The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 43 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 97 92 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.27% 5.84% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.15% 9.49% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 100
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
PHP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
956 969 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 51.98% 61.56% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 829 893 760
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PHP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

PHP Salary Trend in Bristol

PHP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bristol

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 160 (66.67%) MySQL
2 131 (54.58%) HTML
3 128 (53.33%) CSS
4 120 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 105 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (42.92%) jQuery
7 95 (39.58%) Linux
8 85 (35.42%) SQL
9 80 (33.33%) Java
10 56 (23.33%) Zend
10 56 (23.33%) PHP5
11 37 (15.42%) Web Services
12 34 (14.17%) Degree
13 33 (13.75%) WordPress
13 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
14 32 (13.33%) Python
14 32 (13.33%) LAMP
15 31 (12.92%) OO
16 30 (12.50%) Scrum
16 30 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 29 (12.08%) Spring
17 29 (12.08%) MVC
18 28 (11.67%) Ruby
18 28 (11.67%) Drupal
19 27 (11.25%) Relational Database
20 25 (10.42%) Finance
21 24 (10.00%) OOP
21 24 (10.00%) XHTML
21 24 (10.00%) Magento
21 24 (10.00%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (13.75%) WordPress
2 28 (11.67%) Drupal
3 19 (7.92%) CMS
4 17 (7.08%) Apache
5 8 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.50%) Node.js
6 6 (2.50%) nginx
7 4 (1.67%) IIS
7 4 (1.67%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.25%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.83%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.42%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (10.00%) Magento
2 15 (6.25%) Shopify
3 5 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.08%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.00%) SaaS
2 18 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.83%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) Internet
2 7 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.50%) DNS
4 4 (1.67%) HTTP
5 3 (1.25%) Intranet
6 2 (0.83%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) Network Security
7 1 (0.42%) NAS
7 1 (0.42%) IPsec
7 1 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.42%) OSPF
7 1 (0.42%) BGP
7 1 (0.42%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) IPv6
7 1 (0.42%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (66.67%) MySQL
2 27 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.17%) RDBMS
4 18 (7.50%) Hazelcast
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 15 (6.25%) Subversion
4 7 (2.92%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.08%) Hudson
6 3 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.83%) Xdebug
7 2 (0.83%) Ant
7 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.83%) JMeter
7 2 (0.83%) Maven
7 2 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) WATIR
8 1 (0.42%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.42%) WatiN
8 1 (0.42%) JIRA
8 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.42%) Xcode
8 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (10.42%) Finance
2 16 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.83%) Electronics
4 10 (4.17%) Marketing
5 9 (3.75%) Advertising
6 7 (2.92%) Banking
6 7 (2.92%) Retail
7 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 218 (90.83%) Developer
2 114 (47.50%) PHP Developer
3 61 (25.42%) Web Developer
4 43 (17.92%) Java Developer
5 39 (16.25%) Senior Developer
6 30 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 25 (10.42%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (6.25%) Programmer
10 14 (5.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Junior
11 12 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Junior Developer
11 12 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
12 11 (4.58%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 11 (4.58%) Junior PHP Developer
13 10 (4.17%) Graduate
13 10 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
13 10 (4.17%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (54.58%) HTML
2 128 (53.33%) CSS
3 103 (42.92%) jQuery
4 37 (15.42%) Web Services
5 32 (13.33%) LAMP
6 29 (12.08%) Spring
7 24 (10.00%) XHTML
8 21 (8.75%) RESTful
8 21 (8.75%) HTML5
9 20 (8.33%) XML
10 17 (7.08%) ActiveMQ
10 17 (7.08%) Symfony
10 17 (7.08%) .NET
11 16 (6.67%) SOAP
12 15 (6.25%) REST
13 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (5.00%) JSON
14 11 (4.58%) CSS3
15 9 (3.75%) J2EE
15 9 (3.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Mobile App
2 22 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.25%) Open Source
4 11 (4.58%) Digital Media
5 9 (3.75%) GIS
6 8 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.50%) User Experience
7 6 (2.50%) iPhone
8 5 (2.08%) Online Banking
8 5 (2.08%) DTV
8 5 (2.08%) W3C
9 4 (1.67%) Social Media
9 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.25%) Social Network
10 3 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.83%) Replication
11 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.42%) Wiki
12 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (39.58%) Linux
2 23 (9.58%) CentOS
3 20 (8.33%) Fedora
4 19 (7.92%) Android
5 17 (7.08%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.58%) Windows
8 7 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.67%) UNIX
10 3 (1.25%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.92%) OO
3 30 (12.50%) Scrum
3 30 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 29 (12.08%) MVC
5 24 (10.00%) OOP
5 24 (10.00%) TDD
6 22 (9.17%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering
8 18 (7.50%) Web Development
9 16 (6.67%) OO PHP
10 13 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.42%) Android Development
10 13 (5.42%) iOS Development
11 12 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (3.75%) UML
13 7 (2.92%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (2.50%) DevOps
14 6 (2.50%) Web Design
14 6 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 85 (35.42%) SQL
3 80 (33.33%) Java
4 56 (23.33%) PHP5
5 32 (13.33%) Python
6 28 (11.67%) Ruby
7 15 (6.25%) C++
8 11 (4.58%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.17%) Perl
10 8 (3.33%) C
11 7 (2.92%) C#
12 6 (2.50%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.25%) Groovy
14 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) VB6
15 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.42%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.25%) HND
3 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) WCAG
1 2 (0.83%) WAI
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) Samba
3 1 (0.42%) Postfix
3 1 (0.42%) XenServer
3 1 (0.42%) NFS
3 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Puppet
2 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.25%) Plesk
3 3 (1.25%) Nagios
3 3 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) YUM
4 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (23.33%) Zend
2 23 (9.58%) Red Hat
3 22 (9.17%) Oracle
4 9 (3.75%) Apple
5 5 (2.08%) VMware
5 5 (2.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.83%) Akamai
7 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Compuware
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix
8 1 (0.42%) Empirix
8 1 (0.42%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago