Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead PHP Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Lead PHP Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 954 1017 1095
Rank change year-on-year +63 +78 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 253 226 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 238 213 194
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 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
England +55 248 £52,500 - 13
UK excluding London +22 146 £50,000 +5.26% 7
London +52 103 £55,000 -8.33% 6
South East +102 75 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North of England -6 57 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -16 51 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Midlands -1 8 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Yorkshire +21 6 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -17 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West - 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +35 2 £41,750 -7.22%
Scotland -23 1 £38,000 -5.00%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead PHP Developer in the job title.

1 253 (100.00%) PHP
2 166 (65.61%) JavaScript
3 148 (58.50%) MySQL
4 128 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (44.27%) Laravel
6 101 (39.92%) Symfony
7 93 (36.76%) CSS
8 92 (36.36%) HTML
9 91 (35.97%) MVC
10 84 (33.20%) CMS
11 79 (31.23%) Mentoring
12 75 (29.64%) Git (software)
13 71 (28.06%) WordPress
14 69 (27.27%) jQuery
15 65 (25.69%) AngularJS
16 63 (24.90%) LAMP
17 58 (22.92%) Mobile App
18 56 (22.13%) Subversion
19 55 (21.74%) Drupal
20 51 (20.16%) CodeIgniter
21 45 (17.79%) Zend
22 44 (17.39%) JSON
22 44 (17.39%) TDD
23 42 (16.60%) Joomla!
23 42 (16.60%) Linux
23 42 (16.60%) GitHub
23 42 (16.60%) Magento
24 41 (16.21%) Node.js
24 41 (16.21%) XML
25 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering

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 84 (33.20%) CMS
2 71 (28.06%) WordPress
3 55 (21.74%) Drupal
4 42 (16.60%) Joomla!
5 15 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (5.14%) Apache
7 7 (2.77%) Confluence
8 5 (1.98%) nginx
9 2 (0.79%) bbPress
9 2 (0.79%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) concrete5
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (16.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.60%) GitHub
2 31 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.98%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) AdWords
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.40%) Firebase
6 1 (0.40%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (58.50%) MySQL
2 36 (14.23%) MariaDB
3 19 (7.51%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (29.64%) Git (software)
2 56 (22.13%) Subversion
3 21 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.53%) PHPUnit
5 13 (5.14%) JIRA
6 11 (4.35%) gulp
7 8 (3.16%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.77%) Selenium
8 7 (2.77%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (2.77%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.40%) GoCD
10 1 (0.40%) Grunt
10 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 17 (6.72%) Marketing
2 15 (5.93%) Advertising
2 15 (5.93%) Finance
3 9 (3.56%) Law
4 8 (3.16%) Retail
5 7 (2.77%) Banking
6 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (44.27%) Laravel
2 101 (39.92%) Symfony
3 93 (36.76%) CSS
4 92 (36.36%) HTML
5 69 (27.27%) jQuery
6 65 (25.69%) AngularJS
7 63 (24.90%) LAMP
8 51 (20.16%) CodeIgniter
9 44 (17.39%) JSON
10 41 (16.21%) Node.js
10 41 (16.21%) XML
11 37 (14.62%) HTML5
12 35 (13.83%) CSS3
13 24 (9.49%) React
14 22 (8.70%) REST
15 20 (7.91%) RESTful
16 19 (7.51%) Web Services
17 18 (7.11%) Sass
18 14 (5.53%) CakePHP
18 14 (5.53%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.92%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.91%) User Experience
3 11 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.37%) Blog
5 6 (2.37%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.58%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.58%) iPad
6 4 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.19%) Fintech
8 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.40%) Animation
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.60%) Linux
2 6 (2.37%) Debian
2 6 (2.37%) Windows
3 3 (1.19%) Android
3 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (35.97%) MVC
3 79 (31.23%) Mentoring
4 44 (17.39%) TDD
5 38 (15.02%) Software Engineering
6 28 (11.07%) OOP
7 27 (10.67%) OO
7 27 (10.67%) Web Development
8 25 (9.88%) Project Management
9 24 (9.49%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.09%) DevOps
11 17 (6.72%) Front End Development
11 17 (6.72%) Scrum
12 14 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.53%) Data Protection
12 14 (5.53%) OO PHP
13 12 (4.74%) Line Management
14 10 (3.95%) Project Planning
15 9 (3.56%) Functional Testing
16 8 (3.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 253 (100.00%) PHP
2 166 (65.61%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.28%) SQL
4 16 (6.32%) Java
5 13 (5.14%) PHP 7
6 8 (3.16%) PHP 5
7 7 (2.77%) Python
8 4 (1.58%) C
8 4 (1.58%) C++
9 2 (0.79%) ES6
9 2 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) C#
10 1 (0.40%) Elixir
10 1 (0.40%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) GCP
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 22 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.74%) Puppet
2 7 (2.77%) Ansible
3 6 (2.37%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (17.79%) Zend
2 11 (4.35%) Google
3 10 (3.95%) Facebook
4 7 (2.77%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.37%) Adobe
6 4 (1.58%) Twitter
7 2 (0.79%) BuddyPress
7 2 (0.79%) PayPal
7 2 (0.79%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.40%) SAP