The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing PHP 411 436 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.78% 8.34% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.85% 14.28% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 363 396 413
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3467 3053 3201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.21% 58.37% 57.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 2744 2902
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 137 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Dorset -14 82 £35,000 +12.00% 18
Somerset -15 58 £35,250 +8.46% 8
Gloucestershire +15 56 £33,750 +3.84% 11
Devon -5 44 £27,500 -0.90% 6
Wiltshire -21 21 £31,000 -10.79% 2
Cornwall +3 13 £35,000 +21.73%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 565 (65.09%) MySQL
2 526 (60.60%) HTML
3 521 (60.02%) JavaScript
4 506 (58.29%) CSS
5 308 (35.48%) jQuery
6 280 (32.26%) Linux
7 228 (26.27%) SQL
8 207 (23.85%) OO
9 196 (22.58%) Java
10 178 (20.51%) HTML5
11 174 (20.05%) PHP5
12 158 (18.20%) Zend
13 155 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 141 (16.24%) Degree
15 139 (16.01%) Git (software)
16 133 (15.32%) LAMP
17 132 (15.21%) MVC
18 127 (14.63%) E-Commerce
18 127 (14.63%) Web Development
19 119 (13.71%) Ajax
20 118 (13.59%) CSS3
21 115 (13.25%) OOP
22 113 (13.02%) Web Services
23 109 (12.56%) WordPress
24 106 (12.21%) Drupal
24 106 (12.21%) .NET
25 104 (11.98%) Scrum
26 98 (11.29%) Apache
27 97 (11.18%) XML
28 96 (11.06%) Python

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 109 (12.56%) WordPress
2 106 (12.21%) Drupal
3 98 (11.29%) Apache
4 84 (9.68%) CMS
5 22 (2.53%) IIS
6 19 (2.19%) Joomla!
7 13 (1.50%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.15%) Node.js
9 8 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.81%) nginx
10 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.69%) SAS
12 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.46%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.35%) Moodle
14 2 (0.23%) Confluence
15 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.04%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.69%) SPSS
5 4 (0.46%) MS Project
6 3 (0.35%) MS Office
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 69 (7.95%) Magento
2 29 (3.34%) Shopify
3 5 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.35%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.35%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.69%) SaaS
2 23 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) Trello
6 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.27%) HTTP
3 10 (1.15%) Intranet
4 8 (0.92%) DNS
5 6 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.69%) SAN
6 5 (0.58%) VoIP
6 5 (0.58%) NAS
7 4 (0.46%) 4G
7 4 (0.46%) Firewall
8 3 (0.35%) OSPF
8 3 (0.35%) BGP
8 3 (0.35%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.35%) VLAN
8 3 (0.35%) WAN
8 3 (0.35%) LDAP
8 3 (0.35%) Broadband
8 3 (0.35%) LAN
8 3 (0.35%) FTP
9 2 (0.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (65.09%) MySQL
2 60 (6.91%) Relational Database
3 59 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 45 (5.18%) RDBMS
5 33 (3.80%) Hazelcast
6 32 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.04%) QlikView
10 6 (0.69%) Big Data
10 6 (0.69%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.58%) SQLite
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.46%) HBase
12 4 (0.46%) Voldemort
13 2 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.41%) Subversion
3 44 (5.07%) PHPUnit
4 27 (3.11%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.61%) PEAR
6 11 (1.27%) Bugzilla
7 9 (1.04%) Selenium
7 9 (1.04%) JMeter
7 9 (1.04%) Trac
8 7 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (0.81%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.81%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.69%) WATIR
9 6 (0.69%) WatiN
10 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.46%) Ranorex
11 4 (0.46%) Xdebug
12 3 (0.35%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 76 (8.76%) Marketing
2 69 (7.95%) Finance
3 49 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.03%) Retail
5 23 (2.65%) Advertising
6 16 (1.84%) Banking
7 14 (1.61%) Electronics
8 7 (0.81%) Publishing
9 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.46%) Games
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 764 (88.02%) Developer
2 404 (46.54%) PHP Developer
3 244 (28.11%) Web Developer
4 119 (13.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 105 (12.10%) Senior Developer
6 91 (10.48%) Software Developer
7 84 (9.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 63 (7.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 47 (5.41%) Programmer
10 46 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.30%) Front-End Developer
11 34 (3.92%) Junior Developer
11 34 (3.92%) Junior
12 33 (3.80%) PHP Programmer
12 33 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
13 29 (3.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 26 (3.00%) Graduate
15 25 (2.88%) Junior PHP Developer
16 24 (2.76%) Lead Developer
17 23 (2.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (60.60%) HTML
2 506 (58.29%) CSS
3 308 (35.48%) jQuery
4 178 (20.51%) HTML5
5 133 (15.32%) LAMP
6 119 (13.71%) Ajax
7 118 (13.59%) CSS3
8 113 (13.02%) Web Services
9 106 (12.21%) .NET
10 97 (11.18%) XML
11 79 (9.10%) JSON
12 77 (8.87%) SOAP
12 77 (8.87%) XHTML
13 76 (8.76%) Symfony
14 60 (6.91%) RESTful
15 54 (6.22%) Spring
16 51 (5.88%) CakePHP
17 44 (5.07%) CodeIgniter
18 39 (4.49%) Laravel
18 39 (4.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.76%) Open Source
2 60 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 49 (5.65%) Digital Media
5 27 (3.11%) W3C
6 18 (2.07%) Social Media
7 13 (1.50%) Blog
8 10 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.04%) GIS
10 8 (0.92%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.58%) DTV
11 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.58%) iPhone
12 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.46%) Statistics
12 4 (0.46%) IVR
13 3 (0.35%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Replication
13 3 (0.35%) Social Network
14 2 (0.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 280 (32.26%) Linux
2 60 (6.91%) Windows
3 35 (4.03%) Ubuntu
4 30 (3.46%) CentOS
5 26 (3.00%) UNIX
6 24 (2.76%) Fedora
7 23 (2.65%) Windows CE
8 22 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.07%) Android
10 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Solaris
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (23.85%) OO
2 155 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (15.21%) MVC
4 127 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 127 (14.63%) Web Development
5 115 (13.25%) OOP
6 104 (11.98%) Scrum
7 89 (10.25%) Software Engineering
8 88 (10.14%) OO PHP
9 68 (7.83%) TDD
10 60 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 35 (4.03%) Web Application Development
11 35 (4.03%) Waterfall
12 25 (2.88%) OOD
13 24 (2.76%) Project Management
14 22 (2.53%) Online Marketing
15 21 (2.42%) Mobile Application Development
16 20 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (2.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 521 (60.02%) JavaScript
2 228 (26.27%) SQL
3 196 (22.58%) Java
4 174 (20.05%) PHP5
5 96 (11.06%) Python
6 93 (10.71%) C#
7 66 (7.60%) Ruby
8 58 (6.68%) C++
9 42 (4.84%) Perl
10 37 (4.26%) VB
11 21 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.30%) C
13 16 (1.84%) Delphi
13 16 (1.84%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.61%) ECMAScript
15 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.04%) PHP4
16 7 (0.81%) CFML
17 6 (0.69%) Groovy
18 5 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 141 (16.24%) Degree
2 10 (1.15%) HND
3 9 (1.04%) ISEB
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.23%) CNA
6 2 (0.23%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) WCAG
2 3 (0.35%) WAI
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Varnish
3 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) Samba
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) Postfix
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenServer
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.61%) Puppet
2 8 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.35%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.35%) Plesk
3 3 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) WSUS
4 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.12%) YUM
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 158 (18.20%) Zend
2 59 (6.80%) Oracle
3 31 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.34%) Red Hat
5 27 (3.11%) Adobe
6 16 (1.84%) Facebook
6 16 (1.84%) Twitter
7 11 (1.27%) Sun
8 9 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.04%) SAP
8 9 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (1.04%) VMware
8 9 (1.04%) Tableau
9 8 (0.92%) Cognos
9 8 (0.92%) HP
10 7 (0.81%) Apple
10 7 (0.81%) Sage
11 4 (0.46%) IBM
11 4 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.35%) Pegasus
Bristol, Avon
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £29000 per annum - exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago