The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior PHP Developer
UK
Rank 541 580 596
Rank change year-on-year +39 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 335 394 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 322 364 344
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 321 £42,250 -6.11% 61
North West +24 71 £40,000 -4.76% 12
London -19 70 £56,500 +2.72% 20
Yorkshire +37 62 £40,000 - 8
Manchester +9 54 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands +41 37 £36,000 -12.19% 5
South East +24 31 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Yorkshire +16 29 £40,000 - 4
Leeds +1 22 £40,000 - 3
South West +13 20 £37,500 +4.89% 4
Birmingham +24 17 £43,500 -8.42% 1
North Yorkshire +13 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands +6 16 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Harrogate +16 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leicestershire +3 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Lancashire - 12 £35,000 - 4
East of England +20 11 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Hull - 10 £40,000 - 2
East Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire +40 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Solihull - 9 £36,000 - 1
Surrey +43 8 £44,000 +20.54% 1
City of London +42 8 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Warwickshire +27 8 £31,000 -24.39% 1
Warwick +42 7 £31,000 -17.33%
Hampshire -5 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Leicester -9 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Maidenhead - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol -7 6 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Blackburn - 6 £35,000 - 2

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 612 (100.00%) PHP
2 479 (78.27%) JavaScript
3 427 (69.77%) HTML
4 413 (67.48%) MySQL
5 402 (65.69%) CSS
6 286 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (44.44%) MVC
8 255 (41.67%) Symfony
9 216 (35.29%) Laravel
10 201 (32.84%) HTML5
10 201 (32.84%) LAMP
11 199 (32.52%) Linux
12 195 (31.86%) Git (software)
13 186 (30.39%) OO
14 179 (29.25%) jQuery
15 168 (27.45%) Web Development
16 148 (24.18%) AngularJS
17 134 (21.90%) OOP
18 132 (21.57%) Zend
19 108 (17.65%) TDD
20 93 (15.20%) Apache
21 92 (15.03%) E-Commerce
22 89 (14.54%) OO PHP
23 78 (12.75%) Scrum
24 75 (12.25%) Unit Testing
25 72 (11.76%) CSS3
25 72 (11.76%) Ajax
26 70 (11.44%) SQL
27 68 (11.11%) Node.js
28 65 (10.62%) PHPUnit

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 93 (15.20%) Apache
2 55 (8.99%) nginx
3 50 (8.17%) WordPress
4 45 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (6.70%) Drupal
6 33 (5.39%) CMS
7 4 (0.65%) concrete5
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.16%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (4.74%) Magento
2 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.33%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.56%) GitHub
3 23 (3.76%) Amazon S3
4 16 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (2.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (1.80%) SaaS
7 8 (1.31%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.82%) Heroku
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.16%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.61%) HTTP
1 16 (2.61%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.49%) AMQP
3 3 (0.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (67.48%) MySQL
2 45 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 36 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 36 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (3.59%) Big Data
7 12 (1.96%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.31%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.82%) Redis
10 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.16%) DTS
13 1 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.16%) GIS
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 195 (31.86%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.62%) PHPUnit
3 39 (6.37%) Subversion
4 29 (4.74%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.08%) JIRA
6 24 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 16 (2.61%) gulp
8 15 (2.45%) Redmine
9 13 (2.12%) webpack
10 12 (1.96%) PhantomJS
11 11 (1.80%) GitLab
12 10 (1.63%) Selenium
13 9 (1.47%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.31%) Travis CI
15 3 (0.49%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.49%) git-flow
15 3 (0.49%) Grunt
16 2 (0.33%) Phing
16 2 (0.33%) Sinon.JS
General
1 37 (6.05%) Marketing
2 30 (4.90%) Finance
3 16 (2.61%) Retail
3 16 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.45%) Advertising
5 14 (2.29%) Music Industry
6 12 (1.96%) Games
7 5 (0.82%) Electronics
7 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.49%) Law
10 2 (0.33%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (69.77%) HTML
2 402 (65.69%) CSS
3 255 (41.67%) Symfony
4 216 (35.29%) Laravel
5 201 (32.84%) HTML5
5 201 (32.84%) LAMP
6 179 (29.25%) jQuery
7 148 (24.18%) AngularJS
8 72 (11.76%) Ajax
8 72 (11.76%) CSS3
9 68 (11.11%) Node.js
10 63 (10.29%) JSON
11 58 (9.48%) REST
12 51 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (8.17%) CodeIgniter
14 49 (8.01%) LEMP Stack
14 49 (8.01%) Sass
15 45 (7.35%) SOAP
16 40 (6.54%) Web Services
17 35 (5.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.01%) Linux Command Line
2 43 (7.03%) User Experience
3 40 (6.54%) iPad
4 36 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.80%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.47%) Fintech
9 5 (0.82%) Social Media
10 3 (0.49%) Blog
10 3 (0.49%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.49%) Xbox
11 2 (0.33%) BBC
11 2 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.33%) EPoS
11 2 (0.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.33%) Social Network
12 1 (0.16%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 199 (32.52%) Linux
2 34 (5.56%) Windows
3 29 (4.74%) Android
3 29 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.92%) Unix
5 16 (2.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (44.44%) MVC
3 186 (30.39%) OO
4 168 (27.45%) Web Development
5 134 (21.90%) OOP
6 108 (17.65%) TDD
7 92 (15.03%) E-Commerce
8 89 (14.54%) OO PHP
9 78 (12.75%) Scrum
10 75 (12.25%) Unit Testing
11 64 (10.46%) Software Engineering
12 63 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 60 (9.80%) SDLC
14 43 (7.03%) BDD
14 43 (7.03%) Open Source
15 34 (5.56%) DevOps
16 32 (5.23%) OOD
17 26 (4.25%) Analytics
17 26 (4.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 612 (100.00%) PHP
2 479 (78.27%) JavaScript
3 70 (11.44%) SQL
4 34 (5.56%) PHP 5
5 26 (4.25%) Java
6 23 (3.76%) PHP 7
7 20 (3.27%) Python
8 18 (2.94%) Perl
8 18 (2.94%) XPath
9 14 (2.29%) C#
10 9 (1.47%) C
11 8 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.14%) C++
12 7 (1.14%) Ruby
13 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.16%) Go
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (6.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (7.03%) Docker
2 5 (0.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (2.45%) Ansible
2 13 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 132 (21.57%) Zend
2 11 (1.80%) Google
3 5 (0.82%) Adobe
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.33%) New Relic
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle
4 2 (0.33%) Panasonic
4 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.16%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.16%) Samsung
5 1 (0.16%) Sencha
5 1 (0.16%) Sony
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £60K +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi, shares, work@home
Posted: 2 days ago