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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 29 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 409 444 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.23% 7.18% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.05% 13.18% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 382 405 412
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3133 3369 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 54.51% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 2876 2807
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -28 104 £32,500 -13.33% 19
Dorset +20 93 £37,500 +11.11% 19
Somerset -8 55 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Wiltshire +29 54 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Gloucestershire -1 48 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Devon +17 44 £27,500 -11.29% 7
Cornwall -1 11 £31,000 +55.00% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 545 (65.11%) HTML
2 518 (61.89%) JavaScript
3 490 (58.54%) CSS
4 415 (49.58%) MySQL
5 265 (31.66%) Linux
6 250 (29.87%) jQuery
7 236 (28.20%) Web Development
8 209 (24.97%) SQL
9 207 (24.73%) MVC
10 204 (24.37%) HTML5
11 195 (23.30%) LAMP
12 178 (21.27%) Java
13 173 (20.67%) Apache
14 168 (20.07%) OO
15 161 (19.24%) .NET
16 160 (19.12%) Git (software)
17 152 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
18 150 (17.92%) SQL Server
19 146 (17.44%) E-Commerce
20 141 (16.85%) CSS3
21 140 (16.73%) Telecoms
22 131 (15.65%) Drupal
23 126 (15.05%) C#
24 123 (14.70%) WordPress
25 112 (13.38%) Windows
26 108 (12.90%) Symfony
27 107 (12.78%) OOP
28 99 (11.83%) Laravel
29 96 (11.47%) XML
30 93 (11.11%) AngularJS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 173 (20.67%) Apache
2 131 (15.65%) Drupal
3 123 (14.70%) WordPress
4 78 (9.32%) CMS
5 52 (6.21%) IIS
6 45 (5.38%) SharePoint
7 37 (4.42%) Node.js
8 28 (3.35%) Joomla!
9 19 (2.27%) Alfresco
10 17 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.31%) nginx
13 10 (1.19%) ColdFusion
14 9 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.96%) Confluence
15 8 (0.96%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.84%) JBoss
17 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.72%) MS Office
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (5.62%) Magento
2 10 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.84%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.91%) GitHub
4 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.72%) Trello
5 4 (0.48%) SaaS
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.70%) Internet
2 28 (3.35%) LAN
3 27 (3.23%) EIGRP
3 27 (3.23%) IPv4
3 27 (3.23%) IPv6
3 27 (3.23%) MPLS
3 27 (3.23%) OSPF
3 27 (3.23%) SNMP
3 27 (3.23%) VLAN
4 25 (2.99%) WAN
5 18 (2.15%) BGP
5 18 (2.15%) L2TP
6 17 (2.03%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.55%) DNS
7 13 (1.55%) Intranet
8 12 (1.43%) HTTP
8 12 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (1.19%) SMTP
10 9 (1.08%) VoIP
11 7 (0.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (49.58%) MySQL
2 150 (17.92%) SQL Server
3 57 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 27 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.19%) MS Access
13 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.84%) Big Data
16 6 (0.72%) Firebird
17 4 (0.48%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.48%) DB2
17 4 (0.48%) OLTP
18 3 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 160 (19.12%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.56%) Subversion
3 51 (6.09%) PHPUnit
4 44 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 40 (4.78%) Visual Studio
6 36 (4.30%) JIRA
7 31 (3.70%) Maven
8 26 (3.11%) Grunt
9 25 (2.99%) gulp
10 18 (2.15%) Ant
11 17 (2.03%) Bower
12 16 (1.91%) Apache Ivy
13 14 (1.67%) Selenium
14 13 (1.55%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (1.08%) Bugzilla
16 9 (1.08%) JUnit
16 9 (1.08%) PEAR
16 9 (1.08%) Trac
17 8 (0.96%) Cucumber
General
1 140 (16.73%) Telecoms
2 66 (7.89%) Finance
3 65 (7.77%) Marketing
4 32 (3.82%) Banking
5 28 (3.35%) Advertising
6 25 (2.99%) Games
7 24 (2.87%) Retail
8 14 (1.67%) Electronics
9 13 (1.55%) Law
9 13 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.48%) Publishing
12 3 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.36%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 618 (73.84%) Developer
2 359 (42.89%) PHP Developer
3 167 (19.95%) Web Developer
4 87 (10.39%) PHP Web Developer
5 85 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 62 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 55 (6.57%) Junior
8 46 (5.50%) MySQL Developer
8 46 (5.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 46 (5.50%) Senior PHP Developer
9 41 (4.90%) Administrator
10 39 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
11 38 (4.54%) Junior Developer
12 31 (3.70%) Team Leader
13 30 (3.58%) .NET Developer
13 30 (3.58%) HTML Developer
14 28 (3.35%) Analyst
15 27 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
15 27 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 26 (3.11%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (65.11%) HTML
2 490 (58.54%) CSS
3 250 (29.87%) jQuery
4 204 (24.37%) HTML5
5 195 (23.30%) LAMP
6 161 (19.24%) .NET
7 141 (16.85%) CSS3
8 108 (12.90%) Symfony
9 99 (11.83%) Laravel
10 96 (11.47%) XML
11 93 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 73 (8.72%) Web Services
13 67 (8.00%) ASP.NET
14 66 (7.89%) Ajax
15 65 (7.77%) Sass
16 49 (5.85%) REST
17 47 (5.62%) XHTML
18 45 (5.38%) SOAP
19 40 (4.78%) React
20 38 (4.54%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.72%) Digital Media
1 73 (8.72%) User Experience
2 55 (6.57%) Mobile App
3 41 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.43%) RIA
7 8 (0.96%) Social Media
8 7 (0.84%) Graphic Design
9 6 (0.72%) Blog
10 4 (0.48%) iPad
10 4 (0.48%) Photography
10 4 (0.48%) SCADA
10 4 (0.48%) W3C
11 3 (0.36%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.24%) Animation
12 2 (0.24%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.24%) PDA
12 2 (0.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 265 (31.66%) Linux
2 112 (13.38%) Windows
3 77 (9.20%) Unix
4 55 (6.57%) Android
5 44 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.46%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.19%) Debian
8 10 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.08%) Windows CE
10 8 (0.96%) Solaris
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (28.20%) Web Development
2 207 (24.73%) MVC
3 168 (20.07%) OO
4 152 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (17.44%) E-Commerce
6 107 (12.78%) OOP
7 82 (9.80%) TDD
8 79 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 77 (9.20%) OO PHP
10 63 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (6.93%) Front End Development
12 52 (6.21%) Open Source
13 50 (5.97%) Mobile Development
14 40 (4.78%) SEO
15 38 (4.54%) Scrum
16 37 (4.42%) Web Design
17 34 (4.06%) CRM
18 32 (3.82%) Android Development
18 32 (3.82%) Responsive Web Design
18 32 (3.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 518 (61.89%) JavaScript
2 209 (24.97%) SQL
3 178 (21.27%) Java
4 126 (15.05%) C#
5 66 (7.89%) Perl
6 61 (7.29%) Python
7 53 (6.33%) VB
8 49 (5.85%) Ruby
9 41 (4.90%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.70%) C++
11 17 (2.03%) Delphi
12 15 (1.79%) VBA
13 14 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.84%) VBScript
17 6 (0.72%) Pascal
17 6 (0.72%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.60%) Clojure
18 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (9.80%) Degree
2 46 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (4.66%) MCSD
4 36 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 32 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.75%) MCSE
7 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.60%) MCPD
8 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.48%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.48%) ISEB
8 4 (0.48%) MCP
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
9 3 (0.36%) CLAS
9 3 (0.36%) GPEN
9 3 (0.36%) OSCE
9 3 (0.36%) OSCP
9 3 (0.36%) OSWP
9 3 (0.36%) SANS
9 3 (0.36%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.19%) Docker
2 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.24%) Postfix
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Gluster
5 1 (0.12%) iptables
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (2.51%) Puppet
2 11 (1.31%) Nagios
3 10 (1.19%) Ansible
3 10 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.72%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.24%) cPanel
5 2 (0.24%) Plesk
5 2 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.12%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.12%) Graylog
6 1 (0.12%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 81 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.72%) Zend
3 41 (4.90%) Adobe
3 41 (4.90%) Oracle
4 26 (3.11%) VMware
5 12 (1.43%) Google
6 11 (1.31%) Apple
6 11 (1.31%) IBM
6 11 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.19%) SAP
8 5 (0.60%) hybris
9 4 (0.48%) ATG
9 4 (0.48%) Cisco
9 4 (0.48%) Demandware
9 4 (0.48%) Sage
9 4 (0.48%) Venda
10 3 (0.36%) Dell
10 3 (0.36%) Infor
10 3 (0.36%) Sun
11 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Paignton, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Relocation assistance / Sign-on bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Relocation assistance, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Honiton, Devon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
UWE
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ferndown, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Catalyst Consultants
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Preferred Choice
Salary: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago