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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 55 75 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 7.95% 11.05% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.18% 17.16% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 68
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
388 437 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.07% 64.36% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 354 398 321
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 +7 43 £30,000 - 9
Bridgwater +2 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Clevedon - 3 £45,000 - 1
Yeovil -5 2 £20,000 -13.04%
Street -7 2 £65,000 +96.96%
Frome - 1 £42,500 - 1
Somerton - 1 £32,500 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 72 (78.26%) HTML
2 69 (75.00%) CSS
3 64 (69.57%) JavaScript
4 61 (66.30%) MySQL
5 41 (44.57%) OO
6 37 (40.22%) Linux
7 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (34.78%) jQuery
9 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
10 30 (32.61%) LAMP
11 28 (30.43%) Subversion
12 27 (29.35%) Apache
13 24 (26.09%) XML
14 23 (25.00%) Zend
15 21 (22.83%) Web Services
16 19 (20.65%) JSON
16 19 (20.65%) OO PHP
17 18 (19.57%) MVC
18 17 (18.48%) Internet
18 17 (18.48%) CakePHP
18 17 (18.48%) Degree
18 17 (18.48%) Ajax
19 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
19 16 (17.39%) Ruby
19 16 (17.39%) Web Development
19 16 (17.39%) Symfony
19 16 (17.39%) PHP5
19 16 (17.39%) Python
20 14 (15.22%) SOAP
20 14 (15.22%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 27 (29.35%) Apache
2 11 (11.96%) Drupal
3 9 (9.78%) WordPress
4 7 (7.61%) CMS
5 5 (5.43%) IIS
6 4 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.17%) nginx
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (66.30%) MySQL
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Redis
4 2 (2.17%) Riak
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (33.70%) Git (software)
2 28 (30.43%) Subversion
3 8 (8.70%) PEAR
3 8 (8.70%) Axure RP
4 6 (6.52%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.52%) Bugzilla
4 6 (6.52%) Trac
5 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.17%) Grunt
7 1 (1.09%) WATIR
General
1 7 (7.61%) Advertising
2 5 (5.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (88.04%) Developer
2 54 (58.70%) PHP Developer
3 29 (31.52%) Web Developer
4 22 (23.91%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Applications Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Web Applications Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Junior
6 7 (7.61%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.52%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (5.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Junior Web Developer
8 5 (5.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Junior PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (78.26%) HTML
2 69 (75.00%) CSS
3 32 (34.78%) jQuery
4 30 (32.61%) LAMP
5 24 (26.09%) XML
6 21 (22.83%) Web Services
7 19 (20.65%) JSON
8 17 (18.48%) CakePHP
8 17 (18.48%) Ajax
9 16 (17.39%) Symfony
10 14 (15.22%) SOAP
11 12 (13.04%) XHTML
12 11 (11.96%) HTML5
13 10 (10.87%) REST
14 9 (9.78%) Zend Framework
15 8 (8.70%) CSS3
16 7 (7.61%) RESTful
16 7 (7.61%) XML-RPC
17 5 (5.43%) .NET
17 5 (5.43%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Open Source
2 11 (11.96%) User Experience
3 9 (9.78%) W3C
4 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Wiki
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.09%) VLE
7 1 (1.09%) Photography
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) OO
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) OO PHP
4 18 (19.57%) MVC
5 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.39%) Web Development
6 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.96%) TDD
8 10 (10.87%) Scrum
8 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.87%) Analytics
8 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.61%) OOP
10 6 (6.52%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.43%) BDD
11 5 (5.43%) Project Management
12 4 (4.35%) Content Management
13 3 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 64 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.39%) Python
2 16 (17.39%) Ruby
2 16 (17.39%) PHP5
3 14 (15.22%) Java
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) ECMAScript
6 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 3 (3.26%) C#
8 2 (2.17%) CFML
8 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.17%) Clojure
9 1 (1.09%) Golang
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Zend
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.17%) Apple
3 2 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (1.09%) Facebook
4 1 (1.09%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10-15% Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £24 - £28 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Clevedon, North Somerset
Genium Selection
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheddar
Three People
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + d.o.e.
Posted: 17 days ago