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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 592 569 536
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 320 371 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 288 323 369
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
101264 109979 101860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.19% 94.54% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84172 88959 84461
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -32 303 £45,000 - 45
London -40 97 £52,500 -4.54% 9
South East +24 88 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Berkshire +27 29 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Hampshire +27 27 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +20 26 £40,000 +3.89% 5
East Midlands +20 22 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -20 22 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Reading +17 21 £50,000 +6.38% 1
North West -12 21 £38,750 +19.23% 18
West Yorkshire +23 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +14 15 £52,500 +23.52%
Leicestershire +23 13 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Hemel Hempstead +12 12 £52,500 -
Manchester +1 12 £41,250 +25.00% 11
Hertfordshire -2 12 £52,500 +23.52%
Surrey +24 11 £42,500 -
Leeds +20 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +13 10 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Sussex +1 10 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands -2 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Bristol -4 10 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Southampton +16 8 £45,000 +42.85%
South Yorkshire +13 8 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Sheffield +13 8 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Staffordshire +12 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Maidenhead +14 7 £52,500 +7.14%
Leicester +12 7 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Wiltshire +3 7 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Wales -1 7 £35,000 +2.94%

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 644 (100.00%) PHP
2 484 (75.16%) MySQL
3 392 (60.87%) HTML
4 391 (60.71%) JavaScript
5 370 (57.45%) CSS
6 321 (49.84%) MVC
7 269 (41.77%) OO
8 268 (41.61%) jQuery
9 265 (41.15%) Symfony
10 263 (40.84%) Zend
11 221 (34.32%) Linux
12 204 (31.68%) Git (software)
13 201 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
14 156 (24.22%) LAMP
14 156 (24.22%) Laravel
15 155 (24.07%) OOP
16 152 (23.60%) HTML5
17 149 (23.14%) Apache
18 136 (21.12%) OO PHP
19 131 (20.34%) PHP5
20 129 (20.03%) TDD
21 126 (19.57%) Unit Testing
22 120 (18.63%) PHPUnit
23 111 (17.24%) CSS3
24 101 (15.68%) SQL
25 98 (15.22%) Subversion
25 98 (15.22%) Marketing
26 97 (15.06%) REST
27 90 (13.98%) E-Commerce
28 85 (13.20%) Ajax

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 149 (23.14%) Apache
2 77 (11.96%) CMS
3 66 (10.25%) WordPress
4 35 (5.43%) Drupal
5 29 (4.50%) Node.js
6 26 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.57%) nginx
8 21 (3.26%) Joomla!
9 18 (2.80%) Confluence
10 10 (1.55%) concrete5
11 8 (1.24%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.47%) Moodle
13 2 (0.31%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.16%) IIS
14 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.16%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.16%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (5.59%) Magento
2 5 (0.78%) Shopify
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.55%) SaaS
2 10 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.40%) Trello
4 4 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.62%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.55%) Internet
2 6 (0.93%) DNS
3 5 (0.78%) SMTP
4 2 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (75.16%) MySQL
2 61 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 33 (5.12%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.50%) Redis
5 27 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.95%) SQL Server
8 12 (1.86%) Big Data
9 7 (1.09%) SQLite
10 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 204 (31.68%) Git (software)
2 120 (18.63%) PHPUnit
3 98 (15.22%) Subversion
4 30 (4.66%) JIRA
5 28 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.26%) Behat
7 18 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (2.02%) Selenium
9 6 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.93%) Grunt
10 5 (0.78%) JUnit
11 4 (0.62%) Redmine
11 4 (0.62%) Trac
11 4 (0.62%) Xdebug
12 3 (0.47%) Bower
12 3 (0.47%) FogBugz
12 3 (0.47%) Maven
13 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.31%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.31%) gulp
General
1 98 (15.22%) Marketing
2 52 (8.07%) Finance
3 22 (3.42%) Retail
4 15 (2.33%) Advertising
5 11 (1.71%) Electronics
6 9 (1.40%) Games
7 8 (1.24%) Law
8 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.93%) Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Publishing
10 3 (0.47%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (60.87%) HTML
2 370 (57.45%) CSS
3 268 (41.61%) jQuery
4 265 (41.15%) Symfony
5 156 (24.22%) LAMP
5 156 (24.22%) Laravel
6 152 (23.60%) HTML5
7 111 (17.24%) CSS3
8 97 (15.06%) REST
9 85 (13.20%) Ajax
10 79 (12.27%) Web Services
11 72 (11.18%) SOAP
12 58 (9.01%) Zend Framework
12 58 (9.01%) JSON
13 55 (8.54%) AngularJS
14 51 (7.92%) CakePHP
14 51 (7.92%) XML
15 44 (6.83%) RESTful
16 43 (6.68%) Doctrine
17 39 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.61%) User Experience
2 29 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.55%) W3C
6 9 (1.40%) Data Centre
7 6 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.78%) iPad
8 5 (0.78%) Social Gaming
8 5 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.62%) Social Media
10 3 (0.47%) Xbox
10 3 (0.47%) EPoS
10 3 (0.47%) BBC
10 3 (0.47%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.47%) Wiki
11 2 (0.31%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.31%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.31%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 221 (34.32%) Linux
2 43 (6.68%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.75%) Android
4 36 (5.59%) Windows
5 21 (3.26%) UNIX
6 8 (1.24%) CentOS
7 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (49.84%) MVC
2 269 (41.77%) OO
3 201 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (24.07%) OOP
5 136 (21.12%) OO PHP
6 129 (20.03%) TDD
7 126 (19.57%) Unit Testing
8 90 (13.98%) E-Commerce
9 85 (13.20%) Web Development
10 59 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (8.23%) Open Source
12 50 (7.76%) Scrum
13 45 (6.99%) Mentoring
14 44 (6.83%) BDD
15 38 (5.90%) Digital Marketing
16 29 (4.50%) Automated Testing
16 29 (4.50%) Project Management
17 28 (4.35%) Software Engineering
18 27 (4.19%) Workflow
19 26 (4.04%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 644 (100.00%) PHP
2 391 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 131 (20.34%) PHP5
4 101 (15.68%) SQL
5 46 (7.14%) Java
6 29 (4.50%) Python
7 26 (4.04%) Ruby
8 23 (3.57%) Perl
9 11 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.09%) C++
12 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.62%) C#
14 2 (0.31%) R
14 2 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.31%) XPath
14 2 (0.31%) PHP4
15 1 (0.16%) Go
15 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.16%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (5.59%) Degree
2 5 (0.78%) CCNP
2 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) HND
4 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.17%) Varnish
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.93%) Puppet
2 6 (0.93%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.78%) Nagios
3 5 (0.78%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 263 (40.84%) Zend
2 27 (4.19%) Google
3 24 (3.73%) Facebook
4 18 (2.80%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.86%) Twitter
6 11 (1.71%) Perforce
7 7 (1.09%) Oracle
7 7 (1.09%) Apple
8 6 (0.93%) Adobe
9 5 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.62%) Microsoft
10 4 (0.62%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.31%) PayPal
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.31%) Reuters
11 2 (0.31%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.31%) SAP
12 1 (0.16%) HP
12 1 (0.16%) BT
12 1 (0.16%) Yahoo!
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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London
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Salary: £50k - 55k per year
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £25k - 40k per year
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits
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Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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