Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 303 316
Rank change year-on-year +78 +13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 144 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 136 62 43
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +28.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,575 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,750 £48,750
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Manchester +41 108 £42,500 - 4
Cheshire -24 14 £40,250 -10.56%
Merseyside +30 13 £45,000 +2.86%
Lancashire +8 9 £40,000 +14.29%
Senior PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 144 (100.00%) PHP
2 103 (71.53%) MySQL
3 68 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 61 (42.36%) HTML
4 61 (42.36%) MVC
4 61 (42.36%) jQuery
5 57 (39.58%) CSS
6 51 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (33.33%) OOP
8 46 (31.94%) OO
9 45 (31.25%) Symfony
9 45 (31.25%) Laravel
10 40 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 40 (27.78%) Zend
10 40 (27.78%) E-Commerce
11 36 (25.00%) Web Development
11 36 (25.00%) Magento
12 33 (22.92%) HTML5
13 30 (20.83%) Retail
13 30 (20.83%) OO PHP
14 28 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (15.28%) Sass
16 20 (13.89%) GitHub
16 20 (13.89%) DevOps
17 18 (12.50%) Linux
17 18 (12.50%) Apache
18 17 (11.81%) CMS
18 17 (11.81%) WordPress
18 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
19 16 (11.11%) Web Services

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 18 (12.50%) Apache
2 17 (11.81%) CMS
2 17 (11.81%) WordPress
3 12 (8.33%) Joomla!
4 10 (6.94%) Apache Solr
5 9 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.17%) Drupal
6 6 (4.17%) nginx
7 3 (2.08%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 36 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.89%) GitHub
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.25%) Google App Engine
4 9 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (71.53%) MySQL
2 7 (4.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.08%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.03%) PHPUnit
3 11 (7.64%) Vagrant
4 9 (6.25%) Codeception
4 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.56%) Subversion
6 7 (4.86%) Selenium
6 7 (4.86%) Xdebug
7 3 (2.08%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (20.83%) Retail
2 14 (9.72%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (42.36%) HTML
1 61 (42.36%) jQuery
2 57 (39.58%) CSS
3 45 (31.25%) Laravel
3 45 (31.25%) Symfony
4 33 (22.92%) HTML5
5 22 (15.28%) Sass
6 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.11%) Web Services
8 13 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (8.33%) RESTful
10 10 (6.94%) LAMP
11 9 (6.25%) CSS3
11 9 (6.25%) Ext JS
12 8 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (5.56%) Node.js
13 7 (4.86%) CakePHP
13 7 (4.86%) XHTML
14 6 (4.17%) XML
15 5 (3.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Replication
2 6 (4.17%) iPad
3 4 (2.78%) Blog
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.69%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.69%) W3C
6 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (6.94%) Unix
3 4 (2.78%) Android
3 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) MVC
2 51 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.33%) OOP
4 46 (31.94%) OO
5 40 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 36 (25.00%) Web Development
7 30 (20.83%) OO PHP
8 20 (13.89%) DevOps
9 15 (10.42%) TDD
10 14 (9.72%) Open Source
10 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.33%) Migration
12 12 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
13 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.56%) Refactoring
14 8 (5.56%) Scrum
15 7 (4.86%) Performance Optimisation
15 7 (4.86%) Test Automation
16 6 (4.17%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) PHP
2 68 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.94%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.56%) Java
5 7 (4.86%) PHP 5
5 7 (4.86%) SQL
6 3 (2.08%) C
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Puppet
2 9 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 9 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (27.78%) Zend
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle
3 9 (6.25%) Google
4 7 (4.86%) Percona
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe