 (42.41%) jQuery
4 276 (39.54%) Symfony
5 171 (24.50%) HTML5
6 169 (24.21%) Laravel
7 162 (23.21%) LAMP
8 115 (16.48%) CSS3
9 101 (14.47%) REST
10 97 (13.90%) Ajax
11 88 (12.61%) Web Services
12 65 (9.31%) SOAP
13 61 (8.74%) JSON
14 57 (8.17%) XHTML
15 55 (7.88%) Zend Framework
16 53 (7.59%) Yii
17 51 (7.31%) CodeIgniter
18 50 (7.16%) AngularJS
19 46 (6.59%) XML
20 44 (6.30%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.16%) User Experience
2 44 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 13 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.72%) W3C
5 10 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.29%) Social Media
7 8 (1.15%) Social Network
7 8 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.86%) iPad
9 4 (0.57%) Social Gaming
9 4 (0.57%) DTV
9 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.43%) Xbox
10 3 (0.43%) EPoS
10 3 (0.43%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.43%) Wiki
11 2 (0.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 213 (30.52%) Linux
2 37 (5.30%) Apple iOS
3 35 (5.01%) Windows
4 31 (4.44%) Android
5 20 (2.87%) UNIX
6 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (50.86%) MVC
2 299 (42.84%) OO
3 244 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (26.36%) OOP
5 150 (21.49%) OO PHP
6 146 (20.92%) TDD
7 123 (17.62%) Unit Testing
8 115 (16.48%) E-Commerce
9 85 (12.18%) Web Development
10 70 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (8.74%) Open Source
12 58 (8.31%) BDD
13 50 (7.16%) Digital Marketing
13 50 (7.16%) Scrum
14 48 (6.88%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
16 33 (4.73%) Software Engineering
17 29 (4.15%) Project Management
18 26 (3.72%) Automated Testing
19 25 (3.58%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 698 (100.00%) PHP
2 406 (58.17%) JavaScript
3 148 (21.20%) PHP5
4 80 (11.46%) SQL
5 51 (7.31%) Java
6 33 (4.73%) Python
7 30 (4.30%) Ruby
8 28 (4.01%) Perl
9 10 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.29%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.72%) C++
11 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.57%) C#
13 2 (0.29%) XPath
13 2 (0.29%) PHP4
13 2 (0.29%) R
13 2 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) HND
3 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.58%) Puppet
3 6 (0.86%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.57%) Nagios
4 4 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 291 (41.69%) Zend
2 25 (3.58%) Facebook
3 21 (3.01%) Google
4 15 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.72%) Twitter
6 11 (1.58%) TOWER Software
7 9 (1.29%) Perforce
7 9 (1.29%) Adobe
8 8 (1.15%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.00%) Oracle
9 7 (1.00%) Apple
10 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.72%) SAP
11 3 (0.43%) New Relic
12 2 (0.29%) PayPal
12 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.14%) IBM
13 1 (0.14%) Reuters
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, insurance, illness cover
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sudbury, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50000- 55000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago