The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior PHP Developer
England / North West
Rank 175 204 237
Rank change year-on-year +29 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 72 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 16 21
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in the North West

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in the North West

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in the North West

Senior PHP Developer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 53 £42,500 - 5
Lancashire - 14 £35,000 - 4
Merseyside +1 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Cheshire +4 1 £37,500 -4.45%
Senior PHP Developer
England

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (86.41%) JavaScript
3 87 (84.47%) HTML
4 75 (72.82%) MySQL
5 65 (63.11%) CSS
6 52 (50.49%) MVC
7 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (42.72%) Laravel
9 42 (40.78%) LAMP
10 40 (38.83%) HTML5
10 40 (38.83%) iPad
11 37 (35.92%) Web Development
12 36 (34.95%) Git (software)
13 33 (32.04%) jQuery
14 30 (29.13%) E-Commerce
15 29 (28.16%) AngularJS
16 26 (25.24%) Node.js
17 23 (22.33%) OO PHP
17 23 (22.33%) OO
18 21 (20.39%) Web Design
18 21 (20.39%) WordPress
19 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (19.42%) Ajax
19 20 (19.42%) Magento
20 19 (18.45%) User Experience
21 16 (15.53%) Linux
21 16 (15.53%) Symfony
21 16 (15.53%) Android
21 16 (15.53%) Apple iOS
22 15 (14.56%) Mac OS X

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (20.39%) WordPress
2 7 (6.80%) Drupal
3 5 (4.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Magento
2 2 (1.94%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (72.82%) MySQL
2 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) Subversion
3 3 (2.91%) Grunt
3 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.94%) gulp
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.85%) Marketing
1 5 (4.85%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (84.47%) HTML
2 65 (63.11%) CSS
3 44 (42.72%) Laravel
4 42 (40.78%) LAMP
5 40 (38.83%) HTML5
6 33 (32.04%) jQuery
7 29 (28.16%) AngularJS
8 26 (25.24%) Node.js
9 20 (19.42%) Ajax
10 16 (15.53%) Symfony
11 12 (11.65%) CSS3
12 10 (9.71%) Sass
13 6 (5.83%) LESS
14 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.91%) CakePHP
15 3 (2.91%) JSON
15 3 (2.91%) XML
16 2 (1.94%) .NET
16 2 (1.94%) SOAP
16 2 (1.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.83%) iPad
2 19 (18.45%) User Experience
3 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.80%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.91%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Android
1 16 (15.53%) Apple iOS
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Mac OS X
2 15 (14.56%) Windows
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) MVC
2 50 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) Web Development
4 30 (29.13%) E-Commerce
5 23 (22.33%) OO
5 23 (22.33%) OO PHP
6 21 (20.39%) Web Design
7 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.56%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.74%) SEO
10 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.83%) OOP
11 6 (5.83%) Scrum
11 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.83%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.85%) Open Source
13 4 (3.88%) API Development
13 4 (3.88%) Front End Development
13 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (86.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.71%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.94%) Java
6 2 (1.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Zend
2 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
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