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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 38 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 42 54 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.45% 9.71% 17.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.91% 16.56% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 104
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £38,000 £40,000
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
424 326 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 55.06% 58.63% 60.95%
Number of salaries quoted 385 287 370
Average salary £35,000 £33,453 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.62% +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,900 £24,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -9 32 £30,000 - 5
Bridgwater -1 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Street -14 3 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Yeovil +1 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Frome - 2 £37,500 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 85 (73.28%) JavaScript
2 83 (71.55%) HTML
3 79 (68.10%) MySQL
4 73 (62.93%) CSS
5 50 (43.10%) Linux
6 49 (42.24%) jQuery
7 40 (34.48%) OO
7 40 (34.48%) LAMP
8 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (31.90%) Apache
10 35 (30.17%) XML
11 32 (27.59%) Zend
12 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
13 29 (25.00%) Web Services
14 27 (23.28%) Internet
15 26 (22.41%) Java
16 25 (21.55%) Subversion
16 25 (21.55%) JSON
17 23 (19.83%) Web Development
17 23 (19.83%) Degree
17 23 (19.83%) Python
17 23 (19.83%) XHTML
17 23 (19.83%) MVC
18 22 (18.97%) Ajax
19 21 (18.10%) Drupal
20 20 (17.24%) CakePHP
20 20 (17.24%) Ruby
21 19 (16.38%) TDD
22 18 (15.52%) Symfony
22 18 (15.52%) SOAP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (31.90%) Apache
2 21 (18.10%) Drupal
3 13 (11.21%) CMS
4 9 (7.76%) IIS
5 8 (6.90%) ColdFusion
6 5 (4.31%) WordPress
7 4 (3.45%) Node.js
7 4 (3.45%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.72%) Moodle
9 1 (0.86%) Confluence
9 1 (0.86%) nginx
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) VoIP
3 1 (0.86%) DHCP
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (68.10%) MySQL
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) Redis
6 1 (0.86%) Riak
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.55%) Subversion
3 7 (6.03%) PEAR
3 7 (6.03%) PHPUnit
3 7 (6.03%) Axure RP
4 6 (5.17%) Trac
4 6 (5.17%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.86%) Grunt
6 1 (0.86%) FishEye
6 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.90%) Advertising
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Finance
5 2 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (87.93%) Developer
2 58 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 48 (41.38%) Web Developer
4 29 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (10.34%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Web Applications Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Applications Developer
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.90%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (6.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Programmer
11 5 (4.31%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
12 4 (3.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 4 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (71.55%) HTML
2 73 (62.93%) CSS
3 49 (42.24%) jQuery
4 40 (34.48%) LAMP
5 35 (30.17%) XML
6 29 (25.00%) Web Services
7 25 (21.55%) JSON
8 23 (19.83%) XHTML
9 22 (18.97%) Ajax
10 20 (17.24%) CakePHP
11 18 (15.52%) HTML5
11 18 (15.52%) SOAP
11 18 (15.52%) Symfony
12 16 (13.79%) CSS3
13 12 (10.34%) Zend Framework
14 11 (9.48%) XML-RPC
14 11 (9.48%) REST
15 10 (8.62%) Backbone.js
15 10 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (7.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Open Source
2 13 (11.21%) W3C
2 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.62%) User Experience
3 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Wiki
7 1 (0.86%) Social Media
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.86%) VLE
7 1 (0.86%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) OO
2 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.83%) MVC
3 23 (19.83%) Web Development
4 19 (16.38%) TDD
5 17 (14.66%) OO PHP
6 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.34%) Analytics
8 11 (9.48%) Risk Management
9 10 (8.62%) OOP
9 10 (8.62%) Scrum
9 10 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.62%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.31%) Line Management
12 4 (3.45%) Data Analytics
12 4 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (3.45%) Project Management
12 4 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (73.28%) JavaScript
2 26 (22.41%) Java
3 23 (19.83%) Python
4 20 (17.24%) Ruby
5 16 (13.79%) PHP5
6 11 (9.48%) ECMAScript
7 10 (8.62%) SQL
8 7 (6.03%) CFML
8 7 (6.03%) Perl
9 6 (5.17%) C#
10 2 (1.72%) Clojure
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) HND
3 1 (0.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Zend
2 9 (7.76%) Twitter
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.86%) Facebook
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 21 days ago
Old Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago