Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 652 678
Rank change year-on-year +42 +26 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 684 574 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 620 554 678
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,625 £62,125 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Top 14 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 February 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 +53 666 £47,500 +11.76% 99
UK excluding London +10 441 £42,500 +6.25% 68
London +90 228 £62,500 +13.64% 34
North of England +12 186 £42,500 +6.25% 34
South East +22 113 £47,500 +9.83% 9
Midlands +4 101 £40,000 - 14
North West +4 99 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Midlands +15 75 £40,000 - 7
Yorkshire +17 72 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West +3 33 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands -5 26 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North East -13 15 £35,000 - 2
East of England -7 7 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Scotland -38 3 £35,750 -20.56% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 684 (100.00%) PHP
2 454 (66.37%) JavaScript
3 447 (65.35%) MySQL
4 367 (53.65%) HTML
5 349 (51.02%) CSS
6 296 (43.27%) MVC
7 265 (38.74%) Laravel
8 252 (36.84%) Symfony
9 241 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
10 219 (32.02%) Web Development
10 219 (32.02%) Git (software)
11 201 (29.39%) jQuery
12 183 (26.75%) LAMP
13 165 (24.12%) Zend
14 162 (23.68%) OO
15 156 (22.81%) Linux
16 137 (20.03%) HTML5
17 133 (19.44%) OOP
18 122 (17.84%) RESTful
19 111 (16.23%) TDD
20 101 (14.77%) Apache
21 98 (14.33%) OO PHP
22 94 (13.74%) E-Commerce
23 87 (12.72%) Java
24 80 (11.70%) Node.js
25 79 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
26 77 (11.26%) AngularJS
27 74 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
28 72 (10.53%) Unit Testing
28 72 (10.53%) CMS

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
1 101 (14.77%) Apache
2 72 (10.53%) CMS
3 53 (7.75%) WordPress
4 35 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (4.82%) Drupal
6 24 (3.51%) nginx
7 12 (1.75%) Confluence
8 10 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 10 (1.46%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.44%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.15%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (5.70%) Magento
2 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.39%) GitHub
3 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.05%) SaaS
5 12 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.73%) Algolia
6 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.73%) Serverless
6 5 (0.73%) Slack
7 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.58%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.58%) npm
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.63%) Internet
2 7 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.29%) ATM
3 2 (0.29%) DNS
3 2 (0.29%) SMTP
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (65.35%) MySQL
2 51 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 48 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 47 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.49%) Redis
6 11 (1.61%) Big Data
7 9 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 219 (32.02%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.77%) PHPUnit
3 47 (6.87%) Subversion
4 29 (4.24%) JIRA
5 15 (2.19%) Vagrant
6 14 (2.05%) gulp
6 14 (2.05%) Selenium
7 12 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.46%) git-flow
9 8 (1.17%) Xdebug
10 6 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.73%) Grunt
11 5 (0.73%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.58%) Babel
12 4 (0.58%) Codeception
12 4 (0.58%) JUnit
12 4 (0.58%) Redmine
13 3 (0.44%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.44%) Protractor
General
1 56 (8.19%) Retail
2 50 (7.31%) Advertising
3 44 (6.43%) Finance
4 35 (5.12%) Marketing
5 18 (2.63%) Games
6 12 (1.75%) Back Office
7 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.88%) Automotive
8 6 (0.88%) Law
9 5 (0.73%) Banking
9 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.58%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (53.65%) HTML
2 349 (51.02%) CSS
3 265 (38.74%) Laravel
4 252 (36.84%) Symfony
5 201 (29.39%) jQuery
6 183 (26.75%) LAMP
7 137 (20.03%) HTML5
8 122 (17.84%) RESTful
9 80 (11.70%) Node.js
10 77 (11.26%) AngularJS
11 67 (9.80%) CodeIgniter
11 67 (9.80%) CSS3
12 49 (7.16%) Web Services
13 46 (6.73%) React
14 44 (6.43%) REST
15 42 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 42 (6.14%) Zend Framework
16 41 (5.99%) CakePHP
17 40 (5.85%) Sass
18 33 (4.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.87%) Mobile App
2 35 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.39%) User Experience
4 21 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.32%) Fintech
7 8 (1.17%) Social Media
8 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (0.58%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.58%) Replication
11 4 (0.58%) RIA
12 3 (0.44%) BBC
12 3 (0.44%) Blog
12 3 (0.44%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 156 (22.81%) Linux
2 23 (3.36%) Unix
3 18 (2.63%) Windows
4 14 (2.05%) Android
5 12 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.46%) CentOS
6 10 (1.46%) Debian
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.44%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (43.27%) MVC
2 241 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (32.02%) Web Development
4 162 (23.68%) OO
5 133 (19.44%) OOP
6 111 (16.23%) TDD
7 98 (14.33%) OO PHP
8 94 (13.74%) E-Commerce
9 79 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 68 (9.94%) Mentoring
12 56 (8.19%) Test Automation
13 55 (8.04%) Scrum
14 47 (6.87%) Microservices
15 46 (6.73%) Front End Development
16 44 (6.43%) Software Engineering
17 41 (5.99%) DevOps
18 37 (5.41%) Open Source
19 33 (4.82%) Project Management
20 32 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 684 (100.00%) PHP
2 454 (66.37%) JavaScript
3 87 (12.72%) Java
4 70 (10.23%) PHP 7
5 65 (9.50%) PHP 5
6 61 (8.92%) SQL
7 25 (3.65%) Python
8 18 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.49%) Ruby
10 16 (2.34%) Go
11 14 (2.05%) C
11 14 (2.05%) C#
12 9 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.02%) ES6
14 4 (0.58%) Elixir
14 4 (0.58%) Perl
14 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.44%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.44%) C++
16 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (3.51%) Degree
2 10 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (5.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.46%) Puppet
2 7 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.88%) Ansible
3 6 (0.88%) Terraform
4 4 (0.58%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.44%) Rancher
5 3 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 165 (24.12%) Zend
2 33 (4.82%) Oracle
3 32 (4.68%) Google
4 14 (2.05%) Twitter
5 9 (1.32%) Apple
6 8 (1.17%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.88%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.58%) Facebook
9 4 (0.58%) Percona
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) Capita
10 2 (0.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.15%) IFS
11 1 (0.15%) Plumtree
11 1 (0.15%) Xamarin