The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 77 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 46 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.48% 3.23% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 3.44% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 44
Average salary £33,750 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
PHP Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1775 1484 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.69% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1314 1297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bristol region.

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 114 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (69.30%) HTML
2 79 (69.30%) CSS
3 78 (68.42%) MySQL
4 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
5 43 (37.72%) jQuery
6 38 (33.33%) Linux
7 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (29.82%) PHP5
8 32 (28.07%) Zend
9 29 (25.44%) SQL
10 25 (21.93%) LAMP
10 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
11 24 (21.05%) MVC
12 21 (18.42%) OO
12 21 (18.42%) WordPress
13 20 (17.54%) OOP
14 16 (14.04%) PHPUnit
14 16 (14.04%) Symfony
14 16 (14.04%) Drupal
15 13 (11.40%) XML
16 12 (10.53%) HTML5
16 12 (10.53%) OO PHP
17 11 (9.65%) CSS3
17 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
17 11 (9.65%) CMS
17 11 (9.65%) SOAP
17 11 (9.65%) Web Services
17 11 (9.65%) XHTML
18 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.42%) WordPress
2 16 (14.04%) Drupal
3 11 (9.65%) CMS
4 10 (8.77%) Apache
5 4 (3.51%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.75%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.75%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) WebTrends
2 4 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (68.42%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.04%) PHPUnit
3 9 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.88%) Behat
5 1 (0.88%) Xdebug
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 10 (8.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Advertising
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (69.30%) HTML
1 79 (69.30%) CSS
2 43 (37.72%) jQuery
3 25 (21.93%) LAMP
4 16 (14.04%) Symfony
5 13 (11.40%) XML
6 12 (10.53%) HTML5
7 11 (9.65%) CSS3
7 11 (9.65%) XHTML
7 11 (9.65%) SOAP
7 11 (9.65%) Web Services
8 7 (6.14%) Zend Framework
9 6 (5.26%) REST
10 5 (4.39%) RESTful
10 5 (4.39%) Ajax
11 4 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (3.51%) CakePHP
11 4 (3.51%) Yii
12 3 (2.63%) JSON
13 2 (1.75%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Open Source
2 9 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.51%) W3C
5 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) MVC
3 21 (18.42%) OO
4 20 (17.54%) OOP
5 12 (10.53%) OO PHP
6 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.26%) TDD
9 5 (4.39%) Web Development
9 5 (4.39%) Web Design
9 5 (4.39%) Product Management
10 4 (3.51%) Migration
11 3 (2.63%) Scrum
11 3 (2.63%) OOD
11 3 (2.63%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.75%) Project Management
12 2 (1.75%) Content Management
12 2 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.82%) PHP5
4 29 (25.44%) SQL
5 10 (8.77%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) Java
7 4 (3.51%) C
7 4 (3.51%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) WCAG
1 1 (0.88%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Zend
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) Apple
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