The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 104 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 163 208 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.77% 3.38% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 3.53% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 158 182 187
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PHP Developer Salary Trend in the South West

PHP Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PHP Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

PHP Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol -10 63 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset +7 41 £26,000 -16.80% 5
Somerset +10 29 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Devon -20 8 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Gloucestershire -28 8 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire -16 7 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Cornwall -21 1 £35,000 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 328 (100.00%) PHP
2 242 (73.78%) MySQL
3 231 (70.43%) HTML
4 230 (70.12%) CSS
5 214 (65.24%) JavaScript
6 146 (44.51%) jQuery
7 131 (39.94%) Git (software)
8 123 (37.50%) LAMP
9 121 (36.89%) Linux
10 88 (26.83%) OO
11 87 (26.52%) MVC
12 82 (25.00%) OOP
13 76 (23.17%) Web Development
14 70 (21.34%) PHP5
15 67 (20.43%) Zend
16 62 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (18.60%) Ajax
17 61 (18.60%) OO PHP
18 59 (17.99%) JSON
18 59 (17.99%) Apache
19 57 (17.38%) Degree
20 56 (17.07%) XML
20 56 (17.07%) HTML5
21 55 (16.77%) Symfony
22 52 (15.85%) SQL
23 50 (15.24%) SOAP
24 47 (14.33%) REST
24 47 (14.33%) Laravel
25 44 (13.41%) Marketing
26 43 (13.11%) RESTful

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (17.99%) Apache
2 35 (10.67%) WordPress
3 24 (7.32%) Drupal
4 14 (4.27%) CMS
5 12 (3.66%) Node.js
6 10 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.74%) nginx
8 8 (2.44%) ColdFusion
9 7 (2.13%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.52%) MediaWiki
11 3 (0.91%) Moodle
12 2 (0.61%) lighttpd
12 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.30%) DNN
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.61%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (8.23%) Magento
2 5 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.93%) Internet
2 4 (1.22%) HTTP
2 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (73.78%) MySQL
2 24 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.44%) SQLite
5 6 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Redis
8 2 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 131 (39.94%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.80%) Subversion
3 35 (10.67%) PHPUnit
4 14 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.35%) Trac
5 11 (3.35%) PEAR
5 11 (3.35%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.83%) JIRA
7 5 (1.52%) Redmine
8 3 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
9 1 (0.30%) Phing
General
1 44 (13.41%) Marketing
2 34 (10.37%) Finance
3 23 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.79%) Advertising
5 18 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 17 (5.18%) Electronics
7 6 (1.83%) Games
7 6 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (70.43%) HTML
2 230 (70.12%) CSS
3 146 (44.51%) jQuery
4 123 (37.50%) LAMP
5 61 (18.60%) Ajax
6 59 (17.99%) JSON
7 56 (17.07%) XML
7 56 (17.07%) HTML5
8 55 (16.77%) Symfony
9 50 (15.24%) SOAP
10 47 (14.33%) REST
10 47 (14.33%) Laravel
11 43 (13.11%) RESTful
12 25 (7.62%) Web Services
13 23 (7.01%) CakePHP
14 21 (6.40%) CSS3
15 19 (5.79%) Sass
16 18 (5.49%) CodeIgniter
17 15 (4.57%) Zend Framework
18 14 (4.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Computer Science
1 25 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.71%) User Experience
3 18 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.52%) DTV
6 2 (0.61%) Wiki
6 2 (0.61%) BBC
6 2 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.30%) Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Economics
7 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.30%) Social Media
7 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (36.89%) Linux
2 23 (7.01%) Windows
3 21 (6.40%) UNIX
4 15 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.27%) Android
6 9 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.61%) CentOS
7 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.83%) OO
2 87 (26.52%) MVC
3 82 (25.00%) OOP
4 76 (23.17%) Web Development
5 62 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (18.60%) OO PHP
7 41 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 41 (12.50%) Scrum
8 38 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 27 (8.23%) Unit Testing
10 24 (7.32%) TDD
11 23 (7.01%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (6.71%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.71%) Web Design
12 22 (6.71%) SEO
13 18 (5.49%) Web Application Development
14 16 (4.88%) Open Source
14 16 (4.88%) SDLC
15 13 (3.96%) Logistics
16 12 (3.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (100.00%) PHP
2 214 (65.24%) JavaScript
3 70 (21.34%) PHP5
4 52 (15.85%) SQL
5 25 (7.62%) Objective-C
6 20 (6.10%) Java
7 16 (4.88%) Ruby
8 11 (3.35%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.05%) Python
9 10 (3.05%) Perl
10 6 (1.83%) C
10 6 (1.83%) C#
11 4 (1.22%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) XPath
13 1 (0.30%) PHP4
13 1 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 57 (17.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.44%) WCAG
2 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.27%) Puppet
2 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.22%) cPanel
4 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 67 (20.43%) Zend
2 20 (6.10%) Adobe
3 11 (3.35%) Twitter
4 10 (3.05%) Google
5 8 (2.44%) Facebook
6 5 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Avaya
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Zoho
8 1 (0.30%) New Relic
Gloucestershire
Superdry
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, generous holiday, dis
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Superdry
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Barnstaple, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Three People
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago