The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 32 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing PHP 417 427 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.77% 8.19% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.87% 14.08% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 370 392 401
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,330 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3514 3033 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.02% 58.20% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3031 2709 2858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
PHP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 130 £37,500 +17.18% 26
Dorset -15 82 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Gloucestershire +11 63 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Somerset -13 54 £36,250 +11.53% 6
Devon -5 51 £27,500 -5.17% 5
Wiltshire -24 23 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Cornwall +5 14 £35,000 +21.73%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 561 (64.41%) MySQL
2 524 (60.16%) HTML
3 521 (59.82%) JavaScript
4 505 (57.98%) CSS
5 299 (34.33%) jQuery
6 287 (32.95%) Linux
7 232 (26.64%) SQL
8 206 (23.65%) OO
9 194 (22.27%) Java
10 174 (19.98%) PHP5
10 174 (19.98%) HTML5
11 154 (17.68%) Zend
12 152 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
13 150 (17.22%) Git (software)
14 141 (16.19%) LAMP
15 135 (15.50%) Degree
16 131 (15.04%) MVC
17 130 (14.93%) Web Development
18 127 (14.58%) E-Commerce
19 120 (13.78%) Ajax
20 118 (13.55%) OOP
21 113 (12.97%) CSS3
22 107 (12.28%) .NET
23 106 (12.17%) WordPress
24 105 (12.06%) Scrum
25 104 (11.94%) Web Services
26 102 (11.71%) Python
26 102 (11.71%) Apache
26 102 (11.71%) Drupal
27 98 (11.25%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 106 (12.17%) WordPress
2 102 (11.71%) Apache
2 102 (11.71%) Drupal
3 82 (9.41%) CMS
4 26 (2.99%) IIS
5 22 (2.53%) Joomla!
6 13 (1.49%) ColdFusion
7 9 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.03%) Node.js
8 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.69%) SAS
9 6 (0.69%) nginx
10 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.46%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.23%) Moodle
12 2 (0.23%) Confluence
13 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.69%) SPSS
5 4 (0.46%) MS Project
5 4 (0.46%) MS Office
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (7.58%) Magento
2 26 (2.99%) Shopify
3 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.57%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.34%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.34%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.11%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.44%) SaaS
2 23 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.34%) Trello
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.23%) Internet
2 12 (1.38%) HTTP
2 12 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.38%) DNS
3 9 (1.03%) Intranet
4 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.57%) FTP
4 5 (0.57%) VoIP
4 5 (0.57%) Firewall
5 4 (0.46%) SMTP
5 4 (0.46%) SAN
6 3 (0.34%) NAS
6 3 (0.34%) VLAN
6 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.34%) Broadband
6 3 (0.34%) LAN
6 3 (0.34%) LDAP
6 3 (0.34%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.34%) OSPF
6 3 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (64.41%) MySQL
2 64 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 56 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 31 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.44%) Hazelcast
7 20 (2.30%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.03%) QlikView
11 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.57%) SQLite
13 4 (0.46%) Big Data
13 4 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.46%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.23%) HBase
15 2 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 150 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 77 (8.84%) Subversion
3 43 (4.94%) PHPUnit
4 25 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.84%) PEAR
6 15 (1.72%) Bugzilla
7 11 (1.26%) Trac
8 10 (1.15%) Selenium
9 9 (1.03%) JMeter
10 7 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.80%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.69%) WATIR
11 6 (0.69%) WatiN
12 5 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (0.46%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.46%) Xdebug
14 3 (0.34%) TestComplete
General
1 78 (8.96%) Marketing
2 72 (8.27%) Finance
3 47 (5.40%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.79%) Retail
5 24 (2.76%) Advertising
6 19 (2.18%) Banking
7 15 (1.72%) Electronics
8 7 (0.80%) Publishing
9 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.46%) Games
11 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 767 (88.06%) Developer
2 407 (46.73%) PHP Developer
3 238 (27.32%) Web Developer
4 116 (13.32%) PHP Web Developer
5 110 (12.63%) Senior Developer
6 88 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 84 (9.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 65 (7.46%) Senior PHP Developer
9 50 (5.74%) Programmer
9 50 (5.74%) Java Developer
10 43 (4.94%) Front-End Developer
11 36 (4.13%) Junior
11 36 (4.13%) Junior Developer
12 35 (4.02%) PHP Programmer
13 30 (3.44%) Front-End Web Developer
14 29 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 28 (3.21%) Graduate
16 25 (2.87%) Junior PHP Developer
17 24 (2.76%) Lead Developer
18 23 (2.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (60.16%) HTML
2 505 (57.98%) CSS
3 299 (34.33%) jQuery
4 174 (19.98%) HTML5
5 141 (16.19%) LAMP
6 120 (13.78%) Ajax
7 113 (12.97%) CSS3
8 107 (12.28%) .NET
9 104 (11.94%) Web Services
10 98 (11.25%) XML
11 81 (9.30%) SOAP
12 77 (8.84%) XHTML
13 76 (8.73%) Symfony
14 75 (8.61%) JSON
15 59 (6.77%) RESTful
16 52 (5.97%) CakePHP
17 50 (5.74%) Spring
18 46 (5.28%) CodeIgniter
19 40 (4.59%) Laravel
20 39 (4.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.50%) Open Source
2 56 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.17%) Digital Media
5 25 (2.87%) W3C
6 16 (1.84%) Social Media
7 13 (1.49%) Blog
8 10 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.03%) GIS
10 7 (0.80%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.57%) iPhone
11 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.57%) DTV
12 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.46%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.34%) Social Network
13 3 (0.34%) Statistics
13 3 (0.34%) Replication
13 3 (0.34%) IVR
14 2 (0.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 287 (32.95%) Linux
2 66 (7.58%) Windows
3 31 (3.56%) Ubuntu
4 27 (3.10%) CentOS
5 26 (2.99%) UNIX
6 24 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.41%) Fedora
7 21 (2.41%) Windows CE
7 21 (2.41%) Android
8 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.46%) Solaris
12 3 (0.34%) Debian
13 2 (0.23%) SUSE
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (23.65%) OO
2 152 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (15.04%) MVC
4 130 (14.93%) Web Development
5 127 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 118 (13.55%) OOP
7 105 (12.06%) Scrum
8 90 (10.33%) OO PHP
9 87 (9.99%) Software Engineering
10 68 (7.81%) TDD
11 59 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 37 (4.25%) Web Application Development
13 31 (3.56%) Waterfall
14 23 (2.64%) Project Management
14 23 (2.64%) OOD
14 23 (2.64%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (2.53%) Online Marketing
16 21 (2.41%) Mobile Application Development
16 21 (2.41%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (2.30%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 521 (59.82%) JavaScript
2 232 (26.64%) SQL
3 194 (22.27%) Java
4 174 (19.98%) PHP5
5 102 (11.71%) Python
6 94 (10.79%) C#
7 65 (7.46%) Ruby
8 57 (6.54%) C++
9 45 (5.17%) Perl
10 35 (4.02%) VB
11 26 (2.99%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.30%) C
13 17 (1.95%) Delphi
14 14 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.49%) ECMAScript
16 11 (1.26%) PHP4
17 10 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.80%) CFML
19 6 (0.69%) Groovy
20 5 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 135 (15.50%) Degree
2 11 (1.26%) HND
3 9 (1.03%) ISEB
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) CNA
8 1 (0.11%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.25%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) WCAG
2 3 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.46%) Samba
3 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Varnish
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) Postfix
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.26%) Puppet
2 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Plesk
3 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) YUM
5 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 154 (17.68%) Zend
2 56 (6.43%) Oracle
3 32 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.33%) Adobe
5 25 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.95%) Facebook
6 17 (1.95%) Twitter
7 12 (1.38%) Sun
8 10 (1.15%) VMware
9 9 (1.03%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.03%) SAP
9 9 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.03%) Tableau
10 8 (0.92%) HP
10 8 (0.92%) Sage
10 8 (0.92%) Cognos
11 7 (0.80%) Apple
12 4 (0.46%) Sencha
12 4 (0.46%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.34%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Poole, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £23,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago