Drupal Developer jobs and careers
Drupal is a content management framework written in PHP that provides the back-end framework for at least 2.3% of all web sites worldwide – ranging from large media publication sites to personal blogs and government sites.
Why consider a career as a Drupal Developer?
If you’re a quick problem solver that is dedicated to producing well-documented and clean code; a career in Drupal powers much of the best on the internet. You’ll be working across a range of projects to form efficient and highly optimised web applications - sometimes to tight deadlines.
What a Drupal Developer career or job may entail…
You may operate alongside other Developers, Designers, UXers and account teams to co-work across a wide range of sites and apps. As core duties, you'll cover Drupal 7 and 8 module development, theming, installation and configuration.
You may work on web and app projects. You'll have strong Drupal architecture/API experience, Drupal 7 or 8 module development, configuration and theming.
Typical role titles include
PHP Drupal Developer
Front-end Drupal Developer
Back-end Drupal Developer
Full Stack Drupal Developer
Junior Drupal Developer
Drupal Web Developer
Career progression example
Senior Drupal Developer
Lead PHP Drupal Developer
Head of Drupal Development
Lead Web Developer
At an entry level, junior / graduate Drupal Developer professionals on average will be earning between £20-£28k. At the mid-level you’d be looking to earn £28k - £40k and seniors would be looking to earn £40k+.
Is it right for me? The skills it takes...
We’d normally expect to see a number of the following skills:
What qualifications does it take?
The most common Drupal qualification we see is the Acquia certifications. There are no educational entry requirements to a role working with Drupal, although a Computer Science or equivalent degree is always looked upon favourably.
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— IoT, Robotics, Serverless, Connected ProductsLocation:WiltshireSalary:Competitive (Please ask)Global business with a tech division overlapping into IoT/Robotics. Cutting edge tech, R&D, progressive world-leading business. Progression into a Senior-Lead role. One of the UK’s most innovative technology companies are looking for a Cloud Software Engineer to join their Wiltshire-based cloud robot team. With a diverse and progressive product base to involve yourself in, surrounded by a team of talented Engineers with ranging backgrounds, this is an awesome chance for someone to grow into a senior position whilst working on some incredible projects in the IoT/Robotics world. What skills you’ll need Back-End focused with proven experience in C#, Python or NodeJS, preferably in a production environment. Significant knowledge of cloud-native development (ideally AWS) & serverless architecture. Automated testing, unit testing experience. Awareness of connected products, scalability, micro-service architecture, distributed applications etc. Infrastructure-as-Code (CloudFormation/Terraform). CI/CD experience (CD is most important), flexible on which tools. Comfortable working Agile/Scrum. They’re happy to look at other server-side backgrounds if you bring significant cloud-native experience. What you’ll be doing Joining a 5-person cloud robot team, you’ll be covering a variety of projects, focused on building new connected product features as well as enhancing the pre-existing platform using C#/Node, bits of Python and a range of monitoring & automation tools. The business work Agile and are huge advocates for paired/mob programming, which you’ll need to be comfortable with as most of the time you’ll be coding in teams. You’ll be involved in daily stand-ups & fortnightly sprints. Most of the projects you’d focus on are centred on IoT & Robotics so you will have plenty of variety, making adaptability is essential. The long-term goal for this role is to evolve into more of a Senior-Lead position so you will need to be willing & prepared to make that transition later down the line. What you’ll get in return for your experience An incredible opportunity to work for a global giant offering a competitive salary with long term progression, training and development, access to courses and conferences alongside a formidable benefits package. You can expect generous holidays, annual bonus, flexi-time/remote working 2-3 days a week, health options, pension scheme, smart offices, R&D time and more. Above all, you’ll be in a role with real job satisfaction and the autonomy to evaluate, select and suggest new ideas that will be highly valued. What's next? Really exciting role here – want to hear more? Give Joe a call or send us your CV now!
— 6 Months Initial - Remote WorkingLocation:Remote + GloucestershireType:Salary:Up to £425 p/daySenior Backend Developer - PHP. Up to £425 p/day. Remote Working. 6-month initial contract opportunity, for a Senior Backend Developer (PHP) to work for a successful, Gloucestershire based software house. What you'll be doing Working for an awesome software house, based from your home office - remote working with no requirement to go onsite at this stage. What experience you'll need to apply for this role Backend Developer (Senior). PHP Development (Expert). Symfony (Desirable). What you'll get in return for your experience The daily rate is up to £425 p/day, however, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
— 3 Months Initial - Remote WorkingLocation:SwindonType:Salary:Up to £50 p/hourC Developer. Up to £50 p/hour. Automated Systems. 3-month initial contract opportunity, for a C Developer to work for a highly successful Souh West based business. What you'll be doing Working for a nich software company, based from your home office - remote working with no requirement to go onsite at this stage. What experience you'll need to apply for this role C Developer (Expert). Automated Systems (Desirable). What you'll get in return for your experience The daily rate is up to £50 p/hour, however, all quotes from suitable candidates will be considered. What's next? Please apply with your most up-to-date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.
— React/Redux, Top software houseLocation:BristolSalary:£45K-£55KQuality greenfield product development, React/Redux. R&D culture, training, structured career progression. Flexible working, high retention, outstanding Glassdoor reviews. One of Bristol’s most well renowned software houses are looking for a talented Senior Front-End Developer to join their team. Business is booming for them and this is an additional hire to help them build a new product to take to market. *Happy with working in their office 1 day per week (or more if you’d like). What skills you’ll be needing React, Redux. Experience of working on large scale applications rather than websites. HTML5, CSS3 (SASS, SCSS, LESS). Webpack/NPM. Knowledge of SOLID, OOP, Design Patterns etc. Unit and/or behavioural testing. Excellent communication skills -although the role isn’t client-facing they’re looking for people to work well across different teams in a Scrum/Agile set-up. What you’ll be doing From the start you’ll be getting involved with the development of an exciting new product in an Agile set-up alongside 5-6 other experienced developers. You’ll be responsible for the front-end functionality and tooling for the business, evaluating and implementing new tech and process where needed. They’re keen to make sure that their codebase is based on solid software engineering practices and is stable, testable and easily maintainable. New projects they take on use React/Redux and experience here is key. The team are increasingly automating and using CI and devops tools to strengthen their output, you’ll be able to get involved with Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins and others to help push changes to their live environments. You’ll play a key part in higher-level business processes and projects, working with the entire product development team and wider business. You will be extremely comfortable with automated unit testing and ideally behavioural & functional testing and continuous integration & build process using Webpack, you will be highly proficient in the use of these js build tools. What you’ll get in return for your talents They’re offering a salary up to c£55K, training budget, private health care, generous pension, 25 days hol, structured career development, pick your own kit, R&D sessions, yoga, lunch and learn days and company days out, monthly meals/breakfast, weekly social meetings and more. Above all you get to work with a company who are always creating new, better products with the freedom to use new and emerging tech. Plus, they’re a really down-to-earth bunch who value their employees and promote quickly from within. What’s next Like the sound of this one? Send in your CV for immediate consideration to Mike.
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