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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 40 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 365 417 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.24% 6.77% 8.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.75% 11.87% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 347 370 392
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,330 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
3394 3514 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.02% 57.01% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 3031 2709
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -10 139 £37,500 - 12
Dorset +4 65 £29,000 -17.14% 7
Somerset +9 53 £35,000 -3.44% 15
Gloucestershire -14 47 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Devon -22 23 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Wiltshire -15 13 £42,500 +37.09% 2
Cornwall -18 5 £26,000 -25.71% 2
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 516 (65.98%) HTML
2 509 (65.09%) JavaScript
3 465 (59.46%) CSS
4 396 (50.64%) MySQL
5 309 (39.51%) Linux
6 253 (32.35%) jQuery
7 207 (26.47%) Git (software)
8 196 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
9 187 (23.91%) HTML5
10 182 (23.27%) LAMP
11 164 (20.97%) SQL
12 145 (18.54%) Java
13 140 (17.90%) MVC
14 138 (17.65%) Ajax
15 126 (16.11%) Web Development
16 123 (15.73%) OO
16 123 (15.73%) CSS3
17 119 (15.22%) Degree
18 118 (15.09%) Apache
19 115 (14.71%) XML
20 107 (13.68%) Python
21 105 (13.43%) RESTful
22 101 (12.92%) TDD
22 101 (12.92%) Node.js
23 100 (12.79%) Marketing
24 98 (12.53%) AngularJS
25 97 (12.40%) OOP
26 95 (12.15%) .NET
27 90 (11.51%) JSON
28 89 (11.38%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 118 (15.09%) Apache
2 101 (12.92%) Node.js
3 84 (10.74%) WordPress
4 70 (8.95%) Drupal
5 44 (5.63%) CMS
6 39 (4.99%) nginx
7 31 (3.96%) WebLogic
8 29 (3.71%) IIS
9 20 (2.56%) Joomla!
10 17 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 16 (2.05%) JBoss
12 15 (1.92%) ColdFusion
12 15 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.66%) MediaWiki
14 10 (1.28%) WebSphere
15 9 (1.15%) MS Exchange
15 9 (1.15%) Confluence
16 8 (1.02%) Moodle
17 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
18 5 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (3.58%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.15%) MS Office
4 8 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.38%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (5.88%) Magento
2 15 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.41%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.30%) SaaS
2 18 (2.30%) PaaS
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.13%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.29%) HTTP
2 55 (7.03%) Internet
3 46 (5.88%) Firewall
4 33 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.05%) DNS
7 14 (1.79%) WAN
7 14 (1.79%) LAN
8 13 (1.66%) SMTP
9 12 (1.53%) LDAP
10 11 (1.41%) Network Security
11 10 (1.28%) VPN
12 8 (1.02%) IPv6
12 8 (1.02%) OSPF
12 8 (1.02%) BGP
12 8 (1.02%) EIGRP
12 8 (1.02%) IPsec
13 7 (0.90%) VLAN
14 6 (0.77%) SNMP
15 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (50.64%) MySQL
2 75 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 46 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.58%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 20 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.79%) SQLite
11 13 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.02%) Redis
17 5 (0.64%) Hazelcast
17 5 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 207 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 82 (10.49%) Subversion
3 49 (6.27%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.22%) PHPUnit
5 25 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (2.43%) Maven
7 16 (2.05%) JIRA
8 15 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.92%) Hudson
9 13 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (1.15%) Bugzilla
11 9 (1.15%) PEAR
11 9 (1.15%) Trac
12 7 (0.90%) Xcode
12 7 (0.90%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.77%) Grunt
13 6 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (0.64%) Redmine
14 5 (0.64%) Mockito
General
1 100 (12.79%) Marketing
2 84 (10.74%) Finance
3 56 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.75%) Electronics
5 36 (4.60%) Advertising
6 32 (4.09%) Manufacturing
7 28 (3.58%) Games
8 19 (2.43%) Multimedia
9 17 (2.17%) Retail
10 12 (1.53%) Banking
11 11 (1.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Back Office
12 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 631 (80.69%) Developer
2 319 (40.79%) PHP Developer
3 156 (19.95%) Web Developer
4 91 (11.64%) Senior Developer
5 68 (8.70%) Junior
6 66 (8.44%) Junior Developer
7 58 (7.42%) Senior PHP Developer
8 57 (7.29%) Front-End Developer
9 44 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
10 42 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 40 (5.12%) Software Developer
11 40 (5.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 35 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
13 32 (4.09%) Junior PHP Developer
14 29 (3.71%) Lead Developer
15 28 (3.58%) Applications Developer
15 28 (3.58%) Analyst
16 26 (3.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 24 (3.07%) Java Developer
18 23 (2.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (65.98%) HTML
2 465 (59.46%) CSS
3 253 (32.35%) jQuery
4 187 (23.91%) HTML5
5 182 (23.27%) LAMP
6 138 (17.65%) Ajax
7 123 (15.73%) CSS3
8 115 (14.71%) XML
9 105 (13.43%) RESTful
10 98 (12.53%) AngularJS
11 95 (12.15%) .NET
12 90 (11.51%) JSON
13 86 (11.00%) Web Services
14 78 (9.97%) SOAP
15 74 (9.46%) REST
16 71 (9.08%) Symfony
17 70 (8.95%) Laravel
18 61 (7.80%) Backbone.js
19 51 (6.52%) Sass
20 49 (6.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.74%) User Experience
2 48 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.86%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.81%) Digital Media
6 21 (2.69%) Wiki
7 20 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.05%) Social Media
8 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.92%) DTV
9 15 (1.92%) Xbox
10 10 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.28%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.02%) iPhone
12 8 (1.02%) Photography
13 7 (0.90%) iPad
14 6 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (0.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 309 (39.51%) Linux
2 81 (10.36%) Windows
3 50 (6.39%) UNIX
4 40 (5.12%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.35%) Android
7 33 (4.22%) Ubuntu
8 30 (3.84%) CentOS
9 15 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (1.92%) Debian
10 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.90%) Solaris
13 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.77%) Fedora
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (17.90%) MVC
3 126 (16.11%) Web Development
4 123 (15.73%) OO
5 101 (12.92%) TDD
6 97 (12.40%) OOP
7 81 (10.36%) Software Engineering
8 72 (9.21%) OO PHP
9 70 (8.95%) E-Commerce
10 67 (8.57%) Scrum
11 62 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 52 (6.65%) DevOps
13 48 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 47 (6.01%) Web Design
15 45 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (5.37%) Open Source
17 38 (4.86%) Unit Testing
17 38 (4.86%) Project Management
18 33 (4.22%) Configuration Management
19 29 (3.71%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 509 (65.09%) JavaScript
2 164 (20.97%) SQL
3 145 (18.54%) Java
4 107 (13.68%) Python
5 85 (10.87%) Perl
6 84 (10.74%) Ruby
7 79 (10.10%) PHP5
8 73 (9.34%) C#
9 59 (7.54%) Bash Shell
10 48 (6.14%) C++
11 35 (4.48%) Objective-C
12 29 (3.71%) C
13 21 (2.69%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.56%) VB
15 17 (2.17%) Shell Script
16 16 (2.05%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.41%) VB6
18 10 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 9 (1.15%) Delphi
20 8 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (15.22%) Degree
2 14 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.90%) CCNA
5 7 (0.90%) MCPD
6 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) RHCE
9 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.92%) QA
2 7 (0.90%) WCAG
3 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.17%) KVM
4 14 (1.79%) Samba
5 11 (1.41%) iptables
6 9 (1.15%) XenServer
7 8 (1.02%) Postfix
8 7 (0.90%) vSphere
9 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.38%) Docker
11 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.13%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 82 (10.49%) Puppet
2 40 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (2.43%) Vagrant
4 16 (2.05%) Graphite
5 13 (1.66%) Salt
6 12 (1.53%) Ansible
6 12 (1.53%) Nagios
6 12 (1.53%) ZABBIX
7 10 (1.28%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.51%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.51%) cPanel
9 2 (0.26%) SCCM
9 2 (0.26%) SCOM
10 1 (0.13%) Plesk
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.13%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.13%) Graylog
10 1 (0.13%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 89 (11.38%) Zend
2 48 (6.14%) Oracle
3 46 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 36 (4.60%) Adobe
5 34 (4.35%) Google
6 31 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 23 (2.94%) Twitter
7 23 (2.94%) Cisco
8 20 (2.56%) VMware
8 20 (2.56%) Facebook
9 15 (1.92%) SAP
10 13 (1.66%) Citrix
11 10 (1.28%) Apple
12 7 (0.90%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.90%) Sencha
13 6 (0.77%) Appcelerator
13 6 (0.77%) Volantis
13 6 (0.77%) Netbiscuits
13 6 (0.77%) Kony
14 5 (0.64%) WorldPay
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Amazing Bonus Scheme and Healthcar
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits, generous holiday, dis
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Engage PSG
Salary: Shares and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Candidate Source
Salary: £43,000 - £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago