The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior PHP Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 564 617
Rank change year-on-year -61 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 276 397 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 251 361 334
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £34,761
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -44 264 £45,000 -5.26% 54
London -33 80 £57,500 +4.54% 17
North West -12 50 £44,000 -2.22% 8
West Midlands +4 35 £41,250 +21.32% 5
South West +21 34 £40,000 +23.07% 6
South East -10 30 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Manchester -20 29 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Yorkshire -28 22 £40,000 - 6
West Yorkshire -7 15 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham +3 14 £45,000 +15.38%
Bristol -16 14 £40,000 -15.78% 3
City of London +35 11 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Surrey +34 11 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Brighton +21 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Sussex +14 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Coventry - 9 £42,500 -
Liverpool +11 8 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Lancashire +7 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Merseyside -3 8 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Leeds -15 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +13 7 £36,000 +2.85%
East of England -16 7 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £37,500 - 2
Leicestershire +17 6 £36,250 +3.57%
Gloucestershire - 6 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire +6 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Wiltshire +4 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull -1 5 £36,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire -12 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cheshire -26 5 £40,000 +9.58% 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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
2 467 (76.31%) JavaScript
3 397 (64.87%) HTML
4 387 (63.24%) MySQL
5 371 (60.62%) CSS
6 263 (42.97%) MVC
7 255 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 237 (38.73%) Laravel
9 230 (37.58%) LAMP
9 230 (37.58%) Git (software)
10 224 (36.60%) Symfony
11 180 (29.41%) Linux
12 165 (26.96%) OO
13 161 (26.31%) Web Development
14 160 (26.14%) HTML5
15 153 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 147 (24.02%) jQuery
17 127 (20.75%) Zend
18 115 (18.79%) E-Commerce
19 102 (16.67%) TDD
20 98 (16.01%) Apache
21 97 (15.85%) OOP
22 87 (14.22%) OO PHP
23 78 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
24 75 (12.25%) Scrum
25 68 (11.11%) Docker
26 66 (10.78%) Unit Testing
27 65 (10.62%) SQL
28 61 (9.97%) DevOps
28 61 (9.97%) SDLC

Senior 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 98 (16.01%) Apache
2 59 (9.64%) nginx
3 53 (8.66%) Drupal
4 51 (8.33%) CMS
4 51 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (6.86%) WordPress
6 9 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.82%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) Moqups
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) InDesign
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (6.70%) Magento
2 8 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.98%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.33%) Shopify
5 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.56%) GitHub
3 28 (4.58%) Amazon S3
4 20 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 14 (2.29%) SaaS
7 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.82%) Heroku
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) AdWords
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.59%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) HTTP
3 5 (0.82%) Intranet
4 3 (0.49%) AMQP
4 3 (0.49%) Broadband
5 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (63.24%) MySQL
2 57 (9.31%) NoSQL
3 53 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 39 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (5.07%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.31%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.14%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.49%) Redis
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.33%) Big Data
11 2 (0.33%) Impala
11 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 230 (37.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.19%) PHPUnit
3 42 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.86%) Subversion
4 23 (3.76%) JIRA
5 21 (3.43%) Vagrant
6 20 (3.27%) gulp
7 19 (3.10%) webpack
8 17 (2.78%) PhantomJS
9 15 (2.45%) Travis CI
10 13 (2.12%) GitLab
11 8 (1.31%) Codeception
12 7 (1.14%) Babel
12 7 (1.14%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.98%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.98%) Selenium
14 5 (0.82%) Redmine
15 4 (0.65%) Grunt
15 4 (0.65%) Mocha
15 4 (0.65%) Sinon.JS
General
1 34 (5.56%) Marketing
2 23 (3.76%) Finance
3 15 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.29%) Retail
5 12 (1.96%) Advertising
6 10 (1.63%) Music Industry
7 8 (1.31%) Law
8 7 (1.14%) Electronics
9 5 (0.82%) Banking
9 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.65%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (64.87%) HTML
2 371 (60.62%) CSS
3 237 (38.73%) Laravel
4 230 (37.58%) LAMP
5 224 (36.60%) Symfony
6 160 (26.14%) HTML5
7 153 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 147 (24.02%) jQuery
9 61 (9.97%) REST
10 56 (9.15%) Ajax
10 56 (9.15%) Node.js
11 55 (8.99%) CodeIgniter
12 54 (8.82%) CSS3
12 54 (8.82%) SOAP
13 53 (8.66%) Sass
14 51 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
15 46 (7.52%) React
15 46 (7.52%) RESTful
16 42 (6.86%) JSON
17 34 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 38 (6.21%) Linux Command Line
3 34 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (5.23%) User Experience
5 31 (5.07%) iPad
6 23 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.78%) e-Learning
8 10 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.82%) Blog
11 4 (0.65%) Social Media
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.49%) Fintech
12 3 (0.49%) Xbox
13 2 (0.33%) Arduino
13 2 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 1 (0.16%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (0.16%) iPhone
14 1 (0.16%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 180 (29.41%) Linux
2 46 (7.52%) Android
3 44 (7.19%) Apple iOS
4 35 (5.72%) Windows
5 29 (4.74%) Unix
6 16 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.49%) CentOS
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (42.97%) MVC
2 255 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (26.96%) OO
4 161 (26.31%) Web Development
5 115 (18.79%) E-Commerce
6 102 (16.67%) TDD
7 97 (15.85%) OOP
8 87 (14.22%) OO PHP
9 75 (12.25%) Scrum
10 66 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 61 (9.97%) DevOps
11 61 (9.97%) SDLC
12 59 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 56 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (7.19%) Mentoring
15 42 (6.86%) BDD
16 40 (6.54%) Open Source
17 37 (6.05%) Test Automation
18 36 (5.88%) Microservices
19 27 (4.41%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 612 (100.00%) PHP
2 467 (76.31%) JavaScript
3 65 (10.62%) SQL
4 35 (5.72%) Java
4 35 (5.72%) Python
5 33 (5.39%) PHP 7
6 29 (4.74%) PHP 5
7 17 (2.78%) XPath
8 16 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.61%) C
8 16 (2.61%) Perl
9 12 (1.96%) C#
10 8 (1.31%) ES6
11 7 (1.14%) C++
12 6 (0.98%) Ruby
13 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.33%) Go
14 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.33%) Scala
14 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (5.56%) Degree
2 16 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.16%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (11.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.98%) Varnish
3 2 (0.33%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.10%) Ansible
3 5 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 127 (20.75%) Zend
2 23 (3.76%) Google
3 9 (1.47%) Facebook
4 6 (0.98%) Adobe
4 6 (0.98%) Twitter
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.33%) Panasonic
6 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.16%) IBM
7 1 (0.16%) Plumtree
7 1 (0.16%) PubNub
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.16%) Samsung
7 1 (0.16%) Sencha
7 1 (0.16%) Sony
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Cloudscope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £60K +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent banking benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35K to £47k doe
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE + pension + discretionary bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago