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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 34 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 382 454 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.59% 7.74% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.88% 13.71% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 356 420 375
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
3215 3311 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.43% 56.44% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2851 2893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +2 168 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Gloucestershire -21 50 £35,000 - 15
Dorset -12 49 £30,000 - 13
Somerset -1 46 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Devon -7 24 £38,750 +40.90% 6
Wiltshire -17 15 £38,000 +20.63% 4
Cornwall -10 7 £20,000 -33.33%
Avon - 1 £22,500 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 661 (69.58%) HTML
2 649 (68.32%) JavaScript
3 611 (64.32%) CSS
4 497 (52.32%) MySQL
5 369 (38.84%) Linux
6 326 (34.32%) jQuery
7 280 (29.47%) HTML5
8 257 (27.05%) Git (software)
9 238 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
10 219 (23.05%) OO
11 216 (22.74%) MVC
12 191 (20.11%) LAMP
13 185 (19.47%) CSS3
14 172 (18.11%) Web Development
15 168 (17.68%) Apache
16 165 (17.37%) SQL
17 164 (17.26%) AngularJS
18 157 (16.53%) Java
18 157 (16.53%) Zend
19 156 (16.42%) Ajax
20 153 (16.11%) Drupal
21 151 (15.89%) WordPress
22 142 (14.95%) OO PHP
23 136 (14.32%) Degree
24 126 (13.26%) XML
24 126 (13.26%) User Experience
25 123 (12.95%) OOP
26 121 (12.74%) Subversion
27 117 (12.32%) RESTful
27 117 (12.32%) Node.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 168 (17.68%) Apache
2 153 (16.11%) Drupal
3 151 (15.89%) WordPress
4 117 (12.32%) Node.js
5 99 (10.42%) CMS
6 69 (7.26%) Joomla!
7 56 (5.89%) nginx
8 33 (3.47%) IIS
9 25 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.32%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.37%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.26%) Moodle
13 11 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.16%) JBoss
14 10 (1.05%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.95%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.74%) MediaWiki
16 7 (0.74%) Confluence
17 5 (0.53%) concrete5
Applications
1 38 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 35 (3.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.26%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.05%) MS Office
6 8 (0.84%) InDesign
7 5 (0.53%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.21%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 85 (8.95%) Magento
2 16 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.37%) Changepoint
4 6 (0.63%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.21%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.32%) SaaS
3 14 (1.47%) PaaS
4 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.53%) GitHub
7 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.89%) Internet
2 61 (6.42%) HTTP
3 37 (3.89%) Firewall
4 22 (2.32%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.21%) DNS
6 18 (1.89%) WAN
6 18 (1.89%) LAN
7 10 (1.05%) SMTP
7 10 (1.05%) Network Security
8 9 (0.95%) VPN
9 8 (0.84%) DHCP
9 8 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.74%) VLAN
10 7 (0.74%) LDAP
10 7 (0.74%) IPv6
10 7 (0.74%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.74%) OSPF
10 7 (0.74%) BGP
10 7 (0.74%) IPsec
11 6 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (52.32%) MySQL
2 90 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 58 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 45 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 42 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.00%) Redis
12 18 (1.89%) SQLite
13 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.37%) MariaDB
14 13 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.84%) Neo4j
18 7 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 257 (27.05%) Git (software)
2 121 (12.74%) Subversion
3 58 (6.11%) Jenkins
4 43 (4.53%) PHPUnit
5 22 (2.32%) JIRA
6 21 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (1.89%) Hudson
7 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
9 16 (1.68%) Bugzilla
9 16 (1.68%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.68%) Maven
9 16 (1.68%) PEAR
9 16 (1.68%) Trac
10 6 (0.63%) Xcode
10 6 (0.63%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (0.63%) Grunt
11 5 (0.53%) Bower
11 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 87 (9.16%) Finance
2 85 (8.95%) Marketing
3 45 (4.74%) Multimedia
4 37 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 33 (3.47%) Games
7 32 (3.37%) Advertising
8 25 (2.63%) Electronics
9 17 (1.79%) Publishing
10 12 (1.26%) Banking
11 11 (1.16%) Retail
12 5 (0.53%) Legal
13 4 (0.42%) Back Office
13 4 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 791 (83.26%) Developer
2 377 (39.68%) PHP Developer
3 210 (22.11%) Web Developer
4 125 (13.16%) Front-End Developer
5 97 (10.21%) Senior Developer
6 70 (7.37%) PHP Web Developer
7 62 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 61 (6.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 60 (6.32%) Junior
10 50 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
11 49 (5.16%) Junior Developer
12 45 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
14 33 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 32 (3.37%) Applications Developer
15 32 (3.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 30 (3.16%) Drupal Developer
16 30 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
17 29 (3.05%) Java Developer
18 26 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (69.58%) HTML
2 611 (64.32%) CSS
3 326 (34.32%) jQuery
4 280 (29.47%) HTML5
5 191 (20.11%) LAMP
6 185 (19.47%) CSS3
7 164 (17.26%) AngularJS
8 156 (16.42%) Ajax
9 126 (13.26%) XML
10 117 (12.32%) RESTful
11 109 (11.47%) Web Services
12 107 (11.26%) JSON
13 97 (10.21%) .NET
13 97 (10.21%) Symfony
14 89 (9.37%) Laravel
15 88 (9.26%) Backbone.js
16 81 (8.53%) CakePHP
17 80 (8.42%) Sass
18 77 (8.11%) REST
19 56 (5.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.26%) User Experience
2 78 (8.21%) Open Source
3 67 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 39 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.05%) Wiki
7 22 (2.32%) BBC
8 20 (2.11%) Graphic Design
9 18 (1.89%) Social Media
10 16 (1.68%) DTV
11 12 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.16%) Social Network
13 9 (0.95%) Photography
14 8 (0.84%) Xbox
15 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.74%) iPhone
15 7 (0.74%) iPad
16 6 (0.63%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 369 (38.84%) Linux
2 74 (7.79%) Windows
3 51 (5.37%) UNIX
4 49 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 44 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (4.53%) Android
7 41 (4.32%) CentOS
8 33 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.68%) Debian
10 12 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.05%) Fedora
13 8 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.53%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (23.05%) OO
3 216 (22.74%) MVC
4 172 (18.11%) Web Development
5 142 (14.95%) OO PHP
6 123 (12.95%) OOP
7 114 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 108 (11.37%) TDD
9 95 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 79 (8.32%) Scrum
11 78 (8.21%) Software Engineering
12 70 (7.37%) DevOps
13 66 (6.95%) Web Design
14 65 (6.84%) Mentoring
15 52 (5.47%) SEO
16 47 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (4.74%) Unit Testing
18 38 (4.00%) Configuration Management
19 36 (3.79%) Time Management
20 32 (3.37%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 649 (68.32%) JavaScript
2 165 (17.37%) SQL
3 157 (16.53%) Java
4 109 (11.47%) Ruby
5 107 (11.26%) Python
5 107 (11.26%) PHP5
6 96 (10.11%) Perl
7 84 (8.84%) Bash Shell
8 80 (8.42%) C#
9 59 (6.21%) C++
10 32 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.26%) Objective-C
12 29 (3.05%) C
13 24 (2.53%) VB
14 21 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.79%) Delphi
16 14 (1.47%) VBA
17 13 (1.37%) VB6
18 10 (1.05%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 136 (14.32%) Degree
2 24 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.05%) CCNA
6 9 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.42%) MCPD
8 2 (0.21%) CCNP
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.26%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) WCAG
3 6 (0.63%) SLA
4 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.37%) Samba
4 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.95%) iptables
6 7 (0.74%) Postfix
6 7 (0.74%) XenServer
7 6 (0.63%) KVM
8 5 (0.53%) vSphere
9 4 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) Varnish
10 2 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 85 (8.95%) Puppet
2 64 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (2.84%) Vagrant
4 17 (1.79%) Salt
5 16 (1.68%) Nagios
6 15 (1.58%) Zenoss
7 13 (1.37%) Ansible
7 13 (1.37%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.16%) Graphite
9 4 (0.42%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.21%) Munin
10 2 (0.21%) Icinga
10 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.11%) cPanel
11 1 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) SCOM
11 1 (0.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 157 (16.53%) Zend
2 60 (6.32%) Adobe
3 57 (6.00%) Oracle
4 49 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 46 (4.84%) Google
6 43 (4.53%) Facebook
7 36 (3.79%) Microsoft
7 36 (3.79%) Twitter
8 17 (1.79%) VMware
9 16 (1.68%) SAP
10 15 (1.58%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.37%) Cisco
12 11 (1.16%) Citrix
13 10 (1.05%) Apple
14 9 (0.95%) Sencha
14 9 (0.95%) IBM
15 6 (0.63%) Volantis
15 6 (0.63%) Appcelerator
15 6 (0.63%) Netbiscuits
15 6 (0.63%) Kony
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Torquay, Devon
BPR Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Great Environment
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday