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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 39 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 364 391 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.90% 7.71% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.65% 13.49% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 318 368 395
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
3419 2898 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.40% 57.17% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 2603 2812
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 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 22 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 97 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Dorset -16 61 £32,500 - 7
Devon -3 60 £24,165 -12.12% 6
Gloucestershire +15 58 £32,500 -3.70% 9
Somerset -21 44 £30,000 - 7
Wiltshire -34 29 £32,500 +3.17% 7
Cornwall +3 14 £33,750 +12.50%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 497 (62.13%) HTML
2 495 (61.88%) MySQL
3 487 (60.88%) JavaScript
3 487 (60.88%) CSS
4 276 (34.50%) Linux
5 257 (32.13%) jQuery
6 215 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (24.75%) SQL
8 178 (22.25%) OO
9 162 (20.25%) Java
10 154 (19.25%) PHP5
11 153 (19.13%) HTML5
12 147 (18.38%) Git (software)
13 142 (17.75%) Zend
14 130 (16.25%) LAMP
15 128 (16.00%) MVC
16 112 (14.00%) OOP
16 112 (14.00%) E-Commerce
17 106 (13.25%) Degree
18 99 (12.38%) Python
19 97 (12.13%) Web Development
20 96 (12.00%) WordPress
20 96 (12.00%) .NET
21 93 (11.63%) CSS3
22 90 (11.25%) XML
23 89 (11.13%) Apache
24 88 (11.00%) Drupal
24 88 (11.00%) Ajax
25 82 (10.25%) Subversion
25 82 (10.25%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 96 (12.00%) WordPress
2 89 (11.13%) Apache
3 88 (11.00%) Drupal
4 77 (9.63%) CMS
5 29 (3.63%) Joomla!
6 25 (3.13%) IIS
7 17 (2.13%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.25%) Node.js
9 8 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.88%) nginx
11 6 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.50%) SAS
12 4 (0.50%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.25%) Moodle
14 2 (0.25%) Confluence
15 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.63%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.63%) MS Office
4 4 (0.50%) SPSS
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 48 (6.00%) Magento
2 15 (1.88%) Shopify
3 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.63%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.38%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.38%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.25%) SaaS
2 21 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.38%) Trello
4 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.63%) Internet
2 19 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.00%) DNS
4 9 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.00%) Intranet
5 8 (1.00%) HTTP
6 5 (0.63%) FTP
6 5 (0.63%) PPP
6 5 (0.63%) SMTP
6 5 (0.63%) ADSL
6 5 (0.63%) GPRS
6 5 (0.63%) SMS
7 3 (0.38%) VoIP
7 3 (0.38%) Firewall
8 2 (0.25%) LDAP
8 2 (0.25%) LAN
8 2 (0.25%) Broadband
8 2 (0.25%) WAN
9 1 (0.13%) Network Security
9 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (61.88%) MySQL
2 65 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 40 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 23 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.25%) Hazelcast
7 15 (1.88%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.75%) QlikView
11 3 (0.38%) Redis
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.38%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.25%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.25%) Big Data
13 1 (0.13%) Riak
13 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 147 (18.38%) Git (software)
2 82 (10.25%) Subversion
3 24 (3.00%) PHPUnit
4 18 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.50%) Bugzilla
7 7 (0.88%) Maven
7 7 (0.88%) PEAR
7 7 (0.88%) Axure RP
7 7 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (0.75%) Trac
9 5 (0.63%) Selenium
9 5 (0.63%) Hudson
9 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.63%) JMeter
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 74 (9.25%) Marketing
2 69 (8.63%) Finance
3 37 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.63%) Retail
5 26 (3.25%) Advertising
6 24 (3.00%) Banking
7 17 (2.13%) Electronics
8 8 (1.00%) Games
9 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 709 (88.63%) Developer
2 375 (46.88%) PHP Developer
3 229 (28.63%) Web Developer
4 104 (13.00%) Senior Developer
5 99 (12.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 73 (9.13%) Software Developer
7 62 (7.75%) Senior PHP Developer
8 59 (7.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 45 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 41 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
11 40 (5.00%) Programmer
12 28 (3.50%) Graduate
13 27 (3.38%) Junior Developer
13 27 (3.38%) Junior
14 25 (3.13%) Applications Developer
14 25 (3.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 24 (3.00%) PHP Programmer
16 23 (2.88%) Graduate Developer
16 23 (2.88%) Front-End Web Developer
17 21 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (62.13%) HTML
2 487 (60.88%) CSS
3 257 (32.13%) jQuery
4 153 (19.13%) HTML5
5 130 (16.25%) LAMP
6 96 (12.00%) .NET
7 93 (11.63%) CSS3
8 90 (11.25%) XML
9 88 (11.00%) Ajax
10 82 (10.25%) Web Services
11 77 (9.63%) SOAP
11 77 (9.63%) XHTML
12 58 (7.25%) Symfony
13 56 (7.00%) JSON
14 50 (6.25%) RESTful
15 45 (5.63%) CakePHP
16 43 (5.38%) CodeIgniter
16 43 (5.38%) Laravel
17 41 (5.13%) ASP.NET
18 36 (4.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.88%) Open Source
2 51 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 49 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.38%) Digital Media
6 18 (2.25%) W3C
6 18 (2.25%) User Experience
7 10 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.13%) Blog
8 9 (1.13%) GIS
9 8 (1.00%) Social Media
10 7 (0.88%) iPhone
10 7 (0.88%) DTV
11 5 (0.63%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.50%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.50%) Replication
12 4 (0.50%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.50%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 276 (34.50%) Linux
2 64 (8.00%) Windows
3 27 (3.38%) Ubuntu
4 25 (3.13%) Android
5 23 (2.88%) CentOS
6 22 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.50%) Fedora
8 19 (2.38%) UNIX
9 14 (1.75%) Windows CE
10 9 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.88%) Debian
12 6 (0.75%) Solaris
12 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.63%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (22.25%) OO
3 128 (16.00%) MVC
4 112 (14.00%) OOP
4 112 (14.00%) E-Commerce
5 97 (12.13%) Web Development
6 82 (10.25%) Scrum
7 80 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 78 (9.75%) TDD
9 53 (6.63%) Software Engineering
10 46 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 30 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (3.38%) Analytics
13 21 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (2.38%) Project Management
14 19 (2.38%) Content Management
14 19 (2.38%) Online Marketing
15 18 (2.25%) Waterfall
15 18 (2.25%) Web Application Development
16 17 (2.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 487 (60.88%) JavaScript
2 198 (24.75%) SQL
3 162 (20.25%) Java
4 154 (19.25%) PHP5
5 99 (12.38%) Python
6 82 (10.25%) C#
7 70 (8.75%) Ruby
8 49 (6.13%) C++
9 40 (5.00%) Perl
10 30 (3.75%) VB.NET
11 27 (3.38%) VB
12 20 (2.50%) C
13 12 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.50%) Delphi
13 12 (1.50%) ECMAScript
14 11 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.13%) PHP4
15 9 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.88%) CFML
Qualifications
1 106 (13.25%) Degree
2 13 (1.63%) HND
3 12 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) WCAG
2 2 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.88%) Samba
3 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
4 1 (0.13%) Postfix
4 1 (0.13%) XenServer
4 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.63%) Puppet
2 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.75%) Plesk
4 4 (0.50%) Nagios
4 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 142 (17.75%) Zend
2 53 (6.63%) Oracle
3 35 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.50%) Adobe
5 25 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.88%) Facebook
7 14 (1.75%) Twitter
8 13 (1.63%) Sun
9 12 (1.50%) Apple
10 10 (1.25%) VMware
10 10 (1.25%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.88%) Sage
11 7 (0.88%) SAP
12 6 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.75%) Tableau
13 5 (0.63%) Sencha
13 5 (0.63%) Cognos
14 4 (0.50%) HP
15 3 (0.38%) Pegasus
16 2 (0.25%) Akamai
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bideford, Devon
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago