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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 536 595 614
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 399 321 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 358 297 291
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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%

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 31 October 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 31 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
(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 +46 395 £47,500 +5.55% 62
London +62 189 £52,500 +5.00% 21
South East +4 83 £45,000 +8.43% 13
Hampshire +28 37 £42,500 +6.25% 5
City of London +45 34 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire -16 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West -21 25 £35,000 -7.28% 8
East Midlands +20 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Manchester -7 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -4 17 £48,750 +14.70% 4
West Yorkshire -11 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 16 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Leeds -18 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Southampton +22 15 £42,500 +3.03% 2
South West -43 15 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Milton Keynes - 15 £62,500 -
Berkshire +26 11 £49,000 -25.19%
South Yorkshire -16 11 £35,000 +5.26%
Surrey -42 11 £47,500 +14.45% 6
Leicestershire - 11 £36,000 - 1
Fareham - 11 £47,500 - 1
Sheffield -15 9 £35,000 +5.26%
Warwickshire - 9 £48,750 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 8 £36,250 -9.37% 2
East of England -33 8 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Warwick - 8 £48,750 -
Nottingham +9 7 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Oxfordshire +8 7 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Maidenhead - 7 £49,000 -
Dorking -18 6 £47,500 -9.52% 3

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 762 (100.00%) PHP
2 586 (76.90%) MySQL
3 481 (63.12%) HTML
4 453 (59.45%) CSS
5 441 (57.87%) JavaScript
6 384 (50.39%) MVC
7 317 (41.60%) OO
8 297 (38.98%) Zend
9 290 (38.06%) jQuery
10 284 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
11 283 (37.14%) Symfony
12 270 (35.43%) Git (software)
13 236 (30.97%) PHP5
14 228 (29.92%) Linux
14 228 (29.92%) OOP
15 213 (27.95%) LAMP
16 182 (23.88%) E-Commerce
17 178 (23.36%) Subversion
18 175 (22.97%) HTML5
19 143 (18.77%) OO PHP
20 133 (17.45%) Laravel
21 126 (16.54%) Apache
22 125 (16.40%) TDD
23 119 (15.62%) CSS3
24 100 (13.12%) Web Services
25 99 (12.99%) PHPUnit
26 95 (12.47%) SQL
27 94 (12.34%) Scrum
28 92 (12.07%) Java
29 91 (11.94%) Ajax

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 126 (16.54%) Apache
2 90 (11.81%) CMS
3 65 (8.53%) Drupal
4 58 (7.61%) WordPress
5 29 (3.81%) nginx
6 26 (3.41%) Node.js
7 19 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.23%) Apache Solr
9 16 (2.10%) Joomla!
10 13 (1.71%) concrete5
11 10 (1.31%) Confluence
12 9 (1.18%) IIS
13 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
15 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.26%) JBoss
16 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 53 (6.96%) Magento
2 6 (0.79%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.44%) GitHub
2 9 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.15%) Internet
2 8 (1.05%) DNS
3 6 (0.79%) Intranet
4 5 (0.66%) Broadband
4 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.66%) Wireless
5 4 (0.52%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) SMTP
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) OSPF
8 1 (0.13%) BGP
8 1 (0.13%) LDAP
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) HTTP
8 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (76.90%) MySQL
2 48 (6.30%) MongoDB
3 32 (4.20%) Big Data
4 30 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 19 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.23%) Redis
8 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 270 (35.43%) Git (software)
2 178 (23.36%) Subversion
3 99 (12.99%) PHPUnit
4 46 (6.04%) Behat
5 23 (3.02%) JUnit
6 18 (2.36%) JIRA
7 14 (1.84%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.57%) Selenium
9 11 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.92%) Redmine
12 5 (0.66%) Trac
12 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.39%) Phing
13 3 (0.39%) Ant
14 2 (0.26%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.26%) PEAR
14 2 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 2 (0.26%) Xdebug
General
1 71 (9.32%) Marketing
2 46 (6.04%) Finance
3 32 (4.20%) Advertising
4 25 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.62%) Retail
6 10 (1.31%) Games
7 7 (0.92%) Publishing
7 7 (0.92%) Legal
8 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.52%) Back Office
9 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.39%) Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (63.12%) HTML
2 453 (59.45%) CSS
3 290 (38.06%) jQuery
4 283 (37.14%) Symfony
5 213 (27.95%) LAMP
6 175 (22.97%) HTML5
7 133 (17.45%) Laravel
8 119 (15.62%) CSS3
9 100 (13.12%) Web Services
10 91 (11.94%) Ajax
11 85 (11.15%) CodeIgniter
12 72 (9.45%) XML
13 70 (9.19%) Zend Framework
14 69 (9.06%) XHTML
15 65 (8.53%) REST
16 49 (6.43%) RESTful
17 48 (6.30%) AngularJS
18 45 (5.91%) Backbone.js
19 42 (5.51%) SOAP
20 35 (4.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.63%) User Experience
2 64 (8.40%) Open Source
3 36 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.28%) Clustering
6 15 (1.97%) Social Media
7 9 (1.18%) E-Learning
8 8 (1.05%) Replication
9 5 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.66%) Blog
9 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.52%) iPhone
10 4 (0.52%) iDTV
10 4 (0.52%) W3C
10 4 (0.52%) BBC
10 4 (0.52%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.39%) Wiki
11 3 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 228 (29.92%) Linux
2 44 (5.77%) Android
3 43 (5.64%) Apple iOS
4 25 (3.28%) Windows
5 16 (2.10%) UNIX
6 4 (0.52%) CentOS
7 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (50.39%) MVC
2 317 (41.60%) OO
3 284 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (29.92%) OOP
5 182 (23.88%) E-Commerce
6 143 (18.77%) OO PHP
7 125 (16.40%) TDD
8 94 (12.34%) Scrum
9 81 (10.63%) Unit Testing
10 77 (10.10%) Web Development
11 65 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (7.61%) Mentoring
13 57 (7.48%) BDD
14 50 (6.56%) Software Engineering
15 40 (5.25%) Kanban
16 29 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
17 25 (3.28%) OOD
18 23 (3.02%) SEO
19 22 (2.89%) iOS Development
20 21 (2.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 762 (100.00%) PHP
2 441 (57.87%) JavaScript
3 236 (30.97%) PHP5
4 95 (12.47%) SQL
5 92 (12.07%) Java
6 69 (9.06%) Python
7 30 (3.94%) C++
8 19 (2.49%) Ruby
9 14 (1.84%) Perl
10 10 (1.31%) Objective-C
11 7 (0.92%) C
11 7 (0.92%) C#
11 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (0.79%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.52%) PHP4
15 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (6.30%) Degree
2 5 (0.66%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.38%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.26%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.39%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) LXC
2 1 (0.13%) Snort
2 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) Plesk
1 5 (0.66%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Nagios
3 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 297 (38.98%) Zend
2 62 (8.14%) Facebook
3 45 (5.91%) Twitter
4 15 (1.97%) Adobe
5 14 (1.84%) Sun
5 14 (1.84%) Google
6 11 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.05%) Sage
7 8 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 7 (0.92%) IBM
8 7 (0.92%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.66%) New Relic
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle
10 4 (0.52%) Siemens
11 2 (0.26%) Apple
11 2 (0.26%) Appcelerator
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.13%) VMware
12 1 (0.13%) Splunk
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