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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 571 587 538
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 351 363 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 303 326 364
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £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 3 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 3 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
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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 +2 337 £45,000 - 43
London -51 104 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South East +54 92 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Berkshire +36 32 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +13 30 £42,500 +17.24% 9
South West -25 30 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hampshire +26 26 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +20 23 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North West -4 22 £40,000 +23.07% 9
West Yorkshire +19 21 £45,000 +16.12% 5
Reading +14 20 £50,000 +9.28%
East of England +15 18 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Surrey +29 15 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +13 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +4 15 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Southampton +20 14 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Leicestershire - 14 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 13 £52,500 +23.52%
Manchester +1 13 £42,500 +32.81% 5
Bristol -10 13 £38,000 -15.55%
City of London +19 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 12 £52,500 -
Maidenhead +17 11 £52,500 +7.14%
Staffordshire +14 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Sheffield +4 8 £40,000 +3.89% 3
South Yorkshire -1 8 £40,000 +8.84% 3
West Sussex 0 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wiltshire -7 7 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Leicester - 7 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +25 6 £60,000 +71.42%

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 679 (100.00%) PHP
2 513 (75.55%) MySQL
3 399 (58.76%) JavaScript
4 398 (58.62%) HTML
5 379 (55.82%) CSS
6 334 (49.19%) MVC
7 293 (43.15%) OO
8 278 (40.94%) jQuery
9 271 (39.91%) Zend
10 265 (39.03%) Symfony
11 222 (32.70%) Git (software)
12 216 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
13 214 (31.52%) Linux
14 170 (25.04%) OOP
15 165 (24.30%) HTML5
16 162 (23.86%) Laravel
17 160 (23.56%) LAMP
18 156 (22.97%) Apache
19 146 (21.50%) OO PHP
20 141 (20.77%) TDD
21 139 (20.47%) PHP5
22 128 (18.85%) Unit Testing
23 119 (17.53%) PHPUnit
24 117 (17.23%) CSS3
25 112 (16.49%) Marketing
26 105 (15.46%) REST
27 102 (15.02%) Subversion
28 99 (14.58%) E-Commerce
29 96 (14.14%) Ajax
30 90 (13.25%) SQL

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 156 (22.97%) Apache
2 78 (11.49%) CMS
3 66 (9.72%) WordPress
4 35 (5.15%) Drupal
5 34 (5.01%) Node.js
6 27 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.09%) nginx
7 21 (3.09%) Joomla!
8 16 (2.36%) Confluence
9 10 (1.47%) concrete5
10 9 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.44%) Moodle
12 2 (0.29%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.15%) IIS
13 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 16 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (5.01%) Magento
2 6 (0.88%) Shopify
3 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.62%) SaaS
3 10 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.33%) Trello
5 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.62%) Internet
2 6 (0.88%) DNS
3 5 (0.74%) SMTP
4 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) VoIP
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (75.55%) MySQL
2 61 (8.98%) Relational Database
3 39 (5.74%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.12%) Redis
6 20 (2.95%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.80%) SQL Server
8 14 (2.06%) Big Data
9 6 (0.88%) SQLite
9 6 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 222 (32.70%) Git (software)
2 119 (17.53%) PHPUnit
3 102 (15.02%) Subversion
4 34 (5.01%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.12%) JIRA
6 21 (3.09%) Behat
7 16 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.33%) Selenium
9 6 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.88%) Grunt
10 4 (0.59%) Redmine
10 4 (0.59%) Maven
11 3 (0.44%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.44%) Trac
11 3 (0.44%) Bower
12 2 (0.29%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.29%) gulp
12 2 (0.29%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.29%) JUnit
12 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 112 (16.49%) Marketing
2 51 (7.51%) Finance
3 16 (2.36%) Retail
3 16 (2.36%) Advertising
4 13 (1.91%) Electronics
4 13 (1.91%) Law
5 10 (1.47%) Games
6 9 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.18%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.88%) Banking
8 6 (0.88%) Publishing
9 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (58.62%) HTML
2 379 (55.82%) CSS
3 278 (40.94%) jQuery
4 265 (39.03%) Symfony
5 165 (24.30%) HTML5
6 162 (23.86%) Laravel
7 160 (23.56%) LAMP
8 117 (17.23%) CSS3
9 105 (15.46%) REST
10 96 (14.14%) Ajax
11 87 (12.81%) Web Services
12 75 (11.05%) SOAP
13 61 (8.98%) JSON
14 58 (8.54%) Zend Framework
15 50 (7.36%) XML
16 49 (7.22%) CakePHP
16 49 (7.22%) AngularJS
17 46 (6.77%) RESTful
18 45 (6.63%) Doctrine
19 44 (6.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.92%) User Experience
2 35 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (1.77%) W3C
4 12 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.18%) Social Media
7 7 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.74%) iPad
8 5 (0.74%) Social Gaming
8 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.74%) Social Network
9 4 (0.59%) DTV
10 3 (0.44%) EPoS
10 3 (0.44%) BBC
10 3 (0.44%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.44%) Wiki
10 3 (0.44%) Xbox
11 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 214 (31.52%) Linux
2 41 (6.04%) Apple iOS
3 40 (5.89%) Windows
4 35 (5.15%) Android
5 20 (2.95%) UNIX
6 5 (0.74%) CentOS
7 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (49.19%) MVC
2 293 (43.15%) OO
3 216 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (25.04%) OOP
5 146 (21.50%) OO PHP
6 141 (20.77%) TDD
7 128 (18.85%) Unit Testing
8 99 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 86 (12.67%) Web Development
10 66 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (8.10%) Open Source
12 52 (7.66%) BDD
13 47 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
14 44 (6.48%) Scrum
15 42 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 30 (4.42%) Project Management
17 29 (4.27%) Automated Testing
18 28 (4.12%) Software Engineering
18 28 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
19 24 (3.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 679 (100.00%) PHP
2 399 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 139 (20.47%) PHP5
4 90 (13.25%) SQL
5 50 (7.36%) Java
6 31 (4.57%) Python
7 29 (4.27%) Ruby
8 25 (3.68%) Perl
9 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.74%) C++
12 4 (0.59%) C#
12 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.29%) XPath
13 2 (0.29%) R
13 2 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.29%) PHP4
14 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 34 (5.01%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) CCNP
2 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) HND
3 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.62%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.88%) Puppet
3 5 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.74%) Nagios
3 5 (0.74%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.15%) cPanel
Vendors
1 271 (39.91%) Zend
2 24 (3.53%) Facebook
2 24 (3.53%) Google
3 16 (2.36%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.62%) Perforce
4 11 (1.62%) Twitter
5 7 (1.03%) TOWER Software
5 7 (1.03%) Oracle
5 7 (1.03%) Adobe
5 7 (1.03%) Apple
6 6 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.59%) SAP
9 2 (0.29%) Reuters
9 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.29%) New Relic
9 2 (0.29%) PayPal
9 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, generous holiday, dis
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great role!
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Discounts, Half Days
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago