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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 37 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 42 52 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.65% 9.29% 18.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 15.34% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 104
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
414 339 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 55.65% 60.54% 60.90%
Number of salaries quoted 376 296 363
Average salary £35,000 £33,621 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,100 £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 30 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 30 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 -11 33 £30,000 - 4
Street -13 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Yeovil -2 2 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Bridgwater -3 2 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Frome - 2 £37,500 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 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 82 (72.57%) HTML
2 81 (71.68%) JavaScript
3 77 (68.14%) MySQL
4 72 (63.72%) CSS
5 46 (40.71%) jQuery
6 45 (39.82%) Linux
7 40 (35.40%) OO
8 39 (34.51%) LAMP
9 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (29.20%) Zend
10 33 (29.20%) Apache
10 33 (29.20%) XML
11 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
12 27 (23.89%) Web Services
12 27 (23.89%) Internet
13 26 (23.01%) Java
14 25 (22.12%) Subversion
14 25 (22.12%) Web Development
15 23 (20.35%) Degree
15 23 (20.35%) Python
15 23 (20.35%) XHTML
15 23 (20.35%) MVC
16 22 (19.47%) JSON
17 20 (17.70%) Ruby
18 19 (16.81%) Ajax
18 19 (16.81%) CakePHP
18 19 (16.81%) Drupal
18 19 (16.81%) TDD
19 18 (15.93%) SOAP
19 18 (15.93%) HTML5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (29.20%) Apache
2 19 (16.81%) Drupal
3 12 (10.62%) CMS
4 9 (7.96%) IIS
5 8 (7.08%) ColdFusion
6 5 (4.42%) WordPress
7 4 (3.54%) Node.js
7 4 (3.54%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.77%) Moodle
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (68.14%) MySQL
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
6 1 (0.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.12%) Subversion
3 7 (6.19%) Axure RP
4 6 (5.31%) PEAR
4 6 (5.31%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.42%) Trac
5 5 (4.42%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.77%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (7.08%) Advertising
2 6 (5.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Finance
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (89.38%) Developer
2 58 (51.33%) PHP Developer
3 48 (42.48%) Web Developer
4 30 (26.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Web Applications Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Applications Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (9.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (7.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 8 (7.08%) LAMP Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Programmer
8 5 (4.42%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.54%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Junior
9 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.54%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (72.57%) HTML
2 72 (63.72%) CSS
3 46 (40.71%) jQuery
4 39 (34.51%) LAMP
5 33 (29.20%) XML
6 27 (23.89%) Web Services
7 23 (20.35%) XHTML
8 22 (19.47%) JSON
9 19 (16.81%) Ajax
9 19 (16.81%) CakePHP
10 18 (15.93%) HTML5
10 18 (15.93%) SOAP
11 17 (15.04%) Symfony
12 16 (14.16%) CSS3
13 12 (10.62%) Zend Framework
14 11 (9.73%) XML-RPC
14 11 (9.73%) REST
15 10 (8.85%) Backbone.js
15 10 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (7.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Open Source
2 13 (11.50%) W3C
3 12 (10.62%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.85%) User Experience
4 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.88%) VLE
8 1 (0.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) OO
2 37 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.12%) Web Development
4 23 (20.35%) MVC
5 19 (16.81%) TDD
6 17 (15.04%) OO PHP
7 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.62%) Analytics
8 11 (9.73%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.96%) Scrum
9 9 (7.96%) Web Application Development
10 8 (7.08%) OOP
11 5 (4.42%) Line Management
12 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.54%) Data Analytics
12 4 (3.54%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.54%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (2.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (71.68%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.01%) Java
3 23 (20.35%) Python
4 20 (17.70%) Ruby
5 16 (14.16%) PHP5
6 11 (9.73%) ECMAScript
7 9 (7.96%) SQL
8 7 (6.19%) CFML
8 7 (6.19%) Perl
9 6 (5.31%) C#
10 2 (1.77%) Clojure
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) HND
3 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Zend
2 9 (7.96%) Twitter
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.77%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago