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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 578 557 568
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 319 385 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 273 340 300
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 £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 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 22 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
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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 -14 308 £47,500 +5.55% 57
London -18 129 £52,500 +10.52% 28
South East +22 76 £48,000 +12.94% 11
South West -4 30 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Berkshire +22 28 £55,000 +41.93% 4
City of London +39 24 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Reading +12 23 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire +6 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +21 20 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Leeds +17 20 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Bristol +11 20 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -14 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey +31 15 £40,000 -30.43% 1
East Midlands +6 15 £38,500 -14.44% 2
North West -12 13 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Manchester +16 12 £41,250 +8.55% 5
Southampton +9 12 £37,500 -28.57% 3
East of England +7 11 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 11 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Leicestershire +27 9 £40,000 -
Brighton +13 7 £48,000 +12.94%
East Sussex +7 7 £48,000 +12.94%
West Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Bath +18 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset +14 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire -3 5 £45,000 - 1
Camberley - 5 £40,000 -
Guildford - 5 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £45,000 -
Dorking +5 4 £47,500 -17.39% 1

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 680 (100.00%) PHP
2 476 (70.00%) MySQL
3 420 (61.76%) CSS
4 415 (61.03%) HTML
5 394 (57.94%) JavaScript
6 352 (51.76%) MVC
7 293 (43.09%) OO
8 277 (40.74%) Zend
9 275 (40.44%) jQuery
10 266 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
11 255 (37.50%) Symfony
12 240 (35.29%) Git (software)
13 194 (28.53%) OOP
14 180 (26.47%) Linux
15 160 (23.53%) OO PHP
16 157 (23.09%) HTML5
17 148 (21.76%) PHP5
18 147 (21.62%) Laravel
19 140 (20.59%) Apache
20 139 (20.44%) LAMP
21 136 (20.00%) TDD
22 122 (17.94%) Subversion
23 120 (17.65%) E-Commerce
24 117 (17.21%) CSS3
25 105 (15.44%) REST
26 96 (14.12%) Web Services
27 94 (13.82%) Unit Testing
28 92 (13.53%) Marketing
29 89 (13.09%) Ajax
29 89 (13.09%) PHPUnit

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 140 (20.59%) Apache
2 68 (10.00%) CMS
3 51 (7.50%) Drupal
4 50 (7.35%) Node.js
5 46 (6.76%) WordPress
6 22 (3.24%) nginx
7 18 (2.65%) Joomla!
8 14 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.62%) Confluence
10 8 (1.18%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.74%) concrete5
12 3 (0.44%) Moodle
13 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.15%) IIS
13 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 47 (6.91%) Magento
2 3 (0.44%) osCommerce
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.76%) GitHub
3 8 (1.18%) SaaS
4 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.74%) Trello
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.94%) Internet
2 6 (0.88%) SSH
3 4 (0.59%) DNS
4 3 (0.44%) HTTP
4 3 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.29%) SMTP
6 1 (0.15%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) NFC
6 1 (0.15%) DHCP
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (70.00%) MySQL
2 69 (10.15%) MongoDB
3 38 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.82%) SQL Server
5 25 (3.68%) Redis
6 13 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.47%) Big Data
8 7 (1.03%) SQLite
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 240 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 122 (17.94%) Subversion
3 89 (13.09%) PHPUnit
4 38 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.12%) JIRA
6 22 (3.24%) Behat
7 12 (1.76%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.88%) Webistrano
9 6 (0.88%) Xdebug
10 5 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.44%) PhpStorm
11 3 (0.44%) Redmine
11 3 (0.44%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.44%) Trac
12 2 (0.29%) Maven
12 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.15%) Bower
13 1 (0.15%) Grunt
General
1 92 (13.53%) Marketing
2 48 (7.06%) Finance
3 23 (3.38%) Advertising
4 17 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 11 (1.62%) Law
6 9 (1.32%) Games
7 8 (1.18%) Legal
8 7 (1.03%) Retail
9 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (61.76%) CSS
2 415 (61.03%) HTML
3 275 (40.44%) jQuery
4 255 (37.50%) Symfony
5 157 (23.09%) HTML5
6 147 (21.62%) Laravel
7 139 (20.44%) LAMP
8 117 (17.21%) CSS3
9 105 (15.44%) REST
10 96 (14.12%) Web Services
11 89 (13.09%) Ajax
12 70 (10.29%) XHTML
13 58 (8.53%) Yii
14 56 (8.24%) JSON
14 56 (8.24%) SOAP
15 46 (6.76%) XML
16 45 (6.62%) CodeIgniter
17 43 (6.32%) Zend Framework
17 43 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (6.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.68%) Open Source
2 56 (8.24%) Mobile App
3 36 (5.29%) User Experience
4 14 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.18%) Social Network
7 8 (1.18%) Social Media
7 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.03%) iPad
9 6 (0.88%) W3C
10 4 (0.59%) Wiki
10 4 (0.59%) Blog
11 3 (0.44%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.44%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.44%) EPoS
11 3 (0.44%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.44%) DTV
12 2 (0.29%) GIS
12 2 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (26.47%) Linux
2 25 (3.68%) UNIX
2 25 (3.68%) Windows
2 25 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.09%) Android
4 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (51.76%) MVC
2 293 (43.09%) OO
3 266 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (28.53%) OOP
5 160 (23.53%) OO PHP
6 136 (20.00%) TDD
7 120 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 94 (13.82%) Unit Testing
9 76 (11.18%) Web Development
10 61 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (8.82%) BDD
12 53 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 51 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
14 50 (7.35%) Scrum
15 41 (6.03%) Software Engineering
16 38 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
17 35 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
18 30 (4.41%) SEO
19 24 (3.53%) Project Management
20 20 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 680 (100.00%) PHP
2 394 (57.94%) JavaScript
3 148 (21.76%) PHP5
4 69 (10.15%) SQL
5 50 (7.35%) Java
6 32 (4.71%) Ruby
7 29 (4.26%) Perl
8 28 (4.12%) Python
9 14 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.03%) C#
10 7 (1.03%) C++
11 6 (0.88%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.15%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.15%) Clojure
14 1 (0.15%) Scala
14 1 (0.15%) PHP4
14 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.18%) Varnish
2 1 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) Puppet
2 11 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Nagios
3 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 277 (40.74%) Zend
2 22 (3.24%) Facebook
2 22 (3.24%) Google
3 13 (1.91%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.62%) Twitter
4 11 (1.62%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.18%) Adobe
7 7 (1.03%) Oracle
8 6 (0.88%) Perforce
9 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.74%) SAP
10 4 (0.59%) Apple
10 4 (0.59%) New Relic
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.29%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.29%) PayPal
12 1 (0.15%) Twilio
12 1 (0.15%) Zoho
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