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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 437 457 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.09% 7.89% 8.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.12% 14.02% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 398 409 393
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
3330 3259 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.03% 56.27% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 2855 2901
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £48,546
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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 +4 157 £37,500 +15.38% 24
Somerset +12 77 £34,000 +4.61% 18
Dorset -10 72 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Gloucestershire -21 54 £37,500 - 10
Devon -4 30 £30,500 +1.66% 3
Wiltshire -19 19 £32,500 - 4
Cornwall -15 4 £20,000 -33.33%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 684 (70.23%) HTML
2 662 (67.97%) JavaScript
3 634 (65.09%) CSS
4 517 (53.08%) MySQL
5 380 (39.01%) Linux
6 331 (33.98%) jQuery
7 279 (28.64%) HTML5
8 238 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 226 (23.20%) MVC
10 225 (23.10%) OO
11 219 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
12 199 (20.43%) LAMP
13 188 (19.30%) CSS3
14 182 (18.69%) SQL
15 177 (18.17%) Apache
16 173 (17.76%) Web Development
17 165 (16.94%) Drupal
17 165 (16.94%) Zend
18 163 (16.74%) WordPress
19 161 (16.53%) AngularJS
20 152 (15.61%) Java
21 141 (14.48%) Ajax
22 134 (13.76%) Subversion
23 132 (13.55%) OOP
23 132 (13.55%) OO PHP
24 128 (13.14%) User Experience
25 123 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
26 122 (12.53%) Degree
27 121 (12.42%) XML
28 120 (12.32%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 177 (18.17%) Apache
2 165 (16.94%) Drupal
3 163 (16.74%) WordPress
4 120 (12.32%) CMS
5 93 (9.55%) Node.js
6 82 (8.42%) Joomla!
7 64 (6.57%) nginx
8 28 (2.87%) IIS
9 27 (2.77%) WebLogic
10 24 (2.46%) Tomcat
11 18 (1.85%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.44%) Moodle
12 14 (1.44%) Umbraco
13 13 (1.33%) JBoss
13 13 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 12 (1.23%) ColdFusion
15 10 (1.03%) MS Exchange
15 10 (1.03%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.82%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 37 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.23%) MS Excel
5 9 (0.92%) MS Office
6 8 (0.82%) InDesign
7 6 (0.62%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.21%) SPSS
10 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 92 (9.45%) Magento
2 13 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.82%) Changepoint
3 8 (0.82%) Zen Cart
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.21%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.98%) SaaS
3 14 (1.44%) PaaS
4 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.51%) GitHub
7 4 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.39%) Internet
2 45 (4.62%) HTTP
3 40 (4.11%) Firewall
4 26 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.26%) DNS
6 21 (2.16%) LAN
6 21 (2.16%) WAN
7 13 (1.33%) VPN
8 10 (1.03%) SMTP
8 10 (1.03%) Network Security
9 9 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.72%) IPsec
10 7 (0.72%) OSPF
10 7 (0.72%) BGP
10 7 (0.72%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.72%) DHCP
10 7 (0.72%) LDAP
10 7 (0.72%) IPv6
11 5 (0.51%) VoIP
11 5 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (53.08%) MySQL
2 81 (8.32%) SQL Server
3 62 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (4.83%) MongoDB
4 47 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.46%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (1.95%) Redis
9 18 (1.85%) MariaDB
10 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.92%) MS Access
14 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.82%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 238 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 134 (13.76%) Subversion
3 59 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 34 (3.49%) PHPUnit
5 26 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
6 25 (2.57%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.46%) JIRA
8 20 (2.05%) Maven
8 20 (2.05%) Hudson
9 19 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
9 19 (1.95%) PEAR
10 17 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 17 (1.75%) Trac
11 10 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.03%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.72%) Grunt
13 6 (0.62%) Bower
13 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (9.34%) Finance
2 81 (8.32%) Marketing
3 48 (4.93%) Multimedia
4 33 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.08%) Games
6 29 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.77%) Advertising
8 21 (2.16%) Electronics
9 19 (1.95%) Banking
10 16 (1.64%) Publishing
11 10 (1.03%) Retail
12 8 (0.82%) Legal
13 6 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.31%) Back Office
16 1 (0.10%) Law
16 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 807 (82.85%) Developer
2 387 (39.73%) PHP Developer
3 246 (25.26%) Web Developer
4 140 (14.37%) Front-End Developer
5 92 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 85 (8.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 57 (5.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 55 (5.65%) Software Developer
9 49 (5.03%) Junior
10 46 (4.72%) Senior PHP Developer
11 45 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 39 (4.00%) Junior Developer
13 37 (3.80%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 32 (3.29%) Front-End Web Developer
15 28 (2.87%) Drupal Developer
15 28 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
16 26 (2.67%) Analyst
17 25 (2.57%) Applications Developer
17 25 (2.57%) Java Developer
18 24 (2.46%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (70.23%) HTML
2 634 (65.09%) CSS
3 331 (33.98%) jQuery
4 279 (28.64%) HTML5
5 199 (20.43%) LAMP
6 188 (19.30%) CSS3
7 161 (16.53%) AngularJS
8 141 (14.48%) Ajax
9 121 (12.42%) XML
10 110 (11.29%) JSON
11 107 (10.99%) Symfony
12 98 (10.06%) Web Services
13 95 (9.75%) RESTful
14 94 (9.65%) CakePHP
15 93 (9.55%) .NET
16 79 (8.11%) Laravel
17 78 (8.01%) Sass
18 77 (7.91%) Backbone.js
19 58 (5.95%) REST
20 56 (5.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.14%) User Experience
2 84 (8.62%) Open Source
3 71 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.08%) Wiki
6 25 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.16%) BBC
8 16 (1.64%) Graphic Design
9 15 (1.54%) Social Media
10 13 (1.33%) DTV
11 12 (1.23%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.13%) Social Network
13 9 (0.92%) Photography
14 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.62%) Replication
16 6 (0.62%) Derivative
17 5 (0.51%) Semantic Web
18 4 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 380 (39.01%) Linux
2 79 (8.11%) Windows
3 49 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (4.72%) UNIX
5 42 (4.31%) CentOS
6 38 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 38 (3.90%) Android
6 38 (3.90%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.16%) Debian
8 15 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.44%) Fedora
10 12 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.62%) Solaris
14 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (23.20%) MVC
2 225 (23.10%) OO
3 219 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (17.76%) Web Development
5 132 (13.55%) OOP
5 132 (13.55%) OO PHP
6 123 (12.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 110 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 85 (8.73%) Scrum
9 84 (8.62%) TDD
10 74 (7.60%) DevOps
11 72 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 71 (7.29%) Web Design
13 58 (5.95%) SEO
14 51 (5.24%) Mentoring
15 42 (4.31%) Time Management
16 35 (3.59%) Project Management
17 34 (3.49%) ITIL
17 34 (3.49%) Unit Testing
17 34 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 662 (67.97%) JavaScript
2 182 (18.69%) SQL
3 152 (15.61%) Java
4 116 (11.91%) PHP5
5 113 (11.60%) Ruby
6 109 (11.19%) Python
7 97 (9.96%) Perl
8 85 (8.73%) C#
9 78 (8.01%) Bash Shell
10 46 (4.72%) C++
11 36 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.36%) Delphi
13 22 (2.26%) C
14 21 (2.16%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.05%) VBA
16 18 (1.85%) VB
17 15 (1.54%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.23%) Pascal
20 9 (0.92%) CFML
Qualifications
1 122 (12.53%) Degree
2 27 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.23%) CCNA
6 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.41%) MCPD
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.31%) ISEB
10 2 (0.21%) CCNP
11 1 (0.10%) MCP
11 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.72%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) WCAG
5 2 (0.21%) HL7
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.33%) Samba
4 11 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.72%) Postfix
5 7 (0.72%) XenServer
5 7 (0.72%) iptables
6 6 (0.62%) Varnish
6 6 (0.62%) KVM
7 4 (0.41%) vSphere
7 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.21%) Docker
9 1 (0.10%) NFS
9 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 84 (8.62%) Puppet
2 68 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (2.87%) Vagrant
4 20 (2.05%) Salt
5 19 (1.95%) Ansible
6 18 (1.85%) Zenoss
7 17 (1.75%) Nagios
7 17 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.33%) Graphite
9 6 (0.62%) Icinga
9 6 (0.62%) Munin
9 6 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.41%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.21%) Plesk
12 1 (0.10%) cPanel
12 1 (0.10%) Webmin
Vendors
1 165 (16.94%) Zend
2 63 (6.47%) Oracle
3 54 (5.54%) Adobe
3 54 (5.54%) Red Hat
4 42 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 38 (3.90%) Facebook
6 32 (3.29%) Google
7 31 (3.18%) Twitter
8 20 (2.05%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.85%) VMware
10 14 (1.44%) IBM
11 13 (1.33%) SAP
12 11 (1.13%) Cisco
12 11 (1.13%) Citrix
13 6 (0.62%) Apple
13 6 (0.62%) Percona
14 5 (0.51%) WorldPay
14 5 (0.51%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.51%) BancTec
14 5 (0.51%) Compuware
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefts
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 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: 3 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago