Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 661 618
Rank change year-on-year -4 -43 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 578 607 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 541 579 747
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

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 166,189 166,064 194,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,115 136,769 163,202
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -11 560 £47,500 +11.76% 105
UK excluding London -50 376 £45,000 +12.50% 74
North of England +5 191 £45,000 +12.50% 44
London +31 189 £60,000 +4.35% 33
Yorkshire +47 117 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South East +27 85 £52,500 +10.53% 8
North West -51 63 £44,000 +10.00% 22
Midlands -32 47 £40,000 +6.67% 11
South West -18 45 £45,500 +13.75% 9
West Midlands -20 41 £40,000 +6.67% 7
North East -17 11 £35,000 -17.65% 2
East Midlands -13 6 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Wales +6 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -12 4 £37,000 -1.33%
Scotland -34 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 578 (100.00%) PHP
2 368 (63.67%) JavaScript
3 325 (56.23%) MySQL
4 308 (53.29%) HTML
5 298 (51.56%) CSS
6 242 (41.87%) MVC
7 231 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
8 223 (38.58%) Laravel
9 199 (34.43%) Git (software)
10 194 (33.56%) Symfony
11 177 (30.62%) LAMP
12 164 (28.37%) Web Development
12 164 (28.37%) jQuery
13 148 (25.61%) OO
14 145 (25.09%) Linux
14 145 (25.09%) OOP
15 117 (20.24%) Zend
16 110 (19.03%) RESTful
17 108 (18.69%) HTML5
18 105 (18.17%) Apache
19 92 (15.92%) Java
20 83 (14.36%) OO PHP
21 81 (14.01%) TDD
22 71 (12.28%) CSS3
22 71 (12.28%) PHP 5
23 68 (11.76%) E-Commerce
24 67 (11.59%) Relational Database
25 66 (11.42%) Retail
26 64 (11.07%) SQL
26 64 (11.07%) 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
1 105 (18.17%) Apache
2 48 (8.30%) CMS
3 37 (6.40%) WordPress
4 34 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (5.54%) nginx
6 24 (4.15%) Drupal
7 9 (1.56%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.52%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) Confluence
9 2 (0.35%) Moodle
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.42%) Magento
2 4 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.52%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.67%) SaaS
3 22 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.25%) GitHub
5 7 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.21%) npm
6 6 (1.04%) Asana
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.52%) Fastly
9 3 (0.52%) Serverless
9 3 (0.52%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.35%) AdWords
10 2 (0.35%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.35%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.35%) Twilio
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.42%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) SMS
3 4 (0.69%) SSH
4 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (56.23%) MySQL
2 67 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.23%) MongoDB
4 32 (5.54%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.02%) Redis
6 11 (1.90%) Big Data
7 10 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.73%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.52%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.52%) Bigtable
9 3 (0.52%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 199 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 64 (11.07%) PHPUnit
3 21 (3.63%) git-flow
4 20 (3.46%) JIRA
5 16 (2.77%) Selenium
6 15 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.60%) Subversion
7 14 (2.42%) gulp
8 10 (1.73%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.21%) GitLab
9 7 (1.21%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.04%) Grunt
10 6 (1.04%) Sublime Text
11 5 (0.87%) Babel
11 5 (0.87%) PhpStorm
11 5 (0.87%) Pivotal Tracker
12 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.52%) webpack
13 2 (0.35%) JUnit
13 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 66 (11.42%) Retail
2 51 (8.82%) Finance
3 29 (5.02%) Marketing
4 28 (4.84%) Advertising
5 8 (1.38%) Games
6 6 (1.04%) Law
7 5 (0.87%) Automotive
8 4 (0.69%) Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (53.29%) HTML
2 298 (51.56%) CSS
3 223 (38.58%) Laravel
4 194 (33.56%) Symfony
5 177 (30.62%) LAMP
6 164 (28.37%) jQuery
7 110 (19.03%) RESTful
8 108 (18.69%) HTML5
9 71 (12.28%) CSS3
10 64 (11.07%) AngularJS
11 61 (10.55%) React
12 60 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (7.44%) Node.js
13 43 (7.44%) Sass
14 39 (6.75%) Web Services
15 38 (6.57%) CakePHP
16 32 (5.54%) Ajax
16 32 (5.54%) REST
17 27 (4.67%) Zend Framework
18 26 (4.50%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (5.19%) Fintech
4 25 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.63%) User Experience
6 19 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.56%) Social Network
9 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.69%) Blog
10 4 (0.69%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.35%) Derivative
12 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.35%) iPad
12 2 (0.35%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (0.17%) iPhone
13 1 (0.17%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 145 (25.09%) Linux
2 16 (2.77%) Windows
3 12 (2.08%) Android
4 11 (1.90%) CentOS
5 9 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.21%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.21%) Unix
7 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.87%) MVC
2 231 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (28.37%) Web Development
4 148 (25.61%) OO
5 145 (25.09%) OOP
6 83 (14.36%) OO PHP
7 81 (14.01%) TDD
8 68 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 62 (10.73%) Mentoring
10 57 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (9.34%) Scrum
12 43 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 42 (7.27%) Unit Testing
14 41 (7.09%) DevOps
15 39 (6.75%) Open Source
16 38 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 31 (5.36%) Front End Development
17 31 (5.36%) User Stories
18 30 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (4.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 578 (100.00%) PHP
2 368 (63.67%) JavaScript
3 92 (15.92%) Java
4 71 (12.28%) PHP 5
5 64 (11.07%) SQL
6 48 (8.30%) PHP 7
7 36 (6.23%) Python
8 17 (2.94%) C#
9 11 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.56%) ES6
10 9 (1.56%) Ruby
11 7 (1.21%) Perl
12 6 (1.04%) C
13 5 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.69%) Go
14 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.52%) Java 8
16 2 (0.35%) Delphi
17 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (2.77%) Degree
2 8 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.81%) QA
System Software
1 43 (7.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.56%) Puppet
3 7 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.04%) Terraform
5 3 (0.52%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) cPanel
6 2 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 117 (20.24%) Zend
2 37 (6.40%) Google
3 32 (5.54%) Oracle
4 26 (4.50%) Twitter
5 7 (1.21%) Capita
5 7 (1.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.04%) Assembla
7 4 (0.69%) Facebook
7 4 (0.69%) PayPal
8 2 (0.35%) Apple
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) IFS
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.17%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.17%) Xamarin