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 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 Developer
Rank 92 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 181 184 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.97% 3.60% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.77% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 152 176 170
Average salary £30,000 £30,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 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
Bristol -9 45 £31,750 +11.40% 12
Devon -5 33 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Dorset -21 33 £29,000 -10.76% 7
Somerset -11 25 £30,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +5 21 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire -11 15 £33,750 -6.25% 4
Cornwall +3 8 £35,000 +86.66% 1
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 371 (100.00%) PHP
2 281 (75.74%) MySQL
3 275 (74.12%) CSS
4 262 (70.62%) HTML
5 247 (66.58%) JavaScript
6 146 (39.35%) Linux
7 124 (33.42%) OO
8 122 (32.88%) jQuery
9 116 (31.27%) PHP5
10 114 (30.73%) Git (software)
11 104 (28.03%) Zend
12 96 (25.88%) MVC
13 93 (25.07%) LAMP
14 89 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (23.18%) OOP
16 71 (19.14%) OO PHP
17 68 (18.33%) HTML5
18 64 (17.25%) SQL
19 60 (16.17%) Subversion
20 59 (15.90%) Apache
21 55 (14.82%) SOAP
22 54 (14.56%) E-Commerce
22 54 (14.56%) Symfony
23 53 (14.29%) Drupal
24 51 (13.75%) Web Development
25 50 (13.48%) XML
26 47 (12.67%) XHTML
27 45 (12.13%) CSS3
28 39 (10.51%) Laravel
28 39 (10.51%) CakePHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (15.90%) Apache
2 53 (14.29%) Drupal
3 37 (9.97%) WordPress
4 30 (8.09%) CMS
5 12 (3.23%) Joomla!
6 8 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.62%) ExpressionEngine
8 5 (1.35%) nginx
9 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.54%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) Moodle
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.77%) Magento
2 5 (1.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.36%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) Intranet
3 3 (0.81%) VoIP
3 3 (0.81%) DNS
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (75.74%) MySQL
2 15 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.54%) Redis
7 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.27%) Riak
8 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 114 (30.73%) Git (software)
2 60 (16.17%) Subversion
3 19 (5.12%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (1.08%) Trac
4 4 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.08%) PEAR
5 3 (0.81%) Xdebug
6 2 (0.54%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.27%) JMeter
7 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.27%) Grunt
7 1 (0.27%) Behat
7 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (8.63%) Marketing
2 21 (5.66%) Finance
2 21 (5.66%) Advertising
3 15 (4.04%) Retail
4 13 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.54%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (74.12%) CSS
2 262 (70.62%) HTML
3 122 (32.88%) jQuery
4 93 (25.07%) LAMP
5 68 (18.33%) HTML5
6 55 (14.82%) SOAP
7 54 (14.56%) Symfony
8 50 (13.48%) XML
9 47 (12.67%) XHTML
10 45 (12.13%) CSS3
11 39 (10.51%) Laravel
11 39 (10.51%) CakePHP
12 38 (10.24%) Web Services
13 34 (9.16%) Ajax
14 33 (8.89%) CodeIgniter
15 31 (8.36%) JSON
15 31 (8.36%) RESTful
16 23 (6.20%) Zend Framework
17 22 (5.93%) REST
18 13 (3.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.63%) Open Source
2 21 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.58%) W3C
4 16 (4.31%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.35%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) Social Media
8 3 (0.81%) Blog
9 2 (0.54%) iPhone
9 2 (0.54%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.54%) Replication
9 2 (0.54%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) VLE
10 1 (0.27%) Wiki
10 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 146 (39.35%) Linux
2 19 (5.12%) Windows
3 12 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.62%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.35%) UNIX
5 5 (1.35%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (33.42%) OO
2 96 (25.88%) MVC
3 89 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (23.18%) OOP
5 71 (19.14%) OO PHP
6 54 (14.56%) E-Commerce
7 51 (13.75%) Web Development
8 37 (9.97%) TDD
9 30 (8.09%) Scrum
10 26 (7.01%) Software Engineering
11 16 (4.31%) B2B
12 14 (3.77%) Online Marketing
13 12 (3.23%) Risk Management
14 11 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (2.16%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (2.16%) Unit Testing
16 6 (1.62%) Content Management
16 6 (1.62%) Release Management
16 6 (1.62%) Line Management
16 6 (1.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 371 (100.00%) PHP
2 247 (66.58%) JavaScript
3 116 (31.27%) PHP5
4 64 (17.25%) SQL
5 25 (6.74%) Ruby
6 24 (6.47%) Python
7 21 (5.66%) Java
8 12 (3.23%) ECMAScript
9 9 (2.43%) PHP4
10 5 (1.35%) C
11 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.81%) Perl
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (10.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.27%) WCAG
1 1 (0.27%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (1.35%) Plesk
2 4 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 104 (28.03%) Zend
2 17 (4.58%) Oracle
3 13 (3.50%) Sun
4 4 (1.08%) Apple
4 4 (1.08%) Sage
4 4 (1.08%) Sencha
4 4 (1.08%) Twitter
5 2 (0.54%) Facebook
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £32k - 38k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Biddestone, Wiltshire
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 40k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, parking
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago