The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 41 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing PHP 49 37 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.97% 4.91% 11.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.24% 8.33% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 49
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
344 444 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 55.93% 58.89% 56.35%
Number of salaries quoted 311 414 252
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Salary Trend in Somerset

PHP
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

PHP Salary Histogram in Somerset

PHP
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +12 28 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Bridgwater +8 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yeovil - 3 £22,000 -
Street +10 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Taunton - 1 £26,500 - 1
Wells - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 73 (76.04%) MySQL
2 68 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 67 (69.79%) HTML
4 66 (68.75%) CSS
5 50 (52.08%) Git (software)
5 50 (52.08%) Linux
6 37 (38.54%) OO
6 37 (38.54%) jQuery
7 33 (34.38%) MVC
8 26 (27.08%) XML
9 25 (26.04%) Ajax
10 24 (25.00%) SOAP
10 24 (25.00%) HTML5
11 22 (22.92%) REST
11 22 (22.92%) OOP
11 22 (22.92%) JSON
12 21 (21.88%) Python
12 21 (21.88%) OO PHP
13 20 (20.83%) Web Services
13 20 (20.83%) Web Development
13 20 (20.83%) Ruby
14 19 (19.79%) Open Source
15 18 (18.75%) LAMP
15 18 (18.75%) Java
15 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (16.67%) Symfony
16 16 (16.67%) Internet
16 16 (16.67%) Puppet
17 15 (15.63%) RESTful
17 15 (15.63%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (14.58%) Apache
1 14 (14.58%) Node.js
2 13 (13.54%) WordPress
3 5 (5.21%) ColdFusion
4 3 (3.13%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) lighttpd
6 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (76.04%) MySQL
2 13 (13.54%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.29%) SQLite
6 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.08%) Redis
9 2 (2.08%) Riak
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (52.08%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.21%) Grunt
5 4 (4.17%) Redmine
6 3 (3.13%) Mockito
6 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.13%) JUnit
6 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 3 (3.13%) EasyMock
6 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.08%) Trac
7 2 (2.08%) PEAR
7 2 (2.08%) gulp
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 9 (9.38%) Marketing
2 4 (4.17%) Advertising
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (91.67%) Developer
2 53 (55.21%) PHP Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Web Developer
4 12 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Junior
5 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Junior Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Junior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.79%) HTML
2 66 (68.75%) CSS
3 37 (38.54%) jQuery
4 26 (27.08%) XML
5 25 (26.04%) Ajax
6 24 (25.00%) SOAP
6 24 (25.00%) HTML5
7 22 (22.92%) REST
7 22 (22.92%) JSON
8 20 (20.83%) Web Services
9 18 (18.75%) LAMP
10 16 (16.67%) Symfony
11 15 (15.63%) RESTful
12 14 (14.58%) Sass
12 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
13 12 (12.50%) CSS3
14 11 (11.46%) Laravel
15 10 (10.42%) XHTML
16 9 (9.38%) Smarty
17 8 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.13%) Arduino
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) Wiki
5 2 (2.08%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.08%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) Android
3 11 (11.46%) Ubuntu
4 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.21%) UNIX
5 5 (5.21%) Windows
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) OO
2 33 (34.38%) MVC
3 22 (22.92%) OOP
4 21 (21.88%) OO PHP
5 20 (20.83%) Web Development
6 19 (19.79%) Open Source
7 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.46%) Scrum
10 7 (7.29%) TDD
11 6 (6.25%) Web Design
11 6 (6.25%) DevOps
12 5 (5.21%) BDD
12 5 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (4.17%) Email Marketing
13 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.88%) Python
3 20 (20.83%) Ruby
4 18 (18.75%) Java
5 14 (14.58%) Perl
5 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 13 (13.54%) PHP5
7 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
8 9 (9.38%) C#
9 8 (8.33%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.21%) C
10 5 (5.21%) C++
11 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.08%) CFML
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Puppet
2 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.17%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.13%) cPanel
6 2 (2.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Adobe
2 10 (10.42%) Zend
3 7 (7.29%) Facebook
3 7 (7.29%) Twitter
3 7 (7.29%) Google
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago