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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing PHP 348 360 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.82% 5.97% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.28% 10.64% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 329 321 374
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £45,000 £40,000
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
3385 3383 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.64% 56.07% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 2898 2551
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 115 £37,250 -0.66% 11
Dorset +6 73 £31,500 -6.66% 13
Gloucestershire -10 49 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Somerset +11 48 £33,750 -4.25% 2
Wiltshire -1 26 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Devon -23 24 £35,000 +43.85% 6
Cornwall -16 5 £26,000 -25.71% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 476 (66.20%) JavaScript
2 470 (65.37%) HTML
3 433 (60.22%) CSS
4 365 (50.76%) MySQL
5 271 (37.69%) Linux
6 232 (32.27%) jQuery
7 187 (26.01%) Git (software)
8 174 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (23.78%) LAMP
10 164 (22.81%) HTML5
11 162 (22.53%) SQL
12 144 (20.03%) MVC
13 138 (19.19%) Java
14 116 (16.13%) CSS3
15 114 (15.86%) Ajax
16 113 (15.72%) Python
17 109 (15.16%) Web Development
18 107 (14.88%) OO
19 98 (13.63%) RESTful
20 96 (13.35%) Apache
21 95 (13.21%) XML
21 95 (13.21%) .NET
21 95 (13.21%) Marketing
22 94 (13.07%) Degree
22 94 (13.07%) TDD
23 93 (12.93%) AngularJS
24 90 (12.52%) Node.js
25 87 (12.10%) Perl
25 87 (12.10%) OOP
25 87 (12.10%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 96 (13.35%) Apache
2 90 (12.52%) Node.js
3 87 (12.10%) WordPress
4 70 (9.74%) Drupal
5 41 (5.70%) CMS
6 32 (4.45%) nginx
7 28 (3.89%) IIS
8 20 (2.78%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (2.23%) Joomla!
10 16 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 15 (2.09%) ColdFusion
12 14 (1.95%) MediaWiki
12 14 (1.95%) Confluence
13 12 (1.67%) JBoss
14 11 (1.53%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.97%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.83%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (0.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.83%) MS Office
2 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (7.79%) Magento
2 12 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.53%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.64%) SaaS
3 15 (2.09%) PaaS
4 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.42%) GitHub
6 3 (0.42%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.37%) HTTP
2 49 (6.82%) Internet
3 33 (4.59%) Firewall
4 26 (3.62%) DNS
5 25 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 24 (3.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (2.23%) Network Security
8 13 (1.81%) LDAP
9 12 (1.67%) SMTP
9 12 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
10 11 (1.53%) PSTN
10 11 (1.53%) VPN
11 9 (1.25%) IPv6
11 9 (1.25%) OSPF
11 9 (1.25%) BGP
11 9 (1.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (50.76%) MySQL
2 70 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 43 (5.98%) MongoDB
4 31 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 31 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.36%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.95%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.81%) SQLite
10 12 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.11%) Redis
13 3 (0.42%) Riak
13 3 (0.42%) Big Data
13 3 (0.42%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 187 (26.01%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.18%) Subversion
3 39 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 24 (3.34%) PHPUnit
5 17 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (2.36%) JIRA
6 14 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (1.81%) Maven
8 11 (1.53%) Hudson
9 8 (1.11%) Grunt
9 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
10 7 (0.97%) Xcode
10 7 (0.97%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (0.70%) Redmine
12 5 (0.70%) Mockito
12 5 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.70%) EasyMock
12 5 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 95 (13.21%) Marketing
2 76 (10.57%) Finance
3 67 (9.32%) Telecoms
4 38 (5.29%) Electronics
5 34 (4.73%) Advertising
6 28 (3.89%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.92%) Retail
8 20 (2.78%) Games
9 15 (2.09%) Banking
10 13 (1.81%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.83%) Publishing
12 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.56%) Back Office
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 581 (80.81%) Developer
2 292 (40.61%) PHP Developer
3 137 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 94 (13.07%) Senior Developer
5 64 (8.90%) Junior
6 63 (8.76%) Junior Developer
7 49 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
8 47 (6.54%) PHP Web Developer
9 43 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 42 (5.84%) Software Developer
11 39 (5.42%) Front-End Developer
12 33 (4.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 32 (4.45%) Junior PHP Developer
14 30 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.03%) Analyst
16 25 (3.48%) Lead Developer
16 25 (3.48%) Java Developer
17 23 (3.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 22 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
19 20 (2.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (65.37%) HTML
2 433 (60.22%) CSS
3 232 (32.27%) jQuery
4 171 (23.78%) LAMP
5 164 (22.81%) HTML5
6 116 (16.13%) CSS3
7 114 (15.86%) Ajax
8 98 (13.63%) RESTful
9 95 (13.21%) XML
9 95 (13.21%) .NET
10 93 (12.93%) AngularJS
11 84 (11.68%) Web Services
12 76 (10.57%) SOAP
13 73 (10.15%) REST
14 64 (8.90%) Symfony
15 60 (8.34%) Laravel
16 58 (8.07%) Backbone.js
17 56 (7.79%) JSON
18 47 (6.54%) ASP.NET
19 46 (6.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.76%) User Experience
2 46 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 39 (5.42%) Digital Media
5 28 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.09%) Xbox
8 14 (1.95%) Wiki
9 13 (1.81%) Social Media
10 12 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.67%) DTV
10 12 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (1.39%) iPhone
12 10 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.11%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.97%) iPad
15 6 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (0.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 271 (37.69%) Linux
2 70 (9.74%) Windows
3 40 (5.56%) UNIX
4 37 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 34 (4.73%) Android
6 32 (4.45%) Ubuntu
7 25 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.92%) CentOS
9 11 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.53%) Debian
10 8 (1.11%) Solaris
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.56%) Fedora
12 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (20.03%) MVC
3 109 (15.16%) Web Development
4 107 (14.88%) OO
5 94 (13.07%) TDD
6 87 (12.10%) OOP
7 75 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 63 (8.76%) E-Commerce
8 63 (8.76%) OO PHP
9 51 (7.09%) Scrum
10 43 (5.98%) DevOps
11 42 (5.84%) Mentoring
11 42 (5.84%) Open Source
12 40 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (4.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 33 (4.59%) Unit Testing
15 28 (3.89%) Web Design
16 27 (3.76%) Configuration Management
17 25 (3.48%) Project Management
17 25 (3.48%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 476 (66.20%) JavaScript
2 162 (22.53%) SQL
3 138 (19.19%) Java
4 113 (15.72%) Python
5 87 (12.10%) Perl
6 83 (11.54%) Ruby
7 78 (10.85%) C#
8 53 (7.37%) PHP5
9 48 (6.68%) Bash Shell
10 42 (5.84%) C++
11 33 (4.59%) Objective-C
12 20 (2.78%) C
12 20 (2.78%) VB
13 17 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.95%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.53%) VB6
17 10 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.70%) Clojure
18 5 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 94 (13.07%) Degree
2 13 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.67%) CCNP
4 11 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.25%) MCPD
5 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.83%) CCIE
8 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.95%) QA
2 8 (1.11%) WCAG
3 5 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.81%) KVM
3 12 (1.67%) iptables
4 11 (1.53%) XenServer
5 9 (1.25%) Samba
5 9 (1.25%) Postfix
5 9 (1.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.70%) vSphere
7 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.28%) Varnish
9 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 68 (9.46%) Puppet
2 37 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.20%) Nagios
4 15 (2.09%) Graphite
5 13 (1.81%) Vagrant
5 13 (1.81%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.53%) Zenoss
6 11 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.53%) CA Spectrum
7 8 (1.11%) Salt
8 7 (0.97%) Ansible
9 4 (0.56%) cPanel
10 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.28%) SCCM
10 2 (0.28%) SCOM
11 1 (0.14%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 86 (11.96%) Zend
2 40 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 39 (5.42%) Oracle
4 29 (4.03%) Cisco
5 28 (3.89%) Adobe
6 26 (3.62%) Microsoft
7 25 (3.48%) Google
8 19 (2.64%) VMware
9 13 (1.81%) Citrix
10 12 (1.67%) SAP
10 12 (1.67%) Splunk
11 11 (1.53%) Verint
11 11 (1.53%) Lancope
11 11 (1.53%) Intel
11 11 (1.53%) Blue Coat
11 11 (1.53%) McAfee
11 11 (1.53%) Juniper
11 11 (1.53%) CA
11 11 (1.53%) F5
11 11 (1.53%) Nimsoft
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Verwood, Dorset
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Verwood, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £30000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
WiFi SPARK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus a pension and healthcare scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago