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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 33 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 420 549 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.39% 9.37% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.92% 16.75% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 388 503 436
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3251 3278 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.20% 55.94% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2807 2925 2841
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -8 129 £35,000 -9.67% 13
Dorset +5 122 £37,500 +12.78% 15
Somerset -13 69 £35,000 +2.94% 5
Devon -8 34 £25,000 -15.25% 3
Gloucestershire -32 33 £36,250 -9.37% 11
Wiltshire -21 23 £35,000 - 8
Cornwall +3 9 £26,000 -5.45% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 479 (63.36%) HTML
1 479 (63.36%) JavaScript
2 451 (59.66%) CSS
3 387 (51.19%) MySQL
4 213 (28.17%) Linux
5 207 (27.38%) jQuery
6 204 (26.98%) SQL
6 204 (26.98%) LAMP
7 182 (24.07%) HTML5
8 177 (23.41%) .NET
9 169 (22.35%) MVC
10 160 (21.16%) OO
11 155 (20.50%) SQL Server
12 153 (20.24%) Java
13 149 (19.71%) Git (software)
14 146 (19.31%) Apache
15 139 (18.39%) CSS3
16 135 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
17 131 (17.33%) Drupal
18 130 (17.20%) C#
19 117 (15.48%) OOP
19 117 (15.48%) Windows
20 113 (14.95%) Telecoms
21 112 (14.81%) WordPress
22 105 (13.89%) E-Commerce
23 99 (13.10%) Web Development
24 93 (12.30%) Symfony
24 93 (12.30%) AngularJS
25 84 (11.11%) OO PHP
26 80 (10.58%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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
1 146 (19.31%) Apache
2 131 (17.33%) Drupal
3 112 (14.81%) WordPress
4 73 (9.66%) CMS
5 58 (7.67%) IIS
5 58 (7.67%) SharePoint
6 42 (5.56%) Node.js
7 21 (2.78%) nginx
8 18 (2.38%) Joomla!
9 12 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.32%) Confluence
11 8 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.79%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.66%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.40%) Moodle
14 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.12%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.19%) MS Office
4 7 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (4.89%) Magento
2 10 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.25%) GitHub
4 13 (1.72%) SaaS
5 8 (1.06%) PaaS
6 6 (0.79%) IaaS
6 6 (0.79%) Trello
7 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.40%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.44%) HTTP
1 26 (3.44%) Internet
1 26 (3.44%) LAN
1 26 (3.44%) WAN
2 25 (3.31%) EIGRP
2 25 (3.31%) IPv4
2 25 (3.31%) IPv6
2 25 (3.31%) MPLS
2 25 (3.31%) OSPF
2 25 (3.31%) SNMP
3 24 (3.17%) VLAN
4 19 (2.51%) DNS
5 17 (2.25%) BGP
5 17 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (2.25%) L2TP
6 15 (1.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.72%) Intranet
8 10 (1.32%) LDAP
9 9 (1.19%) FTP
9 9 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (51.19%) MySQL
2 155 (20.50%) SQL Server
3 53 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 40 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.66%) Firebird
14 5 (0.66%) MS Access
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.66%) Redis
15 4 (0.53%) OLTP
16 3 (0.40%) Big Data
16 3 (0.40%) Riak
Development Applications
1 149 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.35%) Subversion
3 41 (5.42%) PHPUnit
4 34 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.17%) Grunt
5 24 (3.17%) gulp
6 19 (2.51%) JIRA
7 17 (2.25%) Bugzilla
7 17 (2.25%) PEAR
7 17 (2.25%) Trac
8 16 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.72%) Bower
10 11 (1.46%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.06%) Maven
12 7 (0.93%) Ant
12 7 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
12 7 (0.93%) PhpStorm
13 6 (0.79%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 113 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 61 (8.07%) Finance
3 60 (7.94%) Marketing
4 37 (4.89%) Advertising
5 26 (3.44%) Banking
6 25 (3.31%) Games
7 17 (2.25%) Retail
8 13 (1.72%) Electronics
8 13 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.93%) Back Office
9 7 (0.93%) Law
10 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.66%) Local Government
11 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 570 (75.40%) Developer
2 319 (42.20%) PHP Developer
3 145 (19.18%) Web Developer
4 91 (12.04%) Senior Developer
5 63 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 55 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 46 (6.08%) Senior PHP Developer
8 44 (5.82%) MySQL Developer
8 44 (5.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 44 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 42 (5.56%) Junior
10 35 (4.63%) .NET Developer
10 35 (4.63%) Administrator
10 35 (4.63%) HTML Developer
11 34 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
12 30 (3.97%) Analyst
12 30 (3.97%) SQL Developer
13 29 (3.84%) HTML CSS Developer
13 29 (3.84%) Junior Developer
14 27 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (63.36%) HTML
2 451 (59.66%) CSS
3 207 (27.38%) jQuery
4 204 (26.98%) LAMP
5 182 (24.07%) HTML5
6 177 (23.41%) .NET
7 139 (18.39%) CSS3
8 93 (12.30%) AngularJS
8 93 (12.30%) Symfony
9 80 (10.58%) Ajax
10 72 (9.52%) Laravel
11 69 (9.13%) ASP.NET
12 63 (8.33%) XML
13 57 (7.54%) Web Services
14 49 (6.48%) RESTful
15 38 (5.03%) Backbone.js
15 38 (5.03%) Sass
16 35 (4.63%) REST
17 32 (4.23%) CakePHP
18 29 (3.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 61 (8.07%) User Experience
3 30 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 7 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.79%) BBC
8 5 (0.66%) Xbox
9 4 (0.53%) Blog
9 4 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (0.53%) Social Network
9 4 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.53%) W3C
10 3 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.40%) RIA
10 3 (0.40%) Wiki
11 2 (0.26%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 213 (28.17%) Linux
2 117 (15.48%) Windows
3 52 (6.88%) Unix
4 45 (5.95%) Android
5 39 (5.16%) Windows Server
6 36 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.19%) Windows CE
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.66%) CentOS
11 5 (0.66%) Solaris
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (22.35%) MVC
2 160 (21.16%) OO
3 135 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (15.48%) OOP
5 105 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 99 (13.10%) Web Development
7 84 (11.11%) OO PHP
8 75 (9.92%) Software Engineering
9 72 (9.52%) Front End Development
10 59 (7.80%) TDD
11 41 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (4.50%) DevOps
12 34 (4.50%) Open Source
12 34 (4.50%) Web Application Development
13 31 (4.10%) Scrum
14 29 (3.84%) Web Design
15 28 (3.70%) Mobile Development
16 27 (3.57%) CRM
16 27 (3.57%) High Availability
17 23 (3.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 479 (63.36%) JavaScript
2 204 (26.98%) SQL
3 153 (20.24%) Java
4 130 (17.20%) C#
5 69 (9.13%) Perl
6 60 (7.94%) Python
7 54 (7.14%) VB
8 42 (5.56%) Ruby
9 39 (5.16%) C++
10 25 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.12%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.59%) VBScript
14 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.32%) Delphi
16 9 (1.19%) Clojure
16 9 (1.19%) VBA
17 7 (0.93%) C
18 5 (0.66%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (9.79%) Degree
2 38 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.17%) MCSD
4 17 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.12%) MCSE
6 14 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.46%) MCPD
8 7 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.79%) CCNP
9 6 (0.79%) MCP
10 4 (0.53%) CCIE
11 3 (0.40%) ISEB
12 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.13%) CCNA
13 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.13%) RHCE
13 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.26%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.53%) Varnish
3 4 (0.53%) vSphere
4 3 (0.40%) Docker
4 3 (0.40%) Dovecot
4 3 (0.40%) Postfix
5 1 (0.13%) Gluster
5 1 (0.13%) iptables
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
5 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (3.70%) Puppet
2 18 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.98%) Nagios
4 7 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (0.93%) Endace
4 7 (0.93%) Zenoss
5 6 (0.79%) Ansible
6 4 (0.53%) SCCM
6 4 (0.53%) SCOM
7 3 (0.40%) cPanel
7 3 (0.40%) Graphite
7 3 (0.40%) Plesk
8 1 (0.13%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.13%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.13%) Graylog
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 70 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.13%) Zend
3 28 (3.70%) Adobe
4 26 (3.44%) VMware
5 19 (2.51%) Oracle
6 15 (1.98%) Google
7 10 (1.32%) SAP
8 9 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.06%) Cisco
9 8 (1.06%) Splunk
10 7 (0.93%) Blue Coat
10 7 (0.93%) CA
10 7 (0.93%) F5
10 7 (0.93%) Intel
10 7 (0.93%) Intel Security
10 7 (0.93%) Juniper
10 7 (0.93%) Lancope
10 7 (0.93%) Nimsoft
10 7 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 7 (0.93%) Verint
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: Competitve salary,30days hols,2.5days weekend
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Keynsham, Somerset
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Rubicon People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Ashton Consulting Group Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Visor Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago