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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 38 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 349 383 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.67% 7.57% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.24% 13.18% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 304 363 394
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
3407 2905 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 57.42% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2612 2695
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -6 90 £35,000 +12.90% 15
Gloucestershire +8 61 £32,500 -3.70% 9
Devon -3 58 £23,750 -13.63% 3
Dorset -17 55 £31,250 -7.40% 11
Somerset -18 41 £30,000 - 7
Wiltshire -28 30 £32,500 +6.55% 9
Cornwall +2 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 486 (62.79%) HTML
2 474 (61.24%) MySQL
2 474 (61.24%) CSS
3 470 (60.72%) JavaScript
4 272 (35.14%) Linux
5 241 (31.14%) jQuery
6 204 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 189 (24.42%) SQL
8 168 (21.71%) OO
9 158 (20.41%) Java
10 152 (19.64%) PHP5
11 143 (18.48%) Git (software)
12 140 (18.09%) HTML5
13 137 (17.70%) Zend
14 125 (16.15%) MVC
15 124 (16.02%) LAMP
16 111 (14.34%) E-Commerce
17 108 (13.95%) OOP
18 100 (12.92%) Python
19 99 (12.79%) Degree
20 94 (12.14%) Web Development
21 92 (11.89%) WordPress
21 92 (11.89%) .NET
22 89 (11.50%) XML
23 87 (11.24%) Apache
24 85 (10.98%) Subversion
24 85 (10.98%) CSS3
25 83 (10.72%) Drupal
26 82 (10.59%) Ajax
27 79 (10.21%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 92 (11.89%) WordPress
2 87 (11.24%) Apache
3 83 (10.72%) Drupal
4 74 (9.56%) CMS
5 28 (3.62%) Joomla!
6 25 (3.23%) IIS
7 18 (2.33%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.29%) Node.js
9 9 (1.16%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.78%) nginx
12 6 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.52%) SAS
14 3 (0.39%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.26%) Moodle
16 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
16 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 16 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.65%) MS Office
4 4 (0.52%) SPSS
4 4 (0.52%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (5.68%) Magento
2 13 (1.68%) Shopify
3 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.65%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.26%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.36%) SaaS
2 21 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.39%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.39%) Trello
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.98%) Internet
2 21 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.45%) DNS
4 12 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (1.16%) HTTP
6 7 (0.90%) SMTP
6 7 (0.90%) Intranet
7 5 (0.65%) FTP
7 5 (0.65%) Firewall
7 5 (0.65%) PPP
7 5 (0.65%) ADSL
7 5 (0.65%) GPRS
7 5 (0.65%) SMS
8 2 (0.26%) VoIP
8 2 (0.26%) LDAP
8 2 (0.26%) WAN
8 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 1 (0.13%) Broadband
9 1 (0.13%) WLAN
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (61.24%) MySQL
2 64 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 35 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 21 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.07%) Hazelcast
7 13 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.78%) QlikView
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.39%) Redis
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.26%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.13%) Riak
13 1 (0.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 143 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 85 (10.98%) Subversion
3 18 (2.33%) PHPUnit
4 17 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 16 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.42%) Bugzilla
7 9 (1.16%) Maven
8 7 (0.90%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.78%) Hudson
9 6 (0.78%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.78%) PEAR
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.65%) Trac
11 4 (0.52%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.52%) JMeter
11 4 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 78 (10.08%) Marketing
2 66 (8.53%) Finance
3 32 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.62%) Retail
5 26 (3.36%) Advertising
6 23 (2.97%) Banking
7 17 (2.20%) Electronics
8 8 (1.03%) Games
9 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.39%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 681 (87.98%) Developer
2 360 (46.51%) PHP Developer
3 222 (28.68%) Web Developer
4 100 (12.92%) Senior Developer
5 95 (12.27%) PHP Web Developer
6 64 (8.27%) Software Developer
7 59 (7.62%) Senior PHP Developer
8 56 (7.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 44 (5.68%) Java Developer
10 40 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
11 38 (4.91%) Programmer
12 26 (3.36%) Graduate
12 26 (3.36%) Junior
12 26 (3.36%) Junior Developer
13 25 (3.23%) Applications Developer
14 23 (2.97%) Analyst
14 23 (2.97%) PHP Programmer
14 23 (2.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 21 (2.71%) Front-End Web Developer
15 21 (2.71%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (62.79%) HTML
2 474 (61.24%) CSS
3 241 (31.14%) jQuery
4 140 (18.09%) HTML5
5 124 (16.02%) LAMP
6 92 (11.89%) .NET
7 89 (11.50%) XML
8 85 (10.98%) CSS3
9 82 (10.59%) Ajax
10 79 (10.21%) XHTML
11 76 (9.82%) Web Services
12 74 (9.56%) SOAP
13 53 (6.85%) Symfony
14 49 (6.33%) JSON
15 48 (6.20%) RESTful
16 43 (5.56%) CakePHP
16 43 (5.56%) Laravel
17 41 (5.30%) CodeIgniter
17 41 (5.30%) ASP.NET
18 34 (4.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.36%) Open Source
2 44 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.58%) Digital Media
6 18 (2.33%) User Experience
6 18 (2.33%) W3C
7 10 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.16%) GIS
8 9 (1.16%) Blog
9 8 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.90%) Social Media
10 7 (0.90%) iPhone
10 7 (0.90%) DTV
11 5 (0.65%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.52%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.52%) Replication
12 4 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 272 (35.14%) Linux
2 69 (8.91%) Windows
3 27 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 25 (3.23%) Android
5 23 (2.97%) CentOS
5 23 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.58%) Fedora
7 19 (2.45%) UNIX
8 13 (1.68%) Windows CE
9 9 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.16%) Solaris
9 9 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.90%) Debian
11 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.65%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (21.71%) OO
3 125 (16.15%) MVC
4 111 (14.34%) E-Commerce
5 108 (13.95%) OOP
6 94 (12.14%) Web Development
7 76 (9.82%) Scrum
8 75 (9.69%) TDD
9 74 (9.56%) OO PHP
10 49 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 43 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 27 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (3.23%) Analytics
14 22 (2.84%) Online Marketing
15 20 (2.58%) Digital Marketing
16 19 (2.45%) Content Management
17 17 (2.20%) Project Management
18 16 (2.07%) B2B
18 16 (2.07%) Mentoring
19 15 (1.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 470 (60.72%) JavaScript
2 189 (24.42%) SQL
3 158 (20.41%) Java
4 152 (19.64%) PHP5
5 100 (12.92%) Python
6 77 (9.95%) C#
7 68 (8.79%) Ruby
8 47 (6.07%) C++
9 38 (4.91%) Perl
10 30 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 26 (3.36%) VB
12 19 (2.45%) C
13 12 (1.55%) ECMAScript
14 11 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.29%) Delphi
16 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.16%) PHP4
17 8 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.90%) CFML
Qualifications
1 99 (12.79%) Degree
2 14 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.68%) HND
4 11 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.52%) ISEB
6 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) WCAG
2 2 (0.26%) WAI
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.90%) Samba
3 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) NFS
4 1 (0.13%) Postfix
4 1 (0.13%) XenServer
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (1.81%) Puppet
2 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.78%) Plesk
4 4 (0.52%) Nagios
4 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) YUM
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 137 (17.70%) Zend
2 53 (6.85%) Oracle
3 33 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.62%) Adobe
5 25 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.94%) Facebook
7 14 (1.81%) Sun
8 13 (1.68%) Twitter
9 12 (1.55%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.55%) Apple
10 10 (1.29%) VMware
11 7 (0.90%) SAP
12 6 (0.78%) Sage
12 6 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.78%) Tableau
13 5 (0.65%) Sencha
13 5 (0.65%) Cognos
14 3 (0.39%) HP
14 3 (0.39%) Akamai
15 2 (0.26%) Rackspace
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum - Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Intelligent Thinking Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crediton, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £32k - 38k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum - great benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago