Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 645 645 695
Rank change year-on-year 0 +50 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 606 732 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 579 698 653
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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 169773 187120 211546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136138 157303 175314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 September 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 -7 581 £45,000 - 54
UK excluding London +28 436 £42,500 +4.94% 32
North of England +7 177 £42,500 +6.25% 13
London -70 156 £57,500 +4.55% 23
North West +48 133 £42,500 +2.41% 5
South East +9 85 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Midlands +10 81 £40,000 - 8
South West +43 71 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -5 58 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Yorkshire -27 38 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +31 23 £37,500 -9.09% 3
East of England +9 13 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Scotland -7 7 £42,500 +8.97% 1
North East +14 6 £37,500 +11.94%
Wales +4 5 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 606 (100.00%) PHP
2 413 (68.15%) JavaScript
3 378 (62.38%) MySQL
4 351 (57.92%) HTML
5 345 (56.93%) CSS
6 260 (42.90%) Symfony
7 253 (41.75%) MVC
8 250 (41.25%) Laravel
9 209 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
10 201 (33.17%) Git (software)
11 179 (29.54%) LAMP
12 173 (28.55%) OO
13 165 (27.23%) Web Development
14 152 (25.08%) jQuery
15 150 (24.75%) Zend
16 147 (24.26%) Linux
17 135 (22.28%) HTML5
18 129 (21.29%) AngularJS
19 111 (18.32%) E-Commerce
20 105 (17.33%) TDD
21 101 (16.67%) OOP
22 89 (14.69%) Apache
22 89 (14.69%) OO PHP
23 83 (13.70%) CMS
24 77 (12.71%) Docker
25 74 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
25 74 (12.21%) RESTful
26 73 (12.05%) DevOps
27 69 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
28 62 (10.23%) CSS3

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 89 (14.69%) Apache
2 83 (13.70%) CMS
3 58 (9.57%) Drupal
4 47 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (7.43%) WordPress
6 43 (7.10%) nginx
7 27 (4.46%) Apache Solr
8 19 (3.14%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.16%) eZ Publish
10 4 (0.66%) Confluence
11 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) Moodle
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.17%) Totara
11 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.50%) InDesign
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.50%) Moqups
2 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (9.57%) Magento
2 10 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.99%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.83%) Shopify
5 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.17%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (8.75%) GitHub
3 18 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.31%) SaaS
5 12 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.65%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.65%) Slack
7 9 (1.49%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.99%) npm
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) AdWords
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.98%) Internet
2 8 (1.32%) HTTP
3 4 (0.66%) Intranet
4 3 (0.50%) Broadband
4 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.50%) SSL
5 2 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (62.38%) MySQL
2 61 (10.07%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 32 (5.28%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.64%) Redis
7 13 (2.15%) MariaDB
8 12 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.98%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.33%) Big Data
11 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.33%) Impala
12 1 (0.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 201 (33.17%) Git (software)
2 56 (9.24%) PHPUnit
3 50 (8.25%) Subversion
4 46 (7.59%) Jenkins
5 44 (7.26%) Vagrant
6 34 (5.61%) JIRA
7 17 (2.81%) gulp
8 12 (1.98%) Xdebug
9 11 (1.82%) Babel
9 11 (1.82%) Travis CI
10 10 (1.65%) Codeception
11 9 (1.49%) Selenium
12 8 (1.32%) Grunt
13 7 (1.16%) webpack
14 6 (0.99%) GitLab
14 6 (0.99%) PhantomJS
15 5 (0.83%) Jasmine
16 4 (0.66%) Bower
16 4 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (0.66%) Redmine
General
1 38 (6.27%) Marketing
2 30 (4.95%) Finance
3 24 (3.96%) Advertising
4 20 (3.30%) Retail
5 10 (1.65%) Games
6 9 (1.49%) Back Office
6 9 (1.49%) Law
7 5 (0.83%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.83%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.66%) Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.50%) Electronics
9 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (57.92%) HTML
2 345 (56.93%) CSS
3 260 (42.90%) Symfony
4 250 (41.25%) Laravel
5 179 (29.54%) LAMP
6 152 (25.08%) jQuery
7 135 (22.28%) HTML5
8 129 (21.29%) AngularJS
9 74 (12.21%) RESTful
10 62 (10.23%) CSS3
11 60 (9.90%) CodeIgniter
12 58 (9.57%) Sass
13 51 (8.42%) React
14 49 (8.09%) Node.js
15 45 (7.43%) Web Services
16 43 (7.10%) SOAP
17 42 (6.93%) REST
18 39 (6.44%) Ajax
19 28 (4.62%) XML
20 27 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.76%) Mobile App
2 30 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (3.47%) User Experience
5 17 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.49%) Fintech
7 8 (1.32%) Blog
7 8 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.16%) iPad
8 7 (1.16%) Replication
9 6 (0.99%) Social Media
10 4 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.66%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.50%) BBC
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 147 (24.26%) Linux
2 32 (5.28%) Android
2 32 (5.28%) Unix
3 28 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.81%) Windows
5 8 (1.32%) CentOS
6 5 (0.83%) Debian
6 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.50%) Fedora
8 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (41.75%) MVC
2 209 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (28.55%) OO
4 165 (27.23%) Web Development
5 111 (18.32%) E-Commerce
6 105 (17.33%) TDD
7 101 (16.67%) OOP
8 89 (14.69%) OO PHP
9 73 (12.05%) DevOps
10 69 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (8.91%) Scrum
12 51 (8.42%) Software Engineering
13 48 (7.92%) Mentoring
14 46 (7.59%) Unit Testing
15 35 (5.78%) Open Source
16 29 (4.79%) BDD
16 29 (4.79%) SDLC
17 25 (4.13%) Front End Development
18 21 (3.47%) Microservices
18 21 (3.47%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 606 (100.00%) PHP
2 413 (68.15%) JavaScript
3 61 (10.07%) SQL
4 51 (8.42%) PHP 7
5 48 (7.92%) PHP 5
6 44 (7.26%) Java
7 24 (3.96%) Python
8 15 (2.48%) C
8 15 (2.48%) ES6
9 14 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.49%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.32%) C#
12 6 (0.99%) XPath
13 5 (0.83%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.66%) Go
14 4 (0.66%) Perl
14 4 (0.66%) PHP 4
15 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.33%) C++
16 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (5.45%) Degree
2 15 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.17%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.97%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) GCP
3 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (12.71%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.33%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (3.47%) Puppet
2 19 (3.14%) Ansible
3 13 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.82%) Capistrano
4 11 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.66%) Rancher
5 4 (0.66%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 150 (24.75%) Zend
2 36 (5.94%) Google
3 14 (2.31%) Facebook
4 7 (1.16%) Adobe
4 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.16%) Percona
4 7 (1.16%) Twitter
5 6 (0.99%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.33%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.17%) PubNub
9 1 (0.17%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.17%) SAP