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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 546 571 546
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 352 338 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 317 292 289
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +19 336 £47,500 +11.76% 57
London +52 153 £52,500 +10.52% 24
South East -37 64 £46,250 +8.82% 10
North West +3 32 £39,500 +3.94% 11
City of London +19 31 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Hampshire -31 25 £37,500 -2.59% 1
South West -29 24 £45,000 +25.87% 3
Manchester -8 21 £39,000 -2.50% 7
West Midlands -14 18 £48,750 +21.87% 3
East of England +4 15 £42,500 -19.04%
Southampton -19 15 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -5 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +32 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -9 13 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +18 11 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Leicestershire +29 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Warwickshire -5 10 £49,375 +16.17% 1
Bristol -5 10 £43,750 +28.67% 2
Warwick - 10 £49,375 -
Berkshire -10 9 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Dorking -11 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Leeds -12 9 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -19 9 £40,000 - 1
Leicester +28 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Watford +6 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Hertfordshire -1 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Reading -2 8 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Cheshire -8 8 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Wales -22 6 £30,000 -7.69%
South Wales -23 6 £30,000 -7.69%

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 759 (100.00%) PHP
2 541 (71.28%) MySQL
3 506 (66.67%) HTML
4 500 (65.88%) CSS
5 469 (61.79%) JavaScript
6 411 (54.15%) MVC
7 338 (44.53%) OO
8 323 (42.56%) jQuery
9 306 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
10 296 (39.00%) Zend
11 260 (34.26%) Git (software)
12 252 (33.20%) Symfony
13 240 (31.62%) OOP
14 186 (24.51%) PHP5
15 185 (24.37%) Linux
16 179 (23.58%) LAMP
17 178 (23.45%) OO PHP
18 170 (22.40%) HTML5
19 157 (20.69%) E-Commerce
20 156 (20.55%) Subversion
21 136 (17.92%) TDD
22 121 (15.94%) Apache
22 121 (15.94%) Web Services
23 116 (15.28%) Laravel
24 115 (15.15%) CSS3
25 98 (12.91%) CMS
25 98 (12.91%) Ajax
26 97 (12.78%) REST
27 94 (12.38%) PHPUnit
28 93 (12.25%) Marketing

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 121 (15.94%) Apache
2 98 (12.91%) CMS
3 68 (8.96%) Drupal
4 57 (7.51%) WordPress
5 52 (6.85%) Node.js
6 28 (3.69%) nginx
7 23 (3.03%) Joomla!
8 17 (2.24%) Confluence
9 16 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.19%) concrete5
11 6 (0.79%) IIS
12 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.26%) JBoss
15 2 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
16 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
16 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 27 (3.56%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 59 (7.77%) Magento
2 5 (0.66%) osCommerce
3 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.53%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.53%) Zen Cart
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.24%) GitHub
2 7 (0.92%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Heroku
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.08%) Internet
2 7 (0.92%) HTTP
3 5 (0.66%) SSH
4 4 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) Broadband
6 2 (0.26%) SMTP
6 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (71.28%) MySQL
2 76 (10.01%) MongoDB
3 45 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 28 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (2.90%) Redis
7 16 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.71%) Big Data
9 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.26%) SQLite
11 2 (0.26%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 260 (34.26%) Git (software)
2 156 (20.55%) Subversion
3 94 (12.38%) PHPUnit
4 47 (6.19%) Behat
5 34 (4.48%) JIRA
6 27 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.79%) Selenium
9 6 (0.79%) Redmine
9 6 (0.79%) Xdebug
9 6 (0.79%) Webistrano
10 5 (0.66%) PhpStorm
10 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.26%) Trac
13 1 (0.13%) Bower
13 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 93 (12.25%) Marketing
2 60 (7.91%) Finance
3 27 (3.56%) Advertising
4 19 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 18 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.98%) Legal
7 13 (1.71%) Retail
8 10 (1.32%) Games
9 7 (0.92%) Law
10 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (66.67%) HTML
2 500 (65.88%) CSS
3 323 (42.56%) jQuery
4 252 (33.20%) Symfony
5 179 (23.58%) LAMP
6 170 (22.40%) HTML5
7 121 (15.94%) Web Services
8 116 (15.28%) Laravel
9 115 (15.15%) CSS3
10 98 (12.91%) Ajax
11 97 (12.78%) REST
12 93 (12.25%) XHTML
13 71 (9.35%) Yii
14 68 (8.96%) CodeIgniter
15 61 (8.04%) SOAP
16 59 (7.77%) XML
17 55 (7.25%) Zend Framework
17 55 (7.25%) JSON
18 48 (6.32%) AngularJS
19 34 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.49%) Open Source
2 68 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 54 (7.11%) User Experience
4 32 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.19%) Blog
8 8 (1.05%) Social Network
9 7 (0.92%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.92%) Clustering
10 6 (0.79%) Social Media
11 5 (0.66%) iPhone
11 5 (0.66%) Wiki
11 5 (0.66%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.53%) Replication
12 4 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.53%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.40%) RIA
13 3 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.37%) Linux
2 39 (5.14%) Android
3 37 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 30 (3.95%) UNIX
5 22 (2.90%) Windows
6 6 (0.79%) CentOS
7 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (54.15%) MVC
2 338 (44.53%) OO
3 306 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (31.62%) OOP
5 178 (23.45%) OO PHP
6 157 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 136 (17.92%) TDD
8 83 (10.94%) Web Development
9 70 (9.22%) BDD
10 68 (8.96%) Unit Testing
11 65 (8.56%) Scrum
12 61 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (6.72%) Mentoring
14 50 (6.59%) Software Engineering
15 48 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
16 39 (5.14%) Mobile Application Development
17 37 (4.87%) SEO
18 34 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
19 26 (3.43%) SOA
20 23 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 759 (100.00%) PHP
2 469 (61.79%) JavaScript
3 186 (24.51%) PHP5
4 79 (10.41%) SQL
5 77 (10.14%) Java
6 49 (6.46%) Python
7 45 (5.93%) Ruby
8 26 (3.43%) Perl
9 18 (2.37%) C++
10 14 (1.84%) C#
11 12 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.13%) XPath
15 1 (0.13%) Scala
15 1 (0.13%) VC++
15 1 (0.13%) Clojure
15 1 (0.13%) R
15 1 (0.13%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (6.98%) Degree
2 25 (3.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.05%) Puppet
2 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.26%) Plesk
4 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 296 (39.00%) Zend
2 28 (3.69%) Facebook
3 22 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.50%) Twitter
5 18 (2.37%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.84%) Adobe
7 12 (1.58%) Google
8 10 (1.32%) TOWER Software
9 9 (1.19%) Siemens
9 9 (1.19%) New Relic
10 8 (1.05%) Oracle
11 7 (0.92%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.79%) Sage
13 5 (0.66%) SAP
13 5 (0.66%) Sun
14 4 (0.53%) Appcelerator
15 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.26%) Apple
16 1 (0.13%) IBM
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