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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 554 516 590
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 378 392 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 328 372 319
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
(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 -27 369 £45,000 +5.88% 42
London -17 182 £55,000 +10.00% 21
South East -43 67 £47,500 +26.66% 9
South West 0 39 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North West -22 31 £32,000 -4.47% 5
City of London -17 28 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 20 £50,000 +53.84% 2
East of England -2 20 £42,500 -5.55%
Manchester +1 19 £32,750 -2.23% 2
Milton Keynes - 19 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -12 18 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Dorset -6 17 £35,000 -9.67%
Yorkshire -30 14 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Berkshire 0 12 £49,000 +8.88% 2
Hertfordshire - 11 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 11 £30,000 - 2
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 -
East Midlands -9 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -2 8 £47,500 +30.13%
Preston - 8 £30,000 -
Suffolk +10 7 £45,000 -12.19%
Bournemouth -11 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Fareham - 7 £47,500 - 1
Corsham - 6 £30,500 -
Liss - 6 £35,000 - 1
Horsham - 6 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £30,500 -
Oxford +13 5 £47,500 -15.55%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £45,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £45,000 +12.50%

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 760 (100.00%) PHP
2 586 (77.11%) MySQL
3 481 (63.29%) HTML
4 467 (61.45%) CSS
5 457 (60.13%) JavaScript
6 346 (45.53%) MVC
7 324 (42.63%) jQuery
8 303 (39.87%) OO
9 299 (39.34%) Zend
10 254 (33.42%) Git (software)
11 251 (33.03%) Symfony
12 246 (32.37%) Linux
13 235 (30.92%) PHP5
14 229 (30.13%) LAMP
15 215 (28.29%) OOP
16 196 (25.79%) E-Commerce
17 192 (25.26%) HTML5
18 173 (22.76%) Subversion
19 158 (20.79%) OO PHP
20 157 (20.66%) CSS3
21 146 (19.21%) Apache
22 138 (18.16%) Laravel
23 137 (18.03%) Web Development
24 129 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
25 116 (15.26%) SQL
26 112 (14.74%) Ajax
27 109 (14.34%) TDD
28 100 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
29 88 (11.58%) XML
30 83 (10.92%) Web Services

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 146 (19.21%) Apache
2 82 (10.79%) CMS
3 71 (9.34%) Drupal
4 52 (6.84%) WordPress
5 38 (5.00%) Node.js
6 29 (3.82%) nginx
7 17 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.97%) Joomla!
10 11 (1.45%) IIS
10 11 (1.45%) concrete5
11 10 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Moodle
13 1 (0.13%) Jetty
13 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 20 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.32%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 62 (8.16%) Magento
2 10 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.66%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.32%) GitHub
4 9 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (1.18%) ElastiCache
5 5 (0.66%) SaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.95%) Internet
2 6 (0.79%) DNS
3 5 (0.66%) HTTP
3 5 (0.66%) VoIP
3 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.66%) Wireless
3 5 (0.66%) Intranet
4 2 (0.26%) SMTP
4 2 (0.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) OSPF
5 1 (0.13%) BGP
5 1 (0.13%) LDAP
5 1 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) SNMP
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (77.11%) MySQL
2 60 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 27 (3.55%) Big Data
5 22 (2.89%) SQL Server
6 20 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.32%) Redis
8 9 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.26%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 254 (33.42%) Git (software)
2 173 (22.76%) Subversion
3 77 (10.13%) PHPUnit
4 30 (3.95%) JUnit
5 27 (3.55%) Behat
6 12 (1.58%) Selenium
7 11 (1.45%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.18%) Xdebug
9 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.79%) Trac
10 6 (0.79%) JIRA
11 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.39%) Ant
11 3 (0.39%) Redmine
12 2 (0.26%) PEAR
12 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.26%) Phing
12 2 (0.26%) FogBugz
12 2 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 73 (9.61%) Marketing
2 33 (4.34%) Finance
3 26 (3.42%) Retail
3 26 (3.42%) Advertising
4 19 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.11%) Games
6 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.05%) Back Office
8 6 (0.79%) Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (63.29%) HTML
2 467 (61.45%) CSS
3 324 (42.63%) jQuery
4 251 (33.03%) Symfony
5 229 (30.13%) LAMP
6 192 (25.26%) HTML5
7 157 (20.66%) CSS3
8 138 (18.16%) Laravel
9 112 (14.74%) Ajax
10 100 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
11 88 (11.58%) XML
12 83 (10.92%) Web Services
13 80 (10.53%) XHTML
14 66 (8.68%) REST
15 64 (8.42%) Zend Framework
16 48 (6.32%) RESTful
17 47 (6.18%) Backbone.js
18 45 (5.92%) CakePHP
19 44 (5.79%) SOAP
20 43 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.34%) Open Source
2 41 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 40 (5.26%) Social Media
4 26 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.76%) Clustering
6 12 (1.58%) W3C
7 11 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.05%) E-Learning
10 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.66%) Replication
12 4 (0.53%) BBC
12 4 (0.53%) iDTV
13 3 (0.39%) Xbox
13 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.26%) Kindle
14 2 (0.26%) iPad
14 2 (0.26%) New Media
14 2 (0.26%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 246 (32.37%) Linux
2 37 (4.87%) Apple iOS
3 34 (4.47%) Android
4 29 (3.82%) Windows
5 14 (1.84%) UNIX
6 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (45.53%) MVC
2 303 (39.87%) OO
3 215 (28.29%) OOP
4 196 (25.79%) E-Commerce
5 158 (20.79%) OO PHP
6 137 (18.03%) Web Development
7 129 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (14.34%) TDD
9 81 (10.66%) Unit Testing
10 79 (10.39%) Scrum
11 49 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (4.21%) SEO
12 32 (4.21%) OOD
12 32 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 32 (4.21%) BDD
13 30 (3.95%) Kanban
14 25 (3.29%) Content Management
15 24 (3.16%) Project Management
16 22 (2.89%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (2.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 760 (100.00%) PHP
2 457 (60.13%) JavaScript
3 235 (30.92%) PHP5
4 116 (15.26%) SQL
5 75 (9.87%) Java
6 54 (7.11%) Python
7 22 (2.89%) C++
8 13 (1.71%) ActionScript
8 13 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
9 10 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.05%) C#
11 7 (0.92%) Ruby
11 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.79%) C
12 6 (0.79%) Perl
13 5 (0.66%) PHP4
14 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.13%) Golang
Qualifications
1 43 (5.66%) Degree
2 8 (1.05%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.39%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) WAI
3 6 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.39%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Snort
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
1 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.32%) Plesk
2 3 (0.39%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 299 (39.34%) Zend
2 55 (7.24%) Facebook
3 35 (4.61%) Twitter
4 21 (2.76%) Google
5 18 (2.37%) Adobe
6 11 (1.45%) Sun
7 10 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (0.79%) Oracle
8 6 (0.79%) IBM
9 4 (0.53%) Sage
10 2 (0.26%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.13%) Sony
11 1 (0.13%) VMware
11 1 (0.13%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.13%) Splunk
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