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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 97 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 161 195 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.78% 3.32% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 3.48% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 155 184 175
Average salary £35,000 £31,125 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% -4.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 68 £30,000 -6.25% 5
Somerset +14 28 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Dorset -10 20 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Gloucestershire -17 19 £35,000 -1.40% 11
Devon -1 12 £38,750 +55.00% 3
Wiltshire -13 3 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Cornwall -16 1 £35,000 +16.66%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 377 (100.00%) PHP
2 292 (77.45%) MySQL
3 273 (72.41%) CSS
4 263 (69.76%) HTML
5 254 (67.37%) JavaScript
6 166 (44.03%) Linux
7 163 (43.24%) Git (software)
8 153 (40.58%) jQuery
9 141 (37.40%) LAMP
10 134 (35.54%) OO
11 105 (27.85%) MVC
12 103 (27.32%) Apache
12 103 (27.32%) OO PHP
13 97 (25.73%) PHP5
14 88 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (22.81%) Zend
16 85 (22.55%) OOP
17 77 (20.42%) Symfony
18 76 (20.16%) Web Development
19 74 (19.63%) HTML5
20 71 (18.83%) Ajax
21 67 (17.77%) Degree
21 67 (17.77%) JSON
22 61 (16.18%) RESTful
23 57 (15.12%) XML
24 55 (14.59%) Subversion
25 54 (14.32%) E-Commerce
26 51 (13.53%) SQL
27 50 (13.26%) Laravel
28 47 (12.47%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 103 (27.32%) Apache
2 47 (12.47%) WordPress
3 42 (11.14%) Drupal
4 37 (9.81%) CMS
5 20 (5.31%) Node.js
5 20 (5.31%) Joomla!
6 15 (3.98%) nginx
7 6 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.33%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.06%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) Moodle
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (5.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (9.55%) Magento
2 6 (1.59%) Zen Cart
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.06%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.81%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) HTTP
3 4 (1.06%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (77.45%) MySQL
2 16 (4.24%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.24%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (3.18%) SQLite
5 10 (2.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.53%) Redis
7 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 163 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 55 (14.59%) Subversion
3 42 (11.14%) PHPUnit
4 16 (4.24%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.98%) Bugzilla
5 15 (3.98%) PEAR
5 15 (3.98%) Trac
6 11 (2.92%) JIRA
7 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) Phing
8 1 (0.27%) Redmine
8 1 (0.27%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (8.75%) Marketing
2 26 (6.90%) Finance
3 19 (5.04%) Games
4 16 (4.24%) Advertising
5 15 (3.98%) Multimedia
6 14 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (72.41%) CSS
2 263 (69.76%) HTML
3 153 (40.58%) jQuery
4 141 (37.40%) LAMP
5 77 (20.42%) Symfony
6 74 (19.63%) HTML5
7 71 (18.83%) Ajax
8 67 (17.77%) JSON
9 61 (16.18%) RESTful
10 57 (15.12%) XML
11 50 (13.26%) Laravel
12 46 (12.20%) Web Services
13 44 (11.67%) CakePHP
13 44 (11.67%) REST
14 34 (9.02%) SOAP
15 33 (8.75%) AngularJS
16 27 (7.16%) CSS3
17 18 (4.77%) XHTML
18 16 (4.24%) Sass
19 15 (3.98%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.84%) Open Source
3 21 (5.57%) User Experience
4 17 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.65%) BBC
6 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.86%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.06%) Wiki
7 4 (1.06%) Semantic Web
8 3 (0.80%) Social Media
8 3 (0.80%) Replication
8 3 (0.80%) DTV
9 2 (0.53%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.27%) Social Network
10 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.27%) New Media
10 1 (0.27%) IPTV
10 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 166 (44.03%) Linux
2 22 (5.84%) Windows
3 20 (5.31%) UNIX
4 10 (2.65%) Android
4 10 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (35.54%) OO
2 105 (27.85%) MVC
3 103 (27.32%) OO PHP
4 88 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (22.55%) OOP
6 76 (20.16%) Web Development
7 54 (14.32%) E-Commerce
8 40 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 37 (9.81%) Scrum
10 36 (9.55%) SEO
11 34 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
12 33 (8.75%) Unit Testing
13 30 (7.96%) Web Design
14 27 (7.16%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.37%) TDD
15 24 (6.37%) Time Management
16 22 (5.84%) Web Application Development
17 17 (4.51%) DevOps
18 15 (3.98%) HOOD
19 11 (2.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 377 (100.00%) PHP
2 254 (67.37%) JavaScript
3 97 (25.73%) PHP5
4 51 (13.53%) SQL
5 24 (6.37%) Java
6 21 (5.57%) Objective-C
7 20 (5.31%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.77%) Perl
9 16 (4.24%) Ruby
10 9 (2.39%) C
11 5 (1.33%) C#
12 4 (1.06%) C++
12 4 (1.06%) Python
13 3 (0.80%) PHP4
14 1 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (17.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) WCAG
2 3 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.45%) Puppet
2 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) Plesk
4 1 (0.27%) cPanel
Vendors
1 86 (22.81%) Zend
2 29 (7.69%) Adobe
3 16 (4.24%) Twitter
3 16 (4.24%) Google
4 13 (3.45%) Facebook
5 11 (2.92%) Oracle
6 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Zoho
7 1 (0.27%) New Relic
7 1 (0.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.27%) HP
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Great Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winscombe
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago