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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 590 579 559
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 328 387 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 291 330 300
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 £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +3.89%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -22 316 £47,500 +5.55% 53
London -9 144 £52,500 +10.52% 22
South East +22 72 £47,750 +12.35% 10
South West -4 28 £45,000 +30.43% 4
City of London +33 27 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Berkshire +15 25 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Yorkshire +14 25 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Reading +15 24 £56,250 +25.00% 3
Leeds +13 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +4 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol +12 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands -9 17 £39,250 -1.87% 2
Hampshire -17 16 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Surrey +33 15 £47,500 -17.39%
Southampton -1 12 £37,500 - 1
Leicestershire +29 11 £40,000 +14.28%
North West -16 10 £40,000 +2.56% 6
East of England +17 9 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Manchester +7 8 £41,250 +8.55% 6
Dorking +3 7 £47,500 -17.39%
East Sussex -4 7 £48,000 +12.94%
Brighton -5 7 £48,000 +12.94%
Leicester +22 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Somerset +14 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Bath +11 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -5 4 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Essex - 4 £28,500 -
Guildford - 4 £37,500 -

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 700 (100.00%) PHP
2 485 (69.29%) MySQL
3 445 (63.57%) CSS
4 441 (63.00%) HTML
5 414 (59.14%) JavaScript
6 365 (52.14%) MVC
7 307 (43.86%) OO
8 279 (39.86%) jQuery
9 272 (38.86%) Zend
10 264 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
11 242 (34.57%) Git (software)
12 241 (34.43%) Symfony
13 211 (30.14%) OOP
14 174 (24.86%) OO PHP
15 169 (24.14%) Linux
16 151 (21.57%) HTML5
17 150 (21.43%) PHP5
18 146 (20.86%) LAMP
19 137 (19.57%) Laravel
20 136 (19.43%) Apache
21 132 (18.86%) Subversion
22 131 (18.71%) E-Commerce
23 128 (18.29%) TDD
24 112 (16.00%) REST
25 108 (15.43%) CSS3
26 105 (15.00%) Web Services
27 96 (13.71%) Marketing
28 89 (12.71%) Ajax
29 81 (11.57%) PHPUnit
30 79 (11.29%) Unit Testing

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 136 (19.43%) Apache
2 71 (10.14%) CMS
3 56 (8.00%) Node.js
4 54 (7.71%) Drupal
5 48 (6.86%) WordPress
6 27 (3.86%) nginx
7 18 (2.57%) Joomla!
8 15 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.71%) Confluence
10 7 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.71%) concrete5
12 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.29%) Moodle
13 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.14%) IIS
13 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (2.57%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (7.14%) Magento
2 4 (0.57%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.43%) Zen Cart
3 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.71%) GitHub
3 8 (1.14%) SaaS
4 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.71%) Trello
6 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.29%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.29%) Internet
2 6 (0.86%) HTTP
3 5 (0.71%) SSH
4 3 (0.43%) Intranet
4 3 (0.43%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) NFC
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (69.29%) MySQL
2 69 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 35 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (4.71%) SQL Server
6 24 (3.43%) Redis
7 12 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.29%) Big Data
9 5 (0.71%) SQLite
9 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 242 (34.57%) Git (software)
2 132 (18.86%) Subversion
3 81 (11.57%) PHPUnit
4 35 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.71%) JIRA
5 26 (3.71%) Behat
6 13 (1.86%) Mercurial
7 12 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.86%) Webistrano
8 6 (0.86%) Xdebug
9 5 (0.71%) PhpStorm
9 5 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.29%) Redmine
10 2 (0.29%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.29%) Trac
11 1 (0.14%) Grunt
11 1 (0.14%) Bower
11 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (13.71%) Marketing
2 52 (7.43%) Finance
3 23 (3.29%) Advertising
4 17 (2.43%) Multimedia
5 10 (1.43%) Legal
5 10 (1.43%) Retail
6 9 (1.29%) Law
7 7 (1.00%) Games
8 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.43%) Banking
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (63.57%) CSS
2 441 (63.00%) HTML
3 279 (39.86%) jQuery
4 241 (34.43%) Symfony
5 151 (21.57%) HTML5
6 146 (20.86%) LAMP
7 137 (19.57%) Laravel
8 112 (16.00%) REST
9 108 (15.43%) CSS3
10 105 (15.00%) Web Services
11 89 (12.71%) Ajax
12 76 (10.86%) XHTML
13 61 (8.71%) SOAP
13 61 (8.71%) Yii
14 57 (8.14%) JSON
15 52 (7.43%) CodeIgniter
16 49 (7.00%) XML
17 48 (6.86%) Zend Framework
18 44 (6.29%) AngularJS
19 39 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.14%) Open Source
2 61 (8.71%) Mobile App
3 34 (4.86%) User Experience
4 19 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.14%) Social Network
7 8 (1.14%) Social Media
8 7 (1.00%) iPad
9 5 (0.71%) Wiki
10 4 (0.57%) Blog
11 3 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.43%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.43%) EPoS
11 3 (0.43%) W3C
11 3 (0.43%) DTV
12 2 (0.29%) GIS
12 2 (0.29%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (24.14%) Linux
2 28 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 27 (3.86%) Android
3 27 (3.86%) UNIX
4 23 (3.29%) Windows
5 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.43%) CentOS
7 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (52.14%) MVC
2 307 (43.86%) OO
3 264 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (30.14%) OOP
5 174 (24.86%) OO PHP
6 131 (18.71%) E-Commerce
7 128 (18.29%) TDD
8 79 (11.29%) Unit Testing
9 77 (11.00%) Web Development
10 59 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (8.14%) BDD
12 53 (7.57%) Digital Marketing
13 50 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 46 (6.57%) Scrum
15 45 (6.43%) Software Engineering
16 37 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
17 34 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 31 (4.43%) SEO
19 20 (2.86%) iOS Development
20 19 (2.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (100.00%) PHP
2 414 (59.14%) JavaScript
3 150 (21.43%) PHP5
4 71 (10.14%) SQL
5 60 (8.57%) Java
6 34 (4.86%) Ruby
7 31 (4.43%) Python
8 27 (3.86%) Perl
9 14 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.57%) C#
11 10 (1.43%) C++
12 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.14%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.14%) Clojure
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 32 (4.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Varnish
2 2 (0.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (1.71%) Puppet
2 11 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 272 (38.86%) Zend
2 23 (3.29%) Facebook
3 21 (3.00%) Google
4 15 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.86%) TOWER Software
6 12 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.43%) Adobe
8 9 (1.29%) Twitter
9 8 (1.14%) Oracle
10 5 (0.71%) Siemens
10 5 (0.71%) SAP
11 4 (0.57%) Perforce
11 4 (0.57%) New Relic
12 3 (0.43%) Apple
12 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.29%) Sage
13 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator
13 2 (0.29%) PayPal
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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