Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead PHP Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 940 1036
Rank change year-on-year -82 +96 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 134 252 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 121 234 202
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 159,903 169,601 187,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 128,846 135,977 157,397
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 13 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 22 September 2018. 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 -69 132 £60,000 +14.29% 15
UK excluding London -43 75 £50,000 +5.26% 11
London -13 61 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South East +11 50 £56,250 +12.50% 5
North of England -33 10 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands +36 9 £42,500 - 1
North West -46 7 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +36 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +7 4 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Yorkshire +34 3 £47,500 +26.67% 1
South West +12 3 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 80 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 77 (57.46%) MySQL
4 72 (53.73%) HTML
5 69 (51.49%) CSS
6 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (41.04%) Laravel
8 52 (38.81%) MVC
9 41 (30.60%) Symfony
10 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
10 35 (26.12%) Mentoring
11 27 (20.15%) Scrum
12 25 (18.66%) LAMP
13 23 (17.16%) Linux
13 23 (17.16%) HTML5
14 22 (16.42%) TDD
15 20 (14.93%) RESTful
15 20 (14.93%) Web Development
16 19 (14.18%) OO
17 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
17 18 (13.43%) Subversion
17 18 (13.43%) jQuery
17 18 (13.43%) Unit Testing
18 17 (12.69%) CSS3
19 16 (11.94%) OOP
20 15 (11.19%) CMS
20 15 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
20 15 (11.19%) NoSQL
21 14 (10.45%) AngularJS
21 14 (10.45%) Fintech

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 15 (11.19%) CMS
2 10 (7.46%) WordPress
3 9 (6.72%) Apache
4 6 (4.48%) Drupal
4 6 (4.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) SaaS
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.73%) GitHub
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.24%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.49%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.49%) npm
6 2 (1.49%) Serverless
6 2 (1.49%) Yarn
7 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) SSH
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (57.46%) MySQL
2 15 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.48%) Redis
5 5 (3.73%) Big Data
5 5 (3.73%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.43%) Subversion
3 8 (5.97%) JIRA
4 7 (5.22%) PHPUnit
5 6 (4.48%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.73%) gulp
7 4 (2.99%) Grunt
7 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.99%) webpack
8 3 (2.24%) PhpStorm
9 2 (1.49%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.49%) Babel
9 2 (1.49%) git-flow
9 2 (1.49%) Hudson
9 2 (1.49%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.49%) WebStorm
9 2 (1.49%) Xcode
10 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (9.70%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Marketing
3 6 (4.48%) Advertising
3 6 (4.48%) Games
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (53.73%) HTML
2 69 (51.49%) CSS
3 55 (41.04%) Laravel
4 41 (30.60%) Symfony
5 25 (18.66%) LAMP
6 23 (17.16%) HTML5
7 20 (14.93%) RESTful
8 18 (13.43%) jQuery
9 17 (12.69%) CSS3
10 14 (10.45%) AngularJS
11 13 (9.70%) CodeIgniter
11 13 (9.70%) REST
12 11 (8.21%) Node.js
13 9 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.97%) SOAP
14 8 (5.97%) XML
15 7 (5.22%) Django
15 7 (5.22%) React
16 6 (4.48%) Web Services
17 5 (3.73%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Fintech
2 8 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.24%) Social Media
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) iPhone
4 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.49%) Social Network
4 2 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) CentOS
2 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.24%) Unix
5 2 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.81%) MVC
3 35 (26.12%) Mentoring
4 27 (20.15%) Scrum
5 22 (16.42%) TDD
6 20 (14.93%) Web Development
7 19 (14.18%) OO
8 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.43%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.94%) OOP
10 13 (9.70%) BDD
11 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.21%) Open Source
12 10 (7.46%) OO PHP
13 8 (5.97%) Kanban
13 8 (5.97%) Line Management
14 7 (5.22%) Decision-Making
14 7 (5.22%) DevOps
15 6 (4.48%) People Management
15 6 (4.48%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 80 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.45%) Python
4 8 (5.97%) PHP 7
5 7 (5.22%) Java
5 7 (5.22%) SQL
6 5 (3.73%) ES6
6 5 (3.73%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) C#
7 3 (2.24%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
8 2 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) cPanel
2 2 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Zend
2 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.49%) Google
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.75%) Facebook
4 1 (0.75%) IBM
4 1 (0.75%) Perforce
4 1 (0.75%) Twitter