Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 669 693
Rank change year-on-year +51 +24 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 666 654 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 611 635 658
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +25 636 £45,000 - 44
UK excluding London +48 467 £42,500 +6.25% 28
North of England +67 186 £42,500 +6.25% 9
London -12 181 £60,000 +9.09% 18
North West +62 145 £42,500 +1.19% 4
South East +11 115 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Midlands -5 90 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -10 57 £40,000 - 4
South West +22 52 £40,000 -
East Midlands +27 33 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire 0 29 £40,000 - 5
East of England +14 15 £37,500 -34.78% 5
North East +19 12 £35,000 +16.67%
Scotland -13 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wales +16 5 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 666 (100.00%) PHP
2 446 (66.97%) MySQL
3 436 (65.47%) JavaScript
4 353 (53.00%) HTML
5 347 (52.10%) CSS
6 285 (42.79%) MVC
7 282 (42.34%) Symfony
8 258 (38.74%) Laravel
9 237 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
10 231 (34.68%) Git (software)
11 186 (27.93%) jQuery
12 184 (27.63%) OO
13 174 (26.13%) LAMP
13 174 (26.13%) Web Development
14 160 (24.02%) Zend
15 142 (21.32%) Linux
16 138 (20.72%) HTML5
17 122 (18.32%) OOP
18 119 (17.87%) TDD
19 116 (17.42%) AngularJS
20 115 (17.27%) E-Commerce
21 101 (15.17%) CMS
22 97 (14.56%) OO PHP
23 96 (14.41%) RESTful
24 91 (13.66%) Apache
25 73 (10.96%) CSS3
26 71 (10.66%) Node.js
27 70 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
27 70 (10.51%) CodeIgniter
28 69 (10.36%) PHPUnit

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 (15.17%) CMS
2 91 (13.66%) Apache
3 58 (8.71%) WordPress
4 56 (8.41%) Drupal
5 41 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (5.41%) nginx
7 24 (3.60%) Apache Solr
8 20 (3.00%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.20%) Confluence
10 7 (1.05%) eZ Publish
11 4 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.15%) IIS
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) Moodle
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.15%) Totara
13 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.45%) InDesign
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.15%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 65 (9.76%) Magento
2 10 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.60%) Shopify
4 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.30%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.66%) GitHub
3 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.10%) SaaS
5 12 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.50%) Algolia
6 10 (1.50%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.50%) Slack
7 9 (1.35%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.75%) Serverless
9 3 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.45%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) AdWords
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.15%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.35%) HTTP
1 9 (1.35%) Internet
2 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.45%) SSL
3 2 (0.30%) ATM
3 2 (0.30%) DNS
3 2 (0.30%) SMS
3 2 (0.30%) SMTP
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (66.97%) MySQL
2 60 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 34 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 31 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.85%) Redis
6 17 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.50%) MariaDB
8 9 (1.35%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.05%) Big Data
9 7 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 231 (34.68%) Git (software)
2 69 (10.36%) PHPUnit
3 61 (9.16%) Subversion
4 42 (6.31%) JIRA
5 40 (6.01%) Vagrant
6 34 (5.11%) Jenkins
7 18 (2.70%) gulp
8 15 (2.25%) Xdebug
9 10 (1.50%) Babel
9 10 (1.50%) Selenium
10 9 (1.35%) Codeception
11 8 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.05%) Grunt
13 6 (0.90%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.90%) Redmine
14 5 (0.75%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.60%) Bower
15 4 (0.60%) Mercurial
16 3 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.45%) JSUnit
General
1 50 (7.51%) Retail
2 44 (6.61%) Finance
3 40 (6.01%) Marketing
4 37 (5.56%) Advertising
5 18 (2.70%) Back Office
6 17 (2.55%) Games
7 13 (1.95%) Law
8 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.90%) Banking
10 5 (0.75%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.45%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (53.00%) HTML
2 347 (52.10%) CSS
3 282 (42.34%) Symfony
4 258 (38.74%) Laravel
5 186 (27.93%) jQuery
6 174 (26.13%) LAMP
7 138 (20.72%) HTML5
8 116 (17.42%) AngularJS
9 96 (14.41%) RESTful
10 73 (10.96%) CSS3
11 71 (10.66%) Node.js
12 70 (10.51%) CodeIgniter
13 57 (8.56%) Sass
14 56 (8.41%) React
15 53 (7.96%) Web Services
16 38 (5.71%) SOAP
17 35 (5.26%) Ajax
17 35 (5.26%) REST
18 32 (4.80%) CakePHP
19 26 (3.90%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.51%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.90%) User Experience
4 21 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.35%) Fintech
8 8 (1.20%) Social Media
9 7 (1.05%) Blog
9 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.05%) iPad
9 7 (1.05%) Replication
10 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.60%) W3C
13 3 (0.45%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 142 (21.32%) Linux
2 25 (3.75%) Unix
3 22 (3.30%) Android
4 18 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.50%) CentOS
6 8 (1.20%) Debian
7 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.05%) Windows
8 3 (0.45%) Fedora
8 3 (0.45%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (42.79%) MVC
2 237 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (27.63%) OO
4 174 (26.13%) Web Development
5 122 (18.32%) OOP
6 119 (17.87%) TDD
7 115 (17.27%) E-Commerce
8 97 (14.56%) OO PHP
9 66 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (8.86%) Mentoring
11 57 (8.56%) DevOps
12 54 (8.11%) Scrum
13 53 (7.96%) Unit Testing
14 44 (6.61%) Software Engineering
15 40 (6.01%) Front End Development
16 38 (5.71%) Project Management
17 32 (4.80%) Microservices
18 31 (4.65%) Open Source
19 28 (4.20%) Test Automation
20 26 (3.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 666 (100.00%) PHP
2 436 (65.47%) JavaScript
3 66 (9.91%) SQL
4 56 (8.41%) Java
5 53 (7.96%) PHP 7
6 51 (7.66%) PHP 5
7 15 (2.25%) Python
8 14 (2.10%) ES6
8 14 (2.10%) Go
9 11 (1.65%) C
9 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.50%) Ruby
11 9 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.05%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.05%) C#
13 5 (0.75%) PHP 4
14 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.45%) C++
16 2 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (5.11%) Degree
2 15 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.95%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) GCP
3 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (9.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (2.85%) Puppet
2 17 (2.55%) Ansible
3 11 (1.65%) Capistrano
3 11 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.90%) Terraform
5 5 (0.75%) Rancher
6 2 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 160 (24.02%) Zend
2 38 (5.71%) Google
3 14 (2.10%) Oracle
4 11 (1.65%) Facebook
5 8 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.20%) Twitter
6 7 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.05%) Percona
6 7 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.90%) Adobe
8 5 (0.75%) Apple
9 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.30%) Plumtree
10 2 (0.30%) SAP
11 1 (0.15%) IBM
11 1 (0.15%) Xero