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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing PHP 385 399 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.21% 7.71% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.98% 13.53% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 342 371 372
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 August 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 August 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 +10 120 £37,500 +25.00% 29
Dorset -15 75 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Gloucestershire +14 54 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Devon -4 54 £27,500 +12.24% 4
Somerset -24 42 £35,500 +18.33% 14
Wiltshire -28 24 £34,500 - 10
Cornwall +4 15 £35,000 +16.66% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 526 (62.69%) MySQL
2 510 (60.79%) HTML
3 500 (59.59%) JavaScript
4 492 (58.64%) CSS
5 283 (33.73%) jQuery
6 282 (33.61%) Linux
7 219 (26.10%) SQL
8 190 (22.65%) OO
9 179 (21.33%) Java
10 169 (20.14%) HTML5
11 168 (20.02%) PHP5
12 155 (18.47%) Zend
13 153 (18.24%) Git (software)
14 141 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
15 138 (16.45%) LAMP
16 127 (15.14%) MVC
17 122 (14.54%) Degree
18 119 (14.18%) OOP
19 117 (13.95%) E-Commerce
19 117 (13.95%) Web Development
20 110 (13.11%) Ajax
21 106 (12.63%) CSS3
22 104 (12.40%) WordPress
23 100 (11.92%) Python
24 99 (11.80%) .NET
24 99 (11.80%) Drupal
25 98 (11.68%) Scrum
26 96 (11.44%) Apache
27 92 (10.97%) Web Services
28 91 (10.85%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 104 (12.40%) WordPress
2 99 (11.80%) Drupal
3 96 (11.44%) Apache
4 75 (8.94%) CMS
5 27 (3.22%) IIS
6 26 (3.10%) Joomla!
7 15 (1.79%) ColdFusion
8 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.95%) Node.js
9 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.72%) SAS
10 6 (0.72%) nginx
11 4 (0.48%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.24%) Confluence
12 2 (0.24%) Moodle
12 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.72%) SPSS
5 5 (0.60%) MS Office
6 3 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 60 (7.15%) Magento
2 23 (2.74%) Shopify
3 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.60%) 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%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.22%) SaaS
2 21 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.36%) Trello
4 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.51%) Internet
2 18 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.91%) DNS
4 11 (1.31%) HTTP
5 10 (1.19%) Intranet
6 6 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.60%) Firewall
7 5 (0.60%) ADSL
7 5 (0.60%) GPRS
7 5 (0.60%) SMS
7 5 (0.60%) SMTP
7 5 (0.60%) FTP
7 5 (0.60%) PPP
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
8 3 (0.36%) VoIP
9 2 (0.24%) WAN
9 2 (0.24%) DHCP
9 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.24%) LAN
9 2 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (62.69%) MySQL
2 63 (7.51%) SQL Server
3 51 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 26 (3.10%) Hazelcast
5 26 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.07%) QlikView
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.36%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.24%) SQLite
12 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.24%) Big Data
12 2 (0.24%) Redis
13 1 (0.12%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 153 (18.24%) Git (software)
2 76 (9.06%) Subversion
3 34 (4.05%) PHPUnit
4 22 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.91%) Bugzilla
6 12 (1.43%) PEAR
7 9 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.07%) Trac
7 9 (1.07%) Selenium
7 9 (1.07%) JMeter
8 7 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (0.72%) WatiN
9 6 (0.72%) WATIR
9 6 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.60%) JIRA
10 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.48%) Ranorex
11 4 (0.48%) Xdebug
General
1 79 (9.42%) Marketing
2 74 (8.82%) Finance
3 46 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.58%) Retail
5 25 (2.98%) Advertising
6 22 (2.62%) Banking
7 16 (1.91%) Electronics
8 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.48%) Games
9 4 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 744 (88.68%) Developer
2 390 (46.48%) PHP Developer
3 226 (26.94%) Web Developer
4 110 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 98 (11.68%) PHP Web Developer
6 86 (10.25%) Software Developer
7 69 (8.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 64 (7.63%) Senior PHP Developer
9 51 (6.08%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.48%) Programmer
11 43 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
12 34 (4.05%) Junior
12 34 (4.05%) Junior Developer
13 31 (3.69%) PHP Programmer
14 30 (3.58%) Front-End Web Developer
15 28 (3.34%) Graduate
15 28 (3.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 24 (2.86%) Applications Developer
16 24 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
17 21 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (60.79%) HTML
2 492 (58.64%) CSS
3 283 (33.73%) jQuery
4 169 (20.14%) HTML5
5 138 (16.45%) LAMP
6 110 (13.11%) Ajax
7 106 (12.63%) CSS3
8 99 (11.80%) .NET
9 92 (10.97%) Web Services
10 91 (10.85%) XML
11 80 (9.54%) SOAP
12 76 (9.06%) XHTML
13 66 (7.87%) JSON
14 64 (7.63%) Symfony
15 56 (6.67%) RESTful
16 50 (5.96%) CakePHP
17 44 (5.24%) Spring
17 44 (5.24%) CodeIgniter
18 39 (4.65%) Laravel
19 36 (4.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.10%) Open Source
2 52 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 51 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.13%) Digital Media
5 21 (2.50%) W3C
6 13 (1.55%) Blog
7 12 (1.43%) Social Media
8 10 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.07%) GIS
10 6 (0.72%) DTV
10 6 (0.72%) iPhone
11 5 (0.60%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.60%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.48%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.36%) Social Network
13 3 (0.36%) Statistics
13 3 (0.36%) Replication
14 2 (0.24%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.24%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 282 (33.61%) Linux
2 65 (7.75%) Windows
3 28 (3.34%) Ubuntu
4 23 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.74%) CentOS
5 22 (2.62%) Android
6 19 (2.26%) Fedora
7 18 (2.15%) UNIX
7 18 (2.15%) Windows CE
8 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.83%) Debian
10 5 (0.60%) SUSE
11 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (22.65%) OO
2 141 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (15.14%) MVC
4 119 (14.18%) OOP
5 117 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 117 (13.95%) Web Development
6 98 (11.68%) Scrum
7 84 (10.01%) OO PHP
8 73 (8.70%) TDD
9 71 (8.46%) Software Engineering
10 56 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 27 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (3.10%) Web Application Development
13 24 (2.86%) Waterfall
13 24 (2.86%) Analytics
14 22 (2.62%) Project Management
14 22 (2.62%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (2.38%) OOD
16 18 (2.15%) Online Marketing
16 18 (2.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 500 (59.59%) JavaScript
2 219 (26.10%) SQL
3 179 (21.33%) Java
4 168 (20.02%) PHP5
5 100 (11.92%) Python
6 87 (10.37%) C#
7 66 (7.87%) Ruby
8 55 (6.56%) C++
9 43 (5.13%) Perl
10 33 (3.93%) VB
11 29 (3.46%) VB.NET
12 21 (2.50%) C
13 13 (1.55%) Delphi
14 12 (1.43%) ECMAScript
14 12 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.19%) PHP4
16 8 (0.95%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.83%) CFML
18 6 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 122 (14.54%) Degree
2 13 (1.55%) HND
3 9 (1.07%) ISEB
4 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.69%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) WCAG
2 2 (0.24%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.07%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.83%) Samba
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
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%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.19%) Puppet
2 5 (0.60%) Plesk
3 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.36%) Nagios
5 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) YUM
Vendors
1 155 (18.47%) Zend
2 48 (5.72%) Oracle
3 37 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.46%) Adobe
5 23 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.79%) Facebook
7 14 (1.67%) Twitter
8 12 (1.43%) Sun
8 12 (1.43%) VMware
9 11 (1.31%) Apple
10 9 (1.07%) Tableau
10 9 (1.07%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (0.95%) HP
11 8 (0.95%) SAP
11 8 (0.95%) Cognos
12 7 (0.83%) Sage
13 5 (0.60%) Sencha
14 3 (0.36%) Pegasus
15 2 (0.24%) Cisco
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nuepc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits + Great Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago