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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / South West
Rank 54 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 255 408 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.15% 7.31% 8.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.91% 12.78% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 229 382 461
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
2861 3193 3326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.24% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2800 2940
Median salary £42,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -19 67 £33,750 -10.00% 14
Gloucestershire +2 49 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Dorset -9 44 £30,000 -18.91% 7
Somerset -19 36 £31,500 -10.00% 11
Wiltshire +33 27 £35,000 +1.44% 4
Devon +2 23 £32,500 +18.18% 6
Cornwall -8 7 £32,500 +25.00% 3
Avon - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 471 (69.37%) JavaScript
2 460 (67.75%) HTML
3 405 (59.65%) CSS
4 317 (46.69%) MySQL
5 268 (39.47%) jQuery
6 241 (35.49%) Web Development
7 225 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
8 219 (32.25%) Linux
9 186 (27.39%) Git (software)
10 169 (24.89%) MVC
11 165 (24.30%) Java
12 142 (20.91%) OO
12 142 (20.91%) AngularJS
13 121 (17.82%) Web Services
14 119 (17.53%) HTML5
15 118 (17.38%) SQL
16 112 (16.49%) LAMP
17 105 (15.46%) XML
17 105 (15.46%) Zend
18 102 (15.02%) WordPress
19 95 (13.99%) Laravel
20 93 (13.70%) Apache
21 91 (13.40%) Python
22 90 (13.25%) .NET
22 90 (13.25%) Scrum
23 88 (12.96%) SOAP
24 83 (12.22%) C#
25 82 (12.08%) ITIL
25 82 (12.08%) Subversion
25 82 (12.08%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 102 (15.02%) WordPress
2 93 (13.70%) Apache
3 82 (12.08%) Drupal
4 52 (7.66%) JBoss
5 42 (6.19%) Confluence
6 40 (5.89%) Joomla!
7 38 (5.60%) CMS
8 34 (5.01%) Tomcat
9 33 (4.86%) IIS
9 33 (4.86%) WebLogic
9 33 (4.86%) WebSphere
10 32 (4.71%) Alfresco
11 29 (4.27%) Jetty
12 18 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (1.33%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 8 (1.18%) Apache Spark
15 8 (1.18%) Moodle
15 8 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.71%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.44%) InDesign
4 3 (0.44%) MS Office
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 56 (8.25%) Magento
2 10 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.19%) GitHub
2 41 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.77%) SaaS
4 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.44%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.29%) Slack
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.42%) Internet
2 18 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.21%) HTTP
4 10 (1.47%) Firewall
5 9 (1.33%) Intranet
6 8 (1.18%) SSL
7 6 (0.88%) DNS
7 6 (0.88%) SSH
7 6 (0.88%) VPN
8 4 (0.59%) DHCP
8 4 (0.59%) Skype
9 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.44%) NAS
9 3 (0.44%) Network Security
9 3 (0.44%) NFC
9 3 (0.44%) SAN
10 2 (0.29%) VLAN
11 1 (0.15%) FTP
11 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (46.69%) MySQL
2 79 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 68 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 37 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 36 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 30 (4.42%) MS Access
7 28 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.53%) Redis
9 23 (3.39%) Big Data
10 20 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.62%) Riak
13 8 (1.18%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.03%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 186 (27.39%) Git (software)
2 82 (12.08%) Subversion
3 61 (8.98%) JIRA
4 43 (6.33%) Maven
5 39 (5.74%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.27%) gulp
7 25 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (3.39%) Vagrant
9 22 (3.24%) Mercurial
10 20 (2.95%) Grunt
11 18 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (2.50%) Selenium
13 16 (2.36%) JUnit
13 16 (2.36%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.21%) PHPUnit
15 14 (2.06%) Mockito
16 9 (1.33%) Bitbucket
16 9 (1.33%) EasyMock
16 9 (1.33%) Redmine
General
1 75 (11.05%) Finance
2 45 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.33%) Marketing
4 26 (3.83%) Banking
5 21 (3.09%) Retail
6 16 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.91%) Electronics
8 10 (1.47%) Games
9 9 (1.33%) Advertising
9 9 (1.33%) Back Office
10 6 (0.88%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 504 (74.23%) Developer
2 313 (46.10%) PHP Developer
3 106 (15.61%) Web Developer
4 65 (9.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 63 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 39 (5.74%) Analyst
6 39 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 36 (5.30%) Java Developer
9 32 (4.71%) Senior PHP Developer
10 31 (4.57%) Junior
11 30 (4.42%) Junior Developer
12 29 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (4.27%) Software Engineer
13 27 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 26 (3.83%) Support Analyst
15 24 (3.53%) Designer
15 24 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
17 21 (3.09%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (67.75%) HTML
2 405 (59.65%) CSS
3 268 (39.47%) jQuery
4 142 (20.91%) AngularJS
5 121 (17.82%) Web Services
6 119 (17.53%) HTML5
7 112 (16.49%) LAMP
8 105 (15.46%) XML
9 95 (13.99%) Laravel
10 90 (13.25%) .NET
11 88 (12.96%) SOAP
12 77 (11.34%) JSON
13 72 (10.60%) REST
14 66 (9.72%) CSS3
15 61 (8.98%) Ajax
15 61 (8.98%) Sass
16 60 (8.84%) Symfony
17 52 (7.66%) Backbone.js
18 48 (7.07%) React
19 44 (6.48%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.36%) User Experience
2 37 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.77%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.62%) Social Media
8 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.03%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.03%) Physics
8 7 (1.03%) RIA
9 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.59%) Blog
11 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.44%) CESG
12 3 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 219 (32.25%) Linux
2 56 (8.25%) Apple iOS
3 53 (7.81%) Android
4 51 (7.51%) Windows
5 49 (7.22%) Unix
6 21 (3.09%) CentOS
7 20 (2.95%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.18%) Debian
8 8 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.03%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (35.49%) Web Development
2 225 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (24.89%) MVC
4 142 (20.91%) OO
5 90 (13.25%) Scrum
6 82 (12.08%) ITIL
7 81 (11.93%) OOP
8 79 (11.63%) OO PHP
9 72 (10.60%) E-Commerce
10 68 (10.01%) Open Source
11 63 (9.28%) Software Engineering
12 61 (8.98%) Kanban
13 59 (8.69%) TDD
14 57 (8.39%) Front End Development
15 48 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
16 46 (6.77%) iOS Development
17 44 (6.48%) Mobile Development
18 42 (6.19%) Android Development
19 40 (5.89%) User Stories
20 39 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 471 (69.37%) JavaScript
2 165 (24.30%) Java
3 118 (17.38%) SQL
4 91 (13.40%) Python
5 83 (12.22%) C#
6 54 (7.95%) C
6 54 (7.95%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.77%) Bash Shell
8 35 (5.15%) VBA
9 30 (4.42%) C++
10 27 (3.98%) Perl
11 25 (3.68%) Delphi
11 25 (3.68%) Pascal
12 22 (3.24%) PHP 5
13 16 (2.36%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.62%) Go
15 9 (1.33%) R
16 8 (1.18%) Ruby
16 8 (1.18%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 57 (8.39%) Degree
3 36 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.47%) CCNA
5 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.03%) CISSP
6 7 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (1.03%) GIAC
6 7 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (1.03%) MCSE
6 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.03%) SANS
6 7 (1.03%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (1.03%) SSCP
7 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.44%) RHCE
8 3 (0.44%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.74%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) QA
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.65%) Docker
3 8 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.03%) vSphere
5 4 (0.59%) Samba
5 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.44%) iptables
6 3 (0.44%) KVM
7 2 (0.29%) Gluster
8 1 (0.15%) Firmware
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (4.12%) Nagios
2 24 (3.53%) Puppet
3 23 (3.39%) Ansible
4 16 (2.36%) Salt
5 14 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.18%) Kibana
6 8 (1.18%) logstash
7 3 (0.44%) Check_MK
7 3 (0.44%) cPanel
7 3 (0.44%) Graylog
7 3 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.44%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.15%) Grafana
8 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 105 (15.46%) Zend
2 45 (6.63%) Oracle
3 27 (3.98%) IBM
4 26 (3.83%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.09%) Adobe
5 21 (3.09%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.80%) HP
7 17 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.62%) Google
9 10 (1.47%) Infobright
9 10 (1.47%) SAP
10 8 (1.18%) VMware
11 7 (1.03%) Apple
12 6 (0.88%) PayPal
13 4 (0.59%) Cisco
13 4 (0.59%) Citrix
13 4 (0.59%) Facebook
13 4 (0.59%) Nokia
13 4 (0.59%) Remedy
13 4 (0.59%) Sencha
Truro, Cornwall
Pertemps IT
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses and Flexi-Time)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
TechNET IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tewkesbury
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Possibility of RRA of up to £3,900
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits inc healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maximise Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Totnes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Pearson Frank
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-35,000 + Flexible Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mego
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago