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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 122 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 141 191 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 3.14% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 3.30% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 135 169 194
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 51 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset +2 40 £26,000 -11.86% 4
Somerset +6 25 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Devon -26 9 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Wiltshire -10 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Gloucestershire -31 5 £42,500 +34.92% 1
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 295 (100.00%) PHP
2 217 (73.56%) HTML
3 216 (73.22%) CSS
4 210 (71.19%) MySQL
5 206 (69.83%) JavaScript
6 125 (42.37%) jQuery
7 117 (39.66%) Git (software)
8 103 (34.92%) LAMP
9 95 (32.20%) Linux
10 86 (29.15%) MVC
11 78 (26.44%) OO
12 68 (23.05%) OOP
13 65 (22.03%) Web Development
14 61 (20.68%) Zend
15 57 (19.32%) HTML5
15 57 (19.32%) OO PHP
16 53 (17.97%) SQL
17 50 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (16.61%) REST
19 48 (16.27%) XML
20 47 (15.93%) Laravel
21 46 (15.59%) PHP5
21 46 (15.59%) SOAP
22 45 (15.25%) Symfony
23 44 (14.92%) Ajax
24 40 (13.56%) WordPress
25 39 (13.22%) Marketing
25 39 (13.22%) Subversion
26 38 (12.88%) Degree
26 38 (12.88%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (13.56%) WordPress
2 38 (12.88%) Apache
3 26 (8.81%) Drupal
4 16 (5.42%) CMS
5 13 (4.41%) Node.js
6 12 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.39%) nginx
8 8 (2.71%) ColdFusion
9 7 (2.37%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.69%) MediaWiki
11 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.02%) Moodle
11 3 (1.02%) Confluence
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.34%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (9.49%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.37%) SaaS
2 5 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.10%) Internet
2 4 (1.36%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (71.19%) MySQL
2 22 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.37%) SQLite
4 7 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.36%) Redis
6 2 (0.68%) Riak
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (39.66%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.22%) Subversion
3 25 (8.47%) PHPUnit
4 14 (4.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.37%) JIRA
6 5 (1.69%) Redmine
7 3 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.68%) PEAR
8 2 (0.68%) Trac
8 2 (0.68%) gulp
9 1 (0.34%) Phing
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 39 (13.22%) Marketing
2 30 (10.17%) Finance
3 26 (8.81%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.10%) Advertising
5 16 (5.42%) Manufacturing
6 15 (5.08%) Electronics
7 4 (1.36%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (73.56%) HTML
2 216 (73.22%) CSS
3 125 (42.37%) jQuery
4 103 (34.92%) LAMP
5 57 (19.32%) HTML5
6 49 (16.61%) REST
7 48 (16.27%) XML
8 47 (15.93%) Laravel
9 46 (15.59%) SOAP
10 45 (15.25%) Symfony
11 44 (14.92%) Ajax
12 38 (12.88%) JSON
13 36 (12.20%) RESTful
14 30 (10.17%) CSS3
15 26 (8.81%) Web Services
16 21 (7.12%) Sass
17 17 (5.76%) AngularJS
18 15 (5.08%) Zend Framework
19 14 (4.75%) CodeIgniter
19 14 (4.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.80%) Computer Science
1 23 (7.80%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.78%) User Experience
3 11 (3.73%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.71%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.02%) Wiki
7 3 (1.02%) DTV
8 2 (0.68%) BBC
8 2 (0.68%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Economics
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (32.20%) Linux
2 20 (6.78%) UNIX
3 17 (5.76%) Windows
4 15 (5.08%) Android
5 14 (4.75%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.15%) MVC
2 78 (26.44%) OO
3 68 (23.05%) OOP
4 65 (22.03%) Web Development
5 57 (19.32%) OO PHP
6 50 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (11.19%) E-Commerce
8 31 (10.51%) Software Engineering
9 30 (10.17%) Scrum
10 23 (7.80%) TDD
10 23 (7.80%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.44%) Open Source
12 17 (5.76%) SEO
13 16 (5.42%) Web Design
14 15 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 13 (4.41%) Logistics
17 12 (4.07%) SDLC
18 9 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (3.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (100.00%) PHP
2 206 (69.83%) JavaScript
3 53 (17.97%) SQL
4 46 (15.59%) PHP5
5 24 (8.14%) Objective-C
6 21 (7.12%) Java
7 14 (4.75%) Ruby
8 11 (3.73%) Python
9 8 (2.71%) Perl
10 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.03%) C#
12 4 (1.36%) C++
13 3 (1.02%) C
14 2 (0.68%) XPath
15 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.34%) PHP4
15 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) WCAG
2 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Varnish
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (6.78%) Puppet
2 11 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.36%) cPanel
3 4 (1.36%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.68%) Graphite
5 1 (0.34%) Plesk
Vendors
1 61 (20.68%) Zend
2 15 (5.08%) Adobe
3 11 (3.73%) Google
4 9 (3.05%) Twitter
5 7 (2.37%) Facebook
6 3 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.34%) Zoho
8 1 (0.34%) Avaya
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) New Relic
8 1 (0.34%) PayPal
8 1 (0.34%) WorldPay
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