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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 53 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 25 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.22% 5.60% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 5.79% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 32
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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
734 535 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.59% 96.57% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 642 455 544
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -23 15 £32,500 - 7
Bridgwater +3 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Frome - 4 £43,750 -
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (79.25%) MySQL
3 38 (71.70%) HTML
4 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
5 34 (64.15%) CSS
5 34 (64.15%) Linux
6 31 (58.49%) jQuery
7 29 (54.72%) Apache
7 29 (54.72%) LAMP
8 27 (50.94%) XML
9 26 (49.06%) Zend
10 24 (45.28%) OO
11 22 (41.51%) Web Services
11 22 (41.51%) CakePHP
12 21 (39.62%) JSON
12 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
13 20 (37.74%) Symfony
13 20 (37.74%) Internet
14 19 (35.85%) MVC
15 18 (33.96%) XHTML
16 16 (30.19%) SOAP
16 16 (30.19%) Subversion
17 15 (28.30%) Web Development
17 15 (28.30%) Degree
18 14 (26.42%) Ajax
19 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
19 13 (24.53%) W3C
19 13 (24.53%) Zend Framework
20 12 (22.64%) PHP5
20 12 (22.64%) OOP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (54.72%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) Drupal
3 7 (13.21%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (79.25%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 16 (30.19%) Subversion
3 8 (15.09%) Trac
3 8 (15.09%) PHPUnit
3 8 (15.09%) PEAR
3 8 (15.09%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) HTML
2 34 (64.15%) CSS
3 31 (58.49%) jQuery
4 29 (54.72%) LAMP
5 27 (50.94%) XML
6 22 (41.51%) Web Services
6 22 (41.51%) CakePHP
7 21 (39.62%) JSON
8 20 (37.74%) Symfony
9 18 (33.96%) XHTML
10 16 (30.19%) SOAP
11 14 (26.42%) Ajax
12 13 (24.53%) Zend Framework
13 11 (20.75%) XML-RPC
14 6 (11.32%) HTML5
14 6 (11.32%) REST
15 4 (7.55%) CSS3
15 4 (7.55%) CodeIgniter
16 3 (5.66%) RESTful
16 3 (5.66%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) W3C
2 11 (20.75%) Open Source
3 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) OO
2 19 (35.85%) MVC
3 15 (28.30%) Web Development
4 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
5 12 (22.64%) OOP
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
7 10 (18.87%) OO PHP
8 8 (15.09%) Web Application Development
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) Scrum
9 7 (13.21%) TDD
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.77%) Project Management
11 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.77%) Web Usability
11 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Analytics
12 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) PHP5
4 11 (20.75%) Python
4 11 (20.75%) ECMAScript
4 11 (20.75%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) Ruby
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Zend
2 2 (3.77%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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