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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 453 552 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.16% 9.32% 8.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.94% 16.08% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 401 511 437
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
3501 3432 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.33% 57.93% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3053 2978
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 146 £35,000 - 25
Dorset +3 78 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Gloucestershire -23 63 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Somerset -9 51 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Devon +7 49 £28,500 +3.63% 11
Wiltshire -12 45 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Cornwall +4 9 £30,000 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 556 (68.05%) HTML
2 543 (66.46%) CSS
3 529 (64.75%) JavaScript
4 461 (56.43%) MySQL
5 324 (39.66%) Linux
6 253 (30.97%) jQuery
7 184 (22.52%) OO
8 181 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (22.03%) Git (software)
10 173 (21.18%) HTML5
11 171 (20.93%) MVC
12 162 (19.83%) SQL
13 159 (19.46%) LAMP
14 139 (17.01%) Java
15 131 (16.03%) Zend
16 130 (15.91%) PHP5
17 127 (15.54%) OOP
18 125 (15.30%) Apache
19 120 (14.69%) WordPress
20 116 (14.20%) CSS3
20 116 (14.20%) Subversion
21 112 (13.71%) Drupal
22 106 (12.97%) Web Development
23 104 (12.73%) Python
24 102 (12.48%) CMS
25 100 (12.24%) E-Commerce
26 94 (11.51%) Windows
27 92 (11.26%) Ruby
28 91 (11.14%) XML
29 87 (10.65%) Degree

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 125 (15.30%) Apache
2 120 (14.69%) WordPress
3 112 (13.71%) Drupal
4 102 (12.48%) CMS
5 57 (6.98%) Joomla!
6 42 (5.14%) nginx
7 33 (4.04%) Node.js
8 28 (3.43%) Umbraco
9 19 (2.33%) ExpressionEngine
10 18 (2.20%) IIS
11 15 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.84%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.71%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.59%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.86%) JBoss
14 7 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.61%) MediaWiki
15 5 (0.61%) Confluence
15 5 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (2.45%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (1.35%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.37%) MS Office
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 56 (6.85%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.49%) Shopify
3 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.30%) SaaS
2 11 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.98%) PaaS
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.37%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.24%) GitHub
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.22%) Internet
2 33 (4.04%) DNS
3 32 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (2.69%) Firewall
6 18 (2.20%) HTTP
7 14 (1.71%) SMTP
8 11 (1.35%) LAN
8 11 (1.35%) WAN
8 11 (1.35%) VPN
9 7 (0.86%) SMS
10 6 (0.73%) FTP
11 5 (0.61%) PPP
11 5 (0.61%) LDAP
11 5 (0.61%) ADSL
11 5 (0.61%) GPRS
11 5 (0.61%) IPsec
11 5 (0.61%) IPv6
11 5 (0.61%) OSPF
11 5 (0.61%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (56.43%) MySQL
2 54 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 42 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.20%) MariaDB
8 17 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.96%) Redis
10 10 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.98%) Neo4j
13 6 (0.73%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.73%) Riak
14 5 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 180 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 116 (14.20%) Subversion
3 37 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.20%) PHPUnit
5 17 (2.08%) Maven
6 15 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (1.59%) Hudson
9 12 (1.47%) JIRA
10 11 (1.35%) Bugzilla
11 9 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.98%) PEAR
12 8 (0.98%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.73%) Trac
13 6 (0.73%) Grunt
14 4 (0.49%) Bower
14 4 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
General
1 77 (9.42%) Marketing
2 53 (6.49%) Finance
3 30 (3.67%) Banking
4 29 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.18%) Advertising
6 25 (3.06%) Retail
7 21 (2.57%) Games
8 16 (1.96%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.73%) Electronics
11 6 (0.73%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Publishing
12 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.37%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 701 (85.80%) Developer
2 378 (46.27%) PHP Developer
3 244 (29.87%) Web Developer
4 108 (13.22%) PHP Web Developer
5 102 (12.48%) Senior Developer
6 83 (10.16%) Front-End Developer
7 61 (7.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 56 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.24%) Senior PHP Developer
10 36 (4.41%) Java Developer
11 32 (3.92%) Junior Developer
11 32 (3.92%) Junior
12 30 (3.67%) Analyst
12 30 (3.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 26 (3.18%) Front-End Web Developer
13 26 (3.18%) LAMP Developer
14 22 (2.69%) Programmer
15 21 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
16 19 (2.33%) Graduate
17 18 (2.20%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (68.05%) HTML
2 543 (66.46%) CSS
3 253 (30.97%) jQuery
4 173 (21.18%) HTML5
5 159 (19.46%) LAMP
6 116 (14.20%) CSS3
7 91 (11.14%) XML
8 86 (10.53%) Ajax
9 78 (9.55%) .NET
10 77 (9.42%) Symfony
11 63 (7.71%) AngularJS
12 59 (7.22%) JSON
13 57 (6.98%) XHTML
14 56 (6.85%) CakePHP
15 55 (6.73%) RESTful
16 52 (6.36%) Laravel
17 50 (6.12%) Web Services
18 44 (5.39%) SOAP
19 42 (5.14%) Backbone.js
20 38 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.47%) Open Source
2 57 (6.98%) User Experience
3 36 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.35%) Semantic Web
8 10 (1.22%) Wiki
8 10 (1.22%) W3C
9 7 (0.86%) Derivative
9 7 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.73%) Social Network
10 6 (0.73%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.61%) Social Media
11 5 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.61%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Replication
11 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.49%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 324 (39.66%) Linux
2 94 (11.51%) Windows
3 28 (3.43%) Ubuntu
4 25 (3.06%) UNIX
5 23 (2.82%) CentOS
6 22 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.33%) Debian
8 18 (2.20%) Solaris
9 14 (1.71%) Android
9 14 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.59%) Fedora
11 7 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.61%) SUSE
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (22.52%) OO
2 181 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (20.93%) MVC
4 127 (15.54%) OOP
5 106 (12.97%) Web Development
6 100 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 85 (10.40%) OO PHP
8 69 (8.45%) Scrum
9 63 (7.71%) TDD
10 53 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 44 (5.39%) Software Engineering
12 38 (4.65%) SEO
13 31 (3.79%) DevOps
14 30 (3.67%) Mentoring
15 28 (3.43%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (3.18%) Web Design
17 25 (3.06%) Project Management
18 23 (2.82%) ITIL
18 23 (2.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 529 (64.75%) JavaScript
2 162 (19.83%) SQL
3 139 (17.01%) Java
4 130 (15.91%) PHP5
5 104 (12.73%) Python
6 92 (11.26%) Ruby
7 66 (8.08%) C#
8 57 (6.98%) Perl
9 36 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 23 (2.82%) C++
12 19 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.59%) Delphi
14 13 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.47%) C
16 11 (1.35%) VBA
17 9 (1.10%) VB
18 8 (0.98%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.86%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 87 (10.65%) Degree
2 29 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.49%) HND
4 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.37%) CCNA
5 3 (0.37%) ISEB
5 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCTS
7 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) HL7
2 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.22%) Samba
3 7 (0.86%) Varnish
4 5 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.61%) Postfix
4 5 (0.61%) XenServer
5 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (4.53%) Puppet
1 37 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.84%) Vagrant
3 14 (1.71%) ZABBIX
4 11 (1.35%) Nagios
5 10 (1.22%) Ansible
6 9 (1.10%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.86%) Munin
7 7 (0.86%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.86%) Salt
7 7 (0.86%) Icinga
8 6 (0.73%) Graphite
9 5 (0.61%) Plesk
10 2 (0.24%) cPanel
11 1 (0.12%) Webmin
Vendors
1 131 (16.03%) Zend
2 40 (4.90%) Oracle
3 33 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.67%) Adobe
4 30 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.33%) Facebook
6 16 (1.96%) VMware
7 14 (1.71%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.35%) Sun
9 10 (1.22%) Twitter
10 9 (1.10%) Google
10 9 (1.10%) Apple
11 8 (0.98%) IBM
12 7 (0.86%) Percona
13 5 (0.61%) Citrix
14 4 (0.49%) SAP
14 4 (0.49%) Sage
14 4 (0.49%) Sencha
15 3 (0.37%) Akamai
16 2 (0.24%) Sitecore
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago