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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 49 57 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.25% 9.47% 17.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.14% 14.84% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 94
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
440 384 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.12% 63.79% 61.81%
Number of salaries quoted 399 341 340
Average salary £35,000 £33,621 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +0.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 40 £30,000 - 3
Bridgwater -1 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Yeovil -6 2 £20,000 -24.52%
Street -10 2 £65,000 -
Frome - 2 £37,500 - 1
Clevedon - 1 £45,000 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 80 (74.77%) HTML
2 75 (70.09%) JavaScript
2 75 (70.09%) MySQL
3 71 (66.36%) CSS
4 41 (38.32%) Linux
4 41 (38.32%) OO
5 38 (35.51%) jQuery
6 36 (33.64%) Git (software)
6 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (33.64%) LAMP
7 34 (31.78%) XML
8 30 (28.04%) Subversion
8 30 (28.04%) Zend
9 28 (26.17%) Web Services
9 28 (26.17%) Apache
10 27 (25.23%) Web Development
11 25 (23.36%) MVC
12 24 (22.43%) XHTML
13 23 (21.50%) Python
14 22 (20.56%) Internet
14 22 (20.56%) JSON
15 21 (19.63%) Java
16 20 (18.69%) Degree
16 20 (18.69%) CakePHP
16 20 (18.69%) Ruby
17 18 (16.82%) Symfony
17 18 (16.82%) SOAP
18 17 (15.89%) PHP5
19 16 (14.95%) Drupal
19 16 (14.95%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (26.17%) Apache
2 16 (14.95%) Drupal
3 10 (9.35%) IIS
4 8 (7.48%) CMS
5 7 (6.54%) ColdFusion
5 7 (6.54%) WordPress
6 3 (2.80%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) Moodle
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.93%) nginx
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (70.09%) MySQL
2 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
5 1 (0.93%) Riak
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (33.64%) Git (software)
2 30 (28.04%) Subversion
3 7 (6.54%) Axure RP
4 5 (4.67%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.67%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.67%) PEAR
4 5 (4.67%) Trac
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (7.48%) Advertising
2 6 (5.61%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.87%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (89.72%) Developer
2 56 (52.34%) PHP Developer
3 42 (39.25%) Web Developer
4 25 (23.36%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Web Applications Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Applications Developer
6 8 (7.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Programmer
7 7 (6.54%) LAMP Developer
7 7 (6.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Junior
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) PHP Programmer
9 4 (3.74%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Junior Web Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (74.77%) HTML
2 71 (66.36%) CSS
3 38 (35.51%) jQuery
4 36 (33.64%) LAMP
5 34 (31.78%) XML
6 28 (26.17%) Web Services
7 24 (22.43%) XHTML
8 22 (20.56%) JSON
9 20 (18.69%) CakePHP
10 18 (16.82%) Symfony
10 18 (16.82%) SOAP
11 15 (14.02%) Ajax
12 14 (13.08%) HTML5
13 13 (12.15%) Zend Framework
14 12 (11.21%) XML-RPC
14 12 (11.21%) REST
14 12 (11.21%) CSS3
15 8 (7.48%) .NET
16 6 (5.61%) RESTful
17 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Open Source
2 14 (13.08%) W3C
3 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.35%) User Experience
4 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) VLE
7 1 (0.93%) Wiki
7 1 (0.93%) Photography
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.32%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.54%) Windows
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) OO
2 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.23%) Web Development
4 25 (23.36%) MVC
5 16 (14.95%) OO PHP
6 15 (14.02%) TDD
7 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
8 12 (11.21%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.21%) Analytics
9 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.48%) Scrum
11 8 (7.48%) OOP
12 6 (5.61%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.67%) BDD
14 4 (3.74%) Data Analytics
15 3 (2.80%) Project Management
15 3 (2.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (70.09%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.50%) Python
3 21 (19.63%) Java
4 20 (18.69%) Ruby
5 17 (15.89%) PHP5
6 12 (11.21%) ECMAScript
7 8 (7.48%) SQL
8 7 (6.54%) C#
9 6 (5.61%) CFML
9 6 (5.61%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) Clojure
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Zend
2 4 (3.74%) Twitter
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
Bath, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £24k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Frome, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago