Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 638 678
Rank change year-on-year -25 +40 -119
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 181 207 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 154 193 217
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England 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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in London

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in London

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in London

Senior PHP Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London +37 39 £60,000 +2.56% 1
West London +19 19 £57,500 +10.58% 1
South London +17 8 £65,000 -
Senior PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 99 (54.70%) Symfony
3 97 (53.59%) JavaScript
4 84 (46.41%) MySQL
5 83 (45.86%) MVC
6 66 (36.46%) Git (software)
7 62 (34.25%) Laravel
8 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (33.15%) CSS
10 59 (32.60%) HTML
11 55 (30.39%) TDD
12 53 (29.28%) OO
13 52 (28.73%) Zend
14 47 (25.97%) LAMP
15 41 (22.65%) Web Development
16 35 (19.34%) AngularJS
17 33 (18.23%) Linux
18 32 (17.68%) Docker
18 32 (17.68%) React
19 31 (17.13%) HTML5
20 30 (16.57%) Node.js
20 30 (16.57%) Microservices
21 29 (16.02%) Mobile App
22 28 (15.47%) E-Commerce
23 27 (14.92%) SQL
24 25 (13.81%) MongoDB
25 24 (13.26%) PHPUnit
25 24 (13.26%) CMS
25 24 (13.26%) jQuery
25 24 (13.26%) PHP 7

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (13.26%) CMS
2 23 (12.71%) Drupal
3 17 (9.39%) WordPress
4 15 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (6.63%) Apache
6 7 (3.87%) eZ Publish
7 4 (2.21%) nginx
8 3 (1.66%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.66%) Confluence
8 3 (1.66%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (6.08%) GitHub
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.66%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.66%) Serverless
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) HTTP
2 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (46.41%) MySQL
2 25 (13.81%) MongoDB
3 17 (9.39%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.31%) Big Data
5 6 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.76%) Redis
7 3 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.10%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 66 (36.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.26%) PHPUnit
3 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.08%) JIRA
4 11 (6.08%) Vagrant
5 10 (5.52%) Subversion
6 7 (3.87%) Babel
6 7 (3.87%) Grunt
6 7 (3.87%) gulp
7 5 (2.76%) Xdebug
8 4 (2.21%) Bower
9 3 (1.66%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.66%) Protractor
9 3 (1.66%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.55%) Mocha
10 1 (0.55%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 21 (11.60%) Finance
2 18 (9.94%) Marketing
3 11 (6.08%) Back Office
4 10 (5.52%) Law
5 8 (4.42%) Advertising
6 6 (3.31%) Banking
6 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.21%) Games
7 4 (2.21%) Retail
8 2 (1.10%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (54.70%) Symfony
2 62 (34.25%) Laravel
3 60 (33.15%) CSS
4 59 (32.60%) HTML
5 47 (25.97%) LAMP
6 35 (19.34%) AngularJS
7 32 (17.68%) React
8 31 (17.13%) HTML5
9 30 (16.57%) Node.js
10 24 (13.26%) jQuery
11 22 (12.15%) REST
12 17 (9.39%) CSS3
12 17 (9.39%) Sass
12 17 (9.39%) SOAP
13 16 (8.84%) Redux
13 16 (8.84%) Silex
14 15 (8.29%) RESTful
15 14 (7.73%) Zend Framework
16 12 (6.63%) Web Services
17 11 (6.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.02%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.63%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.87%) User Experience
5 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.31%) Social Media
6 5 (2.76%) Fintech
6 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.21%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.66%) W3C
9 2 (1.10%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.23%) Linux
2 10 (5.52%) Android
2 10 (5.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.21%) Debian
3 4 (2.21%) Unix
4 3 (1.66%) FreeBSD
4 3 (1.66%) Windows
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.86%) MVC
2 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.39%) TDD
4 53 (29.28%) OO
5 41 (22.65%) Web Development
6 30 (16.57%) Microservices
7 28 (15.47%) E-Commerce
8 23 (12.71%) Scrum
9 22 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.15%) OOP
10 19 (10.50%) OO PHP
11 17 (9.39%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.29%) Analytics
13 14 (7.73%) BDD
13 14 (7.73%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.63%) DevOps
15 12 (6.63%) Open Source
15 12 (6.63%) SOA
16 11 (6.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 181 (100.00%) PHP
2 97 (53.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.92%) SQL
4 24 (13.26%) PHP 7
5 17 (9.39%) PHP 5
6 16 (8.84%) Java
7 10 (5.52%) Python
8 9 (4.97%) ES6
9 5 (2.76%) Go
10 4 (2.21%) Ruby
11 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.10%) C++
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (4.97%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.66%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (17.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.08%) Ansible
2 8 (4.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (28.73%) Zend
2 6 (3.31%) Facebook
3 4 (2.21%) Twitter
4 3 (1.66%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.66%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.55%) Plumtree