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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 535 526 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.02% 9.59% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.09% 16.43% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 483 476 435
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
3325 3201 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.09% 58.34% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2955 2856 3025
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -9 155 £35,000 +2.94% 31
Dorset 0 116 £32,500 - 20
Gloucestershire -4 73 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Somerset +5 68 £34,500 -1.42% 21
Devon +12 53 £29,500 +18.00% 9
Wiltshire -13 48 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Cornwall -3 5 £27,500 +30.95% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 627 (70.85%) HTML
2 596 (67.34%) CSS
3 591 (66.78%) JavaScript
4 481 (54.35%) MySQL
5 331 (37.40%) Linux
6 294 (33.22%) jQuery
7 226 (25.54%) HTML5
8 221 (24.97%) MVC
9 220 (24.86%) OO
10 219 (24.75%) Git (software)
11 187 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
12 169 (19.10%) LAMP
13 162 (18.31%) SQL
14 160 (18.08%) Zend
15 156 (17.63%) CSS3
16 153 (17.29%) Drupal
17 149 (16.84%) WordPress
18 146 (16.50%) Apache
19 134 (15.14%) Java
19 134 (15.14%) CMS
20 133 (15.03%) Web Development
21 132 (14.92%) OOP
22 130 (14.69%) Subversion
23 119 (13.45%) OO PHP
24 115 (12.99%) AngularJS
24 115 (12.99%) PHP5
25 111 (12.54%) E-Commerce
26 106 (11.98%) Ajax
27 103 (11.64%) XML
28 101 (11.41%) Python

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 153 (17.29%) Drupal
2 149 (16.84%) WordPress
3 146 (16.50%) Apache
4 134 (15.14%) CMS
5 75 (8.47%) Joomla!
6 53 (5.99%) Node.js
7 50 (5.65%) nginx
8 28 (3.16%) Umbraco
9 24 (2.71%) IIS
10 21 (2.37%) Apache Solr
11 19 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
12 17 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.81%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.58%) ColdFusion
15 9 (1.02%) Moodle
16 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.79%) JBoss
16 7 (0.79%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.68%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 33 (3.73%) Photoshop
2 25 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (1.81%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.79%) MS Office
6 6 (0.68%) InDesign
7 3 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 90 (10.17%) Magento
2 7 (0.79%) Changepoint
2 7 (0.79%) Zen Cart
3 6 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.23%) Shopify
6 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.71%) SaaS
2 11 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.90%) PaaS
4 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.56%) GitHub
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.80%) Internet
2 31 (3.50%) DNS
3 28 (3.16%) HTTP
4 26 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.71%) Firewall
6 19 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (1.69%) LAN
7 15 (1.69%) WAN
8 12 (1.36%) VPN
9 11 (1.24%) SMTP
10 6 (0.68%) LDAP
10 6 (0.68%) DHCP
10 6 (0.68%) SMS
10 6 (0.68%) IPv6
10 6 (0.68%) OSPF
10 6 (0.68%) BGP
10 6 (0.68%) IPsec
10 6 (0.68%) EIGRP
10 6 (0.68%) Network Security
11 4 (0.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (54.35%) MySQL
2 66 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 58 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (4.97%) NoSQL
4 44 (4.97%) Relational Database
5 40 (4.52%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.26%) Redis
7 18 (2.03%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.03%) MariaDB
8 13 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.13%) Riak
12 8 (0.90%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.56%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 219 (24.75%) Git (software)
2 130 (14.69%) Subversion
3 51 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.82%) PHPUnit
5 20 (2.26%) JIRA
6 19 (2.15%) Maven
7 18 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.92%) Hudson
8 17 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (1.47%) Bugzilla
10 11 (1.24%) PEAR
10 11 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (1.13%) Grunt
12 9 (1.02%) Trac
12 9 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.90%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.90%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.90%) Bower
14 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (8.14%) Marketing
2 62 (7.01%) Finance
3 32 (3.62%) Multimedia
4 27 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.82%) Games
6 23 (2.60%) Banking
7 18 (2.03%) Retail
7 18 (2.03%) Advertising
8 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.13%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.79%) Electronics
11 6 (0.68%) Publishing
11 6 (0.68%) Legal
12 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 748 (84.52%) Developer
