Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior PHP Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 140 183
Rank change year-on-year -24 +43 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Cheshire median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,800 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +28.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2951 2189 3136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 97.29% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 1879 2660
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in Cheshire

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in Cheshire

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in Cheshire

Senior PHP Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Chester -4 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Runcorn - 2 £50,000 -
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £55,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
Senior PHP Developer
North West

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Laravel
7 4 (28.57%) Symfony
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Advertising
8 3 (21.43%) CMS
8 3 (21.43%) Content Management
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
8 3 (21.43%) Drupal
8 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
8 3 (21.43%) Magento
8 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 2 (14.29%) React
9 2 (14.29%) nginx
9 2 (14.29%) Node.js
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Zend
9 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) TDD

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) Laravel
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
4 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
4 3 (21.43%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (7.14%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe