Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 698 631 636
Rank change year-on-year -67 +5 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 440 620 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 398 571 635
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £33,925 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -

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 144,530 160,125 173,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117,518 129,372 146,233
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +75 201 £60,000 - 28
North of England -69 81 £42,500 - 30
South West +19 58 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South East -26 58 £47,500 - 19
Yorkshire +40 37 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North West -101 32 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Midlands -29 29 £42,500 +9.68% 15
West Midlands +6 24 £42,500 +9.68% 13
East of England +36 14 £47,500 +26.67% 8
North East -5 12 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands -19 5 £38,750 - 2
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 440 (100.00%) PHP
2 269 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 232 (52.73%) MySQL
4 221 (50.23%) HTML
5 211 (47.95%) CSS
6 190 (43.18%) Laravel
7 179 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
8 162 (36.82%) Symfony
9 154 (35.00%) Git (software)
10 137 (31.14%) MVC
11 111 (25.23%) OO
12 103 (23.41%) HTML5
12 103 (23.41%) jQuery
13 100 (22.73%) Linux
14 97 (22.05%) Zend
15 92 (20.91%) Finance
15 92 (20.91%) LAMP
16 90 (20.45%) Web Development
17 86 (19.55%) CSS3
18 83 (18.86%) E-Commerce
19 81 (18.41%) SQL
20 78 (17.73%) OOP
20 78 (17.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 67 (15.23%) CMS
22 59 (13.41%) AngularJS
23 58 (13.18%) Vue.js
24 56 (12.73%) OO PHP
25 51 (11.59%) TDD
26 50 (11.36%) Scrum
26 50 (11.36%) Docker

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 67 (15.23%) CMS
2 29 (6.59%) Apache
3 26 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (5.68%) nginx
5 21 (4.77%) Drupal
6 14 (3.18%) WordPress
7 13 (2.95%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.45%) Moodle
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (7.27%) Magento
2 10 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.91%) Shopify
4 3 (0.68%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.23%) SaaS
3 19 (4.32%) GitHub
4 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.14%) Asana
5 5 (1.14%) G Suite
5 5 (1.14%) Serverless
5 5 (1.14%) Slack
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.91%) npm
7 3 (0.68%) AdWords
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.68%) Fastly
7 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.68%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) AMQP
2 4 (0.91%) SMS
3 3 (0.68%) SSH
4 2 (0.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (52.73%) MySQL
2 36 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.09%) SQL Server
5 17 (3.86%) MariaDB
6 14 (3.18%) Redis
7 12 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.59%) Big Data
9 6 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.68%) BigQuery
11 3 (0.68%) Bigtable
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 154 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 38 (8.64%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.27%) Subversion
5 23 (5.23%) JIRA
6 17 (3.86%) Bitbucket
7 11 (2.50%) gulp
8 8 (1.82%) git-flow
9 7 (1.59%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.59%) PhpStorm
9 7 (1.59%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.36%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.36%) Grunt
11 5 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (1.14%) GitLab
12 4 (0.91%) Bower
12 4 (0.91%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.68%) Selenium
14 2 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
General
1 92 (20.91%) Finance
2 47 (10.68%) Banking
3 32 (7.27%) Retail
4 29 (6.59%) Marketing
5 16 (3.64%) Games
6 14 (3.18%) Advertising
7 8 (1.82%) Law
7 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.59%) Billing
9 6 (1.36%) Electronics
9 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.91%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.68%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.68%) Legal
12 2 (0.45%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (50.23%) HTML
2 211 (47.95%) CSS
3 190 (43.18%) Laravel
4 162 (36.82%) Symfony
5 103 (23.41%) HTML5
5 103 (23.41%) jQuery
6 92 (20.91%) LAMP
7 86 (19.55%) CSS3
8 78 (17.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 59 (13.41%) AngularJS
10 58 (13.18%) Vue.js
11 43 (9.77%) RESTful
12 42 (9.55%) Web Services
13 33 (7.50%) React
14 32 (7.27%) Sass
15 28 (6.36%) XML
16 22 (5.00%) Node.js
17 20 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (4.09%) REST
18 18 (4.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.23%) Fintech
2 30 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.23%) User Experience
5 21 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.77%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (4.77%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.36%) Social Network
10 4 (0.91%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.68%) Derivative
11 3 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.23%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.23%) Blog
12 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (0.91%) CentOS
3 2 (0.45%) Android
3 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.45%) Unix
3 2 (0.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.23%) Debian
4 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.14%) MVC
3 111 (25.23%) OO
4 90 (20.45%) Web Development
5 83 (18.86%) E-Commerce
6 78 (17.73%) OOP
7 56 (12.73%) OO PHP
8 51 (11.59%) TDD
9 50 (11.36%) Scrum
10 43 (9.77%) Unit Testing
11 42 (9.55%) DevOps
12 40 (9.09%) Content Management
13 37 (8.41%) Asset Management
13 37 (8.41%) Mobile First
13 37 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (7.95%) SDLC
15 33 (7.50%) Mentoring
16 31 (7.05%) Microservices
17 24 (5.45%) BDD
18 22 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 440 (100.00%) PHP
2 269 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 81 (18.41%) SQL
4 35 (7.95%) Java
5 33 (7.50%) PHP 5
6 27 (6.14%) Python
7 16 (3.64%) Go
7 16 (3.64%) PHP 7
8 12 (2.73%) C#
9 7 (1.59%) Delphi
9 7 (1.59%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.36%) Perl
11 4 (0.91%) Java 8
11 4 (0.91%) Ruby
12 3 (0.68%) ES6
12 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.45%) C
14 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (5.23%) Degree
2 16 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.18%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (11.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Varnish
3 1 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.82%) Ansible
3 6 (1.36%) Terraform
4 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 97 (22.05%) Zend
2 28 (6.36%) Google
3 13 (2.95%) Facebook
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.59%) Oracle
5 6 (1.36%) SAP
5 6 (1.36%) Twitter
6 4 (0.91%) Fujitsu
7 3 (0.68%) PayPal
8 2 (0.45%) Demandware
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) Perforce
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.23%) WorldPay