Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead PHP Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 1001 1064
Rank change year-on-year -23 +63 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 156 210 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 149 198 219
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 -24 145 £57,500 +9.52% 19
UK excluding London -13 95 £52,500 +10.53% 15
London -24 57 £70,000 +16.67% 4
South East +11 42 £52,500 +10.53% 5
North of England -29 21 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Midlands +6 14 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +28 12 £65,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +23 9 £42,500 -
South West +4 9 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North West -24 9 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +12 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland -4 2 £52,500 +10.53%

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 156 (100.00%) PHP
2 106 (67.95%) JavaScript
3 89 (57.05%) MySQL
4 86 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (51.28%) CSS
6 79 (50.64%) HTML
7 62 (39.74%) Laravel
8 59 (37.82%) MVC
9 54 (34.62%) Git (software)
10 52 (33.33%) Symfony
11 49 (31.41%) Mentoring
12 38 (24.36%) Linux
13 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (20.51%) LAMP
15 31 (19.87%) jQuery
16 30 (19.23%) RESTful
16 30 (19.23%) Web Development
17 28 (17.95%) CMS
17 28 (17.95%) Scrum
18 26 (16.67%) CSS3
19 25 (16.03%) NoSQL
19 25 (16.03%) HTML5
19 25 (16.03%) Subversion
20 23 (14.74%) Unit Testing
20 23 (14.74%) AngularJS
21 22 (14.10%) CodeIgniter
21 22 (14.10%) OOP
22 21 (13.46%) SQL
22 21 (13.46%) WordPress
22 21 (13.46%) Node.js

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 28 (17.95%) CMS
2 21 (13.46%) WordPress
3 13 (8.33%) Apache
4 8 (5.13%) Drupal
5 5 (3.21%) Confluence
6 4 (2.56%) nginx
7 3 (1.92%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.33%) SaaS
3 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.21%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.21%) GitHub
5 3 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (1.28%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.28%) npm
6 2 (1.28%) Serverless
6 2 (1.28%) Yarn
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (57.05%) MySQL
2 25 (16.03%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.85%) Redis
5 5 (3.21%) Big Data
5 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.56%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.03%) Subversion
3 13 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.33%) JIRA
4 11 (7.05%) PHPUnit
5 10 (6.41%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.85%) gulp
7 2 (1.28%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.28%) Grunt
7 2 (1.28%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.28%) webpack
7 2 (1.28%) Xcode
8 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.64%) git-flow
General
1 11 (7.05%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Marketing
3 6 (3.85%) Games
4 4 (2.56%) Advertising
5 3 (1.92%) Publishing
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.28%) CSS
2 79 (50.64%) HTML
3 62 (39.74%) Laravel
4 52 (33.33%) Symfony
5 32 (20.51%) LAMP
6 31 (19.87%) jQuery
7 30 (19.23%) RESTful
8 26 (16.67%) CSS3
9 25 (16.03%) HTML5
10 23 (14.74%) AngularJS
11 22 (14.10%) CodeIgniter
12 21 (13.46%) Node.js
13 20 (12.82%) Web Services
14 18 (11.54%) React
14 18 (11.54%) REST
15 14 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (7.69%) XML
17 8 (5.13%) Ajax
17 8 (5.13%) Kafka
17 8 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Fintech
2 12 (7.69%) User Experience
3 10 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.28%) iPhone
5 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.28%) Social Media
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.36%) Linux
2 6 (3.85%) Debian
3 5 (3.21%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) CentOS
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Windows
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (37.82%) MVC
3 49 (31.41%) Mentoring
4 30 (19.23%) Web Development
5 28 (17.95%) Scrum
6 23 (14.74%) Unit Testing
7 22 (14.10%) OOP
8 20 (12.82%) OO
9 18 (11.54%) TDD
10 17 (10.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.05%) BDD
13 11 (7.05%) OO PHP
14 10 (6.41%) Microservices
14 10 (6.41%) Open Source
15 9 (5.77%) DevOps
15 9 (5.77%) Prototyping
16 8 (5.13%) Rapid Prototyping
16 8 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) PHP
2 106 (67.95%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.46%) SQL
4 15 (9.62%) Python
5 11 (7.05%) Java
5 11 (7.05%) PHP 7
6 10 (6.41%) PHP 5
7 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.92%) ES6
7 3 (1.92%) Ruby
7 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.28%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.13%) Ansible
1 8 (5.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) cPanel
3 2 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) Zend
2 8 (5.13%) Vertica
3 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.56%) WooCommerce
5 2 (1.28%) Google
5 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) Facebook
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.64%) Perforce
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter