Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for a PHP Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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

PHP Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1120 1170 1147
Rank change year-on-year +50 -23 +127
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Architect 15 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 39
UK median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -10.71% +5.66%
10th Percentile £71,500 £55,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +24.00% -10.71% +55.56%

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 144,402 167,788 168,600
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.30% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115,563 137,392 140,073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
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%

PHP Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Architect in the UK

PHP Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PHP Architect in the UK

PHP Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +77 15 £77,500 +24.00%
UK excluding London +57 15 £77,500 +24.00%
South West - 9 £77,500 -
London +48 4 £77,500 +19.23%
South East +27 3 £75,000 +25.00%
North West +24 2 £70,000 +12.00%
North of England +20 2 £70,000 +12.00%
Midlands +30 1 £80,000 +6.67%
West Midlands +24 1 £80,000 +6.67%

PHP Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, PHP Architect 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 PHP Architect in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (86.67%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 13 (86.67%) Kanban
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (73.33%) Symfony
4 11 (73.33%) Zend
4 11 (73.33%) CSS3
4 11 (73.33%) Laravel
4 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
4 11 (73.33%) Coaching
4 11 (73.33%) PHP 7
4 11 (73.33%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon S3
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (73.33%) SaaS
4 11 (73.33%) HTML5
4 11 (73.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) OO

PHP Architect 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon S3
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon SQS
1 11 (73.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (73.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (73.33%) CSS3
2 11 (73.33%) HTML5
2 11 (73.33%) Laravel
2 11 (73.33%) Symfony
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Kanban
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Coaching
3 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) RUP
5 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) PHP 7
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Zend