2 373 (42.15%) PHP Developer
3 257 (29.04%) Web Developer
4 122 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 107 (12.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 89 (10.06%) Senior Developer
7 63 (7.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 60 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 38 (4.29%) Junior
10 36 (4.07%) Senior PHP Developer
11 35 (3.95%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 34 (3.84%) Front-End Web Developer
13 31 (3.50%) Junior Developer
14 29 (3.28%) Analyst
15 27 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 26 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
17 25 (2.82%) Java Developer
18 22 (2.49%) Drupal Developer
19 20 (2.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 19 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (70.85%) HTML
2 596 (67.34%) CSS
3 294 (33.22%) jQuery
4 226 (25.54%) HTML5
5 169 (19.10%) LAMP
6 156 (17.63%) CSS3
7 115 (12.99%) AngularJS
8 106 (11.98%) Ajax
9 103 (11.64%) XML
10 95 (10.73%) Symfony
11 85 (9.60%) .NET
12 84 (9.49%) Web Services
13 81 (9.15%) CakePHP
14 76 (8.59%) JSON
15 66 (7.46%) RESTful
16 61 (6.89%) XHTML
17 58 (6.55%) Laravel
18 57 (6.44%) Backbone.js
19 53 (5.99%) Sass
20 46 (5.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.83%) Open Source
2 83 (9.38%) User Experience
3 44 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.15%) Wiki
7 18 (2.03%) BBC
8 15 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.36%) Social Network
10 11 (1.24%) Semantic Web
11 8 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.79%) Derivative
12 7 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.68%) W3C
13 6 (0.68%) DTV
13 6 (0.68%) Social Media
14 5 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
14 5 (0.56%) Replication
15 4 (0.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 331 (37.40%) Linux
2 82 (9.27%) Windows
3 30 (3.39%) CentOS
4 29 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 27 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.94%) Android
7 24 (2.71%) UNIX
8 20 (2.26%) Debian
9 19 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 15 (1.69%) Solaris
11 12 (1.36%) Fedora
12 7 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.45%) SUSE
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.97%) MVC
2 220 (24.86%) OO
3 187 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (15.03%) Web Development
5 132 (14.92%) OOP
6 119 (13.45%) OO PHP
7 111 (12.54%) E-Commerce
8 88 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 70 (7.91%) Scrum
10 63 (7.12%) TDD
11 55 (6.21%) Software Engineering
12 50 (5.65%) SEO
13 48 (5.42%) DevOps
14 45 (5.08%) Web Design
15 43 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 35 (3.95%) Time Management
17 33 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (3.39%) ITIL
19 28 (3.16%) Unit Testing
20 27 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 591 (66.78%) JavaScript
2 162 (18.31%) SQL
3 134 (15.14%) Java
4 115 (12.99%) PHP5
5 101 (11.41%) Python
6 100 (11.30%) Ruby
7 77 (8.70%) C#
8 71 (8.02%) Perl
9 53 (5.99%) Bash Shell
10 37 (4.18%) C++
11 27 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.15%) VB
12 19 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.03%) Delphi
13 18 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 17 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.58%) VBA
16 12 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.36%) C
17 9 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 95 (10.73%) Degree
2 32 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.68%) CCNA
4 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.34%) HND
6 3 (0.34%) ISEB
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCTS
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.13%) Samba
3 7 (0.79%) Varnish
3 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.68%) Postfix
4 6 (0.68%) XenServer
5 2 (0.23%) NFS
5 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 56 (6.33%) Puppet
2 51 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 15 (1.69%) ZABBIX
5 14 (1.58%) Nagios
5 14 (1.58%) Ansible
6 13 (1.47%) Salt
7 12 (1.36%) Zenoss
8 10 (1.13%) Graphite
9 7 (0.79%) HAProxy
9 7 (0.79%) Icinga
9 7 (0.79%) Munin
10 5 (0.56%) Plesk
11 2 (0.23%) cPanel
12 1 (0.11%) Webmin
Vendors
1 160 (18.08%) Zend
2 49 (5.54%) Oracle
3 47 (5.31%) Adobe
4 37 (4.18%) Microsoft
5 36 (4.07%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.39%) Facebook
7 19 (2.15%) Google
8 17 (1.92%) VMware
8 17 (1.92%) Business Objects
9 15 (1.69%) Twitter
10 8 (0.90%) Apple
11 7 (0.79%) Percona
11 7 (0.79%) IBM
12 6 (0.68%) SAP
12 6 (0.68%) Citrix
12 6 (0.68%) Sun
13 3 (0.34%) Sencha
13 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.34%) Sage
14 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol
CCity IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ComputAppoint
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago