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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 541 568 568
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 372 341 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 345 304 300
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £31,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +26 360 £46,000 +15.00% 47
London +27 146 £52,500 +13.51% 17
South East -33 71 £42,500 - 7
North West +2 43 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Hampshire -8 34 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Manchester -2 29 £39,000 +4.00% 3
City of London +18 28 £53,750 +7.50% 5
East Midlands +36 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West -33 22 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -6 20 £48,750 +18.18% 1
East of England 0 18 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Surrey -11 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Southampton -2 15 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +24 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nottingham +22 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +7 14 £40,000 -13.51%
Warwickshire -1 13 £48,750 +8.33%
Warwick - 13 £48,750 -
Yorkshire -14 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Bristol -4 11 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Leicestershire - 10 £35,500 - 2
Romsey - 9 £42,500 -
Cheshire +1 8 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Leeds -5 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Fareham -5 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Dorking -9 8 £48,750 -15.21% 1
West Yorkshire -11 8 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hertfordshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
Watford - 8 £52,500 - 1
Leicester - 8 £36,250 - 2

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 767 (100.00%) PHP
2 545 (71.06%) MySQL
3 514 (67.01%) HTML
4 501 (65.32%) CSS
5 465 (60.63%) JavaScript
6 424 (55.28%) MVC
7 333 (43.42%) OO
8 323 (42.11%) jQuery
9 302 (39.37%) Zend
10 297 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
11 268 (34.94%) Symfony
12 266 (34.68%) Git (software)
13 242 (31.55%) OOP
14 205 (26.73%) PHP5
15 201 (26.21%) LAMP
16 198 (25.81%) Linux
17 174 (22.69%) OO PHP
18 165 (21.51%) HTML5
18 165 (21.51%) E-Commerce
19 164 (21.38%) Subversion
20 132 (17.21%) TDD
21 129 (16.82%) Web Services
22 119 (15.51%) Laravel
23 115 (14.99%) CSS3
24 112 (14.60%) Apache
25 103 (13.43%) REST
26 101 (13.17%) PHPUnit
27 96 (12.52%) CMS
28 93 (12.13%) XHTML
29 91 (11.86%) Ajax

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 112 (14.60%) Apache
2 96 (12.52%) CMS
3 63 (8.21%) WordPress
4 58 (7.56%) Drupal
5 43 (5.61%) Node.js
6 34 (4.43%) nginx
7 23 (3.00%) Joomla!
8 19 (2.48%) Confluence
9 15 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.43%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.17%) concrete5
12 6 (0.78%) IIS
13 5 (0.65%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.26%) JBoss
15 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
16 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
16 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (7.82%) Magento
2 4 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.52%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.39%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.22%) GitHub
2 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) SaaS
3 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.65%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.30%) Internet
2 7 (0.91%) Intranet
3 6 (0.78%) HTTP
4 5 (0.65%) SSH
4 5 (0.65%) Broadband
5 4 (0.52%) DNS
5 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.52%) Wireless
6 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) SMTP
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (71.06%) MySQL
2 69 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 43 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 29 (3.78%) Redis
5 28 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.87%) Big Data
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.26%) SQLite
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 266 (34.68%) Git (software)
2 164 (21.38%) Subversion
3 101 (13.17%) PHPUnit
4 50 (6.52%) Behat
5 32 (4.17%) JIRA
6 23 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.69%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.91%) Webistrano
9 7 (0.91%) Redmine
9 7 (0.91%) Selenium
10 6 (0.78%) Xdebug
11 5 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.52%) JUnit
13 3 (0.39%) PhpStorm
13 3 (0.39%) Phing
13 3 (0.39%) Ant
14 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.26%) Trac
General
1 83 (10.82%) Marketing
2 66 (8.60%) Finance
3 22 (2.87%) Advertising
4 19 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.96%) Retail
6 14 (1.83%) Multimedia
7 13 (1.69%) Legal
8 11 (1.43%) Games
9 6 (0.78%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.26%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.26%) Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (67.01%) HTML
2 501 (65.32%) CSS
3 323 (42.11%) jQuery
4 268 (34.94%) Symfony
5 201 (26.21%) LAMP
6 165 (21.51%) HTML5
7 129 (16.82%) Web Services
8 119 (15.51%) Laravel
9 115 (14.99%) CSS3
10 103 (13.43%) REST
11 93 (12.13%) XHTML
12 91 (11.86%) Ajax
13 71 (9.26%) CodeIgniter
14 64 (8.34%) Yii
15 62 (8.08%) Zend Framework
16 60 (7.82%) XML
17 58 (7.56%) SOAP
18 48 (6.26%) JSON
19 47 (6.13%) AngularJS
20 30 (3.91%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.47%) Open Source
2 62 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 57 (7.43%) User Experience
4 35 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (1.96%) Clustering
7 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.04%) Blog
9 5 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.65%) iPhone
10 4 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.52%) Replication
10 4 (0.52%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.52%) Wiki
10 4 (0.52%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.52%) Social Media
10 4 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.39%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.39%) Social Network
11 3 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 198 (25.81%) Linux
2 43 (5.61%) Android
3 41 (5.35%) Apple iOS
4 30 (3.91%) UNIX
5 19 (2.48%) Windows
6 4 (0.52%) CentOS
6 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (55.28%) MVC
2 333 (43.42%) OO
3 297 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (31.55%) OOP
5 174 (22.69%) OO PHP
6 165 (21.51%) E-Commerce
7 132 (17.21%) TDD
8 82 (10.69%) Scrum
9 71 (9.26%) Web Development
10 70 (9.13%) BDD
11 68 (8.87%) Unit Testing
11 68 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 59 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 40 (5.22%) Digital Marketing
14 39 (5.08%) SEO
15 32 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
16 28 (3.65%) Kanban
17 27 (3.52%) SOA
17 27 (3.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 767 (100.00%) PHP
2 465 (60.63%) JavaScript
3 205 (26.73%) PHP5
4 89 (11.60%) SQL
5 83 (10.82%) Java
6 56 (7.30%) Python
7 36 (4.69%) Ruby
8 23 (3.00%) C++
8 23 (3.00%) Perl
9 13 (1.69%) C#
10 9 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.65%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.26%) C
14 1 (0.13%) R
14 1 (0.13%) Clojure
14 1 (0.13%) XPath
14 1 (0.13%) Scala
14 1 (0.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (7.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.17%) Puppet
2 6 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.26%) Plesk
5 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 302 (39.37%) Zend
2 41 (5.35%) Facebook
3 31 (4.04%) Twitter
4 21 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 20 (2.61%) Atlassian
6 16 (2.09%) Adobe
7 10 (1.30%) Google
8 9 (1.17%) Siemens
9 7 (0.91%) New Relic
9 7 (0.91%) Oracle
10 6 (0.78%) Sun
10 6 (0.78%) Sage
10 6 (0.78%) TOWER Software
10 6 (0.78%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.65%) IBM
12 3 (0.39%) SAP
13 2 (0.26%) Apple
13 2 (0.26%) Appcelerator
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