The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 22 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 50 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.71% 3.06% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 3.21% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 560 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.56% 95.08% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 429 477 599
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in Somerset

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in Somerset

PHP Developer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Bath +27 43 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Street -3 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Frome - 2 £40,500 -
Clevedon -3 1 £30,000 -14.28%
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 74 (94.87%) MySQL
3 61 (78.21%) CSS
4 59 (75.64%) HTML
5 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
5 49 (62.82%) Linux
6 46 (58.97%) Git (software)
7 37 (47.44%) Ajax
8 36 (46.15%) jQuery
9 35 (44.87%) Apache
10 33 (42.31%) PHP5
11 30 (38.46%) OO
12 28 (35.90%) LAMP
12 28 (35.90%) JSON
13 26 (33.33%) MVC
14 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (32.05%) Degree
15 24 (30.77%) OO PHP
16 22 (28.21%) Subversion
16 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
17 21 (26.92%) OOP
18 20 (25.64%) Symfony
18 20 (25.64%) PHPUnit
19 18 (23.08%) Zend
19 18 (23.08%) Web Services
20 17 (21.79%) Scrum
20 17 (21.79%) PEAR
21 16 (20.51%) Bugzilla
21 16 (20.51%) Web Application Development
21 16 (20.51%) Trac

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 35 (44.87%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (6.41%) Drupal
3 5 (6.41%) WordPress
4 2 (2.56%) lighttpd
4 2 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
1 1 (1.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (94.87%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) SQLite
3 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Riak
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.21%) Subversion
3 20 (25.64%) PHPUnit
4 17 (21.79%) PEAR
5 16 (20.51%) Trac
5 16 (20.51%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) WATIR
7 1 (1.28%) Grunt
7 1 (1.28%) Redmine
7 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (78.21%) CSS
2 59 (75.64%) HTML
3 37 (47.44%) Ajax
4 36 (46.15%) jQuery
5 28 (35.90%) JSON
5 28 (35.90%) LAMP
6 20 (25.64%) Symfony
7 18 (23.08%) Web Services
8 14 (17.95%) CakePHP
9 13 (16.67%) RESTful
10 12 (15.38%) XML
11 11 (14.10%) REST
12 7 (8.97%) Laravel
13 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (7.69%) HTML5
13 6 (7.69%) SOAP
13 6 (7.69%) Zend Framework
14 4 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (5.13%) CSS3
14 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Open Source
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Wiki
5 2 (2.56%) W3C
5 2 (2.56%) BBC
6 1 (1.28%) IPTV
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Social Network
6 1 (1.28%) Social Media
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) OO
2 26 (33.33%) MVC
3 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.77%) OO PHP
5 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 21 (26.92%) OOP
7 17 (21.79%) Scrum
8 16 (20.51%) Web Application Development
9 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Web Development
11 5 (6.41%) Time Management
12 4 (5.13%) TDD
12 4 (5.13%) BDD
12 4 (5.13%) Business Development
12 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.85%) Mobile Development
13 3 (3.85%) Content Management
14 2 (2.56%) DevOps
14 2 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (62.82%) JavaScript
3 33 (42.31%) PHP5
4 10 (12.82%) Perl
5 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 9 (11.54%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.41%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) C
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) PHP4
8 2 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (2.56%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.28%) Golang
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) cPanel
2 1 (1.28%) Graphite
2 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Zend
2 6 (7.69%) Facebook
2 6 (7.69%) Twitter
2 6 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) IBM
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.28%) HP
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