Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead PHP Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1016 946 1001
Rank change year-on-year -70 +55 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 139 258 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 131 242 218
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 155,234 173,013 183,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124,965 138,802 153,718
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +4.94%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 12 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 November 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 -92 137 £57,500 +9.52% 18
UK excluding London -34 79 £52,500 +5.00% 12
London +1 60 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South East +2 52 £53,750 +7.50% 2
North of England -17 14 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Midlands +23 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North West -27 9 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Yorkshire +32 5 £55,000 +46.67% 1
East Midlands +18 5 £47,500 +13.77% 2
West Midlands +33 4 £46,250 +8.82% 1
South West +2 3 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Scotland -3 1 £45,000 +18.42%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (56.83%) MySQL
3 76 (54.68%) JavaScript
4 72 (51.80%) HTML
5 71 (51.08%) CSS
6 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (40.29%) MVC
8 47 (33.81%) Laravel
9 41 (29.50%) Symfony
10 34 (24.46%) Git (software)
11 30 (21.58%) Scrum
12 29 (20.86%) LAMP
13 28 (20.14%) TDD
14 27 (19.42%) E-Commerce
14 27 (19.42%) Zend
15 25 (17.99%) jQuery
16 24 (17.27%) Mentoring
17 20 (14.39%) Web Development
18 19 (13.67%) Linux
19 18 (12.95%) OO
19 18 (12.95%) HTML5
19 18 (12.95%) BDD
20 17 (12.23%) CMS
21 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
22 15 (10.79%) Subversion
22 15 (10.79%) Zend Framework
22 15 (10.79%) Finance
22 15 (10.79%) OOP
23 14 (10.07%) WordPress
23 14 (10.07%) SaaS

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 17 (12.23%) CMS
2 14 (10.07%) WordPress
3 11 (7.91%) nginx
4 8 (5.76%) Apache
5 5 (3.60%) concrete5
6 3 (2.16%) Drupal
7 2 (1.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) SaaS
2 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.32%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.60%) GitHub
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.16%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (2.16%) Serverless
8 2 (1.44%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.44%) npm
8 2 (1.44%) Yarn
9 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) SSH
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (56.83%) MySQL
2 9 (6.47%) MariaDB
2 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.88%) Redis
5 3 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.44%) Big Data
6 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (24.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) Subversion
3 9 (6.47%) JIRA
4 8 (5.76%) PHPUnit
5 7 (5.04%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.60%) Webistrano
7 4 (2.88%) Grunt
7 4 (2.88%) gulp
7 4 (2.88%) PhpStorm
7 4 (2.88%) webpack
8 2 (1.44%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.44%) Babel
8 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.44%) git-flow
8 2 (1.44%) Hudson
8 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.44%) WebStorm
8 2 (1.44%) Xcode
9 1 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Marketing
3 6 (4.32%) Games
3 6 (4.32%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.44%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (51.80%) HTML
2 71 (51.08%) CSS
3 47 (33.81%) Laravel
4 41 (29.50%) Symfony
5 29 (20.86%) LAMP
6 25 (17.99%) jQuery
7 18 (12.95%) HTML5
8 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
9 15 (10.79%) Zend Framework
10 12 (8.63%) CSS3
11 11 (7.91%) RESTful
12 10 (7.19%) REST
13 9 (6.47%) Node.js
14 7 (5.04%) Ajax
14 7 (5.04%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (5.04%) React
14 7 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.04%) Web Services
14 7 (5.04%) XML
15 6 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Fintech
2 12 (8.63%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.44%) Social Media
5 2 (1.44%) Social Network
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.67%) Linux
2 5 (3.60%) CentOS
2 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) MVC
3 30 (21.58%) Scrum
4 28 (20.14%) TDD
5 27 (19.42%) E-Commerce
6 24 (17.27%) Mentoring
7 20 (14.39%) Web Development
8 18 (12.95%) BDD
8 18 (12.95%) OO
9 15 (10.79%) OOP
10 10 (7.19%) Kanban
11 9 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.47%) OO PHP
11 9 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.76%) Line Management
12 8 (5.76%) Open Source
13 7 (5.04%) Project Management
13 7 (5.04%) SOLID
13 7 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) PHP
2 76 (54.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.35%) Python
4 10 (7.19%) PHP 7
5 7 (5.04%) SQL
6 6 (4.32%) Java
7 5 (3.60%) PHP 5
8 4 (2.88%) ES6
9 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.44%) C#
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Go
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.16%) cPanel
3 2 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) Zend
2 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.88%) IBM
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.72%) Facebook
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Perforce
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter