The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 35 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 369 400 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.01% 7.85% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.75% 13.78% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 327 378 376
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3434 2903 3063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.95% 56.98% 53.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2934 2593 2800
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PHP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PHP Salary Trend in the South West

PHP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PHP across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

PHP Salary Histogram in the South West

PHP
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 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 +5 109 £37,500 +27.11% 18
Dorset -14 72 £33,750 +3.84% 5
Devon -2 58 £24,330 -0.69% 5
Gloucestershire +14 52 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Somerset -25 39 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Wiltshire -38 24 £33,750 -0.73% 10
Cornwall +3 14 £35,000 +16.66% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 513 (62.41%) MySQL
2 500 (60.83%) HTML
3 493 (59.98%) JavaScript
4 483 (58.76%) CSS
5 281 (34.18%) Linux
6 277 (33.70%) jQuery
7 210 (25.55%) SQL
8 184 (22.38%) OO
9 172 (20.92%) Java
10 168 (20.44%) HTML5
11 162 (19.71%) PHP5
12 150 (18.25%) Zend
13 149 (18.13%) Git (software)
14 136 (16.55%) LAMP
15 130 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
16 124 (15.09%) MVC
17 115 (13.99%) Degree
18 114 (13.87%) OOP
19 113 (13.75%) E-Commerce
20 109 (13.26%) Web Development
21 103 (12.53%) Python
21 103 (12.53%) CSS3
22 102 (12.41%) Ajax
23 101 (12.29%) WordPress
24 100 (12.17%) .NET
25 96 (11.68%) Drupal
26 95 (11.56%) Apache
26 95 (11.56%) Scrum
27 90 (10.95%) XML
28 88 (10.71%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 101 (12.29%) WordPress
2 96 (11.68%) Drupal
3 95 (11.56%) Apache
4 73 (8.88%) CMS
5 27 (3.28%) Joomla!
6 26 (3.16%) IIS
7 15 (1.82%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.22%) Node.js
9 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.73%) SAS
10 6 (0.73%) nginx
11 4 (0.49%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.24%) Moodle
12 2 (0.24%) Confluence
12 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.73%) SPSS
5 5 (0.61%) MS Office
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 57 (6.93%) Magento
2 21 (2.55%) Shopify
3 6 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.36%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.36%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.16%) SaaS
2 20 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.36%) Trello
5 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.18%) Internet
2 18 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.95%) DNS
4 10 (1.22%) HTTP
5 9 (1.09%) Intranet
6 8 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.61%) Firewall
7 5 (0.61%) PPP
7 5 (0.61%) FTP
7 5 (0.61%) ADSL
7 5 (0.61%) GPRS
7 5 (0.61%) SMS
7 5 (0.61%) SMTP
8 3 (0.36%) VoIP
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
9 2 (0.24%) DHCP
9 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.24%) Broadband
9 2 (0.24%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (62.41%) MySQL
2 64 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 48 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 34 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 23 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 23 (2.80%) Hazelcast
6 16 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.09%) QlikView
10 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.36%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) Redis
12 2 (0.24%) Big Data
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 149 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 77 (9.37%) Subversion
3 30 (3.65%) PHPUnit
4 21 (2.55%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.70%) Bugzilla
6 11 (1.34%) PEAR
7 10 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.97%) Trac
9 7 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.85%) Selenium
9 7 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (0.85%) JMeter
10 6 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.61%) Hudson
11 5 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.61%) JIRA
12 4 (0.49%) WATIR
12 4 (0.49%) Maven
12 4 (0.49%) Axure RP
General
1 77 (9.37%) Marketing
2 74 (9.00%) Finance
3 43 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.53%) Retail
5 25 (3.04%) Advertising
6 23 (2.80%) Banking
7 16 (1.95%) Electronics
8 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.36%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 726 (88.32%) Developer
2 377 (45.86%) PHP Developer
3 219 (26.64%) Web Developer
4 108 (13.14%) Senior Developer
5 91 (11.07%) PHP Web Developer
6 85 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 64 (7.79%) Senior PHP Developer
8 61 (7.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 48 (5.84%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.60%) Programmer
11 44 (5.35%) Front-End Developer
12 30 (3.65%) Front-End Web Developer
13 29 (3.53%) Junior
13 29 (3.53%) PHP Programmer
13 29 (3.53%) Junior Developer
14 28 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 26 (3.16%) Graduate
16 24 (2.92%) Applications Developer
17 20 (2.43%) Lead Developer
17 20 (2.43%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (60.83%) HTML
2 483 (58.76%) CSS
3 277 (33.70%) jQuery
4 168 (20.44%) HTML5
5 136 (16.55%) LAMP
6 103 (12.53%) CSS3
7 102 (12.41%) Ajax
8 100 (12.17%) .NET
9 90 (10.95%) XML
10 88 (10.71%) Web Services
11 80 (9.73%) SOAP
12 74 (9.00%) XHTML
13 65 (7.91%) JSON
14 60 (7.30%) Symfony
15 55 (6.69%) RESTful
16 47 (5.72%) CakePHP
17 43 (5.23%) CodeIgniter
18 40 (4.87%) Spring
19 39 (4.74%) ASP.NET
19 39 (4.74%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.27%) Open Source
2 52 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.87%) Digital Media
5 20 (2.43%) W3C
6 12 (1.46%) Blog
7 10 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.22%) Social Media
8 9 (1.09%) GIS
9 6 (0.73%) DTV
9 6 (0.73%) iPhone
10 5 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.61%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.36%) Statistics
12 3 (0.36%) Replication
12 3 (0.36%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.36%) Social Network
13 2 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 281 (34.18%) Linux
2 66 (8.03%) Windows
3 28 (3.41%) Ubuntu
4 23 (2.80%) Android
5 22 (2.68%) CentOS
5 22 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.31%) Fedora
7 17 (2.07%) Windows CE
8 16 (1.95%) UNIX
9 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.85%) Debian
11 6 (0.73%) Solaris
12 5 (0.61%) SUSE
13 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (22.38%) OO
2 130 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (15.09%) MVC
4 114 (13.87%) OOP
5 113 (13.75%) E-Commerce
6 109 (13.26%) Web Development
7 95 (11.56%) Scrum
8 81 (9.85%) OO PHP
9 76 (9.25%) TDD
10 63 (7.66%) Software Engineering
11 54 (6.57%) Unit Testing
12 29 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (3.16%) Analytics
14 24 (2.92%) Web Application Development
15 23 (2.80%) Waterfall
16 21 (2.55%) Project Management
17 20 (2.43%) Digital Marketing
18 19 (2.31%) OOD
18 19 (2.31%) Mentoring
19 17 (2.07%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 493 (59.98%) JavaScript
2 210 (25.55%) SQL
3 172 (20.92%) Java
4 162 (19.71%) PHP5
5 103 (12.53%) Python
6 88 (10.71%) C#
7 67 (8.15%) Ruby
8 52 (6.33%) C++
9 41 (4.99%) Perl
10 33 (4.01%) VB
11 29 (3.53%) VB.NET
12 21 (2.55%) C
13 13 (1.58%) Delphi
14 12 (1.46%) ECMAScript
14 12 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.09%) PHP4
17 8 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.85%) CFML
19 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (13.99%) Degree
2 13 (1.58%) HND
3 7 (0.85%) ISEB
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) WCAG
2 2 (0.24%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.85%) Samba
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) Postfix
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) XenServer
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Varnish
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) Puppet
2 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.61%) Plesk
3 4 (0.49%) Nagios
4 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) YUM
Vendors
1 150 (18.25%) Zend
2 50 (6.08%) Oracle
3 37 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.41%) Adobe
5 24 (2.92%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.95%) Facebook
7 13 (1.58%) Twitter
8 12 (1.46%) Sun
9 11 (1.34%) Apple
9 11 (1.34%) VMware
10 10 (1.22%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.09%) Tableau
12 8 (0.97%) Cognos
13 7 (0.85%) SAP
13 7 (0.85%) HP
13 7 (0.85%) Sage
14 5 (0.61%) Sencha
15 3 (0.36%) Pegasus
16 2 (0.24%) Citrix
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Health and Incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago