Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead PHP Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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

Lead PHP Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1018 966 983
Rank change year-on-year -52 +17 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 89 215 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82 202 207
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £72,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 143,371 168,664 169,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,682 138,131 140,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Lead PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
England -31 87 £55,000 +4.76% 19
UK excluding London -5 56 £53,750 +7.50% 15
London +11 32 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East +8 28 £48,500 -3.00% 1
North of England +33 17 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Yorkshire +59 9 £35,000 -36.36% 1
North West +18 7 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Midlands +39 6 £61,250 +44.12% 3
West Midlands +39 5 £70,000 +64.71% 3
South West +8 3 £51,250 -6.82%
East Midlands +11 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Scotland +11 1 £45,000 +18.42%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 - - 4

Lead PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, Lead PHP Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Lead PHP Developer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (53.93%) JavaScript
3 47 (52.81%) HTML
4 43 (48.31%) CSS
5 38 (42.70%) MySQL
6 32 (35.96%) MVC
7 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (32.58%) Laravel
9 26 (29.21%) Symfony
10 25 (28.09%) Zend
10 25 (28.09%) jQuery
11 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
11 23 (25.84%) E-Commerce
12 20 (22.47%) LAMP
12 20 (22.47%) Scrum
13 18 (20.22%) Web Development
14 17 (19.10%) TDD
14 17 (19.10%) OO
15 16 (17.98%) Marketing
15 16 (17.98%) Zend Framework
16 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
17 12 (13.48%) CMS
17 12 (13.48%) Finance
18 11 (12.36%) Docker
18 11 (12.36%) DevOps
18 11 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (11.24%) Deployment Automation
19 10 (11.24%) BDD
19 10 (11.24%) Node.js
20 9 (10.11%) nginx

Lead PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (13.48%) CMS
2 9 (10.11%) nginx
3 8 (8.99%) WordPress
4 6 (6.74%) Apache
5 5 (5.62%) concrete5
6 2 (2.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.70%) MySQL
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (4.49%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.37%) Redis
4 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) PHPUnit
3 6 (6.74%) Grunt
3 6 (6.74%) gulp
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
3 6 (6.74%) Subversion
3 6 (6.74%) webpack
4 5 (5.62%) Webistrano
5 4 (4.49%) PhpStorm
6 2 (2.25%) Hudson
6 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.25%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.25%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.12%) Babel
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) GitLab
General
1 16 (17.98%) Marketing
2 12 (13.48%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.81%) HTML
2 43 (48.31%) CSS
3 29 (32.58%) Laravel
4 26 (29.21%) Symfony
5 25 (28.09%) jQuery
6 20 (22.47%) LAMP
7 16 (17.98%) Zend Framework
8 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
9 10 (11.24%) Node.js
10 8 (8.99%) CakePHP
10 8 (8.99%) HTML5
10 8 (8.99%) React
11 6 (6.74%) Ajax
11 6 (6.74%) SOAP
11 6 (6.74%) Vue.js
11 6 (6.74%) Web Services
12 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
12 5 (5.62%) Ember.js
12 5 (5.62%) RESTful
12 5 (5.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.62%) Fintech
3 4 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.12%) Life Science
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) MVC
2 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.84%) E-Commerce
4 20 (22.47%) Scrum
5 18 (20.22%) Web Development
6 17 (19.10%) OO
6 17 (19.10%) TDD
7 11 (12.36%) DevOps
8 10 (11.24%) BDD
8 10 (11.24%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (8.99%) OO PHP
10 6 (6.74%) OOP
10 6 (6.74%) Project Management
10 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
11 5 (5.62%) Content Management
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.62%) Kanban
11 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (53.93%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.11%) PHP 7
4 6 (6.74%) SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) ES6
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) Go
7 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) PMO
2 1 (1.12%) GDPR
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 3 (3.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Zend
2 4 (4.49%) IBM
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian