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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 96 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a PHP Developer 173 203 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.80% 3.52% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.70% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 170 189 185
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +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
5935 5488 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.26% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4609 4580
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 28 April 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 April 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 -27 56 £32,500 +1.56% 9
Somerset +21 39 £35,000 +12.00% 7
Gloucestershire -24 27 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Dorset -30 21 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Devon +5 13 £35,000 +38.61% 3
Wiltshire -5 3 £34,000 -9.33% 2
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 388 (100.00%) PHP
2 309 (79.64%) MySQL
3 281 (72.42%) CSS
4 269 (69.33%) HTML
5 257 (66.24%) JavaScript
6 179 (46.13%) Linux
7 153 (39.43%) jQuery
8 152 (39.18%) Git (software)
9 150 (38.66%) LAMP
10 143 (36.86%) OO
11 116 (29.90%) MVC
12 111 (28.61%) Apache
13 104 (26.80%) PHP5
14 97 (25.00%) OO PHP
15 92 (23.71%) OOP
16 91 (23.45%) Zend
17 85 (21.91%) Symfony
18 83 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
19 77 (19.85%) Web Development
20 73 (18.81%) HTML5
21 64 (16.49%) Degree
22 63 (16.24%) JSON
22 63 (16.24%) Ajax
23 58 (14.95%) E-Commerce
23 58 (14.95%) RESTful
24 55 (14.18%) SQL
25 54 (13.92%) Subversion
26 53 (13.66%) XML
27 52 (13.40%) WordPress
28 49 (12.63%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 111 (28.61%) Apache
2 52 (13.40%) WordPress
3 48 (12.37%) Drupal
4 42 (10.82%) CMS
5 24 (6.19%) Joomla!
6 22 (5.67%) nginx
7 16 (4.12%) Node.js
8 9 (2.32%) ExpressionEngine
9 8 (2.06%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.03%) lighttpd
12 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.26%) DNN
13 1 (0.26%) uWSGI
Applications
1 24 (6.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 39 (10.05%) Magento
2 8 (2.06%) Zen Cart
3 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.06%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.28%) Internet
2 6 (1.55%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (79.64%) MySQL
2 20 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.61%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.58%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.32%) SQLite
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 152 (39.18%) Git (software)
2 54 (13.92%) Subversion
3 35 (9.02%) PHPUnit
4 15 (3.87%) Bugzilla
4 15 (3.87%) PEAR
4 15 (3.87%) Trac
5 14 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.58%) JIRA
7 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.26%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.26%) Redmine
8 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 41 (10.57%) Marketing
2 24 (6.19%) Finance
3 23 (5.93%) Games
4 15 (3.87%) Multimedia
5 13 (3.35%) Advertising
6 12 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (72.42%) CSS
2 269 (69.33%) HTML
3 153 (39.43%) jQuery
4 150 (38.66%) LAMP
5 85 (21.91%) Symfony
6 73 (18.81%) HTML5
7 63 (16.24%) JSON
7 63 (16.24%) Ajax
8 58 (14.95%) RESTful
9 53 (13.66%) XML
10 49 (12.63%) Web Services
11 48 (12.37%) CakePHP
12 47 (12.11%) Laravel
13 39 (10.05%) AngularJS
14 37 (9.54%) REST
15 32 (8.25%) CSS3
16 30 (7.73%) SOAP
17 20 (5.15%) XHTML
18 17 (4.38%) Zend Framework
19 14 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.67%) Open Source
3 18 (4.64%) User Experience
4 16 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.58%) BBC
7 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.29%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.03%) Replication
9 4 (1.03%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.03%) Wiki
10 3 (0.77%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.77%) DTV
10 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 2 (0.52%) New Media
12 1 (0.26%) Social Network
12 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.26%) IPTV
12 1 (0.26%) Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 179 (46.13%) Linux
2 22 (5.67%) Windows
3 15 (3.87%) UNIX
4 8 (2.06%) Android
4 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.06%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (36.86%) OO
2 116 (29.90%) MVC
3 97 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 92 (23.71%) OOP
5 83 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (19.85%) Web Development
7 58 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 41 (10.57%) SEO
9 38 (9.79%) Software Engineering
10 36 (9.28%) Scrum
11 33 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 31 (7.99%) Web Design
13 26 (6.70%) Unit Testing
14 25 (6.44%) Time Management
15 22 (5.67%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.67%) Web Application Development
16 21 (5.41%) TDD
17 17 (4.38%) DevOps
18 15 (3.87%) HOOD
19 12 (3.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 388 (100.00%) PHP
2 257 (66.24%) JavaScript
3 104 (26.80%) PHP5
4 55 (14.18%) SQL
5 21 (5.41%) Java
6 18 (4.64%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.12%) Objective-C
7 16 (4.12%) Perl
8 15 (3.87%) Ruby
9 9 (2.32%) C
10 5 (1.29%) Python
10 5 (1.29%) C#
11 2 (0.52%) PHP4
11 2 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 64 (16.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.03%) WCAG
2 2 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) Puppet
2 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.26%) Plesk
4 1 (0.26%) Graphite
4 1 (0.26%) cPanel
4 1 (0.26%) Webmin
Vendors
1 91 (23.45%) Zend
2 27 (6.96%) Adobe
3 13 (3.35%) Twitter
4 12 (3.09%) Oracle
4 12 (3.09%) Google
5 10 (2.58%) Facebook
6 3 (0.77%) SAP
7 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.26%) HP
8 1 (0.26%) Sun
8 1 (0.26%) Apple
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Rackspace
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Fully neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago