Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Senior PHP Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 703 593 670
Rank change year-on-year -110 +77 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 397 696 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 340 637 546
England median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £33,975 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 135,078 156,592 161,625
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 109,113 128,186 135,580
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
London +16 192 £60,000 -4.00% 30
North of England -70 73 £43,000 +1.18% 25
South West +35 45 £38,750 -3.13% 21
South East -50 45 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West -61 37 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -10 27 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Midlands -36 25 £38,750 -3.13% 13
West Midlands -16 23 £37,500 -6.25% 10
East of England +48 18 £47,500 - 3
North East +6 9 £35,000 - 2
East Midlands -5 2 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Senior PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 397 (100.00%) PHP
2 238 (59.95%) JavaScript
3 204 (51.39%) MySQL
4 198 (49.87%) Laravel
5 195 (49.12%) CSS
6 193 (48.61%) HTML
7 182 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
8 131 (33.00%) Symfony
9 123 (30.98%) Git (software)
10 120 (30.23%) MVC
11 102 (25.69%) Web Development
12 95 (23.93%) Linux
13 91 (22.92%) HTML5
14 90 (22.67%) OO
15 85 (21.41%) jQuery
16 81 (20.40%) LAMP
17 80 (20.15%) SQL
18 79 (19.90%) E-Commerce
18 79 (19.90%) CSS3
19 78 (19.65%) Finance
20 77 (19.40%) CMS
21 74 (18.64%) Zend
22 67 (16.88%) OOP
23 64 (16.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 64 (16.12%) Vue.js
24 53 (13.35%) AngularJS
25 51 (12.85%) Web Services
26 48 (12.09%) Banking
27 43 (10.83%) OO PHP
27 43 (10.83%) TDD

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 77 (19.40%) CMS
2 28 (7.05%) Drupal
3 27 (6.80%) WordPress
4 24 (6.05%) Apache
5 21 (5.29%) nginx
6 17 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.53%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (10.58%) Magento
2 9 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.79%) SaaS
3 15 (3.78%) GitHub
4 6 (1.51%) DigitalOcean
4 6 (1.51%) Linode
5 5 (1.26%) Asana
5 5 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.26%) G Suite
5 5 (1.26%) npm
5 5 (1.26%) Slack
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) Serverless
7 3 (0.76%) AdWords
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) AMQP
2 3 (0.76%) VoIP
3 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) Plixer Scrutinizer
4 1 (0.25%) RTMP
4 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (51.39%) MySQL
2 35 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.30%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.27%) MariaDB
6 10 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.52%) Redis
7 7 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 123 (30.98%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.30%) Subversion
4 21 (5.29%) PHPUnit
5 14 (3.53%) JIRA
6 10 (2.52%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.02%) gulp
8 7 (1.76%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.51%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.51%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.26%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (1.26%) Bower
10 5 (1.26%) GitLab
11 4 (1.01%) Grunt
11 4 (1.01%) PhpStorm
12 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.50%) Babel
13 2 (0.50%) git-flow
13 2 (0.50%) Selenium
13 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 78 (19.65%) Finance
2 48 (12.09%) Banking
3 31 (7.81%) Marketing
4 22 (5.54%) Retail
5 16 (4.03%) Games
6 10 (2.52%) Advertising
7 8 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.51%) Billing
8 6 (1.51%) Electronics
8 6 (1.51%) Legal
8 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.26%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.01%) Back Office
10 4 (1.01%) Interactive Media
10 4 (1.01%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (49.87%) Laravel
2 195 (49.12%) CSS
3 193 (48.61%) HTML
4 131 (33.00%) Symfony
5 91 (22.92%) HTML5
6 85 (21.41%) jQuery
7 81 (20.40%) LAMP
8 79 (19.90%) CSS3
9 64 (16.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 64 (16.12%) Vue.js
10 53 (13.35%) AngularJS
11 51 (12.85%) Web Services
12 37 (9.32%) Sass
13 36 (9.07%) Yii
14 34 (8.56%) REST
14 34 (8.56%) RESTful
15 28 (7.05%) React
16 27 (6.80%) Node.js
16 27 (6.80%) XML
17 25 (6.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.30%) User Experience
2 27 (6.80%) Fintech
3 26 (6.55%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.01%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.76%) Blog
10 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.76%) Social Network
11 1 (0.25%) Clustering
11 1 (0.25%) IPTV
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
11 1 (0.25%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.93%) Linux
2 4 (1.01%) Unix
3 3 (0.76%) Windows
4 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.25%) CentOS
5 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (45.84%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.23%) MVC
3 102 (25.69%) Web Development
4 90 (22.67%) OO
5 79 (19.90%) E-Commerce
6 67 (16.88%) OOP
7 43 (10.83%) OO PHP
7 43 (10.83%) Scrum
7 43 (10.83%) TDD
8 42 (10.58%) Content Management
9 40 (10.08%) Unit Testing
10 39 (9.82%) Asset Management
10 39 (9.82%) Mobile First
11 38 (9.57%) DevOps
12 30 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.55%) Front End Development
14 25 (6.30%) Microservices
15 22 (5.54%) SDLC
16 19 (4.79%) Collaborative Working
16 19 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 397 (100.00%) PHP
2 238 (59.95%) JavaScript
3 80 (20.15%) SQL
4 23 (5.79%) Java
5 17 (4.28%) Python
6 16 (4.03%) PHP 5
7 14 (3.53%) PHP 7
8 13 (3.27%) Go
9 7 (1.76%) C#
10 6 (1.51%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.01%) Ruby
12 3 (0.76%) Perl
13 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.50%) C++
13 2 (0.50%) Delphi
13 2 (0.50%) ES6
14 1 (0.25%) ES7
14 1 (0.25%) ES8
14 1 (0.25%) Java 8
14 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (2.77%) Degree
2 5 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (10.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) Varnish
3 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.50%) Terraform
4 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (18.64%) Zend
2 21 (5.29%) Google
3 11 (2.77%) Facebook
4 6 (1.51%) Fujitsu
4 6 (1.51%) Rackspace
4 6 (1.51%) SAP
5 5 (1.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle
7 3 (0.76%) Demandware
8 2 (0.50%) PayPal
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix