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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 339 380 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.38% 7.21% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.83% 12.48% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 293 364 397
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
3450 3045 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.77% 57.75% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2749 2698
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -4 84 £30,000 -7.69% 14
Gloucestershire +3 63 £33,750 -3.57% 22
Devon -3 48 £24,000 -12.72% 8
Somerset -14 48 £30,000 - 6
Dorset -22 48 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Wiltshire -22 33 £34,000 +13.33% 5
Cornwall -1 11 £32,500 +30.00%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 473 (63.83%) HTML
2 462 (62.35%) CSS
3 451 (60.86%) JavaScript
4 445 (60.05%) MySQL
5 263 (35.49%) Linux
6 225 (30.36%) jQuery
7 201 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
8 172 (23.21%) SQL
9 157 (21.19%) OO
10 151 (20.38%) Git (software)
11 146 (19.70%) PHP5
11 146 (19.70%) Java
12 131 (17.68%) MVC
12 131 (17.68%) HTML5
13 130 (17.54%) Zend
14 126 (17.00%) LAMP
15 109 (14.71%) OOP
16 101 (13.63%) E-Commerce
17 98 (13.23%) Python
18 97 (13.09%) Subversion
19 94 (12.69%) Degree
20 93 (12.55%) Web Development
21 91 (12.28%) XML
22 88 (11.88%) .NET
23 84 (11.34%) Apache
24 82 (11.07%) WordPress
25 81 (10.93%) CSS3
26 77 (10.39%) Drupal
26 77 (10.39%) C#
27 76 (10.26%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 84 (11.34%) Apache
2 82 (11.07%) WordPress
3 77 (10.39%) Drupal
4 73 (9.85%) CMS
5 31 (4.18%) Joomla!
6 25 (3.37%) IIS
7 16 (2.16%) ColdFusion
7 16 (2.16%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
8 9 (1.21%) Node.js
9 8 (1.08%) nginx
9 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.27%) Moodle
12 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.27%) SAS
13 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.54%) MS Office
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (5.26%) Magento
2 12 (1.62%) Shopify
3 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.27%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.37%) SaaS
2 20 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.40%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.40%) Trello
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.88%) Internet
2 22 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.97%) DNS
3 15 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.21%) HTTP
4 9 (1.21%) SMTP
5 7 (0.94%) Firewall
6 5 (0.67%) FTP
6 5 (0.67%) ADSL
6 5 (0.67%) GPRS
6 5 (0.67%) SMS
6 5 (0.67%) PPP
7 4 (0.54%) Intranet
8 3 (0.40%) VPN
9 2 (0.27%) LAN
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
9 2 (0.27%) WAN
10 1 (0.13%) DHCP
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (60.05%) MySQL
2 58 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.83%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.02%) Hazelcast
7 13 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.81%) Redis
11 3 (0.40%) Riak
11 3 (0.40%) QlikView
11 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.27%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 151 (20.38%) Git (software)
2 97 (13.09%) Subversion
3 20 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.02%) PHPUnit
6 11 (1.48%) Maven
6 11 (1.48%) Bugzilla
7 8 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.94%) Axure RP
9 6 (0.81%) Hudson
10 5 (0.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.67%) PEAR
10 5 (0.67%) Trac
11 4 (0.54%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.54%) JMeter
11 4 (0.54%) Selenium
12 3 (0.40%) JIRA
12 3 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 73 (9.85%) Marketing
2 62 (8.37%) Finance
3 31 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.64%) Advertising
5 26 (3.51%) Banking
5 26 (3.51%) Retail
6 15 (2.02%) Electronics
7 9 (1.21%) Games
8 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.40%) Publishing
10 3 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 656 (88.53%) Developer
2 351 (47.37%) PHP Developer
3 222 (29.96%) Web Developer
4 100 (13.50%) Senior Developer
5 96 (12.96%) PHP Web Developer
6 56 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 55 (7.42%) Senior PHP Developer
8 53 (7.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 42 (5.67%) Java Developer
10 39 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
11 35 (4.72%) Programmer
12 27 (3.64%) Junior
12 27 (3.64%) Junior Developer
13 26 (3.51%) Applications Developer
14 24 (3.24%) Analyst
14 24 (3.24%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 23 (3.10%) Front-End Web Developer
15 23 (3.10%) Graduate
16 22 (2.97%) PHP Programmer
17 19 (2.56%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (63.83%) HTML
2 462 (62.35%) CSS
3 225 (30.36%) jQuery
4 131 (17.68%) HTML5
5 126 (17.00%) LAMP
6 91 (12.28%) XML
7 88 (11.88%) .NET
8 81 (10.93%) CSS3
9 76 (10.26%) XHTML
10 72 (9.72%) Web Services
10 72 (9.72%) Ajax
11 71 (9.58%) SOAP
12 58 (7.83%) Symfony
13 52 (7.02%) JSON
14 51 (6.88%) RESTful
15 46 (6.21%) Laravel
16 43 (5.80%) CakePHP
17 40 (5.40%) ASP.NET
18 37 (4.99%) CodeIgniter
19 30 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.75%) Open Source
2 44 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.70%) User Experience
6 18 (2.43%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.29%) W3C
8 11 (1.48%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.08%) GIS
9 8 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.94%) iPhone
11 6 (0.81%) Semantic Web
11 6 (0.81%) DTV
12 5 (0.67%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.67%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.67%) Social Network
13 4 (0.54%) Replication
13 4 (0.54%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 263 (35.49%) Linux
2 73 (9.85%) Windows
3 30 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 23 (3.10%) Android
4 23 (3.10%) CentOS
5 22 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.83%) UNIX
7 19 (2.56%) Fedora
8 12 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.62%) Solaris
9 11 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.08%) Debian
10 8 (1.08%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.67%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (21.19%) OO
3 131 (17.68%) MVC
4 109 (14.71%) OOP
5 101 (13.63%) E-Commerce
6 93 (12.55%) Web Development
7 75 (10.12%) Scrum
8 69 (9.31%) TDD
9 67 (9.04%) OO PHP
10 45 (6.07%) Software Engineering
11 41 (5.53%) Unit Testing
12 25 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (3.37%) Analytics
13 22 (2.97%) Online Marketing
13 22 (2.97%) Content Management
14 20 (2.70%) Mentoring
15 16 (2.16%) Project Management
16 15 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (1.89%) B2B
18 13 (1.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 451 (60.86%) JavaScript
2 172 (23.21%) SQL
3 146 (19.70%) Java
3 146 (19.70%) PHP5
4 98 (13.23%) Python
5 77 (10.39%) C#
6 67 (9.04%) Ruby
7 42 (5.67%) C++
8 38 (5.13%) Perl
9 33 (4.45%) VB.NET
10 24 (3.24%) VB
11 16 (2.16%) C
12 13 (1.75%) ECMAScript
12 13 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.35%) Delphi
14 9 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.21%) PHP4
15 8 (1.08%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.81%) CFML
Qualifications
1 94 (12.69%) Degree
2 16 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.75%) HND
4 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.40%) ISEB
5 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.83%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.13%) WCAG
2 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.94%) Samba
3 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) NFS
4 2 (0.27%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) Postfix
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.29%) Puppet
2 9 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.81%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.81%) Plesk
4 5 (0.67%) Nagios
5 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) Munin
6 1 (0.13%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.13%) YUM
6 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 130 (17.54%) Zend
2 48 (6.48%) Oracle
3 34 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 25 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.24%) Adobe
6 15 (2.02%) Sun
7 14 (1.89%) Facebook
8 12 (1.62%) Apple
9 11 (1.48%) VMware
9 11 (1.48%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.21%) Twitter
11 7 (0.94%) Sage
12 6 (0.81%) SAP
13 5 (0.67%) Sencha
14 3 (0.40%) Tableau
14 3 (0.40%) Akamai
14 3 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
15 2 (0.27%) Pegasus
15 2 (0.27%) HP
15 2 (0.27%) Google
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Barclays Corporate Bank
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: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago