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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 379 425 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.32% 6.97% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.04% 12.22% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 360 380 359
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
3432 3479 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.25% 57.06% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2976 2762
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 164 £37,500 - 19
Somerset +7 58 £35,000 - 13
Gloucestershire -10 52 £37,500 +11.11% 13
Dorset -11 48 £28,000 -20.00% 15
Wiltshire -19 16 £38,000 +20.63% 6
Devon -23 16 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Cornwall -12 5 £23,500 -32.85% 3
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 603 (68.60%) HTML
2 595 (67.69%) JavaScript
3 546 (62.12%) CSS
4 459 (52.22%) MySQL
5 343 (39.02%) Linux
6 310 (35.27%) jQuery
7 239 (27.19%) Git (software)
8 234 (26.62%) HTML5
9 221 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
10 196 (22.30%) MVC
10 196 (22.30%) LAMP
11 178 (20.25%) OO
12 171 (19.45%) SQL
13 160 (18.20%) Ajax
14 157 (17.86%) CSS3
15 152 (17.29%) Web Development
15 152 (17.29%) Java
16 143 (16.27%) Apache
17 141 (16.04%) Degree
18 140 (15.93%) XML
18 140 (15.93%) AngularJS
19 134 (15.24%) Zend
20 116 (13.20%) OOP
21 113 (12.86%) WordPress
21 113 (12.86%) RESTful
22 112 (12.74%) Web Services
22 112 (12.74%) OO PHP
23 111 (12.63%) Node.js
24 110 (12.51%) JSON
25 109 (12.40%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 143 (16.27%) Apache
2 113 (12.86%) WordPress
3 111 (12.63%) Node.js
4 102 (11.60%) Drupal
5 64 (7.28%) CMS
6 47 (5.35%) Joomla!
7 40 (4.55%) nginx
8 35 (3.98%) IIS
9 30 (3.41%) WebLogic
10 20 (2.28%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.71%) JBoss
11 15 (1.71%) ColdFusion
12 14 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.37%) Moodle
14 11 (1.25%) MediaWiki
15 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.14%) MS Exchange
16 9 (1.02%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.80%) Confluence
18 6 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (4.32%) Photoshop
2 21 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (1.48%) MS Office
4 12 (1.37%) MS Excel
5 10 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.68%) InDesign
7 4 (0.46%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.23%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (7.62%) Magento
2 17 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (1.82%) Changepoint
4 5 (0.57%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.23%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.05%) SaaS
3 13 (1.48%) PaaS
4 9 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.74%) Internet
2 63 (7.17%) HTTP
3 41 (4.66%) Firewall
4 29 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.05%) DNS
6 15 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.48%) WAN
7 13 (1.48%) LAN
8 12 (1.37%) SMTP
9 9 (1.02%) Network Security
10 8 (0.91%) VPN
11 7 (0.80%) LDAP
11 7 (0.80%) VLAN
12 6 (0.68%) IPsec
12 6 (0.68%) OSPF
12 6 (0.68%) BGP
12 6 (0.68%) EIGRP
12 6 (0.68%) DHCP
12 6 (0.68%) SNMP
12 6 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (52.22%) MySQL
2 89 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 50 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 40 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 24 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (1.82%) SQLite
10 16 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.14%) Redis
13 7 (0.80%) Hazelcast
13 7 (0.80%) MS Access
14 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 239 (27.19%) Git (software)
2 98 (11.15%) Subversion
3 50 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 43 (4.89%) PHPUnit
5 25 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
6 20 (2.28%) Maven
6 20 (2.28%) JIRA
7 19 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
8 16 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 16 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.82%) PEAR
8 16 (1.82%) Trac
9 13 (1.48%) Hudson
10 7 (0.80%) Grunt
10 7 (0.80%) gulp
11 6 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (0.68%) Xcode
11 6 (0.68%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 100 (11.38%) Marketing
2 90 (10.24%) Finance
3 47 (5.35%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.66%) Electronics
5 35 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.98%) Advertising
6 33 (3.75%) Multimedia
7 28 (3.19%) Games
8 15 (1.71%) Publishing
9 12 (1.37%) Retail
10 11 (1.25%) Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.34%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 724 (82.37%) Developer
2 366 (41.64%) PHP Developer
3 189 (21.50%) Web Developer
4 96 (10.92%) Senior Developer
5 83 (9.44%) Front-End Developer
6 74 (8.42%) Junior
7 65 (7.39%) Junior Developer
8 59 (6.71%) Senior PHP Developer
9 57 (6.48%) PHP Web Developer
10 52 (5.92%) Software Developer
11 50 (5.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 45 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
13 39 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.75%) Junior PHP Developer
15 30 (3.41%) Applications Developer
15 30 (3.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
16 28 (3.19%) Lead Developer
17 26 (2.96%) Java Developer
17 26 (2.96%) Analyst
18 24 (2.73%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (68.60%) HTML
2 546 (62.12%) CSS
3 310 (35.27%) jQuery
4 234 (26.62%) HTML5
5 196 (22.30%) LAMP
6 160 (18.20%) Ajax
7 157 (17.86%) CSS3
8 140 (15.93%) AngularJS
8 140 (15.93%) XML
9 113 (12.86%) RESTful
10 112 (12.74%) Web Services
11 110 (12.51%) JSON
12 101 (11.49%) .NET
13 97 (11.04%) Symfony
14 90 (10.24%) Laravel
15 77 (8.76%) REST
16 74 (8.42%) Backbone.js
17 73 (8.30%) SOAP
18 66 (7.51%) Sass
19 58 (6.60%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.15%) User Experience
2 57 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.01%) Mobile App
3 44 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.84%) Wiki
5 18 (2.05%) Social Media
6 17 (1.93%) DTV
6 17 (1.93%) Graphic Design
6 17 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.71%) BBC
8 13 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.37%) Xbox
10 11 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.02%) Photography
12 7 (0.80%) iPhone
12 7 (0.80%) iPad
12 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 343 (39.02%) Linux
2 77 (8.76%) Windows
3 51 (5.80%) UNIX
4 49 (5.57%) Apple iOS
5 44 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (4.78%) Android
7 35 (3.98%) CentOS
8 34 (3.87%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.48%) Debian
9 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.02%) Fedora
12 9 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.68%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (22.30%) MVC
3 178 (20.25%) OO
4 152 (17.29%) Web Development
5 116 (13.20%) OOP
6 112 (12.74%) OO PHP
7 109 (12.40%) TDD
8 92 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 83 (9.44%) E-Commerce
10 81 (9.22%) Software Engineering
11 77 (8.76%) Scrum
12 60 (6.83%) Web Design
12 60 (6.83%) Open Source
13 57 (6.48%) DevOps
13 57 (6.48%) Mentoring
14 46 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (4.66%) Unit Testing
16 39 (4.44%) Configuration Management
17 37 (4.21%) Project Management
18 34 (3.87%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 595 (67.69%) JavaScript
2 171 (19.45%) SQL
3 152 (17.29%) Java
4 107 (12.17%) Python
5 104 (11.83%) PHP5
6 91 (10.35%) Perl
7 84 (9.56%) Ruby
8 81 (9.22%) C#
9 68 (7.74%) Bash Shell
10 57 (6.48%) C++
11 37 (4.21%) Objective-C
12 29 (3.30%) VB
12 29 (3.30%) PowerShell
13 24 (2.73%) C
14 20 (2.28%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.82%) VB6
16 14 (1.59%) Delphi
17 13 (1.48%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.37%) VBA
19 9 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (16.04%) Degree
2 18 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.91%) CCNA
6 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.68%) MCPD
7 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) RHCE
9 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.37%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) WCAG
3 5 (0.57%) SLA
3 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.48%) KVM
3 12 (1.37%) Samba
4 9 (1.02%) iptables
5 7 (0.80%) vSphere
6 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.68%) Postfix
6 6 (0.68%) XenServer
7 5 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.34%) Docker
9 1 (0.11%) Gluster
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (9.90%) Puppet
2 46 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.28%) Vagrant
4 15 (1.71%) Nagios
5 14 (1.59%) Graphite
6 13 (1.48%) Salt
6 13 (1.48%) Zenoss
7 11 (1.25%) Ansible
8 10 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.46%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.46%) cPanel
10 2 (0.23%) SCCM
10 2 (0.23%) SCOM
11 1 (0.11%) Plesk
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.11%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.11%) Graylog
11 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 134 (15.24%) Zend
2 53 (6.03%) Oracle
3 48 (5.46%) Red Hat
4 47 (5.35%) Adobe
5 42 (4.78%) Google
6 34 (3.87%) Microsoft
7 33 (3.75%) Facebook
8 31 (3.53%) Twitter
9 20 (2.28%) Cisco
10 18 (2.05%) VMware
11 17 (1.93%) SAP
12 13 (1.48%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.14%) Apple
13 10 (1.14%) Citrix
14 9 (1.02%) Sencha
15 7 (0.80%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.80%) IBM
16 6 (0.68%) Netbiscuits
16 6 (0.68%) Kony
16 6 (0.68%) Volantis
Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cornwall
ITecopeople
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday