Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 655 678
Rank change year-on-year +80 +23 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 688 562 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 630 540 618
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 154,617 160,289 189,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,793 134,388 159,788
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +72 221 £62,500 +11.11% 50
North of England +48 192 £42,500 +6.25% 30
North West +38 125 £42,500 +6.25% 10
South East +22 121 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Midlands +26 103 £40,000 - 15
West Midlands +20 74 £40,000 - 10
Yorkshire +12 51 £42,500 +6.25% 18
South West +25 45 £40,000 - 5
East Midlands +10 29 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North East 0 16 £35,000 -6.67% 2
East of England +4 8 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 688 (100.00%) PHP
2 446 (64.83%) MySQL
3 442 (64.24%) JavaScript
4 369 (53.63%) HTML
5 348 (50.58%) CSS
6 300 (43.60%) MVC
7 281 (40.84%) Laravel
8 271 (39.39%) Symfony
9 247 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (32.12%) Git (software)
11 217 (31.54%) Web Development
12 197 (28.63%) jQuery
13 177 (25.73%) Zend
14 173 (25.15%) LAMP
15 167 (24.27%) OO
16 153 (22.24%) Linux
17 152 (22.09%) HTML5
18 119 (17.30%) TDD
19 115 (16.72%) RESTful
20 112 (16.28%) OOP
21 102 (14.83%) OO PHP
22 93 (13.52%) E-Commerce
23 89 (12.94%) Apache
24 85 (12.35%) Node.js
25 84 (12.21%) AngularJS
26 79 (11.48%) CMS
27 77 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
27 77 (11.19%) CodeIgniter
28 75 (10.90%) Java
29 74 (10.76%) Unit Testing

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 89 (12.94%) Apache
2 79 (11.48%) CMS
3 56 (8.14%) WordPress
4 42 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (5.38%) Drupal
6 26 (3.78%) nginx
7 17 (2.47%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.60%) Confluence
9 10 (1.45%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
11 3 (0.44%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.29%) IIS
13 1 (0.15%) eZ Publish
13 1 (0.15%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.15%) Moqups
1 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (6.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Shopify
3 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.96%) GitHub
3 14 (2.03%) SaaS
4 13 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.74%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.31%) Google App Engine
8 7 (1.02%) Algolia
8 7 (1.02%) Slack
9 5 (0.73%) Serverless
10 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.44%) npm
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.62%) Internet
2 9 (1.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.29%) ATM
3 2 (0.29%) DNS
3 2 (0.29%) SMTP
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (64.83%) MySQL
2 57 (8.28%) NoSQL
3 47 (6.83%) MongoDB
4 37 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.62%) Redis
6 13 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.74%) Big Data
8 11 (1.60%) SQL Server
9 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 221 (32.12%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.59%) PHPUnit
3 53 (7.70%) Subversion
4 30 (4.36%) JIRA
5 25 (3.63%) Vagrant
6 19 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.03%) gulp
8 13 (1.89%) Selenium
8 13 (1.89%) Xdebug
9 9 (1.31%) Codeception
10 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.02%) git-flow
11 7 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (0.87%) JUnit
13 5 (0.73%) Grunt
13 5 (0.73%) Redmine
14 4 (0.58%) Babel
14 4 (0.58%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.58%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 50 (7.27%) Advertising
2 48 (6.98%) Finance
3 47 (6.83%) Retail
4 30 (4.36%) Marketing
5 19 (2.76%) Games
6 16 (2.33%) Back Office
7 8 (1.16%) Law
7 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.87%) Automotive
9 4 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (53.63%) HTML
2 348 (50.58%) CSS
3 281 (40.84%) Laravel
4 271 (39.39%) Symfony
5 197 (28.63%) jQuery
6 173 (25.15%) LAMP
7 152 (22.09%) HTML5
8 115 (16.72%) RESTful
9 85 (12.35%) Node.js
10 84 (12.21%) AngularJS
11 77 (11.19%) CodeIgniter
12 74 (10.76%) CSS3
13 50 (7.27%) React
14 49 (7.12%) Web Services
15 45 (6.54%) Sass
16 43 (6.25%) REST
16 43 (6.25%) Zend Framework
17 38 (5.52%) CakePHP
18 36 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (4.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.12%) Mobile App
2 37 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (3.63%) User Experience
4 21 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.45%) Fintech
8 9 (1.31%) Social Media
9 7 (1.02%) Replication
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.58%) Blog
12 4 (0.58%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.58%) iPad
12 4 (0.58%) RIA
12 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 153 (22.24%) Linux
2 26 (3.78%) Unix
3 14 (2.03%) Android
4 13 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.89%) CentOS
5 10 (1.45%) Debian
5 10 (1.45%) Windows
6 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.44%) Fedora
7 3 (0.44%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (43.60%) MVC
2 247 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (31.54%) Web Development
4 167 (24.27%) OO
5 119 (17.30%) TDD
6 112 (16.28%) OOP
7 102 (14.83%) OO PHP
8 93 (13.52%) E-Commerce
9 77 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (10.76%) Unit Testing
11 65 (9.45%) Mentoring
12 55 (7.99%) Scrum
13 50 (7.27%) Test Automation
14 49 (7.12%) Microservices
14 49 (7.12%) Software Engineering
15 45 (6.54%) DevOps
16 41 (5.96%) Front End Development
17 38 (5.52%) Open Source
18 36 (5.23%) Project Management
19 30 (4.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 688 (100.00%) PHP
2 442 (64.24%) JavaScript
3 75 (10.90%) Java
4 68 (9.88%) PHP 7
5 65 (9.45%) SQL
6 60 (8.72%) PHP 5
7 24 (3.49%) Python
8 17 (2.47%) Go
8 17 (2.47%) Ruby
9 16 (2.33%) C
9 16 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.89%) C#
11 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.16%) ES6
12 7 (1.02%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.73%) PHP 4
14 4 (0.58%) Elixir
14 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.44%) C++
15 3 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (3.63%) Degree
2 9 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) WAI
3 2 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 40 (5.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (2.47%) Puppet
2 10 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.31%) Capistrano
4 8 (1.16%) Ansible
5 7 (1.02%) Terraform
6 4 (0.58%) Rancher
6 4 (0.58%) Salt
7 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 177 (25.73%) Zend
2 35 (5.09%) Google
3 27 (3.92%) Oracle
4 12 (1.74%) Twitter
5 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.31%) Apple
7 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.02%) Percona
8 6 (0.87%) Facebook
9 5 (0.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.44%) Adobe
11 2 (0.29%) SAP
12 1 (0.15%) Capita
12 1 (0.15%) IFS
12 1 (0.15%) Plumtree
12 1 (0.15%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.15%) Xero