Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 618 684
Rank change year-on-year -97 +66 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 443 677 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 390 627 591
UK median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 153,459 171,422 178,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123,266 137,855 149,075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 -106 418 £51,250 +13.89% 95
UK excluding London -129 239 £45,000 +5.88% 70
London +93 196 £60,000 - 28
North of England -91 73 £43,000 +3.61% 20
South East -40 52 £47,000 -1.05% 11
South West +11 51 £42,500 +6.25% 22
North West -90 35 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Midlands -40 30 £42,000 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire +27 28 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands -8 26 £42,000 +5.00% 9
East of England +29 17 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Scotland +7 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North East -5 10 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Wales +8 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -22 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 443 (100.00%) PHP
2 260 (58.69%) JavaScript
3 230 (51.92%) MySQL
4 224 (50.56%) HTML
5 216 (48.76%) CSS
6 202 (45.60%) Laravel
7 186 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (34.09%) Symfony
9 137 (30.93%) Git (software)
10 120 (27.09%) MVC
11 108 (24.38%) HTML5
12 104 (23.48%) OO
13 102 (23.02%) Linux
14 99 (22.35%) jQuery
15 98 (22.12%) Zend
16 93 (20.99%) Web Development
17 88 (19.86%) SQL
18 87 (19.64%) Finance
18 87 (19.64%) LAMP
19 86 (19.41%) CSS3
20 78 (17.61%) E-Commerce
21 74 (16.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 68 (15.35%) CMS
23 67 (15.12%) OOP
24 64 (14.45%) AngularJS
25 62 (14.00%) Vue.js
26 56 (12.64%) TDD
27 51 (11.51%) Scrum
28 50 (11.29%) Web Services
28 50 (11.29%) OO PHP

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 68 (15.35%) CMS
2 26 (5.87%) Apache
3 23 (5.19%) Drupal
3 23 (5.19%) nginx
4 21 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (4.29%) WordPress
6 13 (2.93%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Moodle
8 1 (0.23%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (10.16%) Magento
2 9 (2.03%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.19%) SaaS
3 17 (3.84%) GitHub
4 10 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.13%) Asana
5 5 (1.13%) G Suite
5 5 (1.13%) npm
5 5 (1.13%) Slack
6 4 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.90%) Serverless
7 3 (0.68%) AdWords
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.45%) Fastly
8 2 (0.45%) Linode
8 2 (0.45%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) AMQP
2 4 (0.90%) Internet
3 3 (0.68%) SSH
3 3 (0.68%) VoIP
4 2 (0.45%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (51.92%) MySQL
2 41 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.74%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.61%) MariaDB
6 15 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.93%) Redis
8 12 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.13%) Big Data
10 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.45%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.23%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 137 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 31 (7.00%) PHPUnit
4 30 (6.77%) Subversion
5 17 (3.84%) JIRA
6 15 (3.39%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.71%) gulp
8 7 (1.58%) Grunt
8 7 (1.58%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.13%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (1.13%) Bower
9 5 (1.13%) GitLab
10 4 (0.90%) git-flow
10 4 (0.90%) PhpStorm
10 4 (0.90%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.45%) Codeception
12 2 (0.45%) Selenium
12 2 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 87 (19.64%) Finance
2 49 (11.06%) Banking
3 37 (8.35%) Marketing
4 28 (6.32%) Retail
5 18 (4.06%) Games
6 12 (2.71%) Advertising
7 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.35%) Billing
8 6 (1.35%) Electronics
8 6 (1.35%) Legal
8 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.13%) Back Office
10 4 (0.90%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.90%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.68%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (50.56%) HTML
2 216 (48.76%) CSS
3 202 (45.60%) Laravel
4 151 (34.09%) Symfony
5 108 (24.38%) HTML5
6 99 (22.35%) jQuery
7 87 (19.64%) LAMP
8 86 (19.41%) CSS3
9 74 (16.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 64 (14.45%) AngularJS
11 62 (14.00%) Vue.js
12 50 (11.29%) Web Services
13 37 (8.35%) RESTful
14 34 (7.67%) Sass
15 33 (7.45%) React
16 28 (6.32%) XML
17 26 (5.87%) REST
17 26 (5.87%) Yii
18 25 (5.64%) Node.js
19 22 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.13%) Fintech
2 27 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.87%) User Experience
4 22 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.51%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.90%) Social Network
11 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.45%) Blog
11 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.23%) iPhone
12 1 (0.23%) NHS
12 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.02%) Linux
2 3 (0.68%) Unix
2 3 (0.68%) Windows
3 2 (0.45%) CentOS
3 2 (0.45%) Debian
3 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.23%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (27.09%) MVC
3 104 (23.48%) OO
4 93 (20.99%) Web Development
5 78 (17.61%) E-Commerce
6 67 (15.12%) OOP
7 56 (12.64%) TDD
8 51 (11.51%) Scrum
9 50 (11.29%) OO PHP
10 43 (9.71%) DevOps
11 42 (9.48%) Content Management
12 41 (9.26%) Unit Testing
13 39 (8.80%) Asset Management
13 39 (8.80%) Mobile First
14 36 (8.13%) Microservices
15 31 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (6.77%) Mentoring
16 30 (6.77%) SDLC
17 28 (6.32%) Computer Science
18 25 (5.64%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 443 (100.00%) PHP
2 260 (58.69%) JavaScript
3 88 (19.86%) SQL
4 27 (6.09%) Java
5 24 (5.42%) PHP 5
6 19 (4.29%) Python
7 16 (3.61%) PHP 7
8 15 (3.39%) Go
9 8 (1.81%) C#
10 6 (1.35%) Delphi
10 6 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.68%) ES6
11 3 (0.68%) Java 8
11 3 (0.68%) Perl
11 3 (0.68%) Ruby
11 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) ES7
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (5.42%) Degree
2 15 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.03%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (10.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Varnish
3 1 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.81%) Ansible
3 5 (1.13%) Terraform
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) Packer
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (22.12%) Zend
2 20 (4.51%) Google
3 12 (2.71%) Facebook
4 6 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.35%) SAP
5 4 (0.90%) Fujitsu
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle
6 3 (0.68%) Demandware
6 3 (0.68%) PayPal
7 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix
8 1 (0.23%) Perforce