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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 528 524 582
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 402 385 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 350 359 326
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -7 393 £45,000 +5.88% 52
London -2 193 £52,500 +5.00% 22
South East -24 81 £47,500 +18.75% 10
North West -13 31 £32,750 -2.23% 5
City of London -8 29 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Hampshire +6 28 £42,500 - 4
South West -24 28 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Milton Keynes - 24 £50,000 -
Manchester -3 21 £35,000 +4.47% 4
Yorkshire -33 17 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East of England -38 15 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -9 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +9 12 £49,000 -2.00%
West Midlands +6 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £42,500 -
Dorset -15 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Fareham - 10 £47,500 - 1
Lancashire +9 9 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Southampton +2 9 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Oxfordshire +5 8 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Oxford +15 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Yorkshire -30 7 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Preston - 7 £30,000 -
Leicestershire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 7 £49,000 -
Liss - 7 £35,000 - 1
Leeds -29 6 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £40,000 -

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 754 (100.00%) PHP
2 581 (77.06%) MySQL
3 477 (63.26%) HTML
4 459 (60.88%) CSS
5 438 (58.09%) JavaScript
6 351 (46.55%) MVC
7 309 (40.98%) jQuery
8 304 (40.32%) Zend
9 303 (40.19%) OO
10 268 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
11 267 (35.41%) Symfony
12 266 (35.28%) Git (software)
13 231 (30.64%) PHP5
14 230 (30.50%) LAMP
15 229 (30.37%) Linux
16 218 (28.91%) OOP
17 195 (25.86%) E-Commerce
18 189 (25.07%) Subversion
19 186 (24.67%) HTML5
20 155 (20.56%) OO PHP
21 145 (19.23%) Apache
22 139 (18.44%) CSS3
23 136 (18.04%) Laravel
24 118 (15.65%) TDD
25 114 (15.12%) Web Development
26 106 (14.06%) Ajax
26 106 (14.06%) CodeIgniter
27 99 (13.13%) SQL
28 96 (12.73%) PHPUnit
29 88 (11.67%) Scrum

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 145 (19.23%) Apache
2 80 (10.61%) CMS
3 61 (8.09%) Drupal
4 48 (6.37%) WordPress
5 30 (3.98%) nginx
6 24 (3.18%) Node.js
7 17 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.46%) concrete5
9 11 (1.46%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.06%) IIS
11 7 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.53%) Confluence
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Jetty
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.93%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 57 (7.56%) Magento
2 7 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.66%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.06%) GitHub
4 5 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.32%) Internet
2 6 (0.80%) DNS
2 6 (0.80%) Intranet
3 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.66%) Wireless
3 5 (0.66%) HTTP
3 5 (0.66%) VoIP
3 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.40%) Broadband
5 2 (0.27%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) OSPF
6 1 (0.13%) BGP
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) SNMP
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (77.06%) MySQL
2 45 (5.97%) MongoDB
3 32 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 27 (3.58%) Big Data
5 21 (2.79%) SQL Server
6 16 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.46%) Redis
8 6 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 266 (35.28%) Git (software)
2 189 (25.07%) Subversion
3 96 (12.73%) PHPUnit
4 33 (4.38%) Behat
5 29 (3.85%) JUnit
6 13 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.72%) Selenium
7 11 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.46%) JIRA
8 7 (0.93%) Trac
8 7 (0.93%) Xdebug
8 7 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.80%) Redmine
10 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.53%) Ant
11 3 (0.40%) Phing
11 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.27%) Xcode
12 2 (0.27%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.27%) PEAR
General
1 78 (10.34%) Marketing
2 40 (5.31%) Finance
3 29 (3.85%) Advertising
4 23 (3.05%) Retail
5 21 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.86%) Games
7 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.06%) Back Office
9 7 (0.93%) Publishing
10 6 (0.80%) Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (63.26%) HTML
2 459 (60.88%) CSS
3 309 (40.98%) jQuery
4 267 (35.41%) Symfony
5 230 (30.50%) LAMP
6 186 (24.67%) HTML5
7 139 (18.44%) CSS3
8 136 (18.04%) Laravel
9 106 (14.06%) Ajax
9 106 (14.06%) CodeIgniter
10 83 (11.01%) Web Services
11 78 (10.34%) XHTML
12 75 (9.95%) XML
13 67 (8.89%) Zend Framework
14 61 (8.09%) REST
15 48 (6.37%) Backbone.js
16 47 (6.23%) AngularJS
17 46 (6.10%) RESTful
18 43 (5.70%) SOAP
19 37 (4.91%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.55%) User Experience
2 66 (8.75%) Open Source
3 32 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.71%) Social Media
5 27 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.65%) Clustering
8 12 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.33%) E-Learning
10 9 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.19%) W3C
11 6 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.66%) Replication
13 4 (0.53%) iDTV
14 3 (0.40%) Xbox
15 2 (0.27%) Blog
15 2 (0.27%) Online Games
15 2 (0.27%) BBC
15 2 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 229 (30.37%) Linux
2 35 (4.64%) Apple iOS
2 35 (4.64%) Android
3 24 (3.18%) Windows
4 11 (1.46%) UNIX
5 3 (0.40%) CentOS
6 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (46.55%) MVC
2 303 (40.19%) OO
3 268 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
4 218 (28.91%) OOP
5 195 (25.86%) E-Commerce
6 155 (20.56%) OO PHP
7 118 (15.65%) TDD
8 114 (15.12%) Web Development
9 88 (11.67%) Scrum
10 80 (10.61%) Unit Testing
11 69 (9.15%) Mentoring
12 61 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (5.31%) Software Engineering
14 39 (5.17%) BDD
15 34 (4.51%) Kanban
16 32 (4.24%) OOD
17 26 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
18 23 (3.05%) Project Management
19 22 (2.92%) SEO
20 20 (2.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 754 (100.00%) PHP
2 438 (58.09%) JavaScript
3 231 (30.64%) PHP5
4 99 (13.13%) SQL
5 84 (11.14%) Java
6 58 (7.69%) Python
7 26 (3.45%) C++
8 11 (1.46%) ActionScript 3.0
8 11 (1.46%) ActionScript
8 11 (1.46%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.06%) Ruby
10 7 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.93%) C
10 7 (0.93%) Perl
11 6 (0.80%) C#
11 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.53%) PHP4
13 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.13%) Golang
14 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (5.84%) Degree
2 6 (0.80%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.70%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) WAI
3 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.40%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) vSphere
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
1 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.53%) Plesk
3 3 (0.40%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 304 (40.32%) Zend
2 54 (7.16%) Facebook
3 36 (4.77%) Twitter
4 16 (2.12%) Google
4 16 (2.12%) Adobe
5 11 (1.46%) Sun
6 7 (0.93%) IBM
7 5 (0.66%) Sage
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle
8 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.53%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.27%) New Relic
9 2 (0.27%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.13%) Splunk
10 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.13%) VMware
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