Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior PHP Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 270 303
Rank change year-on-year +33 +33 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 74 60 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.59% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 59 16
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,511 10,172 10,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.89% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,583 8,076 8,519
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in the West Midlands

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior PHP Developer in the West Midlands

Senior PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior PHP Developer in the West Midlands

Senior PHP Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Birmingham +23 31 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Worcestershire +5 10 £38,750 -13.89% 1
Solihull -2 9 £34,000 -18.56% 1
Warwickshire -4 9 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £38,500 - 1
Halesowen - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +2 2 £35,750 -5.92% 1
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 -
Senior PHP Developer
England

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (83.78%) JavaScript
3 54 (72.97%) MySQL
4 49 (66.22%) HTML
5 48 (64.86%) CSS
6 44 (59.46%) LAMP
7 34 (45.95%) Web Development
8 31 (41.89%) MVC
9 27 (36.49%) CodeIgniter
9 27 (36.49%) Laravel
10 26 (35.14%) Linux
11 22 (29.73%) Node.js
12 21 (28.38%) HTML5
12 21 (28.38%) jQuery
13 20 (27.03%) Symfony
14 17 (22.97%) Apache
15 16 (21.62%) Project Management
15 16 (21.62%) Line Management
15 16 (21.62%) Front End Development
16 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.92%) CSS3
17 14 (18.92%) RESTful
18 13 (17.57%) Drupal
18 13 (17.57%) User Experience
18 13 (17.57%) API Integration
18 13 (17.57%) C
18 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
19 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
20 11 (14.86%) Go

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 17 (22.97%) Apache
2 13 (17.57%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Shopify
2 2 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.97%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.05%) jMock
4 3 (4.05%) Mockito
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.46%) Advertising
2 5 (6.76%) Back Office
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (66.22%) HTML
2 48 (64.86%) CSS
3 44 (59.46%) LAMP
4 27 (36.49%) CodeIgniter
4 27 (36.49%) Laravel
5 22 (29.73%) Node.js
6 21 (28.38%) HTML5
6 21 (28.38%) jQuery
7 20 (27.03%) Symfony
8 14 (18.92%) CSS3
8 14 (18.92%) RESTful
9 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.41%) Silex
11 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.05%) CakePHP
11 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.05%) J2EE
11 3 (4.05%) Spring
11 3 (4.05%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) User Experience
2 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) BBC
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile Games
3 3 (4.05%) Online Games
4 2 (2.70%) Blog
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) CentOS
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Web Development
2 31 (41.89%) MVC
3 16 (21.62%) Front End Development
3 16 (21.62%) Line Management
3 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.57%) API Integration
5 12 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 8 (10.81%) OO PHP
7 8 (10.81%) TDD
8 7 (9.46%) Machine Learning
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
9 6 (8.11%) SEO
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Cross-Browser Development
10 4 (5.41%) OOP
10 4 (5.41%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (83.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) C
4 11 (14.86%) Go
5 9 (12.16%) Ruby
6 7 (9.46%) Java
7 6 (8.11%) SQL
8 4 (5.41%) Elixir
8 4 (5.41%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) ES6
10 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Google
2 3 (4.05%) Zend
3 2 (2.70%) Facebook
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) IFS
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter