The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 26 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 72 77 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 9.92% 13.30% 12.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.97% 20.32% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
481 379 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 66.25% 65.46% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 420 323 264
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PHP
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

PHP Salary Trend in Dorset

PHP
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

PHP Salary Histogram in Dorset

PHP
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 52 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Poole -14 11 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Ferndown - 4 £22,500 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

1 162 (89.50%) HTML
2 157 (86.74%) JavaScript
3 145 (80.11%) CSS
4 120 (66.30%) MySQL
5 107 (59.12%) jQuery
6 102 (56.35%) Drupal
7 87 (48.07%) WordPress
8 86 (47.51%) Web Development
9 77 (42.54%) MVC
10 75 (41.44%) HTML5
11 72 (39.78%) AngularJS
12 71 (39.23%) Zend
13 68 (37.57%) CMS
14 67 (37.02%) Magento
15 65 (35.91%) Joomla!
16 62 (34.25%) CakePHP
17 53 (29.28%) OO
18 50 (27.62%) CSS3
19 46 (25.41%) Responsive Web Design
20 44 (24.31%) User Experience
21 42 (23.20%) OOP
22 41 (22.65%) Symfony
23 39 (21.55%) SQL
24 36 (19.89%) Linux
24 36 (19.89%) Laravel
25 34 (18.78%) Multimedia
26 33 (18.23%) C#
27 32 (17.68%) Apache
28 29 (16.02%) LAMP
29 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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
1 102 (56.35%) Drupal
2 87 (48.07%) WordPress
3 68 (37.57%) CMS
4 65 (35.91%) Joomla!
5 32 (17.68%) Apache
6 14 (7.73%) Moodle
7 4 (2.21%) Node.js
8 2 (1.10%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (4.97%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.87%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 67 (37.02%) Magento
2 8 (4.42%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) DNS
2 7 (3.87%) DHCP
2 7 (3.87%) HTTP
3 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) SSH
4 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (66.30%) MySQL
2 23 (12.71%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.94%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.73%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (5.52%) Subversion
4 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 34 (18.78%) Multimedia
2 14 (7.73%) Publishing
3 10 (5.52%) Marketing
4 8 (4.42%) Finance
5 5 (2.76%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (90.06%) Developer
2 70 (38.67%) Web Developer
3 47 (25.97%) PHP Developer
4 41 (22.65%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.60%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (10.50%) Junior
8 14 (7.73%) Drupal Developer
9 12 (6.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 12 (6.63%) Junior Developer
10 11 (6.08%) Magento Developer
11 10 (5.52%) OO PHP Developer
11 10 (5.52%) Designer
11 10 (5.52%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Junior Web Developer
13 8 (4.42%) Administrator
14 7 (3.87%) Web Designer
14 7 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (89.50%) HTML
2 145 (80.11%) CSS
3 107 (59.12%) jQuery
4 75 (41.44%) HTML5
5 72 (39.78%) AngularJS
6 62 (34.25%) CakePHP
7 50 (27.62%) CSS3
8 41 (22.65%) Symfony
9 36 (19.89%) Laravel
10 29 (16.02%) LAMP
11 25 (13.81%) Ajax
12 23 (12.71%) XHTML
13 21 (11.60%) .NET
14 19 (10.50%) XML
15 9 (4.97%) JSON
16 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET
17 7 (3.87%) Web Services
17 7 (3.87%) Sass
17 7 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 5 (2.76%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.31%) User Experience
2 13 (7.18%) Open Source
3 10 (5.52%) Social Network
4 7 (3.87%) Graphic Design
4 7 (3.87%) Photography
4 7 (3.87%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.31%) Social Media
6 3 (1.66%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.87%) CentOS
3 7 (3.87%) UNIX
4 3 (1.66%) Android
4 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (47.51%) Web Development
2 77 (42.54%) MVC
3 53 (29.28%) OO
4 46 (25.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 42 (23.20%) OOP
6 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce
7 25 (13.81%) OO PHP
8 16 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.73%) Content Management
10 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.97%) SEO
12 7 (3.87%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.87%) Web Design
12 7 (3.87%) Scrum
12 7 (3.87%) DevOps
13 4 (2.21%) Business Development
13 4 (2.21%) Mobile Development
14 3 (1.66%) Android Development
14 3 (1.66%) iOS Development
14 3 (1.66%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 157 (86.74%) JavaScript
2 39 (21.55%) SQL
3 33 (18.23%) C#
4 24 (13.26%) PHP5
5 13 (7.18%) C++
6 11 (6.08%) Perl
7 8 (4.42%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.42%) Java
8 5 (2.76%) Delphi
9 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.66%) Python
10 3 (1.66%) Ruby
10 3 (1.66%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (12.15%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) MCPD
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) NFS
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) Puppet
1 7 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (39.23%) Zend
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.52%) Adobe
3 10 (5.52%) Facebook
4 7 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Google
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