The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 June 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 205 240
Rank change year-on-year -9 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 50 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 14 15
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,975 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,850 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  

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 6612 5478 6233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.41% 97.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 19393 22584
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -16 29 £45,000 - 4
Lancashire +6 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Merseyside +1 8 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Cheshire -27 5 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Senior PHP Developer
England

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) PHP
2 92 (75.41%) JavaScript
3 89 (72.95%) MySQL
4 83 (68.03%) HTML
5 64 (52.46%) CSS
6 56 (45.90%) MVC
7 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (37.70%) E-Commerce
9 44 (36.07%) Laravel
10 43 (35.25%) OO
11 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
12 41 (33.61%) HTML5
13 39 (31.97%) jQuery
13 39 (31.97%) OO PHP
14 37 (30.33%) LAMP
15 31 (25.41%) Web Development
16 30 (24.59%) Symfony
17 29 (23.77%) Magento
18 28 (22.95%) iPad
19 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (18.85%) Zend
19 23 (18.85%) Ajax
20 19 (15.57%) Node.js
20 19 (15.57%) OOP
21 18 (14.75%) AngularJS
21 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
21 18 (14.75%) User Experience
22 17 (13.93%) Android
22 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
23 16 (13.11%) WordPress

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (13.11%) WordPress
2 10 (8.20%) CMS
3 8 (6.56%) Drupal
4 7 (5.74%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Joomla!
5 4 (3.28%) nginx
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Magento
2 2 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.74%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (72.95%) MySQL
2 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.28%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.38%) Subversion
3 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.64%) Grunt
4 2 (1.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (7.38%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (68.03%) HTML
2 64 (52.46%) CSS
3 44 (36.07%) Laravel
4 41 (33.61%) HTML5
5 39 (31.97%) jQuery
6 37 (30.33%) LAMP
7 30 (24.59%) Symfony
8 23 (18.85%) Ajax
9 19 (15.57%) Node.js
10 18 (14.75%) AngularJS
11 15 (12.30%) CSS3
12 10 (8.20%) Sass
13 6 (4.92%) REST
13 6 (4.92%) SOAP
14 5 (4.10%) Web Services
14 5 (4.10%) XML
15 4 (3.28%) LESS
15 4 (3.28%) XHTML
16 3 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
17 2 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) iPad
2 18 (14.75%) User Experience
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.10%) Blog
6 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Android
1 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.30%) Mac OS X
2 15 (12.30%) Windows
3 14 (11.48%) Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) MVC
2 50 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (37.70%) E-Commerce
4 43 (35.25%) OO
5 39 (31.97%) OO PHP
6 31 (25.41%) Web Development
7 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (15.57%) OOP
9 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
10 15 (12.30%) Data Modelling
10 15 (12.30%) Web Design
11 12 (9.84%) DevOps
12 10 (8.20%) Open Source
13 6 (4.92%) Microservices
13 6 (4.92%) TDD
14 5 (4.10%) BDD
14 5 (4.10%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.10%) SEO
14 5 (4.10%) Web Application Development
15 4 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) PHP
2 92 (75.41%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.02%) PHP 5
4 9 (7.38%) SQL
5 2 (1.64%) PHP 7
5 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.64%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Zend
2 4 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
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