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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 44 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing PHP 121 114 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.40% 6.42% 5.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.92% 12.67% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 110 103 89
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1220 900 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 64.55% 50.65% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 754 885
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Bristol

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 208 (72.47%) JavaScript
2 197 (68.64%) HTML
3 187 (65.16%) CSS
4 126 (43.90%) MySQL
5 122 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (42.16%) Linux
7 97 (33.80%) jQuery
8 86 (29.97%) Git (software)
9 77 (26.83%) LAMP
10 76 (26.48%) Java
11 73 (25.44%) TDD
11 73 (25.44%) HTML5
12 71 (24.74%) Node.js
13 63 (21.95%) RESTful
13 63 (21.95%) Degree
14 61 (21.25%) Ajax
14 61 (21.25%) CSS3
15 52 (18.12%) Software Engineering
16 50 (17.42%) AngularJS
17 49 (17.07%) OO
18 47 (16.38%) SQL
19 46 (16.03%) Apache
20 43 (14.98%) KnockoutJS
20 43 (14.98%) Backbone.js
21 40 (13.94%) Puppet
22 39 (13.59%) HTTP
22 39 (13.59%) Subversion
23 38 (13.24%) Perl
24 37 (12.89%) Web Services
25 36 (12.54%) Telecoms

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 71 (24.74%) Node.js
2 46 (16.03%) Apache
3 25 (8.71%) nginx
4 24 (8.36%) Drupal
5 20 (6.97%) WordPress
6 19 (6.62%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.53%) IIS
8 12 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (3.83%) CMS
10 10 (3.48%) Tomcat
11 9 (3.14%) Confluence
11 9 (3.14%) MediaWiki
12 8 (2.79%) ColdFusion
13 7 (2.44%) JBoss
13 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (1.74%) ArcGIS
14 5 (1.74%) ArcSDE
15 4 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.88%) PaaS
3 8 (2.79%) SaaS
3 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.59%) HTTP
2 20 (6.97%) Firewall
3 13 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.53%) LDAP
4 12 (4.18%) Internet
5 11 (3.83%) VPN
6 9 (3.14%) IPsec
6 9 (3.14%) IPv6
6 9 (3.14%) Network Security
6 9 (3.14%) OSPF
6 9 (3.14%) BGP
6 9 (3.14%) EIGRP
6 9 (3.14%) LAN
6 9 (3.14%) WAN
7 4 (1.39%) VLAN
8 2 (0.70%) DNS
8 2 (0.70%) SNMP
9 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (43.90%) MySQL
2 17 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.18%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.09%) SQLite
7 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) Redis
8 3 (1.05%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.70%) MS Access
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 86 (29.97%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.59%) Subversion
3 24 (8.36%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.53%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (3.83%) PHPUnit
6 10 (3.48%) JIRA
7 9 (3.14%) Hudson
8 7 (2.44%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.09%) Xcode
9 6 (2.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.70%) Maven
11 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.70%) Grunt
11 2 (0.70%) CasperJS
11 2 (0.70%) gulp
General
1 36 (12.54%) Telecoms
2 33 (11.50%) Marketing
3 20 (6.97%) Finance
3 20 (6.97%) Electronics
4 19 (6.62%) Advertising
5 15 (5.23%) Games
6 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.74%) Retail
8 4 (1.39%) Back Office
8 4 (1.39%) Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 233 (81.18%) Developer
2 118 (41.11%) PHP Developer
3 59 (20.56%) Senior Developer
4 45 (15.68%) Web Developer
5 35 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (10.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 24 (8.36%) Junior Developer
7 24 (8.36%) Junior
8 22 (7.67%) Lead Developer
9 20 (6.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 17 (5.92%) Junior PHP Developer
11 16 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (4.18%) Operations Manager
14 11 (3.83%) Architect
14 11 (3.83%) Senior Manager
14 11 (3.83%) Front-End Developer
15 10 (3.48%) iOS Developer
16 9 (3.14%) Lead PHP Developer
16 9 (3.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (68.64%) HTML
2 187 (65.16%) CSS
3 97 (33.80%) jQuery
4 77 (26.83%) LAMP
5 73 (25.44%) HTML5
6 63 (21.95%) RESTful
7 61 (21.25%) CSS3
7 61 (21.25%) Ajax
8 50 (17.42%) AngularJS
9 43 (14.98%) Backbone.js
9 43 (14.98%) KnockoutJS
10 37 (12.89%) Web Services
11 33 (11.50%) React
12 26 (9.06%) REST
12 26 (9.06%) SOAP
12 26 (9.06%) .NET
13 25 (8.71%) XML
14 21 (7.32%) Symfony
15 20 (6.97%) Laravel
16 12 (4.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.80%) Mobile App
2 30 (10.45%) User Experience
3 18 (6.27%) Digital Media
3 18 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.23%) Xbox
5 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.14%) Wiki
7 9 (3.14%) DTV
8 7 (2.44%) iPhone
8 7 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.44%) iPad
9 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.09%) Social Media
9 6 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.74%) GIS
10 5 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.05%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (1.05%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 121 (42.16%) Linux
2 23 (8.01%) Windows
2 23 (8.01%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (5.92%) Android
5 16 (5.57%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.88%) CentOS
7 11 (3.83%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.14%) Debian
9 5 (1.74%) UNIX
10 3 (1.05%) Fedora
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.44%) TDD
3 52 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 49 (17.07%) OO
5 34 (11.85%) MVC
6 31 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (10.45%) OO PHP
8 26 (9.06%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.71%) OOP
9 25 (8.71%) DevOps
10 21 (7.32%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (6.97%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.27%) iOS Development
13 17 (5.92%) Project Planning
14 16 (5.57%) Web Development
14 16 (5.57%) Scrum
14 16 (5.57%) Web Application Development
15 15 (5.23%) Mentoring
15 15 (5.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 208 (72.47%) JavaScript
2 76 (26.48%) Java
3 47 (16.38%) SQL
4 38 (13.24%) Perl
5 34 (11.85%) Python
6 33 (11.50%) Ruby
7 26 (9.06%) Bash Shell
8 25 (8.71%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.88%) PHP5
10 13 (4.53%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.53%) C#
11 9 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.74%) Clojure
13 3 (1.05%) C++
13 3 (1.05%) C
14 2 (0.70%) Delphi
14 2 (0.70%) XPath
14 2 (0.70%) VBA
14 2 (0.70%) Pascal
15 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) CCNP
3 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.18%) KVM
2 11 (3.83%) iptables
2 11 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.14%) Postfix
3 9 (3.14%) XenServer
3 9 (3.14%) Samba
4 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (13.94%) Puppet
2 14 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.18%) Graphite
4 9 (3.14%) Nagios
4 9 (3.14%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.44%) Zenoss
5 7 (2.44%) Salt
6 6 (2.09%) Ansible
7 4 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (10.80%) Red Hat
2 25 (8.71%) Oracle
2 25 (8.71%) Zend
3 15 (5.23%) Cisco
4 13 (4.53%) Google
5 11 (3.83%) VMware
6 9 (3.14%) Adobe
6 9 (3.14%) SAP
6 9 (3.14%) Citrix
7 6 (2.09%) Netbiscuits
7 6 (2.09%) Kony
7 6 (2.09%) Apple
7 6 (2.09%) Volantis
7 6 (2.09%) Sencha
7 6 (2.09%) Appcelerator
8 5 (1.74%) Mapinfo
8 5 (1.74%) ESRI
9 3 (1.05%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.70%) WorldPay
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Kainos Software
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefi
Posted: 23 days ago